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Comment: Re:Recycle and bioplastics (Score 1) 98

by michrech (#49294237) Attached to: Some Biodegradable Plastics Don't Live Up To Their Claims

Take your used motor oil and batteries (I'm assuming you're speaking of the automotive type) to your local auto-parts store. They will accept both (and, in the case of batteries, quote you a price for the new battery that includes you returning the old one). Oil collections are free, not sure about batteries, though I suspect it'd be free since they'd make cash selling back the lead.

Comment: Re:Bill Gates sponsors quackery (Score 1) 140

by Stormwatch (#49288515) Attached to: Gates: Large Epidemics Need a More Agile Response

Now here is an explanation of why that study is simply worthless, why that "60%" number is meaningless, and how, even if it was absolutely correct, it would mean 56 circumcisions would be necessary to prevent a single case of HIV infection, and it would still fail to prevent another case -- whereas giving everyone condoms instead would have prevented both cases.

Comment: Re: There might not be Proper English (Score 3, Funny) 667

by Stormwatch (#49264843) Attached to: Why There Is No Such Thing as 'Proper English'

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