Posted on: January 15, 2020 Posted by: Malachi B. Comments: 1

10 biggest internet security fails of all time From Kurt Eichenwald's eternal association with tentacle porn to simply asking celebs for their PWs so you can download their nudes, and everything in between.

Technology has brought many positive changes to our world, but it also means millions of people at a time have their sensitive and personal data leaked – a story by now so common that we’ve all been desensitized to it. In fact, if you go to https://haveibeenpwned.com/ and type in an email address you’ve used for many years, chances are it’ll show you your account has been part of a…

Posted on: January 15, 2020 Posted by: Varlam Shalamov Comments: 4

46 things I learned from being gulaged Varlam Shalamov spent much of the period from 1937 to 1951 gulaged in the arctic cold of Kolyma. These are the 46 things he learned from the experience.

Varlam Tikhonovich Shalamov (June 18, 1907 – January 17, 1982) was a Russian writer, journalist, poet and Gulag survivor. He spent 15 years enslaved in Soviet gulags — six of them in the gold mines in the bitter arctic cold of Kolyma — due in part to having supported Leon Trotsky and praised the anti-Soviet writer Ivan Bunin. One of Shalamov’s surviving writings is a 1961 list of 46 things…

Posted on: January 12, 2020 Posted by: LULZ Comments: 1

10 cathartic ways to quit your shitty job Sometimes your typical two weeks notice just won't do...

Many people fantasize about creative ways to quit their jobs in a way that humiliate their horrible workplace and/or boss, and the theme has been the subject of great cult classic movies like Office Space. It doesn’t hurt that surveys now show most people’s dream job is to be a YouTube content creator, and petty revenge we can all relate to is truly the stuff of a million clicks. Still,…

Posted on: January 9, 2020 Posted by: Elizabeth Skinner Comments: 0

10 cool ideas for summer holidays Still vaguely hung over from new year's eve? Now is the time to plan for summer.

With the wintry holidays being over and done with, and given the very scientific fact that time is going by faster than ever, now is the time to start to plan your summer holidays. To make the most of it, you need to do more than just brainstorm speech ideas for your next presentation, or go to parties every day. This is your chance to learn how to save money…

Posted on: December 22, 2019 Posted by: Alix F. & LULZ Comments: 0

6 mental ways to have sex like an ancient Roman Age-old inspiration to put chariots of fire in your loins and give your erection a new direction.

Many current health trends take their cues from times long gone by: the Paleo Diet, for example, prescribes meals that mimic the foodstuffs chomped on by our caveman ancestors. It works on the premise that humans are genetically adapted to best digest only the types of grub that would have been available to Stone Age hunter-gatherers, so if you want your abs to look more ‘washboard’ and less ‘washed up’,…

Posted on: December 15, 2019 Posted by: Vijay Agarwal Comments: 1

Clicking Buy: the magic of order fulfillment The delicate science behind a modern convenience taken for granted.

One of the many luxuries of our modern technology is that you can click the Buy button on something you like on the internet and not think any more about it until the product – usually manufactured on the other side of the planet and transported on huge cargo ships to mythical robot halls on very tight margins – plonks down on your doorstep a day or two later. But…

Posted on: December 13, 2019 Posted by: Loyal Lad, Malachi B, & Editor Comments: 1

10 reasons to believe alien life really exists The mindboggling scale of the universe represents gazillions of lottery tickets for alien life, but here's the evidence and arguments so far.

The search for extraterrestrial life begins with a simple assumption: if intelligent life exists, then these beings must leave behind clues to their existence that would be recognizable to us. For example, to a space-faring alien, a tell-tale sign of intelligent life existing on Earth could be that there are trace periodic elements present that can only form from nuclear fission. Fission is not generally known to occur naturally except…

Posted on: December 13, 2019 Posted by: LULZ Comments: 1

For many men in China, sex dolls are family companions more than toys This family in China lives with 11 sex dolls.

This family in China lives with 11 sex dolls. The father and son are less interested in having sex with the dolls than they are in taking the lifelike doll on real dates and modeling them for photo shoots. In China, partly because of the one-child policy there are millions of more men than there are women — and more and more of those men are turning to dolls for…

Posted on: December 7, 2019 Posted by: LULZ Comments: 2

Chinese police cage, interrogate man for criticizing traffic cops online "Uncle Police, I'm so sorry, I'm wrong."

A viral video from China shows a man in a strange Thomas the Train like cage being interrogated by police. According to the translation, the caged man, who says his name is Luhua, is remorseful for WeChat group comments where he criticized traffic cops for confiscating motorcycles. “Uncle Police, I’m so sorry, I’m wrong,” Luhua pleads with the police officers, who demand information on the WeChat group and a grovelling…

Posted on: December 5, 2019 Posted by: Vijay Agarwal Comments: 1

5 ways an online degree can get you back on track

Education has become more accessible for today’s generation through technology. Learning has transcended the four walls of the classroom into the digital realm. Both students and professionals with existing careers can take advantage of the perks of an online degree. Its primary benefit is its schedule flexibility. You can choose the time that you want to have your class, so you can balance your career and further your education. Online…

Posted on: December 3, 2019 Posted by: LULZ Comments: 0

Russian cows are living in virtual reality to produce more milk The Matrix is preferable to Russia, according to the cows' measured stress levels.

Farmers in the Moscow region have fitted their cows with virtual reality headsets to see if it helps them produce more milk, The Moscow Times reports. “Experts noted reduced anxiety and improved overall emotional mood in the herd” during the VR experiment, said the agriculture administration for the region. Citing Dutch and Scottish research suggesting that a calming atmosphere increases dairy production, it said that milk production is what is…

Posted on: November 29, 2019 Posted by: LULZ Comments: 0

McQueen after McQueen What happened to the fashion house after the death of its founder?

On February 11, 2010, the death of Lee Alexander McQueen was covered extensively by leading fashion designer websites. McQueen, the founder of a luxury British fashion house that still bears his name, was found dead in his London apartment. In April 2010, his death was recorded as suicide. His doctor reported that he had been battling chronic mental illness. At the time of his passing, McQueen had been the brand’s…

Posted on: November 29, 2019 Posted by: Malachi B. Comments: 5

Man with bad luck on Tinder creates dating app featuring only himself He saw a fundamental problem with dating apps: they have competition.

Aaron Smith, like many other men, didn’t get many swipes on Tinder. He saw a fundamental problem with dating apps: they have competition. “The biggest problem with the other apps is that my face is not featured prominently,” Smith told WFMY-TV. Smith sought out the help of his friend and software engineer Scott McDowell, who sympathized with Smith’s dating app woes. “All of us who have done online dating in…

Posted on: November 26, 2019 Posted by: Vijay Agarwal Comments: 0

5 reasons students buy essays online

Being in college is an achievement for the majority of people. College education is meant to prepare individuals for a better life. In any academic year, students have to deal with essay writing. Instructors use essays to determine the competence of learners. Those who can write good essays end up getting higher grades at the end of the academic year. However, some students are unable to write excellent essays and…