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mercredi 10 octobre 2018, 17:08
Brett Kavanaugh is a name that leaves a bad taste in many mouths, but the name is now being put to good use with BrettKavanaugh.com (or.org/.net). Because the new Supreme Court Justice, accused of sexual assault by three women, didn't think to buy BrettKavanaugh.com, it's...
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British grocer Iceland (yes, that's really its name) is not messing around with 'autumn' and 'pumpkin spice.' How pedestrian! They're headed straight for the taste of December 25th with their 'Luxury Christmas Tree Flavour Salted Hand-Cooked Crisps.' Yup, they've made potato ...
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Wang Xiaolong has set the new Guinness World Record for the 'highest vocal note by a male.' His E in the eighth octave is a half step higher than Adam Lopez Costa's record set in 2008.
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Jupiter's frozen moon Europa has a massive ocean below the surface that could potentially harbor life. To find out, NASA is in the early stages of building a robotic lander to explore the moon in the mid-2020s. Now though, Cardiff University researcher Daniel Hobley and...
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Intel reportedly published rigged benchmarks designed to make its new i9 chips look better than the competition, while holding tech media to an embargo on publishing reviews or independent tests. Intel — or to be precise, a company Intel hired to create a whitepaper on...
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If you were thinking of getting a box of Archie McPhee's Mac & Cheese Candy Canes, get on it. After a post on @junkfoodmom in mid-September, their cheesy yellow-and-white striped candies started becoming popular ('This one isn’t bad! Smells like cheese and tastes like Mac ...
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If the thrill of high-flying drone footage has worn off, get closer to the ground—and to the subject. My favorite part is where the dronecam is hovering perfectly still in the passenger seat of the vehicle, as if being held by a person sitting there. Amazing! [via]
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America has a gun problem: the proliferation of guns in American homes has led to a largely silent epidemic of accidental shootings, intimate partner murders, and suicides. While the sky-high fatalities from these everyday shootings are personal, quiet tragedies, the...
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I generally don't listen to podcasts. It's not that I don't want to, it's that it's difficult for me because a) I'm not good at multi-tasking (listening and writing do not go hand in hand) and b) I don't have a commute. But I do make exceptions, especially when a podcast has ...
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Acting EPA Chief Andrew Wheeler has been caught --yet again-- engaging with racist and conspiracy theory posts on social media. He pooh-poohed questions about online interactions he had with a Pizzagater, and tells a reporter he doesn’t remember liking a racist picture of...
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Mysteries of the universe. Via the NYT: “I was getting a number of papers showing how remarkable the things were that dogs could do,” he said. When it came to other animals, though, scientific studies on intelligence barely trickled in, despite evidence to suggest that ...
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At a The Marine Mammal Center in Hawaii, a cute little gecko butt-dialed random people ‘a bazillion’ times before a human figured out what was going on. Technically it wasn't a butt-dial. It was a gecko foot dial. Excerpt from the story first told by the human it kinda...
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Taylor Swift may speak to her home state, but MTv's former presidential hopeful Randee of the Redwoods may be more effective to rally Happy Mutant voters! Randee reminds us of our youth, while encouraging everyone to register and to vote. Just say 'Whoa!'
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Journalist Jamal Khashoggi is believed by some to have been tortured, murdered, and dismembered inside the Saudi consulate in Turkey. Others think he was kidnapped by Saudi officials and is still alive. This image appears to show him entering the Saudi consulate in...
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mardi 9 octobre 2018, 22:16
I wish Drew Magary was more prolific. He's only written two novels and both are wonderful. (See our reviews of The Postmortal and The Hike on Boing Boing). If you haven't read Magary's work, today is a good day to start because The Hike is on Kindle for $2.
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I never knew how those machines that court reporters use to record testimony worked until I watched this video. Stan is a stenographer and he explains how he is able to make a real time transcription of speech.
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This new Cruz attack ad was directed by Richard Linklater. It stars a man, named Sonny Carl, who calls bullshit on Ted Cruz's 'Tough as Texas' boast. 'If somebody call my wife a dog and said my daddy was in on the Kennedy assassination I wouldn't be kissing their ass,' says...
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A pair of Crocs, a couple of bent sections of reinforcement bar, and some baling wire is all you need to scale poles like a boss. It's Not Stupid if it Works
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“Are you sure it’s not a witch hunt?” This is the best GIF adaptation of all time, as one commenter already said. IMGURian TheGhostofElizabethShue made a killer cut-up political explainer out of a Simpsons clip that made the rounds in GIF form. Watch and enjoy. How...
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