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Comment: Amazes me (Score 0) 116

by g0bshiTe (#49493197) Attached to: Breakthrough In Artificial Photosynthesis Captures CO2 In Acetate
How often CO2 is blamed on burning of fossil fuels, I often get gobsmacked by how many people forget plants breathe CO2 and release O2 yet no one ever correlates the increase to deforestation of rain forests. Possibly 1 is not enough to merit the change on it's own, but the two combined could account for the increase of CO2, not enough plants and trees in the rain forests to scrub the atmos of CO2 fast enough.

I recall in the 70's and 80's it was ozone, at some point we shifted and now it's CO2.

Comment: Re:Well that's rather the point (Score 1) 319

by g0bshiTe (#49484937) Attached to: Gyro-Copter Lands On West Lawn of US Capitol, Pilot Arrested
Your comment was rational and well thought out but missed the obvious so borders on foolish.

Would have been much easier and less obvious for the pilot to drive 30lbs of C4 into position in a vehicle or a backpack or bag vs the stealthy manner of flying it in with something as unwieldy and less than threatening gyro-copter.

To my knowledge gyros also don't have transponders and I'm not sure if they show up on radar.

Comment: Re:Do not want (Score 1) 189

by g0bshiTe (#49484773) Attached to: The Car That Knows When You'll Get In an Accident Before You Do
A decent attorney might argue that the client having disabled the camera and run over the child accidentally is no different from a driver doing the same but in a car not equipped with camera which would not have landed the client in trouble.

Not sure if you'd win but it is a valid point, why prosecute one and not the other.

"You stay here, Audrey -- this is between me and the vegetable!" -- Seymour, from _Little Shop Of Horrors_