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Stuxnet Worm Claimed To Be Devastating In Iran

gyranthir Re:So what's the word, people. (390 comments)

For the US, Cuba, Iran, Syria, Libia and a bunch of other countries are under an embargo, where american companies cannot export to them...

more than 4 years ago

Fuel Cell Marvel "Bloom Box" Gaining Momentum

gyranthir obligatory... (562 comments)

Cubert: Your explanations are pure weapons grade balognium. It's all impossible. Professor Farnsworth: Nothing is impossible. Not if you can imagine it. That's what being a scientist is all about. Cubert: No, that's what being a magical elf is all about.

about 5 years ago

Secrets of Schizophrenia and Depression "Unlocked"

gyranthir Re:Downside (334 comments)

Why oh why do I read /. at work? Bursting out laughing in the middle of the cube farm can cause much staring... But either way, if this is real, this could be a boon for many. Especially the young that face this and are being assaulted by their own hormones...

more than 5 years ago

Why Fear the End of the R-Rated Superhero Movie?

gyranthir Re:I can live with it (640 comments)

For some reasons parents don't mind violence,

We are born selfish and violent, lashing out (stomping feet, hitting, biting, scratch, hitting, etc) when we don't get want.

but show one schlong or some boobies, and that makes the movie off limits.

OTOH, we don't even start to become sexual beings until the early teen years. (Later, in cultures that aren't so sex-saturated as the US.)

Pretty screwed up world we live in.

Well, yes, but not for the reason you think.

You've never been outside the US then have you? England after watershed. The rest of Europe all the time. Nudity is kind of a fact of life everywhere but the censor happy US....

more than 5 years ago

Psystar "Definitely Still Shipping" Mac Clones

gyranthir Re:WRONG!! (833 comments)

Stereotypes wouldn't be stereotypes if they didn't have some truth to them.

more than 6 years ago


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