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Submission + - What's the min. body parts you need to stay alive? 1

HeyBob! writes: What's the minimum number of body parts that you need to stay alive? How close can we get the the floating heads in Futurama? People live without their limbs and even parts of their torso, but could we live as just a body-less head, with machines for the heart, lungs, kidney, etc... Can we take a step further with bionic ears, speech and sight? How far would you go?
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Submission + - Whois may be scrapped to break deadlock (

HeyBob! writes: (From the Globe & Mail) Some privacy advocates are proposing scrapping the system entirely because they can't agree with the people who use the system on how to give domain name owners more options when they register — such as designating third-party agents. Privacy advocates say individuals shouldn't have to reveal personal information simply to have a Web site.

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