* Posts by Bif

11 posts • joined 17 Sep 2010

Avengers: Age of Ultron – blisteringly big banter, brawls and brio


Re: Blacklist

Did they motion-cap Spader for Age of Ultron? He plays Reddington with his head permanently tilted to one side, and the Ultron CGI was doing exactly the same.

Ten 3D printers for this year's modellers

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Re: I've a an idea to make a fortune......

Take out the metal ring which surrounds the flush button. Grease the inside, and put it upside down on a flat greased surface. Press in hot polymorph (http://www.maplin.co.uk/productsearch?criteria=polymorph). Bingo.

Dry martini, shaken not stirred: Cracking the physics of Bond's martini


Spud juice

I read somewhere that in Fleming's time most of the vodka available in the west was made from potatoes rather than grain, and was a little greasy. Shaking stuck the contaminants to the inside of the shaker.

The best quote about martinis has to be Dorothy Parker:

I like to have a martini,

two at the very most.

Three and I'm under the table,

four and I'm under the host.

'Hypersensitive' Wi-Fi hater loses case against fiendish DEVICES


Re: Inquiring minds...

Sure, but to be fair, he did start out life as a hamster.

Dreaded redback spider's NEMESIS: Forgotten Captain Cook wasps


Re: Not poisonous

Everything is only edible once. Unless you are a lagomorph, of course.

Raspberry Pi rolls out speed surge Raspbian OS

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Re: (Not a) Daft question

Try polymorph.


As useful as really useful stuff.

Try a 'shroom before ruling on chill pills, boffin tells gov


Very interesting lecture from David Nutt here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZGqOBOfr08

NotW didn't delete Milly Dowler 'false hope' voicemail


Oh yes they did.

The NOTW hacks (or their proxies) accessed the voicemails. This caused them to be automatically deleted. Had the messages not been accessed, they wouldn't have been deleted and the Dowler family would not have noticed that the previously-full voicemail spool was accepting new messages.

Trying to get a job on a Murdoch rag are we?

Hey, Music Industry. You're suing the wrong people



Oh that's easy; just make it so that CDs bought locally will only play on players bought locally. Some kind of encryption or 'region locking' would work, I'd imagine. Oh, wait ...

Lulz warns NHS of sick security


little girls feasts on the bones of many giving souls ...

There's currently a twitter campaign, started by a 15yo girl with terminal cancer, to recruit bone marrow donors.

Twitter airport bomb joker loses second job



S'obvious, innt;

Hypo: under

cracy: rule by

It's where the country gets taken over by mole people.

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