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Submission Wonderous Pictures of Earth-> 2

Daniel_Lee writes: High above the African continent, tall, dense cumulonimbus clouds, meaning 'column rain' in Latin, are the result of atmospheric instability. The clouds can form alone, in clusters, or along a cold front in a squall line. The high energy of these storms is associated with heavy precipitation, lightning, high wind speeds and tornadoes.
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Submission Mac Users More Liberal Than PC Users 2

adeelarshad82 writes: A recent survey conducted on 400,000 people where 52% of respondents were self-described PC people, 25% were Mac users and 23% were neither shows that Mac users are more politically liberal than their PC-using counterparts. 58% of Mac users were "liberal," as compared to 38% of PC users. Amongst other things, the survey also indicated that Mac users were more urban, younger and more educated than PC users which could potentially be a contributing factor towards being more liberal.

Comment Definition for wii haters at last. (Score 1) 150

Finally, the largest, yet most annoying to some, argument against the wii will be brought down -- that of graphics. Far, far too many XBox fanpersons rag on the wii for it's "horrible graphics," ignoring all the other high points. Although I doubt graphics will ever be a super important thing to me, it'll be nice to not have to listen to people constantly complain about Nintendo and graphics.

One of the chief duties of the mathematician in acting as an advisor... is to discourage... from expecting too much from mathematics. -- N. Wiener