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          Savona, secondo me la sua nomina alla Consob dimostra che il governo giallo-verde è bipolare      Cache   Translate Page      

A Federica (nome di fantasia) si era materializzato d’incanto l’uomo della vita sul pianerottolo del suo nuovo appartamento ad Atlanta dove si era appena trasferita. Un Robert Redford giovane, brillante, spiritoso, sportivo quanto basta, modi squisiti, reddito da yuppie. Insomma il destino scodella la perfezione nella persona di Andrew (altro nome di fantasia). Si schiude […]

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In 2009 the V.A. had about 5,500 women veterans enrolled. In just nine years that population has almost doubled to 9,000.
        

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It's shit like this which increases suicide rates. You might as well kill yourself if you're around 5' tall and have a small chest before you get censored from the world itself. Oh, and your age doesn't matter. As lolis never had anything to do strictly with age it simply doesn't matter, but thanks to the masses of idiotic uncultured swine loli apparently means "underage" in any case. Sexual acts? You're 20 you say? No you look like a loli it was clearly underage sex and the other person is obviously a pedophile.
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to be fair the Stop Enabling Online Sex Trafficking Act is causing this. Fuck Reddit any way
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>There are countries where underaged girls can be married off. This is good thing not a bad thing. It's not always old guy who marry young girl also what age you're speaking abut? No such a thing as underaged or AOC. This was made by women movements to take men right to marry young girls away. Just look at they history of AOC you brainwashed mutt.
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they already banned lolicon 1 or 2 years ago, they are just going after small chests too now
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gab banned it for being "demonic garbage" (christian and puritan bullshit), reddit and other mainstream sites ban it because it's anime and anime doesn't usually bend to social justice
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WeChatをを展開する中国テンセントが米国のソーシャルユースサイト『Reddit』に150億ドルの巨額投資に踏み切ろうとしていると伝える海外メディアの記事の翻訳と海外の反応。アメリカ版2ちゃんねるとも呼ばれるRedditユーザーの反応とは? 続きを読む »
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We’ll tell you how to get, how to get to the sweetest thing on the internet right now.

Just check out the Cookie Monster’s adorable AMA (Ask Me Anything) question and answer session on Reddit. It’s nom, nom, nom.

The “Sesame Street” character this week answered fans’ queries to raise awareness and money for the Yellow Feather Fund, which helps vulnerable children.

Find out what the children’s TV icon really thinks of internet cookies, duets and Kermit the Frog in the cutest selection of responses below.

How big is your cookie collection?

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What is the optimum number of chocolate chips per cookie?

We know cookies are your favorite food. What is your second favorite food?

 

If you were a cookie what kind of cookie would you be?

My son is your biggest fan in the world. His name is Nico and he’s almost 2. Any words of advice for him???

Is there a cookie you will not eat?

What do you think of internet cookies?

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          Here's What Happens In The Original, Terrible 'Game Of Thrones' Pilot That Never Aired      Cache   Translate Page      

“One of the most painful experiences of my life.”

That’s how David Benioff once described seeing friends test-screen his and co-showrunner Dan Weiss’ original “Game of Thrones” pilot in 2010. After that viewing, more than 90 percent of the episode was supposedly reshot before it aired on HBO in April 2011, eventually leading to the phenomenon that the series is today.

But that first terrible, horrible, no good, very bad pilot ― called a “piece of shit” by the showrunners’ screenwriter friend Craig Mazin ― never saw the light of day. It became legend, something that could live only in Old Nan’s stories. Or so we thought.

It’s an oft-forgotten fact that George R.R. Martin, whose A Song of Ice and Fire novels serve as inspiration for “Game of Thrones,” has been depositing old copies of his writing to Texas A&M’s Cushing Memorial Library in College Station for more than two decades. He is said to have fallen in love with Cushing’s sci-fi collection and its archival system during visits to AggieCon as far back as the 1970s and decided to make the quiet spot in Texas a home for his massive catalog of original manuscripts.

The resulting collection at the library takes up multiple walls, the first of which is properly called the Wall. It’s a collection so vast, it’d make Samwell Tarly’s head spin, staffed by a team of dedicated librarians and professors who serve as a kind of Night’s Watch. Among the archive’s many files are manuscripts for the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, and ― as I learned during a trip to Texas over the summer ― a box containing a production draft of that painful “Game of Thrones” pilot. 

An early version of the pilot script supposedly surfaced online years ago, but the script’s authenticity was never officially verified. No one seemed to know how similar it was to the rejected pilot that HBO shot or how much it differed; scripts often go through various rewrites, so the mysterious version floating around online could have been from any phase of revisions. 

I had three days to spend in Texas, but it took only five minutes to realize the script online and the one at Cushing are different. There are reasons to believe that the version in Texas is similar to the pilot script that HBO shot: The production draft at Cushing is dated Oct. 22, 2009, right around the time the unaired pilot started filming. The Cushing script credits the unaired pilot’s original director, Tom McCarthy, who was later replaced in reshoots by Tim Van Patten. Plus, in terms of content, the Cushing script contains storylines that have been rumored to be in the unaired pilot script (as we’ll get into below) ― key story departures, dialogue alterations and location changes that cast the Seven Kingdoms in a different light.

“Game of Thrones” isn’t returning until April 2019, but fans are already bracing for a final season full of callbacks to early moments in the show, which will complete its eight-year “massive jigsaw puzzle,” as it was described by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who plays Jaime Lannister.

In advance of the season premiere, we exhaustively rummage through the secrets hidden in the pilot script from Martin’s collection, involving everything from an unreleased Cersei Lannister moment to a really drunk Jon Snow making a scene. Here’s what Westeros might have looked like if that “piece of shit” pilot had aired:

 

The Cersei scene that might ruffle some feathers

Let’s begin with a defining scene between King Robert Baratheon and Ned Stark in the Winterfell crypts. 

The scene that aired on HBO is slightly different from the scene in the Cushing script, but the gist is the same. Robert asks Ned to be his new Hand of the King, a position left open after Jon Arryn’s death. That’s when Robert places something small but highly symbolic on a statue of his onetime betrothed, Lyanna Stark: a feather. 

And that pretty much sums up the sequence you saw in Season 1:

But in the script found in the Cushing library, Queen Cersei plays a pivotal role in this exchange’s aftermath ― so much so that her involvement would have changed a Season 5 episode, the recent Season 8 teaser and possibly more. 

The following scene is written into the pilot script found at Cushing and involves Cersei visiting the crypts right before the feast at Winterfell:

Cersei exits the crypts, crosses the courtyard and walks into the antechamber between the kitchen and the Winterfell great hall. The celebration for the king’s arrival is underway, and servants are rushing past her with food. The queen’s handmaidens make adjustments to her outfit and remove her heavy fur.

Then Cersei reveals something she has inside her sleeve:

Why does it matter?

The episode that aired on HBO gave no indication that Cersei was aware of the feather Robert placed on Lyanna’s statue, let alone that she removed it to be burned.

Without this intervention, the feather goes on to play an important role in HBO’s recent Season 8 “Game of Thrones” teaser, falling to the ground as Jon Snow walks by and freezing when a wave of cold air rolls over it.

Even before that, the feather was featured in Season 5, Episode 4, “Sons of the Harpy,” when Sansa Stark visits the Winterfell crypts and comes across the token Robert placed on the statue years ago.

The series’ creators, Benioff and Weiss, acknowledged the feather’s station in the crypts to Making of Game of Thrones, explaining that, after all this time, the feather would surely still be there because there “hasn’t been a janitorial crew going down and vacuuming.”

“We thought it would be kind of a great thing,” they added, “to have Sansa wondering about it.” 

Why Sansa? And why a feather?

If you’ve been living under a Casterly Rock your entire life, you might’ve missed the curious role that birds play in “Game of Thrones.” There’s Varys’ spy network of “little birds,” there’s the High Sparrow, there’s the Three-Eyed Raven, and then there’s Sansa, who is often referred to as a “little bird” or “little dove.” These characters have a few things in common: They’re misunderstood, underestimated and often hold powerful information.

The feather could hint at how Lyanna, too, was a misunderstood character, another little bird. It could also serve as a symbol for her secret, her child, Jon Snow.

Now remember, in the Season 5 episode in which the feather reappears, viewers still think Lyanna had been kidnapped and raped by Prince Rhaegar. It hadn’t been revealed that she and Rhaegar were actually in love, married and had a baby — a secret that, with her dying breath, she made her brother Ned promise to keep.

The connection to Jon is reiterated in that Season 8 teaser when he looks back at the feather. Could Cersei’s burning the feather in the scrapped pilot script have been a hint at something else on the way? Will she do the same to Jon?

With Dany’s dragons flying around and Cersei having blown up part of King’s Landing with wildfire, it’s not much of a stretch to imagine a fiery run-in between Cersei and Jon in the future.

The cut feather scene is perhaps the first small hint of Cersei’s penchant for burning her enemies’ “cities to the ground,” as she likes to say. Considering HBO’s “Dragonstone” teaser from late in 2018, which shows a fire engulfing the signature Lannister lion, more flames are likely in the Lannisters’ future. And, just possibly, Jon Snow’s.

 

The much more consensual sex scene between Dany and Khal Drogo

One of the more substantial differences between the script at Cushing and the episode that aired on HBO can be observed in the writing of Daenerys Targaryen’s marriage consummation scene.

In the Cushing script, Dany has a lot more control. She smiles when she realizes Drogo can say only the word “no” in her language, she helps him take rings out of his hair and, most important, she ultimately consents to sex: 

This is far from the scene that aired on HBO, in which she cries as he undresses her, then has sex with her from behind. The more consensual framing of the scene is straight out of Martin’s books, which explains why it was included in an earlier version of the script; the pilot script at Cushing tends to hew closer to Martin’s words.

The version of the scene that aired, however, is traumatic. Daenerys is raped. Her relationship with Drogo eventually grows into love, but that doesn’t erase the fact that he raped her — and does so time and time again.

She addresses these rapes in her first conversation with Jon in Season 7, telling him, “I’ve been shamed and betrayed, raped and defiled. Do you know what kept me standing through all those years in exile? Faith, not in any gods, not in myths and legends. In myself, in Daenerys Targaryen.”

Why does it matter?

Though a consensual scene would have been less traumatic to watch, Daenerys actress Emilia Clarke spoke about her character’s rape to Glamour in 2016, explaining some possible reasoning behind the scene:

At the heart of it, we’re telling a story; you need that part of the story to feel empathy for Daenerys. You see her attacked by her brother, raped by her husband, and then going, “F―k all of you, I’m gonna rule the world.” That’s where we are now.

