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I'm glad to hear that someone is trying to out-stupid *my* country.
wherein we find out that Monsanto has known it all along.
Probably they were hoping no one would find out until they' ready to market GMO humans that are resistant to it.
No! You're only allowed to worry about one or the other!
Really? If only there was some one out at sea on a boat who could corroborate that. . .
Anything that becomes molten will mix into the fuel and dilute it,
Not really. Anything that becomes molten, will pretty much vaporize, because Uranium melts at like 2000 F. If the Uranium is molten, everything else will boil away.
However: It's bollocks because the hole in which the uranium is burning, has fissures and crevases, and the Uranium would unevenly flow into small, tight spaces, spreading out and; ultimately diluting and cooling.
Experiments done at Argonne labs back a few years ago also suggested that the Uranium will form a cooler coating, as an outer shell. The core may remain molten, but the shell is cool enough to harden, and contain the molten core. The core may burn through the shell, but much of the mass will be left behind, as the molten part runs down into the burned-out cavity below, and the process repeats.
In any case, either of these scenarios would generate significant ongoing outgassing, and none of that has been observed at Fukushima; so it's likely the fuel melted and diffused and cooled. Just like Chernobyl.
I guess everyone's getting bored with the war on drugs, so now they're looking for a new menace to protect us from.
He's considering changing his name to N. S. Sherlock.
Crime doesn't pay for everybody.
Makes me wish I be a Chinee pirate. Besept I don't need Wind O'Tain, and I don't know how to say 'Arrrr' in Chinees. And I hear tell their ships are all junks.
If you can't read about it on the internet, it didn't happen.
Also, in the Internet Age you're more likely to hear about it when someone does something crooked or foolish. I question the Ask-Slashdotter's assumption that things are getting worse.
(He actually asked the right question: why do things appear to be getting worse. But then elaborates on the assumption that the sky is actually falling.)
I'm surprised the feds haven't banned it. IIRC th constitution prevents the states from creating money other than gold or silver coin; surely they won't allow individuals more leeway.
All I can figure is that it's considered more like a credit card than money. Or else the hammer just hasn't come down yet.
Except it turned back toward Malaysia, but then turned again generally westward and followed a crooked channel out to sea, along a path that a Malaysian pilot would know isn't covered by air traffic radar, but would not know is covered by military radar.
Foul play is beyond question. The questions are who and why.
If the video contains anything copyrighted by the Indian government or by a corporation friendly to the Indian government, then anyone hosting the video is liable for copyright infringement. Not all countries recognize fair use to the same extent.
I always wanted to copyright my name, do something outrageous, and then sue all the media that runs a story on it.