Frankenstein Day Shortbread

Thanks to Shortbread, I now know that I share a birthday with Mary Shelley.

PC hardware and computing

  1. Does StoreMI Bring AMD on par with Intel Optane memory caching? @ PC Perspective
  2. MSI MEG X399 Creation review @ bit-tech
  3. Asustor AS4004T 10 Gigabit NAS review @ Guru3D
  4. Toshiba XG6 NVMe SSD review @ HotHardware
  5. Cooler Master MasterAir MA410M review @ KitGuru
  6. Silverstone Redline RL07 review @ TechPowerUp
  7. $400 12-core Threadripper: But is it worth it? @ TechSpot

Games, culture, and VR

  1. Nintendo shuts down tool used to build Pokémon fan games @ Ars Technica
  2. RimWorld beta 19 out now, adding bridges and new turrets @ Rock Paper Shotgun
  3. Last Tide is battle royale with sharks, out now in early access @ Rock Paper Shotgun (I finally caved to the battle royale trend and picked this up, it's not bad)

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. A CNC woodworking tool that does the hard parts @ HackADay
  2. Where's the cat? Locating your moggy without eating batteries @ HackADay (moggy? huh…)
  3. Modular hexa-hives claimed to be better for your bees @ New Atlas

Science, technology, and space news

  1. Structure construction completed as Orion begins final assembly @ New Atlas
  2. Autonomous pods make eye contact with pedestrians @ New Atlas
  3. Researchers find way to spy on remote screens—through the webcam mic @ Ars Technica

Cheese, memes, and shiny things

  1. 'Move with the cheese' has become the unofficial slogan of Bachelor In Paradise @
Colton Westrate

I host BBQs, I tell stories, and I strive to keep folks happy.

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    • 2 years ago

    And in other news-Talking of a Frankenstein-

    • DancinJack
    • 2 years ago

    Maybe it should just be Mary Shelley day.

    • Captain Ned
    • 2 years ago


    • Waco
    • 2 years ago

    Happy Birthday Colton!

    • chuckula
    • 2 years ago

    [url=<]OH YEAH![/url<]

      • Growler
      • 2 years ago

      [url=<]How about some Alice?[/url<]

      • Bobs_Your_Uncle
      • 2 years ago

      Wow … does [i<][u<]that[/u<][/i<] one ever take me back to a Happy Place In The Timeline! @Growler - And while I [i<][u<]do[/u<][/i<] likes me some Alice Cooper, Edgar & Johnny Winter are just really tough to top when it comes to extended jammin' basic Rock & Roll!

    • dragontamer5788
    • 2 years ago

    Remember, Frankenstein was the name of the doctor, not of the monster.

      • drfish
      • 2 years ago

      …and Jaws was not the shark’s name.

        • Neutronbeam
        • 2 years ago

        But they call the wind Mariah.

        • oldog
        • 2 years ago

        My recollection was the crew called the shark… Bruce.

          • drfish
          • 2 years ago

          Yeah, but that was the robot’s name, not the shark’s.

      • Srsly_Bro
      • 2 years ago

      You don’t need to say remember because it’s apparent few even are aware and therefore couldn’t remember when asked.

      • Captain Ned
      • 2 years ago

      And his first name was Froderick, and he went on to show his schwanzstucker to Teri Garr.

      Also, without the eruption of Tambora in 1815, Mary Shelley would likely never have written [i<]Frankenstein[/i<]. [url<][/url<]

      • Liron
      • 2 years ago

      That’s what Victor kept telling me, but the guy has to take some responsibility. If the monster he created does not take his last name… then whose??

        • chuckula
        • 2 years ago

        Count Chuckula might take the blame.

      • PrincipalSkinner
      • 2 years ago

      And my name is not Seymour.

        • Wirko
        • 2 years ago

        That’s no news. If your name isn’t Leonard, well, that’s news.

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