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Kurzweil's Law Of Accelerating Returns explained
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 14 minutes ago: In response to the emperors offer of a reward for his new beloved game, the inventor asked for a single grain of rice on the first square, two on the second square, four on...

"..rather stupid and not very well-read."
By HEY YOU in misc   102 comments, latest 18 minutes ago:
tatupu70 says SoftShell says No, I realized he was mocking me and I flipped his "mock" into a salient talking point showing how libbys turn a simple word such as "is" into some frankensteinian fuckfest....

Who owns this road in Walnut Creek?
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 29 minutes ago: A faceoff between two groups about a gate. At left are two people who want the locked gate to stay and say it is on private property. They chose not to give their names....

Biomedical research in U.S. no longer sustainable
By tovarichpeter in misc   1 comment, latest 36 minutes ago:
Entitlemented says I work in Optical Electronics. We have had budget cuts of 20-30% a year along with NIH, and other groups. We can cut funding and R&D double digits for multiple years, and job...

Is California's economy starting to lag?
By tvgnus in misc   2 comments, latest 40 minutes ago:
socal2 says Vicente says A few years ago everyone was asking me about imminent bankruptcy of the entire state. A blip, meh. Have the California municipal pension funds suddenly become solvent? The can was just...

Desalinization is the answer
By tovarichpeter in misc   3 comments, latest 44 minutes ago:
zzyzzx says tovarichpeter says Even the push for biofuels to reduce consumption of fossil fuels has an unexpected consequence: between 1,000 and 4,000 litres of water are needed to produce just one litre of biofuel....

Whooo Doggie! Those Insurance stocks are on a tare!
By CaptainShuddup in misc   2 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
HydroCabron says Back up the truck, and see if they're gross!

EPA issues new clean water rule
By tvgnus in misc   1 comment, latest 1 hour ago:
CaptainShuddup says including those that feed into the Pacific Ocean, How can California have a water shortage while they continue watch trillions of gallons of water a minute pour into the Pacific Ocean. You poor...

Soros forecasts war with China, unless
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 1 hour ago:

Who Will Be Hurt Most When The Tech Bubble Burst? Not VCs
By BayAreaObserver in misc   7 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
BayAreaObserver says One Chart Shows Why 2015 Is Looking A Lot Like 2000. Are we in the midst of another technology bubble? A new chart from Kleiner Perkins venture capitalist Mary Meeker suggests a strong...

Before and After "Free Trade" Reforms
By thunderlips11 in misc   2 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
thunderlips11 says Heraclitusstudent says But Obama wants more free trade. "Oh sure, NAFTA destroyed jobs. But it'll be different this time." It took Nixon to Open China; it takes Democrats to shaft the working class....

Clintons State Dept Approved Arms Deals To Govts Who Gave Millions To The Found
By indigenous in misc   7 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
BayAreaObserver says So few months until the elections and so many scandals yet to be revealed....from both sides but I kinda think Billary will outdo them all. Looks like she came into the race with...

Brilliant scientist on Patnet will prove this article 100% WRONG.
By HEY YOU in misc   5 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
CaptainShuddup says The real solution would be for all developed nations to reimburse those poorer nations to not destroy their natural resources where they are part of the Earth's bigger Ecological system. Whether it be...

By BayAreaObserver in technologies   1 comment, latest 2 hours ago:
BayAreaObserver says In a sign of utter desperation Snapchat hired former Fox Broadcasting senior vice president of comedy Marcus Wiley to lead its original programming. Wiley, who joins as head of program planning and development,...

Beware Of Grandma
By tovarichpeter in misc   1 comment, latest 2 hours ago:
tovarichpeter says Grandmas' are among the world's most dangerous people

Top "Progressive" Think Tank loves TPP, Hillary
By thunderlips11 in misc   posted 2 hours ago:
One of the most important — and “centrist” (code for “corporate-friendly”) — think tanks in the Democratic Party ecosystem is the Center for American Progress, or CAP. They do some good work, and their...

"Put it down, Carb Face."
By Blurtman in misc   2 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
thunderlips11 says "While we are an employer that does encourage people to decorate their own space, we are a female-dominated company and these images do not reflect our values. We apologize for any harm this...

Cops Dehumanizing Black Suspect with Antlers
By bgamall4 in misc   6 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
bgamall4 says Dan8267 says A good cop, by definition, arrests bad cops whenever he sees them commit a crime. By this standard, damn few cops are good. They are far more loyal to each other...

YES! We've defeated humanity!
By Dan8267 in misc   6 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
thunderlips11 says Dan8267 says Actually, this pope isn't a bigoted asshole like you and like all previous popes. He still wears a silly hat and performs nonsensical rituals, but at least he's not a cave...

Kenyan lawyer offers livestock to wed Obama's daughter
By zzyzzx in misc   2 comments, latest 3 hours ago:
sbh says How much is that in shekels?

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