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    Boing Boing

  • Cop shoots self while trying to shoot dog
    A police officer in Columbus, Ohio, was shot "while trying to shoot a dog" Sunday. Local ABC affiliate WSYX printed a police "notification" that an officer "was struck in the leg after discharging his firearm while trying to shoot a dog", leaving the identity of the shooter for readers to... Read more »
  • Got a home repair project? This HD endoscope camera can give you a closer look
    As much as you hate it, sometimes we have to search for things in places we never want to go, like the kitchen sink's drain, the dusty attic, or the spider-web-laden area underneath the house. Your shrieks might just bring music to their ears! — Read the rest... Read more »
  • Maddow on the manufacturing of abortion outrage on the right
    In this segment from Rachel Maddow she reveals how, when the Roe v Wade decision was first decided, evangelicals and Republicans were not opposed to it as a group. The Southern Baptist Convention even called for legislation legalizing abortion and the former president of that conservative religious group is quoted... Read more »
  • John Williams believes Indiana Jones 5 will be his last movie score
    The lion's share of the praise regarding a film's craftsmanship typically falls on the shoulders of the lead actor or director. As one of the most collaborative mediums around, it's woefully unfortunate that several crucial members of a movie's production staff get overlooked. — Read the rest... Read more »
  • Tax Avoiders might be one of the oddest games ever made
    The Sega Genesis was the first game console I ever owned. At the time, a 16-bit console was the height of technology, and I was enamored with the "realistic" graphics. And then a curious thing happened; video games kept getting better. — Read the rest... Read more »
  • With Buildix Pro, you don't have to be a pro developer to make a killer website
    Whether you have your own cookie business or run a celebrity gossip blog, having an unimpressive landing page can really slow things down. Sure, hiring a professional developer to create a website would be awesome, but their rates can be pretty steep, and that's not something you want to budget... Read more »
  • Judge approves legal name change for Elon Musk's trans daughter
    ABC News reports that a judge in California has approved the name change requested by Elon Musk's daughter. The woman, 18, filed the legal papers in April. "A new birth certificate reflecting the change of gender as described above shall be issued," stated a minute order issued by the judge's... Read more »
  • Republican state Senate candidate arrested after punching woman in face at abortion rights rally. He's a cop, too.
    Jeann Lugo, an off-duty police officer and Republican state Senate candidate in Rhode Island, was arrested Saturday and charged with assault after punching a woman in the face at an abortion rights rally in Providence. Lugo's attack was caught on camera by podcaster Bill Bartholomew as thousands rallied at the... Read more »
  • Check out these Japanese erasers that go bald as you use them
    View this post on Instagram A post shared by AsianFeed (@asianfeed) As we teeter towards a future that will render countless jobs obsolete, it's fascinating to note that work culture has become increasingly toxic in relation to working hours. Americans have long accepted working long hours as "par for the... Read more »
  • Japanese kids are allowed to pilot sections of the life-sized Gundam in Yokohama
    Gundam is one of those franchises I always thought should be bigger- no pun intended. In its native Japan, Gundam is a massive property that boasts no shortage of fans. In America, Gundam received a brief spike in popularity in the early 2000s thanks to model kits. — Read the rest... Read more »
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    Boing Boing

  • Cop shoots self while trying to shoot dog
    A police officer in Columbus, Ohio, was shot "while trying to shoot a dog" Sunday. Local ABC affiliate WSYX printed a police "notification" that an officer "was struck in the leg after discharging his firearm while trying to shoot a dog", leaving the identity of the shooter for readers to... Read more »
  • Got a home repair project? This HD endoscope camera can give you a closer look
    As much as you hate it, sometimes we have to search for things in places we never want to go, like the kitchen sink's drain, the dusty attic, or the spider-web-laden area underneath the house. Your shrieks might just bring music to their ears! — Read the rest... Read more »
  • Maddow on the manufacturing of abortion outrage on the right
    In this segment from Rachel Maddow she reveals how, when the Roe v Wade decision was first decided, evangelicals and Republicans were not opposed to it as a group. The Southern Baptist Convention even called for legislation legalizing abortion and the former president of that conservative religious group is quoted... Read more »
  • John Williams believes Indiana Jones 5 will be his last movie score
    The lion's share of the praise regarding a film's craftsmanship typically falls on the shoulders of the lead actor or director. As one of the most collaborative mediums around, it's woefully unfortunate that several crucial members of a movie's production staff get overlooked. — Read the rest... Read more »
  • Tax Avoiders might be one of the oddest games ever made
    The Sega Genesis was the first game console I ever owned. At the time, a 16-bit console was the height of technology, and I was enamored with the "realistic" graphics. And then a curious thing happened; video games kept getting better. — Read the rest... Read more »
  • With Buildix Pro, you don't have to be a pro developer to make a killer website
    Whether you have your own cookie business or run a celebrity gossip blog, having an unimpressive landing page can really slow things down. Sure, hiring a professional developer to create a website would be awesome, but their rates can be pretty steep, and that's not something you want to budget... Read more »
  • Judge approves legal name change for Elon Musk's trans daughter
    ABC News reports that a judge in California has approved the name change requested by Elon Musk's daughter. The woman, 18, filed the legal papers in April. "A new birth certificate reflecting the change of gender as described above shall be issued," stated a minute order issued by the judge's... Read more »
  • Republican state Senate candidate arrested after punching woman in face at abortion rights rally. He's a cop, too.
