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[Sunday, 15. December]

World News

Greta Thunberg tells cheering crowd 'we will make sure we put world leaders against the wall' if they do not tackle global warming | 'The adults are behaving as if there is no tomorrow but there is a tomorrow, it is the tomorrow where our young people will live & we have to fight for that tomorrow."
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Justin Trudeau moves forward with ban on LGBT+ conversion therapy across Canada
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Greta Thunberg apologises after saying politicians should be ‘put against the wall’. 'That’s what happens when you improvise speeches in a second language’ the 16-year-old said following criticism
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All news, US and international.

Mom whose baby was ripped from her arms by officers in NYC to get $625K settlement
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Cryptocurrency tycoon died leaving $145M in limbo
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Colorado woman gets revenge on porch pirates by stuffing decoy boxes with garbage
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Science

Researchers developed a self-cleaning surface that repel all forms of bacteria, including antibiotic-resistant superbugs, inspired by the water-repellent lotus leaf. A new study found it successfully repelled MRSA and Pseudomonas. It can be shrink-wrapped onto surfaces and used for food packaging.
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Sound waves can be used to separate microplastics from laundry wastewater, reports new study. Oceans are currently under threat from "microplastic", which may be shed by synthetic fabrics as they're being washed. The new setup was found to capture 95% of PET fibers, and 99% of Nylon 6 fibers.
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Research on UMass Amherst course shows resilience can be taught. The ability to persist through challenges and recover from adversity - is no longer considered a character trait by researchers but a practiced interaction between person and environment
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/Technology

House panel asks Apple, Google if app makers must reveal foreign ties - It's concerned TikTok, Grindr and other apps might pose security risks.
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Apple accused of monitoring employee text messages in lawsuit against ex-chip exec
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This alleged Bitcoin scam looked a lot like a pyramid scheme. Five men face federal charges of bilking investors of $722 million.
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Sadly, this is not the Onion.

Free agent Antonio Brown says it's time to ghost white women
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Bathroom sign says employees must have 'smell check' to ensure 'not sitting on phone' for too long
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Louisiana sues California over alligator ban
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Ask Reddit...

[serious] They say everyone we meet is fighting a battle we know nothing about... so we should always be kind. What battle are you fighting?
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What happened to that person that took your virginity? Where are they in life?
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What turns you on almost instantly?
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Sysadmin

A Dropbox account gave me stomach ulcers
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Update on recent NGINX situation
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Just remember this in your emergencies Guys & Gals.
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Microsoft SQL Server

JSON strings as stored procedure parameters
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Sql Server Stored Procedure datatype that is like a list
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PowerShell

Moving files based on name
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Using PowerShell Core 6 and 7 in the Windows PowerShell ISE
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Starting from the bottom
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Functional 3D Printing

I printed some two-color QR coasters so my guests can connect to the WiFi without asking me for the password
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Magnetic print
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Couldn't find a magnetic cleaner for my fishbowl so made a custom one with the exact curvature required and in-print magnets.
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Data Is Beautiful

Swear words in Tarantino movies [OC]
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I dieted for 80 days and recorded my weight and calories eaten per day [OC]
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[OC] Compare your favorite music artists head-to-head here in this interactive visualization powered by Spotify API (demo link in comment)
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Today I Learned (TIL)

TIL forcing left-handed children to write with their right hands is not in any way innocuous or helpful- it is actually harmful to their developing brains and can result in dyslexia, stuttering and other learning or speech disorders.
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TIL actor Robert Pattinson dealt with an obsessed fan who had been camping outside his apartment by taking her out on a dinner date. "I just complained about everything in my life and she never came back."
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TIL that 95% of the world's food needs are provided by just 30 species of plants. At least 12,650 species names have been compiled as edible.
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So many books, so little time

The employees at iconic NYC bookstore McNally Jackson have voted to unionize.
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I’m a sucker for long books.
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What are some examples of high quality prose?
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OldSchoolCool: History's cool kids, looking fantastic

Winona Ryder and Christina Ricci in 1989.
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My great great grandma, in the foothills if the Appalachian mountains around 1915
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Conan O'Brien and Bob Odenkirk in the SNL writer's room, 1988.
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aviation

Su-34 bombers over MIBC | Moscow, Russia | Photo: Vladimir Astapkovich [900x603]
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The Gimli Glider
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America’s ass
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Reddit Pics

