How Cochlear Implants Are Being Blamed For Killing Deaf Culture
Not to forget how modern antibiotics is killing leper culture!
You mean: she stares at the camera?
Stanford Bioengineer Develops a 50-cent Paper Microscope
Yeah, but if you have corrective lenses, then you can see the malaria coming and get out of the way!
Data Visualization: Key Routes and Communities In London's Bike Rental Network
Maybe they are not so commonly stupid (or self-absorbed) as to post their bike trips on the inter-webs.
Sochi Drones Are Shooting the Olympics, Not Terrorists
Well, in the military sense, a drone was just a towed (unmanned) target to be blasted away for practice.
The current actions are just the drone` revenge!
Obama To Ask For $1 Billion Climate Change Fund
Why does he want to change the climate? It was good enough for my father, it's good enough for me!
House Committee Approves Bill Banning In-Flight Phone Calls
All I can add is: Thank You.
How Russia Transformed a Subtropical Beach Resort To Host the Winter Olympics
Taking a semi-tropical place and turning it into an expensive, barely working winter wonderland is a very stupid idea. Implementing it is even stupider.
Slashdot PT Cruiser Spotted In the Wild
So, is it used to cart CD-ROMs around?
Extinct Species of Early Human Survived On Grass Bulbs, Not Meat
Here's a picture of them.
Credo Mobile Releases Industry's First Transparency Report
I don't necessarily disagree, but I do wonder why the government felt the need to make requests directly to CREDO.
Weapons Systems That Kill According To Algorithms Are Coming. What To Do?
Hack the system with an algorithm that kills the deployers, of course!
Iowa State AIDS Researcher Admits To Falsifying Findings
He will, however, be the darling of pharmaceutical and private medical clinics for his research methodologies.
Huge Pool of Ice-Free Water Discovered Under Greenland Ice
Sorta like the bulk of the oceans remain liquid under the ice that forms in the northern oceans.
Microsoft's Ticking Time Bomb Is Windows XP
The only decent spiced rum I've found (for sale) has been that produced on Saba. They also put it in used bottles, so there's no real labelling. Hence, I suspect that it will never be available elsewhere :(
Healthcare IT's Achilles' Heel: Sensors
'Despite the hype about data's ability to improve peoples' health.'
Healthiness, here's how:
Eat real food (mostly vegetables and meat/dairy. Not too much grain. Not too much in all).
Get plenty on outdoor activity.
Drink moderate amounts of alcoholic beverages (about 1.5 - 2 times the "recommended levels").
Have an engaging and intellectually challenging hobby.
Brush your teeth.
Do fun things.
Thieves Who Stole Cobalt-60 Will Soon Be Dead
Sorry, but as they beat people (the truck drivers, in this case) in order to carry out the theft, I have lost any sympathy that I might have had.
Is Europa Too Prickly To Land On?
Nuke the landing site from orbit! Next problem?
Gene Variant Can Cause Nattering Nabobs of Negativity
... for some perverse definition of progress :(