Email? That's for old people, right?

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Did... did you just text me a funny link by taking a photo of your screen with your phone?
Well you don't have Facebook Messenger so this was the easiest way
What's wrong with File/Share/Messages?
This is a PC, no messages on there besides WhatsApp
Your toy also doesn't have the ability to send email?
How often do you check your email?
Um, always and forever? I get push notifications.
Most people I know only check personal email once a day
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Phish tank

Or, Internet of (fish) Shit:

The fish tank had sensors connected to a PC that regulated the temperature, food and cleanliness of the tank.

"Somebody got into the fish tank and used it to move around into other areas (of the network) and sent out data," said [someone who, with a straight face, calls themself] director of cyber intelligence.

The casino's name and the type of data stolen were not disclosed in the report for security reasons, he said. The report said 10 GB of data were sent out to a device in Finland.

This story has the traditional structure of every urban legend ever, and appears to be sourced to a single press release by company who sell anti-malware software, making it even more suspect. But, it sounds "truthy".

The Mosaic Communications Fishcam was never compromised, for the record.

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Crowdfunded Murder Submarine

Initially, Madsen claimed he'd dropped Swedish journalist Kim Wall off before the sinking and he didn't know where she was.

Now police say Madsen has admitted that Wall died in an accident on his sub and he "buried her at sea."

Madsen was found on August 11th by the Danish Navy following a search for the missing submarine. He initially claimed that he'd dropped Wall off on the shore in Copenhagen Bay on August 10th. Her boyfriend was the first to alert the police that the sub was missing. He told authorities that Wall had left with Madsen in the vessel and had not returned on time. He explained that she was writing a story about the renaissance man for Wired magazine.

Body found as Danish submarine man says missing woman died on board

A headless female torso was found on Monday in the water's edge in Copenhagen, hours after a Danish inventor charged with killing a journalist in his home-made submarine told a court she died on board, police said.

Peter Madsen told the court that Swedish journalist Kim Wall had died in an accident and he had buried her at sea, changing his earlier statement the he dropped her off alive in Copenhagen.

Police later told a press conference that it was still too early to identify the body - missing its head, legs and arms - that was found by a passing cyclist.

Update:

"The body bears the mark of having, most likely, been inflicted deliberate damage with the purpose of ensuring that gasses can pass out of the body -- possibly in an attempt to avoid that a body rises from the seabed," Møller said. [...]

Danish police said that in light of the findings they would look afresh into unsolved cases such as the murder of a Japanese tourist in 1986. Body parts of 22-year-old Kazuko Toyonaga were found in plastic bags at separate locations in the waters outside Copenhagen almost a month after the student disappeared on her travels through Scandinavia.

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Introspection

Transplant Recipients Hold Their Own Hearts

Unceremoniously lifting the surgical cloth that covers the heart, Roberts describes what he sees. The history of the heart is there, incontrovertibly embedded in the organ. Most are cocooned in hard yellow fat. [...]

Murtha awoke in an intensive care unit, with a new heart bounding in his chest. His old heart went first to the pathology lab for an autopsy. At that point, Roberts claims, "99.5 percent of hospitals throw the hearts away. They just don't have the space to keep them." Baylor is different, however. Their lab contains thousands of hearts in permanent storage, making it one of the most extensive cardiac research facilities in the world. The availability of these organs creates a unique opportunity for a program like Heart-to-Heart. [...]

Hendrix had expected to see something "black and shriveled, probably three times the normal size, and just jello-like."

Bell had expected a big red ideograph, "like when you open a Valentine's card."

"It wasn't like that at all though," he continued. "What it reminded me of, was a piece of roast beef."

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