In-Game Advertising Makes Games Better?
Instead I play games that are deliberately non-realistic, where I can get shot 10,000 times, eat some food, and miraculously heal.
"Instead I play games that are deliberately non-realistic, where I can get shot 10,000 times, eat some McDonalds, and miraculously heal."
Front Row Seats To NASA's Lunar Impact
So what you're saying is that we need to bomb Mars?
The Kafka-esque Nightmare of Palm App Submission
But how else am I going to multiply the check amount by 15%??
It's not like I can punch N * .15 into any calculator and get the right answer...right?
Panasonic 3D TV Does Not Disappoint
Couldn't they couple this with the up and coming "long(er) distance" wireless electric induction technology to set up some sort of power transmitter under your couch/bed/recliner/movie style seating so that you wouldn't ever have to keep it charged or worry about batteries?
Cryptographic Tools To Keep You Hidden On Facebook
Maybe you shouldn't post every detail of your life on a website.
the tool assures its users that sensitive data stays private, Hengartner says. "If you have a particular illness, you might want to allow only your friends to see that
What ever happened to calling people?
Japan Plans $21B Space Power Plant
In this case, it's a terrible sign that the Japanese are so fed up with investing in the US that they now see hurling money into space as a better alternative.
Yeah, but we all know that SpaceYen is way better than Regular Yen.
Gardeners Told to Give Exhausted Bees an Energy Drink
Do you even know what electrolytes are?
...its what bees crave!
Breakthrough in Electricity-Producing Microbe
Well if you broke it down completely, energy is never created or destroyed, it only changes states. So all the energy that will ever exist was created at the beginning of the universe and is simply stored in different states.
And all energy is atomic energy, the difference comes in how we decide to extract that energy.
China Bans Shock Treatment For Internet Addiction
The hospital drew wide media coverage in recent months after Internet users claiming to have received the treatment wrote in blogs and forums
So the internet addicted patients used the internet to complain about the problems with the internet addiction treatment?
FCC Reserves the Right To Search Your Home, Any Time
...Texas' "Castle" doctrine, I reserve the right to shoot them as they walk up the footpath.
UK Possibly Exploring "Google Tax"
Couldn't Google et al just block the UK instead of paying the tax?
I wonder what would happen if the entire island was unable to access any search engines.
"Apple Tax" Report Backfires On Microsoft
Also, your average non-geek doesn't care about an apple tax or linux, they see all the "cool" things you can do on an apple machine so they go out and buy one.
Lets not forget that there are a bunch of people out there who call the Nintendo Wii "Nintendo Sports" and aren't even aware you can buy different games for it.
Nintendo To Take On Apple With DSi App Store
The DS Lite Plus Single Core 2 Duo?
Amazon Uses DMCA To Restrict Ebook Purchases
Star Trek Fragrances
Be the first to get shot down in flames with Red Shirt cologne!
At the Bar:
Tiberius: Look at those women, my...god, I'll...need a...wingman. Red Shirt, accompany my away team.
Red Shirt: Aw Crap.
The Presidential Portrait Goes Digital
That would be "turns Blackberries into iPhones," if you were going to stick with the whole Jesus "water to wine," thing.
Looks like someone failed the English part of the SAT.
Lexus To Start Spamming Car Buyers In Their Cars
Scene: Inside Lexus Car
Driver: (turns on ignition, car starts)
Lexus: Good morning Driver 1, thank you for choosing lexus. Today's commute is brought to you by McDonalds, why don't you stop in on your way to work and get a McGriddle and McCoffee?
Driver: (backs out of driveway, heads down the road) No thanks car, It'll just be to work and back today.
Lexus: (tone of car changes to be deeper and more aggressive) I'm afraid I can't let you do that Driver 1. (car auto steers to nearest McDonalds, forces driver to purchase McGriddle and McCoffee)
New Photos of SpaceX's Falcon 9 Assembly
Let me know when they get around to making a Falcon Punch!
Ballmer Ordered To Testify In 'Vista Capable' Case
Wrong, this is classic bait and switch.
You bait them with pretty pictures and a new user interface, then you switch it out with something that looks and feels just like XP. Even their new marketing campaign (mojave) pushes the UI with the "participants" talking about how great everything looks. I have yet to see a vista commercial that talks about the technical merits of the operating system, because your average user doesn't understand or care about indexed search or file systems etc.
Halliburton Applies For Patent-Trolling Patent
So either Halliburton wants to kill trade secrets by forcing everyone to patent their idea or risk having their idea patented behind their back...
or, they are patenting the method of stealing trade secrets so that they won't have to worry about patenting their own ideas anymore.
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