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mardi 20 juillet 2021, 20:23
An Australian gentleman who was quarantined in a Perth hotel did not want to be sent back home after breaking Covid travel rules. So he devised an escape plan, tying at least six bedsheets together to climb down from the fourth floor window of his hotel room at 12:45 am. —...
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As per the usual, Lockpicking Lawyer blazes through a brightly colored, attention-seeking bicycle lock. Lockpicking Lawyer also points out that drawing attention to your bike or lock is generally not what you want to be doing. Kryptonite locks are pretty good, however,...
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After 75,000 individual Echo users were organized to file a mass arbitration claim, Amazon found it more cost-effective to drop their arbitration clause and instead be brought to court. The Verge: Amazon has recently changed its terms of service to allow its customers to...
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Millions around the world put on their sneakers and head to the gym every day, all with the goal of keeping their bodies in peak possible shape. That's a commendable, thoroughly understandable goal. But for all the millions who take the time each day to help make sure their...
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This pitch reel, probably produced in 1968, was created by the Childrens' Television Workshop to get funding and distribution for a show idea called Sesame Street. It's a fascinating look at the beginnings of the now-gargantuan public television show, and it uses Muppets to...
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If you haven't come to grips with the fact that your ride on planet Earth does, in fact, come to an end, this ETD interactive infographic is not for you. Get out of here now. For the rest of you, who appreciate your sick sense of gallows humor, check out Coruscant...
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I enjoyed Bill and Ted's Face the Music, but it lacked the joy of its predecessors. Thirty years after their epic adventures Bill and Ted are still searching for that song. The Future Dudes have run out of patience. Reality, and their marriages to the Princesses are...
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Designing things that can easily be taken apart for repair or recycling is an old idea that's overdue for a revival, writes Sarah Templin in her essay for Core77: Design for Disassembly (DfD) is the straightforward design method and philosophy that ensures that all elements...
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Planetary scientist Dr. James O'Donoghue put together a fun video that compares how fast a ball drops onto 12 different surfaces in our solar system. For example, dropping a ball from.6 miles high and assuming no air resistance, it would take only 2.7 seconds to land on the...
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Naomi Osaka called out Megyn Kelly over criticism of the tennis star appearing on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. pic.twitter.com/esvaIiHLoL— Sporting News (@sportingnews) July 19, 2021 Professional spite spewer Megyn Kelly knows which side her bread is...
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In 1994 at the British Phonographic Industry's BRIT Awards, PJ Harvey and Björk covered the Rolling Stones' '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction.' It's kinda bad until it becomes pretty fantastic. The recording was never officially released for sale, only as a promotional VHS...
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Enrique Tarrio, the Proud Boys leader otherwise famous for helping police with their inquiries, has pleaded guilty to burning a Black Lives Matter banner taken from a Black church in Washington, D.C., and to possessing a prohibited high-capacity magazine. CNN's Marshall...
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In 1984, I used the hell out of The Print Shop on my Apple ][e. Published by Broderbund, it's a super-simple graphic design application to create greeting cards, signs, and banners. I'd use my Koala Pad to generate ridiculous banners that I'd then print out on a dot matrix...
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Dave Grohl recently confessed that his Nirvana drumbeats were swiped from disco songs. He's keeping the boogie alive with HAIL SATIN!, a new album released on Saturday with one side filled with the Foo Fighters (aka the Dee Gees) covering the Bee Gees (and one Andy Gibb solo ...
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When the Champlain Towers East building collapsed only a single low-quality security camera on a nearby tower captured the unfolding disaster. Along with a few other clues—a cameraphone clip showing water in the garage moments before, photos of rotting concrete and exposed ...
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Is it bad to pressure kids to get good grades? Will playing too many videogames rot my kid's brain? How can I raise my children to be anti-racist? There's an (over)abundance of answers to those questions—and everyone is more than happy to tell you why their answers are...
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'The Simpson's season 6 DVD case sticks out like a sore thumb,' writes Kid Leaves Stoop. 'Homer's Simpson's plastic head is the bane of DVD collectors' existence.' The case—hated not so much for its Homeric design as for its inappropriate size and cheapest-vendor...
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The European Handball Federation fined Norway's women's team for wearing shorts rather than bikini bottoms during a match. Each player was fined 150 Euros for wearing 'improper clothing' that violate 'athlete uniform regulations defined in the IHF [International Handball...
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Boris Johnson, who spent days in intensive care fighting Covid, did not want to lock down the UK to limit its spread because most of those dying were more than 80 years old. The message read: 'I must say I have been slightly rocked by some of the data on COVID fatalities. —...
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The growth rate of the average occupation in the U.S. over the next eight years is about 4 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. But for information security analysts, a core pillar in today's cybersecurity industry, that number is expected to explode 31 ...
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