International Climate Panel Cites Near Certainty On Warming
Seems to me that the climate on this planet has been changing for over 4 billion years. Get over it. If it wasn't for climate change, most of Europe and North America would be under several thousand feet of ice. Suck it up. Get over it.
97% of Climate Science Papers Agree Global Warming Is Man-made
And yet, the planet seem to persistently refuse to get warmer...
Study Finds Universe Is 100 Million Years Older Than Previously Thought
It turns out that the universe is 20 years older than they thought it was 20 years ago...
DoJ Admits Aaron Swartz's Prosecution Was Political
After all, Hollywood spent a lot of money on Barack and they don't want to see their investment wasted.
Surviving the Cashless Cataclysm
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHahahahahahahahahahahahaha.... Oh my God, it's co cute that you really believe that.
Now I only have to try to believe 3 other impossible things this morning...
Rearview Car Cameras Likely Mandated By 2014
could be less stupid and not walk behind or in front of, a moving vehicle
Climate Change Skeptic Results Released Today
We've been warming for several thousand years. If we weren't, I'd be living under or on top of, a two mile thick sheet of ice.
The main debate is, is man causing the warming?
Ask Slashdot: Best Way To Destroy Hard Drives?
A ten pound sledge, some serious anger issues and a free afternoon should do the trick.
Samsung Cites 2001: A Space Odyssey In Apple Patent Case
Wouldn't a clip board be prior art then?
UK To Shut Down Social Networks?
It's better to just use short range jamming on those freq's than to censor an entire network. Besides, it's not like the Brit's have a 4th amendment. It's just as easy to monitor certain accounts in real time, or nearly so.
A better question to ask might be, why their current, much vaunted CCTV surveillance isn't doing a better job of nabbing those hooilgans earlier in the process?
UN Names N. Korea Chair of Disarmament Committee
In other news, the employee day care center is now to be run by pedophiles...
Fukushima Meltdown Might Have Come With Earthquake, Not Tsunami
that this was a 9.1 quake. Those 40 year old reactors were only designed to take an 8.1. It's amazing they held up as long as they did.
Can Computers Be Used To Optimize the US Tax Code?
The tax form should be 2 lines:
How much did you make?
Send us 15% of that.
Utah To Teach USA is a Republic, Not a Democracy
The funny thing is, they're right, we are a republic and not a democracy. In a republic, you elect representatives to cast votes on your behalf. In a democracy, you vote for everything.
Stanford, UCD Researchers Say 100% Renewable Energy Possible By 2050
Um, apparently, no one told them about the Laws of Thermodynamics?
NASA Says 2010 Tied For Warmest Year On Record
And, in other news, there's snow on the ground in 49 of 50 states. Florida being the exception
Hayabusa Captured Asteroid Dust Confirmed
The last time I looked, Pluto was a planet and comets were "celestial" bodies...
An Inbox Is Not a Glove Compartment
Based on this argument, then, the govt. could seize your snail mail with out a warrant on the same basis. i.e. you're putting your correspondence in the hands of a third party. If anything, e-mail should be more inviolate because, it's not in any type of physical format that's "passing through the hands of a third party"
Visualizing False Positives In Broad Screening
While it's true that there will be false positives, as well as false negatives, you don't convict someone, or have a lung removed, without further testing. When I was diagnosed for cancer, I was tested and re-tested to verify that there was, indeed, cancer. The same goes with screening for terrorists, or anything else. Did the article mention the rate for false negatives as well? After all, if you have a five pound tumor hanging off you face, and your doctor tells you there's nothing wrong, I'd definitely want a second opinion!
Mariners Develop High Tech Pirate Repellents
Why not just weld a one inch thick, five foot wide chunk of metal all the way around the ship, along with a rounded three to five foot diameter tube along the rails to prevent grapples from finding a purchase?
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