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Anti-terrorism

Apart from being interesting overall, I must admit I had never considered the fastest way to get hostages down a stairwell. In short, it’s fast and I am sure many were bruised from hitting the walls: (Youtube) Reklamer

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A close-up of a moose butt

It might not always be the neighbour’s kids that ring your doorbell and run.

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I’ve (almost) done that

At least, I have held the bat up in the hope that it would happen. That counts, right? (Youtube)

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Which hemisphere are you in?

I’ll add this one to one of the millions of ways humans were able to see that the Earth is round and how big it is: The moon is up-side down on the other hemisphere. “From our perspective, the Moon … Læs resten

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Hang in there

The day will come: I have just sold a book that we have had in stock since May 1991. We always knew its day would come. — Broadhursts Bookshop (@BroadhurstBooks) November 17, 2018 I have just sold a book that … Læs resten

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Swartz on The Dark Knight trilogy

One of the last essays Aaron Swartz wrote was an analysis of The Dark Knight, seeing it as a conclusion of The Dark Knight trilogy rather than it’s middle point. It’s actually quite an interesting read that leads to Throughout … Læs resten

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“Life’s a game of inches”

(Youtube)

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Water, Helium and iPhones

I just got a new iPhone which apparently should be safe(-ish) at a depth of 2 meters of water in up to 30 minutes (IP68). But not near Helium. Exposing iPhone to environments having high concentrations of industrial chemicals, including near … Læs resten

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Cat, meet Box

All cats we had loved boxes. Also hiding under chairs and apparently the reason is the same: (Youtube) The boxes are hiding places to wait for prey to pass by.

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Tourist complaining about too many tourists

I like Jonathan Zdziarski, who, after having been an expert in iOS security for years, last year was hired by Apple. Apart from writing about IT security, he also writes about morality, travel and photography. And I get what he means … Læs resten

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