NASA Downgrades Asteroid-Earth Collision Risk
No worries, Daniel, O'Neil, Sam and Tiel'c will take care of it.
ISS Launches First Permanent Node of "Interplanetary Internet"
Perhaps with this, the astronauts will finally be able to download some codecs so they can watch DVDs on the space station.
Stoned Wallabies Make Crop Circles
Are we just reposting stories from FARK and a day late? How is this news for nerds or stuff that matters.
Can Video Game Accessibility Go Too Far?
This is more symptomatic of the rising ubiquity of on-line play than the degradation of the medium. In the past, beating the game was the only verifiable accomplishment and source for bragging rights. These days, with XBox achievements, PS3 trophies and whatnot - there is much more fine structure to what you accomplish in a game.
It is fine if there is a self-play option for the first-time gamers, as long as there are hard modes and special challenges for experienced gamers to show off their skills with.
Panasonic Begins To Lock Out 3d-Party Camera Batteries
Haven't Panasonic learned anything from Sony's collection of examples of what not to do if you want to keep your position as a market leader?
Could We Beam Broadband Internet Into Iran?
TOR is not exactly broadband, capping at 9600 baud. The main issue with it, however is how easy it is to radiolocate ham radios (which is what one would be using for TOR in Iran). Once the government get wind of this, it would be like painting a target on your house.
Who is your favorite fictional doctor?
Don't play games with me! You just killed someone I like and that is not a safe place to stand! I'm the Doctor, and you're in the biggest library in the Universe. Look me up.