National Whistleblowers Day Shortbread

Stripes. Interesting…

PC hardware, computing, and RGB LEDs

  1. NZXT H510 Elite mid-tower case review @ PC Perspective
  2. Gigabyte Aorus KD25F 240 Hz monitor review @ Guru3D
  3. Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Hero WiFi review @ Hexus
  4. AMD Ryzen 5 3600X (6C12T) CPU review @ KitGuru
  5. Corsair Nightsword RGB gaming mouse review @ Legit Reviews
  6. MSI MEG X570 ACE review @ TechPowerUp
  7. Nvidia Freestyle vs. Radeon Image Sharpening vs. Reshade @ TechSpot
  8. Testing Ryzen 9 with SMT on vs. SMT off @ TechSpot
  9. Intel’s Xeon Cascade Lake vs. NVIDIA Turing @ AnandTech

Games, culture, and VR

  1. A majority of pen & paper nerds nerd out with Dungeons & Dragons @ Quarter To Three
  2. Oculus Quest review @ bit-tech
  3. Watch ten minutes of multiplayer Stalker from Ray Of Hope @ Rock Paper Shotgun (the only bummer about multiplayer Stalker is that my band from back then isn’t together anymore)

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. The FBI is investigating Long Island Iced Tea’s blockchain pivot @ Slashdot
  2. Lego-powered sub built in a water jug @ HackADay
  3. US files lawsuit against bitcoin exchange that helped launder ransomware profits @ Slashdot
  4. Sony is crowdfunding a wearable air conditioner for personal climate control @ New Atlas (alternatively, make a backpack harness for the MMM)

Science, technology, and space news

  1. In a lab accident, scientists create the first-ever permanently magnetic liquid @ Slashdot
  2. Ethiopia plants 350 million trees in a day to help tackle climate crisis @ Slashdot
  3. Scientists create contact lenses that zoom when you blink twice @ Slashdot
  4. TESS hits the trifecta: nearby bright star has 3 interesting planets @ Ars Technica

Cheese, memes, what have you

  1. Cheese energy could power hundreds of UK homes @
  2. In defense of Parmesan cheese from a can @
Colton Westrate

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

    • juzz86
    • 3 weeks ago

    The gentleman at right looks like he’s letting out the most worrying fart before he joins the huddle.

    “That… That was a bit too close…”

    • unknown-error
    • 3 weeks ago

    Whistleblowers failed us. No whistleblower gave us early warnings on the TR UI change. :'(

    Or did “Chuchula” got to the whistleblowers first… 😮 :'(

    • chuckula
    • 4 weeks ago

    In a lab accident, scientists create the first-ever permanently magnetic liquid

    To quote the Insane Chuckula Posse:
    Water, fire, air and dirt.
    Liquid magnets… How do they work?

      • Krogoth
      • 4 weeks ago

      From glue and the tears of fanboys…..

    • superjawes
    • 4 weeks ago

    Those zebras are blowing the whistle for sure, but I think New Orleans would be happier if they would throw a yellow flag.


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