'Forest Bathing' Considered Healthful
Am I the only one that read the title as "'Forest Bathing' Considered Harmful"?
1 Molecule Computes Thousands of Times Faster Than a PC
This would more likely break Moore's Law since this molecule isn't a transistor.
BitTorrent CEO On Net Neutrality
The original poster probably meant the company.
Real Settles Lawsuits, Will Stop Selling RealDVD
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.
Meteorite Contains Complex Organic Molecules
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.
Poll suggestion: Do you view porn sites at work?
I am unemployed, you insensitive clod!
GE Developing 1Tb Hologram Disc Readable By a Modified Blu-ray Drive
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."
IT Security Breaches Soar In 2009
Everything that can be hacked, will be hacked. If not in your lifetime, then in mine.
Ask Slashdot: Low End VGA Quality
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.
New Motorcycle World Speed Record, 367.382 mph
367.38200 mph = 591.244017 km/h
GPLv2 Libraries — Is There a Point?
The kernel's license has an exception clause that allows linking with modules that are incompatible with the GPLv2.
Dogs As Intelligent As Average Two-Year-Old Children
Young children have easier times understanding words than speaking them out.
Null Character Hack Allows SSL Spoofing
Let's fake slashdot's certificate and empower the world! No, wait... oh, slashdot doesn't use certificates.
Favorite type of electical wall socket?
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...
Phoenix Lander Discovers Nighttime Snowfall On Mars
Mars has only two kinds of weather; snow and sandstorms. I can only guess that that it increases the reliability of weather forecasts significantly.
What's the past tense of "I'll text you"?
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.
The only logical anwer is "I texted you", according to English grammar.
45-Year-Old Modem Used To Surf the Web
My hammer was made in 1876.
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