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Comment: Re:Alamo Broadband's complaint (Score 1) 309

by jddeluxe (#49324951) Attached to: First Lawsuits Challenging FCC's New Net Neutrality Rules Arrive
From their webpage: http://www.alamobroadband.com/...

They guarantee absolutely nothing but want $50/mo for a "suggested" 2Mbps down/1 Mbps up; just the sort of ratfucks that need some competition. Read that page and be thankful you don't have to rely on them for a connection...

Comment: Kill dogs, why not people??? (Score 4, Interesting) 178

by jddeluxe (#49314211) Attached to: WHO Report Links Weed Killer Ingredient To Cancer Risk
I had an Australian Shepherd that had to be put down due to getting eaten by lymph cancer at a relatively young age. After doing some research I'm fairly certain that it was due to my ex spraying copious amounts of Roundup over pavers on which the dog liked to lay/sun on to keep grass from growing from the spaces in between the pavers.

After talking to a couple of vets and researching on the intertubez there appears to be more than a casual connection between canine cancers and liberal use of the product in areas in which they live and play.

If you have pets or children DO NOT spray this poison in their play areas!

If you're that OCD about a few weeds, pluck them rather than turning your yard into a toxic dump...

+ - How deep does the multiverse go?

Submitted by StartsWithABang
StartsWithABang (3485481) writes "Our observable Universe is a pretty impressive entity: extending 46 billion light-years in all directions, filled with hundreds of billions of galaxies and having been around for nearly 14 billion years since the Big Bang. But what lies beyond it? Sure, there's probably more Universe just like ours that's unobservable, but what about the multiverse? Finally, a treatment that delineates the difference between the ideas that are thrown around and explains what's accepted as valid, what's treated as speculative, and what's completely unrelated to anything that could conceivably ever be observed from within our Universe."

"What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out, which is the exact opposite." -- Bertrand Russell, _Sceptical_Essays_, 1928

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