Cool Video Of The Week

I stumbled onto this today over at The Blaze. The video is from a Very Large Telescope (VLT) array in Northern Chile. The video is absolutely stunning, and the sound track is a perfect match too. This is like pr0n for a high-tech redneck like myself. Enjoy !!!!

[flv]http://nicedoggie.net/media/VLT.flv[/flv]

Carry On-

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LC Cheapshot911, Dept. of Redneck Tech, Imperial Photographer, K.o.E.
LC Cheapshot911, Dept. of Redneck Tech, Imperial Photographer, K.o.E.

Everytime we look deeper/further into nature,, we and our human aspirations are again reminded how small we really are.. and temporary. ‘Hope we can land on the moon one more time,, ‘put some really sensitive gear over on the dark side away from our glare n’ blaring noisy frequencies.. *sigh* The rocks that’re on their way to end all of… Read more »

Jaybear, Colonel of Imperial Ancient Artillery
Jaybear, Colonel of Imperial Ancient Artillery

JB sez: How can one imagine there is no creator looking at the majesty of the heavens. It’s foolish to think that it’s all a random event….really? there are some things that cannot HELP but be divinely inspired and created. I remember spending lots of nights in the observatory at the University of Colorado doing nothing but staring through the… Read more »

LC Cheapshot911, Dept. of Redneck Tech, Imperial Photographer, K.o.E.
LC Cheapshot911, Dept. of Redneck Tech, Imperial Photographer, K.o.E.

‘Wonder where we’d be if science had not been treated as heresy for 400 years, and we had spent that time on something other than deciding who’s brand of which religion is going to run things,,like we are still doing,,, *sigh, again*

LC Cheapshot911, Dept. of Redneck Tech, Imperial Photographer, K.o.E.
LC Cheapshot911, Dept. of Redneck Tech, Imperial Photographer, K.o.E.

It’s foolish to think that it’s all a random event….really? Not so much foolish,, things going on out there are no more random than the ball trajectories in a game of snooker. Or marbles. Everything going on in the cosmos and beyond happens as a result of something else going on. Forces and bodies upon forces and bodies. When we’re… Read more »

Tallulah
Tallulah

Stunning. Spectacular! The Milky Way is so clear. Wow. This isn’t on topic, but it’s also uplifting. A contrarian friend sent me the following account. The real Miss America A 19-year old ex-cheerleader, now an Air Force Security Forces Sniper, was watching a road in Pakistan that led to a NATO military base when she observed a man digging by… Read more »

Jaybear, Colonel of Imperial Ancient Artillery
Jaybear, Colonel of Imperial Ancient Artillery

LC Cheapshot911, Dept. of Redneck Tech sez: (Glances at calendar for last shuttle launch) ‘Hope it won’t be another buncha centuries before we get interested again. I watched 2001: A Space Oddysey for the millionth time last weekend, the vision of what our space program could have been is so glorious in that movie…..too bad we let the social engineers… Read more »

Slightly to the right of Gingis Khan
Slightly to the right of Gingis Khan

Tallulah, it’s a good pic, (if you’ve seen it) the description is a bit of fiction however. The woman in question, Senior Airman Polly Jan Bobseine is one hell of a soldier…… no need to pad her stats.

Slightly to the right of Gingis Khan
Slightly to the right of Gingis Khan

It seems my link-fu is weak……..

http://www.snopes.com/photos/military/cheerleader.asp

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LC Sir Intellectual Conservative 5th Columnist

Your Highness, this one’s for you ..

Geert Wilders cleared of ‘hate speech’ charges

Unless I am imagining things, someone in Eunuchistan actually had sprouted a pair ..

Sir Fresh Sign
Sir Fresh Sign

that is so freaking cool i had to post it on my Facebook page, thanks Jackboot!!! Is that the Milky Way, the cloudy formation, and can they see it better in the southern hemisphere?

LC Cheapshot911, Dept. of Redneck Tech, Imperial Photographer, K.o.E.
LC Cheapshot911, Dept. of Redneck Tech, Imperial Photographer, K.o.E.

Sir Fresh Sign
Yes, thats our galaxy.
You can see the Milky Way from anywhere except the big bright cities.

Sir Fresh Sign
Sir Fresh Sign

thanks Cheapshot, that’s what i thought.. i gotta get out of this hellhole in the Bay Area more often and see the stars as they are.

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It’s real nice here in Dog Patch, USA…………….