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News Aggregator Fark Adds Misogyny Ban

lecithin Not moderated on their pay site? (748 comments)

I'm just wondering if it will be moderated on 'totalfark'. Totalfark is the paid side of Fark. I could see this as just revenue generation.

about a month and a half ago
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Security DVR + iNet + X10 = Easy Home Automation (Video)

lecithin Re:Thanks to popup ads (25 comments)

You must be hitting beta.x-10.com

about 4 months ago
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Next IE Version Will Feature Web Audio, Media Capture, ES6 Promises, and HTTP/2

lecithin Re:all i really want from IE (173 comments)

You don't need it. FTP is your friend.

about 4 months ago
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FCC Proposes $48,000 Fine To Man Jamming Cellphones On Florida Interstate

lecithin How many accidents could he have caused (427 comments)

I hate when people talk, text and drive. You jam somebody, they are going to take the phone from their head and try to call again, or at least figure out what is going on. This is probably more distracting than just talking to somebody.

about 5 months ago
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$30K Worth of Multimeters Must Be Destroyed Because They're Yellow

lecithin Woot! (653 comments)

Destroyed? Hello No...

These will be on Woot in a few weeks, re branded of course.

about 6 months ago
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Latest Java Update Broken; Two New Sandbox Bypass Flaws Found

lecithin Re:I just have to say... (223 comments)

"Is Oracle really this inept at making stuff secure?"

Aside from their database, Oracle is inept at pretty much everything.

about a year and a half ago
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Gut Bacteria Cocktail May End Need for Fecal Transplants

lecithin Re:Big news to our family (183 comments)

Thanks for the well wishes. It is difficult, if not impossible to feed our son things like you mention. That being said, we are doing the best we can do and are working the diet piece.

about 2 years ago
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Gut Bacteria Cocktail May End Need for Fecal Transplants

lecithin Big news to our family (183 comments)

We had a son that was born at 23 weeks/0 days. Yea, that is 4 months premature. At this time (he turns 4 in December) the biggest problem he has is chronic issues with his gut. The odds are that he never got the correct mix of bacteria in his gut early on, because he was in a sterile environment when his body should have been getting mama milk and the crap that goes along with it. ;)

This is good.

about 2 years ago
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Simulation Using LRO Data Shows More Locations With Ice on the Moon

lecithin Re:Water? On the moon? (55 comments)

Hate to reply to my own - but can't miss this opportunity....

"The moon does not look like earth at all.
There are no trees!
No Lakes, no water at all!
There is just deep, grey dust.
Dust, dust, dust."

"You Will Go To The Moon" -Mae and Ira Freeman, 1959

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/You_Will_Go_to_the_Moon_(book)

about 2 years ago
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Simulation Using LRO Data Shows More Locations With Ice on the Moon

lecithin Water? On the moon? (55 comments)

Man, I'm feeling my age. When I went to school we were taught that it was made of cheese.

about 2 years ago
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Bing Gets Porn Domain To Filter Explicit Content

lecithin just use booble (200 comments)

go to booble.com

more than 5 years ago
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Hacker Destroys Avsim.com, Along With Its Backups

lecithin Re:Copying between servers is NOT backing up (780 comments)

"I hope the same administrator will never again make the same mistake with backups."

He won't for this company, that is for sure.

more than 5 years ago
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A Look At the Wolfram Alpha "Search Engine"

lecithin Re:3.125% (216 comments)

Or these days, your mother.

more than 5 years ago
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ISS To Become Second Brightest-Object In the Sky

lecithin 2nd brightest? not quite. (243 comments)

Yes, the ISS is bright and will be brighter.

This still doesn't rival the brightness of an Iridium flare.

Predictions of the ISS and Iridium flares are provided at http://www.heavens-above.com/

Then there have been comets and supernova that have been visible during daylight. Yea, I think the ISS is cool to observe, but don't call it 2nd brightest after the moon.

more than 5 years ago
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Umbilical Cord Blood Banking?

lecithin Do it. (409 comments)

I'm a father of 4. Our newbie was born at 23 weeks/0 days gestation in December. He isn't due until April 12th. (Doing great, BTW) Birth weight was 1lb 6oz. (now at 2lbs 5oz.)

My son just got transferred out of the NICU at Children's Hospital in MPLS yesterday. He has needed numerous blood products, several surgeries and we still have a long road ahead. The odds are that he will have some developmental problems in the future. We banked his cells. Perhaps they are not going to do us any good today - tomorrow may just help our little man.

You just never know what is going to happen. For me, it is quite worth the investment.

more than 5 years ago

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Walmart and Gadget Lab selling $200 Ubuntu laptops

lecithin lecithin writes  |  more than 6 years ago

lecithin (745575) writes ""Touted as a "green" machine, it has a 1.5 Ghz VIA C7 CPU embedded in a Mini-ITX motherboard, 512MB of RAM and an 80GB hard drive. Normally, this would simply mark it as unacceptably low-end for use with modern software. By using the fast Enlightenment desktop manager (instead of heavier-duty alternatives like Gnome or KDE), the makers say it's more responsive than Vista is, even on more powerful computers."

This sounds like a good start to me."

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What makes mars magnetic?

lecithin lecithin writes  |  more than 7 years ago

lecithin writes "Spaceflightnow has a story regarding a puzzle to astronomers and geologists. What makes mars magnetic? If you could pick up a rock from the surface of Mars, then the chances are it would be magnetic. And yet, Mars doesn't have a magnetic field coming from its core. These rocks are clinging to the signal of an ancient magnetic field, dating back billions of years, to the times when Mars had a magnetic field like Earth's."
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