Republicans Outperform in Midterms, Russian Hackers Escape Blame

Kiev, Ukraine – Comparing the results to what pollsters had predicted in the lead up to Election Day, politicans and journalists have generally concluded that, with few exceptions, Republicans outperformed expectations by several percentage points. Read more Republicans Outperform in Midterms, Russian Hackers Escape Blame

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Ten Thousand Emails In – I Think GDPR Might Be Important

If you’re anything like me, then you tend to stay the course for the sake of simplicity above all else. If you’re anything like me, you also have a couple of different websites set up as a side project for your writing jobs. If you’re anything like me, you might have received so many emails about GDPR that you wrote them off as spam or some sort of unimportant development which only concerns those in the EU. Thing is, if you’re anything like me, you might have made a terrible mistake.

Oh God, Oh No

As it turns out, the General Data Protection Regulations are a little more ranging than my hubris had anticipated, so let’s take a look at just how deeply I dug my own hole. These regulations, as it turns out, are not only very real, they introduce elements into data regulation which help protect, generally (a possible explanation for the name?) While the regulations put in place do primarily apply to the EU, they also apply to any website or business which operates within the European Union – meaning all globally-reaching online services need to pay attention.

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Top 3 Essential Steps for Outstanding Sanding (From James Draper!)

Sanding is hard. That’s the general reaction people give me whenever I talk to them about it. Sanding has really gotten an infamous reputation over the years due to inexperienced people diving into a complex piece (like an intricately detailed chair or cabinet) without knowing the basics and by using the wrong machine, leading to a long and difficult sanding process that yields not so great results. Learning how to sand properly is an incredible way to save money as you can turn old beaten up furniture into brand new beautiful pieces instead of buying a new set or you can even sell them for profit! The only thing stopping you is the dread of sanding due to everyone telling you it’s hard and boring. Read more Top 3 Essential Steps for Outstanding Sanding (From James Draper!)

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Compulsory Super-Fast Broadband is set to Make New Builds Even More Desirable

Government officials have released a new national strategy for telecoms, putting forward the proposal to ensure it is compulsory for all new builds to be fitted with superfast broadband connections throughout the UK.

A complete overhaul from the current copper-based networks could take place by 2030, with the main focus on new build homes alongside remote rural areas of the country. Reports from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) suggest that the changes could see it becoming mandatory for all newly built properties to be completed with full fibre, top speed broadband connections. Read more Compulsory Super-Fast Broadband is set to Make New Builds Even More Desirable

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Why Do People Keep Breaking the Internet, and How Can We Get Them to Stop?


You would think that something could be broken only so many times, but apparently when it comes to the Internet, the laws of (meta)physics make an exception. Every few days. Read more Why Do People Keep Breaking the Internet, and How Can We Get Them to Stop?

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Young Walmart Folk Discouraged About Making Ends-Meat (!), Learn New Recipe


Having worked at a dime over minimum wage, Maria Jones appreciates the part-time wages from Walmart. She’s struggled, but a new, FREE recipe handed down from the notoriously progressive management has solved almost all her problems. Read more Young Walmart Folk Discouraged About Making Ends-Meat (!), Learn New Recipe

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Militant Gamers Denounce X-Box Censors as ‘Sad, Pathetic Losers with a Lot of Time on Their Hands’


The recent decision to remove X Box users for cursing while Microsoft merrily trawl their data has resulted in a serious backlash. X-Box gamers are now accusing Micosoft of being idle, unfocused losers who have nothing better to do than mess around on hi-tech gadgets and piss their life away.  Read more Militant Gamers Denounce X-Box Censors as ‘Sad, Pathetic Losers with a Lot of Time on Their Hands’

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Mark Zuckerberg Removed from World’s Richest Humans List on a Technicality


Cunning Valley resident and sneaky human analog Mark Zuckerberg has been removed from the Forbes Richest list on the technicality that he has failed to provide proof of his humanity. Read more Mark Zuckerberg Removed from World’s Richest Humans List on a Technicality

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Dating on Chat Roulette: For Happy & Optimistic People!

Meeting the right person to marry and to create a family with is a big challenge, which will determine the rest of your life and your level of overall happiness. But where to find the one who is your absolute match? Read more Dating on Chat Roulette: For Happy & Optimistic People!

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Like a Good Neighbor, State Farm Agent Materializes Enroute to Mars

State Farm is an American Insurance company which prides themselves on terrible ads, as well as impossibly lofty promises; so it’s no wonder Elon Musk chose them to insure his Midnight Red Tesla Roadster. But when he called in his loss, his agent got a bit of a surprise. Read more Like a Good Neighbor, State Farm Agent Materializes Enroute to Mars

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Dear Adobe: Paying Customers Shouldn’t be 2nd Class to Pirates… Sort it Out

As a paying customer, there’s a certain level of quality, service, and support I expect when using your products. If I’m paying hundreds of dollars a year, I shouldn’t get a worse experience than pirates enjoy… I mean, why wouldn’t I just pirate? Read more Dear Adobe: Paying Customers Shouldn’t be 2nd Class to Pirates… Sort it Out

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