I’ve been wondering if walking, or more exactly, running on

I’ve been wondering if walking, or more exactly, running on the water is doable for us human beings. I mean, if it is possible to do it with rocks, why not us?

I thought that because of our weight, it will never be doable without using some extra gear made for it. Until now…




Walk on water (Liquid Mountaineering) by TheUlfG on YouTube

They call it “Liquid Mountaineering”.

Amazing!

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Megaupload Search Warrant Requests Ignored Massive Non-Infringing Use | TorrentFreak

Megaupload Search Warrant Requests Ignored Massive Non-Infringing Use | TorrentFreak by Ernesto on Torrentfreak

In another section the DoJ points out that Megaupload only deleted links to files when they received DMCA-notices, not the actual files themselves.

What isn’t mentioned is that this is common practice. YouTube doesn’t delete all the same videos either when they get a DMCA notice. After all, the file may also be hosted by the person who actually owns the rights.

“This case makes the DOJ look increasingly stupid and will become an embarrassment for the White House. If it wasn’t such a tragedy for our Megaupload staff and users as well as our families I would just be smiling. Brain deficiencies and lag of knowledge become increasingly obvious in DOJ court filings.”

“I can’t believe I’m in the middle of this tragic copyright comedy,” he says.

It’s true. Even Google YouTube doesn’t delete the actual files. I’ve seen videos disappeared and returning with the same, exact URL. We had our share, supposedly “deleted”, we contested it, and after 2 years, the videos were returned.

Probably it took them 2 years to manually confirm that our videos got victimized by these copyright trolls requesting blanket takedowns.

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RIAA Hammers Google With DMCA Takedowns In Six Strikes Prelude | TorrentFreak

RIAA Hammers Google With DMCA Takedowns In Six Strikes Prelude | TorrentFreak by enigmax on Torrentfreak

The RIAA maintained 200,000 to 230,000 steadily until the first week of November and then, pretty much out of nowhere, they massively turned up the heat.

In the week commencing November 5, the RIAA sent 463,000 URL takedown requests to Google, doubling their busiest week ever. Then the following week (last week), the recording industry group sent a mind-boggling 666,000 takedown requests to Google in just 7 days.

* my emphasis

Talk about the devil, someone inside the RIAA either loves Biblical numerology or actually is…

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How dirty are toilet seats?

How dirty are toilet seats? on Bbc

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The toilet seat has acquired an unfair reputation as the dirtiest item in the average household. But scientists say there are far filthier places in our house, some of them where we least expect.

Would you chop your vegetables on your toilet seat?

His studies have found that on the average toilet seat there are 50 bacteria per square inch.

“It’s one of the cleanest things you’ll run across in terms of micro-organisms,” he says. “It’s our gold standard – there are not many things cleaner than a toilet seat when it comes to germs.”

But the filthiest culprit in our homes is the kitchen sponge or cloth.

According to Gerba, there are about 10 million bacteria per square inch on a sponge, and a million on a dishcloth.

In other words, a kitchen sponge is 200,000 times dirtier than a toilet seat, and a dishcloth is 20,000 times dirtier.

via @bananabob@identi.ca

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