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Comment: Re:Religion of peace? (Score 1) 880

by FirephoxRising (#48606745) Attached to: Apparent Islamic Terrorism Strikes Sydney
The Australian muslim hierarchy will need to police their member really strictly now or face a backlash. I am proud of the tolerance shown by the "I'll ride with you" response on social media. This appears to be a nutjob who should have been in gaol in a psych ward, they are tightening the bail laws now.

Comment: Re:Great (Score 1) 602

by FirephoxRising (#48520075) Attached to: UK Announces 'Google Tax'
Except that the 40 week is becoming the 60-70 hour week for both mum and dad if you want to keep your jobs, with poor job security and higher costs. We're still riding the tail of the baby-boom economic benefits, but it's shrinking rapidly. I earn much more in dollar terms than my dad did, but all things considered I'm worse off than he was. My wife and I both have to work to pay off an average house and all other costs are high and rising rapidly. Wages are stagnant, or growing more slowly than inflation. Oh and we have our 80K of combined student debt that we're paying off too. The middle class is being systematically dismantled for the benefit of the 1%.

+ - Body weight heavily influenced by gut microbes: Genes shape body weight.->

Submitted by FirephoxRising
FirephoxRising (2033058) writes "Our genetic makeup influences whether we are fat or thin by shaping which types of microbes thrive in our body, according to a new study. Scientists identified a specific, little known bacterial family that is highly heritable and more common in individuals with low body weight. So we are what we eat, what we do and what we got from out parents."
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