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Comment: Re:One hole at a time (Score 5, Insightful) 129

by Steeltoe (#43625749) Attached to: EPA: No Single Cause For Colony Collapse Disorder

Support for your line of thinking:

Salon: Without honeybees, we may cease to be
The report concludes, “imidacloprid seems to be a substance particularly ’fit for the precautionary principle’.” It cites the chemicals’ ability to harm honeybees and wild bees at minute doses and its persistence in the soil for several years. Additionally, it notes that after Italy temporarily banned neonicotinoids in several crops, reports of high honeybee mortality decreased from 185 to two.

The line of thinking to keep doing harm without testing wether bans might work, for short term profit, is frankly both suicidal unscientific.
Doing harm in the name of profit is evil.

Comment: Re:Pandora's box (Score 1) 586

by Steeltoe (#43560315) Attached to: Europe Needs Genetically Engineered Crops, Scientists Say

Comment: Re:All that radiation! For decades! (Score 1) 282

by Steeltoe (#39507289) Attached to: Japan's Damaged Reactor Has High Radiation, No Water

Except the bulk of news from Fukushima is backed up by independent expert Arnie Gundersen.

Arnie is an energy advisor with 39-years of nuclear power engineering experience. A former nuclear industry senior vice president, he earned his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in nuclear engineering, holds a nuclear safety patent, and was a licensed reactor operator.

Of course if you believe the corporations, governments and their employees involved will tell you the whole story, you won't get much information information about all that has been leaked, and what the people of Fukushima REALLY thinks of their government, so will most probably dismiss the whole thing.

However, such blank dismissal is just cognitive dissonance, nothing else. But just stay with the blue pill, you probably won't be able to deal with conflicting information anyways.

Btw, NO, US is not checking imported foods from Japan for nuclear radiation. Hillary Clinton signed agreement on that AFTER the Fukushima disaster to ensure everything from Japan continues to be imported regardless of hazards. Look it up.

Comment: Re:All that radiation! For decades! (Score 0) 282

by Steeltoe (#39500737) Attached to: Japan's Damaged Reactor Has High Radiation, No Water

Japanese officials confronted with question wether people in Fukushima has the same rights as other people to protect themselves against radiation, and their surprising answer:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=rVuGwc9dlhQ [youtube.com]

VIDEO: Fukushima children forced to drink radioactive milk at school:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Aq4JG9ULVNE [youtube.com]

Fukushima secret news:

http://endoftheamericandream.com/archives/much-of-northern-japan-uninhabitable-due-to-nuclear-radiation [endoftheam...ndream.com]
http://www.independentaustralia.net/2011/media-2/fukushima-meltdown-caldicott-says-japan-may-become-uninhabitable-media-silent/ [independentaustralia.net]
http://blog.alexanderhiggins.com/2011/06/10/japan-deal-radioactive-sewage-crisis-produce-cement-25231/ [alexanderhiggins.com]
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/remember-fukushima-its-back [zerohedge.com]

US to NOT check for radiation in imported goods and foods from Japan (made after Fukushima started melting down):
http://www.nuclear-news.net/2011/08/20/hillary-clintons-pact-with-japan-to-downplay-fukushima-radiation-risks/ [nuclear-news.net]
http://www.examiner.com/human-rights-in-national/radiating-americans-with-fukushima-rain-food-secret-clinton-pact [examiner.com]

Experts: Fukushima 'off-scale' lethal radiation level infers 100 millions dying:
http://www.examiner.com/human-rights-in-national/experts-fukushima-off-scale-lethal-radiation-level-100s-millions-deaths [examiner.com]

Independent measurements (uncalibrated, non-discriminatory - but shows no "need" for global mass-panic yet):
http://www.radiationnetwork.com/Message.htm [radiationnetwork.com]

Independent news (only ones still covering Fukushima):
http://www.fairewinds.com/ [fairewinds.com]
http://enenews.com/ [enenews.com]

Japanese government changing the "safe health standards" just moments after disaster struck. Now includes absurd amounts of radiation 20-30 times more than previously, which were already 2-10 times more than most Western countries'. The change document is of course provided, also with a "safe" limit of "plutonium and other ALPHA emitters". Plutonium! The most toxic substance known to life!

