* Posts by John Paul McAuley

9 posts • joined 1 Jul 2007

The Hadron Collider: What's it all about, then?

John Paul McAuley

title needed? but i dont want one!

lol http://hasthelargehadroncolliderdestroyedtheworldyet.com

Cloned US ATM cards: Can they fool Brit self-service checkouts?

John Paul McAuley

no title here

> you can swipe the mag strip and enter the pin

erm wut? not in my store i'v not seen a 'swipe and pin' on a self serve before. swiping through a mainbank is different as they have chip readers at the bottom of the swipe and park.

> and get cashback

I wasnt aware this was being rolled out. parhaps in a newer hardware build but not in our store anyway. Nor in the smaller store just up the road which only opened 2 weeks ago and so should have the latest systems.

Scientist warns against technology addiction

John Paul McAuley

Hi I'm john and I'm addicted to oxygen

I just can't live without oxygen!!

coat, hat, laptop


Virgin biofuel jumbo trials won't use algae

John Paul McAuley

the marsian

is it just me or does he make more sense every week?

i actually understood what he's said the last few times i'v read his comments.

BOFH: Insecurity complex

John Paul McAuley


did he fall down that riser?


US Army proto-Dalek combat robots enter testing

John Paul McAuley

<grenade> tags?

<grenade> tags?

after reading you post anon, i loaded it in IE. it doesnt recognise them either.

Black holes blamed for super-charged cosmic rays

John Paul McAuley


i started ignoring amanfrommars after his second post

Oz boffins tout Trekkier-than-thou teleportation system

John Paul McAuley


same here jan buys

Space nuke boffin: NASA Moonbase needs nuclear rockets

John Paul McAuley

you miss this?

you must have missed this part of the article Choundappan:

"...NERVA-type rockets use a fission reactor to heat up hydrogen and blast it out of the thrust nozzle at extremely high speed, faster than can be achieved by normal chemical-powered boosters..."

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