Re: Pearl Harbor Sucked...
I think the song in Team America nailed just how much it sucked.
1250 posts • joined 2 Mar 2007
I think the song in Team America nailed just how much it sucked.
I watched The Crappening on TV a couple of weeks ago. I wish I hadn't. I put M Shyte Nyalaman in the same box of one-hit wonders which includes George Lucas and the Wackovski Brothers.
it's cheaper than getting an IMU, which would be the logical solution ;)
I just checked with the OS, they have a GNSS station in Inverness so you should be able to get a feed from there. However you need something a little beefier than DGPS (like MAX).
Put a rotating laser on the top of the lawnmower and (at least) 3 prisms in strategic places and then triangulate of them.
Otherwise, stick a total station in 'track' mode, whack a 360 degree prism on the top of the lawnmower and have the local station continually relay the position back to the lawnmower.
Of course, neither of these solutions are any use on undulating terrain.
"your correspondent developed commercial software on a ... Psion MC400"
You have my sympathies. The OPL on the MC400 was a cut down version that didn't do justive to its former glory.
When the whole 'Kony' thing started I was thinking 'hang on- wasn't this news 10 years ago?"
ah, one of Barker and Milligan's finest moments
I remember the old Not The Nine A Clock News sketch- 'Police today seized 10lbs of heroin estimated at £250,000. Which shows that the police pay 10 times more for drugs than the rest of us"
Indeed, a good Cox's Orange Pippin or a Braeburn for me.
Short humans? I'm reminded of the Itorloo in Raymond Z. Gallun's Seeds of the Dusk
oh no, I got a down vote. I didn't realise that Rick Santorum read The Register.
Also, does anyone else remember when 'Monogamish' was a song by the Muppets?
...El Reg linked a Dan Savage site.
Cool, Pakistani Daleks....
Surely you mean"source code".
Went through Heathrow last night with my family and there was a major delay at the new facial recognition system. It took ages to capture and process the pictures and when it did, it got the results wrong- It recognised my wife as my 5 year old daughter and visa versa. Now why the original images where not attached to the boarding card, I don't know. Each card was scanned and then the picture taken. What the system should have done was match the 'front' and 'back' end pictures and returned a matching percentage, rather than searching through the database of all pictures taken and trying to find a match.
Still we had a great laugh about it with the immigration officer.
His laidback, languid delivery plus his cigarette reminded me of a 70s era Dave Allen.
Looks like the daughter got a new laptop and is posting on The Reg now.
"Despite the missed target, Groupon is predicted to make a profit of between $15m and $35m in the first quarter of 2012."
Predicted probably by the same analysts who got the last prediction wrong...
So you are saying that the downside of this is a return of jobs to the UK??? Oh no!!!
Well, they did go seriously downhill right about Zooropa
My 10 year old daughter described someone yesterday as being 'so lame, she has a Facebook page'.
Zuck better sell those shares of his sooner rather than later...
Have reviewers leave contact details (verified the same way Google Business verifies real data) and make them aware that these details can be released to (authenticated) businesses that they have reviewed. Those that agree to this can have a 'Trust' icon placed next to their reviews.
No, not original. I played a game in the early 80s that pretty much used the same dynamics as Angry Birds- Only you had to hand input your direction and speed.
"paper replicas of the Guy Fawkes mask, made famous by both Anoymous hacktivists and the Occupy movement"
but no mention of Alan Moore's/David Lloyd's 'V for Vendetta'???
I think the correct phrase should be "mano-a-garra" (hand to claw)
One girl threw up her own pelvis bone.
Sounds suspiciously like Jenkem all over again.
Nah, they'd get Mossad to do it in Israel
In fairness, that jar of piss did go onto playing one of the leads in 30 Rock.
If Google wanted to do something they should consider switching off caching, which I've been using to circumvent the anti-SOPA pages all morning.
Now if I could persuade the Irish plod to do the same thing I'd be a happy camper (I sell 3d scanners)
"if every person he represented that was facing a death penalty did indeed loose"
What, they got loose- So everyone that person represented managed to escape from prison??? I don't think you can blame the lawyer for that, just the prison service.
And strangely enough- COMPASS will be its commercial name.
Well we are talking about a subset of people who are on Facebook AND like Lady Gaga. I'm surprised the number is so low.
I'm presuming the drone was using the encrypted P-Code (or better still, M-Code) GPS signals. So either the Iranians have hacked it (extremely doubtful). More likely an operative close to the US air base (Miramar or wherever the drone launched from) is receiving the GPS signals and forwarding them to a broadcast station in Iran.
hmmmm, I think that getting all of Mel's remaining regenerations might come into play when it comes time for DW the 14th
“In so many cases these incidents are the result of carelessness and lack of thought rather than any malicious intention,"
Reminds me of the old adage: Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.
Maybe if the ICO started fining local authorities for hiring stupid and untrainable people...
I remember back in the day, when I was a poor 3rd level student, I spent a whole freezing winter without heating. It didn't kill me and since then I had a much greater tolerance for cold temperatures; I can still wear t-shirts and be quite comfortable when others are breaking out the sweaters.
no chance- there's taxes to be levied and kickbacks to be had from those renewables.
the latest variants of Foxit Reader have a nasty habit of doing this too.
I was one of the first people in Ireland to do all my Christmas shopping online back in the late 90s. This year I am doing all my shopping in local bricks-and-mortar businesses.
If they never signed off on a contract with Groupon then they were not liable. All this would have taken is to have the staff briefed so they can pass this info onto the customers and then the customers could trash Groupon instead.
are you saying that their money needs tightening?
Hopefully they will return Q to the role of armourer rather than a producer of silly toys.
Don't forget the incredibly dire Stargate:Infinity
no, that's the space tug Nostromo. The Narcissus was an escape pod and a lot smaller.
I always thought that there was a galactic 'Up' because whenever the Enterprise encounters another ship, they're always aligned along the Z axis.
having worked with a few government departments I was always amazed at how cavalier they were with money; They really had no concept of its value- just keep throwing more at a problem until the problem went away.
"Corona was driven to desperate measures after trying all the usual channels"
This must be a completely new definition of the word 'desperate'. Unless the desperation here was desperate need for attention.