A rape scene is hardly necessary to build empathy for Dany’s plight, but as Clarke said, it underscores the terrors Dany overcame and her transformation from a scared, abused child into the khaleesi.

Somewhere between her rape and her decision to sleep with Jon, aka King of the Squats, in Season 7, a completely different Mother of Dragons has emerged.

 

The much more confusing sex scene between Jaime and Cersei

After watching the “Game of Thrones” premiere on HBO, fans are well aware that Jaime and Cersei are related. It’s a pretty pivotal plot point. Interestingly, one of the most prominent critiques lodged against the unaired pilot was that this info wasn’t clear enough. Early viewers didn’t know Jaime and Cersei Lannister are brother and sister.

Perhaps that’s why a scene featuring the incestuous siblings talking at King’s Landing was added to the episode that aired. In it, the two basically chat about how very, very related they are and how if anyone discovered their secret affair, their heads would be on spikes.

“As your brother, I feel it’s my duty to warn you, you worry too much,” Jaime explicitly states. This scene is not in the Cushing pilot script or the script previously available online, as io9 points out.

Keeping in mind that many viewers of the original pilot didn’t understand the Lannister twins’ relationship, a scene in the script at Cushing would have made it even more complicated. (Get out of here, Bran. You don’t want to see this.)

In all versions of the pilot, Bran Stark climbs the exterior of a tower at Winterfell and happens upon a window, through which he peeps a naked man and woman (Jaime and Cersei). In the script at Cushing, however, the encounter reads slightly differently, with Cersei telling Jaime to stop:

Why does it matter? 

In the episode that aired, Cersei objects to Jaime only after she spots Bran inadvertently being a little creep in the window.

In contrast, in Martin’s book and the script at Cushing, she protests much sooner. It’s confusing to Bran and possibly would’ve been confusing to TV viewers too.

Consider how this scene would have affected Jaime’s triumphant moment in Season 7, when he chooses to walk away from a power-hungry Cersei. Until that point, audiences are meant to believe he has always been under Cersei’s control; only then is he able to break free from her influence. The Cushing version of Jaime and Cersei’s sex scene could have made this harder to swallow.

In a show riddled with constant backstabbing, endless subplots and so many characters you remember as What’s His Name and Who’s Her Face, the less confusing a scene, the better.

 

The White Walkers who wouldn’t shut up

The Cushing pilot script opens a lot like the episode that aired: Three men from the Night’s Watch are tracking down wildlings when they are ambushed by White Walkers. Things don’t go well.

In the early pilot script, one of those men, Will, realizes the bodies of the dead wildlings have vanished and proceeds to climb a tree to get a better view. He does this right before the Walkers arrive, and his decision is a lifesaving one. In contrast to the aired episode, which shows a Walker sparing a member of the Watch from death for some unknown reason, it’s Will’s position in the tree that prevents him from being killed along with the others.

The White Walkers descend on the other two men, all the while speaking a language of ice:

Will stays in the tree. He’s going to let this one just play out.

Why does it matter?

At this point, White Walker dialogue is well documented. It just has never shown up on TV. However, it’s in the books, it’s referred to by Vanity Fair writer Joanna Robinson after she reviewed a number of “Game of Thrones” scripts, it shows up in the pilot script floating around online and it’s also in the one from Martin’s collection at Cushing.

I asked “Game of Thrones” language creator David Peterson about the White Walker dialogue, which he named Skroth, in a previously unpublished portion of a 2017 interview.

Reflecting on early plans for the White Walkers to speak, he told me he originally put something together for the opening scene of the show.

“I came up with basically some dialogue. I recorded it, and then I suggested to them, ‘Here’s how you might modify it digitally to give it a unique sound,’” he said. Peterson wanted the language to sound like it was described in Martin’s books, like “the cracking of ice on a winter lake.” Though, we imagine that could’ve possibly looked like a White Walker whose mouth is filled with pop rocks.

“It didn’t get used for the pilot, and then there was discussion they were thinking about using it in Season 2,” he said. “They said they tried it, and it just wasn’t working out, so they abandoned the idea.”

Peterson sent me a pre-effects example of the White Walker dialogue, which he previously played at conventions and gave us permission to include. Here’s an early version of what a White Walker would’ve sounded like:

At the time, he said, “Game of Thrones” sound designer Paula Fairfield was still hopeful they could use it one day, but that obviously hasn’t happened.

It’s not the only language casualty. Peterson said he created a full language for the Children of the Forest in Season 6, but for a variety of reasons (a desire to avoid the need for subtitles during action sequences, stunt people having difficulty with their lines), they “were either cut or shortened, and all of them were turned into English.”

“It was an idea. They tried it. It just didn’t work,” he said.

 

The time Jon Snow got wasted

In the “Game of Thrones” pilot that aired, Jon does not make an appearance in the memorable great hall scene. Instead, he stays outside, heeding Catelyn Stark’s wishes that Jon — who she and almost everyone else believes is Ned’s bastard son — not be present.

But in the pilot script at Cushing, he sits inside. He’s not at the highborn table, but he manages to have a drunken conversation with Benjen Stark in the great hall anyway.

Our guy is left alone to drink more wine and eventually causes a scene:

The scene in the Cushing pilot script is almost exactly the same as the scene in Martin’s novel A Game of Thrones. From the book:

He must have drunk more wine than he had realized. His feet got tangled under him as he tried to leave, and he lurched sideways into a serving girl and sent a flagon of spiced wine crashing to the floor. Laughter boomed all around him. 

Beyond the exclusion of Snow’s drunken escapade, the Cushing version of the sequence was drastically rearranged to form the scenes that aired on HBO. For example, in the episode that aired, the confrontation between Ned and Jaime in the great hall ends after Ned says, “I don’t fight in tournaments because when I fight a man for real, I don’t want him to know what I can do.”

Jaime replies, “Well said.”

But in the Cushing pilot script, as well as the one that has been online, the moment continues long enough for Jaime to remind Ned of how his brother and father were killed:

It continues:

A flashback of Ned’s brother Brandon being killed also purportedly existed in an early version of the filmed pilot (a screenshot exists online), but this is not included in the script at Cushing (though it could have fit in around this conversation). 

The Cushing version of the scene goes even further, with Ned leaving and Tyrion, who overheard everything, telling Jaime, “If it came down to it, Brother, I’d bet on you ― but I wouldn’t bet much.” Tyrion then downs another tankard of wine, realizes he drank too much, staggers out of the hall and eventually talks to Jon outside.

Why does it matter?

While it would’ve been fun to see the future King in the North get shitfaced (you know nothing about holding your alcohol, Jon Snow), it’s so much extra character interaction to digest that you could be left feeling as dizzy as Tyrion. 

There are a few moments that are really important from the Winterfell feast scenes, and Jon’s conversations with Tyrion and Benjen are at the forefront. The conversation with Tyrion is referred to in Season 7, when Tyrion writes Jon a letter that includes “All dwarves are bastards in their father’s eyes.” It’s a line Tyrion says in their first chat, and it seemingly convinces Jon he’ll be safe when he travels to see Daenerys.

Of course, with Benjen he talks about going to serve in the Night’s Watch at the Wall, which he clearly does and then lives happily ever after. 

The other character interactions, while entertaining, could have distracted from the truly important moments, so let’s all pour one out for Jon’s long-lost wasted scene.

 

The weird Catelyn who wanted Sansa to be queen

Catelyn and Daenerys were originally played by different actors — Jennifer Ehle and Tamzin Merchant, respectively. Before Michelle Fairley took on the role of Catelyn, the character’s personality was a lot different too.

For example, in a bedroom scene in the pilot script, Catelyn urges Ned to accept Robert’s offer of betrothal between Joffrey and Sansa and to head south with the king.

Maester Luwin then enters with the note from her sister Lysa, saying that the Lannisters murdered her husband, Jon Arryn. Ned has no choice but to take up his old friend Robert’s request to be the new Hand of the King and go to King’s Landing to figure out what’s going on.

In the episode that aired, however, Catelyn urges Ned to stay in the North, claiming that she’ll confront Robert and tell him, “Listen, fat man. You are not taking my husband anywhere. He belongs to me now.”

You tell ’em, Cat.

Why does it matter?

In terms of the differences between the pilot script at Cushing and the episode that aired, Catelyn is my pick for most improved character. Benioff and Weiss were smart to realize that fans have pages and pages to get to know the Catelyn in the books but only a few scenes to get to know her on the show. The Cushing script might have made Catelyn seem a bit title obsessed, like Season 1 Sansa, who was, objectively, the worst.

Just ask Season 1 Arya Stark.

Instead, the showrunners chose to lean into the image of the Stark matriarch as a protective mother and wife who would later fend off an assassin in an effort to save her injured Bran.

It’s also worth noting that after reading Lysa’s letter in the Cushing script, Catelyn says to Ned:

In the episode that aired, Catelyn stops after saying Jon Arryn was murdered by the Lannisters. She doesn’t say, “By the queen.”

John Standing, the actor who plays the dearly departed Jon Arryn, once said the original pilot included a “lunatic” scene in which Cersei watches his character die. Though this scene isn’t included in the script at Cushing, a line about Jon Arryn being killed by the queen paves the way for the bit to have been added later.

 

The time Joffrey Baratheon, First of his Name, was a jerk from the start

When “Game of Thrones” begins, you don’t realize Joffrey is quite as turdish as he is until Episode 2, when Tyrion slaps him silly for not going to the Starks to offer sympathies after Bran’s fall. But in the pilot script at Cushing, you get the impression that Joffrey is a walking, talking pile of human excrement right away.

At a training session between the Lannisters and Starks, Bran has just finished pummeling Tommen Baratheon with a wooden sword, and Ser Rodrik, Winterfell’s master-at-arms, asks Robb Stark and Joffrey if they’d like to go another round. Robb’s in, but Joffrey complains that he’s “tired of swatting at Starks with a play sword.” He suggests “live steel,” and Rodrik is just not cool with that.

While the pilot script gives Robb this early interaction with Joffrey, it omits many other scenes that made their way to air — the Winterfell scene where Bran is learning archery with his family, the scene in which Sansa and Arya are practicing their stitching, the scene in which Sansa begs Catelyn to let her go to King’s Landing and the infamous shaving scene in which the Stark boys stand around shirtless and flexing.

Why does it matter?

