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I'm not sure how true this is, but just the fact that it's not surprising probably says enough. I really do think the war on drugs is the wrong way to handle it. Marijuana is at least as ok as alcohol, but even the hardest drugs should be decriminalized. It would be much more effective to spend a fraction of the money for fighting the war on treatment instead. It won't be an easy fight though, since so many people make so much money off of both sides of the system.
 
We have all been lied to for years. Cannabis has so many uses a very piece of nature itself was a threat to certain group of people who had control over the legal system. Time to decriminalize!

#EndTheDrugWar #FreeMindsFreePeople 
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Read this article and reflect: http://goo.gl/Zl2blc
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I have an unlocked Nexus 6 that's my daily driver, no contract, pay as you go on AT&T, that I purchased full price from Motorola when they released it. Not even considering how awesome the features are of Google Fi, for my data usage, Fi was cheaper for every month going back more than a year. I've already transferred my Google Voice number to another gmail account, because I want to keep my GV number, but Iwant Fi to use my AT&T number. If I get an invite, I will switch the very moment that my SIM card arrives. So basically, my body is ready...
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+Chris Sullins thats a common way to get around the limitation, but I prefer to stay un-rooted. Cricket also doesn't save much for me because we have two lines, and don't use much data. When I switch to Fi, I'm switching my wife to Cricket because then it will be cheaper, since she doesn't have a Nexus 6.
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I never really understood the Monty Hall problem until this video. Showing only 3 doors, didn't make sense to me, but when showed with 100 doors, it finally clicked. 
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This was one I had to prove to myself with a simulation. I had to make an Excel spreadsheet. I had the correct door always be #3 and then I had Excel make a random choice in the first cell (A1). If you stay with your choice you keep the obvious 1 in 3 chances. But when I wrote the formula for "changing your choice" I noticed that their were 2 different winner states (improving your odds to 2 in 3). 

Just look at the formula: IF(A1=1,3,IF(A1=2,3,IF(A1=3,2))) if you chose incorrectly the first time you are forced to chose the winner after he removes a bad option. but being correct on your first guess is the only way to be forced to chose the leftover wrong option.
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Me, to myself, a few minutes ago. "Hmm, I really like the look of Medium. I should sign up and blog some of my musings there. Why haven't I signed up for that yet?"

I go to Medium's site to sign up, and see what's in this photo. "Oh, that's why I didn't sign up".
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I'm one of those "people that don't like beer". This is an interesting read on different types of beer and common flavors/characteristics in beer people often don't like. There are suggestions of different types of beers to try depending on what you don't like. If you have a non-beer drinker in your life that you want to help, try this. I have a few friends that consider themselves beer connoisseurs. I'm usually willing to try new things, so I've been exposed to quite a lot of beers of various types, not just BMC. I've gone to beer gardens to taste all the varieties, and at other times I've just muscled past the taste drinking to get drunk. Even though some taste better than others, and coldness of the beer helps, it all still tastes pretty terrible. Every beer for me has a taste in it that tastes like piss smells. For some reason drinking beer is considered manly, and guys that don't drink it are "wussy". I've always thought that was weird, since palates vary so much.

Most beer drinkers I know legitimately enjoy drinking beer, they aren't drinking it in spite of the taste, but because of it. I can't imagine it tastes like piss to them, and they drink it anyway to be " manly". I think I might be a supertaster, because certain common foods taste horrible to me. I need to get some of the test strips and figure out if it's true. I don't fit the profile of a supertaster completely though, with some of the common foods that supertasters dislike, broccoli for example, tasting good to me. I think there are multiple things you can be a supertaster of. Documentation is surprisingly sparse for something that is known to genetically affect so many people in different ways. I'm surprised our taste buds aren't profiled, and then menus tweaked for various palates.

