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20th Podcast!

The heroes get together and discuss some good stuffs. Project Natal, Fallout 3 DLC delay, Starcraft 2 delays, Street Fighter 4 op npc Sagat and Seth, Bioshock 2, Call of Duty Modern Warfare, Harry Potter and the half blood prince, new releases and top 5 best/worst levels we have ever played! Listen to the 20th podcast!

July 20, 2009 Posted by | The Master Control Cast | , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 20th Podcast!

Tier 9 Models

Mmo-champion has data mined the tier 9 models for all classes and posted a entry about it. He posted every model with every possible race wearing it so there’s no chance in high hell I’m going to do that much work. The paladin’s look cool. But they look like the Elves from the Lord of the Rings RTS came. The dudes with the longswords. I may be imagining this though.

Oh and I’ll note this, i’ll never ever see a piece of Tier-9. Ever. I’m a “scrub” as they call it in the wow-verse.

July 20, 2009 Posted by | Normal Stuffs | , , , , | Comments Off on Tier 9 Models

Apophis the ultimate version of asteroids

While doing my morning browsing around the innerweb’s I clicked through the Apollo Moon landing 40th anniversary page. In buzz aldrin’s speech (seriously buzz, you need to go down with your name retired but that name is amazing) he “presented an elaborate slide show detailing how to make a quick visit to the moon a stepping stone to visits to the Martian moon Phobos, Mars itself, and even some asteroids like Apophis that may someday hit Earth”. Now being a lunar nut that I can be at times, I said wait a second. Apophis? So one quick trip over to wikipedia revealed a few answers.

In 2004 initial reactions had a probability of the asteroid hitting earth at a whopping 2.9%. We wouldn’t be humans if we didn’t freak out over the most miniscule minuta of a chance that could very well never happen. Silly Hoomans. The next time the Asteroid would come into earth’s place in the universe would again be in 2029. During that time there is a chance Apophis would pass through a gravitational keyhole, a precise region in space no more than about 600 meters across, that would set up a future impact on April 13, 2036. Again another possibility that has been disputed. The article later goes on to say “As of April 16, 2008, the impact probability for April 13, 2036, is calculated as 1 in 45,000.[6] An additional impact date in 2037 was also identified; the impact probability for that encounter was calculated as 1 in 12.3 million.”

However, we do not get away so easily. In 2880. yes, 800 years in the future. Asteroid 1950 DA has a high likely hood of hitting earth. However in the next 800 years (a lot can happen in a few year imagine, 800), the trajectory can place it in one of two spots. One 13.2 million kilometers away or the other, a 1 in 300 chance, a dead on collision. Due to 1950 DA’s Size, approxmetly 1.1–1.4 km, “The energy released by a collision…would cause major effects on the climate and biosphere which would be devastating to human civilization.” Better prepare those bunkers now folks. Or book a ticket for Deep Space Nine. Me, i’ll be dust already so things are looking up.

I’m kidding of course.

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