Posts in November, 2014

NFL freak of nature (Odell Beckham) makes greatest catch in NFL history

// November 24th, 2014 // No Comments » // Entertainment

With his gargantuan 10-inch hands, Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. made this touchdown catch on November 23, 2014 in a game against the Dallas Cowboys. Many sportscasters, including Sports Illustrated’ s Peter King, are calling it the “greatest catch ever”. On a long bomb by Eli Manning, Beckham was racing down the sideline […]

Logan Paul jumps over car and lives to tell the tale

// November 24th, 2014 // No Comments » // Uncategorized

Logan Paul posted this Vine video that further demonstrates his unique ability to tell an interesting tale in six seconds or less (i.e. If you can dodge a ball, you can dodge a car) . In the video below, Paul dodges a car, jumps another car that passes under him, then does a dive to […]

Oldest known photograph of a human being dates back to 1838

// November 9th, 2014 // No Comments » // Technology

The black and white photograph depicting an early 19th century scene was taken by Louis Daguerre in 1838 on the streets of Paris, France. With a seven minute exposure time, two stationary humans were captured on camera, making it the oldest known photograph containing actual images of people. Oddly, there were likely many other people […]

Silk Road 2.0 bites the dust – does the U.S. government have a foothold in Tor?

// November 6th, 2014 // No Comments » // Hacking and Security

A year after the infamous Deep Web site, Silk Road, was shuttered by federal law enforcement, Silk Road 2.0 (a nearly identical dark web site which opened a month after Silk Road shut down) has suffered the same fate. Officials announced yesterday that they have arrested Blake Benthall (aka Defcon) in connection with the ownership […]

Music artists’ (e.g. Taylor Swift) power moves over streaming services leaves consumers in uncomfortable three-way

// November 3rd, 2014 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

I can’t think of a more uncomfortable three-way than the contradictory relationship between music artists, streaming services, and the music listeners who pay everyone’s bills. Between streaming services trying in vain to keep costs down, listeners trembling at the thought of increasing prices, and the music industry’s million-dollar music artists dreaming that the value their […]