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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:30 AM

Re: Charlie

Java: How does that [advanced genetic screen] work? I'm adopted, so I have no clue what is in my genes (other than my stunning good looks).

I doubt there is any remedy for your stunning good looks. You will just have to put up with [more]

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:32 AM

Re: Charlie

AM: I strongly urge you, Charlie, and your brother to adopt a vegan diet. You will never need another stent (most likely). Arteries will clear up from all the fat and goo they've been collecting for a lifetime.

Yep. My brother is [more]

Wed Jul 9

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:42 PM

Re: Charlie

Charlie: I now have a stent, and am not allowed to go back to work for a month.

Welcome to the exclusive but jolly club of The Stented Ones! We every other blue moon, in beautiful downtown Asunción, [more]

Thu Jul 3

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LorenCobb posted to the Atheist Fools board. 4:58 PM

It's been a long road...

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It's been a long road, getting from there to here.
It's been a long time, but my time is finally near.
And I will see my dream come alive at last.
I will touch the [more]

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LorenCobb replied to the Apple User's Group board. 3:32 PM

Re: Here's A Question For You...

David Simmons: The Mac's rapid network initialization can be credited to more than just the network recognition scheme. Judging by the use of ARP (which can be problematic to deal with in user-space) and the unusually regular transmission [more]

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LorenCobb replied to the Apple User's Group board. 11:38 AM

Re: Here's A Question For You...

weco: iOS was never really off, but wakes where it left off... The OSX has some housekeeping to do, logfiles to write, doing many things we never see, normally, so wifi linkup is probably down the list a little on it's [more]

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 1:15 AM

Re: How it works in the real world

azcentral: "The National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) has awarded Arizona State University a five-year, $20 million agreement to research the effects of climate change and its propensity to cause civil and political [more]

Tue Jul 1

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LorenCobb posted to the Atheist Fools board. 10:22 PM

Need for Single-Prayer Health Care

According to PolymerMom, the recent Hobby Lobby decision of the Supreme Court shows the need for a single-payer health insurance system. She is right... except for the little detail that neither Hobby Lobby nor any other fundy corporation will accept [more]

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LorenCobb posted to the Climate Change board. 12:53 PM

Surprising developments in fluid mechanics

Fluid mechanics provides the mathematical foundation that underlies all studies of climate science, yet it has none of the glamour and caché of quantum mechanics. The latter is made all the more mysterious by its probabilistic description of [more]

Sat Jun 28

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 11:49 AM

Re: Who Is Steven Goddard?

My name is Tony Heller...

Well, that is refreshing. Heller is now taking personal responsibility for his public statements.

He says he lives in Columbia MD, but that is likely a harmless misstatement designed to protect his [more]

Thu Jun 26

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LorenCobb posted to the Atheist Fools board. 11:24 PM

Dept of Space Ironies: First Flying Saucer

From NASA's Department of Space Ironies, comes this message:

*** The first real flying saucer is from Earth, and it landed on Mars. ***

As proof we are given this brilliant graphic by Ken Watson, published a couple of years [more]

Wed Jun 25

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LorenCobb posted to the Climate Change board. 12:44 PM

For the record

Apparently some people around here think that I am employed in the "global warming industry". For example, "TheCrusader" wrote, "Loren Cobb, who we all know has a vested interest in the matter as he lives off the teat of [more]

Mon Jun 23

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 1:48 PM

Re: Curry and Berkeley

btresist: I find it curious that she rejects the close curve-fitting observed, with the only reason given that she believes it shouldn't work. I hesitate to be overly critical about something stated in a blog, but it certainly sounds in this case [more]

Sun Jun 22

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LorenCobb replied to the Climate Change board. 2:19 PM

Re: Manipulating Global Warming Data

The Global Historical Climatology Network publishes its data, free for all to download, in *four* versions. The first version is the raw data, completely unadjusted. Here is NOAA's description:

1. Raw: the data in this version have been [more]

Fri Jun 20

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:40 PM

Re: The Presbyterian Church

goofnoff: Like many "mainstream" Protestant denominations most Presbyterian churches have long stated that the Bible is not to be taken literally.

As I understand it, neither the Catholic Church nor any of Eastern Orthodox [more]

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:09 PM

Re: UK Bans Creationism in Schools

Jerry Coyne: Note that last bit: it’s okay to discuss creationism, but not in science classes and not as if it’s a valid theory.

Hmmm. I wonder whether it might be a good idea to include a section in high school or college biology on [more]

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:57 PM

Re: Racing the Great Divide

sano: Sounds like a very satisfying challenge. I see a few people have done it multiple times. Is this your brother's first attempt? If not, what's his history with the race?

Yep, this is his first attempt.

Back in High [more]

Thu Jun 19

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LorenCobb posted to the Atheist Fools board. 5:56 PM

Racing the Great Divide

Some of you already know that my younger brother is now racing in the 2745-mile Tour Divide. The race follows the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route from Banff, Canada, to Antelope Wells, on the US-Mexico border. This route follows the Continental [more]

Wed Jun 18

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LorenCobb replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:02 PM

Re: Cosmos vs. Cosmos

SissyLue: I have been enjoying the elegant, poetic language employed by Sagan in contrast to Tyson's delivery but will grant you that Tyson is much livelier and more likely to appeal to the youngsters (keep in mind that the child is only 9 and [more]

Wed Jun 11

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LorenCobb posted to the Apple User's Group board. 2:56 PM

SaneBox?

I have just become aware of a general-purpose email organizing program/service known as "SaneBox". The write-up looks useful. Does anyone here have actual experience with it? Is it secure? Too good to be true?

Link: [more]

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