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Comment Re:Help me find them! (Score 1) 252

I'm starting one too. Red40k.com
If you see a red balloon on December 5th, submit it there for a chance to win $3000 if we win.
It'll even be open to the operators of the other balloon search sites.
So if you find out where a balloon might be, go to Red40k.com ok?

Comment Re:That may be... (Score 1) 252

So what will you do if you happen to be driving along on December 5th, and see one of these balloons?
Will you actually drive past it without stopping, or will you whip out your [insert connected device] and try to get $3,000 from Red40k.com?

yes, I will get $10k from DARPA if we win.

One balloon has NO value to an individual without what I (or someone else) offers.

Go Red40k.com!

Comment That may be... (Score 1) 252

but perhaps you could find a single red balloon and win $3000...

Red40k.com will be setup to take balloon location submissions and paypal $3000 to the first email address associated with a correct balloon location, if we win the $40k.

Comment Red40k.com (Score 1) 252

So I just registered a website, and will set it up in a few days... if you are the first person to submit a correct balloon location, and if we get the 40k, I will paypal $3,000 to the first email address on the submission.
The Almighty Buck

Submission + - Should I care if my credit gets ruined? 1

100k-in-the-hole writes: I have been having some financial trouble lately, and have for the first time stopped paying some of my bills (mostly credit cards). I already have a fixed rate mortgage, and have no intention of using a credit card ever again. Has anyone else here stopped paying their bills? What kind of experience can I expect? I sort of feel like a low credit score will help me to avoid this problem in the future.

Submission + - Caves of the Moon (newscientist.com)

jeno writes: A deep hole on the moon that could open into a vast underground tunnel has been found for the first time. The discovery strengthens evidence for subsurface, lava-carved channels that could shield future human colonists from space radiation and other hazards.

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