|Old_Zircon - 2016-05-23 |
Wasn't it illegal to build a wooden structure that big until pretty recently?
I know there have been all kinds of wooden high rises going up in the Boston area over the last 6 or 7 years because of some kind of deregulation but I don't know if it was a state or federal thing. At any rate, they were banned for the better part of a century because they're a massive fire hazard, but they've been unbanned because they're cheaper to build, and that's what really matters.
In the gnostic scriptures, Norea (Noah's wife) burned the ark down three times.
|chumbucket - 2016-05-23 |
Same sex couples lined up for tickets, two by two, to enjoy their newlywed honeymoons.
|simon666 - 2016-05-23 |
What beautiful resources being consumed.
|Hooker - 2016-05-23 |
Using cranes the way Noah did.
Two cranes, you'll notice.
|Maggot Brain - 2016-05-23 |
The world's first completely wooden oil tanker.
It probably would have been easier just to get some tugs to drag a decommissioned tanker to Kentucky and say, "There, it would have been that big, but made of wood. All the world's species including the dinosaurs could totally fit in there."
Did they make sure use cider beams and oaken boards measure in cubits? Other wise it feels like a lie.
I don't know if they used cider and oak, but I'm sure they took the cubits thing seriously.
Wikipedia says it's spruce framing clad in pine. Doing this thing in hard woods would cost a ton. They put it together with steel hardware too, another compromise.
|Oscar Wildcat - 2016-05-23 |
If Ken could be bothered to _read_ his bible, it's made very clear that God would not drown the earth again. As a sign of this promise, God creates the phenomena of rainbows. Just last week, there was a double one over my house ( no kidding, we have them here often at this time of year ). It was spectacular, more of a triple really, a solid double with additional bands. So God sez Fuck You Ken Ham for not believing in him.
|Cena_mark - 2016-05-23 |
But Kentuckians don't believe in climate change.
Nope, we sure don't, nothing to see here!
*looks at sky, builds giant boat faster*
Isn't it great?
Talking donkeys? Happened 100%
Magic Boats? Happened 100%
Climate Change? WHOA, WHOA WHOA! Looks like we got ourselves a nut job here!
|Corpus Delectable - 2016-05-23 |
I hope that's marine-grade Tyvek.
|gravelstudios - 2016-05-23 |
On I68 in western Maryland, a church has been trying to build a full size replica of Noah's ark for 40 years. It's pretty close to where I live, and I don't think they've made any progress at all since I moved here about 25 years ago. They have a big steel frame up, and it's just a big ugly eyesore next to the interstate with a huge plywood sign "Noah's Ark Being Rebuilt Here!". Every time I drive past, I just sigh to myself. What a waste.
|Killer Joe - 2016-05-23 |
In a few years it'll be foreclosed due to non-payment of wages/taxes ("But they were volunteers!"), bought up by some other evangelical who will try to add on a business park, fall into disuse, and be condemned after a 'mysterious' fire damages the superstructure beyond repair.
No, I won't be the one setting the fire, the owners will.
For the insurance money.
It'll be a landmark for urban explorers.
|FURY-161 - 2016-05-23 |
Looks delightfully flammable.
|15th - 2016-05-23 |
Thou shall build gift shop within.
|EvilHomer - 2016-05-23 |
I think it's neat.
|Ugh - 2016-05-23 |
the music really sets the tone for a self-fellating asshole
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