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DARPA Successfully Demonstrates Self-Guiding Bullets

scarboni888 Re:Further Cowardice Encouragement (188 comments)

Schools and churches.

Weddings, funerals, Abu-Grhaib, Guantanamo, and extra-judicial killings of American citizens who are NOT an immediate threat from any sane realm of perspective.

Seems like neither side has a line they won't cross.

And I never said anything about Americans: YOU did.

This isn't about WHO is right.

This is about WHAT'S right.

And pussies who pull triggers when they're not being attacked ain't right.

Irregardless of what piece of shit rag they fly.

about a week ago
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DARPA Successfully Demonstrates Self-Guiding Bullets

scarboni888 Further Cowardice Encouragement (188 comments)

Or as Roger Waters put it: The Bravery of Being Out of Range.

about two weeks ago
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DC Entertainment Won't Allow Superman Logo On Murdered Child's Memorial Statue

scarboni888 Re:Superman (249 comments)

I'm pretty sure your parents need murdered after a night out at the opera to get a DC headstone.

FTFY.

about two weeks ago
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By 2045 'The Top Species Will No Longer Be Humans,' and That Could Be a Problem

scarboni888 Re:Now thats incentive (564 comments)

I thought blame was only ever ascribed to "the Left" and "the Right"?

As in: 'Sure he may have murdered innocent women and children but what REALLY got my goatse was that he was an unapologetic lefty and for that I'm glad he was executed!"

about two weeks ago
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Google Rumored To Be Making 3D-Scanning Tablets

scarboni888 Just Great! (55 comments)

Oh - so now the thieves will be able to PIRATE 3D reality too!! At what dimension will a stop be put to the madness??

You can't go around copying shit people. It infringes on to the rights of those that don't want you to be doing that!! So stop it!! Don't buy these things no matter what evil google would encourage.

about 2 months ago
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Your Old CD Collection Is Dying

scarboni888 Re:Grammar (329 comments)

The oxidation stops and that single layer is 'permanent' ONLY IF the insulating layer of oxide isn't disturbed.

I just had to purchase a new wheel for my bicycle because the aluminum rim was getting eaten through by the oxidation.

Keep in mind I live in Canada and ride straight through the winters and all kinds of inclement weather. My suspicion is that the water was seeping through the spoke holes and therefore continually washing away the insulating layer of aluminum oxide and upon inspection of the process it seemed to me that somehow the salt was assisting to accelerate the process.

I bought the bike brand new in 2007 and visually confirmed the severe deterioration of the aluminum myself a couple weeks ago when the wheel was replaced and it was replaced for that reason: it was so bad it became a safety concern.

Up until then I - like you - assumed such a thing could not happen due to the nature of aluminum oxidation. But you must remember aluminum oxidizes EVEN MORE READILY than steel it's just that the insulating layer USUALLY protects it. You get something constantly washing away that insulating layer and you're getting a disintegrating piece of aluminum!

about 2 months ago
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Harvard Study Links Neonicotinoid Pesticide To Colony Collapse Disorder

scarboni888 Communists (217 comments)

Sounds like some kind of communist scam designed to cut into the nicotinoid producers. We've seen this sort of anti-democratic behavior before what with the chlorofluorocarbons, leaded gasoline, DDT, asbestos and the like. Pretty soon it'll be nobody can make an honest buck anymore!!

about 2 months ago
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Google Testing Gmail Redesign

scarboni888 Again? (218 comments)

Wasn't gmail already re-designed at some point since it debuted?

Maybe if Google quite wasting so much money on development they wouldn't need to sell our personal information to so many advertisers?

I'm thinking it's great opportunity to reduce the amount of evil committed.

about 2 months ago
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Luke Prosthetic Arm Approved By FDA

scarboni888 Enhancements (59 comments)

When I read about the idea of commercializing this product I thought to myself why should these types of gear be only for replacing limbs?

Would it be useful to have a third, fourth, or more arm attachments?

Could it open up new capacities for accomplishing manual tasks, for example?

Why should the amputees be the only ones who get cool toys?

about 2 months ago
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Autonomous Car Ethics: If a Crash Is Unavoidable, What Does It Hit?

scarboni888 Nonsense (800 comments)

There's no such thing as an intentional accidents. An autonomous program that is paying attention will not have such a situation and therefore the manufacturers will always be responsible for failure.

about 2 months ago
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Brain Injury Turns Man Into Math Genius

scarboni888 Re:A "Feyn" place to end Pi (208 comments)

Did you even realize that you had Godwinned the thread at this point? ;^)

about 2 months ago
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Chernobyl's Sarcophagus, Redux

scarboni888 Re:Chicken Soup Engineering (121 comments)

Nah... they just get in each others way. Get rid of one of them so the other one can get things done already, is what I say.

about 2 months ago
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Can the Lix 3D Printing Pen Actually Work?

scarboni888 Re:Capitalism (90 comments)

And this whole time I thought it was entropy, accelerated with an almost complete lack of forethought on recycling the finite amount of raw materials that exist in the first place that was the problem....

about 3 months ago
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Finally, Hi-Def Streaming Video of the ISS's View of Earth

scarboni888 Re:Lol, wut? 13 years?? (97 comments)

I thought we weren't allowed to use that word anymore out of the fear it would offend the retards?

about 3 months ago
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Can the Lix 3D Printing Pen Actually Work?

scarboni888 Re:Capitalism (90 comments)

As soon as you admitted to not being a person I stopped acknowledging your reply.

about 3 months ago
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Finally, Hi-Def Streaming Video of the ISS's View of Earth

scarboni888 Useless (97 comments)

Just a grey square. So much for the hype.

about 3 months ago
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Can the Lix 3D Printing Pen Actually Work?

scarboni888 Re:Capitalism (90 comments)

I don't believe that those who are dying of clean water or sanitation are considered to be 'persons' under U.S. foreign policy so really the focus here is cancer of those considered to be persons.

about 3 months ago

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