Is something wrong with this world?

Discussion in 'ten-forward' started by nadirah, Dec 29, 2004.

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  1. nadirah

    nadirah Registered Member

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    http://www.cnn.com/2004/TECH/science/12/29/quake.wobble.reut/index.html

    Scientists: Quake may have made Earth wobble

    Wednesday, December 29, 2004 Posted: 11:17 AM EST (1617 GMT)

    LOS ANGELES, California (Reuters) -- The deadly Asian earthquake and tsunamis may have permanently accelerated the Earth's rotation, shortening days by a fraction of a second and caused the planet to wobble on its axis, U.S. scientists said Tuesday.
     
  2. Cochise

    Cochise A missed friend

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    Now you mention it, I thought it got dark earlier than usual to-night....Mmmmm!....Thanks nadirah...


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  3. Jimbob1989

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    This possibility is often exploited by films, often after a little exagerattion.

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  4. Primrose

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    I think this is interesting..but expected..

    Tsunami Kills Few Animals

    YALA NATIONAL PARK, Sri Lanka - Wildlife officials in Sri Lanka expressed surprise Wednesday that they found no evidence of large-scale animal deaths from the weekend's massive tsunami — indicating that animals may have sensed the wave coming and fled to higher ground.



    An Associated Press photographer who flew over Sri Lanka's Yala National Park in an air force helicopter saw abundant wildlife, including elephants, buffalo, deer, and not a single animal corpse.



    Where Are All the Dead Animals? Sri Lanka Asks

    Wed Dec 29, 4:41 AM ET


    COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan wildlife officials are stunned -- the worst tsunami in memory has killed around 22,000 people along the Indian Ocean island's coast, but they can't find any dead animals.




    Giant waves washed floodwaters up to 2 miles inland at Yala National Park in the ravaged southeast, Sri Lanka's biggest wildlife reserve and home to hundreds of wild elephants and several leopards.


    "The strange thing is we haven't recorded any dead animals," H.D. Ratnayake, deputy director of the national Wildlife Department, told Reuters Wednesday.


    "No elephants are dead, not even a dead hare or rabbit," he added. "I think animals can sense disaster. They have a sixth sense. They know when things are happening."



    http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=sto..._on_re_as/quake_sri_lanka_animals_1&printer=1
     
  5. nadirah

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    The animals have a 6th sense, we humans only have 5! Seems like the animals can sense danger better than we humans do. :cool:
     
  6. Jimbob1989

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    6th Sence = I see dead people ~joking~

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  7. nadirah

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    :eek::blink::blink::blink::blink:
     
  8. nadirah

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    Hey the time here in Singapore seems a little faster... what kind of a world is this!? This world has gone faster!!! :eek:
     
  9. big ed

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    Some humans have, like, only 2!

    Play on, big ed
     
  10. Jimbob1989

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    What are the blind and death? Is ballance not a sense.

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  11. nadirah

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    You should say deaf and dumb. Sounds more appropriate. ;)
     
  12. Rainwalker

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    Then i'll say it.......SICK :mad: :'(
     
  13. nadirah

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    Jim, please don't post like that. Sounds sick to me. :(
     
  14. Jimbob1989

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    Sorry, just a TV quote.

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    Not Funny :mad: at all
     
  16. ~*Nat*~

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    Very fleetingly and in a rush hush - I heard the world is actually going a bit Slower.
    Not by much. And I forget the number that was said.
    So, no worry. You won't feel like being on a spin-around carussell !
     
  17. Jimbob1989

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    Has no one watched the film, the 6th sense?

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  18. Blackspear

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    Yes, but it is not an appropriate time for such a comment with 80,000 people dead and this figure is still rising...

    Cheers :D
     
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