Posts in Features

Common traits of a cult leader or how to spot a cult leader (or President) in a crowd.

// June 16th, 2019 // No Comments » // Science

Cult leader Charles Manson

A while back, Psychology Today published a list of common traits researchers found in successful cult leaders. These are the people that can, beyond rational belief, convince others to drink the Kool-aide. The list is pretty much a roadmap on how they do it. I’ve reproduced the list below in case, you know, you need […]

Malicious sample JavaScript code – how to create an infinite loop in a modern-day browser window. Tip – don’t run on a mobile device!

// March 9th, 2019 // No Comments » // Hacking and Security

This is the code the 13-year-old Japanese girl was arrested for by Japanese police with no sense of humor. I’ve run it on a Windows box and yeah, you can get out of the loop. Works on Chrome and most mobile browsers.

Here are the Russians indicted by Mueller and the most intriguing crimes they perpetrated against the United States.

// March 7th, 2019 // No Comments » // Hacking and Security

The District of Columbia indicted 11 Russians for crimes against the United States. I reviewed the indictments and came up with the following items I found most interesting (or at least, thought provoking).

The stupidest, most shocking, most grossly offensive (i.e. silly, deceptive, racist, sexist, ominous, creepy, scary, and in some cases, unintelligible) statements Donald Trump has made (so far).

// March 5th, 2019 // No Comments » // Business and Politics

I started collecting Donald Trump quotes a few years ago, when it first became clear that the man’s IQ was remarkably lower than anyone expected. The statements he made were shocking, hurtful, bizarre, scary, disgusting, creepy, and in many cases, completely unintelligible – the complete opposite of what you’d expect from a US President. So […]

Ready to rumble? This is how Black block and Antifa dress for tactical concealment and identification.

// November 21st, 2018 // No Comments » // Business and Politics

So you’re all set for your Black block/Antifa protest. You understand the function of civil disobedience and how to plan a campaign. Here’s how to dress for the occasion.

Proud Boys – When grown men never mature from frightened little boys and are proud of it.

// November 21st, 2018 // No Comments » // Business and Politics

They’re the 21st century version of the Ku Klux Klan, fearful that they’ll be forgotten, overrun, or simply ignored. It’s what drives their hate-filled tirade against anyone not male and white. But according to Proud Boys, they’re just a group of guys trying to hold on to old-fashioned Western values. So which is it? Patriots […]

Here’s what a targeted Russian spear phishing attack looks like

// November 26th, 2017 // No Comments » // Hacking and Security

Russian hackers are basking in a lot of cred from their recent hacks against US government institutions.  In most cases, their most successful attempts where made via spear phishing attacks.  Here’s what a Russian targeted spear phishing email attack looks like.

Here are the mayors refusing to honor Trump’s dismissal of the Paris Climate Agreement

// June 2nd, 2017 // No Comments » // Business and Politics

Here are the 173 mayors who refuse to accept President Trump’s withdrawal from the treaty and instead, vow to adopt the historic agreement of their own accord.

List of programming steps to take when building .Net MVC application functionality

// May 11th, 2017 // No Comments » // Computers & Programming

Just in case you’re asked and want to sound like you know what you’re doing, here are the steps to take when building .Net application functionality.

Cell phone jammer circuit (GSM1900 network)

// March 20th, 2017 // No Comments » // Electronics

A mobile phone jammer circuit usable with GSM1900 and an effective frequency range of 1930 MHz through 1990 MHz. The GSM1900 network is used in Canada, South America, and the United States (T-Mobile and AT&T).

The big list of electronic component and integrated circuit (IC) package types

// March 14th, 2017 // No Comments » // Electronics

Integrated circuit packages, the form an IC is manufactured in, are as wide and varied as a Donald Trump “alternative truth”. Below is the big list of integrated circuit (IC) package types including the package name, package full (official) name, remarks and notes, and a picture of diagram of the electronic package.

Geek Slop’s Civil Disobedience Handbook – a practical guide to demonstrations, protests, black bloc tactics, and getting rowdy

// January 15th, 2017 // No Comments » // Business and Politics

Civil disobedience, in the form of marches, rallies, pickets, protests, sit-ins, vigils, or demonstrations, is a necessary component of a functional, free democracy. Although potentially not pleasant, civil disobedience is often required when other attempts to invoke societal change fail.

Here are the recommended maximum data-length limits for common database and programming fields

// October 31st, 2016 // No Comments » // Technology

Although there are no definitive standards for common field length validations, we can come close using governmental standards, ISO recommendations, and database best practices based on maximum known values. Below are common database fields along with their maximum recommended allowable length and data type.

Amazing park benches turn mundane seats into stunning works of art.

// October 7th, 2016 // No Comments » // Entertainment

There are literally millions of park benches across the world and all of them are fairly standard structures – plain, blocked supports with a horizontal surface to sit on. But some cities have thought out of the box and turned their park benches into beautiful, sometimes stunning, works of art. Check out the collection of […]

If you think driving from New York to LA in under 29 hours is no big deal – think again

// September 3rd, 2016 // No Comments » // Technology

They broke laws in 13 states and 93 counties, reaching speeds of 160 mph, on a 2,683-mile trip from New York to Los Angeles. The jaunt should realistically take over 41 hours – they did in under 29 driving an innocuous looking Mercedes that was decked out with more gear than a Oklahoma stormchaser’s rig.

Check out the questions on this original Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) application (1921)

// April 19th, 2016 // No Comments » // Old School

The first Knights of the Ku Klux Klan was founded in Pulaski, Tennessee sometime between December 1865 and August 1866 by six former members of the Confederate army. Its original purpose was to be a fraternal social club with plenty of parody thrown into the initiation ceremonies. However, members began to take the organization seriously […]