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Comment Re:Floor plans... (Score 2) 502

From the link the parent provided:
Usama Bin Laden is wanted in connection with the August 7, 1998, bombings of the United States Embassies in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi, Kenya. These attacks killed over 200 people. In addition, Bin Laden is a suspect in other terrorist attacks throughout the world.

So I would agree with the parent that the FBI didn't have enough evidence to tie him to 9/11. Otherwise the FBI would have certainly mentioned it.

Comment Re:Who thinks this? (Score 1) 789

Right on! I have always wondered why everybody wanted an iPod. When I was still traveling a lot, I got me a nokia n800: It does everything I needed when I was on the go. I can read my email, browse the web (it has flash) and skype with people. I admit that the screen size is not impressive, but on the other hand, this thing fits in my coat pocket.

Nokia did not market the thing Apple did with the iPad. And it does not have all the fancy games like Crazy Birds. But that was not why I needed it. I just needed it for the email and web. I was waiting for a new version with MeeGo, but I will wait to see how that project develops.

Comment Re:You're kidding, right? (Score 1) 2058

I don't know where the GP got their $30,000 from, but your reasoning is flawed.

The FD has 45 people and needs 10 firefighters to put out a fire. The FD needs people 24/7, so they need at least 4 shifts. Which means that you only have 11 people available at any time. That would make the grand total according to your example to about $8300

Comment Re:GM (Score 5, Informative) 835

I agree with your comment, but you might want use another introduction next time:

It reminds me of how the Romans brought in lead piping for their water. They thought it was great - water pumped to your home, the ultimate sign that you'd made it. An entire ruling class slowly poisoning themselves.

The calcium in the water was deposited on the pipes, which prevented the introduction of lead in the water:

Comment Re:Slashvertisment if EVER I saw one. (Score 1) 140

Nowhere in TFA it says anything about an expoit that reveals your password to a website you visit. It mentions that it reveals passwords that are cached. From the FTA:

The password breaker gives users the ability to instantly retrieve the login and password information to a variety of resources such as those routinely cached by Web browsers. The tool can quickly recover cached logins and passwords to Web sites, including pre-filled forms and auto-complete information stored in the Internet Explorer cache. In addition, the tool makes it possible to instantly replace or reset IE Content Advisor passwords.

Comment Re:example for those who didn't get the point (Score 0, Offtopic) 1036

A woman gets one or two periods, and then she's pregnant.

Depending if she is having sex or not.

Breastfeeding suppresses the menstrual cycle. The woman can almost certainly go 3 months without a period, and stands a decent chance of going 18 months or more.

Fixed that for you. Found a site here: My wife had here period after less then two months after giving birth

Comment Re:I know everyone is against the FCC and all... (Score 1) 223

Can you please explain why DSL wouldn't cut it. The most basic ADSL speed my provider offers is 8 Mbit down and 1 Mbit up. Are these speeds comparable with what you can get for DSL.

More on topic, I can get a range of providers here in the Netherlands for both cable and ADSL. I have chosen a provider that has a history of good service and without the blocking of some ports I use (i.e. port 25).

Comment Re:I've lost my idenity, can I have a new one? (Score 1) 291

Strangely they were not capable of catching a known terrorist before he got victimized by somebody
Why should the Dubai police arrest this man?
why is this a problem if a known terrorist gets killed and it is not a problem when he can travel as he pleases (he was obviously well known in Dubai)?
Again, why should the Dubai police arrest this man?

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