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  • ID2020 Launches Technical Certification Mark - U.N. GLOBAL ID MARK OF BEAST

    02/12/2019 7:29:53 AM PST · by MarchonDC09122009 · 21 replies ^ | 2/5/2019 | ID2020
    The ID2020 Alliance launches technical Certification Mark at Davos ID2020 Launches Technical Certification Mark ID2020 Launches Technical Certification Mark Following the completion of v1.0 of ID2020’s Technical Requirements, we are proud to announce the launch of the ID2020 Certification Mark. Both of these efforts reaffirm our mission to improve lives through digital identity by adhering to our core principles of portability, persistence, privacy, and user control. We want to thank our Technical Advisory Committee, a group that comprises some of the world’s leading experts on digital identity and its underlying technologies, for their diligent work creating our Technical Requirements and...
  • Esquires Profile Of White American Boy During Black History Month Stirs Controversy

    02/12/2019 7:26:36 AM PST · by SMGFan · 32 replies
    huffingtonpost ^ | February 12. , 2019
    Amid backlash on social media, the magazine’s editor-in-chief defended the piece in a follow-up article. Esquire has found itself embroiled in controversy on social media after a piece about a young white, middle-class teenager was chosen as the focal point for a piece on growing up in America in the March issue of the magazine, which was released during February ― Black History Month. The piece follows 17-year-old high school senior Ryan Morgan from West Bend, Wisconsin. Morgan is featured in a powerful cover image on the March 2019 issue of Esquire. Overlaid over the image of Morgan, who is...
  • Mars One is dead

    02/12/2019 7:17:06 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 14 replies
    Engadget ^ | 02/11/2019 | Daniel Cooper
    Mars One was split into two ventures, the non-profit Mars One Foundation and the for-profit Mars One Ventures. The Swiss-based Ventures AG was declared bankrupt by a Basel court on January 15th and was, at the time, valued at almost $100 million. Mars One Ventures PLC, the UK-registered branch, is listed as a dormant company with less than 20,000 in its accounts. There is no data available on the non-profit Mars One Foundation, which funded itself by charging its commercial partner licensing fees. Speaking to Engadget, Bas Lansdorp said that the Foundation is still operating, but won't be able to...
  • Valentine's Day stunner: Handsome monkey gets lonely hearts column ahead of holiday

    02/12/2019 7:16:24 AM PST · by ETL · 11 replies ^ | Feb 12, 2019 | Chris Ciaccia | Fox News
    Known as Maarten, this colobus monkey was entered into the lonely hearts column in search of a Valentine's Day match by his keepers at Drusillas Park in East Sussex, SWNS reports. The six-year-old primate has an empty adoption plaque (most of the other animals at the zoo have adopters) and his watchers are keen to get him in on the action. "Obviously Maarten is loved by his keepers and visitors alike," head keeper Sophie Leadbitter said. "But it's heartbreaking for us to see his empty adoption plaque outside his enclosure every day. He is a gentle monkey who enjoys relaxing...
  • Snowflake gets TRIGGERED by 'Build The Wall' Float [Twitter Video]

    02/12/2019 7:14:08 AM PST · by Red Badger · 8 replies ^ | 5:51 PM - 11 Feb 2019 | The Real Catia
    You can run but you can’t hide from #Trump 😊 Props to the patriot pulling the #BuildTheWall float. Wah wah to the crybaby snowflake who got triggered 😂 #Trump2020 get used to it ================================================================== VIDEO AT LINK......................
  • 87-Year-Old Runner Vows to Hit All-American Times at Age 90

    02/12/2019 7:11:40 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    Runner's World ^ | February 8, 2019 | McGee Nall
    Even though the high temperature will likely be well below freezing today in Adrian, Michigan, you can bet that Everett Luoma, 87, will venture outside for a run. If its too cold for his liking, hell likely enjoy a longer run at the indoor track at Siena Heights University, where he serves as a volunteer assistant coach for the schools cross-country and track teams. No matter where he gets in his workout, Luoma just needs to runhes kept a running streak since November, 2017, and made a log of each run ever since. Not only that, but he believes hes...
  • 16 Useful cp Command Examples for Linux Beginners

