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Don Callaway
Works at The largest chemical company in the world.
Attended University of Houston/Clear Lake
Lived in Angleton, Tx
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Mark my words, Global Warming will be a good thing.

#GlobalWarming   #ClimateChange  
 
NSIDC, NASA Say Arctic Melt Season Lengthening, Ocean Rapidly Warming

The length of the melt season for Arctic sea ice is growing by several days each decade, and an earlier start to the melt season is allowing the Arctic Ocean to absorb enough additional solar radiation in some places to melt as much as four feet of the Arctic ice cap’s thickness, according to a new study by National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) and NASA researchers.

More information here:
http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/nsidc-nasa-say-arctic-melt-season-lengthening-ocean-rapidly-warming/

You may also want to have a look here:
http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/2015-arctic-sea-ice-maximum-annual-extent-is-lowest-on-record/

Operation IceBridge:
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/icebridge/

Videos and images made by the IceBridge mission can be found here:
http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/Gallery/OIB.html

#science   #climatechange   #arctic   #seaice   #earth   #nsidc   #earth   #icebridge  
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Amen!!!!!
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I might not have LOL'd at this, but the left corner of my lips did turn upward slightly. 
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How is it that it's not ok for a bakery to refuse to serve certain people but it is ok for a gym to refuse to serve certain people?

Businesses like Planet Fitness should be sued out of existence for discrimination, or private businesses should be able to reserve the right to refuse service. You can't have your cake and eat it, too. Heh. 

People are free to act how they want, but they can not force other people to like their behavior. 

Are you old enough to remember back in the '90s when the liberals were always screaming "You can't legislate morality!"?

Well, seems that its perfectly acceptable to legislate immorality.

#Progressive   #Hypocrits  
 
That scene when you were showing off made me very uncomfortable. You should have given me a trigger warning! lol And now they Google people's names to see if they're on YouTube? Sanctimonious assholes. 
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Is the catfish new as in newly discovered, or newly evolved?
 
From Brazil: a new species of armoured suckermouth catfish named after Greedo from Star Wars Episode IV!

An Auburn University professor believes he has discovered a real species that could be the origin of the fictional "enigmatic" Star Wars character Greedo.

Jonathan Armbruster, a biological sciences professor and curator of fishes for the Auburn University Museum of Natural History, has brought a lot of attention to a previously unknown species of catfish by naming it with the pop culture reference.

A group of researchers found the suckermouth armored catfish, Peckoltia greedoi, in 1998 at the Gurupi River in Brazil. Armbruster told the Daily News he first examined the species in 2005 and eventually concluded it was in fact a unique species last fall.

#HanShotFirst  ;)
An Auburn University professor named a new catfish species after the "Star Wars" character Greedo.
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Is The American Conservative actually conservative? From what I understand, its former editor, Scott McConnell, supported Obama. Big Red Flag, right there.

Some headlines from TAC:

American Sniper’s Myths and Misrepresentations
Another Reason to Be Grateful That Romney Isn’t President
Is the Libertarian Moment Over?
The Senate GOP’s Obnoxious Iran Letter

Pfft! Reads like CNN or MSNBC
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No mention on how bad the content sucks

Most of the programming is bad enough, but seeing how, in many cases, commercials are 50% or more of the content, someone needs to pull their media heads out of their asses and smell the napalm in the air. People will watch TV if they like what's on it; if they don't like what's on it; they wont watch.

Although some of the ratings declines can be blamed on changes to Nielsen’s measuring methods, among other changes, “we believe these terrible ratings trends are also indicative of changing viewership habits,” he wrote.

Change out the word "habits" with "choices" and i think they might be on to something. Over saturate me with crappy commercials and i wont watch your channel, whether broadcast TV, Cable, Internet, or whatever. I don't want to watch your crap.

#TV   #advertising   #Crash  
February was another heartbreaker for the $65 billion television ad business. Commercial ratings — the viewing “currency” that determines what advertisers pay for TV time — cratered across broadcas...
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Kidd Rock, FTW. Again.
 
Kid Rock visits a fan afflicted with DS and helps celebrate his 30th Birthday!

#faithinhumanityrestored #downsyndrome  
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MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

Losing Yemen

#Obama   #ForeignPolicy   #Fail  
With the country in chaos, the U.S. cannot account for guns, vehicles and other equipment, amid fears that it is at risk of being seized by rebels or al-Qaeda, according to officials.
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Don't you just hate it when you about three paragraphs into a comment and you reach for the shift key and you fat finger the Ctrl key and a whole new goddamm window loads? Grr!

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Ctrl-N seems to be the culprit. If I was an engineer for a social network, I would disable all shortcuts that refreshed or otherwise loaded a new page while the comment box was active. It would save a lot of frustration, I bet.
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Wednesday morning headline:

Chuck Norris elected Israeli Prime Minister
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When Chuck Norris tells suggest who you who to vote for,  you only ask... "How many times?"
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Obama White House steps up pressure on Republicans over Iran

It would sure be nice if The White House would step up pressure on the Iranians.

#Irananian   #NukeDeal  
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., left, and the committee's ranking member, Sen. Robert Menendez, D-NJ., prepare for the committee's hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 11, 2015. Three of America's top national security officials faced ...
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Software Engineer, adventurer, writer, shutterbug, dreamer
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I build on-time, on-budget software that works
Employment
  • The largest chemical company in the world.
    Database work of all sorts, 2013 - present
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Angleton, Tx - Nacogdoches, Tx - Houston, Tx - Bleiblerville, Tx
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Software Engineer, adventurer, writer, photographer, dreamer
Introduction
I love to surf in a kayak and I take a lot of photographs.

Other than that I have worked in the technology field for over 30 years, including sales, tech support, programmer, analyst, and engineer. Over the past 15 years I've specialized in building multi-tiered, distributed database systems and have consulted for some of the worlds largest corporations including, ahem, Enron, AIG, Sysco Foods, Shell Oil, Honeywell, McKinsey & Co, Aim Mgmt (now Invesco), Veritas Geophysical, Dynegy, Houston Industries, and a couple more I can't remember.

Every now and then I drop an F-Bomb. Sorry. 
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Now I don't like to brag, but I make a mean swamp rat stew.
Education
  • University of Houston/Clear Lake
    Computer Information Systems, 1989 - 1991
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