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Comment: Re:Okay (Score 2) 48

by Mashiki (#49553143) Attached to: Oculus Rift: 2015 Launch Unlikely, But Not Impossible

...and you haven't edited the article to add the information you sought because...why?

Probably the same reason most of us don't bother, because some yahoo has the article set to page them the second that someone edits it. They then jump up and down and revert it while throwing a hissy fit in the talk section.

Comment: Re:Propaganda Works (Score 2) 676

by Mashiki (#49536809) Attached to: Except For Millennials, Most Americans Dislike Snowden

Zing! And you missed it, and having listened to the entire bit about that little presentation, it's exactly the same. One is the media saying "listen and believe, don't examine" the other is a person which the media is giving clout to saying "listen and believe, don't examine."

Perhaps you'd like to explain the differences between a person which the media gives clout and refuses to examine her claims, and the media running with exactly the claims that aren't examined.

Comment: Re:Doublethink (Score 2) 676

by Mashiki (#49536741) Attached to: Except For Millennials, Most Americans Dislike Snowden

So because they don't agree with you, they must not be well informed. Brilliant logic, Sparky!

Who said anything about agreement? I'm talking about restricting speech to walls, "safe zones," "trigger warnings on lectures," "disrupting lectures by trying to shout down people" "pulling fire alarms because of subject matter they don't like." Perhaps you should spend a bit more time looking at exactly how messed up millennials are. And boy are they messed up.

Comment: Re:Define 'Terrorists' (Score 1) 228

by Mashiki (#49526999) Attached to: UK Police Chief: Some Tech Companies Are 'Friendly To Terrorists'

I'm not gonna defend that shit, but who was the one who took the ancestral land of a people, forcibly evicted them, and forces them to live in poverty in what is basically a huge open-air prison camp? It's not Hamas. Don't act as if Israel didn't start this shit, they did.

Then you'd best learn some history. After all, the ones who didn't run and stayed in Israel are citizens to this day. Mainly Druze, the ones who ran when the arab countries said "we're going to kill every jew there, and you'll get the land afterwards" are the ones that are living in your 'open-air' camps that have a standard of living beyond what most do in the other arab countries.

Comment: Re:The antivaxers will ignore this... (Score 2) 338

by Mashiki (#49525325) Attached to: Study Confirms No Link Between MMR Vaccine and Autism

What's Mercury got to do with vaccines?

Not much really. Hell they used to let kids play with mercury in science class, even allowing them to put it on their skin. Those were the kids in the 40's 50's and 60's and it turned out fairly well, I mean we did have that fuckup with the 70's but we seem to have done okay.

Comment: Re:The real extinction (Score 0, Troll) 93

by Mashiki (#49491659) Attached to: Newly Discovered Sixth Extinction Rivals That of the Dinosaurs

I keep hearing that, and every time I look up for factual information on it I end up on a deadend of sites, or non-existent papers, or articles in non-scholarly journals. And considering I've been digging through this off and on for the last 20 years, and always end up at the same state, that leads me to believe that it's simply being used as a hyped up bit of propaganda work. I'm not saying there aren't extinctions, I'm saying that they're not at the level that people claim it is.

You know, much similar to the end of the world, or global warming will cause the earth to have no ice caps by 2000(said in early 70s and again in the 90s), or the arctic ocean will be free of ice by 2010(early 80s), or New York City will be like Ft. Lauderdale by 1995(said in late 60s).

Comment: Re:Hmmmm (Score 3, Informative) 187

by Mashiki (#49468065) Attached to: Acetaminophen Reduces Both Pain and Pleasure, Study Finds

As someone who was prescribed acetaminophen with codeine(Tylenol 3) as a starter treatment for migraines I can say in my experience it does both. In the last 15 years I've since moved onto ultram and fiorinal c 1/2 which is it's own fucked up ball of wax. Why this is news though I have no idea, it was well known in the 1920's an 30's that both acetaminophen and codeine depressed the nervous system and they used it to treat shell shocked troops.

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