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Comment: Re:Charles Tart on moving past materialistic think (Score 1) 251

by markbark (#40748107) Attached to: Sally Ride Takes Her Final Flight

"while many skeptics and scientists deny the existence of these spiritual phenomena, the experiences of millions of people indicate that they do take place."

Sorry, the plural of "anecdote" is not "data"

Take all those experiences and add specificity and controls and maybe we can talk.

Comment: Re:Ahh. Good old Army Motrin. (Score 3, Informative) 34

by markbark (#34564860) Attached to: Mother, Daughter Face Drug Charges For Ibuprofen At School

Well.. the maximum recommended dose for ibuprofen is 1200mg.
OD's aren't _too_ dangerous, usually limiting themselves to stomach upset and nosebleeds.
In massive overdoses (greater than100mg/kg of body weight), it whacks your blood potassium levels, causing arrhythmia and possible cardiac arrest.
Massive OD's also toast your kidneys to a delicate crunch. {grin}

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