Company To Balloon Tourists To the Edge of Space For $75,000
Nice idea but: New cancer clusters starting in. 3...2...1
The Wi-Fi Hacking Neighbor From Hell
Downloading kiddie porn and crafting his plan to take over their world, what else?
If I must read a bit of spam, I'd rather it be ...
This was my favorite one of all time, thanks for reminding me!!
Steve Ballmer's Head On the Block?
This is probably a Win-Win for Microsoft no matter how you look at it.
On one hand if he does step down they get a new leader and can use that momentum to propel them forward. All new product are great because their next deity blessed them. Not to mention the free press!
If he does not step down it shows that Ballmer is in it for the long run and they get tons of free press.
It would behoove them to drag this out as long as possible.
Google Pulls 21 Malware Apps From Android Market
Attention: The President/CEO
Having consulted with my colleagues and based on the information gathered from the Nigerian Chambers Of Commerce And Industry, I have the privilege to request for your assistance to transfer the sum of $47,500,000.00 (forty seven million, five hundred thousand United States dollars) into your accounts. The above sum resulted from an over-invoiced contract, executed commissioned and paid for about five years (5) ago by a foreign contractor. This action was however intentional and since then the fund has been in a suspense account at The Central Bank Of Nigeria Apex Bank.
We are now ready to transfer the fund overseas and that all you will need to do is download this App from the Android Market Place.
The transfer is risk free on both sides. I am an accountant with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). If you find this proposal acceptable, we shall require a few minor tidbits of information that we will download automatically from your phone and contacts.
(a) your banker's name, telephone, account and fax numbers.
(b) your private telephone and fax numbers -- for confidentiality and easy communication.
(c) your letter-headed paper stamped and signed.
Please reply urgently.
Mike "Wingnut" Smith
NASA Confirms Discovery of Organism With Phosphorus-Free DNA
I for one welcome my new arsenic replaced phosphorus DNA’d bacteria overlord and hope for a long and prosperous reign!
All hail the new arsenic replaced phosphorus DNA’d bacteria!!
Next Step For US Body Scanners Could Be Trains, Metro Systems
What ever happened to illegal search and seizure?!?! How are these even remotely legal? Seems like we are one step away from Big Brother listening in on our phone and Internet conversations. Oh wait....
Man Served Restraining Order Via Facebook
Oh Idle, You just won't go away, and you are so easy to click thinking your are something that matters....
New HRP-4 Humanoid Robots From Japan To Go On Sale
Pretty awesome but would of been more ground breaking if the modeled it after the T-800 or T-101 or whatever. The whole time I was watching it I was wondering what would happen if someone just came up and pushed it really hard. Wonder if it would be able to compensate?
Boxee Box Pre-Orders Start At $229
It's a HTPC. So you have to have a a computer to run the Server on. Then it operates in a hub and spoke configuration to feed content to other PCs or Extenders on the network. The server can also be used to broadcast video to your TV too. To get Netflix, Hulu, Amazon VOD, CBS, PBS, and other online content you have to use PlayOn and a free plug-in. But it works well and actually integrates into you recorded TV shows with the plugin.
Boxee Box Pre-Orders Start At $229
It's called SageTV. Runs on Linux, Windows, MacOS. It will play pratically any format you throw at it and keep chugging. Need to expand to another room well just buy an extender and run it wired or wireless. It is infinitively expandable with plugins and has a strong community of developers and hobbyist to help you along the way. Not to mention the form factor of it's extenders are to work and not be seen.
Woman Wins Libel Suit By Suing Wrong Website
Maybe the lawyer and the judge were worried the sites were not safe for work. I know I sure am with names like TheDirty.com and TheDirt.com
Sit Longer, Die Sooner
Man I am glad I was sitting down when I read this! Sheesh...
The Misleading World of Atari 2600 Box Art
You know I have the same thing when I go to a restaurant. The picture of the burger looks oh so good but when I get it, it's just a smushed crap sandwich in a wrapper.
100 Million Facebook Pages Leaked On Torrent Site
Most of the other post talk about how this is not a big deal and in the grand scheme of things it’s not but what he is doing is showing the world how venerable your information is on the web and FB. There are tons of people that really just don’t understand what it means when you post things like your address, email address, phone number, and full name for the world to see. Take this mix it with your likes and updates of your daily activities and you have a damn good profile for someone to steal your identity.
Think about it, there are family tree applications on FB which is a gate way to getting someone’s mother’s maiden name. While I think him posting all this information on the web is callous he certainly is taking steps to show the world exactly how venerable you are when you openly participate in sites like this.
Twitter Says Americans Are Happier In the Morning
Sounds like someone has a case of the Mondays? Hmmmmm?!?!
How many processes are running on your desktop box?
Depends if you think your 50 is high or low...
Pacific Northwest At Risk For Mega-Earthquake
Really this is news worthy?? Doesn't the world realize that we live on top of a molten core that is a river of rock and that the surface that we live on could be equated to the shell of an egg. Easily cracked and fragile with lots of pressure from below? Why don't we just report pending massive earthquakes and volcanoes "ON THE EARTH" and be done with it?
MythTV 0.23 Released
If you want a stable & highly configurable software DVR that runs on Linux, Windows, and MacOS; you might want to take a look at SageTV. Sure it's not open-source but it has an affordable price point and is very expandable with both plugins and hardware extenders. You can run it as a standalone server or in a hub-and-spoke configuration. The default GUI leaves a lot to be desired but there are plugins (SageMC) that completely redo the GUI and make it look great!
I don't work for Sage but really enjoy how well it works!
NASA's Space Balloon Smashes Car In Australia
Was there a little boy in it? Is he OK??
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