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Protecting your Web

What a mad day.  I’ve been happily tweeting/Facebooking/Google Plussing these links today, and figured I should just get it over and point to them in a brief blog post. This post will cover protecting your web browsing habits, tracking who’s tracking you, and how to better encrypt your traffic. So, yes.  First things first. Your web history and Google On March 1st 2012, Google’s new privacy policies kick in. One of the ramifications/impacts of said […]

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qotumblr: thespitfireemporium: ornamentedbeing: Topless dueling? I know it’s a long text but it’s worth the read! “The most intriguing duel fought between women, and the sole one that featured exposed breasts, took place in August 1892 in Verduz, the capitol of Liechtenstein, between Princess Pauline Metternich and the Countess Kielmannsegg. It has gone down in history as the first “emancipated duel” because all parties involved, including the principals and their seconds were female… Before the proceedings began, […]

Lament on the perfect fuse

Late last year, I was lucky enough to get to go to IRL to go frolick in their archives.  For people like me, who like old paper and the smell of knowledge made incarnate, places like that are easy to get lost in… UPDATE: This picture of a fuse is completely wrong.  Hat tip to one of me readers, who pointed out that it would, actually, have looked more like this… I also got to […]