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Is the Outrage Over the FBI's Seattle Times Tactics a Knee-Jerk Reaction?

Grow Old Timber Re:Why didn't they ask Myspace? (191 comments)

And how well did the tactics work in the latest Marysville threat? Maybe they are just a little too well hidden behind the scenes? Maybe they need to create their own terrorists to "stop them" (Portland Xmas tree lighting comes to mind)

yesterday
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Is the Outrage Over the FBI's Seattle Times Tactics a Knee-Jerk Reaction?

Grow Old Timber Re:No. Just no. (191 comments)

Who trusts what they read on the internet anyway? Well let's see; A Seattle Times article? (we should be able to believe that) BUT Trust the FBI? They can lie legally, nurture a homegrown terrorist and set him up for a Xmas bombing to scare Portland into complying. Remember that? We know who the real terrorists are. Just watch them and question our 'safety"

yesterday
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Rosetta Probe Reveals What a Comet Smells Like

Grow Old Timber Carl Sagan said; (53 comments)

"We are made of comet dust." Respect your makings.

3 days ago
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A Look At Orion's Launch Abort System

Grow Old Timber Re:This is why NASA sucks (44 comments)

We know who has cut corners and killed our astronauts so far right? Need Another Seven Astronauts. You are short of memory. SpaceX is cutting costs no doubt. Just like America needs, to compete.

4 days ago
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A Look At Orion's Launch Abort System

Grow Old Timber Re:This is why NASA sucks (44 comments)

I think NASA is in such a hurry to compete with SpaceX that they will cut corners. Coming out with a launch time about similar to SpaceXs' Pray for the astronauts in their capsule. . SpaceX clearly has a place in history despite NASA. Just watch... For SpaceX I wanna ride!

about two weeks ago
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32 Cities Want To Challenge Big Telecom, Build Their Own Gigabit Networks

Grow Old Timber Re:'Bout time (175 comments)

I don't believe your point. Trying to say one monopoly is far worse than the other SURE LAME BRAIN. The more municipalities go this route the more the big guys will worry. Drop the rates so the rest of us won't favor a choice. Like you're suggesting will happen now, but it is NOT HAPPENING YET...

about two weeks ago
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Soda Pop Damages Your Cells' Telomeres

Grow Old Timber Re:Overly broad? (422 comments)

AND diabetes medicine with the suggestion "while not specifically meant for weight loss, may help you lose weight" crap/lies/prey on the over stuffed pork..

about two weeks ago
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Pentagon Reportedly Hushed Up Chemical Weapons Finds In Iraq

Grow Old Timber Re:No WMD's...Really? (376 comments)

Yeah who can forget "significunt (pun intended)quantities of Uranium from Africa" He was a puppet lying to all of us. The reason why we THOUGHT he had chemical weapons is we SOLD them to him to fight Iran. That was made clear enough. Most of them were destroyed and were used a "reason" to remove Sadam and open the Anbar oil fields ISIS now controls. See how wrong "we" can be? How much else can we mess up, uh West Africa?

about two weeks ago
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Experts Decry Randomized Ebola Treatment Trials As Unethical, Impractical

Grow Old Timber Isolate by bringing them across the world? (193 comments)

Isolate is the MAIN tool to get rid of this menace. So why would the health organizations insist on bringing them to other countries? SO that they can "help isolate" the organism on their behalf...come up with a very expensive cure. Very profitable if it escapes esp. A sad state of affairs when people are so greedy to "help themselves" to others perils. And what happens if some of these researchers morphs it into a real easily transmitted strain of Ebola? Hey Africa is the next BIG thing afterall..

about three weeks ago
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Proposed Hab Module For Asteroid Redirect Mission Could Support a Lunar Return

Grow Old Timber Re:EMP full effects are unknown (55 comments)

I would not be so certain strong EMPs are NOT going to hurt a majority of electronics. We have not seen the worst nature (on earth and in space) has to offer. As a side note ever seen the movie "the day the earth stood still?"

about three weeks ago
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Ross Ulbricht's Lawyer Says FBI's Hack of Silk Road Was "Criminal"

Grow Old Timber Re:Government undermines its own legitimacy. (208 comments)

Double standard? let's see; You understand THEY can lie to you and do whatever it takes to solve a crime. But you better NOT get caught telling a lie to them...?

