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30 posts • joined 3 Jul 2009

Boffins snare swollen 'excited giant' in forcefield prison

H 5
WTF?

Quantum-Physics 101

Steve13 : Look Up Quantum Super-Position.

Cool, but a fully working desktop QPC is still in fantasy-land. Unless ofcourse you create a national liquid-nitrogen/helium network to keep every PC at ~0Kelvin

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'Negatively strange' antihypermatter made out of gold

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Pint

-1 != 0

Mundanity is the lack of interest, boringness is the negative of interest, so we really should be using the latter.

of course, the S - Axis could invert upon crossing the threshold from matter to anti-matter ( think 1/x ), and so they have created anti-strange-hypernuclei rather than anti-boring-hypernuclei.

Right, Im off for some anti-hyper-sobriety.

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Large Hadron Collider briefly back on over weekend

H 5

The prophecy continues

http://img717.imageshack.us/img717/2020/gordonfreemanspottedatc.jpg

Where's that crowbar?

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H 5

Black Mesa

Why do we all have to wear these ridiculous ties?

Gordon, its your turn in the test chamber today.

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BOFH: The stupidity criticality

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Flame

Great Episode...

of course you alsoe get the Annoyance factor, Annoyance A = (S^2 * IQ) / T

where T is Tolerance .

We all know what happens when tolerance reaches zero.

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US special forces tool up with 'plasma blades'

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Flame

Causterisation

Less bleeding during surgery means a surgeon can actually see what the hell hes doing, you need to get the blood out of the way - field medics are less liky to have equipment and qualified assisntants to swab and suction blood away.

As for infection , you;ve just nuked the bacteria with an effing plasma field. Can't get much more sterile than "consumed by fire".

The wound will heal because only a very thin layer of tissue is cauterised - theyre not BBQing the wound. Burns heal don't they?

Light-Saber Penknives ftw.

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iPhone App Store tops 2,000,000,000 downloads

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Stop

Downloads not sales..

You can re-downloads apps as often as you like, I personally fell into the UI fubar of Synching-away my apps and had to re-download them.

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IBM in £24m battle with UK spooks

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FAIL

*Weary Sigh*

Why am i not f******g surprised at all. They should have just piled £24.4 million up in Trafalgar square and set it all on fire. The scale of the Government's Incompetancy isn't even comical anymore its just pitiful.

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Geordi LaForge video-to-brain rig built at MIT

H 5

Scooter...

Damnit now where have i left my eyes again?

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There's water on the Moon, scientists confirm

H 5

Dispersed Hydroxl?

Water water everywhere, but not a drop to drink.

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Oz bottle shop falls for 'double your money' scam

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Paris Hilton

A fool and his money...

.. you get the idea.

Morons.

That's some ballsy con-art, I mean who in their right mind would even believe you can just duplicate money - and with a 'magic potion' too.

Paris, shes like Einstein compared to those scam victims.

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Italian Job sat nav driver cops £900 fine

H 5
Paris Hilton

Darwin Award

..honourable mention.

What a numpty, "Killed by TomTom", moron.

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Rich people cannot feel pain, don't care if they're liked

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Thumb Down

Chopsticks Gene

Surely people who arent afraid of taking risks are statistically more likely to be sucessfull ?

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New gizmo means working electropulse rayguns at last

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Flame

More efficient not better

thats what i understood, more power per Kg in the device.

Still, I for one await the USB One-Mug MiniMicrowave.

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White hats release exploit for critical Windows vuln

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Pirate

@Shagbag etc

No system is completely secure. You plug it into other computers, its at risk, simple as.

I would trust the overall security of Windows7 over any open sauce effort anyday, just becuse no-one is trying to comprimise it doesnt make it more secure.

Until PCs as a whole are designed and build from the hardware up (including the network/internet) to be bulletproof against tampering, they will never be 100% safe from malicious parties.

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Google bolts 'stable' Chrome 3 onto interwebs

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Flame

No Addons, Goolge-Snooping...

= No thanks.

Fire, for "The 'Fox"

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US Spec Ops operates psywar websites targeted at UK

H 5
Big Brother

Unsurprising...

Ag the good ol' Ministry of Truth.

Propaganda, everyone has it, everyone says there telling you the truth.

Hardened cynics can rejoice in their disbelief.

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Google extends love for Chrome extensions on dev preview

H 5
Big Brother

Addons

If it gets Adblock and NoScript then I might start using it, as long as Google arent sniffing any data from it.

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Twitter transformed into botnet command channel

H 5
Badgers

Begrudging Respect..

I in no way endorse this, but you have to give them credit on the ingenuity front.

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Underground forum r00t-y0u.org gets pwned

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I Call BullSh**

The language used is not as I would expect officals to use and in all liklyhood they would not warn anyone of said data gathering. Any individuals suspected of crimes would be contacted personally and confidentially.

Its just hackers hacking hackers.

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Brain-jacking fungus turns living victims into 'zombies'

H 5
Big Brother

Mind Control

Catapillars:

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn14053-zombie-caterpillars-controlled-by-voodoo-wasps.html

Rats

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn11516-parasite-hijacks-brains-with-surgical-precision.html

Oh My..

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20227115.000-parasite-may-increase-your-odds-of-an-auto-accident.html

Give Leon a call, Las Plagas is here, run for the hills.

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Sequoia e-voting machine commandeered by clever attack

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Thumb Up

Tried and Tested

Pencil + Paper. X in box.

No Chuds, no inherently insecure and abusable electronics just graphite and parchment.

Thumbs up for the Boffins getting there first on the exploit, good work.

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China seals town after plague deaths

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Flame

"Take off, and nuke the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure."

It is airborne and there is no mention of its incubation period. So the fact that it can kill within a day doesnt mean it can only spread within that day.

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Boston student fined thousands for Napstering

H 5
Pirate

Business > Law

The American judicial system is a farce.

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Ridley Scott signs up to direct Alien prequel

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Alien

Inverse correlation : Takings Vs Quality

As long as its more like the 1st two films and nothing like AvP or Alien:Ressurection ill be happy.

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McKinnon lawyers vow to take fight to US Supremes

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Black Helicopters

Scapegoat

He is being prosecuted under the full extent of the law in order to be a deterrant to any other Hackers. Rather than accept that they were incompetant and improve their security, they will try to scare off any other would-be hackers by throwing the book at him.

Arseholes.

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Scotch lovers asked to cough up £10,000 per bottle

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Flame

Status symbol (inherently bad Value)

"For relaxing times, make it Suntory time"

http://i.zdnet.com/blogs/suntory.jpg

*boo for no BBCode*

Bolloe of 100? / £10,000? doubt there's much of a difference.

Fire icon for "Money To Burn".

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Unpatched Firefox flaw lets fox into henhouse

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Flame

FF anyday

Id use FF over any of the others on my PC any day - AdBlockPlus and NoScript are essential addons. FF isnt invulnerable but its a damn sight better and more customisable than IE or Chrome.

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Pssst... Apple tablet on way, whisper Chinese moles

H 5
Big Brother

iPodTouch's BB is on the way

If its not as capable as a mac-mini then why is it more expensive, the tablet form factor i expect to pay for but if its nothing more than a suped up iPodTouch then Im pretty dissapointed with the rumoured price.

Having said that id love to get my hands on one.

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Gamer embezzles virtual cash to settle real debts

H 5
Pirate

EVE's Economy

@ Richard Drysdall: Eve has a 'real' economy, the "Banks" are player-run. Admins can't just create more money.

This is only shadey because he sold the ISK for real money - e.g. a real theft rather than EVE shenanigans.

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