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Comment Re:GOOD GRIEF! (Score 1) 559

the snippet you posted compared pure fructose to pure glucose. which is not at all the same as comparing HFCS to table sugar.

fructose may very well be worse for you than glucose, but that is completely irrelevant when we are talking about HFCS vs table sugar, as they are both roughly half and half.

show me a study from a reputable source that is able to show that HFCS is in any way worse than table sugar. good luck.

Comment [citation needed] (Score 4, Insightful) 956

your numbers are laughably wrong. or, they would be laughable, if they weren't so horribly racist.

if there were "literally millions" of radical muslims that wanted to kill you, we would all be totally fucked. thankfully, the ACTUAL number of radical terrorists is incredibly low, as can be seen by the fact that actual terrorist attacks are virtually nonexistant. a statistical blip. you are far more likely to die from a lightning strike.

Comment naysayers are missing the point (Score 4, Informative) 174

comparing this to PNG or h.265 is missing the point - this is not a compression algorithm for creating new files. this is a way to take files you already have and make them smaller. users are going to upload JPG and h.264 files to dropbox, that is a given - so saying PNG is better is moot.

Comment Re:read the SUMMARY you idiot (Score 1) 202

can a highly advanced, well funded laboratory tell the difference? probably.

can the seedy vendors and back alley thugs that sell this stuff? or the superstitious clients buying it? seems less likely.

in fact, why would the sellers even care? as long as the buyers can't tell the difference, the sellers will happily sell fake stuff, even knowingly.

It's not hard to admit errors that are [only] cosmetically wrong. -- J.K. Galbraith