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Australia To Fight iPod Use By Pedestrians

shadowblaster Re:What the.... (450 comments)

Apparently in about 30 minutes, Australians will find out who's going to run their country.

about 4 years ago

Company Builds Fast Charging Station For Electric Cars

shadowblaster Re:Some quick math says... (359 comments)

The article says it's only 62.5KW per charging station.

more than 4 years ago

Hot Sales In China For Wi-Fi Key-Cracking Kits

shadowblaster Re:tai gui le! (207 comments)

Wait until someone else in China sells pirated copies for half the price

more than 4 years ago

Best estimate of monthly spending on food:shelter

shadowblaster Re:1:3.14159 (582 comments)

That's 7:22..

more than 4 years ago

Best Man Rigs Newlyweds' Bed To Tweet During Sex

shadowblaster It'll be even more hillarious (272 comments)

If the device starts tweeting while the husband is at work.

more than 4 years ago

Iraq Swears By Dowsing Rod Bomb Detector

shadowblaster It's all about the $ (652 comments)

I don't know how much a real bomb detector cost, but it'll probably be more expensive than these bogus wands.

The people who bought this probably knew it doesn't work but they use it anyway to give whoever they are protecting a (false) sense of security.

more than 4 years ago

Laptop Fires On Airplanes

shadowblaster Ice (560 comments)

I wonder if anyone has tried bringing in a bottle of solid water (ice). Explain at the security personnel that it is not a liquid. No way they can argue with that, you are backed by the law.

The law of physics.

more than 4 years ago

Toyota Experimenting With Joystick Control For Cars

shadowblaster Accidents. (609 comments)

Imagine how many people will end up being impaled by these things in accdients.

more than 4 years ago

Light Helps Injured Mice Walk Again

shadowblaster Makes sense (92 comments)

This puts a lot of sense into the phrase "he is a bright person". Literally when you do a lot of thinking, your brain will shine.

more than 4 years ago

New Images Reveal Pure Water Ice On Mars

shadowblaster Re:Powerful evidence for recent wet Mars (179 comments)

This is IMHO powerful evidence for recent warm wet Mars

I stopped reading after the first line. I don't want to know your fetish on the god of war.

more than 4 years ago

Dymaxion Car Being Restored

shadowblaster We need help too. (121 comments)

Hi it's Iran here, we need help re-constructing this piece of history.

Details of components can be found by following the link above.

about 5 years ago

Malaysia Seeking to Copyright Food?

shadowblaster Re:Kind of amusing (330 comments)

You could get DVD-5 copies for about $5 and the DVD-9s were about $8

Dude, you got ripped off. They probably gave you the "foreigner price". Normally these are about $2 and if you buy 10, you get 1 for free.

about 5 years ago

Shadowed Lunar Craters May Be Coldest Spot In the Solar System

shadowblaster Re:What about earthshine? (108 comments)

The crater is a mormon, it does not consume earthshine.

about 5 years ago

Taking Free Software To the Streets

shadowblaster Will not work (184 comments)

Most people probably won't know what to do with it anyway and it will end up in the bin. The average person will need help installing and configuring linux.

Even if they try installing it they will end up being frustrated for not being able to get things to work. They will end up scarred by the experience and fall back to Windows.

Much better to spend their efforts educating students at universities or school. Even better to get universities and schools to convert to FOSS. This way children are forced to learn and work with FOSS. When they grow up they would be able to use the experience to promote FOSS at home/work.

about 5 years ago

Shadowed Lunar Craters May Be Coldest Spot In the Solar System

shadowblaster kuiper belt (108 comments)

What about craters in kuiper belt objects?

I would have thought these to be colder due to the distance from the sun.

about 5 years ago

SKA Telescope To Provide a Billion PCs Worth of Processing

shadowblaster Re:thousand million? (186 comments)

What's wrong with calling it one Exabyte?
This is slashdot after all.

about 5 years ago

Left 4 Dead 2 Banned In Australia

shadowblaster Re:The message is clear (215 comments)

So, are you saying parliament is full of zombies who splatter each other's guts.

I never though parliament question time could be so interesting...

about 5 years ago

Gene Roddenberry's Mac Plus Is Coming Up For Auction

shadowblaster Re:Imagine (162 comments)

That Gene Roddenberry had transferred his consciousness to the Mac.

about 5 years ago


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