John Bayko writes "Mentioned on Slashdot a couple of years ago, the drug dichloroacetate (DCA) has finally finished its first clinical trial against brain tumors in humans. Drug companies weren't willing to test a drug they could not patent, so money was raised in the community through donations, auctions, and finally government support, but the study was still limited to five patients. It showed extremely positive results in four of them. This episode raises the question of what happens to all the money donated to Canadian and other cancer societies, and especially the billions spent buying merchandise with little pink ribbons on it, if not to actual cancer research like this."
Peeing in my neighbors gas tank will no longer have the desired effect.
Less of a top-ten, and more of a ten-random. What is the domain of this list? It seems like if you can go from Zune to Bluetooth to Biometrics, you should at least touch on something like the Segway HT: the first thing that comes to mind when I hear "tech flop".
Couldn't agree more, one day I stopped watching TV and my live improved 10 fold. I'd like to read some science that attempts to explain why.