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Former Department of Defense Chief Expects "30 Year War"

fredrated Re:a better idea (425 comments)

If you are not being sarcastic then you are scum.

about two weeks ago
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Former Department of Defense Chief Expects "30 Year War"

fredrated These people are scum. (425 comments)

And I don't mean ISIS.

about two weeks ago
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China Worried About Terrorist Pigeons

fredrated Please tell me (92 comments)

this is from the Onion.

about three weeks ago
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The Executive Order That Redefines Data Collection

fredrated I can't believe it. (126 comments)

Obama has turned into such a vile sack of shit. I may never vote Dumbocrat again.

about three weeks ago
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Exxon and Russian Operation Discovers Oil Field Larger Than the Gulf of Mexico

fredrated RIP planet Earth (201 comments)

We barely knew ya.

about three weeks ago
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Study Finds Link Between Artificial Sweeteners and Glucose Intolerance

fredrated Re:Does HFCS count? (294 comments)

There are differences though. For example, a diabetic in an insulin coma can be treated by applying glucose to the mouth lining, but sucrose needs to be broken down in the stomach before it can be absorbed.

about a month ago
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UN Study Shows Record-High Increases For Atmospheric CO2 In 2013

fredrated Well? (427 comments)

The story below says "US Rust Belt Manufacturing Rebounds Via Fracking Boom" and asks 'do the associated environmental risks of new "tight oil" extraction techniques outweigh the benefits to these depressed economic regions?'

Well, do they?

about a month and a half ago
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The Passenger Pigeon: A Century of Extinction

fredrated My question: (108 comments)

Was the pigeon a passenger or did the pigeon carry a passenger?

about 1 month ago
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Researchers Make Fruit Flies Perform Aerobatics Like Spitfire Pilots

fredrated So now we just (51 comments)

attach machine guns to them and replace the F35?

about 3 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: When Is It Better To Modify the ERP vs. Interfacing It?

fredrated I'm available (209 comments)

15 years solid Access experience!

about 3 months ago
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Gaza's Only Power Plant Knocked Offline

fredrated Re:Radicalization (868 comments)

You mean slaughter them relentlessly like the jews were slaughtered? What an idea!

about 3 months ago
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Gaza's Only Power Plant Knocked Offline

fredrated Re:Radicalization (868 comments)

Thank God they are getting the inmates of the concentration camp under control.

about 3 months ago
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How a Solar Storm Two Years Ago Nearly Caused a Catastrophe On Earth

fredrated Re:Law of the Land? (212 comments)

They did, so now they are going to sue the sun.

about 3 months ago
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US Marines Demonstrate Ultra Heavy-Lift Amphibious Connector Prototype

fredrated Oh thank God! (91 comments)

Now we can continue to kill people of no threat to us, in greater and greater numbers!

about 3 months ago
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FBI Concerned About Criminals Using Driverless Cars

fredrated Golly gurps_npc (435 comments)

Glad you got it all figured out and everyone else is just an idiot.

about 3 months ago
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Asteroid Mining Bill Introduced In Congress To Protect Private Property Rights

fredrated Did the forget the part (181 comments)

where they won't have to pay any taxes?

about 3 months ago
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Coddled, Surveilled, and Monetized: How Modern Houses Can Watch You

fredrated Re:Your wife is HOT (150 comments)

No! Turn UP the thermostat so she will take some cloths off!

about 3 months ago

Submissions

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what the hell is wrong with the comment system?

fredrated fredrated writes  |  more than 3 years ago

fredrated (639554) writes "Every time I click 'preview' when I try to make a comment the comment disappears! Using IE7, this is really annoying."
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What the hell happened to your web site?

fredrated fredrated writes  |  more than 3 years ago

fredrated (639554) writes "Every time I try to load slashdot it takes longer and longer and has become unusable. This morning I tried to access the wikileaks story but after 5 minutes of the hourglass and no responsiveness from the browser I finally just shot it in the head with task manager. WTF is your site doing, it has become unusable!"

Journals

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Is there an information field?

fredrated fredrated writes  |  about 10 months ago

We know from the standard model of particle physics that particles give rise to fields: the photon gives rise to the electromagnetic field, the electron gives rise to the electric field, the higgs boson gives rise to the higgs field etc.
We are also learning more and more that information seems to have 'substance', which leads to my speculation: does information give rise to an information field?

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What is 'now'?

fredrated fredrated writes  |  about 2 years ago

As we all know, the universe is expanding. Since the universe is space-time, it is space-time that is expanding, which to me implies that time must be expanding as well as space. That is the answer to what 'now' is: it is the leading edge of the expansion of the time component of space-time. The wave-front of NOW is instantiating the universe behind it as it expands from the past into the future.

Question: we know that gravity slows the expansion of space-time locally on the time axis, does gravity also slow the expansion of space-time locally on the 3 space axies?

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Quantum collapse

fredrated fredrated writes  |  about 2 years ago

Proposition: Quantum âcollapseâ(TM) occurs through observation because observation is the process of extracting information from a system, and extraction information from a quantum system is like extracting an electron from a neutron, forcing it to become a proton.

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