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Re: Agelbert's Newz Channel
« Reply #2145 on: February 13, 2014, 11:22:56 PM »





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Welcome To Marshall Hydrothermal-The First System Ever To Unlock The Enormous Energy Potential Of Hydrothermal Vents


Hydrothermal vents have been around since the planet was first formed. They are a natural by-product of Plate Tectonics, the process that forms, moves, and eventually consumes entire continents.

The largest geological feature on Earth is one continuous mountain range over 40,000 miles (65,000 km) long, collectively called the Mid-Ocean Ridges. This system encircles the globe like the seam on a baseball, and vents are formed at the points where the continental plates are pulling apart from each other.

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Re: Agelbert's Newz Channel
« Reply #2146 on: February 14, 2014, 11:12:14 PM »
Great Quotes worthy of requoting!  :icon_mrgreen: :emthup: :icon_sunny:


Might not happen in your lifetime AgelBill” Yerkesbert, or mine, but the future is already here, oil is already obsolete, and the winds of change aren't just turning windmill blades in southern Colorado nowadays.

WTF are you, and what have you done with King? LOL  like the sales pitch on EV's, Id go for that if I were buying a new car. And they are not too quiet, the quick conversions on utube sound like a Tamiya RC. It can catch on easy as.


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Might not happen in your lifetime Agelbert, or mine, but the future is already here, oil is already obsolete, and the winds of change aren't just turning windmill blades in southern Colorado nowadays.[/color][/size]

Well,  I agree on your last statement. It will definitely NOT happen within the next 50 years. I am a realist, as much as I understand the math and physics, I also understand the power politics. Big oil will transition ONLY when they are assured continued control of the centralized energy spigot

Assured? I have news, if you had the better idea on how to make liquid fuels from algae at room temperature in your bathtub, and could scale it up to swimming pool sizes of liquid fuels in the odd afternoon, big oil would have no say in the matter. The market would demand that you, agelbert, WIN!

Certainly you can't blame geologic abundance on big oil, and certainly you cannot assume that geologic scarcity will require big oils permission to happen either.

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The ONLY energy corporations in a PERFECT position to tap this massive energy gold mine (lots of free minerals without open pit mining as well!) are the Oil corporations because you need a massive "former" (lol!) Sea going oil platform to position the equipment and tap the energy. Exxon Mobile, if it hogs the hydrothermal vent energy gold mine will be even richer than it already is. And that means more fascism, MKing. I wish it didn't.

Good thing that XOM doesn't own the REAL large resources on the planet then, like the Canadian tar sands (developed to the Canadians people's benefit), the Venezuelan extra heavy (developed for the Venezuelans benefit), the GOM hydrates (developed for the benefit of the American people) and all those other development schemes having nothing to do with XOM!

Not sure all those countries developing the really large resource base of the planet is a good, or bad, thing for future fascism though.

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But anyway, it doesn't look like energy is going to be lacking anytime soon, whether we go extinct from pollution along the way or not.

Yep. Energy has never been the issue. It has always confused me, the way folks chase their tails on that one.

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Enjoy this video. It's not pie in the sky; Big oil has the pipes and knowhow to lay them to collect this energy with the SAME steam turbines (400C to 600C) that they use in nuclear power plants to generate electricity and cable it to shore. Big oil has lots of rigs that float or are anchored to the sea bed. In short, THEY have the lead on this bonanza.

Not so fast now. You see, I just spent a big chunk of the week at the Arctic Technology Conference in Houston, and it turns out that when you see who REALLY owns the equipment, it ISN'T big oil. It is a company specializing in owning all this equipment which they then RENT to the big boys. You and Bill Gates could rent them just as easily, and use them to fulfill your dream! Should your dream require big iron.

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Listen to the stats. It's fucking mind boggling. 20 MILLION households powered from ONE hydrothermal tap!

I say we sell a few B2 bombers tomorrow and do it! Who is with Agelbert and I! :emthup: :emthup:

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All that deep ocean drilling knowhow they have developed can now be put to use. Sure, the corrosive crap that comes up from these hydrothermal vents may have every heavy metal contaminant in the world BUT they might have rare earths and other mineral goodies too. It might be a double grand slam for big oil.

To hell with big oil! You could do this the old fashioned way, go to Wall Street, make a presentation for some venture capital, and when you convince them of the worthiness of your cause they hand you a billion dollars to rent the big iron!

