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Emily James (previously) writes, "The air in Delhi is so polluted the government’s instruments can't measure it but they are still going to run a half marathon on Sunday!" (more…) Read all  ...
Friday, 17 November 2017
... in The Guardian writes: "These powerful gatekeepers ... control access to the internet and pose a threat to innovation if they are allowed to pick winners and losers by throttling or blocking services. ...
Friday, 17 November 2017
3. There's an advent calendar full of weed
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... seller). Coast to Coast's owner Lorilee Fedler shared with Boing Boing that they're anticipating selling out. She writes, "We are selling them so fast that we might have to cut sales off if we can't ...
Friday, 17 November 2017
... W.   "Um...yeah, sure I guess?" writes Chris U.   Stuart L. wrote, "Looks like the weather has made an 8-bit turn for the worse."   "I had no idea that the success of entering ...
Friday, 17 November 2017
5. "American Nazi" profiled
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Luke O'Brien writes about The Making of an American Nazi, Andrew Anglin. Founder of The Daily Stormer, Anglin is a white supremacist whose trolling morphed into abuse, threats and harassment as Trump's ...
Wednesday, 15 November 2017
6. A lovely scientific appreciation of trees
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
Over at The Last Word on Nothing, esteemed science writer Rebecca Boyle wrote a lovely appreciation of trees. "Apart from humans, maybe, trees are the best form of life on this planet," she writes. From ...
Tuesday, 14 November 2017
Bernie Sanders writes in Politico in advance of the publication of the report of the Democratic Party's Unity Reform Commission -- set up jointly by Sanders and Clinton -- and sets out a trio of modest, ...
Monday, 13 November 2017
"My company signed up for a $1000/year subscription-based water cooler. It was just so sketchy that I had to make a review," writes Redditor kibitzor on his office's ION Bottleless Water Cooler. The ...
Monday, 13 November 2017
... to a single axis, indeed to a single set of limbs. "Hideous!" writes Savannah. "The legs are like 4 feet long making the bear look like a creepy gumby thing. I got this for Valentine's Day and ...
Friday, 10 November 2017
"TRWTF here is I can't believe they shorted me on my change!" writes Diane B.   "I'm trying to order a shirt but I can't decide on which size to pick," writes Mark L., "I ...
Friday, 10 November 2017
... Mondini writes: "In the wake of the recent hurricane season, the island remains resilient and determined to bounce back. Recovery efforts over the past months have demonstrated the profound strength and ...
Wednesday, 08 November 2017
... in Defense One, Patrick Shanahan, U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary writes: "While the Department has made strides, our computing platforms are not keeping pace with private industry, or even international ...
Tuesday, 07 November 2017
Snap Investor Relations: Snap reports Q3 net loss of $443.2M, vs. last year's $124.2M, and writes off $39.9M in unsold Spectacles inventory  —  VENICE, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)— ...
Tuesday, 07 November 2017
... pre-Internet era, a time of long, technical reviews. “My biggest problem with many of the reviews you get, especially online,” he writes, “is that every schmuck with a computer figures he's a journalist.” What ...
Monday, 06 November 2017
15. Umberto Eco on unread books
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... et cetera. “As a result,” he writes, “I often find myself alluding to Joyce without the slightest anxiety.” Knowing a book’s relationship to other books often means you know more about it than you do on ...
Monday, 06 November 2017
Tragically, cartoonist Brian Fies and his wife Karen lost their home in the recent Calistoga Fire. Brian shares their heartbreaking tale in his webcomic A Fire Story. He writes: My house burned down. ...
Friday, 03 November 2017
"Starting from one star, I'm almost at that gold five-star rating," writes Sam K.   "The octopus in the exhibit was a no show, but hey, at least I have a desktop to play around in," ...
Friday, 03 November 2017
... for online censorship. He writes: "ICANN appears to have voluntarily taken on further responsibility for addressing 'abuse involving' domain names through its appointment this year of a Consumer Safeguards ...
Thursday, 02 November 2017
... "Elvira's MTV Halloween Party" and looking at it now, it seems so experimental, like the theater kids were let loose in a TV studio, and I mean that as a good thing. Forces of Geeks writes: Elvira ...
Wednesday, 01 November 2017
20. Wall-mounted Unicorn head
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... Summer. "For some reason when I was reading the product description I thought it said five inches. It is definitely larger than five inches." "Far too pointy," writes Hunkulees in a review that 15 people ...
Monday, 30 October 2017
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wb-tF7WilP8 Frank Wu writes, "US Congressional candidate (MA-8) Brianna Wu (previously) will be killing virtual Nazis today. Brianna will be doing a playthrough of the ...
Monday, 30 October 2017
"Sorry, but 4.2 billion Microsoft points sounds like 'all tricks' to me," writes Ergin S.   "Most paints are air-drying, but with this one, you apparently need to, um, assist with ...
Friday, 27 October 2017
... the stage. It will premiere at The Kitchen in New York City on January 9, 2018. Support its production via Kickstarter. The campaign has just a few days left! In the album liner notes, Bruce Haack writes ...
Tuesday, 24 October 2017
... In an article published alongside the letter, Huseman writes that Amazon proposed to support a future gTLD to represent the region using terms such as .AMAZONIA, .AMAZONICA or .AMAZONAS, and offered to ...
Tuesday, 24 October 2017