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4chan is protecting Americas borders with weaponized autism.

Submitted by: Odio @ 02:38 AM | Sunday, March 19, 2017 | (url: https://milo.yian...)


The tweet contains a number of screenshots, one of which highlights what appears to be the post that started it all.

How did I just find out that we can watch the border and report illegals trying to cross from the comfort of our homes and/or basements, it reads.

How is this not a regular feature of our border defense? I know weve got WH people reading this board. If you put webcams on the border and make it a game, I guarantee that youll have the best autistic crowdsource surveillance outfit on the planet.

The other two screenshots from the post appear to show /pol/ members in the act of catching illegals sneaking their way across the border.

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PETA Killed 1,411 Cats And Dogs In 2016, Only Got 57 Adopted

Submitted by: Odio @ 07:55 PM | Saturday, March 11, 2017 | (url: http://theliberta...)

The animal rights activist group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), euthanized 1,411 cats and dogs last year, while only 57 were adopted.

The animals rights group euthanized 1,428 animals and transferred 482 to other shelters last year, according to a report by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS). Of the 2,007 animals acquired by PETA last year, the group only returned ten dogs and cats to their owners and successfully placed only 57 with adopting families.

On the other hand, PETA put down 557 dogs, 854 cats and 17 other companion animals.

The additional animals euthanized last year brought PETAs death toll to over 36,000 since 1998. Most of the animals put down were processed at PETAs headquarters in Norfolk, Virginia. PETAs official blog states that killing dogs and cats, helps them escape an uncaring world without trauma or pain.

Last November, two PETA employees stole a familys pet Chihuahua off their porch and ultimately euthanized the animal. The family captured video of this occurring on their home surveillance system. When caught, the PETA workers apologized by giving the family a fruit basket.

State law requires that animals be held for five days before they are euthanized to allow people to recover their animals in situations like this. An investigation by the VDACS found that PETA violated the law and imposed the largest fine it could, at $500.


Cold Plasma Can Help Treat Non-Healing Wounds and Trigger Cellular Regeneration

Submitted by: Odio @ 12:58 AM | Friday, March 10, 2017 | (url: https://futurism....)

[quote]A CHILLY DISCOVERY

Non-healing wounds are troublesome to treat, with current methods teetering between extremely difficult and impossible, but cold plasma might be able to change all that.

Researchers have attempted to use cold atmospheric-pressure plasma a partially ionized gas with a proportion of charged particles close to 1 percent and a temperature of 99,726C (179,540F) for medical treatment before, but never specifically for non-healing wounds. Apart from confirming the bactericidal properties of cold plasma and showing that cells and tissues have a high resistance to it, those earlier studies yielded non-conclusive results.

By focusing on application pattern, a team of researchers from Russias Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) were able to reach more definite conclusions, establishing that cold plasma could indeed help heal non-healing wounds and trigger cellular regeneration.

To test their hypothesis that application was key, the researchers studied the effects of cold plasma treatment using two kinds of cells (connective tissue cells called fibroblasts and epithelial cells called keratinocytes) and three regimes of application. They were able to conclude that a single application was most effective in triggering regeneration and also observed that plasma treatment significantly reduced the levels of β-galactosidase, an enzyme that triggers cellular aging, in their samples.

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Jetpack Skiing Seems Like a Fun Way to Break Your Legs

Submitted by: Odio @ 02:43 PM | Friday, March 3, 2017 | (url: http://www.popula...)

If your only complaint about skiing is that it's too slow, professional skier Filip Flisar would agree with you. In a video for Red Bull, with the conceit that Flisar is late for lunch, he did what any normal person would do: He strapped a jetpack to his back and took off.
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The jetpack helped Flisar travel up hills, across frozen ponds, and through the streets of his hometown of Maribor, Slovenia. Flisar hits a top speed of 75 mph while racing down the ski slopes, which is more than fast enough for any reasonable human.

Of course if you've got a need for speed, there's more than one kind of newly soup-up snow sport. Droneboarding looks like a real blast as well. Though if you're just trying to get home for lunch, a taxi is maybe your best bet.


