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by Ayaan
Mon Jul 06, 2015 4:03 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Outrage! Women only charged 77% at cafe
Replies: 33
Views: 1432

Re: Outrage! Women only charged 77% at cafe

Seth wrote: Nobody's forcing her to work for someone who pays her less than a man, she does it completely voluntarily. "voluntarily" is a meaningless farce if those types of low end jobs with that differential are the only ones available... Good reason to start your own business and be your own bos...
by Ayaan
Sun Jul 05, 2015 11:38 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Pets
Replies: 37
Views: 627

Re: Pets

laklak wrote:I thought cats owned everything.
I know ours do.
by Ayaan
Sat Apr 11, 2015 11:57 pm
Forum: General Serious Discussion & Philosophy
Topic: Are there limits to human stupidity?
Replies: 21
Views: 2428

Re: Are there limits to human stupidity?

Limit to human stupidity? Have you lived on this planet long?
by Ayaan
Sat Apr 11, 2015 3:58 am
Forum: Science, Technology & Environment
Topic: Aliens, if they exist, are an enormous 650 pounds: scientist
Replies: 20
Views: 2176

Re: Aliens, if they exist, are an enormous 650 pounds: scien

True. Plus, we've been wrong about how diverse can be on this planet, what chance do we have of predicting what life on another planet would look like?
by Ayaan
Sat Apr 11, 2015 3:30 am
Forum: Science, Technology & Environment
Topic: Aliens, if they exist, are an enormous 650 pounds: scientist
Replies: 20
Views: 2176

Re: Aliens, if they exist, are an enormous 650 pounds: scien

Wouldn't size be dependent on a number of factors such as environment and predators just to name a couple?
by Ayaan
Wed Jan 07, 2015 8:45 am
Forum: History, Geography & Education
Topic: One for the big fella ...
Replies: 6
Views: 1371

Re: One for the big fella ...

'Zilla says thanks. He already knew about the guy - but I don't think there is much he doesn't know about WWI and WWII. :hehe:
by Ayaan
Fri Jan 02, 2015 4:57 am
Forum: Literature & The Arts
Topic: 50 Book Challenge 2014
Replies: 177
Views: 28062

Re: 50 Book Challenge 2014

[quote="Ayaan"]1. The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells 2. Stardust by Neil Gaiman 3. Sandman Slim by Richard Kadrey 4. Armor by John Steakley 5. The TV Detective by Simon Hall 6. The 7th Victim by Alan Jacobson 7. Grimm’s Fairy Tales by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm 8. The Man Who was Thursday by G. K. Cheste...
by Ayaan
Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:28 am
Forum: Literature & The Arts
Topic: 50 Book Challenge 2014
Replies: 177
Views: 28062

Re: 50 Book Challenge 2014

1. The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells 2. Stardust by Neil Gaiman 3. Sandman Slim by Richard Kadrey 4. Armor by John Steakley 5. The TV Detective by Simon Hall 6. The 7th Victim by Alan Jacobson 7. Grimm’s Fairy Tales by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm 8. The Man Who was Thursday by G. K. Chesterton 9. Art of ...
by Ayaan
Tue Sep 02, 2014 6:35 am
Forum: The Wilder Web
Topic: Rationalskepticism,lol part III.
Replies: 2216
Views: 235369

Re: Rationalskepticism,lol part III.

As a long time forum admin, all I will say is that we have ways of discovering sock puppets. :levi:
by Ayaan
Sun Aug 31, 2014 7:37 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Theoretical Ebola spread based on 1.86 infection rate
Replies: 54
Views: 3173

Re: Theoretical Ebola spread based on 1.86 infection rate

Well, biologics, a fairly new class of drugs to treat autoimmune diseases, can cost between $2000 and $4000 a month (US). The new Hepatitis C drug is $84,000 for a full course of treatment. I'm sure it will not be cheap, but if they overprice it, governments might feel obliged to step in and set pri...
by Ayaan
Sun Aug 31, 2014 6:25 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Theoretical Ebola spread based on 1.86 infection rate
Replies: 54
Views: 3173

Re: Theoretical Ebola spread based on 1.86 infection rate

http://www.dailytech.com/Second+ZMappTreated+Patient+Dies+of+Ebola+Supplies+Run+Out/article36429.htm Second Zmapp Patient Dies Amid efficacy questions, a Japanese antiviral drug is also being evaluated to combat the deadly disease The World Health Organization (WHO), the health department of the Un...
by Ayaan
Wed Aug 27, 2014 6:25 am
Forum: The Gun Club
Topic: Only in America
Replies: 1157
Views: 91383

Re: Only in America

There are times when it seems the inmates have taken over the asylum here in the US. :nono:
by Ayaan
Wed Aug 27, 2014 4:10 am
Forum: The Gun Club
Topic: Only in America
Replies: 1157
Views: 91383

Re: Only in America

I have the most sympathy for the child. Not her fault that she had idiots for parents who thought a nine-year-old could handle an Uzi. I hope she will be able to get some counseling.
by Ayaan
Thu Aug 14, 2014 9:36 am
Forum: Literature & The Arts
Topic: 50 Book Challenge 2014
Replies: 177
Views: 28062

Re: 50 Book Challenge 2014

1. The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells 2. Stardust by Neil Gaiman 3. Sandman Slim by Richard Kadrey 4. Armor by John Steakley 5. The TV Detective by Simon Hall 6. The 7th Victim by Alan Jacobson 7. Grimm’s Fairy Tales by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm 8. The Man Who was Thursday by G. K. Chesterton 9. Art of ...
by Ayaan
Mon Aug 04, 2014 8:38 am
Forum: Atheism & Religion
Topic: The stigma of being an atheist in the US
Replies: 46
Views: 5696

Re: The stigma of being an atheist in the US

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-28616115 The stigma of being an atheist in the US Atheists in the US are rallying together, launching a new TV programme and providing support for those who go public with their beliefs. "Sometimes things need to be said, and fights need to be fought even i...