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GTA Online gets a PUBG-style Battle Royale mode in the Smuggler's Run update

Submitted by: Odio @ 08:05 PM | Tuesday, August 29, 2017 | (url: http://www.pcgame...)

The Smuggler's Run update to GTA Online that was announced last week rolled out today, and it brought with it an unexpected surprise: A new and very familiar-sounding Adversary Mode called Motor Wars that Rockstar described as a "tense battle for survival" in which players scrounge for weapons and do battle inside an ever-shrinking "kill box."

"Blending the adrenaline rush of Drop Zone with the claustrophobic tension of a match of Penned In, this brutal Adversary Mode is a deadly scavenger hunt where second place is not an option," Rockstar said. "Up to four teams parachute into a periodically shrinking kill box strewn with a lethal assortment of guns, explosives and Weaponized Vehicles. Work together, find a vehicle, and fight opposing teams and the shrinking map to survive and win."

Minus the gunned-up cars, that's Playerunknown's Battlegrounds, and while Rockstar doesn't mention the monstrously successful Battle Royale game by name, it's clearly aiming to capitalize on its success. The move also validates our recently-shared opinion that GTA Online should have a Battle Royale modeand even better, our prediction that it would eventually get one.
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The Smuggler's Run update also adds a customizable aircraft hangar, "complete with a complimentary Cuban 800," and seven new aircraft including helicopters, vintage fighters, and even Cold War-era bombers. Naturally, there are also new cars in the mixthe Vapid Retinue and the Grotti Visioneand some sweet new duds to wear out on the town.


[WW3] North Korea fires missile over Japan in 'unprecedented threat'

Submitted by: Edofnor @ 10:29 PM | Monday, August 28, 2017 | (url: http://http://www...)

North Korea has fired a missile over northern Japan in a move Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called an "unprecedented" threat to his country.

The missile, launched early on Tuesday Korean time, flew over Hokkaido island before crashing into the sea.

The UN Security Council is expected to hold an emergency meeting in response.

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No effort was made by the Japanese to shoot down the missile but it issued a safety warning telling citizens in Hokkaido to take shelter in "a sturdy building or basement".

US and Japanese forces are currently taking part in training drills in Hokkaido.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in ordered a show of "overwhelming" force in response to the launch. Four South Korean jets staged a live bombing drill on Tuesday.

Mr Abe said he had spoken to US President Donald Trump and that both agreed to increase pressure on North Korea.

Mr Abe called the launch an "outrageous act" and an "unprecedented, serious and grave threat [that] greatly damages regional peace and security".

He said his government was doing its utmost to protect people's lives.

North Korea's conventional and nuclear weapons programmes are a breach of international sanctions, so the test is being seen as a major provocation and an escalation of tensions on the Korean peninsula.

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In other reaction:

A meeting of South Korea's National Security Council (NSC) was convened to discuss the issue, Yonhap reported.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson expressed "outrage" at North Korea's "reckless provocation".
Australia has condemned the launch as a "provocative, dangerous, destabilising and threatening act".
The Pentagon said that Tuesday's test did not represent a threat to the US and the military was now working to gather more intelligence about it.


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Submitted by: bowl of blood @ 07:28 PM | Sunday, August 20, 2017 | (url: http://www.tribal...)

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Submitted by: Destiny @ 10:44 AM | Saturday, August 19, 2017 | (url: http://www.tribal...)

Owner of Tribal War almost goes to jail ... :)


Judgement day COMETH: More destroyed NASA data, Apollo

Submitted by: Togowack @ 12:39 AM | Friday, July 21, 2017 | (url: https://motherboa...)

If there is a God, we will find out about these missions, once and for all, before the end of days!!!


London fire: Flames engulf tower block

Submitted by: Edofnor @ 01:49 AM | Wednesday, June 14, 2017 | (url: http://www.bbc.co...)

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Thirty people are in hospital and there are fears that more may be unaccounted for after a huge fire raged through the night at a west London tower block.

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The BBC's Andy Moore said the whole 24-storey block had been alight and there were fears the building might collapse.

Eyewitnesses said they saw lights - thought to be mobile phones or torches - flashing at the top of the block of flats, and trapped residents coming to their windows.

The Met Police has set up an emergency number on 0800 0961 233 for anyone concerned about friends or family.

At 06:15 BST, London Ambulance Service said 20 ambulance crews had been at the scene, 30 people had been taken to hospital, but the nature and level of their injuries was not yet clear.
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Three hours after the fire started, police said people were continuing to be evacuated from the tower.

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London Ambulance Service medics specially trained in life-saving medical care in hazardous environments have also been sent to the fire.

The first reports of fire in the tower, in Latimer Road, on the Lancaster West Estate, came in at 00:54 BST.

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According to Kensington and Chelsea Council, the tower block contains 120 flats and is 24 storeys high.

It is managed by the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation (KCTMO) on behalf of the council and had undergone a two-year, 10m refurbishment that was completed last year.

The work included new exterior cladding and a communal heating system.

The local Grenfell Action Group had claimed, before and during the refurbishment, the block constituted a fire risk and residents had warned that access to the site for emergency vehicles was "severely restricted".

The BBC has been unable to contact the property's management company...


Murder suspect who used big-penis defense found not guilty

Submitted by: Odio @ 09:36 PM | Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | (url: http://nypost.com...)

