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    Re: Plants have "body clocks"

    First thing in the morning - stands to reason. A lot of plants "close up" during the night to protect their "sensitive" parts then open up as the day begins to capture any moisture / dew which has...
  2. Thread: Irish cows

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    Re: Irish cows

    Jack
    apparently one of the ingredients to make Rayon is wood fiber pulp - the pulp from a local mill is transported (cargo ship) half way around the world to India - I wonder how "green" / "carbon...
  3. Re: A bit of a long shot but thought I would ask anyway.............

    yeah, "technically" we have been metric since the late 1970s, but being next to the US, a lot of stuff is still SAE - means we have to have two sets of tools :mad:

    Most grocery stores still...
  4. Re: Rewilding Study by the University of Oxford

    I am not directly affected by this, but as I said in the other thread, if you are concerned with this Officially contact "the University of Oxford Central University Research Ethics Committee...
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    take a piece of scrap iron, drill a hole 1/32 - 1/16 larger than you want in the blade then place it in the vice
    heat the blade until it is red hot then take your tapered punch and hammer your hole...
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    Corn Maze - Miramichi, NB

    Corn Maze "on the other side of the pond"

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/miramichi-corn-maze-d-day-1.5231021
  7. Re: Rewilding Study by the University of Oxford

    Perhaps you should report this to the University of Oxford’s Department of Zoology and the University of Oxford Central University Research Ethics Committee [R63720/RE001]. Also request that your...
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    Re: Dock Sprayer Technology

    offering a "lottery" for an on-site demonstration might get more uptake also, as well as asking for "beta" testers (final testing before going into production) from survey participants
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    Re: Borehole Advice

    since no one else has responded, I will give you my non-expert opinion.

    First given the "brownish" water, has it been tested to verify it is still acceptable for consumption by "man or beast"?...
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    Re: on the land - Eastern Canada

    I was over again last weekend and one farmer was advertising "new potatoes" for sale - likely just little tiny ones
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    Re: Yorkshire Show

    Agricultural thread turning into an "Animal Husbandry" thread? :cool: ;) :D :rolleyes:
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    Re: Bitcoin's energy consumption

    John - just read the article and my first impression is ALL the transactions and participants will be able to be monitored by the US Homeland Security under the US Patriot Act (created after 911 to...
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    Re: on the land - Eastern Canada - update

    News from South-West Ontario

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/farmers-soybeans-corn-windsor-essex-county-southwestern-ontario-1.5190119
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    Re: Right to repair movement

    even though the article says "it used to be primarily in the auto industry", It Still IS. I put an electronic brake controller (OE Part) on my 2017 dodge Ram and still had to have the Stealer flash...
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    Re: Tractor Pull - Richmond Corner, NB, Canada

    San Antonio - When I was there a decade or more ago a taxi driver wouldn't take me very far outside the central core of the city - said i would just "get into trouble" - heck i was walking on the...
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    Re: Tractor Pull - Richmond Corner, NB, Canada

    some of the ones I have seen in the past looked like someone took a disc sander to them to change the profile
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    Right to repair movement

    From the "other side of the pond"

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/opinion-farmers-right-to-repair-1.5185218
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    Tractor Pull - Richmond Corner, NB, Canada

    Tractor pull on "the other side of the pond" July 13-14

    https://www.tourismnewbrunswick.ca/Products/R/RichmondCornerTractorPull/
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    Re: Bitcoin's energy consumption

    I took a quick look through the article and the question I was left with was
    "WHY are the 'factories' located where they are? Is it because they are using 'cheap' electricity which is often...
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    Re: Euro elections

    Yes, they will publicize anything they can because, in the "new media economy", Clicks on an article generates advertising revenue and controversy creates Clicks
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    Re: Euro elections

    Jack - point taken

    400,000,000 / 751 = 532,623 people per politician in EU

    327,000,000 / 535 = 611,215 people per politician in Both houses (100 in Senate, 435 in Legislature) in the US
    ...
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    Re: Euro elections

    I just saw an article on the election - is it true there are 751 seats in the EU Parliament? Really? No wonder there is a problem with global warming - if each politician speaks for only 1 minute...
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    Re: on the land - Eastern Canada

    I was into Eastern Maine (State of Maine, USA) on the weekend - it looked like about half of the fields on higher ground had been worked - lower lying areas still seem to be wet.

    and it is still...
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    Re: Chelsea flower show

    Converted to a "government" office explains the "pigs at the trough" :cool: ;) :rolleyes:
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    Re: Microsoft office

    jack - before buying new I would check into the cost of upgrading the memory, etc. of your existing machine. The organization I work for just did that for my 5 year old HP laptop (to handle the...
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