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Monday September 20, 2021. 04:00 PM
Subversive Cross Stitch has been around for many years but I never knew its origin story until this week. Its founder, Julie Jackson, recently launched a crowdfunding campaign to expand her business and shared how she turned a bad work situation into a crafty empire. — Read t...
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Tesla's autopilot feature has been in the news lately—propelled by stories about it causing crashes, sometimes fatal, when drivers rely on it too heavily. Now comes a tale of police using autopilot to prevent what otherwise would very likely have been fatal accident. —...
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Behold the 3D pipes of dim and flickering memory, now reborn in your browser with all the features and powers you ever dreamed off, including free flight and unlimited resolution. Includes both Utah Teapots and candy cane easter eggs! (with increased chances
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A famous scene from the movie The Martian is when the astronaut stranded on Mars is forced to use his own poop as fertilizer to grow potatoes. Now a research group at the University of Manchester has proposed something even more deliciously ghoulish: Future Mars astronauts...
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'I graduated college with a degree in design and I redesigned some popular logos I think we can all agree are ugly,' says Emily Zugay on her TikTok account. She proceeds to redesign iconic logos into Microsoft-Paint-style abominations. Zugay is clearly doing this as a joke,...
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Almost one hundred years ago, in 1925, Sears moved beyond its catalog business and opened its first department store in Chicago. Now, the chain's last Illinois department store is shutting its doors. The company was officially founded as a mail-order business in 1893,...
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Kristen Naylor-Legg was paid $50 to bring a 17-year-old relative to Larry Allen Clay Jr, then the police chief of Gauley Bridge, so that he could rape her, say prosecutors in West Virginia. She pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of conspiracy to sex traffic a minor ...
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Got a stroke of genius and nowhere to make your mark? Sounds like you could use some help in the art department. You could go back to art school and get in-person lessons, but people are full of germs these days, and it's still a safe bet to just stay home. — Read the rest
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Dr. Alan Braid said this weekend that he had performed an abortion for a woman in Texas, defying the state's new ban on them after about 6 weeks of pregnancy: 'I fully understood that there could be legal consequences — but I wanted to make sure that Texas didn't get away...
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Just in time for Halloween, the second edition of the zine Monsterama ($20) is out and it's a real looker. UK-based tattooist Allan Graves put together 'old horror graphics, like those beloved drive-in ads, mixed with contemporary horror art from great artists worldwide.' —...
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Noah Veltman took textual descriptions of several famous movies, then fed them to an AI — to have it generate a graphical version of what the text describes. The result: AI movie posters. That one above? Ocean's Eleven. They're pretty trippy to look at! — Read the rest
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Project Veritas, the conservative media group known for staging 'sting operations' with hidden cameras where they trick people into saying things out of context that 'confirm' right-wing conspiracy theories, announced last week that they got duped by what was essentially a...
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A reverse mortgage is when you sell your house to the bank but they let you occupy it until you die. That's the pitch, anyway: the reality is that it's a complex and obfuscated form of loan hawked through 'misleading advertising' and 'low-quality counseling' which exists...
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Between the pictures from your vacation you need to send to your mother-in-law to the files you need to upload for the meeting tomorrow, your digital tasks are on overload, to say the very least. And with these, comes the need for various apps, cords, chargers, and then...
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Oakland-based Tight Pajamas have released a new ditty called Boomer's Lament. Susie Davis of the band wrote me: Sept 16th is the 65th anniversary of the release of Play-Doh, and the perfect day to reflect on all the great stuff the Boomer generation gave the world:The...
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#VanLife couple Brian Laundrie and Gabby Petito left in July for what was supposed to be a four-month trip. However, Brian Laundrie came home to Florida early, on September 1st, without Gabby Petito. The story has captivated the nation— both because of the trip's extensive ...
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Sunday September 19, 2021. 10:00 PM
We probably all have a dozen apps right now that share and save pictures and videos. Between Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Snapchat, and a handful of others, there's just so much visual data floating around on our iPhones and iPads. Wouldn't it be nice to clean up some...
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Project Farm performed an unusually rigorous set of tests on different brands of spray paint, then left out the painted panels in the elements for a year. He even sprayed the hood of his truck to see how a DIY paint job with each would stand up. — Read the rest
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The National Toy Hall of Fame has named twelve finalists, and one is the prehistoric substance sand, which the National Toy Hall of Fame says 'may be the most universal and oldest toy in the world.' The other finalists are American Girl Dolls, Battleship, billiards, Cabbage...
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Futurism has the most reliable reporting on the strange case of Valeria Udalova, co-founder and CEO of KrioRus, a Russian cryogenics company that specializes in freezing the cadavers and brains of the wealthy and deceased. Udalova … allegedly attempted to abscond with...
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