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lol. breaking news at cnn.com: ... 700 Views / 18 Replies  
lol.

breaking news at cnn.com:



[edit: now it's back to the hillary thing]
Posted by black bear theory, on Nov 30, 2007 at 04:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
never said he was :) 914 Views / 37 Replies  
never said he was :)
Posted by black bear theory, on Nov 30, 2007 at 02:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | What can't be named... 914 Views / 37 Replies  
BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | What can't be named Muhammad? (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/7115821.stm)
Posted by black bear theory, on Nov 30, 2007 at 02:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
a religion is only as good as the people who... 914 Views / 37 Replies  
a religion is only as good as the people who practice it. that holds true for any religion, and unfortunately those people who use their religion for things other than support, faith, and strength...
Posted by black bear theory, on Nov 30, 2007 at 02:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: prior to the cole bombing, there were two... 786 Views / 35 Replies  
prior to the cole bombing, there were two bombings in 1998 against american embassies in africa, and in response, the US retaliation, infinite reach. while obviously a gov't target, the net effect...
Posted by black bear theory, on Nov 28, 2007 at 06:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
quick RoR question 330 Views / 0 Replies  
i've been playing with ruby on rails and i have a quick question. i have a show and a set model (for music). if a show is deleted, i want each set associated with that show (via an show_id int...
Posted by black bear theory, on Nov 26, 2007 at 12:51 PM, in Developer Center
hmm, you could be the accuser for all we know... 1,850 Views / 26 Replies  
hmm, you could be the accuser for all we know...
Posted by black bear theory, on Nov 26, 2007 at 01:57 AM, in Political/War Lounge
that's not to say that the price of (bottled)... 706 Views / 24 Replies  
that's not to say that the price of (bottled) water is reasonably set! know how much it costs to buy oxygen? and that stuff is available even on sunny days!



look into what peak oil is and what...
Posted by black bear theory, on Nov 21, 2007 at 01:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
the gov't is putting a lot more into the oil... 706 Views / 24 Replies  
the gov't is putting a lot more into the oil sector right now. we're expanding the strategic petroleum reserves above historical levels despite the astronomical prices.

interesting graph i came...
Posted by black bear theory, on Nov 21, 2007 at 12:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
it's probably just coincidence that all the major... 706 Views / 24 Replies  
it's probably just coincidence that all the major economically-produced oil-fields just happen to lie in sedimentary (carbon-rich) basins? that is not to say that there isn't some abiogenic oil out...
Posted by black bear theory, on Nov 21, 2007 at 12:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
there will always be oil in the north sea. ... 706 Views / 24 Replies  
there will always be oil in the north sea.

though at some point, it will no longer be profitable to build new/maintain old refineries.
Posted by black bear theory, on Nov 19, 2007 at 05:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
i used this tutorial the other day to get mysql 5... 149,672 Views / 72 Replies  
i used this tutorial the other day to get mysql 5 installed. first time i have played with it... looks interesting.

Hivelogic - The Narrative - Installing MySQL on Mac OS X...
Posted by black bear theory, on Nov 14, 2007 at 01:35 AM, in Developer Center
public void getInputFile() { File inputFile =... 1,043 Views / 1 Replies  
public void getInputFile() {
File inputFile = null;

FileDialog fd = new FileDialog(parameterWindow, "Please Select An Input File", FileDialog.LOAD);
fd.setVisible(true);

try {...
Posted by black bear theory, on Nov 10, 2007 at 11:28 PM, in Developer Center
yes that's it! thanks. i thought it was a pdf but... 448 Views / 2 Replies  
yes that's it! thanks. i thought it was a pdf but this'll do fine...
Posted by black bear theory, on Nov 10, 2007 at 08:39 PM, in Developer Center
ruby on rails pdf/book? 448 Views / 2 Replies  
a while ago, i downloaded a book about ruby on rails and i can't find it anywhere on my computer (pre-time machine) nor on the blogs i read (where i initially found the link).

it was an odd book...
Posted by black bear theory, on Nov 10, 2007 at 07:17 PM, in Developer Center
Poll: i never used interface builder to make classes.... 4,107 Views / 11 Replies  
i never used interface builder to make classes. always did them in xcode and then imported them into interface builder as needed.

