We’re sorry, but your query looks similar to automated requests from a...– Google Groups FAIL. False positives like this suck. Guess it’s time to move my group.
Indeed, if there was a defining moment in Friday’s debate, it was the...– Op-Ed Columnist - Betraying the Planet - NYTimes.com
Also, don’t take the intoxicated results to be acceptable just because they’re...– Texting While Driving: How Dangerous is it? - Car And Driver. Yup: texting while driving is so bad, it makes drunk driving look good in comparison. (And they’re not talking just about writing, they test reading texts too.)
If the rocket scientists can't switch to the...
From NASA criticised for sticking to imperial units: “Given these budget constraints and the need for consistent units throughout the Constellation Program lifecycle to minimise risks, and to contribute to mission success, we’re revising the previous management directive to a primarily English-units-based program,” he says. That previous directive stems from 2004 when, under...
Iran Election news – Tehran Bureau →
Funny that both hybrids’ consumption computers were optimistic—the Prius’s by 4...– 2010 Honda Insight vs. 2010 Toyota Prius, 1998 Chevy Metro - Car And Driver. Funny, that.
We propose, then, that a certified auto enthusiast (paid, of course) be placed...– Five Reasons “Cash for Clunkers” is a Joke - Car News/Latest News & Reviews/Car Shopping/Hot Lists/Reviews/Car and Driver - Car And Driver. Surely he means that anything with a T-top should not be returned to the street?!?
Adactio: Journal—Revealing Design Treasures from... →
A lot of good stuff in here, but the moral of the story boils down to:Be careful when emulating features.
What matters is getting the right words, undiluted, in front of the right...– ongoing · The Internet’s Payload. Amen.
Schneier on Security: Fraud on eBay →
This is why I’ll be selling my iPhone 3G to NextWorth (or an acquaintance) rather than bother with eBay.
The 3.0 keyboard has a few extra special characters when holding certain signs...– iPhone 3.0 Update: 10 Hidden Features - PC World. I’ve actually been hoping for this exact feature for a while now—it just might be my favorite thing about 3.0.
…it was striking how some scam victims kept their decision to respond...– The psychology of scams: Provoking and committing errors of judgement (PDF) (via Schneier on Security: The Psychology of Being Scammed)
Anonymous Pro (2009) is a family of four fixed-width fonts designed especially...– Anonymous Pro, from one of my favorite indie font studios. Suddenly my text editors and terminals are all so legible…
June 19, 9:00am: The Bureau of Labor Statistics will announce the unemployment...– Exclusive: The Future of Facebook Usernames - Anil Dash
CTR actually has practical benefits over RC4; because the keystream is generated...– A Working Theory About RC4. Oh hey, that’s pretty cool.
TOSBack | The Terms-Of-Service Tracker →
Tracks changes to websites Terms-Of-Service. Very handy.
HAI CAN HAS STDIO? I HAS A VAR IM IN YR LOOP UP VAR!!1 VISIBLE VAR IZ VAR...– LOLCODE (via VinNay)