Personally, I have never found Firefox to be that much of a memory hog. Sure, I do eventually start having problems with it climbing up to half a gig and slowing down, but I have 4gb of memory, and I leave it running for weeks at a time on my machine without closing it. When it acts up I just close it and restart it and I am good to go. I also often find myself with 20+ tabs open.
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That was awesome, I so heard his voice in my head as I read that too.
Whoa, whoa now. You leave Michael Weston out of this. That is a freaking great show!
I think the next stage in human evolution is human driven evolution. We are reached a point where we will soon be able to do a better job than natural evolution and I believe that is our destiny. If I were to choose to procreate, I would like to be able to design my kid from the ground up and make them into a superhuman. Wait, isn't this just a natural conclusion to what all good parents want? Their kids to be the best, brightest, and most successful?
I am absolutely one of those people. I hate the idea that everyone has the "right" to procreate. That would be true if their brood were kept away from actual people, but unfortunately they aren't they are "yanked up" in a ridiculous manner, and then set upon the rest of us. And the prison systems are full of them. As long as we continue to allow morons that shouldn't be licensed to drive to procreate, our society will continue to breed reality tv watching idiots.
As for who will take care of me later? When I am too old to take care of myself, I will die. And that will be the end of me. Few will remember me, and fewer will care. That is fine with me.
I would have agreed before Death Magnetic (dumb name), as everything since the black album has been trash and not worth listening to. But, their latest album is awesome, so all bets are off.
"Cultured reading material." Bores me to tears. I would rather read something fun, like John Scalzi's stuff. Oh and Alastair Reynolds. Stephen Baxter, Peter Hamilton, Steven Kent (a newcomer, wrote the military sci-fi books about the clone, Wayson Harris). Yea, give me some sci-fi over that old stuff any day.
No. I wish I could be more specific, but people in this country are generally pretty stupid. A fair number of them voted for Obama entirely based upon the color of his skin or because he was as far removed from George Bush as you could get in this election. Obama promised to prop up the people in this country who do not contribute their fair share, that just take and take, and don't even try to better themselves. He didn't promise to help them get trained, to get jobs. No, it was based upon such stupid ideas as stealing people's 401k assets, and making the people that already carry the lion's share of the burden in this country to do yet more. While the people who sit back and don't even try can get more for doing nothing.
The election of Obama is a tragedy. I guess the people spoke. The Republicans threw this election purposefully if you ask me.