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Dennis Friendica

Our Galaxy’s Black Hole is Spewing Out Planet-size "Spitballs"

Every few thousand years, an unlucky star wanders too close to the black hole at the center of the Milky Way. The black hole's powerful gravity rips the star apart, sending a long streamer of gas whipping outward. That would seem to be the end of the story, but it's not.
Science Space
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FLOSS
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FLOSS
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Dennis Friendica

Stephen Hawking, NASA Working On Nano-Starship That Can Travel 1/5 The Speed Of Light

Researchers have to find a way to protect the craft from cosmic radiation.
Science Space
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Dennis Friendica

Rapid rise in methane emissions in 10 years surprises scientists

Methane warms planet 20 times as much as similar CO2 volumes but lack of monitoring means scientists can’t be sure of sources
science
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FLOSS Security
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Dennis Friendica

Was hat der #BND vom #NSA Skandal gelernt?


Eilverfahren: Bundesrat winkt BND-Netzüberwachung im NSA-Stil durch

Mit einem Eilbeschluss hat der Bundesrat das Gesetzespaket befürwortet, mit dem der BND künftig Daten aus ganzen Telekommunikationsnetzen mit Auslandsverkehren auch im Inland komplett abschnorcheln darf.
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Dennis Friendica

Mr Eat-All

Michel Lotito - Wikipedia

Michel Lotito (June 15, 1950 – June 25, 2007) was a French entertainer, born in Grenoble, famous for deliberately consuming indigestible objects. He came to be known as Monsieur Mangetout ("Mr Eat-All").

His performances involved the consumption of metal, glass, rubber and other materials. He disassembled, cut-up, and consumed bicycles, shopping carts, televisions, a Cessna 150, and other items. The Cessna 150 took roughly two years to be "eaten", from 1978 to 1980. He began eating unusual material as a teenager around 16 years of age and performed publicly from 1966.
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Dennis Friendica

TechCrunch: The ethics of colonizing Mars (Shivika Sinha)

Should we take ourselves to other planets? Human rationality and values have woven dark, damaged, all-powerful systems into the tapestry of civilization...
Space
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Video
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Dennis Friendica

CETA wurde von der EU und Kanada unterzeichnet

Mit anderen Worten: Es ist denen so völlig scheißegal was die Bevölkerung davon hält,... Ein heftiger Tiefschlag gegen die Demokratie.
German
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Holger Diaspora
Bevölkerung? Geht es da nicht um wirtschaftliche Vorteile, von denen die Bevölkerung überhaupt nichts hat? Image/photo
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Dennis Friendica

Mozilla announces Project Quantum, a new web engine for Firefox

Mozilla announced Project Quantum, a new web engine for Firefox that promises to deliver a "fast and smooth" experience on desktop and mobile. Users will see these changes by the end of 2017.
FLOSS Internet
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Dennis Friendica

Belgian lobbyists drop opposition to EU-Canada trade deal


Belgian politicians drop opposition to EU-Canada trade deal

EU leaders hope deal will be signed as Belgian PM says leaders of five regional parliaments have reached an agreement
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Dennis Friendica

wtf?


Jobcenter fragt Schwangere: Mit wem hatten Sie Sex? (neues deutschland)

Dass Jobcenter ihre Antragssteller bis ins Detail durchleuchten wollen, ist bekannt. Ein in Stade herausgegebenes Formular geht jedoch zu weit: Es fragt Schwangere nach ihren Sexualpartnern - unter Strafandrohung.
german
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Hypolite on Friendica doesn't like this.
Not sure if headline simple enough or if I made progress in german since I joined Friendica, but I perfectly understood it 😳
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Dennis Friendica
A german jobcenter forced pregnant women to tell who had sex with them, in other words: where the baby is comin from.
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I ended up having to look up "Schwangere", I initially thought it meant "foreigner" but I wasn't sure. Anyway it's gross 😷
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Dennis Friendica

The universe is expanding at an accelerating rate, or is it?

Five years ago, the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to three astronomers for their discovery that the universe is expanding at an accelerating pace. This led to the widespread acceptance of the idea that the universe is dominated by a mysterious substance named 'dark energy' that drives this accelerating expansion. Now, a team of scientists has cast doubt on this standard cosmological concept. The evidence for acceleration may be flimsier than previously thought, they say, with the data being consistent with a constant rate of expansion.
Science Space
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Dennis Friendica

Ich hoffe man kann das "vorläufig" bald streichen!


Freihandel mit Kanada: Ceta ist vorläufig gescheitert

Belgien kann dem Handelsabkommen der EU mit Kanada nicht zustimmen. Die Regionen hätten sich nicht einigen können, teilte der Premierminister mit. Wie reagiert die EU?
German
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Dennis Friendica

What the history of free and open source software teaches us about strategic advantage


What the history of open source teaches us about strategic advantage

Open source visionary Bob Young recalls his early insights into open source free software — and explains what they can teach open organizations today.
FLOSS
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Dennis Friendica

Android phones rooted by “most serious” Linux escalation bug ever

New rooting technique is believed to work against every version.
Security
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Dennis Friendica

Scientists Discover Curious Cloud Shapes Over Bermuda Triangle: A Look At The Mysteries Of The Region

Strange cloud patterns spotted over Bermuda Triangle explains the mystery of shipwrecks and plane disappearance. Experts attribute the hexagonal cloud holes as the basis for updrafts and downdrafts that drive the strange activities in the region.
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Dennis Friendica

Mirai-Botnetz: Dyn bestätigt Angriff von zig-Millionen IP-Adressen - Golem.de

Der Internet-Dienstleister Dyn hat erste Details zur schweren DDoS-Attacke vom vergangenen Freitag genannt. Demnach gab es drei Angriffswellen von unterschiedlichem Ausmaß.
German Internet Security
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