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Eating Meat Helped Early Humans Reproduce

aplusjimages Re:Vegan mums today. (487 comments)

In my situation it's always the other way around. The only time I tell people I'm vegan is when they want to go somewhere to eat. Which in the USA is a lot of the time. All of the aggression comes from the other side though, not mine. But I have noticed that over the years the aggression has turned more into a curiosity and more people like to ask me about the diet. Some of the time they want me to bring them some vegan food to try. But online its a totally different story. Aggression and name calling always starts with the non-vegans. Everyone's got some story about how a vegetarian made them feel bad about themselves. So you met one asshat, I meet a lot of non-vegans that are turds on a regular basis, but I don't assume it's because they eat meat and I don't lump all non-vegans with that person. I bet that person you worked with isn't even vegetarian any more if they are that aggressive with their believes.

more than 2 years ago
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Eating Meat Helped Early Humans Reproduce

aplusjimages Re:Malnutrition (487 comments)

God made us with the iPad in mind, if you don't believe me then why do we have thumbs.

more than 2 years ago
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Eating Meat Helped Early Humans Reproduce

aplusjimages Re:Vegan mums today. (487 comments)

I'm sorry but you can't make an argument about logic and then say that being vegan is grossly inefficient. It's more efficient than eating meat. Meat takes a week to process through the digestive system, where as plants take a day. You burn more energy processing meat than you do processing plants. And what about our teeth says we evolved to eat meat? Please don't say canines because if you look at real canines and then look at a humans canines they are totally different. Same name, but functionally not the same. Real canines tear through flesh a lot easier than the human canines can. Look no one can predict what we are supposed to eat, but to assume that being vegan is a stupid diet isn't logic speaking, that's culture speaking. Not sure why you get offended by veganism, but you should look into it more before you criticize it. You should ask a nutritionist about the vegan diet and how healthy it is. Get a professionals point. Like I said, I've been a strict vegan for 12 years (no honey or processed sugars). I don't know if it's contributed to my health, but it definitely hasn't hurt it.

more than 2 years ago
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Eating Meat Helped Early Humans Reproduce

aplusjimages Re:Malnutrition (487 comments)

Copy that. sugar = poison. Learning all kinds of things from you today. If I dip an arrow into some apple juice then shoot it at someone it will be the apple juice that kills them and not the arrow?

more than 2 years ago
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Eating Meat Helped Early Humans Reproduce

aplusjimages Re:Vegan mums today. (487 comments)

So you know they are in denial? How? Do you know them personally?

more than 2 years ago
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Eating Meat Helped Early Humans Reproduce

aplusjimages Re:Vegan mums today. (487 comments)

where do you live that vegans are hanging out in restaurants waiting for you to order just so they can give you their speech?

more than 2 years ago
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Google Shutting Out Rivals, Claims Russian Search Engine Yandex

aplusjimages Re:Chrome doesn't offer a choice? News to me (170 comments)

in chrome and firefox the address bar is also a search bar. Makes it easier than going to the actual site to type what you're looking for.

more than 2 years ago
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Eating Meat Helped Early Humans Reproduce

aplusjimages Re:Malnutrition (487 comments)

you're totally right Brian. Next time someone ask for a drink I'll remind them that only water is a drink and that apple juice they wanted is a food and they should have been more specific.

more than 2 years ago
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Microsoft Patent Hints At Search Results Tailored To User's Mood, Intelligence

aplusjimages Re:Number one reason I dislike Microsoft... (146 comments)

Come on its not that hard to deduce that if you're commenting on /. that your intelligence level is . . .

more than 2 years ago
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Eating Meat Helped Early Humans Reproduce

aplusjimages Re:Malnutrition (487 comments)

hopefully you aren't giving your babies milk from another species. Plus I said "food" milk is more of a drink.

more than 2 years ago
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Eating Meat Helped Early Humans Reproduce

aplusjimages Re:Malnutrition (487 comments)

Isn't most baby food vegan?

more than 2 years ago
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Eating Meat Helped Early Humans Reproduce

aplusjimages Re:Vegan mums today. (487 comments)

I'm sure if he knows the mothers then they would let him know if they have any health related problems. Plus it doesn't take a doctor to tell if a kid is malnourished. It's always interesting when there's an article posted about veganism and all the haters come out trying to say it's an unhealthy diet. I've been vegan for 12 years and I'm a very healthy person and I don't take any supplements. My wife is pregnant with our first child and her doctor says she's totally fine to be vegan and have the baby. Not sure why people get so offended by vegans.

more than 2 years ago
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Sunspot Tosses Plasma Cloud Toward Earth

aplusjimages Re:who cares? (94 comments)

