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by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-10-28 06:06pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Walter Wallace: Second night of unrest in Philadelphia following fatal police shooting
Replies: 3
Views: 287

Walter Wallace: Second night of unrest in Philadelphia following fatal police shooting

Hundreds of protesters marched through Philadelphia for a second night following the fatal police shooting of a black man. Police said Walter Wallace Junior, 27, was wielding a knife and ignored orders to drop the weapon before officers fired the fatal shots on Monday afternoon. His father, Walter ...
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-10-28 04:12pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Brexit and not very united kingdom politics II
Replies: 338
Views: 100668

Re: Brexit and not very united kingdom politics II

The Brexit Bunch Bullshitters really have no fucking clue how piss-weak the UK negotiating position actually is.
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-10-27 02:46pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: COVID-19 ongoing thread part 2
Replies: 592
Views: 64723

Re: COVID-19 ongoing thread part 2

UK has taken to calling the local lockdowns in the worst areas during this second wave "circuit breakers". We have had a track-and-trace app, with businesses displaying QR codes to scan, been to a couple of places with those. In other news: Covid-19 immunity could only last a few months after infect...
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-10-14 01:39pm
Forum: Science, Logic, And Morality
Topic: Mars to be at its 'biggest and brightest' as it aligns with Earth
Replies: 1
Views: 260

Mars to be at its 'biggest and brightest' as it aligns with Earth

Mars will at its biggest and brightest in the night sky as the planet lines up with Earth on the same side of the sun. The event, known as “opposition” among astronomers only happens once every two years and is when the Red Planet and the sun are on directly opposite sides of Earth. All three bodie...
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-09-30 01:53pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: SUPERTHREAD: 2020 United States Elections
Replies: 2113
Views: 285509

Re: SUPERTHREAD: 2020 United States Elections

I suppose Canada is no longer far enough away from Trump.
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-09-29 01:56pm
Forum: Science, Logic, And Morality
Topic: The 'world's first jet suit paramedic' unveiled in the Lake District by the GNAAS
Replies: 20
Views: 919

The 'world's first jet suit paramedic' unveiled in the Lake District by the GNAAS

It is thought to be the world's first jet suit paramedic. A collaboration between Gravity Industries and the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) resulted in a test flight in the Lake District. The trial at the Langdale Pikes saw Chief Test Pilot Richard Browning fly from the valley bottom to ...
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-09-28 01:57pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: SUPERTHREAD: 2020 United States Elections
Replies: 2113
Views: 285509

Re: SUPERTHREAD: 2020 United States Elections

The timing couldn't be better from Biden's point of view ahead of the upcoming debate, anything that hurts Trump is welcome indeed.
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-09-23 01:51pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Conflict erupts at Minneapolis, L.A. protests over George Floyd death
Replies: 722
Views: 73537

Grand jury indicts one police officer over Breonna Taylor shooting death.

Grand jury indicts one police officer over Breonna Taylor shooting death A grand jury in the US has indicted one officer on criminal charges six months after Breonna Taylor was shot and killed by police in Kentucky. The jury presented its decision against fired officer Brett Hankison on Wednesday t...
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-09-21 09:33pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: COVID-19 ongoing thread part 2
Replies: 592
Views: 64723

Re: COVID-19 ongoing thread part 2

What do you know, infection rates in the UK are going up again in spite of the government's half-assed attempts to control it, latest such measure is pubs and restaurants closing at 22:00. The alert level has been raised from 3 to 4, reflecting the current situation of the much-talked-about second w...
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-09-17 02:43pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Donald Trump accused of sexual assault by former model
Replies: 5
Views: 417

Donald Trump accused of sexual assault by former model

A former model has come forward to accuse Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her at the US Open tennis tournament more than two decades ago, in an alleged incident that left her feeling “sick” and “violated”. In an exclusive interview with the Guardian, Amy Dorris alleged that Trump accosted her o...
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-09-10 11:12am
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Neil Buchanan, presenter of "Art Attack", forced to deny being Banksy
Replies: 1
Views: 896

Re: Neil Buchanan, presenter of "Art Attack", forced to deny being Banksy

I used to watch Art Attack when I was a kid, this brings back a lot of memories! :mrgreen: Apparently he's a musician now.
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-09-08 11:30am
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: SUPERTHREAD: 2020 United States Elections
Replies: 2113
Views: 285509

Re: SUPERTHREAD: 2020 United States Elections

There's rumours of Trump refusing to leave office if/when he loses so it wouldn't surprise me.
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-09-07 11:10pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Brexit and not very united kingdom politics II
Replies: 338
Views: 100668

Re: Brexit and not very united kingdom politics II

UK and EU at loggerheads as Boris Johnson 'plans to rip-up parts of Brexit Withdrawal Agreement' Brexit negotiations with the European Union are in yet another stalemate, with Boris Johnson reportedly planning to rip-up key parts of the Withdrawal Agreement and the EU saying any future relationship...
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-09-07 02:34pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Assange extradition hearing resumes
Replies: 8
Views: 1090

Re: Assange extradition hearing resumes

I was thinking about this the other day- would Assange really be up for the death penalty if he's extradited to the USA?
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-09-07 02:23pm
Forum: Gaming, Electronics and Computers
Topic: Should I try out Star Trek Online?
Replies: 2192
Views: 302814

Re: Should I try out Star Trek Online?

