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Comment: Re:Women like to look up - Science! (Score 1) 298

by Xenna (#49461433) Attached to: Did Natural Selection Make the Dutch the Tallest People On the Planet?

It's really quite simple. Everything that distinguishes a man from a woman and a woman from a man is sexualized. Women have breasts, men don't so breasts are sexualized and men tend to prefer larger breasts (within reason).

Men tend to be taller than women so tallness has become part of the male sexualization. It is considered more attractive (again, within reason).


A Versatile and Rugged MIDI Mini-Keyboard (Video) 56

Posted by Roblimo
from the Willy-and-the-poor-boys-playing-that-MIDI-can't-be-beat dept.
The K-Board won a "Best in Show" award at CES 2015. Plus, as Timothy said, "I always like pour and stomp demos." And it's totally cross-platform. If your computer, tablet or smartphone has a USB port and (almost) any kind of music software, it works. In theory, you could hook a K-Board to your Android or iOS device and use it to accompany yourself while you sing for spare change on a downtown corner. Or noodle around to get a handle on a theme you'll use in your next major symphony. Or...?

Comment: Re:Prior art (Score 1) 480

by Xenna (#49045167) Attached to: The Mathematical Case For Buying a Powerball Ticket

You're missing the point. The value in the lottery ticket is that it opens up possibilities for daydreaming. You just made that daydream even more entertaining. Ever seen the TV series Fargo? Guy finds a bag of money, builds a grocery imperium and gets visited by a crook. Seems like you could even make lots of money by turning it into a TV series!

Mr. Cole's Axiom: The sum of the intelligence on the planet is a constant; the population is growing.