It would be the equivalent of building a lemonade stand, staffing it with a five-year-old, and claiming that you were replicating the US economy.
It was B&N was getting out of clicks to focus on bricks.
The B&N CEO must have just read The Road Ahead.
If anything, it shows how bored we are with the internet and that ANY new content sparks interest, however trivial.
In my head I hear my response in Louis C. K.'s voice: You've got a slab of plastic and metal you can carry around under your arm that lets you look up the answer to any question, have a text conversation in real time with anyone on the planet, access all the works of art ever created - and you're bored. Seriously. I just searched the word 'artichoke' and got 9.9 million links in under a second. And you are jaded. That's not even good enough to hold your attention anymore?
I'm going to start making shirts with IR LEDs sewn into them.
Remember not to wear one to the airport. http://www.boston.com/news/globe/city_region/breaking_news/2007/09/mit_student_arr.html
Great. That's where the camera is. I'll have some wonderful footage to provide the cops....
Not if he follows you for five hours beforehand.
...funding the study of beetles migration habits? yeah I dont think we need to waste money on that one
Until those beetle you ignore start boring into and killing the trees you were counting on for lumber and paper or eating your corn crop. Then you will cry and moan and complain about those damn scientists not studying the important things.
It is neonicotinoid because it resembles nicotine:
Which is why some organic pesticide tea recipes call for steeping plug chewing tobacco in water and using that extract on your plants.