    02/12/2019 7:11:11 AM PST · by ShadowAce · 26 replies
    Linux Techi ^ | 10 February 2019 | Pradeep Kumar
    In this article we will demonstrate 16 useful cp command examples specially for the linux beginners. Following is the basic syntax of cp command, Copy a file to another file# cp {options} source_file target_fileCopy File(s) to another directory or folder# cp {options} source_file target_directoryCopy directory to directory# cp {options} source_directory target_directoryLets jump into the practical examples of cp command,Example:1) Copy file to target directory Lets assume we want copy the /etc/passwd file to /mnt/backup directory for some backup purpose, so run below cp command,root@linuxtechi:~# cp /etc/passwd /mnt/backup/ root@linuxtechi:~#Use below command to verify whether it has been copied or not.root@linuxtechi:~# ls...
  • Elis Regina - guas de Maro

    02/12/2019 7:09:29 AM PST · by simpson96 · 6 replies
    Youtube ^ | 7/20/2016 | mrvinylobsessive
    Elis Regina - guas de Maro
  • Ranch Radio Song of the Day

    02/12/2019 7:00:51 AM PST · by cowpoke
    YouTube ^ | 2/12/2019 | myself
    In 1963 Carl Smith recorded our selection today, The Tall Tall Gentleman. THE WESTERNER
  • Driver jailed after video catches Jeep plowing into Seattle snowball fight, cops say (video)

    02/12/2019 6:50:53 AM PST · by simpson96 · 16 replies
    The State ^ | 2/11/2019 | Jared Gilmour
    A woman was arrested in Seattle on Sunday night after video caught her driving into a group of people having a snowball fight, according to police. That video which has been viewed more than half a million times on Facebook shows a small blue Jeep whipping around in a snowy intersection and then driving off the road and toward a group of people. Oh my god, bystanders can be heard saying in the video, as those in the vehicles path scatter.(snip) This Seattle woman just attempted vehicular manslaughter against me, my brother, and my friends!! Wieser wrote. We were...
  • Royal Welcome: Grammy Award Attendees Go Wild for Michelle Obama During Cameo Appearance

    02/12/2019 6:42:04 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02/12/2019 | Paula Bolyard
    Former first lady Michelle Obama made an appearance at the Grammy Awards Sunday night, bringing down the house as attendees stood and cheered her surprise cameo at the ceremony. Decked out in a sequined pantsuit and adorned with glittering rings and earrings, Obama was introduced at the ceremony, which purports to honor achievements in the music industry, by Alicia Keys, who said, So lets just be honest, this is a celebration. And yall didnt think I was coming out here by myself, did you? Please, can I bring some of my sisters out here tonight? "Woooooow!" Keys exclaimed as the...
  • Cops: Groom sexually assaulted teenage waitress, fought cops at Bucks wedding

    02/12/2019 6:27:46 AM PST · by Gamecock · 29 replies
    Philly.Com ^ | 2/12/2019 | Vinny Vella
    In pictures he posted on Facebook of his country club wedding in Bucks County, Matthew Aimers is beaming in a tuxedo as he gazes at his new bride. But the smiling photos belie the reality of his wedding day, when he was led away from the reception in handcuffs after what police described as a drunken brawl. But that was not the worst of it, police said. At the wedding reception, they said, the newly wed Aimers, 31, forced himself on a teenage waitress, groping her and exposing himself to her in a bathroom stall. Aimers of Willingboro, was arraigned...
  • Restaurant apologizes after patron complains of 'incredibly racist' message on receipt

