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Kind of going off the rails here but, would an Alcubierre warp drive create the gravitational wave equivalent of a sonic boom? What would it take to detect the gravitational wave signature of an Alcubierre warp drive? #SETI
 
Gravitational waves have been detected, which is a really big deal. But what causes gravity to produce waves?

Gravitational waves have been directly detected. Why do gravitational waves exist, and why is this such a big discovery?
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I have to say this is pretty funny! :D
 
ICYMI: All your favorite classic #StarWars characters were forsaken by #TheForceAwakens. #ConanStarWars
CONAN Highlight: Jango Fett, Bib Fortuna, Oola & other castoffs gripe about not getting cast in "The Force Awakens." Just look out for that Lobot, he's a real jerk.
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WooHooo! #TheExpanse, episode 1 Is up for free streaming from SyFy directly and virtually every other major streaming service. http://www.syfy.com/theexpanse

Here's a few I looked up, I think it's also available from Netflix and Hulu too.
Google Play: https://goo.gl/rRt3V9
Amazon Prime: http://goo.gl/L6WnOx
Youtube: https://youtu.be/FvZeQD1Vf2s
 
Just saw first episode of The Expanse on SyFy. 
Love it! And not just because the scientific accuracy was astonishing. Very close to the novel. Had a feel of The Game of Thrones in outer space.

But the scientific accuracy was almost as good as The Martian
Ships were built in a vertical orientation the way Heinlein intended. People float in free fall, unless they are wearing their magnetic boots (with the red light). The most valuable substance in space is water ice. In the flying ghetto of Ceres, the protagonist had a smart-phone-pocket-computer ... with a crack on the face. Flying birds can fold their wings and hover for a few seconds because the artificial spin gravity is so low. Belters are tall and skinny because they grow up in low gravity. A belter terrorist caught on Earth is tortured by Security by simply being forced to stand up in full Earth gravity. 

The only thing that gave me pause was the stealth in space, but that's just me. And the ships were a luxuriously spacious inside but that is more for cinematic reasons. As are the huge glass face-plates on the space suits, gotta see the actor's faces.

This series has gotten me more excited than any other media science fiction I've seen in a long time.
In the future, where the Asteroid Belt has been colonized, the investigation into the mysterious disappearance of a young heiress sets off a series of events that will change humanity.
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#murica  !
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In the wake of some absolutely heartbreaking and terrifying events tonight in Paris, Google has made international phone calls to France free on Google Hangouts. In other tragic past events, many companies that offer calling services have offered similar…
In the wake of some absolutely heartbreaking and terrifying events tonight in Paris, Google has made international phone calls to France free on Google Hangouts. In other tragic past events, many c...
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Excellent! It's about Time! I personally submitted several feature requests for this.
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Guess I never noticed that since my work pages come in on the actual phones number
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I'm watching!
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They've pulled some of the politics in from the second book. After tonight's episode they've started to possibly fill in a bit of a plot hole (or weak spot) in the story arch of the first book. I'm happy! :)
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My parents just worked through this issue. Due to age, and vocation, premiums were going to be over $500 a month for just my father to get insurance with a $6500 deductible. Virtually the same as the person in the article.
Expensive premiums and high deductibles for policies sold under the Affordable Care Act make tax penalties the preferred option for some resisters.
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I'm sure the gov solution will be to remove the IRS penalty option. Court already said it's just a tax. It's wonderful time we live in as we become greater slaves to our "government by the people"
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To dangerous to fly, apparently not to dangerous to work at DHS...
At least 72 employees at the Department of Homeland Security are listed on the U.S. terrorist watch list, according to a Democratic lawmaker. Rep. Stephen Lynch (D., Mass.) disclosed that a congres
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+Ben Tusa That's exactly what happened. They went to Syria to train with ISIS then snuck back into France using false passports to identify as part of the refugee flood.

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10% huh, I'm not sure if that's says more about FallOut or Multitasking...
 
Oh, internet. Never change.
Causation does not equal correlation, except when it does. According to PornHub Vice President Corey Price in a comment to GamesBeat, the site saw a 10 per
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I do hate Fallout less than Skyrim
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