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They're also (arguably inappropriately) broadcasting that you passed some sort of bizarre, arbitrary profiling heuristic.

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When I moved to the west coast one of the first things I did was go to an AllPowerLabs open house! They have these very regularly... if you're interested in this sort of thing you should drop in.

Oldie, but a goodie. The gasifier powered honda --> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JyazgRBtq8

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What country are you in and what are they called? My googling is turning up pet products.

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This is in Denmark, the brand is Paraghurt: http://www.actavis.dk/dk/products/ParaghurtA07FA01.htm

Now that you mention it I haven't ever seen it abroad. Apparently the common alternative is Lactobacillus acidophilus LA-5: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lactobacillus_acidophilus

Wikipedia lists Chr. Hansen as the manufacturer, coincidentally also a Danish company: http://www.chr-hansen.com/products/product-areas/probiotics-...

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Speaking to your question about "what the long term effects of these drugs are":

My wife put together a together a pretty interesting video about the "faustian bargain" which is IGF-1 (used as a proxy measure for growth hormone)... video is replete with examples of the effects of low IGF-1/GH or high IGF-1/GH both in animal models and humans.

One of the more interesting points in the video is the fact that people with polymorphisms that make their IGF-1 receptor experience some slight loss of function actually live longer (in general).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjSl4n_KdOY

The video also links to an article which has a bibliography if you're interested.

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I viewed the video to a half and found enough difference with what I know that I cannot agree with her conclusions. It is more complicated than performance/longevity. Especially when we going to humans from animals.

For example, reaction speed correlates with longevity: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16079205 Reaction speed needs muscle power and neural signal power, both are supported by IGF-1.

Arm grip in midlife is stronger for centenarians: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21541735

Thus, while entertaining, the video of your wife is too quick to jump to conclusions.

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Why I insist that humans are different.

Number of heart beats per life of regular animal is about 1 billion. Humans average 2 billions. We use different longevity modes than rest of animal kingdom, I think.

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Thank you!!!!!! Grrrrrr..... Nail polish failed me miserably.

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Great point.

Positive changes like these resulting from social backlash are what make so-called "ag gag" laws particularly disturbing.

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Please continue working on the non-aesthetic fundamentals.

I reported this query previously to you guys, and it appears nothing has happened. It concerns me because it's so nonsensical it erodes my trust in your results, and it has persisted like this for over a year at this point....

If you search "IGF-1" on DDG you get maybe 100 results. Now lets try the same search on Google, but with a handicap. Let's be even more strict and only show results that contain this keyword specifically in the title using "intitle:igf-1". You'll find 69,500 results (at the time of this posting).

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I cannot edit my other post, but paging through Google gives 363 pages...

https://encrypted.google.com/search?hl=en&q=IGF-1#hl=en&q=IG...

Far less then the 5 million it claims to know about on the first page,

https://encrypted.google.com/search?hl=en&q=IGF-1#hl=en&q=IG...

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Are they relevant though? How many results do you need? Also Google is wildly optimistic about the number of results. Try paging through and it might cap out at the same number.

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> Every nonreproductive cell in our body contains our entire genome, and in every cell, some genes are properly switched on and others off.

Not entirely accurate: http://www.salk.edu/news/pressrelease_details.php?press_id=6...

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Fascinating. There's so much we're only just beginning to learn about genetics and epigenetics.

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Serious question... why can't I SMS 911? This article focuses on geolocation data... which is fine. But what about cases where a person is unable to speak verbally because of either physical impairment, or because they are afraid or otherwise unable to do so?

This would be so easy to implement, can it even really be said to be a technology problem?

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> In an agreement with NENA and APCO, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon have voluntarily committed to provide text-to-911 service by May 15, 2014 in all areas served by their networks where a 911 call center is prepared to receive texts.

http://www.fcc.gov/text-to-911

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Implementing SMS for 911 is not simple. First of all, many 911 call centers (PSAPs) still use analog equipment [1]

For those PSAPs that do have NG911 equipment, managing an SMS "call" is tricky because SMS messages are not sent on a persistent connection. Each message requires routing through the wireless network to a selective router which then routes the call to a PSAP, and the PSAP routes the message to a call taker. So somehow subsequent messages need to be able to find their way to the same call taker that handled the first message.

- How do all of the routing points know what "call" each message belongs to?

- How do they know when the call ends?

- What happens when the caller's location changes and the wireless network routes through a new selective router?

- What if a PSAP is busy or offline? Unlike normal SMS, messages need to be re-routed.

- 911 calls need to be recorded. Who is responsible for storing the SMS conversations? Sometimes PSAPs are required by a state to record conversations. If the SMS solution is a web-hosted application, state laws may need amending to allow the application provider to record the SMS conversation.

The wireless network, selective router, and PSAP equipment may each be managed by a different entity, so it requires new laws, standards and equipment to coordinate a 911 SMS conversation correctly compared to normal SMS calls where the number that is being sent to maps to a single subscriber.

[1] http://www.911.gov/ng911_law/whatisng911.html

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Since you're listening... I've emailed you guys before about a bug I found while working through your ruby module and hit radio silence at your contact@codecademy.com address.

Got a more appropriate area for bug reports?

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feel free to email me personally - zach@

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Zack, what's wrong with /dashboard? I mean, it's not working now. Are you going to get rid of it or you're rewriting it?

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email him

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The issue is gone (solved by the Codecademy team)!

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