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## Comment Re:Equality (Score 4, Interesting)490

They further looked at testosterone levels in the kids and followed them through early childhood. The children, girls included, who higher levels of testosterone were slower learning communication skills and had more interest in mechanical things.

## Comment Re:Please clarify... (Score 1)639

Oxygen alone does not make an insect (let alone anything) bigger. That dragonfly got that big probably because there were no natural predators for it. There's a cricket in the mountains of South America that can get pretty big for those exact reasons.

## Comment Re:Meh (Score 1)830

Agree wholeheartedly. Also to add, Celsius isn't REALLY metric. It's just part of the metric system by arbitrary decision. Another thing is, Fahrenheit's 100 was originally set to be about the average human body temperature. Even today, it's easy to tell that if you have a temp over 100 you probably are sick. Setting the bounds of 0-100 based on when water freezes and cools is incredibly arbitrary honestly. As water boils at different temps based on atmospheric pressure. Lastly, Rankine units. If you want to get into science and math, Rankine I think is better than Kelvin. Why? Same bound for 0 (absolute), but the units are the higher resolution Fahrenheit. Better precision, means less fractions, easier to do math with.

## Comment Re:Obviously (Score 1)265

Just because a foundational principle is wrong, doesn't mean everything else is broken. The law or theorem could just be flawed. I don't understand your zero-sum way of thinking here.

## Comment Re:Obviously (Score 1)265

Unless there's a flaw in "Noether's Principle;" a possibility that is and should never be left out of scientific research.

## Comment Re:Obviously (Score 2)265

Anytime Galileo is brought up it's as proof that the Church is/was anti-science; which is patently false. Don't get pissy because your example is bad.

## Comment Re:What sort of fucking idiot are you? (Score -1, Flamebait)82

Fanboyism knows no limits when you're taught that Macs are all safe, secure, and virus free. So long as an actual exploit isn't published Apple's statistics are untarnished.

They are called computers simply because computation is the only significant job that has so far been given to them.

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