Attractive Young Females May Have Justice Edge
16/07/2019 by Scientific American
Youths rated as attractive were less likely to have negative encounters with the criminal justice system—but only if they were women. Christopher Intagliata reports.
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Why I’m delighted for Darren Grimes | Coffee House
"given the viciousness to which he has been subjected by some of my fellow Remainers."
"Social media is a snake pit but the venom spat at him has been relentless and often gleefully sadistic."
I'm confused, why would an *altruist* 'hate all pleasure gained through voluntary exchange to mutual benefit' as this article suggests?
Microsoft Office 365 banned from German schools over privacy concerns
In a bombshell decision, a German Data Protection Authority has ruled that the use of Microsoft’s cloud office product “Office 365” in schools is to be banned - the platform's standard settings expose school pupils' and teachers' personal information to potential US mass surveillance, and are incompatible with European and local data protection laws.
Rajesh Rao: Computing a Rosetta Stone for the Indus script
http://www.ted.com Rajesh Rao is fascinated by "the mother of all crossword puzzles": How to decipher the 4000 year old Indus script. ...
My thoughts on the direction of writing are in the comments section under my full name.
Paraguayans: The World's Weirdest Latinos
What exactly makes Paraguay different? And why are they known throughout Latin America and some places beyond that as the weirdest Latinos? Today let's look ...
Amazon on Prime Day Strike: 'People who plan to attend the event on Monday are simply not informed' https://boingboing.net/2019/07/15/amazon-on-prime-day-strikes.html
@switchingsocial interesting article about captcha here : https://www.fastcompany.com/90369697/googles-new-recaptcha-has-a-dark-side not about alternatives, though
By far the most common request I get is for alternatives to Google's Re-Captcha.
The situation is so unclear that I haven't done an alternatives section on the site.
Do you have suggestions for re-captcha alternatives?
(I know this has come up before, but the discussions are scattered across many threads which people are failing to find.)
"Of course I can. I can do anything. I'm an *expert*."
"Facebook is embedding tracking data inside the photos you download"
A cinnabar #moth and #caterpillar; actually seen a few days apart - the moth I saw on a pretty busy road near my home a few days ago, the caterpillar I saw today as I was walking along the Bridgewater canal towpath.
Both are incredibly vibrant colours. The moth was sporadically beating it's wings really fast.
There were loads of the caterpillars around today.
"[Other hermits], the 'Stylitae', aspiring to yet more utter isolation, planted themselves on the summit of solitary columns. Of these the most famous were the Simeon, who in Syria during the 5th century is said to have lived forty-one years on a tall pillar the top of which was bairely three feet in diameter" 🔗 https://www.hermitary.com/lore/smith_antiquities.html
And I thought that Douglas Adams made that one up!
When you lose the capacity to be qualified as sympathetic in any respect the response to irredeemablility is a c c e l e r a t i o n
Gonna take the whole "Don't scab on prime day" moment to promote one of my favourite alternatives to an amazon product.
Please support it, not just on prime day, but any time you need info on a film. Keep information free.
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