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I need the last panel as a framed poster.
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But would people even be looking for these flaws if Edward Snowden hadn't leaked the NSA's spying activity against us.
 
Ouch!
This GnuTLS bug is worse than the big Apple "goto fail" bug patched last week.
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Never ask the Hell Desk for touch support on April Fools Day.  
Another fun (devious) one is to make a quick batch file with "shutdown -r random number of milliseconds" and save the batch file in their Startup programs, then reboot.  Classic. 
 
In honor of April Fools' Day
I'd like to share a little prank with you. It's an old trick for people who forget to lock their computer. It doesn't look like Windows 7, but it's in classic mode. (I haven't tried it on 8, but it probably works.) The GIF actually takes longer than the execution because it has to explain what's going on.

Remembering to lock your computer when you leave is an important security setting. So, if you pull this on somebody, you might be teaching them an important lesson in data security.
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I'm going to make my new yard look like this. 
 
This is called "Foodscaping"

Geneva, Switzerland. Each yard is a vegetable garden and neighbors consult and plan what each will grow so they can trade. 

http://www.offgridworld.com/foodscaping-revolution-grow-food-now-lawns-we-should-all-do-this-urban-farming-thing/
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Kim's turn on the turntable. 
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I only campaign to change bad laws. Off to find coffee.
 
You are now all required to take a coffee-break. It's squirrel law! (Tea is also acceptable)
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No words.  Maybe some words, to the effect of, "Mr Leshem, what's it feel like to be personally responsible for torpedoing a four-day $400k film production on it's first day?"
 
>Just imagine being invited to a televised game development jam, reportedly sponsored by Pepsi to the tune of $400k, where you'd be among a dozen contestants organized into teams to compete for prizes. Imagine accommodating oneself to what GAME_JAM turned out to be, with demanding legal waivers and a pressurized Kitchen Nightmares-style format. Then imagine that the guy in charge--a consultant named Matti Leshem--asks you “Do you think you’re at an advantage because you have a pretty girl on your team?”

>"He got a rise out of me," reports participant Adriel Wallick. "He got me to, with an embarrassed and flushed red face launch into a statement about how his question is indicative of everything that is wrong in our industry in terms of sexism. That no, we weren’t at an advantage because we had a woman on our team – we were at an advantage because I’m a damn fine programmer and game developer. We were at an advantage because my skills allowed us to be at an advantage – not my 'pretty face'."

This story made my jaw hit my desk, and then the floor. Be sure to read the linked stories from Boingboing, so you can see just how much this fuckwit messed up. I really hope someone got fired over this.
Just imagine being invited to a televised game development jam, reportedly sponsored by Pepsi to the tune of $400k, where you'd be among a dozen contestants organized into teams to compete for prizes.
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Just checking out the April New Product catalog over at Thinkgeek. 
 
Let language expand your universe! Rosetta Stone® - Learn to Speak Klingon: http://j.mp/1lA4DgP
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If Rosetta Stone actually made this they'd sell out their first several print runs. 
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This was from our overnight backpacking trip last week.  Troop "Hardcore" 444 finally made it onto Bear Saddle after coming up from Ida Canyon.  I say finally because the trail from Bear Spring to Bear Saddle is gone.  It's not there anymore after the fire two years ago and the dead fall and new growth associated with that.  We continued down towards Ramsey Canyon and got into camp just after dark and hiked out to the nature preserve in the morning for our scheduled pick up. 
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