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Comment Re:The UK has lighted signs (Score 2) 294 294

Does that apply to all the cars we import. Like BMW's, Range Rovers, VW's and so on? My 428i uses this: http://www.bmw.com/com/en/insi... I get light flashed at me all the time from other drivers when my low beams are on. This headlight system was engineering and built in the EU not the USA. It's the same system used on EU and US models of BMW's. You were saying?

Comment Umm forgive but (Score 1) 108 108

I am impressed at the achievement and all but I find myself saying "welp, it looks like any other rock in the solar system to me, including the moon". I'm not minimizing what they've done but I don't see why this dwarf planet is such a big deal. It's a big rock.

Olkin said: This exceeds what we came for.

What exactly did we came for?

Comment Re:Goodbye free speech (Score 1) 210 210

True but both are VERY hard to prove. For Libel the accuser has to prove what was said was not true. For slander the defendant has to prove what they said was true (or vice verse). In any case it just makes lawyers money. It does make review site look kinda dangerous and in the end does stifle speech. Yelp and other review sites may go away due to the number of these cases popping up. Why risk getting a civil suite filed against you just for a review you didn't get payed for (assuming)?

Comment Re:Dogfights?! What year is it?! (Score 1) 843 843

Exactly . Assuming we won't need ACM (dogfights) is the same exact mistake we made with the F-4 Phantom. From the simple fact that you might need to pop flares and get away from a missile to the fact that ACM will be needed if a enemy sneaks up on you. And turn rate is a chief parameter of winning a turning battle. The only way this pilot found to defeat the F-16 was a high yaw rate maneuver that dumped the planes energy (VERY risky idea). This JSF is what happens when all the cooks in the city try to make soup: it tastes horrid.

All syllogisms have three parts, therefore this is not a syllogism.

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