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Isolated Tribes Die Shortly After We Meet Them

MRe_nl Re:Not just the isloated (351 comments)

The last chapter in any successful genocide is the one in which the oppressor can remove their hands and say, "My God, what are these people doing to themselves? They're killing each other. They're killing themselves while we watch them die."

https://www.ted.com/talks/aaron_huey#t-6523

about a week ago
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Social Media Becomes the New Front In Mexico's Drug War

MRe_nl What's a "muzzie"? (120 comments)

The humans have been doing this for years, with their beheadings, and the "look what you made me do when you drew a nasty picture".
Also, chimpanzees, even without nasty pictures!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...

about two weeks ago
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Creating "Homo Minutus" — a Benchtop Human To Test Drugs

MRe_nl More info (49 comments)

A homunculus is shaped from a mixture of clay, ashes, mandrake root, spring water, and one pint of the creatorâ(TM)s own blood. The materials cost 50 gp. The creatureâ(TM)s master may assemble the body or hire someone else to do the job.
After the body is sculpted, it is animated through an extended magical ritual that requires a specially prepared laboratory or workroom, similar to an alchemistâ(TM)s laboratory and costing 500 gp to establish. If the creator is personally constructing the creatureâ(TM)s body, the building and ritual can be performed together.

about two weeks ago
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Why Darmok Is a Good Star Trek: TNG Episode

MRe_nl Can I vote for.. (512 comments)

Blake's 7.

about two weeks ago
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Kim Dotcom Launches Political Party In New Zealand

MRe_nl Re:Name? (133 comments)

You really need a name that will accentuate the differences with the other political parties, common denominators will garner you no votes.

about three weeks ago
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Your Car Will Soon Sense If You're Tired Or Not Paying Attention

MRe_nl Bloodhound Gang (178 comments)

You got your Jesus on the dashboard
But the Devil's under my hood
You're takin' it down legal, I'm pullin' it up to no good
God is your copilot, I let Satan ride shotgun
You pay a toll to get to Heaven
But on the road to hell there's none

Get up you're asleep at the wheel
Get up you're asleep at the wheel
Get up you're asleep at the wheel
Get up you're asleep at the wheel
Get up you're asleep at the wheel
Get up you're asleep at the wheel
Get up you're asleep at the wheel
Get up you're asleep at the wheel

about a month ago
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The Billionaires Privatizing American Science

MRe_nl "The growing hostility to science in rhetoric". (279 comments)

There, I said it. Lets all now have a rational, civilized discussion.

I've long felt that the only value of guys is to make gals look good.

about 1 month ago
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NASA-Funded Study Investigates Collapse of Industrial Civilization

MRe_nl Re:The foundations (401 comments)

Secretly making sure Wikipedia stays on course...

about 1 month ago
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NASA-Funded Study Investigates Collapse of Industrial Civilization

MRe_nl The foundations (401 comments)

I foresee the imminent fall of the American Empire, which encompasses the entire world, and a dark age lasting 30 thousand years before a second great empire arises. I also foresee an alternative where the intermittent period will last only one thousand years. To ensure my vision of a second great empire comes to fruition, we should create two foundationsâ"small, secluded havens of all human knowledgeâ"at "opposite ends of the internet".

about 1 month ago
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Hackers Allege Mt. Gox Still Controls "Stolen" Bitcoins

MRe_nl Re:This is why we can't have nice tihngs... (228 comments)

For all it's faults it's still more transparent then the Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank, the Peoples Bank of China or the Russian Goznak. "Because when the entire world is a credit-fueled ponzi scheme, these are the kind of numbers that matter". http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-12-11/matter-stunning-perspective-china-money-creation-blows-us-and-japan-out-water

about a month ago
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Impact Crater Origin of Mars Meteorites Discovered

MRe_nl Very fast meteorites? (11 comments)

"Based on the amount of cosmic ray exposure the meteorites experience in space, scientists estimate the rocks spent 5 million years in interplanetary space before reaching Earth".

"Mojave Crater is relatively young, formed from an impact that took place less than 5 million years".

about a month ago
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Fedora To Have a "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" For Contributors

MRe_nl Re:Absolutely (212 comments)

"Law is Law".
Und Befehl ist befehl.
One may well ask, how can you advocate breaking some laws and obeying others?" The answer is found in the fact that there are two kinds of laws: just laws . . . and unjust laws."

about a month ago
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PC Game Prices — Valve Starts the Race To Zero

MRe_nl Income ing Game designers (212 comments)

"Hear the Salvation Army Band
Down by the riverside
It's bound to be a better ride
Than what you've got planned
Carry a cup in your hand".

- Less than Zero

about a month and a half ago
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MtGox Sets Up Call Center For Worried Bitcoiners

MRe_nl Re: Moshi moshi (240 comments)

Unlikely.

about a month and a half ago
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MtGox Sets Up Call Center For Worried Bitcoiners

MRe_nl Re:A call to the call center (240 comments)

Mt Gox call-center
Are all my bit-coins gone sir?
That is a bingo.

about a month and a half ago
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MtGox Sets Up Call Center For Worried Bitcoiners

MRe_nl Moshi moshi (240 comments)

Losing taught humility
Gained me Perspective
I'm a better person now

about a month and a half ago
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EFF Reports GHCQ and NSA Keeping Tabs On Wikileaks Visitors and Reporters

MRe_nl Re:You don't get it yet, do you? (82 comments)

Nobody is a terrorist. Terrorism is a tactic. It's like calling the Nazis "Blitzkriegers" or the WW II Americans "Island hoppers" (or "Nukers" if you will). States/Organizations/People use terror as a tool to reach their objective. Terror is not the objective. Using such a blanket term is, in my opinion, just a sign of intellectual laziness and will bring us no closer to solutions. It leads to a lack of understanding of the base motivation for conflict.

about 2 months ago
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Edward Snowden's Lawyer Claims Harassment From Heathrow Border Agent

MRe_nl Basic. (261 comments)

Question:"I would like to ask you some questions".
Answer:"Feel free to ask me anything you like".
Question one: "....".
Answer: "You can speak to my lawyer about that".
Question two:".....".
Answer:"You can speak to my lawyer about that".
Statement: "We can do this the easy way or the hard way, Mr. E/ Mrs.X".
Answer: "Yes".

Goto 10.

about 2 months ago

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Stephen Hawking hospitalized

MRe_nl MRe_nl writes  |  more than 4 years ago

MRe_nl (306212) writes "Stephen Hawking hospitalized, reported very ill LONDON — Cambridge University says that famed mathematician Stephen Hawking has been rushed to a hospital and is very ill. The university said Hawking has been fighting a chest infection for several weeks, and on Monday he was taken to Addenbrooke's hospital in Cambridge, north of London. The 67-year-old Hawking gained renown for his work on black holes, and has remained active despite being stricken with motor neurone disease as a young man. For some years, Hawking has been almost entirely paralyzed, and he communicates through an electronic device activated by his fingers."

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