The Yahoo! tabs don't stop. After yesterday's post, Yahoo!'s David Pogue sat down for a hard-hitting interview with Yahoo!'s Nick D'Aloisio which included such tough questions as "YOU'RE THE YOUNGEST PERSON IN HISTORY TO GET VENTURE CAPITAL FUNDING!" What they curiously didn't talk about was who's giving all those stars to Yahoo! apps? Give up? It's Yahoo! employees! Yahoo! is the most ridiculous tech company of them all.
Another new Yahoo! employee is Katie Couric, who makes my skin crawl, but if you can stand to watch her, do watch Orange is the New Black's Laverne Cox tell her what she can do with her genitalia-obsessed questions abouttrans people.
Massachusetts man in jail for a Google+ friend request which is the correct response to a Google+ friend request, so well done Massachusetts criminal justice system.
NJ Governor Chris Christie's aides apparently shut down most of a bridge for political payback against Ft. Lee's Democratic mayor, which is the sort of thing tribal warlords would do, so it's right in line with Republican political philosophy. Remember, "I believe in small government" literally means "I don't really believe in rule of law or civil society." Oh also, someone may have actually died because emergency services were delayed. Christie held a marathon presser today where he attempted to throw his aides under the bus, but it didn't really work because the bus was stuck in traffic. (Paul Ford, ladies and gentlemen, big hand please. Thanks for the joke Paul.) There will surely be more tabs on this to come.
Novelist Cormac McCarthy's ex-wife was arrested for threatening a boyfriend during an argument about aliens with a gun she pulled from her vagina. I guess she carries the fire.
The sun just ejected a staggering mass of plasma and radiation from a sunspot group whose "primary core, all by itself, is large enough to swallow Earth three times over," and this radioactive cloud is now headed toward us at 1.6 million mph, so tonight, why not go outside and look up through our eggshell-thin layer of life-sustaining atmosphere and watch this savage miasma of death claw at the faint wisps of magnetic field that are all that stands betweenevery speck of life we've ever found in the universe and complete annihilation? It will apparently be pretty.
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Businessweek has a long feature about the boom in Bitcoin mining hardware, which unfortunately spends two pages repeating all the journalistic cliches about what bitcoin is, but oh well. Fantastic cover, anyway. Meanwhile Ghash.io has gotten pretty close to controlling 51% of network mining capacity which, if you need that in layman's terms, ha ha ha sorry I can't do that. But it's not great news for bitcoin. Anyway, this basically summarizes America right now.
Today In Men: Brocialism. Just don't be a feminist, who needs you? Dick pics considered ok. A true gentleman always carries a spare dog with him.. Ok that was actually Today in Women, I tricked you because that's what men do. You shouldn't trust us ever.
Dating today seems awesome as heck I really envy you singles. Even second graders understand how love works now. Martha Stewart slathers herself with "serums" and has the skin of a young child, unfortunately for the child.Drinking makes you popular. The Bronx cheer, the Manhattan, and now The Brooklyn beard. Pentametron is amazing today.
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