It's funny, I would never think to ask why. All I thought that this was supremely awesome.
When I was in elementary school, I installed windows 3.1 (I think) on a zip drive on a hard driveless ibm pc that my school had lying around. Was slow, but not that slow though.
You mean you guys have still been getting spam?
I love it. Someone who admits to not having the the answer on Slashdot. In my opinion, it's a great quality to be able to recognize what you don't know.
From the same paper:
"The amount of grains fed to US livestock is sufficient to feed about 840 million people who follow a plant-based diet"
This is so unbelievably wrong. You get so much more calories per square foot growing vegetables than meat.
"The meat-based food system requires more energy, land, and water resources than the lactoovovegetarian diet. In this limited sense, the lactoovovegetarian diet is more sustainable than the average American meat-based diet." http://www.ajcn.org/cgi/content/full/78/3/660S