Verizon iPhone Rumored For Early Next Year
I loved the sign I saw in a bar once that said "Free Beer Tomorrow!" ;)
Water Main Break Floods Dallas Data Center
Reminds me of the Onion article, Black Guy Asks Nation For Change
Ubuntu Gets a New Visual Identity
Hmmm, so you've never built a site for FedEx or the LA Lakers then?
PA School Spied On Students Via School-Issued Laptop Webcams
paranoia is a healthy adaptation to reality
Hiding From Google
This sounds like a man in the middle attack to me.
University to Evict Man 13 Years After Graduation
take a cooking class - you know he's still in the dorms because he's too lazy to cook for himself.
DARPA Network Challenge Lasts All of 9 Hours
sarchasm - the gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn't get it.
Wikileaks Publishes 500,000 9/11 Pager Messages
A) this is 2001 you're talking about (8 years ago)
B) I know that lots of IT personnel wear pagers since they need to receive one-way messages sent by a machine to report downtime, and you don't really need to respond with "OK, hang on - I'm on my way!"
Making Old Games Look Good On Modern LCDs?
You're right - and I think our roads, military, firefighters, police and water systems are run so poorly that we need to find someone else to run them for us... Only through competition will we have the choice of who to hire to spray water on our houses and chase down the arsonists who did it. I just hope they offer frequent buyer's cards.
How Do You Greet an Extraterrestrial?
c) kinetic energy ... or as Neil Stephenson put it recently in Anathem, "getting rodded".
Download Taxes As a Weapon Against File-Sharing
These are tack-on penalties, like not wearing a seatbelt is to traffic offenses. You're not going to get pulled over for not wearing a seat belt, but if you get pulled over for breaking the speed limit and the cop doesn't like your attitude, they'll tack on the "no seatbelt" penalty as well.
So if you're in the slammer for some crime, they can tack-on "oh, hey neglected to pay taxes for his ill-begotten gains".
Spammers Say the Darndest Things
I thought this was uniquely funny
Juror Tweets Could Create Mistrial
I think there's a reason they call people who send those messages twits.
Network Solutions Under Large-Scale DDoS Attack
Not quite - you're thinking of older versions. Modern versions of Peakflow are teamed with TMS (Threat Management System), which allow you to mitigate DDoS attacks.
From their website, "Surgical Mitigation
Arbor Peakflow SP TMS enables you to automatically detect and surgically remove only the attack traffic while maintaining legitimate business traffic â" thereby ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction."
Tooth Regeneration Coming Soon
I actually cried when my teeth were replaced with money. Miraculously enough, when I woke up in the morning, my tooth was back, and the money had vanished. By some freak luck, I managed to keep all of my baby teeth in a packet after they all fell out... perhaps these will pay off? Who knows?
Scientists Discover Proteins Controlling Evolution
Only if the men with short ones fail to reproduce, so this would be up to the ladies to decide this.