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Friday January 19, 2018. 11:02 PM
Putin does the best manly-man propaganda of all global bad guys. It's a long-established internet truth. (more…)
Facebook today announced major changes to their 'newsfeed' which 2 billion people use monthly. Now, Facebook plans to begin asking each user to rank their trust in various news organizations. (more…)
Stairs that lead nowhere. Toilets that get in the way of doors. Balconies you can't stand on. Pfusch am bau is a Pinterest page with delightful examples of building boo-boos.
This was her third baby. She was accustomed to the harsh realities of motherhood in a life in poverty. But I wasn’t. I’m a midwife. I was volunteering at one of the camp clinics when I was called to visit Rojinessa on the morning after her baby was born. I walked...
Even by the standards of 'storm-buffeted planes landing without incident', this is astounding: a small jet turboprop all but spinning in circles as it comes in, only to plop perfectly onto its wheels at the last moment. According to the video, there were 110 km/h (68 mph)...
Just a few minutes left to get this super lightweight backpack that folds into a small pouch. I just bought one for our upcoming trip to Japan. It's $16 on sale.
Delta passengers who wish to bring emotional-support animals with them on flights now face tighter restrictions. Beginning March 1, passengers must provide a letter signed by a doctor or licensed mental-health professional attesting to the passenger's need to travel with the ...
Master woodworker Matthias Wandel made this demonstration safe lock. He sells the plans for $7 here.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, founded by Elizabeth Warren prior to her career as a senator, was once the gem of the US political system, a consistently effective force for punishing finance industry wrongdoing, until Trump let Wall Street robber barons loose on...
When Rep Tim Murphy resigned in shame after he was outed for pressuring his mistress to get an abortion while serving on the 'House Pro-Life Caucus,' it triggered a special election in Pennsylvania's 18th, a rustbelt district in the southwest corner of the state, where a...
This new origami-inspired robot, 'milliDelta,' created by Harvard researchers, moves so quickly all you can see is a blur. In fact, moving at 70 motions a second, it's the 'smallest, fastest, and most precise of its kind,' according to The Verge. The robot can be used in...
Donald Trump, President of the United States, is apparently rewriting the laws of human biology and procreation now. Yep, he really said this. (more…)
Chris Christie, the much-reviled former New Jersey governor, learned that he will no longer be treated like the important person he pretends to be. Yesterday at Newark Liberty International Airport Christie headed straight to the special VIP entrance with his state police...
https://youtu.be/SdqKEHqt94g Pianist Scott Bradlee gives the old ragtime treatment to Super Mario Bros. It's as if the music was always meant to be played that way. Here's the obligatory death metal version from the Bowser Castle music: https://youtu.be/NBgMk4X9MzA
'Steamin -- one of our hundred thousand words for being drunk.' Actor Gerard Butler teaches us many colorful examples of Scottish slang.
Cracked Labs' massive report on online surveillance by corporations dissects all the different ways in which our digital lives are tracked, from the ad-beacons that follow us around the web to the apps that track our physical locations as we move around the world. (more…)
David and Louise Turpin, the monsters who starved and tortured their 13 children, had a cheesy renewal wedding in 2015, which featured a bad Elvis imitator as their poor children, all dressed in matching church fashion, are forced to watch and then dance on stage in mock...
https://youtu.be/2bIZ0kWpiD4 Participants in a VRChat room watched as the avatar of one of the participants appeared to go into a grand mal seizure, accompanied by distressed sounds audible through the voice-chat. (more…)
Looking for relationship advice? If so, stay away from Siri. (more…)
The legendary German rOtring 600 mechanical penicl is now made in Japan. I had to have one. I once spent a day of wandering around London because my girlfriend had forgotten her.3mm architects pencil that she just neeeeeeded for whatever reason. She stayed in our AirBNB,...
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