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JR Hunt @JRScribe Monterey Bay Region

Science writer. SF/F story artisan. Film and TV scholar. History and humor enthusiast. Where oh where are the friendly ET's? @NASAJPL tweetup alum.

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Joined Twitter 3/8/10


The most curious dolphin: "Why are your tails so bushy, land-loving friends?" https://t.co/wxU01KRAHu @tprstly https://t.co/x1q3zaJkL4This is both a good and a bad thing. We will see a much greater variety of vidgame types, though the addiction numb… https://t.co/I6pYnDeUJ4 @fly_crimson Oh no not again! I hope the groups involved in Colombia learn to compromise more instead of resorting to violence.WTH https://t.co/LwmWhsOOB1
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8/10
2020
Solo jet transportation platform. Range will be extended to a few hundred miles. Noise abatements is in progress… https://t.co/DrnVlIlv48
Retweeted by JR HuntMauri ora! https://t.co/VcR9LmBD4f
Retweeted by JR Hunt @MuseZack If the alien crown prince is a sometimes amusing antihero, then YES.
8/9
2020
@SpecApe @GinaZwicky Hopefully plenty of plant cushioning, ideally fashioned by Gina. @JeremyBRoberts @GinaZwicky Not a boa but still quite sublime.saturdays are for attending the boa launch https://t.co/UxcLHV4234
Retweeted by JR HuntNow Pelosi is maybe at risk of losing her strong position. https://t.co/SNB3zPA5QlPeople should feel free to interpret the Matrix films as they want without judgment. The best art often lends itsel… https://t.co/l66KCvG4WENASA & ESA plan a test of a "planetary defence" mission designed to deflect an incoming asteroid. AIDA project (Ast… https://t.co/j9FQkqm9FB
Retweeted by JR Hunt @NanoSpacecrafts @TM_Eubanks Kinda late but at least it's probably before a major space rock strikes us.When your 3yo is maybe too smart. https://t.co/2nycFKLpCl
8/8
2020
@A_Werchmeister @Jonahlobe Contrast often key, indeed. @Rainmaker1973 Rock art FTWAndreas Kunert and Naomi Zettl, a married artist duo based in Vancouver, create beautiful flowing wall installation… https://t.co/ZHWJZkVFxP
Retweeted by JR Hunt @qwrrty @MuseZack @MGNinja The character is deep if you read some of the best books with him. Unfortunately, Ford h… https://t.co/xKF2kmF2Ru @MuseZack @kylethepeck Indy was never developed as good as he should have been. Unfortunately, the Crystal Skull debacle ruined things. @SanjaySahni Tough to say no to the then biggest movie star in the world wanting to stretch his acting muscles by r… https://t.co/GYtw2Ah1g4
Retweeted by JR Hunt @MuseZack https://t.co/MhTv3QlMRRHmmm. 1: Allie Fox. 2: John Book. 3: Indiana Jones. So that would mean Rick Deckard is in 4th. https://t.co/qyl82hpaPo
Retweeted by JR Hunt @UN_Women @VasuMPH @ONUMujeresMX https://t.co/aNoIY2xgEqDespite the many ways #COVID19 crisis is devastating women and girls, it is also a reminder of their essential cont… https://t.co/CS4yf4mVa8
Retweeted by JR Hunt"Us dogs can be outstanding dancers also." https://t.co/flzjC6CcTv @tom_siegfried @mcnees @Harvard_Press Logic often suffices when technology isn't good enough for significant eviden… https://t.co/1wXC3DoAu0 @mcnees Well, the compelling evidence that other galaxies existed outside the Milky Way was only about two years ol… https://t.co/cx2ZMbmyRJ
Retweeted by JR Hunt @jennthetutor @fly_crimson Indeed. Good food is often a sublime medicine for anxiety, and unfortunately any air tr… https://t.co/hGcipQ48Do
8/7
2020
@fly_crimson @jennthetutor More legroom in coach should also be a bailout stipulation. And better snacks.Are we still paying baggage fees because if we have bailed them out we shouldn’t be paying those https://t.co/49VQy9Q58i
