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Slashdot Items Tagged "idiocracy"

Date / TimeStory
Saturday June 07, 2014 @08:08PM Report: Watch Dogs Game May Have Influenced Highway Sign Hacking
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @09:52AM Human "Suspended Animation" Trials To Start This Month
Friday May 23, 2014 @04:33PM Teachers Union: Computers Can Negatively Impact Children's Ability To Learn
Thursday May 08, 2014 @08:42PM Study: Earthlings Not Ready For Alien Encounters, Yet
Thursday May 01, 2014 @12:33PM High-School Star League Brings Gaming As Sport to Teenagers
Wednesday April 23, 2014 @10:40AM The US Public's Erratic Acceptance of Science
Monday April 21, 2014 @01:44PM L.A. Science Teacher Suspended Over Student Science Fair Projects
Sunday April 20, 2014 @07:45PM Why Portland Should Have Kept Its Water, Urine and All
Monday March 10, 2014 @01:42AM Up To 1000 NIH Investigators Dropped Out Last Year
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @05:04PM Pro-Vaccination Efforts May Be Scaring Wary Parents From Shots
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @04:31AM IEEE Predicts 85% of Daily Tasks Will Be Games By 2020
Sunday March 02, 2014 @09:00PM Girl's Facebook Post Costs Her Dad $80,000
Wednesday February 12, 2014 @04:33PM Majority of Young American Adults Think Astrology Is a Science
Thursday January 23, 2014 @05:54PM CES 2014: Stefan Lindsay Demonstrates the gTar (Video)
Monday January 20, 2014 @09:46AM Global-Warming Skepticism Hits 6-Year High
Friday January 17, 2014 @09:11AM 95% of ATMs Worldwide Are Still Using Windows XP
Monday January 13, 2014 @02:11PM How Weather Influences Global Warming Opinions
Friday January 03, 2014 @02:49PM City Councilman Resigns Using Klingon
Monday December 30, 2013 @06:33AM Parents' Campaign Leads To Wi-Fi Ban In New Zealand School
Friday December 13, 2013 @01:41PM The New Kings of Kong
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @11:51AM Jury: Newegg infringes Spangenberg patent, must pay $2.3 million
Saturday September 14, 2013 @10:23PM Student Arrested For Using Phone App To 'Shoot' Classmates
Thursday August 29, 2013 @12:57AM NJ Court: Sending a Text Message To a Driver Could Make You Liable For Crash
Wednesday August 21, 2013 @04:03PM US States Banned From Exporting Trash To China Are Drowning In Plastic
Saturday July 13, 2013 @09:29AM Smartphones May Help Reduce Traffic In the Near Future
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @10:33AM Got Malware? Get a Hammer!
Tuesday June 11, 2013 @03:41PM Majority of Americans Say NSA Phone Tracking Is OK To Fight Terrorism
Saturday June 01, 2013 @01:39PM WY Teen Cut From Science Fair For Entering Too Many
Sunday May 19, 2013 @10:57AM Ask Slashdot: Why Do Firms Leak Personal Details In Plain Text?
Friday May 03, 2013 @09:31AM Repeal of Louisiana Science Education Act Rejected
Thursday May 02, 2013 @10:00AM Florida Teen Expelled and Arrested For Science Experiment
Tuesday April 30, 2013 @10:26AM SOPA Creator Now In Charge of NSF Grants
Monday April 22, 2013 @06:10AM Terrible Advice From a Great Scientist
Wednesday April 10, 2013 @11:55AM Iranians, Russians, and Chinese Hackers Are After You, Says Lawmaker
Monday March 04, 2013 @10:42AM State Rep. Says Biking Is Not Earth Friendly Because Breathing Produces CO2
Thursday February 14, 2013 @12:15AM Missouri Legislation Redefines Science, Pushes Intelligent Design
Saturday February 09, 2013 @07:59PM Egyptian Court Wants To Block YouTube For a Month
Saturday February 09, 2013 @02:31AM Texas School Board Searching For Alternatives To Evolutionary Theory
Friday January 18, 2013 @10:56PM Turkey's Science Research Council Stops Publication of Evolution Books
Wednesday January 16, 2013 @08:05PM New York Passes Landmark Gun Law
Wednesday January 16, 2013 @01:43AM Missouri Republican Wants Violent Video Game Tax
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @05:00PM Indiana Nurses Fired After Refusing Flu Shots On Religious Grounds
Saturday December 22, 2012 @07:17PM Drawings of Weapons Led To New Jersey Student's Arrest
Tuesday December 04, 2012 @04:20PM Congressional Committee Casts a Harsh Eye On Vaccination Science
Wednesday November 21, 2012 @05:28AM Ask Slashdot: How Should Tech Conferences Embrace Diversity?
