Friday, July 27, 2007

Independent fire protection engineer slams NIST's WTC report

Richard C. Shulte says:

"It appears the only thing NIST has determined from a fire-safety standpoint is that women's shoes make it difficult to evacuate a high-rise building."

He also talks about problems with the Society of Fire Protection Engineers and the National Fire Protection Association, both of which he says are compromised by concerns about money and advertisers.

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Sunday, July 8, 2007

Chomsky's not just wrong about 9/11

It looks like his linguistics theory is wrong:

OK, I'm stretching to criticize Chomsky. But the article is fascinating.

Moving bridge

Killtown has already pointed this out, but I wanted to see for myself, so I captured some screens from the archived footage of ABC-7 in Washington D.C.

Here's Killtown, "Mysterious moving bridge near the WTC":

The bridge moves to the left in the third shot. Perspective does not account for this. Judge for yourself. If I understand Fred's explanation correctly, what is happening is that there are two layers in the video, and the background layer was shifted left with respect to the foreground layer.

If you click on the images they get bigger. Best is to right click and download the images, then view them sequentially with an image viewer like Irfan View (great freeware).

This is really just me confirming this for myself, but if it's useful, here are the screenshots.