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Leonid Meteor Shower Hits Tonight, Peaks Tomorrow

skatull Spent Weekend In Joshua Tree (20 comments)

Saw about 20 last night, more than double the usual count of an average night in the Mojave desert. No colors, some very long trails.

about two weeks ago
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Bioethicist At National Institutes of Health: "Why I Hope To Die At 75"

skatull Re:The WHO (478 comments)

My view on bucket list. It should be things to do to keep you alive, not things to do before you die.

about 2 months ago
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Public To Vote On Names For Exoplanets

skatull Re:Easy! (127 comments)

I think we need to save save Goatse for naming the black holes.

about 4 months ago
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Ice Age Fossils Found During Los Angeles Subway Exploration

skatull Re:Sea Lion head? (64 comments)

Were her last words "Don't murder me, I beg of you Don't murder me, please, don't murder me"?

about 9 months ago
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Atlanta Man Shatters Coast-to-Coast Driving Record, Averaging 98MPH

skatull Re:When will he be arrested? (666 comments)

Radar jammers, they exist, they are effective and illegal. Also since a team could conceivably be charged with conspiracy. In most cases conspiracy to commit a crime is a felony even if the crime is a misdemeanor.

1 year,27 days
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Slashdot Asks: What Are You Doing For Hallowe'en?

skatull Re:Down Under... (273 comments)

Daylight Saving Time. Not Savings or Savin'.

1 year,28 days
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CAPTCHA Busted? Company Claims To Have Broken Protection System

skatull Re:90% (141 comments)

Capception?

about a year ago
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Incredible Footage Shows a Perseid Meteor Exploding

skatull From Other Thred (34 comments)

Actually a chemtrail exploded by HAARP apparatus.

about a year ago
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The Book That Is Making All Movies the Same

skatull Personally I like it when the cat dies (384 comments)

Murphy: I can't believe that just fucking happened!
Rocco: Is it dead?
later...
Rocco: I killed your cat, you druggie bitch.
Donna: God.
Rayvie: What?
Donna: Why?
Rocco: I thought it would bring closure to our relationship.

But they may have something, Boondock Saints was not a hit in theaters, falls in "cult classic" bin. Did make millions on rentals/dvd sales so the studio green lighted the crappy sequel.

about a year ago
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Ask Slashdot: How Do You Stay Fit At Work?

skatull Re:We ask this question on Pi day??? (635 comments)

On assignment to Lexington KY, introduce my co-workers to Pi Day, they introduced me to Derby Pie. Nomish!

about a year and a half ago
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Ask Slashdot: How Do You Stay Fit At Work?

skatull Not at, to and from (635 comments)

Cycle commuting

about a year and a half ago
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How Old Were You When You First Got a Cell Phone?

skatull Also Old (330 comments)

For many the question is how old were you when cellphones were introduced?

about 2 years ago
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Re: the recent U.S. party conventions ...

skatull Free Food (342 comments)

Heck with the food, did they have booth babes?

more than 2 years ago
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What Is Your Favorite Ancient Olympic Game?

skatull Mead Pong (207 comments)

Need I say more?

more than 2 years ago
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What's Wrong With American Ninja Warrior?

skatull Re:Cargo Cult (349 comments)

What are the odds of Dr Who being in the hit category?

more than 2 years ago
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New Study Suggests Wind Farms Can Cause Climate Change

skatull Re:Local impact = climate change? (384 comments)

How soon before we see the headline "Geothermal energy production prematurely cooling earths core"?

more than 2 years ago
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The correct number of shoes to own:

skatull As many as I need, right now I need 21 (502 comments)

2 pairs dress, 1 pair casual, 2 pairs western boots (1 dress, 1 roper) 2 pair leather sandals (Birkenstock, Rainbow), 1 pair waterproof sandals, 1 pair running, 1 pair light hiking, 1 pair backpacking, 2 pairs climbing (1 laced, 1 moccasin), 1 pair nordic ski boots, 1 pair alpine ski boots, 1 pair snow boots, 1 pair dive booties, 1 pair in-line skates, 1 pair ice hockey skates, 1 pair cycling shoes, 1 pair rain boots.
 

more than 2 years ago
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Requiring Algebra II In High School Gains Momentum

skatull Beyond Mere Correlation (490 comments)

Both California State University systems (University of and Cal State) have Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II (or advanced Algebra) in the high school subjects required for admission section. Not going to be real successful in those environments without taking Algebra II.

My two cent's, offer more logic, rhetoric and critical thinking in the schools. (and perhaps on the School Board)

more than 3 years ago
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Order of importance if disaster strikes?

skatull Next Generation (458 comments)

Wesley, Data, Worf

about 4 years ago

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