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Sharks Seen Swimming Down Australian Streets

lsmo Re:Obligatory (210 comments)

Quick, get the laser harness!!

more than 3 years ago

Thief Posts His Photo To Facebook Victim's Account

lsmo Another Xfinity ad! (222 comments)

So I am guessing the next pic will be of Ben Stein. Must have been a very large 15yr old, because the jacket fits Shaq o' so well. Lol

more than 3 years ago

Whitehat Hacker Moxie Marlinspike's Laptop, Cellphones Seized

lsmo Re:What's so important to warrant harrassing milli (484 comments)

I think it would take a little more than four years. Unless you are working from different numbers than whats readily available with a quick Google search. 9/11 US death toll about 3000 Yearly alcohol deaths about 85,000 of course that is not counting all of the deaths from drunk people violently killing another person with a gun, knife, etc... So it would be more like 28 yrs

more than 3 years ago

World's First Molten-Salt Solar Plant Opens

lsmo Re:Back of the envelope power cost calculation (316 comments)

What about the increase of the cost of power over time. Power will not always start at $00.10 a kwh. Humans in general don't conserve resources, we use as much as we have. Don't get me wrong there are a few of us out there that know how to conserve, but that is not the norm.

more than 4 years ago

Top Secret America

lsmo Re:Something to keep in mind (502 comments)

This my friend is spot on. I happen to work for one of those contractors for the time being. I have come to the same conclusion, but my answer is to get my small business approved for gov't contracting. If more of us don't do this the status quo will remain. Complaining is only the start, we must take the extra step and do something.

more than 4 years ago

Study Shows Monkeys Like Watching TV

lsmo Re:And right now (103 comments)

The Men who stare at...

more than 4 years ago

US Confirms Underwater Oil Plume

lsmo Something to think about (353 comments)

Here is something for everyone in America to think about. I recently had a house built. During this process I was required to have a gas shutoff valve connected at the point of entry to the house and at the stove. Now if I am required to have a double fail safe on my home, how is it possible for BP to get away with one shutoff valve (Blowout Preventer..) ????? Where are we headed if we can't have basic saftey regulation passed without any hitches. Does Murphy's Law ring a bell anywhere????

more than 4 years ago

Time For Universal Data Plans?

lsmo Re:universal, yes, unlimited, no (245 comments)

I don't think "unlimited" plans ever made much sense because some people will abuse it.

If something is advertised as unlimited how can you abuse it? You are placing the blame on the wrong side of the equation. Lets look at it this way... An air carrier over books a plane, and all passengers show up for said flight. By your logic it is the passengers fault that someone will have to be put on another plane. If the network can't handle unlimited use then don't advertise one. Or you may just over book the network and some passengers/packets will have to wait for another flight/pipe.

more than 4 years ago

When the US Government Built Ultra-Safe Cars

lsmo Re:Sounds like the prequel... (520 comments)

Make that ... Except Big Oil = Gov't. Either way Big Oil still owns the world... Anyone up for a nice lobster bisque with nice sweet crude sauce :-D

more than 4 years ago

When the US Government Built Ultra-Safe Cars

lsmo Sounds like the prequel... (520 comments)

This sounds like the prequel to "Who killed the electric car?" Where Big Oil = Gov't.

more than 4 years ago

Improving Education Through Better Teachers

lsmo Missing A big variable (446 comments)

Once again we want to legislate before using common sense. The problem is with the parents not being involved enough. The teachers can only do so much. If parents forced their children to learn while at home instead of watching the idiot box all day things would change. So many of our problems in the country all start with the parents. Responsibility and accountability.

more than 4 years ago

Vivek Kundra On US Government Inefficiency

lsmo The common variable (306 comments)

This is not a problem of gov't. This happens in all forms of commerce public or private sector. The common factor is the HUMAN in the loop. Let me clarify that it is not all humans but there are those among us that side step all responsibility and accountability. They look for positions of protection and abuse them. Just look at the abuse of tenure in the school systems. Sorry to say it but the problem can not be solved unless we change our culture. I see this everyday but since I don't have any social connections to management I am pretty much powerless to act. If I do act it would be me on the way out the door. Sad but very true. Just my 2

more than 4 years ago

Paypal Reverses Payments made to Indians

lsmo Hrrmmm (1 comments)

Better get those HB1's out. :-D

more than 4 years ago

$33 Million In Poker Winnings Seized By US Govt

lsmo Ready...Set.... (465 comments)

This is just the start of what a Gov't scrambling to increase revenues will do. I have an equation that will amuse everyone. Insurance company that was to big + Banks that were to big to fail = ???? Yep a Gov't that is to big to fail, hide your wallets everyone. This is only a preview of whats to come. Guess what else I don't blame this on Obama or Bush for that matter. I blame the citizens. We must become a nation of informed citizens if we want to compete in the global market in the future. Time to make some tough decisions...

more than 5 years ago

Titan Balloon Mission Being Drafted

lsmo Billions of years ago.... (82 comments)

Hey did I miss something I thought it was 2008? Where did you get all the extra zeros? :-D

more than 5 years ago


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