Slashdot Items Tagged "idiocracy"

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Thursday January 18, 2018 @12:32AM 'No One Wants Your Used Clothes Anymore'
Thursday November 30, 2017 @12:59PM 'Bomb on Board' Wi-Fi Network Causes Turkish Airlines Flight To Be Diverted
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @02:25PM Brits Look at Google and Facebook Every 210 Seconds, Says Survey
Saturday August 05, 2017 @11:16PM 'Real People' Don't Need End-To-End Encryption In Their Messaging Apps, UK Home Secretary Says
Saturday July 15, 2017 @12:48PM In America, Most Republicans Think Colleges Are Bad for the Country
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @09:16AM Trump Is Pulling US Out of Paris Climate Deal: Sources
Saturday May 06, 2017 @12:12PM FCC Considers Fining Stephen Colbert Over Controversial Trump Joke
Sunday December 11, 2016 @08:39AM Inside Peter Thiel's Genius Factory
Friday November 11, 2016 @01:34PM Trump Picks Top Climate Skeptic To Lead EPA Transition
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @11:07AM Invoking Orlando, Senate Republicans Set Up Vote To Expand FBI Spying
Friday May 13, 2016 @06:39AM Dutch minister refuses to stop using private mail for government business
Monday March 21, 2016 @04:33PM Obama Lands In Cuba As First US President To Visit In Nearly A Century
Friday March 04, 2016 @12:53PM Ted Cruz Proposes Reviving SDI To Counter N. Korean Nuclear Threat
Wednesday December 16, 2015 @02:39AM North Carolina Town Defeats Big Solar's Plan To Suck Up the Sun
Monday October 05, 2015 @11:39AM Majority of EU Nations Seek Opt-Out From Growing GM Crops
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @10:12AM UK Labour Party's Support For Homeopathy Grows
Friday August 21, 2015 @12:45PM Jeb Bush Comes Out Against Encryption
Monday August 10, 2015 @12:53PM Scotland To Ban GM Crops
Sunday July 12, 2015 @04:41AM Double-Dynamo Model Predicts 60% Fall In Solar Output In The 2030s
Thursday June 25, 2015 @02:32PM Wi-Fi Router's 'Pregnant Women' Setting Sparks Vendor Rivalry In China
Friday May 29, 2015 @09:09AM Australia's Prime Minister Doesn't Get Why Kids Should Learn To Code
Thursday April 23, 2015 @05:03AM Bill To Require Vaccination of Children Advances In California
Thursday February 19, 2015 @08:13PM Sony Offers a "Premium Sound" SD Card For a Premium Price
Friday February 13, 2015 @11:56AM Low Vaccination Rates At Silicon Valley Daycare Facilities
Tuesday February 03, 2015 @05:24PM Art Project Causes Atlanta Police To Close Highway and Call Bomb Squad
Monday February 02, 2015 @09:01PM New Jersey Gov. Christie: Parents Should Have Choice In Vaccinations
Monday February 02, 2015 @12:25PM Texas Boy Suspended For "Threatening" Classmate With the One Ring
Thursday January 22, 2015 @02:48PM Fake Engine Noise Is the Auto Industry's Dirty Little Secret
Thursday January 22, 2015 @12:23PM Science By Democracy Doesn't Work
Thursday January 22, 2015 @04:38AM US Senate Set To Vote On Whether Climate Change Is a Hoax
Friday December 12, 2014 @11:15AM Time To Remove 'Philosophical' Exemption From Vaccine Requirements?
