Rudy Giuliani Will Defend Activision In Call of Duty Lawsuit

“What’s astonishing is that Manuel Noriega, a notorious dictator who is in prison for the heinous crimes he committed, is upset about being portrayed as a criminal and enemy of the state in the game Call of Duty. Quite simply, it’s absurd,” Giuliani said in a press release.

Maybe the SJW from #gamergate can take up Manny’s cause.

via Rudy Giuliani Will Defend Activision In Call of Duty Lawsuit.

Pravdapedia and Neil Tyson Truthers

Since the Tyson fabrication scandal broke, Wikipedia’s little army of tinpot propagandists has been hard at work shoving facts and evidence down the memory hole. To date, Tyson’s Wikipedia page has been revised at least 60 times since the story broke last week. Every time a reference to the scandal is added, a Tyson Truther removes it. Despite the fact that no evidence exists that Bush ever said “Our God is the God who named the stars” shortly after 9/11 as a way of segregating Christians and Jews from Muslims, under no circumstances will Wikipedia allow that site to note that Tyson’s fabricated quote is obviously fake and non-existent. What’s the difference between Jesus Christ and a Neil deGrasse Tyson quote? For starters, we have historical evidence that Jesus Christ existed.

Providing another hit for the Streisand Effect.

via 9 Absurd Edit Justifications By Wikipedia’s Neil Tyson Truthers.

Plantar Fasciitis Relief

But the new study, published in August in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, finds that a single exercise could be even more effective. It requires standing barefoot on the affected leg on a stair or box, with a rolled-up towel resting beneath the toes of the sore foot and the heel extending over the edge of the stair or box. The unaffected leg should hang free, bent slightly at the knee.Then slowly raise and lower the affected heel to a count of three seconds up, two seconds at the top and three seconds down. In the study, once participants could complete 12 repetitions fairly easily, volunteers donned a backpack stuffed with books to add weight. The volunteers performed eight to 12 repetitions of the exercise every other day.

Been there, done that.  Good news for a direct result and relief.

via Ask Well: Plantar Fasciitis Relief – NYTimes.com.

30 Is the New 50: Old Age Is Killing My Dating Life

It’s this logic that has most of my 30-something guy friends dating girls fresh out of college. Girls who, in my experience, are less impressive, less striving, less volatile, less successful, less intimidating, less questioning, less pressing, less complex, less damaged, less opinionated, less powerful, less womanly. They are less, and, to a guy not ready for anything—like most of the guys I have dated in New York—less is more.

Apparently, it’s a problem of who and where you are dating.

via 30 Is the New 50: Old Age Is Killing My Dating Life – TIME.

G.H. Reynolds: A rape epidemic — by women?

Unsurprisingly, when the definition of rape — or, as it’s often now called in order to provide less clarity, “sexual assault” — expands to include a lot more than behavior distinguished by superior physical strength, the incidence of rape goes up, and behavior engaged in by women is more likely to be included in the definition. (At juvenile detention centers nine out of 10 reporters of sexual assault are males victimized by female staffers.)

A rape epidemic — by women? Column.

A New Term in the IT World: “Lernered”

At the IRS, they late-Friday-press-dumped that 6 more employees, emails/hard drives (“It is just a coincidence.”) connected to Lois Learner, have crashed or gone missing.  What is the total now, 15? 20?

Full Definition of LERNERED \ˈlərn’ ərd\
transitive verb

1
a : to conspire to break or delete incriminating evidence, as on a personal computer
b: to cause a connected group of computers to break or delete incriminating evidence
2
a : to purposely delete email that could send you to prison
b :to hide evidence

Update:  Who did the IRS target, in graphics:

Long-Distance Light to Matter Quantum Teleportation

The experiment involved generating a quantum entanglement of two photons via a laser, then sending one of those entangled photons down an optical fiber whilst simultaneously sending the other to a crystal (composed of yttrium orthosilicate), where it was stored. A third photon was then sent to hit the first photon in the optical fiber, obliterating both itself and the first photon.
The researchers then used a device to measure the results of this collision and discovered that the quantum state information contained in the third photon was not actually destroyed, but had made its way into the crystal where the second entangled photon was contained.
In other words, the information contained in the third photon was transferred to the crystal, verifying that the quantum state of a photon can be preserved without the two photons needing to come into direct contact with each other.

Wearable Artificial Kidney, Go for US Trials

Like a conventional dialysis machine, the WAK filters out waste products from the patient’s blood after their own kidneys have failed. But while a conventional dialysis machine is the size of a filing cabinet, and even a portable version is as large as a computer printer, the WAK weighs only 10 lb 4.5 kg.

WAK

Currently, there are over 93,000 people on the kidney transplant waiting list. The wait for a deceased donor could be 5 years, and in some states, it is closer to 10 years.

via Wearable Artificial Kidney gets green light for US trials.

Daeshi Pleads for Civilian Killing

The speech called on Muslims in the West to kill civilians in so-called lone wolf operations planned and executed by a single person.”Do not ask for anyone’s advice and do not seek anyone’s verdict,” Adnani said. “Kill the infidel, whether he is civilian or military.”

“If you can kill a nonbelieving American or European, especially the spiteful and filthy French, or an Australian, or a Canadian … then rely upon God,” he said.

You’re extra mad because the French are bombing you, Daeshi?

yoda offended

via Islamic State’s taunting speech calls for killing civilians – LA Times.