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Biohackers Are Engineering Yeast To Make THC

potscott Hire me! I'm full of regret! (159 comments)

I like stories like this because they make my uid relevant again. Oh to be 19 and picking a random uid while stoned. Too bad you can't change them on a one time basis or something. What a waste of a ~500k UID.

about 6 months ago

Robot Controls Person's Arm To Manipulate Objects

potscott Oblig Zac and Miri - (77 comments)

Sweet - Robot Dutch rudder!

more than 3 years ago

Biofuel Thieves Steal Restaurant Grease

potscott Why does my car smell like french fries... (165 comments)

It's incredibly easy to convert an old VW diesel to run on kitchen grease. The trickiest part is keeping the viscosity down so you can pump it to the engine, but there's plenty of kits out there with in tank heaters for colder regions.

more than 3 years ago

1 MW Cold Fusion Plant Supposedly To Come Online

potscott Twitter feed (828 comments)

According to their twitter feed, it worked:

PESNetwork PES Network, Inc. Q&A just finished; reading of results; 470 kW maintained continuously during self-sustain; customer satisfied; sale made; more later.

more than 3 years ago

California County Bans SmartMeter Installations

potscott Oblig (494 comments)

The ordinance also mentions "significant health questions" raised about "increased electromagnetic frequently radiation (EMF) emitted by the wireless technology in SmartMeters." Reminds of "My neighbors wifi gives me migraines..."

about 4 years ago

Teaching Fifth Graders Engineering

potscott NICE! (156 comments)

I remember the egg drop. We also built bridges out of popsicle sticks, and tested them to see which could hold the most weight. That was the most engineering related hands on project I think I had in all of elementary school.

more than 4 years ago

Affordable and Usable Video Conferencing?

potscott Does it need to be free? (170 comments)

Cisco WebEx seems to fit the bill, although I'm not sure if it'll run on *nix.

about 5 years ago

Spider-Man 4 Scrapped, Franchise Reboot Planned

potscott Too soon. (536 comments)

They should probably leave well enough alone at this point. I personally don't want to go see *another* Spider Man movie, reboot or sequel, for a while. By while I mean years.

about 5 years ago

$300 Sci-Fi YouTube Video Lands $30m Movie Deal

potscott Nice try Slashdot... (315 comments)

...I'm not going to get Rick rolled...

more than 5 years ago

Dad Delivers Baby Using Wiki

potscott Re:Blackberry? (249 comments)

There was, but Apple pulled it after complaints. It was called Shaken Baby or something similar...

more than 5 years ago

Black Screen of Death Not Microsoft's Fault

potscott Really? (583 comments)

Maybe if Windows was a little more impervious to malware, they wouldn't have this problem.

more than 5 years ago

Lichtblick and Volkswagen To Build 'Swarm' Power Plants

potscott Boo. (327 comments)

1.8t > natural gas.

more than 5 years ago

China's New Military Space Stations Coming Soon

potscott Defcon 4! (345 comments)

This reminds me of a cheap 80's movie called Defcon 4. Manned military platform loaded with nukes. Next thing you know, a comet will pass and turn everyone to dust...

more than 5 years ago

Human Rights Court Calls UK DNA Database a 'Breach of Rights'

potscott Re:My complaint about the committee that approves (206 comments)

You lost me at "Phlegmatic cockalorums". Allow me to retort - Before you criticize a man, walk a mile in his shoes. Then you'll be a mile away, and have his shoes.

more than 6 years ago


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