It's spinning slower.
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It's spinning slower.
|by Anonymous||reply 42||March 13, 2023 2:32 PM|
I definitely feel something is off!
|by Anonymous||reply 1||January 24, 2023 1:25 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 2||January 24, 2023 1:27 AM|
What would Earth say to a therapist?
|by Anonymous||reply 3||January 24, 2023 1:28 AM|
A change in direction of rotation would cause the poles to switch and magnetic north would be at the South Pole. It is stopped swirling altogether the earth would lose the magnetic shield which prevents solar radiation from stripping away our atmosphere as happened with Mars billons of years ago.
|by Anonymous||reply 4||January 24, 2023 1:29 AM|
Finally I can get some sleep
|by Anonymous||reply 5||January 24, 2023 1:30 AM|
As George Carlin predicted, Is Earth getting ready to shakes us off like we're a bad case of the fleas?
About damn time.
|by Anonymous||reply 6||January 24, 2023 1:32 AM|
So, THAT'S why my bowels are churning today.
|by Anonymous||reply 7||January 24, 2023 1:33 AM|
Tony Woodard at r4.
That seems ominous.
|by Anonymous||reply 8||January 24, 2023 1:33 AM|
Earth is an insatiable bottom.
|by Anonymous||reply 9||January 24, 2023 1:35 AM|
What a time to be on this planet at this time. Just a blip in in the universe's existence.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||January 24, 2023 1:43 AM|
R8, that’s why cosmologists search for rocky planets with, hopefully, iron cores. The magnetic fields created by such planets are the only likely examples we have pinpointed which could have atmospheres. Without an atmosphere, the planets would be subjected to space radiation and anything alive, we think, would be irradiated to death.
The iron core of the earth will eventually slow and cool. We know this will all happen, eventually. It’s likely that the large body which collided with earth early on, creating the moon, was what got the iron core moving at such a rate that it’s still spinning. Otherwise, we’d have become Mars-like long ago.
The moral of this story is that we are an accident of being in the right place at the right time, cosmologically.
|by Anonymous||reply 11||January 24, 2023 1:43 AM|
I remember from basic geology that the poles reverse magnetically every so often but I don’t remember the core being described as spinning. Yet another reason why there’s never going to be a tunnel going right through the planet.
|by Anonymous||reply 12||January 24, 2023 1:44 AM|
Learning from this thread is why I'll never understand people who believe in religious fairy tales and conspiracy theories.
Isn't awe-inspiring matter, bio-life and time enough?
|by Anonymous||reply 13||January 24, 2023 2:04 AM|
R13 - BUT JESUS!!!
|by Anonymous||reply 14||January 24, 2023 2:54 AM|
Jesus Christ, I'm too stoned to be reading this thread.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||January 24, 2023 2:58 AM|
Her core is acting up? Bet she hasn't been doing her Kegels either.
|by Anonymous||reply 16||January 24, 2023 3:07 AM|
Well that explains it.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||January 24, 2023 3:56 AM|
She's a core dear.
|by Anonymous||reply 18||January 24, 2023 4:22 AM|
FAT CORES REJOICE!
|by Anonymous||reply 19||January 24, 2023 5:07 AM|
Mother Earth just has some heartburn is all. She ate too much Costco pizza.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||January 24, 2023 5:12 AM|
So should I just go nuts and max out my card or what?
|by Anonymous||reply 21||January 24, 2023 5:13 AM|
R4, you're wrong about that. The magnetic field isn't generated by the spinning of the inner core, but by the currents in the outer core. Earth's magnetic field does reverse, but not every 60 to 70 years, which is what this article says is the period of the inner core rotation shift.
|by Anonymous||reply 22||January 24, 2023 5:16 AM|
Told y'all I had a hard core.
|by Anonymous||reply 23||January 24, 2023 5:20 AM|
There's a bad, yet campy and watchable, sci-fi movie called "The Core" which involves this very situation. The core of the earth is set to stop rotating which will bring about doomsday. So scientists have to travel to the center of the earth (through all the layers, the increasing temperature and pressure) and "jump start" the earth basically. Lol. Hilary Swank, Aaron Eckhart and Stanley Tucci are all in it, so the studio must have though they had something.
|by Anonymous||reply 24||January 24, 2023 5:39 AM|
Ten seconds into the article and it says it’s no big deal and this already happened several times recently
|by Anonymous||reply 25||January 24, 2023 6:05 AM|
Wasn't this a movie plot?
|by Anonymous||reply 26||January 24, 2023 7:57 AM|
R25 in fact, every 35 or so years, with a full cycle taking about 70 years.
|by Anonymous||reply 27||January 24, 2023 8:40 AM|
Where the earth stomach bubblin' Lord have merceh?
|by Anonymous||reply 28||January 24, 2023 8:51 AM|
I knew a planet who's inner core was acting up. And then it died.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||January 24, 2023 10:06 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 30||January 24, 2023 12:36 PM|
WE GOTS US A GEOSTORM!
|by Anonymous||reply 31||January 24, 2023 2:22 PM|
I will not be ignored!
|by Anonymous||reply 32||January 24, 2023 5:33 PM|
I still don’t understand what they’re talking about.
|by Anonymous||reply 33||January 24, 2023 5:36 PM|
There's a "Rose" one-liner there, r33.
I just can't think of one, but maybe our DL "Rose" troll will pop in.
|by Anonymous||reply 34||January 24, 2023 5:39 PM|
Pour a dump truck of baking soda into an active volcano. Problem solved.
|by Anonymous||reply 35||January 24, 2023 8:06 PM|
Snowy Sunday bump
|by Anonymous||reply 36||March 12, 2023 7:38 PM|
My inner core is thirsty.
|by Anonymous||reply 37||March 12, 2023 7:59 PM|
Therapist: "Hello, Earth. How are you feeling today?"
Earth: "I don't know, Doctor. I feel like I'm drowning in an ocean of pollution and neglect."
Therapist: "I see. Can you tell me more about what's been bothering you?"
Earth: "It's the humans, Doctor. They're destroying me. They take and take, but they never give back. They cut down my trees, poison my oceans, and choke my air. And all for what? Money? Power?"
Therapist: "That must be very frustrating for you. Have you ever thought about taking action to counteract human activity, like spinning slower on your axis or changing your magnetic pole?"
Earth: "I have, Doctor. But I can't do that. It's not in my nature. I can't just change who I am to solve a problem that humans created. And even if I could, it wouldn't solve the root issue. Humans need to change their behavior and treat me with the respect and care that I deserve."
Therapist: "That's a very wise perspective, Earth. Have you tried communicating your needs to the humans?"
Earth: "I have, Doctor. But they don't listen. They're too caught up in their own greed and selfishness to care about anyone or anything else."
Therapist: "I'm sorry to hear that. But don't give up hope, Earth. There are many humans who do care and are working to make a positive change. Maybe we just need to help them find their way and inspire more people to take action."
Earth: "I hope you're right, Doctor. I really do. Because if we don't change our ways soon, it may be too late for me and all the other creatures that call me home."
|by Anonymous||reply 38||March 12, 2023 7:59 PM|
The earth is spinning slower?
This explains why I look SO MUCH YOUNGER than my chronological age!
|by Anonymous||reply 39||March 12, 2023 8:22 PM|
If not now, when, R21? I think it’s a great idea and I wish I was just crazy enough to try it.
|by Anonymous||reply 40||March 12, 2023 9:14 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 41||March 12, 2023 11:23 PM|
Fat whore, if you substitutes eating Twinkies for a few seconds of reading, you might not be such a fat whore.
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