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Comment Re:Only one thing broken so far... (Score 1) 178

I noticed the changed wallpapers too. However, my assigned screen saver was the same.

Here's what's worse. If you install W8.1 from its ISO file over the old activated and updated W8.0 with its Media Center addon (got it for free), then it asks you to enter a key, reactivate, changed settings back to defaults, lose my free Media Center addon offer, etc. Annoying. That should not happen if I am keeping my settings to upgrade from a W8.1 ISO file!

Submission + - Ants' pupal cocoons affect sanitary brood care and limit fungal infections. (

antdude writes: Engwinner's forum thread mentioned a ScienceShot article — "Pupal cocoons affect sanitary brood care and limit fungal infections in ant colonies — The brood of ants and other social insects is highly susceptible to pathogens, particularly those that penetrate the soft larval and pupal cuticle. We here test whether the presence of a pupal cocoon, which occurs in some ant species but not in others, affects the sanitary brood care and fungal infection patterns after exposure to the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium brunneum. We use a) a comparative approach analysing four species with either naked or cocooned pupae and b) a within-species analysis of a single ant species, in which both pupal types co-exist in the same colony..."

Comment Re:Already said... (Score 1) 38

Yeah, that's scary. I registered for a brand new account. Facebook only has my e-mail address and name, but they already had connections to people I know. How the heck? I wished I could know more how it has connections to others. Did people name me? I asked people through other communication means, and they said no. WTF? With my fake accounts, I do not see anyone. It's scary! :(

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