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UCLA Biologists Delay the Aging Process In Fruit Flies

khr Old Saying (82 comments)

Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a banana.

4 days ago

Mushroom-Like Deep Sea Organism May Be New Branch of Life

khr Re:Recipe? (64 comments)

First you cover it in oil

Does BP even drill in those parts of the ocean?

about two weeks ago

Egypt's Oldest Pyramid Is Being Destroyed By Its Own Restoration Team

khr Re:a shame but... (246 comments)

Size does matter

That's only when the your ally is not the Force.

about two weeks ago

Ask David Saltzberg About Being The Big Bang Theory's Science Advisor

khr Re:Do Penny's boobs defy gravity? (226 comments)

You're not a geek or a nerd. You're a perv.

Those don't have to be mutually exclusive.

about two weeks ago

Coffee Naps Better For Alertness Than Coffee Or Naps Alone

khr Time Management (133 comments)

If you've got time to nap, you've got time for more work.

about two weeks ago

Put A Red Cross PSA In Front Of the ISIS Beheading Video

khr Video Beheading (300 comments)

But if there was some PSA at the beginning of the video, wouldn't people simply edit it to chop that off, then redistribute it?

Then it would accomplish little.

about three weeks ago

It's Easy To Hack Traffic Lights

khr What would happen? (144 comments)

My home town only has one traffic light (and didn't get a left turn lane until after I moved away). I wonder what sort of damage hackers could do with that... Chaos where US 101 meets highway 34....

about three weeks ago

Your Phone Can Be Snooped On Using Its Gyroscope

khr Hiding the phone... (96 comments)

the gyroscopes integrated into smartphones were sensitive enough to enable some sound waves to be picked up, transforming them into crude microphones

Yeah, that's why I always stick my phone inside an empty potato chip bag when I'm talking to someone...

about three weeks ago

Researchers Make Fruit Flies Perform Aerobatics Like Spitfire Pilots

khr The old saying... Updated... (51 comments)

Time flies like an arrow, magnetized fruit flies like a banana.

about a month ago

Extracting Audio From Visual Information

khr Class and Security (142 comments)

Not only is it classier, but now serving your potato chips in a nice bowl is more secure.

about a month ago

Researchers Design Bot To Conduct National Security Clearance Interviews

khr Liar Paradox (102 comments)

Can you make smoke come of it by saying that everything you say is a lie?

about 2 months ago

UN Report Finds NSA Mass Surveillance Likely Violated Human Rights

khr Re:The U.N. Finds... (261 comments)

U.N., what a joke...

In the future they'll just turn it into low rent housing anyway.

about 2 months ago

How Japan Lost Track of 640kg of Plutonium

khr 640 kilograms (104 comments)

640 kilograms ought to be enough for anyone.

about 2 months ago

US Arrests Son of Russian MP In Maldives For Hacking

khr Re:Hm... (176 comments)

Since when did the US got power to arrest people in Maldives?

It looks like they took that power on July 5th.

about 2 months ago

The Internet of Things Comes To Your Garden

khr Re:Costumers! (66 comments)

I hope that Garden Gnome costume isn't too tight around the waist!

It is if they spend too much time gulping Mountain Dew and scarfing down Cheetos while playing MUDs in the garden...

about 2 months ago

Hospitals Begin Data-Mining Patients

khr Anathetic? (162 comments)

Is data mining patients done under local or general anesthetic?

about 3 months ago

Microsoft Won't Bring Back the Start Menu Until 2015

khr Re:flame away, but... (516 comments)

Except for the system requirement of having a touch screen... if you try using Win 8 without a touch screen for long enough you'll smash the screen anyway.

I've had my Windows 8 desktop machine for almost a year now. I tried the touchscreen a few times early on, but I haven't touched it in seven or eight months. There's no need.

In fact, unlike my other touch devices, with hardware and software from other manufacturers, whatever font or display choices Microsoft and Dell made, smudges make it really hard to read the text underneath.

So... Hands off! No touching my screen!

about 3 months ago

Microsoft Won't Bring Back the Start Menu Until 2015

khr Re:flame away, but... (516 comments)

There is no redeeming this pile of shit

Sure there is... It's that my boss gives me money every couple of weeks to do my programming work in it, because his customers use it, and most of his customers' customers use it.

about 3 months ago

You've Got Male: Amazon's Growth Impacting Seattle Dating Scene

khr Re:We need to fix the root cause (315 comments)

My older daughter wants to be a princess when she grows up

Well good luck changing that... I only know one princess and she's a mean, nasty horrible woman.

Actually, she's not a princess anymore, not after India's Independence did away with royalty. She was born a princess of some royal house in Rajasthan just before that. Now she's horribly bitter that she isn't "someone" anymore...

about 3 months ago


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