The Whirlydoodle Project Makes Fun, Spinning Things (Video)
I know we have a reputation for not R-ingTFA, but that is no reason to completely botch a URL.
North Korea's High-Tech Counterfeit $100 Bills
Furthermore, how would you not riot over your government doing something like that to you?
That is a good question, and I think it really depends on how much you already have. If what you have is mostly worthless and you are on subsistence living, then such a devaluation makes no real impact. I suspect a large number of North Koreans might be in that situation. The only effect rioting will have might be getting you executed.
Faulty Cable To Blame For Superluminal Neutrino Results
This is why you should always buy gold-plated Monster cables.
How Companies Learn Your Secrets
I am not sure if the story is really true or not, but it stopped being believable when it said "the manager called again after a few days to apologize". Really? He remembers the person who had come in a few days earlier complaining about (targeted, yes, but still) mass-mailed coupons? And he calls them to apologize again?
It would be nice to see managers like that at the stores I shop at.
eBay vs. Craigslist Courtroom Fisticuffs Start Today
More specifically, a former executive at Craigslist (suspected to be Philip Knowlton), who owned a significant chunk of Craigslist stock, decided to sell his share and shopped around. This was how ebay got ownership:
Tesla Roadster Breaks Distance Record For Electric Car
Though to be fair, that race course was a mixture of twists, turns and hills
So what? You say that like they SHOULDN'T be required to handle it. Who wants a car that can't handle turns or climb hills?
TFS is comparing the performance of Roadsters in different races. While this Roadster set a new record, the course that it set the record is sufficiently different from the course where the previous record was set. Hence the "to be fair" comment: the earlier course "was a mixture of twists, turns and hills", so you can't really compare the two records as an apple-to-apple comparison.
New, Stealthy Conficker B++ Worm Discovered
I must admit, I'm not very knowledgeable on the editorial process of ./
Don't worry, the editors don't either.
> what the hell does I found Chapter 11 to be very useful (pun intended) mean?
May be the (poor) pun is about "Chapter 11" (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chapter_11)
also referring to a bankruptcy code in the US.