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Griefer hacks baby monitor, terrifies toddler with spooky voices / Boing Boing - Remember how, back in September 2015, researchers revealed that virtually every "smart" baby-monitor they tested was riddled with security vulnerabilities that let strangers seize control over it, spying on you and your family?Predictably enough, accounts are now surfacing of voyeurs and griefers who are using these capabilities to spy on, and taunt babies.
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The evolutionary convergence of mid-Mesozoic lacewings and Cenozoic butterflies | Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences - We used polarized light and epifluorescence photography, SEM imaging, energy dispersive spectrometry and time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry to examine kalligrammatid fossils and their environment. We mapped the evolution of specific traits onto a kalligrammatid phylogeny and discovered that these extinct lacewings convergently evolved wing eyespots that possibly contained melanin, and wing scales, elongate tubular proboscides, similar feeding styles, and seed–plant associations, similar to butterflies.
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How Does the Education in Your State Compare to the Rest of the World? | GOOD - It’s no secret that our country’s education system is in chaos. The rise and fall of Common Core is just one example. But while the debate rages on over national standards, the level of education in our country can vary widely, state by state, district by district, school by school.
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WATCH: Drunk dude kicks open elevator door at Hangzhou KTV, stumbles down the shaft: Shanghaiist - A video has recently been making the rounds on the Chinese Internet showing one hell of an end to drunken night out at the KTV.According to local news reports, the incident occurred at 3:47 am outside a Hangzhou KTV. One dude is seen leading the way out and seems to take exception to the elevator door, landing an impressive flying kick that leaves a substantial dent with just enough space to slip through... which he promptly does.
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Urban Insects - Photographs and text by Yasena Popova | LensCulture - When viewed from below, the machines come to resemble huge insects. The complex tangle of powertrains looks like the organs of a living creature.
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Jolly Roger Telephone - I have had the same two landlines for about 15 years and I used to get a lot of telemarketer calls. When my son was old enough to answer the phone, he got a call from a very aggressive telemarketer who said “some bad words” so I had enough. I work on telephone systems for a living and I said “hey, I’m a phone guy, I should be able to do something about this!” so I did.
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The Best Tips for Finding Cheap Airfare With Google Flights - Google Flights is a solid tool for booking travel. You’re probably already familiar with its basic functions, like finding the best price for flights and browsing flexible dates that can save you money and time. However, there are some other, lesser-known features that can help you squeeze even more out of your travel budget.
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Reams Food Store Worker in Utah Dies After Getting Dragged Into Industrial Mixer - NBC News - A 45-year-old grocery store employee in Utah died after she was dragged into an industrial-sized bakery mixing machine, officials sai
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How a 5-Ounce Bird Stores 10,000 Maps in Its Head %u2013 Phenomena: Curiously Krulwich - It weighs only four or five ounces, its brain practically nothing, and yet, oh my God, what this little bird can do. It’s astonishing.
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Digger driver wins share of 3,339 Roman coins he found levelling a hockey pitch - Telegraph - A JCB driver who dug up 3,000 rare Roman coins which he put in a carrier bag will be able to keep the cash despite colleagues claiming it was a team find.
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Is this the ultimate fish story? 350-pound tiger shark torn up in boat prop in Lower Keys | News | KeysNet - Dave Kampo didn't catch any fish when he went out on his 35-foot Rampage Jan. 14 but that doesn't mean he came back to the dock without a catch.The Marathon resident was shocked when he found a tiger shark mangled between the pod and the propeller of one of his 370 horse power Bravo diesel engines.
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How I got burned - YouTube - I'm telling my story about how I got burned
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'Jesus' Reads Quotes From Republican Candidates On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' - Faith is playing an important role on the campaign trail, especially among politicians trying to appeal to evangelical Christian voters. But some of the things the candidates have said aren't exactly biblical.To show just how those words might sound coming from the leader of the faith the candidates profess to follow, Jimmy Kimmel had an actor dressed as Jesus Christ read actual quotes from Republican presidential candidates on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Tuesday night.Check it out in the clip above.
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World’s Most Patient Pet Owner Walks His Giant Tortoise Through Streets Of Tokyo - Residents in Tokyo have recently reported several sightings of possibly the most patient pet-walker in the world: an elderly man who takes his enormous African spurred tortoise (or sulcata) out for walks around the town.
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