The radio telescope at Arecibo observatory in Puerto Rico has collapsed with its 820 ton instrument platform crashing after the steel cables supporting it failed. The telescope had been closed since August due to the failure of an auxiliary support cable. Just a few months later the situation degraded such that the remaining cables were insufficient to maintain the instrument platform above the dish. Construction on massive instrument began in 1960 and the telescope saw first light November 1963.
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John Hopkins Retracts Article Highlighting Lack Of Annual Mortality Increase Despite "Coronovirus Disease" PanicSaturday, November 28th, 2020
John Hopkins pulled an article published on November 22nd demonstrating that no increase in total mortality occurred in the United States despite substantial hype made over a "coronavirus disease" pandemic. The retraction was made over concerns that the conclusions presented were being used to oppose totalitarian "public health" policies. Archives of the paper have been captured (archived, archived) and the text of the paper is reproduced below with Interesting snippets bolded: (more...)
A 33 year old police officer attached to the Seccional 2da was relieved of his weapon and bulletproof vest after dining with a woman and her nephew. The cop found his hands and feet bound in his own cuffs upon waking and managed to travel from his residence in barrio Unión to his dad's place across the street to be unbound. In addition to the weapon and vest two loaded magazines, two televisions, an Xbox, two cellphones, a 13kg tank of cooking gas, and assorted clothing was taken.
Police claim to have identified the woman and her minor nephew.
Today President Luis Lacalle Pou flew an A37-B Dragonfly attack aircraft from Carrasco International Airport to Rocha with a brief stop his plane's home base in the department of Durazno. Flying at the invitation of the Fuerza Aérea del Uruguay the President wore the Presidential flight suit complete with embroidered patch.
Pornographic pictures from the surviving son of US Presidential Candidate Joe Biden's laptop have now been leaked and are crashing into censorship on Reddit and other anti-social media outlets. The photos are joined by at least one video of Hunter Biden smoking crack. These dumps from Hunter's hard drive join other disclosures that implicate US Presidential Candidate Joe Biden for selling influence through his son in Chinese and Ukrainian business deals.
The ExpoCannabis announced they will be hosting the annual gathering at the campus of LATU in Montevideo. The Expocannabis will be held as an actual event people can physically attend though some sort of online companion thing for non-attenders to try to achieve a feeling of participation will also be available. A program of speakers, panels, and vendors in attendance is expected to be published in the coming weeks. (more...)
The elective Bioethics class at Udelar's Facultad de Derecho has been suspended due to suspicions of a student masturbating during the lectures delivered over the "Zoom" video conference platform.