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'Kryptonite' Discovered in Serbian Mine

Zonk posted more than 7 years ago | from the okay-now-nobody-find-the-red-kryptonite-and-we're-fine dept.

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Rubinstien writes "A mineralogist at London's Natural History Museum was contracted to help identify an unknown mineral found in a Serbian mine. While he initially thought the miners had discovered a unique compound, after its crystal structure was analyzed and identified the researcher was shocked to find the material already referenced in literature. Fictional literature. Dr. Chris Stanley, from the BBC article: 'Towards the end of my research I searched the web using the mineral's chemical formula — sodium lithium boron silicate hydroxide — and was amazed to discover that same scientific name, written on a case of rock containing kryptonite stolen by Lex Luthor from a museum in the film Superman Returns ... I'm afraid it's not green and it doesn't glow either — although it will react to ultraviolet light by fluorescing a pinkish-orange.'"

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272 comments

I for one... (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#18853397)

Welcome our new Non-Superpowered Kryptonian Overlords!

The plan is almost complete! (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#18853413)

Step 2: Send email to Superman
Step 3: Build wheelchair ramp ...
Step 4: Rule the world!

Re:The plan is almost complete! (0)

QuantumG (50515) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853487)

You forgot Step 1: Call a priest.

Re:The plan is almost complete! (1)

danbert8 (1024253) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854817)

Step 5: ???
Step 6: Profit!

Time to rename the Serbian mine? (5, Funny)

Iphtashu Fitz (263795) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853417)

... to the Fortress of Solitude?

Which mine? (1)

vampirbg (1092525) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853623)

Which mine is it? The story doesn't mention it's name...

Re:Which mine? (3, Funny)

genooma (856335) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854271)

They probably don't want Superman to storm in and fuck up the place.

So... (2, Insightful)

EveryNickIsTaken (1054794) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853423)

Kryptonite doesn't contain Krypton? W..t..f?

Re:So... (1)

shinygerbil (926573) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853473)

But it does apparently contain Jadar.

Re:So... (5, Funny)

Rob T Firefly (844560) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853595)

Just as long as you don't add "tar" to the formula...

Re:So... (2, Funny)

Rob the Bold (788862) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854195)

But it does apparently contain Jadar.

So, in Serbian mines, Jadar contains kryptonite.

Re:So... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#18854475)

In Serbian Mine, Kryptonite contains you!!

Re:So... (2, Funny)

jaavaaguru (261551) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854621)

So, in Serbian mines, Jadar contains kryptonite.

That would read better as:

          "In Socialist Serbia, Jadar contains Kyyptonite"

(AFAIK, Serbia was never a Soviet state, but was allied with Russia)

Re:So... (3, Informative)

Stooshie (993666) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853645)

Technically, Kryptonite should be an oxide of Krypton (given the -ite extension). However, Kryptonite is one of then most unreactive elements in the periodic table and it is very unlikely that it exists in nature at all.

Re:So... (3, Funny)

EveryNickIsTaken (1054794) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853651)

Superman could oxidize Krypton with his laser eyes.

Re:So... (5, Funny)

SixFactor (1052912) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853737)

Oh yeah? Well, Chuck Norris can create a thicker oxide layer with a well-placed roundhouse kick. :D

Re:So... (4, Informative)

Red Flayer (890720) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853801)

So hardystonite (calcium zinc silicate) is an oxide of hemate?
And melanophlogite (SiO2 + organics) is an oxide of melanophlog?
How about hematite (iron oxide)? Shouldn't that be ferrite?

Minerals tend to not conform to SI naming conventions for compounds.

Re:So... (5, Funny)

Bloke down the pub (861787) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854815)

What if you oxidise Sh?

Re:So... (1)

RockyPersaud (937868) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854857)

No.. Ferrite is Fe3-O4 while hematite is Fe2-O3.

Re:So... (2, Insightful)

Hognoxious (631665) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853825)

Kryptonite is one of then most unreactive elements in the periodic table
Funny, I can't seem to find it. What's its atomic number?

Re:So... (2, Informative)

QuickFox (311231) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854485)

It's krypton [infoplease.com] that is one of the most unreactive elements. Kryptonite would be a krypton oxide.

Excitingly unexciting (4, Funny)

tttonyyy (726776) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853431)

Summary

Exciting: Contains same elements as described in fictional cartoon

Unexciting: Superman could use it as a paperweight without feeling like he's dying of man-flu

"Superman could use it as a paperweight" (5, Insightful)

iainl (136759) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853505)

That's what I didn't get in the story. In DC continuity, Kryptonite is just fine to handle if you're only human. So how have these scientists established that it wouldn't hurt a fictional alien?

