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WikiLeaks Releases the Secret Draft Text of the TPP IP Rights Chapter

dangerousbeans How do you act (212 comments)

when all our governments behave in this way. Their agenda is so different to our best interests it's horrific.

about a year ago
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GNOME To Lose Minimize, Maximize Buttons

dangerousbeans Space. (797 comments)

From the screenshots you can see they've cleaned up the interface a bit, but they've not actually used any of this space - the menu still hangs below where buttons used to be.

This has room for improvement. Please copy what Google has done with Chrome and stop being academic.

more than 3 years ago
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Electric Car Nano-Batteries Aim For 500 Mile Range

dangerousbeans Re:Already A Fad (650 comments)

"...the Prius is the most fuel efficient vehicle at each speed point from 1 mph to 100+ mph compared to any other car on the market."

I'd suggest this is untrue. A 1998 VW Passat TDI will do over 800 miles to a tank of diesel in the UK. Or cruising at 70mph on the motorway you can easily achieve 50-60 MPG. I appreciate that fuel in the UK is of a higher quality then in the USA, so the figures will be off. Also our gallons and of a different size. But still, these Priuses do not seem any more efficient, even here in the UK. I do not understand why they don't make a diesel/electric hybrid vehicle, surely that would be a perfect mix?

more than 5 years ago
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Canadian Team To Launch X-Prize Attempt Oct. 2

dangerousbeans Let's hope... (211 comments)

...it doesnt become a wild fire.

more than 10 years ago

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