Science found 7 earth sized/like worlds in one system

Submitted by: Goshin @ 01:35 PM | Wednesday, February 22, 2017 | (url: https://www.nasa....)

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NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water.

The discovery sets a new record for greatest number of habitable-zone planets found around a single star outside our solar system. All of these seven planets could have liquid water key to life as we know it under the right atmospheric conditions, but the chances are highest with the three in the habitable zone.

At about 40 light-years (235 trillion miles) from Earth, the system of planets is relatively close to us, in the constellation Aquarius. Because they are located outside of our solar system, these planets are scientifically known as exoplanets.

In contrast to our sun, the TRAPPIST-1 star classified as an ultra-cool dwarf is so cool that liquid water could survive on planets orbiting very close to it, closer than is possible on planets in our solar system. All seven of the TRAPPIST-1 planetary orbits are closer to their host star than Mercury is to our sun. The planets also are very close to each other. If a person was standing on one of the planets surface, they could gaze up and potentially see geological features or clouds of neighboring worlds, which would sometimes appear larger than the moon in Earth's sky.


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Message to warmonger Trump: Film showing Iran defeating US forces set to be released

Submitted by: Odio @ 05:36 PM | Wednesday, February 15, 2017 | (url: https://www.rt.co...)

An animated film depicting Iran's Revolutionary Guards defeating US forces will soon open in Iranian cinemas. The movie's director says he hopes the film will show warmongering President Trump what will happen if the US attacks the Islamic Republic.

The 88-minute film Battle of the Persian Gulf II opens with the US Army attacking an Iranian nuclear reactor, and the US Navy in the Gulf hitting strategic locations across the country.

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) then retaliates against the American forces, launching ballistic missiles on the US warships.


They all sink and the film ends as the American ships have turned into an aquarium for fishes at the bottom of the sea, the film's director, Farhad Azima, told Reuters.

Although he said the film's release amid US President Donald Trump's hardline stance against Iran is sheer coincidence, he still hopes it will send the warmongering leader a message.

I hope that the film shows Trump how American soldiers will face a humiliating defeat if they attack Iran, he said.

Azima went on to state that the film, which was four years in the making, is in response to the many Hollywood films and computer games against Iran.

...We made this film as an answer to that propaganda, the 35-year-old said.

He noted, however, that the team behind the film has not received any money from the Iranian government, and that the IRGC had no role in the making of the movie.


Our animators are not working for money, but for their beliefs and their love of the country. Thank God, everyone is surprised that we've managed to create such high-quality production under this poor condition, he said, referring to the film's modest budget.

Azima said screenings of the film will begin as soon as the movie gets the necessary permissions from cultural authorities. Local outlets have reported it will be released sometime this month.

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Steam Greenlight shutting down, to be replaced with "Steam Direct"

Submitted by: Amadeus @ 12:49 PM | Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | (url: http://steamcommu...)

The next step in these improvements is to establish a new direct sign-up system for developers to put their games on Steam. This new path, which were calling Steam Direct, is targeted for Spring 2017 and will replace Steam Greenlight. We will ask new developers to complete a set of digital paperwork, personal or company verification, and tax documents similar to the process of applying for a bank account. Once set up, developers will pay a recoupable application fee for each new title they wish to distribute, which is intended to decrease the noise in the submission pipeline.

While we have invested heavily in our content pipeline and personalized store, were still debating the publishing fee for Steam Direct. We talked to several developers and studios about an appropriate fee, and they gave us a range of responses from as low as $100 to as high as $5,000. There are pros and cons at either end of the spectrum, so wed like to gather more feedback before settling on a number.


Will it stop the deluge of "games" (i.e. hastily cobbled together asset flips with no real content) from flooding the store? Probably not.


New system makes it harder to track Bitcoin transactions

Submitted by: Odio @ 10:03 AM | Thursday, February 9, 2017 | (url: https://phys.org/...)

Researchers from North Carolina State University, Boston University and George Mason University have developed a Bitcoin-compatible system that could make it significantly more difficult for observers to identify or track the parties involved in any given Bitcoin transaction.

Bitcoin was initially conceived as a way for people to exchange money anonymously. But then it was discovered that anyone could track all Bitcoin transactions and often identify the parties involved.