Wednesday November 14, 2012 @08:15AM Study Claims Human Intelligence Peaked Two To Six Millennia Ago
Tuesday October 23, 2012 @03:29AM Scientists Who Failed to Warn of Quake Found Guilty of Manslaughter
Wednesday October 17, 2012 @12:10PM Parent Questions Mandatory High School Chemistry
Sunday October 07, 2012 @04:47PM US House Science Committee Member: Evolution Is a Lie From Hell
Wednesday September 26, 2012 @06:52PM DNC Salute to Vets Featured Backdrop Of Russian Warships
Wednesday September 26, 2012 @04:23PM Promoting Arithmetic and Algebra By Example
Wednesday September 19, 2012 @09:13PM Art School's Expensive Art History Textbook Contains No Actual Art
Wednesday September 19, 2012 @06:33PM Art School's Expensive Art History Textbook Contains No Actual Art
Saturday September 15, 2012 @05:41AM Patent Troll Sues X-Plane
Thursday September 13, 2012 @09:54AM MP Seeking To Outlaw Written Accounts of Child Abuse
Wednesday September 12, 2012 @12:07AM Is a Computer Science Degree Worth Getting Anymore?
Wednesday August 29, 2012 @08:31PM Survey Reveals a Majority Believe "the Cloud" Is Affected by Weather
Saturday August 25, 2012 @01:29PM Iran Universities To Ban Women From 77 Fields of Study
Friday August 24, 2012 @05:27PM IT Industry Presidential Poll: 'Not Sure' Beats Both Obama and Romney
Monday August 20, 2012 @12:37PM DEA Lack of Data Storage Results In Dismissed Drug Case
Saturday August 18, 2012 @05:12PM Kentucky Lawmakers Shocked To Find Evolution In Biology Tests
Saturday August 11, 2012 @01:01PM Software Engineering Has Its Own Political Axis From Conservative To Liberal
Saturday August 11, 2012 @03:37AM Poll Finds Americans Think the TSA Is 'Doing a Good Job'
Thursday August 09, 2012 @02:20PM Ask Slashdot: How Many of You Actually Use Math?
Thursday August 09, 2012 @10:25AM Secret Security Questions Are a Joke
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @12:38PM Missing Paperwork Delays UK Broadband
Monday August 06, 2012 @07:52AM Australian Agency Rules Facebook Pages Responsible For Comments
Monday July 30, 2012 @07:46AM Political Science Prof Asks: Is Algebra Necessary?
Sunday July 29, 2012 @01:29PM Facebook Abstainers Could Be Labeled Suspicious
Tuesday July 24, 2012 @06:17PM The Nation Is Losing Its Toolbox
Monday July 09, 2012 @04:33PM Does Grammar Matter Anymore?
Monday July 09, 2012 @07:45AM University Sues Student For Graduating Early
Thursday July 05, 2012 @08:24AM Texas GOP Educational Platform Opposes Teaching Critical Thinking Skills
Wednesday July 04, 2012 @10:09PM Texas Scientists Regret Loss of Higgs Boson Quest
Sunday July 01, 2012 @09:11PM Has the Command Line Outstayed Its Welcome?
