The response ends in a call to those interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields of study:
If you do pursue a career in a science, technology, engineering or math-related field, the Force will be with us! Remember, the Death Star's power to destroy a planet, or even a whole star system, is insignificant next to the power of the Force.
An anonymous reader writes "A new bill is being introduced called the Camera Phone Predator Alert Act, which would require any mobile phone containing a digital camera to sound a tone whenever a photograph is taken with the phone's camera. It would also prohibit such a phone from being equipped with a means of disabling or silencing the tone."
An anonymous reader writes: According to anonymous reports from the prosecution, Hans Reiser is considering whether to reveal the location of his wife Nina's corpse, in the hopes that it will lighten his sentence. However, the likelihood of the deal still depends on whether an autopsy of Nina's body might reveal evidence of first degree murder, which would have the opposite effect as what he wants. The story is at Wired Blogs.