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Comment Re:You know what that means. (Score 1) 109

you are OK with being scanned with radiation that can see through your clothes...

... but isn't actually effective at detecting any threats (like weapons or whatever it is supposed to detect).

It does exactly what it's supposed to do. Look big and scary and reassure most folk that there is security, doesn't matter that it's about as secure as a barn door, it's the image that counts.

Comment Re:An idea for Apple (Score 1) 77

They could have included a special plug the fill the 3.5mm jack if you don't need it and want improved waterproofness. Although waterproof 3.5mm jacks exist and are barely more expensive than a non waterproof one, the contacts inside can still corrode due to salt in sweat for example.

What are you dong with your phone that you get sweat in the jack?

Comment Re:About time. (Score 3, Insightful) 652

So you'd be okay with mechanics advising people not to get brakes checked, doctors telling people the cure for cancer is sunshine and farts, pilots saying gravity isn't real, a lawyer saying 'yeah kill that guy, he deserves it anyway'? People of certain professions are obliged in certain ways. A nurse is free to hold the belief that vaccination is bad or whatever just like a lawyer is free to think fuck that guy but f they come out with it in a professional manner it ain't gunna fly.

Comment Re:Slapping time (Score 1) 652

separate the vaccines from each other in order to prevent autism in their children, which is proven to be related to early vaccination with this combination cocktail.

It's not proven at all, completely the opposite in fact. The one study that said that was done by (ex)Dr Andrew Wakefield, which itself was proven fraudulent because, guess who was pushing the separate system and stood to profit from it? That's right, the same fucking guy.


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