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December 26, 2005

EVEN FOR SPAMMERS, THIS IS LOW

Now they're trying to sell Viagra to roaches.

(Thanks to DavCat14)

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I bet they'll all race to be FIRST!?

"electronically controlled insects carrying mini-cameras or other sensory devices could be used for a variety of sensitive missions - like crawling through earthquake rubble to search for victims, or slipping under doors on espionage surveillance"

OK...I've looked at the picture, and if that came crawling through the rubble looking for me, I swear I'd try really hard to look like a piece of broken masonry.

"They are not very nice insects," Holzer confesses. "They are a little bit smelly, and there's something about the way they move their antennae. But they look nicer when you put a little circuit on their backs and remove their wings."

Queer eye for the straight roach?

mud' -

HAR!

Roaches are straight?

I thot I dismembered somethin' from reading a long time ago that hinted that roaches are ambisextrious ... or mebbe that was starfish ... or flounders ... um ... nevermind ...

Key quote: ... insects can do many things that people can't ...

Yeah, like send spam to places you least expect it ... I mean, we KNOW that we're gonna get it on the 'net ... but ... Lab Spam? (Wbagnfarb?)

"But they look nicer when you put a little circuit on their backs and remove their wings."

I bet that's the last time they let him talk to reporters.

I hope they only let him experiment with roaches. Otherwise, we might get things like "Pigeons are much nicer with electroshock stimulators wrapped around their beaks and their feet chopped off."

Mad Sci...*chortling out loud here*

LOL, Mad !

"When we asked the roach to turn right, it responded by asking for our email addresses and offered to send us viagra in return...Insects can do many things that people can't."

There it is - scientific proof that spammers are insects.

P.S. Happy holidays, everyone!

Ever see the Far Side where a bunch of roaches are dancing and grinning with a mushroom cloud in the background? This is precisely why they will rejoice to see us gone.

Roach: ...and then they cut off my wings, and... and...
Psychiatrist Roach: And?
Roach: They... they put a circuit on my back and started making me do things, and then I started getting these horrendous messages; they would just appear in my head from nowhere. Random things; apparently amusements for my captors. The worst one was some kind of song stuck on a repeating loop about a showgirl named Lola...

I didn't think spammers would bother cockroaches. Professional courtesy and all.

Key Quote

"Insects can do many things that people can't, "

Last thing anyone needs: Tech Savvy Jap Roaches.

Also, are researchers running out of useful things to research??

actually i hacked this article

http://www.intercorr.com/roach.htm


and posted the hacked version at my website, i added the part about the spam...

"When we asked the roach to turn right, it responded by asking for our email addresses and offered to send us viagra in return...
"

now i'm looking at my webstats and visiting all the places where it's been posted..

nice to meet you


Wasn't that the roach from 5th Element??

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