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NYC Loses Appeal To Ban Large Sugary Drinks

Morky Re:Let them drink! (532 comments)

So we should be encouraging habits that kill people at early ages to save money? You must be a Republican.

about a month ago

NYC Loses Appeal To Ban Large Sugary Drinks

Morky Re:The Sugary Slope (532 comments)

Were we better off by not heavily taxing cigarettes, putting warning labels on cartons, and banning smoking in public places? How many children have living parents because of that? And yes, the analogy does hold. Nobody should be drinking 20oz. sodas. It's obscene and has become the norm. We are all paying for the dialysis via higher insurance premiums so it's a case where the government should have a mandate to act for the public good.

about a month ago

SpaceX's Friday Launch Scrubbed

Morky Re:Old tech (28 comments)

Whether or not it's old tech is irrelevant if they can land their stages for reuse. It would be revolutionary.

about a month ago

German Scientists Successfully Test Brain-Controlled Flight Simulator

Morky Re:Yes, but... (73 comments)

Can't believe I was beaten to this by the ninth post.

about 2 months ago

Report: Space Elevators Are Feasible


The Space Elevator Will Mean: Less Parking, Weird Ribbon Thing, Constant Loud Whirring Noise, Increased Space Elevator Truck Traffic. Developers have submitted plans to build a massive space elevator in Williamsburg! This monstrosity, completely out of context with existing development in the neighborhood, will be accessible only to the wealthy, forcing thousands of average Williamsburgers from their homes and live-work spaces! Jobs the elevator will generate (operators, repairmen, astronauts) are certain to go to non-residents! Don't sit idly by and let this elevator cast its impossibly long, cold, and very narrow shadow over our homes! CALL 311 AND TELL THEM 'I JUST DON'T NEED THIS SPACE ELEVATOR!'"

about 5 months ago

Apple Devices To Outsell Windows For First Time Ever In 2013

Morky Re:Not the whole picture (391 comments)

He isn't perfect, but to say he is not a visionary is missing the fact that he was selling software on every from platform the moment the PC arrived (1975), at 20 years old. He saw the software market before anyone.

about a year ago

DARPA Seeks To Secure Data With Electronics That Dissolve On Command

Morky This post.. (163 comments)

..will self-destruct in five seconds.

about a year and a half ago

Ask Slashdot: How To Stay Fit In the Office?

Morky Before work (372 comments)

Get up early three times a week and gym, bike, or run. It's difficult to be consistent going to the gym after work, since you may be drained or want to spend time with friends or family. Working out early also energizes you for the day, one you are a bit in shape (just a few weeks to adjust). Also, your workout doesn't need to be more than 30-45 minutes, but you should work out with some intensity, once you have worried up to being able to do so.

about a year and a half ago

Snoozing Pilot Mistakes Venus For Aircraft; Panic, Injuries Ensue

Morky That's no moon. (307 comments)

It's too big to be a space station. I have a very bad feeling about this.

more than 2 years ago

US Launches Virtual Embassy For Iran

Morky Re:Shut it down (174 comments)

I should have googled Bachmann on this before I commented. That's funny.

more than 2 years ago

US Launches Virtual Embassy For Iran

Morky And? (174 comments)

It's like a Voice of America type thing. No big deal.

more than 2 years ago

US Launches Virtual Embassy For Iran

Morky Re:Shut it down (174 comments)

Well now, if Bachmann says so, it must be the right thing to do.

more than 2 years ago

iOS 5 Update Available

Morky Re:I did mine a year and a half back. (473 comments)

However, I would need to install iOS 5 on an iPhone 3G to really be able to perfectly reproduce the lag and latency that Android users have today.

more than 2 years ago

Novell Wins Against SCO Again

Morky Darl (152 comments)

SCO could have been Red Hat. They were THE Intel UNIX, and could have moved their huge, loyal base to Linux, and continued to grow it. They even had large hardware vendors supporting their OS when Linux was still a baby. Unfortunately, they decided to hire a short-sighted, litigious CEO. Good night, SCO. Good riddance, Darl.

more than 2 years ago

Apple Puts $383 Million Handcuffs On CEO Tim Cook

Morky Not bad (170 comments)

Nice bonus, but $383,000,000 doesn't buy what it used to.

more than 2 years ago

DARPA To Sponsor R&D For Interstellar Travel

Morky Wait for the Singularity (364 comments)

Once human consciousness can be stored in a machine, we can send relatively slow, machine-manned interstellar ships to explore the galaxy.

more than 2 years ago


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