Um it matters because some nerds haven't finished Skyrim. This could be a deadline.

about 2 years ago
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Android Approved By Pentagon

aplusjimages Re:Misleading headline; Why? (160 comments)

I was thinking:
Uncle Sam Hates Steve Jobs
That'll get more reads

more than 2 years ago
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Go Daddy Loses Over 21,000 Domains In One Day

aplusjimages Re:Democracy. (356 comments)

It would be nice if people stopped donating to politicians. Instead, take that money and donate to help cure cancer or your local humane society. At least then you know it's going to something useful.

more than 2 years ago
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Democratic Super PAC Buys Newtgingrich.com

aplusjimages Re:Dirty trick (630 comments)

In all fairness this is politics. Also this is Newt Gingrich, how many people are going to type in that domain name and get the spelling correct? If anything people will put his name (misspelled or not) into a search engine, which will then pull up the correct site. That may change with the /. effect bringing traffic to that domain with his name in the content. Newts people definitely need to obtain this domain even if they lose and they need to purchase all known misspellings of the domain as well.

more than 2 years ago
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Europe's Largest IT Company To Ban Internal Email

aplusjimages Re:SCO are wishing they did this (601 comments)

I believe Google Talk saves the chat history to its servers. Maybe more companies will start doing this.

more than 2 years ago

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aplusjimages aplusjimages writes  |  more than 7 years ago

aplusjimages (939458) writes "I think I have someone trying to hack into my forum accounts that I have throughout the Internets. I've had 2 different forums email me that my account has been temporarily locked because someone has been trying, but failed to login to my account. Both forums have given me the IP Address 70.86.138.114. My question is what should I do about this? Both protection wise and possible retaliation wise. Thanks."
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aplusjimages aplusjimages writes  |  more than 7 years ago

aplusjimages (939458) writes "A Betanews article talks about how Microsoft and Xbox360 are selling more consoles with the Wii and PS3 in short supply. During the Thanksgiving holiday the Xbox360 sold 100,000 consoles a day. In Japan though they aren't doing so well, which is good for the consumers. Xbox360's are selling Blue Dragon packaged deals for 29,800 yen - approximately $259 in US dollars.

From the Betanews article:

Sources say the company sold as many as 100,000 consoles per day in the period surrounding Thanksgiving weekend. Numbers were on the high end of expectations, according to the data.

Additionally, Microsoft was helped out by weaker than expected sales of both the Wii and PS3 during the same period, indicating that shoppers looking for a next-gen console may have been opting for Microsoft's entrant over others due to availability.
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aplusjimages aplusjimages writes  |  more than 7 years ago

aplusjimages writes "1up.com is reporting that Dec. 4th, 2006 will be when www.halo3.com will start taking registrations for the Halo 3 Beta test. This is also the date that the new 60 second commercial will air. From the article:

"There will be multiple ways to get involved with Halo 3's public beta and next week's online registration is just the first way." The registration program will be set up at Halo3.com and will give players a chance to be one of the "select members to join the unprecedented Halo 3 public beta program." If you don't get in to the beta via this method, relax, there will be numerous other opportunities to participate in the beta.

Also there are sightings of gamer tags playing Halo 3 Beta online. One such gamer tag is New 001, who is currently not online. But if it is true, then this person will most likely jump back on the game and play later today."

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Is the 360 Winning the Console War?

aplusjimages aplusjimages writes  |  more than 7 years ago A Betanews article talks about how Microsoft and Xbox360 are selling more consoles with the Wii and PS3 in short supply. During the Thanksgiving holiday the Xbox360 sold 100,000 consoles a day. In Japan though they aren't doing so well, which is good for the consumers. Xbox360's are selling Blue Dragon packaged deals for 29,800 yen - approximately $259 in US dollars.

From the Betanews article:

Sources say the company sold as many as 100,000 consoles per day in the period surrounding Thanksgiving weekend. Numbers were on the high end of expectations, according to the data.

Additionally, Microsoft was helped out by weaker than expected sales of both the Wii and PS3 during the same period, indicating that shoppers looking for a next-gen console may have been opting for Microsoft's entrant over others due to availability.

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Lycos Launched New 3GB E-mail

aplusjimages aplusjimages writes  |  about 8 years ago Looks like Lycos.com launched their new e-mail service. While Google and Yahoo upgraded over a year ago, Lycos was still sporting the old 5MB e-mail limit. Now they offer 3GB. It also appears that you can add more e-mails to the block sender list (it's now 1000, where it use to be something like 50), no more pop up ads, and it seems to run faster along with the new look.

I may start using my Lycos.com account again with this new upgrade.

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