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Scientists Baffled By Unknown Source of Ozone-Depleting Chemical

Pete Venkman Coming from Methane (292 comments)

Couldn't the CCl4 be resulting from radical chlorination in the upper atmosphere? There is certainly enough UV light available.

2 days ago
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35% of American Adults Have Debt 'In Collections'

Pete Venkman Health Insurance (570 comments)

I've had two doctors' offices try to turn my account over to collections. Both times it was because there was a problem with the insurance billing. I have health insurance but it doesn't help me any if there's a problem at the point of data entry. If a billing code is wrong, insurance won't pay. Both times I called the doctors' offices, spoke with the business managers, and told them I wouldn't pay until insurance did. Insurance won't pay to collections, so it magically got fixed. I'm sure I'm not the only person this happens to.

about three weeks ago
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Soccer Superstar Plays With Very Low Brain Activity

Pete Venkman New Study (160 comments)

Timothy edits with very low brain activity.

about a month ago
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New Microsoft CEO Vows To Shake Up Corporate Culture

Pete Venkman Fucking MBA Speak (204 comments)

MBA's have the amazing ability to fit a lot of words into very little meaning.

about a month ago
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What's Your STEM Degree Worth?

Pete Venkman Re:I have a BS in Chemistry (148 comments)

My chemistry degree got me in as a process engineer in specialty chemicals manufacturing. My starting pay wasn't as high as an engineer's, but it was definitely more than what my friends with biology degrees were making. And after a few years of experience, I've caught up to the engineers in pay range.

about 2 months ago
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A Physicist Says He Can Tornado-Proof the Midwest With 1,000-Foot Walls

Pete Venkman Re: better idea (501 comments)

More importantly, how many tornadoes did Berlin have while the wall was up?

about 2 months ago
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A Physicist Says He Can Tornado-Proof the Midwest With 1,000-Foot Walls

Pete Venkman Did he mention (501 comments)

That it only works for square tornadoes on an infinite plane of uniform density?

about 2 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Troubling Trend For Open Source Company

Pete Venkman An Easy Solution... (451 comments)

I know exactly how to fix this, but you'll have to pay me for support.

about a year and a half ago
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South Carolina Department of Revenue Hacked, 3.6 Million SSNs Taken

Pete Venkman Re:South Carolina (112 comments)

I don't know what came over me.

about 2 years ago
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South Carolina Department of Revenue Hacked, 3.6 Million SSNs Taken

Pete Venkman Re:South Carolina (112 comments)

Except the plane fucking flew first in NC. Fuck yourself you fucking fuck.

about 2 years ago
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More Evidence That Multitasking Reduces Productivity

Pete Venkman Re:Lefties (133 comments)

Just like how you didn't mention where you got the impression that lefties were better at multitasking?

about 2 years ago
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Bringing Free Software To a Street Near You

Pete Venkman Re:Outdated news (78 comments)

Yeah, I read the website too. It just seems like that's one of the important things to put in the summary.

about 2 years ago
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Bringing Free Software To a Street Near You

Pete Venkman Post the Date (78 comments)

And when is Software Freedom Day 2012? Isn't that what the summary is supposed to be about?

about 2 years ago
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Wrong Number: Why Phone Companies Overcharge For Data

Pete Venkman Re:Carriers are businesses (105 comments)

If a business only charges actual cost for a product, they cannot make a profit. I want some companies to earn a profit, especially if I'm a stakeholder. If we're lucky, we have jobs (and paychecks) that are a result of some company making a profit. No, I'm not talking about hookers-and-blow-for-everybody kind of profit, either.

about 2 years ago
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Wrong Number: Why Phone Companies Overcharge For Data

Pete Venkman Carriers are businesses (105 comments)

Do you really think what carriers charge is how much it actually costs to send a text message?

about 2 years ago
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ARM Publishes 64-bit "AArch64" Linux Kernel Support

Pete Venkman Re:Well done (90 comments)

You're right they design them for free. Someone else selling ARM chips makes money for ARM as well.

more than 2 years ago
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Americans More Worried About Cybersecurity Than Terrorism

Pete Venkman Re:fearmongering (266 comments)

Deductive reasoning is important to the philosophy of science. The philosophy of science is however not science. It is philosophy. Science relied on testability. Can you develop an experiment that would prove or disprove the idea that the universe and everything in it are the work of a creator?

more than 2 years ago
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"Brainput" Boosts Your Brain Power By Offloading Multitasking To a Computer

Pete Venkman Re:We are the borg ...... (121 comments)

For some reason I thought you were thinking about boobs that were in Superman V.

more than 2 years ago
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The Crisis of Government-Funded Science

Pete Venkman Re:Why just OUR government? (194 comments)

I agree with you. The US is busy enough nation-building, liberating people from oppressive regimes, and showing those North Koreans what's for. And the liberal media whines that we're not funding science too? The only science we need to fund in the US is the kind they show on CSI--that show is awesome. God bless 'Merica.

more than 2 years ago
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How Will You React To Twitter's Regional Censorship Plan?

Pete Venkman I won't (181 comments)

I won't react.

more than 2 years ago

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Are you kidding me?

Pete Venkman Pete Venkman writes  |  more than 2 years ago

What happened to the "disable banner ads" option? Do I seriously have to look at ads now?

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