* Posts by Steven Cox

7 posts • joined 16 Nov 2007

Iranian rocket puts satellite into orbit

Steven Cox
Dead Vulture

Are you sure?

"With the launch, Iran joins a select group of nations able to put objects into orbit around the Earth. The UK, for instance, has never built a rocket capable of doing this, has no civil space launching capability, and is reliant on US-supplied Trident missiles to carry its nuclear weapons."

Can i refer you to: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Arrow

and also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_first_orbital_launches_by_country

Duff UK nukes risk 'popcorn' multi-blast accident apocalypse

Steven Cox

Am I the only one....

that thinks that it it wont make much difference whether 1 nuke goes off or 3+ for this popcorning to happen (if it can) i am guessing that the nukes would have to be pretty close to each other so the over all result wont be that much different...

Customers give Dell the finger over keyboard screw-up

Steven Cox

@ seeya going to catch some \\\\\'s

"Did you see that doc last night about the \ebra's in \imbabwe........."

do you not mean:

"the \evra's ib \invavwe"

although probably would have been harder to work and and would loose some of the comic effect u were going for :P

Old aircraft artefacts become office accessories

Steven Cox


I am sure i watched a series about this company on the Discovery channel a few years ago... could be wrong (but very rarely am, apart from when it comes to spelling)

ok after about 10secs of searching i proved myself right, the program was called wingnuts, looks like its been cancelled though.

Bond stamps mark Fleming centenary

Steven Cox

I am going to wait....

for the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang ones ta very much

Facebook takes the Captcha rap

Steven Cox
Gates Horns

How it works...

So in theory, if everyone who see's for example the word "cat" types in "dog" the computer will think it is actually "dog"? i say we pick a random word (say "monkey") and anytime it comes up we type "santa" just to confuse other people.

ok it doesnt have to be those words but u get what i mean.

Tim Burton to shoot 3-D Alice in Wonderland

Steven Cox

Johny Depp

Ok, lets place our bets now for which character Mr Burton will get his old friend Johny Depp to play....

my guess, the Mad Hatter


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