... drones on legs.
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A bounty? No. Just give the money as grants to academic research labs applying to do a search for new antibiotics.
Bounties are quite effective compared to long term grants just because of human nature. Which gets quicker results:
"Hello, research foundation, we'd like to give you a nice annual salary as long as you present annual reports on how well you're progressing"
Or: "Here's a whopping pile of cash that's all yours as soon as you come up with the goods."
3) Girls are unfairly subject to society-specific, irrational concepts like having to look a certain way or behave in more rigid patterns. She does not have to follow those patterns unless she wants to.
3a) When women travel outside North America and Western Europe, the latter part of this is less applicable to various degrees. Indeed, in some parts of the world, not adhering strictly to expected female behaviour can be fatal.
In space, weight's analogue is called mass, and it does matter.
As soon as the programmer is finished...
Oh boy, another case of testing in production.
It is not rational to assume that unknown technology means godlike abilities
Clarke's third law: Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinquishable from magic
You have to find your own WiFi; your house, Starbucks, McDonald's, etc. If you haven't connected to one, then it falls back to a cell tower. The assumption is the user has a wide variety of hotspots to which the phone is already set to auto connect.
These people will be collecting Social Security long before any rocket to Mars
I hope not. Most are not from the USA.
So lets see. Government only has 4 solutions to every problem.
Whoa there, you forgot the 5th government solution that causes way more long term problems than the 4 you listed:
5. Provide it "free" via an entitlement program
They even say "No new technology developments are required to establish a human settlement on Mars", which is demonstrably false.
I supposed they can claim this on a semantic technicality; since no one has done it before either succeeding or failing with current technology, you can't really say it has been demostrated to be false. Their attempt, if they actually get off the ground, will be the demonstration.
variable/function names that go like this (a, b,
When writing for the C-64 you HAD to write code like that.
that's because overall (at least in the USA) retirement benefits are a joke, if they exist at all
Pay and retirement for teachers vary state by state because teachers are employees of local governments. Perhaps the retirement packages in your state aren't great but in my state they sure are.
They created the videos so people would see them and instil fear
When someone bombs a mall or hijacks a plane, that's pretty clear they're trying to create a fear of shopping or travelling. But what is it that the isis team is trying to do with their beheading videos? What exactly are they trying to make us fearful of, getting our heads sawn off? I didn't really need a video to have that already high on my "do not attempt at home" list. Fear of being an aid worker in a combat zone? Anyone who is in Syria and the like as an aid worker has either accepted the risks or is hopelessly naive, so that can't really be it either. So, whatever reason they have, the actual result of showing these videos is to firmly illustrate what complete barbarians they are and to dissuade anyone who might be thinking to just live and let live with these people.
It's probably industrial pollution from China
How many Londoners were killed by George Washington's legions of suicide bombers?