* Posts by Stephen Newman

6 posts • joined 8 Jan 2008

Prodigy dancer and vocalist Keith Flint found dead aged 49

Stephen Newman

Re: ... it's not all about you

..never said I wasn't a fan (I am, bought a lot on vinyl over the years) Sorry for diverting away from the story.

Stephen Newman

KF died on my 49th birthday.

I once burnt a $religioustome to the soundtrack of "Firestarter".

Am I going to $placeofeternalpunishment??


NASA whistles up electron noise from the Van Allen belt

Stephen Newman

Sounds like a Roland Jupiter 8 to me. Dual VCO's for the win!!

UK's super-cyber-snoop shopping list: Internet data, bulk spying, covert equipment tapping

Stephen Newman

So we have this Risk..

.. and push through laughably ineffective legislation in an attempt at mitigation.

It's not Preventative. It (might) Detect some precursors to terrorist activity.It certainly isn't any form of Deterrent. On a cost/benefit basis I'd say they are looking at 98% or greater Ineffectiveness. Might catch some doofus on FaceBook, but that's about it.

In other news, the Health and Safety Exec pushes through a Bill that mandates chocolate fireguards, and ashtrays on motorbikes.


NASA announcement of MAJOR MARS DISCOVERY imminent: WHAT can it be?

Stephen Newman

The chances of anything being on Mars, are a million to one?

My money's on someone's towel.


'Dangerously alluring' Ukrainian joins Bond 22

Stephen Newman

@Pete James

Mate you had me laughing! get yourself down to Bigg Market, Newcastle, you'll be fending 'em off with yer bargepole :-) Oh and Hi to Kaz, Lisa and Amy, if you;re readin'!! (which I doubt)


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