"EX-Queen guitar man"?
I thought Brian May still IS the Queen guitarist. He's certainly TOURING as "Queen + Adam Lambert"
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+1 for that. MANY years ago at university, my Foreign Languages professor explained the German "ch" sound thusly:
"in Munich, you simply pronounce it like 'sh', but in the north... hock up a big ol' loogie." It should be noted that hearing more or less correctly pronounced German from someone who otherwise speaks with a distinctly Southern [US] drawl is very amusing.
Takes a bit of prep, but neatly avoids any potentially dangerous kitchen activity while inebriated.
then I don't know what is. Perfectly amusing way to end the workday.
Thanks, Reg. Off to the pub!
+1 for that.
Centaurs don't NEED vehicles. They have their own
built-in um... attached horsepower.
seriously though, I wasn't necessarily meaning for this specific challenge but more in general. For this specific challenge, any vehicle designed to be driven by someone in a wheelchair could be driven by an appropriately sized CentaurBot2020©®™
This is precisely why I have wondered the following: Why is no one trying a Centaur-like design? Four legs for stability but a humanoid upper torso for dexterity, etc. Not only is the four legged design more inherently stable and require less processing power for balance, but it also provides space for power generation and significant carrying capacity for tools, rescued meatbags, etc.
"Google announced other initiatives to tighten security screws including the ability to approve or decline specific app permission requests, rather than the present all-or-nothing approval process."
"par excellence" indeed. If this isn't COTW, then the selection criteria is possibly flawed. Well done, A Ghost, well done.
I am strongly considering dropping my current VOIP provider and switching to a device like Ooma. Anyone know of a possible advantage in that for blocking/screening unwanted calls?
In space, no one can hear you go "PBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBPT!"
"... there are roughly 200 million viruses in every mouthful of seawater, and most of those viruses are infecting the roughly 20 million bacteria found in every mouthful of seawater."
No need. My small dog is at the ready.
Hardly know 'er!
seen 9 seconds into the video. Orbital Outhouse Team. classic.
are yours except Europa. And, erm, Enceladus. Attempt no landings there. Or there.
"you'd probably only want two rather than four engines"
Actually, four smallish engines might solve the CG problem someone else pointed out.
And remember, with modern computers and fly-by-wire, even the ludicrously unstable X29 flies more or less normally
or does Lester's nephew resemble Arthur Darville, albeit with a beard? Which then leads to the next question regarding any potential resemblance between Matthew's significant other and a certain bonnie Scottish lass.
And, of course, best of luck to all participants in the challenge. While I lack sufficient commitment to restrict my diet that severely, I shall be contributing to the cause monetarily.
So when, exactly, did Robin Hood expand his operations to Thailand?
about Win10 on phones, I think I'll just stick with 8.1 on my Lumia even AFTER they've got the kinks worked out. Yeah, 8.1 has its flaws and shortcomings, but it does what I want, reliably, without compromising battery life (2+ days between charging) or usability. I HATE that interface on a laptop, but find it very usable on a phone.
if, after the successful refueling, the controller thought to say "our compliments to the [X-47B] and regards to Captain Dunsel" (19:30 mark of video for source reference).
I find it fascinating that this very thing and the very same reactions were forecast 48 years ago in a sci-fi television show (along with a particularly stern warning about the potential consequences).
agree. And I thought I had implied that. Thanks for clarifying.
until someone OTHER THAN the consumer gets a thorough reaming. When a few top execs get publicly humiliated by their (hopefully former) employers and/or said businesses are forced into liquidation to pay for the mess they themselves created, then and ONLY then will they begin to wake up and fix this. If the culprit is an outside contractor/firm, then they should be held financially liable for any and all breaches. Only then will they be truly interested in securing their devices and the transactions thereupon.
Something that makes Windows 8.1 actually preferable?!? Wow. Just... wow. *
* full disclosure. I am a Lumia 635 owner. I actually like Win8.1 on my phone but agree it is an abomination on PCs.
well... it WAS until Voyager 6 fell into that spatial anomaly and emerged on the other side of the galaxy.
At least, that's according to the Spock-unit.
"Coming Soon" to the US?!?
I have a Lumia 635 and like it quite a bit. It's very simplistic and has a few critical shortcomings, but it's less than $50 and no annoying contract. I want a 640 but will apparently have to wait.
I also agree with several posters above regarding Windows on a phone. I like the 8.1 interface for a phone or tablet but absolutely DESPISE it on a laptop.
Me too, but... You heard it here first. This stuff is here to stay. And this might truly be a case of "better the devil you [sort of] know" than anything new and more hidden.
Sometimes I wish I weren't so jaded and cynical about politics but, every time I try to be more optimistic about it I notice the self-serving, snake-in-the-grass types drawn to it like moths to the flame. I suppose I should take comfort that I am at least still paying attention and haven't given in to apathy.
Magnifico - o - o - o
Yes it would BUT how would you get the power from those uninhabited remote deserts to cities all around the world?
Some companies already are planning to do just that. Like this. (link goes to pic of transmission lines coming from the Hualapai Valley Solar project in Arizona)
There are fairly large swaths of desert in North America (southwestern US) and Australia. Replicating "Sahara carpeting" in the other two regions would get much closer to 24 hour coverage, would it not?
Well that depends rather largely upon whether or not you like the cat...
This, please! Upping the monetary limit to a still relatively modest level should, in theory, greatly expand the options. That would be very useful for helping university students break out of the "Ramen Rut" and also allow some healthier* choices.
* I acknowledge that definition varies based upon whom is asked.
"it's likely Ganymede's hot iron core, and the proximity to Jupiter, will keep the sea rather warm. Under such conditions life could be a possibility, although only in its most basic form."
Many miles away
Something crawls from the slime
At the bottom of a dark [Ganymedean] lake...
this certainly SEEMS like a decent enough plan. Given that this is a politicized organization (not to mention one going up against well funded/connected opponents), I'm very curious to see how big the ultimate clusterfuck will be when good intentions inevitably go horribly wrong.
is what finally convinced me to build my own upright cabinet about 10 years ago to play this stuff on. Thanks for suggesting some NeoGeo titles I don't recall having previously tried. Must fire up the cabinet tonight.
+1 for the Heinlein reference.
Sheesh! (and, for that matter, "kebab!") Properly pronouncing smažený sýr is tough enough. Now you throw in Cyrillic?
Come on OpenGL guys, keep it straight. KLINGONS come from Khronos, not Vulkans... [/eyeroll]
probably due to currency fluctuations, but the Mad Catz US site has it for £119 which, by today's conversion rate is USD$184 or a bit under €164.
Yet, that same page shows the EU price as €149 and US price as USD$150. Perhaps the difference is VAT? I don't pretend to understand European tax structures nor how they factor into online purchases.
No, rather the result of overusing one.
Much like! So gratitude!
As with so many things Japanese, even a bemused "WTF?!?" simply is not sufficient. Gotta hand it to their ingenuity. Surely at least a few of these "solutions in search of problems" have ultimately led to major innovations that benefit everyone.
"video has been removed by the user"
to all the men and women who designed, built, ran, and now preserve the history of such important tech and its vital work. Cheers!
Piece-o-cake for me. I scheduled mine to coincide with a needed sinus surgery where I knew I would be under general anesthesia. Talked to doctors into tag-teaming. I saw the urologist walk into surgery right as I was going under and awoke to bandages on my nose and an ice pack on my nuts. I correctly anticipated being sufficiently miserable with the sinus thing that I never even noticed the tender bits below.