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Comment: Tunnels everywhere, A-bombs nowhere (Score 5, Insightful) 292

Some of these claims seem to be overblown.
If you take a look at the Manhattan Project, you get an idea what efforts in research and production (i.e. uranium enrichment) were required.
The Nazis never had a programm that came anywhere near these dimensions.
All they had was a handfull of phsysicists (most of the best had emmigrated to the US anyway) and a small research reactor.
So while there was some nuclear research, there never was a atomic bomb or anything close to it in Germany.

And the tunnels? The whole 3rd Reich and it's occupied territories were tunneled mostly for the purpose of weapons production.

Comment: 15€ Tax to anonymous artists to store my own (Score 3, Insightful) 129

by mailuefterl (#42258155) Attached to: Austrian Blank Media Tax May Expand To Include Cloud Storage

The ridiculous aspect of this tax is, that when I fill my hard disc with pictures I took myself with my own camera I would still hav to pay for example ca 15 € for a 1TB hard disc which can be bought for as little as 63€ (external USB 3.0)

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+ - Noodle mesh is a religious head gear in Austria->

Submitted by mailuefterl
mailuefterl (140499) writes "A Noodle mesh is a religious head gear according to Vienna traffic Authorities:
http://kurier.at/nachrichten/wien/3922317.php
http://wien.orf.at/stories/526269/ (article in German)
When Vienna advertising agency owner Niko Alm applied for a new driver's licence, he submitted a photo which showed him wearing a noodle mesh as head gear.
According to regulations, only the face must be visible on the photo, no hats, no caps allowed.
The only exception: religious head gear.
So he declared himself a pastafari and claimed his noodle mesh was therefore a religious head gear.
First authorities denied the driver's license, but after 3 Alm was now issued the document with the rather special ohoto."

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