It's all to often claimed that EVs just shift the pollution to the power plant, however even to the very limited extent that is true (EVs are much more efficient than ICE cars, and so are the power plants) that fails to account for the energy cost of producing the gas in the first place, which is comparable to what EVs consume on a per-mile basis: before an ICE has even burned the fuel, it's already used as much energy as the EV will just by filling the tank.
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When I first got a Replay, my watching dramatically increased because it was easy to record shows I couldn't watch live. I discovered that Sturgeon's Law (90% of everything is crap) was a *good* thing, as I haven't had time to watch all the good shows since.
The net is making the problem even worse, because now I can watch shows that only air in other places as well.
How do you boil off something already a gas? Sounds like we need a term for "heating a gas to the point molecules exceed escape velocity"...
He may have passed his peers in the past when he proved them wrong, but yesterday he didn't pass anyone (except maybe in the ambulance or hearse) - he *died*.
The advantage of Google+ is that it's easy to limit posts to the circles that you want to see the posts. I expect that very little of the content is public.
They should ban politicians with mental disorders such as fixations on other people's lives - such cause far more harm to society than any other class of people.
Clean house, do the dishes, yardwork, answer questions
Some parts of public health can be handled locally, and some parts of public health can only be handled on a national or international level. They can't figure out the pattern of an epidemic based on local occurrences alone.
State health departments don't have the equipment and expertise to do a lot of things. Hospital disease laboratories are only equipped to identify infections that are common in their area. Why stock a laboratory with expensive agents that you'll never use? When hospitals get a patient with an unusual disease, they can't identify it in their own labs and they have to send the samples to the CDC.
That part I agree with - pattern analysis and research are definitely in the purview of higher levels.
You can't give somebody a responsibility without giving them the resources (financial and otherwise).
That part, however, I don't: where do you think that money comes from in the first place? It makes no sense to send money to a central location just to beg for it back (except for emergencies that overwhelm the local region). The day to day stuff should be funded locally.
Although it's a different topic, the same goes for transportation funding: it makes no sense for Portland to pay for Boston's big dig and Boston to pay for Portland's light rail, and Wyoming shouldn't have to pay for either. There's a case to be made for the reverse: helping rural areas with transportation needs, though only to a limited extent.
Is it Graffiti 1 or 2? They rather crippled it with 2, over IP ownership issues as I recall... Still, I'll give it a try, thanks!
Whether or not they're acting on the responsibility, it's still their responsibility... and generally local people are best equipped to take into account local environmental factors. When they abdicate their responsibility, well then you have to decide whether to be a nanny or not.
Indeed, while *handling* an epidemic locally is a local responsibility, there's nothing stopping federal agencies from setting guidelines and providing information on how best to handle any given situation.
The original graffiti system worked quite well for me and I've missed it ever since..
Exactly - what it will break are the defacto service monopolies like facebook and google, not the Internet, which will be improved by having services distributed.
...but what's "Windows" anyway?