Would the electric car still work? Could you easily find a place to charge up in that event? A car for the president has some different considerations than me in Suburbia who works from home 3 days a week and doesn't drive much. (For the record I'm a Chevy Volt owner)
I drove 5-ton dump trucks in the military, most of systems were redundant including air-pressure brakes and the like. Your Honda, unless it's 30+ years old, will not survive the EMP either.
Yes because a "We just cured cancer"-discovery isn't going to be profitable AT ALL. Nope. Not at all.
The net profits of the top 11 pharmaceuticals companies was $85B in 2012 - that's net profit, after all expenses are accounted for:
The profit taking for cancer is large enough that 100 top oncologists wrote a public letter in July of 2013:
So yeah, it's not going to be *as* profitable for them, unless they can get $12.14 for every man, woman, and child on Earth some other way. Net, after all expenses.
The battery is actually double platted with metal that is quite protective.
There is no car with a better safety score than the Model S. The Model X could be far superior with minor modes compared to any Caddy.
Yeah. I see the POTUS driving over 300 miles in a limo every week.
Marine One is for anything outside of a city. Jeez. Are we even half-awake here commenters?
Yeah. Electric motors have no track record.
Half a billion dollars has been stolen. Where's the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department? This is their job. It's embarassing that they haven't made any arrests.
One answer - Common Core + No Child Left Behind = ways to screw over schools, teachers and children.
Remove the funding based on mandatory tests (i.e., NCLB) that have been proven to be gamed, and the ideas of Common Core might make sense to implement.
If NCLB is a pit trap, Common Core for many schools becomes the punji stakes hiding in it.
Not going to discuss content, but if your entire sourcing is from the "Tea Party News Network", everything looks like liberal/socialist/marxist conspiracy.
You don't happen to have any non-biased news sources, or corroborating links do you?
Not if you flash the bios, or just put it in developer mode (at least that was true of the older chromeboxes)
So used to typing "user" in various contexts. I meant "/usr".
A lightweight one with X and xfce. Put
I wonder how hard it is to hack the bootloader?
My biggest complaint about the mp3 music player industry is: Why are they still over selling 1/2/4GB devices!?!?!?!?!?
Honestly, I can't even imagine why Apple, Sony, Philips and other large brands that I find in my average tech store even bother to have/sell, but actively promote these minuscule devices. At least 128GB approaches a reasonable size for today's music collections.
To me it is similar to Linus' rant about laptop monitors.
A nano/shuffle's entire purpose is to support your workout (shuffle = music, nano adds radio, podcast, and recently BT headphones). It's for folks who have a decent but not large selection of music that just want to use it for a specific purpose.
Nowadays, with streaming radio and decent data plans, the smartphone is definitely better and doesn't even need more than 32 much less 128GB.
In fact, I would go so far as to say it quite literally changed computing by showing that a low power non-windows laptop could work (crank charger? hell yes). The form factor was closer to what made the Asus eeePC 701 famous - and get this, the even the name seems to derive from the OLPC mission 
According to Asus, the name Eee derives from "the three Es", an abbreviation of its advertising slogan for the device: "Easy to learn, Easy to work, Easy to play".
Why do they not want to "fix healthcare.gov"?
Actually, a couple other reasons might be that (a) they want it to fail so that the government has no choice but to close it down and institute a single payer system instead of providing corporate welfare to insurance companies whose primary role in healthcare is to pocket the money they would have paid out each time they are able to say "no", or (b) they want to fix it, but they know they will never be in enough of a position of authority that they will be able to actually get the assholes in the way of fixing it out of the way so they do so, so why even try.