Bill Bates (@WhereIF)

San Francisco Bay Area

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @WhereIF ever

May 2011

RT @NASA: The view of the space station from space shuttle Endeavour as it departs one last time. #sts134

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Voyager2 I am currently 13 hrs 08 mins 43 secs of light-travel time from Earth (2011:150:2L) Approaching standstill point!

via HootSuite (retweeted on 5:17 PM, May 29th, 2011 via Twittelator)

Great photographs comparing San Jose in the 70’s to San Jose of the 2000’s.

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RT @SpaceUpdating: Last chance to see space shuttle Endeavour in night sky … ever

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teamcymru chart from McAfee of the number of recent Mac #malware threats, end of the OS X holiday?

via web (retweeted on 11:37 AM, May 27th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

jonahgoldman REALLY proud of Jackie. Check it out: #movetoendviolence

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Bruins Moonrise: Bruins/Bolts Game 7 tonight! Here is my take on APOD’s Boston Moonrise picture from March.

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@KevinCrossman Oh, and he sure does have a “body of work.” <rimshot here> Thank you, thank you. I will be here all week.

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@KevinCrossman The music in the video makes it sound like Ron Jeremy will pop out at any moment…

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I have no words to describe the spectacle of humanity in this video. “People Of Walmart Song”

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SpaceUpdating Awesome Hi Def Launch Videos from Endeavour

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Right now my iRobot Scooba is cleaning the kitchen floor. Take THAT Skynet! For now, you are my bitch!!!

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BrianDunning I miss the good old days when “Palin” meant Michael.

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BorowitzReport My ability to tweet started improving once I stopped having complete thoughts.

via web (retweeted on 1:05 PM, May 26th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

@twsspodcast Just caught up on The Office. I hated Catherine Tate as Donna Noble in Doctor Who. I agree, the show would crash and burn.

via web in reply to twsspodcast

James Spader on the office was awesome! “He creeps me out, but I think he might be a genius…”

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I am a few episodes of The Office behind. Just watched Inner Circle. Great episode for Will Ferrell.

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I like Lauren and Scotty but Pia should have won this season of Idol.

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tap tap tap is giving out very cool, customized iPad 2s to celebrate launching #TheHeist for iPhone!

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SpaceUpdating On anniversary of Kennedy moon speech, we should look skyward

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Luke Thomas (@Quakeprediction) and Harold Camping must have taken the same Fear Mongering 101 class.

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WISE_Mission This week’s featured image shows a colorful collection of galaxy specimens released by WISE.

via Facebook (retweeted on 11:03 AM, May 25th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

NASAKepler Don’t YOU want to be part of the exoplanet detection club- 500, 1,000 or even 20,000 discoveries? check out & get started!

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:39 AM, May 25th, 2011 via web)

KevinCrossman Incredible iPad guitar solo from @LambrosGeorge.…

via web (retweeted on 9:31 AM, May 25th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Gizmodo 111 Scenes that Lasted 1/1000 of a Second

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 11:39 AM, May 24th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

RT @NASA: Two views of the volcanic ash cloud from Iceland’s Grímsvötn taken today by our Terra & Aqua satellites.

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Can you crack the vault and solve #TheHeist for iPhone?…

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mattverso I’m sorry, but this is the greatest notification window in the history of notification windows.…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:14 AM, May 24th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Yikes, Twitter buys Tweetdeck. So long Tweetdeck. I really liked you.

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KevinCrossman Target, your sign is cute but if you say that “you do not allow solicitors” and there ARE solicitors then you didn’t do your job.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:46 PM, May 23rd, 2011 via Twittelator)

I have found The Rapture in a bottle!

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SpaceUpdating Final Shuttle Launch Targeted for July 8

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I’ll be at the baseball field all day tomorrow and forget to send this out, so enjoy it now. #endoftheworld ♫


I so want to podcast again, I have just been sooooo lazy. I just passed 6500 downloads/listens according to PodPress and Blubrry. Cool!

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Gizmodo It’s called Rapture Bombing. It’s rad. And you should do it with us Tweet photos with #rapturebomb

via Tweetie for Mac (retweeted on 9:10 AM, May 20th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

SpaceUpdating Astronomers find 10 Jupiter-sized planets without mother star

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A great Dr. Who episode written by @neilhimself. Oh, that sexy Tardis!

