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Comment: Re: Bigger cost than you might think (Score 1) 142 142

by beav007 (#48331671) Attached to: Australian Post Office Opens Mail Forwarding Warehouse In the USA
Stay close to the beach? Good idea! There are only crocodiles, jellyfish, cone shells, blue ringed octopus, sharks, spiders, snakes, bees, various dangerous species of fish, dingos, and the risk of severe dehydration and sunburn there. You should be fairly safe from the cane toads there.

Comment: Re:Ok we get it already (Score 2, Insightful) 158 158

by beav007 (#34213562) Attached to: Paper Airplane Touches Edge of Space, Glides Back
Actually, I'd prefer not only to see it happen more often, but striving for higher, and better. Competitions, and most of all, kids involved.

Experiments are a great way to get people interested in science. We don't need to see it reported all the time, but it would be great to see the concept continued and expanded upon.

The rate at which a disease spreads through a corn field is a precise measurement of the speed of blight.