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Workaholism In America Is Hurting the Economy

HeLLFiRe1151 Re:work life balance is a myth (710 comments)

Sounds like my life...I've made paper and candles, stacked and cut lumber, installed phone, missile and rocket circuits, printed shampoo bottles, cleaned boilers, commercial fished in Alaska, well pump installation and numerous short lived positions. Life is too short to do the same thing everyday.

about a month ago
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As AOL Prepares To Downsize Patch, CEO Fires Employee During Meeting

HeLLFiRe1151 Re:Game Plan (248 comments)

Ya, a lot of companies want to know what the "Patch game plan" is. They want to be sure never to follow it.

about a year ago
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Northern Hemisphere Pollution a Cause of '80s Africa Drought

HeLLFiRe1151 Re:Who's to blame? (158 comments)

We didn't start 2 world wars. We don't chop other peoples heads off because they go to some other church. Apparently you have NEVER read a history book in your life. Assuming you're from some European or Asian territory because you failed to mention it, you have no knowledge of the 10,000+ years of invasions that your ancestors and mine contributed. You're just pissed that America invades, kicks ass and then leaves without taking anything. America may not be perfect but the only reason you're not being oppressed by some other country is because of America and what it does for the rest of the world. So a big thank you would be appropriate.

about a year ago
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White House: Use Metric If You Want, We Don't Care

HeLLFiRe1151 Re:Start here (1145 comments)

Great, now were going to have people pulling out their calculators to determine how fast they are going.

about a year ago
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White House: Use Metric If You Want, We Don't Care

HeLLFiRe1151 Re:Start here (1145 comments)

Why are Federal highway signs a good place to start? Because sign makers will make twice as much?

People are always screaming about getting the government out of their bedrooms and personal lives . They then turn around and tell the government, "we can't do a damned thing without Uncle Sam helping us out." If you need/want to use metric in your business, then do it. Probably the first thing this administration has said that I actually agree with. Stay tuned for the scandal.

about a year ago
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White House: Use Metric If You Want, We Don't Care

HeLLFiRe1151 Re:Start here (1145 comments)

As you were, No it wasn't. he didn't.

about a year ago
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City Councilman: Email Tax Could Discourage Spam, Fund Post Office Functions

HeLLFiRe1151 Flat Tax (439 comments)

Wouldn't it be more prudent to charge an address with a flat tax to receive snail mail? Charge a flat tax for individuals. Charge corporations based on volume received.

about a year ago
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Laser Intended For Mars Used To Detect "Honey Laundering"

HeLLFiRe1151 Re:Buy local honey (387 comments)

So you go suck the cum out of her pussy?

about a year and a half ago
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New Hobbit Trailer Debuts

HeLLFiRe1151 Re:WTF, where's the freakin' D R A G O N ??? !!! (130 comments)

You're absolutely right. Damn you Peter Jackson!! Why did you have to make this movie? Couldn't you just left it to our imaginations of how this movie should have been made?

If you don't like the FUCKING MOVIE then don't FUCKING WATCH it! You fucking child!

about 2 years ago
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"Oil Strider" Device Mimics Water Strider Insects

HeLLFiRe1151 Re:Water Strider? (39 comments)

Everyone else calls them Water Skippers.

more than 2 years ago
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Digging Into the Electrical Cost of PC Gaming

HeLLFiRe1151 Re:Money well spent (162 comments)

Meanwhile the Geoff and his coworker discuss these types atrocities at their daily meeting at Starbucks while sipping on their third expresso.

more than 2 years ago
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350-Year-Old Newton's Puzzle Solved By 16-Year-Old

HeLLFiRe1151 Re:Specifics? (414 comments)

This is an article from 1983. I believe it explains the problem.

http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/pdf/10.1146/annurev.fl.15.010183.000245

more than 2 years ago
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Student Makes Real-Life Portal Turret

HeLLFiRe1151 Re:Yes (91 comments)

It's from Penn State, what else would you expect?

more than 2 years ago
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How Would Driver-less Cars Change Motoring?

HeLLFiRe1151 There won't be an end to insurance (648 comments)

There are too many other things insurance pays for besides hitting another car. For example hail storm damage, tree falling on your car or an unavoidable cow jumping in front of you on a bind corner. Not to mention cruising at 50 miles an hour and hitting an ice patch or getting hit by that guy who still actually likes to "drive" his truck.

more than 2 years ago
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Only 22% of California 8th Graders Pass National Science Test

HeLLFiRe1151 Re:Makes no sense (580 comments)

My kid is in the fourth grade, each day I send him off to school I feel like I'm pimping him out. They almost always have some fundraiser packet that I'm suppose to devote my personal time taking my kid out and try to sell nonsensical bullshit to strangers. Since that isn't happening, the shit gets thrown away. Use the the money that they have, on the things that matter most and they would find that they have plenty of money to spend.

more than 2 years ago
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Warmest 12-Month Period Recorded In US

HeLLFiRe1151 Re:No Alaska (297 comments)

You simply do not understand weather at all. Instead of simply posting your rudimentary assertions, you would be wise to peruse some basic weather sites that any 9 year old might find interesting to answer your less than humble position.

more than 2 years ago
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Warmest 12-Month Period Recorded In US

HeLLFiRe1151 Re:No Alaska (297 comments)

And you would be wrong. Because if warm temperatures were the reason for evaporation then cold temperatures would be the reason for precipitation. That's not the case.

more than 2 years ago

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Laws of physics trumps traffic law.

HeLLFiRe1151 HeLLFiRe1151 writes  |  more than 2 years ago

HeLLFiRe1151 (743468) writes "Here's a practical application for your physics education: using math to successfully beat a traffic ticket in court. Dmitri Krioukov, a physicist based at the University of California San Diego, did just that to avoid paying a fee for (purportedly) running a stop sign.

Krioukov not only proved his innocence, but he also posted a paper detailing his argument online on the arXiv server http://arxiv.org/pdf/1204.0162v1."

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Seti's Hat Creek Observatory will close

HeLLFiRe1151 HeLLFiRe1151 writes  |  more than 3 years ago

HeLLFiRe1151 (743468) writes "Astronomers at the SETI Institute in Northern California announced that it has been forced to stop operations at the Allen Telescope Array, a field of more than 40 radio dishes that scan the skies for communications from aliens .

The array began scanning for signals from extraterrestrial life in October of 2007, and SETI planned to eventually expand the project to 350 dishes, covering 90 square miles. But financial constraints are forcing the institute's astronomers to put the array into hibernation."

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