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  • Feds Want Nuclear Waste Train, But Don’t Know Where It Would Go
    By on September 1, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments


    mdsolar writes with news of a plan to move radioactive waste from nuclear plants. The U.S. government is looking for trains to haul radioactive waste from nuclear power plants to disposal sites. Too bad those trains have nowhere to go. Putting the cart before the horse, the U.S. Department of Energy recently asked companies for ideas on how the government should get the rail cars needed to haul 150-ton casks filled with used, radioactive nuclear fuel. (more…)



  • New Bill Would Require Patent Trolls To Pay Defendants’ Attorneys
    By on March 1, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Zordak writes “According to Law 360, H.R. 845, the ‘Saving High-Tech Innovators from Egregious Legal Disputes’ (SHIELD) Act of 2013 would require non-practicing entities that lose in patent litigation to pay the full legal costs of accused infringers. The new bill (PDF) would define a ‘non-practicing entity’ as a plaintiff that is neither the original inventor or assignee of a patent, and that has not made its own ‘substantial investment in exploiting (more…)

  • Nokia Claims a Memory Card Slot Would Have “Defiled” New Phone
    By on September 5, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    nk497 writes “Nokia unveiled its flagship Lumia 920 Windows Phone 8 handset today, but it doesn’t feature an SD card slot. There’s a reason why: Nokia’s designers didn’t want to ‘defile’ the design. ‘We started with the premise that we wanted an uncompromised physical form,’ executive vice president Kevin Shields, said. ‘To put an SD card slot in it would have defiled it.’ He said most people don’t use the storage in their phone, although (more…)

  • Would Finding E.T. Change Our View of God?
    By on February 24, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Only 10 percent of religious people think that the discovery of intelligent life in space would challenge their view of God.

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  • 5 Game Situations That Would Actually Suck
    By on October 9, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The following are several video game situations that seem like they’d be great to actually experience. We’re taking a harder look at them to expose the slimy mollusk beneath the awesome shiny seashell of supposedly “cool” video game concepts.

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  • Told he would never walk again, Athlete defies all odds
    By on June 16, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Four years ago, Yelandi Rivero was confined to his bed at home, paralyzed from the waist down. The 36-year-old was seriously injured in an ATV accident, and doctors told him he would never walk again. But the West Palm Beach resident refused to accept that diagnosis…

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  • Lampard would love home title win
    By on May 4, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Midfielder Frank Lampard, whose Chelsea side beat 2-0 Liverpool on Sunday, would relish sealing the Premier League title against Wigan at Stamford Bridge but is not taking victory for granted.

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  • Would Sanctions Imposed on Israel Help Palestinians? – TIME
    By on February 16, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The country’s defense minister has repeated a familiar prophecy but there is unlikely to be movement in the peace process unless the status quo changes.

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  • What Would The DS Look Like With a Four Inch Screen?
    By on October 30, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    The current DSi screen is 3.25 inches. Rumor has it that Nintendo will be releasing a new DS with a 4 inch screen. What would that look like? Time to bust out the ruler and additional screen.

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