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  1. I plant to hand over my old pc to him as well. ...

    I plant to hand over my old pc to him as well.

    Also, any site to play any small-ish flash games? Is Miniclip still the site to go to for those?
  2. Wikipedia sounds like an obvious choice, but I'd...

    Wikipedia sounds like an obvious choice, but I'd rather go for something that is more than just prose.
  3. What do I show someone who's never used the internet?

    My 14 year old cousin is arriving at my place tomorrow to stay for a few weeks. Being from a backwater place of a third world country he hasn't really got a chance to use the internet, ever. All he...
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    Online Co-op games for non-gamers.

    I'm looking for some free, online co-op games that I can play with my 2-4 non-gaming friends.
    Something like online card games, mafia, Risk; it doesn't need to be an online version of a...
  5. I'm looking for some free, online co-op games...

    I'm looking for some free, online co-op games that I can play with my 2-4 non-gamer friends. Something like online Poker, Sweep, Pool/Snooker, EpicMafia, it doesn't need to bean online version of a...
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    What, why?! Didn't you know that Snyder was the...

    What, why?! Didn't you know that Snyder was the director?
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    Got my hands on a 40 cent thermal paste (comes in...

    Got my hands on a 40 cent thermal paste (comes in a box), and the temps stick to the low sixties now while running OCCT or games, low 30s on idle. It could've been better, but I guess this will do...
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    Thanks for the detailed replies. Living where I...

    Thanks for the detailed replies. Living where I am, it's a bit hard to get hold of thermal paste, especially online. I'd prefer if I had confirmed that the cause wasn't something else.
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    How would I check that? No, the CPU still...

    How would I check that?


    No, the CPU still has the old thermal paste on it. Though the processor still has a substantial amount of the paste on it, some it is sticking to the heatsink. I'm a bit...
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    I did check the pushpins. Also the fan keeps...

    I did check the pushpins. Also the fan keeps spinning throughout. I'll check the rpm and get back to you, I have that machine disconnected right now.
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    CPU starts overheating after reinstallation

    My main machine had been in a box for several days while I jumped the hoops for getting my motherboard replaced. I got the part today and after assembling the machine anew, I found that my i5 2500k...
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    Dark Souls Dark Messiah of Might and Magic

    Dark Souls
    Dark Messiah of Might and Magic
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    Because they form the crux of the books in...

    Because they form the crux of the books in Mieville's case, especially in The Iron Council case where the story seems to have been written to espouse his political ideology while he develops a social...
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    I get where you're coming from. Given the various...

    I get where you're coming from. Given the various genres that populate his oeuvre, it does come down to a matter of taste. Still, there are some things that the Embassytown does do better than the...
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    Embassytown. I found Mieville's Bas Lag books to...

    Embassytown. I found Mieville's Bas Lag books to flawed gems, this one, however is perfect. A science fantasy novel that explores the barrier of communication that exists between two sentient species.
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    I've read the first one, maybe I could help you...

    I've read the first one, maybe I could help you out. Anything specific you want clarified?
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    Just picked up An Idea of Justice by Amartya Sen....

    Just picked up An Idea of Justice by Amartya Sen. From what I could make of the preface, it's gonna be a hard read.
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    What kind of a show is Homeland? Is it like 24,...

    What kind of a show is Homeland? Is it like 24, an American nationalist's view of what national security is all about or does it have a more nuanced and neutral stance on global affairs?
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    The State must ensure that criminals are given a...

    The State must ensure that criminals are given a punishment proportionate to their crimes. I admit, deciding whether a not a man's actions are worth condemning him to death are good enough but...
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    I disagree with the entirety of your post. It...

    I disagree with the entirety of your post. It doesn't matter if the death penalty isn't a deterrent. A few post above I posted the high rate of recidivism among American convicts, should we abolish...
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    Execution of such men wouldn't raise many...

    Execution of such men wouldn't raise many eyebrows, but what about helping such a man realize the gravity of what he did, and getting him to at least make an attempt to redeem himself in the eyes of...
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    @gundato Given the high rate of recidivism,...

    @gundato

    Given the high rate of recidivism, rehabilitation by itself doesn't seem a better option.

    The United Stated Department of Justice tracked the rearrest, re-conviction, and...
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    Letting people hang around: The death penalty

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-24044091

    Most developed countries have done away with it, but what exactly are the reasons for that? What is it about the noose that makes it less humane...
  24. http://www.irinnews.org/report/46353/ethiopia-worl...

    http://www.irinnews.org/report/46353/ethiopia-world-bank-condemns-rich-countries-agricultural-subsidies

    Poor country that have primarily agrarian economies do depend on being able to actual sell...
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    What's wrong with this? As a colored person I...

    What's wrong with this? As a colored person I wouldn't mind having my race get inserted into jokes. I'd take umbrage at it only if it were being used to demean and vilify.

    Edit: Also, fuck Kuchera.
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