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Comment: Re:Allow me to be the first to call bullshit. (Score 2) 267

Strawberries are typically grown as annuals. I live in Florida and we have many acres of abandoned orange groves still producing oranges with zero input from anyone. It is simply too expensive to pick them and bring them to market. Nobody will pay that much for an orange. It's interesting because every once in a while when OJ prices spike due to a bad harvest somewhere you will see people show up at these groves and clean them out. But typically they just fall off the tree and rot.

Comment: Re:Larger landing area (Score 1) 342

It will be the AirForce that makes the call since they run the Missle Range at Cape Canaveral. The range is designed to handle these types of accidents. The pads are seperated by miles of scrub brush. They also have flight termination system if the rocket goes outside of the flight path they destroy it.

I'm thinking it's going to be pretty soon they will be able to attempt a landing there.

Comment: Re:Education has been in decline since women's lib (Score 1) 148

But a teaching degree doesn't teach you to master the material you are teaching. At most it can allow you to manage a class and teach from a book which is exactly the problem we have today. I'm not saying 5 weeks is enough but I would take someone that worked as a biologist their whole life and took a 5 week course over someone with a teaching degree that studied biology for 5 weeks.

Comment: Education has been in decline since women's lib. (Score 1) 148

This is a natural result of women's lib. Before that the smartest women (those that are today's scientists, engineers, doctors) would be awesome teachers. Today most teachers are either C students or the hold outs that truly find education as their calling. I'm not saying we need to go back to the old days but we can't keep the same system in place and expect better results.

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