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    Today the news trumpeted the fact that South...

    Today the news trumpeted the fact that South Australia now supplies 50% of its energy from renewables.

    Taken alone, that seems to indicate that renewable energy is making remarkable progress....
  2. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-12/french-comp...

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-12/french-company-liable-after-employee-dies-during-sex-on-business/11504708



    Seems a tad broad.
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    Neat. Got any others? Here's some I thought...

    Neat. Got any others?


    Here's some I thought of:

    Hoverbike mechanic

    Hoverbike salesperson

    Hoverbike stunt performer
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    A computer's firewall can be configured to be...

    A computer's firewall can be configured to be very fussy about what it lets in and out on any port.

    If you can specify what the laptops need to be able to send/receive over the network, there's a...
  5. I have an infant niece, and I care about her...

    I have an infant niece, and I care about her future happiness.



    Ouch.

    Perhaps I could've made a less pessimistic contribution to the discussion. The parade of responses all basically saying...
  6. Marketing is often effective because it exploits...

    Marketing is often effective because it exploits people anxieties, and it's just too damned easy to turn a profit exploiting those insecurities by selling quick, shallow fixes.

    As a former reader,...
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    Watching a whole test match live is a luxury....

    Watching a whole test match live is a luxury. That's kind of the point, I think.

    However, one can still follow the test without watching it live, as was the norm before live TV. People listen to...
  8. Her argument is that it insults those women who...

    Her argument is that it insults those women who are forced to wear the hijab (e.g. in Iran). She suggests that women outside of such countries would do a better job of showing solidarity by rejecting...
  9. mailchimp.com has a free tier. You can make up...

    mailchimp.com has a free tier.

    You can make up pretty emails with an unsubscribe link
    https://mailchimp.com/features/email/

    You can also make a shareable signup page that Mailchimp hosts for...
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    About as feasible as spontaneously regrowing a...

    About as feasible as spontaneously regrowing a severed arm.
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    Had England declared earlier and given Australia...

    The cricket version of "parking the bus" I suppose. Cricket is supposed to be a 'gentlemen's sport', so I would have thought such a tactic would be frowned upon.[/QUOTE]

    Had England declared...
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    Yep. It's great. It leads to battles like the...

    Yep. It's great. It leads to battles like the last day of the test where one side declares (just stops batting) because they want to give themselves a chance to get the other team out. Meanwhile, the...
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    I think the lightness value of the grey and the...

    This was the reason for my question. You are trying to create an illusion on a gray color. The image contains different shades of gray, that might have some visual component to the color they...
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  15. He tried calling out to them for help, but you...

    He tried calling out to them for help, but you had him gagged.
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    That's what you get when you massage the data.

    That's what you get when you massage the data.
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    BFF?

    BFF?
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    Here's another scattershot attempt to recreate...

    Here's another scattershot attempt to recreate the illusion, based on the "blue" shirt to the right of the picture.

    The photo really is black and white: I sampled the picture, checked the HSL...
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    I tried to reproduce the illusion with simple...

    I tried to reproduce the illusion with simple grey circles and lines with no colour bleed, but it doesn't seem to work. Scale doesn't seem to matter much, either. The illusion kinda works with the...
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    Horseback riding: I need to get over there in...

    Horseback riding:

    I need to get over there in a hurry.

    Cavalry:

    I wanna stab that guy in a hurry.

    Horse archery:
  21. Looks like an "asshole warning" symbol.

    Me neither. On my car it says, "Chk Eng"[/QUOTE]
    Lucky stiffs.
    My car indicates low tire pressure by showing


    ( ! )[/QUOTE]

    Looks like an "asshole warning" symbol.
  22. Ahhhh...I didn't recognise the check engine...

    Eighty billion space dollars spent to build an engine thst uses antimatter to push a ship thru the stars, a supercomputer thats supports and operates the space engine which half the time becomes a...
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    Crowbar

    Crowbar
  24. John Wick: Chapter 3

    John Wick: Chapter 3
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    Every workplace needs a Keith.

    Every workplace needs a Keith.
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