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'Forest Bathing' Considered Healthful

Polarina Am I the only one? (252 comments)

Am I the only one that read the title as "'Forest Bathing' Considered Harmful"?

about 4 years ago
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1 Molecule Computes Thousands of Times Faster Than a PC

Polarina Re:This could be the breakthrough... (246 comments)

This would more likely break Moore's Law since this molecule isn't a transistor.

more than 4 years ago
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Real Settles Lawsuits, Will Stop Selling RealDVD

Polarina Re:dd if=/dev/dvd of=dvd.iso (139 comments)

dd is an impractical tool for ripping many copy-protected DVDs as the discs have many bad sectors intentionally put on them that will make the ISO unusable and the ripping process taking a very long time.

I wouldn't expect any luck using dd for ripping copy-protected discs.

more than 4 years ago
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Meteorite Contains Complex Organic Molecules

Polarina Discrimination of rocks. (106 comments)

Find a rock, ???, report to the press, ???, profit!

This rock looks exactly the same as the one I got at home -- it has the same shape, color, size and is just as aggressive as the rock advertised, yet, my rock doesn't get all the fame.

more than 4 years ago
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Poll suggestion: Do you view porn sites at work?

Polarina Mission option. (2 comments)

I am unemployed, you insensitive clod!

more than 4 years ago
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GE Developing 1Tb Hologram Disc Readable By a Modified Blu-ray Drive

Polarina Re:Tb or TB or TiB? (238 comments)

The article answers that question.
"The Register has this article concerning GE announcement that it has been developing a 1 terabyte DVD-size disk that can be read by a modified Blu-ray player."

more than 4 years ago
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IT Security Breaches Soar In 2009

Polarina A new law in security. (65 comments)

Everything that can be hacked, will be hacked. If not in your lifetime, then in mine.

more than 4 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Low End VGA Quality

Polarina GeForce 6200 (1 comments)

I've used that card since 2005 before I gave away that computer and got myself a new one. The old computer still works like a charm under new management.

more than 4 years ago
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GPLv2 Libraries — Is There a Point?

Polarina Re:NVIDIA (585 comments)

The kernel's license has an exception clause that allows linking with modules that are incompatible with the GPLv2.

more than 4 years ago
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Dogs As Intelligent As Average Two-Year-Old Children

Polarina Re:Dogs are way smarter than kids (472 comments)

Young children have easier times understanding words than speaking them out.

more than 4 years ago
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Null Character Hack Allows SSL Spoofing

Polarina Fake slashdot's certificate! (3 comments)

Let's fake slashdot's certificate and empower the world! No, wait... oh, slashdot doesn't use certificates.

about 5 years ago
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McAfee Leaks Conference Attendees' Personal Info

Polarina Re:Title error (72 comments)

No, it's attendees'.

about 5 years ago
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Favorite type of electical wall socket?

Polarina Bticino (711 comments)

I got nothing but Bticino plugs in my house. It's pain enough having to change the connectors on every electronic device I buy.

Or, I could get an extension cord...

about 5 years ago
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Phoenix Lander Discovers Nighttime Snowfall On Mars

Polarina Re:Awesome (48 comments)

Mars has only two kinds of weather; snow and sandstorms. I can only guess that that it increases the reliability of weather forecasts significantly.

about 5 years ago
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What's the past tense of "I'll text you"?

Polarina Verb. (1 comments)

According to http://dict.org/ , text is a verb too.

Text Text, v. t.
To write in large characters, as in text hand. [Obs.] --Beau.
& Fl.
[1913 Webster]

The only logical anwer is "I texted you", according to English grammar.

more than 5 years ago
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45-Year-Old Modem Used To Surf the Web

Polarina My hammer. (622 comments)

My hammer was made in 1876.

more than 5 years ago

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