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Guvmintcheeze

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  1. I'd say ask you, "Mr. Imma gonna build me a trout farm" Quote of the conversation: "How many aquatics do i need to inseminate trout?" Beats me. Good times for everyones. Oh Noes! #Bourbon.
  2. Hawking: 'God Particle' Could Wipe Out the Universe Sep 8, 2014 05:30 PM ET // by Kelly Dickerson, LiveScience Stephen Hawking bet Gordon Kane $100 that physicists would not discover the Higgs boson. After losing that bet when physicists detected the particle in 2012, Hawking lamented the discovery, saying it made physics less interesting. Now, in the preface to a new collection of essays and lectures called "Starmus," the famous theoretical physicist is warning that the particle could one day be responsible for the destruction of the known universe. Hawking is not the only scientist who thinks so. The theory of a Higgs boson doomsday, where a quantum fluctuation creates a vacuum "bubble" that expands through space and wipes out the universe, has existed for a while. However, scientists don't think it could happen anytime soon. "Most likely it will take 10 to the 100 years [a 1 followed by 100 zeroes] for this to happen, so probably you shouldn't sell your house and you should continue to pay your taxes," Joseph Lykken, a theoretical physicist at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Illinois, said during his lecture at the SETI Institute on Sept. 2. "On the other hand it may already happened, and the bubble might be on its way here now. And you won't know because it's going at the speed of light so there's not going to be any warning." [Doomsday: 9 Real Ways Earth Could End] The Higgs boson, sometimes referred to as the 'god particle,' much to the chagrin of scientists who prefer the official name, is a tiny particle that researchers long suspected existed. Its discovery lends strong support to the Standard Model of particle physics, or the known rules of particle physics that scientists believe govern the basic building blocks of matter. The Higgs boson particle is so important to the Standard Model because it signals the existence of the Higgs field, an invisible energy field present throughout the universe that imbues other particles with mass. Since its discovery two years ago, the particle has been making waves in the physics community. Now that scientists measured the particle's mass last year, they can make many other calculations, including one that seems to spell out the end of the universe. The Higgs boson is about 126 billion electron volts, or about the 126 times the mass of a proton. This turns out to be the precise mass needed to keep the universe on the brink of instability, but physicists say the delicate state will eventually collapse and the universe will become unstable. That conclusion involves the Higgs field. The Higgs field emerged at the birth of the universe and has acted as its own source of energy since then, Lykken said. Physicists believe the Higgs field may be slowly changing as it tries to find an optimal balance of field strength and energy required to maintain that strength. [5 Implications of Finding a Higgs Boson Particle] "Just like matter can exist as liquid or solid, so the Higgs field, the substance that fills all space-time, could exist in two states," Gian Giudice, a theoretical physicist at the CERN lab, where the Higgs boson was discovered, explained during a TED talk in October 2013. Right now the Higgs field is in a minimum potential energy state — like a valley in a field of hills and valleys. The huge amount of energy required to change into another state is like chugging up a hill. If the Higgs field makes it over that energy hill, some physicists think the destruction of the universe is waiting on the other side. But an unlucky quantum fluctuation, or a change in energy, could trigger a process called "quantum tunneling." Instead of having to climb the energy hill, quantum tunneling would make it possible for the Higgs field to "tunnel" through the hill into the next, even lower-energy valley. This quantum fluctuation will happen somewhere out in the empty vacuum of space between galaxies, and will create a "bubble," Lykken said. Here's how Hawking describes this Higgs doomsday scenario in the new book: "The Higgs potential has the worrisome feature that it might become metastable at energies above 100 gigaelectronvolts (GeV). … This could mean that the universe could undergo catastrophic vacuum decay, with a bubble of the true vacuum expanding at the speed of light. This could happen at any time and we wouldn't see it coming." The Higgs field inside that bubble will be stronger and have a lower energy level than its surroundings. Even if the Higgs field inside the bubble were slightly stronger than it is now, it could shrink atoms, disintegrate atomic nuclei, and make it so that hydrogen would be the only element that could exist in the universe, Giudice explained in his TED talk. But using a calculation that involves the currently known mass of the Higgs boson, researchers predict this bubble would contain an ultra-strong Higgs field that would expand at the speed of light through space-time. The expansion would be unstoppable and would wipe out everything in the existing universe, Lykken said. "More interesting to us as physicists is when you do this calculation using the standard physics we know about, it turns out we're right on the edge between a stable universe and an unstable universe," Lykken said. "We're sort of right on the edge where the universe can last for a long time, but eventually it should go 'boom.' There's no principle that we know of that would put us right on the edge." Not all doom and gloom Either all of space-time exists on this razor's edge between a stable and unstable universe, or the calculation is wrong, Lykken said. If the calculation is wrong, it must come from a fundamental part of physics that scientists have not discovered yet. Lykken said one possibility is the existence of invisible dark matter that physicists believe makes up about 27 percent of the universe. Discovering how dark matter interacts with the rest of the universe could reveal properties and rules physicists don't know about yet. The other is the idea of "supersymmetry." In the Standard Model, every particle has a partner, or its own anti-particle. But supersymmetry is a theory that suggests every particle also has a supersymmetric partner particle. The existence of these other particles would help stabilize the universe, Lykken said. "We found the Higgs boson, which was a big deal, but we're still trying to understand what it means and we're also trying to understand all the other things that go along with it "This is very much the beginning of the story and I've shown you some directions that story could go in, but I think there could be surprises that no one has even thought of," Lykken concludes in his lecture.