The Joffrey moment could have added tension later in the series — for instance, during the War of the Five Kings skit at Joffrey’s wedding, which features someone riding around with a wolf’s head to represent the decapitated Robb. But it seems likely that some minor scenes like this were cut in order to make room for more vital moments, such as getting to know the Starks. And, frankly, more Starks and less Joffrey sounds like a winning formula, bare-chested flexing and all.

The final takeaways

In addition to the cut scenes, there were quite a few subtle differences between the script available online and the one from Martin’s official collection in Texas. In the version online, Tyrion pets the Stark direwolf Ghost, his brothel scene takes place at King’s Landing (not in the North), and there’s a long scene meant to describe a now-discarded title sequence.

But none of this happens in the script at the Cushing library. (In fact, as far as the credits go, the script there describes an opening sequence with just the words “TITLE CARD: GAME OF THRONES.”)

There are some less significant but amusing details sandwiched into the script at Cushing too. Ned, who’s about the grimmest dude around, makes a joke in the crypts:

The line was taken out and given to Jaime in Season 1, Episode 3: 

Various shooting locations changed as well. For instance, Dany’s wedding was originally filmed in Morocco and featured a cameo from Martin himself as a Pentoshi (something that could have easily fit into the Cushing script, since it mentions “Merchants of Pentos” gathered for the ceremony). However, when Clarke was brought in as the replacement Daenerys, the subplot was altered and reshot in Malta.

The Cushing script alone doesn’t reveal exactly why the original pilot was such a “massive problem,” as Mazin put it. Kit Harington, who plays Jon Snow, touched on that version’s “mistakes,” telling The Guardian, “It didn’t look right, didn’t feel right.” The devil is likely in the scene execution details, which we might never see, although he said the showrunners would threaten to release the pilot on YouTube when he pissed them off. Perhaps the early drunk scenes weren’t the King in the North’s finest hour.

Still, reading the script at Cushing, I got a sense of how even small changes would have led to a vastly different show. One of the most interesting aspects for me ― a moment that would’ve changed the way some future “Game of Thrones” scenes unfold and added some foreshadowing ― was Cersei’s cut scene. As the adage goes, where there’s smoke, there’s ... Cersei trying to light something on fire.

The scenes illustrated by Lena Vargas Afanasieva are not meant to be exact depictions of the scripted sequences.

Additional reporting by Leigh Blickley and Sara Boboltz.


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This week in startups: Turvo takes center stage, a mental health unicorn emerges and Reddit rakes in cash.
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Ethan Lindenberger is getting vaccinated for well, just about everything. He's 18 years old, but had never received vaccines for diseases like hepatitis, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, or the chickenpox. Lindenberger's mother, Jill Wheeler, is anti-vaccine. He said she has been influenced by online misinformation, such as a debunked study that claimed certain vaccines were linked with autism, or a theory that vaccines cause brain damage. Incorrect ideas like these have spread like wildfire, so much so that the CDC has explicitly tried to combat them, posting pages like "Vaccines Do Not Cause Autism." Lindenberger's eldest sister is vaccinated, and his eldest brother is partially immunized, but once his mother found out that she had the right to opt-out of vaccinations, she chose not to vaccinate her younger five children. "God knows how I'm still alive," Lindenberger wrote on Reddit last November. Despite his mother's belief that vaccines are bad, Ethan Lindenberger decided to get his
          El trackpad y el touchpad no son rivales para el ratón de toda la vida (o sí)       Cache   Translate Page      

El trackpad y el touchpad no son rivales para el ratón de toda la vida (o sí) #source%3Dgooglier%2Ecom#https%3A%2F%2Fgooglier%2Ecom%2Fpage%2F%2F10000

No puedo vivir sin mi ratón. Cierto que el touchpad de mi portátil funciona de forma razonable y no tengo problema en usarlo cuando no hay otra opción, pero siempre trato de llevar un ratón de viaje en esos casos en los que no voy a poder usar el ratón que uso a diario.

Y sin embargo, hay quien piensa justo lo contrario: los trackpad y los touchpad se han convertido en fantásticas alternativas para usuarios que de hecho los prefieren a los ratones de toda la vida. Y no solo eso: la experiencia demuestra que cada tipo de dispositivo es mejor para ciertos escenarios, y es ahí donde entran alternativas llamativas como los trackpoints o las tabletas gráficas.

El ratón siempre es superior al touchpad (o no)

Un usuario llamado Chris Siebenmann destapaba la caja de Pandora hace unos días al hablar de cómo "un touchpad no es un ratón, al menos no uno bueno" y se quejaba de cómo para él el touchpad de su Dell XPS 13 no podía igualar al comportamiento de un buen ratón.

Mxmaster Me gusta tanto mi Logitech MX Master que hace unos meses compré otro totalmente nuevo en oferta por si el mío se me estropeaba. No puedo vivir sin él.

Este usuario contaba su experiencia e indicaba cómo para ciertas operaciones con su ordenador el touchpad se comportaba de forma aceptable, pero en otros casos parecía evidente que el ratón era claramente superior.

Así, mover el puntero por la pantalla y hacer clic en cualquier elemento era básicamente igual de fácil o rápido en uno que en otro. El desplazamiento vertical en páginas web o documentos también es más o menos equivalente (rueda del ratón en uno, desplazamiento con dos dedos en otro), pero había gestos como la selección de texto o de una región de pantalla que no eran tan cómodos en el touchpad.

¿O sí lo es?

Puede serlo, desde luego: en los comentarios que surgían a esta cuestión en Hacker News un usuario apuntaba a la que él era la solución a ese caso de uso: el dedo índice servía para hacer el clic izquierdo, y el dedo corazón servía para moverse por el trackpad/touchpad para hacer esa selección de texto o de una región del escritorio.

Trackpad

El secreto, destacaba, está en aumentar la sensibilidad de la aceleración del trackpad/touchpad para que con un pequeño movimiento fuese posible abarcar un área de pantalla respetable.

Los gestos lo han cambiado todo

Ese debate demostraba cómo las teóricas ventajas del ratón frente al trackpad o al touchpad se han difuminado en los últimos años.

Precision Touchpad

Lo han hecho gracias sobre todo a la llegada de los gestos a esos componentes para portátiles, ya que con ellos los usuarios tienen por fin acceso a un buen montón de acciones estándar predefinidas que eran difícilmente realizables con un trackpad o un touchpad.

Tenemos un buen ejemplo en el desplazamiento vertical con dos dedos -por cierto, ¿sois de desplazamiento natural -el desplazamiento mueve la vista, no el contenido- o del contrario?, que ha permitido emular esa bendita rueda de ratón que fue uno de las grandes mejoras de los ratones en los últimos años.

Hay por supuesto otros muchos gestos del trackpad o el touchpad que permiten acceder a funciones que antes solo estaban disponibles en el ratón, pero es que además muchos de esos gestos son configurables en los paneles de control de macOS, Windows (Microsoft impulsó su tecnología Precision Touchpad en Windows 10 precisamente para equipararse con los trackpad de los MacBook) o Linux. En este último caso el soporte suele ser algo más complejo, y por ejemplo asignar el botón de en medio de un ratón a una pulsación con tres dedos en el touchpad tiene algo de miga aunque haya solución sencilla vía la consola de toda la vida (y lo he comprobado).

Hay también herramientas específicas para personalizar esos gestos: BetterTouchTool para macOS o AutoHotkey para Windows -que también permite crear accesos directos de teclado-, por ejemplo, lo que permite que aquellos que quieran ir un poco más allá a la hora de exprimir sus trackpad y touchpad puedan hacerlo.

Y sin embargo hay que admitirlo: el touchpad y el trackpad pueden no ser para todo. Pero es que atención: el ratón tampoco.

Cada oveja (y ratón, y touchpad, y trackpad) con su pareja

Aunque es cierto que las diferencias y la efectividad de ambos métodos se han diluido en los últimos tiempos, hay ciertos escenarios en los que un ratón sí tiene ciertas ventajas sobre un trackpad o un touchpad.

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El ejemplo más sencillo es el de los juegos, sobre todo en el caso de los FPS en el que el jugador debe poder mirar a su alrededor y apuntar de forma rápida y continua, algo difícil de hacer (aunque no imposible) con el trackpad o el touchpad de un equipo portátil.

Ahí el ratón ofrece una ventaja competitiva sobre otros métodos de control, y ese es el debate que precisamente afecta al juego crossplay en Fortnite: quienes juegan desde el móvil, desde la consola o incluso desde un portátil están en desventaja frente a quienes lo hacen con ratón y teclado. Esa es una de las razones por las que el reciente soporte de estos periféricos en la Xbox One es interesante, por ejemplo.

Este escenario de uso demuestra que ciertos periféricos ofrecen ventajas claras en ciertos casos. El ratón lo hace en los juegos FPS, por ejemplo, pero también ocurre que han aparecido soluciones específicas para otras preferencias.

Trackball

Así es como diversos fabricantes nos han permitido acceder a soluciones para todos los gustos: el trackpoint que los legendarios ThinkPad integran se ha convertido en seña de identidad de estos equipos, pero también hay ratones con trackball -quienes lo usan no vuelven, dicen- o tabletas gráficas como las fabricadas por Wacom y que son perfectas para artistas digitales: si habéis probado a dibujar con ratón o trackpad/touchpad, firmar documentos o escribir alguna palabra comprenderéis rápidamente por qué esos periféricos tienen sentido.

Afortunadamente el mercado ofrece soluciones para todos los gustos, y ahí incluimos también el Magic Trackpad 2 de Apple y dispositivos que precisamente hacen lo mismo en Windows como el Logitech Wireless Touchpad T650 o el Dell TP713. Todos ellos permiten a los amantes de los trackpad y los touchpad de portátiles disfrutar de esas mismas opciones en equipos de escritorio y con aún más área táctil.

Eso sí: a mí que no me quiten mi ratón. ¿Y a vosotros?


