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Learn guitar to at least James Hetfield ability, watch all the movies and shows on my to-do list, go camping alot, get a nice wife, listen to alot of fuckin heavy metal, watch heavy metal and heavy metal 2k while toasted... get all the music on my list, tell my """""""Friends"""""""" where to fucking go, which is coming up pretty fucking fast here.

Oh, and get sideburns like Lemmy \m/

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Discovery of the mechanism that creates Globular Clusters.


Globular cluster - Wikipedia

"A globular cluster is a spherical collection of stars that orbits a galactic core. Globular clusters are very tightly bound by gravity, which gives them their spherical shapes, and relatively high stellar densities toward their centers."



They are formed (as a blob of plasma) and spat out by Galactic Nuclear Jets, which is why they have spherical shapes and are found orbiting galactic cores.


comparison image of the nuclear jet of galaxy M87


top image is a multiwavelength composite of xray (blue), optical (green) and radio (red) images.

bottom image is the Hubble Space Telescope optical image by itself.


The newly formed globular Cluster (yellow and blue blob at right in top image) is not visible in the optical portion of the light spectrum (see bottom picture) and so was unknown until discovered in the xray range (in 2001).

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I haven't accomplished anything in life aside from not winding up in prison for murder or dead from suicide. I was never into the whole "accomplishment" thing, none of it was anything that remotely interested me. I just wanted to live my life for my own amusement, and I largely have in my late teens and throughout my twenties and early 30s. I've partied and done stuff that most people can only fantasize about having done, and I don't regret not having "accomplished" anything because I never cared about other people's opinion of me & I always thought that the stuff that they prioritized was lame & boring compared to doing what I wanted to do, when I wanted to do it.

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3 hours ago, KillaKukumba said:

My biggest accomplishment is being here. No story, no, I should be dead, just simply I am here.

That pretty much mirrors my sentiments as far as accomplishments go. I definitely should be dead, either by OD or suicide, but it never happened and here I am. I'm grateful for that to be completely honest... for as bad as the world is becoming, I'm at least getting to see it become a horrible place and am able to remember the "time before".

I mean, I remember watching the Berlin Wall come down as a child & I remember seeing the twin towers come down in NYC. I work with kids who were born after 9/11 so they have no memory of the "time before", when my grandfather and I would go to the airport just to watch the planes take off and leave while we waited for my uncle to get in from his flights. None of the kids I work with would be able to say that they watched the Berlin Wall come down in 89, they weren't even a twinkle in their parents' eyes at that point. I remember seeing the Soviet flag come down over the Kremlin and be replaced with the Russian tricolor... I've seen a lot of history in my short life & I'm grateful for that.

I'm glad I'm not dead even if my life is not so great by comparison to what other people prioritize and say makes up a "good life". I listen to music, I read books, I have a roof over my head and clothes on my back; I have health insurance to pay for my ridiculously expensive psychiatric medications. Life could always be a lot worse. I could have been divorced by now, paying child support and unable to do or buy the things that I want as a result. Life isn't so bad.

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