Well I got my wish, and it's a week-long (as opposed to weekend) event too! Combined with a concurrent Red Alert this is going to be a very busy few days.
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-08-29 01:33pm
Forum: Gaming, Electronics and Computers
Topic: Should I try out Star Trek Online?
Replies: 2192
Views: 302814

Re: Should I try out Star Trek Online?

Claimed the new summer ship, as with earlier events continuing past the 20 needed for the ship yields dilithium ore, something that's become harder to get hold of since nerfing the admiralty system. Had to convert some to Zen as I didn't have enough for the new support carriers after the last 3-ship...
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-08-29 01:17pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Chadwick Boseman passes away at 43
Replies: 2
Views: 826

Re: Chadwick Boseman passes away at 43

When I next watch any of the films featuring Black Panther it'll be in a new light, especially his solo one.
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-08-11 01:16pm
Forum: Gaming, Electronics and Computers
Topic: Should I try out Star Trek Online?
Replies: 2192
Views: 302814

Re: Should I try out Star Trek Online?

I think I need to hit the forums and do some research so I can put together some more effective builds for each character, all twelve of them. I've been playing this game ever since it went FtP and have bought every unlockable ship in the store, maxed all the reps, unlocked all the specialization po...
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-08-06 01:52pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Massive explosion of stored fireworks/explosives in Beriut, dozens dead, thousand injured, city evacuated.
Replies: 22
Views: 3053

Re: Massive explosion of stored fireworks/explosives in Beriut, dozens dead, thousand injured, city evacuated.

If ammonium nitrate is about half as powerful as TNT, and they had 2.5-3 tons of it, then that alone -not counting the grain silo or fireworks warehouse- was about 1/5th the explosive power as the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima. Can someone check my math here? Not 2.5 to 3 tons. Its 2,750 tonnes....
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-08-05 01:34pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Massive explosion of stored fireworks/explosives in Beriut, dozens dead, thousand injured, city evacuated.
Replies: 22
Views: 3053

Re: Massive explosion of stored fireworks/explosives in Beriut, dozens dead, thousand injured, city evacuated.

Although it's going to be a ball-ache to prove anything unless a witness comes forward or security footage is recovered. A blast on that scale isn't going to leave forensic investigators much to work with. AH.com has an image of the site. I suspect a forensic investigation will be somewhat tricky. ...
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-08-04 11:32pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Conflict erupts at Minneapolis, L.A. protests over George Floyd death
Replies: 722
Views: 73537

Re: Conflict erupts at Minneapolis, L.A. protests over George Floyd death

Leaked bodycam footage shows the 18 minutes of panic leading up to George Floyd's death New footage has emerged of the moments leading up to George Floyd's death. Bodycam video from the two police officers accused of being involved in the murder of Mr Floyd has been leaked to MailOnline that reveal...
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-08-04 09:07pm
Forum: Gaming, Electronics and Computers
Topic: Should I try out Star Trek Online?
Replies: 2192
Views: 302814

Re: Should I try out Star Trek Online?

Summer event has started which means that once again we're all heading to Risa with the chance for my newest toon to get some sun for the first time. I went with the retro bikini for her, none of my other toons have it. The Risa event is good not just for the ship but for earning marks via monkeys a...
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-08-04 01:36pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Massive explosion of stored fireworks/explosives in Beriut, dozens dead, thousand injured, city evacuated.
Replies: 22
Views: 3053

Massive explosion in Lebanon capital Beirut

A massive explosion shook Lebanon's capital Beirut on Tuesday afternoon wounding a "very high number" of people, according to a minister. Lebanon’s Health Minister Hamad Hasan told local television channel LBC that the explosion near the city port had caused a “very high number of injuries” and ext...
by EnterpriseSovereign
2020-07-17 10:17pm
Forum: Gaming, Electronics and Computers
Topic: Should I try out Star Trek Online?
Replies: 2192
Views: 302814

Re: Should I try out Star Trek Online?

I got my wish, double XP weekend is here so I'm cycling my characters through Argala with the aforementioned ships. Most ships can be mastered in a couple of runs with double so if I do one per character per day I can master at least two ships during this event. Also managed to max out space critica...