The thermodynamic model of representing food as energy measured as calories is about as wrong as the stork model for reproduction. Sure a stork could physically bring a baby, but it's just not how things work. One way a body decides whether to store fat is insulin response. How exactly do calories account for that?
let's go ahead and make effect a verb since there is a difference between effect and affect as nouns...
Cars are unsustainable not because of their fuel type but because of the sheer amount of energy it requires to hurl ourselves around along with thousands of pounds of metal. It just not a great use of energy.
who said that? charlie sheen?
is money really supposed to be held long term? i think the original use of money was for short term transactions, the proverbial not taking the cow to a transaction and the indirect exchange (not having to trade your goods and services directly for the good and services you seek).
isn't it odd that money doesn't suffer from entropy (explicitly)?
Check out what these guys are doing to allow users temporary admin access to install whatever they want
The link is "God-mode". It's actually fairly simple scripting to allow this. They also do some clever hardening of Windows to prevent viruses sans AV.
i was going to suggest something like #2 (shooting headsets) above. they use those some in my kids' school occasionally (case by case) to help them concentrate on their work.
the constitution aside, "eliminating" a u.s. citizen by drone strike on u.s. soil hits closer to home* for the american public. we've already eliminated citizens abroad with drone strikes, anyway, so either that is permitted under policy or there should be consequences for that action.
* this pun is collateral damage
Thanks for the video links! I'm only in the first hour now, but I'm seeing where the neo-conservatives got their starts...
A war would suit the Pentagon, but it's a difficult sell back home. They tried to sell it last year.
money is politics (and vice versa)