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Comment: At the expense of Firefox? (Score 1) 296

by Radical Moderate (#49002219) Attached to: Firefox Succeeded In Its Goal -- But What's Next?
I haven't been paying close attention, but I believe IE's use has dropped pretty hard. I wouldn't say Chrome has just been sniping Firefox.

Regardless, FF is still the most configurable browser I know of. I like Chrome, but FF has plug-ins that give it superpowers Chrome still can't match. And THAT is Firefox's raison d'etre.

Comment: Every camera I've had died within 2 years... (Score 1) 422

by Radical Moderate (#48993631) Attached to: What Happened To the Photography Industry In 2014?
Not completely dead, but a brand new set of batteries would last for about 10 pics. Because they used crap components. Granted, these weren't high-end cameras, but when you drop $150 on a camera it's not unreasonable to expect it to work if you take decent care of it. My phone takes decent pictures and, more importantly, still works, so I'm done with buying cameras until I'm ready for an SLR.

Comment: Active people have a 30% lower risk of death? (Score 1) 200

by Radical Moderate (#48983261) Attached to: Too Much Exercise May Not Be Better Than a Sedentary Lifestyle
I see. Actually, everyone, including active people, has a 100% risk of death. What the study found was a lower mortality rate among joggers over a 12 year period. Before we mock the OP, note that he quoted that directly from the LA Times. The LA Times Science section. Contemporary science journamalism, gotta love it.

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