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Sharks Seen Swimming Down Australian Streets

Lonedar It's all clear now (210 comments)

Aha! So THAT'S how Microsoft got Australia to mandate OOXML. Sharks (with possible lasers on their heads)!

more than 3 years ago

Going Faster Than the Wind In a Wind-Powered Cart

Lonedar Re:Duh? (315 comments)

Right, but I just cannot see what keeps the propeller turning once the cart hits windspeed, as at that point the apparent wind would be 0.

more than 3 years ago

Going Faster Than the Wind In a Wind-Powered Cart

Lonedar Re:Duh? (315 comments)

They can, but not directly downwind - which is what the article claims the cart can do.

more than 3 years ago

Cellphone Banking Helping To Fight Poverty In India

Lonedar Re:Super security (76 comments)

Well, that kinda makes sense. There shouldn't be a way of obtaining the card information short of reading it off the actual credit card.

more than 5 years ago

Japanese Begin Working On Space Elevator

Lonedar Bah... (696 comments)

They just saw that the EU completed the LHC world wonder so they are building a Space Elevator wonder to prevent a cultural victory.

more than 5 years ago


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