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March 7 4Chan Prediction: David Brock’s Death by Heart Attack

March 23rd, 2017

Brock is still alive, but… Hmm: Media Matters founder David Brock has suffered a heart attack but is expected to make a “swift recovery,” a senior aide said Wednesday. “David Brock suffered a heart attack while working in the Washington DC office early Tuesday,” Bradley Beychok, Brock’s chief of staff, said in a statement. “He […]

UK Parliament Attack

March 22nd, 2017

Via: Daily Mail: At least two people are dead after a terror attacker brought carnage to central London today, mowing down pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before attacking police with a knife in the grounds of the Houses of Parliament. More than 12 people are said to have been hit by a vehicle on the bridge […]

Has Lithium-Battery Genius John Goodenough Done it Again? Colleagues Are Skeptical

March 21st, 2017

Via: Quartz: Researchers have struggled for decades to safely use powerful—but flammable—lithium metal in a battery. Now John Goodenough, the 94-year-old father of the lithium-ion battery, is claiming a novel solution as a blockbuster advance. If it proves out, the invention could allow electric cars to compete with conventional vehicles on sticker price. The improbable […]

Five Pound Mini-Nukes

March 18th, 2017

Via: CNBC: As for the mini-nukes, Del Monte expects they represent “the most horrific near-term nanoweapons.” Nanotechnology opens up the possibility to manufacture mini-nuke components so small that they are difficult to screen and detect. Furthermore, the weapon (capable of an explosion equivalent to about 100 tons of TNT) could be compact enough to fit […]

The Entrepreneur with the $100 Million Plan to Link Brains to Computers

March 17th, 2017

Via: MIT Technology Review: Entrepreneur Bryan Johnson says he wanted to become very rich in order to do something great for humankind. Last year Johnson, founder of the online payments company Braintree, starting making news when he threw $100 million behind Kernel, a startup he founded to enhance human intelligence by developing brain implants capable […]

Seeking Adventure And Gold? Crack This Poem And Head Outdoors

March 15th, 2017

This is a bit like, Ready Player One, but outdoors. Well, assuming that there is a chest of gold out there… Just buy Forrest Fenn’s books to read the clues. *wink* On a more ominous note, I hope the guy is aware of rubber hose cryptanalysis! It’s probably best to wait until you kick the […]

Man Survived Alone in the Wilderness of Maine for 27 Years by Stealing from Lakeside Cabins

March 15th, 2017

How did this go on for so long? I don’t accept that Knight’s experience with alarm installation explains it. I wonder if the situation became like placing a saucer of milk outside for a stray cat? Did people like the idea of this guy living out there without a job or other commitments so much […]

San Francisco: Imbeciles Paying $1900 Per Month to Live in House with Dozens of Roommates

March 11th, 2017

Man, if you thought the Podshare story from January was nuts, be sitting down for this one. That Podshare place looks like a 5-Star resort compared to this. Via: Reuters: Zander Dejah, 25, pays $1,900 a month rent to live in a downtown San Francisco house with at least 40 other people, many of whom […]

Brain Activity 10 Minutes After Death?

March 8th, 2017

Via: ScienceAlert: Doctors in a Canadian intensive care unit have stumbled on a very strange case – when life support was turned off for four terminal patients, one of them showed persistent brain activity even after they were declared clinically dead. For more than 10 minutes after doctors confirmed death through a range of observations, […]

Canada: No Plans to Clamp Down at Border to Deter Illegal Immigrants Fleeing U.S.

March 6th, 2017

I’m no rocket scientist, but if “hundreds” are willing to take the shoe leather express to Canada in February and March, what’s going to happen when the snow melts? Via: Reuters: Canada will not tighten its border to deter migrants crossing illegally from the United States in the wake of a U.S. immigration crackdown because […]

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