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It amounts to "hey, we made our crap software that nobody wants available for your platform, so now you have to support our platform".
The sad part, is they they aren't really a crap software company. They are a stupid software company. I've personally owned an ipad, galaxy tab, and blackberry playbook. The playbook had the best UI of the three. Incredibly intuitive os and gestures and slick presentation. But it rarely got used because they chose the "walled garden" approach without the user base to create the demand for app developers to support it. They did a half ass attempt right before I sold my playbook for pennies on the dollar to port google app's, but only ones they approved that didn't have a paid blackberry counterpart. Thanks, but no thanks.
Shutting down the FCC? Who in the real world cares about the FCC? The only ones I could possibly think of would be religious fundamentalists that still agree with the obscenity regulations the FCC mandates.
I'm not saying that it won't happen... But it would be bad. Pretty much everybody in the real world is cares about the FCC, they probably just don't know it. The most important job they have is spectrum management. The average person probably cares if someone else is using the spectrum allocation allotted to the carrier that is managed by the FCC. And from the government perspective, its all fun and games until someone starts stepping on an x band satellite uplink freq for something critical to national security or military radar system.
Thats just using energy to convert elements and molecules into different molecules, but it doesn't change the fact that you will be constantly losing molecules over time and they will eventually need to be replaced some how.
... Big ass hose dropping into the atmosphere?
Just snowballin' ideas here.
I was thinking more of something like megamaid
Even better, impeach Obama give Snowden the Presidency, then you'll have a president that ACTUALLY UPHOLDS THE CONSTITUTION.
You want to put a person into the presidency who is only known for A SINGLE ILLEGAL act??? Are you kidding me? (He needs at least 3 more before he would be qualified.)
I'm wondering where the hell the "sophisticated missile equipment" was manufactured, because it sure as shit didn't originate in Cuba.
Probably something ordered out of a skymall magazine or sharper image catalog.
These estimates are not based on counting the number of storms that actually occur, they are based on simulations of storm paths.
The probability that another one of these happens in our lifetime is about 10%.
The probability that another once-in-700-year event happens somewhere in the US even just next year is nearly 100%, since there are many more than 700 sites that keep and report these statistics. In different words, you expect multiple extreme weather events to be reported in the US every year.
Does that answer your question?
Its not even separate sites. Its that "type of storm". One area can be hit with multiple "types" of storms that break the 1 in model. 2005 New Orleans was hit with Katrina a 1 in 400 year storm 2008 New Orleans was hit with Gustav 1 in 100 years 2012 New Orleans was hit with Isaac 1 in 100 years The events were different... Gustav was really strong, Katrina had the massive storm surge, Isaac sat over the city instead of moving on, etc... So the 1 in whatever is pointless.