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Comment Re:Nauseated. (Score 5, Informative) 164

Usage note The two literal senses of nauseous, “causing nausea” ( a nauseous smell) and “affected with nausea” ( to feel nauseous), appear in English at almost the same time in the early 17th century, and both senses are in standard use at the present time. Nauseous is more common than nauseated in the sense “affected with nausea,” despite recent objections by those who imagine the sense to be new. In the sense “causing nausea,” either literally or figuratively, nauseating has become more common than nauseous : a nauseating smell."

Comment Re:Realistic (Score 1) 374

Night time usage can be planned for. The effect of weather patterns on sunlight can be mitigated by the size of the power grid. If a grid is large enough, there won't be clouds everywhere, but there will be clouds somewhere. If you can create a model of the average cloud coverage for your grid, then you can determine the amount of non-solar power to produce.

Comment Stardock didn't get all the rights (Score 3, Informative) 121
Apparently they only got the trademark to the name "Star Control" and the copyright to Star Control 3. Unless the license the Star Control 2 content as well, we might get something very different with the Star Control name slapped on.

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