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SarasotaRepub
04-03-2009, 09:07 PM
Ice...get yer ICE here!! Plenty of Ice to go!!! (http://www.cnn.com/2009/TECH/science/04/03/antarctica.ice.shelf/index.html) :D



(CNN) -- A large ice shelf is "imminently" close to breaking away from part of the Antarctic Peninsula, scientists said Friday.


:eek:

PoliCon
04-03-2009, 09:36 PM
Ice breaks . . . . it happens.

ReaganForRus
04-05-2009, 07:05 PM
it's known as calving..........and the sheet is loosening from Antartica because of underground volcanic activity.

Moon
04-05-2009, 08:00 PM
it's known as calving..........and the sheet is loosening from Antartica because of underground volcanic activity.

You must be in the pocket of Big Oil! Everyone knows it's because I drive an SUV!!!

PoliCon
04-05-2009, 11:55 PM
You must be in the pocket of Big Oil! Everyone knows it's because I drive an SUV!!!

YOU BASTARD!! :p

PoliCon
04-05-2009, 11:57 PM
it's known as calving..........and the sheet is loosening from Antartica because of underground volcanic activity.

How convenient that the volcano isn't being covered. :rolleyes:

noonwitch
04-06-2009, 08:54 AM
How convenient that the volcano isn't being covered. :rolleyes:


Maybe it's Dr. Evil's secret volcano lair?

PoliCon
04-06-2009, 10:28 AM
Maybe it's Dr. Evil's secret volcano lair?

Rove has a secret volcano lair?

ReaganForRus
04-06-2009, 04:48 PM
Rove has a secret volcano lair?

you....owe...me....a....screen:D

PoliCon
04-06-2009, 06:49 PM
you....owe...me....a....screen:D

If that's the case - then you owe me some reputation! :p

ReaganForRus
04-07-2009, 10:00 AM
If that's the case - then you owe me some reputation! :p

lol..........okay.........(on Knees) I'm not worthy!, I'm not worthy!, I'm not worthy!