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I Love OS X and Hate Macs
By Bellingham Bill in misc   18 comments, latest 16 minutes ago:
swebb says I say buy a MBP. I don't agree that having an iPad makes it OK for your computer to be fixed to a single location. Of course I don't have an iPad and...

"..rather stupid and not very well-read."
By HEY YOU in misc   132 comments, latest 21 minutes ago:
indigenous says marcus says California's infrastructure was suffering from seriously deferred maintenance before Brown started as Governor. Tom Woods indicated the other day that he had done the deferring, apparently not true. marcus says He's...

DuckDuckGo
By Patrick in misc   13 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
curious2 says How can I limit DuckDuckGo search results to pages that actually contain the search terms? Google has a similar issue, returning pages where the terms appear only in links pointing to the page...

Why you should buy with little down
By jvolstad in misc   2 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
oxygen12 says the level of pathetic is astonishing.... this can't be real.

Apple has not made an operating system in this entire millennium.
By Dan8267 in misc   6 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
hanera says Re-writing history?

Railroad Police: Another cog in the police state
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 1 hour ago:
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05

Syphilis Soars 79% in Rhode Island Thanks to Social Media
By zzyzzx in misc   7 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
Blurtman says Why the lipstick on Edward G?

US Trained Tajik Elite Soldier defects to Join ISIS
By thunderlips11 in misc   posted 1 hour ago:
That's according to a recent video that emerged online showing Khalimov clad in black and espousing the cause of the jihadist organization. It's hard to tell where the footage was shot, but in the video,...

Who owns this road in Walnut Creek?
By tovarichpeter in misc   11 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
Dan8267 says And with all those words, the only message CDon has conveyed is that he dislikes the conversation in this thread. He has not added any insight to the situation about the road in...

Egyptian Press Identifies Barack Obama As A Complete Moron
By indigenous in misc   45 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
Strategist says Dan8267 says followed by Carter Carter was not a criminal. He was a good, honest and a decent man. Someone you would love to have as a neighbor. As a President, he was...

Money matters in school admissions
By Rin in misc   38 comments, latest 3 hours ago:
Strategist says Rin says The top schools also offer access to management consulting and financial opportunities. It's not all about academic medicine. It's also about access to power. MDs also find themselves in these areas....

Most health care IT is poor quality
By tovarichpeter in misc   1 comment, latest 3 hours ago:
jvolstad says The last client I worked with was migrating over to a Healthcare IT system called Epic. A MUMPS based application with a GUI front-end. Expensive and slow. My job was to keep the...

Illinois Democrats Seek To Tax Their Way Out Of Fiscal Mess
By zzyzzx in misc   86 comments, latest 3 hours ago:
zzyzzx says Strategist says Autoworkers for Mazda, Nissan, Honda, Toyota, Volvo, Mercedes, Volkswagen, Ford, GM, Chrysler in Mexico are not unionized. Guess which cars have the worst quality? I'll give you a hint.....it's none of...

Interesting interview with Transhumanist writer
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 3 hours ago:
http://scienceblog.com/78600/c Zoltan Istvan is running as the Transhumanist Party Candidate for the 2016 Presidential election. A sandy-haired, genial, passionate father, hes landed at the forefront of the political transhumanist movement here in the United States...

Neverland, former home of Michael Jackson, on sale for $100M
By jvolstad in misc   posted 5 hours ago:
https://celebrity.yahoo.com/ne Neverland Ranch is up for sale. The California property that once served as Michael Jackson's home and personal fantasyland is being listed at $100 million, according to the Wall Street Journal. The 2,700-acre ranch...

Millennials in Texas and in California reject home ownership for vastly differen
By jvolstad in misc   1 comment, latest 5 hours ago:
bgamall4 says The Texans are to stupid to figure out how to buy a home and the west has prices too high for the down payment to be accumulated. But really, they all need to...

Dennis Hastert is still alive?
By Blurtman in misc   posted 6 hours ago:
Former speaker indicted for hush money cover-up Washington (CNN)Federal officials have indicted former House Speaker Dennis Hastert for lying to the FBI about $3.5 million he agreed to pay to an undisclosed subject to "cover...

HELOC chickens coming home to roost
By tvgnus in misc   3 comments, latest 6 hours ago:
Blurtman says Tapped out on the HELOC? Try the car equity line of credit (CELOC). Tapped out on the CELOC? Try the donor organ line of credit (DOLOC). Last, there is always the OELOC, the...

Nearly 1 in 7 Hispanic adults has some hearing loss
By tvgnus in misc   10 comments, latest 6 hours ago:
Quigley says I can't listen to this shit. Because you tell many lies.

Actually crime rates in the U.S. are going down
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 8 hours ago:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/ne Neil Howe is a historian, economist, and demographer, and the recognized leading authority on generational trends. He is the bestselling author of over a dozen books, including Generations, which Al Gore called the most...

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