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Comment: Easy fix... (Score 1) 135

by PortHaven (#49165431) Attached to: Adjusting To a Martian Day More Difficult Than Expected

Find people who are constantly late...

It's already been noted by numerous studies, that those who wake up early and are always early, tend to have a circadium pattern which follows a shorter minute/date. Those who are late, have a rhythm that results in a longer perceived minute. The end result, those of us who are the latter will probably finally wake up and function the way we should...


Comment: Per the logic in this article headline - DOOMED! (Score 1) 340

by PortHaven (#49165357) Attached to: We Stopped At Two Nuclear Bombs; We Can Stop At Two Degrees.

Per the logic in this article headline, humanity is DOOMED!!!

The article stipulates that we stopped at 2 bombs, we can stop at 2 degrees.

Well, we didn' fact humans have droped 2,119 bombs (+ or - a few)

By this logic, expect the average global temperature to go from a cozy cool 57.2F to a sunlike 2,176.2 degrees (+ or - a degree or two) ;-)

Comment: Ha... (Score 1) 255

by PortHaven (#48914629) Attached to: Verizon, Cable Lobby Oppose Spec-Bump For Broadband Definition

I didn't realize that 3mbps was no longer considered broadband. Now I can say I pay Comcrap $50 for non-broadband service.

I used to have 6mbps, upgraded to 50 mbps saw some improvement but not drastic. (Still couldn't stream 3D Netflix until they paid Comcast to stop throttling them.) But dropping to 3mbps I do notice a signficant difference.


Honestly, I think 10mbps is pretty much a fair speed for most Americans (as most Americans stream these days)

Comment: ARE WE THIS DUMB!!! (Score 1) 130

by PortHaven (#48879447) Attached to: New Advance Confines GMOs To the Lab Instead of Living In the Wild

So what happens....

It always escapes, adapts, finds alternatives, worse IT MUTATES, MATES, MORPHS with existing E. Coli, and slowly eradicates E. Coli.

Oh that's great you say, NO IT'S NOT!!!! Believe it not you NEED E. Coli bacteria. There are numerous varietes, many are beneficial to the digestive track. Some are bad, but many facilitate digestion.

Some people have a great ambition: to build something that will last, at least until they've finished building it.