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Cloudflare presents a primer on "anti-patterns" that have transformed IoT devices into ghastly security nightmares. Read the rest

One lucky motorcylist

Motorcyclist Malik Elizee is spared as his motorcycle is sent flying in an automotive chain reaction.

Elizee's motorcycle goes sliding away at a near 90degree angle to the direction it, and Elizee were travelling. Read the rest

Woman fights hot tub cover on a windy day

Resistentialism is a theory to describe "seemingly spiteful behavior manifested by inanimate objects," where objects that cause problems (like lost keys or a runaway bouncy ball) are said to exhibit a high degree of malice toward humans. Read the rest

This Japanese body wash commercial is my everything

I've got nothing. Just... just watch this. Read the rest

Heathens serving in the American military can now sport beards as part of their faith.

Soldiers that consider themselves part of the many religious traditions that make up what we call modern Heathenry have had the option since 2013 to have their military tombstone marked with a Hammer of Thor, instead of the traditional Christian crosses and Stars of David that most often adorn the stone markers. Read the rest

Cosby found guilty on all three counts of aggravated indecent assault

Comedian Bill Cosby, 80, was found guilty of all three counts of aggravated indecent assault. He drugged and sexually assaulted Andrea Constand in 2004. He could be sentenced to 10 years in prison on each count. Read the rest

Report: Freedom of the Press in decline around the world

While it should come as no surprise to anyone that follows the news or gets depressed by Twitter on a regular basis, freedom of the press – an important check against corruption and the misuse of power in a democracy – is on the decline. Read the rest

Man in the big straw hat takes down gunman

I'm no armed robbery expert, but pointing a gun at a man with a mustache so mighty that it can be seen from behind him and the swagger to pull off an unironic straw cowboy hat seems like a solid formula for a bad day. Read the rest

Trump supporters can legally be kicked out of bars, NYC judge rules

A man was kicked out of a bar in New York City last year for wearing a red "Make America Great Again" cap.

Philadelphia accountant Greg Piatek and his friends were at the Happiest Hour bar, where he says a bar employee told him, “Anyone who supports Trump—or believes in what you believe—is not welcome here! Read the rest

Tip for preventing burnout: collect information in big buckets, not tiny cups

The folks at Evernote have released a whitepaper called Triple Overload and What You Can Do About It. Triple overload is what happens when you combine data overload, communication overload, and cognitive overload. Read the rest

Free PDF download of MagPi, a magazine about Raspberry Pi projects

Raspberry Pi is a credit card sized (or smaller) Linux computer that costs about $35 (you also need a monitor, a keyboard, SD card, and power source). Read the rest

Disney made a haptic jacket for the VRs

As VR headsets and controllers become readily available it is only a matter of time before we are all wearing haptic underoos and doing VR yogas. Read the rest

Enchanting mix of experimental, minimalist, and ambient cassette music

Brandon Hocura of the excellent Seance Centre record label mined his (and his friends') rare and vintage cassette archive to create this sublime guest mix for the Noise In My Head show on NTS Radio. Read the rest

RIP Bob Dorough, musical director of 'Schoolhouse Rock'

Bob Dorough, jazz musician and musical director of Schoolhouse Rock, passed away earlier this week, at the age of 94. His voice is instantly recognizable.

Lolly, Lolly, Lolly. Read the rest

The evolution of the Star Wars Stormtrooper

This simple GIF from Gadget Love is pretty pleasing to me.

Clone Troopers were not useless in battle. Read the rest

Raleigh-Durham, I'm headed your way!

I'm delivering the annual Kilgour lecture tomorrow morning at 10AM at UNC, and I'll be speaking at Flyleaf Books at 7PM -- be there or be oblong! Read the rest

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