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Rotten Office Fridge Cleanup Sends 7 To Hospital Screenshot-sm 410

bokske writes "An office worker cleaning a fridge full of rotten food created a smell so noxious that it sent seven co-workers to the hospital and made many others ill. Firefighters had to evacuate the AT&T building in downtown San Jose on Tuesday, after the flagrant fumes prompted someone to call 911. A hazmat team was called in. Just another day at the office."

February 13th, UNIX Time Will Reach 1234567890 376

mikesd81 writes "Over at Linux Magazine Online, Jon maddog Hall writes that on Friday the 13th, 2009 at 11:31:30pm UTC UNIX time will reach 1,234,567,890. This will be Friday, February 13th at 1831 and 30 seconds EST. Matias Palomec has a perl script you an use to see what time that will be for you: perl -e 'print scalar localtime(1234567890),"\n";' Now, while this is not the UNIX epoch, Alan Cox does assure us that Linux is now working on 64-bit time, and the UNIX epoch 'roll-over' would happen about the time that the sun burnt out."

Radioactive Charms Not So Charming Screenshot-sm 3

A Japanese couple who sold lucky charms guaranteed to glow for more than a decade were forced to stop after it was discovered that the charms were radioactive. The pair, ironically based in Hiroshima, imported tritium from Britain for the charms. Unfortunately they used 27 times more tritium than is allowed under Japanese law. It seems to me that the people who have to constantly fight Godzilla would make it harder for someone to order radioactive materials.

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