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Ask Slashdot: Science Books For Middle School Enrichment?

fuo Pluto (203 comments)

How I Killed Pluto And Why it Had It Coming The story of pluto's deplanetification from the guy who did it... It's non-fiction, but still a very entertaining read. Includes history of planet discoveries and similar demotions that have happened in the past.

about a year and a half ago

Ask Slashdot: Best Science-Fiction/Fantasy For Kids?

fuo Harry Potter in space (726 comments)

Ender's Game.

more than 2 years ago

Google Books Makes a Word Cloud of Human History

fuo Re:I call BS (127 comments)

I agree. Something is obviously wrong with it because the results for "ninja,pirate" and "vi,emacs" cannot possibly be correct.

more than 3 years ago

Your Feces Is a Wonderland of Viruses

fuo Obviously a bogus test... (211 comments)

fecal samples from four sets of Missouri-born female identical twins and their mothers

Impossible. It's common knowledge that girls don't pewp.

more than 4 years ago

Scrabble To Allow Proper Nouns

fuo Re:Acronyms (377 comments)

Agreed. I was very upset when my play of XOR was successfully challenged :(

more than 4 years ago

Bill To Ban All Salt In Restaurant Cooking

fuo Nails are dangerous too... (794 comments)

I stepped on a nail once when I was a kid... It hurt.

They should pass a law that makes it illegal for carpenters to use nails so this never happens to another innocent child.

more than 4 years ago

Spray-On Liquid Glass

fuo Re:winshield repair? (293 comments)

Probably not... unless you don't mind having having only 15 to 30 atoms between you and the outside world.

more than 4 years ago

Doom-Like Video Surveillance For Ports In Development

fuo Re:make it more doom-like (56 comments)

no. there were no railguns in Doom. plasma guns maybe tho

more than 4 years ago

Baby Chicks Have Innate Mathematical Skills

fuo Re:Alternate hypothesis (184 comments)

It also doesn't way what order everything was done in... If there are 3 balls behind screen A and 2 balls behind Screen B and they moved the 3rd ball to screen A last, then maybe the chick just went to the LAST ball it saw move.

more than 5 years ago

'w00t' Named 2007 Word of the Year

fuo Re:Opps... (244 comments) works well too

more than 6 years ago


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