Sci-Fi Authors and Scientists Predict an Optimistic Future
It seems that we are going to have to fight off aliens for our survival. Given that any aliens that come here are going to be more advanced than us, I wouldn't say thats optimistic.
And even if we don't come across intelligent aliens, the (human) Galactic Empire will become corrupt and collapse, witth whole planets wiped out.
3D-Printed Car Takes Its First Test Drive
What sort of engine can you print with a 3d printer?
Navy Guilty of Illegally Broad Online Searches: Child Porn Conviction Overturned
Which show is he from?
Sapphire Glass Didn't Pass iPhone Drop Test According to Reports
“All irregularities will be handled by the forces controlling each dimension. Transuranic, heavy elements may not be used where there is life. Medium atomic weights are available: Gold, Lead, Copper, Jet, Diamond, Radium, Sapphire, Silver and Steel.
Sapphire and Steel have been assigned”.
Indian Mars Mission Has Completed 95% of Its Journey Without a Hitch
Its the last few feet that count
or is that meters
Amazon Is Killing Off Its Free P2P Money-Transfer Service WebPay On October 13
"For all you people that haven't heard of it or believe it had no value you are wrong."
So people that hadn't heard of it are wrong ?
I hadn't heard of it, and I have been an Amazon Prime member for a few years...
California Declares Carpooling Via Ride-Share Services Illegal
" and cannot be just hailed on the street"
Thats a good idea, make hail illegal. Can they do the same with straightline winds and tornados too?
SanDisk Releases 512GB SD Card
"0 is very cold,"
If we are talking Fahrenheit , 0 is nighttime in winter.
"100 is you"
You must be coming down with the flu or something. 98.4 is normal
"200 is boiling water"
On a mountain I spose. its 212 at sea level.
CERN Tests First Artificial Retina Capable of Looking For High Energy Particles
will this new retina help me find my missing socks?
Is this s tep towards X-Ray vision? Wouldn't the rest of the eye have to be modified to (lens cornea etc)
Universal Big Bang Lithium Deficit Confirmed
Asimov wrote most of that story, well before there was Slashdot, and Anonymous Cowards
Text While Driving In Long Island and Have Your Phone Disabled
It should be the car that is disabled (or your license taken away)
UCLA Biologists Delay the Aging Process In Fruit Flies
One thing we don't need is longer living fruit flies. What are they going to eat in the winter
Northwest Passage Exploration Ship Found
Google wasn't around in 1979
Northwest Passage Exploration Ship Found
HMS Terror sounds like a typical name for a warship.
and as for Erebus, well nobody had even heard of that Antarctic volcano until flight 901 hit it in 1979
Unpopular Programming Languages That Are Still Lucrative
The actual cards would be those 80 column things that the ancient languages were stored (and inpuy) on.
$10 Bet Brings Researchers Closer to Industrial Scale Graphene Production
" taking two metre wide, three metre long sheets of monatomically thin graphene and making hammocks out of them."
Because existing materials aren't strong enough to make a hammock that can support the average american?
Restoring Salmon To Their Original Habitat -- With a Cannon
The problem is that nearly all the places that can be dammed have been dammed already. .
After Weeks of Delay, SpaceX Falcon Launches Communications Satellite Payload
"Maybe my math is off, but in my book 11 days does not make "weeks""
A week is 7 days. 11 days is about 1.57 weeks
More than one is plural.
3 Recent Flights Make Unscheduled Landings, After Disputes Over Knee Room
"Honestly, the idea of passing out and waking up at the destination would be appealing (to me anyway)."
I am sure its possible, but you'll have to pay extra for the drinks
Of course there is the risk that if the plane does have an emergency you are less likely to be one of the survivors.
Did you use technology to get into mischief as a child?
We had a B/W TV in the late 70's - although color was fairly common. There were only 2 channels back then.
We got a color TV witht Teletext in 1984
(I was born in NZ)
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