See the 7 pointed star underneath the Union Jack? Thats's the federeation star, each of the points represents a state, and the 7th is for territories
I have to agree with this. Too many people still stick to the old adage "you get what you pay for", and are wary of free things.
Plus I have a large suspicion that there is some sort of kickback for professors enforcing textbook requirements. It might be a bit of a conspiracy theory, but it all fits together too well...
Sorry, I could have worded it better. I'm not claiming intelligent design put Jupiter there, merely that Jupiter is doing what Jupiter does, and that this event is nothing out of the ordinary.
Very cool that it was captured (by an Aussie)
The gas giants are there to act as a magnet for comets/asteroids etc, so they don't end up near us.
And when he takes his shirt off you can see the backlit apple logo they installed, which also mysteriously doubled the cost of the operation.
The more endangered an animal is, the better it tastes.
Cowon players are more expensive than an equivalent ipod, which is the obvious benchmark in the category.
Not everything made in Aisa is cheap and nasty
But look at what ended up on our blacklist here in Australia (it's also on wikileaks). It too was set up to counter the scourge of child porn.
But we ended up with blocked sites containing
It's not much of a stretch to see other politically sensitive topics being blocked.
...about the HP Scanjet 3C?
(not that there's anything wrong with that)
5+ years old, and they still haven't ironed out the bugs, erm I mean features.
Beer with a inidescent blue head, or maybe one that resembles the tail of a peacock.
I too spend many hours in the shed making beer from grain, and this would be the stuff of furtunes.
I don't know about that. 9/11 springs to mind.
Sure it sounds cool, but what the hell is it going to do with it?
Call em strange, but I prefer my 2d displays to be 2d
The blurring has almost hidden them, but put the image through a gaussian filter, and all is revealed.
Plus you can see the tiles missing from the space shuttle
Things here in Australia are rarely put to the people, as the pollies don't want the unwashed masses disturbing their plans.
Instead there is the concept of a 'mandate', ie. a party is voted in, and can do whatever the hell it wants, until they get voted out.
Politics here is far less robust than in the USA. We have the massive paradox of compulsory voting, and astounding voter apathy.