Time sucked into Netflix or similar, weekly:
...and lunchtime doubly so...
GOP Bill To Outlaw EPA 'Secret Science' That Is Not Transparent, Reproducible
As usual, it's not about the message. The message is a good idea. It's the constantly confrontational attitude that makes everyone roll their eyes at the GOP and not take them seriously.
Brazil Orders Google To Hand Over Street View Data
" to access private wi-fi networks"
I seriously doubt it was hacking their networks. If you don't put a password on your wi-fi... it becomes a "public wi-fi network"...
Equipment Failure May Cut Kepler Mission Short
The shuttle had humans on it... Kepler doesn't...
CSS Zen Garden Turns 10
While I am all about digital preservation, this is what archive.org is for, no?
How does opening a site for submissions relate to digital preservation?
I just think CSS is one of those things everyone needs to know something about.
But a site dedicated to raising awareness and providing user-submitted examples of how awesome it can be when used creatively isn't useful...?
Buckyballs Throws In the Towel
My toddler loves playing with them and has never choked on any of them... now if you'll excuse me, I have to go get her off of the refrigerator door...
Scientists Turn Air Into Petrol
cause that having too much air thing was bothering me...
NZ Broke the Law Spying On Kim Dotcom, PM Apologizes
Yes, being from the U.S., this was the part of the story that piqued my interest. An apology from the government? We've never heard of such a thing. In fact if you listen to certain parties in the presidential race, government should never apologize!
Modest Proposal For Stopping Hackers: Get Them Girlfriends
"This guys a hacker, he's in New York, all we have to do is get him laid and we won't have any trouble!"
FDA Cracking Down On X-ray Exposure For Kids
"If companies don't take steps to limit X-ray doses, the agency may require a label on their new equipment recommending it not be used on children."
Seriously...? "If you don't stop irradiating children, we'll put a label on the irradiating machine"??
Ask Slashdot: Movie/Video Search Aggregation?
And on those long trips to colonize other planets they'll need what? Entertainment, that's right. Kudos to the OP for his foresight into this problem and performing the needed research for the benefit of humanity. :P
Activision Blizzard Sued For Patent Infringement Over WoW, CoD
What's wrong with these people at the patent office...? It's not like you have to be Einstein to work there... oh wait...
The Fall of Data Haven Sealand
No one sees the SAS coming.
No, that's the Spanish Inquisition
Engineers Working On Swarm Of Laser Wielding Satellites To Deflect Asteroids
Keep YOUR deity to YOUR self. I'll go with Mal on this, "If someone tries to kill you, you kill 'em right back..."
Engineered Stomach Microbe Converts Seaweed Into Ethanol
So... how long until this microbe gets into the wild and we end up with an ocean of ethanol...?
German Prostitutes Must Feed Meter To Walk Street
The 7th grader in me thinks that could not be more appropriate...
Man Tries to Patent His "Godly Powers"
I would wager any amount of soylent green that it is approved
Why the New Guy Can't Code
What metric do you use to determine which candidates will make good junior developers?
Death match. Two applicants enter, one junior developer leaves...
Why Does the US Cling To Imperial Measurements?
We like plenty of french things: french fries, french toast, mayonnaise, calculators, batteries, etc.. We just don't like French people much... :)
The Nintendo 3DS, Headaches, and Bad Journalism
...it's nice to know that it isn't just the american media that can't find someone of reasonable intelligence to write their articles.
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