Tuesday June 26, 2012 @09:31AM Fundamentalist Schools Using "Nessie" To Disprove Evolution
Friday June 22, 2012 @10:52PM Bryson Crash Reveals Threat of Headless Government
Friday June 22, 2012 @04:36PM 'Nuclear Free' Maryland City Grants Waiver For HP
Tuesday June 19, 2012 @05:19PM U.S. Students Struggle With Reasoning Skills
Sunday June 10, 2012 @05:26AM Audacious Visions For Future Spaceflight
Tuesday June 05, 2012 @02:13PM South Korea Surrenders To Creationist Demands On Evolution Textbooks
Saturday June 02, 2012 @07:57AM In America, 46% of People Hold a Creationist View of Human Origins
Thursday May 31, 2012 @07:02PM Soda Ban May Hit the Big Apple
Tuesday May 29, 2012 @02:19AM The Shortage of Women In IT
Monday May 14, 2012 @08:50AM West Virginia Buys $22K Routers With Stimulus, Puts Them In Small Schools
Friday May 11, 2012 @02:30PM Only 22% of California 8th Graders Pass National Science Test
Wednesday May 09, 2012 @04:54PM The Rise of Chemophobia In the News
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @01:30PM Is Humanity Still Evolving?
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @09:32AM Cash For Tweets and Facebook Posts? Aussie Startup Pays You to Astroturf
Tuesday April 24, 2012 @03:35PM North Carolina Threatens To Shut Down Nutrition Blogger
Monday April 23, 2012 @01:21PM In Nothing We Trust
Wednesday April 18, 2012 @05:24PM Magician Suing For Copyright Over Magic Trick
Monday April 16, 2012 @02:09PM Losing the Public Debate On Global Warming
Wednesday April 11, 2012 @08:20PM Zimmerman Charged With 2nd-Degree Murder
Wednesday April 11, 2012 @03:46PM Tennessee "Teaching the Controversy" Bill Becomes Law
Thursday April 05, 2012 @02:40PM EA Defends Itself Against Thousands of Anti-Gay Letters
Wednesday April 04, 2012 @02:04PM Arizona Attempts To Make Trolling Illegal
Sunday April 01, 2012 @05:42AM DHS Will Now Vet UK Air Passengers To Mexico, Canada, Cuba
Thursday March 29, 2012 @11:02PM Conservatives' Trust In Science Has Fallen Dramatically Since Mid-1970s
Wednesday March 28, 2012 @10:02PM NYC Bans Mention of Dinosaurs, Dancing, Birthdays On Student Tests
Sunday March 25, 2012 @08:16PM NHTSA Suggestion Would Cripple In-Car GPS Displays
Saturday March 24, 2012 @01:32PM US Puts Tariff On Chinese Solar Panels
Wednesday March 21, 2012 @04:32PM Tennessee Passes Bill That Allows "Teaching the Controversy" of Evolution
Monday March 05, 2012 @09:03PM Scientists Say People Aren't Smart Enough For Democracy To Flourish
Friday February 17, 2012 @05:09AM School Sends Child's Lunch Home After Determining it Unhealthy
Thursday February 16, 2012 @11:27AM School determines child lunch unhealth, Send home bill instead
Saturday February 04, 2012 @09:31PM Text Message Brands Quebec Man a Terror Suspect
Friday February 03, 2012 @07:54AM Oklahoma Politician Wants To Tax Violent Video Games
Tuesday January 31, 2012 @02:55PM DHS Sends Tourists Home Over Twitter Jokes
Tuesday January 03, 2012 @12:30AM Belarus Bans Use of Foreign Websites
Friday December 16, 2011 @05:05PM Congress's Techno-Ignorance No Longer Funny
Saturday December 10, 2011 @12:02PM Are You Better At Math Than a 4th (or 10th) Grader?
