Friday, March 31, 2006

HOG JAM


OH MY GOD! She's a BIKER too!

NEW SIGN


Boy! The State Park Rangers are really
cracking down at San Onofre!

Watermellon festival


Here we see Dingo showing off his new costume
for this years Watermellon Festival which will be
held this weekend at Old Man's. He will be acting
as Grand Marshall for the Festival.

UNCLE BILL


Bill from Bathroom#4 will be on the
Heraldo show this week hoping to solve the
mystery.

Male Prostitute


While visiting Talega the other day
I saw this male Prostitute soliciting
his goods.

You all remember that wonderful photo of the fat lady on the picnic table? Well here she is standing up and without her XXXXL mumu.

Thursday, March 30, 2006

Dr. Ralph's new Invention


Dr. Ralph is taking his new invention to the
streets. He has hired several members of the
Point Crew to take his invention all over town
and give free mammograms. It just shows what a big heart Dr. Ralph has to want to make sure every woman is healthy!

Hot Surfwagon


Is this HOT or what?

AUTOGRAPH PLEASE


We snapped this picture of
Dr. Ralph signing his latest
work.

Oh great! Now the State Park is flying this flag over the kiosk!

An old mexican school bus rolled into San Onofre yesterday. Numerous non-english speaking vendors exited and began selling baskets, cheap jewlery, ironwood sculptures, sombreros, vividly colored blankets, and bootleg San Onofre Surfing Club T-shirts. There was even a guy who, for a nominal fee, would take your photograph on a burro painted to look like a zebra. Park Rangers were notified and did nothing as they have special orders from the highest reaches of the government not to do anything if they suspect the criminals are illegal aliens. The rangers did, however, arrest some kid at the Point for trying to sell his used wetsuit off the back of his car.

Wednesday, March 29, 2006

SandBar


The SandBar was really going off
this morning!

The mothers, grandmothers, and great-grandmothers of the illegal alien students also protested.

A No Brainer


Sending a message to the marchers in the
illegal immigration protest.

The winner of the San Onofre-drralph G-string competition.

Tuesday, March 28, 2006

New Chinese Take-out Restaurant

Disco Dr.


Our sources got this photo of
Dr. Ralph at Goody's dancing
with the natives.

This has to be the most nauseating thing ever posted here. Read about it.

Monday, March 27, 2006


If you read Tubesteak's blog, you'd know about the illegal alien activity at San Onofre this weekend.

Ever wonder why there are no rangers at Surf Beach? They have their hands full with strip-searches at San Mateo campground.

Saturday, March 25, 2006


Its located at the foot of "BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN"!

New sign at Denny's on Pico!

Do you have a dirty mind?


This is a new test you will have to
take before you can purchase your
new annual pass for San Onofre!

This is the writer of BrokeBack Mountain.


We hope your happy now Dr. Ralph!

Friday, March 24, 2006


Wetback Mountain. Click here!

Spring break at San Onofre, 2006 .

Thursday, March 23, 2006


Bullfrog of San Onofre.

Wednesday, March 22, 2006


Crawdad, Mudbug, Sewer shrimp, whatever you want to call them. This monster was found feasting on Fairy Shrimp in the swamp at Trestles.
If you like boobs, click here!

Muslum day at trail 6.

Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Vernal Equinox

The Earth mass is kg.

The Earth's average orbital distance from the Sun is m, a distance known as the astronomical unit.

Earth's only natural satellite is the Moon, sometimes called Luna.

The solar day (i.e., the time to complete a rotation taking into account that the Earth is also advancing in its orbit and so reaches the same orientation relative to the Sun in slightly less time than its rotational period in inertial space) is 24 ours, or 86,400 seconds. The sidereal day, which is the Earth's rotational period relative to the "fixed" stars, is 23 hours, 56 minutes, and 4.1 seconds (or 86164.10 seconds).

To first approximation, the Earth is an oblate spheroid, Eric Weisstein's World of Math i.e., a squashed sphere Eric Weisstein's World of Math with a bulge at the equator. More detailed measurements show it to be shaped a bit like an inflated tetrahedron, although the approximation as a spheroid is accurate enough for most purposes. The IUGG value for the equatorial radius a of the Earth (often simply referred to as "the" earth radius) is 6378.137 km (3963.19 statute miles Eric Weisstein's World of Physics), giving an equatorial circumference Eric Weisstein's World of Math of 40,075 km (24,901.5 miles Eric Weisstein's World of Physics). The flattening Eric Weisstein's World of Math of the Earth is , where c is the polar radius.
(Astronomical Almanac 1997).

Earth's atmosphere is divided into five layers: exosphere (500 km and up), thermosphere (80-500 km; which includes the ionosphere), mesosphere (50-80 km), stratosphere (10-50 km) and troposphere (0-10 km). the atmosphere has a mass and is composed of the following gases and aerosols.

gas number fraction
0.7808
0.2095
Ar 0.0093
0.3-0.04 ppm
345 pm
Ne 18 ppm
0-12 ppm
He 5 ppm
1.7 ppm
Kr 1 ppm
500 ppb
300 ppb
CO 100 ppb
CFC-12 380 ppt
CFC-11 220 ppt

Water is also present at a global average concentration of 23 precipitable mm. Water has a mean atmospheric residence time of 1 week.