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SpaceUpdating Dark energy is real, new evidence indicates

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jonathancoulton Doing a live online interview in 10 with

via web (retweeted on 11:51 AM, May 19th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

I know I missed May 4th, but the disco version of the Star Wars Theme is always worth sharing! #shakeyourbootyth… ♫


I hate services that post to multiple Twitter accounts without asking. Don’t change my settings without my permission please.

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mbushong “You know you’re saved. But when the Rapture comes what’s to become of your loving pets who are left behind?” | Funny!

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BorowitzReport Study Shows iPad Cures Adultery; Owners Stop Noticing Other People Altogether

via web (retweeted on 8:11 AM, May 19th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

SethMacFarlane Someone should tell Palin that using the term “lamestream media” makes her sound like an ’80’s movie bully. But maybe I’m just a spazwad.

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So much for 2012. It looks like the world will end on Saturday. Man, I so hopped I’d see the Cubs win the World Series.

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@bamana Some Rockbottom IPA hit the spot today. :-)

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Have I ever mentioned that love beer? What a wonderful creation. IPA is my favorite, with Pale Ale being a close second.

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mbushong I like Dany Heatley in the good old days. You know, when he used to score goals and stuff. #expensivewaytofilloutalineup #sharks

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10 years later, Apple’s ‘crazy’ retail gamble is a hit. (via CNN)

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NASA Astronomers have discovered a new class of planets, floating alone in space, that may be more common than stars:

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RT @lifehacker: Foodily is a serious recipe search engine. Grab 17,000 bacon recipes, for example, or refine by source., dieta… (cont) h …

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SpaceUpdating NASA’s Shuttle Endeavour Heads to Space Station on Its Final Mission

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joyosmanski Allen Gregory airs this Fall! I’m the one with the enormous forehead:

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SpaceUpdating Endeavour’s Final Liftoff Takes Antimatter Detector Into Space

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SpaceUpdating NASA Starts Countdown for Shuttle Endeavour Launch

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I ask this out loud to everyone: Is the @mbushong Sharks playoff curse now broken??????

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Facebook secretly smears Google. In the words of Amy Pohler and Seth Meyers, “Really? Really???”

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Remember when Yahoo! and Sun were cool?

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Breckenridge Brewery’s awesome ad campaign. Gravity activate pouring, brilliant! Damn it, I should be this clever…

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SpaceUpdating NASA Gravity Probe Confirms Two Einstein Theories

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Too many different words coming at me from too many different sentences.

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What is humanity’s most distant spacecraft? Check out #APOD for the answer:

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HTC, you idiots. RT @daringfireball: ‘If You See a Stylus, They Blew It’:

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Want NASA mission posters (free downloads)? Some of these are great!…

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wtbates Whenever I open a new jar of peanut butter and see that perfectly smooth, unmarred surface, I just have to draw a smiley face!

via Twittelator (retweeted on 10:40 AM, May 5th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Just watched last week’s Idol. Sad to see Casey go but two things: 1. He couldn’t have won it. 2. He blew his performance, so no surprise.

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Why is my AT&T bill 31 pages long to list calls I don’t owe any $$ for? Nowadays there should be no more per minute charges… EVER.

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The Crapitals and Alexander Pussvechkin are going to get swept. Hahahahahahahahhaha!!!!

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Journey to the Data Center of the Earth #techmovies

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BorowitzReport BREAKING: AT&T Says Bin Laden Still Responsible for One Year Left on iPhone Account

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Mars Needs Motherboards #techmovies

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Enemy of the Stateful Firewall #techmovies

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SpaceUpdating Alien Planet Nearly Dense as Lead

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Exoplanetology spent a few minutes marveling at this pic. Sunset on another world http://fettss.arc.nasa.g…

via web (retweeted on 11:10 AM, May 2nd, 2011 via TweetDeck)

SpaceUpdating NASA delays Endeavour’s final launch

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I am now being followed by Catholic iMissal (@iMissal). I would love to know the tweet that caused that to happen. Zombies or Nasa? :-)

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@mbushong I would only rate the metal grate as Zombie Resistant. It needs to close and additional 5-6 feet below ground for true safety.

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Happy Zombie Awareness Month! Who says you can’t live zombie free in style? Here is a sweet zombie proof house!

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RT @MMFlint: FOX News: Elderly Man on Dialysis Killed by Young African-American Male

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Justice has been served.

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