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WIRED.jp 仮想通貨150億円相当が管理者の死で“消えた”事件、その深まる謎と「陰謀説」について考える

 

仮想通貨(暗号通貨、暗号資産)の交換事業者であるカナダのQuadrigaCX(クアドリガCX)で、10万人以上のユーザーがひどい目にあっている。暗号鍵を保有していた弱冠30歳の最高経営責任者(CEO)ジェラルド・コットンが急死したことで、取引所の資産が実質的に凍結されてしまったのだ。

クアドリガは現金とビットコインで合わせて1億9,000万ドル(約208億円)相当の資産を保有するが、その大半は顧客への払い戻しが不可能になっている。コットンの未亡人であるジェニファー・ロバートソンがノヴァスコシア州の裁判所に提出した供述書によると、コールドウォレット[編註:仮想通貨を保管するウォレットのうちインターネットから完全に切り離されているもの]に保管された1億3,700万ドル(約150億円)相当については、セキュリティー上の理由から暗号鍵を知っているのは死亡した本人だけだったという。また、現金は金融機関や決済機関に差し押さえられている。

クアドリガは企業債権者調整法(CCAA)に基づいた資産保護申請を行っており、裁判所は2月5日、暗号鍵の回復のために30日間の猶予を認める判断を下した。これによって差し押さえは一時的に停止される。なお、ロバートソンの供述書を最初に報じたのは、仮想通貨関連のオンラインメディア「Coindesk」だった。

パスワードの解析は失敗

ロバートソンは供述書のなかで、夫の死によってクアドリガが直面する「問題に深く関わるように」なっていると述べている。ロバートソンはコットンの所有物であったノートパソコンとUSBメモリーを引き継いだが、どちらも暗号化されており、ログインするためのパスワードはわからないという。

ノヴァスコシア州にあるふたりの自宅では、暗号鍵の記録などが残されていないか家宅捜索が行われたが、何も見つからなかった。当局の依頼で専門家がノートパソコンのパスワードの解析を試みたが、こちらも失敗に終わっている。カナダの公共放送CBCは、コールドウォレットの暗号鍵が保存されている可能性があるこれらのハードウェアは、裁判所が指定した独立機関が保管する見通しだと報じている。

ロバートソンは1月14日にFacebookで夫の死を公表した。投稿には「ジェリーは2018年12月9日にクローン病による合併症で死亡しました。親を亡くした子どもたちが安全に暮らせるよう、孤児院を開設するためにインドを訪れていた矢先でした」とある。

なお、供述書によると、交換所のシステムは自動化されている。このためコットンが死んでから1カ月半以上経った1月26日までは、口座への入金が可能になっていた。

飼い犬には100万ドルを遺したが…

仮想通貨が絡んだ事件は、これが初めてではない。特に取引所はハッカーに狙われやすく、これまでにも大きな被害が出る事件が頻発している。

このため投資家は保有する通貨の多くを、出し入れの簡単なホットウォレットとは別にして、ネットから完全に切り離された場所に保管している。こうすれば不正アクセスなどで盗まれるリスクは低くなるが、今回はそれが裏目に出たわけだ。

コールドウォレットと呼ばれるこの保管場所から通貨を引き出すには、暗号鍵が必要だ。クアドリガの場合、暗号鍵を知っているのはコットンだけだという。カナダの全国紙『グローブ・アンド・メール』が入手した11月27日付のコットンの遺書には、飼い犬である2匹のチワワに100万ドル(1億1,000万円)を遺すことは記されていたが、自らの事業をどうするかや、暗号鍵への言及は一切なかった。

コーネル大学教授でブロックチェーンのアドヴァイザーも務めるエミン・ガン・シラーは、「これだけの規模の会社が、街角の軽食屋とほとんど変わらないような会計プロセスで経営されていたことには、驚きを禁じ得ません。CEOひとりがすべてを切り回しており、説明責任といったものも皆無です」と話す。「どう考えてもおかしいと思いますし、業界全体にも悪影響を及ぼすでしょう」

裁判の審理では、実際にどのような会計処理が行われていたのか、実態の一部が明らかになっている。

Here’s an example of Quadriga’s bookkeeping. These are apparently bank drafts. According to Chiasson they are now, “Off the stove.” pic.twitter.com/yvglesMHyM

- Jack Julian (@JackJulian) 2019年2月5日

 

CBC記者のジャック・ジュリアン「クアドリガの会計処理の一例。銀行手形だそうだ。クアドリガの弁護士によると、ここにある手形は“調理済み”らしい」

急死そのものに疑問の声も

2013年にサーヴィスを開始したクアドリガは、カナダの交換所では最大手にまで成長している。共同創業者で2016年に同社を去ったマイケル・ペイトリンは『WIRED』US版の取材に対し、コールドウォレットの暗号鍵は常に一元管理されていたと話している。

このやり方は設立初期には特に問題にはならなかった。会社の規模は小さかったし、保険もかけてあったからだ。

仮想通貨の取引所や交換所では、通常は複数の人物が暗号鍵を管理するほか、緊急時に備えたバックアップも用意されている。法規制などで定められているわけではないが、それが普通のやり方だからだ。なお、コットンを除くクアドリガの経営陣は、2016年に全員が辞職している。

コーネル大学のシラーは、ノートパソコンやUSBメモリーの暗号化が解除されるか、暗号鍵のコピーが見つかる可能性はあると話す。一方、クアドリガに仮想通貨を奪われたかたちになっているユーザーたちの間では、さまざまな議論が飛び交っている。ネット掲示板の「Reddit」ではクアドリガ関連の話題が急増し、コールドウォレットから仮想通貨が引き出された形跡があるといった報道も出始めた。

シラーを含めた業界関係者には、コットンの急死そのものに疑問を呈する者もいる[編註:その後、インドでの死亡状況の詳細を病院が公表したという報道もある]。

We have thousands of wallet addresses known to belong to @QuadrigaCoinEx and are investigating the bizarre and, frankly, unbelievable story of the founder's death and lost keys. I'm not normally calling for subpoenas but if @rcmpgrcpolice are looking in to this, contact @krakenfx

- Jesse Powell (@jespow) 2019年2月3日

 

Krakenの創業者でCEOのジェシー・パウエル「Krakenにもクアドリガのウォレットに保管されている仮想通貨がたくさんある。創業者の突然死とその結果として暗号鍵が失われたというニュースは奇妙だし、正直に言えば信じがたい。Krakenとしても調査を進めている。普段ならこうしたことはしないのだが、カナダ警察が捜査を進めているなら、Krakenに連絡してほしい」

It kind of sounds like the Quadrigga CEO might be faking his own death in India. https://t.co/8mg3OpdZCe

- Emin Gün Sirer (@el33th4xor) 2019年2月2日

 

コーネル大学教授のエミン・ガン・シラー「クアドリガのCEOは、自分がインドで急死したように偽装しているのではないだろうか」

クアドリガに1万2,640カナダドル(約105万円)相当を預けているというあるユーザーは、昨年の秋ごろから大きな金額を引き出すのが難しくなっていたと話す。彼は資産凍結は大規模な「詐欺」の一環か、もしくはクアドリガのコールドウォレットに保管されているはずの仮想通貨は実はもう存在しないのではないかと疑っている。

「預けていた金額が戻ってくるとは思っていません。真実が明らかになり、罪を犯した者が裁かれる可能性もほとんどないでしょうね」

弁護士は「声明がすべて」と説明

妻のロバートソンは裁判所に提出した供述書で、「Redditを含むオンラインのプラットフォームには、クアドリガや夫の死(彼が本当に死んだのかを含め)、失われたコインに関する書き込みが大量に存在します」と述べている。また、クアドリガの経営陣に加え、自分自身も脅迫を受けていると主張する。ロバートソンの弁護士に連絡をとろうとしたが、回答は得られていない。

一方、クアドリガの弁護士は『WIRED』US版の問い合わせに対し、監査法人のアーンスト・アンド・ヤングが独立して同社を監督することが決まっていると説明したうえで、サイトに掲載されている声明がすべてだと語った。

クアドリアガの声明には以下のように書かれている。

「資産の保護を申請することで、顧客の皆さんの要望に応えるための業務に集中することができ、同時に会社としての存続を図る方針です。多くの疑問が提示されていることは承知していますが、非常に長いプロセスの初期段階にあるため、すべてにお答えすることはできません」

アドレス公開を求める声が続出

ロバートソンは供述書と合わせて、コットンの死亡証明書のコピーを裁判所に提出した。死亡証明書はインド政府の公式書類の体裁になっている。また、カナダの政府当局者はCBCの取材に対し、インドで死亡したカナダ人がいることを認めたが、個人情報保護のため詳細は公表できないとした。

シラーはクアドリガが保管する仮想通貨について、不透明な現状を考慮すれば、すべてのアドレスを公開すべきだと指摘する。こうすれば、ユーザーや外部機関がこれらの仮想通貨に不可解な動きがないか監視することが可能になるからだ。

元共同創業者のペイトリンは、次のように語る。「アドレスを公開すれば、さまざまな陰謀論のうちの少なくともいくつかは否定することができます。わたしも公開すべきだと思います」

なお、ロバートソンは供述書で、「クアドリガの経営陣は顧客への払い戻しを可能にするために、プラットフォームの売却を検討する可能性もある」と述べている

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Пользователь Reddit опубликовал скриншот, который показывает, что новинка AMD демонстрирует производительность в 90 MH/s при добыче Ethereum.

Это не просто очень много, это значительно больше, чем показатель любой другой видеокарты на рынке. К примеру, Radeon Vega RX 64 выдаёт в разгоне около 40 MH/s. Правда, можно вспомнить, что в своё время и касательно самой RX Vega 64 ходили слухи о производительности в 100 MH/s, так что нужно дождаться более достоверных данных.

Однако, если карта действительно будет столь быстрой, получится достаточно занятная ситуация, ведь, если верить последним слухам, Radeon VII уже на старте в большом дефиците.

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I was wondering who Nguyen Van Phuoc, the number 1 equivalent to Miguel Sanchez was, when I came upon this Simpson's related item: https://www.reddit.com/r/TheSimpsons/comments/6abley/lionel_hutz_aka_miguel_sanchez_aka_dr_nguyen_van/ I have enjoyed the "comparable player" feature of the team projections, but now I wonder whether I should go back and see if you included any other little off-references, Dan!
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Blizzard has revealed what's next for Heroes of the Storm after it announced it would be slowing down its efforts on the game.

Late last year, the company announced it was moving talent away from the HotS team and shuttering its esports circuits (both professional and collegiate) for the game. In that post, the company mentioned players could still expect new characters and events, "though the cadence will change." Yesterday, production director Kaéo Milker laid out some specifics about what that means.

The big change that will affect most players next week with the arrival of the Resistance patch is a change that will allow players to more easily purchase skins directly, some of the changes to the game with the 2.0 update making players more engaged but preventing from just buying skins they wanted outright, pushing them instead towards leveling up and earning loot boxes instead. When the update hits, all skins in the store will purchasable with the earnable Gems currency. If you have Gold in your account, you'll now be able to convert it to Gems in order to purchase the skins you want.

