Venan writes: "A gentleman by the name of Wafaa Bilal started an online exhibition entitled "Domestic Tension" on May 4th, confining himself to a room with a web rigged paint ball gun in order to raise awareness of life in current Iraq. Yes, he does get shot."
Penguinshit writes: "The Terminator is making good on its coming-back word. Plot details for the fourth film have been kept under tight wraps. As the film will mark the beginning of a new trilogy, rather than a continuation of the previous three installments, its unlikely that Schwarzenegger will even take part in the film reinvention other than perhaps a cameo.
From TFA: "This new Terminator trilogy will build upon the already huge worldwide Terminator fan base, which was both revitalized and expanded with the global success of T3."
Will this franchise suffer the same fate as Star [Wars | Trek]?"
eldavojohn writes: "High school student Jay Thaker presented a report today to a meeting of heart specialists that detailed tests done with patients using iPods. The student showed that "Electrical interference was detected half of the time when the iPod was held just 2 inches from the patient's chest for 5 to 10 seconds." iPods interfere with the "telemetry equipment which caused the device to misread the heart's pacing and in one case caused the pacemaker to stop functioning altogether." Don't get grandpa an iPod for Christmas!"
livnah writes: "In a recent AskSlashdot posting (http://ask.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/05/09/1 728252), Pikoro asked what to do or where to go when he hits the top of the IT food-chain and finds that his work is "more work than play". Is it possible that in today's world we're overlooking that work is... work? Granted, work should be as enjoyable as possible — when you enjoy your work your productivity increases — but are we expecting too much these days? Do we need to re-evaluate our requirement for a high joy-factor while in the workplace?"
ancientribe writes: You see phishing attack attempts nearly every day, but what you don't see is the face behind the attack. In a rare glimpse into the mind of a phisher, an attacker who says he makes $3,000 to $4,000 dollars a day was willing to share a bit about himself and how he operates.
An anonymous reader writes: German researchers at the Frauenhofer Institute said Wednesday that they were launching an attempt to reassemble millions of shredded East German secret police files using complicated computerized algorithms. The files were shredded as the Berlin Wall fell in 1989 and it became clear that the East German regime was finished. Panicking officials of the Stasi secret police attempted to destroy the vast volumes of material they had kept on everyone from their own citizens to foreign leaders.
An anonymous reader writes: France became the first country to open its files on UFOs Thursday when the national space agency unveiled a website documenting more than 1,600 sightings spanning five decades.
Here's an interesting tidbit from the article:
A phalanx of beefy security guards formed a barrier in front of the space agency (CNES) headquarters where the announcement was made, "to screen out uninvited UFOlogists," an official explained.
Website at: http://www.cnes-geipan.fr/
Design a game with the playability of wow set in the environment of the Sprawl series of Gibson novels. That would be the ultimate game. Before you reply with 'go play neocroft 2', their payment system sucks and Americans can't seem to be able to play that game.