Retweeted by JR Hunt @AndiEwington Superhuman feats!When your Fighter makes a successful Strength roll with disadvantage, followed by a successful Dexterity roll with… https://t.co/IxfXrQgK4V
Retweeted by JR Hunt @A_Werchmeister @colorblindmess https://t.co/fOS4oz8QKn @colorblindmess @tprstly Plenty of self-education material exists, much of it free. A core problem is that gradesch… https://t.co/iPn10jhyVcI wish folks working with creative, narrative and writing efforts for sci-fi content today, could be more original… https://t.co/P16JCTy2fo
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8/6
2020
@origamiPete @2phat2phish @Squirrelbeer23 No plans for that at present, though if a nature documentary writing oppo… https://t.co/soV5bDMT0A @Squirrelbeer23 @origamiPete @2phat2phish I hope he lives and narrates for at least another 20 years. @JRScribe @origamiPete @2phat2phish Sir David Attenborough is a treasure! I want to adopt him! 😍
Retweeted by JR Hunt @Squirrelbeer23 @origamiPete @2phat2phish https://t.co/dYXXZzFlC4 @origamiPete @2phat2phish @Squirrelbeer23 Not worth taking significant animal risks unless I become like David Atte… https://t.co/bflF1xfvmx @origamiPete @Squirrelbeer23 @2phat2phish I'm a Beastmaster type, though admittedly my experience with bears is min… https://t.co/zVkluy1jp3 @tprstly Not enough people with significant knowledge of the harder SF in that particular think tank. At a minimum,… https://t.co/OOjYrkC21OThis is brilliant. A RAND forecast report from 1964 detailing future predictions and when they were likely to bec… https://t.co/UdBaEhxyg3
Retweeted by JR Hunt @origamiPete @Squirrelbeer23 @2phat2phish Really? This is nearly tame. You can tell. Even so, I'd feel out the bear… https://t.co/aYm1birLu8 @rolandixor @GinaZwicky Graphically storyboarding typically doesn't require that much artistic skill unless the pro… https://t.co/4jOhvJ5n92 @Blackmudpuppy @GinaZwicky https://t.co/bulbrDbReo @GinaZwicky Gina, how good a writer are you? Would be relatively easy for you to find a sublime artist if you can write well enough.the minor tragedy of my existence is that I have dozens of fully fleshed out ideas for sci-fi/fantasy webcomics and… https://t.co/2ZDDgOs0E5
Retweeted by JR Hunt"To critics, inflation predicts everything, which means it ultimately predicts nothing. 'Inflation doesn’t work as… https://t.co/wPNQEZXI4U @chengeling @A_Werchmeister https://t.co/gGjxqnvjGp @A_Werchmeister I'm so excited for prometheus-type tech where we can scan in more archaeological locations like this and see everything
Retweeted by JR Hunt @A_Werchmeister @tprstly https://t.co/dBggq8tJLsThis is so cool :OO https://t.co/iDJFnggiUN
Retweeted by JR Hunt @TM_Eubanks @dsfpspacefl1ght The loss of 2 orbiters is what did it 😢 NASA decided we needed a new vehicle stat, sim… https://t.co/7djVRPIgnn
Retweeted by JR Hunt @dsfpspacefl1ght I remember NASA engineers talking about how they really really didn't want to refly anything dunke… https://t.co/ffAJ9DHDOt
Retweeted by JR HuntFriends, thanks for the warm wishes. I’m honored to be heading towards Jezero Crater, Mars. I doubt I’ll find such… https://t.co/LVxO0NmP67
Retweeted by JR Hunt"The human children get playgrounds. This is an overly spare space. I will be requesting various improvements." https://t.co/aPmf6ZWrnu @seanmcarroll https://t.co/c1Rui1QS5uChatting live later today! https://t.co/QXmLCfkbCF
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8/5
2020
"The director of the general security directorate later said the blast was caused by 'high explosive materials conf… https://t.co/Uwby4Yn80x @Rainmaker1973 You don't reply to your threads enough. Your laxity has resulted in a much greater number of trolls. Are you even human?
