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Submission + - BBC website not available. (bbc.co.uk) 2

Stooshie writes: "I don't know about you, but the BBC and Google are the 2 sites I use if I want to quickly test for an internet connection. The fact that the site is down is unusual. As of right now, there is no news of why."

Comment Re:Why roll-up? (Score 1) 159

I fail to understand the entire fire concept! Why would I want to go to the bother of creating fire when I can digest raw meat and berries, scare of animals with a big nasty stick and keep warm by huddling together in a corner? Can someone explain, please?

Comment Re:Wow, just wow. The uncanny valley extends .... (Score 1) 152

" ... My expectation is that if there were any really good ways of gathering and storing energy, then lower life-forms would be able to exploit these without having to go through the trouble of evolving into higher lifeforms and then figuring it out ... " The lower life forms are some of the most successful lifeforms on earth. They have little problem with energy.

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