Experiment Shows People Exposed To East German Socialism Cheat More
The latest book by Steven Pinker, The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined sets out the mechanisms and the reasons why this is the case. If you want the short answer ...
Is the Software Renaissance Ending?
Why do we call it race top the bottom and we are sad when we are talking cost of software but we call it economies of scale when we buy hardware and we are happy ?
The First Person Ever To Die In a Tesla Is a Guy Who Stole One
They are just covering up that he died in an ambulance. I vote that we take these dangerous ambulances off the road as to many people seem to die in them after a police chase or a road crash.
15-Year-Old Developing a 3D Printer 10x Faster Than Anything On the Market
Which means you are average unless you are as shocked as the proverbial US president that was surprised to hear that a full half of the US population has lower than average IQ
Study: Global Warming Solvable If Fossil Fuel Subsidies Given To Clean Energy
Well ... people have a "green" conscious but a non-green wallet. Bumping up the cost of fuel will mean reduction in their standard of living. That may not go down well.
The Higgs Boson Should Have Crushed the Universe
You do know you can single handedly make that happen but I do recommend against it. Life is such a nice thing to have
Getting the Most Out of the Space Station (Before It's Too Late)
How come the US didn't think the same thing ? You see the US is the one handing out sanctions left right and center and pushing it's allied to follow suit. Europe should not worry, the US will find gas for them ... sure will.
US Marshals Seize Police Stingray Records To Keep Them From the ACLU
Even better, if enough people approve this as an acceptable tower then it is approved. Welcome to p2p authentication.
Autonomous Car Ethics: If a Crash Is Unavoidable, What Does It Hit?
That is not possible. I can see it in the court case. You had tge capacity to choose, yet you chose not to choose and my daughter is dead.
Death Wish Meets GPS: iPhone Theft Victims Confronting Perps
Chill guys, the Police can do whatever you ask. All you have to do is pay more taxes. If you want them to retrieve your stolen ipod worth $30 at a cost of $1000 per retrieval, just pay an extra 10-20% of your income a year. It is that simple. In fact if you pay more taxes you don't need door locks either. The police can police your house. You don't need insurance for your car either, the government can step in and pay for accidents as a service to the people. This is not unreasonable, as a people we have to decide where the government stops and we take responsibility, what is the most efficient way to achieve a goal.
Why Microsoft Shouldn't Patch the XP Internet Explorer Flaw
They could always patch it all the way to Vista or maybe even Windows 7 and even 8.x then they will have a modern monoculture.
Or how about Linux release an XP patch that ...
Microsoft/Nokia Deal Closes
So Nokia +30,000 employees = 1/2 Whatsup !!
Why Are We Made of Matter?
Damn .. I was just thinking that halfway through reading the parent post !! Can you even prove that something can be, but have no reason ? I mean can you conclusively prove that a particular mix of matter/antimatter has happened, but there was no reason why it happened ? You can say that the result is random, and you can't come to know it completely due to quantum effects, but can you say that the outcome has no reason why it ended up what it is, no forces of nature shaped it to be what it is.
Why Are We Made of Matter?
All this talk to say ... there may be no reason at all. Is that possible ? Can something to be but not have reason ?
Google Project Ara Design Will Use Electro-Permanent Magnets To Lock In Modules
I have an idea I should consider patenting, but I can't help myself
An interchangeable battery !!
Operation Wants To Mine 10% of All New Bitcoins
Same goes for bitcoin. There is so much of it to go around ... just like Gold, although we know how many bitcoins there are.
There are miners and there are non miners. You are a non-miner.
Russians Take Ukraine's Last Land Base In Crimea
Actually Clinton with Kosovo and Bush with Iraq made Crimea small fry.
NSA Hacked Huawei, Stole Source Code
Tell us what you know !!! Information wants to be free
The $100,000 Device That Could Have Solved Missing Plane Mystery
Tell that the the families of passengers on Flight MH370.
Why, would that somehow bring them back to life?
Did the families die as well !!
Eric Schmidt, Jared Cohen Say Google Data Now Protected From Gov't Spying
I am sure that his whole industry is based on provable metrics. So the prood is in the pudding my friend ... how can we know what you claim is true. 'pretty sure' does not go very far.
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