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Submission + - Who Picks Pick?

SunSpot505 writes: It's not often these days that you come across a significant "fix this please" moment in Wikipedia, but while trying to learn more about the Pick operating system and it's lack of adoption, I came across this nice line in its article:

"Despite many improvements over time, many factors contribute to making Pick OS-based solutions undesirable. <-- like what? be specific."

I am actually interested in the answer to this question, and would love to get the Wikipedia article updated.


Submission + - DNS poison on MSNBC?

SunSpot505 writes: "MSNBC's website appears to be suffering from a DNS poison attack. Going to appears to redirect to the BBC main page. I couldn't find any reports about this anywhere through google searching. I'm sure someone somewhere is scrambling."

Submission + - The LHC in verse (

SunSpot505 writes: ""Who says science doesn't turn people on? Kate McAlpine is a rising star on YouTube for her rap performance — about high-energy particle physics. The 23-year-old Michigan State University graduate and science writer raps about the Large Hadron Collider, the groundbreaking particle accelerator that has been built in a 17-mile circular tunnel at the CERN laboratory near Geneva, Switzerland."

Quite an educational video on the LHC for those of us less familiar with high energy particle physics. Perhaps someone will get her a teaching grant when she's done as a technical writer at the Collider?"

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