Stupidity In A Jar


petros
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High CO2 levels force B.C. man to abandon biodome meant to highlight climate change.

A Vancouver Island man has gone to extreme lengths to demonstrate the effects of climate change.

Kurtis Baute sealed himself inside an airtight greenhouse at midnight on Wednesday. He was hoping to remain in the 10-foot by 10-foot biodome for three days, surviving only on the oxygen generated the plants inside.

“If all goes well, the plants are going to produce oxygen that I can breathe, and I’m going to breathe out carbon dioxide that they can take in and use to grow – and hopefully, we both survive,” Baute said in a YouTube video.

The experiment was designed to raise awareness about the impact of the increasing level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

But it was that gas that was ultimately his undoing.

“As it turned out, it was the carbon dioxide that was the big problem for him,” said paramedic Mike Van Eijk. “It was getting too high.”

Just 14 hours after going inside, Baute emerged from the enclosure.

“We are immersed in this fluid that we don’t seem to notice and it makes a big difference in terms of how we interact with it,” said Baute.

“We’re not managing it very well, we are emitting carbon dioxide and a tonne of other air pollutants and those are contributing to things like climate change.”

Throughout the 14 hours, Baute shared his experience on social media platforms. His hashtag #KurtisInAJar gained momentum with every post.

“It’s been crazy to watch, it’s been moving to watch the outpouring I’ve had on Twitter about this,” Baute said.

“A lot of those are people saying, this is great — I appreciate what you’re doing, I’m going to do something as well. This is a success for me.”

Baute will be producing a video of his experience for his YouTube channel.

https://globalnews.ca/video/rd/13524...5/?jwsource=cl
 
petros
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#2
It took me a couple seconds to figure out this massive failure as a Scientific experiment.

Can you?
 
MHz
#3
'hopefully we both survive' means what in your world?

Dex could have mathed it out is less than a minute. If he is in Canada might I suggest 4 pot plants for his next experiment.
 
DaSleeper
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Quote: Originally Posted by petros View Post

It took me a couple seconds to figure out this massive failure as a Scientific experiment.
Can you?


Specific gravity and air circulation.?
 
Hoof Hearted
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#5
"This is a success for me." "It’s been moving to watch the outpouring I’ve had on Twitter about this,”

Jar Boy is the new millennial's folk hero...sitting in a box for 14 hours with a bunch of plants.
.
 
DaSleeper
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#6
Quote: Originally Posted by Hoof Hearted View Post

"This is a success for me." "Its been moving to watch the outpouring Ive had on Twitter about this,

Jar Boy is the new millennial's folk hero...sitting in a box for 14 hours with a bunch of plants.
.

Almost as bad as spending 14 hours a day on this forum


Although I take several loooong breaks during the day to stay sane..........relatively..........
 
petros
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Quote: Originally Posted by DaSleeper View Post

Specific gravity and air circulation.?

Uh uh. Surface area of the human lungs Vs surface area of the plants.

Estimates of the total surface area of lungs vary from 50 to 75 square metres (540 to 810 sq ft); roughly the same area as one side of a tennis court.
Lung - Wikipedia
https://en.m.wikipedia.org › wiki › Lung

Not to mention no factoring of hrs of sunlight, seasonal solar intensity and the daily rise and fall of human CO2 production, no annual baseline comparisons and on and on and on.

Like I said to tonnington years ago; "we don't live in a jar".
Last edited by petros; 2 weeks ago at 02:41 PM..
 
MHz
#8
Really? He is obviously collective material so he is on your team. Good hired help is hard to find these days.
Let's hope he took notes so he doesn't go through this again.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74Sr6kqOYgk
Oxygen Deficiency In Body - Hypoxia Signs And Symptoms
 
MHz
#9
Quote: Originally Posted by petros View Post

Like I said to tonnington years ago; "we don't live in a jar".

Put a lid on it and shelve it for the day.
 
petros
#10
There is mould in your jar.
 
MHz
#11
Probably the same for most Natives so at least I'm in a better collective than you are.


There are only webs in your attic the place is so bare.
 
taxslave
#12
Quote: Originally Posted by Hoof Hearted View Post

"This is a success for me." "Its been moving to watch the outpouring Ive had on Twitter about this,

Jar Boy is the new millennial's folk hero...sitting in a box for 14 hours with a bunch of plants.
.