8/4
2020
@GinaZwicky Cheeks deserve massages also! @GinaZwicky Does ghost aloe have any therapeutic value aside from a placebo effect?glad for the useless but vaguely interesting knowledge that, by forgetting an aloe plant in the trunk of a car for… https://t.co/OvwCsaKzxH
Retweeted by JR Hunt @Rainmaker1973 The Luddites in this thread are mostly ridiculous.SmartBolts are a fasteners with a built-in visual tension indicator. As a SmartBolts fastener is tightened, tension… https://t.co/JdBxGo4HSL
Retweeted by JR HuntYou don't wanna mess with NYC prosecutors, Mr. Trump. Among the best in the world. https://t.co/pRawSWxYYt @NASAJPL @suarezspaingeo @NASA @MarsCuriosity @NASAPersevere https://t.co/RyMQdWA76z @suarezspaingeo @NASA @MarsCuriosity @NASAPersevere @MarsCuriosity took this selfie. The rover has a 2-meter long a… https://t.co/nqVQxklHC0
Retweeted by JR Hunt @AnnKSnyder @tprstly July was rough for a lot of us, including me. @TejasMahadevan Just to let y’all know I occasionally put the pipette down for a quill
Retweeted by JR Hunt @ivanividivici @TejasMahadevan Your sublime polymath expressing well. @ivanividivici Shakespearean enough. Bravo! Fwd @fly_crimsonLook what I almost tweeted the other night after taking mellowtonin: * I could never love another, as I once loved… https://t.co/M1OTrkCJNu
Retweeted by JR Hunt @AnnKSnyder @tprstly It's important to strike a balance between being through with the year and not being through w… https://t.co/F7Q4XpuJ77 @kithrup @cstross Wrong. Hate your muse enough and you are doomed. Charlie is just trying to improve his muse. @paulmontesanti @cstross https://t.co/w9OElfhT7a @cstross we can switch if you want (mine is just a bunch of stupid 80s cartoon inspired post-apocalyptic junk)
Retweeted by JR Hunt @cstross Charlie, I recommend Shakespeare sonnet 100. Compromise with and befriend your muse! Yes, muses can be way… https://t.co/vKNGhppVABI hate my goddamned muse.
Retweeted by JR Hunt @tprstly @TM_Eubanks Why do swamp environments get dissed so much in fiction? Haha.Star Wars is a simverse where nearly anything is possible. The rules of The Force in particular cannot be duplicate… https://t.co/yuZYwtSNJx @Go1MoreMile @PLOS Very well said. @JRScribe @PLOS Adding to that. How much time, money, dissertation/thesis work is wasted redoing dead ends bc they… https://t.co/bfo3rxOIHm
Retweeted by JR HuntAmong Shakespeare's best love letters to the craft of writing. https://t.co/JIPcqDNDPN @MuseZack @DinoRay He worked on my favorite movie, Thor Ragnarok. @DinoRay Jay Oliva is a pretty kick-ass guy in animation and storyboarded some of the most memorable live action su… https://t.co/y9ukbqXdzH
Retweeted by JR HuntThis is where I had *all* of my most truly formative film experiences. From Mothra to Dr. Strangelove. They'd scree… https://t.co/JwMoIGyyob
Retweeted by JR Hunt @tprstly @tha_rami @momvsgames Or an awesome metal song. @tprstly @tha_rami @momvsgames Sounds like poetry listed that way.So it's getting much harder to pick new games to suggest for @momvsgames, so help me out. She's playing on PS4, p… https://t.co/S7Poe2Wum5
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8/3
2020
Musk is just catering to the Joe Roganites. https://t.co/cpevT1g0GS @Arthurish @Rainmaker1973 Terminator universe far more realistic in some ways. Except for the time travel thing. @Rainmaker1973 And which country is this gymnastic team from?😉 If anyone remembers Robocop, the large robot couldn… https://t.co/jjOXJhVvKN
Retweeted by JR HuntWhen MIT made an army of tiny, 'virtually indestructible' cheetah robots capable of backflipping and even playing w… https://t.co/6c968vWP5N
Retweeted by JR Hunt @AndiEwington Or you could have gone with Kraken tentacle. Cthulhu a bit much though. Maybe @fluffcthulhu will chime in.That time the Ranger was in combat with an Electric Eel, when the highly-charged critter managed to stun the woodla… https://t.co/l5zNOwknPu
Retweeted by JR HuntIf the Roman Empire never fell, perhaps. Tech probably at least 100 years ahead of where it was during that time pe… https://t.co/PLPkl4h0Dp
8/2
2020

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