"More that 3 million" had clearance, according to the Guardian. And there appears to have been no auditing of access.
Empathy? That is a reason _not_ to read about it and watch the news. The pointless loss and suffering is sickening.
So why is it "news"? To answer my own above rhetorical question - it is disaster porn.
The same reason people gawk at traffic accidents, stopping even after the ambulance is there. The same reason CNN still makes money showing 9/11 or any other disaster over and over.
Of course some disasters are more newsworthy than others. Fresh pictures are vital - if it takes a week for photos to get from a remote area, then too late - stale news.
And earthquakes sell more papers than floods. How many people know that floods in Bangladesh kill more people every year that this earthquake in Nepal. They didn't tell you that? No, all we remember is that building collapse that made better photos, but fewer deaths.
I hope those who can make a difference - nearby Indian and Chinese authorities - can get in fast. Time is everything.
But us? The Red Cross will be calling for donations, but while that might help them prepare for the next disaster, it makes no difference to this one.
. What does this say about Santa Claus?
It makes me suspect that Santa Claus is neither omnipotent nor omniscient. And only seasonally omnipresent.
Poor undeveloped country has insufficient building standards for regular predictable natural disaster. People die.
Its not going to affect me, there is nothing I can do to help, and its hardly surprising, so why care? Not news for anyone, let alone nerds.
Because GMO means evil, and GMO with humans is so evil that it might as well be Republican.
You might as well say "because meddling with God's Work is so evil it might as well be Democratic".
Why the petty party politics? Those of us outside the US can barely tell the difference between the two parties anyway.
Not all Republics and Democrats are noisy extremists. Many can see shades of grey.
Nothing has been overturned here. Just a question settled, perhaps.
Full disclosure: the lead author is Martin Brasier, who just happens to be the guy who discovered slightly younger 3.4 billion year old fossils just 20km away.
Some people think that every problem can be fixed by adding more guns. Why not this one?
Don't be so uncivilised. A cattle gun is well-tested and less messy.
Why in the first place? We have been aware of nitogren effects for how long? All I know about it is in diving.
No, nitrogen at normal pressure does not produce narcosis. This is simple asphyxiation.
I've heard that one of the problems with it is the prisoner dies happy, and the prudes don't like the idea of that.
You are thinking of auto-erotic asphyxiation. That has never been used as a method of execution, to my knowledge.
This is a EU country, where smoking still seems like the thing that cool people do,
Cool teenagers maybe. While immigrants to Norway tend to be heavy smokers, cigarette consumption per capita in Norway is half that of the US or Australia. So they have a lot of occassional social smokers, not so much the addicts who stink out their cars. Though the Norwegian fondness for wet snuff (snus) is also a factor.
Otherwise I need a one to many socket multiplier first but those are bulky.
Are you a man or a mouse? Cut some holes in the panel if needed and install some extra sockets.
cut the plug off, and clamp the wires to the existing socket's cables with something like these:
Another generation, and kids will be calling an electrician to change a blown light bulb
There is one cheap, easy solution. A DAB+ receiver that plugs into the "lighter" socket, and has an FM transmitter.
This method is use by millions of people for playing MP3s in the car. Bonus if you have an AUX-in on the dash.
They are currently expensive, but only because of small demand.
For more modern cars, you would use bluetooth, and retain steering wheel controls and dashboard display. Don't most new cars support A2DP and AVRCP?
Control your DAB radio and get station and track title displayed on the dash, just like controlling your phone or iPod. Its a bit of a hack, but you could use AVRCP to select stations instead of tracks.
Pay no attention to that quack behind the curtain.
"Do not arouse the wrath of the great and powerful Oz. "
“Some people without brains do an awful lot of talking, don't you think?”
I thought Jamie Oliver comprehensively put this guy on the quack-heap: https://youtu.be/WA0wKeokWUU
A shame it wasn't Jamie Oliver or a few more people might have heard it.
I don't think there is much overlap between the Oprah audience and the John Oliver audience, and one Oprah endorsement is worth a thousand minor-celebrity condemnations.
If by "right now" you mean the last 50,000 years, then yes. Its called the "Quaternary extinction event", but it is minor compared to the "Big 5".
Humans have wiped out the mega-fauna as they spread across the earth, though the SJW types refuse to believe that the noble traditional owners, first peoples and custodians could do such a thing.
You needn't go so far as lions. Our near relatives, the chimpanzees, often kill other chimps. http://www.bbc.com/news/scienc...
But I'd say humans are arguably unique in caring about suffering of other species (not counting our domesticated dogs.)