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Submission + - Galaxy Tab to go on sale in Australia (brisbanetimes.com.au)

PigIronBob writes: The full bench of the Federal Court — Justices John Dowsett, Lindsay Foster and David Yates — today unanimously reversed a Federal Court judge's ruling last month that Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 be banned from sale in Australia.

Read more: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/digital-life/tablets/samsung-tablet-ban-lifted-20111130-1o5rz.html#ixzz1fA1kqTZJ

Comment Re:Bananas (Score 1) 373

Well, no, the 'tree' is actually a perannual herb, technically the individual fingers are fruit as they contain the seed, although modern cultivated bananas produce very small sterile seeds. I should have known this of course, living in Queensland Australia, I am a 'Banana Bender'
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Geologists Might Be Charged For Not Predicting Quake 375

mmmscience writes "In 2009, a series of small earthquakes shook the region of L'Aquila, Italy. Seismologists investigated the tremors, but concluded that there was no direct indication of a big quake on the horizon. Less than a month later, a magnitude 6.3 earthquake killed more than 300 people. Now, the chief prosecutor of L'Aquila is looking to charge the scientists with gross negligent manslaughter for not predicting the quake."

Comment Re:According to the latest article in "Duh" Magazi (Score 1) 534

BMI is the worst measure to gauge obesity, there are many factors that need to be considered to determine obesity. I workout 5 times a week for more than an hour each session, weights and cardio, I don't smoke, don't drink, eat healthy. I am broad shouldered. Yet according to the BMI I am obese. My son who studies Human Movement and podiatry tells me that the BMI is the biggest load of crock ever.

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