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Greenpeace Breaks Into French Nuclear Plant

Darth Hamsy Re:What if it turned out the other way? (561 comments)

"Here in the Periphery they've lost nuclear power. In Gamma Andromeda, a power plant has undergone meltdown because of poor repairs, and the Chancellor of the Empire complains that nuclear technicians are scarce. And the solution? To train new ones? Never! Instead they're to restrict nuclear power. Don't you see? It's galaxy-wide. It's a worship of the past. It's a deterioration—a stagnation!" - Issac Asimov, Foundation.

more than 2 years ago

South Korean Scientists Create Glowing Dog

Darth Hamsy Re:Insanity (139 comments)

+1 Troll. Nearly had me.

more than 3 years ago

I get most of my books...

Darth Hamsy Second hand books (283 comments)

All of my books would be from second hand bookshops, if the closest ones to my house were not hours away. 'Amazon - Used' just isn't the same.

more than 3 years ago

PayPal Joins London Police Effort

Darth Hamsy Any day now.. (117 comments)

As soon as the decision is made to classify PayPal as a bank, we'll stop having to put up with this. It's a pity I can't use them any less than I do currently.

more than 3 years ago

Moon Dust Back In NASA's Hands

Darth Hamsy $1000? (73 comments)

How much is that in Bitcoins?

more than 3 years ago

If I could revisit / re-run a chunk of my schooling:

Darth Hamsy Re:Re-do or re-experience? (309 comments)

+1 Helpful for a confused Brit,

more than 3 years ago

Why Classic Video Game Revamps Must Disappoint

Darth Hamsy The Apprentice? (129 comments)

What's wrong with the Apprentice? More entertaining than -most- TV shows around now.

more than 3 years ago

Vatican Warns That Internet Promotes Satanism

Darth Hamsy Re:Internet promotes Christianity (585 comments)

In the words of House: "If you could reason with religious people, there would be no religious people".

more than 3 years ago

Many Hackers Accidentally Send Their Code To Microsoft

Darth Hamsy Re:Of course! That's how windows is written. (220 comments)

This is the one error I can't help but correct, apologies. The word is viruses. 'Virii' is completely wrong.

about 4 years ago

Teacher Asks Students To Plan a Terrorist Attack

Darth Hamsy Re:Sounds like a good exercise (412 comments)

You certainly can't fight well against Gorilla fighters. Against guerrilla fighters, I'm not so sure.

about 4 years ago

RIAA Paid $16M+ In Legal Fees To Collect $391K

Darth Hamsy Re:To be fair, (387 comments)

Hey, Godwin's law.

more than 4 years ago

Citizen Scientists Help Explore the Moon

Darth Hamsy Re:fuck this (60 comments)

Amateur scientists aren't professional scientists; they don't make a living doing science. That's the distiction being made by the grandparent.

more than 4 years ago

Vast Asteroid Crater Found In Timor Sea

Darth Hamsy Re:total disbelief (121 comments)

The modern meter was formally defined in 1983, the SI prefixes were standardised from 1960 to 1990.

more than 3 years ago

Vast Asteroid Crater Found In Timor Sea

Darth Hamsy Re:total disbelief (121 comments)

Perhaps you'd prefer lengths in Smoots, or cubits? But seriously, you're free to continue using 19th Centrury units if you want, just don't expect everyone else to put effort into enabling you.

more than 4 years ago

Foldit Player May Have Created a Useful Protein

Darth Hamsy Re:Pauling and Vitamin C (144 comments)

Go look at the literature. Pauling showed that the mechanism virii use

Viruses, viruses, viruses. Virii is not the plural of virus.

more than 4 years ago

American Lung Association Pushes For Ban On Electronic Cigarettes

Darth Hamsy Same old. (790 comments)

The moment drugs are being discussed, logic, sense and reason dissapear. And we're suprised every time.

more than 4 years ago


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