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23rd Aug 2012, 04:24
Replies: 167
Views: 66,384
Posted By AnthonyGA

While arguing to the point of not being able to...

While arguing to the point of not being able to complete a flight hints at a smidgen of unprofessionalism, it's really impossible to draw any firm conclusions about anything without seeing a...
26th Jun 2011, 05:20
Replies: 73
Views: 31,745
Posted By AnthonyGA

Sometimes it applies, stigma or not. There...

Sometimes it applies, stigma or not.

There are people who smoke maybe one cigarette a week, or one a month, or only on rare social occasions when someone else is smoking, in order to fit in. They...
25th Jun 2011, 16:30
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By AnthonyGA

Most versions of Windows come with Windows Movie...

Most versions of Windows come with Windows Movie Maker, which would allow you to edit clips. Macs often come with iMovie, which serves the same purpose.
25th Jun 2011, 16:25
Replies: 73
Views: 31,745
Posted By AnthonyGA

Those excellent pilots could always stop smoking....

Those excellent pilots could always stop smoking. If keeping their drug habit is more important than their career, then they are not excellent pilots.

Substance abuse is incompatible with safety...
23rd Jun 2011, 05:49
Replies: 60
Views: 20,437
Posted By AnthonyGA

Bottled water will not make much difference in a...

Bottled water will not make much difference in a situation like this. At 45° or 50° C, passengers would have to be sitting in the middle of a windstorm in order to stay safely cooled by perspiration...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jun 2011, 23:35
Replies: 109
Views: 22,147
Posted By AnthonyGA

The only issue here is why the microphone got...

The only issue here is why the microphone got stuck, since the resulting interference with normal ATC communication was a potential safety issue. What he actually said was irrelevant. As usual, the...
14th Jun 2011, 01:32
Replies: 12
Views: 1,160
Posted By AnthonyGA

The advantage of building your own PC isn't so...

The advantage of building your own PC isn't so much that you save money, as it often costs about the same as a pre-built machine. The advantage is that all of the money you pay for a home-built...
10th Jun 2011, 14:47
Replies: 1,000
Views: 156,339
Posted By AnthonyGA

Logically, the more marginal the color vision,...

Logically, the more marginal the color vision, the longer the test. For someone with normal color vision, or for someone with very severe color blindness, 30 seconds might well be enough to obtain a...
29th May 2011, 13:34
Replies: 18
Views: 8,293
Posted By AnthonyGA

Which of course somewhat negates the whole...

Which of course somewhat negates the whole objective of treatment.

Clinical depression—the kind that has no obvious cause in a person's environment—can respond to antidepressant medications, but...
27th May 2011, 00:09
Replies: 10
Views: 1,684
Posted By AnthonyGA

As long as only one OS is accessing the drive,...

As long as only one OS is accessing the drive, I'd create just one partition. For Windows, it would be NTFS.

I would then use Acronis TrueImage to make full-disk backups.

In fact, that's...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th May 2011, 00:04
Replies: 9,408
Views: 884,523
Posted By AnthonyGA

We got past the need for firewood long before it...

We got past the need for firewood long before it was completely exhausted. I'm sure that something new can be found in less than 100,000 years.
Forum: Jet Blast
15th May 2011, 23:59
Replies: 164
Views: 12,446
Posted By AnthonyGA

Americans do not universally say this. Some say...

Americans do not universally say this. Some say tuna sandwich, some say tuna fish sandwich. Indeed, the same person may say it either way at different times.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2011, 20:30
Replies: 20
Views: 2,060
Posted By AnthonyGA

It won't have to. Unlike Microsoft's own...

It won't have to. Unlike Microsoft's own competing service, which is free, Skype already requires customers to pay for calls to or from land lines or mobiles.

My guess is that Microsoft just...
Forum: Tech Log
1st May 2011, 21:24
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,499,927
Posted By AnthonyGA

Now Airbus will finally have some hard data that...

Now Airbus will finally have some hard data that it can modify.
30th Apr 2011, 12:36
Replies: 8
Views: 1,566
Posted By AnthonyGA

Regular users who are already logged in don't see...

Regular users who are already logged in don't see them. At least I never see CAPTCHAs on this forum, but I stay logged in for convenience.

If someone isn't logged in, how can you distinguish...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Apr 2011, 12:31
Replies: 76
Views: 5,770
Posted By AnthonyGA

The friends and families of a heroin or ethanol...

The friends and families of a heroin or ethanol addict will not test positive for heroin or ethanol, nor will they manifest any of the pharmacological effects of these drugs.

In contrast, people...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Apr 2011, 09:49
Replies: 76
Views: 5,770
Posted By AnthonyGA

What makes smoking unique is that a smoker...

What makes smoking unique is that a smoker endangers the health of those around him by sharing the toxic substance to which he is addicted, whereas other substances to which people become addicted...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Apr 2011, 09:21
Replies: 9,408
Views: 884,523
Posted By AnthonyGA

There's no such thing as accurate climate...

There's no such thing as accurate climate modeling. When models are correct, it's coincidence.

Scientists can't even predict the weather 48 hours from now, so why do they think they can accurate...
26th Apr 2011, 10:19
Replies: 12
Views: 6,157
Posted By AnthonyGA

Is the onset of the fear closely associated with...

Is the onset of the fear closely associated with certain visual images? For example, is it consistently associated with cloud layers?

It's possible that certain images remind you (unconsciously)...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Apr 2011, 16:03
Replies: 39
Views: 2,722
Posted By AnthonyGA

I think France is doing the right thing, for...

I think France is doing the right thing, for once. It's bad enough that Italy wants the rest of Europe to bankroll its fiscal irresponsibility; now it wants Europe to suffer the consequences of its...
23rd Apr 2011, 07:33
Replies: 8
Views: 1,566
Posted By AnthonyGA

CAPTCHAs are currently the best practical remedy...

CAPTCHAs are currently the best practical remedy for spammers on Web sites. The idea is to find a problem that just about any human can solve within a few seconds, but that most computer programs are...
20th Apr 2011, 08:05
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By AnthonyGA

Overheating (fan failure or excessive dust) or a...

Overheating (fan failure or excessive dust) or a device driver bug are the main causes of unexpected reboots. If the machine does not want to reboot, overheating may be the issue. If it reboots with...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Apr 2011, 19:01
Replies: 9,408
Views: 884,523
Posted By AnthonyGA

Exactly. Oxygen levels don't matter. It's the CO2...

Exactly. Oxygen levels don't matter. It's the CO2 that drives breathing.

This is why people can comfortably die of anoxia in an atmosphere without oxygen (such as an atmosphere of pure nitrogen)....
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Apr 2011, 12:05
Replies: 9,408
Views: 884,523
Posted By AnthonyGA

No. It is not correct, which is why we...

No.



It is not correct, which is why we are not dead. The minimum level for toxic effects in human beings is about 10,000 ppm by volume. Levels of up to ten times higher than the stated 382 ppm...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Apr 2011, 11:50
Replies: 9,408
Views: 884,523
Posted By AnthonyGA

Not measurable for something as small as a...

Not measurable for something as small as a spacecraft, as far as I know.

It's also true that a heavy object will hit the Earth sooner than a light object, if both are dropped at the same time from...
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