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Old May 29 2014, 09:03 PM   #1
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bermuda triangle over brazil?

Brazilian space seems to behave like the Bermuda Triangle:


http://www.news.com.au/technology/sc...-1226932045367
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Old May 29 2014, 09:27 PM   #2
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Re: bermuda triangle over brazil?

Given that the "Bermuda Triangle" is a perfectly mundane tract of water, while the South Atlantic Anomaly is a positive shitfest of LEO weirdness, I'd say they are actually the opposite.
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Old May 29 2014, 11:27 PM   #3
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Re: bermuda triangle over brazil?

Without even reading the points elucidated in the link, I will venture the thought that this is likely a smokescreen to divert attention from the imminent social unrest shitstorm attendant to the World Cup. Or maybe from the essential problem therein, the damned theme song!!!!!
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Old May 30 2014, 12:22 AM   #4
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Re: bermuda triangle over brazil?

Drone wrote: View Post
I will venture the thought that this is likely a smokescreen to divert attention from ...
The South Atlantic Anomaly is nothing new, and neither is the "look, a squirrel!" tactic in politics.
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Old May 30 2014, 03:27 AM   #5
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Re: bermuda triangle over brazil?

As for the latter assertion, truer words were never spake. I suppose I might better have unloaded my artless jibes about the upcoming competition in Sports & Fitness. Well, live and learn, live and learn....
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Old May 30 2014, 09:28 AM   #6
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Re: bermuda triangle over brazil?

Well, the Southern Atlantic Anomaly is still a matter of some interest—but hardly enough to distract most people from hot-button political issues. (Most people probably couldn't tell you the order of the planets.) Science geeks who didn't already know of it would be interested. Throwing in the "Bermuda Triangle" analogy smacks of sensationalism—I've never heard the SAA called that. It's like stories that HAARP is a super-weapon based on secret Tesla technology for directing earthquakes at enemies.
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Old May 30 2014, 01:19 PM   #7
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Re: bermuda triangle over brazil?

The South Atlantic Anomaly? A shoggoth did it.
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