Along with reinforcing that more heroes were on the way (but not revealing anyone new), Milker announced that the yearly Lunar New Year seasonal event was being "re-imagined" as the Spring Event, which would see the return the of the time-limited Lunar New Year content, along with some a new skin theme. The team will continue hosting regular events. "Last year we had a ton of fun with our unique seasonal events like Nexomania in Summer, The Fall of King’s Crest in Fall, and Toys in Winter, and we’d like to continue exploring fun new universes and themes to coincide with each season moving forward," Milker said.

As for balance updates, the teams behind the game's matchmaking, the developers behind changes coming to quick and ranked matchmaking (including the soon-to-come change to how roles work) will be hosting Reddit "ask-me-anything" sessions later this month, detailing the changes and taking questions from the community.

"The past few months have been challenging for us, but the Heroes team is united with a passion for this game and all of you in our community," Milker said in the post. "It’s been difficult to remain so silent while we unpacked all these changes, but we’re eager to get back to communicating regularly with you and talking about the game we all love. To that end, be on the lookout for our next few AMAs across February, March, and April and we’ll be striving to find more ways to get our developers involved in discussing the game with you."

The post comes in the wake of not only Blizzard's reduced resources on the game, but also layoffs across Activision and Blizzard as a whole, though it's not yet clear if that will affect the HotS team.

I definitely had a feeling of "how long will this keep going?" as I read the post. Hopefully Blizzard is able to maintain HotS for as long as it has a passionate community, but this definitely sounds like we're the early stages of its "sunsetting" stage.
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Massa Lubrense - Il Comune di Massa Lubrense firma la convenzione per i lavori alla rete della fibra ottica a banda ultra larga (BUL) con la Open Fiber la società partecipata da due colossi a livello internazionale: l’ENEL e la Cassa Depositi e Prestiti. I lavori riguardano le cosiddette zone bianche non redditizie, non servite dalla banda larga, non remunerative per il mercato e che necessitano, quindi, di un intervento pubblico attraverso Infratel la società in house del Ministero dello Sviluppo economico e la Regione Campania. Per Massa Lubrense si tratta di circa 500 famiglie della zona compresa tra Termini, Nerano, Metrano, Capodarco, Casa e Schiazzano. Infratel ed Open Fiber sono la risposta italiana agli obiettivi previsti dall’ Agenda Digitale Europea e della Strategia Italiana per la banda ultra larga . Un piano ambizioso che intende rimediare alla carenza infrastrutturale italiano. Open Fiber è infatti la società attraverso la quale il Gruppo Enel insieme a Cassa Depositi e Prestiti ha cominciato ad operare nel mercato della fibra ottica italiano. Il vantaggio di Open Fiber è quello di poter approfittare delle infrastrutture dove attualmente passano i cavi dell’energia elettrica riuscendo in questo modo ad accrescere la rete in fibra senza operazioni particolarmente costose ed invasive sul piano strutturale. Dopo la firma della convenzione tra i rappresentanti della società ed il sindaco di Massa Lubrense Lorenzo Balducelli, nei giorni scorsi sono stati superati gli ultimi problemi di carattere operativo con un incontro al Municipio di Massa Lubrense tra l’ingegnere D’Angelo di Open Fiber, l’assessore Sonia Bernardo, il consigliere delegato Lello Acone, il responsabile del Settore Manutenzione del Comune di Massa Lubrense Monica Coppola e l’ingegnere Roberto Gebbano della Tesem, la società che ha effettuato il monitoraggio elettromagnetico sul territorio di Massa Lubrense.
 
Le difficoltà da superare erano legate ad una piccola parabola che la società vuole istallare su una delle torri faro del Campo Sportivo Cerulli in modo da evitare lunghi e costosi collegamenti attraverso scavi stradali . Al fine di tutelare la salute pubblica ed alla luce del regolamento approvato dal Consiglio Comunale sulla emissione di onde elettromagnetiche è stato fatto un approfondimento tecnico che ha escluso problemi derivanti alla salute trattandosi di una piccola parabola a bassissima emissione che non necessita neanche della verifica ARPAC. “Con la firma della Convenzione con Open Fiber - commenta il sindaco di Massa Lubrense Lorenzo Balducelli- si chiude il lungo e tortuoso iter burocratico per colmare una grave lacuna per il nostro territorio ed i nostri cittadini. Finalmente alcune zone di Massa Lubrense come Termini, Nerano, Metrano, Capodarco, Casa e Schiazzano potranno essere serviti dalla rete internet veloce. Si colma in questo modo un grave gap che per la crescita sociale, economica e turistica di una parte importante del nostro territorio, dove vivono e lavorano circa 500 famiglie. Abbiamo fatto per intero la nostra parte e di questo ringrazio di cuore il consigliere delegato Lello Acone, l’assessore Sonia Bernardo ed il servizio ​ manutenzione. Ora ci auguriamo che la società concessionaria del servizio faccia nel più breve tempo possibile i lavori per dotare Massa Lubrense di una importante infrastruttura”.
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Misconceptions abound when it comes to skin of color - particularly on the topic of skin cancer. Should people with darker skin be concerned? Scan a few subreddits and you're bound to find ongoing debates on whether or not people of color need to wear sunscreen on a regular basis. Hell, it even came up on an episode of This Is Us. And then of course there is the eternal issue of finding a sunscreen that actually works on darker skin - one that won't smear into a chalky mess.

The levels to this discussion are endless, but ask any dermatologist, including the two we spoke to here, if women of color should check and protect against skin cancer, and the resounding consensus is yes. While it's true that the natural melanin produced by darker skin tones does offer some UV protection, there are still other factors that shouldn't be ignored. Here's what you should know.


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1. Minecraft

Песочницы: Minecraft
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Платформы: Windows, macOS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, Windows Phone.

Тут, как говорится, без комментариев. Minecraft — невероятно популярная игра-песочница, в которую переиграли уже, наверное, все. А если вы ещё не пробовали, то непонятно, чего вообще ждёте?

В Minecraft можно заниматься практически всем чем пожелаете: строить, путешествовать, сражаться с монстрами, выживать в неблагоприятных условиях, создавать хитроумные ловушки, да что угодно.

Однако строительство в игре — основное развлечение. Здесь можно возводить замки, города, железные дороги, высокие башни и механизмы неограниченной сложности. При должном терпении и усидчивости можно создать даже калькулятор, ракету «Томагавк» или огромного боевого робота.

А когда вам всё это надоест, накатите десяток модов и превратите игру в нечто совершенно новое и неузнаваемое.

2. Terraria

Песочницы: Terraria
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Платформы: Windows, macOS, Linux, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation Vita, Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U.

Своеобразный аналог Minecraft в 2D. Здесь тоже есть случайно генерируемый мир, бои с монстрами, исследование тёмных пещер и строительство всего и вся. Ходите по различным биомам — как солнечным и дружелюбным, так и покрытым кровью и скверной, — разыскивайте спрятанные артефакты и создавайте своё собственное оружие, чтобы сражаться с боссами.

Строительство — важная часть Terraria и, пожалуй, наиболее увлекательная. Конечно, можно существовать и в домике из грязи, но тогда к вам не будут приходить важные для игры персонажи, которым нужно подобающее жильё.

Возведите свою собственную крепость, замок или целый город, чтобы надёжно укрыться за стенами от ужасов ночи, гоблинских набегов и звереющих в «кроваволуние» монстров. И пусть ваша постройка будет не только практичной, но и красивой.

3. Dwarf Fortress

Песочницы: Dwarf Fortress
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Платформы: Windows, macOS, Linux.

Весьма своеобразная и затягивающая песочница. Это и игра про строительство, и экономическая стратегия, и симулятор выживания, и рогалик с приключениями, и ещё бог весть что.

В Dwarf Fortress вы руководите группой из семерых дварфов, которые отправляются в удалённые земли в процедурно сгенерированном мире, чтобы основать могучую подземную (или не подземную) крепость.

Вашим оборонительным сооружениям постоянно угрожает множество опасностей. Осады гоблинов, людей, эльфов и кобольдов, жуткие подземные монстры, создающиеся случайным образом, голод, обвалы и прочие неприятности могут запросто поставить неподготовленную крепость на колени.

Прибавьте к этому мозговзрывающий внешний вид и весьма странное управление. Но как только освоитесь, перед вами открывается огромный простор для творчества.

В Dwarf Fortress можно построить что угодно: начиная от точной копии Винтерфелла и огромных статуй из застывшей магмы и заканчивая хрустальным городом в небесах на километровой подпорке из мыла. Уже поняли масштабы веселья?

4. RimWorld

Песочницы: RimWorld
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Платформы: Windows, macOS, Linux.

Симулятор строительства колонии на далёкой планете с выживанием, поддержанием психологического климата коллектива, боями с мародёрами и прочими плюшками. Ваша цель — создать поселение, которое сможет справиться со всеми опасностями враждебного мира.

Возводите надёжные укрытия, фермы для выращивания пищи, солнечные панели для производства еды и другие жизненно важные постройки. И обязательно следите за душевным здоровьем своих колонистов: в особо тяжёлых условиях даже самые стойкие могут сойти с ума и начать творить всякую дичь.

Мир в игре процедурно генерируется, так что каждая новая партия будет уникальной. В общем и целом, RimWorld — эдакий Dwarf Fortress, только немного проще, но всё равно очень весёлый.

5. Factorio

Песочницы: Factorio
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Платформы: Windows, macOS, Linux.

Очень интересная и при этом очень сложная игра-песочница. Factorio — это симулятор постройки огромной фабрики, которая производит что угодно: от медной проволоки и труб до процессоров, танков, космических ракет и спутников.

Вы прибываете на неизведанную планету, заселённую агрессивными формами жизни, чтобы вычерпать этот мир досуха. Стройте буры, чтобы добывать ресурсы, выкачивайте нефть, прокладывайте железнодорожные пути и вырубайте леса. Конечно, ваша фабрика будет вредить экологии, но кого это волнует?

По мере того как завод расширяется, он становится всё сложнее. Нужно всё больше железа и меди, всё больше топлива, всё больше электроэнергии. Автоматизируйте своё производство — нет ничего увлекательнее, чем наблюдать, как оно живёт собственной жизнью.

6. Kerbal Space Program

Песочницы: Kerbal Space Program
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Платформы: Windows, macOS, Linux, PlayStation 4, Xbox One.

Великолепный гибрид песочницы, конструктора и авиакосмического симулятора. В Kerbal Space Program нужно строить ракеты, спутники и космические корабли, а затем запускать их в космос.

В игре присутствует реалистичная физика и орбитальная механика. Если вы не представляли, как космические корабли движутся по орбитам, Kerbal Space Program станет для вас откровением.

