Why are there no seat belts on the Enterprise or any starship? There are a lot of episodes where someone gets hurt due to falling out of a chair. They must just use it as a plot element, because no safety engineer would allow that many accidents to happen when an easy solution is available. [...]
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“When a couple of men, they do not improve getting environmental problems in my territory..”
From Netflix: We are thrilled to announce that we have begun to roll out a Netflix application for the Android platform. We are making the free app available for download from Android Market. The Market download will initially be available only on select phones that currently have the requisite playback support. We expect to quickly add [...]
YokosoNews on Ustream has been broadcasting roughly 14 hours a day translating Japanese media.
John Baez has written up a short history of some of Earth’s disasters. These include the Big Splat, also known as the formation of the Moon, the Heavy Bombardment, the Oxygen Catastrophe, and Snowball Earth. In 2004, the astrophysicist Robin Canup, at the Southwest Research Institute in Texas, published some remarkable computer simulations of the Big [...]
The GroupOn ads were horrible. NOOOOOOOO! Cuba Gooding Jr!! NOOOOOOO!! Don’t do it! I won’t even share the one about the rainforest.
From Time Warner Cable on why I can not watch sports on ESPN3.com AS of right now, we think that the television and the Internet business are different. While you may be able to stream video online, it’s still video. Because we see ESPN3 as an extension of our video product, we are making its [...]