President George W. Bush signed into law on Monday a controversial bill that would stiffen penalties for movie and music piracy at the federal level.
A drive-thru customer at a fast food restaurant Monday offered something green to pay for his meal, but it wasn't cash, according to the Indian River County Sheriff's Office.
A thief broke into a cemetery Thursday night and drained a 250-gallon fuel tank expecting gasoline but instead left with about 200 gallons of water, police said. Picture is in place of a dumbass tag.
Less than two hours after they allegedly robbed a Circle K gas station, two men were arrested in the case — when they asked a Louisville Metro Police officer for directions. Picture is for the level of stupidity.
‘’It’s a total con,” said Avery, a plant scientist by training. "There is not a shred of science" to back up claims that organic is safer or more nutritious, he said.
Super-charging memory shop MetaRAM has started talking up its beefy DDR3 modules.
MetaRAM's top customer Hynix has already taken delivery of the DDR3 MetaSDRAM, which allows server customers to pack far more memory inside their standard systems. For example, Hynix is hyping "the world's first" 16GB 2-rank DIMMs, which it demonstrated this week at the Intel Developer Forum. And it's going to ship 8GB 2-rank DIMMs based on the MetaRAM technology as well.
NASA confirmed on Wednesday that a computer virus was identified on a laptop computer aboard the International Space Station, which carries about 50 computers.
The virus was stopped with virus protection software and posed no threat to ISS systems or operations, said NASA spokesperson Kelly Humphries.
A mother found guilty of killing her baby by burning her to death in a microwave is facing the death penalty.
GNU SOFTWARE is turning 25 years old this year, so the Free Software Foundation (FSF) is celebrating with a month-long party launched by the release of "Happy Birthday to GNU," a short video with English humourist, actor, novelist, film maker and posh bloke Stephen Fry.
A senior police officer who took part in a carnival parade dressed as al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has apologised and said his decision was "an error of judgment".
PICKING UP that cheap made-in-Shanghai MP4 video player could be hazardous to your health and that of your children and pets, according to a report today in the Chinese press.
Europe may have to find its own solutions for transporting astronauts and cargo to and from the International Space Station due to short-sighted US policies that now threaten Nasa's ability to maintain a presence on the orbital outpost.
Greenland is attempting to remove its whale hunt from the jurisdiction of the International Whaling Commission (IWC)
There is no need to use public money to bankroll next-generation broadband in the UK, says a report.
Yahoo said it will implement its much-criticised search ad deal with Google despite possible anti-trust hurdles.
Presenter Noel Edmonds has stopped paying his TV licence fee as he does not like the BBC's "threatening" manner towards those who evade the charge
Stock markets have continued to fall after the collapse of fourth-largest US investment bank, Lehman Brothers, which has filed for bankruptcy protection
The government has outlined how a controversial online ad system can be rolled out in the UK.
New specials? Proper information? After all the rumours? Oh smeg yes.
Most children's TV producers know that to get kids to watch, you have to terrify the little bastards. Looking back at the weird-ass shows they've cranked out over the decades, it's a wonder that we all grew up to be such, stable, well-adjusted adults.
A scientist at California Polytechnic State University has answered that most pressing of questions for would-be time travellers - assuming you survive the journey through the wormhole vortex back to the Eocene epoch, what's the beer going to be like when you get there?
The downtime for the damaged LHC has been extended several more months
Suddenly a lonely spot on the Portuguese coast has become the centre of the wave power industry.
Chinese researchers claim they've confirmed the theory behind an "impossible" space drive, and are proceeding to build a demonstration version. If they're right, this might transform the economics of satellites, open up new possibilities for space exploration –- and give the Chinese a decisive military advantage in space.
German developers had developed a cut-down version of Chrome that doesn't send usage data back to the Google mothership.
An article in the International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms describes a strange and wonderful practice in Hawaii: women gather together to search for a particular mushroom. When they find it, they sniff it. The scent of this mushroom causes sexual arousal, often to the point of orgasm.
A couple spent three months collecting and recycling litter to pay for their honeymoon flights. For every four recycled items, they earned a reward point which was then converted into BA air miles.