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Postby Fred the Cat » Fri Feb 17, 2017 6:30 pm

This was an awesome Nova program. I particularly liked the part regarding dark matter and the folded universe hypothesizing how filaments may be explained.
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Re: Origami

Postby neufer » Fri Feb 17, 2017 7:15 pm

Fred the Cat wrote:
This was an awesome Nova program. I particularly liked the part regarding dark matter and the folded universe hypothesizing how filaments may be explained.

The Universe started out as a crumpled wad of paper that god/dog had rejected...and then Inflation happened :!:

It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents — except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets, rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness.
Art Neuendorffer

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Re: Origami

Postby Fred the Cat » Fri Feb 17, 2017 8:34 pm

neufer wrote:It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents — except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets, rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness


That didn't unfold well for Bulwer-Lytton. :(
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Re: Origami

Postby neufer » Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:46 pm

Fred the Cat wrote:
That didn't unfold well for Bulwer-Lytton. :(
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Throw_Mom ... _the_Train wrote:
    Throw Momma from the Train (1987)
<<Plot: Novelist Larry Donner (Billy Crystal) struggles with writer's block due to his resentment towards his ex-wife Margaret), who stole his book and garnered mainstream success and critical acclaim with it. Owen Lift (Danny DeVito) is a timid, middle-aged fellow who still lives with his overbearing, abusive and paranoid mother (Anne Ramsey).>>
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Larry: The night was dry, yet it was raining.
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Larry: [Larry is reading stories to the class]
    Next is "Murder at My Friend Harry's" by Owen... Lift.
    "Chapter one:
    The night was humid."

    [Closes the paper]
Larry: Class dismissed. I have a enormous headache in my eye.
........................................................
Lester: [discussing Larry's stalled book]
    Man, you been on "The night was... " for six months!
Larry: Takes place in the Yukon.
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Larry: The night was... nt... oy. There's probably halibut, right here...
    who could write better than me. uh. oy. the night was...
    ya got a line fish, just yell it out. I'm up for grabs.
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Larry: Do you say the night was humid?
    Or do you say the night was moist? That's writing.
Momma: The night was sultry.
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