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Cows On Treadmills Produce Clean Power For Farms

CookieOfFortune Re:Food? (640 comments)

I'd say that human waste is certainly much more of a health hazard than cow manure, not that cow manure is very clean, but disease transmission from human to human far outweigh those of cow to human.

more than 4 years ago

Japan Eyes Solar Station In Space

CookieOfFortune Re:SimCity 2000 (247 comments)

Note that microwave antennas can probably also be placed over agricultural fields.

more than 4 years ago

Satellite Glitch Rekindles GPS Concerns

CookieOfFortune Hmmm... I think I've seen this one before... (101 comments)

Did the glitch lead to a British warship going to Chinese territorial waters and be attacked by a drilling torpedo and then the Chinese MIG's getting shot down by SAMs coming from a stealth ship?

more than 5 years ago

Weather Balloons To Provide Broadband In Africa

CookieOfFortune Re:Untethered (179 comments)

It's ok, you can turn it into a video game and people will do it for free!

more than 5 years ago

Oracle Top Execs Answer Sun Employee Questions

CookieOfFortune Re:Here's praying... (207 comments)

I like that term... Linux hegemony. :D

more than 5 years ago

Energy-Beaming Space Collector To Also Alter Weather?

CookieOfFortune Re:Lots o' power (274 comments)

I'm gonna have to take a bite at this. He was obviously referring to the many moons of Jupiter. Titan perhaps? Isn't that the one we suspect to have an underground ocean?

more than 4 years ago

Computer Science Major Is Cool Again

CookieOfFortune Re:Obama's stimulus package? (328 comments)

Because funding in alternative energy, scientific research, and infrastructure does not create "genuine" engineering jobs at all.

more than 5 years ago

Doctors Silencing Online Patient Reviews Via Contract

CookieOfFortune Re:According to my business law prof... (324 comments)

Because you can refuse and have the option to go to another doctor. If all the doctors were doing it, then you would have no where to go.

more than 5 years ago

Collaborative Map-Reduce In the Browser

CookieOfFortune Fully distributed P2P (188 comments)

Why use a torrent program at all when you can just run it over HTTP and process it all in JS?

more than 5 years ago

NASA Contest To Name ISS Module

CookieOfFortune Re:Serenity Now! (197 comments)

I believe the official spelling is gou shi.

more than 5 years ago

AMD Phenom II Overclocked To 6.5GHz

CookieOfFortune Re:Close to superconduction? (303 comments)

It really depends on the type of substances used, usually an alloy with the correct proportions, but I doubt they would stumble upon a superconducting combination on the chip. (Not that it would matter anyways, since the speed limitation is caused by the switching speed of the transistors).

more than 5 years ago

Black Holes From the LHC Could Last For Minutes

CookieOfFortune Re:cosmic rays (672 comments)

I believe the Romulans used black holes or something of the like in their ship? But that's just off the top of my head.

more than 5 years ago

Adobe To Open Real-Time Messaging Protocol

CookieOfFortune Re:Adobe (108 comments)

PDF isn't a proprietary format. It's ISO 19005-1:2005

more than 5 years ago

Keanu Reeves To Star In Cowboy Bebop

CookieOfFortune Re:Problem with redoos. (439 comments)

He will walk around with a confused look on his face

I'm pretty sure that's how Spike looked most of the time. :D

more than 5 years ago

RIAA Backs Down In Austin, Texas

CookieOfFortune Re:ISP Safe Haven (230 comments)

Well, that is if you consider Austin to be part of Texas, which, if you have lived there, should know that it is not. :D

more than 5 years ago

Study Concludes "Planet" Was Just Stellar Spots

CookieOfFortune Re:"but refutations are science, too, right?" (132 comments)

Let me fix that for you.

I had no idea those damn Republicans were so interested in propping up false extra-solar planets.

about 6 years ago


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