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by roubaixtuesday
28 Jun 2019, 9:13am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Hydrogen Vehicles
Replies: 278
Views: 5080

Re: Hydrogen Vehicles

A newish electric car would do that no problem and have between 50 & 100 miles in reserve. If at your destination you'd have plugged it in somewhere it'd be even less of an issue. People say how cheap EV cars are to run. 3p per mile is a good bet. Doing some arithmetic, a petrol car doing 60mpg...
by roubaixtuesday
27 Jun 2019, 10:44am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Hydrogen Vehicles
Replies: 278
Views: 5080

Re: Hydrogen Vehicles

In Norway & Denmark, there are hydrogen stations in various places. There seem to be enough for folks with hydrogen vehicles to manage, and I gather there is an app to locate them. That said, a station exploded in early May, and it turns out the regulation of them (following EEC directives) isn...
by roubaixtuesday
27 Jun 2019, 8:40am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Hydrogen Vehicles
Replies: 278
Views: 5080

Re: Hydrogen Vehicles

Far from an inevitable development, I think it’s becoming quite widely accepted that improvements in battery technology are rendering hydrogen vehicles increasingly unviable as an alternative. You make a convincing argument, yet there's still £millions if not hundreds of millions going into hydroge...
by roubaixtuesday
26 Jun 2019, 5:42pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 17491
Views: 423068

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

The Guardian is festooned with anti Uk bias surely you are aware of that? It is also anti USA (even prior to Trump) and Israel in outlook. Mark Carney, ex Governor of Mordor enough said, just join the dots and follow his yellow brick road. As for logic, it would be logical to leave the EU then make...
by roubaixtuesday
26 Jun 2019, 4:21pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Hydrogen Vehicles
Replies: 278
Views: 5080

Re: Hydrogen Vehicles

Far from an inevitable development, I think it’s becoming quite widely accepted that improvements in battery technology are rendering hydrogen vehicles increasingly unviable as an alternative. Hydrogen, even in best case scenarios, is much, much less efficient than battery technology. In a low carbo...
by roubaixtuesday
26 Jun 2019, 4:17pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 17491
Views: 423068

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Apparently Johnson has now said Brexit 31st October "Do or die". Brexit: Now a death cult. Seems about right. will be interesting to seee how he gets out of that one? I honestly think he hasn't even considered it. In his head he'll just be able to blag it when it comes around. He's just n...
by roubaixtuesday
26 Jun 2019, 1:04pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Homeopathy, does it work?
Replies: 232
Views: 5430

Re: Homeopathy, does it work?

Mike Sales wrote:I am thinking of treating my knee inflammation according to Hippocrates's Theory of Humours.


Should sort out your funny bone at least.
by roubaixtuesday
26 Jun 2019, 9:50am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Homeopathy, does it work?
Replies: 232
Views: 5430

Re: Homeopathy, does it work?

IMO it's the latter and me being a none believer it won't work unless it really is the former :? :wink:


Fascinatingly, as posted above, placebos can be shown to have an effect even when both doctor and patient both know they are placebos!
by roubaixtuesday
26 Jun 2019, 7:17am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 17491
Views: 423068

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Apparently Johnson has now said Brexit 31st October "Do or die".

Brexit: Now a death cult. Seems about right.
by roubaixtuesday
25 Jun 2019, 12:50pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 17491
Views: 423068

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Hi, Nothing strange with my conclusions at all. I don't want the UK to be in the EU. Never have done, never will do. Nothing wrong with the EU ............ other than an "ever closer union". In the fulness of time it'll be a Union of Europe, instead of a European Union. Get out, whilst we...
by roubaixtuesday
24 Jun 2019, 5:50pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Homeopathy, does it work?
Replies: 232
Views: 5430

Re: Homeopathy, does it work?

fastpedaller wrote:But there may be a credible mechanism and I think you may have already mentioned it - the placaebo!


That's not a mechanism for homeopathy. That's a mechanism for any ineffective treatment.
by roubaixtuesday
24 Jun 2019, 5:46pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Tory leader - place your bets
Replies: 653
Views: 14285

Re: Tory leader - place your bets

Bonefishblues wrote:Excoriating. I don't think he likes him.


It sounds like very few people who know him do like him.
by roubaixtuesday
24 Jun 2019, 4:54pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Tory leader - place your bets
Replies: 653
Views: 14285

Re: Tory leader - place your bets

I was Boris Johnson’s boss: he is utterly unfit to be prime minister


Tory Max Hastings in the Graun.

Punches are not pulled.

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... ty-britain
by roubaixtuesday
24 Jun 2019, 4:36pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Homeopathy, does it work?
Replies: 232
Views: 5430

Re: Homeopathy, does it work?

But there is a fallacy in supposing that because something cannot be demonstrated on a population basis it is never useful. It's a bit like helmets (sorry!). I don't wear one, and there is no evidence at a population level to support widespread use of helmets, but that doesn't mean they are never u...
by roubaixtuesday
24 Jun 2019, 1:12pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Homeopathy, does it work?
Replies: 232
Views: 5430

Re: Homeopathy, does it work?

As I said, I have a couple of friends who were helped by homeopathy when modern (Western) had repeatedly failed. Also, I think I've discussed the evidence. It may point conclusively to the opposite, but I'm not sure that I trust folks with an invested interest in pharmalogical solutions to determin...