    Jeann Lugo, an off-duty police officer and Republican state Senate candidate in Rhode Island, was arrested Saturday and charged with assault after punching a woman in the face at an abortion rights rally in Providence. Lugo's attack was caught on camera by podcaster Bill Bartholomew as thousands rallied at the... Read more »
  • Check out these Japanese erasers that go bald as you use them
    View this post on Instagram A post shared by AsianFeed (@asianfeed) As we teeter towards a future that will render countless jobs obsolete, it's fascinating to note that work culture has become increasingly toxic in relation to working hours. Americans have long accepted working long hours as "par for the... Read more »
  • Japanese kids are allowed to pilot sections of the life-sized Gundam in Yokohama
    Gundam is one of those franchises I always thought should be bigger- no pun intended. In its native Japan, Gundam is a massive property that boasts no shortage of fans. In America, Gundam received a brief spike in popularity in the early 2000s thanks to model kits. — Read the rest... Read more »
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    ReadWrite

  • The Automation Boom is Coming. Will the Internet Be Ready?
    We live in an increasingly connected world. It’s estimated that there will be about 260 million internet-connected devices in the U.S. by 2020, and the next wave of these devices will push our data demand even further. New Bluetooth advancements, for instance, enable devices to perform within a range that’s four times greater, twice the... Read more »
  • These Teen AI Entrepreneurs Will Amaze You
    Starting a business is not an easy decision to make. Building a company requires work and money as well, and time. The resources of time, work, and money mean you will have to make sacrifices to start your business. It takes someone who has a lot of passion and confidence... Read more »
  • What You Need to Know to Use Drones for Your Wedding
    The popularity of wedding drone photography is constantly rising. It’s not surprising because these flying machines can take really amazing photos and videos. But many people still aren’t sure about the necessity of aerial photography at weddings or different events. We’ve gathered for you the most important information you need... Read more »
  • Trade Secrets Claimed by Prolacta to Steal Founders’ Company – Again
    Elana Medo has dedicated many decades of her life to making mother’s milk available to premature babies. Now a questionable trade secret lawsuit threatens to destroy her life’s work and leave preterm infants without access to life-saving milk. The cost of a Corporation Stealing from an Individual has been the... Read more »
  • Achieving Paperless Operations and Document Automation with AI and ML
    Paper is an essential commodity for office operations. Most conventional offices rely on paper for completing the simplest tasks. Even after digitization, the dream of a completely paperless office is far from reality. Humans are used to a standard form of note-taking and documentation. Here is how to achieve paperless... Read more »
  • Secret to Getting Leads with Digital Marketing Technology
    Nowadays most companies are doing SEO, PPC, and Content Marketing. Yet sometimes the company’s are not getting the leads they need. Some businesses get leads — but not quality leads, or they don’t get the leads that fit their expectations. The main reason a company doesn’t get the leads they... Read more »
  • Successful Scaling: How to Grow Without Tumbling Back Down
    “Breathing would be delightful,” the director of products told me in our kickoff. His startup was growing fast. It had a bunch of new funding, the pressure was on to ship, and the team was underwater. I was there to help and take the pressure off so they could breathe.... Read more »
  • WIB Vulnerability: Sim-Card that Allows Hackers to Takeover Phones
    In the past, we’ve all witnessed sim-jacking attacks that allow a hacker to impersonate the targeted victim to steal the phone number. Hackers can gain access to unauthorized information related to the victim using the vulnerability, ‘SimJacker’ was that vulnerability. Recently there’s a similar vulnerability that has popped up, which... Read more »
  • 6 Industries Blockchain Technology Will Revolutionize
    In line with new evolving computer technologies, a lot of issues previously found complicated are now seen as an easygoing task, for example, e-commerce, contactless payment, secured online transactions, and ride-hailing. All thanks to blockchain, a new technology that massively revitalized all-around sectors, equipping the financial industry with enhanced solutions... Read more »
  • 4 Unique Growth Tactics for 2020
    Marketing tactics change constantly. Each year new tactics become more impactful, and old ones fade into obscurity. Sticking to the same tactics is stale for your current customers and potential customers, too. Instead of just running the same growth tactics for years on end, it’s time to make a switch in 2020. Here... Read more »
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    ReadWrite

  • The Automation Boom is Coming. Will the Internet Be Ready?
