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Scientists Race To Develop Livestock That Can Survive Climate Change

aduchate Screw the feedback loop (291 comments)

So the basic idea is : Cows produce methane that participates to the global warming. But because cows might not survive the climate change, we are going to create super-cows than are immune to this self-regulating mechanism instead of let's say switch to bugs.

Really sounds like a great idea.

I imagine that when we have really screwd the climate for us, we will have to come up with genetically engineered human beings that will drive heavily modified cars that are working OK when it's 60C.

about 8 months ago
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Low-Power Home Linux Server?

aduchate VIA Nano + Linux on CF + Green WD 1 TB (697 comments)

I would probably go for a VIA Nano mini ITX platform with Linux installed on a Compact Flash and a Green 1 or 2 TB WD hard drive with aggressive sleep settings.

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more than 5 years ago
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Curved Laser Beams Could Help Tame Lightning

aduchate Practical Use (184 comments)

Two words:

Laser Saber

The Star Wars RPG explains this is the way laser sabers are supposed to work.

more than 5 years ago
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Apple Unveils New Macbook

aduchate Re:Any colour you like (986 comments)

Because in this case it would compete too directly with the macbook pro line. Plus, Apple always seems to speculate on the irrationnal need some people have to spend the extra money for the useless feature that makes it cool. Black in this case. I have strictly no problem with Apple trying to make extra money with the very psychological exclusive black "high" end macbook as long as the low end is feature full (read dual core instead of single core, iSight included,...).

more than 8 years ago

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