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Comment Re:Would I have to eat extra? (Score 3, Insightful) 67 67

This is an interesting question. The body generates that energy for a reason, to perform maintenance, to power up its system, and to store the excess as reserves in case of an emergency, right? So if we actually find a way of tapping into that excess, we could theoretically eat to our heart's content without a single worry.

Comment Re:Allow me to comment on the subject... (Score 1, Flamebait) 231 231

I just want more video game developpers to embrace Linux so that I can fully move away from M$.
I keep having to boot my Microshit partition to play the games I like and, ironically, am the only person in my entourage (other than my parents of course) who keeps using windows. I installed Linux on all my friends' laptops and they love it, though I think the whole being-geek-is-cool vibe is, in part, responsible for that.

Comment Re:I should've listened to mom (Score 1) 583 583

I work in the forestry field and, even though work is terrible at winter or when the sun is actively trying to fry your brain, there is absolutely nothing better than walking around forests, collecting mushrooms and taking pictures of trees, and actually getting paid to do that.

Comment Re:America's War On Drugs is a Failure (Score 2) 110 110

Indeed, the problem is how, in order to garner support for the War on Drugs, anyone using drugs was for years painted as a complete and utter social failure. Your son is smoking pot? Holy shit you better call the cops on his ass or tomorrow morning he will be shooting speed!!!!
The fear of drugs was implanted so deep in our societies that anyone willing to call out the WoD on it's uselessness might as well claim he fiddles little children's weewees at night, he might generate a lighter backlash with this claim.

No politician in our PC-heavy climate would even dare to think about it.

Comment Re:The Road Warrior (Score 4, Informative) 776 776

They went a different road from the original(s).
In the original it was more dark and grimy, it felt more dramatic, and the atmosphere in general was sad... very sad.
In the remake, you have drum trucks and flamethrower electric guitars, it's a much more humor-ish comic take, which makes this, again, not a sequel, but a cash-in remake.
It's not a Mad Max movie. The main character isn't Max, the atmosphere isn't Mad Max's, it just happened to have spiked cars chasing plated cars in the wastland.

But hey, how many movies with spiked cars and crazy wasteland chase scenes do we get every year? Am still down for it.

Comment Re:Other unintended side effects (Score 4, Insightful) 96 96

Yeah well, I once went to a GP thinking that I had cancer because it was what the internet said I had. He nearly got mad at me for bringing the internet up because, according to him, if every person who self-diagnosed their cancer actually had it, half the country would be on chemo by now. He proceeded to rant on how misinformed people on the internet are and after a check up told me that I had some unwarranted worries and everything was fine.

It was a testicular cancer anyway.

Comment Engineers will say what engineers will say... (Score 3, Insightful) 303 303

Remember that part when Microsoft announced that there will be free upgrades to windows 10 for everyone, even pirated copies, and then boom, the next day some "clarifications" about the legitimacy of these upgrades were released? Same thing here.
The engi will say whatever he wants, the final decision is taken by accounting/legal departments and, yeah, they *love* open source stuff...

Comment Regarding recent events... (Score 1) 220 220

I hear that, as of right now, posting one of the noodies of Jennifer Lawrence is an autoban ticket. As far as I know posting one without modifying it a little is impossible... Why? I know that you value the "organized anarchy" and self moderation of 4chan in general, and /b/ in particular, and I do understand the necessity of at least making sure that no CP is posted there (who am I kidding?) and I will not question that. But don't you think that the autoban on JLaw noodies might be the start of a trend? What will happen next when X decides to force your hand and ask for an autoban on his images too since, after all, JLaw already did it.

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