Wednesday, November 7th
If you think election results are safe, you now have reason to believe otherwise.
An 11-year-old boy in August was able to hack into a replica of the Florida state election website and change voting results found there in under 10 minutes during the world’s largest yearly hacking convention, DEFCON 26, organizers of the event said.
Wednesday, Nov 7th 2018 (12:00am)
Tuesday, November 6th
Billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft founder Bill Gates had his hands full on-stage in Beijing on Tuesday, showing a jar of human faeces. The stunt was part of his speech at the Reinvented Toilet Expo event - a showcase for new toilet technologies.
Tuesday, Nov 6th 2018 (9:33am)
Harvard researchers raise the possibility that it may be "a fully operational probe sent intentionally to Earth vicinity by an alien civilization."
Two words: We're fucked.
Tuesday, Nov 6th 2018 (12:52am)
Monday, November 5th
Denny Douds, longtime head coach of East Stroudsburg Warriors in Pennsylvania, shocked everyone by calling an illegal 4th time-out late in the 4th quarter. He then told his team that he was retiring on the spot, and walked off the field for the last time.
Saturday, November 3rd
A pal o' mine works for a barcade in Mesa called the Grid, and they are currently hosting - and livestreaming - a 24-hour gaming event there to support kids' charities with drunken revelry and consoles. Live right now, and should run till noon on Sunday.
(but very fucking funny)
First off, we have his rip on how to save the planet: ABORTION IS GREEN.
Oh, so that wasn't offensive enough for you? Good. Listen up, because we have his OFFENDED BY WORDS bit.
Tell me in comments how fucking offended you were by my posting this.
Saturday, Nov 3rd 2018 (12:00am) | Thanks: Stephane
Friday, November 2nd
Hubble’s Law no more. It turns out that Edwin Hubble's work expanded upon calculations made by another astronomer, Belgian physicist (and priest) George Lemaitre, published two years earlier.
Friday, Nov 2nd 2018 (12:01am)
Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970, leading the world’s foremost experts to warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an emergency that threatens civilization.
Friday, Nov 2nd 2018 (12:01am) | Thanks: have patience
Thursday, November 1st
A scientist, researching at a remote Russian research station in Antarctica, allegedly stabbed and injured a colleague following a breakdown after the latter kept on revealing endings of books he was reading.
Thursday, Nov 1st 2018 (12:00am) | Thanks: swimfan
Here is an abbreviated clip (under four minutes, as the original one at Nova ScienceNow was much longer).
Chaser the Border Collie knows the names of 1,000 toys. But can she make inferences about new ones? Learn more with Neil deGrasse Tyson in this NOVA l PBS tribute to Chaser's owner and trainer, former Wofford College Professor John Pilley, who passed away in June 2018.
Thursday, Nov 1st 2018 (12:00am)
Wednesday, October 31st
Why would anyone fake their own death? Some seek a departure from royalty, a career as a pirate, or a quiet life after taking down the Third Reich. Usually, they’re chasing an escape from bankruptcy or bad marriages. But for some, it may seem that staging their own death is the only way to feel like they’re alive.
Tuesday, October 30th
Tuesday, Oct 30th 2018 (12:00am)
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"If you see my dog @ the McDonald's on shields, quit feeding her fat ass bc she don't know how to act & be leaving the house all the time to go walking to McDonald's at night. She's not even a stray dog. She's just a gold diggin ass bitch that be acting like she's a stray so people will feel bad for her & feed her burgers."
Tuesday, Oct 30th 2018 (12:00am) | Thanks: skot
Monday, October 29th
Way back on Nov 14, 1985, David Letterman had a show on NBC called Late Night. It came on after Johnny Carson and the Tonight Show. This is from that night. Kinison, a former pentecostal preacher, gave up his life of joy to become a comic.
Monday, Oct 29th 2018 (12:00am)
"I wouldn't suggest shooting up marijuana to anybody, but I'll tell you, it's a lot of ho-hum," said the (former) marijuana virgin. "I think the reefer madness crowd, you guys, you need to try it. It's not that big of a deal."
* at least, not right away
Monday, Oct 29th 2018 (12:00am)
Sunday, October 28th
Think twice the next time you pluck a daisy from the sidewalk, because that flower may actually be ‘screaming’ in a language you don’t understand— or at least, not yet. Today, we’re cracking the code of the fascinating world of plant sentience, a.k.a., the secret way in which everything from your Ikea houseplant to a 200-ft tall sequoia tree is communicating, feeling, even socialising.
Sunday, Oct 28th 2018 (12:01am)
Saturday, October 27th
Friday, October 26th
Thursday, October 25th
So a couple of decades ago, you saw the movie. Jack Ryan was not played by Harrison Ford yet. Sean Connery wasn't a nasty old fart yet. It was a very compelling story. Now, you have a chance to see the blood and guts behind the movie.
Thursday, Oct 25th 2018 (12:24am)
Wednesday, October 24th
Deadpool 2 (2018)
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