What is so different about now?
For one thing, Valve is porting Steam to Linux, along with some of their games. This has not been done before. I think this is the obvious reason -- they weren't even trying before. Now they are.
There's a whole lot of number stretching going on: the results more or less indicate only a slight preference for Romney; a healthy chunk of responses were that his policies would be "neutral" and Obama's would at worst be slightly bad.
Thanks for apologizing the study for us, Lamer.
block stories from Jon Katz.
Ha. Me too!
What are you, Rush Limbaugh?
That should be Who are you.
I bet you denied Global Cooling before Global Warming came along.
It's called climate change. Didn't you get the memo? And, this is just a wee bit off topic. Don't you think?
Now you're trying to claim Global Shaking is a good thing?!
Global? I don't know if this was an attempt at a straw man argument, or not. Regardless, if you actually read the GP's post, you'll see that his point is that maybe releasing mini earthquakes is a good thing. Just like having controlled burns in heavily wooded areas is a good measure to take to avoid wild fires later on. All he did was ask a question -- a valid question that merits an answer.
Stop hyperventilating, and attempt to have a logical, rational discussion of the potential benefits or problems of various forms of energy production. Don't be so obtuse.
Truly simple systems... require infinite testing. -- Norman Augustine