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Why do teens smoke?
I have a hard time understanding how this is a question researchers ask. Their parents and peers smoke. The fact that we've
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Droning the President
Well actually according to the article Obama is currently in India but that's not the point. This morning a drone was recovered from the Wh
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Mythbusters tackle Video Games
It's been a long time coming. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Mythbusters is it one of the better science shows on television
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Time Capsule from the Founders
Of course they knew what was in it. It's been dug up before in 1855 but the fact that there is a time capsule dating back to the Foundi
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Living Fossil Caught
First we have to admit, that is one ugly fish. The ancient frilled shark is one of those animals that has been around largely unchanged since
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Teleporters and slowing light
German scientists have successfully created a teleporter! Which they named Scotty. Of course calling this th
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King Abdullah is dead
He was 90. He wasn't exactly what most of us in the West would call an upstanding fellow, but he was a fairly constant ally in a re
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Extra History: Warring States of Japan V
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Just Asking/Light Years Away
If you (a scientist/astronomer) looks up into the sky and sees a star or planet or whatever….and “sees” it as it was “light years” away, what would happen if these scientists/ astronomers saw it as it was at “that ex
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Tired of Living in the Resurfaced Potholes of Life
I think I am angry but don't know what to do about it except write. Maybe there is a better book in me than the one I spent seven long years writing and can't sell. (still lamely trying) Something happened tonight that made me so angry at the w
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sean_renaud commented about 9 hours ago on
Tired of Living in the Resurfaced Potholes of Life
I'm a strong believer that traditional publishing is going to become harder and harder as self and e-publishing become easier and easier. Soon it'll happen to various television shows as well. Why in the hell would a network take a risk on something read the rest
feather commented about 9 hours ago on
Tired of Living in the Resurfaced Potholes of Life
Be still my read the rest
sean_renaud commented about 17 hours ago on
Windows 10 to offer Cross Play?
In fairness to them it's more accurate they (generally) get to one people like, stagnate there for a while and don't product test the next one. Windows XP was practically falling apart when 7 came out, 8 and 10 are response to tablets. (Which might be read the rest
alienated commented about 21 hours ago on
Windows 10 to offer Cross Play?
It never ceases to amaze me that software outfits like Apple and Microsoft get to a product level people like and then they cannot wait to change it to something no one read the rest
sean_renaud commented 1 day ago on
King Abdullah is dead
It's possible he has dementia. But Saudia Arabia has been more or less stable for a while. I assume that if he *is* crazy they'll have other people who'll run things. If they don't however people with that disease don't live long lives (especially in read the rest
sean_renaud commented 1 day ago on
Living Fossil Caught
Most eels are kinda ugly to be perfectly honest. Not quite as ugly as that shark but still damned read the rest