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Comment Re:Add this to Cars (Score 1) 139

Hell the voice commands on mine are pretty snazzy. You can tune directly to radio stations etc. Push the on-wheel button with your thumb, it beeps, and you say (for example) "tune to ninety seven point one" and away it goes to 97.1 FM. It also understands that "six hundred" couldn't possibly be an FM radio station and tunes to AM 600khz.

Presumably you can use this for much more than just radio stations but I haven't experimented. In any case, the voice activation button shows data on the dash screen about what it's doing, and if you're stopped you can scroll through valid inputs etc.

Comment Re:Hey! (Score 2) 277

It's irresponsible to shoot them anywhere near the head. BSE prions only exist in CNS tissues. By shooting them in the head you run a risk of contaminating the rest of the animal.

Proper slaughter involves using a non-penetrating stunner to daze the animal, at which point you haul it up on it's rear legs and sever the cranial arteries.

Any other method is either more cruel, or risky.

Comment Re:How about shrimp? (Score 1) 277

Why would they have meat in the abdomen? There's nothing in there that requires musculature. Hell some arthropods (namely spiders) don't even -have- musculature, they use hydraulic pressure!

The muscles would primarily be in the thorax where the legs and wings join, in the legs, and in the head (to support the mandibles)

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