top PETA Is Not Happy That Google Used a Camel To Get a Desert "StreetView"
"leave camels out of its activities altogether." If not being herded around in the desert, handled by camel herders, then what are camels for? Advertising smokes I guess. And more importantly, won't somebody please think of the dromedaries?
top Death Valley's Sailing Stones Caught In the Act
I liked it when rocks took thousands of years to be nudged around by hunks of ice. These new rocks are pushovers.
top Firing a Laser Into Your Brain Could Help Beat a Drug Addiction
"I don't know where you get your delusions, laser brain." - Leia
Well, now we know Han was trying to kick and lasers were his methadone.
.. And, from the footer on /. right now..
"It's easier to take it apart than to put it back together. -- Washlesky"
about a year and a half ago
top Google Is Serious, Chrome 13 Hides URL Bar
There are similar add-ons for Chrome, but
Vimperator on Firefox is fabulous for my needs. Everything else looks a cluttered, redundant mess. I am despise the URL bar.
top The Simpsons Reviewed For Unsuitable Nuclear Jokes
Humor is rooted in pain and suffering.
Story at 11. and 11. and 11.
top DoD Leads In Federal Open Source Usage
No where does the source article correlate the statistics to "passing" or not. The editorial article does.
Said differently, only one-third of agencies and departments evaluated received a passing grade"
"Said differently" being the key phrase.
top What To Do When Broadband is Not An Option?
You may be on a north-facing hillside, but perhaps you have a neighbor that has the appropriate aspect to pick up satellite, in line-of-sight to you, by way of which you could pay for satellite to his location (for the use of his property/power he gets to share your broadband), and then construct a wireless bridge to your location?