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  1. Comment on New Zealand Health Minister David Clark demoted after driving 20km to beach, breaking lockdown rules in ~news

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    This is the second time he broke the rules, and got caught.

    This is the second time he broke the rules, and got caught.

    Clark has already come under fire for driving about 2km last week to go for a mountain bike ride.

    2 votes
  2. Comment on New Zealand isn’t just flattening the curve. It’s squashing it in ~health.coronavirus

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    The most amazing thing about this, is how the country is all pulling together to do the right thing.

    The most amazing thing about this, is how the country is all pulling together to do the right thing.

    The response has been notably apolitical. The center-right National Party has clearly made a decision not to criticize the government’s response, and, in fact, to help it.

    9 votes
  3. Comment on New Zealand isn’t just flattening the curve. It’s squashing it in ~health.coronavirus

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    Here is the prime minister reassuring NZ that the easter bunny is an essential worker. What was nice, is she reminded everyone that the easter bunny is busy with her own family, so might not be...

    Here is the prime minister reassuring NZ that the easter bunny is an essential worker.

    What was nice, is she reminded everyone that the easter bunny is busy with her own family, so might not be able to deliver easter eggs to everyone this year.

    3 votes
  4. Comment on Now that Australia appears to have got the coronavirus under control, it faces an even more disturbing choice on how to end the epidemic in ~health.coronavirus

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    Michael Burry is suggesting the same thing...

    Michael Burry is suggesting the same thing...

    1 vote
  5. Comment on Daily coronavirus-related chat, questions, and minor updates - April 6 in ~health.coronavirus

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    The stock market is forward looking. That said, I wouldn't read too much into the stock market, it's on a sugar high from all the global stimulus. It takes a couple of weeks for the effect of a...

    The stock market is forward looking.

    That said, I wouldn't read too much into the stock market, it's on a sugar high from all the global stimulus.

    It takes a couple of weeks for the effect of a shutdown to show up in reduced growth of cases.

    It can take a month for the effect of a shutdown to show up in reduced growth of deaths.

    It can take two months for the number of active cases to go to zero.

    Look at china, which locked down late jan-early feb, and didn't see the words of it until early march

    4 votes
  6. Comment on What’s a safe way to discard a almost full can of lighter fluid that’s way past expiration date? in ~misc

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    Or.... just be safe and don't do this?

    Just be safe if you decide to try this, it'll be a very big fireball.

    Or.... just be safe and don't do this?

    2 votes
  7. Comment on Are motorcycle tires a ripoff? The Darkside car tire experiment in ~hobbies

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    Some motorcyclists put car tires on a motorcycle rim. It saves money, is great on the straight, and corners like shit. But is it safe? Skip to 4:09 for the really educational bit.

    Some motorcyclists put car tires on a motorcycle rim. It saves money, is great on the straight, and corners like shit. But is it safe? Skip to 4:09 for the really educational bit.

    3 votes
  8. Comment on April is canceled in ~life

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    So like camping, without the actual camping?

    without ever moving to a remote location.

    So like camping, without the actual camping?

    1 vote
  9. Comment on April is canceled in ~life

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    Like a meditation retreat?

    small dopamine fast

    Like a meditation retreat?

    2 votes
  10. Comment on April is canceled in ~life

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    Isaac Newton may have changed the world during a quarantine, but he didn't have any digital distractions.

    Isaac Newton may have changed the world during a quarantine, but he didn't have any digital distractions.

    8 votes
  11. Comment on Florida governor issues coronavirus stay-at-home order after heavy criticism in ~health.coronavirus

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    Now that Trump is taking COVID seriously, it gives the Republican governors political cover.

    Now that Trump is taking COVID seriously, it gives the Republican governors political cover.

    10 votes
  12. Comment on What's on your bookshelf? in ~books

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    Have you read Positioning? It's another classic, similar to Crossing the Chasm.

    Have you read Positioning? It's another classic, similar to Crossing the Chasm.

    2 votes
  13. Comment on What have you been cooking during quarantine? in ~food

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    Who the fuck is buying up all the jalapeños? I mean, seriously? Am I not allowed any flavor anymore?

    jalapeños

    Who the fuck is buying up all the jalapeños?

    I mean, seriously?

    Am I not allowed any flavor anymore?

    3 votes
  14. Comment on Bill Gates: Here’s how to make up for lost time on covid-19 in ~health.coronavirus

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    In other words, Trump needs to strong arm all remaining (mostly republican) governors to shut down, stop touting unproven remedies that can and have killed people, have the federal government...

    In other words, Trump needs to strong arm all remaining (mostly republican) governors to shut down, stop touting unproven remedies that can and have killed people, have the federal government actually coordinate supplies to states?

    Bill Gates needs to get on Fox News if he wants Trump to hear that message.

    2 votes
  15. Comment on How Donald Trump plans on spinning 200,000 coronavirus deaths as a win in ~health.coronavirus

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    Honestly, the only leaders who come out of this looking good are those in South Korea, and the Governor of Ohio. However US & UKs slow lack of action is unconscionable.

    Honestly, the only leaders who come out of this looking good are those in South Korea, and the Governor of Ohio.

    However US & UKs slow lack of action is unconscionable.

    3 votes
  16. Comment on Daily coronavirus-related chat, questions, and minor updates - March 31 in ~health.coronavirus

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    California had it's first glimmer of hope yesterday. 12 days after the bay area shut down, the number of deaths grew only 10%. As of March 29, 2020, 2 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time, there are a total...

    California had it's first glimmer of hope yesterday. 12 days after the bay area shut down, the number of deaths grew only 10%. As of March 29, 2020, 2 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time, there are a total of 135 deaths in California.

    California's death rate has been growing daily at a consistent rate of 25% for the last week (doubling every three days), so the lockdown is finally starting to help.

    8 votes
  17. Comment on Daily coronavirus-related chat, questions, and minor updates - March 31 in ~health.coronavirus

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    I just want to thank @skybrian. His constant posts on COVID helped me realize I needed to prepare for an extended period of working from home.

    I just want to thank @skybrian.

    His constant posts on COVID helped me realize I needed to prepare for an extended period of working from home.

    7 votes
  18. Comment on Daily coronavirus-related chat, questions, and minor updates - March 31 in ~health.coronavirus

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    Grim prognosis from professor of epidemiology at Harvard. Exceedingly grim economic prognosis from Bank of New Zealand's head researcher..

    Grim prognosis from professor of epidemiology at Harvard.

    Exceedingly grim economic prognosis from Bank of New Zealand's head researcher..

    4 votes