Thursday November 06, 2014 @08:44AM Discovery Claims It Will Show a Man Being "Eaten Alive" By an Anaconda
Monday November 03, 2014 @10:49PM Russia Takes Down Steve Jobs Memorial After Apple's Tim Cook Comes Out
Thursday September 25, 2014 @09:04PM Study: Multimedia Multitasking May Be Shrinking Human Brains
Monday September 22, 2014 @02:12PM Friendly Reminder: Do Not Place Your iPhone In a Microwave
Sunday August 17, 2014 @06:17PM Facebook Tests "Satire" Tag To Avoid Confusion On News Feed
Saturday June 07, 2014 @07:08PM Report: Watch Dogs Game May Have Influenced Highway Sign Hacking
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @08:52AM Human "Suspended Animation" Trials To Start This Month
Friday May 23, 2014 @03:33PM Teachers Union: Computers Can Negatively Impact Children's Ability To Learn
Monday May 12, 2014 @09:58AM Wyoming Is First State To Reject Science Standards Over Climate Change
Thursday May 08, 2014 @07:42PM Study: Earthlings Not Ready For Alien Encounters, Yet
Thursday May 01, 2014 @11:33AM High-School Star League Brings Gaming As Sport to Teenagers
Monday April 21, 2014 @12:44PM L.A. Science Teacher Suspended Over Student Science Fair Projects
Sunday April 20, 2014 @06:45PM Why Portland Should Have Kept Its Water, Urine and All
Monday March 10, 2014 @12:42AM Up To 1000 NIH Investigators Dropped Out Last Year
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @04:04PM Pro-Vaccination Efforts May Be Scaring Wary Parents From Shots
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @03:31AM IEEE Predicts 85% of Daily Tasks Will Be Games By 2020
Sunday March 02, 2014 @08:00PM Girl's Facebook Post Costs Her Dad $80,000
Wednesday February 12, 2014 @03:33PM Majority of Young American Adults Think Astrology Is a Science
Thursday January 23, 2014 @04:54PM CES 2014: Stefan Lindsay Demonstrates the gTar (Video)
Monday January 20, 2014 @08:46AM Global-Warming Skepticism Hits 6-Year High
Friday January 17, 2014 @08:11AM 95% of ATMs Worldwide Are Still Using Windows XP
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @01:23AM Incandescent Bulbs Get a Reprieve
Monday January 13, 2014 @01:11PM How Weather Influences Global Warming Opinions
Sunday January 05, 2014 @04:35PM Anti-GMO Activists Win Victory On Hawaiian Island
Friday January 03, 2014 @01:49PM City Councilman Resigns Using Klingon
Monday December 30, 2013 @05:33AM Parents' Campaign Leads To Wi-Fi Ban In New Zealand School
Friday December 13, 2013 @12:41PM The New Kings of Kong
Wednesday August 28, 2013 @11:57PM NJ Court: Sending a Text Message To a Driver Could Make You Liable For Crash
Wednesday August 21, 2013 @03:03PM US States Banned From Exporting Trash To China Are Drowning In Plastic
Saturday July 13, 2013 @08:29AM Smartphones May Help Reduce Traffic In the Near Future
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @09:33AM Got Malware? Get a Hammer!
Tuesday June 11, 2013 @02:41PM Majority of Americans Say NSA Phone Tracking Is OK To Fight Terrorism
Saturday June 01, 2013 @12:39PM WY Teen Cut From Science Fair For Entering Too Many
Tuesday May 21, 2013 @04:07PM House Bill Would Mandate Smart Gun Tech By U.S. Manufacturers
Sunday May 19, 2013 @09:57AM Ask Slashdot: Why Do Firms Leak Personal Details In Plain Text?
Friday May 03, 2013 @08:31AM Repeal of Louisiana Science Education Act Rejected
Thursday May 02, 2013 @09:00AM Florida Teen Expelled and Arrested For Science Experiment
Tuesday April 30, 2013 @09:26AM SOPA Creator Now In Charge of NSF Grants
Monday April 22, 2013 @05:10AM Terrible Advice From a Great Scientist
Wednesday April 10, 2013 @10:55AM Iranians, Russians, and Chinese Hackers Are After You, Says Lawmaker
Monday March 04, 2013 @09:42AM State Rep. Says Biking Is Not Earth Friendly Because Breathing Produces CO2
Wednesday February 13, 2013 @11:15PM Missouri Legislation Redefines Science, Pushes Intelligent Design
Saturday February 09, 2013 @06:59PM Egyptian Court Wants To Block YouTube For a Month
Saturday February 09, 2013 @01:31AM Texas School Board Searching For Alternatives To Evolutionary Theory
Friday January 18, 2013 @09:56PM Turkey's Science Research Council Stops Publication of Evolution Books
Wednesday January 16, 2013 @07:05PM New York Passes Landmark Gun Law
Wednesday January 16, 2013 @12:43AM Missouri Republican Wants Violent Video Game Tax
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @04:00PM Indiana Nurses Fired After Refusing Flu Shots On Religious Grounds
Friday January 04, 2013 @09:52PM Scary Toothbrush Prompts Shutdown of World's Busiest Airport
Saturday December 22, 2012 @06:17PM Drawings of Weapons Led To New Jersey Student's Arrest
Tuesday December 04, 2012 @03:20PM Congressional Committee Casts a Harsh Eye On Vaccination Science
Wednesday November 21, 2012 @04:28AM Ask Slashdot: How Should Tech Conferences Embrace Diversity?
