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Comment Re:Really bad idea. (Score 1) 1173

Do you have a steel or aluminum framed bike? If it's steel, then the issue is just that the sensor in the crack isn't sensitive enough, but if it's aluminum then you're invisible to the sensor as it only works on magnetic inductance. In eier event, you can glue a couple high powered neodymium magnets to the underside of your bottom bracket and it wqill make your bike look way bigger to those sensors.

Comment Re:Probably off topic, but I want to know! (Score 3, Interesting) 119

My Tracks will record your tracks, and I think allow you to import them into google maps. Google latitude, part of Google Maps, will allow those you tag as authorized to view your whereabouts, if you want people to find you when you're out on the road. Those are the two main apps I use for that kind of stuff.

Do you need to be able to view your phone in this holder, or do you just want it to be able to gather data while you bike? I use a frame bag and just tuck my phone in there, when I'm out.

Comment Re:You Know (Score 1) 281

I don't think you can even get Rogers internet in Nova Scotia. There is a choice between Eastlink cable and Bell DSL, with a hodge podge of smaller places doing long haul wireless and such. Rogers DOES have cell phone "coverage" in this area, but it is laughably expensive and paltry coverage when compared to Bell or Telus's coverage.

Comment Re:Yeah, right. (Score 1) 768

The russians have used specialized nuclear explosions to seal gas field leaks. Oil fires, on land. Not underwater.

I suspect it's still an option, and a quick google search shows that Obama has had his folks looking in to it since mid May to see if such an option would be viable under thousands of feet of water.

Comment Re:Thanks (Score 4, Insightful) 404

Sanitizers that lyse microbes with high doses of ethanol don't contribute to these antibiotic resistant critters, but over prescribing antibiotics definitely does.

However, a major player is also the improper use of properly prescribed antibiotics. People who stop taking their medicine for strep as soon as they feel better instead of completing the course, as is required.

This isn't entirely upon the doctors, but also upon those of us who don't follow doctors' directions.

The two most common things in the Universe are hydrogen and stupidity. -- Harlan Ellison