Friday December 09, 2011 @02:38PM Are you better at math than a 4th (or 10th) grader
Friday December 09, 2011 @12:01PM Forget an Essay; Earn a Scholarship With a Tweet
Wednesday November 30, 2011 @08:24AM Judge Orders Hundreds of Websites Delisted From Search Engines, Social Networks
Tuesday November 29, 2011 @12:48AM Muslim Medical Students Boycott Darwin Lectures
Sunday November 20, 2011 @05:37PM In the EU, Water Doesn't (Officially) Prevent Dehydration
Friday November 18, 2011 @11:30AM Toronto School Bans Hard Balls
Monday November 14, 2011 @02:53PM Man Calls 911 To Fix Broken iPhone
Monday November 14, 2011 @07:50AM German Copyright Group To Collect From Creative Commons Event
Wednesday November 02, 2011 @09:03AM Belgium To Give Up Nuclear Power
Monday October 24, 2011 @03:28PM Ron Paul Wants To End the Federal Student Loan Program
Thursday October 20, 2011 @03:23PM Ron Paul Suggests Axing 5 U.S. Federal Departments (and Budgets)
Monday October 10, 2011 @06:59AM UN Bigwig: The Web Should Have Been Patented and Licensed
Wednesday October 05, 2011 @11:00AM NY Senators Want To Make Free Speech A Privilege
Monday October 03, 2011 @04:21PM Theater Professor's Firefly Poster Declared Threatening
Friday September 30, 2011 @10:20AM Outlining a World Where Software Makers Are Liable For Flaws
Wednesday September 28, 2011 @03:16AM Canadian Government Says DRM Circumvention Not Related To Copyright
Monday September 26, 2011 @06:24AM The Mythical Tunnel Between CERN and Central Italy
Friday September 23, 2011 @08:08PM EPA Bans CFC-Based Asthma Inhalers
Saturday September 10, 2011 @07:05AM The Coming Energy Turnaround In Germany
Friday September 09, 2011 @07:25AM Smartphones Can't Cure Acne, FTC Rules
Tuesday September 06, 2011 @07:34AM Hair Growth Signal Dictated By Fat Cells
Tuesday August 30, 2011 @01:52PM Arrested Riding Bike to School
Wednesday August 24, 2011 @08:07PM Could Assortative Mating Explain Autism?
Saturday August 20, 2011 @01:01PM Teacher Cannot Be Sued For Denying Creationism
Tuesday August 16, 2011 @11:24AM The Post-Idea World
Monday August 15, 2011 @05:35PM Essex Police Arrest Man Over Blackberry Water Fight Plan
Tuesday August 02, 2011 @04:14PM Missouri Law Says Students, Teachers Can't Be Facebook Friends
Wednesday July 27, 2011 @03:10AM Canadian Government Muzzling Scientists
Saturday July 16, 2011 @04:01PM Google Launches News Badges
Saturday July 16, 2011 @01:20AM Congress Voting To Repeal Incandescent Bulb Ban
Thursday July 14, 2011 @02:59PM 34% of iPhone Owners Think the 4 Is 4G
Saturday July 09, 2011 @01:53AM German Parliament Backs Nuclear Exit By 2022
Thursday July 07, 2011 @10:56AM Don't Fly If You Just Had Surgery!
Tuesday July 05, 2011 @01:28PM China's Coal Power Plants Mask Climate Change
Wednesday June 29, 2011 @07:24PM Cool-Factor Predicted To Spur Energy Conservation
Wednesday June 29, 2011 @06:05PM Samsung Tries To Ban Import of iDevices To US
Tuesday June 28, 2011 @05:05PM San Francisco Considers Ban On All Pet Sales
Saturday June 25, 2011 @06:10PM Ask Slashdot: CS Degree Without Gen-Ed Requirements?
Thursday June 23, 2011 @09:41PM LulzSec Posts First Secret Document Dump
Thursday June 16, 2011 @08:30AM Iceland Taps Facebook To Rewrite Its Constitution
Wednesday June 15, 2011 @05:53PM Senate Bill Could Make It Illegal To Upload Lip-Synced Videos
Wednesday June 15, 2011 @12:36PM Italy Votes To Abandon Nuclear Power
Monday June 13, 2011 @04:51PM Wisconsin Public Internet Struggles Against Telecom, Legislature
Friday June 10, 2011 @03:32PM State of Alaska Prints Out Palin's E-Mails; Online Distribution 'Impractical'
Thursday June 09, 2011 @06:35PM Tennessee Bans Posting 'Offensive' Images Online
Thursday June 09, 2011 @09:16AM Could the US Phase Out Nuclear Power?
Wednesday June 08, 2011 @07:35AM Just Months After Jeopardy!, Watson Wows Doctors
Tuesday June 07, 2011 @04:53PM Is There a New Geek Anti-Intellectualism?
