Searx.me
Posted by webhead in the wired 4 days ago
Self-hosted meta search engine that allows you to run your own public instances. Also there's no log in so it doesn't personalize results.
43Things
Posted by webhead in the wired 8 days ago
A site for writing down your goals, and sharing them with others. The old 43T site shut down back in 2015, this is a new version.
Lavabit - Wikipedia
Posted by webhead in the wired 11 days ago
For all those unfamiliar with what transpired in 2013. I'd start here, but this isn't where I'd finish.
SBI VS Wealthy Affiliate.
Posted by webhead in the biz 11 days ago
I'm posting this because I fell pretty hard for WA. I'm not saying that SBI is better, just stating the fact that WA isn't the way to go about things.
Device absorbs water from the desert air overnight and then uses the sun's heat to deliver drinkable water. Proof-of-concept device produced 2.8 liters of water per night/day cycle.
The improving economy finally sees a shortage of labor as more workers have an increasing array of job options.
Six million years ago, giant otters weighing more than 100 pounds lived among birds and water lilies in the wooded wetlands of China's Yunnan province.

That's according to new research from a team of scientists who discovered a well-preserved cranium of the newly-discovered species in an open lignite mine in 2010. They recently published their findings in the Journal of Systematic Palaeontology.
Researchers testing anti-Alzheimer's drug discover that it could be used to heal tooth cavities.
[quote] I visit Prasowy with Polish journalist Pawel Pieniazek, who calls it a "hipster milk bar." The cashier ringing up customers has tattoos and pink-toned hair. The menu is written in multi-colored cursive on a black wall.
(...) Zoja Wygnanska, an 18-year-old high-school student, is eating dinner with two friends. She says she usually goes to "fancy restaurants that serve wine" but comes here when she's craving dumplings. "They cost less than what I usually pay for my coffee," she says.
What Donald Trump wants to get accomplished or initiated in his first 100 days.

CoinTent is a subscription that lets you remove ads across the entire web while still supporting sites you love. CoinTent removes ads on every site you go to, and distributes the money from your subscription to the sites you visit based on the time you spend with them.


Finally! I've been saying this is how ad blockers should work for years.
A fun interactive map of Game of Thrones. Plot characters paths through as they travel through the series/books.
In 1961, the Cuban Missile Crisis was at hand, and with the overhanging fear of an impending Soviet missile strike...families in Central Florida built homemade bomb shelters.

...100 members of 25 wealthy families...pooled their resources and secretly built what is said to be the largest privately-owned bomb shelter in the nation, a massive subterranean structure that is now referred to as the Mount Dora Catacombs.
Liveuamap collects all conflicts-, protests-, terrorism-, weapons-, war-, human rights-, health-, disasters-, weather- related stories from open-data sources, based on region you’re most interested in.
Liveuamap shows geolocated stories on the map with all necessary data that could help you to understand these stories.
Ha-KILLER Matata!
Posted by LinusMines in blinded by science 271 days ago
A new study of violent behavior in more than 1,000 mammal species found the meerkat is the mammal most likely to be murdered by one of its own kind.

The study...in the journal
Nature, analyzed more than 4 million deaths among 1,024 mammal species and compared them with findings in 600 studies of violence among humans from ancient times until today.

The findings tell us two things:
-- Some amount of violence between humans is attributable to our place on the evolutionary tree.
-- Meerkats are surprisingly murderous.