Bitcoin operates by giving each user a unique public key, which is a string of numbers. Users can transmit money in the form of digital bitcoins from one public key to another. This is made possible by a system that ensures a user has enough bitcoins in his or her account to make the transfer. The use of the public keys gave users a sense of anonymity, even though all of the transactions were visible on the public Bitcoin blockchain which lists all transactions. Over time, experts and private companies have developed highly effective methods of de-anonymizing those public keys.

Now researchers have developed a system called TumbleBit, which is a computer protocol that runs on top of Bitcoin.

TumbleBit takes advantage of an existing concept called "mixing service." The idea works like this: instead of Party A paying Party B directly, many different Parties A pay an intermdiary "tumbler," which then pays the Parties B. The more parties are involved, the harder it is to determine which Party A paid which Party B.

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japan ruined seafood and is going to kill us all

Submitted by: Goshin @ 03:10 PM | Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | (url: http://www.japant...)

At 530 sieverts, a person could die from even brief exposure, highlighting the difficulties ahead as the government and Tepco grope their way toward dismantling all three reactors crippled by the March 2011 disaster.

Tepco also announced that, based on its analysis of images taken by a remote-controlled camera, that there is a 2-meter hole in the metal grating under the pressure vessel in the reactors primary containment vessel. It also thinks part of the grating is warped.

The hole could have been caused when the fuel escaped the pressure vessel after the mega-quake and massive tsunami triggered a station blackout that crippled the plants ability to cool the reactors.

The searing radiation level, described by some experts as unimaginable, far exceeds the previous high of 73 sieverts per hour at the reactor.

An official of the National Institute of Radiological Sciences said medical professionals have never considered dealing with this level of radiation in their work.

According to the institute, 4 sieverts of radiation exposure would kill 1 in 2 people.

Experts say 1,000 millisieverts, or 1 sievert, could lead to infertility, loss of hair and cataracts, while exposure to doses above 100 millisieverts increases the risk of cancer.

they sendin a robot in that'll explode in 2 hours due to the radiation levels to check on stuff

in the meantime stop eating seafood from pacific
lagbar is dead


474 Arrested, 28 Sexually Exploited Children Rescued During Statewide Human Trafficki

Submitted by: Odio @ 08:19 PM | Wednesday, February 1, 2017 | (url: http://ktla.com/2...)

Hundreds of people were arrested and dozens of sexually exploited children and adult victims were rescued across California during a statewide operation to combat human trafficking, the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department announced Tuesday.

More than 30 federal, state and local law enforcement agencies and task forces, including the Los Angeles Regional Human Trafficking Task Force, participated in the third annual Operation Reclaim and Rebuild enforcement operation, according to a sheriffs news release.

The statewide operation took place over the three-day period between last Thursday and Saturday.

In total, 474 arrests were made, including 142 males on solicitation charges, and 36 males on suspicion of pimping, according to figures provided by the Sheriffs Department.

Additionally, 28 commercially and sexually exploited children and 27 adult victims were rescued.

You are worthy of more. And we will work tirelessly with our partners to provide you services and help you rebuild your life, Sheriff Jim McDonnell said, addressing the victims during a news conference on Tuesday.

The minors who were recovered during the operation were being cared for by various children and family services agencies across the state, according to sheriffs officials. The Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking and the Saving Innocence organization were coordinating efforts to help victims in L.A. County.

Operation Reclaim and Rebuild focused on rescuing victims of sexual slavery and human trafficking, providing victims with much-needed services, identifying and arresting their captors, seeking successful prosecutions, and disrupting the demand for vulnerable victims by targeting their customers, the release stated.

Police agencies and other trafficking task forces throughout our state joined in the enforcement operation to send the clear message that California law enforcement shares a unified mandate: Human trafficking must not be tolerated in our state!

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new form of matter discovered

Submitted by: Goshin @ 02:07 PM | Monday, January 30, 2017 | (url: http://www.popula...)

Crystals are structures in which a pattern of atoms or molecules repeats in space. Now, two teams of researchers have figured out that crystals' repeating patterns can also exist through time. These "time crystals," detailed in a new paper in Physical Review Letter, are an entirely new kind of matter, one that can never reach equilibrium.

