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Security Company Tries To Hide Flaws By Threatening Infringement Suit

nedlohs Re: Most hated character flaw (114 comments)

Taste is temperature dependent, and room temperature is the place where it works best (unsurprisingly given that's going to be the temperature of most of the stuff being eaten during its evolution) - coffee has a bunch of bad tasting stuff in it but your taste sensitivity drops off at high and low temperatures. Thus hot coffee or iced coffee is great, but lukewarm coffee is bad.

http://www.nature.com/nature/j...

yesterday
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Mars Orbiter Beams Back Images of Comet's Surprisingly Tiny Nucleus

nedlohs Re:½mile == 1km? (46 comments)

Within their measurement errors bounds, yes ½mile == 1km

yesterday
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Doctor Who To Teach Kids To Code

nedlohs Re:"racist" - LOL (139 comments)

Of course Hitler was racist.

What hairs am I splitting? What specifically is my racist belief system?

I don't pray for peace.

yesterday
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Doctor Who To Teach Kids To Code

nedlohs Re:"racist" - LOL (139 comments)

You're an idiot.

Though Daleks are more speciest than racist, given their goal is to exterminate all non-Dalek life from the universe, the racist is the equivalent term for their beliefs from our current perspective.

yesterday
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Chemists Grow Soil Fungus On Cheerios, Discover New Antifungal Compounds

nedlohs Re:Nature scraping (77 comments)

And what does any of that have to do with getting a patent on said compound?

4 days ago
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A Critical Look At Walter "Scorpion" O'Brien

nedlohs Re:Suspension of Disbelief (193 comments)

Which says nothing about the claim. Well actually I guess is disproves it via counter example if you now saying those are two examples of what you claimed was impossible?

about two weeks ago
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A Critical Look At Walter "Scorpion" O'Brien

nedlohs Re:I watched half an episode (193 comments)

It seemed easy to make that conclusion from the advertisements.

about two weeks ago
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A Critical Look At Walter "Scorpion" O'Brien

nedlohs Re:Suspension of Disbelief (193 comments)

So it's not possible for a non-idiot to be smart enough to intentionally write something that an idiot would like?

Do you have any actual evidence for that remarkable claim?

about two weeks ago
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Chimpanzee "Personhood" Is Back In Court

nedlohs Re:Chimps have rights, babies don't (385 comments)

Clearly they don't agree. There a re plenty of pro-choice people who believe:

* Abortion should always be available and without needing a reason.

That's not just "different contexts" from your view.

about two weeks ago
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Texas Ebola Patient Dies

nedlohs Re:21 day incubation period... (483 comments)

The flu kills people who are already sick (or elderly or infants) before they got the flu.

Ebola kills people who are perfectly healthy at the time of infection.

Which you certainly knew, but just decided to be deceptive about.

about two weeks ago
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US Says It Can Hack Foreign Servers Without Warrants

nedlohs Re:So what they are saying... (335 comments)

The constitution is not granting those rights. They are inalienable preexisting self evident natural rights. The constitution merely says that the people have not surrendered those rights (which given they are inalienable shouldn't be necessary to state in the first place) and thus the Government can not infringe upon them.

And no that is not just a "technicality". This belief that the constitution grants rights is one of the factors that ha seen those very rights infringed upon.

The people have granted things to the government, not the other way round.

about two weeks ago
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Why America Won't Match Sweden's Cheap, Fast, Competitive Internet Services

nedlohs Re:not complicated...monopology (346 comments)

So by your definitions package delivery is a monopoly, since even though I can choose between Fedex, DHL, UPS, and USPS they all end up getting to my house on the same government run road.

about two weeks ago
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NASA Study: Ocean Abyss Has Not Warmed

nedlohs Re:Simple (294 comments)

Heat rises, does not sink.

Huh? Given the mass energy equivalence a hot object is heavier than a cold object, so no heat does not rise. Of course that effect is so tiny as to be irrelevant...

Sure hot air rises, because the density of air decreases with increasing temperature. Water is trickier since there's a density maxima at 4C and so if water is below 4C then heating it will make it dense and thus sink... That's part of the reason that lakes have warmer water at the bottom in winter.

about two weeks ago
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Snowflake-Shaped Networks Are Easiest To Mend

nedlohs Re:A spanning tree? (38 comments)

Not for you apparently.

about two weeks ago
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UK Government Tax Disc Renewal Website Buckles Under Pressure

nedlohs Re:Australia can get it right (145 comments)

Sure, but the post you replied to explicitly stated that car registration was state based in Australia. Making it obvious hat they meant by "the US not getting it right" - that the way it seems to be handled in the various jurisdictions in the US isn't as good as the way it is handled in the various jurisidictions in Australia. Whether that is true or not is another matter, but it has nothing to do with federalism and state rights.

about two weeks ago
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Silk Road Lawyers Poke Holes In FBI's Story

nedlohs Re:Perjury (191 comments)

Right, whether you actually are or are not a bad guy has no influence on the amount of fuckage that will be rendered.

about three weeks ago
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Google Threatened With $100M Lawsuit Over Nude Celebrity Photos

nedlohs Re:Makes Sense (225 comments)

DNS predate URLs. So no DNS did not "then" come up.

about three weeks ago
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Xen Cloud Fix Shows the Right Way To Patch Open-Source Flaws

nedlohs That's how the bash issue was handled (81 comments)

That some idiot decided to publish the prenotification is just more likely when you have something in as widespread use as bash.

about three weeks ago

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