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|zoneofcontrol||16 May 2017 8:21 a.m. PST|
"When researchers traveled to a tiny, uninhabited island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, they were astonished to find an estimated 38 million pieces of trash washed up on the beaches."
Two thoughts come to mind:
#1 – Who was the poor schmuck under grad that had to count it?
#2 – Any truth to the rumor that China has allocated funds to establish an airbase to defend the island and trash?
|Patrick Sexton ||16 May 2017 9:12 a.m. PST|
'sigh of relief' For a second I thought someone had actually discovered Hender's Island.
| Tacitus ||16 May 2017 11:48 a.m. PST|
37,999,997, 37,999,998, "Hey is that a gull?" Dammit! 1,2,3,4…
| Cacique Caribe ||16 May 2017 11:56 a.m. PST|
Hmm … I wonder what terrain I can build with some of that junk.
PS. Come on, guys, you know that's what you're really thinking. :)
|Waco Joe||17 May 2017 5:23 a.m. PST|
It's the Roomba of the ocean, only stationary
|nvdoyle||17 May 2017 11:17 a.m. PST|
| Cacique Caribe ||20 May 2017 8:23 p.m. PST|
"#2 – Any truth to the rumor that China has allocated funds to establish an airbase to defend the island and trash?"
So are those the lame excuses China is using now to justify further expansion? They just keep inching along, don't they?
Well, if global warming and ocean trash are our biggest existential threat,s why not capitalize on that and portray yourself as the greatest best hope for the planet. Geesh.
| Cacique Caribe ||21 May 2017 8:30 a.m. PST|