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Goodbye, Glasses: Future Smartphone Screens Could Correct Vision

It works in conjunction with a software program to correct the viewer's focal distance — the range at which the eye can bring objects into focus. People with visual impairments, such as nearsightedness and farsightedness, have trouble...Show More Summary

Amendment 1 Decided by Less Than 1 Percent

This version includes a correction to the last paragraph. We and our allies nearly defeated Amendment 1 yesterday in Missouri, with the Missouri Farm Bureau, Missouri Pork Association, and others in Big Agriculture apparently getting...Show More Summary

Honor Journalist James Foley: Don't Watch the Video

If the early reports are correct and journalist James Foley was, in fact, executed by ISIS, you can honor him -- and not play into the terroristic hands of that organization -- simply by not watching the video of his murder. Video voyeurism...Show More Summary

The Swedish Radio Transmission in P.T. Hides A Major Revelation

P.T., the brilliant playable trailer for Silent Hills, continues to deservedly attract obsessive study. One of the demo's mysteries is a radio transmission in a foreign language. If these fans are correct, it's in Swedish, and seems to make a major revelation about the game. Read more...

Sharks and Islamists: Equally Misunderstood?

Shark Week provides some insight into the West's self-destroying political correctness.

Chrome’s Device Mode feature: emulate mobile devices quickly

2 hours agoTechnology : Ghacks.net

As a webmaster, you not only have to make sure that the right contents are displayed to desktop users but also that mobile users are served correctly. This can be a big issue considering that you cannot possible test all possible operating...Show More Summary

After The Heartbreak Of Her Gay Son’s Suicide, A Mom Endures A Shocking Insult From The FDA

2 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Sadly, the life of Alexander “AJ” Betts Jr. was too short and often painful. Born with a cleft lip and cleft palate, AJ endured several surgeries as a child to correct the problem, which include facial reconstruction. After coming out at his school in school, he was bullied, both for being gay and mixed race. Apparently, it […]

How to use MySQL Global Transaction IDs (GTIDs) in production

Reconfiguring replication has always been a challenge with MySQL. Each time the replication topology has to be changed, the process is tedious and error-prone because finding the correct binlog position is not straightforward at all....Show More Summary

Correction

The Food Safety News report posted Aug. 18, 2014, about a recent Food and Drug Administration warning letter concerning Dr. Bronner’s Magic “All-One!” Fresh Pressed Virgin Coconut Oil was incorrect in that the FDA letter did not say that the product contained trans fat, but rather that the product did not have a required statement... Continue Reading

Mike Ditka Calls Opponents of Redskins Name 'Politically Correct Idiots'

ESPN’s Bill Simmons may say “Washington.” ESPN’s Mike Ditka says “Redskins.” “There’s so much horse$#!+,” the Super Bowl-winning coach and player says of the nickname controversy, “it’s incredible.” In an edited audio interview withShow More Summary

Woman has sex with animals and then tries to POISON their owner when she catches her

Yes you read that title correctly; a woman in New Mexico has been arrested on suspicion of having sex with dogs – and then trying to poison the woman who owns them. Shari Knight, 53, is accused of sexually assaulting Spike and Jake, the dogs that belong to her room mate Beverley Bradley. Show More Summary

A corrective to that robotics video

Earlier this week I posted a rather terrifying video about the implications of robotics for the global economy and employment. Thanks to Stephen Grenville for pointing me to this critique of the video. The piece has a couple of key arguments,...Show More Summary

Justin Bieber Fixated Prison Inmate Threatens Singer’s Life Again — After Security Lapse Over Mail

Justin Bieber’s life has been threatened again by an inmate of a New Mexico prison. Dana Martin sent an image of the singer with a shooting target on his forehead to a news reporter. The state’s Department of Corrections admits it should have been monitoring Martin’s outgoing mail more closely. For those who wonder why

Reclaiming the Moral High Ground, Part 3: On the Failings of Moral Relativism

When asked if the glass of water (or wine, as I prefer to imagine it) is half full or half empty, there has never any doubt in my mind as to the correct answer – it is both at the same time. Is it right to judge the optimist for thinking...Show More Summary

Lance Armstrong Still Believes He Won 7 Tours de France, But No Longer Wears A Livestrong Bracelet

Disgraced American sports icon Lance Armstrong still believes he is a seven-time Tour de France champion, he said recently in an interview on "The Dan Patrick Show." Patrick asked Armstrong if it was correct to introduce him as "the seven-time Tour winner." "It depends, Dan, I don't know," Armstrong said. Show More Summary

Long pass shows Bortles' development

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jaguars coaches and players have talked about rookie quarterback Blake Bortles' development for weeks. They’ve mentioned his knowledge of the offense, his ability to make the correct read, and how accurate he has been during the first two preseason games. Show More Summary

McCann Detroit Wants to Play for Manchester United, Too

In case you thought that the world of football…sorry, soccer…stopped operating after Germany triumphed in Rio this summer, McCann Detroit would like to correct you on behalf of client Chevrolet. The spot, which stars eleven young people...Show More Summary

New York Times Corrects Its Bird Poop Description

17 hours agoNews : Mediaite

An op-ed printed in Monday's edition of the New York Times has been amended to correct a fact about bird poop. In the op-ed, author Jennifer Finney Boylan chronicles all the types of bicycles she had growing up and what they remind her of when she thinks about them.

Egypt Urges U.S. ‘Restraint’ In Dealing With Ferguson. Yes, You Read That Correctly.

How bad is the situation in Ferguson, Mo., where America’s ongoing racial tensions have led to clashes between residents of the town and the local police for several nights? Egyptian officials have released a statement urging the United States to exercise restraint in dealing with protestors. No, this is not a repost from The Onion.

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