Other sources are reporting that the preset time can be anything from 5 to 20 minutes - not sure if we know the actual setting in this case. But given that everything was over in 10 minutes, it's probably only a question of whether he had to set the lock once or twice.
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Reports emerged that the contract with the TV production company Endemol - which Mars One claimed could bring in up to $6 billion in revenue - was no longer in place and that the companies had gone their separate ways.
Interesting that they originally partnered with Endemol, who previously produced this:
"The series described itself as the most elaborate hoax perpetrated in television history...A group of twelve contestants (who answered an advert looking for "thrill seekers") were selected to become the first British televised space tourists, including going to Russia to train as cosmonauts at the "Space Tourist Agency of Russia" (STAR) military base, with the series culminating in a group of four embarking on a five-day space mission in low Earth orbit...However, the show was in fact an elaborate practical joke...Unknown to the "space cadets", they were not in Russia at all...and the "space trip" was entirely fake, complete with a wooden "shuttle" and actor "pilots".
In the last episode, I recall the presenter joking that the next series would be called 'Mission to Mars'...
So we would get to watch games that aren't highly subject to genetic differences, but ones purely based on training and skill? Tempting - where do I sign up?
Tipoca City, Kamino.
Though I imagine that the original poster has exhausted all his standard treatment options, it might also be worth mentioning the sort of 'precision medicine' that major cancer centres like Sloan-Kettering are now starting to do. The idea is to take a sample of the tumour and sequence all the genes in which mutations might make the cancer responsive to some specific treatment (perhaps a drug that would not normally be considered for that type of tumour). This can now be done very rapidly. If one of the genes comes up as positive for an 'actionable' mutation, then in some circumstances the patient may be offered a treatment that is intended to exploit the damaged gene to target the tumour (e.g., as part of a new type of clinical trial that runs across cancers of different types where individual cases happen to have mutations in the same gene). Further details, including contact information, are here:
My best wishes to the poster and his family at this very difficult time.
Google's mapping products have been getting steadily worse for the last couple of years. On a phone, Maps 6 was the last great version, with My Maps and Latitude nicely integrated, half-decent offline caching, and sane road colouring (especially for, e.g., UK users). Now we have a dumbed-down app that's superficially prettier with the currently fashionable low-contrast look that's harder to read, poorer road colouring in various countries, Latitude swallowed by Google+, and My Maps pointlessly spun off into a separate app. The desktop version also has a trendier but largely poorer interface, and although the 'Classic' version remains for the moment, 'migrated' My Maps tracks and locations no longer work properly. Purely for offline use, the Nokia Here maps app is so much better it's embarrassing - on a phone, you can cache an entire country or US state in a form that's fully searchable and routable with turn by turn navigation, and doesn't expire.
But hey -- since it is a TV show all they need are some special effects and to put the "contestents" in a room somewhere.
At the time, the presenter joked that the sequel would be 'Space Cadets: Mission to Mars'...
If you remove the plugin manually it will be reinstalled with every update, and if the plugin is on your system browsers will find it an use it.
Windows versions of Java now come with a control panel applet that lets you turn off the browser plugin, and I think this setting persists when Java is updated.
Ask if they would consider eating radioactive food!
A scientifically inclined artist, Zoe Papadopoulou, had some fun with this idea in an exhibition at the Wellcome Collection in London a couple of years ago. Visitors were invited to eat 'yellow cake' which, while sharing a name with processed uranium ore, was actually a real cake made from edible but naturally slightly radioactive ingredients (enough to pick up on a Geiger counter):
I don't know exactly what she used - Carbon-14 is ubiquitous, of course, though hard to detect in small quantities, but the ingredients seem to include brazil nuts (which tend to concentrate environmental radium) and she might have added some 'Lo Salt' for the potassium-40.
You evidently don't actually use the advanced features of the Windows 7 Start Menu. There are good reasons that the full-screen Start menu is so maligned.
Neither is as good as the Classic Shell start menu, which works on both.
... the oldest goatse in history.
They already found that: http://blogs.artinfo.com/artin...
"A statue of the Roman half-goat, half-man god Pan - who was the Greeks' god of the wild - getting wild with a female goat (see above) has proven so NSFW (or, in this case, NSFM) that the British Museum has placed a parental advisory in the gallery where it will be on view as part of the upcoming exhibition 'Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum.' The statue was excavated from beneath some 100 feet of Volcanic ash that enveloped the Villa of the Papyri, the residence of Julius Caesar's father-in-law Lucius Calpurnius Piso Caesoninus, on the slope Mount Vesuvius."
He customodded a BT kb into his old glove, added tweezers and a fist bump 8bit sound chirp. What's not to love?
So, basically you're saying that you Love the Power Glove?
Philip K Dick was right after all - 'The Empire never ended'. King Felix!
"The sky was the perfect untroubled blue of a television screen, tuned to a dead channel." - Neil Gaiman, Neverwhere:
I used too be abel too, but sinse I turned the currant up too 11 I carnt thync strait enuf too spel my name.
And a microSD slot? Where on earth would I get one of those cheaper?
It would be very interesting to run some double blind tests and ABX comparisons between a $50 Sansa player and the new Sony. 'Audiophiles' tend not to like these sorts of tests, for some reason...