Re:"Superman could use it as a paperweight" (4, Funny)

ScrewMaster (602015) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853517)

It's the greenish glow. It's all about the glow.

Re:"Superman could use it as a paperweight" (1)

iainl (136759) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853539)

The greenish glow that only happens when a Kryptonian is near it?

Again, how do they know?

Re:"Superman could use it as a paperweight" (2, Funny)

gEvil (beta) (945888) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853667)

Again, how do they know?

Because the scientist used it to hold down his stack of Superman comics...

Re:"Superman could use it as a paperweight" (5, Funny)

Minwee (522556) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854179)

Unless of course it is really Red Kryptonite or Blue Kryptonite or even the Pink Kryptonite that has the power to turn Superman gay.

Then it wouldn't have to glow green.

Re:"Superman could use it as a paperweight" (1)

Ed Avis (5917) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854333)

Indeed, this stuff is white, which means it must be white kryptonite and so harmless to Superman (tho' dangerous to plants, depending on which definition of white k. you take).

Re:"Superman could use it as a paperweight" (1)

FernandoBR (1011821) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854459)

I agree with that. Greenish glow is so kitsch... ;-P

Re:"Superman could use it as a paperweight" (1)

kannibal_klown (531544) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853577)

That's what I didn't get in the story. In DC continuity, Kryptonite is just fine to handle if you're only human. So how have these scientists established that it wouldn't hurt a fictional alien?
But in the comics, long-term exposure can result in a painful death.

Re:"Superman could use it as a paperweight" (2, Informative)

Tanuki64 (989726) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853817)

But in the comics, long-term exposure can result in a painful death.
Statements like that does not make much sense when you don't add the version of the continuity you speak of. Kryptonite was initially harmless for normal humans. In a later continuity long-term exposure caused cancer. What it does now, after the second crisis to humans... Noone knows yet.

Re:"Superman could use it as a paperweight" (5, Insightful)

elrous0 (869638) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853877)

Until we test it on the fictional alien, I guess we'll never know. Knowing academia, though, and the propensity for grad students (and even older researchers) to engage in silly fads [princeton.edu] , it wouldn't surprise me if someone did a paper or article on it. As a great scholar once said, you can write your thesis on Gameboy if you can bullshit well enough.

Re:"Superman could use it as a paperweight" (1)

Gilmoure (18428) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854543)

The sociological effects of portable entertainment equipment, as exampled by top selling hardware 'Gameboy', is something that should be studied. White papers could be generated from this study and then sold to entertainment companies for lots of money.

A bridge to far .... (1)

ipjohnson (580042) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854611)

Gene Hackman and Michael Caine in the same movie, I have my thesis(stands up) I can stop watching TV!!!

Re:"Superman could use it as a paperweight" (5, Funny)

Stupidfat (1009173) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854727)

Before commenting, please RTFA. I quote:

"mineral blah blah kryptonite blah blah blah they know it is kryptonite because a GIANT FUCKING SEMITRANSPARENT HEAD APPEARED IN THE CAVE AND TOLD THEM IT WAS"

Re:"Superman could use it as a paperweight" (1)

QuickFox (311231) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854109)

That's what I didn't get in the story. [...] So how have these scientists established that it wouldn't hurt a fictional alien?
Maybe the reporters assumed that, but reporters always make wild, unfounded assumptions about science. The scientists themselves, however, carefully point out that "So far the effects of Jadarite on superheroes have not been noted by researchers [mindat.org] ."

Re:Excitingly unexciting (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#18853591)

If you wanted to deliver the unexciting version you might want to point out that superman doesn't exist

Re:Excitingly unexciting (1)

tttonyyy (726776) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853731)

If you wanted to deliver the unexciting version you might want to point out that superman doesn't exist

 
But then you'd be labelled a spoil-sport and various slashdotters would come and throw bricks of REAL KRYPTONITE through your windows (no Superman to save you now, eh?!)

Re:Excitingly unexciting (5, Funny)

QuickFox (311231) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854581)

superman doesn't exist
How do you know? Do you have proof?

Re:Excitingly unexciting (1)

Gilmoure (18428) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854599)

Then how come there's all these songs about Superman? Don't hear any songs about Bat Man or The Flash do ya'. Yeah, that's what I thought!

Even more excitingly unexciting (4, Interesting)

mwvdlee (775178) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853829)

Exciting: Contains same elements as described in fictional cartoon

Unexciting: ...except fluorine, so actually it doesn't contain the same elements.

Re:Even more excitingly unexciting (4, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#18853927)

Exciting: Contains same elements as described in fictional cartoon

Unexciting: ...except fluorine, so actually it doesn't contain the same elements.

