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Submission + - Nailed it (nasa.gov)

bmxeroh writes: SpaceX has successfully landed the first stage of their Falcon 9 on a drone barge in the Atlantic.

Comment Re: Ghost electric vampires finally dealt with (Score 1) 297

Since we're on the subject of cable boxes. You know what else is stupid in electronics? Power toggles instead of discrete power commands. A lot of the home automation stuff we do ties in with home theaters. Our options are either leave the box on, use variables to track power state and hope the power never surge, or use aditional hardware sensors and programming to track power. Time is money, guess which path is normally taken?

Comment Re:Fools think this is horrible. (Score 1) 442

I am forever stealing the phrase "justice boner"...But yes you're right, the ridiculous amount of jail time folks receive for non-violent crimes is amazingly stupid. Judges should lean on community service hard rather than toss people in jail for 30 days or more over something petty.

Comment Re:No More Bennett (Score 3, Interesting) 187

<quote> (Note: While we accept bug reports on the ability to conduct brute-force attacks, we do not allow execution of brute-force attacks on other users. Please see the &ldquo;Do not attempt&rdquo; section. If you believe you have found a method to conduct a brute-force or code injection attack, please report it to us without testing it.).</quote>

The program details specifically say that. He's an idiot, but we all knew that.

Submission + - Scotus rules extending stop for dog sniff unconstitutional. (bloomberg.com)

bmxeroh writes: The Supreme Court ruled today that a police officer may not extend a traffic stop beyond the time needed to complete the tasks related to that stop for the purposes of allowing a trained dog to sniff for drugs. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote for the majority (6-3) that police authority "ends when tasks tied to the traffic infraction are — or reasonably should have been — completed,". The case, Rodriguez v. United States, 13-9972, all started with Rodriguez was stopped in Nebraska for driving out of his lane. After he was given the ticket for that infraction, he was made to wait an additional seven to eight minutes for a drug dog to arrive which promptly alerted to the presence of drugs in the car. Upon search, the officers found a small bag of methamphetamine in his possession.

Submission + - The Easy Solution for a Slow and Spyware Infected PC (tupalo.co)

charlesbob1 writes: Is your computer running slow-moving? And also you simply do not know exactly what occurred? Right here is the most effective solution for Computer running slow this will certainly make your computer system faster,

Comment Re:Sounds good (Score 3, Funny) 599

For some reason I had a chuckle at your last statement. At this point they literally are giving people turds. That turns out to be one of the most effective treatments for C. Diff, and I even seen a place in New England somewhere where they would pay you for taking a crap. Literally like a blood bank, but poop. How great a world we live in.

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