Go Back   EcoModder Forum > Off-Topic > The Lounge
Register Now
 Register Now
 

Reply  Post New Thread
 
Submit Tools LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 08-05-2019, 06:09 PM   #31 (permalink)
Tyrant-at-large
 
Vman455's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Champaign, IL
Posts: 1,431

Little Red - retired - '05 Honda Civic EX
90 day: 49.03 mpg (US)

Pope Pious the Prius - '13 Toyota Prius Two
Team Toyota
90 day: 55.83 mpg (US)
Thanks: 142
Thanked 1,204 Times in 635 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Xist View Post
Ex-Mormon forums sound like lame places to hang out.
Yes and no; the reaction for a lot of people who leave the Mormon church is the same--antagonism and anger; but, it's interesting to see where people go from there, and a few of the people who post there are worth reading.

But, their audience is, as their name suggests, Ex-Mormons, so YMMV.

__________________

  Reply With Quote
Alt Today
Popular topics

Other popular topics in this forum...

   
Old 08-09-2019, 11:38 AM   #32 (permalink)
Not Doug
 
Xist's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Show Low, AZ
Posts: 8,183

Chorizo - '00 Honda Civic HX, baby! :D
90 day: 35.35 mpg (US)

Mid-Life Crisis Fighter - '99 Honda Accord LX
90 day: 36.52 mpg (US)

Mom's grandmamobile - '06 Toyota Camry SE
Thanks: 5,298
Thanked 1,523 Times in 1,158 Posts
Fun, my threads keep going off-topic, and it is not my fault!

This came out yesterday and I am not that interested in it for some reason, but it has several other YouTube channels that I like, just not Cody's Lab.

Strangely, it is some sort of a fundraiser. For the kids? It looks like some kind of scholarship.

For his kids?

Strangely, the top comments are various people saying they will miss him. Cody said Grant retired. I do not have any idea when the last time I saw him was, but Callie had him help her, which was a strange reversal. It seemed like he left the show before she came along.

  Reply With Quote
Old 08-17-2019, 08:06 AM   #33 (permalink)
Not Doug
 
Xist's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Show Low, AZ
Posts: 8,183

Chorizo - '00 Honda Civic HX, baby! :D
90 day: 35.35 mpg (US)

Mid-Life Crisis Fighter - '99 Honda Accord LX
90 day: 36.52 mpg (US)

Mom's grandmamobile - '06 Toyota Camry SE
Thanks: 5,298
Thanked 1,523 Times in 1,158 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
Tell me more about the concrete dome?
I still do not know they give us any real details, but here is a video filmed in front of it:
  Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Xist For This Useful Post:
freebeard (08-18-2019)
Old 08-18-2019, 02:12 PM   #34 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
freebeard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: northwest of normal
Posts: 13,940
Thanks: 3,422
Thanked 4,587 Times in 3,655 Posts
It appears to be a Monolithic [style], gunnite sprayed over an inflated form.

Unfortunately, it doesn't have an oculus, else it wouldn't be dark inside in mid-day.
__________________
.
KONOSUBA -God's blessing on this wonderful world!
2019-11-12
_________________
  Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to freebeard For This Useful Post:
Xist (08-18-2019)
Old 08-18-2019, 05:01 PM   #35 (permalink)
Not Doug
 
Xist's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Show Low, AZ
Posts: 8,183

Chorizo - '00 Honda Civic HX, baby! :D
90 day: 35.35 mpg (US)

Mid-Life Crisis Fighter - '99 Honda Accord LX
90 day: 36.52 mpg (US)

Mom's grandmamobile - '06 Toyota Camry SE
Thanks: 5,298
Thanked 1,523 Times in 1,158 Posts
That would sound good for ventilation. Yes, there is a giant hole in the side, but smoke rises.

Or does it...

Huh: Why does smoke sink at night and rise during the day?

Wow, this is so easy it is disappointing!

I still want to see them do this on a King of Random scale!
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2019, 08:17 PM   #36 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
freebeard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: northwest of normal
Posts: 13,940
Thanks: 3,422
Thanked 4,587 Times in 3,655 Posts
Sounds like a lot of work. I put the one-hitter on the desk by my laptop keyboard and the smoke flows out of the bowl through the carburetor hole, and pools on the desktop.

You're right about ventilation, but it's also important for lighting. The Pantheon has an oculus that is proportioned similar to the eye and it's iris. Beyond that, if it's too big UV will bleach out your living room furniture.

The rest of ventilation is openings around the periphery and some sort of ventilator control — Fuller's rotating cone or Indian teepee smoke flaps.

edit:
Since I posted I found this:

They discuss the quality of light and the psychological effect of the hemispherical space. And there's a panelized pod structure as well.
__________________
.
KONOSUBA -God's blessing on this wonderful world!
2019-11-12
_________________

Last edited by freebeard; 08-18-2019 at 09:06 PM..
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-29-2019, 09:14 PM   #37 (permalink)
Not Doug
 
Xist's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Show Low, AZ
Posts: 8,183

Chorizo - '00 Honda Civic HX, baby! :D
90 day: 35.35 mpg (US)

Mid-Life Crisis Fighter - '99 Honda Accord LX
90 day: 36.52 mpg (US)

Mom's grandmamobile - '06 Toyota Camry SE
Thanks: 5,298
Thanked 1,523 Times in 1,158 Posts
Mark Rober dedicated his latest video to Grant

As always, Mark had an awesome video. He and Science Bob filled a pool with Elephant's Toothpaste! What is Elephant's Toothpaste?! Watch the video!


  Reply With Quote
Reply  Post New Thread


Thread Tools




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2
All content copyright EcoModder.com