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In a Hole, Golf Courses Experiment With 15-inch Holes

p51d007 Personally, the only thing golf (241 comments)

is good for, is if I want to take a nap on a lazy Sunday afternoon. Put it on the television, and within a 1/2 hour, I'm asleep. :)

1 hour ago
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Ask Slashdot: Hungry Students, How Common?

p51d007 Oh cry me a river! (370 comments)

I went to college in the late 70's. Heck, the grocery stores in that town couldn't keep cup-a-soup, Ramen noodles, ketchup, hot dogs, bread in stock when we were there. It's about priorities! Some kids today have the ever increasing "entitled" mentality that everything should be given them. Hipster types that want everything NOW instead of working for it. Quit going to trendy clubs, buying the latest fashions and prioritize your damn lives! Easier to figure it out now, than when you are in your 40's!

yesterday
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Carpenter Who Cut Off His Fingers Makes "Robohand" With 3-D Printer

p51d007 FDA approval (91 comments)

You think the multiBillion dollar a year prosthetic field, along with the doctors that perform the operations will "allow" people to use their own computers, printers etc to have DIY hands, limbs etc to flood the market? Hey, if someone wants to do this, more power to them...but you know there have to be lobbyist flooding DC with their billions, stuffing corrupt politicians to put a halt to this "dangerous" idea of 3-D printing.

about a week ago
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IRS Can Now Seize Your Tax Refund To Pay a Relative's Debt

p51d007 Guilty! Til proven innocent (630 comments)

and the government has UNLIMITED taxpayer resources, power of the courts (if they even bother) to take anything. Under the "old outdated and needs to be redone" Constitution, innocent until proven guilty, the ability to face those accusing you of anything, are being unconstitutionally done away with. And how is this possible? Just watch any "man on the street" interview where people mostly below the age of 45 can't tell you who their representative, vice president, ANY member of the supreme court, how a bill becomes law, the number of amendments called the bill of rights there is and so on and so on. Our (lack of) REAL education in this country, coupled with the sports/celebrity culture that puts that as the #1 topic around the water cooler, and you will see how easy it is to distract the "HEY LOOK! SQUIRREL!!!" ldiots in this country!

about a week ago
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How Cochlear Implants Are Being Blamed For Killing Deaf Culture

p51d007 Amen (509 comments)

It's called A HANDICAP! Why would you NOT want to hear or see? Has anyone NOT seen some of the videos, of people who have never heard, when they switch on their implant, and they hear for the first time? What a bunch of wacked out people who would rather be HANDICAPPED. Oh wait, I'm sorry, "sound impaired".

about two weeks ago
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How the Internet Is Taking Away America's Religion

p51d007 Faith! (1037 comments)

If the internet destroyed your faith, then I would assume your faith wasn't very strong to begin with! I've been on the net since the early 90's. I read many many articles & sites that are not Christian based, but has this caused me to be less of a Christian, or have I lost my faith? Not in the least!

about two weeks ago
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To Reduce the Health Risk of Barbecuing Meat, Just Add Beer

p51d007 Bunk! (179 comments)

Oh no! We're all gonna die if we eat BBQ'd meat. As with anything like this, the worry warts will probably buy into it. Remember when they said: Saccharin, DDT, and the zillion of other things that are suppose to be bad for you? Heck, there was even a guy who ate DDT, didn't bother him, but now we have Malaria running wild all over the place.

about two weeks ago
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Study: Exposure To Morning Sunlight Helps Managing Weight

p51d007 Re:correlation does not prove causation (137 comments)

Maybe it is because those that get up early are "go getters", and those that sleep til noon do not.

about two weeks ago
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Will Cameras Replace Sideview Mirrors On Cars In 2018?

p51d007 oh goodie! (496 comments)

Car manufacturers are pushing this...hummmm....then it will be a requirement. Wanna bet they will again boost the price of an "econo-box" to 30,000 by that point? On a side note, driving today, I observed various people driving on the freeway. I'm come to the conclusion that WOMEN should be driving the NASCAR circuit. 1. They love to speed 2. They love to tailgate, which would help with drafting 3. No signals when they merge or change lanes, so they are good with that. 4. Can handle driving with one hand, since the other has a phone stuck to their ears

about three weeks ago
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OKCupid Warns Off Mozilla Firefox Users Over Gay Rights

p51d007 Interesting... (1482 comments)

If you want to be a homosexual........fine, I could care less, but If I do NOT agree with homosexuals, then that makes me a bigot. What about freedom of speech OR EXPRESSION? Freedom of speech/expression, is only if you agree with the liberal argument?

about three weeks ago
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Famous Paintings Help Study the Earth's Past Atmosphere

p51d007 What a JOKE (126 comments)

Anything to further the (non) science of (man made) global warming, whoops, sorry..."climate change". More UNSCIENTIFIC crap to throw to the uneducated. The reason we have so many people believing this garbage, is because of 20 years or more, they started with 5-6 year old children, and have drilled it into their uneducated heads. Tell a lie long enough, and they will believe it.

about three weeks ago
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IRS: Bitcoin Is Property, Not Currency

p51d007 It's YOUR own fault (273 comments)

You idiots keep electing these asshats. Until this country gets sick & tired of people that HAVE NO IDEA HOW TO RUN A BUSINESS and throw them out, this crap will continue. Time to ditch the left & the right and hire people who know how to run a successful business to get rid of the fraud & waste in government, hold them accountable. But, as long as we have American Idol, Justin BEAVER, Honey Boo-Boo, March madness and other nonsense keeping Americans busy, this crap will continue!

about a month ago
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Job Automation and the Minimum Wage Debate

p51d007 But look at all that FREE time! (870 comments)

As the nut from San Fran Nancy Pelosi said you can learn to play an instrument, take up art...all kinds of things you can do once you are unemployed!

about a month ago
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How Satellite Company Inmarsat Tracked Down MH370

p51d007 black box (491 comments)

The transponder in the black box (which is not suppose to be able to be disabled) will transmit a signal for 30 days. So, they've got a few days left before it fails, if it survived intact.

about a month ago
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French, Chinese Satellite Images May Show Malaysian Jet Debris

p51d007 I pray they find it soon (103 comments)

For the sake of the families, nothing more. They've been through hell with the stupid 24 hour we have to find something to report on news media. CNN did a story how some thought a black hole swallowed up the plane? The problem with most of the media these days, is regardless of accuracy, they want to be the first one on the air, with a theory, no matter how stupid it sounds.

about a month ago
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Eric Schmidt On Why College Is Still Worth It

p51d007 investment?? (281 comments)

Wonder how invested mr Schmidt is, in "big college"?

about a month ago
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WSJ: Americans' Phone Bills Are Going Up

p51d007 Straight Talk (273 comments)

Been on them for over 18 months, wouldn't go back to a contract phone for anything.

about a month and a half ago
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Exploding Oil Tank Cars: Why Trains Go Boom

p51d007 BUILD THE PIPELINE! (144 comments)

Simple! But the anti anything at any price crowd, and Obumma won't have it. Oh, send it by train & truck? Sure, not a problem since ole Warren Buffett owns most of the rail lines up there...kind of makes sense now.

about a month and a half ago
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The Mammoth Cometh: Revive & Restore Tackles De-Extinction

p51d007 Wooly Mammoth burgers (168 comments)

Yum! Bring back some of these extinct animals so we can grill em up on a BBQ!

about a month and a half ago

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