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Comment: Re:Other prisons are the same (Score 1) 142

by RedOctober (#48329489) Attached to: Australian Post Office Opens Mail Forwarding Warehouse In the USA

Though around 150,000 convicts were sent to Australia, we can't forget that around 50,000 were sent to the American colonies as well.

http://www.amazon.com/Bound-Iron-Chain-Transported-Convicts/dp/098367440X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1309874514&sr=8-1

America has some claim to convict glory as well :-)

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+ - Human Immortality: A Scientific Reality?

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socram (625524) writes "From the moment of birth, we begin the battle against death — against the inevitable. Statistics say that a newborn child can expect to live an average of 76 years. But averages may not be what they use to be.In 1786, life expectancy was 24 years. A hundred years later it doubled to 48. Right now, it's 76. The cause of human aging is now being understood."

If it happens once, it's a bug. If it happens twice, it's a feature. If it happens more than twice, it's a design philosophy.

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