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Saturday, 18 July 2020

RIP John Lewis

quote [ Representative John Lewis, a son of sharecroppers and an apostle of nonviolence who was bloodied at Selma and across the Jim Crow South in the historic struggle for racial equality, and who then carried a mantle of moral authority into Congress, died on Friday. He was 80. ]

I'm not from the US, nor do I live there...but still I'm saddened.
[SFW] [obituaries] [+2]
[by Bob Denver@10:02amGMT] [2 comments]

Sunday, 15 March 2020

Draw bit pics with a zamboni!

quote [ Zamboni— A WebGL game ]

A very simple game where one gets to drive a Zamboni around a rink. It leaves "polished ice" behind so you can draw dick pics or... If you're in isolation, it's another time waster!
[SFW] [games] [+2 WTF]
[by Bob Denver@1:49amGMT] [1 comment]

Friday, 14 February 2020

Scientists discover how to use time crystals to power superconductors

quote [ Physicists propose using time crystals to bring about a quantum computing revolution. ]

I first read about time crystals through SE, I think. To discover that they've been created and are possibly useful...mind. blown.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 Interesting]
[by Bob Denver@2:35amGMT] [5 comments]

Thursday, 11 October 2018

In the Kingdom of the Bears

quote [ The human-bear bond is ancient, but across the northern hemisphere, only a few societies remember the art of neighboring bears. ]

This gives me hope...perhaps this little pocket can grow and positively affect the world.
[SFW] [people]
[by Bob Denver@9:30pmGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 6 October 2018

Will Vinton, Stop-Motion Legend And Claymation Creator: Dead At 70

quote [ Will Vinton, a seminal figure in the development of commercial stop motion animation in the United States, has passed away. ]

He became widely known for his work on the California Raisins commercial for Raisin Bran. This saddens me on so many levels— he was a great animator who was dedicated to the art and that he died of multiple myeloma which is a truly awful awful disease.
[SFW] [obituaries] [+4 Informative]
[by Bob Denver@9:15pmGMT] [1 comment]



Friday, 5 October 2018

Entire broadband industry sues California to stop net neutrality law

quote [ Top broadband lobby groups sue California, claim net neutrality law is illegal. ]

To make up for posting a questionable story impugning the behaviour of China, here's a story impugning the ethics and decency of the American broadband industry...
[SFW] [politics] [+2]
[by Bob Denver@4:08amGMT] [3 comments]

Thursday, 4 October 2018

How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies

quote [ “Having a well-done, nation-state-level hardware implant surface would be like witnessing a unicorn jumping over a rainbow” ]

Alarming but I was wondering when this would occur... It makes sense in the 21st century. I also wondered if there are nukes buried in the foundations of American chain restaurants all over the world (McDonalds was famous for owning the land and building the restaurants themselves)... (article in extended)

[SFW] [science & technology] [+7 laz0r]
[by Bob Denver@9:52pmGMT] [11 comments]

Thursday, 27 September 2018

Ax-throwing bar deemed unsafe...

quote [ Hub Stadium, an Auburn Hills bar that features axe-throwing lanes, had its liquor license suspended by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission for one day in order to develop new safety procedures and precautions. ]

How come all the other cities get the fun bars?! (pout)

[SFW] [food & drink] [+3 WTF]
[by Bob Denver@6:45pmGMT] [17 comments]

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Called it! 112 years ago...

quote [ It also perfectly predicted Skype and Facetime. ]

It is amazing how prescient so many writers were...and how wrong they got it when they did.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+5 Original]
[by Bob Denver@5:11amGMT] [3 comments]

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

This Woman Just Biked at 184 MPH to Smash the Bicycle Speed Record

quote [ Denise Mueller-Korenek is now the fastest pedaler on the planet. ]

Forty. five. years. old... I'm going back to bed.
[SFW] [sports] [+6]
[by Bob Denver@1:04amGMT] [14 comments]



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