The question, as most of these questions tend to be, will be the risk involved. You see, turns out that when people are betting money on the outcome of a project, they rank it by a risk adjusted value.

Have you evaluated the risk on this particular project?

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But thanks for the pep talk, anyway.  :emthup:

Sure. It isn't that you are wrong, just that others haven't caught up to you and I yet. Have no fear, they will. Might require a generation, or two, you and I are just ahead of the curve.
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Lockheed Martin Cranks Up World’s Largest Wave Energy Project
« Reply #2147 on: February 15, 2014, 11:23:09 AM »
Lockheed Martin Cranks Up World’s Largest Wave Energy Project
 
Lockheed Martin, best known for its military aircraft and other cutting edge airborne machinery, is switching gears in a big way. The company has signed on with Victorian Wave Partners Ltd. to engineer a 62.5 MW ocean power project off the coast of Australia, billed as the world’s largest wave energy project.

The new project will feature a little gizmo we’ve been following for several years now, the PowerBuoy® wave-powered electricity generator developed by a company called Ocean Power Technologies (OPT).

So, let’s see what these guys have been up to since we last checked in.



PowerBuoy wave energy generator courtesy of Ocean Power Technologies.

The World’s Largest Wave Energy Project – We Built This!

Victorian Wave Partners was formed by OPT’s special-purpose company, OPT Australasia Pty Ltd., to develop the project. Lockheed Martin will leverage its experience at the manufacturing end to get the PowerBuoy components into production and integrate the wave energy converters.

We first took note of OPT back in 2010, when its small scale PowerBuoy became the first ever grid-connected wave energy system in the US.

The hookup took place at a shared wave energy test bed developed by the US Navy in Kaneohe Bay at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, in Oahu, where wave energy experiments have been going on since 2003.

If you’re doing the math at home, yes, the test bed goes all the way back to the Bush Administration, partnering the US Navy with the Hawaii National Marine Renewable Energy Center.

Scaling Up Wave Energy


The concept behind the PowerBuoy is relatively simple. The shell of the PowerBuoy is literally a buoy that bobs up and down on the waves. That produces a mechanical stroking motion, which is transferred to a converter called a “take-off unit,” which powers an on-board generator. Electricity from the generator is conveyed to shore by cable.

That’s all well and good but the next challenge is to scale up the mechanism into a useful size while maximizing efficiency, and developing a cost-effective manufacturing stream.

By 2012, the Navy was expanding and enhancing its wave energy facility, and OPT developed a utility-scale version of the device.

Aside from scaling up the design, one key efficiency improvement was the switch from a hydraulic drive take-off unit to a direct drive unit.

The device is also tunable on a wave-to-wave basis, meaning that it adjusts to squeeze the most electricity out of each individual wave.

For extra bonus points, the PowerBuoy only rises about 30 feet off the surface of the water, with the bulk of its guts resting below. That low height, relative to offshore wind turbines, could give wave energy an edge on site selection where aesthetic concerns come into play.

Although the Australia project is expected to be the world’s largest of its kind (according to OPT, there’s a potential for 100 MW), let’s note for the record that OPT also has been testing the Powebuoy off Scotland since 2011, and it is in the process of commissioning another one off the coast of Oregon.

As for Lockheed Martin, expect more of the unexpected from this aeronautics firm. As part of a move to rebrand itself as climate-focused, “smart energy” company, Lockheed Martin also recently partnered with Concord Blue Energy to commercialize that company’s high tech waste-to-energy process in global markets.

Read more at http://cleantechnica.com/2014/02/15/worlds-largest-wave-energy-project-set-for-australian-coast/#Q7R7maT7HmyBeIFZ.99













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Re: Agelbert's Newz Channel
« Reply #2148 on: February 15, 2014, 11:32:41 AM »
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Talk about pimping non-news for your own ends, if THAT is a disaster than THIS must be TEOTWAWKI.

It's my doomer tendencies at work.   8)  I always want people to remember we really ARE GETTING what we paid for. :evil4:
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Re: Agelbert's Newz Channel
« Reply #2149 on: February 15, 2014, 12:03:51 PM »
Why the Obama Administration Will Not Admit that Fukushima Radiation is Poisoning Americans
http://www.doomsteaddiner.net/forum/index.php/topic,785.msg44278.html#msg44278
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YEP. :(

And this is the money, money and MORE MONEY quote.

