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Comment Looks like the loudness war is being fought (Score 4, Insightful) 169

Because of the Loudness War, Vinyl really does sound better, because it can't be abused the same way digital recordings can. There's only so much the needle will tolerate.

It's not because Vinyl is "better" -- it's because the mastering on the digital formats is appalling.

Comment Re:Great idea! (Score 1) 295

Or, perhaps, headphones will start including their own DAC & Amp, and plug in via USB -- which means their performance isn't limited to the circuit on a portable device where the design priority is portability, not quality.

Or maybe people will switch to Bluetooth headphones and stop the getting the cord caught in clothes & yanking on your head.

Comment Re:Bad is better than Worst (Score 1) 378

> but the same goes for the US where cops can steal your cash

This is a largely irrelevant problem for most businesses as few deal in large amounts of cash. Just the idea of transporting cash as a non-criminal gives me pause. Never mind pause, I view it as absurd from a basic security perspective.

Comment Re:Joke? (Score 2) 72

Your entire rant glosses over the very real fact that death certificates are total bullshit. NO ONE ever puts the real cause of death down because no one wants to get sued or get entangled in the ensuing mess. So the standard practice is to put down heart disease or cancer regardless of actual cause.

This measure would be a considerable deviation from current practice.

Truth in death reporting would actually be nice. It will probably set off a shit storm of litigation though.

Comment Re:FTFY (Score 1) 740

There are plenty of clusters of long living people. They now seem to be the new trendy thing in cancer quackery.

Chances are, the only thing they have on their side is luck. They tend to have both a distinct genome and a unique (usually isolated) environment.

There is likely no magic elixir to be distilled from them.

Although I will agree that all matters of human biochemistry are still so poorly understood (despite our own hubris on the matter) that anything could be possible.

I just won't believe anything in particular until it's very well understood and well tested.

Comment Re:Michael Flynn Jr believes it (Score 1) 740

> What ever made you think you could trust a doctor with the presidency, or a cabinet position like the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development?

What is so special about that post anyway? What sort of extra special secret personal characteristics do you need for that job anyhow? It's a low profile domestic position.

People are paying way to much attention to this trivial shit just because they're butt hurt that the other party won.

It's like you morons thought that a Black President fundementally altered the nature of the universe and ended history.

Comment Re: Michael Flynn Jr believes it (Score 2) 740

> Bullshit, unless... well, how intelligent is a library, anyhow??

A library has zero intelligence. It can't learn or apply what it learned. It also doesn't have the requisite physical skills to carry out surgery.

Your kind of stupidity actually makes look like all of your claims and those of your cabal are pure nonsense. You completely undermine the liberal narrative.

Comment Re: These wackos are cows with guns (Score 2) 740

Most gun violence is perpetrated by low income people living in high crime areas. The people in those particular high crime areas tend to vote overwhelmingly Democrat (when they do vote).

Liberal news media outlets only care about gun violence when people outside of that demographic are involved. They usually focus on weapons that only account for a tiny minority of gun mayhem.

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