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Google+ Runs Out of Disk Space, Swamps Users With Notifications

kjzk My Offer (321 comments)

I still haven't even used 1% of my Gmail's space, they can have some of mine.

about 3 years ago
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Capcom Announces Unreplayable Game

kjzk Oh hey (535 comments)

I'll Jailbreak it.

more than 3 years ago
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LSD Alleviates 'Suicide Headaches'

kjzk Re:Known? (272 comments)

It's a Schedule 1 along with THC which according to the federal government, has no known medical benefits. Everyone knows that's bullshit.

more than 3 years ago
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LSD Alleviates 'Suicide Headaches'

kjzk Old News (272 comments)

It has already been proven decades ago that magic mushrooms and LSD relieve cluster headaches. Good Day.

more than 3 years ago
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Telstra Fears LulzSec Attacks, Hesitates On Internet Filter

kjzk Yeah, okay. (188 comments)

Australia has become a hotbed in internet censorship projects and ideas lately. Looks like they are now using Lulzsec as an excuse to further strip away free speech.

more than 3 years ago
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If I could revisit / re-run a chunk of my schooling:

kjzk I wonder... (309 comments)

What possible life changing events could someone possibly regret in elementary school?

more than 3 years ago
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LulzSec Document Dump Shows Cops' Fear of iPhones

kjzk Here we go :) (391 comments)

Ok, now THIS is a good information. They are more useful than that pussy Julian Assange.

more than 3 years ago
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LulzSec Posts First Secret Document Dump

kjzk Why so serious Lulz? (835 comments)

I remember reading an article stating how Lulzsec was a harmless "just for fun" hacking group. Looks like they were wrong.

more than 3 years ago
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US Adults Fail Basic Science Literacy

kjzk Oh hey (1038 comments)

Science is the devil.

more than 5 years ago
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I would install the following technology in my current/future children:

kjzk Re:Any sensible parent... (549 comments)

I pray that you never reproduce.

more than 5 years ago
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Jurassic Web

kjzk Oh hey (430 comments)

I still idle IRC channels :)

more than 5 years ago
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Norwegian Websites Declare War On IE 6

kjzk Oh hey (349 comments)

I wonder if IE6 will counterattack with more page loading errors and botched layouts. I'm scared.

more than 5 years ago
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Casinos Warn iPhone Card-Counting App is Illegal

kjzk Oh hey (462 comments)

iPhones still suck.

more than 5 years ago
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Second Android-Based Phone Announced

kjzk Oh hey (204 comments)

Cool. More crap not to buy.

more than 5 years ago
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Do We Need a New Internet?

kjzk Oh hey (690 comments)

The internet is unfortunately the truest form of Freedom of Speech we have available. We can't even protest in public without fear of arrest or being harmed by police. There are a lot of people with money and power would like to stop the flow of information in its tracks.

more than 5 years ago
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On my spaceship, I'd like artificial gravity ....

kjzk Oh hey (534 comments)

*Opens console*

sv_gravity 5000

Watch out for that step!

more than 5 years ago
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US Nuclear Weapons Lab Loses 67 Computers

kjzk Oh hey (185 comments)

America's greatest threat to national security and the economy is the government itself.

more than 5 years ago
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Texas Judge Orders Identification of Topix Trolls

kjzk Re:Oh hey (344 comments)

Gritty humor doesn't worry me as much as political ignorance. I bet the average 4chan member is smarter than the average Topix.com member.

more than 5 years ago
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Texas Judge Orders Identification of Topix Trolls

kjzk Oh hey (344 comments)

Topix.com is the biggest internet freakshow.

more than 5 years ago
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You Are Not a Lawyer

kjzk Oh hey (693 comments)

I'm still lost for words on this one.

more than 5 years ago

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WCI student isolates microbe that degrades plastic

kjzk kjzk writes  |  more than 6 years ago

kjzk writes "Daniel Burd, a 16-year-old Grade 11 student at Waterloo Collegiate Institute, has found a way to make plastic degrade faster by isolating the microbe strain that can break it down. After 6 weeks, the microbes degraded the ground up plastic bag down to 17% compared to the normal 1,000 years it takes to decompose them. Daniel Burd's project won the top prize at the Canada-Wide Science Fair in Ottawa. He came back with a long list of awards, including a $10,000 prize, a $20,000 scholarship, and recognition that he has found a practical way to help the environment."
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Bush Administration Trims Environmental Cops

kjzk kjzk writes  |  about 7 years ago

kjzk writes "White House Trims Environmental Cops, Below Level Ordered by Congress
By Rita Beamish
The Associated Press

Washington —
Fewer U.S. environmental cops are tracking criminal polluters these days, their numbers steadily dropping below levels ordered by Congress. They are pursuing fewer environmental crimes in a strategy by the Bush administration to target bigger polluters.

The number of the Environmental Protection Agency's criminal investigators has dropped this year to 174, below the 200-agent minimum required by Congress, even as the EPA's overall criminal enforcement budget rose nearly 25 percent over three years to $48 million, according to EPA records.

An internal memorandum from one of the agency's top lawyers, obtained by The Associated Press, said the EPA is violating the U.S. Pollution Prosecution Act of 1990, which requires the agency to employ at least 200 criminal investigators.

The EPA's overall criminal caseload — investigations that could lead to prosecutions later — is declining, according to the agency's figures. It has opened fewer investigations every year since 2002, when there were 484 new investigations and 216 agents. Last year, the number of new cases fell to 305.

"It is difficult to believe that environmental crime suddenly declined precipitously after Bush took office. It is more likely that the administration's enthusiasm for criminal prosecution declined," said Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., chairman of the House Energy and Commerce committee, who spearheaded the 1990 law."

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