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Comment Sea Ports (Score 2) 249

I've always wanted to ask how robust major city seaports are in relation to climate change and sea level rise. If big cargo ships can't effectively dock at ports that are partially underwater, or the city itself is becoming flooded, that will cause commerce to come to a screeching halt. When are the seaports expected to become compromised? Sorry, this is a dupe, I posted anonymously accidentally and I wanted to get my name on this

Comment Re:Product lifetime?Anyone? (Score 1) 328

Exactly my situation. I didn't update to iOS8 on it because I didn't want it to slow down considerably. It still works great and I will keep it as my only tablet until it won't keep up with the software that's important to me. So, perhaps a 5 year cycle with tablets, at least with me? I'll still buy another one when it's time. They are very handy for many different things.

Comment Re:Government Money for Studies (Score 1) 256

Well, People generally comment on this site that basic research can lead to unexpected outcomes, new questions. It's entirely possible that all of this data can help support something new that we haven't thought of yet. I understand that this isn't basic research, but I feel that it could be applied here.

Comment Re:It's part of the package (Score 1) 14

Checking back on this thread has made me think a little about being a bit more fair about viewing this topic, but you are now the second person that has remarked on the tattoo by his eye as a tear drop. Let's be clear that it is the start of a SCAR tattoo that wasn't covered up by the makeup. Now, if it was left visible because it was too close to the eye for makeup to cover then that's one thing, but if it was done intentionally so members of the jury would mistake it as a tear to evoke some sympathy, then I'm back to feeling how I was in the beginning. Cover it up or don't.

Be careful when a loop exits to the same place from side and bottom.