top Why US Mileage Ratings Are So Inaccurate
MPG may not be the most intuitive way to measure fuel efficiency, but it is certainly still linear. 50 MPG actually is 50% less efficient than 75 MPG.
about a year and a half ago
top Judge Approves Settlement In eBook Price-Fixing Case
Lowest cost option is to just buy the paperback (used or new), read it, and sell it back on amazon a month later.
top Lexmark To Exit Inkjet Printer Market
Inkjet prices aren't so bad for those home users that only need to print occasionally. It takes decent volume (and/or time) to make back the difference in start-up costs of a laser in the cases I've seen. Especially if you want access to color printing.
top Mail Service Costs Netflix 20x More Than Streaming
First sale doctrine says they can do whatever they want with the DVDs once they buy them...
top Google To Shut Down 411 Service
I don't think tmobile prepaid blocks this anymore, actually.
top Cutting Umbilical Cord Early Eliminates Stem Cells
Other than personal experience, have you found any studies or other evidence that correlate longer clamp times with jaundice?
top Cell Phones Don't Increase Chances of Brain Cancer
But to make money (directly) you have to offer a dubious protection device after scaring them.
Not if you are a news organization that attracts viewers with scary headlines.
top Ryan Gordon Wants To Bring Universal Binaries To Linux
Could this technology also help binaries to link against multiple versions of standard libraries (glibc, libstdc++)?
top How Nokia Learned To Love Openness
Well, in this case it may have made sense for Nokia. They are a hardware company, so giving away the software for free would not directly harm their income. Other industries won't be convinced so easily (i.e. companies that make money off of selling software to the masses).
top California Requests Stimulus Funding For Bullet Train
I had the joy of riding on the Deutsche Bahn ICE last month for the first time and I agree 100%. It was the one of the most convenient and comfortable public transportation systems I've ever ridden. It would be great if we had a similar alternative to flying here in the US. The incredible ease of boarding (no check-in, security) and connections (5 minute layovers!) left me in awe.
top AIDS Vaccine Is Partially Successful
The sample sizes were not 74 and 51. The sample size of people vaccinated was "more than 16,000 volunteers". 74 and 51 were just the number of people infected, which is still statistically significant. [to what confidence level, I do not know].
top Switching To Solar Power, One Year Later
If you're going to account for re-investment of interim cash flows, shouldn't you compare it to the opportunity cost of not investing the initial $38K to begin with?
top How To Show Code Samples?
I'm with cjb658 on this one. For me, however, it's not that I don't like to code. I would simply rather spend non-work time with family, getting exercise, and enjoying life.
Also, eye strain keeps me from spending too many additional hours at the computer screen if I can avoid it.