Pain-Free Animals Could Take Suffering Out of Farming
'The waiter approached. "Would you like to see the menu?" he said, "or would you like to meet the Dish of the Day?" "Huh?" said Ford. "Huh?" said Arthur. "Huh?" said Trillian. "That's cool," said Zaphod, "we'll meet the meat." '
Ten Things We Still Don't Understand About Humans
I think the author equates nose picking with eating one's boogers, Mucophagy. I would really like to know why people do THAT.
It's a convenient way to get rid of it. Seriously!
DARPA Builds Smarter Version of Microsoft's Clippy
"Open the document, CALO."
"I'm sorry, Bill, I'm afraid I cannot do that."
Teen strip-search ruled unconstitutional
Why is it considered a felony for a 13-year-old girl to send nude pictures of herself to her "friends", but it isn't a felony (quite the opposite) for some crusty old police officers to strip her naked and inspect her for bringing prescription drugs to school?
First Images of Memories Being Made
As long as they can't actually SEE memories, I'm safe.
US Plans To Bulldoze 50 Shrinking Cities
I think I recall doing this in SimCity. A lot. :S
EU Fusion Experiment's Financial Woes Get More Concrete
Why tokamak? Why don't they try out polywell or inertial confinement (LASERS!) fusion?
Firefox 3.1 Beta 2 Adds Private Browsing
How am I supposed to use private browsing without Control-Tab?
Broadcom Crams 802.11n, Bluetooth, and FM Onto a Single Chip
Does this mean I'll have to chop up the Windows driver to get the firmware for this chip? I hate doing that.
10 Years of Half-Life
No recognition for Crowbar?
Windows Breaks Into Supercomputer Top 10
Yes! Now I can finally run Crysis on full settings!
Who here goes to parties and drives Ferraris?
Secure OS Gets Highest NSA Rating, Goes Commercial
Now I don't have to wonder if a supersonic nuclear-capable strategic bomber is running Windows. I can finally get a good night's sleep.
A Third of Mars Could Have Been Underwater
It's gonna be a pain in the ass to get one of those rovers up to 88 miles per hour.