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Pope Francis Declares Evolution and Big Bang Theory Are Right

rherbert Re:Trying hard... (669 comments)

I think they're all done by time travelers.

Water into wine? Kool-aid.

Elijah vs. Baal prophets trying to start wood on fire? Bazooka.

about 3 months ago

A Library For Survival Knowledge

rherbert Foundation (272 comments)

Why don't they just call it the Encyclopedia Galactica like Asimov?

about 3 months ago

2014 Nobel Prize In Physics Awarded To the Inventors of the Blue LED

rherbert Re:More of an "Engineering" Nobel (243 comments)

Engineering is the prostitution of mathematics.

about 4 months ago

NFL Fights To Save TV Blackout Rule Despite $9 Billion Revenue

rherbert Re: Punishes fans? (216 comments)

Chicago is larger than Toronto - 2.7m compared to 2.5m.

about 6 months ago

One-Time Pad From Caltech Offers Uncrackable Cryptography

rherbert Re:Impossible? (192 comments)

What if you drop the glass plate? You're sure to crack it then.

about a year and a half ago

Wrong Fuel Chokes Presidential Limo

rherbert Re:Um... (612 comments)

I doubt you're really an American if you use the word "petrol."

about 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Best Way To Block Noise In a Dorm?

rherbert Re:odd technique (561 comments)

This weird trick also boosts my testosterone.

about 2 years ago

Malware Strikes Apple iOS App Store Again

rherbert Re:This is becoming a trend (94 comments)

Getting an honorary doctorate doesn't mean that people should call him Dr. Jobs.

more than 2 years ago

Google I/O Day Two

rherbert Re:whoopdee doo (46 comments)

You mean like autonomously driving cars?

more than 2 years ago

Man Digs Out Basement Using Radio Controlled Toy Tractors

rherbert Basement (169 comments)

Well, at least now he'll be able to move out of his parents' basement.

more than 2 years ago

UCLA Professor Says Conventional Wisdom on Study Habits Is All Washed Up

rherbert Re:I have to say (329 comments)

... unless you have another class right afterwards, or you forget one of the 10 points he outlined in class. Helping memory recall is a secondary reason to take notes. The primary is to have a complete reference for when you forget.

about 3 years ago

Model Says Religiosity Gene Will Dominate Society

rherbert NBA (729 comments)

By this logic, the percentage of the population that play in the NBA will stabilize at some point less than 100%.

about 4 years ago

Is the Relational Database Doomed?

rherbert Re:Voldemort! (344 comments)

ACCIO firebolt FROM dorm WHERE firebolt_owner = 'hpotter';

more than 5 years ago

DARPA Funds Development on Modular Satellite Network

rherbert Re:Cluster networking (51 comments)

Your calculator probably could run more cycles than a typical satellite. Radiation hardened equipment is slow.

more than 6 years ago


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