'Accidental' Siberian Mummies Part of Mysterious Ancient Arctic Civilization
My ancestors were very cool and died in all kinds of crazy places, but can't take credit for this. The viking age ended around 1050, and the jewelry pictured is not Scandinavian.
Study Finds US Is an Oligarchy, Not a Democracy
AFTER A LONG STRUGGLE YOU ARE DEFEATED
0 MEN HAVE BEEN KILLED
0 WEAPONS HAVE BEEN DESTROYED
PRESS C TO CONTINUE
YOUR REIGN AS TYRANT IS OVER
YOU SURVIVED 0 MONTHS
I think there's something missing in your walkthrough.
Isolated Tribes Die Shortly After We Meet Them
Because living in a "stone age" society is generally much healthier than living in a 1st world country. Also, more spare time - which isn't wasted on TV or the internet. (hunter-gatherer-people do not spend all their time looking for food, that's a common myth)
The downside is lack of medical treatment and vulnerability to external factors such as weather.
NASA Halts Non-ISS Work With Russia Over Ukraine Crisis
> No, they didn't, but it was obvious to everybody and clear from history that the USA wasn't interested in
> annexing Iraq into US territory. So the comparison to what Russia has done with part of Ukraine is a false one.
True, Putin can at least claim he is protecting Russians (and might even believe it), the US-Iraq wars were just about controlling the oil.
> USA has taken territory it could have just kept for itself,
Eh... This is not a game of Risk.
> But we don't do that, and haven't acted like an imperial power, increasing our borders
> though military force, for a LONG time.
Again, this is not Risk. Please go to the library and look up the concept of Imperialism, it does in no way have to involve annexing territories - controlling countries through puppet governments (Iraq, for example) is how it's done since at least the 18th century.
They're Reading Your Mail: Microsoft's ToS, Windows 8 Leak, and Snooping
> That's right. He owns the house. And guess what. A landlord can go into your apartment without your permission also.
Perhaps in Somalia and North Korea, it doesn't work like that in most other countries.
VLC Finally Launches App For Windows 8
What's V-Sync and how is VLC useless if everything I play in it looks great?
Ask Slashdot: What Games Are You Playing?
I can't seem to let go of it. Bought Civ5 when it came out, worthless dumbed-down failure. That was the last time I bought a game without trying a copy from TPB first
#2: World of Tanks - the only MMO I've never stuck with for more than a few days.
#3: Crusader Kings II. Medieval strategy, last decent game from Paradox.
Apart from those I sometimes boot up Colonization (dos), Defender of the Crown (C64), Last Ninja 2 (C64), North & South (Amiga). All modern games offered on piratebay are extremly f'ing boring. BF4 - boring. Skyrim - boring. Assassins Creed 4 - boring. Gta 4 - boring.
Looking forward to Elite: Dangerous though.
German Domain Registrar Liable For Copyright Infringement
That might be how it works in some... countries, but in a civilized society (Germany?) it's not enough with random requests or notifications to shut down something even if it's "obvious", without a court order. The registrar (and the webhost) is not a court of law. If they passed it on to the owner of the site, and the owner of that site for whatever reason didn't agree and didn't remove the material, then it should be decided by a court.
This case might be black and white (no idea, never visited h33t.com), but most cases are not, and it's therefore not up to the registrar or the host to shut down anything.
I work for a large European webhost, every time I get some shutdown request or ridicolous DMCA-blaha from someone in a country ruled by copyright holders, I just tell them stop bothering us and report the actual owner of the site to the police (in whatever country the siteowner lives in), if it's really copyright infringement.
CERN Wants a New Particle Collider Three Times Larger Than the LHC
No section for discussions, but at least news for nerds.
How Weather Influences Global Warming Opinions
If you think Stalin or Mao were motivated by atheism, then perhaps you also think that Hitler invaded Poland because he was a vegetarian? Or because he wasn't a buddhist?
It's Official: Registrars Cannot Hold Domains Hostage Without a Court Order
They are either real domains pointing to somebody's hacked old joomla/oscommerce/cms made simple-site, in which case the problem is with the website. Or if it's a real phishing/malware-domain, it's with 100% certainty ordered with fake user information and a stolen CC, so the registrar/host can simply delete domain (at least that's what we do).
Ask Slashdot: State of the Art In DIY Security Systems?
Please don't even consider Zoneminder (unless you want to develop it). It's hopelessly outdated, has very limited support for modern surveillance cameras, and is more or less useless compared to commercial alternatives. Unfortunately - I really wish there was a good open source alternative
You're better off buying Axis- or Sony-cameras and using their monitoring software.
Ask Slashdot: What Are the Books Everyone Should Read?
> The Odyssey
Just don't grab the greek one by misstake, it's quite boring compared to:
D-Link Patches Critical Vulnerability In Older Routers
Spread it on facebook, twitter etc and they'll do something about it. They don't lift a finger until the marketing department takes notice.
What's wrong with D-Link... well. I worked for D-Link support a long time ago, but it looks like nothing has changed. The people in Taiwan are doing their thing, and there's a lot of layers between them and the end user. I might still be bound by some kind of contract blaha, but one example: they refused to release the gpl'ed firmware sources to customers until I first reported them to the wall of shame on busybox.net, then reported it that my bosses and eventually got them to do something because it looked bad.
Book Review: Digital Outcasts
"Many of us have experimented with what it means to be disabled, by sitting in a wheelchair for a few minutes or putting a blindfold over our eyes."
Er... No. Not all of us smoke whatever you are smoking.
Mozilla's 2012 Annual Report: 90% of Revenue Came From Google
> Mozilla's CTO, Brendan Eich, gets $652,194.
Even if he's a bad CTO, roughly $650 sounds a bit low. Firefox is screwed up, but still somewhat usable and I think he would deserve at least a normal salary.
Britain's Conservatives Scrub Speeches from the Internet
No, I added the robots.txt myself :-\
The domains are still mine, just took them with me to the different webhosts I've been working for.
OTOH, nothing of value has been lost, just wanted to know exactly what I wrote about Seven of Nine 13 years ago.
Britain's Conservatives Scrub Speeches from the Internet
That really sucks. And explains why I've not been able to find older versions of my own websites.
Researchers Dare AI Experts To Crack New GOTCHA Password Scheme
It does matter, a colourblind person (like me) can't see anything but random dots. How can I possibly come up with a description (that I will remember) for random dots?
Facebook Isn't Accepting New Posts, Likes, Comments...
> MY MONITAR WIL NOT TURN ON!!11!!
Please make sure the power cable is plugged in.
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