OPERA Group Repeats Faster-Than-Light Neutrino Results
I am by no means a physicist, so maybe someone can explain this to me. Instead of just measuring the time that it takes for the neutrinos to travel the span and comparing that to the known value based on the speed of light, why not shine a beam of light across the distance, measure that time, and then compare the values directly? It seems like that would remove some possible errors in timing and distance measurement.
$30 GPS Jammer Can Wreak Havok
I was at a conference recently where Gen. Schwartz, Air Force Chief of Staff, brought up your point exactly. To combat jamming of a particular system, they are working to build redundant navigation systems into their weapons. So, for example, if GPS guidance fails maybe it switches over to laser guidance, if that fails maybe it switches over to INS.
iPad 2 Rumored to be in Production
You shouldn't be surprised. The submission was posted by the frequently drunk and wholly inaccurate CmdrTaco.
Govt To Bomb Guam With Frozen Mice To Kill Snakes
Lisa: But isn't that a bit short-sighted? What happens when we're overrun by lizards?
Skinner: No problem. We simply release wave after wave of Chinese needle snakes. They'll wipe out the lizards.
Lisa: But aren't the snakes even worse?
Skinner: Yes, but we're prepared for that. We've lined up a fabulous type of gorilla that thrives on snake meat.
Lisa: But then we're stuck with gorillas!
Skinner: No, that's the beautiful part. When wintertime rolls around, the gorillas simply freeze to death.
United Nations Names Ambassador To Aliens
Hold on a sec...Mazlan Othman...M. Othman...Mothman... My God, the Ambassador to aliens is clearly some sort of hybrid! Someone get Fox Mulder on the line!
Bill Gates Doesn't Work At Microsoft Anymore
neither Microsoft's growth nor its profits are what they were like when Gates was at the helm.'"
How long before Microsoft reaches the brink of bankruptcy, brings Gates back to save the company, and Gates decides to re-write the Windows kernel using FreeBSD?
Scientists Propose Guaranteed Hypervisor Security
Okay, I filled all of my servers with concrete and tossed them into the volcano. What next? I can't wait to tell my boss how secure we are.
Too Many College Graduates?
TFA was sorely lacking in actual statistics stating how many Americans actually have four year college degrees and I didn't see any posted in the comments yet, so here goes. This chart Educational Attainment of the Population 25 Years And Over By Age: 1947 to 2003 seems to show that approximately 25% of the population has at least a Bachelor's Degree. You may think that the number is skewed by the older generation being less educated, but the chart also shows that the number is still under 30% for people ages 25-29. I would hardly say that this means that there are too many college graduates in the US.
Apple A4 Processor Teardown
This can't be right... TFA doesn't make a single reference to magic.
Gulf Gusher Worst Case Scenario
Don't worry, friend. I've put a call in to Bruce Willis and he assured me that he would handle any possible extinction event using nothing more than a case of Schlitz and a Louisville Slugger.
iPad Is Destroying Netbook Sales
Apple IPad Components May Cost as Little as $260, ISuppli Says
Certainly the linked article isn't definitive proof, but at this point I think it is safe to say that the iPad isn't going to be bad for Apple's profits.
Japanese Consortium Projects a Humanoid Robot On the Moon By 2015
How about we get a humanoid robot that can successfully walk up and down stairs on earth before we send that bad boy to the moon?
PowerPoint of Afghan War Strategy
Post some news instead of drivel.
You must be new here...
No Verizon Partnership For Google's Nexus One
You make an excellent point. HTC manufactured the Nexus One that Google had designed and then just went ahead and improved on that design with the Droid Incredible. Google just wants to build Android market share; they don't really care about the hardware. But I'm not sure this is a wise decision. The Google brand is very powerful and could push alot of phones to the average Verizon customer that doesn't know the difference between Android and any other OS.
World's Fastest Robot Versus the Wiimote
Quattro: Bite my shiny metal ass.
Nerd w/ Wiimote: It doesn't look so shiny to me.
Quattro: Shinier than yours, meatbag.
Apple To Buy ARM?
There's nothing like a nice warm cup of unfounded speculation to start the day off right.