- the more recent epidemiological studies show little evidence that either power lines or "electrical occupations" are associated with an increase in cancer (see Q19);
- laboratory studies have shown little evidence of a link between power-frequency fields and cancer (see Q16);
- an extensive series of studies have shown that life-time exposure of animals to power-frequency magnetic fields does not cause cancer (see Q16B);
- a connection between power line fields and cancer is physically implausible (see Q18).
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"Abstract: I survey physics theories involving parallel universes, which form a natural four-level hierarchy of multiverses allowing progressively greater diversity. Level I: A generic prediction of inflation is an infinite ergodic universe, which contains Hubble volumes realizing all initial conditions — including an identical copy of you about 101029 m away. Level II: In chaotic inflation, other thermalized regions may have different physical constants, dimensionality and particle content. Level III: In unitary quantum mechanics, other branches of the wavefunction add nothing qualitatively new, which is ironic given that this level has historically been the most controversial. Level IV: Other mathematical structures give different fundamental equations of physics. The key question is not whether parallel universes exist (Level I is the uncontroversial cosmological concordance model), but how many levels there are. I discuss how multiverse models can be falsified and argue that there is a severe “measure problem” that must be solved to make testable predictions at levels II-IV."
Advantages of no-cash: [...] All the rich people would have to pay all their taxes.
This would only be the case if all the rich people happened to carry their vast wealth around as cash in order to avoid the tax collector. They don't. They keep it in banks and investments.
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In 100 smokers, 17 will die from lung cancer. In 100 non-smokers, 1 will die from lung cancer, often a second-hand smoke victim.
Do you have a reference for that?
I would like a right to a paycheck despite not working, a right to house despite not paying rent,
You're welcome! Enjoy.
a right to a signifigant other provided to me by the state of the gender of my choosing.
Slavery is a different kettle of fish, don't you think?
Screw work, it is for suckers, I want to play video games all day and make the state pay for it!
Again, enjoy. I hope you recover some motivation soon.
It's also not actually browser specific, and applies equally well to thick clients (think Skype, or practically anything that wants to receive messages rather than just send them; you might make a broad comparison with UPNP or STUN). It's just a happy coincidence that it can be used to lift the browser up to equal status with other programming environments.