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Man Walks Past Security Screening Staring At iPad, Causing Airport Evacuation

sabbede Raise your hand (213 comments)

if this could have been you.

yesterday
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Nvidia Sinks Moon Landing Hoax Using Virtual Light

sabbede BULL! (275 comments)

The moon is a hoax!

about a week ago
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The UPS Store Will 3-D Print Stuff For You

sabbede This is going to be awkward... (144 comments)

That poor person at the register is going to have to look me right in the face when I pick up those printed replicas of my penis.

Gosh, I wonder if I'll be able to get it scanned right there? That would be HOT!

about a week ago
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ISIS Bans Math and Social Studies For Children

sabbede Re:I LOVE READING PROPAGANDA (979 comments)

Given that the root causes can not be addressed (we aren't time travelers), and that allowing the situation to play out as you propose will necessarily result in the deaths of millions, it would be unacceptably inhumane to do so.

We have to deal with the situation at hand. Bemoaning its causes is unproductive. We have the capability to change the outcome of the current situation so as to prevent a century of secular infighting and the countless deaths that will result.

about two weeks ago
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The Growing Illusion of Single Player Gaming

sabbede If I wanted to (292 comments)

spend time with other people, I wouldn't be playing video games.

about two weeks ago
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Early Reviews of Destiny: Unfulfilled Potential

sabbede Plus, in the ads (93 comments)

it looks like Mass Effect. I thought the commercials were for a new ME game, because they looked so much like a Quarian and a Turian out with a human.

about two weeks ago
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Turning the Tables On "Phone Tech Support" Scammers

sabbede I've been looking for something like this!!! (210 comments)

I get those calls surprisingly often (I'm IT support already), and as fun as it is to keep them on the line as they try and guide me to the download (which I do with Lynx), fighting back would be so much more fun!

about three weeks ago
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Microsoft Paid NFL $400 Million To Use Surface, But Announcers Call Them iPads

sabbede Hey Microsoft!! (405 comments)

I will let you equip my organization with Surfaces for only $20. Our brand has developed a strong customer following and the products we use have a great influence on the purchasing decisions of our clients.

Granted, my organization may look like a household, but that's just a clever marketing tactic.

We will need three tablets at first to equip our executive staff (myself and my girlfriend) and our lead associate (her daughter), though our affiliates (extended family) may require them in the future.

about three weeks ago
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China's Island Factory

sabbede Just because its called the Sea of China (199 comments)

doesn't mean China owns it! They have, I shit you not, claimed the entire South sea, right up to the beaches of their neighbors.

about three weeks ago
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China's Island Factory

sabbede Re:US should stay out of Asia (199 comments)

Because we have close allies in the area. Nations with whom we have defence treaties, and China is trying to claim their territory.

Here's a map of what the UN says the borders are, and what China says they are http://news.bbcimg.co.uk/media...

The Philippines and Taiwan are under our protection, and China is trying to steal their territorial waters. We do business with everyone else.

Long story short, we have many interests in the region and can't allow China's reckless sea-grab to make a mess of it all.

about three weeks ago
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How Astrophysicists Hope To Turn the Entire Moon Into a Cosmic Ray Detector

sabbede Are we finally going to (74 comments)

Chrome the Moon?

about three weeks ago
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AT&T Says 10Mbps Is Too Fast For "Broadband," 4Mbps Is Enough

sabbede I thought (533 comments)

broadband was anything over 56kbps dial-up.

about three weeks ago
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Google Serves Old Search Page To Old Browsers

sabbede Gosh things move fast (152 comments)

I love how the "outdated" page lacking "modern features" is from all the way back in the stone-ages of last year.

about a month ago
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NATO Set To Ratify Joint Defense For Cyberattacks

sabbede This is big. (34 comments)

This puts NATO and China directly at odds. I'm surprised that everyone seems to be missing how important that is in favor of pseudo-political drivel.

Hopefully, it will encourage China to curtail their current activities. I know I'm sick of all the Chinese IP's bouncing packets off my company's firewalls.

about a month ago
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Should police have cameras recording their work at all times?

sabbede Elected representatives (455 comments)

should be wearing them as well. That's the price of political power - no more privacy, no secrets.

about a month ago
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Comcast Tells Government That Its Data Caps Aren't Actually "Data Caps"

sabbede What they're trying to do (341 comments)

is force residential customers to pay for business service. Complain about the cap, and they'll try to sell you on it.

And as people "in the know", I think we can all call bullshit on them when they say streaming video uses too much bandwidth. Netflix streams H.264, TV streams are uncompressed MPEG-2. If you watch Netflix, you're using less bandwidth than if you were watching Fox.

about a month ago
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Comcast Tells Government That Its Data Caps Aren't Actually "Data Caps"

sabbede Comcast is (341 comments)

bastards.

I signed up with them, asking directly if there was a cap. They said, "no". Five months later, I got an email announcing the good news that the cap would be raised to 300gigs/month from 250. (I doubled that the first week I had service)

So I called them. They said the cap had always been there, but they hadn't been enforcing it. I made several suggestions involving the rectal insertion of a chainsaw. Something I have done again several times.

about a month ago
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Rightscorp's New Plan: Hijack Browsers Until Infingers Pay Up

sabbede Oh crap. (376 comments)

Rightscorp was harassing me for a time because my phone number once belonged to an Army Sgt. who, apparently, violated a copyright. I shudder to think what could happen to other innocents.

about a month and a half ago

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