For me, the end of What is a final reiteration of the ultimate lesson of 2016: Take nothing for granted. No set of values, no repository of human knowledge, no political system, no passionate community, is guaranteed safety from outside forces and from the passage of time. Nothing is too great to fail.
-- Nikhil Sonnad, on the death of what.cd
...to precisely explain the American presidential election.
Soylent recalls another product amid gastrointestinal mayhem
-- boing boing
according to NBC
Hillary Clinton campaigns with First Lady Michelle Obama in Winston-Salem, NC at 2:00 pm ET… Donald Trump makes three stops in Ohio, hitting Springfield at 1:00 pm ET, Toledo at 4:00 pm ET, and Geneva at 7:00 pm ET… Mike Pence makes stops in Iowa and Nebraska… Tim Kaine is in Ohio…And Bon Jovi holds a concert for Clinton in Pittsburgh
Giuliani on rigged election: 'Dead people generally vote for Democrats'
Best troll ever: Assange asking why I'm up at 4am, while I'm wondering why I'm up at 4am, after he told me to be up at 4am.
-- Matt Dougan
... my spinal fluid. (don't be misled by the back of the test tube label -- it's clear, colorless.)
Man sues Samsung, saying Note 7 exploded in his pants
"Excessive use of the internet is an understudied phenomenon that may disguise mild or severe psychopathology; excessive use of the internet may be strongly linked to compulsive behavior and addiction."
-- Jan Buitelaar
Wild radioactive Fukushima boars breed like rabbits, ravage local countryside
What did the 'real' Loch Ness monster look like?
-- Christian Science Monitor
Perhaps Lady Gaga and other artists need to remind the Internet that pop music is supposed to be fun, not a death match.
-- Daryl Deino
roughly 1 in 9 private space launches are expected to fail
-- tech crunch.com
"if you live a brave life, you will get your ass kicked."
-- brene brown
"It's not important to be timely when you are wrong."
-- bo3b Johnson
in 2015, Delta airlines mishandled 276,000 of 120,000,000 bags.
"No car gets out of Chicago unscathed."
-- skip roth
We try to tell these young cats, the po-po ain't the power structure. The police are not the power structure. The police are controlled and moved like pawns on a chess game. And I tell these cats all the time, man, y'all gotta start playing chess instead of checkers.
-- professor Griff
Woman leaves dogs in car; dogs crash it into Walmart
"When viewers last saw April she had just given birth inside of a shark."
-- Rebecca Schumann
"I don't give a damn if they put a nickel in the slot machine. I want them to pay my admission."
-- Steve Wynn
"Pokémon Go is the latest tool used by spy agencies in the Intel war, a cunning despicable app that tries to infiltrate our communities in the most innocent way under the pretext of entertainment."
-- hamdi bakheet, member of Egypt's defense and national security committee
"The size of RR245 is not yet exactly known, as its surface properties need further measurement. It's either small and shiny, or large and dull."
-- Michele Bannister