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Comment: Re:And what happens.. (Score 1) 770

by ArmedGeek (#30308830) Attached to: Air Cannon Ties Pirates In Knots

That's why the crew should have pistols and shotguns to go with the rifles. Personally, I'd rather fight it out than willingly become a hostage. Why is that concept so bothersome to so many people?

Because many people are fucking cowards and instead of admitting their cowardice they'd rather believe that their cowardly position is somehow morally superior.

It's funny.  Laugh.

+ - Jump in global temperature data caused by y2k bug

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "according to this article, NASA+Climate+Data/article8383.htm the apparent rise in global temperature has been due to a y2k bug in the data. NASA has now silently released corrected figures, and the changes are truly astounding. The warmest year on record is now 1934. 1998 (long trumpeted by the media as record-breaking) moves to second place. 1921 takes third. In fact, 5 of the 10 warmest years on record now all occur before World War II."

+ - Blogger finds Y2K bug in NASA global warming study 11

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "According to the article at NASA+Climate+Data/article8383.htm a blogger has discovered a Y2K bug in a NASA climate study by the same writer who accused the Bush administration of trying to censor him on the issue of global warming. The authors have acknowledged the problem and released corrected data. Now the study shows the warmest year on record as being 1934, not 1998 as previously reported in the media. In fact, the corrected study shows that half of the 10 warmest years on record occurred before World War II."

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