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spinning replied to the Climate Change board. 11:07 AM

Re: DiCaprio isn’t only climate change hyp


Our friend DD may have forgotten I read his book, TEOTWAWKI, The End of the World As We Know It. Not a bad read either.


Thanks.
Three days food & water plus cash on hand and at least a half tank of gas in the car for
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Tue May 24

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spinning replied to the Climate Change board. 6:41 PM

Re: AMOC slowdown really is alarming

AMOC's average strength leveling out at about 15.5 sverdrups

The AMOC carries a huge amount of water. For comparison:

The Amazon river, the world's largest, carries only 0.2 Sverdrups.

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Sun May 22

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spinning replied to the Apple User's Group board. 10:49 AM

Re: Password issue in Safe Mode

Reboot normally, open System Preferences, and go to the Users and Groups pane. There you will be able to change/set the password. Then you can reboot into safe mode.

Mon May 16

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spinning replied to the Tax Strategies board. 3:55 PM

Re: Amended Tax return for 2014

I prepared my 2014 Tax Return using Turbo Tax

You can amend the return using TurboTax. It should be pretty straightforward.
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Sun May 15

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spinning replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:05 PM

Re: Spain sells 50 yr debt at 3.45%

I wonder if this isn't a sign of capitulation and a bottom in interest rates. I recently noticed that my thinking about my personal decisions has changed. Without realizing it, sometime in the last year I capitulated. I went from making decisions [more]

Sat May 14

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spinning replied to the Apple User's Group board. 12:10 AM

Re: New Mac user, day 3: the battery

I like coconutBattery:

Another vote for coconutBattery. With a 6 year old machine and the symptoms you mention, the battery is almost certainly in bad shape but coconutBattery will tell you.

If you don't mind plugging it in [more]

Wed May 11

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spinning replied to the Apple User's Group board. 7:14 PM

Re: New MacBook Pro

Yep. That's the kind of annoyance I'd like to avoid.

I haven't bought anything yet, so a reinstall would not be difficult.


I think you've answered your question.

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spinning replied to the Retirement Investing board. 7:11 PM

Re: Recalculating SWR?

When I had to do this for my elderly mother I used the probability of life expectancy to get an overall success rate. After all, shooting for a success rate of, say, 95% is already a probabilistic calculation. Why not include the life expectancy as [more]

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spinning replied to the Apple User's Group board. 6:38 PM

Re: New MacBook Pro

So instead of thinking or discussing, I decided to just do it. Like a good Apple product user. (I have used an iPhone for a couple of years, so I have tried that on occasion.)

If I understand right, you have the machine and OSX [more]

Tue May 10

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spinning replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 6:57 PM

Re: drill or liquid nails?

Since don't have tile now, you could mount a ceramic toilet paper holder when you tile the wall. There are also holders designed to mount to tile without drilling

Thu May 5

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spinning replied to the Climate Change board. 5:02 PM

Re: Economies may shrink due to sca

The potential confusion here is one of the reasons that climate scientists shifted towards using the phrase "climate change" in the '80s.

Scientists used both climate change and global warming from the [more]

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spinning posted to the Apple board. 4:49 PM

Apple Music is Malware

Apple Music, by design, deletes all the music on your computer. Whether you've downloaded it, ripped it, or created it yourself, Apple Music deletes it.

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Wed Apr 27

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spinning replied to the Climate Change board. 3:47 PM

Re: muller classifies climate thinkers

I find his fifth figure puzzling.

The figure caption indicates the publication the figure is taken from. You can probably find more information by going to the paper.

Tue Apr 26

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spinning replied to the Climate Change board. 8:26 PM

Re: muller classifies climate thinkers

There is also the issue with the slowing Gulf Stream. I understand it will raise tides on the East Coast, but I haven't heard where it will lower them, but at least in this case it is not about more volume, but a shifting of water, I would suspect [more]

Sat Apr 23

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spinning posted to the Climate Change board. 1:08 PM

muller classifies climate thinkers

Richard Muller of Berkeley Earth has a brief article classifying climate change thinkers into 6 categories.

Summary of Muller's classification:

Alarmists They pay little attention to the details of the science. They say
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Thu Apr 21

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spinning replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:52 PM

Re: Global Warming Hoax

So, to be at a reasonable place scientifically, it would be great to gather only climate studies for which no funding was provided by governments or activist organizations. Good luck with that.

Here's one such study from 1982. It's [more]

Wed Apr 20

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spinning replied to the Real Estate Investing board. 4:47 PM

Re: Real Estate Appraisers

In addition, does the local taxing authority do a good job of valuation for tax purposes? If so, the tax assessed value can sometimes serve as a cross-check.

Even if the local taxing authority does a good job the assessed value is the [more]

Sat Apr 16

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spinning replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:00 PM

Re: Global Warming Hoax

When you release the amount of heat of all of the energy usage (fossil or otherwise) into the earth's atmosphere, it has to either be radiated into space or increase the temperature of the atmosphere

This is true but is a small part [more]

Wed Apr 13

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spinning replied to the Retirement Investing board. 6:01 PM

Re: Where do you park your E-fund?

Think about the long-term steady state operation. You take money from the e-fund.

The fact that you are withdrawing indirectly from stocks does not change the fact that you are, in fact, withdrawing money from stocks.


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spinning replied to the Climate Change board. 12:16 PM

Re: Droughts drier, deluges wetter

My island, Negros, is doing OK, but it's dry

You might be interested in a recent paper by Karnauskas and others.

"Island nations could be forgiven for feeling slighted. They already face the brunt of the effects of [more]

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