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Comment Really Stupid Logic... (Score 1) 340

The conclusion of this article is absolutely ludicrous. Animals have to eat so much food in order to grow to harvesting size, and they are farting off GHG their entire lives to boot. Also look at the amount of water required to produce a calorie of vegetation vs a calorie of meat; huge differences there too.

Comment Re:Get used to it, this is the future (Score 1) 279

You're completely wrong. Apple does not own the phone. You're buying it on time just like when you buy a car, except you get your car before making a payment vs making payments before getting the phone. If you cancel your upgrade subscription, you keep your phone, meaning it is not a rental.

Comment I can't use much Aspartame without reactions. (Score 1) 630

I used to drink 2-3 44-oz diet pepsi cups every day. I soon was having seizures that sent me to the ER a couple of times. After months of trying to figure out what was causing the problem, I eliminated Aspartame and within 2 weeks all of the symptoms disappeared. So I am glad to see Aspartame being used less. Obviously, diet drinks of any sort are not healthful, for reasons mentioned by Calzones and others above, but it's still good to know market pressure can drive companies to dump FDA-approved additives for what the public experience has determined is a safer alternative.


Submission + - Bush Admits Imigration Bill is "Amnesty." (

SSonnentag writes: White House spokesman Tony Snow said President Bush "misspoke" Tuesday when he told a group, "You know, I've heard all the rhetoric — you've heard it, too — about how this is amnesty. Amnesty means that you've got to pay a price for having been here illegally, and this bill does that." See the video here:

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