Parent is correct.
FTFA:

"The new mineral does not contain fluorine (which it does in the film) and is white rather than green but, in all other respects, the chemistry matches that for the rock containing kryptonite."

IANAChemist but what little chemistry I had over 30 years ago says it can't be the same chemical formula if it has one less element. Thusly the article disagrees with itself and this sounds a bit like pushing things for the find to get extra attention. If we can leave out an element and ignore the chemical bonding requirements then we could sweeten our food with carbon dioxide instead of sugar.

No wonder (4, Funny)

CSHARP123 (904951) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853453)

No wonder all my super powers are gone.

Really Kryptonite? (4, Funny)

ATestR (1060586) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853469)

It's been a while since I've seen the movie, but the question that comes to my mind is: "Was the box in superman Returns correctly labeled?". Perhaps it was only labeled sodium lithium boron silicate hydroxide, but someone had mistakenly identified the kryptonite as that substance. After all, why would Lex Luther steal a box containing white powdery substance... oh, wait, never mind.

Re:Really Kryptonite? (1)

webrunner (108849) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853509)

Nah, it's not that, he just thought it was cake mix.

Re:Really Kryptonite? (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#18853659)

and that's terrible!

duh (4, Funny)

Dance_Dance_Karnov (793804) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853489)

of course it doesn't glow or kill superman, it wasn't effected by either the destruction of krypton or a trip through space. What exactly do they pay these so called scientists for anyway?

Re:duh (1)

aadvancedGIR (959466) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853681)

I disagree. this counpound has not been tested on Superman, therefore, we cannot seriously say it cannot kill him.

Re:duh (2, Funny)

OnyxNoir (1092423) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853815)

disagree. this compound has not been tested on Superman, therefore, we cannot seriously say it cannot kill him.

"Pocket-protected scientists dove a car made of pure Kryptonite at a wall composed entirely of superman.."

Re:duh (1)

Viraptor (898832) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854461)

We'll never know for sure... you can't kill Christopher Reeve twice.

Re:duh (1)

elrous0 (869638) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854609)

Ironic that a simple horse could do what the mighty General Zod couldn't.

Beware! (5, Funny)

Billosaur (927319) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853499)

Instead, it will be formally named Jadarite when it is described in the European Journal of Mineralogy later this year.

And somewhere on Earth, in an unknown fortress, a stranger from planet Jadar knows fear...

Re:Beware! (1)

ScrewMaster (602015) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853661)

And somewhere on Earth, in an unknown fortress, a stranger from planet Jadar knows fear...

More likely it'll go something like this:

"Ship, I thought you told me Jadarite couldn't occur naturally in this system? Nevermind, forget it. Just power up the main engines and take us up, we're leaving... no point in hanging around this planetary loony bin any longer. The last thing we need are these flaky locals taking pot shots at us again with Jadarite bullets. Those things really sting."

Apparently no one reads..... (5, Informative)

SQLGuru (980662) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853511)

Apparently no one reads the comic.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kryptonite [wikipedia.org]
Green, Red, Gold, White, Blue, etc.

White (the color referenced in the article) kills all plant life.
Pink (since no pinkish-orange is listed) turns people gay.

Take your pick.

Layne

Re:Apparently no one reads..... (4, Funny)

DikSeaCup (767041) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853915)

Watch out, Jimmy Olsen.

Re:Apparently no one reads..... (1)

MECC (8478) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854729)

although it will react to ultraviolet light by fluorescing a pinkish-orange.

That's the color that turns superman into a metro-sexual.

wrong type of kryptonite (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#18853515)

I'm afraid it's not green and it doesn't glow either - although it will react to ultraviolet light by fluorescing a pinkish-orange," he told BBC News.


Obviously, what the mineralogist has is an impure sample of Red Kryptonite. Duh.

More information... (4, Informative)

jolyonr (560227) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853525)

The real mineral is called "Jadarite", or at least it will be officially when it's published later this year. At the moment it has the official memorable name of "IMA2006-036" - but as the name "Jadarite" has leaked out onto the internet already, there's no big surprise about the forthcoming announcement. In fact these leaks on the internet pushed the Natural History Museum to release this press release now.

More information about Jadarite at: http://www.mindat.org/min-31570.html [mindat.org]
 
Jolyon

thats nothin (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#18853545)

i've had a pocket full of kryptonite

since like the 90's

Re:thats nothin (1)

smitty_one_each (243267) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853907)

Have you seen you Spin Doctor about this problem?

In other news... (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#18853599)

Superman does EXIST!

