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Comment: Re:Why oh why (Score 1) 279

by skrugen (#33536458) Attached to: Mozilla Unleashes JaegerMonkey Enabled Firefox 4

Luckily F5 is right where it has always been on the keyboard.

I pulled all the buttons off my firefox toolbar except 'Stop'. F5 refreshes, CTRL-F5 reloads, ALT-left or right arrow goes forward & back.

BTW, you can customize the toolbar and put that refresh button wherever you want it. View > Toolbars > Customize.


Empathy Is For the Birds 201

Posted by samzenpus
from the polly-want-to-make-an-emotional-connection? dept.
grrlscientist writes "Common Ravens have been shown to express empathy towards a 'friend' or relative when they are distressed after an aggressive conflict — just like humans and chimpanzees do. But birds are very distant evolutionary relatives of Great Apes, so what does this similarity imply about the evolution of behavior?"

+ - Pirate Bay shuts down-> 2

Submitted by kcurtis
kcurtis (311610) writes ""Closed for Reflection" on the http://piratbyran.org/ site, and no response from the http://thepiratebay.org/ site. Party leader Rick Falk Vinge is quoted from a swedish radio station interview here.

The google translation says "On its website, type-piracy lobby organization that has been closed for reflection, and a co-founder says that the commitment become smaller and smaller lately. For Pirate Party Pirate Bureau has meant a lot, "said party leader Rick Falk Vinge.""

Link to Original Source

Comment: Re:The Internet HAS no words of its own. (Score 2, Insightful) 426

by skrugen (#32551382) Attached to: New York Times Bans Use of Word "Tweet"

Post as a verb has been used since at least 1630 to mean 1 a : to publish, announce, or advertise by or as if by use of a placard b : to denounce by public notice c : to enter on a public listing

The word Internet is derived from the prefix inter- (carried on between) and network. Internet.

Both of your examples have their roots in standard English. Stop being obtuse. This is about using, for example, tissue over Kleenex or cotton swab over Q-tip.

Backed up the system lately?