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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"?

more than 4 years ago

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 5 years ago

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 5 years ago

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.

more than 5 years ago

McAfee Leaks Conference Attendees' Personal Info

Polarina Re:Title error (72 comments)

No, it's attendees'.

more than 5 years ago

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...

more than 5 years ago

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.

more than 5 years ago

What's the past tense of "I'll text you"?

Polarina Verb. (1 comments)

According to , 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

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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