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NASA Finds Family of Habitable Planets

blankoboy Great!! So..... (184 comments)

can we stop killing each other and focus on space exploration now? For all you corporate types: I am sure there are plenty of diamonds, gold, oil and other fantastic elements on these planets.

more than 3 years ago

Thunderstorms Proven To Create Antimatter

blankoboy Ride the lightning? (153 comments)

I am wondering if there might be some way we can use lightning to launch spacecraft or other vehicles/matter into orbit?

more than 3 years ago

Military Bans Removable Media After WikiLeaks Disclosures

blankoboy Re:horse (346 comments)

Put the condom on after you got her knocked up...

more than 3 years ago

PS3 With 3.50 Firmware Jailbroken Without Downgrade

blankoboy Re:2:40 minues of my life I'll never have back aga (195 comments)

Are you kidding. I love listening to overweight guys breath heavily while playing one-handedly with their game controller with a completely out of focus shaky cam. 10/10!!

more than 3 years ago

PC Gaming 'a Generation Ahead' of Consoles, Says Crytek Boss

blankoboy Control scheme is the reason (412 comments)

I have said it before and I'll say again: a keyboard and mouse is far superior to a simplistic gamepad in most types of games (platforming aside). I cannot even bother to pick up a game pad for an FPS as it is to sad an experience. This will never change.

more than 3 years ago

Workers Poisoned Making Touchscreen Hardware

blankoboy Hazardous materials (nano-particles)? (260 comments)

This is something I have wondered about for quite some time. Apple's touch displays are coated with a polymer that contains nano-particles which are meant to prevent skin oils from sticking to the glass thus making them "finger print resistant". They call it an "oleophobic" coating. As many owners of these devices will be aware, the coating wears away after many months of use from constant touching, tapping and swiping. What I want to know is, when this film wears away where are these nano particles going? With the pressure of fingers being rubbed against these surfaces I would imagine that it goes directly into the skin. If so, I would then imagine that this would be a potential health hazard for the end users as well. I have yet to see any scientific analysis of this but perhaps I am talking crazy. Either way, I would like to hear some opinions from folks with more knowledge in this area.

more than 3 years ago

Pirate Electrician Supplied Power To 1,500 Homes

blankoboy More power to him! (373 comments)

Get it?

more than 3 years ago

First Human-Powered Ornithopter

blankoboy Misread that... (250 comments)

I thought, on first glance, that it said 'fapping' and didn't even bat an eye. Thank you Internet.

more than 3 years ago

Microsoft Explains Mystery Firefox Extension

blankoboy Re:This made things worse (142 comments)

And this is exactly (also WGA) why I am leaving the Windows platform. It has been a long ride with Bill Gates since W3.11 but I am done. I am leaving for greener pastures and never coming back.

more than 4 years ago

MINI-ITX and the Future of PC Case Design?

blankoboy Mac Mini... (164 comments)

I'm no Mac fanboy but I find it sad that we still don't have anything in the PC realm that comes near the sexiness of the Mac Mini. I sit beside my hulking full ATX case and stare at my wife's desk with envy.

more than 4 years ago

Study Claims $41.5 Billion In Portable Game Piracy Losses Over Five Years

blankoboy Pirated games != lost sales (316 comments)

If I download 100+ Nintendo DS or Sony PSP games, this does not equal 100 lost sales. The same applies to music, movies and anything else. Anyone who thinks otherwise is just smoking a wad of rolled up bills.

more than 4 years ago

Airship Inflated To Create Monster "Stratellite"

blankoboy Re:Airvertising in the near future? (204 comments)

But then it becomes a Geisha selling viagra and penis enlargements.

more than 4 years ago

Airship Inflated To Create Monster "Stratellite"

blankoboy Airvertising in the near future? (204 comments)

If these huge airships become common place you can bet that it will not be long until we have 'airvertising' similar to what we saw in Bladerunner? I imagine a huge airship with a Geisha commercial plastered on one side.

more than 4 years ago

Ubisoft DRM Problems Remain Unsolved

blankoboy It wasn't a problem for me.... (430 comments)

I didn't give them any money. They can take their DRM and go circle the drain....bye guys.

more than 4 years ago

I Want My GTV

blankoboy GTV on PS3? (198 comments)

So does this mean we'll be seeing GTV coming to PS3? No, of course not, SONY will want to sell us another set top box for extra $$$ and we'll want to work extra hard to pay for it too!

more than 4 years ago

New Call of Duty Titles Announced, Fired Devs Sue For Name

blankoboy Re:Mother Fluckers. (134 comments)

Well said and to that I add: I will never purchase another Activision published game again. I have better things to do than support money grubbing assholes. Fuck that.

more than 4 years ago


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