Creating Electric Power From Light Using Gold Nanoparticles
If they're powered by light then they aren't really "self-powered", are they? /blockquote
They are if you can get them to produce light.
How Do You Accurately Estimate Programming Time?
All you have to do is remember that the first 90% of the project takes the first 90% of the time line, and the remaining 10% of the project takes the other 90% of time.
Studies Reveal Why Kids Get Bullied and Rejected
Yes, I said *being* in a fight. If your kid tries to defend himself and gets his ass whupped, he gets suspended even if he weren't the aggressor. Both kids get suspended.
So now the only reasonable thing to teach your kid is that if he's bullied to hit first, hit often, fight dirty, and win at all costs. If you're going to get a suspension, you might as well go in to it with a W.
Champerty and Other Common Law We Could Use Today
I'd be perfectly fine with legalized dueling so long as there were set rules and the major players were above the age of 18 and mentally fit.
It'd make the legal profession far more interesting if professional arguers were replaced with professional duelers.
Scientology Attacker Will Be Sentenced To Jail
As long as parents have the legal "right" to force their (property) offspring into organized religion, ethical people have the RIGHT to use force to oppose such religions.
Ethical people generally are not hyperbolic idiots or religious or anti-religious fanatics, therefore do not assert a right to use force to influence people's religious beliefs.
The DIY $10 Prepaid Cellphone Remote Car Starter
According to Consumer Reports AND The Tappet Brothers (Tom and Ray Magliozzi) it's bad for the engine to "warm up" your car by letting it run idle in park. It's also a waste of time and gasoline.
Those guys can eat my ass if they think I'm driving around in a cold car I can't see out of. They are also welcome to scrape my windshield for me.
Who's Controlling Our Vital Information Systems?
I have increasingly come to the conclusion that we are putting our state's operations at risk and compromising the trust of the people of our state by outsourcing core government functions.
Well, my interaction with my state's operations have made me increasingly come to the conclusion that I would trust a rowdy herd of poorly trained chimpanzees over the state's employees. So bring on the contractors, I say.
Does a Lame E-Mail Address Really Matter?
I've got a Yahoo email address. Would you have been do stupidly biased against me?
That depends. Is it something like email@example.com, or ILikeToDrinkAndSkipWorkTheNextDay@yahoo.com?
Surgeon Makes Tutorial DVD For Conscious Open-Heart Surgery
Keeping you awake is done because it is easier to keep you from not dying when they aren't trying to put you to sleep
What if I don't want to be kept from not dying?
MagicJack Femtocell Gates Cell Traffic to VoIP
It supposedly will cover a 3,000 sq ft house.
My house is 3 feet wide and 1000 ft long. Am I covered, smart guy?
New Research Suggests G-Spot Doesn't Exist
She never had an orgasm until I figured out where her supposedly non-existent g-spot is
Yes she did.
How Many Admins Per User/Computer Have You Seen?
When asked to do something, to you just go ahead and do it? Or do you require things like justifications, business cases, funding, staff, etc?
Admins do not get to require justification or business cases to do their jobs. That is management's job.
Eolas Sues World + Dog For AJAX Patent
If the world were "fair" every single human would have as an inalienable right free access to decent food, housing, healthcare, and security and working beyond that would be an optional choice to better their life.
If the world were "fair" lazy shitbags who want decent food, housing, healthcare, and security without being willing to work for it would get tossed into a volcano.
How Men and Women Badly Estimate Their Own Intelligence
The US has one of the most liberal immigration policies in the world. It's easier to come here than almost anywhere else.
Lifecycle Energy Costs of LED, CFL Bulbs Calculated
Probably the single best thing about the current LED bulbs is you can throw them away.
I can throw away CFLs too, and the environment can eat my ass if it doesn't like it.
Murdoch To Explore Blocking Google Searches
Could be that he wants to block the actual content, regardless of whether it is on one of his sites or not? Like maybe he's licensed a particular story to zombo.com, and wants to block zombo.com from having that story show up in search results as well?
Why a High IQ Doesn't Mean You're Smart
They're biased against the poor, and more african americans are poor.
Hyperdrive Propulsion Could Be Tested At the LHC
OP did not specify the desired deceleration rate. My idea fulfills the requirements stated.
Hyperdrive Propulsion Could Be Tested At the LHC
"calculated that a stationary mass should repel a particle moving towards or away from it at more than half the speed of light"
So, how do I slow down while going half he speed of light?
According to what you have in quotes, approaching a stationary mass ought to do the job.
Sloppy Linux Admins Enable Slow Brute-Force Attacks
And perhaps set your SSH port to a non-standard port, where possible? Brute-force attackers seem to ignore high (> 1023) ports.
That works great until everyone starts doing it, and the brute-force attackers no longer ignore it.
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