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Comment: Re:Misleading title (Score 0, Troll) 209

by bocin (#38414702) Attached to: Comet Lovejoy Plunges Into the Sun and Survives
How does the heat from the core bypass the "surface" and heat the photosphere to 1mil. kelvin? Is there any observable evidence to support the theory that the core is so dense and hot? No. The current cosmological model has left the lab and gone off into the imaginary realms of mathematics. This semi-mystical approach toward truth is as far-fetched as the old idea that the sun was a big piece of coal! There is, however, evidence to indicate that the sun is a positive anode discharging into the negatively charged space around it. Gravity Sucks. Electricity Rules!!

Comment: Re:What 'Special Protection'? (Score 1) 181

by bocin (#37095082) Attached to: Drug Companies Lose Special Protection On Facebook
"From 1998 through 2005, reported serious adverse drug events increased 2.6-fold from 34 966 to 89 842, and fatal adverse drug events increased 2.7-fold from 5519 to 15 107. Reported serious events increased 4 times faster than the total number of outpatient prescriptions during the period. In a subset of drugs with 500 or more cases reported in any year, drugs related to safety withdrawals accounted for 26% of reported events in that group in 1999, declining to less than 1% in 2005. For 13 new biotechnology products, reported serious events grew 15.8-fold, from 580 reported in 1998 to 9181 in 2005. The increase was influenced by relatively few drugs: 298 of the 1489 drugs identified (20%) accounted for 407 394 of the 467 809 events (87%)." This is from Anyone notice that they are drugging us to death? The Public needs special protection. Sorry about the "Hate Speech"

Woman Sues Google Over Street View Shots of Her Underwear 417

Posted by samzenpus
from the airing-your-clean-laundry dept.
Kittenman writes "The Telegraph (and several US locals) are covering a story about a Japanese woman who had her underwear on the line while the Google car went past. She is now suing Google: 'I was overwhelmed with anxiety that I might be the target of a sex crime,' the woman told a district court. 'It caused me to lose my job and I had to change my residence.'"

"Text processing has made it possible to right-justify any idea, even one which cannot be justified on any other grounds." -- J. Finnegan, USC.