В вашем распоряжении оказывается целая Солнечная система, и вы можете летать на любые планеты в ней, строить орбитальные станции и колонии, кататься по спутникам на луноходах и даже реконструировать знаменитую лунную программу «Аполлон». Всё зависит только от вашей фантазии.

7. Besiege

Песочницы: Besiege
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Платформы: Windows, macOS, Linux.

Шикарная песочница в средневековом антураже. По ходу игры вы должны создавать разнообразные осадные орудия, чтобы штурмовать неприступные замки и крепости. Причём построить можно совершенно невероятные штуки.

Огромная катапульта, требушет или баллиста? Легко! Пулемёт на паровой тяге, стреляющий гранатами с такой силой, что они прошивают каменную стену в два метра толщиной? Запросто. Ракетница, пускающая фейерверки, которые поджарят ваших врагов? Тоже можно.

При должном умении в Besiege можно построить и часовые механизмы, и огромных боевых роботов, и даже деревянные вертолёты — игра безумна в самом лучшем смысле этого слова. Решайте головоломки, чтобы открывать уровень за уровнем, или просто стройте невероятные конструкции в свободном режиме.

Здешние пейзажи очень красивы — Besiege выглядит эдакой средневековой миниатюрой. Но игра эта явно только для взрослых, потому что, помимо прочего, здесь можно разрывать вражеских рыцарей на части циркулярными пилами и жечь крестьян из огнемётов.

8. Prison Architect

Песочницы: Prison Architect
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Платформы: Windows, macOS, Linux, PlayStation 4, Android, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch.

Хотели когда-нибудь стать суровым надзирателем тюрьмы, из которой никто не сможет сбежать? Prison Architect предоставляет вам такую возможность.

Сначала вы должны будете тщательно спланировать здание тюрьмы, потом построить камеры, столовые, душевые, комнаты охраны и прочие помещения, а затем поместить туда заключённых. Окружите их непроходимыми стенами и прочными решётками и позаботьтесь, чтобы никто из этих отбросов общества не выбрался наружу.

Вариантов действий масса. Можно, к примеру, построить тюрьму-санаторий с кучей развлечений, чтобы перевоспитать заключённых и помочь им благополучно вернуться в социум. Или же создать ад на земле, где малейшее неповиновение жестоко карается, а тюремные бунты подавляются шквальным огнём и ударами полицейских дубинок.

Электрические стулья, снайперские вышки, камеры и системы дистанционного управления дверями прилагаются.

9. Eco

Песочницы: Eco
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Платформы: Windows, macOS, Linux.

Философия Eco отличается от остальных игр. В других песочницах вы можете делать с миром что хотите: заливать реки магмой в Dwarf Fortress, загрязнять атмосферу в Factorio или вовсе взрывать всё с инфернальным хохотом в Besiege.

В Eco же придётся взаимодействовать с окружающим миром с умом, руководствуясь принципом «не навреди». А если вы будете небрежны, то испортите экологию и сделаете окружающую среду непригодной для выживания.

Игра помещает вас на небольшую планету, которой угрожает столкновение с астероидом. Вам нужно создать цивилизацию, способную выживать. Занимайтесь строительством, экономикой, выращиванием продовольствия, торговлей — чем угодно. Главное, старайтесь при этом не сильно вредить планете.

10. Boundless

Песочницы: Boundless
store.steampowered.com

Платформы: Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4.

Красивая песочница с воксельной графикой и кучей вариантов действий. Здесь можно строить могучие крепости, создавать города с развитой экономикой и торговлей и стать владыкой бесчисленных земель. Ну или просто всё бросить и отправиться в поход за сокровищами и артефактами.

В сравнении с другими клонами Minecraft, Boundless выигрывает за счёт очень симпатичных пейзажей, приятного саундтрека и весьма интересной системы крафта — не верстаком и печью едиными, что называется.


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An attorney for Michael Jackson's estate wrote that 'this will go down as the most shameful episode in HBO's history' if it airs the 'Leaving Neverland' documentary as planned.
        

          #329 - Hesher & Spore      Cache   Translate Page      
Interview Starts at 46:50
 
Spore and Hesher join us from the Boiler Room on Alternate Current Radio. We chat about their podcast, how they started this journey and about the latest censorship. We also chat about echo chambers, youtube teaching, AA,  John McAfee, losing relationships, free speech, and the Covington farce.
 
We also get into conspiracies on youtube, smart meters, health and wellness, and the pre-programming/social engineering on Netflix and regular cable.
 
https://www.alternatecurrentradio.com/news-radio/acr-boiler-room/ 
 
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCib0xUjKlXYRRKhhu0Y__nQ Alternate Current on Youtube
 
In the intro we chat about a great listener synchro and trip report…. and of course the UFO quote of the week. We unbox a great gift from Bill the Shill, and we talk about the launch of a new podcast. Also, check out the details on Contact at the Cabin with Randall Carlson before the tickets sell out.
 
See the links below stuff we chatted about during the show and the website: 
 
Https://13questionspodcast.com
 
RSS feed for 13 Questions
 
https://13questions.libsyn.com/rss
 
 
 
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6071534/ The Dangerous Life of John Mcafee
 
https://jaysanalysis.com/ 
 
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7767422/  sex education
 
http://wheredidthetowersgo.com/ 
 
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          #329 - Hesher & Spore      Cache   Translate Page      
Interview Starts at 46:50
 
Spore and Hesher join us from the Boiler Room on Alternate Current Radio. We chat about their podcast, how they started this journey and about the latest censorship. We also chat about echo chambers, youtube teaching, AA,  John McAfee, losing relationships, free speech, and the Covington farce.
 
We also get into conspiracies on youtube, smart meters, health and wellness, and the pre-programming/social engineering on Netflix and regular cable.
 
https://www.alternatecurrentradio.com/news-radio/acr-boiler-room/ 
 
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCib0xUjKlXYRRKhhu0Y__nQ Alternate Current on Youtube
 
In the intro we chat about a great listener synchro and trip report…. and of course the UFO quote of the week. We unbox a great gift from Bill the Shill, and we talk about the launch of a new podcast. Also, check out the details on Contact at the Cabin with Randall Carlson before the tickets sell out.
 
See the links below stuff we chatted about during the show and the website: 
 
Https://13questionspodcast.com
 
RSS feed for 13 Questions
 
https://13questions.libsyn.com/rss
 
 
 
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6071534/ The Dangerous Life of John Mcafee
 
https://jaysanalysis.com/ 
 
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7767422/  sex education
 
http://wheredidthetowersgo.com/ 
 
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          #329 - Hesher & Spore      Cache   Translate Page      
Interview Starts at 46:50
 
Spore and Hesher join us from the Boiler Room on Alternate Current Radio. We chat about their podcast, how they started this journey and about the latest censorship. We also chat about echo chambers, youtube teaching, AA,  John McAfee, losing relationships, free speech, and the Covington farce.
 
We also get into conspiracies on youtube, smart meters, health and wellness, and the pre-programming/social engineering on Netflix and regular cable.
 
https://www.alternatecurrentradio.com/news-radio/acr-boiler-room/ 
 
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCib0xUjKlXYRRKhhu0Y__nQ Alternate Current on Youtube
 
In the intro we chat about a great listener synchro and trip report…. and of course the UFO quote of the week. We unbox a great gift from Bill the Shill, and we talk about the launch of a new podcast. Also, check out the details on Contact at the Cabin with Randall Carlson before the tickets sell out.
 
See the links below stuff we chatted about during the show and the website: 
 
Https://13questionspodcast.com
 
RSS feed for 13 Questions
 
https://13questions.libsyn.com/rss
 
 
 
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6071534/ The Dangerous Life of John Mcafee
 
https://jaysanalysis.com/ 
 
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7767422/  sex education
 
http://wheredidthetowersgo.com/ 
 
Please help support the show…. Grimerica’s DoBeDoBeDo List:
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          Defying Parents, A Teen Decides To Get Vaccinated      Cache   Translate Page      
Ethan Lindenberger is getting vaccinated for well, just about everything. He's 18 years old, but had never received vaccines for diseases like hepatitis, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, or the chickenpox. Lindenberger's mother, Jill Wheeler, is anti-vaccine. He said she has been influenced by online misinformation, such as a debunked study that claimed certain vaccines were linked with autism, or a theory that vaccines cause brain damage. Incorrect ideas like these have spread like wildfire, so much so that the CDC has explicitly tried to combat them, posting pages like "Vaccines Do Not Cause Autism." Lindenberger's eldest sister is vaccinated, and his eldest brother is partially immunized, but once his mother found out that she had the right to opt-out of vaccinations, she chose not to vaccinate her younger five children. "God knows how I'm still alive," Lindenberger wrote on Reddit last November. Despite his mother's belief that vaccines are bad, Ethan Lindenberger decided to get his
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In 2009 the V.A. had about 5,500 women veterans enrolled. In just nine years that population has almost doubled to 9,000.
        

          Porter Robinson In GQ Japan: “I’m planning a new project”      Cache   Translate Page      

Porter Robinson wowed us all when he introduced Virtual Self in 2017 and unleashed a full EP of music we couldn’t have imagined in our wildest dreams. Now, he has reportedly revealed he’s planning a new project. As pointed out by fans on Reddit, Porter appears in the March issue of GQ Japan. He’s quoted in […]

This article was first published on Your EDM. Source: Porter Robinson In GQ Japan: “I’m planning a new project”


          Nëse i vishni këto gjëra, kurrë asnjë vajzë nuk do t?jua hedhë sytë      Cache   Translate Page      
Stili i veshjes është një temë që meshkujt dëshirojnë ta shmangin, por Reddit i ka kërkuar gjinisë tjetër të listojë gjërat që nuk u pëlqejnë tek burrat. Mes tyre është ajo e veshjes së sandaleve me corape të bardha, apo xhinset e gjera. Reddit ka listuar disa prej tyre: Çorape dhe sandale Nj
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          Heroes Of The Storm Makes Character Skins Easier To Get, Will Keep Having Timed Events      Cache   Translate Page      

Blizzard has revealed what's next for Heroes of the Storm after it announced it would be slowing down its efforts on the game.

Late last year, the company announced it was moving talent away from the HotS team and shuttering its esports circuits (both professional and collegiate) for the game. In that post, the company mentioned players could still expect new characters and events, "though the cadence will change." Yesterday, production director Kaéo Milker laid out some specifics about what that means.

The big change that will affect most players next week with the arrival of the Resistance patch is a change that will allow players to more easily purchase skins directly, some of the changes to the game with the 2.0 update making players more engaged but preventing from just buying skins they wanted outright, pushing them instead towards leveling up and earning loot boxes instead. When the update hits, all skins in the store will purchasable with the earnable Gems currency. If you have Gold in your account, you'll now be able to convert it to Gems in order to purchase the skins you want.

