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That's the best dice.com performance-and-features slugfest I've read all week. Thanks and keep up the good work.
Even meteorology and climatology
I bet you die in a thunderstorm.
4.1 Surround sound
Audiophiles like Robert Harley (google him and his opinion on ABX testing)
Treble-Bass (the musical genre)
CDs and the loudness war
9.3 Surround sound
Giant plastic speakers covered in blue LEDs
Multi speaker enclosures in a single stack, so they can't even do stereo
DJ decks with imitation turntables
Consumers who don't give a fuck
Now even Robert Harley doesn't give a fuck
22.2 surround sound
I don't give a fuck anymore
Anthropomorphism is always trying to get into trouble and ruin other people's lives.
Wha? Anthropomorphism just wants to be free!
...isn't Earth what happens when a gazillion "asteroids and comets" bump into each other?
While everything on Earth came from comets (and asteroids, which are basically just sun-dried comets), this isn't about Earth. It is about one minor detail on Earth called Life.
That said: Another day, another proposed abiogenesis mechanism. I am looking forward to the day one of these gets promoted to a model.
The real thought experiment is rather more philosophical than Betteridge's law allows. It goes like this:
If Bennett Haselton writes a time and motion study on ice sales at Burning Man and nobody gives a rats arse, did he actually get laid?
Don't you read the newspaper?
There are two kinds of solar systems: "passive" systems collect the sunlight that hits your home, and "active" systems collect the sunlight that hits your neighbors' homes, too.
-- Dave Barry, "Postpetroleum Guzzler"