    02/12/2019 6:03:37 AM PST · by simpson96 · 60 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/11/2019 | Maria Bartiromo
    A restaurant in New Zealand is being accused of incredibly racist service after a waitress allegedly wrote Asians on a tables receipt in order to distinguish the group from others in the eatery. A manager for the Falls Restaurant & Caf, located in West Auckland, has since apologized for the incident, blaming it on a new waitress who should not have done that. We never do this and we will never do that again, said manager Arvind Kumar in a statement obtained by Kumar, however, also said that the customers were seated at an unnumbered random table, presumably making...
  • Todays Cryptogram

    02/12/2019 5:52:00 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 18 replies
    2/12/2019 | Nikos1121
    Todays Cryptogram DWG FGYE TSZE KBSE EUB CBQYWZ VUW ZBMBQ IRMBY GC. KSKB QGEU You can find this little fun word game, to combat early dementia and senility in us baby boomers, in several daily publications, unfortunately they are copyrighted so we can't use them here. So, we're just going to make up our own. The way it works is a letter stands for another letter. For example: AXYDLBAAXR is LONGFELLOW (does not apply to today's cryptogram). Beware, the game is very addictive. If this is your first time, don't be intimidated. PLEASE DO NOT post the answer in general...
  • Anyone see this VW ad? (vanity)

    02/12/2019 5:31:33 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 44 replies
  • Harpers Weekly February 12, 1859

    02/12/2019 5:01:13 AM PST · by Homer_J_Simpson · 6 replies
    Harper's Weekly archives ^ | February 12, 1859
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  • Jussie Smollett finally turns phone records over to cops

    02/12/2019 4:51:08 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 39 replies
    Page Six ^ | February 11, 2019 | Gabrielle Fonrouge
    Jussie Smollett finally provided his phone records to the Chicago Police Department on Monday morning, hours after The Post reported his delay in providing the data. Phone records from Jussies manager were sent to police on Feb. 5 and Jussies records were sent over this morning. Both were sent to Chief of Staff to the Superintendent of Police Robert Boik, who confirmed receipt, a spokesperson for the Empire star said in an email, 13 days after Smollett alleged he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack. They have Jussies records from within an hour of the incident. The...
  • Cool Textile Automatically Regulates Amount of Heat that Passes through it

    02/12/2019 4:46:29 AM PST · by vannrox · 10 replies
    science news ^ | Feb 11, 2019 | Editorial staff
    Made from specially engineered infrared-sensitive yarn, which responds to changes in the temperature and humidity of a persons skin by dynamically collapsing or expanding the structure of its fibers, the newly-developed textile shows great potential in the development of clothing systems capable of autonomously adapting to demanding environments.This is the first textile to automatically change properties to trap or release heat depending on conditions. Image credit: Faye Levine, University of Maryland.
  • Intelligent Design: Two Weeks in Chengdu and Environs

    02/12/2019 4:20:25 AM PST · by vannrox · 24 replies
    Scurrilous Commentary by Fred Reed ^ | November 12, 2018 | Fred Reed
    Vi and I have just returned from Chengdu, a Chinese village of seventeen million and the gateway to Tibet. Since China is of some interest to the US these days, I thought a description of sorts, actually more in the nature of a disordered travelog, might be of interest. I hadnt been to the country for twelve years and, before that, not since living in Taiwan in the mid-Seventies. Each time, the changes were astonishing. Herewith some notes:A caveat: we never got more than three hundred miles from the city and do not pretend to describe the country beyond what...
  • on this day in 1809

    02/12/2019 4:02:59 AM PST · by Bull Snipe · 8 replies
    Nancy Hanks If Nancy Hanks Came back as a ghost, Seeking news Of what she loved most, She'd ask first "Where's my son? What's happened to Abe? What's he done?" "Poor little Abe, Left all alone. Except for Tom, Who's a rolling stone; He was only nine, The year I died. I remember still How hard he cried." "Scraping along In a little shack, With hardly a shirt To cover his back, And a prairie wind To blow him down, Or pinching times If he went to town." "You wouldn't know About my son? Did he grow tall? Did he...