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RE: Funny Video I found on the web
I wish I could solve a Rubiks cube that fast [Image: speechless-smiley-009.gif]
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RE: Funny Video I found on the web
Xiemas: I was waiting for James Randi to enter the scene Wink

Mello: I love rubiks cubes, and that video was really cool!
Seen this one?



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Yeah I saw that one before, but I watched it again because it's been a while, and I really dig how these things work. If it took a computer a little over 4 hours to solve this, just think about how long it would take for a person to do. I thought it was especially cool to see the white green patterns form and change near the end. Good stuff!
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RE: Funny Video I found on the web
That was definitely crazy and cool. Big Grin Add sexy and you'd have a TLC song... Tongue

Here's a couple of amazing pilots flying a Boeing 767 Air Canada flight from Montreal to Edmonton, and run out of fuel in mid air. Somehow they managed to land the plane at a decommissioned air force runway at Gimli Manatoba (near Winnipeg) with 61 passengers and 8 crew. No one died, and the plane was able to return to service later.

How could this happen? How could a plane run out of fuel so far from it's destination? A mistake in conversion between galons and liters. A ground crew worker mistakenly filled the tank with same amount liters of fuel as should have had in gallons. On top of that the fuel gauge was not working, so the pilots had no way of knowing about this mistake.

This is also the first time anyone was able to land such a large aircraft without engine power, what's known as "dead stick" among pilots.





Here's another vid of it:

Part 1:




EDIT: That vid's multi-part, so here's the rest of the parts:

Part 2:




Part 3:




Part 4:




Part 5:


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(12-01-2014 07:37 AM)Seriously Unserious Wrote:  A mistake in conversion between galons and liters. A ground crew worker mistakenly filled the tank with same amount liters of fuel as should have had in gallons.

Wow, another reason why we should all just use the metric system. Why we cling to the so called 'standard units of measure' here in the US is beyond me. Most everyone else uses the metric system and it's far easier and more intuitive than standard. I remember when that rover sent to Mars crashed because of the same thing; two different measuring systems used feet and meters...
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Actually, I forgot the real cause, it wasn't using gallons instead of liters, it was using ponds instead of kilograms. So the plane needed X kilos of fuel to get from Montreal to Edmonton and instead got X pounds, which amounts to about half the amount they needed for the flight. Also, they did simulator tests with about a dozen pilots in Vancouver and none of them could land the plane like the pilots who were flying at did, all others crashed. That same plane continued to be in active service for at least another 25 years after the disaster. Whenever I'm in a plane those are the sort of pilots I'd want flying it, the kind who find a way to make it go right and land the plane safely as long as it's even remotely flyable.
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Indeed! +1 to the pilots!
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I'd say more like +69 to the pilots, +1 for every person on board that plane who didn't die in a horrible crash thanks to the skill of those pilots.

Now, if anyone feels like getting a catchy K-Pop song stuck in your head watch this!






And here's another music video for all of you Tongue



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Those make me cry...lol
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(13-01-2014 04:26 PM)Mello Tonin Wrote:  Those make me cry...lol

BWAHAHAHAHA! Then My EVIL plan has come to fruition! Big Grin Tongue [Image: devil-smiley-029.gif]

OK, just so nobody's completely traumatized, here's some better music by a local Vancouver group called Scatterhart:

Awesome Machine:




I Get the Feeling, We've Hit the Ceiling:


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RE: Funny Video I found on the web
Game of Thrones if it came out in -95



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That was cool. That reminds me, I'd like to get a hold of the GoT books and read them.

Here's a guy guaranteed to make you laugh, Reggie Watts:



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RE: Funny Video I found on the web
After that irritating SPAMMER got past this board's security, I think we all need a good dose of happiness, Pharrell Williams style:
Smile [Image: action-smiley-033.gif] along everybody! Smile


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RE: Funny Video I found on the web
(14-01-2014 06:21 AM)Rasmus Wrote:  Game of Thrones if it came out in -95

I want it all...I want it all...and I want it noooOOOOWWW!, but this video wwas blocked in my country so I had to go to Sweden to watch it. Liked it! Loved it!

@SU I was starting to become concerned for you especially after the Gummy Bears, but then you totally redeemed yourself!

On a side note, I found this while looking about YouTube, and I say....it's about damn time!



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(18-01-2014 12:15 AM)Mello Tonin Wrote:  @SU I was starting to become concerned for you especially after the Gummy Bears,

TongueTongueTongueBig Grin HAHAHA, My evil plans in that post worked I see! Tongue

(18-01-2014 12:15 AM)Mello Tonin Wrote:  but then you totally redeemed yourself!
Ah, I see you like Scatterhart then, so here's another one for you:



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