Bill Bates (@WhereIF)

San Francisco Bay Area

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

February 2011

paulandstorm [P] Randy Newman is a national treasure, and nobody say a goddamn thing snarky! #oscars

via web (retweeted on 11:37 PM, Feb 27th, 2011 via Twittelator)

CanberraDSN A beautiful bearded dragon lizard with DSS43 in the background. One of our favourite photos of nature and space.

via Twitpic (retweeted on 11:34 PM, Feb 27th, 2011 via Twittelator)

Wow, one of the most boring Academy Awards shows that I can remember watching. Bring back Billy Crystal. #oscarsontivo

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Another stuffy, pretentious film that barely anyone will watch wins “best” picture. Will the Oscars ever be relevant again? #oscarsontivo

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So far, Anne Hathaway and James Franco are a flop. Could they be any more flat and boring? #oscarsontivo

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Okay, Kirk Douglas may be scary looking, but he was pretty freaking funny. #oscarsontivo

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Just watching the Oscars now. Thank goodness for TiVo. Man, Kirk Douglas looks bad. He makes Dick Clark look (and sound) good.

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While I am watching a movie on Apple TV, I should be able to search and download another from my iPhone (or other Apple device).

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Nicolaus Copernicus (1473 - 1543) was born 538 years ago today.

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Meet new friends, tie that yarn, and that’s how you do The Scarn!

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Even the sun likes to get off on Valentine’s Day!…

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Today in 1923: Tomb of King Tutankhamen unsealed in Egypt.

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A great photo project: Back to Your Future…

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@KevinCrossman If the glove doesn’t quit, you have to acquit! ;-) True story with the Terminator, BTW.

via TweetDeck in reply to KevinCrossman

NASAKepler On this day in 1564, a child was born who would one day look at the Universe in a way nobody else ever had. His name was Gailileo Galilei.

via web (retweeted on 1:35 PM, Feb 15th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Holy crap Little League baseball administration has eaten my day! I made a bagel 3 hours ago that I haven’t gotten to yet.

via TweetDeck

NASA NASA is on its way for a late night Valentine’s date with a comet. Here’s the live Website:…

via web (retweeted on 8:46 PM, Feb 14th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

NASAJPL_Edu The Space We Love - a new slideshow of space images. Just in time for a #happyvalentinesday .

via web (retweeted on 9:59 AM, Feb 14th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

ConansSquirrel Let’s all just hope Mubarak doesn’t pull a Leno. Congrats Egypt!

via web (retweeted on 7:00 PM, Feb 11th, 2011 via Twittelator)

Voyager2 I am currently 13 hrs 12 mins 01 secs of light-travel time from Earth

via HootSuite (retweeted on 4:23 PM, Feb 11th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

I am not typically a fan of the Coen brothers work, but I enjoyed True Grit.

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This 14 part fan documentary of Star Wars is excellent! For Star Wars fan, it is a must watch. Well worth your time.

via TweetDeck

When will dictators learn? Don’t build a big square in your country for protesters to gather…

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CanberraDSN Busy day next week. Canberra is prime for Stardust-NExT encounter with Comet Tempel1. Follow along here http://stardustnext.jpl….

via web (retweeted on 10:40 PM, Feb 10th, 2011 via Twittelator)

Techland Activision kills the “Guitar Hero” franchise, says it’s due to “continued declines in the music genre” |

via (retweeted on 9:11 AM, Feb 10th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

TweetDeck, you are a good application. Are you not ready to go to v1.0 yet? v0.37.2? C’mon now.

via TweetDeck

Publicly Terry Bradshaw had to root for the Steelers. You know that privately he was very happy that Big Ben lost.

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NASAJPL Date with a Comet: Get to know @NASA’s Stardust-NExT mission & its Feb. 14 flyby of comet Tempel 1. Video:

via web (retweeted on 11:58 AM, Feb 7th, 2011 via Twittelator)

Through some sports voodoo magic, can we merge the Clippers, Warriors and NFC West into a single decent team?

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Not a bad rookie season for Clay Matthews.

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HooverReport Just checking; the 9’ers passed on Aaron Rodgers, didn’t they? Yeah, I thought so. That suuuuuuucks!

via Twittelator (retweeted on 11:44 AM, Feb 7th, 2011 via Twittelator)

I forgot AOL was still around, let alone had enough cash to buy more than a cup of coffee.

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Gizmodo Everyone at Apple must be laughing their ass off:

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 9:59 PM, Feb 6th, 2011 via Twittelator)

Could this be the worst episode of gLee yet? This show has just gotten stupid. It used to be fresh and clever. Now it is forced and trite.

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The problem with Super Bowl
Ads is that they try to be funny, but comedy writers don’t write them. That is where the money should be spent.

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Thank God that Green Bay won.

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So far it has been a Super Bowl commercial fail.

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I am sooooo running out of energy right now. Six Sam Adams on tap will do that to you. Please let my Target trip end soon.

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NASAhistory Forty years ago today, Apollo 14 landed on the moon. Check out a video of the landing here:

via CoTweet (retweeted on 8:04 AM, Feb 5th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

There is a widget from JPL that lists asteroid flybys within 20 lunar distances. Thanks @AsteroidWatch! .

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Way cool. Astronomers Find Massive, Previously Undetected Gamma Radiation Bubbles Adorning the Milky Way.

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Youth organizations (like Little League, any soccer league and the BSA) would be so much easier if the adults didn’t get in the way…

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Voyager2 I am currently 13 hrs 11 mins 53 secs of light-travel time from Earth

via HootSuite (retweeted on 5:32 PM, Feb 2nd, 2011 via TweetDeck)

NBCNews The scene along Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive, where massive snowdrifts ground everything to a halt. PHOTO:

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 5:31 PM, Feb 2nd, 2011 via TweetDeck)

NASA_Ames We can’t wait for the next big Kepler announcements TODAY in just under an hour! (10am PST) Watch on NASA TV

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:14 AM, Feb 2nd, 2011 via TweetDeck)