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Re: James Cameron reaches bottom of Mariana Trench
« Reply #15 on: March 27, 2012, 02:10:45 AM »
Some people who get invited to TED make me wonder. . .
His exploration of Bismarck was anything but skeptical
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Re: James Cameron reaches bottom of Mariana Trench
« Reply #16 on: March 27, 2012, 03:19:34 AM »
Some people who get invited to TED make me wonder. . .
His exploration of Bismarck was anything but skeptical

TED is not a skepticism or even a science conference. It's a conference about Ideas and not all ideas are scientific.

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Re: James Cameron reaches bottom of Mariana Trench
« Reply #17 on: March 27, 2012, 04:41:30 AM »
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/03/120325-james-cameron-mariana-trench-challenger-deep-deepest-science-sub/

Interesting, I didn't know the guy was a deep-sea explorer.


Oh yeah, deep sea from way back.


I mean I guess The Abyss was kind of a dead giveaway...


I had a book from 86 about the Titanic and Cameron was mentioned.


Aren't he and Bob Ballard old pals?
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Re: James Cameron reaches bottom of Mariana Trench
« Reply #18 on: March 27, 2012, 11:25:06 AM »
I want the people that did the ornothopter to take the footage of this and put Megatron on the ocean floor.
common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.

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Re: James Cameron reaches bottom of Mariana Trench
« Reply #19 on: March 27, 2012, 02:36:39 PM »
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/03/120325-james-cameron-mariana-trench-challenger-deep-deepest-science-sub/

Interesting, I didn't know the guy was a deep-sea explorer.


Oh yeah, deep sea from way back.


I mean I guess The Abyss was kind of a dead giveaway...


I had a book from 86 about the Titanic and Cameron was mentioned.


Aren't he and Bob Ballard old pals?


I believe the book was by Ballard.
Can't verify as I don't know where the book may be.

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Re: James Cameron reaches bottom of Mariana Trench
« Reply #20 on: March 27, 2012, 03:35:32 PM »
Aren't he and Bob Ballard old pals?

Being how much that the movie Titanic has helped accelerate the destruction of Titanic and how much that Ballard has complained, kind of doubt it.
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Re: James Cameron reaches bottom of Mariana Trench
« Reply #21 on: March 27, 2012, 05:34:23 PM »
James Cameron's first footage from the deep sea floor
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Re: James Cameron reaches bottom of Mariana Trench
« Reply #22 on: March 27, 2012, 06:46:33 PM »
James Cameron's first footage from the deep sea floor


Daww...I was waiting to see some blue cat creatures or glowing alien stingrays :(

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Re: James Cameron reaches bottom of Mariana Trench
« Reply #23 on: March 28, 2012, 01:57:35 AM »
James Cameron's first footage from the deep sea floor


Daww...I was waiting to see some blue cat creatures or glowing alien stingrays :(


So, ocean that far deep is essentially a desert with life here and there.

Check.

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Being how much that the movie Titanic has helped accelerate the destruction of Titanic and how much that Ballard has complained, kind of doubt it.


By that same logic couldn't we blame Ballard for the destruction of the wreck by discovering the thing in the first place?

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Re: James Cameron reaches bottom of Mariana Trench
« Reply #24 on: March 28, 2012, 02:18:15 AM »
By that same logic couldn't we blame Ballard for the destruction of the wreck by discovering the thing in the first place?

Possibly. . . .
One item is that he talked about was people landing on the bow to be where the "Rose" seen was played out
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Re: James Cameron reaches bottom of Mariana Trench
« Reply #25 on: March 28, 2012, 03:07:53 AM »
By that same logic couldn't we blame Ballard for the destruction of the wreck by discovering the thing in the first place?

Possibly. . . .
One item is that he talked about was people landing on the bow to be where the "Rose" seen was played out

I'm just saying, it seems silly to blame a particular movie on the deterioration of the wreck when there's been many movies about the Titanic sinking, but only one guy who told us where the wreck was....
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Re: James Cameron reaches bottom of Mariana Trench
« Reply #26 on: March 28, 2012, 03:57:19 AM »
I'm just saying, it seems silly to blame a particular movie on the deterioration of the wreck when there's been many movies about the Titanic sinking, but only one guy who told us where the wreck was....

I think it can be argued reasonably well that while he created something of a mania, the movie Titanic ratcheted up to a whole new level.
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Re: James Cameron reaches bottom of Mariana Trench
« Reply #27 on: March 28, 2012, 04:07:45 AM »
It just strikes me as a blaming violence on "Grand Theft Auto" video games kind of thing.....I could be wrong.
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Re: James Cameron reaches bottom of Mariana Trench
« Reply #28 on: March 28, 2012, 04:39:24 AM »
Why blame anyone for the destruction of a wreck? It's a big hunk of metal that's been under water for almost a century now, it's bound to get deteriorated no matter what.
There's, another example. See, here I'm now sitting by myself, uh, er, talking to myself. That's, that's chaos.

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Re: James Cameron reaches bottom of Mariana Trench
« Reply #29 on: March 28, 2012, 11:18:58 AM »
Read the topic as Kirk Cameron.

Only if it's a one-way submarine.
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