February 19, 2018

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The Sunday Whatzit? Answer
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Whatzit a picture of?
This an electron microscope image of balsa wood.
Colourized because electron microscopes make black
and white images. See the related article on the internet
Congrats to Patrick in BC for his correct guess.
Bixman / St. Albert

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Tommy Emmanuel - Guitar Boogie

Another version of Arthur Smith's "Guitar Boogie". This version by Tommy is one of my favourites. Great playing by the guitar master!


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Just Bad Puns

Just Bad Puns
A grenade thrown into a kitchen in France would result in Linoleum Blownapart.

Two silk worms had a race. They ended up in a tie.

A hole has been found in the nudist camp wall. The police are looking into it.




A roundup of bits from the web.

* Pilot forced to make emergency landing after fight breaks out when passenger refuses to stop FARTING.

* I Went A Month Without Pooping, & It'll Probably Happen Again.

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What Does It Feel Like To Be Weightless In Space?

What Does It Feel Like
“Five, four, three, two, one…”

Not many aircraft captains give their passengers a rocket launch-style countdown before take-off, but this is no ordinary plane. For starters, everyone on board, apart from the crew, is a scientist and has passed a full medical check – including a heart assessment. This is not a trip for nervous fliers.

“Pull up. Thirty, 40…”

The captain’s instructions refer to a manoeuvre so challenging it requires three pilots to be in the cockpit. The aircraft pulls up from a level flight into an incline at increasingly steep angles of 30, then 40 degrees.

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