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Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 6th July 2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,234
Posted By Emet
Reviving this old thread because SBM recently...

Reviving this old thread because SBM recently posted this:



http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/index.php/13926/#more-13926
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 6th July 2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,232
Posted By Emet
Glad he's better behaved on walks. It's never to...

Glad he's better behaved on walks. It's never to late to teach an older dog new tricks--or for future use:

Gentle Leader Headcollars...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th July 2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 17,331
Posted By Emet
It's unconstitutional in the US: ...

It's unconstitutional in the US:



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Traffic_stop#Controversy_in_the_United_States
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th July 2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,517
Posted By Emet
FWIW, at least we have some judges/governors...

FWIW, at least we have some judges/governors making good decisions:

Kansas abortion rules blocked by federal judge
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/07/01/MNCC1K5KG1.DTL
...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 5th July 2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 35,986
Posted By Emet
Nope. The company I researched is the company...

Nope. The company I researched is the company mentioned in the OP.*



* I found a few other ways to search out the details--as I knew nothing about MLMs a while back, despite being a licensed...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 5th July 2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 35,986
Posted By Emet
Okay. I did a little digging, but won't be...

Okay. I did a little digging, but won't be posting links. ;)

The parent company has an affiliate program: they either started as, or are branching into network marketing/multi-level marketing.
...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 5th July 2011, 04:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,232
Posted By Emet
Rebuttal to “Early Spay-Neuter Considerations for...

Rebuttal to “Early Spay-Neuter Considerations for the Canine Athlete”
Lisa M Howe, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS Associate Professor, Small Animal Surgery Co-Chief
Surgical Sciences Sect Dept of Vet...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 4th July 2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,232
Posted By Emet
Kaylee had some great points. I'm going to add my...

Kaylee had some great points. I'm going to add my own opinions.

I wouldn't spend a lot of time searching for a breed with a low number of inherited defects. The heritability factor is very...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 4th July 2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,243
Posted By Emet
The practitioner of the OP's link has this...

The practitioner of the OP's link has this statement:



http://www.fixme.org.uk/consultation-process/

I live in the Wild West US. I believe the UK is a bit stricter than we are.

Would this...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th July 2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,317
Posted By Emet
U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights...

U.S. Department of Justice
Civil Rights Division
Disability Rights Section

COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT
THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 4th July 2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,243
Posted By Emet
Perhaps you might have read my post: ...

Perhaps you might have read my post:



The second link, Device Watch, is part of Barrett's group of web pages. There's nothing new here.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 4th July 2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,243
Posted By Emet
So they've added the buzz word quantum into the...

So they've added the buzz word quantum into the old cold/low level laser therapy claptrap:

Quantum Wave Lasers (http://www.quantumwavelasers.co.uk/faqs)

A Skeptical Look at Low Level Laser...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd July 2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,517
Posted By Emet
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/post/p...

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/post/planned-parenthood-as-2012-football/2011/06/29/AGigAFsH_blog.html
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd July 2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 17,724
Posted By Emet
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health/new-hea...

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health/new-health/health-news/concussion-experts-took-your-questions-do-helmets-keep-you-safe/article1984075/print/
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 3rd July 2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4,449
Views: 341,381
Posted By Emet
Not only was he a great communicator, he had a...

Not only was he a great communicator, he had a good sense of humor:



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Sagan#Billions_and_billions
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd July 2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 17,724
Posted By Emet
Another article: ...

Another article:



http://www.9wsyr.com/mostpopular/story/Man-dies-after-motorcycle-crashes-during-helmet/3hjcjSPXsUCsrtyM9cBn0g.cspx
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd July 2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,376
Posted By Emet
Not really. Here's one case--I'm sure there are...

Not really. Here's one case--I'm sure there are others:

http://www.clickorlando.com/news/14519881/detail.html
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd July 2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,376
Posted By Emet
I haven't formally studied wolf behavior, but I...

I haven't formally studied wolf behavior, but I have studied dog behavior over the decades. Nowadays, veterinary behaviorists make extensive use of video taken either by the owner at home, or by the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd July 2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,376
Posted By Emet
Not only is it not impossible for a dog with a...

Not only is it not impossible for a dog with a thick undercoat to blow his coat more than once/year, I've seen it occur commonly in dogs in the 4 states I've practiced in--both in the north and south...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd July 2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,376
Posted By Emet
Not sure when this was taken but this is a still...

Not sure when this was taken but this is a still photo of the animal in question:

http://www.freep.com/article/20110629/NEWS02/110629054/Prosecutors-Wolf-dog-hybrid-mauled-5-year-old-death
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd July 2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,317
Posted By Emet
Lawyers always tell nothing but the truth. So do...

Lawyers always tell nothing but the truth. So do police officers. :)

We've gotten two very different stories. I would imagine the mother and neighbor's accounts of their interaction with the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd July 2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,270
Posted By Emet
Yeah. They paid Perverted Justice a ton of money:...

Yeah. They paid Perverted Justice a ton of money:



http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2007/11/perverted-justi/
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 2nd July 2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,792
Posted By Emet
Perhaps you see a chiropractor who is willing to...

Perhaps you see a chiropractor who is willing to admit what he is doing:



http://www.quackwatch.com/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/chirochoose.html

If he tells you he is correcting vertebral...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 2nd July 2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,792
Posted By Emet
Thanks for posting that. Very well done exposé....

