So a little background: me and some friends of mine have been having these movie nights on and off for about a year or so. We were planning on having a Matrix-thon at some point, but when we brought that
This happened in the last 24 hours. Will provide proof below. So I just moved to a new area, and I'm pretty active in the online dating scene. I have an account on several different websites, because why the fuck
Paul Carsten / Reuters:Peoples Bank of China publishes draft regulation requiring interoperability between Alibaba, Baidu, and Tencent payment services — China mulls forcing Tencent, Alibaba to offer rivals online payment
Mariella Moon / Engadget:Developer preview of Amazons Alexa Voice Service now available, allowing manufacturers and hobbyists to integrate Alexa tech into their own devices — Amazon lets anyone put Alexa
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:Security experts welcome US Commerce Departments decision to rewrite initial US Wassenaar proposal regarding regulation of cyberweapons — Unusual Re-Do of US Wassenaar Rules Applauded — In
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:New attack on Tor can deanonymize hidden services with surprising accuracy — Deanonymization requires luck but nonetheless shows limits of Tor privacy. — Computer scientists have
Washington Post:Former DNI Mike McConnell, DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff, and Deputy Secretary of Defense William Lynn back strong encryption in op-ed — Why the fear over ubiquitous data encryption is
The arrest, trial and conviction of Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht — and his sentence of life in prison — was a stark reminder that 21st century policing is a different game. And judging by the shitshow that was the
In perhaps the sweetest post Mark Zuckerberg has ever posted on Facebook, he announced that he and his wife Priscilla Chan are expecting a baby daughter. What makes Zuckerbergs post so remarkable, however, is that he shares the fact that their
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinsons website now redirects to an LGBT chat room and forum. Thats because when Hutchinsons domain registration expired, it was quickly grabbed up by college student Dylan Hailey, who set the site to redirect to the forum.
Isaac Asimov and other classic sci-fi writers envisioned a future in which great vats of yeast or bacteria could feed humanity. Were not there yet, but todays startups are using yeast cultures to produce milk, egg whites, and even coffee.
Before August 1st, you could share the cheap shipping benefits of Amazon Prime with up to four other adults . Now, the company will limit sharing Prime benefits to two adults and four children—unless you already signed up—in a new
Consumer advocates, policy experts and former regulators say that while Anthem, Cigna, Aetna and Humana may reap monetary benefits by combining, gains might not trickle down to individuals and employers.
For women, sexy eyes consist of long, full lashes. We are eager to try out new remedies and products to make them stand up to the idealist view. The newest talk on the beauty market for eyelash grow is Idol
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A consortium of German premium carmakers has agreed a deal to buy Nokias mapping business HERE, two people familiar with the matter said on Sunday, in a push to extend the reach of automakers into digital services
A wildfire has burned through nearly 46,000 acres and closed two highways north in Lake County, north of San Francisco, The Guardian reports. A firefighter was killed in a second fire, near the border with Oregon.Read more...
Celebrities visiting a hospital has been a cool thing to do for a while now: Christian Bale and Chris Pratt have been known to stop by to cheer up kids. The latest feel-good story comes with the new cast of
As hospital operators begin to report second period earnings -- the sixth consecutive quarter of new revenue from once uninsured patients -- the number and size of unpaid medical bills continues to fall thanks to the Affordable Care Act. The
Between the western shores of Alaska and the northeastern tip of Russia, the Bering Strait is so narrow that you could drive across it in an hour, if only there were a tunnel beneath the sea. And Russian Railways wants
Last week in this series, I took a look at how you take a rough kit of plastic and bring it down to a workable pile of plastic . Rough cutting brings the vacuuformed parts into recognizable shapes, and gets
I just bought a belly putter and made more putts and rolled the ball better.Who is using a belly putter now and how will you use it next year legally without anchoring? Anyone know the definition of anchoring? Is it
A century ago, in a place where most people eked out a living from subsistence agriculture, a discovery was made that within a year would make them richer than they had ever dared to dream, and eventually bring millions of
If anythings kept pace with how video games have changed over the years, its how we interact with them. Our biggest touchpoint with virtual worlds is the gamepad and -- akin to how games themselves have evolved from simple 2D
August 1 marks the first day programs can send 2016 prospects their official, written scholarship offers. While recruits rack up offers as early as eighth grade, they are merely verbal offers until this day.
