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Comment Re:one rusty pickup truck. (Score 1) 128 128

one rusty pickup truck with a plow mount and a bed full of old crystallized dynamite has a very good chance of taking down any nuclear facility. if they can smash the first chain-link fence, chances are very high they'll git 'r dun.

a night watchman rattling doors is not going to stop them. even if he's at the video guard desk, he can't.

and the whole security chain knows this. just saying...

That's stretching the definition of "accident" more than somewhat.

Comment Re:Because job outfit only look for links in googl (Score 4, Insightful) 146 146

You are entitled to a private life, but if you make something public, it's public, period. No take backs. Not because I said so but because of the nature of public information.

For the sake of argument, what if someone with a twitter feed decides it's newsworthy and does it for you?

Comment Re:How is this new? (Score 1) 172 172

Even simpler solution: use a plastic squeeze bottle. No mess, and they're probably cheaper than the glass ones to boot. Also, if you get one that dispenses from the bottom, you don't have to deal with that liquid that tends to rise to the top.
Star Wars Prequels

Boeing Patents Star Wars Style Force Field Technology 126 126

An anonymous reader was one of many to point out that Boeing doesn't want to rely on a sad devotion to an ancient religion to protect aircraft and conjure up the stolen data tapes, but plans on using force fields instead. "Boeing's new patent may let the force be with you even in real life. The aircraft and defense company has taken a cue from science fiction with its plan to develop a Star Wars style force field that would use energy to deflect any potential damage. Just liking the luminescent shields seen in the film, Boeing's "Method and system for shock wave attenuation via electromagnetic arc" could provide a real-life layer of protection from nearby impacts to targets. The downside: It won't protect from direct hits."

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