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3 Recent Flights Make Unscheduled Landings, After Disputes Over Knee Room

zakeria Last night (819 comments)

was on a 737-800 for 4 hours, I'm only 5'10 and my knees had to be raised with feet off the floor just to fit in.. was the worst 4 hours of my life.

about a month and a half ago
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Seven ISPs Take Legal Action Against GCHQ

zakeria Re:WTF (65 comments)

UK == United Kingdom

about 4 months ago
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Fasting Triggers Stem Cell Regeneration of Damaged, Old Immune System

zakeria Re:Bodybuilding (148 comments)

First I've been body building for approximately 12 years for the first 8 I never used the fasting method and followed the usual high protein diet you see plastered all over the internet.. I can tell you when I stated the fasting I realised the high protein diet was completely unnecessary and I now spend my hard earned cash on better things, you do not need the protein the industry tries to make you believe in fact if you just eat regular healthy meals you will be more than fine even if your huge!. I fast for 24 hours followed by 24 hours of very light eating.. I do this to let my body know its about to have little to eat for a while! then the next 48 hours fast. I found it difficult at first when I started but after a few months it became as easy as skipping a meal. My body changed more after the fasting than it ever had in the previous 8 years of body-building, this is how I now it works. I went from 7% bfat to 4.2% I also put on over 1.2kg of muscle over the first two years. Even my hair got thicker, I had skin problems and it cleared up, my memory improved and I generally feel healthier. I'm never ill and I've not had as much as a common cold, I doubt it's all down to fasting but one thing for sure its made a huge difference to my well being and body! I still work out while fasting but I don't do the heavy stuff just keep it light and fast.. I like to believe the body thinks its hunting for fuel and is perhaps why it seems to go into overdrive! The day after I just eat what I always eat healthy food nothing special. I've also cut back on the amount of workout I need over the years as its all about maintaining for me now, I'm where I want to be.. you as about my workout regimen well I've found you can't follow anyone's and expect to get the same results its all down to your own body and needs.

about 4 months ago
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Fasting Triggers Stem Cell Regeneration of Damaged, Old Immune System

zakeria Bodybuilding (148 comments)

As a natural body builder I fast for 3 days every two weeks, the results are more muscle mass less body fat stronger faster trigger muscle...

about 4 months ago
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The Disappearing Universe

zakeria It's not expanding (358 comments)

it's running away from Windows 8

about 5 months ago
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OpenPandora Design Files Released

zakeria Re:Why Non-commercial? (65 comments)

I have one of these and I think it's the best product I've ever purchased would recommend them to just about anybody for all kinds of reasons not just gaming, a little on the pricey side yes, but to be honest I'd pay for another if anything happened to this one! I use it for gaming, field photography, reading e-books and even programming... fits right in my pocket and the battery lasts a heck of a long time.

about 5 months ago
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The Andromeda Galaxy Just Had a Bright Gamma Ray Event

zakeria far enough (129 comments)

to not kill us 'ALL'

about 5 months ago
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Study Rules Out Global Warming Being a Natural Fluctuation With 99% Certainty

zakeria 500 years? (869 comments)

this is simply not enough time to base this assumption!

about 6 months ago
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Getting Misogyny, Racism and Homophobia Out of Gaming

zakeria I've a cure (704 comments)

it's called Stoicism

about 6 months ago
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How Do You Backup 20TB of Data?

zakeria Simple (983 comments)

ever hear of punch cards!

about 7 months ago
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Math Models Predicted Global Uprisings

zakeria Re:Instant moral judgement... (265 comments)

I detect a riot about to happen and I never used some fancy Math

about 8 months ago
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Slashdot Tries Something New; Audience Responds!

zakeria Better than current (2219 comments)

Been a user of Slashdot from when it started and I think the Beta is a huge improvement on a very tired site.

about 8 months ago
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What Killed the Great Beasts of North America?

zakeria obviously (214 comments)

Chuck Norris

about 9 months ago
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Map of Publicly-Funded Creationism Teaching

zakeria A great target map (544 comments)

for dropping the H-Bomb!

about 9 months ago
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Great Firewall of UK Blocks Game Patch Because of Substring Matches

zakeria Re:Great Firewall of China is bad enough ... (270 comments)

I've seen this over the years myself, thing is it's our own fault for letting the lefties gain ground in the 90's

about 9 months ago
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Studies Say Earth Won't Die As Soon As Thought

zakeria Thank God (155 comments)

Now I can sleep better tonight!

about 9 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: What's the Most Often-Run Piece of Code -- Ever?

zakeria boot up code (533 comments)

for windows

about 9 months ago
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Chrome Is the New C Runtime

zakeria Re:Mozilla NSPR (196 comments)

I've been using NSPR for this reason for years !

about 9 months ago
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Creationism In Texas Public Schools

zakeria This is why (770 comments)

we're building the bomb!

about 9 months ago
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Irish Politician Calls For Crackdown On Open Source Internet Browsers

zakeria Im Northern Irish (335 comments)

and we think this guy is another twat.. nuff said. cheers!

about 9 months ago

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Meteor creates 50ft hole in field

zakeria zakeria writes  |  more than 4 years ago

zakeria (1031430) writes "Baffled officials say a fiery object was spotted plummeting from space at high speed in Latvia last night.
The mystery 'meteor' smashed a 50-foot wide and 16-foot deep hole in a field next to a farm in the north of the Baltic country."

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Platform dependent licensing

zakeria zakeria writes  |  more than 6 years ago

zakeria writes "How do you go about creating different licensing of software code on different platforms? for example I'm currently developing a software library to accelerate the creation of user interfaces in games that use SDL (Simple DirectMedia Layer) and would like to have it under some form of free software license on Linux but on Windows, Mac and games consoles "excluding Linux" under a commercial license. The reasoning behind this is simply to help push games development on the Linux platform and at the same time help with my income as a self employed developer."
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zakeria zakeria writes  |  more than 7 years ago

zakeria writes "Microsoft views its string of deals with Linux vendors — the latest being Linspire, announced this week — as part of a broader companywide push to improve interoperability. That's the word from Tom Robertson, Microsoft's general manager of interoperability and standards, and Jean Paoli, its general manager of interoperability and XML architecture (and a co-creator of the original XML standard). On Friday, the pair published an open letter, again calling on the industry to give the Office Open XML document format a fair shake as a standard. "
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zakeria zakeria writes  |  more than 7 years ago

zakeria writes "A CAR dealer in Northern Ireland risked bringing down packed jumbo jets by haggling over motor prices on a dodgy cordless phone. His illegal handset was tuned to the same frequency air traffic controllers use for talking to passenger jets. Pilots feared that the Arthur Daley-style banter about makes and prices of used cars would block out vital instructions from controllers on the ground. Investigators used a spy plane and radio wave detector vans to trace the man and eventually tracked the chatter to a used car yard in Bally — mena, Co Antrim. One pilot said: "We could hear the general chit-chat and talk about cars and phone numbers. But we never heard enough to find out who was talking or where it came from. The interference could have caused very serious problems.""

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