Earth's average surface temperature is 287 K. It is at perihelion on January 2, at a distance 3% closer than aphelion in July. Climatic changes are closely linked to temperature variations. A lowering of temperature creates more ice which increases albedo and reflects more radiation, reinforcing the cold. Cooling, however, decreases the quantity of water vapor in the atmosphere, producing fewer clouds and a lower albedo. Eric Weisstein's World of Physics This, in turn, leads to a cancellation of the cold. The net effect of these processes is not understood.

Earth's temperature is regulated by the oceans which carry heat to the poles and limit ice buildup in the polar ice sheets. The positions of the continents affect the amount of ice than can form, however, so continental drift can affect climate. There is a small greenhouse effect present on Earth caused by the combustion of hydrocarbons and other releases of CO2 into the atmosphere by humans.

An apparent 26 My periodicity to mass extinctions on Earth could be linked to climatic changes. Possible external causes include variability of the Sun, aging of the Sun, orbital and obliquity changes, dust-releasing vulcanism, comet impacts, a companion star to the Sun ("Nemesis"), and galactic plane dust. The possibility that periodic climate variations were linked to orbital cycles was made by Milankovitch, and these cycles are call milankovitch cycles.

region radius
crust 3-20 km
mantle 3485-6370 km
outer core 1250-3485 km
inner core 0-1250 km

Earth's interior consists of a crust, mantle, outer core, and inner core. The crust has a low density and is silica-rich on the surface and silica-poor in the interior. The crustal thickness varies between 5-15 km under the oceans and 30-50 km under continental shields. The oldest continental crust is 3.8 Gy old, but the average age is about 1.5 Gy. It represents less than 0.5% the mass of the Earth. The central pressure of the Earth is Mbar. The following tables give the crustal composition broken down by element

rank element weight %
1 O 46.60
2 Si 27.72
3 Al 8.13
4 Fe 5.00
5 Ca 3.63
6 Na 2.83
7 K 2.59
8 Mg 2.09
9 Ti 0.44
99.03
(Klein and Hurlbut 1985).

The following table gives mineral composition of the crust.
group members %
feldspar Ca, K, Na feldspar 60%
chain silicates pyroxene, amphibole 10%
quartz quartz 10%
layered silicates biotite, muscovite, chlorites, clay 10%
other carbonates, limestone, metals, etc. 10%

In the Earth's interior, pressure increases at a rate. Because a 200 K temperature increase causes a 1% seismic velocity drop (the material becomes more flexible at high temperatures), seismic velocities can be used as a probe of crustal temperatures. Regions under continental shields have fast seismic velocities, indicating that they are cold and therefore old. Low seismic velocities, on the other hand, are observed under the mid-ocean ridges, indicating that they are young and hot. The boundary between the crust and mantle, as determined from seismic velocities, is called the Mohorovicic discontinuity. It separates rocks having P-wave velocities of 6.7 km s-1 from those with velocities of km s-1.

The mantle has a low silica content and siderophile enrichment with olivine and pyroxene widespread. Discontinuities produced by changes in mineral phases are also present. The dominant minerals are olivine, orthopyroxene, clinopyroxene, garnet, and to a lesser extent, jadeite. The most common mineral structure in the mantle in perovskite, which is stable between 700-2900 km. The second most is magnesiow├╝stite, (Mg,Fe)O. The dominant coordination number of minerals in the Earth's mantle is 6. Covalency also increases at high pressure. The major mineral phases in the upper mantle are feldspar, olivine, pyroxene, and pyrope garnets. The existence of phase changes in the mantle is driven by seismic velocity studies, which find three transition regions where the propagation speeds undergo sudden changes. The theory that the interior of the Earth is composed of perovskite is based on the mg of perovskite which has been made in the laboratory. It has been recently found that crystals become amorphous at very high pressure. This could have profound effects on the interpretation of the Earth's interior.

The following give phase changes undergone by common mantle minerals under increasing pressure.
Garnet Structure:
Olivine Structure:
Pyroxene Structure:

The mantle is separated from the core by a region known as D", which is a 250 km thick layer which may be a thermal boundary layer or a chemical and thermal boundary layer (MgSiO3/Fe). The outer core is composed of liquid nickel-iron and some sulfur. The inner core composed of solid nickel-iron and some sulfur. The Earth's center of figure is offset from its center of mass by 2.1 km. There is no correlation between gravity and topography, although geoid highs are found at subduction zones.