At least he wasn't eating the laundry soap.
 
taxslave
#13
Quote: Originally Posted by petros View Post

Uh uh. Surface area of the human lungs Vs surface area of the plants.
Estimates of the total surface area of lungs vary from 50 to 75 square metres (540 to 810 sq ft); roughly the same area as one side of a tennis court.
Lung - Wikipedia
https://en.m.wikipedia.org wiki Lung
Not to mention no factoring of hrs of sunlight, seasonal solar intensity and the daily rise and fall of human CO2 production, no annual baseline comparisons and on and on and on.
Like I said to tonnington years ago; "we don't live in a jar".

Sorry Pete
 
MHz
#14
Wrong thread. My bad.
Last edited by MHz; 2 weeks ago at 11:01 PM..
 
MHz
#15
Quote: Originally Posted by petros View Post

Uh uh. Surface area of the human lungs Vs surface area of the plants.

Estimates of the total surface area of lungs vary from 50 to 75 square metres (540 to 810 sq ft); roughly the same area as one side of a tennis court.
Lung - Wikipedia
https://en.m.wikipedia.org › wiki › Lung

Not to mention no factoring of hrs of sunlight, seasonal solar intensity and the daily rise and fall of human CO2 production, no annual baseline comparisons and on and on and on.

Same building, same guy, same everything except the guy brought along an ozone machine that could produce whatever he dials in. Ozone turns to oxygen an hour after it is made.
What should he set the dial at so he and the plants survive? 500mg/hr is a small device on the shelf today so how many of those should he take along?
 
petros
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Baute originally told Twitter that he expected that he would be able to survive in the plastic bubble for at least three days. During the stay, he would carefully monitor his vitals and the CO2 levels for any changes. However, the BBC reports that Baute was forced to cut the experiment short after just 15 hours. The biodome’s plants had been unable to receive the sunlight needed to photosynthesize oxygen, which led to dangerously high CO2 levels.

Though the experiment did not work out as intended, Baute still considers it to be a success. “All safe. My goal here was/is to engage people about #climatechange, and seeing the response on twitter I feel like it’s been a huge success. Thanks to everyone for your support. Now is just the beginning – it’s time to change our lifestyles,” he wrote on Twitter.
 
MHz
#17
In your earlier post about the math part did you allow for plants using O2 when there is no sunlight??
 
Gilgamesh
#18
Quote: Originally Posted by petros View Post

High CO2 levels force B.C. man to abandon biodome meant to highlight climate change.

A Vancouver Island man has gone to extreme lengths to demonstrate the effects of climate change.

Kurtis Baute sealed himself inside an airtight greenhouse at midnight on Wednesday. He was hoping to remain in the 10-foot by 10-foot biodome for three days, surviving only on the oxygen generated the plants inside.

“If all goes well, the plants are going to produce oxygen that I can breathe, and I’m going to breathe out carbon dioxide that they can take in and use to grow – and hopefully, we both survive,” Baute said in a YouTube video.

The experiment was designed to raise awareness about the impact of the increasing level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

But it was that gas that was ultimately his undoing.

“As it turned out, it was the carbon dioxide that was the big problem for him,” said paramedic Mike Van Eijk. “It was getting too high.”

Just 14 hours after going inside, Baute emerged from the enclosure.

“We are immersed in this fluid that we don’t seem to notice and it makes a big difference in terms of how we interact with it,” said Baute.

“We’re not managing it very well, we are emitting carbon dioxide and a tonne of other air pollutants and those are contributing to things like climate change.”

Throughout the 14 hours, Baute shared his experience on social media platforms. His hashtag #KurtisInAJar gained momentum with every post.

“It’s been crazy to watch, it’s been moving to watch the outpouring I’ve had on Twitter about this,” Baute said.

“A lot of those are people saying, this is great — I appreciate what you’re doing, I’m going to do something as well. This is a success for me.”

Baute will be producing a video of his experience for his YouTube channel.

https://globalnews.ca/video/rd/13524...5/?jwsource=cl

This experiment has been successfully by competent scientists many times.

This fool didnt qualify.
 
Dixie Cup
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#19
The title of this Thread is right on!! Sigh....
 
petros
#20
Quote: Originally Posted by Gilgamesh View Post

This experiment has been successfully by competent scientists many times.
This fool didnt qualify.

Plants and high intensity lighting are the backbone of long term space flight and colonization of other planets or moons.
 

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