Monday June 06, 2011 @03:34PM Palin Fans Deface Paul Revere Wikipedia Page
Tuesday May 31, 2011 @04:53AM Germany To End Nuclear Power By 2022
Monday May 30, 2011 @12:42PM Activists Destroy Scientific GMO Experiment
Friday May 27, 2011 @01:28PM Seismologists Tried For Manslaughter For Not Predicting Earthquake
Monday May 23, 2011 @02:07AM Swiss To End Use of Nuclear Power
Monday May 09, 2011 @08:32PM Global Warming To Hinder Wi-Fi Signals, Claims UK Gov't
Sunday May 08, 2011 @06:08AM Evolution Battle Brews In Texas
Friday May 06, 2011 @05:44AM Do Gadgets Degrade Our Common Sense?
Thursday May 05, 2011 @02:03PM Court Clears Novell To Sue Microsoft Over WordPerfect
Sunday May 01, 2011 @11:21AM Sweden May Mandate Opt-in For Cookie Transfer
Friday April 29, 2011 @05:09PM The Chemical-Free Chemistry Kit
Thursday April 28, 2011 @07:49AM Report Critical of FBI Cybercrime-Fighting Ability
Monday April 25, 2011 @11:45AM Righthaven Defies Court In Domain Name Ruling
Thursday April 21, 2011 @09:22PM Why Does the US Cling To Imperial Measurements?
Sunday April 17, 2011 @08:05AM Jesse Jackson, Jr. Pins US Job Losses On iPad
Wednesday April 13, 2011 @12:36PM NZL Govt Rushes Thru Controversial Anti-Piracy Law
Monday April 11, 2011 @02:35AM Could You Pass Harvard's Entrance Exam From 1869?
Sunday April 10, 2011 @10:50AM Tennessee Bill Helps Teachers Challenge Evolution
Thursday April 07, 2011 @09:49AM France Outlaws Hashed Passwords
Wednesday April 06, 2011 @09:44AM House Votes To Overturn FCC On Net Neutrality
Monday April 04, 2011 @09:00PM Accidental Find May Lead To a Cure For Baldness
Monday March 28, 2011 @08:28PM Americans Favor Moratorium On New Nuclear Reactors
Tuesday March 22, 2011 @04:21PM USPTO Gives Google Patent For Doodles
Tuesday March 22, 2011 @02:41PM NASA's Orion Moon Craft Unveiled
Saturday March 19, 2011 @05:00AM Texas Bill Outlaws Discrimination Against Creationists In Academia
Friday March 18, 2011 @07:01AM Judge Lets Sony Access GeoHot's PayPal Account
Thursday March 10, 2011 @12:25PM Utah To Teach USA is a Republic, Not a Democracy
Friday February 25, 2011 @12:50PM Australia Bans New Mortal Kombat
Sunday February 20, 2011 @03:27AM Musician Jailed Over Prank YouTube Video
Thursday February 17, 2011 @04:49AM Lawmaker Reintroduces WikiLeaks Prosecution Bill
Tuesday February 15, 2011 @10:43PM Glen Beck Warns Viewers Not To Use Google
Friday February 11, 2011 @08:54PM Science Programs Hit Hard By Proposed Budget
Tuesday February 08, 2011 @02:20PM 61.9% of Undergraduates Cybercheat
Sunday February 06, 2011 @05:30PM New Mexico Bill To Protect Anti-Science Education
Thursday February 03, 2011 @10:53PM Bombay High Court Rules Astrology To Be a Science
Thursday February 03, 2011 @06:50PM 'Death By GPS' Increasing In America's Wilderness
Thursday February 03, 2011 @06:11PM N.C. Official Sics License Police On Computer Scientist For Too Good a Complaint
Thursday February 03, 2011 @10:25AM Gov official complains to too high quality work
Monday January 31, 2011 @02:19PM Model Says Religiosity Gene Will Dominate Society
Saturday January 29, 2011 @02:22AM Teachers Back Away From Evolution In Class

"Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines." -- Bertrand Russell


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