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Male Scent Molecules May Be Compromising Biomedical Research

cayce After reading the article... (274 comments)

I can only assume this was a clever experiment to make your lab assistants remove their shirts, for science.

about 5 months ago

Blood of World's Oldest Woman Hints At Limits of Life

cayce Re:Strange conclusion (333 comments)

After that you just become Galactus.

about 5 months ago

Social Media Becomes the New Front In Mexico's Drug War

cayce Is it retro news day? (120 comments)

This has been ongoing for at least a decade in Mexico. From the infamous blogdelnarco to twitter. I don't see how this is news today.

about 6 months ago

Building a Better Bike Helmet Out of Paper

cayce I always knew it (317 comments)

And this is why I always wear a donkey piñata over my head when I ride my bicycle.

about 8 months ago

Jury Finds Newegg Infringed Patent, Owes $2.3 Million

cayce Re:Good advertising? (324 comments)

Would be better if they throw those 2 millions and change into a legal and appeal the resolution.

Worse thing that can happen is patent trolls getting precedent.

about 10 months ago

Project Free TV, YIFY, PrimeWire Blocked In the UK

cayce Re:Giving up the essential for the trivial (195 comments)

We once got a 2,000 person venue for free. We only had to pay for the extra security personnel, permits, and we even got a % of the beverage sales.

Lights and sound aren't that expensive to rent, and a lot of bands travel light. Hardest part of the logistics was taking care of all the legalese. You need to be smart with the planning and get as much sponsors as possible. You can even get some government money or tax discounts.

Bands make money from merchandise, not just tickets. And most of them just have a flat fee per concert, or charge according to venue size. Big name bands obviously have venue size requirements.

Of course you can have all kind of mental blocks to think it's not possible. I know it's possible, and can't wait for the next one.

about 10 months ago

Project Free TV, YIFY, PrimeWire Blocked In the UK

cayce Re:Giving up the essential for the trivial (195 comments)

If you want to support the artist, go to their concerts.

If they don't tour near you, go try and get a local promoter to book them, or do it yourself. Some friends and I have managed to get bands and artists we like by directly emailing their managers, then handling all the logistics ourselves. Local radio stations usually are willing to help, too. When you don't have to pay for logistics and you don't expect any profit, the final ticket cost is incredibly low. I'm not saying it was easy, it's usually a lot of hard work, but it's well worth it.

about 10 months ago

Glut In Stolen Identities Forces Price Cut

cayce Re:Capital Crime (152 comments)

About the voter registration:
Mexico has about 95% of eligible voters on the registry (US is 66% at best), not as good as other countries, but it's not mandatory or enforced by any government agency. Argentina has a 100%, but their ID practices would be considered fascist by US standards.

Second generation Mexican-Americans have an average of 4 more years of school than their parents. is an excellent source for statistics about Hispanics in the US.

about 9 months ago

Glut In Stolen Identities Forces Price Cut

cayce Re:Capital Crime (152 comments)

In Mexico you can't make any kind of transaction without your voter registration card. Which is fairly secure and the country's de-facto method of identification.

Having a country "mandatory" registry goes a long way to avoid identity theft and minimize fraud.

about 10 months ago

China's State Press Calls For 'Building a De-Americanized World'

cayce Sigh (634 comments)

These attempts of China to flex their metaphorical muscle is just more fuel for the US conservatives to keep justifying the idiotic defense budget and the "World Cop" ideology.

about a year ago

I wish you a ...

cayce Re:C'mon people (1219 comments)

You can see where Microsoft got its "embrace and extend" practices from.

more than 8 years ago


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