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Antares Rocket Explodes On Launch

Geccoman Re:Orbital (443 comments)

And it's not the first time they've blown up rockets rather than shooting them into space.

about 3 months ago

Antares Rocket Explodes On Launch

Geccoman Orbital (443 comments)

I have friends that worked on this rocket. Some were there for the launch. Orbital is going to have serious problems because of this.

about 3 months ago

Nationwide Snooping System Launched In India

Geccoman Re:Outlook.com (98 comments)

Only "data" was shared, not the actual email! Trust us!

about a year and a half ago

OS I'd Most Like To See Make a Comeback

Geccoman Commodore 64 (763 comments)

I want to be able to buy a Commodore 64. I just have to get a TV to hook it up to.

more than 4 years ago

Flat Pay Prompts 1 In 3 In IT To Consider Jump

Geccoman Jumping for an Education (608 comments)

I'm currently looking to jump ship to work for an online university. There will be a pay cut, but I will get free tuition for me, and 80% discount for my spouse and children. Where I currently am, no one has gotten a raise in 3 years, and everyone I know is actively shopping the market for new work.

more than 4 years ago

High Fructose Corn Syrup To Get a Makeover

Geccoman Re:A rose by any other name (646 comments)

True story: I stopped eating/drinking anything with sugar in it, other than things like fruit, where it is still in it's original form. I lost 40 lbs in less than 6 months. I even increased the amount of food I was eating, to include MUCH more fat than before.

I was not willing to chew on a piece of sugar cane, so I guess you could say I had to limit my choices somewhat.

more than 4 years ago

IBM Patents Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Movies

Geccoman We're all adults here (187 comments)

Isn't the porn industry already doing this? I mean, I HEARD they are already doing this.

more than 4 years ago

Running Windows Viruses Under Linux

Geccoman Re:Wine is not an Emulator. (361 comments)

To add to your comment, Viri is the plural of Vir. Vir meaning Man.

Everytime I see virii used to pluralize virus, I start to feel steam leave my ears.

about 10 years ago



Creationist scientist alleges discrimation over soft tissues in dinosaur bones.

Geccoman Geccoman writes  |  about 6 months ago

Geccoman (18319) writes "A California university says it is investigating religious discrimination allegations made by a prominent scientist and former employee who claims he was fired for his creationist beliefs.

Mark Armitage, a scientist and evangelical Christian, claims he was fired from his job as a lab technician at California State University at Northridge because he published an academic paper which appeared to support his creationist views, according to a lawsuit filed last week.

Armitage, who does not believe in evolution, was lauded by his colleagues and the science community after he discovered in 2012 the largest triceratops horn ever recovered from the world-famous Hell Creek Formation in Glendive, Mont.

Upon further examination of the fossils under a high-powered microscope, Armitage made a stunning find — soft tissue inside the triceratops horn with bone cells, or osteocytes, that looked alive."

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FVWM - Crystal

Geccoman Geccoman writes  |  about 11 years ago So there I was, using Enlightenment for the past few years, when suddenly I found my self at the website for FVWM-Crystal. Link

I had no idea that FVWM could look that good. So I setup FVWM and added in the crystal interface for it. Holy cow. I'm never going back.


Everybody loves Raymond, including me.

Geccoman Geccoman writes  |  more than 11 years ago I don't really understand the whole purpose of it, but I find myself hopelessly addicted to syndicated episodes of Everybody Loves Raymond. Everyday when i come home, I turn the tube over to channel 8 and stare at the screen for an hour of laughter and mayhem. I don't think there's a cure, is there?


WiFi for dummies

Geccoman Geccoman writes  |  more than 11 years ago Isn't it great when users call you and ask "Hey, when are we getting wireless in-house?" and you have to explain (again) that due to security issues, and a TOTAL lack of necessity, we won't be doing wireless anytime soon?

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