More and more retailers are switching from the old school points based loyalty programs to our discount vouchers. They are finding the vouchers are driving more immediate and more valuable outcomes for retailers - they are driving a better bottom
The former chairman of an Argentina-based sports marketing business, one of 14 people indicted in a corruption case that has roiled the soccer worlds governing body FIFA, pleaded not guilty in a U.S. court on Friday. Alejandro Burzaco, an Argentine
A U.S. Forest Service firefighter from South Dakota has been killed battling one of more than a dozen wildfires raging across California, Forest Service officials said Friday night. David Ruhl, an engine captain from South Dakotas Black Hills National Forest,
The Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop was once cautioned about unprofessional conduct in a 2014 incident while he was still a probationary trooper, according to documents released Friday. Bland, a
The white man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston wants to plead guilty to 33 federal charges, but his lawyer said in court Friday that he couldnt advise his client to do so until
The other day someone mentioned that the ISS would be visible this week. This morning with the weather perfect and the full moon on the western horizon, the ISS was clearly visible at about 4:57 almost directly overhead ! You
A 26-year-old Arlington Heights man is accused of detaining and raping a woman in Glenview and stealing her cellphone, according to Cook County Circuit Court records. Jose R. Quinteros, 26, of the 2300 block of Goebbert Road, was charged with
The Odisha government on Thursday issued a fresh flood alert in the wake of cyclone Komen which is expected to worsen the flood situation in five districts where three persons have died and about 4 lakh people have been affected.
Im not here, however, to adjudicate Cruises religious views or mental health or even, really, his public image, which seems to be a complicated one. Im here to say: Its time to start liking Tom Cruise, movie star and actor,
As a black woman, Jemisin tells me, I have no particular interest in maintaining the status quo. Why would I? The status quo is harmful, the status quo is significantly racist and sexist and a whole bunch of other things
Everyone in New Orleans knows that 911 is a lost cause. What Im doing now isnt all that different from the trash thing, Torres said. Its about seeing a need — an unfortunate need — and stepping up to fill
It was invisibilization. The discourse was that we dont have race in Brazil, so you dont have race problems in Brazil... Brazil is combating many kinds of inequality. But one of the worlds most diverse nations is still just beginning
Paul Madonna (previously on MeFi) and his wife have been evicted from the home and workspace in which theyve lived for ten years. In response, Paul is drawing and writing All Over Coffee: The Eviction Series about his life in
Remember back in the halcyon days of about five weeks ago when griphus inflicted the Minnesota State Fair menu on us? Many of us sighed, thought Oh, if only..., then moved on to discussing the President on a podcast or
Ive been infected by a parasite. I wont tell you what because I dont want you to search for it. By the time this reaches you it wont matter much, anyway. In fact, Im forbidding you right now from looking
you cant fuck osmosis jones. other things you cant fuck: ratigan, rats from secret of nimh, the alan rickman fish from help im a fish, the iron giant, the weed ghost from cartoon all stars to the rescue, mufasas ghost,
30 years ago today (August 2nd, 1985), Delta Flight 191, a Lockheed L-1011 TriStar from Fort Lauderdale, bound for Los Angeles, crashed over a mile short of the runway at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. The plane was caught in
There has obviously been a great deal of gossip, rumors and questions about me the past few days. To put them to rest: yes, I am transgender/gender fluid. Janae Marie Kroc, in her own words, is a Transgender/genderfluid Alpha male/girly
In 1991, a documentary, intended to be the first of a series on celebrity businessmen, was completed. It was screened twice, but its subject prevented its release and it was clear that continuing the series wasnt worth the trouble. So
After sixty-eight years, Cooch-Behar is no more. At midnight on Friday the almost-fractal boundary between India and Bangladesh was rationalised, erasing 162 enclaves and counter-enclaves, including Dahala-Khagrabari, the worlds only counter-counter-enclave as well as what was, at one time, the
It started because I was trying to tell my kids about how typewriters worked (because of course theyve never seen one), and all the existing typewriter simulators that I could find on the web get one very basic thing wrong
Great Confrontations at the Oxford Union: That Englishmen are Funnier Than Americans was the third in a series of debates held at the Oxford Union debating hall in 1986, attempting to settle the debate over who is funnier, the Americans
Old Weird America, you say? I got some right here for ya: Oh, My Pretty Monkey, by Kelly Harrell. More Kelly Harrell:Rovin GamblerNew River TrainThe Wreck On The Southern Old 97I Was Born About 10,000 Years AgoButchers BoyI Wish I
Disneys Practical Guide to Path Tracing (YouTube) Hyperion handles several million light rays at a time by sorting and bundling them together according to their directions. When the rays are grouped in this way, many of the rays in a