Physicists Test Symmetry Principle With an Antimatter Beam
Anyone else read that and hear Charlie Brown's teacher in their heads?
NSA and GHCQ Employing Shills To Poison Web Forum Discourse
Governments have been doing this for a very long time, the only difference now is the media in which it is delivered.
Previously it was the newspaper and radio, now it is the Internet. Playbook stayed the same.
I'd prefer military fiction books that are ...
I prefer military fiction books that are set on fire.
Then again, I just to watch the world burn.
Anti-GMO Activists Win Victory On Hawaiian Island
"I'd love to see the natural way that potatoes would breed with jellyfish to get the genes to glow when they need to be watered."
Sounds like a great plot line for a B horror movie, mind if I use it?
Juno Needs Radio Amateurs!
E.T. Phone Home, but only use Morse code please.
Boeing Turning Old F-16s Into Unmanned Drones
There goes the mystique of a fighter pilot.
Now any fat guy in shorts and sandals can belly up to the controls.
Wahoo, I have a new job career!
DoD Declassifies Flu Pandemic Plan Containing Sobering Assumptions
I prefer the swine flu over the bird flu.
Bacon tastes so much better coming back up.
Ask Slashdot: Preventing Snowden-Style Security Breaches?
Ultimately you cant prevent this.
The biggest deterrent is the thought of making big rocks into little rocks at Leavenworth for the rest of your life.
Snowden needs to get ready to make a lot of little rocks.
2 Men Accused of Trying To Make X-Ray Weapon
Why go through all the work of building a death ray? Why not just hand out free cell phones?
Feds Drop CFAA Charges Against 'Hacker' Who Exploited Poker Machines
I would worry more about being taken out into the back alley and having my legs broken.
Casinos don't like people winning their money.
He was lucky to only be arrested.
North Korean Missile Raised To Firing Position, Says US Official
Anyone else expecting the launch to end with the rocket tip opening up with a giant clown flag that says "Kaboom!!!!!!!!!!!!"
With multiple exclamation marks because they wanted a really big boom.
Ask Slashdot: How To Stay Ahead of Phone Tracking ?
Even taking out the battery doesn't work anymore. The NSA has mandated that a small hidden backup battery be installed in every new phone to keep the GPS tracking on.
I used to wear tinfoil hats, but I found they didn't offer enough protection. Now I wear lead foil hats, much better.
Live Tweeting the Symphony?
Why would kids go to a concert when they can just wait for the torrent to download?
If they are too cheap to spend $.99 for a song, why do you think they would shell out $25+ for a Symphony ticket?
Local Emergency Alert System Hacked, Warns Dead Rising From Graves
Have you been to a sporting goods store lately? With Obama's talking about banning guns, the shelves are picked clean.
To hell with the gun store, raid the doomsday people's gun collection!
Of the Love of Oldtimers - Dusting Off a Sun Fire V1280 Server
Sun processors always made great toaster ovens. With 12 you should be able to bake a pizza or a nice roast.
I would write a cookbook, "Putting a SPARC back into your cooking"
Then I would port Android to the Sun4u platform.
The Coming Wave of In-Dash Auto System Obsolescence
Anyone who has a Ford Sync system knows it is completely useless brand new.
Internet Providers To Begin Warning Customers Who Pirate Content
I wonder if you paid the fee, then were exonerated. Could you sue (say in small claims court) for wrongful accusations and ask for compensation of the $35 back?
If a person could sue in small claims court, that would really screw with a company. Most likely they would not show up and it would be a default judgement.
The you could threaten to put a lien on their property, essentially extorting them!
The Pirate Bay Launches Free VPN
Lets theorize about a food replicator that can only copy food, it can not create new food. Kind of like a copying machine, it cant create new pages with text on them, only copy pages that already have text on them.
So if you were a grocer and you sold food, people could come in and make copies of the food in your store without paying anything.
By your analogy that should be perfectly legal, they haven't stole anything, you still have the food in your store.
How long would you be in business if you never sold anything? Why would you stock anything if it did not sell?
A physical is object is easy to comprehend, even a child can understand. Digital and the ability to easily copy something is a tougher concept. You are not stealing and object, just removing the potential to make money from an object. It is a poor business model to make products for free.
Obama Finally Beats Bieber Fever According To Klout
It will be a sad day when politicians pander Bieber for a political endorsement.
It will be even a sadder day Bieber endorsement makes a difference.
Open Millions of Hotel Rooms With Arduino
Like the old saying goes, locks only keep honest people out.
If someone wants to get into something, given enough time and resources there is nothing that will keep them out.
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