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bikeexpert  ·  144 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: A fiasco in the making?

"Given the severity of what we’ve already seen and the uncertainty of where we might be headed, the prudent approach is most definitely not to wait to sharpen our estimates. "

bikeexpert  ·  144 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Rand Paul has Coronavirus

Who is Rand Paul?

>the California-based business only made a fraction of the 17,000 generators it claimed to have built, and paid back old investors with new investors' money.

I have some uncles that use the same stupid scheme. Of course, at a waaaay lower level. They never have money so they borrow from friends and family and give the money back, you guessed it by borrowing from other friends and family.

bikeexpert  ·  198 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Just a sand lizard in Black Forest, Germany

I think I'm spending too much time on Reddit. I watched the video and I was like any second now... something is going to happen.... any second now... Omg, the waiting is killing me!

And, like the title clearly explained, it was all about "Just a sand lizard in Black Forest, Germany".

bikeexpert  ·  251 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Rolex Calls Foul on laCalifornienne and its Colorful "Counterfeit" Watches

Rolex says that its watches “are known to retain and/or increase in value [after purchase],” making the purchase of a new or “a pre-owned/vintage Rolex watch highly regarded in the watch industry as a smart and reliable investment”. I wouldn't say reliable investment, it depends. But sure Rolex is made of expensive materials, and I think that's why when you sell even an old one, it still be considered very valuable.

bikeexpert  ·  251 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: No to Chrome: Google want to automate us

>We can no longer pretend that Google is a positive force in the world.

Nobody is pretending. We are just ignorant. I'm pretty sure that 90% of the people who use Chrome don't care that much about privacy.

>The study, which looked only at larger industrial catches, says we're pulling nearly 6 million metric tons of tuna from the oceans each year.

I remember a few years ago reading another article with another "new" study saying that we could run out of fish by 2048... :/

bikeexpert  ·  313 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: US states fight back against Purdue Pharma's bid to stop opioid lawsuits

Purdue Pharma should cease to exist as a company due to this shit. Any and all patents that are owned should be put into the public domain as well.

bikeexpert  ·  349 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: United by feelings

Human culture and cognition evolved through emotions.

Emotions saturate every thought and perception with the weight of feelings. The Emotional Mind reveals that many of the distinctive behaviors and social structures of our species are best discerned through the lens of emotions. Even the roots of so much that makes us uniquely human—art, mythology, religion—can be traced to feelings of caring, longing, fear, loneliness, awe, rage, lust, playfulness, and more.

bikeexpert  ·  388 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Canadian cities take wooden skyscrapers to new heights

Recent technological developments have certainly allowed for more efficient building processes and materials. More and more architects now rally for timber instead of concrete and steel, persuaded by its proven success and in reaction to the ever-mounting issue of climate change at hand. But I still think people are skeptical when they hear about wood buildings and their safety.