  3. I Hate Ya'll. You have been drive-by Peerlessed. Have a nice day.
  4. I'mma say probably at or a lil above average. Can't really say till live bullets start flying. We'll know the real answer after the Taints game.
  5. Might just be because he was a dumbass. I CAN NOT feel sorry for him. He was an adult, supposedly certified and he paid the price while yet making the rest of us gun owners look bad/stupid. No sympathy. If he had half a brain cell he should have known it was a bad idea.
  6. Indeed. I wanna see how this unfolds before I judge, but I have the biggest urge at the moment to wanna stomp him flat. Unfair of me, but shi t...ya know.
  7. Sons of Guns Canceled After Star Will Hayden Is Charged With Raping His 12-Year-Old Daughter Discovery Channel has decided to pull the plug on Sons of Guns following a disturbing update on star Will Hayden. The 44-year-old gunsmith and shop owner has been charged for raping his 12-year-old daughter, according to documents obtained by E! News, therefore prompting the network to put a stop to the series. "Given the serious and horrific nature of the charges against Will Hayden, we have decided to halt further production of Sons of Guns and cancel the series," Discovery tells E! News. Hayden was arrested Tuesday evening and booked on Wednesday for aggravated rape of a 12-year-old child, after the alleged victim told deputies with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office that since March 2013, Hayden had raped her almost daily, according to the documents. News/ Sons of Guns Canceled After Star Will Hayden Is Charged With Raping His 12-Year-Old Daughter by Bruna Nessif Today 3:44 PM PDT East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office Discovery Channel has decided to pull the plug on Sons of Guns following a disturbing update on star Will Hayden. The 44-year-old gunsmith and shop owner has been charged for raping his 12-year-old daughter, according to documents obtained by E! News, therefore prompting the network to put a stop to the series. "Given the serious and horrific nature of the charges against Will Hayden, we have decided to halt further production of Sons of Guns and cancel the series," Discovery tells E! News. Hayden was arrested Tuesday evening and booked on Wednesday for aggravated rape of a 12-year-old child, after the alleged victim told deputies with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office that since March 2013, Hayden had raped her almost daily, according to the documents. Hayden is currently still in jail. The victim says Hayden took her virginity when she was 11-year-old and would allegedly take her into "his bedroom where the Defendant removed victims clothing and raped her orally and then vaginally." The victim told authorities that this occurred almost daily but did not report the acts because she received "threats of physical abuse from the Defendant." he Sons of Guns star was initially arrested and booked in Louisiana on Aug. 9 on charges of molestation of a juvenile and aggravated crimes against nature. The details behind the arrest had been sealed pursuant to a court order, and Hayden was released after posting $150,000 bond. At the time, Hayden insisted that the claims were all coming from a bitter ex-girlfriend who is seeking revenge for ending their relationship. Additionally, the reality star's oldest daughter, Stephanie, had spoken out in her dad's defense, saying, "There was never any impropriety in our home. He was and is a good father." Additionally, the victim said she didn't disclose any information because Hayden allegedly told her, "Don't tell them nothing, because I'm all you got."
  8. Kinda reminds me of SacFalcFan. Just sayin'
  9. My *** is outta control. Calls up dead presidents, float fishers, EVAN DA **** HOMELESS! My azz be nutz and outta control! Friggin; butt cheeks and phonz! Shut up or my azz will call you too!
  10. I saw that this morning. What a bunch of dumb ***. I am a firearms Instructor (NRA certified) And I can't for the life of me understand why he put a full auto weapon in a kids hands. I'm pro-gun but that was as dumb as it gets. Period. You wanna teach a kid to shoot? Fine. BB guns are where you start. Dumbazz got what he deserved. The sad part is that little girl has to live with that forever, and it was not a bit her fault. Gads I hate stupid.
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