* Posts by bearded bear can

33 posts • joined 30 Jan 2013

HIDDEN OCEAN of LIVING SOUP found on Enceladus, moon of Saturn

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Holmes

a "surprising organic brew" containing "volatile gases, water vapour, carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide, as well as organic materials"

I think Enceladus is full of shit.

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Muslim clerics issue fatwa banning the devout from Mars One 'suicide' mission

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good!

The Martians are surely better off not importing islam

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Boffin says astronauts could hitch to Jupiter on passing asteroids

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Don't forget to bring a towel!

It's essential kit for hitchhikers

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Confirmed: Bezos' salvaged Saturn rocket belonged to Apollo 11

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Re: Don't be fooled

The downvoters are obviously unfamiliar with the concept of irony

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'It's GOOD we stopped selling the iPhone'

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Boffin

The Finnish language

is incredibly difficult to comprend grammarwise if your native tounge is of Latin/German origin. Like Swedish and German, it is an extremely descriptive language; it creates new words as they are needed. For instance:

In Swedish: Kernel -> Kärna. Linux kernel is therefore 'Linuxkärna'. A brand new word, unlike English where the two words are kept separate.

On top of that, and this is the really difficult bit, new words appear depending on what you are doing to the Linux kernel and who's doing it; one word for someone compiling the kernel, another word for debugging the kernel, robbing the kernel, eating the kernel ..

Swedish is easier.

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Planet-busting British space bullet ready to bomb ice moon Europa

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Trollface

I do mind, the Dude minds.

This will not stand, ya know, this aggression will not stand, man.

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New moon discovered around Neptune brings total to 14

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I have a very bad feeling about this.

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OFFICIAL: Humans will only tolerate robots as helpful SLAVES

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Devil

Dear Santa ..

I want my own Terminator. Or no robot at all.

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Bolivian president's jet grounded so officials can look for Snowden

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Holmes

Note to self:

Travel to Ecuador BEFORE leaking top secret stuff.

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Stephen Hawking nixes Intel voice upgrade plan

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Pint

Even if it's not entirely true, I raise my glass to your anecdote, Sir !

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Surprise! Republican bill adds politics to science funding

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The Chinese decade

The west had it all - and we blew it.

Praise Jesus! And my sniper rifle.

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Neutrinos from another galaxy hit ice with black-hole force

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WTF?

How's it even possible

for El Reg to mention Cherenkov radiation without making a Dr. Manhattan reference?

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The Reg puts Vulture inside the Large Hadron Collider

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Kinda resembles the intro in Half-Life

before Black Mesa goes bananas

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Firefox 'death sentence' threat to TeliaSonera over gov spy claims

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Uzbekistan

well, its dictator and his daughter, are among TeliaSonera's customers. Also, TeliaSonera culture still suffers from being a spinoff from a once government controlled monopoly. They are on my evil list.

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US Navy blasts drones with ship-mounted LASER CANNON

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Re: One step closer...

and ion cannons. They can disable a Star Destroyer from quite a distance, allowing the transports to get through.

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Maybe the Iranians

can pray their way out of this one

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Norkoshop: How Pyongyang well and truly forked Adobe

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Pint

Really?

"Coz I'm the big attention whore"

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Disney shutters Star Wars game unit with 200 layoffs

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I knew it

The dark times are upon us

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US funds Europa mission

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Meh

Give the $75m

to a joint rcexplorer.se-SPG venture instead! David would MacGyver a rocket, probe, submersible ice drilling probe and be able to send awesome HD photage back to El Reg well within budget.

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Curiosity out of safe mode, doing science again

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Terminator

Who cares?

Laser! Use the laser!

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NASA chief: Earth is DOOMED if we spot a big asteroid at short notice

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Mushroom

An explorer from a distant world

might, many eons from now, discover signs of a previous civilization on this planet, gone extinct by a huge meteor blast, and conclude that the dumbasses spent their resources on building expensive weaponry aimed at each rather than focusing on getting off their rock and into space. - "What a stupid excuse for intelligent life! Serves them right."

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UK injects £88m into Euro bid to build Hubble-thrashing 'scope

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Re: Daily defence spending...

Off topic but nonetheless - we are there on a fool's errand. Just watch what happens when we leave next year!

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Trolling

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Carrie Fisher dusts off THAT bikini for Star Wars VII

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Go

Not sure what to think of this

There is no way that these retro-crafted movies by Disney can be anything but crap. Will I spend my money to see them in a theater? Yes!

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Storage glitch sends Curiosity into safe mode

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Terminator

- I'm sorry, Dave

I can't let you do that.

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Perfect sex minx calculated from 'deep' probe of X-rated flicks

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Paris Hilton

Stop wanking

and start coding

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Nature pulls ‘North Korean radioactivity’ story

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Childcatcher

And what about that "stone" that crashed into Russia?

Don't you see the obvious?!?!

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HYPERSONIC METEOR smashes into Russia, injuring hundreds

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Alien

Time to mount an offensive against the Arachnids!

Do you want to know more?

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Curiosity raises mighty robotic fist, punches hole in Mars

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Black Helicopters

I knew it!

There's oil there. Let's export democracy to the poor martians! Send in the marines!

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Tennessee bloke quits job over satanic wage slip

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Gimp

Re: Good riddance?

> Surely the Holy book of K&R should still be revered? - even if you do use C++

Indeed. That is the old testament though. When I first joined the order of the Jedi, Bjarne Stroustrup made me place my hand in The C++ Language, by himself, and swear that I would delete everything created with new, as free releases the mallocs of old.

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FAIL

Good riddance?

In most countries in the civilized world discriminating against religion would incur law suits and recompense. Fuck that! I work for a medium sized software company. What we do requires a certain level of intelligence. A person showing up at a job interview and stating that he believes that a book written quite some time ago is the words of God, simply does not qualify as intelligent. Therefor he is unhireable. He should seek happiness and fulfillment elswhere.

Am I right or am I right?

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Revealing new pics of galactic princess Andromeda

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Devil

Still pretty sure

that we're the at center of God's creation. And we are his only creation in His image. Praise Jesus and my sniper rifle!

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