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Are Women Getting More Beautiful?

zentinal Re:Each sex is defined by the needs of the other (834 comments)

I'm a tall minority male. In every job I have ever held, I have made as much as if not more than my peers because I'm good at what I do and I know how much my work is worth.

"On the internet, no one knows if you're a dog."

http://www.unc.edu/depts/jomc/academics/dri/idog.html

Any claim on any internet forum where membership in any group is asserted is, at best, highly suspicious. By extension, any experiential claim dependent upon the factuality of membership in said group is also, at best, highly suspicious.

Cf course, no one on Slashdot would ever dissemble to make a point.

more than 5 years ago
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Sending Messages With Your Brain Via EEG

zentinal Re:I see a way to speed it up. (99 comments)

How is this better than eye tracking?

What if you're blind? What if you can't move your eyes?

That's how it's better than eye tracking.

more than 5 years ago
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Court Rules Autism Not Caused By Childhood Vaccine

zentinal Re:Vaccinations harm people (1056 comments)

A study of 10,000 Amish people found there are no autistic Amish people.

Citation please.

more than 5 years ago
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Why Climbers Die On Mount Everest

zentinal Re:surprise? (417 comments)

but more people die from football injuries every year than climbing.

Percentages please? Whatever form you please. Deaths per number of participants, deaths per hours participating in the activity, deaths per *something*, just so we can compare rationally.

more than 5 years ago
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Google Map To Real Piracy

zentinal Convoys (262 comments)

Does anyone know why, given the huge area and the number of ships to protect, merchant ships in the area aren't being organized into convoys with military escort through those waters?

Wouldn't that strategy work at least as well as it did in WWII?

I don't think the pirates have submarines or aircraft... yet.

more than 5 years ago

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16-year-old Isolates Plastic Bag Eating Bacteria

zentinal zentinal writes  |  more than 6 years ago

zentinal (602572) writes "16 year old Daniel Burd has isolated bacteria which decompose plastic bags in 3 months, drastically less time than required when they're in landfills or oceans, away from direct sunlight and UV.

For his efforts, Burd was awarded the "Best of Fair", which means he is the Canadian Science Fair Champion."

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