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Comment Re:Instant Cremation (Score 1) 254

If your car is that fast, I think you will have more pressing matters to attend to, like staying on the planet.

Actually given the amount of air resistance and therefore friction at that speed the large plasma fireball which will surround you will make you very detectable, although not really identifiable, and your immediate problem will be avoiding instant cremation, not staying on the planet.

The xkcd, What If: Relativistic Baseball

What would happen if you tried to hit a baseball pitched at 90% the speed of light?

Comment Re:Sounds nice! (Score 1) 125

You are assuming that anti-agapics will only prolong the productive years. What if they prolong the long, decaying years as well?

What if it only prolongs the life of rich people? 'Cause I'm pretty sure anything developed won't be made available to the unwashed masses - or even the washed ones. (Don't know which are here on /.)

Comment Okay. I'm thinking ... (Score 1) 388

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Sure, the blockbuster made over $850 million worldwide in spite of negative reviews ... but just think of how much more it could have made had it not had a Rotten Tomatoes score of 27 percent!

... I still wouldn't have seen it. Not interested in the plot and think that DC movies generally take themselves way too seriously.

Comment On the other hand... (Score 1) 413

"I'm not saying it's impossible," Hossenfelder told Gizmodo. "But I want to see some backup for this claim."

Prove we're *not* in a computer simulation. I imagine that, for any sufficiently well designed/implemented simulation, proving the case either way may be impossible. Might as well ask to prove we're all alive or that we all exist or, to quote HHGTTG, we're not all products of a deranged imagination.

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