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by cferry
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Suppressed Transmissions
Topic: Helicopter Heist in 1980's Libya
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Views: 67

Helicopter Heist in 1980's Libya

No, not a team of thieves using a helicopter in a heist -- a heist OF a helicopter. https://foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com/how-to-steal-a-soviet-helicopter-1840129207 The Chadian Army captured a Soviet-built Mi-24 (Hind) attack helicopter in a border war, but had no way to fly it or transport it away fro...
by cferry
Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Suppressed Transmissions
Topic: Dungeon Crawl in a North Korean Floating Hotel
Replies: 2
Views: 757

Re: Dungeon Crawl in a North Korean Floating Hotel

My family and I have been talking about this adventure seed while on long car trips and have few additional ideas. The lead proposal is that the whole team has a goal, but each member has one of the additional goals as well... McGuffins include: 1) The true will of the floatel's creator - recognizin...
by cferry
Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Suppressed Transmissions
Topic: Billion Dollar Heist
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Views: 32

Billion Dollar Heist

This one is still unfolding: https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/11/audacious-billion-dollar-treasure-heist-dresden-germany-green-vault.html A multi-step plan including cutting power to the security system with a small fire, sneaking in through a small window, operating in a pitch-dark vault, a...
by cferry
Tue Nov 19, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Suppressed Transmissions
Topic: Accelerationism - A Fount of Babble to get Your Villains Monologing
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Accelerationism - A Fount of Babble to get Your Villains Monologing

https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/2019/11/11/20882005/accelerationism-white-supremacy-christchurch WARNING - The subject matter is depressing and deadly. I may be spreading a toxic meme (in the original sense) here. The earlier discussion - of the Cybernetic Culture Research Unit (CCRU) being kicked...
by cferry
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Suppressed Transmissions
Topic: Army of Cannibalistic Ants Escape from Soviet Nuclear Bunker in Poland
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Views: 455

Army of Cannibalistic Ants Escape from Soviet Nuclear Bunker in Poland

https://www.newsweek.com/cannibal-ants-soviet-nuclear-bunker-1469573 Sadly the headline is the best part of this article. The idea of a society (of ants) trapped in an abandoned post-communist hell-hole surviving only through new unfortunates falling in from the "above-world" and eating their dead s...
by cferry
Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:06 pm
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Topic: One-Ton Wizard Rock Disappears/Re-appears After Weeks
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Views: 330

One-Ton Wizard Rock Disappears/Re-appears After Weeks

https://jezebel.com/where-do-you-think- ... 1839589525

My favorite theory from the comments is the giant mutant dung beetle.
by cferry
Wed Oct 30, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Suppressed Transmissions
Topic: Dungeon Crawl in a North Korean Floating Hotel
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Views: 757

Dungeon Crawl in a North Korean Floating Hotel

The world's first floating hotel has been condemned to be demolished by order of Kim Jong Un. The floating building has a slightly cursed history running from being built in Singapore to failed unveiling on Australia's Great barrier Reef due to nearby WWI explosives, to Vietnam, to North Korea. But ...
by cferry
Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Suppressed Transmissions
Topic: Mystery Fireballs
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Views: 616

Mystery Fireballs

Falling Fireballs Crashed in Chile Last Week. They Weren't Meteorites, Experts Say. https://www.livescience.com/fireballs-fall-on-chile.html On Sept. 26, astronomer Jonathan McDowell of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics chimed in on Twitter, saying that the falling objects were probabl...
by cferry
Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Suppressed Transmissions
Topic: Strange Creature Found Beneath the Antarctic Ice
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Views: 628

Strange Creature Found Beneath the Antarctic Ice

Don't pick it up! Antarctica scientists find bizarre creature 3,500m under ice: ‘Like nothing seen before' https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1175764/antarctica-expedition-tangaroa-creature-ice-marine-life-southern-ocean-spt So it's only a sea cucumber, but the click-bait Title is enough to snea...
by cferry
Wed Sep 25, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Suppressed Transmissions
Topic: You get a Robot Dog! And YOU get a Robot Dog!
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Views: 613

You get a Robot Dog! And YOU get a Robot Dog!

Doston Dynamics is offering Spot the robot dog for sale. https://gizmodo.com/spot-boston-dynamics-robot-dog-is-finally-available-f-1838403372 But only to firms that promise interesting applications. I don't know about you, but I feel like carrying my groceries home is an interesting application. So ...