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Harvard and the Making of the Unabomber - The Atlantic
How sadistic psychology experiments at Harvard may have influenced the Unabomber
crime  psychology  usa  fail  unabomber  harvard 
june 2015 by ignatz
Hey Apple! Fix the green button already!
Sometimes it zooms, sometimes it maximizes and sometimes it just does wacky stuff that no one can really explain. The green button in all OS X windows has been a nuisance since the public betas and it’s (long past) time Apple fixed it.
apple  fail  interface 
april 2010 by ignatz
Phantom killer was a myth: Police track DNA of a cotton bud maker for two years -
Police in Germany hunted a sinister phantom killer for two years after finding the same DNA at 39 different crime scenes - only to discover that the source was a woman who made the cotton buds used to collect the sample
forensics  fail  crime  police  dna 
april 2009 by ignatz
Do not give your dog food prepared by this woman.
via:agitprop80  food  animals  dog  fail  rachaelray 
december 2008 by ignatz
McClatchy blog: China Rises: It wasn't poetry after all
Max Planck Institute thinks they put classic Chinese poem on cover. Turns out to be strip club ad.
ha  china  language  fail  orientalism  asianculture 
december 2008 by ignatz
A System Call That Should Never Fail
the "can't happen" switch fallthrough hits userspace, causing ha
fail  microsoft  software  windows  canthappen  possibly  apocryphal  ha  via:ethanthein 
march 2008 by ignatz

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