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Who owns this road in Walnut Creek?
By tovarichpeter in misc   11 comments, latest 23 minutes 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...

I Love OS X and Hate Macs
By Bellingham Bill in misc   16 comments, latest 29 minutes ago:
Dan8267 says jazz music says Before OS X users said that Windows was not an OS but more like tits on DOS that required a lot of clock-wasting tricks, with limited success, to make DOS...

DuckDuckGo
By Patrick in misc   12 comments, latest 34 minutes ago:
jazz music says That link is a good read: haha another spectacular advanced technology failure by the purportedly hipster management culture of Xerox! I almost forgot about how much I used Altavista circa 1997. Is...

Apple has not made an operating system in this entire millennium.
By Dan8267 in misc   4 comments, latest 39 minutes ago:
Bellingham Bill says by an individual because the entire microcomputer industry was boiled down to two players, Intel and Apple You're forgetting Commodore and Atari here. shows C64 outsold the Apple II line 1983-93 and...

Egyptian Press Identifies Barack Obama As A Complete Moron
By indigenous in misc   45 comments, latest 41 minutes 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...

Why you should buy with little down
By jvolstad in misc   1 comment, latest 52 minutes ago:
jazz music says Well a mortgage is frequently a lottery ticket and you could win, not that either of these two 6%-ers care whether or not that could ever happen ... let alone tell you...

Money matters in school admissions
By Rin in misc   38 comments, latest 1 hour 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 1 hour 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 1 hour 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 1 hour 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 6 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...

The "creative class" is leaving SF for Portland
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 6 hours ago:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/sc For three years, I'm circling America to live for a month each in 28 cities, starting from Miami and ending in New York City. The point is to write a book about revitalizing cities...

Syphilis Soars 79% in Rhode Island Thanks to Social Media
By zzyzzx in misc   6 comments, latest 7 hours ago:
Vicente says What's up with the red nose? A little-known movie these days:

Google announcement is bombshell
By tovarichpeter in misc   5 comments, latest 7 hours ago:
CaptainShuddup says I like buying things at the brick and mortar stores then Googling them to see how what I paid compares, as well as get fresh copy on the specs of the item. I...

Whooo Doggie! Those Insurance stocks are on a tare!
By CaptainShuddup in misc   11 comments, latest 7 hours ago:
Quigley says Yah I don't see how any liberal or progressive could reasonably defend Obamacare. All it's done is mandate payment for medical insurance (or tax which will be turned over to the medical insurers...

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