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First Weather Satellite Launched 50 Years Ago

R3coiler Re:Jews for Nerds! (52 comments)

Shut up, Eric Cartman.

more than 4 years ago

First Weather Satellite Launched 50 Years Ago

R3coiler "News for Nerds"? (52 comments)

Look, a nice retrospective on a news site is nice once in a while. But with too many of these "X years ago, Y happened" posts detract from Slashdot's credibility as a news site. Repeat, news is what's going on, not what happened years ago.

more than 4 years ago

Haptic Gaming Vest Simulates Punches, Shots, Stabbing

R3coiler ". . .in a game based on Half-Life 2" (110 comments)

Is this a HL2 mod? A new game created using the Source engine? Some new non-Source game that is a remake of HL2?

more than 4 years ago

15 Years of Microsoft Bob

R3coiler Re:Oh great... (191 comments)

You mean Slashdot's Idle section?

more than 4 years ago

"Install Other OS" Feature Removed From the PS3

R3coiler Re:False Advertising? (739 comments)

When they said that the $599.99 price tag for the PS3 was justified, that people would work longer hours to own it, it didn't increase their profits. But national productivity did increase by 7%.

more than 4 years ago

Carbon-14 Dating Reveals 5% of Vintage Wines May Be Frauds

R3coiler Re:Excellent work. (336 comments)

I'm going to have to try this with beer. For science, of course.

more than 4 years ago

Scientists Use Sex-Crazed Bugs As Pesticide

R3coiler Re:Sterile? (107 comments)

With insights like that, you could be a Hollywood screenwriter! Let's see, there's one about dinosaurs we can put you on!

more than 4 years ago

Users Rejecting Security Advice Considered Rational

R3coiler Re:Yeah (389 comments)

Nonsense! Half the population has at least an IQ of 100!

more than 4 years ago

AIDS Virus Can Hide In Bone Marrow

R3coiler What's all this biology? (118 comments)

Gosh, doesn't the submitter realize that Slashdotters are computer geeks and not biology geeks? Use analogies we can understand, like comparing this "hiding" virus to a rootkit or something.

more than 4 years ago

Court Rules "Zombies" Have Free Speech Rights

R3coiler Good to know (10 comments)

It feels good to know that the court upholds my right to drawl "BRAAAAAIIINNNNSSSSSSSSS"

more than 4 years ago

Repo Men Using New Technology To Track Cars

R3coiler 20 years ago (222 comments)

They had this technology twenty years ago. It mainly consisted of Rain Man memorizing license plate numbers.

more than 4 years ago

Scientists Develop Financial Turing Test

R3coiler Re:Viagra in Canada (184 comments)

Of the email advertisements I get for Viagra, those with Canadian URLs do seems to be a bit cheaper.

more than 4 years ago

Aussie Attorney General Says Gamers Are Scarier Than Biker Gangs

R3coiler More attractive to women? (409 comments)

As a gamer, does being scarier than a biker gangster make me that much more attractive to women?

more than 4 years ago

Iran Suspends Google's Email Service

R3coiler Motto (436 comments)

Google's motto: Don't be evil.
Iran's motto: If it isn't evil, ban it.

more than 4 years ago

GIMP 2.8 Will Sport a Redesigned UI

R3coiler I can't wait until. . . (401 comments)

I can't wait until they make a GIMP app for the Ipad. Then I can do some smudgey finger painting on the go!

more than 4 years ago

Canadian Prime Minister Loses To Onion Ring

R3coiler And we should care why? (3 comments)

Does the idea of who has more Facebook fans mean anything? Wake me up if the onion ring ever starts overtaking Harper in the preelection polls.

more than 4 years ago


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