Nah thanks.. (2, Funny)

kadat (1092425) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853605)

Sodium lithium boron siliaksdjalshk lajwbvbsbj? Nah, thanks, I think I'll stay with good old C2H5OH packed in a beer form. After all, few bottles of that make me a Superman too.

Re:Nah thanks.. (1)

BKX (5066) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854201)

Wow, I always thought EtOH had to be in Tequila form to do that.

Re:Nah thanks.. (2, Funny)

errxn (108621) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854835)

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a...drunk in a cape.

pinkish-orange (1)

Quadfreak0 (624555) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853641)

So it either permanently robs kryptonians of their powers or makes them lose control of their powers. At last humanity doesn't have to suffer any more of his super dickery [superdickery.com]

Re:pinkish-orange (1)

Lord Bitman (95493) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853671)

I thought pink kryptonite made superman gay... google it!

Called Jadarite (4, Interesting)

necro81 (917438) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853665)

It's being called Jadarite for the mine near Jadar where it was found. This is fairly common from what (little) I know of minerology. They note that, because it doesn't actually contain any krypton [webelements.com] , it can't officially be called kryptonite.

Still, couldn't they have made a push for another superman-inspired name. Some suggestions are: Jorelite [wikipedia.org] , Kalelite [wikipedia.org] , Metropolite [wikipedia.org] , or Lutherite [wikipedia.org] .

Re:Called Jadarite (2, Informative)

mozzis (231162) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854797)

They said that it can't be called kryptonite because it doesn't contain krypton. Again missing the point - the name didn't refer to its composition, but rather to its origin on the planet Krypton - much as the current uninspiring name refers to the mundane origin of the sample under discussion.

Oh Wait! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#18853677)

Should we wait for another funeral for Superman?? This time, I want to wear pink....

For sale? (4, Funny)

LLuthor (909583) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853687)

Where can I buy some? Its still not on EBay!

My henchmen are already on their way to pay the scientists a visit.

They need to print a correction, Quickly! (5, Informative)

beadfulthings (975812) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853695)

Everybody knows Superman's arch-nemesis is Lex Luthor--not Lex Luther.

Yahoo picked up the mistake from Reuters, people on Slashdot are typing it wrong, and now even the BBC [bbc.co.uk] has screwed it up.

What kind of poor excuse for an arch-nemesis would spell his name "Lex Luther?" Sounds like some kind of religious observance.

Re:They need to print a correction, Quickly! (1)

elrous0 (869638) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853939)

You should see how they murder Mr. Mxyzptlk's name.

Re:They need to print a correction, Quickly! (1)

mazarin5 (309432) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854065)

Lex Lutheran?

Re:They need to print a correction, Quickly! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#18854103)

Yeah but only a sad git with far to much time on his hands would bother pointing it out.

Re:They need to print a correction, Quickly! (1)

LLuthor (909583) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854647)

My minions will ensure that they pay dearly for this oversight.
*Evil laugh*

Regards,
Lex Luthor /Really! //Also have a cousin called Clark. ///Enough slashies; This is not fark!

No its correct. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#18854663)

They intentionally misspelled it in the comics. The Christ like nature of superman, only son sent to save humanity, half-man half-god, is complemented by having his arch nemesis the founder of protestants. Luther, tries to destroy the christ like superman, for money and power similar to the way that the German princes, and henry the eighth broke away from the church more for the increased power and money, than any theological argument.

Obviously, the creators were Catholic, or perhaps just divinely influenced by the Holy Spirit.

Re:They need to print a correction, Quickly! (1)

Jtheletter (686279) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854773)

Yahoo picked up the mistake from Reuters, people on Slashdot are typing it wrong, and now even the BBC has screwed it up.

Everybody knows Superman's arch-nemesis is Lex Luthor--not Lex Luther.
You keep using that word, I do not think it means what you think it means. ;)

At least (1)

ProfessionalCookie (673314) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853703)

If you're going to announce that it doesn't glow green the least you could do is provide pictures of it fluorescing pink before submitting to Slashdot- we like pictures!

Even deadlier to Superman... (3, Funny)

Dystopian Rebel (714995) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853707)

is the case of Serbian slivovica [wikipedia.org] found in the same mine.

Kryptonite colors (2, Interesting)

BenEnglishAtHome (449670) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853775)

I never can keep them all straight. Green krypto made him weak, everyone knows that. But I can never keep track of all the funky stuff that happened when Supes was exposed to red, white, and all the other colors of kryptonite. Anybody remember? And was there a pink/orange version?

