Reports confirm previous claims that Steam and the Source gaming engine will run natively on Mac OS X using OpenGL instead of relying on a wrapper such as Cider to translate the Windows versions to Mac. … Other details coming out of the beta testing are confirmation regarding Steam Play, which will [...]
Archive for April, 2010
Source: Scott Beale, Steve Wozniak’s iPhone Prototype T-Shirt, Laughing Squid (Apr. 24, 2010).
Sounds like an X-Files Episode:
In 1959, nine experienced Russian cross-country skiers - seven men and two women, led by a man named Igor Dyatlov - headed to the Ural Mountains, to a slope called Kholat Syakhl (Mansi language for “Mountain of the Dead,” ahem) for a rugged, wintry trek. On their [...]
An unknown object in the nearby galaxy M82 has started sending out radio waves, and the emission does not look like anything seen anywhere in the universe before. … The [object] appeared in May last year, while Muxlow and his colleagues were monitoring an unrelated stellar explosion in M82 using the [...]
Today, experts worldwide have rushed to blame TopGear for the holiday-ruining cloud of ash and doom sweeping over the UK.
According to local media, the shaggy-haired television presenter was witnessed driving a modified Hilux to the rim of the Eyjafjallajoekull volcano last week.
Though initially assumed that he was simply filming a feature for the [...]
[E]vidence suggests that Native Americans significantly altered the local ecosystem by clearing and burning forests, probably to make fields and enhance the growth of nut trees, Springer said. This picture conflicts with the popular notion that early Native Americans had little impact on North American landscapes.
This long-ago [...]
An international team of scientists from Russia and the United States, including two Department of Energy national laboratories and two universities, has discovered the newest superheavy element, element 117.
The experiment produced six atoms of element 117. For each atom, the team observed the alpha decay from element 117 to 115 to 113 [...]
Source: birdofthegalaxy’s Photostream,Â Flickr (2010).
4th Amendment to the United States Constitution (21st Century Revision):
The right of the people to be secure in their persons,houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, because We don’t need them any more.
Source: Skreened, Fourth Amendment, Revised T-Shirt; see also U.S. Const., [...]
Tells the compiler to do its worst; it hardly matters, the code is busted anyway.
Tells the compiler to shut up andÂ compile. Thatâ€™s your job, and thatâ€™sÂ it. Your job is not to announce banners about compiler versions, or display company logos in blinking text, or declare with amazement (and a full line of â€œ!!!!!!!!!â€ [...]