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Comment Re:The national average is 15.9 students per teach (Score 2) 162 162

Your number seemed very low from my experiences, so I took a look at your link and found this:
"According to recent studies, the difference between student-teacher ratio and average class size in K-3 is 9 or 10 students "
So in reality it's closer to 30 kids per classroom.

Comment Re:You know what? Screw them. (Score 0) 254 254

It appears you have no idea what 1st, 2nd, and 3rd world means. It is a cold war relic that refers to alignment not development. 1st world: USA, UK, etc, 2nd world: USSR and China, and 3rd world was everyone else that didn't pick a side.

Comment Re:Is this an achievement? (Score 1) 47 47

The thing of note here is that this vehicle is half surface and half submersible. There is the top section that is mostly a surfboard with solar panels and a bottom section that hangs down about 7m and has a bunch of wings on it. So the fact that it didn't get torn apart or tangled up is impressive.

Comment Re:Distinct DNA (Score 1) 1330 1330

I'm not going to draw the line, but "Can it suffer?" is just as much a grey zone as the DNA one, as any stressing factor can construe suffering. A plant suffers from lack of water, a bacterium suffers in too low a pH, I suffer if I don't have coffee in the morning.

Information is the inverse of entropy.

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