about three weeks ago
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Ebola Has Made It To the United States

Grow Old Timber Re:Fristy Pawst! (475 comments)

"healthcare infrastructure" you are talking about non-stop commercials for Viagra and lipitor and $1000s a month programs for who knows what?. Some healthcare. Since when does taking care of ones self mean watching needless commercials? NEVER. Get up of your diabetic ass and move around some. Ebola was here last month when they isolated the virus from the "volunteers" for U.S. pharma and corps to profit from remember? .

about a month ago
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US Strikes ISIL Targets In Syria

Grow Old Timber Re:I'll just let my sig do the talking (478 comments)

"WE" are ... under the names of EXXON etc they just sell it over there shorting our supply here. According to Gee Dub yah were hooked on foreign oil right? Bullshit the companies are hooked on money...

about 1 month ago
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IBM Solar Concentrator Can Produce12kW/day, Clean Water, and AC

Grow Old Timber Re:were not running out of oil yet BUT (268 comments)

The cost of fossil fuel will go higher due to secret trade agreements not to disclose who is actually buying the oil @ $100.00 plus a barrel Twice the cost of what the analysts say it should be. We can figure out where the biggest drain on the economy is. And what wars are the oil companies helping to fight? I say let's try any new energy system even if the petroleum CEOs don't like it.

about a month ago
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US Strikes ISIL Targets In Syria

Grow Old Timber Re:I'll just let my sig do the talking (478 comments)

That would be the same as the military complex. You know Nuclear Space Biologicals etc... Question everything even authority.

about a month ago
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US Strikes ISIL Targets In Syria

Grow Old Timber Re:I'll just let my sig do the talking (478 comments)

DoD jobs are good money gone bad. . We should understand these Air attacks are for getting the oil fields BACK in our glorious oil companies hands. Ever notice how the real agenda gets shoved under the rug? When the government says "destroying the terrorists source of revenue" Guess what that is? Damn idiots will argue about everything else but the truth. IF the oil companies want "their oil back" let 'em hire a bunch of veterans like Blackwater did, that are capable of kicking some jihadii ass. Oh wait maybe they are the "advisers" nevermind...

about a month ago
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"Big Bang Signal" Could All Be Dust

Grow Old Timber Re:It's about time ... (133 comments)

How true the red shift could be from the cosmic dust getting in the way. A sort of filter effect. Let's ask the Pope.

about a month ago
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Ask Slashdot: How To Pick Up Astronomy and Physics As an Adult?

Grow Old Timber Re:Dude... (234 comments)

Wikipedia? NASA.gov? Google search? "Electric sun theory" is good if you understand electrical properties. I think it's a likely scenario myself. The universe is electric in its' nature..

about a month and a half ago
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FBI Completes New Face Recognition System

Grow Old Timber Any more three letter phrases? (129 comments)

OMG! WTF! FBI stands for Fear Based Intradickshun! Pose little sheep POSE NOW!

about a month and a half ago
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Microsoft To Buy Minecraft Maker Mojang For $2.5 Billion

Grow Old Timber Re:That's that then (330 comments)

Neber played it Neber will now. Think I'll invent a game called MineKraft about making beer...

about a month and a half ago

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Buckyballs and Diamonoids used to create molecular diodes

Grow Old Timber Grow Old Timber writes  |  about a month and a half ago

Grow Old Timber (1071718) writes "Scientists working at the Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences (SIMES) claim to have created a molecule-sized electronic component just a few nanometers long that conducts electricity in only the one direction. In essence, a rectifier diode, but one so small that it may one day help replace much bulkier diodes and other semiconductors found on today's integrated circuits to produce incredibly compact, super-fast electronic devices."
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Will Microsoft deliver service pack 4 for XP before the deadline?

Grow Old Timber Grow Old Timber writes  |  about 8 months ago

Grow Old Timber (1071718) writes "Would they go through the expense to do a final service pack before the end of the the support date in an effort to keep the systems around and from switching to another OS, like Linux?
If they are going to offer some sort of paid support, wouldn't it be smart to get as many people on board before? The reason I ask is; I am tried of the endless updates Win7 has to go through every time I log on and off. XP just works better. Until Win9 makes a debut..."

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