Because every possible alternative is worse.
This. IMO there is nothing wrong with the placement of close/minimize/maximize in Windows. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
Besides, transition from Windows or other DE's with the same placement is easier that way. That goes for keyboard shortcuts too.
I'm from Europe.
I assumed parent is from the US because I've never heard of local blackouts in soccer.
Europe != USA
Though I think these blackouts are set in contracts with the TV networks? This does not apply to blacking out foreign TV networks of course, like Canadian networks showing the same game.
It's still a delay and an opportunity for the telecom companies to lobby and have it shot down.
Labour Party, hah. More like Sleeping-on-the-job party. They need to drink more tea or switch to coffee.*
* Reference to the leader of the party, Job Cohen, who once said he'd rather drink tea with the parents of the Moroccan kids who were (and are) a nuisance in Amsterdam, where he was mayor, than to actually do something about them. That phrase is haunting him.
Mod parent up.
I haven't watched anything SF since Battlestar Galactica. Didn't bother with Caprica, especially after that crap ending BSG had.
But there are thousands of SF books.. I'm currently reading Peter F. Hamilton's The Neutronium Alchemist, part two in the Night's Dawn trilogy. Not by any means a recent book, but that doesn't matter... it's a good book/trilogy so far. I'll buy Hamilton's Void trilogy books too, I think.
You do know Mio-chan is fictional, right?
Though the seiyuu's are not
uh, was SafeSearch not enough? It's on by default.
This reeks of censorship -- they should have an option next to the box to turn it off, like they had previously.
It isn't easy being the parent of a six-year-old. However, it's a pretty small price to pay for having somebody around the house who understands computers.