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Cancer Cured By HIV

ManTaboo Re:Modified, Harmless HIV Used (521 comments)

I understand, according the article, that they used 'a modified, harmless version of HIV.' I am curious as to how they treat the HIV afterwards though. Can they cure this strain.? Will the remaining white blood cells fight it off? Do they have to treat it forever now? But like another poster stated, it would be a better trade off for many. I am happy that they were still able perform the experiment though, in spite of the initial lack of funding. It's nice to think that potentially millions of lives can be saved from this.

more than 3 years ago
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The Biggest Dangers to Your Fiber

ManTaboo Re:Oh.... (122 comments)

Funny, I thought it meant moral fiber.

more than 3 years ago
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KDE 4.7.0 Released

ManTaboo Re:Each major release is taking longer (212 comments)

I agree that it is not 'completely' obvious. I wasn't trying to be sarcastic, I was simply stating that the functionality is in deed there

more than 3 years ago
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KDE 4.7.0 Released

ManTaboo Re:Wireless system connections (212 comments)

I thought the whole point of a wireless connection was for mobility and convenience. The fact of the matter is knetworkmanager was a fail when 4.0 was released imho. I had nothing but issues with it on 3 out of the 4 machines I run. Shortly after I discovered wicd and never looked back. It may require a little more configuration depending on your needs, but I have no problems with it period!

more than 3 years ago
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New Type Of Artificial Lung Created

ManTaboo Re:So... (103 comments)

What it means is a person with cystic fibrosis(and other diseases as well of course), such as my daughter who may have to have a lung transplant in the future, has fighting chance to continue to live a somewhat normal life with continued technological/scientific progress in this field. This makes me happy!

more than 3 years ago
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Lucas Loses Star Wars Stormtrooper Copyright Case

ManTaboo Re:So goes a once-talented filmmaker (325 comments)

It's amazing to think what the hell this guy has become. I just read this story here, the other day. I pity you George Lucas. Another example of a person with a vision (at least through episode VI) becoming corrupt over the almighty dollar! Disapointing is an understatement.

more than 3 years ago
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The Rain On Saturn Falls Mainly From Space

ManTaboo Re:Space (75 comments)

When I first read that I spit coffee out of my mouth laughing, then in a split second I realized how sadly true that statement is!

more than 3 years ago
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Wal-Mart Jumps Into Video Streaming

ManTaboo Re:Netflix (150 comments)

I had no idea you could get games with a Blockbuster subscription. I have been paying for both Netflix and Gamefly for two years now, WTF!?

more than 3 years ago
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Wal-Mart Jumps Into Video Streaming

ManTaboo Re:Useless (150 comments)

He must work for Microsoft.

more than 3 years ago
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PS3 "Strong Contender" To Overtake Xbox 360

ManTaboo Re:Sony trying to spin things. (276 comments)

That is absoutely correct. Most PS3 owners all but forgot about all those troubles the second they were able to log onto the PSN again. Read any forum from during the time PSN was down. Very, very few people stated they were getting away from Sony (I would be courious to see how many of those actually did), the majority just cried 'I want my PSN back!'

more than 3 years ago
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Is Twitter Rendered Obsolete By Google+?

ManTaboo Re:Twitter exists to do less (456 comments)

Here is why geeks and nerds are smarter though... They put bread in their toasters. I don't like burnt toast no matter how much you scrape it nor how much butter an jelly you put on it.

more than 3 years ago
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Microsoft Extending Linux Patent Deal With SUSE

ManTaboo Re:Come on butthurt fanboys (68 comments)

Admittedly it was a poor attempt on my part to convey the ethics on which Microsoft was founded by offering impertinent information relative to the OP. However, if you would put your energy towards educating yourself rather than being angry and belligerent you would understand that the underlying message is still true. You can start here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_litigation. Then you can UTFW and find countless other cases by and against Microsoft. They are plentiful.

more than 3 years ago
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Microsoft Extending Linux Patent Deal With SUSE

ManTaboo Re:First Post (68 comments)

HaHa, yeah! I feel sorry for those using Vista. Poor bastards don't even have a chance!

more than 2 years ago
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Microsoft Extending Linux Patent Deal With SUSE

ManTaboo Re:Come on butthurt fanboys (68 comments)

Here is another: http://www.huliq.com/3257/paul-allen-co-founder-microsoft-sues-11-companies-over-patents. Let's not be ignorant to reality just because you would rather believe something to not be true or because you support it. Microsoft's guerilla tactics are very real. Even the smallest amount of research will prove that. If you want something bad enough, patience is a strong virtue to have. Personaly, I say Microsoft can have SuSe and take Ubuntu with it. My server will continue to run Debian, my destop will continue to run Slackware and Arch along with AV for my studio.

more than 2 years ago
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Cast-off Gadgets Spy on Owners (on Purpose for a Change)

ManTaboo Re:Typical (73 comments)

Sorry for AC but don't want to undo the underrated modding of this guy. Even though I do not agree with him does not make his opinion wrong and moderating him as such is purely a form of opinionated censorship. Oh how people at /. cry out about censorship yet its perfectly find when it happens here.

Your theory is severely flawed. Giving a negative rating of such ignorance is also an opinion and not allowing a counter opinion would also be consorship. Where do you draw your lines? Read the FAQ's, there is very good reason why /. has a moderating system in place and that comment falls head first into that category. I absolutely love how people like that and people who complain about /. do so anonymously. Grow a pair and stand up for what you believe. Now, I apologize for going off topic as per the original post but I felt the need to respond.

more than 2 years ago
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The Science Behind Fanboyism

ManTaboo Re:Why Cheeto-stained? (272 comments)

The best Doritos ever was Jumpin' Jack Cheese! Remember Jay Leno doing the commercials for them in the late 80's early 90's? Ahh, I suddenly crave a bag with a bottle of Dew!

more than 3 years ago

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