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Comment Re:Problem: Humans are dumb (Score 1) 187

Facebook requires real names.

If you want a service that doesn't require real names, why are people trying to use Facebook for that purposes?

Damn straight. If there's something you don't like about a service you use, you should just slink off and find a different service.

Comment Re:What will be funny... (Score 1) 109

The problem behind the state of US internet access doesn't exist; there are many problems. Building proper infrastructure for an area the size of the US is still an enormously greater undertaking than doing so for an area the size of Cuba, though. The fact that US cities have lousy access is due to a number of other issues and in no way changes the reality that covering 3,805,927 sq mi is a bigger deal than covering 42,426 sq mi.

Comment Re:Nothing Surprising Here (Score 4, Informative) 256

What is sad is that scientists got paid to "figure" this out. Parents have know this forever.

There are lots of things that 'everybody knows' that are wrong. Actually studying these things, even though they're 'obvious' lets us weed out the ones that were just bad assumptions and often refine the ones that actually do have some basis in reality.

How many surrealists does it take to screw in a lightbulb? One to hold the giraffe and one to fill the bathtub with brightly colored power tools.