Lol, in Gary, you're at much higher risk from industrial pollution than you are from random hooligan violence on the street. That shit gets into your body every day, all day long. You can't shoot it back. And it's completely legal.
And if NK wanted to REALLY threaten Sony; they'd just assassinate Seth Rogan. Seems like the easiest and most sensible thing to do. Seriously. The rest of this just makes no fucking sense at all.
If we look at jet aircraft, wear depends on the airframe and the engines, and the airframe seems to be the number of pressurize/depressurize cycles as well as the running hours. Engines get swapped out routinely but when the airframe has enough stress it's time to retire the aircraft lest it suffer catastrophic failure. Rockets are different in scale (much greater stresses) but we can expect the failure points due to age to be those two, with the addition of one main rocket-specific failure point: cryogenic tanks.
How long each will be reliable can be established using ground-based environmental testing. Nobody has the numbers for Falcon 9R yet.
Weight vs. reusable life will become a design decision in rocket design.
he idea of moving the population to local cities where they can use public transportation especially in less dense areas like the United States, just won't happen. If you tell the population that they need to move from their houses which they have put a lot of money in, and live in an area the matches how they want to live and go to a crowed loud crime ridden city, will cause a lot of people to put a gun to your face, whether or not it is legal to have guns.
bah. Worked out well for Stalin, didn't it?
People are still moving to the central valley and commuting to jobs on the coast
Why are there only jobs on the coast?
I think this is the real root of the problem. Everybody wants to cram into (for example) Silicon Valley - because it's where the best paying, most stable jobs are. Why can't these employers employ workers elsewhere. I've actually worked for a company that tried that tactic. Guess what? During hard times, (or mergers), they tend to shut remote sites down, and the workers are laid off or uprooted.
But yeah - a lot of problems would be resolved if employment were more distributed.
Science fiction isn't fiction that has elements that aren't science but might appeal to geeks who like science....Science fiction is science that is fictional. Very different animal and naturally restrictive.
You are using a defintion of a term, which is at odds with the defintions of that term used by almost every other educated native speaker of English. This will probably make it hard for you to communicate. You might want to look to that.
Luckily, he is James Risen from the New York Times... If he were James Rosen from Fox News...he would be labeled a criminal co-conspirator and flight risk by Eric Holder so that they could trace his phone calls and emails.
They snooped on Rosen. That's bad.
They snooped on Risen and threatened, repeatedly over the past six years, to lock him up. That's worse.
Both journalists were attempting to enable the American people to keep tabs on the U.S. government (supposedly "theirs", in reality owned by corporate interests and the security-industrial complex). Your partisan take on the matter is counter-factual.
We love to rag on cops, but they do a dangerous job
Farmers are more likely to be killed on the job than cops are, and most cops who die on the job die in vechicular accidents, not assaults. Cops' seige mentality is bullshit.
If you start firing cops for every mistake or worse, jailing them, you quickly run out of cops
(Of course a citizen watch would be a huge social/poltiical change. But I'm not sure anything less than a huge social/poltiical change would fix the problem.)
You and OP look to be in the same clan when he claims they're doing this "in a rather violent manner". Hyperbole much?
An unjustifed arrest is assault and kidnapping. It is a violent crime.
That's true even when the pigs (and those who trample citizen's rights deserve that epithet) don't apply chemical weapons or electrical torture devices, or beat citizens into submission, or use lethal force.
If I forced someone into a cage at gunpoint for no good reason, I would go to jail for a long time. The same should apply to a cop.
I guess you've never seen a regular web user. They don't write documents at the same time they're reading a website.
At home, perhaps their media masters have managed to turn the web into as passive and one-way a medium as television. But at work, even these drones are quite likely creating documents in a word processor, or e-mail messages in their MUA, or entering data into a web form, while referring to another document (e-mail message, website).
There is a reason that every physical desk is in landscape mode. Put documents next to each other.
How 'bout Jane Fonda?
C'mon, her workout videos weren't that offensive!
This is because America is without responsible civilians. Or non-civilians, for that matter.
The cleanup will consist of getting those bioconcentrating mushrooms to grow across the contaminated region, then harvesting and isolating them as nuclear waste.
Well, that sounds cost-effective. I'm sure the shareholders will be pleased. Unless they're not on the hook for this cost, and we taxpayers are.