The Florida man who claimed his girlfriend choked to death during oral sex was found not guilty of second-degree murder Monday.

Richard Patterson, 65, of Margate, was acquitted of killing 60-year-old girlfriend Francisca Marquinez in 2015 after a week-long trial, according to the Sun Sentinel.

During the trial, his lawyers initially argued that Marquinez died accidentally while performing oral sex on him at her apartment.

To bolster their defense, Pattersons lawyers filed a motion to show his penis to the jury.

But after a medical expert testified that choking during the sex act was unlikely, the defense reversed course on the theory. The judge never ruled on the request to put Pattersons member on display in court.

Thats not the way she died, defense lawyer Ken Padowitz said. But thats the way Richard Patterson thought she died.

Instead, the defense argued that there was no way of knowing how she died. Medical examiners never determined the cause of death because Marquinezs body was too decomposed.

They still dont know how she died, said Padowitz, according to the Sun Sentinel.

The jury spent five hours deliberating before reaching a verdict.

If Patterson had been convicted, he would have faced life in prison.


Solar Roadways: An Engineering FAILURE

Submitted by: Odio @ 09:59 AM | Friday, May 19, 2017 | (url: http://interestin...)

Remember Solar Roadways? As a fresh reminder, Solar Roadways became massively viral a few years ago after claiming to be the end-all solution to the global energy crisis. The idea was to implement solar panels into the road to produce electricity. The panels allegedly were also going to light up the roads with different LED patterns replacing painted lines. For the winter, heating coils could melt snow and ice- all while generating electricity and requiring less maintenance. It seems too good to be true. And as it turns out, it is.

After years of development and millions of dollars (including government funding), all of the solar roadways installed today produce cost-effective energy production. The roads are expensive and produce far less electricity than what could be produced if the money was used on a solar farm- or by simply placing them by the side of the road. However, it is not the only flaw in turning roads into giant solar panels.


Remote security exploit in all 2008+ Intel platforms

Submitted by: Odio @ 05:13 PM | Monday, May 1, 2017 | (url: https://semiaccur...)

The short version is that every Intel platform with AMT, ISM, and SBT from Nehalem in 2008 to Kaby Lake in 2017 has a remotely exploitable security hole in the ME (Management Engine) not CPU firmware. If this isnt scary enough news, even if your machine doesnt have SMT, ISM, or SBT provisioned, it is still vulnerable, just not over the network. For the moment. From what SemiAccurate gathers, there is literally no Intel box made in the last 9+ years that isnt at risk. This is somewhere between nightmarish and apocalyptic.

First a little bit of background. SemiAccurate has known about this vulnerability for literally years now, it came up in research we were doing on hardware backdoors over five years ago. What we found was scary on a level that literally kept us up at night. For obvious reasons we couldnt publish what we found out but we took every opportunity to beg anyone who could even tangentially influence the right people to do something about this security problem. SemiAccurate explained the problem to literally dozens of right people to seemingly no avail. We also strongly hinted that it existed at every chance we had.

Various Intel representatives over the years took my words seriously, told me I was crazy, denied that the problem could exist, and even gave SemiAccurate rather farcical technical reasons why their position wasnt wrong. Or dangerous. In return we smiled politely, argued technically, and sometimes, usually actually, were not so polite about our viewpoint. Unfortunately it all seems to have been for naught.

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Woman clubs boyfriend to death because he cheated on her in a dream

Submitted by: Odio @ 02:58 PM | Friday, April 14, 2017 | (url: https://thevalley...)

SEATTLE, WA A 28-year-old man is dead after his girlfriend beat him to death because she had a dream he cheated on her with a waitress at a golf course.

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According to police, the woman woke the man up to confront him. It appears as though she did try to get a reasonable explanation from her boyfriend about why he was sleeping around on her in her sleep. When he said he couldnt possibly know why she had a dream like that, she took out his nine iron and murdered him with it.

It still counts as cheating, even though it didnt really happen, the woman explained. He said that was ridiculous, as though my horoscope and subconscious mind were wrong. He attacked my intuition as a woman so I defended myself with his golf club.

The woman and her family are no strangers to police. Last year her sister stabbed her boyfriend because he didnt like her selfie fast enough.

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Racist babies? Infants prefer to learn from adults of their own skin color, study say

Submitted by: Odio @ 10:03 AM | Thursday, April 13, 2017 | (url: https://www.rt.co...)

Babies who aren't old enough to walk or talk still manage to exhibit racial bias, according to a new study. The research found that infants prefer to learn from adults who share their skin color.

As part of the study, researchers from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) and the University of Toronto along with collaborators from the US, UK, France and China gave infants a series of videos to watch.

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DoJ Drops Child Porn Charges to Keep Tor Exploit Confidential

Submitted by: Odio @ 07:36 PM | Monday, March 27, 2017 | (url: https://arstechni...)

Last April, the FBI refused to comply with a federal judge when he requested information about the Bureaus Tor exploit. The FBI used a piece of malware called a Network Investigative Technique or NIT against a massive darknet child pornography website. The malware exposed site viewers to the FBI who subsequently arrested several hundred suspects.. However, the FBIs struggle to keep the NIT under wraps just lost a conviction; Jay Michaud, one of the suspects in the PlayPen case, won the battle for a full dismissal of charges.


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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....)

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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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