Thanks for posting that. Very well done exposé. The MDs were frank, and the reporter did a good job.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st July 2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 17,331
Posted By Emet
http://www.projo.com/news/stategovernment/content/...

http://www.projo.com/news/stategovernment/content/seatbelts_07-01-11_S7OUSE7_v8.474b6.html
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st July 2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,270
Posted By Emet
True enough. Best line I read about the...

True enough.

Best line I read about the alleged affair:




http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/ktla-chris-hansen-kristyn-caddell,0,5591801.story
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st July 2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,317
Posted By Emet
IANAL, but are all results of civil complaints...

IANAL, but are all results of civil complaints made public? The attorney is requesting a jury trial--I wonder if:

1. The complaint might be settled, depending on the actual facts. I suppose there...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st July 2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,270
Posted By Emet
Not available in the US.

Not available in the US.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st July 2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,270
Posted By Emet
Short video from National Enquirer: ...

Short video from National Enquirer:

http://www.nationalenquirer.com/celebrity/world-exclusive-video-predator-catcher-chris-hansen-cheating-caught-tape?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th June 2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,317
Posted By Emet
This appears to be the news story, although the...

This appears to be the news story, although the last name of the mother doesn't match:


http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/crime/teen-shot-with-taser-as-police-call-for-backup-784318.html
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 30th June 2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4,449
Views: 341,381
Posted By Emet
I really doubt that anyone has the patience to...

I really doubt that anyone has the patience to continue to go back through this thread. If you wish to claim victory via a war of attrition, so be it.

BUT: Carl Sagan was a great scientist, and a...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th June 2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,317
Posted By Emet
According to The Raw Story...

According to The Raw Story (http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/06/30/complaint-alleges-police-tasered-beat-mentally-handicapped-ohio-teen/), a civil complaint...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th June 2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,376
Posted By Emet
I don't know if this will help or add to your...

I don't know if this will help or add to your confusion.

1. Genetics and behavior are only linked, and behavior is only so predictable.
2. Dogs were domesticated 15,000 years ago. Aside from...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 30th June 2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4,449
Views: 341,381
Posted By Emet
“That depends on what your definition of "is"...

“That depends on what your definition of "is" is”.


:duck:
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th June 2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 29,755
Posted By Emet
Arrests/warrants...

Arrests/warrants (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anonymous_(group)#Reaction_from_law_enforcement_agencies)
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th June 2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,376
Posted By Emet
Some more facts about the report you linked to: ...

Some more facts about the report you linked to:


https://avma.org/advocacy/state/issues/javma_000915_fatalattacks.pdf
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 30th June 2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,455
Posted By Emet
So once again: ...

So once again:



http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110627183944.htm

No mention of diet or calories consumed.

Just like the observational study mentioned in the WebMD link by...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 29th June 2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,929
Posted By Emet
From the CDC: ...

From the CDC:



http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/stari/index.htm



http://www.cdc.gov/lyme/transmission/index.html
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th June 2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,376
Posted By Emet
http://www.thenewsherald.com/articles/2011/06/28/n...

http://www.thenewsherald.com/articles/2011/06/28/news/doc4e0a07991a9a6453110156.txt?viewmode=fullstory
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 29th June 2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,076
Posted By Emet
And once again, I'll post an article written by...

And once again, I'll post an article written by Dr. Novella that looked at Kirsch's meta-analysis of anti-depressants:

...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 29th June 2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,929
Posted By Emet
It's actually been surveyed, as recently as 2008,...

It's actually been surveyed, as recently as 2008, in the US (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/24411271/ns/health-kids_and_parenting/t/nearly-percent-black-children-cant-swim/).

There was a thread about...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th June 2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,376
Posted By Emet
You have a pet goat?:D Agreed. Even...

You have a pet goat?:D
Agreed.



Even if you had raised him from a pup, all dogs should be carefully watched when they interact with children.



Here, I'd respectfully disagree. I'd...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th June 2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,376
Posted By Emet
From the AVMA: "NEVER leave a baby or small...

From the AVMA:

"NEVER leave a baby or small child alone with a dog."

www.avma.org/public_health/dogbite/

Doesn't matter if you're in the house. The behavior of small children is less...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th June 2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,376
Posted By Emet
http://alphawolfsabrina.webs.com/huntingbehaviour....

http://alphawolfsabrina.webs.com/huntingbehaviour.htm
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 28th June 2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,929
Posted By Emet
Racial Differences in Reported Lyme Disease...

Racial Differences in Reported Lyme Disease Incidence

http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/content/152/8/756.full

RE: “RACIAL DIFFERENCES IN REPORTED LYME DISEASE INCIDENCE”
...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 27th June 2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,903
Posted By Emet
http://law.justia.com/codes/new-york/2006/civil-pr...

http://law.justia.com/codes/new-york/2006/civil-practice-law-rules/cvp04504_4504.html
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 26th June 2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By Emet
No problem. Folks get their post count up quickly...

No problem. Folks get their post count up quickly via the community or humor sub-fora.

Once you have 50, you can link your blog in your sig...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 26th June 2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,076
Posted By Emet
Have you read this article?...

Have you read this article? (http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/index.php/do-antidepressants-work-the-effect-of-publication-bias/)
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 26th June 2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By Emet
Welcome to the forum. Here's your link: ...

Welcome to the forum.

Here's your link:

http://dustyisgodless.blogspot.com/
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 26th June 2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,203
Posted By Emet
That's because you don't read Natural News ;):D :...

That's because you don't read Natural News ;):D :



http://www.naturalnews.com/032747_phytoremediation_radiation.html

And as SBM writes of Mike Adams of Natural News:
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