Pottman's Gaming, Books, and Other Nerdy stuff

A general place where I post random shit.
onthemedia:

TLDR #37 - Every City Gets the Hero it Deserves
On Tuesday, the Philadelphia Police released a video of some unidentified suspects in a brutal attack on a gay couple. Within a few hours, a Philly sports fan and his online friends had identified some of the people in the video without the blizzard of false accusations that usually accompany an online investigation. On the latest episode of TLDR, Alex speaks to  ”Fan Since 09” about how he managed to corral a online mob into potentially solving a crime.

onthemedia:

TLDR #37 - Every City Gets the Hero it Deserves

On Tuesday, the Philadelphia Police released a video of some unidentified suspects in a brutal attack on a gay couple. Within a few hours, a Philly sports fan and his online friends had identified some of the people in the video without the blizzard of false accusations that usually accompany an online investigation. On the latest episode of TLDR, Alex speaks to  ”Fan Since 09” about how he managed to corral a online mob into potentially solving a crime.

did-you-kno:

During the 16th century Ming Dynasty, the Chinese blew powdered smallpox scabs up the noses of the healthy, who would develop a mild case of the disease before becoming immune to it. Source

did-you-kno:

During the 16th century Ming Dynasty, the Chinese blew powdered smallpox scabs up the noses of the healthy, who would develop a mild case of the disease before becoming immune to it. Source

bijikurdistan:

Sep 19
45 ISIS Terrorists killed by Kurdish YPG Fighters in Kunheftar, a village in south Kobani (Ain al Arab)

bijikurdistan:

Sep 19

45 ISIS Terrorists killed by Kurdish YPG Fighters in Kunheftar, a village in south Kobani (Ain al Arab)