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Pippi and the Moomins
Pippi and the Moomins

In February 1944, Russian bombs smashed the windows of Tove Jansson’s art studio in Helsinki. ‘I knocked slivers of glass out of the windows,’ the author wrote in her diary. She was so depressed, she had been unable to paint for a year, and despaired that war was ‘making us smaller. People don’t have the…

Welcome to the Usual Web Over again
Welcome to the Usual Web Over again

Wikipedia Support! Midi files work Server Side Image Maps work Looking for new feature ideas! please submit your idea to @theoldnet on twitter or facebook. SSL is automatically turned on for modern computers and left off for old computers. Bugs have been reported with IE 1.5

Microsoft correct pressure restarted my Plan windows PC again to set up extra undesirable apps
Microsoft correct pressure restarted my Plan windo...

I stepped away from my computer for dinner, halfway through writing a story for The Verge. When I got back, I couldn’t believe my eyes. Windows 10 had restarted my computer without permission yet again — to install yet another forced OS update onto my solid state drive. The craziest part: When my machine finished…

Engineers, now no longer racers, are the very most absorbing drivers of success in motor sport
Engineers, now no longer racers, are the very most...

Our statistical model finds that neither Lewis Hamilton nor Michael Schumacher is Formula 1’s greatest driver“I ALWAYS THOUGHT records were there to be broken,” Michael Schumacher, a star Formula 1 (F1) driver, said in 2013. At the time, his record of 91 career F1 victories looked safe: the closest active racer had just 32. Yet…

Shasqi (YC W15) dreams to make chemotherapy more mighty and fewer toxic
Shasqi (YC W15) dreams to make chemotherapy more m...

Shasqi founder and CEO José M. Mejía Oneto. shasqi Chemotherapy drugs are effective in killing cancer cells, but they can wreak havoc on the body. Meant to destroy quickly dividing cancer cells, the drugs can also end up damaging other healthy dividing cells, such as those found in hair, bone marrow and the digestive system.…

N.H. Publicizes It Will Sue Massachusetts over Scandalous-Border Earnings Tax Assortment
N.H. Publicizes It Will Sue Massachusetts over Sca...

The state of New Hampshire announced Friday it will file a federal lawsuit against Massachusetts over its cross-border income tax collection policies during the pandemic. The lawsuit centers on a Massachusetts emergency provision that caps how much income out-of-state residents who work for Massachusetts-based companies can deduct on their income taxes while working remotely.  Despite…

He Married a Sociopath: Me
He Married a Sociopath: Me

Modern LoveAs a wife and a mother, I have learned how to tell the truth. Which is why I always know when my husband is lying.Credit...Brian ReaOct. 16, 2020Updated 11:34 a.m. ETMy husband was trying to tell me I was “the only one” for him.“Don’t lie to a liar,” I said.It wasn’t a very romantic…

Atlassian strikes to cloud, going to cease promoting server licenses
Atlassian strikes to cloud, going to cease promoti...

As an Atlassian customer, you’re an important member of our community. Some of you have been with us for over a decade, and as your needs have evolved so have we. Today, the majority of you already benefit from the advantages of cloud, like streamlined administration, instant scalability, and quicker time to value. In fact,…

Cat Hole
Cat Hole

The cat gap is a period in the fossil record of approximately 25 to 18.5 million years ago in which there are few fossils of cats or cat-like species found in North America. The cause of the "cat gap" is disputed, but may have been caused by changes in the climate (global cooling), changes in…

Exponential boost in DDoS assault volumes
Exponential boost in DDoS assault volumes

The exponential growth across all metrics is apparent, often generating alarmist headlines as attack volumes grow. But we need to factor in the exponential growth of the internet itself, which provides bandwidth and compute to defenders as well. After accounting for the expected growth, the results are less concerning, though still problematic.Architecting defendable infrastructureGiven the…

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