Raising the exposure limits were allegedly done to increase safety for citizens, something you'd expect in a Hitchcock movie..

"Becquerels" and Japan's changing "safety" standards for radiation in food and water
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oc6FPIK1VaY [youtube.com]

"Detoxify or Die: Natural Radiation Protection Therapies for Coping With the Fallout of the Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown":

http://www.health-matrix.net/2011/03/19/detoxify-or-die-natural-radiation-protection-therapies-for-coping-with-the-fallout-of-the-fukushima-nuclear-meltdown/ [health-matrix.net]

Experiences after Chernobyl and the multitudes of diseases, chronic fatigue and lessened immune disorders inflicted upon Europeans, and how Fukushima can learn from history.

VIDEO: "Evacuate Children!" Rally & Demo in Koriyama City, Fukushima Pref. on Oct. 15, 2011"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=b6RAwEBxaa4 [youtube.com]

Comment: Re:Japanese Government response to crisis (Score 1) 95

by Steeltoe (#38103464) Attached to: Fukushima Soil Contamination Probed

I'd like to respond to this, merely out of respect for such an opinion contrary to the /. mantra of: "getting high moderation means insightful or interesting posts". Long long ago, when I started /. I was fascinated by the moderation system. However, I also read posts by people complaining only finding the real gems at -1 or 0 (I do not have the time nor inclination for such tasks).

Now having posted with karma bonus, and getting moderated down, just for posting sincere videos and articles, I see what those people _10_ years ago meant.

I'm not saying I know everything. In fact, I'd LOVE to get a contrary opinion to my links, which do include independent nuclear scientists and medical experts, as well as ordinary people with children STILL IN Fukushima. However, when the "discussion" is promptly moderated down to 0 or sometimes -1 (they didn't have the nerve this time), then it just stops. No. Exchange. Of. Ideas. Anymore. Period.

See the videos. It's absolutely amazing: Japan is handling its nuclear crisis hundred times WORSE than Russians did Chernobyl. Something to think about while the media and politicians cheer on Japanese "efficiency".

My .sig also explains perfectly WHY /.ers have such problems with contrary opinions and free exchange of ideas. It's pretty sad really, thinking how highly intellectual they think of themselves. Myself, I do not have all the answers, but I know I have experienced enough to see that /. and mainstream do not have it either, and that you have to dig quite thoroughly in the unknown to find anything new. Yes, there's alot of mud and superstition, but there's gems also, and often, it's hard to know which is which.

Comment: Re:Japanese Government response to crisis (Score 1) 95

by Steeltoe (#38072220) Attached to: Fukushima Soil Contamination Probed

I hate it when establishment-defenders mods a perfectly good post down (referring to moderators).

Exactly why I de-bookmarked /. years ago. Too many closed minded elitists who seek to mute those opinions that disagree with their own world-view. Good luck believing this latest propaganda-piece which is not based on any real measurements, but on theoretical models.

Can't be bothered reading facts of course. Feelings of cognitive dissonance with the establishment would hurt too much.

This is not even worth my time. Cowards.

Comment: Re:Gov't / media responses to crisis is very telli (Score 1) 95

by Steeltoe (#38072198) Attached to: Fukushima Soil Contamination Probed

I hate it when establishment-defenders mods a perfectly good post down (not referring to your post, but to moderators).

Exactly why I de-bookmarked /. years ago. Too many closed-minded elitists who seek to mute those opinions that disagree with their own world-view. Good luck believing this latest propaganda-piece which is not based on any real measurements, but on theoretical models.

Can't be bothered reading facts of course. Cognitive dissonance with the establishment would hurt too much. Cowards.

