The article mentions an actual speed of 40m/s, which converts to 144km/h or around 90 MPH. Still not setting any records, but the video does indicate these things can do some damage.
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Glass is a solid at ambient temperatures, and does not flow at all below its melting temperature of 500-600 degrees Celsius. The idea that window panes flow downwards over centuries is a myth which has been disproved. Blown glass window panes were thicker on one edge, and were typically installed with the thick side down for stability. There were cases of panes being installed with the thick side up or sideways, thought to be through negligence.
You'll be happy to know the cannacode.com domain is available, should someone wanna make that happen.
Thankfully, Microsoft is making Linux a viable gaming platform by so utterly screwing up the Windows gaming platform with Windows 8. Valve is just covering its bases.
Versus how many gallons of gas to run this thing for a day? How many days' worth of fuel can this thing haul? My guess is a pack mule has it beat.
Not only cheaper and easier, but much more practical as well. They don't give away you position from a mile away (unless startled/attacked), and they refuel with grass and water, which are much easier to come by on a mission than gasoline. This looks like just about the biggest waste of money I've ever seen.
You mean FDR had the audacity to sanction and cut diplomatic ties with nations both actively engaged in the savage oppression of two entire continents full of people? Have you read anything about the genocide the Germans were busy carrying out in Europe at the time? And the savage conduct of the Japanese in China, Korea and around the Pacific islands? These weren't issues that were suddenly going to be resolved around the negotiating table. The US joining the war was not an option at the time; it was a necessity.
Strangely, you then go on to argue that FDR didn't go far enough, that he should have gotten us into a war with Russia over control of Eastern Europe. Your post just makes me thankful that he was in charge at the time, rather than you.
With any luck, the dolphin words we'll "make up" will already have the meaning of "your mother is a goat", and they will simply be offended.
Voting from your iPhone?
Unlike IE6, the iPad auto-updates.
Except that Firefox, Chrome and Opera all ship with Flash, which does support h.264 playback, and so a single h.264-encoded file can be served to everyone; natively in the tag for browsers that support it, and handled by Flash by those that can't. No one is going to re-encode all their content to WebM if they can avoid it.
It's an invalid point in any case, as Google is already likely to have reached their maximum licensing cost cap with the MPEG 4 license, from their Youtube and Android divisions. I doubt this move will affect their licensing costs in any way.
The point is so they can automate bringing power stations online/offline based on real-time usage data, ultimately increasing power generation efficiency and reducing electricity costs.
Same here. I'm getting unusably bad text rendering with FF4 b7 in Vista, and am disappointed to see it's not fixed in b8. I'm still sticking with 3.6.x for now, but this had better be fixed by the time FF4 gets released.
OK, well, that distinction wasn't made.