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Comment Re:"...the same as trespassing." (Score -1, Offtopic) 1128 1128

You know, I think Asian women are mostly beautiful. Especially Japanese. But they almost always have teeny tiny titties. And I just can't deal with that. Too bad, they almost had it all. I hear their men have small penises too.

Go to any torrent search site. Search for JAV. Download video. Have your preconceptions about small Japanese titties blown away.

Comment Re:"...the same as trespassing." (Score -1) 1128 1128

Shooting at the sky is bad. Falling bullets can kill.

This is a kind of overstated "fact" not really a myth but not wholly true. A bullet fired up at 90 degrees and then falling at terminal velocity is unlikely to kill a healthy adult

So we don't have to worry about kids or the elderly being hit by them, just healthy adults.

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Two Years Later, White House Responds To 'Pardon Edward Snowden' Petition 583 583

An anonymous reader writes: In June of 2013, a petition was posted to Whitehouse.gov demanding that Edward Snowden receive a full pardon for his leaks about the NSA and U.S. surveillance practices. The petition swiftly passed 100,000 signatures — the point at which the White House said it would officially respond to such petitions. For two years, the administration was silent, but now they've finally responded. In short: No, Edward Snowden won't be receiving a pardon.

Lisa Monaco, the President's Advisor on Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, said, "Mr. Snowden's dangerous decision to steal and disclose classified information had severe consequences for the security of our country and the people who work day in and day out to protect it. If he felt his actions were consistent with civil disobedience, then he should do what those who have taken issue with their own government do: Challenge it, speak out, engage in a constructive act of protest, and — importantly — accept the consequences of his actions. He should come home to the United States, and be judged by a jury of his peers — not hide behind the cover of an authoritarian regime. Right now, he's running away from the consequences of his actions."

Submission + - Dice plans to liberate Slashdot and Sourceforge->

An anonymous reader writes: The current corporate overlords of both Slashdot and Sourceforge plan to sell off the properties:

The Company acquired Slashdot Media in 2012 both to provide the Dice business with broader reach into Slashdot's user community base and to extend the Dice business outside North America by engaging with SourceForge's significant international technology user community. The Company, however, has not successfully leveraged the Slashdot user base to further Dice's digital recruitment business; and with the acquisition of The IT Job Board and success of Open Web, the anticipated value to the Company of the SourceForge traffic outside North America has not materialized. The Company now plans to divest the business, as it does not fit within the Company's strategic initiatives and believes the Slashdot Media business will have the opportunity to improve its financial performance under different ownership.


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Comment Re:More Bias. More experimental error. (Score 1) 499 499

forewarning: IDCWYDWOAITD (I Don't Care What You Do With Other Adults In The Dark)

If it wasn't genetic, that would make it their decision.
Would that make them "Pro-Choice"?

If it wasn't genetic it'd make 'gay pride' make a lot more sense, you know, taking pride in having made the life choice to be gay (being proud of an accident of birth is just dumb, may as well be proud of... having blue eyes).

As it is it really should be termed 'gay shamelessness' :P 'Shameless gay parade', waaaay better!

Comment Re:More Bias. More experimental error. (Score 1) 499 499

Not just Western science. Every culture on earth has some taboo on examining human psychology and physiology because of sensitivities, especially in the areas of sex and race. However this is constrained solely to homo sapiens studies. But I love how you somehow extrapolate this to troll physics research. Is the watercooler on the third floor still broken, Sergey?

Actually not every culture. I'd be more inclined to faith in Asian scientists when it comes to gender issues. Climate change though, thats just not an area for science anywhere really.

Comment Re: Looking more and more likely all the time... (Score 1) 499 499

> IMO, as someone with a background in science, scepticism is the only logical option for science. I'm sceptical of all scientific results. Thats how progress is made, by not taking things at face value.

As anything in this life, scepticism is very useful during a phase when proofs are sought. If such proofs are examined and deemed valid, it would be foolish to continue using scepticism. Though, that is exactly what we observe -- even if just as trolling.

Of course, if one thinks like the original Skeptics, which seemed to believe "no real knowledge is ever possible", then it would be alright to doubt everything all the time.

(I was about to blast English for being different from my language and cripple words, but for once it seems "skeptics" is a more correct derivation from Greek roots... well, one cannot always win, I suppose).

Even when the results are examined and deemed valid one must always be sceptical otherwise theres the risk that some discovery that would find the flaw in these results might be ignored.

Whenever people agree with me, I always think I must be wrong. - Oscar Wilde

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