Comment: Gov't / media responses to crisis is very telling (Score 0) 95

by Steeltoe (#38062774) Attached to: Fukushima Soil Contamination Probed

Crisis in Fukushima and Japan is far from over. It's just begun. Expect to see "lost decades" due to all kinds of sicknesses due to radiation exposure. Please study the material below, also for your own knowledge and safety:

MUST SEE VIDEO: Japanese officials confronted with question wether people in Fukushima has the same rights as other people to protect themselves against radiation, and their surprising answer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=rVuGwc9dlhQ

VIDEO: Fukushima children forced to drink radioactive milk at school:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Aq4JG9ULVNE

Fukushima-get up to date on repressed news:
http://endoftheamericandream.com/archives/much-of-northern-japan-uninhabitable-due-to-nuclear-radiation
http://www.independentaustralia.net/2011/media-2/fukushima-meltdown-caldicott-says-japan-may-become-uninhabitable-media-silent/
http://blog.alexanderhiggins.com/2011/06/10/japan-deal-radioactive-sewage-crisis-produce-cement-25231/
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/remember-fukushima-its-back

Secret pacts to NOT check for radiation in imported goods and foods from Japan (made after Fukushima started melting down):
http://www.nuclear-news.net/2011/08/20/hillary-clintons-pact-with-japan-to-downplay-fukushima-radiation-risks/
http://www.examiner.com/human-rights-in-national/radiating-americans-with-fukushima-rain-food-secret-clinton-pact

Experts: Fukushima 'off-scale' lethal radiation level infers 100 millions dying:
http://www.examiner.com/human-rights-in-national/experts-fukushima-off-scale-lethal-radiation-level-100s-millions-deaths

Closer to home:
http://www.aftenposten.no/nyheter/uriks/article4151087.ece

Independent measurements (uncalibrated, non-discriminatory - but shows no "need" for global mass-panic yet):
http://www.radiationnetwork.com/Message.htm

Independent news (only ones still covering Fukushima):
http://www.fairewinds.com/
http://enenews.com/

Japanese government changing the "safe health standards" just moments after disaster struck. Now includes absurd amounts of radiation 20-30 times more than previously, which were already 2-10 times more than most Western countries'. The change document is of course provided, also with a "safe" limit of "plutonium and other ALPHA emitters". Plutonium! The most toxic substance known to life!

Raising the exposure limits were allegedly done to increase safety for citizens, something you'd expect in a Hitchcock movie..

"Becquerels" and Japan's changing "safety" standards for radiation in food and water
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oc6FPIK1VaY

"Evacuate Children!" Rally & Demo in Koriyama City, Fukushima Pref. on Oct. 15, 2011"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6RAwEBxaa4&feature=related

"Detoxify or Die: Natural Radiation Protection Therapies for Coping With the Fallout of the Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown":

http://www.health-matrix.net/2011/03/19/detoxify-or-die-natural-radiation-protection-therapies-for-coping-with-the-fallout-of-the-fukushima-nuclear-meltdown/

Experiences after Chernobyl and the multitudes of diseases, chronic fatigue and lessened immune disorders inflicted upon Europeans, and how Fukushima can learn from history.

VIDEO: "Evacuate Children!" Rally & Demo in Koriyama City, Fukushima Pref. on Oct. 15, 2011"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=b6RAwEBxaa4

Comment: Japanese Government response to crisis (Score 0) 95

by Steeltoe (#38062542) Attached to: Fukushima Soil Contamination Probed

MUST SEE VIDEO!!:
Japanese officials confronted with question wether people in Fukushima has the same rights as other people to protect themselves against radiation, and their surprising answer:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=rVuGwc9dlhQ

VIDEO: Fukushima children forced to drink radioactive milk at school:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Aq4JG9ULVNE

Fukushima-get up to date on repressed news:

http://endoftheamericandream.com/archives/much-of-northern-japan-uninhabitable-due-to-nuclear-radiation
http://www.independentaustralia.net/2011/media-2/fukushima-meltdown-caldicott-says-japan-may-become-uninhabitable-media-silent/
http://blog.alexanderhiggins.com/2011/06/10/japan-deal-radioactive-sewage-crisis-produce-cement-25231/
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/remember-fukushima-its-back