Along with reinforcing that more heroes were on the way (but not revealing anyone new), Milker announced that the yearly Lunar New Year seasonal event was being "re-imagined" as the Spring Event, which would see the return the of the time-limited Lunar New Year content, along with some a new skin theme. The team will continue hosting regular events. "Last year we had a ton of fun with our unique seasonal events like Nexomania in Summer, The Fall of King’s Crest in Fall, and Toys in Winter, and we’d like to continue exploring fun new universes and themes to coincide with each season moving forward," Milker said.

As for balance updates, the teams behind the game's matchmaking, the developers behind changes coming to quick and ranked matchmaking (including the soon-to-come change to how roles work) will be hosting Reddit "ask-me-anything" sessions later this month, detailing the changes and taking questions from the community.

"The past few months have been challenging for us, but the Heroes team is united with a passion for this game and all of you in our community," Milker said in the post. "It’s been difficult to remain so silent while we unpacked all these changes, but we’re eager to get back to communicating regularly with you and talking about the game we all love. To that end, be on the lookout for our next few AMAs across February, March, and April and we’ll be striving to find more ways to get our developers involved in discussing the game with you."

The post comes in the wake of not only Blizzard's reduced resources on the game, but also layoffs across Activision and Blizzard as a whole, though it's not yet clear if that will affect the HotS team.

I definitely had a feeling of "how long will this keep going?" as I read the post. Hopefully Blizzard is able to maintain HotS for as long as it has a passionate community, but this definitely sounds like we're the early stages of its "sunsetting" stage.
          Rainbow Six Siege Teases Year Four, Two New Operators Potentially Leaked      Cache   Translate Page      

Ubisoft is teasing some of the content coming with the first season of year four of Rainbow Six: Siege, but some leaks have already given us our first glimpse of what's to come.

The upcoming season, according to the publisher, will include two new operators from the SASR (Special Air Service Regiment) of the Australian army. The company describes them as a stoic Attacker who’s just there to get the job done, and the other is a quick-witted Defender who’s in it for the guts and glory," who happen to be friends. From a gameplay perspective the two new operators will have "a new device that’ll keep roaming Defenders on their toes, and one that’ll leave Attackers at a bit of a loss."

Although Ubisoft isn't saying too much else about these characters yet, Reddit has apparently found some assets of the characters on the official Ubisoft website, which points to the operators being named Mozzie and Gridlock. The names may not be final, however.

Along with the Aussie operators comes a new map taking place in the desert down-under. "A high-stakes chase has ended in a standoff at a service station halfway between here and nowhere, resulting in a map that’s packed with twists, turns, and Australiana," Ubisoft says to describe the map.

The company will officially unveil the new additions on February 17 during the Rainbow Six Invitational in Montréal.


          Consent management: can it even work?      Cache   Translate Page      

Read the whole thing: Why Data Privacy Based on Consent Is Impossible, an interview with Helen Nissenbaum.

The farce of consent as currently deployed is probably doing more harm as it gives the misimpression of meaningful control that we are guiltily ceding because we are too ignorant to do otherwise and are impatient for, or need, the proffered service. There is a strong sense that consent is still fundamental to respecting people’s privacy. In some cases, yes, consent is essential. But what we have today is not really consent.

And, in Big Data's End Run Around Anonymity and Consent (PDF):

So long as a data collector can overcome sampling bias with a relatively small proportion of the consenting population, this minority will determine the range of what can be inferred for the majority and it will discourage firms from investing their resources in procedures that help garner the will- ing consent of more than the bare minimum number of people. In other words, once a critical threshold has been reached, data collectors can rely on more easily observable information to situate all individuals according to these patterns, rendering irrelevant whether or not those individuals have consented to allowing access to the critical information in question. Withholding consent will make no difference to how they are treated!

Is consent management even possible? Is a large company that seeks consent from an individual similar to a Freedom Monster?

What would happen if consent had to be informed?

And what's going on with Judge Judy and skin care products? There are thousands of skin care scams on Facebook and other places on the internet that falsely state that their product is endorsed by celebrities. These scams all advertise a free sample of their product if you pay $4.95 for the shipping. Along the way, you have to agree to the terms and conditions....The terms and conditions are only viewable through a link you have to click, which most of these people never do.

Or Martin Lewis and fake bitcoin ads? He launched a lawsuit in April 2018, claiming scammers are using his trusted reputation to ensnare people into bitcoin and Cloud Trader "get-rich-quick schemes" on Facebook.

The problem is that ad media that have more data, and are better at facilitating targeting, are also better for deceptive advertisers. Somehow an ad-supported medium needs consent for just enough data to make the ads saleable, no more. As soon as excess consent enters the system, the incentive to produce ad-supported news and cultural works goes down, and the returns to scamming goes up.

See you at Mozfest? Related sessions: Consent management at Mozfest 2018

bonus links

FBI Brings Gun to Advertising Knife Fight

John Hegarty: Globalisation has hurt the marketing industry

What's There To Laugh About?

Advertising only ever works by consent

Mainstream Advertising is Still Showing Up on Conspiracy and Extremist Websites

Some dark thoughts on content marketing.


          The top 20 funniest fantasy football team names revealed      Cache   Translate Page      
COMING up with a fantasy football team name can be as hard as picking your starting XI – but this lot are in a league of their own. Ben Griffiths has a look at the top 20, as ranked in a poll this week by website Reddit. Chicken Tikka Mo Salah Egyptian take on the […]
          Re: People with websites as side hustle or business, what marketing channels do you use      Cache   Translate Page      
saagar_is_cool wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:19 pm





Thanks for the pointers. I will refer him to content marketing. He is spending a lot of time now on twitter and reddit, answering some posts, but I have my doubts as these one off things will not generate consistent inbound traffic.


Oh, did you expect this to work quickly? Did I mention it will likely take years? If you want something faster, buy Facebook or Google ads.
          How To Set Up Opera's Mobile VPN For Secure Browsing On Android      Cache   Translate Page      
Android: We’ve discussed the importance of using a VPN for web browsing several times before, but almost always in the context of finding a VPN to use alongside your desktop browser (and other activities). However, many mobile developers are baking VPNs directly into their browsers, the latest being Opera on Android. More »
   
 
 

          Connect Your Files Across Applications With Hook      Cache   Translate Page      
Mac: I’ve developed a lot of systems I use to keep files and projects connected on my Mac: Wiki-link services that connect notes to to-do items, Curio projects that connect emails to projects, and extensive tagging systems to keep all kinds of files together. Each one is, in one way or another, limited in scope (and linking emails is an eternal struggle). That’s why I’m so excited about Hook. More »
   
 
 

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          La Rai manda in onda gli spot su reddito di cittadinanza e quota 100 senza valutarli      Cache   Translate Page      

L'ad Salini scarica tutto sul governo. I messaggi istituzionali trasmessi durante Sanremo «senza valutazione del merito», riporta Anzaldi (Pd)

L'articolo La Rai manda in onda gli spot su reddito di cittadinanza e quota 100 senza valutarli proviene da Giornalettismo.


          Naspi e Reddito di Cittadinanza – Sono possibili reciproche Interferenze?      Cache   Translate Page      
Vorrei chiedere se per quanto riguarda il diritto alla NASpI (Nuova Assicurazione Sociale per l’Impiego), cambia qualcosa con il reddito di cittadinanza. Mi spiego meglio con un esempio. Le mie figlie lavorano saltuariamente e, seppur residenti con noi genitori e facenti parte del nucleo familiare, ma una con domicilio diverso (vive da alcuni anni in affitto, aihmè senza contratto). Ogni...

          Average tax refund down 8% so far this season - CNN      Cache   Translate Page      
@PekingMike, @JoeSaluzzi, @ThemisSal, reddit/Economics
          Wealth concentration near ‘levels last seen during the Roaring Twenties,’ study finds - Seattle Times      Cache   Translate Page      
@JacobWolinsky, @jonnajarian, reddit/Economics, @RudyHavenstein
          海外「北海道に行ったら『ゴールデンカムイ』のスタンプラリーがあった」北海道で開催中のゴールデンカムイ・スタンプラリーに対する海外の反応      Cache   Translate Page      
image credit:reddit.com現在北海道ではアニメ『ゴールデンカムイ』とタイアップしたスタンプラリーを開催中です。北海道全土[...]
          Comment on Reddit Explicitly Bans Lolicon by Anonymous      Cache   Translate Page      
DRAWINGS AREN'T PEOPLE
          Doctors & Dentists with a PhD in humour (25 Photos)      Cache   Translate Page      

          Twitter Blasts Donald Trump After He Seems to Taunt Elizabeth Warren with TRAIL Reference, as in the Great Trail of Tears      Cache   Translate Page      

Twitter blasts Donald Trump after he seems to taunt Elizabeth Warren with the TRAIL reference, as in the Great Trail of Tears. Warren, who officially launched her presidential campaign, has been repeatedly attacked by Trump as Pocahontas, which is considered a racial slur by many. She apologized earlier this week for claiming to be an American [...]

Twitter Blasts Donald Trump After He Seems to Taunt Elizabeth Warren with TRAIL Reference, as in the Great Trail of Tears

                  

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          Cory Booker Says Running Newark Separates Him from Kamala Harris, Who was California’s Attorney General for 8 Years      Cache   Translate Page      

Sen. Cory Booker says running Newark separates him from Sens. Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren. Never mind the fact that Harris previously served as California’s attorney general for eight years. During a campaign event in Marshalltown, Iowa, on Saturday, Booker was asked what separates him from Harris and Warren. He responded that he has “run [...]

Cory Booker Says Running Newark Separates Him from Kamala Harris, Who was California’s Attorney General for 8 Years

                  

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          Kommentar zu Kathrin Zörweg von Kasama Jobs      Cache   Translate Page      
As soon as I noticed this website I went on reddit to share some of the love with them.
          The Untold Story Of Fiona Apple's Extraordinary Machine : Song Writing      Cache   Translate Page      
Memory is a funny thing. This week I did a bunch of reading about Fiona Apple's third album, Extraordinary Machine, and how it had been shelved due to lack of interest from Apple herself, as well as her label. I consumed a bunch of articles about this as if I had never encountered this information before.

A quick search through the (embarrassing) archives yields plenty of posts about the events, as they were happening. Maybe I'm forgiven because that was 14 years ago?