Wednesday November 14, 2012 @07:15AM Study Claims Human Intelligence Peaked Two To Six Millennia Ago
Tuesday October 23, 2012 @02:29AM Scientists Who Failed to Warn of Quake Found Guilty of Manslaughter
Wednesday October 17, 2012 @11:10AM Parent Questions Mandatory High School Chemistry
Sunday October 07, 2012 @03:47PM US House Science Committee Member: Evolution Is a Lie From Hell
Wednesday September 26, 2012 @05:52PM DNC Salute to Vets Featured Backdrop Of Russian Warships
Wednesday September 26, 2012 @03:23PM Promoting Arithmetic and Algebra By Example
Wednesday September 19, 2012 @05:33PM Art School's Expensive Art History Textbook Contains No Actual Art
Saturday September 15, 2012 @04:41AM Patent Troll Sues X-Plane
Wednesday August 29, 2012 @07:31PM Survey Reveals a Majority Believe "the Cloud" Is Affected by Weather
Saturday August 25, 2012 @12:29PM Iran Universities To Ban Women From 77 Fields of Study
Friday August 24, 2012 @04:27PM IT Industry Presidential Poll: 'Not Sure' Beats Both Obama and Romney
Monday August 20, 2012 @11:37AM DEA Lack of Data Storage Results In Dismissed Drug Case
Saturday August 18, 2012 @04:12PM Kentucky Lawmakers Shocked To Find Evolution In Biology Tests
Saturday August 11, 2012 @12:01PM Software Engineering Has Its Own Political Axis From Conservative To Liberal
Saturday August 11, 2012 @02:37AM Poll Finds Americans Think the TSA Is 'Doing a Good Job'
Thursday August 09, 2012 @01:20PM Ask Slashdot: How Many of You Actually Use Math?
Thursday August 09, 2012 @09:25AM Secret Security Questions Are a Joke
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @11:38AM Missing Paperwork Delays UK Broadband
Monday August 06, 2012 @06:52AM Australian Agency Rules Facebook Pages Responsible For Comments
Monday July 30, 2012 @06:46AM Political Science Prof Asks: Is Algebra Necessary?
Sunday July 29, 2012 @12:29PM Facebook Abstainers Could Be Labeled Suspicious
Tuesday July 24, 2012 @05:17PM The Nation Is Losing Its Toolbox
Thursday July 19, 2012 @12:42PM Apple Gets the Importance of Packaging; Why Doesn't Google?
Monday July 09, 2012 @03:33PM Does Grammar Matter Anymore?
Monday July 09, 2012 @06:45AM University Sues Student For Graduating Early
Thursday July 05, 2012 @07:24AM Texas GOP Educational Platform Opposes Teaching Critical Thinking Skills
Wednesday July 04, 2012 @09:09PM Texas Scientists Regret Loss of Higgs Boson Quest
Sunday July 01, 2012 @08:11PM Has the Command Line Outstayed Its Welcome?
Tuesday June 26, 2012 @08:31AM Fundamentalist Schools Using "Nessie" To Disprove Evolution
Friday June 22, 2012 @09:52PM Bryson Crash Reveals Threat of Headless Government
Friday June 22, 2012 @03:36PM 'Nuclear Free' Maryland City Grants Waiver For HP
Tuesday June 19, 2012 @04:19PM U.S. Students Struggle With Reasoning Skills
Sunday June 10, 2012 @04:26AM Audacious Visions For Future Spaceflight
Tuesday June 05, 2012 @01:13PM South Korea Surrenders To Creationist Demands On Evolution Textbooks
Saturday June 02, 2012 @06:57AM In America, 46% of People Hold a Creationist View of Human Origins
Tuesday May 29, 2012 @01:19AM The Shortage of Women In IT
Monday May 14, 2012 @07:50AM West Virginia Buys $22K Routers With Stimulus, Puts Them In Small Schools
Wednesday May 09, 2012 @03:54PM The Rise of Chemophobia In the News
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @12:30PM Is Humanity Still Evolving?
