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by hacker cat
Fri Mar 25, 2022 3:40 pm
Forum: Geography and Politics
Topic: Russia moved into Ukraine this morning
Replies: 1
Views: 88

Re: Russia moved into Ukraine this morning

They're still there..
by hacker cat
Sat Feb 26, 2022 10:36 am
Forum: Computers, Software and Technology
Topic: Gacha is ...
Replies: 0
Views: 53

Gacha is ...

Gacha is a popular kid-centric app for kids who love anime characters. They can customise and use their creativity. Users can choose and play from 8 mini-games, create skits in Studio Mode, create scenes, and chat with other players. The Gacha app has been given an age-rating of 9+ on the App Store ...
by hacker cat
Thu Feb 24, 2022 5:47 pm
Forum: Health and Fitness
Topic: To live longer, we must eat less..
Replies: 0
Views: 73

To live longer, we must eat less..

..According to this article: https://singularityhub.com/2022/02/22/first-controlled-human-trial-shows-cutting-calories-improves-health-longevity/ “Two years of modest calorie restriction reprogrammed the pathways in fat cells that help regulate the way mitochondria generate energy, the body’s anti-i...
by hacker cat
Thu Feb 24, 2022 7:06 am
Forum: Geography and Politics
Topic: Russia moved into Ukraine this morning
Replies: 1
Views: 88

Russia moved into Ukraine this morning

Feb 24, 2022
Russia wages war on Ukraine
Missile blitz underway, air raid sirens, martial law
by hacker cat
Mon Feb 21, 2022 10:36 am
Forum: Science
Topic: Pictures of sunspots
Replies: 0
Views: 43

Pictures of sunspots

http://www.oproot.com/picturesALL/06222015sunspots.jpg Taken on a cloudy day, this is a picture of the sun filtered through clouds. Sunspots are visible on the photosphere of the sun. Sunspots can be as small as 10 miles or as large as 100,000 miles in diameter. In comparison, the earth has a diame...
by hacker cat
Mon Feb 21, 2022 10:35 am
Forum: Science
Topic: Eye of the snail
Replies: 0
Views: 39

Eye of the snail

The eye of the snail http://www.oproot.com/picturesALL/06222015the_eye_of_the_snail.jpg Logarithmic spirals (growth spirals) are very common in the natural world. The golden spiral is a logarithmic spiral that has a growth factor of the golden ratio (1.6180339..). Snails, plants, and the arms of spi...
by hacker cat
Mon Feb 21, 2022 10:14 am
Forum: Farming and Livestock
Topic: American history, on the farm
Replies: 1
Views: 73

Re: American history, on the farm

Various coins and photographs (American) 1930 - 1950 http://www.oproot.com/picturesALL/01011935More_1935_a.jpg 1935 http://www.oproot.com/picturesALL/01011935More_1935_b.jpg http://www.oproot.com/picturesALL/01011935More_1935_c.jpg http://www.oproot.com/picturesALL/01011935Various_1935_a.jpg http://...
by hacker cat
Mon Feb 21, 2022 10:10 am
Forum: Farming and Livestock
Topic: American history, on the farm
Replies: 1
Views: 73

American history, on the farm

Photographs, Coins (American) 1884 - 1929 Various coins and photographs, American 1884 - 1929, Oproot Collection The 1884 silver dollar coin was struck the same year the cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty was laid in New York Harbor. http://www.oproot.com/picturesALL/072120141884silver_dollar.jpg...
by hacker cat
Fri Feb 18, 2022 11:19 am
Forum: Science
Topic: Determining a building's height with trigonometry
Replies: 0
Views: 46

Determining a building's height with trigonometry

Determine building height with a straw and protractor The height of a building is determined with a drinking straw, a protractor, measuring tape and the right triangle. The straw is placed on a tripod. http://www.oproot.com/picturesALL/02072016straw_on_tripod.jpg The straw is set to a 45 degree angl...
by hacker cat
Fri Feb 18, 2022 11:12 am
Forum: Science
Topic: The Bouncing Egg Experiment
Replies: 0
Views: 45

The Bouncing Egg Experiment

Here is the Bouncing Egg Experiment - Similar to human bones, egg shells contain calcium carbonate. Calcium carbonate can be used as a dietary supplement when a diet does not consist of enough calcium. Calcium carbonate has the formula CaCO3 and is composed of Calcium (Ca), Carbon (C), and Oxygen (O...