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…

Posted on: November 22, 2019 Posted by: LULZ Comments: 0

Do you think you have what it takes to become a poker dealer? Maybe you do.

A neat idea, isn’t it? Swapping the 9-5 for a job where you can pick and choose your hours, work in some undoubtedly glamorous locations and, hopefully, make a stack of cash including those generous tips. While these may be most people’s pre-conceptions of what being a poker dealer might be like, the reality is a little different. Sure, it can be a great job. But you have to be…

Posted on: November 20, 2019 Posted by: LULZ Comments: 7

Eavesdropper gets three men fired after hearing them rank women’s hotness in a bar To thunderous applause from Reddit, of course.

Via u/HRFiring on r/AmITheAsshole? comes this whopper of an asshole confession: A bunch of people from my department at work went for drinks on Friday after work. Everyone was having a good time and there were about 20 of us there (from about 30 people in our department). I go to the bathroom, and as I am about to exit the hall to the bathroom I hear my co-worker say…

Posted on: November 16, 2019 Posted by: Vijay Agarwal Comments: 0

7 reasons students use essay writing pros for college assignments

Many students use professional writing services to get their college assignments written, and the main reason is that writing is hard. Students find it hard to write their college assignments, and they prefer hiring someone to get the job done. Assignment writing is a hard part of formal education. But why is writing so hard for students? The goal of this post is to explain why students use writing professionals.…

Posted on: November 13, 2019 Posted by: LULZ Comments: 0

8 easy tricks for effective writing As with any “rule” of writing, break it when it feels appropriate. Still, these will serve you well.

#1: Big words bad Don’t reach for five-dollar words unless you absolutely have to. According to a study in Applied Cognitive Psychology, undergraduates admit to throwing in complex words to sound smart — and the strategy is a loser. The thesaurus don’t impress us much and people who rely on it are actually seen as less intelligent. And unless you’re writing a Victorian character in a play, the same goes…