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Banished but not Vanished

Just a quick post today to get caught up…

Every January the Public Relations Office at Lake Superior State University (Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan) releases its List of Banished Words, a not-so-serious exercise now in its 42nd year. 725 more words

Words

White House blocks several major news outlets from press briefing

News organizations including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal, on the record White House press briefing on Friday. 261 more words

News

"Collective Evolution" Gets Banned From Reddit

“Collective Evolution” is a woo website that promotes many conspiracy theories, particularly about aliens, alien technology and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). A brief glance at their website reveal posts talking about how Churchill supposedly believed in aliens and covered up UFO information, conspiracy theories about the United States government and financial system, crop circles in the Amazon, reptilian creatures in ancient civilizations, misinformation about nuclear power, secret governments, crank claims about quantum mechanics, the Illuminati, eastern mysticism about meridians, auras and the lost continent of Atlantis. 912 more words

Miscellaneous

Club Penguin banned% is a Thing

People speedrun games in as many different ways as you can possibly think of. Exploiting glitches, not using glitches at all, reaching a particular objective, not using major glitches, full game completion and an endless list of other categories. 371 more words

Speedrun

Deliveroo will drop a clause in its contracts that banned couriers from employment tribunals

Deliveroo will drop a controversial clause in its employment contracts with couriers which prevents them from taking the company to an employment tribunal. The clause stops Deliveroo couriers from contesting their status as self-employed workers, but has previously been described as unenforceable by legal experts. 32 more words

Just Finished: Dalton Trumbo's "johnny got his gun"

As I sip my Americano at the corner of Rivington and Clinton at the Lower East Side’s Marm Cafe, I just finished one of my current reads; enjoy… 172 more words

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