Secret pacts to NOT check for radiation in imported goods and foods from Japan (made after Fukushima started melting down):
http://www.nuclear-news.net/2011/08/20/hillary-clintons-pact-with-japan-to-downplay-fukushima-radiation-risks/
http://www.examiner.com/human-rights-in-national/radiating-americans-with-fukushima-rain-food-secret-clinton-pact

Experts: Fukushima 'off-scale' lethal radiation level infers 100 millions dying:
http://www.examiner.com/human-rights-in-national/experts-fukushima-off-scale-lethal-radiation-level-100s-millions-deaths

Closer to home:
http://www.aftenposten.no/nyheter/uriks/article4151087.ece

Independent measurements (uncalibrated, non-discriminatory - but shows no "need" for global mass-panic yet):
http://www.radiationnetwork.com/Message.htm

Independent news (only ones still covering Fukushima):
http://www.fairewinds.com/
http://enenews.com/

Japanese government changing the "safe health standards" just moments after disaster struck. Now includes absurd amounts of radiation 20-30 times more than previously, which were already 2-10 times more than most Western countries'. The change document is of course provided, also with a "safe" limit of "plutonium and other ALPHA emitters". Plutonium! The most toxic substance known to life!

Raising the exposure limits were allegedly done to increase safety for citizens, something you'd expect in a Hitchcock movie..

"Becquerels" and Japan's changing "safety" standards for radiation in food and water
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oc6FPIK1VaY

"Detoxify or Die: Natural Radiation Protection Therapies for Coping With the Fallout of the Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown":

http://www.health-matrix.net/2011/03/19/detoxify-or-die-natural-radiation-protection-therapies-for-coping-with-the-fallout-of-the-fukushima-nuclear-meltdown/

Experiences after Chernobyl and the multitudes of diseases, chronic fatigue and lessened immune disorders inflicted upon Europeans, and how Fukushima can learn from history.

VIDEO: "Evacuate Children!" Rally & Demo in Koriyama City, Fukushima Pref. on Oct. 15, 2011"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=b6RAwEBxaa4

Comment: Re:Study Design a Must (Score 1) 482

by Steeltoe (#36546770) Attached to: There Oughta Be a Standard: Laptop Power Supplies

My magnetic cord in my former Macbook Pro was great, until the battery stopped working. Then it got REALLY annoying whenever the cord "jumped out".

No, I could not replace the battery. The heat-damage on the poor thing had twisted everything out of place already. The hardware was just too good to be true, and it was.

Now a happy owner of 18.2" Acer beast :)

Comment: Re:no reason to conclude open source is not secure (Score 1) 130

by Steeltoe (#36509882) Attached to: 13-Year-Old Password Security Bug Fixed

You sure? Because I could've sworn security is nothing without taking into account unidentified security flaws.

Or else, you could argue the best security is blinding your eyes, screaming: "LALALALALALALA, no bugs heeere!"

This is why privileged account is so silly to be logged in to, something Windows Vista and 7 tries to fix using UAE. Unix has been superior in that department since day 0 using unprivileged accounts by default (ie. in the default Ubuntu-install). Even if there is a vulnerability, ie. in the Firefox UI or something similar, you're less likely to be seriously hit, by using an unprivileged account that doesn't automatically give exploits full root privileges.

Silly Microsoft. Yes, we blame them for every worm and trojan that exploit these silly security decisions.
However, security is a HARD problem, more of an ongoing process than something you can attach to any product.
Anyone serious about security, have to spend a lifetime studying and working for it.

Comment: Mind-numbing hypocricy (Score 2) 892

by Steeltoe (#36491062) Attached to: Military Drone Attacks Are Not 'Hostile'

If remote drone attacks, inherently less trustworthy than operating manually, is not hostile, then flying aircrafts into skyscrapers are not hostile either, rendering the entire Afghanistan war built on hypocricy, deceit and lies. Wait, that was Iraq and the lies about WMDs and Saddaim Hussein-Al Qaida connection wasn't it?

Why aren't these criminals caught and properly punished? What is wrong with you America?

This is hypocricy of the worst sort, even if "hostile" is per international treaty definitions, BECAUSE it's per the same definition of "hostile" in both circumstances!

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