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Finding Life In Space By Looking For Extraterrestrial Pollution

lazy genes Re:Advanced? (95 comments)

Industrial pollution at the levels we emit, may not be a sign of intelligent life. It may be a sign of a life form with huge egos that are about to go extinct.

about a week ago
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Researchers Successfully Cut HIV DNA Out of Human Cells

lazy genes Re:Delivery method (64 comments)

I bet the next time they invent a virus, they will add more proline and glycine.

about a week ago
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Can the Multiverse Be Tested Scientifically?

lazy genes Dare to Imagine (147 comments)

To understand this universe you must try and imagine how things must be like in another universe with different universal laws. String theory will eventually fail, but it is a path that we must follow to get to where we want to go. I have been to the end of that path and realized that the answer I was looking for was right at the beginning (three body systems).

about two weeks ago
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The New Science of Evolutionary Forecasting

lazy genes Predicting the future (63 comments)

The only missing variable may be that human intelligence is relative to the size of the population. It may explain why we have no empathy towards this planet. The impossible situations that we face today may someday be solved as long as we keep increasing the population. Otherwise, we are surely doomed.

about two weeks ago
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Chimpanzee Intelligence Largely Determined By Genetics

lazy genes Re:but i thought we are all equal? (157 comments)

All humans have autism, some just try harder to cover it up than others.

about two weeks ago
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Hints of Life's Start Found In a Giant Virus

lazy genes Re:What is life? What is a virus? (158 comments)

Great questions, I have come to believe that a virus is not a life form. Its only role is to transfer segments of DNA from one life form to another. It is how information is sent without individual contact.Is very important part of evolution because it saves time.

about three weeks ago
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Blueprints For Taming the Climate Crisis

lazy genes Re:Climate Change on Slashdot? Bring on the fun! (389 comments)

The only problem with nuke fuel is that we have no current technology to store nuke waste. With our current technology it cost 100x the amount of energy to safely store the nuke waste than it produced. We will end up using all the fossil fuels just to store nuke waste.

about three weeks ago
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Study: Whales Are Ecosystem "Engineers"

lazy genes What if (64 comments)

What if whale calls were actually farts.

about three weeks ago
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What Came First, Black Holes Or Galaxies?

lazy genes Exotic Matter (76 comments)

Blackholes have been here since day one. They are simply matter that came from our neighboring universes. They follow different quantum laws than the matter in our universe. Our universe is a stream and it is flowing in one direction. The big bang is only an allusion. If the Andromeda galaxy was moving away from us, we would see that the universe was shrinking instead of expanding.

about three weeks ago
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Study: People Would Rather Be Shocked Than Be Alone With Their Thoughts

lazy genes Know thyself (333 comments)

I can do thought experiments that last for months. When I am awake, I do research and when I am asleep, I dream about the problem and find alternatives. I can stay awake for days and sleep for days. The only way to do this is to know thyself so it does not interfere with your thought process.

about a month ago
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Tibetans Inherited High-Altitude Gene From Ancient Human

lazy genes Weather Prediction Gene (133 comments)

I win sports handicapping contests by using only weather variables to predict if a home team is going to win or lose. I have been doing this for several years. I won the NFL contest the last 2 years in a row, beating over 200 other contestants for the $1000 prize and I am the top MLB handicapper for the last three contests that I have entered. I believe that there is a gene that hunter gatherers depended on to warn them of poor weather conditions. I find certain weather conditions make the home team preform differently than the away team. So if bad weather is in the area the home team is not as productive (lazy and tired) and lose more often. This would help the hunter gatherer by subconsciously keeping him home if bad weather was coming in the near future and it would make the away team more alert so they could have the energy to get shelter.

about a month ago
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How Did Those STAP Stem Cell Papers Get Accepted In the First Place?

lazy genes World is Addicted to Hopeium (109 comments)

Everybody wants to believe in miracles.

about a month ago
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Unintended Consequences For Traffic Safety Feature

lazy genes Helmet Laws for Pedestrians (579 comments)

