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Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Alabama college student walks almost 20 miles overnight to first day of work

quote [ "I wanted to beat the crew members there to let the company know how dedicated I am." ]

After yesterday, I needed this today.
[SFW] [people] [+1 Interesting]
[by maximumtodd@11:18pmGMT] [3 comments]

Monday, 16 July 2018

The Twitch streamers who spend years broadcasting to no one

quote [ When seemingly everyone wants to record footage or live stream, who ends up watching the content? ]

[SFW] [people] [+5 Interesting]
[by arrowhen@4:55pmGMT] [5 comments]

Saturday, 14 July 2018

The Incredible Story of the ?Prostitutes? Padre ? the Vicar of Stiffkey

quote [ The Reverend Harold Francis Davidson, Rector of the small Norfolk coastal village of Stiffkey for twenty-five years, was utterly besotted and bewitched by pretty young girls. Of that there is no doubt. How he behaved in the company of said pretty young girls was more up for debate. ]

Anyone wondered who the vicar sees?
[SFW] [people] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:31amGMT] [2 comments]

Thursday, 12 July 2018

Roger Babson: The Man Who Tried To Fight Gravity

quote [ Throughout history humans have learnt to live with gravity despite its innumerable inconveniences, accepting it as a physical fact of the universe. But not Roger Babson. A successful American businessman and economist, Babson was not a man to be pushed around. ]

Always lose my fight with gravity
[SFW] [people] [+3 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:01amGMT] [5 comments]

Monday, 9 July 2018

The Journals of Sugar Boy Yuki

quote [ In 1980, a gay man hid two journals above a light fixture in a stifling apartment in Tokyo. Thirty years later, an American teenager discovered it. ]

Handheld candle sugar boy
[SFW] [people] [+6 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:00amGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 8 July 2018

Hoarders, Hauntings, and Two-Headed Cows: Dealing Dead People's Things

quote [ As a child, Duane Scott Cerny didn?t exactly dream of growing up to become one of Chicago?s premier antiques dealers, but his early entrepreneurial instincts should have been a clue that one day he would. His eyes were opened to the world of resale on an unlikely day, November 22, 1963, at the tender age of 4, when the assassination of President Kennedy interrupted Cerny?s lunchtime ritual of watching ?Bozo?s Circus? on TV. What, young Cerny wondered, could possibly be more important than Bozo? The answer, of course, was a sensational murder. ]

Dealers of death
[SFW] [people] [+5 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:02amGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 6 July 2018

?I Was Devastated?: The Man Who Created the World Wide Web Has Some Regrets

quote [ The power of the Web wasn?t taken or stolen. We, collectively, by the billions, gave it away with every signed user agreement and intimate moment shared with technology. ]

a little followup to I invented the web. Here are three things we need to change to save it
[SFW] [people] [+6 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@7:43pmGMT] [5 comments]

The First Family of Counterfeit Hunting

quote [ Robert Holmes taught his sons everything he knew about exposing black-market knockoffs. Now they take down the world's biggest scammers while dodging threats from the mob. ]

The counterfeit faker
[SFW] [people] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:06amGMT] [1 comment]

Sunday, 1 July 2018

The Teens Who Hacked Microsoft's Videogame Empire?And Went Too Far

quote [ ?I mean, I wanted access to companies to read some source code, I wanted to learn, I wanted to see how far it could go?that was it. It was really just intellectual curiosity. I didn?t want money?if I wanted money, I would?ve taken all the money that was there. But, I mean, I get it?what it turned into, it?s regrettable.? ]

Spiralling hacker story. Similar to the Valve hacking incident.
[SFW] [people] [+3 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@7:59pmGMT] [4 comments]

Saturday, 30 June 2018

Maud & the Cult of the Clitoris

quote [ She was born in Maud Durrant in Canada in 1873 and moved to Germany at the age of 25 to study piano at a prestigious music school. While living in Berlin, she received the disturbing news that her brother had been hanged for the murder of two women in San Francisco. ]

Play the clitoris code is morse
[SFW] [people] [+6 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:48amGMT] [4 comments]

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