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(Science Alert)   Largest pile of NOPE ever recorded on the deep sea floor suggests we have a lot to learn about life in the Abyss   ( divider line
    More: Interesting, Ocean, Oceanography, Deep sea fish, Deep sea, darkness of the deep sea, greatest number of deep sea fish, cutthroat eels, current literature  
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2347 clicks; posted to STEM » on 25 Nov 2020 at 7:55 AM (20 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook

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2020-11-25 9:59:54 AM  
5 votes:
Makes you wonder what else is down there.  Sucks it's about to be mined 😐
2020-11-25 10:18:12 AM  
4 votes:
Typical mining mindset: Hay, if we trash the ocean floor, no one can see it.
2020-11-25 7:55:13 AM  
3 votes:
Do you want Cthulhu? Because that is how you get Cthulhu.
2020-11-25 11:15:47 AM  
2 votes:

natazha: Typical mining mindset: Hay, if we trash the ocean floor, no one can see it.

No.  The typical mining mindset stops at: Hey, we'll get rich!
2020-11-25 8:17:48 AM  
2 votes:
That's not NOPE, that's delicious. Mmm, unagi...

/ Yes, I know unagi is the freshwater variety.
2020-11-25 8:16:04 AM  
2 votes:
There must have been a hovercraft nearby.
2020-11-25 4:28:42 PM  
1 vote:
There isn't anything in the world that someone won't fark up for a profit, is my takeaway from the recent enthusiasm for undersea mining.

People playing life like Minecraft but with 7 billion on the server, you can actually do a lot of damage to an earth sized world and it turns out you can't just put a layer of dirt over mistakes and call them "fixed" IRL.
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