In one way, I suspect I'm actually the opposite of a supertaster. My wife had never tried kumquats, a fruit I rather enjoy. Her Mom and grandmother were in town and it turns out theyed never had them either. I bought some for everyone to try. As usual, I loved them. They have a sweet orange like taste. My daughter loved them too. My wife, and her side of the family present, couldn't stand them! They had a terribly strong sour taste that involuntarily puckered their faces and made their eyes twitch. It wasn't a variation between the tiny fruits either, as I ate the other half of the ones my wife hated. I ate them like candy. I can normally taste sour things, and they had a slight sour taste, but nor more than a good orange. I definitely don't have the ability to taste whatever was sour in kumquats.
I seem to have a knack for meeting people who say that they don't like beer. I've also developed something of a talent for convincing them otherwise, so I thought I'd share some thoughts about this with others out there in the hopes that you, too, can open doors for people to expose them to ...
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Hey, the only wrong way to drink whiskey (or anything else) is forgetting to pour me one too. 
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Tazo changed their lid. Guess I'm not the only one that's made a huge mess when the lid popped open when I was shaking it. :-)
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We had a big storm roll through, and haven't had power for a few hours. I kind of have a thing for flashlights, we have plenty of them, so it's no big deal. However, this big electric fluorescent lantern that I've had forever didn't have any juice. It takes 8 D batteries, and burns through them pretty fast. I was bored, and decided to make it work with one of my external battery packs. It has a 12V and 9V output port with a cable and multiple adapters. I wired an adapter into the base of the lantern. It conveniently ran power through two bolts with nuts on them. Made it easy to add wires. Then I drilled a hole to the outside and stuck the adapter in it. Now I can plug the cable in from the outside for rechargeable power! If it works well, I'll solder it in and make it more permanent. I might also make it so the battery pack is internal so it's more portable. Current battery pack is too big though. Of course two minutes after I finished, the power came on. :-)
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+Mike Ester :-) that's my Google lava lamp!
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Most TV networks can learn a thing or two from BBC America. Aside from being a great story, with phenomenal acting, Orphan Black is available to anyone that wants to watch it, however they want to watch it. (Well, at least in the US, I can't say for international people). It's currently 5 episodes into it's third season. If you are a cable cutter like myself, then you probably have to resort to crappy sites with a ton of ads, or more often torrenting shows just to watch them. Orphan Black is available all over the place though! If you have Amazon Prime, you can watch the first two seasons for free. The third will probably be available for free there some time after the season ends, but if you don't want to wait, then you can pay for new episodes individually, or with a season pass. The season pass gives you all episodes from the season, but you have to wait for the release day of each individual episode to watch it. You can get the season pass form multiple platforms, notably Google Play, Amazon, and iTunes. Even if you have cable, they still make it easy on you because the day after the episode airs they are available on video on demand for most cable providers in the US. It's almost as if they want you to watch their show? Strange right? If you want a good show to watch and you want to support a broadcast network that will make it easy for you to give them your money, give Orphan Black a shot! (They also make it easy for many of their other shows, but I'm only particularly familiar with Orphan Black)

Click here to see all the ways you can watch the show. http://www.bbcamerica.com/orphan-black/where-to-watch-orphan-black/
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Yeah, I forget that it's her.  She's phenomenal.
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TIL that stray dogs in Moscow ride the train! They are quite clever in a few other ways too. I almost don't believe it, but it seems to be true.
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#seene
There's a ton of potential here, but it's wonky. If it let you capture more data, it would be amazing. As it currently stands though, I barely move it and it stops taking the picture and starts analyzing it.

+Adonis Inman​ did you have better luck?
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I've just discovered it / been playing with it tonight. Good potential and looking forward to their Q3 major updates. But have been struggling to make consistently decent images and don't have anything worth sharing yet
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This would be amazing! I hope they have one near me. Eventually (soon) you'll be able to do this anywhere with tech like Microsoft Hololens. Larping + laser tag + video game vr = The Void
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I'm just like this guy, you know? I'm a geek/nerd. I like technology, computers, smart phones, and video games. I'm happily married to a wonderful, beautiful woman. I have two kids, my daughter is nine, and my son is seven. I love spending time with my family; they are my everything.

I'm currently spreading my time between family, work, school (working on my BS CS software emphasis), video games, and technology/gadgets. If you see me looking down, I'm probably fossil hunting. You can expect me to post things about those topics. I personally use Chrome OS, Android, and Windows, but I also work with Linux and Unix. You can expect me to talk about those things as well.

I'm hopelessly optimistic about the future and the positive affect that technology will have on our lives. I'm also hopelessly unable to distinguish the difference between affect and effect, and when you should use one or the other. This may affect some people more than others. 
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