Your normal everyday person would expect it to go backwards, but it goes forward instead. Maybe the minority of super-smart scientists would understand and get it right away, but most people are taught something entirely different. Pretty sure that is what makes this counter-intuitive. » 4/21/14 6:18am Monday 6:18am

So I guess WINE was totally invented just to run Office then? Because that is the *only* software MS puts out. (Other than Visual Studio, but that doesn't count in this case). Strangely enough, Office is on Macs, and iPhones and Androids. So, the only software they make (that matters to the everyday person) and it is… » 3/31/14 6:36am 3/31/14 6:36am

You can actually put together and launch several of the pieces you see above in a game called Kerbal Space Program. The developers just recently finished up a joint development sprint with NASA that includes replications of these parts for an Asteroid Redirect Mission update to the game that allows you to grab NEOs and … » 3/27/14 10:03am 3/27/14 10:03am

Actually, the account of the Flood talks about water coming out of the ground, not just down from the sky, with theologists theorizing there were reservoirs of water beneath the surface. I know it's unfathomable that someone could think of these things before a scientist, let alone a Bible-thumper, because ... "stupid… » 3/14/14 7:20am 3/14/14 7:20am

How does that make sense? So, there is no card reader to hack. Then you just hack whatever other system exists. At the simplest level, ever hear of a KeyLogger? Nothing is unhackable; why would simply changing a method (for absolutely no reason at all) keep hackers from getting what they want? » 3/13/14 10:40am 3/13/14 10:40am

That's quite elitist and naïve. Maybe that is an OK statement if we are talking about just generically making a website. Outside of work, I am working on a personal project that I could give a rats ass about supporting IE8. But, jQuery's and Bootstrap's newest versions only support IE9+ and since that's all they worry… » 3/06/14 9:32am 3/06/14 9:32am