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Comment: Re:"Other types of electromagnetic radiation" (Score 1) 529 529

Yeah, transformers often vibrate at 50/60Hz (transformer hum), and other components like switching power supplies will produce a high-pitched, 'pressure-like' tone due to the switching frequency. I remember being able to hear the flyback transformers in old CRTs before they went extinct (and my ears got old).

Comment: Re:Fuck flying (Score 1) 447 447

Would you let someone stick you in a two-tonne metal box on wheels and send you hurtling down a flat piece of ground at 100kph, in a crowd of other 2+ tonne metal boxes doing the same, while not three feet away is another crowd of 2+ tonne wheeled metal boxes going 100kph in the opposite direction... and the only thing preventing utter disaster is the reflexes and attention span of the average human being?

That's basically what driving is. If you're dumb enough to do that, you deserve to crash in a pile of twisted wreckage and flaming gasoline.

Aren't you glad you're not getting all the government you pay for now?

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