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Smart Home Security

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If they're getting valuable enough stuff from you, at least the organized crime folks have an incentive to issue regular updates to keep the appliance working after the manufacturer discontinues support.
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alexanglin
42 days ago
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Ottawa, Ontario
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alt_text_at_your_service
42 days ago
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If they're getting valuable enough stuff from you, at least the organized crime folks have an incentive to issue regular updates to keep the appliance working after the manufacturer discontinues support.
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If they're getting valuable enough stuff from you, at least the organized crime folks have an incentive to issue regular updates to keep the appliance working after the manufacturer discontinues support.

Earth Wind Map

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Earth Wind Map shows the winds blasting over a beautiful, rotatable 3D animated globe. Various modes (click the text on the bottom left) show air, oceanic, particulate and even auroral maps.
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Comedian Jena Friedman jests: 'treat Nazis like we treat women'

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https://youtu.be/xy2bh1L5_pI

Comedian Jena Friedman killed it in her recent standup set on Conan. I somehow missed this a couple of weeks ago when it came out. Glad it landed in my feed today.

If you liked this, she's got a new special on Adult Swim called "Soft Focus with Jena Friedman" that's hilarious too. Her segment with Gilberto Valle (the "Cannibal Cop") is simultaneously subversive and awkward. Win-win!

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Ottawa, Ontario
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A page of architectural screw-ups

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Stairs that lead nowhere. Toilets that get in the way of doors. Balconies you can't stand on. Pfusch am bau is a Pinterest page with delightful examples of building boo-boos.

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Phone Security

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...wait until they type in payment information, then use it to order yourself a replacement phone.
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alexanglin
117 days ago
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Ottawa, Ontario
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toddgrotenhuis
110 days ago
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Duress Modes!
Indianapolis
jfhebert
115 days ago
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J’ai hâte qu’ils soient vraiment capables de faire ça!
Quebec, Quebec
seanmnaes
116 days ago
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This is a feature set I can get behind.
Warner Robins, Georgia
satadru
117 days ago
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<3
New York, NY
alt_text_bot
117 days ago
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...wait until they type in payment information, then use it to order yourself a replacement phone.

Seven Years

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[hair in face] "SEVVVENNN YEEEARRRSSS"
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alexanglin
131 days ago
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Ottawa, Ontario
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chrisrosa
129 days ago
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😢
San Francisco, CA
rjstegbauer
130 days ago
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Touching and beautiful! One of your best.
alt_text_bot
130 days ago
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[hair in face] "SEVVVENNN YEEEARRRSSS"
ameel
131 days ago
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<3
Melbourne, Australia
MaryEllenCG
131 days ago
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::sniffle::
Greater Bostonia
kyleniemeyer
131 days ago
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Corvallis, OR
louloupix
131 days ago
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That's why I still watch it..Time to time they deliver...
Celine17
120 days ago
j'ai toujours autant de mal à comprendre la trame...
marcrichter
131 days ago
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Awesome. I'm speechless.
tbd
deezil
131 days ago
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OKAY I'M CRYING AT MY DESK NOW.
Louisville, Kentucky
sfrazer
131 days ago
God damnit, Randal.
deezil
131 days ago
For those that don't know the whole story: Approximately 7 years ago (imagine that) Randall posted this on the blog https://blog.xkcd.com/2010/11/05/submarines/ and made some vague references to tough times in the comics. On in to 2011, he posted this on the blog, and things seemed to be scary but hopeful. https://blog.xkcd.com/2011/06/30/family-illness/ . He's made mention several times about it over the years inside the comics, and I really believe that "Time" was made for some express purpose as to get his emotions out. But this update seriously is making a grown 32 year old man weep openly at his desk (thankfully I have a door that closes), as I always wondered how things were. Things look good, and this makes my heart happy.
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