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Friday September 8, 2017. 07:45 PM
Tenants in Colony Park in West Palm Beach, Florida have been warned by their property management company Services Taylor Made ((407) 732-6850) that they are prohibited from putting shutters on their windows as a safety measure against the approaching Hurricane Irma. (more…)
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It's been a year since the Ugandan government placed an order with a South Korean company for a 'censor gadget or machine' that would 'detect homos and porn actors, especially those misusing applications like Whatsapp with sex acts.' Now, they've taken delivery of same....
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Before 28-year-old Trump supporter Rupert Tarsey was the freshly minted secretary of the Broward County GOP, he was Rupert Ditsworth, a student at the exclusive, high-priced LA Harvard-Westlake School, where he pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor after taking a fellow...
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UT Austin sociologist Sarah Brayne spent 2.5 years conducting field research with the LAPD as they rolled out Predpol, a software tool that is supposed to direct police to places where crime is likely to occur, but which has been shown to send cops out to overpolice brown...
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Lagrangeville, New York police found seven live sharks and three dead ones in a basement pool inside a home. The sandbar, leopard, and hammerhead sharks were between two and four feet long. According to the Associated Press, 'marine wildlife experts took blood samples and...
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Redditor Pirate_Redbeard posted this video of an ice-cream robot vending machine in Japan: an anthropomorphic robot that plucks a cone, holds it under a soft-serve machine, pulls a perfect poop-emoji swirl, passes it through a one-way bank-teller window, and then does a...
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In July 2016, Andrew 'bunnie' Huang and Edward Snowden presented their research on journalist-friendly mobile surveillance resistance at the first MIT Media Lab Forbidden Research conference; a little over a year later, they have published an extensive scholarly paper laying ...
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A windy day gives this trampoline the opportunity to escape from the mean primates who regularly stamp on it. My trampoline people need me!
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https://youtu.be/ajFmgmUSYAc 'This Sunday, Bannon’s making his first post-White House TV appearance right here on CBS,' says Stephen Colbert, 'Surprisingly, it is not as a corpse on NCIS. How long was this guy floating in the harbor?''
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While digging into Kurt Vonnegut's archives at Indiana University, Dan Wakefield and Jerome Klinkowitz found five short stories that had never been published before. The Atlantic has posted one of them, The Drone King, in its entirety. The others are included in a new...
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Michael Goodwin, author of an excellent cartoon history of economics has a new comic about the Republican health care plan, and why its not about helping sick people get affordable medical care but about making rich people richer so they will keep donating money to the GOP....
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Forty years ago, serial killer David Berkowitz, aka the 'Son of Sam,' was thought to be targeting women in New York City who had long, dark hair. (In reality, Berkowitz thought he was following orders from his neighbor Sam's demon dog Harvey.) The very real fear of being a...
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 It can be extremely difficult to extract data from your computer after it’s suffered a fatal crash, especially when you don’t have an up-to-date backup. Instead of sacrificing your files, photos, and documents to the void, Data Rescue 4 helps you get them back from your ...
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Denver Health Medical Center suspended five nurses who apparently opened a body bag to admire a dead man's genitals. 'Multiple staff members viewed the victim while he was incapacitated, including after he was deceased,' according to a Denver Police report. Four of the...
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'Whoa my nipples!' (Jake Alewel)
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Take one nickel ball, a half liter of liquid nitrogen, and a bowl of mercury, and watch what happens when the supercooled nickel sits in the bowl of mercury for a while. (more…)
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Armando Iannucci's new movie, 'The Death of Stalin', presents the Soviet leader's demise and its chaotic aftermath in a darkly-comic mockumentary style. Iannucci's use of that format to illustrate the mundane nastiness of British and American politics is already legendary;...
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The FDA's Sept 6 warning letter to Epipen manufacturer Meridian (a division of Pfizer) condemns the company for knowingly shipping out defective products that led to the death of the customers who paid hyper-inflated prices for the devices, which Meridian manufactured for...
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From mid-May to July 2017, Equifax exposed the financial and personal identifying information of 143 million Americans -- 44% of the country -- to hackers, who made off with credit-card details, Social Security Numbers, sensitive credit history data, driver's license...
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-PgTjhx1VLw&feature=youtu.be But wait, there's more! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECoyIiLtGYM&feature=youtu.be Let's trawl the old inspirations, the long-ago internet moments whose memetic descendants are million-dollar TV ad campaigns...
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