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

"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 Been there, done that. (Score 1) 172

Looks like a Blackberry, but it's about an inch and a half thick and weighs about a pound.
Never before have I seen such hatred heaped upon an inanimate object by its user base.

Wireless, secure, cheap, reliable -- pick two.

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

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}

Theory is gray, but the golden tree of life is green. -- Goethe