I don't know, I've seen Space Statio 3D at IMAX and loved it. Way better then Gravity. 100% accurate from a scientific point of view and very intense (especially the launches of the Space Shuttle and Proton rocket). And it was (partially) filmed in space, using an IMAX camera.
Do you have any idea on the volume ratio for nuclear spent fuel and classical waste? And it's not like we can convert fossil fuel waste to drinking water either, we still have to store it somewhere, polluting the site.
Fun fact: due to traces of uranium in coal, a classic power plant actually releases into atmosphere more radioactive material than a nuclear power plant does. Witout considering the greenhouse gases.
"On top of the four Falcon Heavy launches planned for the U.S. Air Force this year (...)"
Uhm, what? Falcon Heavy's first flight is scheduled for 2013 and it will be a test flight, I doubt it will carry any commercial cargo. Maybe the planning for the US Air Forces launches was done this year, that can be true, but I'm certain that no Falcon Heavy will lift-off in 2012.
Amiralul writes: Luadns service offers a new way to manage your DNS. Noisy Bind syntax has been replaced with a much friendlier syntax (Lua). You may store your DNS configurations on GitHub or Bitbucket, after each git push configurations are validated and deployed to Luadns servers. More information and examples can be found on Luadns' website. I've used it for a few months now and I can say that I'm glad I don't have to tinker/etc/named.conf anymore. Link to Original Source
jjslash writes: The hard disk drive supply chain was hit hard late last year when a series of floods struck Thailand. The Asian country accounts for about a quarter of the world's hard drive production, but thousands of factories had to close shop for weeks as facilities were under water, in what is considered the world's fourth costliest natural disaster according to World Bank estimates. That's on top of the human cost of over 800 lives. TechSpot has monitored a number of mobile and desktop HDDs to get a better overview of how the situation has developed in the last three months. Link to Original Source
Ever played with LEGO? Ever built your own fort or tree house? Ever went on a beach and built up castles or simply dig holes?
Minecraft if the digital version of all of these activities and more (adventure, exploration, unusual landscapes, 3D viewer for models impossible to see otherwise - Star Trek ships for instance).