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Florida Teen Expelled and Arrested For Science Experiment

Orga Re:I don't think that this is race related (1078 comments)

Yeah people are claiming this was a science experiment.. seriously.. toiletbowl cleaner and tinfoil in a bottle? she didn't get that from the chemistry classroom.. and in a hallway... these things are dangerous.. had she opted to put this in a glass bottle and screw the metal cap back on like a real deviant some people could have been hurt, that hurls glass out at a pretty good clip and could easily slice some people up. She's a terrorist.

about a year ago
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Florida Teen Expelled and Arrested For Science Experiment

Orga Re:Lets not (1078 comments)

toiletbowl cleaner and tinfoil, likely not from a classroom but brought from home, along with the bottle. Had this not been plastic but glass instead a lot of people could have been hurt. This was not an experiment... why would you bring these things to school and put them in a hallway... this was a bomb and she deserves this punishment. I bet the tinfoil was torn up and molded into little balls too... She knew what she was doing and she knew what was going to happen.

about a year ago
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Reason On How and Why 38 Studios Went Bust

Orga Article very lacking on how and why. (227 comments)

Mention of spending 4-5 million per month, but beyond that little in detail. What was this money being spent on? Who walked away with what. A lot of talk about how they got a loan from RI but that has nothing to do with them going bust.

about a year and a half ago
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Austrian Man Raided For Running Tor Node Exit

Orga Any proof? (5 comments)

Asking for $$$ to cover legal expenses but has he shown us any proof of this raid? I saw nothing in his post.

about 2 years ago
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In the 2012 U.S. presidential election:

Orga I'm shocked so many here vote. (707 comments)

Not being a registered voter in the US is the only rational choice.

1. Your single vote will never decide an election and most definitely not as we continue to use the electoral college system.
2. Do you really spend enough time to study EVERY candidate and vote for the one that most suits your politics (Libertarian, Constitution, Green) or do you just vote with the masses?
3. Registering to vote puts you into the system as a potential juror. This can cost you real time and money, more than you'd ever get back by your single vote influencing an election.

For the truly rational the opportunity cost of registering to vote is too high.

about 2 years ago
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Randomly Generated Math Article Accepted By 'Open-Access' Journal

Orga Required to be revised = not superficial (197 comments)

Anyway, the manuscript has some flaws are required to be revised :

(1) For the abstract, I consider that the author can’t introduce the main idea and work of this topic specifically. We can’t catch the main thought from this abstract. So I suggest that the author can reorganize the descriptions and give the keywords of this paper.
(2) In this paper, we may find that there are so many mathematical expressions and notations. But the author doesn’t give any introduction for them. I consider that for these new expressions and notations, the author can indicate the factual meanings of them.
(3) In part 2, the author gives the main results. On theorem 2.4, I consider that the author should give the corresponding proof.
(4) Also, for proposition 3.3 and 3.4, the author has better to show the specific proving processes.
(5) The format of this paper is not very standard. Please follow the format requirements of this journal strictly.

about 2 years ago
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Tesla Reveals Charging Station Sites In 3 US States

Orga Re:Huge increase in total travel time (332 comments)

Just a couple weeks ago I had a chuckle when I learned that the first cars ever made were fully electric.

about 2 years ago
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Tesla Reveals Charging Station Sites In 3 US States

Orga Re:Huge increase in total travel time (332 comments)

Fuel cost is only one of many things calculated in the cost of travel. Wear and tear, maintenance on a vehicle. Perhaps a 2 day trip is then stretched to 3 and you're staying another night on the road. On the road food is also typically more expensive, along with your personal time, which perhaps you enjoy driving great, but still, fuel is not the only consideration in the cost of a trip.

about 2 years ago
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Tesla Reveals Charging Station Sites In 3 US States

Orga Re:Huge increase in total travel time (332 comments)

The Tesla has about the same range as a gas car, but the infrastructure has yet to catch up.

Even my gas guzzler family hauler has a 360 mile range on a tank. From TFA: 3 hours at 60mph is 180 miles. 50% is not about the same.

about 2 years ago
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Tesla Reveals Charging Station Sites In 3 US States

Orga Re:Huge increase in total travel time (332 comments)

You're correct I don't think 60mph on a highway is safe, but not because it's too fast. Visiting the restroom, bottle of Gatorade, whatever doesn't typically take 30 minutes. I hope these stations have a place to eat in walking distance... cause you'll be walking... and I hope there's something scenic close by.. cause you'll be walking. What I know from experience is that fueling stations off the highway don't typically have a lot going on for themselves and MOST definitely do not have anything interesting within WALKING distance.

Stick these only in scenic places with things to do? great idea, however, I highly doubt they're going to be next to a major highway.

about 2 years ago
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Tesla Reveals Charging Station Sites In 3 US States

Orga Re:Better Place (332 comments)

I agree I think this is the way to go, much like propane tanks. Even take a deposit in the system if it's needed. Regular gas stations can use this to supplement their income and it's easy enough (just like most sell propane)

about 2 years ago
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Tesla Reveals Charging Station Sites In 3 US States

Orga Re:Huge increase in total travel time (332 comments)

I don't know where you live that your highway speed limit is only 60, but I'm sorry for you. In the rest of the country it's 65-70 (now even 80 in some places). People are typically driving at 75-80 on my morning and evening commute.

about 2 years ago
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Tesla Reveals Charging Station Sites In 3 US States

Orga Re:Huge increase in total travel time (332 comments)

I was referring to 60 mph on a major highway, a lot of states are 70mph speed limit which means travelers are typically doing 75-80. People doing 60 and beyond slow lane slow, you're going to draw attention and it won't be the friendly hey it's an e-vehicle kind.

about 2 years ago
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Tesla Reveals Charging Station Sites In 3 US States

Orga Huge increase in total travel time (332 comments)

3 hours of driving at 60 mph on the highway (which is dangerous IMO) and 30 minute fillup. More likely 70-75 mph, 2 hours of driving + finding a station? and then 30 minutes of fillup. 25% more travel time on a long trip. I don't know who has that kind of time on the road. Timing over lunch a great idea... what about at 3pm, not so convenient then is it. I think they have a lot of work to do

about 2 years ago
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Elon Musk, an Industrialist For the 21st Century

Orga Re:Grammar (89 comments)

Cornell

about 2 years ago
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Elon Musk, an Industrialist For the 21st Century

Orga Re:Cool but... (89 comments)

Neither did the John Galt Line

about 2 years ago
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Elon Musk, an Industrialist For the 21st Century

Orga Re:Grammar (89 comments)

They're manufacturing insanity in America now? That explains a lot.

AKA. QE3

about 2 years ago

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