Weird Science (Not Kelly LeBrock) – Cracking Your Knuckles

Looks like Science may have had it wrong for some time, now.

Back in the 70’s, it was determined that the sound of cracking your joints was actually the “popping” of an air bubble that forms between the joints. But the University of Alberta found somebody who could repeatedly crack his knuckles over and over again (most of us have to wait for some time before repeating), and used an MRI machine to watch what happens during the process.  Continue reading Weird Science (Not Kelly LeBrock) – Cracking Your Knuckles

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SANS OUCH! Newsletter – April

SANS, pretty much the leader in cybersecurity, posts a monthly newsletter called “OUCH!” This month’s topic is about passwords/passphrases with greater security, and Two-Factor Authentication (a.k.a. Two-Step Verification).

Check it out: http://www.securingthehuman.org/newsletters/ouch/issues/OUCH-201504_en.pdf

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Black, White, Blue, and Copper – The Killing of Walter Scott

Black people. White People. Blue Uniforms, and Copper jacketed bullets. Shit just hit the fan. Again.

By now, I’m sure you’ve heard about the case where Charleston PD’s Officer Michael T. Slager shot and killed 50-year-old Walter Scott. His call to dispatch said that Scott had taken the taser and the officer felt in fear for his life.

The video tells a different storyContinue reading Black, White, Blue, and Copper – The Killing of Walter Scott

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Why Dynel Lane Isn’t Being Charged With Murder

This post is going to touch on some very controversial subjects, and likely anger at least a couple of my readers. But I think it’s worth thinking this situation all the way through. The legal situation could easily slide into a case where I know many women would be staunchly opposed to going. Continue reading Why Dynel Lane Isn’t Being Charged With Murder

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