All three points can be solved by certain religious beliefs.
The sad thing is yesterday when driving home from work there was a cop in the other lane next to me texting while driving, the funny part about it was he had a neon blue smart phone cover.
In other news disconnected WIFI controled drones start falling from the sky
How do you keep up with your own thoughts using them all at once?
Why do you worry about some yet to be born for a hundred generations person digging a shaft thousands of feet deep and killing themselves when they hit a nuclear waste deposit.
Is it really that easy to imagine a future culture with the tech to drill through thousands of feet or rock or reinforced concrete and not have the ability to detect raditiation, and plug the hole they made?
Why does everyone scream Three Mile Island, the so called worst nuclear accident in US history, and the containment building did its job, radiaiton release was trivial.
This is the sort of thing that Tiger Woods got in some trouble over a while back sometimes identifying he was black and other times asian on forms when he was in school / college (he is half black, half asian).
Original silver with square chiclet key keyboard, or one of those new fangled curved key white jobs?
Ah, youngsters who have yet to discover the perfection of the Northgate OmniKey, while the model M may be the industrial jackhammer of keyboard design, the OmniKey is a pure tactile delight that will not wake the dead when you use it to log in to check your email first thing in the morning.
So now we get people priced out of any insurance coverage at all instead of only having catastrophic only coverage. Don't tell me it does not happen I know a man that had to quit his job of 42 years with a small business this week because his employee contribution for his noth that great health insurance had reached over $900 per month.
Because sooner or later something is going to happen to this little rock that will make it far less perfect, ranging from another rock hitting it to nearby super nova, to more mundane things like and ultra plague that wipes out life as we know it.
Have you ever watched a cam copy of a movie, particulalry a fast paced action movie? They are nearly useless, at best they give you a preview of what to expect from the film (in this case the 5 previous ones from the series should have given you an idea), or let you rewatch a scene you missed when you were in front of the high res real thing the night before. Otherwise the video sucks, is blurry, lacks contrast and the color balance is off, and the sound is like listening to music over a speaker phone.
This just provides a false sense of security, think how easy it would be to gut a big 17 or 19 inch notebook, install the motherboard from an ultra thin model with a micro SSD flash drive and a small wafer battery from a tablet that will boot up and provide 5 - 10+ minutes of run time and still leave room for a few pounds of other "contraband" stuff in the case.
How is this even news unless you live in western MT?
I am much the same way, although never joined Mena, had the IQ scores, never saw a reason to join, could always find smart people to talk to on my own. I also really don't think Mensa is as elite as they pretend to be, as all you have to do is score in the top couple of percent of the population on any one a number of IQ tests. Which I suspect drops the entrance requirement down by a few percent however you cut it.