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by chaggle
Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Harmless Diversions.
Topic: Clever doggy.
Replies: 1
Views: 169

Re: Clever doggy.

Very clever!
by chaggle
Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: General Health Issues.
Topic: How the Coronavirus Could Take Over Your Body ....
Replies: 18
Views: 2094

Re: How the Coronavirus Could Take Over Your Body ....

Matt wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:03 pm
I also find it interesting that the severity of the disease may depend partly on the be dose of the virus received.
Yes. I've always thought that dose applied to poisons rather than germs - with germs you just needed to get infected and they would multiply - something like that. :con
by chaggle
Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: General Health Issues.
Topic: How the Coronavirus Could Take Over Your Body ....
Replies: 18
Views: 2094

Re: How the Coronavirus Could Take Over Your Body ....

The importance of the length of time spent in the close proximity of others is coming more to the fore.

So brief encounters in the supermarket are probably not terribly risky.
by chaggle
Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: General Health Issues.
Topic: How the Coronavirus Could Take Over Your Body ....
Replies: 18
Views: 2094

Re: How the Coronavirus Could Take Over Your Body ....

Here's a very interesting article from El Pais on the spread of coronavirus in three different real-life scenarios. Lots of lessons to be learnt. https://english.elpais.com/spanish_news/2020-06-17/an-analysis-of-three-covid-19-outbreaks-how-they-happened-and-how-they-can-be-avoided.html I won't be v...
by chaggle
Wed Jun 17, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Humour.
Topic: New cartoon thread.
Replies: 346
Views: 87830

Re: New cartoon thread.

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by chaggle
Wed Jun 17, 2020 6:37 am
Forum: Science and Mathematics.
Topic: Mobile phones and cancer
Replies: 4
Views: 1894

Re: Mobile phones and cancer

The same David Robert Grimes speaks in this BBC programme - only 1/2 hour and well worth a listen.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000k2mj
by chaggle
Mon Jun 08, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: Harmless Diversions.
Topic: Boost Your Vocabulary With This Tricky Quiz.
Replies: 1
Views: 410

Re: Boost Your Vocabulary With This Tricky Quiz.

I've been to a surreptitious party - it was kept secret from the birthday girl.
by chaggle
Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:06 am
Forum: Science and Mathematics.
Topic: A maritime mystery
Replies: 0
Views: 326

A maritime mystery

This from Sky news caught my eye... https://news.sky.com/story/a-maritime-mystery-what-has-been-causing-ships-to-sail-in-circles-11999049?dcmp=snt-sf-twitter&fbclid=IwAR1zuIBCbXJPVTujVc-zUp5SXpGrZXIW4LQ0tr8t2OsiuPidiueHhQPWfDI In the early hours of Sunday 31 May, senior officers aboard the oil tanke...
by chaggle
Tue Jun 02, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Humour.
Topic: New cartoon thread.
Replies: 346
Views: 87830

Re: New cartoon thread.

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by chaggle
Sun May 31, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Humour.
Topic: Alexa
Replies: 8
Views: 2515

Re: Alexa

Doing our customary Saturday night lockdown quiz over Zoom with OH's family.

I said (loudly as a joke) 'Alexa - what's the capital of New Zealand?'

Much laughter - all of their Alexas heard me and gave them the answer.

Ours didn't hear me.

Apparently it's Wellington - not Christchurch. :fp
by chaggle
Thu May 28, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: In The News.
Topic: Pulling apart a £339 anti-5G USB stick
Replies: 1
Views: 717

Re: Pulling apart a £339 anti-5G USB stick

Ah, Glastonbury! Why am I not surprised?
"Through a process of quantum oscillation, the 5GBioShield USB key balances and re-harmonises the disturbing frequencies arising from the electric fog induced by devices, such as laptops, cordless phones, wi-fi, tablets, et cetera,"
:con
by chaggle
Sun May 24, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Humour.
Topic: A modest proposal
Replies: 5
Views: 228

Re: A modest proposal

A bit OT but that reminded me of this for some reason...



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by chaggle
Sun May 24, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Humour.
Topic: A modest proposal
Replies: 5
Views: 228

Re: A modest proposal

Yup - not much wrong with that. :???: