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Ancient technologies revisited - religions and their books full of technology

Throughout history it is always the spritual and religious world providing us with clues about the gods, aliens and ancient tehnologies.Many of the texts and libraries have been lost to war, fires and natural disasters.But the really old ones still have solid structures with myths everywhere.And they all have stories that survived time in one form or another.The approach to make or keep this knowledge accessible differes from culture to cultures and between our various old and newer religions.Take the fact the officiall the Jews have no home country to call home.This fact goes back to the times of the crucification of Jesus!The roman or catholic church was and in many ways still is the driving force behind this war against all jews.And it makes a good example to be used for the secrets we are not supposed to know about.I could do the same with hindu gods and might do so in a later revisted episode, but using "the one and only god" makes no real difference.It is neither an attack on the church nor on the jews, it is a collection of histric facts and theories.Killing a weird guy with magical powers would be totally normal for the church, we know that from witch hunts over and over again.And even if you would have killed the highest leader of the church back then the punishments would have stopped with your family.So why try to exterminated or at least drive all jews from church controlled territories?Why steal their most prescious relicts or destroy them?Both the oldest version of jewish "bible" and the other one provide vital and almost identical clues.It is agreed that good old mary was not raped and that her pregnacy was a "miracle".With don't know of her farming hubby was impotent but their are clues they had another child from natural conception many years later.Either way the clues continue in both books.Same for pitcures created by artists around the time and later in history based on stroy telling.I will highlight these pictures a bit later.Again both sides agree that around the time it all hapened a bright star or comet was visible over Jerusalem.Science tried to provide us with answers but could not provide enough specifics and details.The funny thing is that nowhere in any record you find a pregnant Mary...All you find is that she suddenly had a baby, so suddenly in fact that not even hubby realised what happened.Certainly nothing indicating more than a few weeks, so no mormal pregnancy at all!Today we are already experts in IVF and implanting emryos into a womb.We struggle a bit though to make it faster in a controlled way.No problem though to alter and mix the required DNA for more satisfactory outcomes.In some countries it is legal to have the DNA of your unbron child modified to make sure it comes out the way the parants like it best...But of course back then there was no one with a good IVF progam at hand...What if we check for pictures?In almost all of the oldest ones our "comet" does not look like a comet at all.It is not rays of light emitting to show how bright it was - they already did much better jobs with colors when painting the sun...And said "comet" appears over and over in images like a watching eye over whatever happened back then.Often just as a tiny thing in some corner of the image and most of these pic were "taken" in bright daylight.Pretty rare to find a comet visible in bright daylight over one part of the world only and for several years....Fun fact: It was never mentioned that the comet was visible throught the night but it was always clearly visible throughout the day and early morning/evening.Ever seen a big plane taking off around sun set and flying towards the day line?Even if it already appears to be dark enough to see some skies - if the plane is high enough its shiny belly reflects like a bright star....A big enough craft in a stationary orbit would give the exaxt same impression to someone observing it back then.They had no telescope to take a closer look.....What about references in other ancient texts?Especially in the asian region you find old stories about a traveller going west to spread hisnew from a religion and to seek followers.Other stories make it quite clear that he did not travel but that he was sent.All around the right time in history and all matching what Jesus and his followers were spreading.You won't find any records of his journey though....By the time he made it to Jerusalem he would have had thausands of followers already along his route....And funny enough you won't find any stories about the childhood of Jesus either.It all starts as a baby being born and jumps right forward to a young man...Another thing that differs in asian texts is where the three wise man come into place.Some texts state they were not kings at all and there is no corresponging histrorical evidence that leaders from the regions in question came to see the holy child.They speak of teachers bringing wisdom.Teachers from three distictively different cultures from different parts of the ancient world.The same texts state that the teachers did not travel back to where they started their long journey.They state the teachers went to those who sent them to share information on the prgess of the "holy child".And by pure coincidence this "last and final report" meant they disappeared from all historical, religious or even mythical texts and stories.It happen around the time of Jesus being reborn.And with them the story about what happened to Jesus a while after he came back ends as well...Imagine the catholic leaders at that time were like middlemen for a greater cause.After all those three wise man did not reside with Jesus's parents and neither at the local motel.Leaves only a filthy rich guy or the church....And if Jesus was nothing but a genetic experiment to allow for the delevopment of a very calm and capable brain....For sure some tecnology must have been involved to the magic happen, bread and wine don't appear from thin ai just because you want id badly enough.And waters don't stay apart to allow walking over the dry sea bed to the other side - forcefields do...Is than a surpise that those responsible and being also involved in stealing the ark faced the most severe punishment possible?A punishment lasting till the end of time...But were the jews just punsihed for killing Jesus?Of course not.The origins are the same, the god is the same, they are or were different fractions in the attempt to get access to unimaginable power and knowledge.Some say to stay in contact with the higher beings watching and influencing us.If the three wise men were indeed just "visitors" and the Ark of the covenant was their base of knowledge and power:What would we reveal if we combine wisdom and knowledge of the oldest records the church and and jewish counterpart have to offer?Would it be dangerous to justify keeping these almost identical "religions" apart and to replace them "science"?And what happens if they ignore it all one day and live happy togehter in harmony again ? ;)Some of it might become clear when you check the history of the bible itself.Over the years it has seen many alterations to make to stories more digestible and suited for modern times.And it was always based on what we found in the records or incarnations (books) of the bible.A lot of these books or chapters in time were erased from history.once you made up a good story to tell you can't allow and older version to show a completely different picture.Worse still if thse old books reveal that the current story is fundamentally flawed and out of real context.This caused a lot of gaps in the bible and it is no coincidence that it never ever provides any usable dates...the oldest versions though do not only that but they also have a working reference system to create a linear timeline of events.And of course they have a lot of references to what we today call "alien technology" or technology from creatures more evolved than we are.The bible was cleansed and kept free of anything that would allow our advances in science to see anything but "god" and mythical stories.Religion as we know it would become a farce and obsolete once we really understand the origins andwhat the myths and stories really tell.A risk no religion so far is willing to take.But India is making a start with the lost citiy of Dwarka.Confirming they really found it and exploring it one day or even building a dome over it to keep the sea out would be like finding the ark and holy grail together for the church...And it might happen very soon...If Jesus was a real and unaltered human we would still have the problem to explain the technology.So stop saying Jesus was an alien please!

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Ancient technologies revisited - Ley Lines and Magic

Ley lines are a pure mythical thing, they do not exist, they do nothing.That is what science tells us....Myths and legends however always have a tiny bit of truth and honesty in them...No wonder then that we have detailed maps of these Ley Lines available, even your favourite search engine can find then for you.Many cities were build not just along these lines but directly onlo crossings or NODES of this invisble and non-existing grid.Quite an awful lot of them have names that got translated into more modern languages but never actually changed their original meaning.In almost all cases a reference to the stars or one particualr one or some constallation.Science and mainstream history says it is coincidence....No matter where you look in ancient texts the powerful cities were always located on the most powerful parts of the Ley Line grid.And funny enough it only took us a few hundred years to come with enough science to actually confirm that these lines actually DO EXIST.But finally admitting they are real because we can measure something is slightly different in these locations does not help to bring magic back into our world.Or did the magic actually never really leave?We hear about wonders that are impossible, like people being healed from all sorts of uncurable stuff by visiting certain places that are claimed to have healing powers.Is it really a surprise that almost all of the known places we have access to are located on a Ley Line node?The modern human can't except magic.In ancient times religion took care of magic, sometimes with brute force.Later science made sure that magic is forgotten and turned into just a myth.Now the base of magic is suddenly included in science, so the only logical conclusion must be that magic is back!But where is it?If I use a fancy looking "stick" to point at a truck and make it float through the air it would not a big deal."Oh look, what a great magician he is!" and the crowd applause pleases me...They wouldn't care how the trick worked, they just know it was some sort of trickery.And if the trick indeed would be real then some scientist would jump in to for an autopsy of my body and whatever I had with me....But if I would have done something similar 30.000 years ago I would have been declared a god....Humans always seek to find an explanation for things we fail to understand.And the more we study ancient texts with our modern eyes wide open we more similarities we find.The first archeologists to see and study Maya relics had no clue about planes, so obviously they interpreted models of them as something entirely different.This and many other misconceptions were carried on throughout time till today.Those who dare to look again and question what we "know" about ancient cultures for so long are silenced....Most end up to be labeled "Alien believer"...And we still fail to accept aliens or visitors from our own future into mainstream science...If Ley Lines exist it confirms that they must provide access to some sort of energy we no longer remember how to use.Ancient texts often speak about things we would today call a vortex.Be it as a doorway, something that does incredible things or just divides the red sea...Although totally out of magic science explored in theory how energy from a higher plane or continuum would manifest for us if they enter what we can see and experience.The conclusion is that it had to be in spiral or to be precise in all three dimensions vortex like style.It is partly based on facts we can already clearly obersver when one type of energy creates different one.Like a hurricane created by the difference in air temperatures becomes self suffient and stronger although the available energy to power it appears to be way too small....And of course our modern, linear math won't allow us to fully calculate what is really happening in a tornado...A technological gimmick to access the power of the ley lines might be just something tiny, like a resonator...We can't hear our favourite radio station if our tuner does not resonate at the same frequency...Our wireless chargin won't work at all if the sending and receiving coils are not properly matched to operate at common frequencies...The available energy would not only be basically limitless but also clean with no pollution, no waste products....So why we did we forget how to use ley lines?It was religion...They exist, they have powers and energies we have yet to understand.But do we at least have any theories were their power comes from?It can't be the stars as the ley lines are fixed structures, they do not move with the starts their nodes often represent.It can't be the ground or natural formations around either as there is nothing we can detect to be different.But we could try to accept a totally different theory about the center of our earth.Science tells us we a hard crust, then some molten rock and finally a liquid metal core that is somehow spinning and creating our magnetic field....Great story but sadly based on just linear math and our current theories of things we can't actually reach to explore.Funyy then how the greed of humatiy comes to the rescue...Diamonds are expnsive, especially those rare, pure and special ones.Several mines getting diamonds from very deep down in our mantle found strange things in some diamonds.Water....Ok, not water as we know it but the same building blocks.It was only confirmed to be water because when these "impurites" were analysed science already created this type of water.Part of a great science project theroy turned reality.With enough heat and pressure water changes the state of matter, it becomes ice.To be precise ICE7.It is a bit like a very energy plasma constantly being recycled.And it has magnetic properties in its crystalline structure but also on a sub atomic level in its plasma form.How would such a reaction be possible?Gravity of course.If you have water without gravity afeecting it you get a perfect sphere.With enough water your "drop" creates its own gravit by its mass.Add more and more more water and gravity will compress what is at the center.Keep adding and you create a minature sun running a cold fusion process with just hydrogen and oxygen.The natural forces of your movement around the sun and what is manipulated by the moons gavitational impact keeps the up the required motion for the fusion process.Ice7 could not exist in molten lava core with a spinning metal ball at the center.But molten lava under our tectonic plates and their movement is not problem at all if their mass is nothing but "floating debris" covering a huge cold fusion reactor.Compression by gravity and a "water" core create enough friction to melt rocks.We use the same priciple in friction welding in our industry...Unce the firction is great enough the to be welded metals melt and theep meltig until the rotation suddenly stops and all goes solid again as one single piece.The ley lines might be nothing more then emissions from our cold fusion reactor, like directed radio waves if you like to make it too simple.But ley lines are on the ground so the entire therory of Ice7 and cold fusion is just crap!?Science does not give up that easy and confirmed they are actually extending all the way into space.Satellites were able to measure the tiny variations when crossing ley lines and especially nodes where multiple lines intersect.The race to find what might be required to access the "magical" powers of our ley lines started ages ago.The only thing that has changed is the approach and who organises this search.One conclusion that was made again and again is that we will only be able to understand ancient technology once we understand what role the ley lines really play in what myths calls magic.To get a grasp how simple yet complex this understanding is we can go to the great pyramid in Aegypt.Build on a stron Leyline node and confirmed to be oriented by certain stars.You can look all the details about this up on your favourite search engine.Quite intersting once you realise the great precision and drive to aligne everything so perfectly.Even more when you realise the pyramid is also orientated properly on the ley lines.There are only a very few places on our planet that allow for the alignemnt of both stars and ley lines - they all have pyramids there with remarkably similar features or constructions to creat calendars and time keeping based on the movement of the sun and various planets.Some of these old cultrues even tracked the axial shift of our planet to have a warning system for a reversal of our magnetic field...But the great pyramid of Giza has nothing to actually track stars...Then why are all the "tunnels" to the "burial chambers" pointing prescisely at certain starts, including one in the Orion belt that even a decent telescope struggles to make visible?The same stars mentioned again and again throughout all ancient cultures....Some say the pyramids have powers, others say they were gigantic power plants, some they they were devices to accurately track the stars and to make sure whoever has the final resting place there will be able to reach and see his home planet.What if all of this has a true backgorund we yet fail to understand and explore?A now quite famous couple observing vulcanic activity around the globe managed to get quite precise prediction on not just when and where a vulcano is at risk to blow but also how severe the eruption might be.How is such an impossible "magical" prediction possible you ask?No magic, just pure science.The gravitational pull on our planet is not just affected by the moon, it just our biggest influencer in the game.Every planet out there in our soloar system creates gravity.And they all move around "randomly".If the aligned however things change dramatically.In the worst case all our planets between earth and sun are in one perfect line whle the rest of them is in a prefect line on the opposite side of the sun - the gravitational pull on planet earth is at max.Of course it is at the lowest when the inner planets are behind the sun and the outer planets behind earth.Thes seintists track this movement to predict in conjunction with the position of earth if a vulcanic active region would be subject to increased gravitational pull.Theory is it would cause and increase in magma pressure and movement.And the theory shows to be correct time and time again.Now try to imagine this:All the stars that have perfectly aligned channels in the great pyramid align with these tunnels AND all our solar planets align just right as well.If science is correct then around the time the pyramids were build this alignment was true.Get your calculator to check when the same conditions happen again and you might get a big surprise when realising the day is not that far away...Only too bad that we neither have the outer lining of the pyramid nor what was really inside these chambers at the time they were finished.Keep in mind that in most cases the pharao died long AFTER the pyramid for him was finished.We could wonder the same about many old cities in the UK, Europe and especiall Italy.No one denies that Rome was build in just seven days ;) or that it is build on a very secific point on the ley lines.Only few though know that the perfect spot on the lay lines is occocied by the center of the Vatican.Don't know about you....But if the pyramids are said to have had great powers when the time was right then what powers might the Vatican reveal when its alignment to its stars are perfect?Go ahead, start from england and follow the ley line all the way to rome.Take the names of some of the vital cities along the line and make the reference to the star or constellation they were named after.Like for the pyramid, these "bread crumbs" will tell you when the time for Rome is perfect.See what great historical events happen during past alignments and wonder what might happen during the next ;)And suddenly we get the feeling that magic is nothing but a boost of knowledge and technology handed to select few people.Only the most prestigious and "decorated" members of the church are allowed to access the secrect libraries of the Vatican.Even fewer are allowed to actually study them....And all of these few are "fluent" in many ancient languages.....So if GOD would ever return it would be in Rome and there would be people able to at least understand his written language and speak a few works in the old tongue.Imagine though another "god" would visit earlier in a religious location that aligns earlier?The race to be the first is already on whether we like to admit it or not.Only question is which god will be first and what magic will he bring us this time?Ley lines are as real as the cities and monuments build exactly and precisely on them.Some of them are older than humanity as know in from our books.Do some exploration of the ley lines nodes close to you.Listen to the myths and legends of the area, visits the places you hear about and try to see them with open eyes and a free mind.Dive into the past to find out where the origins of the stories and myths you found might lead you.Nature is all around and includes ley lines, we only have to allow to see and understand to imagine what might have been and what might be again.Magic is nothing but energy and technology observed by someone who does not know these things.Let a cave man watch Seinfeld and see what he draws on his cave wall once you and the TV are gone ;)

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Ancient technologies revisited - being one with nature

Talking about aliens, gods, higher beings and such is almost unavoidable when it come to examples of technology from a time when did not even have the brains to think in the regions required.But we need to find some substitute for the word god and gods.The ancient text provide us with "people from the sky" or "people from the stars".With our modern brains and understanding of advanced technologies we have to think about astronauts and visitors from other planets.It is just the way our brains are wired now.Ancient technology however also includes the most basic technologies and techniques that we either don't know or that got lost through time.I would like to give some examples that show that with a bit of research outside "aliens" people can come up with amasing discoveries.You can find ancient stone walls that look like their individual blocks were cut with a gigantic laser scalpel and then finished with a nice soft rounding.And those "bumps" found on only some of these blocks are said by our archeologists to have been used to place them - but of course they can't provide and answer how they were placed.Experts in their fields analysed the rock and found no evidence of the heat a laser would create.Although they did not consider fempto second lasers...And they also discarded the theory the ancient people used some big bags and "cement" that turned into rock - it is natural rock...However they found several and quick quick ways to dissolve and soften the rock.All with "ingredients" naturally occuring in the area.Like an acedic mud mix that would dissolve the calcium in the rock and even some more aggressive solutions working much quicker.Tests performed indicate it would only take about two weeks to make blocks covered in this slurry to move together with an airtight fit.Once in contact there is no slurry left on the surface and once the fit and surface fiish is satisfactory you just wash the remains off with water...A lot of ancient ruins or even the pyramids show extreme accuracy.Archeologists came with up with a lot of horse manure but never with anything explaining how the ancient builder were able to plan these structures.After all you can just made a crude drawing and get in some case millimeter precision.Especially measuring the height of a big structure was said to be impossible for these simple folks, so they must have had gods or aliens to guide them.Maybe they really provided some home schooling but in reality the task is not that hard.Imagine you would the big pyrmids in Aegypt.You would be god like and only the pharao would be above you.No wonder then that you knew once finished you would find your final resting place inside...Being the smart kid you are you of course properly marked where the center would be and in which direction the sides would face....And you would not just "know" that, you would have a detailed plan to construct it and the required more or less permanent markers on the ground.Like in todays times you would start with the right foundations.So, no matter what you would always have very accurate refence points on the ground through the build process.Means you can quite easy measure the distance from any given point on the ground to where the center of your foundations would be.If you then place someone on the top and center of your current progress you can also measure the distance to that point with the same accuracy.Wives you triangle with a 90° angle....I know you know say I would still need a half decent calculator to use thelengths and angle to come with the height - but do I?a² + b² = c² Sounds familiar from your ancient days in school? ;)You have c and one of the other two, so for example c² - b² would give you a²And my grandfather told me stories about his apprenticship where he used tables ans slide rulers to do math like this.So why wouldn't these ancient builders know these things that are just based on properly understand a circle? ;)Advanced machining skills....Many example on how people in ancient times might have cut through several meters granite exist.Be it ropes with a sand slurry or using discardable wooden slates with heavy weights on them with such a slurry.But when it comes to drilling long and perfect holes the best thing people seem to come up with is again aliens and their advanced tech.You could drill through granite by other means though and still get really nice drill marks....For example by acoustic vibration - a thing te ancient aegypts were good at.Some people liked to demonstrate how acoustic frequency can do impossible things.The measured the resonant frequency of a granit block.In a way that they could create node where the hole was supposed to start.Means you experiment with the transducer until you get a max response at the desired location.Like magic a copper pipe with a supporting slurry and slow rotation started to "drill" into the block.At some point and due to the change of shape and loss of material the node was no longer strong enough for the effect and the frequency had to be adjusted, then the pipe kept drilling a bit further.The resulting marks on the walls of that hole almost perfectly matched the marks of ancient holes, including those on the leftover core bits.If you now say the ancient eagypts had no means to create powerful enough transducer then please check the collecting of oversized "tuning forks" several of our museums have.Some even with strings still attached between the two short ends, some models where several forks are tied together with these very strong cords.Strong after hundreds of years...Many were tested and all had very specific and accurace frequencies with the long end of the pitch fork being at the perfect length for a mac amplitude.Check how ultrasonic horn work for inducers ;)I could continue with many more examples but I think you got the idea here.Not everything we can't explain has to be alien of some highly advanced technology, often it is so dead simple that we just would never consider to look in this direction.A trout appears to be able to be basically motionless in a very fast flowing river.You can see they are able to "rest" as well as their breathing is very slow - no signs of movement, no energy use, how do they do this?A trout does not swim through the water, the water pulls it.Only if the water is not moving or is not moving right towards the trout it has to swim.Clearly indicated when you check show fast they have move to swim down the fast river.They should be able to just float down and only move to keep their heading....In reality however the water constantly tries to turn them around - like this nice directional arrow on your weather station on the roof...A resting fish in a river will always directly face the current and you will never really see them seeking a calm region behind some big rock or such.Put a trout in a tank with no current you will have a hard time seeing it standing still in it....Vortexes, harmonics and geometry are nature.Nature does not like straight lines or shortcuts and certainly has no clue about higher math.Still it is only higher math and computer simulations that allow us to understand a lot of things nature does by design.Maybe our ancient cousins did not get any technological help at all from higher beings.Maybe they were just shown how to use nature and the energies it provides.We are bound to science and math.With that we try to explore and understand things we can only theorise about.If in doubt with particle accelerators....Is there a difference to what we call science and math today to what was the purpose or religion only a few hundred years ago?We try to explain and utilise things for integration that we actually have no real clue about ;)What if the approach is the wrong one?Try to calculat how the next layer of a shell from a snail would look like, how thick it needs to be.You evening would be filled while the snail does not even have enough brain cells to comprehend your problem with it.If math would be based on a true and unbisaed observation of nature and the universe we would have the universal language the bible states we once had ....Our math has fundamental flaws otherwise we would have no problem at all to calculate the vortex structure and behavior of a tornado or water vortex.And of course we would not need a claculator to get from the radius of a circle to its circumfence - we would know as naturally as we know know that 2 times 3 equals 6.It will be subject of another part of this series ;)

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Ancient technologies revisited - Nazi symbols, their real meaning and origins

When it comes to ancient technology we simply can not ignore what secret Nazi projects used.History tries to tell us that all Nazi symbols were nothing but symbols of the Nazies with no real meaning or context.That if for technology, archeology and knowledge in general.Let's start with infamous swastika.The Nazies used the right facing swastika and until then all swastikas were left facing.It was also angled at 45°.Origins of the original go back as far as 10.000B.C. and some people claim to have found even older versions in cave paintings.It is a symbol of many old cultures especially in the midle east and asia.The oldest discription related to things like the north pole and sun, a variation of the Yin and Yang symbol and in all cases it relates to the "ultimate/only god".Some people say that the Hind swastika and sauwastika not only stand for the sun and the night but also for two powerful gods.Throughout history we find the swastika in many variations, sometimes even with with nice archs instead of straight lines.Hitler would not have been able to get so much impossible technology (for that time) without the help and guidance of the VRIL society.One theory that gained popularity over the years goes like this:The VRIL were said to have been able to use their mental capabilities to contact "aliens" - most likely though just other "VRIL" and where they came from or where they were based is still debatable.According to VRIL suggestions a swastika had to be used as the symbol of Nazi power.Otherwise "the great plan" would not work.As the swastika is seen as a symbol of the "gods" and the VRIL were the closest thing to living gods the swastika was changed to reflect this connection to Hitler and the Nazies in general.The reversed and angled symbol used to let those with the right knowledge know that "the gods are here" and that "the gods are helping".Basically a warning to other "higher beings" to stay out of it or risk prosecution...The German term "Hakenkreuz" was never really used for any swastika symbol until the Nazies came.The claim here is that it was a deliberate disguise so the "common folks" would not get the right idea - what the "plan" really was.The other famous symbol used was the "Reichsadler".Again just another Nazi chosen symbol with no real meaning.But if you go back in time you find it in basically all ancient cultures and also in many pictographs and in a simplified form in cave paintings.Like the swastika it often appears together with the gods and "people from the sky".You can search the globe for this symbol and you will find it on every continent and through our entire history - known or unknown.For those guiding Hitler and proving the VRIL their first entry into Nazi headquarters and introducing to Hitler it was slightly different though.This elite group of people was not limited to high ranking SS officials or those closest to Hitler...They were present in similar high and influencial positions in the UK, USA, Russia and only struggled in the eastern regions due to their destinct western appearance.In all those countries these people "in the know" used different symbols, a bit like idependet chapters if you like.Some of you will know the symbols used...To make the Nazie cause stand out it was a very easy choice to use this bird like symbol as it was used before with a different meaning.The combination of the "Reichsadler" with the swastika however was the creation of the VRIL.Indicating that the gods themself would not only watch out for the Nazies but that they are also in charge.The later part however was not really fully disclosed by the VRIL to the Nazies or Hitler.If then most if not all new technologies developed by Nazi Germany were provided by the VRIL society we have to wonder what exactly these technologies might have been.It is not too hard to get an idea about what was done in Germany before Hitler arrived.There was steel, there was manufacturing, there was "electronics" but nothing in a really major way, just very good quality.Some even say the slogan "Made in Germany!" was meant as a reminder of there old times when real craftsmanship was at all time levels.The initial war development was focussed on just conventional designs and technologies, nothing fancy.I like to call it the "search phase".In the second phase Hitler became obsessed with the need to dicypher anient texts and to re-create the technology of the gods.But also with finding all remaining artefacts or working ancient technology.The Vril and those having planned Hitlers career he was the perfect dummy.There was no need to push him ,just provide a hint here and there plus some guidance and new ideas...Wernher von Braum himself stated that he and his team has support from the VRIL and that "higher beings" provided technical drawings and technological samples.The idea of a jet engine was not a natural development either.It was a reverse engeneering attempt of an engine from something much bigger.Appearently the biggest problem was not to make it smaller but to modify it so fuel we had available could be used.The big original was said to have used plasma instead of burning fuel to generate the required pressure to drive the turbine blades....Even the great advances in organic chemistry are claimed by some to have (partially) orginated from examining a crashed UFO in 1936.Old documents are claimed to reveal that a group of scientists and over 30 guarding SS soldiers were killed almost instantly when a fuel line was damaged.Later analysis of this fuel and other components of the craft are said to have provided "enough insight" to develop things like explosives, fertilisers and all sorts of chemicals used to create even worse things, like phosphor based compounds...Ancient symbols have been remodeled and re-used over and over again.Some even by companies, on bank notes, as a symbol of relious groups but also by extemists of all sorts.Quite a few family ties still exist today that link people and companies to ancient cults and "knowledge bases".In almost all cases in modern times used to symbolise power or to indicate "being better" or "advanced".It can be quite revealing to follow some bread crumbs scattered throughout history to see how just a hand full of families can control the faith and development of entire coutries.Some of these family members or if you prefer members of the club are in charge of countries today....And all these families have the same goals...In my next part I will provide some theories about the ark of the covenant ;)

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What is the water that comes out of an AC unit? Answered

I do work for a lady, and she seems to have a hoarding problem.  She has 100's +  bottles, gallons, AND trash cans of this "water". What is it? AND what is it safe to do with?

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how can i make an improvised sewing needle? Answered

I often rip holes in my pants by the knee and my house has a sewing kit but i hardly ever know where to find it so i need a good improvised needle to use .

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I need to know how to use science to keep ice cream cold with out freezer? some sort of self freezing container?

Thinking about making a small container that I could take with me. about pint size not much bigger with some sort of chemical combo to achieve freezing state

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Coding help (python/Adafruit)

I am making a pair of boots that have a series of LEDs running in a “U” shape up and down the back of them, the plan is to make them light up with pressure sensors In the heel. I’ve taken components from several tutorials to make the circuit but now I am realizing that’s going to make it impossible to just copy and paste the code (with only a few minor changes) from any of them. I’m trying to learn python but I learn best from doing (with knowledgeable help). I will pay someone whatever hourly rate they think is fair to walk me through how to edit a prewritten code (unless it’s easier to start from scratch) to work with this project. I’ve listed below the materials I am currently planning on using in the circuit WS2812B LED chips With Black PCB Heatsink (10mm3mm) WS2811 IC Built-in 5050 SMD RGB DC5V, 0.3w/led, 3 channel, color order is grb, not rgb- link listed below Adafruit flora LiPo 3.7v 1200mAh battery Conductive thread On/off button Velostat

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Ideas to help a friend go back to retail work

Hi all makers :)I have a question about face masks from a friend who works in catering retail.He says the hardest part of having a face mask on is being herd by customers, and if we think about it he has a standard face mask, then a visor, and a plastic screen in front of him so to be heard by the customer, he has to shout, and all that plastic just bounces back the sound (and gives them a headache), and like wise he has to hear through all that when the customer speaks (also headache inducing). I dare say this is not helpful for hard of hearing people, who also have to lip read to fully understand what is being said. I wonder what ideas people have (my first thought was Bluetooth headset and speaker/mic on other side of plastic, or a text to speech system. Its definitely something to think about. Many thanks

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Ancient technologies revisited - How did we build our first cities and when?

For this week it is the last part of my little series.We have many really old cities in our world, if you include temples and their often huge structures itis possible to go back almost 3000 years.That is if we trust our school books and university proffessors.Speaking about ancient cities is almost impossible with speaking about Atlantis, the Maya's or Rome.And we excavated many ruins showing us that in the old time we knew a lot more about building solid houses than today.The further back in time we go the more cities disappear and are replaced by settlements.Go a big step further and all we did was living in caves and hoping our fire won't go out.In Germany we have the reamins of a famous group of cave dwellers in the area called Neanderthal.The were happy cave dwellers around 30.000 years ago.A pretty damn long way to reach the times of our first cities made from stone even if you aim low....So KNOW when we started our first human settlements and we KNOW when we were living in cave and we KNOW almost everything that happened in between that made us the modern home sapienn we are today.Or do we????Some of our ancient cultures claim their cities and monuments were build by the gods or people from the sky long before time.In this context it means long before these tribes arrived or came into existence - they were there already.But we only know carbon dating to reliably tell the age of something.Problem with this is that you can't test things rocks as they were carved from older rocks and there is no difference in their "age".We need organic maretial like wood, or manufacutred things like pottery or formed metal objects to get a clue.Means if things like a big flood happened all evidence of times before could have simply vanished for the "time records".And mainstream archeology is always right - right?There is a big problem our histroy records are facing now.People started paying attention to undeniable facts.Like for example that animations showing us how our earth evolved and how the continets seperate are a hoax.Several ice ages happened, several times our ocean level changed by KILOMETERS!Still almost all of these animation show the coastlines unchanged - only the ice layer is added.But the changing sea levels are ignored.If you include all things plus changing sea levels these animation would give us a very different story.And so some guys came up with the idea to use what know about our topography on land and under water to check if there could have been enough "forgotten" land masses to explain certain things.Things like technolgy that we are forced to beleive did not exist during ancient times.The biggest single peice of land "discovered" was between Africa, Idian and Australia.About the size of Europe and China combined.Shortly after they set on a mission to find friends, financial supporters and tried to find "lost" cities.So far Atlantis was not found.But what was found and carbon dated - and how old are the cities??What for the church is the Ark of the covenant if for the people in India the ancient city of Dawrka - home of Krishna, one of the most importand gods over there.Ancient texts describe the city in great detail and it was declared nothing but a myth - like well, Atlantis.The most likely position of Dwarka was not too hard to find and extrapolate from the old texts but no one ever looked there until "recently".And after not too much searching a city almsot perfectly matching Dwarka was found.Go ahead and check when Kirshna ruled over Dwarka ;)Around 3100 B.C. or over 5000 years ago...Can we get closer to the Neanderthaler?I could now start a long list of cities and dates but I won't bore you that much today.The remains of an old city were found over 2000m below our current sea level.The first side sonar scans were claimed to show nothing but natural formations - according to "real" scientists.That is despite these scans being highly detailed....Of course it did not end there and remote controlled min subs with cameras and manipulators found funding and good use a few years later.The brought back images of roads, arches, walkways with perfectly square step at the end leading to higher levels.But also images or humans faces carved into stone - similar to those stone heads of unknow origins on the easter islands.And of course they collected all sorts of encrusted samples.A lot of it was useless debris but some carved wood, pottery pieces and even remains of metal were found - and carbon dated.The dating was performed several times by different instutions as the authenticty was questioned again and again.Finally the real scientists accepted the fact that the city under the sea is at least 40.000 years old....10.000 years before our caveman settled in Neanderthal.....Facts don't lie but still mainstream archeology and histry won't allow to make these fact known in school boks or normal archeology classes at our fancy univeristy.It would undermine the one thing that makes us special on this planet.It would mean we (current) humans are not the best god created - we are at best the second incarnation.....It would mean religion as we know it would be obsololete and become a farce.It would mean our technological advances in the last 300 or so years are nothing compared to what existed long before we thought cave men were the first humans.One human will accept and understand these simple facts but not their implication if EVERYONE would not just assume but ACCEPT that we are just second best...As said facts won't lie, so I will continue my series with a lot more mostly unknow facts and some realistic theories well worth thinking about.One day we might have the technology to explore these underwater cities properly but we might never figure our or accept how they were build.Well, unless we accept more than just these cities exists and how old they really are.Stay tuned!

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Ancient technologies revisited - solar cells during the bronze age!?

In this second part of my series I will discuss the theory(ies) of the existence of solar cell like technology.If you have batteries you have something that needs electricity - DC.But you might also need some easy way to charge them unless you have a generator...We only "recently" developed solar cells, although the theoretical idea behind the is a bit older.In ancient Aegypt was enough sun to use solar cells it still is.But you would need to know how to grow silicium crystals first...And you also need a way to cut very thin slices of them in the right orientation...Not so mainstream scientists already showed us advanced maching marks and impossible accuracy being used throughout ancient Aegypt.So we can rest assured they knew how to deal with precision and complex math.Still growing crystal is far fetched, especially considering that through ancient times being one with nature and the gods was priority number one.A group of now dishonered scientists came up with the theory that in ancient times the sun was used more indirectly to generate electricity.Their claim based on some pictured carvings and other things the found goes like this:Arrays of tubes where used that contained a biological matter.Alternating tubes used different metals and were connected by non conductive joints.A slot in the top, throughot the length of the tubes allowed sunlight to get in.Apart from a lot of waste gas this biological matter than caused the tubes to get charge through an ion exchange process on a cellular level.A good theory should always be double checked and peer reviewed by independent schientists.If you can replicate the findings it must be true.A bad theory should not get you more than a bit of laughter and mean reports in related publications.So these scientists must have really overdone it, right?After all, they lost all credibility and most of them now have unqualified jobs far away from anything they ever studied - like stockig supermarket shelves...By really pure conincidence NASA developed a "bio matter (Re)Re-generator" just little over two years after our group of scientists lost their jobs.What does it do you wonder....Well, for long missions away from earth it makes sense to find better ways of dealing with (human) organic waste.Recycling the water from it is one thing but it requires lots of energy that could be used for other things.And it still leave a "$%'& load of soild waste.NASA "found" a bacteria capable of reducing organic waste products in a liquid supension very quickly into most basic end products.Easy to recycle, re-use or if in doubt discard as there is only around 3% or the original solid waste left.The bateria only needs enough sunlight be become realy active.Double bonus: It won't produce any CO2 as a gas but instead produces a soild form of calcium "waste".Calcium is not only what makes our bones, it is also very useful for other things.The seperation of this valuable solid calcium waste comes with the side effect of producing electricity at the catalyst arrays.An "unforseen" side effect that is since then subject to further research.I did say coincidence already, did I ?Another is that the bacteria found by NASA is from the same family our disgruteld scientists claimed to might have been used.Ok, twice is still plausible, isn't it?But using the same material for the "catalyst arrays" as our scientists suggested for the slotted tubes make three....In some old Indian texts we find hints to giant "anti-mirrors" used by the gods to harness the sun.Studied close up they appeared like highly polished silvery metal.But hit by full sun and they turned black and stopped to reflect any light.We know that if the later would have been true this black would have had to be less reflective than Vanta Black and similar inventions.Assume it was true...A "solar cell" that utilises almost all incoming light would have an efficiency grade we could not even dream about.Would also mean it would still be very efficient on a cloudy winter day.The "black" would also mean they should have heated up like no tomorrow but they were claimed to feel extremely cold even on the hottest day...From interpretation of ancient stories of the folks from south america we know the gos use "lightning" as a weapon against enemies as well as for contructions and "artwork" on a big scale.So there was electricity widely used on our earth at times where our books tells us we only had oil lamps and at best bronze tools...If the really had solar technology might remain a mystery forever but we at least know they knew how to use electricity...

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Ancient technologies revisited - 2000 year old battery

This is the first part of a series (if you are interested in more) about technologies that are confirmed by scientists by rejected by archeologists and historians alike.Without abtteries we would struggle to have what we have today.No one would have needed a laptop or mobile phone if it has to be plugged in all the time...And depending on where you read it is said that our batteries are about 200 years old.First we needed to "discover" electricity to get the idea that we might need something to store electrical power with.Building a rudimentary battery is not hard.Every kid can create these lemon or potato clocks and light with a cheap kit off the internet.Creating something with at least enough storage capaicty to run a small motor for while or to power a flashlight is a different thing.We often speak of power density - a formula to define how much energy per volume a battery can store and what the max amps delivered are.KISS - Keep It Simple Stupid!Means we imagine that we want to build battery with the most basic tools and ingredient you can come up with.My imaginary shopping list:A good amount of clay and plenty of water for it ;)Some malleable metal like bronze or coopper, maybe even gold.Some basic salts.Some basic acid.A small pot of bitumen.Making it - of course only theory...Use the clay to create good sice, vase shaped vessel that can hold about 10 liters when finnished.Create a suitable and tight fitting lid with the leftovers.Bake in your fire until ready.As an alternative and for a bit of asian touch you can of course substitute the clay with ceramic here - be creative.Finnish it off by applying a nice bitumen coat to really seal the surfaces of lid and vase.Time to grab a cold beer and get it to your mate with the big anvil and blast furnace.Ask him to create a thin walled metal tube that is about 20cm in diameter and one with a diameter of about 8cm.Once you made him agree offer the beer and ask to also make some sort of wire - like thin metal strips to be connected to one end of the tubes.Since you took way too much beer over to your friend I suggest that you continue when you are sober again ;)Wrap some cloth around the smaller tube until it fits tightly into the bigger one.Soak this stuffed cloth now with the brine you made from your first selected salt - you figure out which ones work.Let it dry or do it faster with some applied moderate heat.Repeat until it won't soak in any more brine and turned into a solid salt filling.Fill the smaller tube with your second salt, compress it hard and seal the ends with something the keeps the stuff insde but allows liquid to penetrate the salt.Place in your clay vase and secure with some filler material - be creative and consider things crushed volcanic rock, "inert" stuff like hair or cotton, maybe even wood splinters....If the filler material could float fill the top with something that keeps it down, if in doubt just use sand.Check that all is fine and that the wires come out on either side of the rim.Slowly fill with your acid of choice until all air is out and the vase is full to the brim.Seal the lid in place with some bitumen.If you did it right and used the right ingredients you have now a 2V (+-0.2V) battery with a capacity between about 3 and 10Ah.Will take you a bit of time and experimenting to get it right with the ingredients but it does work.What does not work according to official science is that you would have had any use for such a battery over 2000 years ago.A bit like the bumblebee...Science tells it is impossible that such a heavy insect with such tiny wings and such a great mass can fly.Earonautical engenners confirmed this many times.Our humble bee though has clue about science, aerodynamics or a perfect weight distribution, let alone things like lift.And so it just flies anyway.....The batteries exist, they were confirmed many times to be batteries with rather high capacities.But since in ancient Aegypt, China, India or soth America no one knew anything about batteries according to our archeologists and historians the only possible explanation is that they are not batteries at all....The question should not be whether or not they had batteris as this is already answered.The question must be: Why did they need batteries???And they had tons of them....Some types according to chemical analysis even rechargable.You only need batteries if you need electricity and you can only charge batteries if you have electricity....Start experimenting and try to figure out how many different types of batteries you can make from most basic ingredients...I will continue with another post about the purely theoretical existence of solar cells during ancient times.

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Ancient technologies revisited - ancient "levitation" devices

If we look at some of the the ancient monuments we already struggle to come with just one idea how we could recreate it today.A monolith with a weight of close to 300 metric tons is one big thing.You certainly find some creative way of carving it out of solid rock about as hard as granite - even if ou only know bronze tools LOLBut that is archeology these days, always blind on one eye.Anyway, we just assume we carved it out already and somehow even managed to cut the underside off the rock without the 300 tons crushing the tools.No modern fleet of cranes could lift it if you could somehow get them into this remote quarry...And if we somehow would be able to lift it out we would have no clue how to transport it over 400km thorugh sand deserts as one choice, rocky terrain as the second or on water as a last resort with still 100km on land to cover.There is no evidence anywhere to indicate such a big and massive thing was moved from the quarry to the final erection site.....Mainstream experts claim wooden rollers were used - impossible in the terrain.And a boat or float able to carry it on the water would have been to big to fit on the river...Still the monolith made its journey and got erected in place....In other places we find walls and buildings created from single blocks of rock weighing in at around 50 metric tons for the smaller ones...In ancient Aegypt we find similar examples of large and heavy object being carved and moved around like they were made out of thin air.Again texts and other "writings" from sometimes well before our dark ages tell us about gods and people from the sky doing exactly that just by pointing at them and directing them with the hand and arm.Another indicator for this is that some of these huge monolithy rest on foundations made from individual rocks stacked up neatly.Computer simulations could not find any solution to get the monolith onto this base.Unless it would be stright and evenly down....In all other cases the foundation would have been crushed to dust by the weight and only the weight gives it it incredible stability without any mortar and just sand around it.Many theories exists on how these ancient gods were able to do their "magic tricks".Up to and including these gods being aliens or humans who traveled back in time from our own future.None of them though are really specific and prefer to only refer to "technology" instead.So lets take a close look at possible ancient options for levitation technology:How do you levitate a few tons of solid rock?We go small as we have to assume for once, size does not matter here.Practical and theoretical science provides us with a few options.For example by creating a lifting effect based on airflow - like a hovercraft.We know the gods did not create a sandstorm to move things, so that one is out.Next on the list is acoustic levitation.We do this already for fun and some real sience experiments, look it on Duckduckgo got get a liking of it.To make just 5 tons float in an ultrasonic node however would require a sound pressure that would liquify humans in seconds.Apart from the problem of placing and keeping the transducers aligned.Nothing you could do by pointing you hand and waving around...Einstein provided us with the realitve ;) option to simply nullify the mass of our rock.Several options are possible here.For example by making the rock vibrate at the same frequency as our gravimetric field.Sadly we only (so far) accept gravity as a constant force because we can't (yet) understand or theroise properly about what exactly creates gravity.From the same basic formula in Einstein's book comes option two : Eliminate the gravitational influence on the rock.In way too simple terms to allow a better understanding:Imagine the rock is a ball and gravity is an air stream.If the ball is light enough but not too light it seems to float in the airstream.With the right texture on the surface it even spins quite fast and gets even more stable.You could re-direct gravity in a similar fashion to make to rock float.A push with your finger and it keeps moving like it would in the waste emptiness of space.A slightly different theory from a different side uses vortex energy to make the rock float.The beauty behind this particual theroy is that it would actually match the ancient texts quite accurately.Vortex energy is a relatively new field of science and not always accepted, so take it or leave it.Directed energy can create harmonic resonances in solid objects.The idea behind the vortex is that a relatively tiny device is capable to induce this harmonic vibrations.A bit like Star Trek a second energy "beam" can lock onto this specific frequency.By modulating the positive or negavit amplitude you then can move the rock towards the origin of the beam or away from it.Directional changes would happen through just moving the source of the beam, like on a ball joint to keep it too simple.Why would this theory match almost too nicely?A vortex beam could be losely seen as a kind of tractor beam.And the "uneven" movement of these massive objects in ancient texts make it only more plausible.They were not following the terrain like they would have on some antigrav-platform hovering over the ground.Often they were lifted up hundreds of meters before starting to move towards their destination and then they were lowered down vertically.We don't know if there were levitation devices or even anti gravity devices in actual use thausands of years ago.The only thing we know if things were moved without sings of having been moved.And well, that we have no clue how to do it with our modern technology today....

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Quick question regarding car stereos and speakers? Answered

Hi, so I was thinking of buying a new stereo (receiver) for my '97 Mitsubishi Mirage DE, along with some speakers (mine are crap). When I go online (such as, I run into some confusing descriptions. The receivers are usually rated as 200W for four channels (it'll then say like 50W x 4), whereas some of the speakers say "100 Watts Peak 50". I think I only have two speakers on the interior of the car (driver and passenger). Does this mean I can buy speakers with a higher wattage? I'm guessing the 50W x 4/ 200W over four channels means that it's 200W of power/audio for four interior speakers. Does having less speakers give me a greater allowance for speaker power, or will less speakers put more strain on the ones that I install (200W getting split over two channels instead of four)? For reference, here is the receiver I'm looking at, along with a pair of speakers I found that fits the "Peak 50":;=219598_0_0_;=219603_0_0_&viewAll;=true

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Is it OK it the power supply for a laptop gets hot, almost to hot to handle? like is this normal? Answered

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The Sting Behind the Bling - what is the true cost of a little style?

The mining of jewels is often inhumane, illegal and highly toxic. So think before you sparkle.Whether future heirloom or fun trinket, jewellery is one of life's luxurious pleasures. Even if you aren't decked out in multiple carats, a bit of bling can make you feel a million dollars. But the path your jewellery takes to reach your earlobe, neck, wrist or finger can be harrowing.Worldwide, the people - including about a million children - employed on minimal wages to mine and process supposedly legitimate diamonds, gemstones and precious metals often endure some of the worst working conditions imaginable. Toiling in Asian and African countries with little or no union support means health and safety precautions are slender at best. There's a serious risk of work-related death, injury or chronic illness as workers scratch out a living in remote mines extracting precious and semi-precious stones.This is just one article from the BBC's online magazine Thread, which I have not read before, mainly because "fashion" is not something I generally think about.Thread is the online fashion magazine dedicated to bringing you the latest in eco-fabulous style.Ethical fashion is fashion that has been made, worn and passed on in a way that looks after people, animals and the environment. The clothes we feature in Thread support this approach, making us essential viewing for fashion-conscious people who care about where their clothes come from. All clothes tick off at least one of these principles:Made and traded sustainablyMade of sustainable materialsRecycled or vintageThread shows you how to get the look you want in an eco-glam way through our unique mix of affordable fashion, exclusive videos, photo galleries and thought-provoking features.Link to full articleMagazine homepage.

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Flashforge 3D printer freezing and stuck before the logo is fully on the little screen

I really like my Inventor, it is reliable and a strong work horse.What I really hate(ed) though is the thing freezing up when you think you can quickly print out a part you just broke.The symptoms are the same throughout the Flashforge range, so let me sum it up quickly to get on the same page here.The printer worked fine for a while.You turned it on one day and the logo is not fully displayed, about the top 20-25% are blank and the printer get stuck on boot.In some cases waiting for 10 to 15 minutes makes the printer finnish the boot but it will only work like this a few times.Once the printer is seemingly dead there is, or better was, only the official Flashforge solution to make it work again.Take the machine apart and the SD card out, replace the firmware files on it after formatting the card on your computer.I did the official solution a few times and it works just fine, even if you just delete the files on the SD.However, there is a better option I found during the last few weeks of heavy printing.Ever noticed how the printer keeps all your printed files stored on the SD?A nice way of handling if you quickly need to print another part.Totally useless though as the last part you printed is always the last part in the ever growing list of files to go through on this tiny screen.Long filenames are bad, having more than about 50 .gx files on the internal SD is bad as well.Combined they cause our freezing problem and the printer getting stuck on bootup.I have not done a count but the amount of files until it happens seems to be quite consistently.Really complex models seems to make the problem worse, especially when trying to scroll through the listed files on the touchscreen.I now did about 4 complete rounds of replicating this problm in all variations I can think of.From this I came up with quite simple solution that seems to be nagging a lot of people out there.The solution to prevent your Flashforge 3D printer from freezing up:Only keep on the internal SD what you know you might have to print again in the next few days.Manually delete all other .gx files whenever you have the time to spare.Try not to have any more than about 20 print files left on the SD at any given time.I stuck to this and have now printed about 300 parts without any freezing up during boot.Hardware solution if keeping the amount of print files on the internal SD low is not an option:Be it in a school or makers community, sometimes you just can't keep the amount of print files ending up on the SD in control.And forgetting to manually delete the files on day results in a stuck machine on another day.To avoid taking half of the machine apart while putting iton the back you can mess with the SD card reader on the mainboard during the next firmware replacment and formatting on the computer.SD card extenders are available online.Usually just a ribbon cable with a SD card connector on one end and a "reader" on the other.As a last resort you can get one of these cables and install them so the reader part comes out at the bottom of the housing.Requires making a suitable slot for it in the cover plate though.I did this for a while and it was quite convient but IMHO not a long term solution.I contacted the Flashforge support with my findings and hope one day they will be able to address the issue in a firmware update to solve it for good.Until then try the above to keep going ;)

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Repulsine - the great mystery...

Even before the repulsine saw some attention during WW2 there were sightings of what we know call the classic UFO shape.Be it in Austria, Poland or other places in Europe, people reported weird disk like thing with a dome flying around.What leaked in images and documents after the war shoed that the repulsine looked basically identical to what people saw as a UFO in the sky over big parts of Europe.Then again, the repulsine appearently never made it a usable stage, same for most jet fighters at the time and still they flew around...If we now just take it for granted that actual test flights really happened back then you might wonder why we did not see any after the war anymore.For most critics it is a simple sign of facts and "confirms" that the replusine might have been a nice idea but never anything that really left the ground.As said, I often like to dig deeper and in this case the digging took far more years than what I planned on.I can not provide any solid proof for the following but I am sure even a sceptic will come to similar conclusions after reading it.Try to find some "eye witness" reports from people who saw the so called "Roswell UFO".Yes the one that made Area51 so secret and famous...Reports can be boiled down to some essential features of the hull, for those who saw it proof that it is alien.Three distinct round shpes on the underside, like you add the bottom of an egg to a round disk.Said disc of the bottom was also shaped like a wing, or the flying disk toys our kids like to play with.On the other side the shape grew up like a half shphere with an added cone or round top on it.On these area they claimed to have see engine outlets or similar and appearently the top cone was spinning in another direction than the rest of the UFO.Now I am no expert for Roswell but if I leave area and time out then I could have been fooled to think these people discribed exactly the same thing people saw a few year eariel flying over Europe.The Roswell UFO was not from another world, just stolen from the looser of a really bad war.What was seen was a working Repulsine, be it an original or something the US created from the 5 prototypes that disappeared after the war.Ha, ha, good one, then why don't we saw them flying after this anymore?Well, for starters it was a testflight gone wrong.Presumable it was planned to be limited to Area51 but the pilot lost control.Considering the Nazies appearently did their best to kill everyone involved in the project before the aliies arrived it is no big surprise.What that test flight would have shown is the impossible manouvers people already witnessed over Europe.90° or more turns at full speed instead of making a turn like a plane, sudden changes in alitude as well as accelleration on a level that makes even modern rockets blush.And if it really was the first bigger testflight they did it explains the big secrecy about the Roswell incident and what followed and created Area51 as we knew it.A "weapon" capable of these things would mean total dominance and options to impove planes and more.So why did they not even do that - or did they?The repulsine was created based on what we call today fringe- or pseudo- sience.If there is only one peroson, or a few that can even understand the claimed working principles that it can't be science as we know it.So, lets take a look what things were already heavily used in the repulsine that "we" claim to have developed or discovered decades later.Coanda effect.When air travels over a surface then it will follow the surface.You can try this with paper strips and blowing on them as well as a stream of water and some shaped objects.Long known but never found any real use until the military picked it up.For example air inlets were then developed to utilise the coanda effect.Remember how a lot of them these days look like a ducted fan housing?The round and slightly conical shape of the inlet will actually act like an airfoil and provide lift - of pulls forward in the direction of the air flow direction of the engine.I supercars we use it to create more downforce and better aerodynamics.Venturi effect.Again a very old one but funny enough also a major factor to make a jet engine work.Tesla turbine.In the Repulsine the rotating copper disks acted like a huge Tesla turbine by using a similar effect.The space between the disks got smaller and smaller towards the outer perimiter.Due to the fast rotation the molecules were accelerated and this created a partial vacuum.We use these principles today for specail vacuum pumps but also in military applications.Harmonics.Without harmonics and resonance the Repulsine would have been impossible.And at a first glance it seems we never made any use from that bit of the machine.Then why do we design exhaust systems in such a way than already the extractors ensure a pump like action and controlled backflow?The sound a good exhaust makes is also based on using the harmonics created by the explosions in the cylinders and expanding gasses.We learned that it is far more efficient to use harmonics and resonance in an exhaust system from somehwere ;)Plasma.The repulsine was said to have emitted a bright glow during certain movements or speeds.To create plasma we need a lot of energy, not so much however if the plasma is a by-product anyways.We learned that a high enough voltage differencial in a vacuum can create a nice plasma arc.From there things like analog TV monitors were created.But we never made anything that creates plasma for any use in an atmosphere.Well, unless you start to check supersonic rocket engines and other things.The working principle is very, very close here in some applications like the ramjet.Vortex energy.Today we see all vortex energy stuff as a free energy scam or at best a waste of time.But from the inlet to the outlet the entire Repulsine utilised what we now know as vortex energy, vortex math and so on.The air is twisted and spun around so many times that it is hard to keep track - but it always happened in a harmonic and resonant fashion.In some way this is implepemented in very expensive cars to keep the ventilation system almost silent even at full power.If you ever take an expensive car apart you might wonder why the air system is not as smooth and straight as you would have expected to get this silence ;)There is more but the list would become too long ;)So, if the repulsine was really that great then why was it taken apart to only utilise fractions of it in other things?If you have something really great that combines a lot of things then no one would suspect if you "developed or discovered" some of it in other projects.And to give you a very bad comparison for the other way around:If you know how to combine a petrol engine with some long blades then you could fly!I know, we did that already but you get the point.I can give you a motor and blades but that would not mean you could build a plane or even helicopter!At that time and still today something like a Repulsine would upset the "balance of power".If claims are correct then the engines of the repulsine were only required to provide the enrgy for directional changes or speed but it flew on "free energy" as the main engine system.In lame words like a jumbo jet that only needs a small engine for the hydraulics and electricity...Another big problem is the replication even if you would have a complete and working model to disect.You see most parts were brazed or welded as screw or rivets would have been problematic in certain areas.Other parts like the Kudo horn like intake systems would even today pose a challenge if you want to replicate them 100% correct.And if your understanding of science and physics greatly differs from those who originally created the thing...If your understanding tells you a dice has 6 sides (we all know that) but in my understanding it would have 16 then you would never understand how my dice rolls ;)Bringing true free energy of any form into this world is only allowed if someone can still make good money from it.Just check solar cells and wind generators - we all can have them but our providers make sure they have enough of them as well ;)Will we ever see a fully working Repulsine again?Of course !Some people like old cars, some collect old planes or old machines and tools.A great project for people in the right trades is always to build thier own little steam engine.So to say as a reminder of how it all started.Same will happen with the Repulsine as the first really utilised free energy machine the world had.The war and killings were not what really scared the world.This happened and will happen over and over again to various extends.Really scary was once certain people realised what might happen if over there the war would end with a victory and people would have time to develop for peaceful things instead.Without the war or this idiot Hitler a peaceful war would have taken over the world by storm.Those making sure we know nothing else but paying for our fuel and energy would have lost their monoply.Times change though...We destroyed our world with our needs for fossil fuels and electricity.What is left we destroy by chopping it down, digging it out or just by building new estates on prime farm land.People are now more desperate then ever to find ways to reduce their energy bills or enviromental impact.Otherwise Google wouldn't make billions on all the fake free energy videos out there.But what would it take to recreate the Repulsine?The person able to come up with the understanding of at least attempting to build one again would need to have certain qualifications and titles.He or she would hold a Nodel price for completing some of our known laws of physics or for finding some of the still missing ones.It would be a quite hard to understand and like person too, maybe even highly autistic.The person would also have an addiction like need to complete things, add the missing bits.And of course a totallydifferent understanding on how nature and the universe work.David T. from England is such a person, or at least the closest mankind can offer so far.He can see math in his head as shapes and images.Complex math problems appear to him like developing landscapes in high detail.He even learned to speak icelandic fluently within 7 days!!Imagine such a person would develop an interest in the old pioneers like Schuberger, Newman, Tesla and so on?Where we normal people fail to see any relevance or connection a guy like David would be able to literally see how all these inventions and ideas connect.He would be able to SEE the math behind it!Knowing how something was supposed to work and combining what is known through patents, drawing, videos or reports would enable such a person to make conclusions.For example where we might just see a nice pattern when we throw a stone into an undsturbed lake such a person would also already know and see the corresponding math the created the waves and why they were created exactly like this.Assuming David has no real interest in such things, then is it possible others already try?Sadly yes and even worse they do it with kids.Learning methods that are different can bring great results.For example while we use a calculator for big numbers some kids attend really strict and performance based classes to do this with an ancient abacus!After years of hard and often painful training they are able to it with a small abacus that only has a single row of discs.Shortly after they graduate to a virtual abacus - they only twitch their fingers in the same motions they would use on the real thing, but the disks and rods are all just visualised in their heads.That however is all meant as an improvement and the kids do it because they want to and not because they are forced to.Like learning to be a chess champion before even being old enough to work...In china however we have a very selective education program.Kids are not just trained slightly different to our kids but also closely monitored on their progress.As soon as one stands out for some skill it is subject to examination.Being well above average here means it is an opportunity for the kid and the parents - on paper at least.We in the western world would see it as a viscious circle though.Over the years china developed not only a better understanding of how these special kids brains actuall do their things but also how to create tests for this purpose.What looks like impossible or nonsense to most kids will trigger a scecific response and understand in those that are special.We would create something that allows parents to know early on where the kid has really good skills and what activities should be promoted.In china though the parents receive a nicer flat or some additional income while kids are send to a far away school.Again we would refer to such a school more as a boot camp.Discipline is at least on military levels, same is the punishment system.In most cases families are not reunited for many years, phone or even video calls only happen in the rare times when western TV crews are allowed a sneak peak.I just say: If a kid would see the parents often enough then it would not only know what to talk about but also be happy to talk to them - this however you won't see.It is like they talk to some distant uncle or such.What is really scary though is how these kids are trained to see their purpose and how important it is to be the best in what they do.Imagine you lost your kid at an early age and the only thing you got over the year was letters from the government saying how well it is doing and that you can be proud of it.Then it graduates and you are not even allowed to be there on that day...After that the kid is gone for good, you get a new flat and your proud kid supports you with some nice extra income.You don't get to know where it is working, what it is doing or if it might just be attending some university.By any standards these graduated kids can be seen as a great number of genius young people.Math, music, languages, science, you name it and they will have the experts aged below 20 for it.But what do they do once school is finnished and life starts?So far no reporter or family was able to figure it out.Means they don't appear in some high profile company, they don't start a successful business or teach at any public or private school.I leave it up to your imagination where thausands of kids find secret employment once they graduated....If, at least in theory we could be able to understand all these old technologies then why don't we at least try?Everyone has a goal, some desire a happy family and nice house, other need fame or just money to be happy.With that comes greed.You might have a really nice car but that does not mean you would give to some neighbour for a trip.Even if it just a nice rose garden, you might not want to share the views with anyone.This is true on all levels and we created a term for it "Need to know basis".If you just operate a press in a factory then you don't need to know when or what the next job is that comes for your press.You will know when it arrives and can check the documents attached.You don't need to know that your council is expanding and it is only seen as a courtesy to let you know on some notice board or in the local newspaper.And even our government does the same.What we do from the first days of our new baby we do on all other levels in the same way.What the baby does not need to know we won't tell or show.But we provide all the littly anklebiter needs to develop and be happy.Changing nappies, feeding, proving comfort when sick or having a nightmare.Later we teach language and other skills like walking.It goes on as you know...Humanity as a whole is like a little kid as well.If we would know all the little, dirty secrets then we would riot and go mad.Things that are of no concern are nothing we need to worry about, so we don't get to know them either.Knowing how build the latest fighter jets is seen as a thing that would give a possible enemy an advantage.Makes a lot of sense to everyone as these things might have to protect us one day.The questions that remain are:If humainty is a child, then how old are we now or when do we graduate?If there is a collection of secret and old knowledge then who owns and controls it?What would it take to force the release of all the things people actually created for a better world and not to be locked away?As funny as it might sound but one answer to all these questions would be to do nice orund trip in your Repulsine.Fly over ever single country in this world.Let their guided missle and what not chase you and once enough show then how quickly you can make a 180° turn to get behind them.So called unimportant countries might ignore you and the people only enjoy a nice show.Those powerful enough will fear you and think it was "the other side" showing their superiority.Once done with your round they all will have to realise there is a new power that is at the helm now: Knowledge and understanding.No more secrets, a repulsine for everyone who wants the plans to build one.A new world would start.Ever thought about that when wondering why all these "Aliens" we see in their ships in our skies never land to say hello ? ;)Even if they would be Aliens and not just some human pilot in some experimental craft:Shouldn't this demonstration of absolute power and control without any violence tell us something?The Repulsine need to come back to life to end all this UFO nonsense and Alien theories out there.You hear the sounds, see the ligh show and impossible abilities.And suddenly most if not all UFO sightings would have a common factor again.Just because the Repulsine is claimed to be lost and that it never actually worked despite film evidence showing the opposite does not mean there is no one using the technology.A working Repulsine available to everyone would also kill the doubt on so many other old inventors and "fringe" scientists.Science and physics would need to be redifined as would be able to find a lot of missing links.I know there is not only a lot of people out there trying to get what they can about the Repulsine but also that there are others who try to prevent this.You have a really easy time getting permission examine some old and histrically important artefact from a museum than getting just a hands on approch for what remains of the Repulsine in various places.Not even decent 3D scans will be allowed.Anything like just getting a tiny pipe cam inside is rejected with the excuse it could cause damage.If the thing is a hoax and never worked then why would it be so important to never touch or move it? ;)I recently got word that two of the remaining Repulsine "artefacts" were examined by the same group of "scientists".This happened in the late 80's and said scientists were claimed to have had acces to a collection of spare parts for the original Repulsine that was lost after the war.A private collector was also mentioned who denied all access but what he had in a secure storage facility appearently disappeared shortly after his refusal.Putting all the dots and hints together it would mean that someone in the late 80's was able to get literally everything that is left of the project in his hands.Those who claimed to have seen these scientists working on the Repulsine leftovers claim they used top notch technology to do so, including 3D scanners - and those were basically imossible to get back then for any uni out there...The laptops used were said to use touchscreens and were connected to all sorts of equippment.And they did it in almost total silence, like a group who studied a performance many times and knew exactly what do when and where without the need of many words.Professional in examining something unknown all all possible levels.I was unable to get any information on these scientist or who they worked for.But if you are one of them and readin this then I would love to hear from you!

