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Switching From Sitting To Standing At Your Desk

3.5 stripes Re:Hmm, not really. (144 comments)

Our evolutionary path abandoned stronger muscles and bones for increased dexterity, and yeah, millions of years of living in and falling out of trees has selected for chimps which are pretty damn good at surviving falling out of trees.. there's a real surprise.

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Study Finds US Is an Oligarchy, Not a Democracy

3.5 stripes Re:Are you kidding (723 comments)

China? The country that increased its monetary debt in 10 years more than threefold?

You're also about as blind as a bat if you think 19th century USA was just, fair, and improved the lot of everyone, though I will agree there was a lot more opportunity.

yesterday
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Pollution In China Could Be Driving Freak Weather In US

3.5 stripes More transparency is always a good thing (154 comments)

Especially when it's in reference to the air like substance that surrounds most large Chinese cities.

yesterday
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Jenny McCarthy: "I Am Not Anti-Vaccine'"

3.5 stripes Re:Vaccinces cause and carry Cancer!!! (582 comments)

I hope you get all of those things at one time.

It still won't make up for all the other people who will die because of your bullshit, but it would certainly be a small bit of justice.

3 days ago
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UN Report Reveals Odds of Being Murdered Country By Country

3.5 stripes Re:Singapore (383 comments)

Illegal drugs are linked to criminal activities. For some reason, a substance that should cost cents to the ounce having huge markups due to it being forced into a black market attracts criminals.. who knew?

about a week ago
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UN Report Reveals Odds of Being Murdered Country By Country

3.5 stripes Re:Singapore (383 comments)

It will be solved when the US legalizes drugs, and stops putting people in jail (coincidentally breaking up families, something highly correlated with children becoming criminals later in life) for non violent crime. The whole stigma associated with having been incarcerated means even if they served their time (with actual violent nasty people) even for something nonviolent, they will have an incredibly hard time finding gainful employment afterwards.

This problem lies squarely on the hypocritical protestant morals and latent racism inherent in the US justice and legislative apparatus. Blacks are much more likely to go to prison for possession of controlled substances compared to whites, and then having served their time, end up being permanently excluded from having any sort of normal life.

The war on some drugs is the single worst policy ever implemented in the US, but it is an awfully effective tool for oppressing minorities and the poor.

about a week ago
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New French Law Prohibits After-Hours Work Emails

3.5 stripes Re:What the French call la dolce vita? (476 comments)

More specifically it was referring to the period in italian history after the second world war when Italy was flush with US cash for rebuilding (and to keep the commies from getting anywhere politically), employment was high, and the middle class exploded..

about a week ago
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How Cochlear Implants Are Being Blamed For Killing Deaf Culture

3.5 stripes Re:Good? (507 comments)

What?

Straight like Cavalli, Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren, de la Renta, Christian Lacroix.. and so on?

about a week ago
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Snowden: NSA Spied On Human Rights Workers

3.5 stripes Re:Let's just say.... (230 comments)

If they can do it to them, they can do it to you.. and yes, they know about the hidden directories.

about a week ago
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Snowden: NSA Spied On Human Rights Workers

3.5 stripes Re:Outrage fatigue (230 comments)

Sweet, it's been a while since I've seen an internet tough guy, pretty good example of keyboard warriorhood, and a pretty pathetic way of wasting NSA resources.

about a week ago
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Snowden: NSA Spied On Human Rights Workers

3.5 stripes Re:Outrage fatigue (230 comments)

Your shirt? You should be naked, and remove it from your skin, the natural oils make it much more pliable.

about a week ago
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Mozilla CEO Firestorm Likely Violated California Law

3.5 stripes Re:I think the conversation here is missing the po (1109 comments)

Free speech means you will get taken to task for saying horrible things. Nothing about free speech means there won't be consequences.

about a week ago
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Smart Car Tipping Trending In San Francisco

3.5 stripes Really? (369 comments)

It takes more than two people to tip over a smart? Guess they must be little girly men.

about a week ago
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Nanodot-Based Smartphone Battery Recharges In 30 Seconds

3.5 stripes Phones yeah (227 comments)

I'm not sure charge speed is so important for cars, I'd imagine that reducing the battery weight and size would be more important.. having twice or three times the capacity in the same space would be much more important than charging fast, especially considering how much power you'd have to put through a cable/connector to charge EV batteries in under an hour (as an example)..

about two weeks ago
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To Reduce the Health Risk of Barbecuing Meat, Just Add Beer

3.5 stripes Re:Bunk! (179 comments)

If his was the only evidence, certainly, charcoal grilled meats have been linked with digestive system cancers for a while now (Japan and hibachi grilled fish.. stomach cancer, grilled steaks intestinal and bowel cancer).

You whining about it is like someone whining about a person who smoked all their lives and all the other possible causes for lung cancer..

Nice causative link though, you being a clueless asshole makes people dislike you, and mod you troll.

about two weeks ago
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Hacker Holds Key To Free Flights

3.5 stripes Re:This should be fixed, (144 comments)

Yeah, wouldn't want a muslim flying for free.

about two weeks ago
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An SSD for Your Current Computer May Save the Cost of a New One (Video)

3.5 stripes Re:it's true (353 comments)

The sheer volume of it obviously..

about two weeks ago
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Skydiver's Helmet Cam Captures a Falling Meteor

3.5 stripes Re:Two years? (142 comments)

Because he didn't look at the footage until now?

about two weeks ago
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Cheaper Fuel From Self-Destructing Trees

3.5 stripes Re:So why use trees? (112 comments)

Hibiscus cannabinus ? Maybe you can slip it by the hppies that way..

about two weeks ago

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