Re:Kryptonite colors (1)

hey0you0guy (1003040) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853961)

From an alternate timeline in a 2003 Supergirl storyline by Peter David, this bizarre variety of Kryptonite apparently turned heterosexual Kryptonians temporarily into homosexuals; it was seen in just one panel, with Superman giving flattering compliments to Jimmy Olsen about his wardrobe and decorative sense. It spoofs the more "innocent times" of the Silver Age (Lois Lane is depicted in this story as not understanding what's gotten into Superman). Pink Kryptonite [wikipedia.org]

Re:Kryptonite colors (1)

Bonker (243350) | more than 7 years ago | (#18853967)

Pink Kryptonite caused Christopher Reeves to kiss Michael Caine in 'Deathtrap'

Re:Kryptonite colors (4, Funny)

Whiney Mac Fanboy (963289) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854035)

Wikipedia sez [wikipedia.org] :

Pink Kryptonite: From an alternate timeline in a 2003 Supergirl storyline by Peter David, this bizarre variety of Kryptonite apparently turned heterosexual Kryptonians temporarily into homosexuals; it was seen in just one panel, with Superman giving flattering compliments to Jimmy Olsen about his wardrobe and decorative sense. It spoofs the more "innocent times" of the Silver Age (Lois Lane is depicted in this story as not understanding what's gotten into Superman).[1]
So, pink kryptonite turns superman gay. No word on orange kryptonite tho'

This is one of those situations where you realise wikipedia's superiority over the competition. (I mean how much help would Encyclopedia Britannica have been for this question?;)

Re:Kryptonite colors (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#18854059)

Yeah, pink Kryptonite made him become conscious that his boots were out of style and clashed with the color of his eyes.

Why does nobody read the article (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#18853789)

"The new mineral does not contain fluorine (which it does in the film) and is white rather than green but, in all other respects, the chemistry matches that for the rock containing kryptonite."

So basically,
1) it's not green,
2) it's doesn't cause radiation of any kind,
3) it's not a crystal
4) it's not even the same set of elements

How about "I was dating a girl a while back, I realised she was Cindy Crawford, oh yeah, she's not actually Cindy Crawford, just has some similarities. PS, She's a man."

Re:Why does nobody read the article (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#18853945)

Read the article? What do you mean? This is slashdot, there are no articles, just not-so-clever comments and lame political commentary...

YUO FAIL IT.. (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#18853881)

long ter8 5urvival

Kryptonite comes from Planet Krypton (1)

oztiks (921504) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854083)

Lets not forget one important point.

Kryptonite comes from Planet Krypton.

If it's not from Planet Krypton how can it be called "Kryptonite"!?!? ARRRGH

Why did BBC News publish this?

Re:Kryptonite comes from Planet Krypton (1)

Himring (646324) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854517)

Because, from my understanding, the chemical fingerprint of the compound found in the serbian mine is the exact same as was labeled on the box of kryptonite in the movie. Therefore, the connection has nothing to do with kryptonite. It has to do with the chemical fingerprint.

That's like saying, "in the movie, kryptonite had nothing to do with a serbian mine. Why did the bbc publish this?"

Otherwise, after reading this blurb, I realized why I've been feeling so tired and drained lately. I checked the basement and, sure enough, found a box with the same chemical fingerprint on the label. It's gone now, and I feel like a million bucks....

Krypto (1)

certel (849946) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854143)

That's really interesting that it was referenced in a movie like that and with the same elements no doubt. Wonder if someone had discovered it prior but never documented anything?

Sigh... (1)

old_skul (566766) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854163)

...Nerds. Only a nerd would recognize a chemical formula on the side of a box in a movie.

Phfffft (1)

Steauengeglase (512315) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854383)

The researchers failed to notice the missing ingredient, "Tar". If you follow the money I'm sure Gus Gorman had a hand in this.

Note to self - (1)

HW_Hack (1031622) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854491)

Install lead shielding at home .....

This is VERY significant (3, Funny)

Supercooldude (1018122) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854627)

You guys are all missing the main reason this find is so significant for Serbia: The Croatians are gonna be super jealous!

odd (1)

rubberbandball (1076739) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854823)

this is all just a huge PR stunt to promote this summer's super smash hit action blockbuster monkey movie: "Superman Returns. Again."

Truth is stranger than fiction? (1)

nadamotion (1092579) | more than 7 years ago | (#18854855)

Naaaawh....

NOT Kryptonite (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#18854897)

clearly not kryptonite, so would every sensationalist please stop referring to as same ... real name Jadarite.
Thank you.
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  • ol
  • ul
  • li
  • dl
  • dt
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  • em
  • strong
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  • blockquote
  • div
  • quote
  • ecode

"ecode" can be used for code snippets, for example:

<ecode>    while(1) { do_something(); } </ecode>
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