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Jim Carver
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Attended University of Colorado
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I never bought into the thing in the first place...people said, "Well two different groups got the same results..." I said yeah, using the same data and assumptions. What else would you expect?
 
Cosmology is hard work. That they can get any sense at all from such weak signals always impresses me. This suggests there might need to be some revision of dark energy, hopefully a simplification.
Astronomers have found that the type of supernovae commonly used to measure distances in the universe fall into distinct populations not recognized before. The findings have implications for our understanding of how fast the universe has been expanding since the Big Bang.
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From what I've seen of the morons that work at this store...they get paid...well more than what they are worth.
I had a contract to replace parts for their printers...the job was simple and involved putting a guide rail on the check readers.
They managed to piss the first guy off. Then they called me, long and short of it is they pissed me off too.
The day before I had gone down there and made sure they had the parts. They were in the room next to customer service. I get there at 5 AM the next day and this one peon says "You can't go in there." I said I was in there yesterday...just give me the parts. She comes back and says they're not in there. I said I know where they are. She repeats again that I can't go in there. So I said, fuck you and left.
So when you pay moron wages, you get morons.
They finally had to box them up, ship them to IBM and ship them back to get them fixed.
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And that ain't no lie.
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If you wake up in the middle of the night and go into the kitchen still half asleep to find your bowl has some mustard powder left over from the night before...don't try and blow it away.
That is all. G'night.
#Duh  
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From wikipedia, your source for news and questionable information:
#HeatBurst #Wind #CouldBeaBitch  

In meteorology, a heat burst is a rare atmospheric phenomenon characterized by gusty winds and a rapid increase in temperature and decrease in dew point (moisture). Heat bursts typically occur during night-time and are associated with decaying thunderstorms.[1]
Although this phenomenon is not fully understood, it is theorized that the event is caused when rain evaporates (virga) into a parcel of cold dry air high in the atmosphere making the air denser than its surroundings.[2] The parcel descends rapidly, warming due to compression, overshoots its equilibrium level and reaches the surface, similar to a downburst.[3]
Recorded temperatures during heat bursts have reached well above 38 °C (100 °F), sometimes rising by 11 °C (20 °F) or more within only a few minutes. More extreme events have also been documented, where temperatures have been reported to exceed 120 °F (49 °C). However, such extreme events have never been officially verified. Heat bursts are also characterized by extremely dry air and are sometimes associated with very strong, even damaging, winds.

Local forecast:
Area forecast discussion
National Weather Service Fort Worth Texas
927 PM CDT Wednesday Apr 8 2015

Update...
a bit of a weird update to increase wind gusts for tonight.
00z forward sounding showed a profile that can be very favorable for
heatbursts. Heatbursts are a type of microburst...but usually
occur at night and are accompanied by an increase in temperature...
an increase in wind...falling pressure and falling humidity. We
dont really expect any wild thermometer fluctuations tonight...but
these heatbursts look like they will be able to produce gusty
winds in excess of 40 miles per hour. With a strong low level jet of 40-50
miles per hour in place...essentially the heatbursts help to transport these
winds down to the surface. Already a few sites have gusted over
40 miles per hour in the last 2 hours with several others above 35 miles per hour.
Heatbursts are most likely to occur where radar shows some light
reflectivity aloft...as the first step to get a heatburst is to
start a downdraft in the middle levels. With all of the weak radar
echoes and the potential for some dissipating elevated
thunderstorms moving in from the west later tonight...it is likely
several locations may experience periods of gusty winds overnight.

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Here, you guys need a little freshly cracked pepper? Sure ya do...
 
Technology has hijacked family dinnertime. Great idea to bring back the togetherness..:)
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Damn, that one kicks ass...that guy hasn't lost a step. Actually he might be even better.
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The mustard's gone...and I'm free...
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Occupation
Environmental Education
Skills
Critical thinking, chemistry lab tech, electronics design, modeling, technical writing, mapping, building trades and design including carpentry, electrical and plumbing, innovative adaptation (uses junk well)
Employment
  • Self
    Janitor
    No business can run well until you clean up the mess.
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Looking for
Networking
Other names
asshole, son of a god damn bitch, know-it-all, smart alec
Story
Introduction
Jim attended The University of Colorado and majored in Geology, Geography and Environmental Studies, worked in Chemistry after college and had a fruit orchard in Western Colorado. He now has a computer business in Texas. Enjoys flying, the outdoors and gardening. He also has a son and three energetic grandchildren who like to drive him crazy.

That was an Intro for a news service in which I used to contribute. It was a good starting point at first.
These days, I think that I should write something a little more down to earth. While the above is true, it doesn't really convey much about my interests. I also wonder, is there anybody out there except me who reads this shit?

Maybe I'll just list what I think is important and get on with the day:
Agnostic, earth science, opinionated hippie not afraid to listen to both sides, but doesn't listen to any bullshit either. Enjoy sarcasim, reading, culinary, weather, domestic animals and holistic health. Environmentalist that hates nuclear power and greenpeace. Enjoys computers that only run Linux. Politically nuetral because I hate both parties equally. Liberal and conservative depending on the issue.
Bragging rights
Survived Texas Summer 2011
Education
  • University of Colorado
    Environmental Science
    Climate science Resource Utilization Botany Geology Physics Chemistry Mathematics
  • Southwest School of Electronics
    Electronics Technician
    Troubleshooting, circuit design and construction Basic principles of electricity
  • The University of Texas
    Geology
    Geology Botany Physics Mathematics The Drag
  • SWTSU
    Geography
    Physical geology and geography Meteorology Astronomy Physics Mathematics Communication
  • Austin Community College
    Open, 1986
    Technical English Computer Science Accounting Economics Mathematics