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Comment: Tip of the iceberg [missing link] (Score 1) 669

by birdspider (#48260065) Attached to: Pope Francis Declares Evolution and Big Bang Theory Are Right

There is no missing link.

Its just a line of fosills from A..B...C......H..I...N...V...X..YZ, and whenever there is a fossil discovered to be - say - put in between I and N you have 2 new "gaps".
Which in turn get popularized as "the (new) missing link".

Yes the fossil record is not complete (that would require a unbroken chain from FossilA to FossilZ - an by its nature fossilised stuff is rare (enough) to not be complealty avaliable).

# I'm no expert - and the missing link stuff via media is getting to me - so here is my layman clarification. Also the Letters A-Z have only illustrative purposes here. #

Comment: cargo-dest/passanger-dest (Score 3, Interesting) 107

by birdspider (#31746436) Attached to: <em>OpenTTD</em> 1.0.0 Released
FYI, there is a patched version flying around the openttd forums which implements cargo and passanger destination, which means that cargos and passangers want to go to a specific location not just to any city,
this gives the game much more depth
http://wiki.openttd.org/Passenger_and_cargo_destinations

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