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See How Tough Your Immune System is With "Blood Wars"

onionlee survival of the fittest (119 comments)

winner gets to reproduce?

more than 3 years ago
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Private Space Shuttle Flights

onionlee liability/crew? (244 comments)

who would be the crew and who would be mission support? i doubt many of the government employees would decide to leave government employ and miss out on their future pension checks.

also, who would be liable in case of an accident? would it be nasa's fault for giving them "faulty equipment"? or could the company even be held liable in the case of an accident in space?

more than 3 years ago
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School District Drops 'D' Grades

onionlee Re:How about... (617 comments)

So this actually happened in my school district when I was still in high school. However, the only difference is that in inclusion to removing the D grade, if someone got an F, they had to retake the course whereupon if the student passed the class, their old grade would be switched to an I (incomplete) and the second iteration of the course would be given the proper passing grade.


You see the ultimate scam here, no? Artificially passing all students just to get No Child Left Behind money.

more than 4 years ago
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Things You Drink Can Be Used To Track You

onionlee it only shows where the water is from (202 comments)

considering that many people dont drink tap water, one can easily have been "in florida" by drinking a bottle of zephyrhills water...
i wonder how drinking soda would affect this

more than 4 years ago
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Science, Technology, Natural History Museums?

onionlee Re:Indy Children's Museum (435 comments)

dont forget to check out the museum of science and industry. its more children-oriented, but still awesome. of course, just around there is hyde park and the university of chicago, which is a nice stroll even from someone who goes to school there.

more than 5 years ago
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Which Game Series Would You Reboot?

onionlee No One Lives Forever? (1120 comments)

NOLF can easily be ported into a casual gaming system but can also be hardcore.
It can also definitely be marketed both to younger and older gamers, if you know what I mean ;)

more than 5 years ago
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Software Glitch Leads To $23,148,855,308,184,500 Visa Charges

onionlee Re:meh (544 comments)

america

more than 5 years ago
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The Mathletes and the Miley Photoshop

onionlee doesnt change the fact (555 comments)

i agree what he did was absolutely legal. doesnt change the fact that the dude is a sick pervert D:

more than 5 years ago
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Need a Favor? Talk To My Right Ear

onionlee this is science? (288 comments)

'We can also see this tendency when people use the phone, most will naturally hold it to their right ear.' thats because most of the world is right handed.

more than 5 years ago
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15-Year-Old Invents Algae-Powered Energy System

onionlee damned ambitious parents (230 comments)

posting about their kids on /. ....

more than 5 years ago
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The Dangers of Being Really, Really Tired

onionlee didnt anyone notice the dates from these? (469 comments)

none of this research is new. tfa says that the research was done in the 80s. the nyt article was published in 1999 (before the fucking millenium). the u of c doesnt even have a sleep research lab anymore.

more than 5 years ago
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Virgin American In-Flight Internet Review, From In-Flight

onionlee obviously (198 comments)

obviously no phones allowed during flights.
duh.

more than 5 years ago
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Soy-Based Toner Cartridges?

onionlee Re:Be Green (389 comments)

win

more than 5 years ago
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Pentagon Lost Billions, Pennies At a Time

onionlee Re:overpaid? (323 comments)

dont know about you, but thats still pretty shitty.

more than 5 years ago
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Think-Tank Warns of Internet "Brownouts" Starting Next Year

onionlee Re:ahahahaha (445 comments)

ie porn

more than 5 years ago
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Copyright Lobby Targets "Pirate Bay For Books"

onionlee Re:Well. (356 comments)

exactly. and furthermore, even if bookabooka wins, theyll probably be crippled by the staggering legal fees and thus close down.

more than 5 years ago

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Slashdot Spambot!

onionlee onionlee writes  |  more than 5 years ago

onionlee (836083) writes "So I was being a good Slashdotter and moderating, when I stumbled upon this comment. I thought to myself "Is this what I think it is? Spam? ON SLASHDOT?!"

I hurriedly continued on in my quest for answers when I saw this — a spambot diligently at work!

Oh dear! It seemed that — of all places — Slashdot has become a place for spambots!

It was then, after this dreadful realization of the horrifying truth that I asked myself and now ask you, my fellow Slashdotters, this: What can we do and, more importantly, what should be done about this sad, awful travesty?"
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Gaming on iPhone Profitable

onionlee onionlee writes  |  more than 5 years ago

onionlee (836083) writes "Apple's App Store allows anyone on AT&T's mobile 3G network to purchase and use apps anywhere any time. These days, any trip on public transportation yields more than a handful of users using apps to enhance their daily lives. Ethan Nicholas, the creator of the popular artillery game iShoot for the iPhone, realized the potential for this market and capitalized on it — to save his family from its financial woes. He was successful enough, in fact, to quit his day job coding for Sun.

"With unexpected medical bills piling up and his employer suspending its bonus program, Ethan Nicholas and his family faced a financial crisis. So he struck a deal with his wife, Nicole: If she took on more responsibility in caring for their two young boys, he would devote the hours before and after his regular job to building a video game for the Apple iPhone. The 30-year-old computer programmer hoped to sell enough copies of the game that the couple wouldn't have to put their home on the market. That was more than $700,000 ago.""

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