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Chinese Firms Claims It Can Build World's Tallest Tower in 90 Days

JohnHegarty 90 Days ? (389 comments)

Misleading headline is misleading.

more than 2 years ago
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Australian Billionaire Plans To Build Titanic II

JohnHegarty It will be every bit as luxurious as the original (289 comments)

He is saying "It will be every bit as luxurious as the original Titanic" and also "as similar as possible to the original Titanic in design and specifications".

But the Titanic design wouldn't be anything near luxurious in 2012. For starts not cabins except for the best first class cabins had bathrooms. Adding them to cabins would require a major redesign of the layout.

In 2012 no one would travel in the cabins from 2nd and 3rd classes.

The ship also won't have anything near the facilitates that's expected these days. The Titanic may have been a very large ship in 1912 , but in 2012 it would considered very small.

more than 2 years ago
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Patent Troll Going After Alzheimer's Researchers

JohnHegarty Boneitis (116 comments)

Fry: Boneitis? That's a funny name for a horrible disease.
80s Guy: There was no cure at the time. A drug company came close, but I arranged a hostile takeover and sold off all the assets. Made a cool hundred mil.

more than 3 years ago
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Woman Wins Libel Suit By Suing Wrong Website

JohnHegarty Re:this just in (323 comments)

You sure it's not Sara Jones ?

more than 4 years ago
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Facebook Bug Lets Hackers Delete Friends

JohnHegarty Re:Raising false hopes (89 comments)

12/21/2012 - The end of the world as we know it.

^ FYP

more than 4 years ago
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Printing Replacement Body Parts

JohnHegarty Ink (101 comments)

"which works by depositing stem cells and a 'sugar-based hydrogel' scaffolding material."

I bet it's still cheaper to print with than HP No. 96 Black.

more than 4 years ago
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Bill Gates Responds To Apple iPad

JohnHegarty Pocket PC (503 comments)

I have an old Pocket PC that cost about $300 back in 2005 , and I really can think of much the IPad does that it won't.

more than 4 years ago
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Tracking Browsers Without Cookies Or IP Addresses?

JohnHegarty Dell Default Image (265 comments)

Unless you are one of the 100,000 using any particular Dell/HP/Apple default install on your pc.

2 ^ 10.5 is lost of combinations , but is bet there are lots of spikes on some.

more than 4 years ago
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Universe Closer To Heat Death Than Once Thought

JohnHegarty Re:30x higher than whose estimate? (237 comments)

Yes, you now have about 3 weeks.

Please get your affairs in order , and top up your central heating tank.

more than 4 years ago
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You Won't Recognize the Internet in 2020

JohnHegarty First Post (421 comments)

Bet some idiot will still be trying to get the first post.

more than 4 years ago
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After Berlusconi Attack, Italy Considers Web Censorship

JohnHegarty Control (160 comments)

Must be very hard for Mr Berlusconi that there is media he doesn't control.

For anyone not familiar with Italy he already owns all the major tv stations and newspapers.

more than 4 years ago
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For Some Medical Workers, a Flu Shot Or Possible Job Loss

JohnHegarty If you listen really carefully (541 comments)

If you listen really carefully that noise you hear is a 1000 lawyers licking their lips.

more than 5 years ago
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Algae First To Recover After Asteroid Strike

JohnHegarty If there is another strike (86 comments)

If there is another strike I for one welcome our new microalgae overlords.

more than 5 years ago
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Obama Bars Federal Workers From Texting and Driving

JohnHegarty I don't text and drive (236 comments)

I don't text and drive any more, now that I have my Blackberry it's emailing and driving from now on.

more than 5 years ago
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Exoplanet Has Showers of Pebbles

JohnHegarty Re:Related to the current poll ? (341 comments)

Or 2599 kelvin

Or the heat from burning 2 library's on congress.

Anyone know what it is in elephants ?

more than 5 years ago
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Exoplanet Has Showers of Pebbles

JohnHegarty Meanwhile on COROT-7b (341 comments)

Meanwhile on COROT-7b scientists find a new planet so cold that water would actually create "oceans" on the surface , and even freeze at the poles.

They laugh at the though ever existing on that planet.

more than 5 years ago
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$358 Million Patent Judgment Against Microsoft Overturned

JohnHegarty The case needs to be retried (76 comments)

The case needs to be retried , so a great win for the lawyers on both sides.

more than 5 years ago
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Thanks For the ... Eight-Track, Uncle Alex

JohnHegarty Oil Barrel (633 comments)

Make sure you bury one barrel of oil with it.

It won't help you with the message, but should pay for 4 years at a moderately priced college.

more than 5 years ago
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Thanks For the ... Eight-Track, Uncle Alex

JohnHegarty MP4 Player (633 comments)

Put everything in a cheap MP4 player.

If you are lucky some form of USB will still exist , and you can save off the date. If not you can play it on the player.

Make sure you include an AC charger , just in case.

more than 5 years ago

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