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @08:32AM Cash For Tweets and Facebook Posts? Aussie Startup Pays You to Astroturf
Tuesday April 24, 2012 @02:35PM North Carolina Threatens To Shut Down Nutrition Blogger
Monday April 23, 2012 @12:21PM In Nothing We Trust
Wednesday April 18, 2012 @04:24PM Magician Suing For Copyright Over Magic Trick
Monday April 16, 2012 @01:09PM Losing the Public Debate On Global Warming
Wednesday April 11, 2012 @07:20PM Zimmerman Charged With 2nd-Degree Murder
Wednesday April 11, 2012 @02:46PM Tennessee "Teaching the Controversy" Bill Becomes Law
Thursday April 05, 2012 @01:40PM EA Defends Itself Against Thousands of Anti-Gay Letters
Wednesday April 04, 2012 @01:04PM Arizona Attempts To Make Trolling Illegal
Sunday April 01, 2012 @04:42AM DHS Will Now Vet UK Air Passengers To Mexico, Canada, Cuba
Thursday March 29, 2012 @10:02PM Conservatives' Trust In Science Has Fallen Dramatically Since Mid-1970s
Wednesday March 28, 2012 @09:02PM NYC Bans Mention of Dinosaurs, Dancing, Birthdays On Student Tests
Sunday March 25, 2012 @07:16PM NHTSA Suggestion Would Cripple In-Car GPS Displays
Saturday March 24, 2012 @12:32PM US Puts Tariff On Chinese Solar Panels
Wednesday March 21, 2012 @03:32PM Tennessee Passes Bill That Allows "Teaching the Controversy" of Evolution
Monday March 05, 2012 @08:03PM Scientists Say People Aren't Smart Enough For Democracy To Flourish
Friday February 17, 2012 @04:09AM School Sends Child's Lunch Home After Determining it Unhealthy
Saturday February 04, 2012 @08:31PM Text Message Brands Quebec Man a Terror Suspect
Friday February 03, 2012 @06:54AM Oklahoma Politician Wants To Tax Violent Video Games
Tuesday January 31, 2012 @01:55PM DHS Sends Tourists Home Over Twitter Jokes
Monday January 02, 2012 @11:30PM Belarus Bans Use of Foreign Websites
Friday December 16, 2011 @04:05PM Congress's Techno-Ignorance No Longer Funny
Saturday December 10, 2011 @11:02AM Are You Better At Math Than a 4th (or 10th) Grader?
Friday December 09, 2011 @01:38PM Are you better at math than a 4th (or 10th) grader
Friday December 09, 2011 @11:01AM Forget an Essay; Earn a Scholarship With a Tweet
Wednesday November 30, 2011 @07:24AM Judge Orders Hundreds of Websites Delisted From Search Engines, Social Networks
Monday November 28, 2011 @11:48PM Muslim Medical Students Boycott Darwin Lectures
Sunday November 20, 2011 @04:37PM In the EU, Water Doesn't (Officially) Prevent Dehydration
Friday November 18, 2011 @10:30AM Toronto School Bans Hard Balls
Monday November 14, 2011 @01:53PM Man Calls 911 To Fix Broken iPhone
Monday November 14, 2011 @06:50AM German Copyright Group To Collect From Creative Commons Event
Wednesday November 02, 2011 @08:03AM Belgium To Give Up Nuclear Power
Monday October 24, 2011 @02:28PM Ron Paul Wants To End the Federal Student Loan Program
Thursday October 20, 2011 @02:23PM Ron Paul Suggests Axing 5 U.S. Federal Departments (and Budgets)
Monday October 10, 2011 @05:59AM UN Bigwig: The Web Should Have Been Patented and Licensed
Wednesday October 05, 2011 @10:00AM NY Senators Want To Make Free Speech A Privilege
Monday October 03, 2011 @03:21PM Theater Professor's Firefly Poster Declared Threatening