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Is instructables going to keep giving all gift cards for the prizes?

Here's my main question:Is instructables going to keep giving all gift cards for the prizes? If they aren't, I really think every one should get a choice between the actual prize object, or a gift card that is worth the same amount as the prize object. Thanks to those that reply to this question!

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Hyundai FHSM-702PLU249739 sewing machine (66 stitch) user manual

There are loads of messages on the net from people who've lost or never had the instructions for the Hyundai FHSM-702PLU249739 sewing machine. They are not downloadable anywhere that I've found. So here's a copy (pdf attached). Hope it helps.

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Bluetooth and indoor Positioning

I am Student and new to BLE technology and I would like to perform indoor positioning and have the position of my tags on my computer. what material would i need for this?

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Embedding videos in Step by Step Instructable.

Less than a month ago, I wrote my first instructable, and was able to embed a 10 sec. youtube video into my instructable. Since then, I have not been able to embed such videos because the embed button is no longer there.    The instructions for step-by-step tell you how to do it, but the embed button is not there.  Where did it go and when can I expect it back?  I think these little video's add something to my Instructable and I miss them.

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How to choose a 3D printer, what software is needed

My husband builds 1/25th scale model cars. He builds them with incredible detail. He often scratch builds or needs to alter an existing model piece to use for the creation of his hot rod models. I have been thinking that a 3D printer could be a fun gift for him to use to design the unique parts that he needs. DH was a tooling engineer in the iron foundry industry for over 30 years. He has experience with 3D modeling.What brand printer do you suggest for a budget of $300-400? What software do you recommend to design and print? Thanks!

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How do I trap cats?

I want to get a job as a self-employed cat and dog trapper. Because basically I love animals and want to be around them. I can't by the way get my own cats and dogs because I live in a group home. But I would love to help others get a kitty or pup into their lives?

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Intructables For 3D Printing

I know Instructables is a great community forum for finding learning new skills.Please i want to know more knowledge about 3D Printing, Electronics, Photography

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"Upvote" button ??

I'm French and I don't understand the "Upvote" function.Does somebody could explain me ?

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Need help with bonnet vent for my car Answered

Hi everyone. I have a car after modifications, which makes it awfully hot under the hood. I have to get rid of this temperature. I found videos on youTube where people made active vents. I think about something like that all the time. I would like to open and close them with a button. It could be based on an electric motor or vacuum. Could anyone make any technical or illustrative drawings, anything I could rely on during construction. Vent would be as tight as possible so that water does not get in. The whole would be based on the idea from this video

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Feature Request: @user tag

For me instructables is great because of it's outstanding community. Still, I believe this could be an even better place if we worked closer together.  Sure, this can't be forced, but it can be made easier: It would help greatly if a "@user" tag was introduced. It should do two things: Notify the user mentioned, both with an on-page notification (like a PM) as well as through email Produce a clickable link to the user's page The usage cases are plenty. It could be used if... an authors project is based on @user ideas/ project @user has improve upon one's work @user has similar project worth checking out a comment/ forum post is adressed to @user, even though it is not a direct response one knows @user is interested in a instructable/ forum post, but may have missed it Unlike PMs it's a quick and public method to reach out for people. I am very aware that even though this is a "small" idea it may take much effort to develop and integrate throughout the site. Yet I do believe it would be absolutely worth it, as it... motivates authors (it is the greatest feeling to know somebody values the project you've poured all of your heart into) keeps conversations going (I've seen many comments not being responded to just because they haven't used the reply button) brings people with similar ideas and interests together (isn't this what instructables is all about?) It could happen that this will be abused by some people, so "blocking" certain users (to not receive notifications) should be a mandatory function. What do you think about this?

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Feeding baby praying mantis (newly hatched)

FYI to anyone who has or wants to know what you can feed praying mantis babies right after they hatch. The egg sack i have been "protecting" (i thought) til spring has just hatched a day ago and its only december, my plan was to let them go after they hatched in the spring, but since i didnt keep the sack cold, it hatched now. After i freaked out for abit seeing i have about 50 or more TINY mantis all over the container i put the sack in, i called and called ALL over but no one would take them, and i cant let them just die. Everything i read about them says they only eat LIVE bugs..and they have to be small...really really pinhead crickets or fruit flies...well...YUCK..i dont want that in the house...but if thats what they need then so be it..UNTIL...i called a bait store and the guy (i wanted to KISS him for this info) told me to put RAW MEAT on a string so it sticks in small peices and hang it in the container..IT WORKS!! they went right for it!! SOOOO.........if you dont want or cant get tiny live food for them...FEED THEM RAW HAMBURER MEAT on a string!! this picture is the mom, isnt she beautiful! haha..i mean it!

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Analysing your test results for Aspergers Syndrome

A free for all, discussion on self analysis of your test picture (a pie graph) or Aspie-Rating-Picture (ARP) and final score Please try not to post pictures here, leave that for Can somebody volunteer their non-Aspie picture, for the purposes of this discussion. Mine is here temporarily.

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How can I make a hollow, see-through sphere? Answered

This is for an adaptation of a lamp. What I want is to cover the bulb with a large (little smaller than a basketball) sphere, so there will be a hole in one end. Light obviously needs to be able to shine through. My first thought was a resin of some sort, and a quick search led me to epoxy resin. Is this see-through? Can colour be added? Any other ideas? Some early thoughts: - In an inflated balloon, inject liquid. Rotate, thereby distributing fairly evenly, until liquid hardens. Cons: How long do I have to rotate this balloon? What if it pops!? (Could use a hard container...) - Double boiler: Use two similar bowls, small inside larger, fill in between. Cons: How to get it even? Smaller bowl would float (weigh it down...) Not even close to a sphere With your suggestions I'll do a few trials, possibly put out an instructable if something works. All suggestions are welcome (even if they deviate a little). Thanks!

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Online Game Recemendations

I have 2 games (and a half), first: this is an adventer MMORPG. You battle different types and levels of monsters and characters. You can strive to be the richest or to be the strongest. Second: this is a fan site with its own habbo like interface. You log in and you automaticly get 800,000 free coins. In you have to buy you're coins for 10 cents a coin. That can add up! 50 coins is $10, so I recomend what they call, a retro habbo. (I am sorry... this website had been moved to a different server or deleted. I am sad too) In a half: I dont recomend this game unless you have 500 dollars laying in a dust gathering pile in you're tool shed or you will have the least of fun!

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