My wedding dress didn’t arrive in time so I wore my mom’s 1960s wedding dress and it was perfect for our backyard ceremony.
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Mural I painted in Memphis Tennessee
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I made a penny floor that worked out cheaper than a real floor !
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.gifs - funny, animated gifs for your viewing pleasure

Living The Good Life!
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A band of monkeys accepting a stray dog into their group and giving him a quality grooming
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Pot Painting
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A subreddit for cute and cuddly pictures

My little helpers.
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I felt bad for my cat not being able to see out to our front yard, so together we cut him a peep hole in the frosting.
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Kisses before you go!
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Scam heads-up

I just wanted to keep this info in circulation because the people behind this scam keep changing company names and reaching out to actors on casting sites, often Backstage, who to their credit is doing what they can to play whack-a-mole with the scammers.
The way the scam works is you'll get a cold contact from a production company telling you they've seen your profile and they want to use you in a commercial. They'll throw a bunch of words at you (see below) that essentially give you no details on the actual project, other than the fact that they'll be sending you a check for several thousand dollars to buy your own wardrobe for the project.
This is not how legitimate productions operate.
The check is fraudulent and apparently they ask you to convert it to Bitcoin after you receive it. By the time you find out their check was worthless you've already sent them your own good money. This is a type of advance-fee scam.
Here's an example of the message you may receive from these people:
We have acknowledged the receipt of your information and application form via email, and have properly examined it. After going through your profile, Our highly esteemed Team Of Professionals have been able to access your credibility and potential. Based on this fact, the Board of Fillmore Films have decided to grant you an opportunity to partake in this shoot. On the above subject matter, the Fillmore Films hereby congratulates you on your successful emergence. It is a great honor to have you in our team. Congratulations and welcome! We hope you will have an amazing time working with us, we are looking forward for the company’s success with you. We believe in your skills, talents and knowledge that you can use for our clients and company’s improvement. Further details are as follows: REMUNERATION : $5,000 USD [ (You will be paid an Upfront of $500) (Balance : $4,500 to be paid immediately after the shoot) RETAINER, PRE-NEGOTIATIONS & WARDROBE EXPENSES : You’ll receive An All-In-One Check for $4,990 to cover for your upfront payment ($500) and that of your wardrobe. You’ll be using the difference ($4,490) for your wardrobe as soon as the funds clears your bank, further instructions on how to obtain your wardrobe will be provided to you. Please confirm that you understand and agree. LOCATION OF THE SHOOT : We have to make sure everything is in place before we confirm our location booking. We are currently looking between studios because we need to pick the one available at the time you receive your wardrobe and everything is ready to go. So I'll let you know the details ahead of time as soon as you have your wardrobe in place. OTHER REQUIREMENTS : You must be able to take directions and easy to work with. Good working relationship can mean long term working relationship with the company. MEASUREMENT & STATS: Kindly provide us with the information below where applicable AgeHeightEyesBustWaistHipsDressShoes BILLING INFORMATION Name on Check :Address and apartment number (If any) :City, State and Zip code :Cell phone number : RELEASE & CONTRACT LETTER : The release and agreement letter has been attached below, kindly download it, sign it and revert via email. You can also sign it electronically. Please be kind to send the measurement & stats and contract letter as soon as possible as we cannot proceed without it. If you don’t have a print or cannot sign the model release, you can sign the attestation below : ATTESTATION : I, the undersigned, do hereby attest that I have read, understood and agree to the terms and condition of the model release form attached to this email. …………………………………… Name and Date Thanks in anticipation
There are a few ways to tell these companies are not legitimate, other than the terrible grammar in that message and the knowledge that no one pays upfront like that or makes you buy your own wardrobe with their money. Spend a moment to look at their website, if they reach out to you. Here's an example of the latest, which may be defunct by the time you read this message: http://amormediaprod.com. It says they were formed in 2011, yet the WHOIS info for the domain shows a site creation of 7/25/18. The site is never more than a few months old.
Check out the "Contact" page and do some image searches of the people listed there. It turns out that Brad Alonso and Kimberly O'Brien are actually Andrew Thompson and Lucy Bailey of Explore Films. The others listed there are directors for an American company also called Explore Media.
Also there's no footage whatsoever on the website, just pictures most likely culled from other legitimate companies' sites. If you're in this business, the first thing you want to do is show people your work.
Here is a post on the Backstage forums on the topic: https://www.backstage.com/forums/working-actobeware-scam-884/
Here's a list of companies that have been fabricated for the scam:
Choice Digital Media
Springview Films
MVM Inc. Fresno CA
Bryanston Productions
Benmore Productions
Sasol Media
Smartcraft Production
Fillmore Films
Amor Media
Panamera Productions (Alexander Castro)
RAW Films
VSCO Films
Dove Productions
Cian Entertainment
Manta Media Group
Camwood Productions
WaterGate Films
1st Forty Productions
Eldo Productions
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Dear Reddit. Can we talk? It’s CAVIRTEX

