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Comment: Re:We almost lost two! (Score 3, Interesting) 113

by Impy the Impiuos Imp (#49195821) Attached to: Harrison Ford's Plane Crashes On Golf Course

Sigh. Nerds are the technological autists. The geek, in a circus, was the guy who bit off the head of a chicken and other gross stuff. In Revenge of the nerds, Booger was the only geek.

And the gay guy was just the gay guy.

Of course, the meaning of geek has wandered until it is used as a synonym for nerd, as words often do, but only a nerd could tell you that.

Comment: Re:Two things (Score 1) 246

by Impy the Impiuos Imp (#49188773) Attached to: Facebook Rant Lands US Man In UAE Jail

Bad example -- they agree not to spill it as a condition of employment, and are bound to it during, and after employment.

Whether Snowdon should be considered a hero or not is separate from whether he violated the law, which is not in dispute.

But news organizations are happily printing info as it is released, withot fear. Government is correctly criticized for hassling them and spying without warrants.

Comment: Re:One of my all time favourite reads (Score 1) 326

by Impy the Impiuos Imp (#49184105) Attached to: 'The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress' Coming To the Big Screen

There's a much better version of Starship Troopers anyway. It's called "Aliens".

Space marines, "bug hunt", fast drops onto planets, even female combat pilots, then a predicted thing, as them being smaller could take slightly more Gs.

Don't they credit him now?

Comment: Re:Easy life (Score 1) 207

by Impy the Impiuos Imp (#49160003) Attached to: Research Suggests That Saunas Help You Live Longer

So long as you dont clog the emergency room bay doors with your fat ass...

It's known the more a doctor performs a procedure, the better the outcome.

So when yourr slender ass pulls into the hospital at 70 with a heart attack, you're welcome.

I think this study should look into whether the saunas are melting fat out of the extremeties' vessels, especially capiillaries. Maybe helps keep vessels clear, lets heart work less hard.

It is much easier to suggest solutions when you know nothing about the problem.