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Is Daylight Saving Time Bad For You?

notommy Natural Selection! (333 comments)

This is the weak getting picked off. If you can't handle an hour change twice a year, you probably shouldn't be getting up (to work) anyways.

more than 3 years ago
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Designers Create Meat Eating Furniture

notommy I've seen something similar before... (120 comments)

> 'We want robots to be able to get their own energy from the environment,'

Umm ... isn't this a bad idea? I'm part of the environment. And I've seen movies where... you know... with trinity and all.

Ah I'm sure nothing will go wrong this time.

more than 3 years ago
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RIM Reaches Temporary Agreement With India

notommy Re:RIM job (109 comments)

Who else thinks that if you wanted to read some of the emails your competitors were sending, all you have to do is bribe a law enforcement officer?

more than 3 years ago
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Suspected Mariposa Botnet Creator Arrested

notommy Re:Two years? (95 comments)

Nah. It's because the Spanish police kept retiring after 6 months on the job.

No? I can't make jokes about Spanish laziness? Fine.

Kidding aside though, it's going to take a bit of time for the law enforcement to catch up to cyber attackers. The US anti-cyberterrorism (or whatever that's called) was only setup after obama came to power and I'm fairly sure they're not very organized yet.

more than 3 years ago
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iPad Owners Are 'Selfish Elites'

notommy Dear God (780 comments)

I haven't seen science like this since my days at salem.

more than 3 years ago
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Southwest Adds 'Mechanical Difficulties' To Act Of God List

notommy This WASN'T on their list before? (223 comments)

Clearly the mechanic that was supposed to do the checks was told (psychically ofcourse) by God NOT to them. Resulting in the mechanical failure not being discovered.

This is classic God influence. And is exactly what God intended, Mr. so called Mann.

more than 3 years ago
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Top Secret America

notommy iPad (502 comments)

Would this interactivity work on the iPad??? Stupid WP. Still using old, outdated, and unreliable technology. Are they assuming noone with an iPad could possibly be interested in anything to do with current affairs? oh right. Nevermind.

more than 3 years ago
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Hollywood Accounting — How Harry Potter Loses Money

notommy Re:Not a new trick (447 comments)

I would like to point out that this sort of accounting is not a new trick anywhere, not just in hollywood. This happens all the time, where a company would pay its sub fees above the fair market value of the service provided in order to create losses. The problem here is not the fact that they paid themselves, but paid too much.

Ideally, The terms for these types of related party transactions should be set out in the contract. Not bickered over after in courts. Especially since this has been going on for ages and ages.

more than 3 years ago
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Prince Says Internet Is Over

notommy Way to go SD! (450 comments)

for featuring something someone with an IQ of 23 said in a "newspaper" for people with IQ of 11. I hope this wasn't posted here for /. users to laugh at. Because it's not nice to laugh at the mentally retarded!

The person who approved this clearly has a sick sense of humor and should me immediately fired.

more than 3 years ago
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Man Builds His Own Subway

notommy Opinion vs Fact (174 comments)

>>Everybody is into rail these days; it is the greenest way to get around next to a bike.

You're posting post your opinion as fact. They are different things. Please don't confuse them.

more than 3 years ago
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Study Claims Cellphones Implicated In Bee Loss

notommy Re:Why is slashdot accepting stories from Telegrap (542 comments)

Seriously, when you posted Guardian under your "legitimate" sources, you lost your credibility.

And what the hell is huffington post?

more than 3 years ago
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Study Claims Cellphones Implicated In Bee Loss

notommy Why is slashdot accepting stories from Telegraph?? (542 comments)

Have you no standard? It's a retarded newspaper that prints nothing but idiocy.

Christ! What's next on slashdot? Healthy eating research article from Burger King's site? That only features stuff from their menu?

more than 3 years ago
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USAF Scramjet Hits Mach 6, Sets Record

notommy Re:Uh hu (326 comments)

Commercial transportation at Mach 6. That's definitely the application they're striving for. Definitely. Don't you have enough deadly toys by now?

Blagh! Not another one. Go back to wheatgrass and let the men decide when we have enough deadly toys.

I think most men would agree that the answer to that is "not quite yet."

more than 3 years ago
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Justice Not As Blind As Previously Thought

notommy Good hint for slashdot users (256 comments)

who are in jail and are wondering why their prison term was longer than the average.

more than 3 years ago
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Google Stops Ads For "Cougar" Sites

notommy We do not care :( (319 comments)

Once again, another story that has NO impact on the readers of /. Neither "hot older women" nor "cute young men" can be found here. Thanks for reminding us you jerk!

If would be a different story however, if google had banned a site for women seeking basement dwelling fat people.

more than 3 years ago
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Gulf Gusher Worst Case Scenario

notommy Re:That much oil? (799 comments)

Environmentalists with credentials like the author of that idiotic article. I actually had someone tell me he was an environmentalist when I asked what he did. And when I asked what sciences he studied in university, turned out he is a history major. How could that possibly help? Just reading something other scientists have published does not make you a scientist!

Too many obnoxious people describe themselves to be environmentalists because that's the cool thing to do now. When you read a claim made by someone, see what their credentials are. David Suzuki and David Attenborough for example are proper environmentalists. The guy who couldn't beat Bush in an election however, quoting JC, is not.

PS: Even though my two examples' name were David, not all actual environmentalists are named that.

more than 3 years ago
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Outsourcing Unit To Be Set Up In Indian Jail

notommy Re:scary thought (249 comments)

In India what we would consider jaywalking is known as "crossing the street". So no, your nightmare scenario would never happen. Otherwise everyone would be in jail.

more than 3 years ago

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