Humans cannot be this stupid. The current auto transportation system is the most unsustainable way to move. 90% of the weight of the car can be disposed of when you put them on rails and let a computer drive it. You then can move 20 times faster on 20x less energy with no accidents. This type of system would pay for itself in less than 1 year. The wars we fight to fuel this system is just a symptom of how unsustainable it truly is. Who in their right mind would think that people can drive at 55 mph and only have a painted line on the road to protect them. You people are fucking idiots if you think our species will survive another 40 years with the system we have now.

about a month ago
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NASA Successfully Tests 'Flying Saucer' Craft, New Parachute

lazy genes Re:fucking nasa (49 comments)

NASA needs to stop dreaming and get to work on designing a sustainable transportation system for earth use or we won't be going anywhere.

about a month ago
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Trio of Big Black Holes Spotted In Galaxy Smashup

lazy genes Galaxies Orbit (74 comments)

Galaxies usually orbit around a massive round one in their cluster. The shape of spiral galaxies is produced by the shape of the fabric of space time as they approach each other at the end of their cycle. After they pass each other they change shape and will evolve into every type of galaxy shape until they finish the cycle as a spiral. The orbiting galaxies flip when they reach the farthest distance from each other and start back on another collision course. Each shape is specific to their position of the cycle.

about a month ago
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Visualizing Algorithms

lazy genes Help Wanted (50 comments)

I have been working on an algorithm that predicts the outcome of sporting events based solely on weather variables. I have improved each year and now I am winning handicapping contests and making money every year. I have developed another algorithm that predicts the temperature that is based solely on lunar cycles. I know that they can be improved, but I lack the knowledge and skills to do it. If anyone is interested I would be happy to share what I discovered.

about a month ago
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Match.com, Mensa Create Dating Site For Geniuses

lazy genes Re:why would I want to hang with a buncha cunts (561 comments)

After 50 years of observations and data collecting on the human species, I have come to the conclusion that everyone has autism and the only difference is that some people cover it up better than others.

about a month ago
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Is Time Moving Forward Or Backward? Computers Learn To Spot the Difference

lazy genes Re:Time isn't moving at all (78 comments)

I briefly understood time on the quantum level. All I can tell you is it is very complex and It had to do with the physical geometry of the fabric of space time/higgs field.

about a month ago
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New Chemical Process Could Make Ammonia a Practical Car Fuel

lazy genes Eveyone here is a retard (380 comments)

The sustainability issue with transportation is not related to fuel. If you put automobiles on rails and let a computer drive them,you can go 10x faster on 10x less fuel with no accidents. The biggest benefit is that you no longer need to wait in line at a bus stop or train station. There are soooo many other things that you could be doing instead of driving, like talking on your cell phone. The energy savings are enormous with this system and would pay back construction costs in less than 5 years.

about a month ago
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A Physicist Says He Can Tornado-Proof the Midwest With 1,000-Foot Walls

lazy genes Re:Trains (501 comments)

Those systems are good, but they are still not sustainable. The trains are only efficient if they are full and if they only stop once. The other sustainability issue is the waiting time and scheduling. We need a system that would give a person the ability to travel anywhere and at anytime and never stop until they reach the destination they desire. Lost time is sooooo unsustainable. The physical energy and stress that humans spend moving from point A to point B is another factor. We have the technology but lack the wisdom to actually build a system that is sustainable. It would only take several years to build and would pay itself back in less time. Its almost like we are designed to waste energy.

about a month ago

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Brute Force Method Fails Again

lazy genes lazy genes writes  |  more than 3 years ago

lazy genes (741633) writes "Are we in denial about the state of drug discovery? This is a question I recently asked a room full of leading thinkers from the pharmaceutical, academic, and nonprofit worlds assembled for a Wellcome Trust meeting on precompetitive boundaries in drug discovery. At the time, I certainly thought so. The current system for drug discovery is unsustainable, but I expected that the experts assembled here would rather ignore the facts than admit that the entire system is in need of major disruptive innovation.

Read more: I wondered if the crisis were enough to shock people into agreeing to revolutionize the system of drug discovery with changes that will disrupt some of its very foundations.

Read more: Crowdsourcing Drug Discovery — The Scientist — Magazine of the Life Sciences http://www.the-scientist.com/article/display/57646/#ixzz0zWPV74b3"

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