February 7, 2016
Apple’s latest operating system permanently disables the handset if it detects that a repair has been carried out by a non-Apple technician. Apple has always been fairly evil in this way.
February 6, 2016
The attempt to impose codes of conduct on comedy reflects the idea that you can somehow apply a political and moral judgement to humour. Well, you can, but it’ll often be more harmful than helpful.
Hillary, the Banksters Committed ‘Fraud,’ Not ‘Shenanigans.’ I wouldn’t vote for Bernie, but I sure as hell wouldn’t vote for Hillary either.
February 5, 2016
Law360 enforced a noncompete agreement against a journalist. Just another tactic to lower wages and create climate of fear.
This House Costs Just $20,000—But It’s Nicer Than Yours. And it’ll be killed by NIMBYism.
Voter ID Laws Result in Fewer Non-White People Voting and Favor Republicans, Says Study. Working as intended, then.
February 4, 2016
Cultured meat and in vitro meat and laboratory grown meat. Meat the future. Then how can vegans be all sanctimonious and pissy?
The ultimate Trader Joe’s shopping hack: Don’t shop at Trader Joe’s. I like TJ’s, but the crowds are fucking mad and products discontinued too often.
February 3, 2016
Our national dress is the shalwar kameez, not the niqab. And (some/most?) feminists tell us that niqabs are liberating. Ok, then.
GPK Iowa Caucus – Garbage Pail Kids. This is real.
5 Insane Problems All Women In Comedy Deal With Eventually. Just like most areas, female comedians tend to be superior as they have to be 10x better to not even get half as far.
The Official U.S. Highway Sign Font Is Changing From Clearview (back) to Highway Gothic. Clearview is far less readable at a distance. (Says someone who can usually read signs hundreds of feet before others can.)
The idea of RBF as a predominantly female phenomenon has little to do with facial physiology and more to do with social norms. I have extreme RBF, but no one cares because I am male.
February 2, 2016
The 100 Jokes That Shaped Modern Comedy. Surprisingly good. They actually know some history; most do not.
The audacious rescue plan that might have saved space shuttle Columbia. Same people who argue against space efforts are the same who 200,000 years ago would’ve argued against using fire.
February 1, 2016
Killing patients with drug shortages is the new business model. What did the ACA fix exactly?
UI Fail: How Our User Interfaces Help to Ruin Lives Most designers now are accidentally but actively evil.
January 31, 2016
On Mozilla’s forced SSL. Fuck Mozilla. Fuck Mozilla. Fuck Mozilla. Fuck Mozilla. Fuck Mozilla. Fuck Mozilla. Times infinity.
Mushroom Lamps. Do want.