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Tuesday June 18, 2019. 09:40 PM
I've had a Brother wireless laser printer for close to 10 years. It's so much faster and cheaper than an inkjet printer, and doesn't cause problems like an inkjet printer.  Right now, Amazon is selling the Brother HL-L2350DW, which prints on two-sides of a sheet, for...
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The looming threat of mass-unemployment driven by automation has been grossly overstated: while it's true that 'truck driver' is one of the most common jobs in America, the vast majority of truck drivers are not long-haul drivers, which are the drivers at risk of having...
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The UK China Tribunal has concluded that China is indeed harvesting organs from prisoners, especially imprisoned members of the banned Falun Gong religion; Falun Gong members have long claimed this to be the case, though the Chinese state denied it and said that it had...
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Mediawatch was a column that ran in Britain's Gay Times for almost 25 years, with author Terry Sanderson cataloging coverage of LGBT issues by the mainstream press. The archives are being posted online in a blog format, and Buzzfeed published an interview and retrospective...
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Bon Appetit's 20-tip roundup of salad-making tips is full of culinary wisdom, from the mechanical (how to use a salad-spinner properly and how to apply dressing for a good, even coat that doesn't turn delicates to mush) to the chemical (using salt to tenderize raw cabbage)...
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For decades, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has been missing in action, standing idly by as Canada's telcom companies merged with each other and with media giants, created three bloated, anticompetitive vertically integrated monopolies; now...
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Sheelah Kolhatkar's 10,000 word New Yorker profile of Elizabeth Warren is mostly a 'color piece,' giving a sense of where Warren is coming from, personally and politically; as such, it's a good read, but mostly redundant if you've already read Warren's (very good) 2018 book...
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My daughter is taking a precalc summer school course. Last night she was doing her homework, which was about verifying trigonometric identities. Out of the 25 homework problems, there was one that she got stuck on. I decided to give it a try and spent two hours on it without ...
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It's not Photoshop. I can tell by the pixels and from seeing a number of levitating fishermen in my time. (r/confusing_perspective)
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Many large-scale data-breaches involve attackers gaining access to administrators' database logins; from there, they can clone the whole database and plunder it at will; but leading nosql database vendor Mongodb proposes to add another layer of security it's calling 'Field...
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Snail slime -- called an epiphragm -- is an incredibly strong yet reversible adhesive. Now, University of Pennsylvania scientists have developed a new kind of glue that employs the same mechanism as the epiphragm. The new material dries like superglue but once wet, it loses...
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A combination of hubris (failing to heed the stern warnings that bidders should only participate if they know what they're doing), cryptic annotations and confusing illustrations resulted in a bidder buying a 12' wide, 100' long strip between two properties in Broward...
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Not only are owls incredibly agile flyers, they're also silently stealthy. (r/NatureIsFuckingLit) Owl through legs (full speed)
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Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle (who also founded the company Alexa, now an Amazon division) ordered a pack of Sharpies from Amazon using the Internet Archive's business account, then, minutes later, ordered another pack using his personal account, both to be...
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The Senate of Berlin has approved a five-year, citywide rent freeze in a bid to halt the city's skyrocketing rents, driven by increased demand that has attracted large-scale corporate landlords who have acquired swathes of properties and raised rents on them, pricing tenants ...
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Male stag beetles' horns are longer than their body, and these two boy beetles put them to use in a scuffle to win the heart of a girl beetle. The winner mates with the girl beetle of his dreams, but then makes a terrible mistake. Image: YouTube
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Roll up! Roll up! Who dares be first to board the BREXIT DEATHLINERS? Boeing Co. announced its first deal for 737 Max jets since a March grounding that followed two deadly crashes, landing a $24 billion agreement with British Airways owner IAG SA. The airline group signed a...
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This lightweight, durable MSR kitchen knife comes sharp and stays sharp. You can also sharpen it quite easily. I used to buy camping kitchen knives at the dollar store. I'd use them for a season, or part of a season, and then throw them away. They were cheap but...
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At The Atlantic, William Langewiesche meticulously catalogs and narrates the flight and dissapearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Though the investigation continues to focus on the water--where did it go down? where are its remains?--the truth is found on land, in the ...
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