i am confused on some aspects of the new interface builder 3.0....
Posted by black bear theory, on Nov 3, 2007 at 09:18 PM, in Developer Center
i'm a little bit upset about this too. i used to... 416 Views / 2 Replies  
i'm a little bit upset about this too. i used to use the all-in-one format for a java program and in pre-3.0, the build error warnings and run console were in the build section - very convenient...
Posted by black bear theory, on Oct 30, 2007 at 09:46 AM, in Developer Center
using the same code across multiple html docs? 472 Views / 3 Replies  
i've made a css menu for a site and would like to find an easy way to use the same code across each html page. i was doing the simple copy'n'paste for a while, but now that the number of pages is...
Posted by black bear theory, on Oct 24, 2007 at 05:54 PM, in Developer Center
sea urchin gonads seal whale guinea pig 972 Views / 48 Replies  
sea urchin gonads
seal
whale
guinea pig
Posted by black bear theory, on Oct 18, 2007 at 12:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
saudi arabia has been trying to undermine the... 1,538 Views / 91 Replies  
saudi arabia has been trying to undermine the iraqi gov't for a while. iraq is the new buffer zone between the region's super-powers; iran and saudi arabia, based largely on the sunni/shia divide.
...
Posted by black bear theory, on Jul 27, 2007 at 09:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
June 5, 1942 508 Views / 21 Replies  
June 5, 1942
Posted by black bear theory, on Jul 24, 2007 at 08:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
remember the days we actually declared war? 508 Views / 21 Replies  
remember the days we actually declared war?
Posted by black bear theory, on Jul 24, 2007 at 07:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
that and pakistan. that is where they seem to be... 737 Views / 41 Replies  
that and pakistan. that is where they seem to be rebuilding their strength. mushareff doesn't seem to be helping us out much (even with all those f-16's we gave him) on this fight - too much domestic...
Posted by black bear theory, on Jul 12, 2007 at 03:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
US oil production was predicted to peak in 1971... 768 Views / 47 Replies  
US oil production was predicted to peak in 1971 by hubbert. after the fact, i'd say it was more 1972/1973 but still a pretty good estimate. having hit the peak of oil production, we still are able to...
Posted by black bear theory, on Jul 11, 2007 at 03:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
do you have a main function in your class? ... 488 Views / 12 Replies  
do you have a main function in your class?


public static void main (String args[]) {

}
Posted by black bear theory, on Jun 30, 2007 at 02:12 AM, in Developer Center
http://forums.macnn.com/95/political-war-lounge/33... 390 Views / 6 Replies  
http://forums.macnn.com/95/political-war-lounge/335876/if-this-isnt-the-sickest-year/
Posted by black bear theory, on Jun 30, 2007 at 02:00 AM, in Political/War Lounge
refit works well. but i just wanted to add my... 4,839 Views / 23 Replies  
refit works well. but i just wanted to add my experience with linux livecd's on my mbp (before refit).

if i selected the disc to boot in the 'startup disk' pref pane some cd's would be spit out...
Posted by black bear theory, on Jun 28, 2007 at 10:35 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
no. that doesn't work. anyway, i should get the... 1,560 Views / 5 Replies  
no. that doesn't work. anyway, i should get the "no data found" message.

it's probably something simple. and stupid. it always is.

[edit: it was. :) ]
Posted by black bear theory, on Jun 21, 2007 at 02:50 AM, in Developer Center
after struggling with this and then re-reading... 1,560 Views / 5 Replies  
after struggling with this and then re-reading your post i figured out what you meant. :) i remembered doing something like this for a color well i had.

i added ImageMO:



setup/code is the...
Posted by black bear theory, on Jun 21, 2007 at 01:37 AM, in Developer Center
i was thinking that might be the way, but i'm... 1,560 Views / 5 Replies  
i was thinking that might be the way, but i'm still having some trouble. i've set up the NSObjectController of entity "ImageMO".

i have this code in MyDocument.m:

-(void)awakeFromNib { ...
Posted by black bear theory, on Jun 20, 2007 at 04:02 PM, in Developer Center
CoreData question, manage a NSImage programmatically? 1,560 Views / 5 Replies  
i have a document-based coredata program that draws a series of lines on top of an image. it may sound weird but there's a reason for it.

i've created a bunch of entities to handle the lines and...
Posted by black bear theory, on Jun 20, 2007 at 02:34 PM, in Developer Center
YouTube - Crispin Glover "Clowny Clown Clown"... 1,056 Views / 77 Replies  
YouTube - Crispin Glover "Clowny Clown Clown" (http://youtube.com/watch?v=WsSx5NA6sXw)
Posted by black bear theory, on Jun 13, 2007 at 06:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
cleaning out iPhoto 948 Views / 19 Replies  
i avoided using iPhoto for years, because i was always sure that i could do a better job organizing my files than it could and it was very slow on my old pismo. once i got my new mbp, though, i have...
Posted by black bear theory, on Jun 12, 2007 at 08:01 PM, in Applications
nothing in your OP is new information. we've... 277 Views / 12 Replies  
nothing in your OP is new information. we've known for several decades that we have been in a warm period between cooler glacial periods. here is an excerpt from one of those 'global cooling'...
Posted by black bear theory, on Jun 12, 2007 at 12:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
i would say it's the system that is corrupt.... 469 Views / 10 Replies  
i would say it's the system that is corrupt. attaching a rider at literally the last second before a vote is taken? that is a procedural thing that should not be allowed. but apparently, it is...
Posted by black bear theory, on Jun 9, 2007 at 04:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
it's a little disengenuous to say that gravina... 469 Views / 10 Replies  
it's a little disengenuous to say that gravina island is simply an island with 80 people living on it. the "bridge to nowhere" would link ketchikan with it's international airport which lies on...
Posted by black bear theory, on Jun 7, 2007 at 04:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
i don't know about you personally - maybe you... 1,308 Views / 52 Replies  
i don't know about you personally - maybe you have nothing to get over. i don't know. are you upset that his middle name is hussein?

