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by davidz
Sun Jun 06, 2010 2:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0749: "Study"
Replies: 79
Views: 30322

Re: "Study" discussion

Lol. I love this comic. I work in a lab so I can sympathize.
by davidz
Sun Jun 06, 2010 2:51 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Gulf Coast oil spill may be worse than Exxon Valdez
Replies: 202
Views: 23919

Oil Spill Siphoning is Finally Working, and We May Have Hope

Forty Seven days into the crisis and several attempts at containment attempts by BP, the oil spill is finally getting controlled. U.S. Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen said at a briefing in Theodore, Alabama that the containment cap solution BP implemented the week earlier was siphoning oil to waitin...
by davidz
Sun Jun 06, 2010 12:21 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Candian Copyright Reform, Take 2
Replies: 8
Views: 1377

Re: Candian Copyright Reform, Take 2

Hmm. So I'll still get to break DVD encryption if I use linux.

Good enough for me =)
by davidz
Sun Jun 06, 2010 12:19 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Egypt to strip men married to Israelis of citizenship
Replies: 34
Views: 4367

Re: Egypt to strip men married to Israelis of citizenship

Wth...

Interesting. Ridiculous...

But the concern seems true - can't imagine a court making this kind of rulings.
by davidz
Sun Jun 06, 2010 12:18 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Gulf Coast oil spill may be worse than Exxon Valdez
Replies: 202
Views: 23919

Re: Gulf Coast oil spill may be worse than Exxon Valdez

hmm. interesting that the governor wants to limit the liability of BP to last 4 quarters of profits.

That's LAST YEAR'S PROFITS. ONE YEAR!

Lobbying must have been going on behind the scenes.
by davidz
Sun Jun 06, 2010 12:15 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: North Korea threatens 'all-out war'
Replies: 184
Views: 21821

Re: North Korea threatens 'all-out war'

Probably bluffing... as always. wouldn't last a single day in war.
by davidz
Sun Jun 06, 2010 12:13 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: PM Resigned due to Unkept Promises: Honor is Still Important
Replies: 21
Views: 2593

Re: PM Resigned due to Unkept Promises: Honor is Still Impor

Let's be honest here, it's far less likely that he stepped down because of 'honour' and much more likely he stepped down because he very quickly became an incredibly unpopular PM, and it makes sense for the party to replace him while they're still in power. Hmm come to think of it that would be a v...
by davidz
Wed Jun 02, 2010 3:34 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: PM Resigned due to Unkept Promises: Honor is Still Important
Replies: 21
Views: 2593

PM Resigned due to Unkept Promises: Honor is Still Important

Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama said Wednesday he will step down in response to his party's failing public support. Hatoyama, in his campaign, said that he will force the U.S. to leave the Marine base in the southern island of Okinawa. He ended up being unable to do so. His failure sealed his...

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