In Maryland, a Soviet-Style Punishment For a Novelist
Thirty generations about thirty years apart? I like your precision.
Deputy Who Fatally Struck Cyclist While Answering Email Will Face No Charges
Racism is over! Wooo! Yeeah!
We only um... replaced it with a police state.
What's that? We can have both? ..urk.
TechCentral Scams Call Center Scammers
Well, let us all do the big thing and gamify this situation. Record your calls and upload them so we can setup some proper leaderboards with proof.
Researchers Find Security Flaws In Backscatter X-ray Scanners
Can we now get a reliable measurement of the amount of energy output and absorption rates as well as which tissues and locations take the heaviest dose?
Correcting Killer Architecture
Why don't they just put another building in the way? Maybe one designed to channel the wind up?
Kevlar Protects Cables From Sharks, Experts Look For Protection From Shark Week
The narration in the 2007 version sounds like Tosh.0 or something equally as vapid and shit.
Writer: Internet Comments Belong On Personal Blogs, Not News Sites
CNN's content makes me want to throw up.
Opera Releases a New Version For Linux
Still on 12 here, too. I'm still a bit miffed that they took the choice away from having tabs below the address bar or having bookmarks or buttons to the right of the main menu or having a dedicated stop loading button from 9 or 10. The only thing keeping me from going Firefox full time is mouse gestures.
Rising Sea Levels Uncover Japanese War Dead In Marshall Islands
On the other hand, most desserts are fairly delectable.
Mad Cow Disease Blamed For Patient's Death In Texas
[...] farmers in the US never really got into feeding their animals ground up animal parts.
Not quite. Feeding cows to cows had to be explicitly banned by the FDA. Now we feed cows to chickens then feed "poultry litter" to cows. http://www.motherjones.com/tom...
Microsoft Confirms Disconnecting Kinect Gives Devs 10% More GPU Horsepower
If you design a game that relies on that overhead, then those that don't have it will have a poor experience.
If you design a game that relies on the Kinect, then those players are probably getting a poor experience anyway.
Microsoft Won't Bring Back the Start Menu Until 2015
Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 have faced a boat load of criticism and hatred, partly due to the removal of the Start button and Start menu.
Start Menu. A button is just a fucking button and only necessary to show you where to click. That's how the majority of 8's blatant mistakes with all the hold mouse here, charms bar, and other nonsense.
Is Bamboo the Next Carbon Fibre?
When did MacGyver move to India?!
You've Got Male: Amazon's Growth Impacting Seattle Dating Scene
And I wouldn't know she's smart w/o spending some time with her, and that's just as creepy.
Okay, well, then the easy solution is to merely watch her from afar- Wait, no. Man, this is harder than I thought.
Future of Cars: Hydrogen Fuel Cells, Or Electric?
With how easily hydrogen ignites, we might finally get cars that explode from crashes and gun shots!
A Look at Smart Gun Technology
That sounds like something a communist nazi vampire would say if they wanted ta taker guhnz@!
"Smart" Gun Seller Gets the Wrong Kind of Online Attention
[...] if you can circumvent one amendment, you can circumvent them all, and down that road lies fascism.
Which, of course, is why gun owners are famous for defending free speech, freedom of the press, freedom of (and from) religion, the right to peacefully assemble, the right to a speedy and fair trial, against unreasonable searches and seizures....
DreamWorks Animation CEO: Movie Downloads Will Move To Pay-By-Screen-Size
It's the bandwidth! You know, like when the "superbit" version of The Fifth Element came out.
In a Hole, Golf Courses Experiment With 15-inch Holes
Golf with guns? That sounds properly American!
Ask Slashdot: What Tech Products Were Built To Last?
The sad thing about it is there's now an expectation that technology will or needs to be quickly replaced so it doesn't matter how solid something is built as long as it lasts until the next version is out.