Comment on: Hubble Telescope revisits âPillars of Creationâ
Posted 01/07/2015 08:29:32 EST
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Comment on: Tsarnaev trial: Letâs not relive the Marathon bombings Spare Boston the pain of a Tsarnaev trial
Posted 12/10/2014 07:38:05 EST
I think you may have a different opinion if you are one of the survivors who got injured or are a friend or family member of somebody who got murdered. There is a need for a trial process, no doubt, b more »
Comment on: Charlie Bakerâs height sets him apart
Posted 11/26/2014 03:57:55 EST
Deval is less than 5'9". He is about as tall as my wife who is 5'5", maybe a smidgen more. My wife and I took a picture with him and he basically disappeared under my armpit (I am 6'7"). The next time more »
Comment on: Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart in fatal N.J. crash - Nation - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/12/2014 09:41:28 EDT
Good for him. One morning, I got rear-ended by a hospital intern whose was asleep at the wheel. Totalled both our cars and damaged a few others. He just finished a 14 hour shift at that hospital. Was more »
Comment on: Region alarmed by National Weather Service flood warning alert - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/29/2014 07:24:12 EDT
This one was just a 'severe' alert. You can turn these off (extreme, severe and amber alerts). Not last, but the previous winter they sent out a 'presidential' alert, which you can't turn off, for an more »
Comment on: The British, French, and Irish are coming to Downtown Crossing, and we like it this time - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/30/2014 08:05:19 EDT
Mike, your negativity may have caused you forgetting that Calcutta is a city is Asia.... ;-P more »
Comment on: Glenn Taylor occupies intersection between an ancient urge and an up-to-date one - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 10/25/2013 07:54:13 EDT
I think it is just plain stupidity. Nothing new here either, but with these new technologies there are any more opportunities and ways for folks to *be* stupid. And we get to 'enjoy' them on YouTube.
Comment on: Deloitte IT projects plagued with troubles around the country - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 10/07/2013 07:14:51 EDT
"Deloitte & Touche"... There's a reason we called them "Toilette & Douche" instead.
Comment on: Googleâs âidealâ Android phone underwhelms - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/22/2013 07:47:03 EDT
*Specs* are mostly important for geeks, for the rest of us *features* are most important. It seems the Moto X focused on the last group. As long as the somewhat underwhelming specs don't get in the wa more »
Comment on: Rolling Stoneâs Tsarnaev cover legitimizes the glamour shot he carried in his head - Arts - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/18/2013 07:28:59 EDT
Yeah, real lucky. The victims went to the finish line to get bombed in hope of a payout. <end-sarcasm>
Jkupie: Don't be envious about you not being a bombing victim, it is bad form.
Comment on: The One Fund Boston has $51m in donations; 212 people have so far applied for compensation - Boston.com
Posted 06/17/2013 05:10:13 EDT
The protocol (of how to distribute funds) was determined just after the fund was established and two meetings were held at the Public Library to ask the public for input. The mandate was to be able t more »
Comment on: Dane Cookâs bad act at Boston Strong - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/01/2013 10:06:24 EDT
Exactly, Giermund , if he feels that airing new material is risky, he should have gone with some older material.
Comment on: Explosions rock Boston Marathon finish line; dozens injured - Boston.com
Posted 04/16/2013 11:11:33 EDT
I was no more than 30 feet from the blast at the finish line when the bomb went off. I saw many people get hurt just in front of me. For some reason, I wasn't hurt at all except for ringing in my ear more »
Comment on: Anti-militia protests show frailty of Libyan state - News - Boston.com
Posted 09/22/2012 11:57:09 EDT
Did you read the article? This was a protest against the killing of the ambassador, against the militia, not against the US.
Comment on: 'Buying an iPhone in Massachusetts? Expect a big tax bite'
Posted 01/12/2012 09:25:41 EST
To @beerlover2's point, when you buy a subsidized cell-phone, you'll actually pay the remainder of the *full* amount (or even more than that...) through your monthly phone-bill. Cell-phone providers a more »
Comment on: 'Tasty Ice Cream Sandwich from Google'
Posted 12/22/2011 09:42:16 EST
I also have the Galaxy Nexus, and i think it's a great phone. The battery life could be improved, but i think 4G is just a bit of a electricity hog. Speech recognition is great. But Siri is more, it ' more »
Comment on: 'Court: Microsoft violated patent
Posted 12/22/2009 02:33:05 EST
The patent describes how Office documents are stored using XML (e.g. *.docx). XML itself is a public-domain format, but the way that i4i uses it (using a particular XML grammar) has been patented by i more »
Comment on: 'Smoking cessation experts prescribe a double-barreled approach'
Posted 09/28/2009 11:00:11 EDT
What is interesting is the wide-spread 'difficulty level' to stop smoking. Some people try again and again and start smoking again and again. Other people can stop cold turkey and not have many proble more »
Comment on: 'For French, US health debate hard to imagine'
Posted 09/27/2009 05:27:24 EDT
@TheSageJohnLocke "...accidentally-on-purpose kills off a few thousand seniors..." Do you really think that that happened one summer *on purpose*? Really!? "...not one person lives in home but rather more »
Comment on: 'Software puts captions on the real world'
Posted 09/24/2009 01:32:55 EDT
Layar will soon be supporting 3D 'captions'. Check it out here:http://layar.com/3d/ more »
Comment on: 'Windows 7 is on sale. Should you buy it now?'
Posted 07/08/2009 02:48:49 EDT
You maybe correct, Concerned84041, but the deal is too good to pass up. I won't be installing the new Windows 7 immediately. I can just keep running my current installation well after the October ship more »
Comment on: 'A dim portrait for woman’
Posted 07/08/2009 09:49:47 EDT
I have a hard time believing the decision is made for possible litigation issues. What could happen to the painter, that she can sue Massport for, that could not happen to the 1000s of people visiting more »
Comment on: 'Accreditation group cites MGH on resident surgeons' workload'
Posted 06/23/2009 10:30:56 EDT
StrangerHere wrote: "I know someone who got in a terrible car accident on highway while driving back after 30 hour residential shift." He may have ran into my car at rt 3 abt 2 years ago. It got total more »
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