Squee

I don’t care if they’re just recycling Top Gear ideas.

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Finally the lies are exposed

Carmelizing onions takes longer than 10 minutes.

Cooking times are always inaccurate!

Baking times tend to be reasonable.

RIP 4th Amendment

Apple wins much kudos for their stance on privacy. Google, on the other hand, is evil.

I say this as someone who is super-annoyed at Apple because if I upgrade my iphone from the 6s I can’t have a headphone jack which I really want and other things being equal would switch to android to keep my headphone jack. But I like unbreakable encryption a lot. Whatdo.

All while the government is unwilling to protect us from internet monopolies and price gouging. Which is one of the few things government should interfere with the market for.

Welcome, oppressors

A world without hate speech.

Advocates of hate speech bans should not be surprised to find that governments, when given the immense power to punish intolerance, have used this weapon against their critics. Investigative journalists, controversial politicians, political activists — these are the most frequent targets of hate speech laws. Even nongovernmental actors, such as Facebook, are inclined to use their hate speech policies to censor marginalized users.

Finally the grudge match we’ve been waiting for

Two giant robots slug it out in Japan. They’re streaming on Twitch October 17th.

From the shadows of pettiness

Numbers don’t lie

Or something like that. A shockingly reasonable look at gun control in the Washington Post. Turns out that, statistically, guns are just a tool.