“If nuclear power is as safe as the industry always claims, then why do they insist on liability limits and exemptions?” asked Shawn-Patrick Stensil, a nuclear analyst with Greenpeace Canada.


“If nuclear power is as safe as the industry always claims, then why do they insist on liability limits and exemptions?”


“If nuclear power is as safe as the industry always claims, then why do they insist on liability limits and exemptions?”
Bingo.

Nuclear poison is the beloved baby of the MIC. It gave them power and the ability to finance every project of dubious ethical value and enormous cost to the taxpayer in total secrecy and totally free of all liability for damages of any sort under the false rubric of national security. Controlling energy is only part of the scam. These people were willing to wage nuclear war with losses of up to 40 million in the USA as a "win". No one can seriously entertain the thought these goons give a fuck about childhood cancer clusters around nuclear power plants and genetic defects for the last half a century or so. That is PEANUTS to them. It's WORTH IT for a few American children to get cancer and die so they can keep they secret parasitical connection to the tacxpayer intact per secula seculorum. 

To the MIC, nuclear power is like a rifle to a die hard Second Amendment Prepper. I.E. the MIC will let go of nuclear power when it is pried away from their cold dead hands and not a moment sooner. They NEED that excuse for secrecy and 24/7 government manipulation of energy policy for the benefit of a few oligarchs. :evil4:

They won, Surly.  But thank you for continuing to expose how we have been taken and continue to be taken to the "cleaners" (see Orwell) in both money and health until the end.  :emthup:
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DATELINE: July 4, 2036
« Reply #2150 on: February 15, 2014, 12:28:47 PM »
DATELINE: July 4, 2036

The Journal of New England Nuclear Medicine applauds the new free radiation therapy/spa located conveniently within 25 miles of every major US city providing increased health benefits to the populace by helping them avoid obesity.

The new, slim trim appearance, particularly highlighting facial structure and handsome cranial features, is also a hit with Hollywood as all the new films use actors that have obtained these free facial and body health improvements complements of the ubiquitous and life saving presence of nuclear power plants, the holy grail of renewable energy.


The new Hollywood Diet. Just think, all these benefits without having to go through painful plastic surgery! Your taxpayer dollars at work! Celebrate our great and glorious energy independence and health with your family today with a fireworks celebration being held next to your local nuclear power fuel rod reservoir/therapy spa pool. Don't forget to bring the kids.  :evil4:
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Rage about Welfare Queens in Gated Communities
« Reply #2151 on: February 15, 2014, 01:11:52 PM »
Conservative Libertarian Senator Prudentius Windy is all in a lather over the horrendous waste of taxpayer dollars in gated communities:

"How is it possible that these PEOPLE that live in these gated communities at taxpayer expense are allowed to live there free?". Our country needs to be responsible and have a balanced budget when military expenses are not the issue! These freeloaders need to be sent out to work on environmental cleanups and other worthy projects for the good of the gated communities and America!. They will learn discipline and responsibility that they don't seem capable of obtaining in their family units due to the lack of values central to REAL Americans. We may never be able to get them to talk English properly but we CAN make them stop mooching from the good people of the USA!".



Gated Community




Secure facilities paid by taxpayers. No worries about crime of any sort. Patrolled 24/7 at no expense to those housed. Free food too! It's an OUTRAGE!


Freeloaders loafing in gated community


Stop these FREELOADERS! Make them work for their privileged gate community life even if we can't EVER expect them to talk like REAL Americans!

Note:Photo of FRELOADER picked at random without regard to race, color, creed, nationality, sex, pimples, ugliness or general appearance. We pick photos in a totally impartial fashion.


This news is brought to you by the lobby for private corporate for profit security facilities and the KKK Libertarians.  :evil4: 
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That's Alright, Isn't It----Everyone Is Doing It SO it must be OK?
« Reply #2152 on: February 15, 2014, 04:04:24 PM »
Dr. Edo said in the comments to the following story:
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With the increasingly politized and clientele captured regulatory community of non-action, Milgram's ideas are alive and well. Regulators whose jobs are to protect the public or environment now think nothing of  bowing to industry demands and Congress jumps in on the band wagon, all leaving the environment and public health waving in the breeze, hey, but that's alright, isn't it----everyone is doing it, must be OK?



