never breaks - nor does it bend.
Wednesday, 21 October 2020

How ?Revenge Bedtime Procrastination? Explains Modern Life

quote [ This global phenomenon is known as a culture of "self-revenge". ]

Take that, totalitarian daytime!
[SFW] [people] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@7:40pmGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 20 October 2020

In 1989, USC Had a Depth Chart of a Dozen Linebackers. Five Have Died, Each Before Age 50

quote [ None of them died on the field, but for each former Trojan, football was inextricably tied to mortality. These are their stories. ]

At (U-S, U-U) USC
[SFW] [people] [+2 Insightful]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [2 comments]

Monday, 19 October 2020

The Country That Still Considers Saddam Hussein a Hero

quote [ The dictator?s face crops up on cars, playing cards, watches, and even Instagram. ]

Rock Saddam Hussein's ass
[SFW] [people] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@1:35pmGMT] [4 comments]

Thursday, 15 October 2020

Do DC Renters Who Are Evicted Know About Their Court Dates?

quote [ Process servers are supposed to deliver summonses that tell tenants about their eviction cases. But the only evidence that they actually notify tenants of their cases are sworn documents filed by the process servers themselves, and a DCist investigation uncovered hundreds of documents in the span of just two months that contradict one another. ]

I'm gonna be evicted along about the hour of five
[SFW] [people] [+5 WTF]
[by ScoobySnacks@9:47amGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 14 October 2020

Common Causes of Very Bad Decisions

quote [ Bad decisions happen when there?s only one acceptable version of the future. ]

Some pondering on emotions through the lens of financial investments.
[SFW] [people] [+1 Insightful]
[by Paracetamol@5:08amGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 8 October 2020

The Rise and Fall of Vanilla Ice, As Told by Vanilla Ice

quote [ In 1990, there was no star bigger than the man born Robert Van Winkle. But just as quickly as he became the bestselling rapper the world had ever seen, he became a pariah. Now, 30 years after ?Ice Ice Baby,? he?s ready to talk about it all?and it may change how you feel about him. ]

Comin' straight from the heart of vanilla i-c-e
[SFW] [people] [+5 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:04amGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 5 October 2020

HOTorNOT shaped the social web as we know it

quote [ ?The features were heavily skewed in favor of female users,? said Therianos. At the end of the day, the subscription model wouldn?t work if HOTorNOT was a bad experience for women on the Meet Me side.
After hearing about how Zuckerberg was nearly expelled for making Facemash, Hong reached out to him via email to offer help and free hosting and services (as he had done with so many others, like Twitter and YouTube). He never heard back. ]

Questionable concepts from a time when they turned out less gruesome.
[SFW] [people] [+2 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@7:48pmGMT] [1 comment]

Geneva adopts what's believed to be the highest minimum wage in the world, at $25 an hour

quote [ Voters in Geneva, Switzerland, have agreed to introduce a minimum wage in the canton that is the equivalent of $25 an hour -- believed to be the highest in the world. ]

When I flew off to Geneva
[SFW] [people] [+3 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:03amGMT] [0 comments]

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