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Third-Party Tool Protects Old PCs Against Spectre Attacks...
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Microsoft and motherboard makers have ignored a large portion of the PC users with their Spectre patches, so a third-party developer took matters in his own hands to create a workaround for those that have been forgotten.
By aphrodite on 2018-11-13 17:42 UTC
This Deep-Sea Fisherman Is Still Posting His Discoveries and OH GOD THE TEETH WHY DOES IT HAVE TEETH...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/odd_news
Back in 2016, we introduced you to the photos of Roman Fedortsov, a deep-sea fisherman who posts his discoveries to Twitter and Instagram. The monsters he pulls from the deep are horrifying, to say the least. So it seems like a good time to check back in
By aphrodite on 2018-11-13 16:22 UTC
Beneath Antarctica's Ice, Intriguing Evidence of Lost Continents...
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A new map reveals the remnants of ancient continents that lurk beneath Antarctica's ice.
By aphrodite on 2018-11-13 16:14 UTC
Nearly 70% of Americans are cutting back on monthly spending—and saving isn't the only reason why...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/business/
Over two-thirds of U.S. adults say they're making an effort to reduce their monthly budget, says consumer-financial company Bankrate, to save more money and for other reasons.
By aphrodite on 2018-11-13 16:13 UTC
Amazon Headquarters: $5 Billion And 50,000 Jobs For Two Hubs...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/amazon
Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across two new headquarters it's planning for New York City and a Washington D.C. suburb, the company said Tuesday. The post Amazon Headquarters: $5 Billion And 50,000 Jobs For Two Hubs ap
By aphrodite on 2018-11-13 16:13 UTC
Intel's new Core processors enable 16-hour battery life for skinny fanless laptops...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/intel
Intel is launching a new batch of 8th Gen Intel Core processors, fueling new line-ups of fanless laptops with at least 16 hours of battery life. The new U-series (formerly code-named Whiskey Lake) ...
By aphrodite on 2018-08-29 03:46 UTC
Bitcoin fanatics are storing their cryptocurrency passwords in DNA...
Why save cryptocurrency passwords on a hard drive when you can store it in DNA?
By aphrodite on 2018-08-29 03:43 UTC
Y Combinator's $60 million basic-income experiment will begin next year...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/ubi
The tech incubator will finally begin its full-fledged basic-income test in 2019.
By aphrodite on 2018-08-29 03:41 UTC
Studies Raise Concern Over Chronic Wasting Disease From Deer Jumping To Humans...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/health/
CWD, a deadly prion disease with no known treatment, was found to potentially be transmissible to humans. Monkeys were fed with contaminated meat and the results were alarming, with three out of five testing positive after three years.
By aphrodite on 2018-01-22 06:20 UTC
Is Eating Raw Fish Safe? Man Pulls 5-Foot Tapeworm From Body After Eating Sushi...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/health/
Eating raw food is good for the health but not if you're eating raw fish. Experts warned that consuming raw or uncooked fish increases the risks of parasitic infections.
By aphrodite on 2018-01-22 06:19 UTC
Meltdown/Spectre week three: world still knee-deep in something nasty...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/
And years away from safety It's now almost three weeks since The Register revealed the chip design flaws that Google later confirmed and the world still awaits certainty about what the mistakes mean and what it will take to fix them....
By aphrodite on 2018-01-22 06:19 UTC
World's Largest Underwater Cave System Discovered in Mexico --215-mile Sunken Labyrinth is a Trove of Ancient Mayan Artifacts (WATCH Video)...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/
"This immense cave represents the most important submerged archaeological site in the world, since it has more than a hundred archaeological contexts, among which is evidence of the first settlers of America, as well as the extinct fauna and, of...
By aphrodite on 2018-01-22 06:18 UTC
Schumer Rejects McConnell's Proposal for a 3-Week Budget With an Immigration Debate...
Democratic leader Sen. Chuck Schumer promptly rejected a last-minute concession by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who said Sunday evening that he would schedule an amnesty debate if the Democrats stopped their filibuster of 2018 government funding bill.
By aphrodite on 2018-01-22 06:16 UTC
SHOCK ATTACK: Trump Supporter Nearly Strangled to Death By Antifa Terrorist In New York...
A 56-year-old male Trump supporter was nearly murdered by a 30-year-old male Antifa terrorist in New York City Saturday night as he walked away from a ticketed nightclub party called a Night for Freedom that was organized by Mike Cernovich to celebrate th
By aphrodite on 2018-01-22 06:16 UTC
New York State Appellate Court Says Cell Site Location Records Have No Expectation Of Privacy...
The Supreme Court will deliver its ruling on the issue of cell site location info later this year, possibly changing the contours of the Third Party Doctrine for the first time since its erection out of thin air more than four decades ago. Until then, a p
By aphrodite on 2018-01-06 04:41 UTC
Social media posts of criminals using high beams before attack are real, police say...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/us/sc/, /contrib/crime
A woman claims she was sitting in her vehicle a Walmart parking lot when two men pulled their car directly in front of her and turned on their high beams to blind her, before jumping out and trying to...
By aphrodite on 2017-12-15 04:30 UTC
The Doctor Who Branded a Patient's Liver With His Initials Just Pled Guilty to Doing It Twice...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/odd_news
Some people commemorate time spent together by etching their names onto an old tree or desk; others might get matching tattoos; and some just send a card. None of these gestures of love and camaraderie were enough for British surgeon Simon Bramhall, who b
By aphrodite on 2017-12-15 04:11 UTC
Bloomberg Adds Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple to Its Terminal...
Branching out from bitcoin
By aphrodite on 2017-12-15 04:07 UTC
New Possibly Habitable Exoplanet Found in the Depths of Space...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/
Astronomers from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) have discovered a small exoplanet located approximately 11 light years away from the Solar system, which may sustain life.
By aphrodite on 2017-11-30 02:12 UTC
Could diabetes spread like mad cow disease?...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/health/, /contrib/science/
Abnormal protein transmits symptoms of type 2 diabetes in mice, study finds
By aphrodite on 2017-11-01 03:56 UTC
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