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Movile Cave


Movile Cave is a cave in Romania which, was sealed off from the outside world for approximately 5.5 million years. The cave was discovered in 1986, and contains several species, 33 previously unknown.

A 2000 Year Old Container of Liquid Has Been Found In China


A 2000 year old bronze pot containing about 3.5 litres of unidentified liquid was recently discovered in a tomb in central China. Initially it was though it might be some sort of alcoholic drink such as wine, because it had an alcoholic scent. However lab results show it is a poisonous concoction consisting primarily of potassium nitrate, and alunite.

What Are Data Generation, and Content Generation?


Data generation, and content generation are forms of non-artistic content creation.

Data Generation:
Every possible file that will ever exist is just a combination of pre-defined characters. By cycling through all possible combinations, every file that can ever exist can be created. Computers are not fast enough to do this effectively (not even close), but it remains an interesting fantasy.

8 Worst Movies To Watch Right Now


With COVID-19 (Corona Virus) going around at the moment a lot of people are staying home watching movies. However, these eight movies probably won't help take your mind of the impending plague:

1. Dreamcatcher (2003)
2. Contagion (2011)
3. World War Z (2013)
4. Lost in Space (1998)
5. The Invasion (2007)
6. Life (2017)
7. The Last Days on Mars (2013)
8. 12 Monkeys (1995)

Does Forcing Users To Change Their Password Regularily Help Protect Their Account?


Yes, and no. Forcing users to regularily change their password does help protect against password thefts in that it creates a smaller window of opportunity for attackers to use stolen passwords. However, it can also weaken security in other areas.

Telepathy-like Communication Is Coming


In the future, even your thoughts may not be private. As of 2018, researchers at MIT have created a gadget called AlterEgo which detects words you think, but don't actually say out loud.

CrystalDiskMark Can Be Used To Detect Fake Flash Drives / Memory Cards With A False Capacity


CrystalDiskMark may be a tool for measuring drive performance, but in a pinch it can also be used to hint if a flash drive (or memory card) is a fake.

7 Best Permissive And Copyleft Licenses (2019)


1. Do What the Fuck You Want To Public License Version 2

Source: http://www.wtfpl.net/txt/copying/

This license grants maximum permissions, and unlike most licenses it makes no requirement to retain the license text. This makes it easy to distribute, and incorporate into other works. It's also very clear what you are allowed to do.

2. GNU All-permissive License

You May Be Using A Grandfathered Public Mobile Plan And Not Even Know It


Public Mobile sometimes makes changes to cellular service plans, but it appears these changes don't affect existing customers  of these plans. Customers continue to use the grandfathered version of the plan presumibly for as long as they renew it?

Is There Life On Enceladus (One of Saturn's Moons)?


Water, energy, and organic molecules are the key ingredients for creating life from non-living material in a process called Abiogenesis. Enceladus has hydro thermal vents which emit plumes of material into space, and researchers have found some of this material to be compounds bearing nitrogen and oxygen. Similar compounds are known to play a role in producing amino acids which, are the basis of known life.

Why Sliding Doors Are Better Than Hinged Doors


- A sliding door takes up less space than a hinged door, because you don't have to leave room for it to swing open.

Why Blogger Is Better Than Wordpress.com


Both Wordpress.com and Blogger provide a free subdomain for your blog, but if you want to use a custom domain (meaning a domain you've purchased elsewhere such as "example.com") Wordpress.com requires you to upgrade

Why Wordpress.com Is Better Than Blogger


Both Blogger, and Wordpress.com have official themes you can install, but Blogger's are very dated looking. If you want thirdparty themes you can install them directly through Wordpress.com. Blogger on the other requires you to search the net

How To Handle A Bear Encounter


Start by identifying the type of bear it is (eg: is it a black bear, or a grizzly bear?), because different types need to be handled differently.

Using Sunscreens With An SPF above 30+?


An SPF rating higher than 30+ provides only slightly stronger protection against UVB, but it does provide significantly longer protection (keep in mind the SPF rating only applies to UVB, and the UVA protection of this product may not be longer).

TL;DR Snap, Flatpak, And AppImage


The hard part about creating cross-distro application packages for GNU/Linux is dealing with dependences. You don't want to include an entire operating system in each package just to satisfy them, but depending on software provided by the host is complicated because not all distros have the same default software. Even if they do,
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