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Comment Re:Cryo has got to be the most brilliant scam ever (Score 1) 375

Since it looks like the other comments haven't covered this and I can't stand for you to not understand this... "I reverse entropy every time I turn on my air conditioner." No, you don't. You are creating more heat outside your house than you are sucking out of the air inside your house. You are not magically making the universe colder by using an AC unit.

Comment Re:Plants eventually die (Score 4, Informative) 211

Close. Most coal came from the Carboniferous period where there was an explosion of plants, many of them in boggy areas. When plants die in bogs they fall in the water and bacteria can NOT decompose them. This is why the carbon was sequestered and turned into coal.
Today, there is very little chance of this happening, especially at a plant in Japan. In all likelihood these flowers will decompose when they die and release all their nitrogen oxides back to the environment.

Comment Re:Community college, anyone? (Score 1) 272

Skating by with A's and a few hand picked B's is cakewalk for those who put in the effort to turn in papers and assignments and show up to tests.

Really? You think anyone can simply skate through college with A's and B's just by turning in papers and showing up to tests? For some of us that aren't gifted with an IQ of 140, it actually takes some work to learn linear algebra or basic electrical engineering principles, for instance. I attend a private university in the States and it's a metric fuck ton of work, in my opinion. I work hard for my B's.

Comment Hilarious (Score 0, Troll) 208

FTFA:
"The lawsuit filed against Turnitin's parent company, iParadigms LLC, seeks $150,000 for each of six papers written by the students....'This case is not about money, and we don't expect to get that.'"
Not about the money? ORLY? Do you honestly think these high school kids give two s**ts about their little papers?

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