I'm embarrassed to let others use my dirty piece of a mice^Wrat.
I would not be that certain. If the waste is distributed evenly then it should not increase the natural radiation much. But it may come in concentrated bubbles:
Of course this is ridiculous. The scenarios have always been ridiculous. Mostly because there isn't any sane thread scenarios available. At least not for a classical war game that requires a good old army. When I was in the Swiss army we played "Blue Country" against "Yellow Country".
That's not true anymore. The explosives has been removed year ago.
If you go there by foot or by bike, it means you cannot buy much.
While that's true it's not a big issue for me: I've got a back pack with two strong reusable bags to carry quite a lot. Usually I don't need them all. Fully loaded I've got to walk about 5 to 10 minutes back. If you have more there's always the option to use a shopping bag with wheels.
Therefore you need to go much more often and that you'll rarely buy any heavy goods.
Usually I go once a week. If you have heavy goods there's the option to use a car from the car sharing pool or a taxi.
I've started to just stand still if someone is walking towards me texting or playing with his smartphone.
It's really fun to see them returning to real life, confused and usually apologizing. Once I was driving my bicycle on a shared side walk, noticed the last of a group of people is texting and won't see me, stopped by holding a wall. The guy then walked into my front wheel.
I'm a happy owner of a Android phone running CyanogenMod with the FSF FreeDroid (F-Droid) Store. I didn't installed the Play Store on purpose. Sure I don't have access to 300k Apps, but most important Apps* are available and the Phone is working fine and reliable.
* That of course depends on your needs. For me its: Browser, Firefox, aCal calendar, OsmAnd Map application, shopping list, Jabber client, SIP client, GPS tracker, calculator, text editor, and a few games
Have I had a police officer show up at my door with a search warrant because Facebook believes I'm a drug user? Nope.
Have I been hit on by men because Facebook believes I'm homosexual? Nope.
Have a group of republicans descended on me because Facebook believes I'm republican? Nope.
Have I lost a job due to any of the above? Nope. Been denied a loan? Nope.
Who will ever know about this?
As the data is out there we can't be sure the data will never be used for this.
For example: As long as the marked demand is as high as now, Facebook will do anything to ensure nobody get access to the data (other than through the well defined interfaces). But what happens with the data when the marked has changed? Will the raw data be sold to the highest bidder? Or what if Facebook can't afford the same level of security anymore and some cracker stole the data?
I've received this kind of SPAM already twice just after I fell into sleep. That's quite annoying. Beside the fact it woke me up, it usually drives me into rage that I couldn't sleep again afterwards for half an hour.
For example the last text I got was this:
Congrat! Your mobile number has WON £4,000,000 from the United Nation Grant. Email your name and cell number to ***@******.COM for claim "Keep Confidential*
In both cases the number was a random one from a foreign country. I'm now searching an app to stop the alarm if the number was a foreign one. Then the spammers find a way to send from local numbers...
Coal is no alternative to nuclear regarding the environment.
Why reply to my post with this ? I never suggested anything like that.
I just wanted to stress your message. Both nuclear and coal have their own huge set of problems. While with coal the coal plant operator didn't pay anything for the mess he creates, a nuclear power plant operator has to pay for the cleanup. But this is only half true: I'm sure they don't pay to keep the waste 100000 years save, nor paying for the environment impacts on uranium mines, nor for the mess around upgrading plants.
Coal is no alternative to nuclear regarding the environment. It's just as dumb. The interesting part is that renewable sources gets more and more cheaper. I'm sure they render current nuclear plants obsolete soon.
This is not the problem. Direct health issues are not the primary problem with GM. The main problem with GM is their influence to the normal plants and its impact to the bio diversity. If this leads to more expensive food due the dependency on seed producer this will cost many lives in poor countries. And this is only one scenario, others are: Due to monoculture a parasite develops a resistance. The genes jumps to unmodified plants where they get weaker. GM plants survives and extrude other plants.
I'm not against research in GM technology, but I'm very against releasing anything into the nature unless it has been ensured over a period of at least 50 years it won't affect the nature and the bio diversity.
What I'm strictly against are corporations playing with GM to improve their profit. Not because I'm envy them for their money, but for the sole reason that profit motivated modifications are a too big security risk.
If GM modification is only allowed by globally peer reviewed research and only with the intend to help the mankind and modified organisms has to be in quarantine for at least 50 years, then it's ok for me.
Looking at the labelling issue the market can only work as the marked fundamentalist theories explain when the customer is fully informed. Suppression this information is distorting the marked.
But even when air conditioning is needed there is no need to chill it below 21C to need a pull-over in the summer. That's just insane. Why not keep the temperature around comfy 25C? (Translation to Fahrenheit left to the reader).
I used to use noscript until I found the RequestPolicy plugin. This along with cookie monster works great to block unwanted third party requests. It takes a moment to build the initial RequestPolicy whitelist, but once my most important pages are listed it works quite well.