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Sperm Travels Faster Toward Attractive Females

jmo_jon Re:It's all in the waist to hip ratio. (347 comments)

Scientists have done surveys of people all over the world

You mean like independent neutral Swiss scientists?

When it comes to differences/preferences between/among the sexes you'll see the most ludicrous results and theories, and more often than not are they plain wrong if you look at their data.

They are however extremely popular amongst the tabloids since it allows (mostly) men to see how much better they are, and they can even back up their claims with "scientific studies", which we all know can't be questioned.

more than 4 years ago
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British Court Rules Against Blogger Anonymity

jmo_jon Re:Uh, what about newspapers? (238 comments)

Yeah, and you know the name of the journalist.

While true you journalists are allowed to not give out their sources in most cases, the difference here is that with a blog you can write yourself and don't have to go through a news paper who may, or may not, put their spin on it.

Of course this is great news for classical media.

more than 4 years ago
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Lawsuit Says Google's Sale of Keywords Is Illegal

jmo_jon Re:is it infringement? (247 comments)

Did you hear the sound of swoooosh after you hit submit, or was it too high over for you to hear the sound?

more than 4 years ago
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Obama's Proposed Space Weapon Ban

jmo_jon Re:Childish (550 comments)

Obama has made several statements that lead many of us to believe that he's not quite sure WTF he's doing. Nobody is perfect, but this 180 degree shift doesn't make sense unless he is just pushing the program underground or plying for political favor somewhere. Neither of those options speak well of him, and neither explanation bodes well for the security and safety of the citizens of the USA.

Unless you believe that the fact that USA wants to have weapon everywhere and power over all is one of the reason it's so hated. Maybe, just maybe if we stopped being asshats and pick sides (the side that will in one way or another profit us) in every conflict we wouldn't need all those weapons? We could start being a nation among many, and like the rest of the world use UN.

I guess this is a strange view for someone like you but there are many countries in the world who safeguard "freedom" and yet not see the need to arm space and have enough nukes to blow the world up.

I think a nice start would be to start checking if our previous leadership shouldn't be tried in Haag or similar, the attack on Iraq (and partially Afghanistan) where clearly unprovoked attacks on independent nations which breeches international law.

I don't see that happening but as an alternative, not trying to piss off more people by building more weapons (of mass destruction) would be nice.

more than 5 years ago
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Oldest Weapons-grade Plutonium Found In Dump

jmo_jon Re:Mystery Pits (552 comments)

So you're claiming waste is treated in accordance with all out knowledge today? If so why is south Italy more or less a dump, why is so much waste "sold" to various countries in Africa (and to China)? Container ships cleaning tanks straight into the sea? Why do we still kill off huge masses of land for mining and storage of uranium?

All those things (and many more) are just tales?

And don't come saying "It's them third world countries..." it's companies and governments in Europe and USA doing it either actively or supporting it by paying for it.

more than 5 years ago
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Woman Claims Ubuntu Kept Her From Online Classes

jmo_jon Re:I love a small ISP (1654 comments)

If you knew as much as you pretend to you wouldn't need someone at your root prompt. :-P

And also, if you knew as much as you pretend you wouldn't give a random person root.

more than 5 years ago
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EFF Sues NSA, President Bush, and VP Cheney

jmo_jon Re:DONUT??? (267 comments)

I was thinking about later, and I realized...

...They have a database of who is making international calls.

I made my donation today. Please, please, please make yours.

How would this in any way prove they have a database of that? It's not at all unlikely they do (if for nothing else to see what type of customers they have) but you are aware of that when you call out they do know who you're calling, and there's nothing stopping them from putting you in said database at that point.

more than 5 years ago

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Swedish full length creative commons film

jmo_jon jmo_jon writes  |  more than 4 years ago

jmo_jon (253460) writes "Sweden just had its first film released using the Creative Commons license. It's a full length feature and the producer is using The pirate bay as the distribution channel.

Considering the current legal state of TPB in Sweden is it likely to stir some feelings with the large film production companies."

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jmo_jon jmo_jon writes  |  about 7 years ago

jmo_jon (253460) writes "The user MaddoxX at damage-web claims to have cracked Valve, acquiring credit card info and getting shell accounts. S/he has posted very verbose info about the breach here

Daily tech has also written an article about it here"
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jmo_jon jmo_jon writes  |  about 7 years ago

jmo_jon writes "EMI announces today that they are about to remove DRM from their music, and start selling it on itunes. Their press release can be found here. Not only that, it'll also be in AAC format."

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finaly teqo added me!

jmo_jon jmo_jon writes  |  more than 11 years ago Hi Diary! Today something special happend, Teqo added me as his /. friend! I will allways remember this day

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