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Comment Re:What could go wrong? (Score 4, Funny) 72

At least the thing can't come back to earth, right? Right?

Eventually it will reproduce.
When our first astronauts arrive on Mars, they will notice that not only Mars is populated by robots, but also the robots have developed into an intelligent life form.
And then Earth will be bombed into oblivion as soon as the astronauts exit the lander and wave their "Get Windows 10" flag.

Comment Re:Design by cobbling together (Score 3, Interesting) 125

As an extreme example there is Obi-Wan's lightsaber: it was built from an 1940's airplane engine, a WWI rifle grenade, a 1970's calculator, a WWII machine gun, a 1930's camera flash and a 1970's faucet knob.

That's way to sophisticated ;)
In the 1960's German TV series "Raumpatrouille Orion" (Space Patrol Orion) they used things like faucets and electric irons as controls, easily identifiable as such in the films.

Comment Re:No helmet??? (Score 1) 100

You didn't even bother to read the summary, right?

... while hovering 20 feet over the "Go Fast" energy drink company ...
...but after receiving 27 stitches, he was released from the hospital...

No parachute will open at that height, unless it's a rocket-propelled military jet seat parachute.
Kinda hard to imagine he could carry one of those.
And any kind of helmet, even a bicycle helmet, would have prevented those injuries.

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