TIL of the Invention Secrecy Act. The government has a program in place which specifically deals with inventions that are deemed to be "threats to national security" (open thread for choice quotes). There are currently 6102 inventions under lock and key, some of which "pertain to energy generation".
6 days ago by Orangutan to /s/technology from en.wikipedia.org
/r/greatawakening (Q) has just been banned for no reason.
7 months ago by Orangutan to /s/greatawakening from old.reddit.com
A small cartel controls scientific publishing, charging extortionate fees to access research which the public has funded. Following the example of Aaron Swartz, a young scientist called Alexandra Elbakyan created Sci-Hub, which allows free access to 70 million papers hidden behind paywalls.
7 months ago by Orangutan to /s/science from theguardian.com
Reddit: An astroturfing battleground.
1 month ago by Orangutan to /s/MeanwhileOnReddit from old.reddit.com
Boston Dynamics robot doing heavy warehouse work.
26 days ago by Orangutan to /s/Futurology from gfycat.com
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Spouts His Insane Anti-Vaxxer Conspiracy Theory in Measles Hot Zone
2 months ago by Orangutan to /s/conspiracy from thedailybeast.com
Google has actively scrubbed "Seth Rich" from its search suggestions
1 month ago by Orangutan to /s/technology from i.redd.it
TIL students in competitions to design fuel-efficient vehicles routinely design vehicles capable of travelling THOUSANDS of miles per gallon of gas.
2 months ago by Orangutan to /s/Futurology from news.nationalgeographic.com
Reddit Identifies A New Threat: The Truth (2018)
7 months ago by Orangutan to /s/SaidIt from youtube.com
TIL that when cable was introduced it was advertised as having no commercials due to being a paying service.
2 months ago by Orangutan to /s/whatever from nytimes.com
Congressional Democrats join GOP lawmakers against Rep. Ilhan Omar because Omar suggested that Israeli money (AIPAC) influences US elections.
2 months ago by Orangutan to /s/politics from zerohedge.com
How Reddit Was Destroyed and how SaidIt can Change the future. — Reddit died with Aaron Schwartz. It's only gotten worse since then. Today I'd like to take you through the steps how Reddit was destroyed and how sites like SaidIt can change the world
1 year ago by Orangutan to /s/AntiExtremes from steemit.com
“Nearly 25% of mothers go back to work within two weeks of giving birth. To give you a sense of where human mothers fall on the legal protection hierarchy, it’s illegal to separate a dog from her newborn pups before 8 weeks in several states.” The law protects dogs more than human women.
2 months ago by Orangutan to /s/whatever from theguardian.com
"Everything Is Fake": Ex-Reddit CEO Confirms Internet Traffic Metrics Are Bullshit
3 months ago by Orangutan to /s/whatever from zerohedge.com
The only power that truly scares the establishment.
8 months ago by Orangutan to /s/politics from i.redd.it
The mainstream media sucks. Can't seem to tell the truth about anything, even the objective stuff. Everything they do is for ratings and profit. Examples in comments -->
7 months ago by Orangutan to /s/politics from v.redd.it
Marco Rubio just posted photos of Gaddafi being lynched in an open death threat to Maduro. Libya is now a slave state thanks to US. Fuck you Marco, you’re a deranged piece of shit who should immediately resign
1 month ago by Orangutan to /s/politics from twitter.com
Firefox taking a hard line against noisy video, banning it from autoplaying
2 months ago by Orangutan to /s/whatever from arstechnica.com
Finland's result on its UBI experiment: people don't shirk work. And it increases trust, health & wellbeing
2 months ago by Orangutan to /s/BasicIncome from thealternative.org.uk
The truth-seeking site saidit.net, running Aaron Swartz's reddit code, now has a free open-source Android browser app
4 months ago by Orangutan to /s/SaidIt from old.reddit.com
Just a reminder that DC police attending the scene were wearing body cams & found Seth Rich alive, conscious & talking but the DC police have not released body cam footage of the incident. His laptop *in his apartment* was confiscated as "evidence" The laptop promptly disappeared"
4 months ago by Orangutan to /s/politics from old.reddit.com
It now costs $50 to produce one megawatt-hour of solar energy. Coal, on the other hand, costs $102 per megawatt-hour to produce.
6 months ago by Orangutan to /s/Futurology from businessinsider.com
Pres Trump on Twitter: "John Kerry had illegal meetings with the very hostile Iranian Regime, which can only serve to undercut our great work to the detriment of the American people. He told them to wait out the Trump Administration! Was he registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act? BAD!"
7 months ago by Orangutan to /s/greatawakening from twitter.com
Tulsi Gabbard announces 2020 run
3 months ago by Orangutan to /s/politics from cnn.com
Facebook Purge: Here Is the List of Pages Deleted by Facebook! This list of 184 pages purged by Facebook contains nearly 55 million followers in total. Fan totals were recorded from the cache stored by Google.
6 months ago by Orangutan to /s/politics from westernjournal.com