Earth probably had a primeval atmosphere of carbon dioxide, nitrogen, and water vapor (with small amounts of carbon monoxide, ammonia, and methane). Surface evolution was characterized by differentiation, cratering, flooding, and surface erosion and uplift. The volatile elements H, He, C, and N are extremely depleted in the Earth. The moderately volatile elements K, Na, Rb, Cs, and S are moderately depleted in the Earth. Refractory elements such as Ca, Al, Sr, Ti, Ba, U, and Th are thought to be present in nearly cosmic abundances.

Although there are a range of theories for the conditions under which Earth formed, the large amount of gravitational energy released due to the rapid accumulation of mass probably was sufficient to make the entire planet initially molten. The energy of large impacting bodies then made an additional contribution. However, trace element partitioning would cause a pattern of elemental distribution which is not observed, suggesting that the Earth was not entirely molten. This argument, however, assumes that crystals settle out from the melt. (However, if they were too small, they would be swept along by convection and would not settle.)

Asthenosphere, Atmospheric Phenomena, Aurora, Earth Mass, Earth Radius, Magnetosphere, Moon, Planet, Solar System, Sun.

References:
Arnett, W. "The Nine Planets: Earth." Nine Planets.
Klein, C. and Hurlbut, C. S. Jr. Table 4.1 in Manual of Mineralogy (After James D. Dana), 20th ed. New York: Wiley, pp. 151-152, 1985.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory. "Earth: Geodetic and Geophysical Data." http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/phys_props_earth.html.
Lang, K. R. "Planet Earth." Ch. 2 in Astrophysical Data: Planets and Stars. New York: Springer-Verlag, p. 30-40, 1992.

© 1996-2006 Eric W. Weisstein

This is the new fin on the new Wind Vane.

Here is the new Wind Vane for the Point.

San Onofre attracts its share of weirdos. Note the guy on the far right. Who is he and what does he want? See close up below.

Close up of man in question.

The wonder years of San Onofre.

Monday, March 20, 2006

Puttzle's Corner

Got some time to kill? Visit this blog.

OH NO! NOT TWINS?


We found the other half of the twins, hanging out at Pine's Park!

Not much surf this weekend, but the sun was out.

Friday, March 17, 2006

The Mayor Gets Wet?


The Mayor went out this morning. The board seen here is the new wind vane for the point. It was donated by Surftech to replace the old one. The board is in such great condition the Mayor wanted to ride it before it goes on the pole (which can be seen in the background).

Ignoring the cat calls from the riff raff in the background, the young lady displays her voluptuous, yet tender and succulent mangoes as her rosy complexion glistens in the sunlight.

Thursday, March 16, 2006


Meet Spike. He's a new Pitbull hybrid weighing in a 350lbs! Coming soon the inland empire near you.

I got stuck behind this guy the other day. A good thing he's not riding a 12-0 Surftech!

Why ask Why

Why is the third hand on the watch called the second hand?
If a word is misspelled in the dictionary, how would we ever know?
If Webster wrote the first dictionary, where did he find the words?
Why do we say something is out of whack? What is a whack?
Why does "slow down" and "slow up" mean the same thing?
Why does "fat chance" and "slim chance" mean the same thing?
Why do "tug" boats push their barges?
Why do we sing "Take me out to the ball game" when we are already there?
Why are they called "stands" when they are made for sitting?
Why is it call "after dark" when it really is "after light"?
Doesn't "expecting the unexpected" make the unexpected expected?
Why are a "wise man" and a "wise guy" opposites?
Why do "overlook" and "oversee" mean opposite things?
If work is so terrific, why do they have to pay you to do it?
If all the world is a stage, where is the audience sitting?
If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?
Why do we put suits in garment bags and garments in a suitcase?
Why do we wash bath towels? Aren't we clean when we use them?
Why doesn't glue stick to the inside of the bottle?

Wednesday, March 15, 2006


Well, I went down to 'Nofre today to eat lunch at my favorite table and this woman was sitting on it! Appetite now suppressed.

The fine art of photography. A study in contrast and comparison.

Tuesday, March 14, 2006


Check out this gopher snake swallowing one of the giant rats of Old mans bamboo patch. For those of you who don't know, about ten years ago a man named Don Bruno began some genetic breeding experiments on rats. Several escaped from his van and the rest is history. (If you were there, this will make sense. If not, sorry.)

Monday, March 13, 2006

The Mayor, Dingo and Kemp R. Rick preparing the new wind indicator recently installed at the Point.

I must have gotten a major contact high walking by bathroom #4. I have no memory of this, but when I developed my pictures, this shot from the Old mans wind machine was on it. They all seem to be staring at me.

And also the point!
If any of you are frequent ebayers, you may want to think twice before buying from this guy!

Sunday, March 12, 2006

Saturday, March 11, 2006

Weather


This system origanated in the gulf of alaska. The jet stream took a southerly dip at a 170mph.It is vortexing in a counter clockwise moition over central southern california. there is a lot of very cold air associated with this system, that would explain the large hail that we recieved today. We can expect more of the same this evening.

Moon Phase