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Inside Honda's striking $5 million business jet - CNET

The HondaJet was far from the biggest or most glamorous aircraft at the Paris Air Show, but its sleek lines and eye-catching engines are worth a close look. Hop aboard. (feedproxy.google)


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CodeSOD: A Lazy Cat

The innermost circle of Hell, as we all know, is trying to resolve printer driver issues for all eternity. Ben doesn& (thedailywtf)


Microsoft Admits Disabling Anti-Virus Software For Windows 10 Users

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the BBC: Microsoft has admitted that it does temporarily disable anti-virus software on Windows PCs, following an competition complaint to the European Commission by a security company. In early June, Kaspersky Lab (rss.slashdot)


New World Record Set for Longest Sniper Shot

Apparently, a Canadian sniper in the elite special forces, JTF 2, set the record for the longest confirmed kill shot at a distance of 3,450 meters (2.14 miles) away from the target, beating the old record by almost a 1,000 meters. The sniper used a McMill (hardocp)


Best Linux Distro: Linux Experts Rate Distros

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Remember When You Called Someone and Heard a Song?

An anonymous reader shares a Motherboard article: If you were youngish in the early 2000s, you probably remember this phenomenon -- calling a friend's cell phone, and instead of hearing the the standard ring, you heard a pop song. Called ringback tones, t (rss.slashdot)


Dish Networks Looking to Make Examples of Pirate Addon Authors

Many times when we see copyright lawsuits erupt, once the pirates turn tail and run since they know they have no legs to stand on, the lawsuits 'go away.' That does not however seem to be the case with Dish Network looking to shut down Kodi pirate addons (hardocp)


She May Be The Most Unstoppable Scientist In The World

First she was shot at on the way to work. Then her house was destroyed by a bomb. That didn't deter this woman scientist. (npr)


Acupuncture Works, At Least In Some Patients With Non-Specific Pain

A randomized controlled trial of the use of acupuncture in emergency departments has found the treatment is a safe and effective alternative to pain-relieving drugs for some patients who visit looking for relief from things like a self-reported ankle spra (science20)


When Squirrels Attack

Adrienne LaFrance, The AtlanticSummertime in Washington, D.C. sometimes seems like an exercise in survival. There are swampy heatwaves in a region where the standard dress-code includes a blazer. And a metro that always seems to be catching fire.But also (realclearscience)


The Silence of the Fans

The good thing about using a server-grade machine as your desktop is having raw computing power at your fingertips. The downside is living next to a machine that sounds like a fleet of quadcopters taking off. Luckily, loud server fans can be replaced with (hackaday)


Atari CEO confirms Atari is working on a new game console

Atari CEO Fred Chesnais told GamesBeat in an exclusive interview that his fabled video game company is working on a new game console.In doing so, the New York company might be cashing in on the popularity of retro games and Nintendo%C3%A2%E2%82%AC%E2%84%A2s%C3%82%C2%A0NES Classic Edi (osnews)


I Need More Space

Shawn W. was a newbie support tech at a small company. Just as he was beginning to familiarize himself with its operational quirks, he got a call from Jim: The Big Boss.Dread seized Shawn. Aside from a handshake on Interview Day, the only 'interaction (thedailywtf)


NSA Opens GitHub Account, Lists 32 Projects Developed By the Agency

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Hacker News: The National Security Agency (NSA) -- the United States intelligence agency which is known for its secrecy and working in the dark -- has finally joined GitHub and launched an official GitHub page. (rss.slashdot)


NASA Prepares for Aug. 21 Total Solar Eclipse with Live Coverage, Safety Information

For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will occur across the entire continental United States, and NASA is preparing to share this experience of a lifetime on Aug. 21. (nasa.gov)


Total solar eclipses are going extinct

In 1695, Edmond Halley discovered that eclipses recorded in ancient history did not match calculations for the times or places of those eclipses.Starting with records of eclipses in his day and the observed motion of the moon and sun, he used Isaac Newt (feedproxy.google)


My Ubuntu for mobile devices post mortem analysis

Now that Ubuntu phones and tablets are gone, I would like to offer my thoughts on why I personally think the project failed and what one may learn from it.To recapitulate my involvement in the project: I had been using Ubuntu Touch on a Nexus 7 on an on (osnews)


WinSCP 5.9.6

Freeware SFTP and SCP client for Windows using SSH. 2017-06-21 (freewarefiles)




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