Review: “Please Continue”

A play that dramatizes Stanley Milgram’s infamous social psychology experiments from the 1960s captures the personal side of human research.

http://renewablerevolution.createaforum.com/geopolitics/power-structures-in-human-society-pros-and-cons-part-1/msg773/#msg773
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Re: That's Alright, Isn't It----Everyone Is Doing It SO it must be OK?
« Reply #2153 on: February 15, 2014, 04:53:20 PM »

A play that dramatizes Stanley Milgram’s infamous social psychology experiments from the 1960s captures the personal side of human research.

http://renewablerevolution.createaforum.com/geopolitics/power-structures-in-human-society-pros-and-cons-part-1/msg773/#msg773

Superb. Well worth reading.

Must be amazing to see.
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« Reply #2154 on: February 17, 2014, 08:01:44 PM »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/dS1S488CWKU#&fs=1" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/dS1S488CWKU#&fs=1</a>
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Galium Arsenide PV - half the price and 29% efficient instead of 15%
« Reply #2155 on: February 17, 2014, 09:25:27 PM »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/Hz-qYPDhbg0#&fs=1" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/Hz-qYPDhbg0#&fs=1</a>
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"The DIGNITY of WORK" or the Indignity of Greedball Bullshit
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The 1% Represent the Cells in Human Society That DO NOT Undergo Apoptosis.
« Reply #2157 on: February 18, 2014, 11:55:12 AM »
Image of the Day: Apoptotic Cell

As HeLa cells die, they produce characteristic spikes and rounded blebs from their surfaces.

By The Scientist Staff | February 18, 2014

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http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/39188/title/Image-of-the-Day--Apoptotic-Cell/

Apoptosis is normal, programmed, healthy system cell death. No apoptosis leads to inflammation and cancer.


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1918 Pandemic Came From Birds
« Reply #2158 on: February 18, 2014, 12:04:04 PM »
The strain of influenza that caused the 1918 pandemic probably came from birds, a study shows.

The strain of influenza responsible for millions of deaths starting in 1918 is commonly referred to as swine flu. But now researchers from the University of Arizona, University of Edinburgh, and National Institutes of Health have shown that it most likely originated in birds. Their work was published in Nature this week (February 16).

“The methods we’ve been using for years and years, and which are crucial to figuring out the origins of gene sequences and the timing of those events, are all flawed,” coauthor Michael Worobey from the University of Arizona told Nature News.

Worobey and his colleagues constructed a tree diagram using 80,000 influenza viral genome sequences from bats, cows, pigs, birds, and humans and estimated the time of divergence independently for each host species. Their phylogenetic analyses revealed that most of the genetic elements found in the 1918 strain probably came from North American avian influenza, possibly H7N7, carried by either domestic or wild birds. The researchers also found evidence that an H3N8 influenza virus that killed horses, mules, and donkeys in 1963 may have originated in South American birds. Both the 1918 flu and the 1963 equine strain likely shared a common ancestor in the late 19th century.

“It’s a fascinating study, and quite a surprise,” evolutionary biologist Oliver Pybus of the University of Oxford, who did not participate in the research, told Nature News. “It shows the evidence for a pig origin is a lot weaker, but it’s almost impossible to completely shut the door on that.”

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/39189/title/Not-Swine-Flu/
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Sex Offender Kills K9 Officer, Bail Set for 1 Million Dollars
« Reply #2159 on: February 18, 2014, 12:20:17 PM »
Sex Offender Kills K9 Officer, Bail Set for 1 Million Dollars



January 30th was a sad day for the Pittsburgh Police Department. Flags were lowered to half staff, tears were shed by the entire community, and officer Phil Lerza’s heart was broken. His partner, who happened to have four legs, had been killed in the line of duty.

The loss of this hard working German Shepherd was no different than the loss of any other police officer that offered his life to protect his community. John L. Rush, a convicted sex offender,  stabbed Rocco during an attempted arrest by the police. He also injured two other human police offers while resisting arrest.

After a hard fight at the Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center in Ohio Township, Rocco’s body was carried out on a gurney covered with an American flag. A few days later, he was honored at a standing room only funeral service.

During his career, the 8-year-old Rocco had found 18 explosives and discarded guns. While he had worn a protective vest some days, they weren’t used in every situation.

John L. Rush’s is being held on 1 million bail.

R.I.P. dear Rocco. Your work was admired by more than those fortunate enough to have known you.


Read more: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/sex-offender-kills-k9-officer-bail-set-for-1-million-dollars.html#ixzz2thrpit7F
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