Friday September 30, 2011 @09:20AM Outlining a World Where Software Makers Are Liable For Flaws
Wednesday September 28, 2011 @02:16AM Canadian Government Says DRM Circumvention Not Related To Copyright
Monday September 26, 2011 @05:24AM The Mythical Tunnel Between CERN and Central Italy
Friday September 23, 2011 @07:08PM EPA Bans CFC-Based Asthma Inhalers
Saturday September 10, 2011 @06:05AM The Coming Energy Turnaround In Germany
Friday September 09, 2011 @06:25AM Smartphones Can't Cure Acne, FTC Rules
Tuesday September 06, 2011 @06:34AM Hair Growth Signal Dictated By Fat Cells
Tuesday August 30, 2011 @12:52PM Arrested Riding Bike to School
Tuesday August 23, 2011 @05:48AM When Schools Are the Police
Saturday August 20, 2011 @12:01PM Teacher Cannot Be Sued For Denying Creationism
Tuesday August 16, 2011 @10:24AM The Post-Idea World
Tuesday August 02, 2011 @03:14PM Missouri Law Says Students, Teachers Can't Be Facebook Friends
Wednesday July 27, 2011 @02:10AM Canadian Government Muzzling Scientists
Saturday July 16, 2011 @03:01PM Google Launches News Badges
Saturday July 16, 2011 @12:20AM Congress Voting To Repeal Incandescent Bulb Ban
Thursday July 14, 2011 @01:59PM 34% of iPhone Owners Think the 4 Is 4G
Monday July 11, 2011 @08:09AM DisplayPort-To-HDMI Cables May Be Recalled Over Licensing
Saturday July 09, 2011 @12:53AM German Parliament Backs Nuclear Exit By 2022
Thursday July 07, 2011 @09:56AM Don't Fly If You Just Had Surgery!
Tuesday July 05, 2011 @12:28PM China's Coal Power Plants Mask Climate Change
Wednesday June 29, 2011 @06:24PM Cool-Factor Predicted To Spur Energy Conservation
Wednesday June 29, 2011 @05:05PM Samsung Tries To Ban Import of iDevices To US
Tuesday June 28, 2011 @04:05PM San Francisco Considers Ban On All Pet Sales
Saturday June 25, 2011 @05:10PM Ask Slashdot: CS Degree Without Gen-Ed Requirements?
Thursday June 23, 2011 @08:41PM LulzSec Posts First Secret Document Dump
Thursday June 16, 2011 @07:30AM Iceland Taps Facebook To Rewrite Its Constitution
Wednesday June 15, 2011 @04:53PM Senate Bill Could Make It Illegal To Upload Lip-Synced Videos
Wednesday June 15, 2011 @11:36AM Italy Votes To Abandon Nuclear Power
Monday June 13, 2011 @03:51PM Wisconsin Public Internet Struggles Against Telecom, Legislature
Friday June 10, 2011 @02:32PM State of Alaska Prints Out Palin's E-Mails; Online Distribution 'Impractical'
Thursday June 09, 2011 @08:16AM Could the US Phase Out Nuclear Power?
Wednesday June 08, 2011 @06:35AM Just Months After Jeopardy!, Watson Wows Doctors
Monday June 06, 2011 @02:34PM Palin Fans Deface Paul Revere Wikipedia Page
Tuesday May 31, 2011 @03:53AM Germany To End Nuclear Power By 2022
Monday May 30, 2011 @11:42AM Activists Destroy Scientific GMO Experiment
Friday May 27, 2011 @12:28PM Seismologists Tried For Manslaughter For Not Predicting Earthquake
Monday May 23, 2011 @01:07AM Swiss To End Use of Nuclear Power
Monday May 09, 2011 @07:32PM Global Warming To Hinder Wi-Fi Signals, Claims UK Gov't
Sunday May 08, 2011 @05:08AM Evolution Battle Brews In Texas
Friday May 06, 2011 @04:44AM Do Gadgets Degrade Our Common Sense?
Sunday May 01, 2011 @10:21AM Sweden May Mandate Opt-in For Cookie Transfer