Sharks Seen Swimming Down Australian Streets
They must be a new type of shark given that the land has been relatively dry for the last five days or so. Either that, or Slashdot is posting things days after they occur... Nah - new type of shark is bound to be the explanation!
Gaming in the 4th Dimension
So... is this just Super Paper Mario but with an additional dimension?
GNOME 3 Delayed Until September 2010
My first reaction when I saw this news was that it was delayed specifically for the Ubuntu LTS release. Probably just a coincidence though, but everybody likes a good conspiracy theory.
Evolution's Path May Lead To Shorter, Heavier Women
Well, we can have lateral symmetry of three....
( . )( . )( . )
Symmetrical on the middle nipple.
What makes it more likely to see 4 or 6 is that other mammals already do.
100,000 Californians To Be Gene Sequenced
I do not think that anyone has pointed out that even with samples sizes that big, we can only figure out the genetic architecture of complex disease to an extent that makes it no better than family history for predicting disease. In fact, I hazard it will still be an order of magnitude worse.
Obviously, the researchers did not point that out to the health insurance companies paying for it because I am sure that they will still find many interesting things.
Chinese Clinic Uses DNA Tests To Predict Kids' Talents
We do not know enough (or anything for the sceptics...) about the actual genes that control these traits, so I doubt this test is any more efficient than just examining the parents phenotype and predicting based on that. In fact, given they are stupid enough to think they can predict better, they probably are doing worse...
Mono Squeezed Into Debian Default Installation
Look for GNotes. It is Tomboy ported to C++. That has annoyed to Tomboy developers....
Huge German Donation Marks Wikipedia's Evolution
Did anyone know it was still around?
Well, yes... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Encarta
RIAA Sued For Fraud, Abuse, & "Sham Litigation"
Yeah, these guys are heroes. The MPAA should organise a movie to be made about them.
FSFE Launches Free PDF Readers Campaign
There is PDFCreator: http://sourceforge.net/projects/pdfcreator/
Qt Becomes LGPL
Where is the music player that beats Amarok?
Unfortunately neither Banshee nor Rhythmbox can beat this one. Hopefully, competition will push them to become better!
Exaile? Maybe not now Amarok2 is out.
Microsoft Zunes Committing Mass Suicide
Look at the top searches I noticed this:
Saved me having to do an image search...
Python 3.0 Released
I don't think these even work with python2.6...