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San Francisco Airport Testing Beacon System For Blind Travelers

zennyboy Re:ADA?? (61 comments)

You do note, and therefore know, you can have Private Insurance in the UK too. Even WHO thinks the American system is bad for consumers... http://content.time.com/time/h...

about a month and a half ago
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Report: 99 Percent of New Mobile Threats Target Android

zennyboy Re:Market Share (269 comments)

"itv player account watch live" - not sure how relevant...

about 5 months ago
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Google Confirms Shut Down of Schemer

zennyboy Re: Here we go again... (170 comments)

Try Protopage.com (I'm not affiliated, just a fellow iGoogle ex-user)

about 8 months ago
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After Kickstarter Record, Pebble Smartwatch Lands $15M From VCs

zennyboy Re:Pebble Owner Checking In (120 comments)

This^ but without the insult

Otherwise, a nice review, thank you (GP, not P)

about a year ago
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Monsanto Takes Home $23m From Small Farmers According To Report

zennyboy Re:Monsanto takes .. (419 comments)

If "something growing alone by itself" is the same as you building it in your house :-)

about a year and a half ago
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Monsanto Takes Home $23m From Small Farmers According To Report

zennyboy Re:Monsanto takes .. (419 comments)

I'm not. If it grew on my land, it's mine... Case closed

about a year and a half ago
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Missouri Legislation Redefines Science, Pushes Intelligent Design

zennyboy Re:But... (813 comments)

The "this case" in this case was the teaching of "Intelligent" design

about a year and a half ago
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Missouri Legislation Redefines Science, Pushes Intelligent Design

zennyboy Re:But... (813 comments)

Why not let drug users let their kids use drugs.... etc

Because it's not the parents (voters) being harmed (mentally in this case). It's the children...

about a year and a half ago
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Missouri Legislation Redefines Science, Pushes Intelligent Design

zennyboy Pea-Roast of previous topic on this (813 comments)

As TFA is about schools, let me offer this explanation:
It's not about critical thinking to test a false theory.
Within the school environment you have a certain amount of time to teach a subject. If you teach two 'versions' of it (one true, one false) to gain critical thinking, you halve the amount of time to teach the Quite Obviously True (TM) version.

If the answer comes around to God Did It, it should be taught in Church, not school

about a year and a half ago
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Missouri Legislation Redefines Science, Pushes Intelligent Design

zennyboy OMG, I'm depressed (813 comments)

...For America. I'm sure 99% of Americans here are wonderful and intelligent, but this is the 2nd post in a week in a similar fashion and it really does not make you guys look good :-(

**I am not anti-American - I am anti-stupid**

about a year and a half ago
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iOS 6.1 Leads To Battery Life Drain, Overheating For iPhone Users

zennyboy Re:No Exchange, no problem (266 comments)

No mod points, but +1:lol!

about a year and a half ago
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Texas School Board Searching For Alternatives To Evolutionary Theory

zennyboy Re:You have a logic problem (763 comments)

Thank you for explaining it much better than I could :-)

about a year and a half ago
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Texas School Board Searching For Alternatives To Evolutionary Theory

zennyboy Re:You have a logic problem (763 comments)

That is a fabulous and well thought out answer, and I mean no offence by anything I say beyond this.

You proved evolution in your own answer (beaks changing etc.). Now we're just discussing the degree of change evolution offers, which is not quite the point.

If things can evolve a little, then it follows that with time (and assuming the changes don't lead to a dead-end, or that changes in its environment do not change faster than the creature/plant can evolve to adapt), it MUST follow, that with enough time object X will eventually become very different from starting object Y.

I hope I clarified my position

about a year and a half ago
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Texas School Board Searching For Alternatives To Evolutionary Theory

zennyboy Re:Theories of "gravity" and electricity under rev (763 comments)

As TFA is about schools, let me offer this explanation:
It's not about critical thinking to test a false theory.
Within the school environment you have a certain amount of time to teach a subject. If you teach two 'versions' of it (one true, one false) to gain critical thinking, you halve the amount of time to teach the Quite Obviously True (TM) version.

If the answer comes around to God Did It, it should be taught in Church, not school

about a year and a half ago

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UK regulator unveils anti-piracy policy

zennyboy zennyboy writes  |  more than 4 years ago

zennyboy (1002544) writes "Lists of Britons who infringe copyright are to be drawn up by the UK's biggest ISPs, under proposals from the regulator Ofcom.

The plan is contained in a draft code of practice it hopes will curb copyright infringement.

Names and the number of times individuals infringe will be logged"

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