    We live in an increasingly connected world. It’s estimated that there will be about 260 million internet-connected devices in the U.S. by 2020, and the next wave of these devices will push our data demand even further. New Bluetooth advancements, for instance, enable devices to perform within a range that’s four times greater, twice the... Read more »
  • These Teen AI Entrepreneurs Will Amaze You
    Starting a business is not an easy decision to make. Building a company requires work and money as well, and time. The resources of time, work, and money mean you will have to make sacrifices to start your business. It takes someone who has a lot of passion and confidence... Read more »
  • What You Need to Know to Use Drones for Your Wedding
    The popularity of wedding drone photography is constantly rising. It’s not surprising because these flying machines can take really amazing photos and videos. But many people still aren’t sure about the necessity of aerial photography at weddings or different events. We’ve gathered for you the most important information you need... Read more »
  • Trade Secrets Claimed by Prolacta to Steal Founders’ Company – Again
    Elana Medo has dedicated many decades of her life to making mother’s milk available to premature babies. Now a questionable trade secret lawsuit threatens to destroy her life’s work and leave preterm infants without access to life-saving milk. The cost of a Corporation Stealing from an Individual has been the... Read more »
  • Achieving Paperless Operations and Document Automation with AI and ML
    Paper is an essential commodity for office operations. Most conventional offices rely on paper for completing the simplest tasks. Even after digitization, the dream of a completely paperless office is far from reality. Humans are used to a standard form of note-taking and documentation. Here is how to achieve paperless... Read more »
  • Secret to Getting Leads with Digital Marketing Technology
    Nowadays most companies are doing SEO, PPC, and Content Marketing. Yet sometimes the company’s are not getting the leads they need. Some businesses get leads — but not quality leads, or they don’t get the leads that fit their expectations. The main reason a company doesn’t get the leads they... Read more »
  • Successful Scaling: How to Grow Without Tumbling Back Down
    “Breathing would be delightful,” the director of products told me in our kickoff. His startup was growing fast. It had a bunch of new funding, the pressure was on to ship, and the team was underwater. I was there to help and take the pressure off so they could breathe.... Read more »
  • WIB Vulnerability: Sim-Card that Allows Hackers to Takeover Phones
    In the past, we’ve all witnessed sim-jacking attacks that allow a hacker to impersonate the targeted victim to steal the phone number. Hackers can gain access to unauthorized information related to the victim using the vulnerability, ‘SimJacker’ was that vulnerability. Recently there’s a similar vulnerability that has popped up, which... Read more »
  • 6 Industries Blockchain Technology Will Revolutionize
    In line with new evolving computer technologies, a lot of issues previously found complicated are now seen as an easygoing task, for example, e-commerce, contactless payment, secured online transactions, and ride-hailing. All thanks to blockchain, a new technology that massively revitalized all-around sectors, equipping the financial industry with enhanced solutions... Read more »
  • 4 Unique Growth Tactics for 2020
    Marketing tactics change constantly. Each year new tactics become more impactful, and old ones fade into obscurity. Sticking to the same tactics is stale for your current customers and potential customers, too. Instead of just running the same growth tactics for years on end, it’s time to make a switch in 2020. Here... Read more »