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Forum: Glurge Gallery 24 March 2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 99,465
Posted By rlobinske
Yeah, lady, you didn't have that "green thing"...

Yeah, lady, you didn't have that "green thing" and it was your generation that came up with the idea for all of those disposable items and developed them.
Forum: History 12 January 2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 50,091
Posted By rlobinske
A look at the Constitution of the CSA, beyond a...

A look at the Constitution of the CSA, beyond a reworded preamble, shows little effort made to protect the various states rights that modern supporters claim, but it included multiple instances of...
Forum: Old Wives' Tales 04 January 2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 24,809
Posted By rlobinske
A lot of raw oyster bars around the Gulf coast...

A lot of raw oyster bars around the Gulf coast would be in trouble if that were true. :lol:
Forum: Medical 30 August 2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 17,069
Posted By rlobinske
While Malaria is a major illness, killing 1-2...

While Malaria is a major illness, killing 1-2 million per year by most estimates, that's far short of "half of everyone who has ever lived."
Forum: Glurge Gallery 27 August 2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 46,209
Posted By rlobinske
Maybe it's just me this morning, but the post...

Maybe it's just me this morning, but the post came across as a funny snark on the the "kids have it so easy" tirades.
Forum: Business 22 July 2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,960
Posted By rlobinske
That was my first thought, though I'm not...

That was my first thought, though I'm not convinced you should call what they brew coffee...:lol:
Forum: Critter Country 24 May 2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 36,173
Posted By rlobinske
Not really effective because the repellent is...

Not really effective because the repellent is concentrated in a single, small location. Regular air movement will prevent an effective envelope of repellent from forming around you.
Forum: Spook Central 29 April 2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 90,098
Posted By rlobinske
Sodium fluoride is not listed in the 2010 Crop...

Sodium fluoride is not listed in the 2010 Crop Protection Handbook, one of the primary references for pesticides. However, sodium fluoroacetate is listed as a rodenticide and sodium fluorosilicate...
Forum: Glurge Gallery 23 April 2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 26,172
Posted By rlobinske
Since I've been watching a sparrow nest in the...

Since I've been watching a sparrow nest in the shop for the last couple of weeks...one more hand.
Forum: Fauxtography 31 March 2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 39,041
Posted By rlobinske
Reminds me of the DDT package photo series I'm...

Reminds me of the DDT package photo series I'm collecting for the household hazardous waste program I run. 38 years after it was removed from the market, we still regularly have some dropped off...
Forum: Food 31 March 2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 26,145
Posted By rlobinske
They look like thrips, which are pretty...

They look like thrips, which are pretty wide-spread throughout the world.
Forum: Food 01 March 2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 54,932
Posted By rlobinske
Black + Yellow = original formula for Olive Drab....

Black + Yellow = original formula for Olive Drab. :lol:
Forum: Glurge Gallery 05 January 2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,658
Posted By rlobinske
Physiology fail. The mechanism presented...

Physiology fail.

The mechanism presented simply will not work unless you want the wings to expand within the cocoon, thus making it even more difficult to exit. After emergence from the pupal...
Forum: Medical 21 December 2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 64,825
Posted By rlobinske
A good review at Science Based Medicine...

A good review at Science Based Medicine (http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/?p=3073)

A good review of the relevant physics from Skeptical Inquirer...
Forum: Critter Country 20 December 2009, 11:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 36,173
Posted By rlobinske
Biting midges (family Ceratopogonidae)...

Biting midges (family Ceratopogonidae) (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceratopogonidae) include many species that take blood meals and thus "bite". Much like mosquitoes, their saliva can cause an...
Forum: Critter Country 12 November 2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 36,173
Posted By rlobinske
There are multiple "Skin So Soft" products and...

There are multiple "Skin So Soft" products and many in recent years have been specifically formulated to repel insects

A good intro and comparison of insect repellents...
Forum: Medical 15 October 2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 107,066
Posted By rlobinske
Considering that the Influenza virus wasn't...

Considering that the Influenza virus wasn't discovered until 1933...;)
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 10 September 2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 171,165
Posted By rlobinske
The research was done on biting midges, flies...

The research was done on biting midges, flies that belong to the family Ceratopogonidae and not on mosquitoes (family Culicidae).

Good first report of an effect, but there's been a lot of...
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 18 August 2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 171,165
Posted By rlobinske
False. False. The reasons some people are...

False.

False. The reasons some people are more attractive to mosquitoes than others is a complex subject currently undergoing a lot of investigation. The reasons are not yet understood, nor is...
Forum: Religion 06 August 2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 46,697
Posted By rlobinske
Considering that polygraphs are unreliable pieces...

Considering that polygraphs are unreliable pieces of early Twentieth Century pseudoscience (http://www.psychologymatters.org/polygraphs.html)...so what if the story is true that the polygraph...
Forum: Food 31 July 2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 34,713
Posted By rlobinske
:lol: Ain't that the truth.

:lol:
Ain't that the truth.
Forum: Food 30 July 2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 34,713
Posted By rlobinske
Because honey is essentially a very high...

Because honey is essentially a very high concentration sugar solution, it essentially dehydrates microorganisms, preventing their growth. However, this will not always destroy spoors like botulism,...
Forum: Politics 15 July 2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 19,087
Posted By rlobinske
A detailed examination of the claim and the...

A detailed examination of the claim and the textbook involved. (http://scienceblogs.com/bioephemera/2009/07/description_misrepresented_as.php)
Forum: Crime 08 June 2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 101,807
Posted By rlobinske
No, it applies to all labeled pesticides, not...

No, it applies to all labeled pesticides, not just restricted use materials. Granted, it is virtually never applied to average citizens for simple use. However, it can be applied when the product...
Forum: Crime 05 June 2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 101,807
Posted By rlobinske
Technically, using wasp spray in that way is...

Technically, using wasp spray in that way is illegal. If you read the label on any pesticide, you'll find, "It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its...
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