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It Takes 2.99 Gigajoules To Vaporize a Human Body

Tobenisstinky Re:Disintegration (272 comments)

What do disrupters do then?

about a year ago
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Classic BBC Sci-fi Series Blake's 7 To Return On Syfy Channel

Tobenisstinky Intermission (213 comments)

Wow, 13 hour long episodes!? I'm gonna need at least 2 bathroom breaks!

about a year ago
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State Rep. Says Biking Is Not Earth Friendly Because Breathing Produces CO2

Tobenisstinky Re:Not as strange as it sounds (976 comments)

If we are talking about the carbon footprint of growing the asparagus, don't we also have to include the carbon footprint of producing the the bus?

about a year and a half ago
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Ask Slashdot: Should Scientists Build a New Particle Collider In Japan?

Tobenisstinky Re:31km in an Earthquake Zone (292 comments)

I guess I should have said I was agreeing with you. "Look how tiny Japan is compared to the mainland US" And, yes, over half being mountainous kinda leaves sweet nothing for a 31 km ring.

about a year and a half ago
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Is Technology Eroding Employment?

Tobenisstinky Pay Us more! (544 comments)

Pay those whom support the technology exorbitantly , and we'll buy big houses and hire gardeners, maids, butlers etc. Problem solved.

about a year and a half ago
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Astronomers Fix the Astronomical Unit

Tobenisstinky Re:let's not waste significant digits! (182 comments)

Yes, but it is 'a quarter-million miles' difference between two arbitrary values. So why not make it a nice round number?

about 2 years ago
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Microsoft Announces 'Surface' Tablet

Tobenisstinky Re:Neat cover ... (712 comments)

Yeah, like the USB2 port...WTF?

more than 2 years ago
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Analyzing the New MacBook Pro

Tobenisstinky Re:has no user-replaceable parts at all (914 comments)

Exactly; this isn't an Apple thing, it's becoming an industry thing. My Le Pan tablet - non user replaceable battery, Motorola blue tooth hands-free unit, same, my Vtech cordless phone, user replaceable, but batteries are only available from Vtech. Sooner or later companies will figure out that they can do the same thing with batteries as they did with ink cartridges.

more than 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Best Headphones, Earbuds, Earphones?

Tobenisstinky Re:Sennheiser HD 280 PROs (448 comments)

Another vote for the Sennheiser HD280's. Best headphones I've ever owned.

more than 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: How To Shop For a Laptop?

Tobenisstinky Re:mac (732 comments)

For at least three years the trackpads have been multi-touch; so, at least within bootcamp, the right click etc is emulated by having two fingers on the trackpad while clicking...

more than 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Good, Forgotten Fantasy & Science Fiction Novels?

Tobenisstinky Re:Smith & Farmer (1244 comments)

Did PJF ever complete the World of Tiers series? I don't think Kickaha's world was ever published (or written)

more than 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Good, Forgotten Fantasy & Science Fiction Novels?

Tobenisstinky Re:Smith & Farmer (1244 comments)

Agreed. A raging piece of crap if there ever was one. "based on" read: we used a similar setting and some character names...

more than 2 years ago
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Master Engineer: Apple's "Mastered For iTunes" No Better Than AAC-Encoded Music

Tobenisstinky Re:CD's with hiss (312 comments)

Oh good. I thought it was just me...

more than 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Best Smartphone Plan For a US Vacation?

Tobenisstinky Surprised no one mentioned ekit (200 comments)

http://ekit.com/ekit/home/

I used them for a trip to europe, prices were half of what my local carrier wanted for European roaming. It included data. I have an iPhone 3GS but I had to unlock it to use the sim card.

more than 3 years ago

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