Fake Engine Noise Is the Auto Industry's Dirty Little Secret
Unless you're blind, or happen to be looking the other way when the drunk in a prius bears down on you. Which is why some sort of fake engine noise will eventually be mandated (if it hasn't been already).
Once a car is going more than 10 to 15 the tyre / road noise is way louder than the engine unless the car is a "sports" car. So adding noises to Prius / Tesla doesn't make much sense.
Time Dilation Drug Could Let Heinous Criminals Serve 1,000 Year Sentences
Imprisoning criminals is trying to do a few things:
* punishment for the criminal
* deterrent for would-be criminals
* protecting the public from re-offence
* rehabilitation of prisoners
Drugs could be used in all these areas?
Ask Slashdot: How To Allow Test Takers Internet Access, But Minimize Cheating?
Force them through a logged proxy, and tell them if they cheat they'll get zero.
Schizophrenia Experiences and Suggestions?
> The average /. reader is an idiot.
This is possible, most are yanks, I guess :-)
> Half of /. readers are below average.
This does not follow, try this sample of IQs
Average is 104.5, only 10% of the sample is
You are below average :-)
The term you are looking for is median, I think.
I have also heard that 80% of guys think they are above average at sport, which is also possible.
> Are you scared yet?