To create the time crystals, researchers at University of Maryland hooked together 10 ytterbium atoms and hit them with two lasers multiple times to keep them out of equilibrium. Though the atoms did settle into a pattern, they could not reach equilibrium, meaning that the crystals perpetually remain in motion, though they don't contain any energy. Almost all of physics is based in studying matter that is at equilibrium, so the ability to create these non-equilibrium crystals is a huge deal for the future of physics.

This is a new phase of matter, period, but it is also really cool because it is one of the first examples of non-equilibrium matter," lead researcher Norman Yao from the University of California, Berkeley told EurekaAlert!.

The idea of time crystalsa form of matter that appears to move even at its energy-less ground statewas first proposed by Nobel-Prize winning theoretical physicist Frank Wilczek in 2012. Usually, if matter is in its ground state, movement should be impossible, because it contains no energy.

The researchers say that time crystals resemble Jell-O. When you tap Jell-O, it jiggles. The only difference is that the crystals are jiggling without using any energy, without any tap. By definition, time crystals can never stop oscillating, no matter how little energy they contain.

Right now, it's unclear what the practical use of this discovery will be, but it's possible that these crystals could serve a function in quantum computers.


also metallic hydrogen was created last week or somethin

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Lookups for 'Claque' Spike Following Reports of Trump's CIA Visit

Submitted by: cael @ 07:10 PM | Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | (url: https://www.merri...)

Claque spiked in lookups on January 23, 2017, following stories about the enthusiastic applause for Donald Trump when he visited CIA headquarters. It was revealed that many of those in attendance were not CIA staff, but Trump supporters invited for the occasion. Trump had also hired actors to applaud during the announcement of his candidacy.

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White Men Cant Jump Remake in Development

Submitted by: Odio @ 09:51 AM | Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | (url: http://www.coming...)

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kenya Barris creator of ABCs hit comedy Black-ish will write and produce a White Men Cant Jump remake of 20th Century Foxs hit comedy.

Barris will be joined as a producer by Los Angeles Clippers player Blake Griffin and Ryan Kalil of the NFLs Carolina Panthers under their Mortal Media banner alongside partner Noah Weinstein.

The original 1992 film starred Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson as a pair of street basketball hustlers, and Rosie Perez as the latters girlfriend. Directed by sports enthusiast Ron Shelton (Bull Durham, Tin Cup), it was a sleeper hit upon release,grossing over $90 million worldwide.

Barris is also at work on a new Shaft remake, while the Mortal Media partners are currently developing a Rocketeer reboot with a black female lead for Disney.

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Scientists Use Nanoparticles to Create a Universal Treatment for Allergies

Submitted by: Odio @ 10:28 PM | Saturday, January 7, 2017 | (url: https://futurism....)

ALLERGIES

Allergies are commonand depending on what you are allergic to and the severity of your allergies, it can be everything from a daily nuisance, to a debilitating handicap, to deadly.

Now, the promise of a universal treatment has just come to light. The method follows a system that could potentially end all allergies by using a Trojan horse concept that will allow our bodies to recognize common allergens as the harmless elements that they really are.

For years, scientists have tried in vain to prevent human immune systems from going haywire after being exposed to things such as pollen, animal fur, dust, etc. Their current efforts take a different approach. Instead of trying to calm the immune system, they are trying to use nanoparticles to carry these common allergens past the immune systems defenses so that it officially recognizes these elements as being harmless.

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[OFN]A new method to fuck up the Carbon Cycle has been invented.

Submitted by: Odio @ 10:38 PM | Thursday, January 5, 2017 | (url: http://www.bbc.co...)

The researchers say that soda is more effective than current methods and less damaging to the environment.

The team have already successfully trialled microcapsules filled with the substance.

They believe that the baking soda approach could be 40% cheaper than existing technology.

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is believed by many scientists and politicians to be a critical element in global attempts to avoid dangerous levels of climate change caused by CO2 emissions.

The burning of coal, gas and oil for energy production remains the single biggest source of the gas.

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