India launches surgical strikes into Myanmar after ambush of army convoy - hikingfan on 6/10/15 at 12:08 pm
[quote]New Delhi: The Indian Army, in a joint operation with the Air Force, engaged groups of militants at two locations inside Myanmar on Tuesday and said it had inflicted "significant casualties." Initial reports suggest that about 50 or more militants have been killed in the operations. Source...
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Texas A&M professor says missing flight MH370 nose dived into the ocean - hikingfan on 6/9/15 at 7:25 pm
[quote]A mathematics professor may have solved the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared without trace last year with 239 people on board. Conspiracy theorists have suggested various outlandish theories including the idea that the flight was abducted by aliens. But the...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (20)
re: Which is the most important branch of the military? - hikingfan on 5/31/15 at 12:13 am
[quote]I would actually project the Air Force to be obsolete within 15-20 years with unmanned air craft.[/quote] Couldn't you say that about the army/infantry men too? I think in a few decades putting human lives at risk on a battle field will no longer be acceptable. I think soldiers on the front ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
Which is the most important branch of the military? - hikingfan on 5/30/15 at 1:29 am
Which branch played the most pivotal role in America's military dominance in the 20th century - Air Force, Army or Navy? Who do you think will play the most important role in the 21st century? Are any of the in danger of becoming obsolete in the next few decades?...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (39)
Filld: New Silicon Valley startup will bring fuel truck to your car - hikingfan on 5/27/15 at 9:40 pm
[quote]Scott Hempy was riding in the car with his wife a few months back when realized he was running low on gas. He joked that it would be great if there was a way to refuel while he was driving, the same way Air Force jets do during long flights. The two had a laugh about it and then resumed drivi...
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re: Wife's Uber account got hacked - hikingfan on 5/25/15 at 12:29 pm
[quote]So some people have mentioned it, but you didn't respond. How simple was your wife's password? [/quote] My wife has two passwords that she uses everywhere. One is just a bunch of letters. The other one is the same letters followed by a few numbers. For her Uber account she used the password ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Wife's Uber account got hacked - hikingfan on 5/24/15 at 11:22 am
[quote]The driver is going to be pissed when he loses that fare. If thats how it works?[/quote] When we opened the app after getting the email receipt, it wouldn't allow us to do anything without first giving feedback to the driver. Obviously we were pissed and ended up giving him a 1 star just so ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (3)
re: Wife's Uber account got hacked - hikingfan on 5/24/15 at 11:13 am
I have to correct part of my OP. The ride was actually for 77 miles. They charged $350 for the distance, $5 for toll and $157 for time. The start and end addresses were the same - some house in the Bronx, NY. Looked like a run down area on Google Street View. [quote]Why cancel the card? Did they ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (3)
re: Wife's Uber account got hacked - hikingfan on 5/24/15 at 1:21 am
Called Amex and cancelled the card. They said the Uber charge is still pending and as soon as it posts, they will open a fraudulent case against it. They are Fedexing a new card and we should have it in a couple of days. I did some research and apparently a lot of people's Uber accounts have been...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
Wife's Uber account got hacked - hikingfan on 5/23/15 at 11:47 pm
Somebody used her account to order an Uber earlier this evening. We didnt pay any attention to it. Thought it was some glitch. This was 6 hours ago. Now my wife just got a receipt from Uber for $512. Somebody took a 300 something mile trip in New York using her account and we don't know anybody in N...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (23)
LinkedIn Founder Reid Hoffman on the biggest lie employers tell employees - hikingfan on 5/22/15 at 11:49 am
[quote]In his new book The Alliance, Reid Hoffman argues that the relationship between employers and employees is built on "a dishonest conversation." Hoffman would know. As co-founder and executive chairman of LinkedIn, he sits atop the largest, most data-rich hiring platform the world has ever ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (9)
‘Paddle in Seattle’ protesters gather against Shell oil rig - hikingfan on 5/17/15 at 2:58 pm
#PaddleInSeattle [link=(http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/environment/paddle-in-seattle-protesters-gather-against-shell-oil-rig/)]LINK[/link] [img]https://scontent.fsjc1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xat1/v/t1.0-9/11096678_10153267134022708_1174647300118245005_n.jpg?oh=0b1be100b42753f0a003320...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (20)
Texas cowboys managed to save 31 horses from the heavy flooding near Leon River - hikingfan on 5/13/15 at 10:38 pm
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Verizon buys AOL for $4.4 Billion - hikingfan on 5/12/15 at 12:10 pm
[quote]http://money.cnn.com/2015/05/12/investing/verizon-buys-aol Verizon is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, or $50 a share, the companies announced Tuesday. The deal aims to create a major new player in the digital media business by combining one of the biggest mobile network providers with ...
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