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Researchers Study Mystery of the Toddler Who Won't Grow

Normal Dan Re:think of the possible implications! (252 comments)

I doubt it would be as hellish as you make it out to be. I for one would love the opportunity to enjoy a severely long life. Unfortunately I seem to be in the majority here. It's frustrating because so many people seem to think it's such a horrible thing I fear progress is going far too slow to achieve any kind of immortality in my life time.

about a year and a half ago

Adrian Lamo Explains His Decision To Expose Bradley Manning

Normal Dan Re:Thanks for the concern (341 comments)

Philosophically speaking, what does it mean to be responsible?

about a year and a half ago

Learning HTML Through a Board Game

Normal Dan I really hope they didn't misspell bored. (34 comments)

I would love to see a game like this be actually fun to play. I've seen so many "educational" games that are just plane boring because they try to mix education and fun without actually integrating them. Here's hoping this one works out.

about 2 years ago

The Fight To Reform Forensic Science

Normal Dan Re:First Step: ban tv (93 comments)

It wouldn't take nearly as long as it does if someone would just build a GUI interface using Visual Basic to track a criminal's IP address.

about 2 years ago

Google Patents Profit-Maximizing Dynamic Pricing

Normal Dan I call prior art! (294 comments)

I've been doing this for a long time with a shop I own. I jack up the prices for anyone who's not white.

People don't seem to like it very much.

about 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: What's Your Take On Stand-Up Desks?

Normal Dan Why not use a box or something? (347 comments)

You say people complain about putting your computer on a cardboard box, but what about a plastic one? There's no need to spend a ton of money on a desk when all you need is an elevated flat surface.

Also, if anyone complains, try hitting them.

about 2 years ago

DHS Still Stonewalling On Body Scanning Ruling One Year Later

Normal Dan Someone violated a court order (242 comments)

Isn't someone supposed to get arrested?

more than 2 years ago

PayPal Starts Bug Bounty Program

Normal Dan Re:Bugs? (39 comments)

Every program contains at least one bug and one useless line of code. Theoretically every program can be reduced down to a single useless line that still contains a bug.

more than 2 years ago

Allowing the Mind To Wander Aids Creative Problem Solving

Normal Dan Just Remember (185 comments)

Green is not a creative color.

more than 2 years ago

Survey Finds No Hint of Dark Matter Near Solar System

Normal Dan Re:Of course it exists (125 comments)

No, it does not exist. All of these effects that are attributed to dark matter are all actually due to the fact that gravity does not actually travel at the speed of light. In fact, gravity slows down as it travels. This is why there appears to be more gravity at the edges of galaxies, and even at the edges of galaxy clusters. I also explains why we have such expansive gaps between galaxy clusters.

more than 2 years ago

Young Butchered Mammoth Discovered In Siberia

Normal Dan Darn Poachers (72 comments)

We need to find who's responsible for this.

more than 2 years ago

Job Seeking Hacker Gets 30 Months In Prison

Normal Dan So, did he release the blackmail stuff yet? (271 comments)

On one hand it would make sense for him to release it out of spite or whatever. On the other hand, they did technically hire him, so...

more than 2 years ago

Quantum Entanglement of Macroscopic Diamonds

Normal Dan Re:Harmony at last.. (160 comments)

I had your problem for the longest of times too. No one seemed bothered that this given explanation was no different than a classical example. And it seems most people don't ever think about it to the level that you have. (So congratulations I guess).

I think what you want to look at is Bell's Theorem.'s_theorem

more than 2 years ago

Star Trek Online Going Free-To-Play In January

Normal Dan Re:it's dead jim? (77 comments)

Dude, your brother is a racist... or speciesist, or whatever it's called.

more than 2 years ago

TSA Doing Random Truck Searches On Tennessee Highway

Normal Dan Re:Occupied Country (578 comments)

IIRC, Ron Paul wants to do away with the TSA.

about 2 years ago

TSA Doing Random Truck Searches On Tennessee Highway

Normal Dan wtf? (578 comments)

What is this, I don't even

about 2 years ago

Legal Tender? Maybe Not, Says Louisiana Law

Normal Dan This is a stupid law (655 comments)

This is a stupid law that tries to hide the symptoms of a larger problem. Who the hell voted these people into office?

more than 2 years ago

Coordinated, Global ATM Heist Nets $13 Million

Normal Dan Re:every-24-hour coordination (122 comments)

But if you think about it from a business standpoint, implementing a system like that would cost far more than $13 million.

about 3 years ago


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