TL:DR We’re fixing our dormant account activity fee policy - you’ll now be getting 3 alerts before any charges. Fees have been reduced by 50%. CAVIRTEX is an exchange not a wallet. Our CEO Joseph is going to do an AMA. We want your feedback.
Dear Reddit,
Let me introduce myself. My name is Kyle Kemper (that is my real name), and I started working with CAVIRTEX this May. In April, I appeared alongside Joseph David and Larry O’Brien at the Senate of Canada which can be seen here. After the Senate, I was elected to the Bitcoin Alliance of Canada as a Director by the groups membership. Before Bitcoin I’ve worked in start-ups, venture capital, the service industry, politics, and waterslides. I decided to join CAVIRTEX because I think they’re on the right path, and they’ve got a great team across the board. Since joining CAVIRTEX I’m seeing that we’re doing a lot of things right. We’ve got a solid roadmap ahead of us, but in the past we’ve made mistakes.
It is my goal to change this and fix our reputation amongst one of the most impressive communities on the planet and have your support moving forward.
The first thing I want to address is our dormant account activity fees policy; a policy that created anger and outrage amongst the community. CAVIRTEX wants to acknowledge that we mishandled the implementation and communication of this policy and are taking steps to remedy the situation.
But before we get into solutions lets look at the reasons why we implemented them in the first place.
The message that the dormant activity fee tries to get across is that we are an exchange and not a bank/wallet. As part of your long-term bitcoin plan you shouldn't use an exchange to store your coins. At this moment, holding unnecessary amounts of coins and cash increases our liability, expenses and security. If we're not holding your coins, we can't lose your coins. For these reasons it was decided to charge an inactivity fee of $50 per month for accounts with balances and no trading activity in the last 12 months.
Having said this the way we implemented this was terrible, and we apologize. We didn't communicate it properly, we didn't include proper alerting, and we didn't test the system properly.
Since launching the dormancy fee we have refunded many users who were improperly charged. Specifically, there was a bug that charged account holders on recent deposits because there was no trading activity in the last year; this wasn't right, we've issued refunds, and we've fixed the bug. If you feel that your account was improperly charged, submit a support ticket and you’ll hear from us shortly.
We're also implementing email alerts so that 1-month, 1-week, and 1-day before you get charged and inactivity fee you will get notice and can act to move your coins or make a trade.
We’ve heard your complaints about our fees and we’re taking action. We’ve lowered our fees by 50%! Our base transaction fee is now 0.75%, which will help you save money while you trade. We noticed that a lot of our users were just using CAVIRTEX as a fiat gateway; with these lower fees we hope you’ll do your trading here.
We now offer FREE in-person cash deposits so you can go to any MoneyMart, CashMoney, or Insta-cheque to fund your account.
We're working tirelessly on improving our service, but most of the improvements are on the back-end. That said, our re-designed website is near the top of the queue but no firm dates yet.
For storing your bitcoins I suggest you look into services like Blockchain.info, Armory or follow some of the suggestions listed here but for heavens sake do not use us as a bank or wallet; use us as an exchange. That goes for any exchange, not just CAVIRTEX!
I know we're not the most popular Bitcoin company, but we want to work actively with you towards improving our service and reputation. On that note, our CEO Joseph David will be doing an AMA for our 3-year anniversary.
Until then, here are some questions I have to get a constructive discussion going.
What would you do to grow CAVIRTEX and improve it’s image? What do you think we should change?
To a better future, in liberty, much love,
-Kyle Kemper
*Edit: As always, please abide by Reddiquette. There are a lot of positive comments that are being downvoted for no particular reason; remember:
Moderate based on quality, not opinion. Well written and interesting content can be worthwhile, even if you disagree with it.
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