top Some Windows XP Users Can't Afford To Upgrade
But when the tires cost 10k you might expect many truck drivers to go on using their old tires. The point is how to reduce the cost for these people.
about a year and a half ago
top Meteorites Brought Ingredients of Life To Earth
Meh, some of the ingredients of life are also spread by me
top Robotic Hands Grip Without Fingers
Congratulations gentlemen, we are now in the first steps of building the giant cat robot.
top Doctors Save Premature Baby Using Sandwich Bag
One of my high school girlfriends had the idea to use a sandwich bag and a hair tie as a prophylactic in the absence of a condom one Saturday afternoon.
Hope you weren't her brother.
This is Slashdot you insensitive clod!
top Largest Simulated Cyber Attack To Date
Hope they don't create a self-aware SkyNet
top The Ancient Computers Powering the Space Race
I see everyone saying that old technology is 'sufficient' to do the job and that it is reliable. If reliability is such an issue, don't we have redundancy for that? Isn't anyone thinking of the potential of having state of the art technology? Use the processing power for the AI or something.
top Self-Powered Parts Are the Future
Doesn't anyone else thinks that this is like a energy sucking vampire? If it takes it's energy from body heat, then the body needs to produce more to make up for the loss.
top Caltech Makes Flexible, 86% Efficient Solar Arrays
My gawds, I thought I saw indecent light somewhere there. Sigh.
top Avoiding a Digital Dark Age
With the fast pcs nowadays you could only finish QFG 4 with a thief and you can't complete the initiation in QFG3 with a fighter.
top Avoiding a Digital Dark Age
I would really love to see the expression on their faces when they find that Rick Roll video.
top Real-Life Equivalents of Video Game Weapons
If they can't even make sharks with lasers how can they even hope for rail guns, tesla coils and plasma rifles?
top Why Time Flies By As You Get Older
If it is phycological that means I just need to change my way of thinking right? Right? Right? Come on... why isn't anyone answering me?
top Why Has No One Made a Great Gaming Phone?
Play and talk at the same time? Don't need to pause the game you're on, just hit a button somewhere to answer it.
As long as the games does not have voice recognition then we're fine. Still... there is a risk of blurting out conversations in the game especially while playing RPG.
top A Case For the Necessity of Science Fiction
Oh yes, it is very necessary indeed. A lightsaber has become a necessity in the situation the world is currently in. Wonder how does a lightsaber fare against bullets... hmmm...
top Scientists To Breed the Auroch From Extinction
I for one welcome our new bio-engineered bovine overlords.
top Intel Says Brain Implants Could Control Computers By 2020
Dammit! Why does the browser always brings me to pron sites? I wasn't even thinking of it. I swear!
top The Jet Fighter Laser Cannon
Could a mirror deflect a laser cannon blast? Or should we just stick to the more conventional deflector shields? Full power to shields!
top Evolution's Path May Lead To Shorter, Heavier Women
Men and women should have evolved to look extremely beautiful. Reproductive fitness is no good without reproduction.