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Carnivorous Clock Eats Bugs

pickle_in_being Powered by bugs? (197 comments)

Then what keeps the fly paper strap turning? Does that also works on power extracted from bugs?
I assume that the clock itself doesn't know when there are bugs on the fly paper, so the fly paper strap has to keep moving constantly.
And all of this works on the power of one or several bugs?

Impressive if it's true...

more than 5 years ago
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The State of Munich's Ongoing Linux Migration

pickle_in_being Nice wake up! (203 comments)

I love good news in the morning!!

more than 5 years ago
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Tokyo's Cat Cafes

pickle_in_being I'd wish (5 comments)

I'd wish that every Cafe would be a Cat5 cafe, where you can plug in your laptop to have instant internet acces! Every seat comes with a cable!

more than 5 years ago
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Shuttleworth Says Ubuntu Can't Just Be Windows

pickle_in_being Re:Well, not quite... (710 comments)

I ran WinXP on a 300 mHz Pentium2 machine with 4 bars of 32 MB EDO Ram. (128 MB total) 8 MB VGA RAM (2x Matrox 4MB vga cards linked with a wire)

It ran smoothly, without issues.

more than 5 years ago
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Copyright Lobby Targets "Pirate Bay For Books"

pickle_in_being Lending books (356 comments)

I am going to lend a friend a book today, just for the sake of doing so. It may not be possible anymore within a given amount of time.

more than 5 years ago
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Ballmer, IBM Surprised By Oracle-Sun Deal

pickle_in_being Re:I Feel His Pain (324 comments)

I know most of the lyrics, should I be shot in my right foot?

more than 5 years ago
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The Real Story Behind Gaming Addiction

pickle_in_being Re:Bring on the scientists (300 comments)

''The article (thankfully) mentions the probable underlying mental illnesses that contribute to these sorts of crimes, whereas the Jack Thompsons of the world see games as the cause of crime, rather than as a changeable variable that could have been television, film, a newspaper, food, a car, a curfew, and so on.'' The changeable variable could be PEANUT BUTTER! In every criminal residence you may find games, but you will find peanut butter!

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Conficker Downloads Payload

pickle_in_being april fools? (273 comments)

I think it would have been more logical for conficker to download it's payload on the 1st of April itself, so that people would take the threat less serious.

more than 5 years ago

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