Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Dec 22, 2019 1:03 pm

What were they trying to find out?

Seeing if they would mutate on the hoof into movie monsters? :)
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Post by robinson » Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:04 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
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What were they trying to find out?
There was a lot that was being researched about radioactive isotopes and radiation on organisms. It wasn't just animals, experiments were done on humans as well. The military really wanted to know the effects on humans, the animal experiments were just part of the massive effort to research the damage done to people by bombs, fallout and radiation.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Plutonium_Files
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Post by robinson » Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:05 pm

One big thing they wanted to know was how fast was material excreted, and how much was absorbed by simply eating it.
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Post by Witness » Mon Dec 30, 2019 3:33 am

Some interesting documents in that video:



And the colorization isn't even that bad. :)

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Post by Witness » Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:17 am

Women’s boxing was started in England in the 1720s. When this sport gained popularity, some bad reputations, it became fierce and bloody because of the lack of rules governing the sport. Britain’s first body to regulate boxing in Britain in the 1880s refused to acknowledge women fighters. In 1998, eventually, the British Boxing Board issued a license to women. There was no training, rule, and safety equipment, and Women would engage in bloody prize fights and bare-knuckle brawls.
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Post by Nyarlathotep » Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:57 am

Not sure what they bought, sold and repaired at the Las Vegas Armory in the '60s, apparently is wasn't guns, it was "guns".

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Jan 06, 2020 5:22 pm

Did ed collect them all? :o
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Post by Anaxagoras » Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:34 pm

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