as far as attacks, 'excrement hitting the fan' 'nice knowing...
Posted by black bear theory, on Dec 22, 2006 at 03:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
my name is jewish, yet i'm not a jew. it's pretty... 1,308 Views / 52 Replies  
my name is jewish, yet i'm not a jew. it's pretty simple actually. i think you (and the right wing pundits) need to get over it.
Posted by black bear theory, on Dec 21, 2006 at 11:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
you're probably right. when i lived in austin, tx... 696 Views / 22 Replies  
you're probably right. when i lived in austin, tx it was that way.

the argument, as far as i can tell, is that if something is not as efficient as it can be then it is bad or worse than the more...
Posted by black bear theory, on Dec 15, 2006 at 02:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
my farmer's market is closer to my cabin than my... 696 Views / 22 Replies  
my farmer's market is closer to my cabin than my grocery store. ymmv i guess.

economies of scale will/should always be more efficient than doing something on a smaller scale. but generally home...
Posted by black bear theory, on Dec 14, 2006 at 04:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
people (generally) drive to buy food regardless... 696 Views / 22 Replies  
people (generally) drive to buy food regardless of where they get it. a supermarket has to ship food from the source, sometimes to a regional warehouse, and then to the store - possibly hundreds of...
Posted by black bear theory, on Dec 14, 2006 at 02:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
they're both vectors. one is just slighly bigger... 1,956 Views / 130 Replies  
they're both vectors. one is just slighly bigger than the other.
Posted by black bear theory, on Dec 11, 2006 at 06:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
cows are in no way human controlled? are cows... 1,956 Views / 130 Replies  
cows are in no way human controlled? are cows burning down rainforest so they have room to graze?

this only advances the anthropogenic case for warming.

are humans producing CO2? no! cars do...
Posted by black bear theory, on Dec 11, 2006 at 02:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
the reason that Po-210 is an effective poison is... 615 Views / 24 Replies  
the reason that Po-210 is an effective poison is because it undergoes alpha decay, not the other types commonly associated with lethal radiation. alpha decay can only travel a couple of feet, in thin...
Posted by black bear theory, on Dec 9, 2006 at 09:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
how would they use it as a weapon if not as a... 615 Views / 24 Replies  
how would they use it as a weapon if not as a poison?
Posted by black bear theory, on Dec 9, 2006 at 08:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Inhofe gets most of his money from the oil-gas... 766 Views / 39 Replies  
Inhofe gets most of his money from the oil-gas special interest. about $300K.
Posted by black bear theory, on Dec 8, 2006 at 04:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
IIRC milankovitch cycles (there are three orbital... 766 Views / 39 Replies  
IIRC milankovitch cycles (there are three orbital parameters) are ~ 23,000, 40,000 and 100,000 years. they do influence climate some but couldn't account for the "sudden" changes we've seen in the...
Posted by black bear theory, on Dec 8, 2006 at 03:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: to marden's credit, he never said it wasn't... 1,088 Views / 66 Replies  
to marden's credit, he never said it wasn't blacks, rather the title (falsely) implied it was jews. marden didn't answer that's all.

or he didn't read the article.
Posted by black bear theory, on Dec 6, 2006 at 04:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
i think your requirements for your program are a... 4,064 Views / 7 Replies  
i think your requirements for your program are a little skewed. you want a GUI app that displays output to a terminal? that kind of defeats the purpose of having a GUI, don't you think?

a NSLog()...
Posted by black bear theory, on Dec 6, 2006 at 12:31 PM, in Developer Center
but there are more of them now than in the early... 766 Views / 39 Replies  
but there are more of them now than in the early '90's. us vehicle emissions are 5% of global CO2 output. us coal and other power plants produce 20% of the world's total CO2 for a sum 25%.

if...
Posted by black bear theory, on Dec 6, 2006 at 01:58 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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