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Small Bank In Kansas Creates the Bank Account of the Future

3.5 stripes That's good (155 comments)

Because no one can fake IP addresses, or otherwise alter the results to their favor.. :|

4 days ago
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Microsoft Files a Copyright Infringement Lawsuit For Activating Pirated Software

3.5 stripes Re:Law (268 comments)

Sale.. are you really that dumb?

about two weeks ago
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Football Concussion Lawsuits Start To Hit High Schools

3.5 stripes Re:Here's an idea (233 comments)

That's not rugby, that's football european style.

Rugby fans are quite well behaved, don't paint them with the football fan brush please.

about three weeks ago
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Officer Not Charged In Michael Brown Shooting

3.5 stripes Re:The "Protesters" (1128 comments)

Plenty of marches are yearly events, sorry you can't think of a reason why..

You're a bit of a shithead yourself, one might postulate.

about three weeks ago
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Officer Not Charged In Michael Brown Shooting

3.5 stripes Re:Pathetic (1128 comments)

The punching and gun grabbing is not in the testimony of the other man who was right there, only in the police declaration..

about three weeks ago
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Officer Not Charged In Michael Brown Shooting

3.5 stripes Re: Pathetic (1128 comments)

Without his gun, he probably would ave dealt with the situation in an entirely different manner, and neither of them would be dead.

about three weeks ago
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Officer Not Charged In Michael Brown Shooting

3.5 stripes Re: Pathetic (1128 comments)

1. He admitted the store robbery, go read that 180 page pdf up there.
2. The cop is the only one alive, witness says he pulled up and grabbed him
3. He was running, second shot made him turn, then he was shot more as he was raising his hands, at least that's the impression I get from the testimony..
4. Inside the car is possible if the officer grabbed the suspect as the witness states, he would have been very close to the window.

Go read the testimony.

It's a pretty clear case of the police escalating.. for sure the kid did some dumb shit.. but nothing that seems to justify more than a visit to prison, and maybe a criminal record.

about three weeks ago
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Cops 101: NYC High School Teaches How To Behave During Stop-and-Frisk

3.5 stripes Re:It's more of a statement about NYC (481 comments)

How many languages are spoken in NYC? The last census said 107 here in london.

about three weeks ago
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Cops 101: NYC High School Teaches How To Behave During Stop-and-Frisk

3.5 stripes Re:Education versus racism (481 comments)

You seem like you just learned the word ilk, good job on that.

about three weeks ago
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Harvard Students Move Fossil Fuel Stock Fight To Court

3.5 stripes Re:Standing (203 comments)

It's what the american public doesn't know that makes them the american public...

-Someone in the Tommy Boy movie.

about a month ago
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US School Installs 'Shooter Detection' System

3.5 stripes Re:Dumb idea ... Lots of assumptions .... (698 comments)

In an extremely crowded situation, possibly.you'd be surprised how quickly humans notice other humans lying down and bleeding.

Knives are scary, and in the right hands, a very effective short range weapon, but comparing them to a device that can accelerate projectiles to above the speed of sound is just silly.

about a month ago
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How 4H Is Helping Big Ag Take Over Africa

3.5 stripes Re:Alternative? (377 comments)

I'm not sure you understand what a hybrid seed is.

It's a cross of two stable (true breeding) plant strains. The first generation has what is called hybrid vigor, which means it grows much better and stronger tan either of its parents. However, in the next generations, these hybrids lose the vigor, and tend to lean towards one or the other parent.. often plants not chosen because of their high quality, but for the high quality of their hybridized offspring.

Hybridizing doesn't require fancy facilities or equipment, just some decent plant husbandry skills.

about a month ago
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How 4H Is Helping Big Ag Take Over Africa

3.5 stripes Re:Alternative? (377 comments)

So wind won't blow that pollen into their hives?

about a month ago
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How 4H Is Helping Big Ag Take Over Africa

3.5 stripes Re:Alternative? (377 comments)

measurable .. sigh

about a month ago
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How 4H Is Helping Big Ag Take Over Africa

3.5 stripes Re:Alternative? (377 comments)

They've been shown to cause no mesurable harm in the short term, they haven't existed for long enough for any long term studies.

about a month ago
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How 4H Is Helping Big Ag Take Over Africa

3.5 stripes Re:Alternative? (377 comments)

Anyone that says GMO is fine is lying.

Anyone that claims that GMO is deadly is lying.

The evidence that ONLY time can provide will give us that answer.

The only intellectually honest answer is "we don't have enough evidence to say either way".

about a month ago
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How 4H Is Helping Big Ag Take Over Africa

3.5 stripes Re: SO (377 comments)

Things like adding charcoal to poor and/or depleted soil have been proved to improve yields considerably (of course, better results from crappier soil).. I haven't yet found the exact study, but some arican farmers saw a 70% increase.. no hybrid seeds, or inorganic ferts necessary.

Did find this:

http://www.hindawi.com/journal...

and this

http://www.avocadosource.com/c...

which talk up the possibilities.

about a month ago
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US School Installs 'Shooter Detection' System

3.5 stripes Re:Dumb idea ... Lots of assumptions .... (698 comments)

School hall, you just stabbed two kids to death, they're bleeding out on the floor, how long will the other kids remain unaware?

about a month ago

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