As to the Puritans - IIRC, the lot you got were the moderates; the real killjoys stayed here.
What about crowdsourced copy editing? I'm sure Amazon could push updated versions to kindles, and probably work out some sort of incentive system to get readers involved...
I meant to do the sums last time this came up...
£1.35/litre (the average cost of a litre of unleaded petrol in my town, according to petrolprices.com) in UK gallons, expressed as $num USD/US gallon?
$8.059, according to wolfram alpha
Also since when do we say notebook in a headline and have everyone read it and think laptop not paper notebook.
The '[...] and Smartphones' wasn't a clue?
I used a *box like interface (bblean, and litestep) on my XP machines for quite a while.
Has anyone noticed any recent appointees or elected officials seemingly always wearing a plain gold ring?
No. It's a ring of invisibility, after all...
What? Jupiter? It does put out more radiation than it absorbs but it's hardly a sun.
Whoosh. (See the works of Sir Arthur C Clarke for details...)
the 'noob tube' is a reference to Halo's sniper rifle.
Carry around a balloon full of sulfur hexafluoride.
Sendmail may be safely run set-user-id to root. -- Eric Allman, "Sendmail Installation Guide"