Regardless, here's some worthwhile reads: The interesting thing about that last link - particularly when paired with Brian Kehew's insight, is that it's likely not the Brion version. It's a mashup of demos, new pieces and fan added parts. At least, so the story goes.

If you're not into downloading MP3's from a random Google Drive linked off Reddit, you're forgiven. Here's a YouTube playlist version of the supposed record.

If all goes well, I'll write all about this again in another 14 years.
          Pirates filled the streets of Ybor for the Gasparilla Knight Parade      Cache   Translate Page      
The Gasparilla Knight Parade in Ybor went off without any major problems Saturday night.
        

          For Work-Life Balance, Work Sunday Nights      Cache   Translate Page      
When you go home Friday night, do you stress about work all weekend? Do you end up doing work to avoid being swamped Monday morning? Here's a wild idea: Make a habit of working every Sunday night. More »
   
 
 

          Axiom Verge tiene un error surrealista en la Epic Games Store. Tiene que ver con archivos de Steam y así lo puedes arreglar       Cache   Translate Page      

Axiom Verge tiene un error surrealista en la Epic Games Store. Tiene que ver con archivos de Steam y así lo puedes arreglar #source%3Dgooglier%2Ecom#https%3A%2F%2Fgooglier%2Ecom%2Fpage%2F%2F10000

Si no has probado Axiom Verge, ya estás tardando en descargarlo de la Epic Games Store. El rival de Steam lo ofrece gratuitamente hasta el 21 de febrero. Sin embargo, antes de empezar la partida te interesa hacer un par de ajustes previos.

Tal y como han reportado varios usuarios de Resetera, Reddit e incluso Steam el juego tiene un problema que se activa al acceder a un área determinada, crasheando la partida por completo

Pero lo mejor es el mensaje que se ha encontrado en el error log y que indica el problema: falta un archivo en concreto:

C:\Program Files\Epic Games\AxiomVerge\Content\Audio\SoundEffects\Steam.xnb

Afortunadamente, el propio Tom Happ no tardó en aparecer, explicando por Twitter los motivos por los que su este fallo sucedía. Un error tan humano como surrealista.

Estaba pensando que si Axiom Verge va a estar en la tienda de Epic y todo eso, no debería incluir los dlls de Valve, así que eliminé todos los archivos que que tenían Steam en el nombre... oops.

Afortunadamente, en el mismo tuit Happ ofrece la solución del problema: básicamente verificar el juego.

Para todos aquellos que echan en falta el Steam.xnb de la versión de Epic store, por favor, dirigíos a Axiom Verge desde la librería de juegos, pinchad en el icono de la ruedecita, verificad y después actualizad.

Un proceso que consta de dos sencillos pasos y que puedes ver a continuación.

Al posicionar el ratón sobre la rueda accederemos a los ajustes del juego Al posicionar el ratón sobre la rueda se desplegarán los ajustes del juego
1 Desde este menú basta con Verificar el juego. Y, por si acaso, no está de más activar las actualizaciones automáticas.

¿Lo más curioso de todo? Los usuarios no tardaron en buscar si a alguien más le pasaba lo mismo y consejos de cómo arreglarlo en el Punto de Encuentro del juego en Steam. Ironías de la vida.

Esperemos que el caso de Axiom Verge sirva como precedente para que los grandes lanzamientos exclusivos de la Epic Games Store, como The Division 2 o Metro Exodus,  lleguen libres de este tipo de complicaciones, tan sencillas de solventar como absurdas.


          Try This Military Meditation Routine To Fall Asleep Fast      Cache   Translate Page      
Need to fall asleep fast? One mid-century relaxation technique, developed in the US Navy Pre-Flight School, supposedly works within minutes. It may not be magic, but it seems like a pretty good way to relax your body and mind. More »
   
 
 

          Woman with hair loss (from Reddit)      Cache   Translate Page      

Hair loss in women like you, if you don’t have a curable situation, can be very effectively treated with Scalp Micropigmentation which makes the hair look great, see here: https://scalpmicropigmentation.com/smp-for-women/ Balding at 25!? Minoxidil/Alopecia & Acne Diary from tressless

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          What is your break even point?      Cache   Translate Page      
Mine is $10,000 via /r/Bitcoin https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/ap1o8w/what_is_your_break_e
          Cost to Mine 1 BTC per country..China,Interesting number..200MA      Cache   Translate Page      
https://i.redd.it/sdpkqat9xof21.png via /r/Bitcoin https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/ap1ql5/
          Happens often via /r/memes      Cache   Translate Page      
Happens often http://bit.ly/2SLkgsu Submitted February 10, 2019 at 06:52AM by MunaN15 via reddit htt
          Playing it safe via /r/memes      Cache   Translate Page      
Playing it safe http://bit.ly/2MWOu6C Submitted February 10, 2019 at 06:53AM by Geek4lyf via reddit
          Saturday Stories: Banal Antisemitism, Quitting Surgery, And Brain Quackery      Cache   Translate Page      
QUACK QUACK
Stephen Daisley, in The Spectator, on the UK's Labour party and the banality of antisemitism.

Miko, in Mind Body Miko, on the ugly side of becoming a surgeon.

Joanna Hellmuth, Gil Rabinovici, and Bruce Miller, in JAMA, on the rise of quackery for dementia and brain health (read it before it disappears behind the paywall).
       

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          Reddito di cittadinanza: ecco i risultati dell'esperimento in Finlandia      Cache   Translate Page      
Pubblicata da frapez
Dopo due anni di esperimento, il governo Finlandese ha pubblicato i risultati del "reddito di cittadinanza". I risultati sono sorprendenti soprattutto per quanto riguarda la qualità della vita e una visione del futuro più ottimista.

Dettagli e commenti su ZicZac: "Reddito di cittadinanza: ecco i risultati dell'esperimento in Finlandia"
Fonte: news.fidelityhouse.eu
          Pirates filled the streets of Ybor for the Gasparilla Knight Parade      Cache   Translate Page      
The Gasparilla Knight Parade in Ybor went off without any major problems Saturday night.
        

          Tampa mayoral race heats up with less than a month to go      Cache   Translate Page      
The seven mayoral candidates that will be on the ballot attended a forum today at the Islamic Society of Tampa Bay.
        

          Missing Tampa man found safe, reunited with his family      Cache   Translate Page      
Roland "Rocky" Custallow was last seen at about 1 p.m. at his home in the Forest Hills area of Tampa.
        

          10Weather Forecast: Clouds with a few sprinkles      Cache   Translate Page      
Clouds and light, patchy rain remain in your Sunday forecast.
        

          Coast Guard calls off search for missing person after plane crash      Cache   Translate Page      
One other person was saved when a Coast Guard helicopter lowered a rescue blanket.
        

          Utili a 3,9 miliardi, ora la sfida è sui ricavi      Cache   Translate Page      
Spingere sulla crescita. È la prossima sfida di UniCredit. Un obiettivo che, indirettamente, salta fuori anche dai numeri del bilancio sul 2018. Vediamo perché. La redditività netta...
          رسمياً : سيتم إغلاق خوادم اللعبة المجانية Blacklight Retribution       Cache   Translate Page      
إستوديو Hardsuit Labs أعلن رسمياً عبر موقع Reddit عن قيامه بغلق الخوادم الخاصة بلعبته المجانية Blacklight Retribution.

هذا ما وضحه الإستوديو على Reddit :

في الواقع نحن نعمل منذ فترة على بعض المشاريع المثيرة للإهتمام والتى تتطلب التركيز الكامل من الفريق ، طاقة الإستوديو وموارده بالكامل تمت إضافتها لتلك المشاريع ، لذلك نحن لن نقوم بإصدار التحديثات أو العمل على تحسين لعبة Blacklight Retribution.

أضاف أيضاً :

بدءاً من اليوم فإن كل الأشياء في متجر اللعبة ستكون متوفرة مجاناً لكل ملاك الحاسب الشخصي ونحن نتمني ان تلعبوا وتستمتعوا باللعبة حتي يتم غلق الخوادم بشكل كامل في 11 مارس 2019 ، نسخة PlayStation 4 من اللعبة ستظل تعمل حيث انه لا توجد خوادم مُخصصة لها.

الأن كل الانظار ستتجه نحو مشاريع الإستوديو الجديدة ، على الرغم من أن لعبة Blacklight لم تكون مشهورة جداً إلا أنها كانت للعبة ممتعة ومميزة حيث قدمت منظور شخص أول ممتاز بطريقة تشبه Call of Duty وكانت تعتبر واحدة من أفضل الألعاب المجانية ، للأسف لاعبي الحاسب الشخصي لن يتمكنوا من تجربة اللعبة بعد 11 مارس 2019.





           Il faro del Grande fratello Inps sui conti di 23 milioni di italiani       Cache   Translate Page      
Grazie alle domande per il reddito di cittadinanza, l'Inps avrà accesso ai conti correnti di ventitré milioni di italiani. Lo screening è già partito: chi in queste...
           Reddito di cittadinanza, dati personali a rischio. Il Garante: «Possibili frodi»       Cache   Translate Page      
I dati personali di milioni di cittadini sono messi a rischio con l'introduzione del reddito di cittadinanza. A lanciare l'allarme è il Garante della privacy che, in una memoria...
           Reddito e Quota 100, arrivano le modifiche: una norma per accelerare i concorsi pubblici       Cache   Translate Page      
Vertice di maggioranza tra lunedì e martedì per scrivere gli emendamenti del governo al decretone, che regola Reddito di cittadinanza e il pensionamento anticipato con Quota 100....
          UK: WIN Tickets to Nickelodeon's 2019 Kids' Choice Awards with Sky VIP      Cache   Translate Page      
Movies, music, stars — and oh yeah, SLIME! Anything can happen at the 2019 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards - and you could be there for every unexpected moment—and a whole lotta Slime!


To celebrate the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2019, Nickelodeon UK & Ireland has teamed up with Sky VIP, Sky's brand-new customer loyalty programme, to launch a exclusive competition which is giving fans a chance to win a family ticket for four to Los Angeles to experience the biggest night in kid culture: the 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards! The show is all about everything you and your kids love. See a host of your favourite stars from the world of music, television, film and sport at the biggest, surprise-iest awards show of all time! This exclusive Sky VIP prize includes 5 nights stay in LA, flights, transfers and spending money!

The big show is on Saturday, March 23, 2019, and you don't want to miss a second!

To enter, simply download the My Sky app and enroll in the Sky VIP programme. Once enrolled, visit the KCA 2019 contest tab, enter your details, and answer the simple question - Who hosts the 2018 Kids' Choice Awards: Jack Black, Rosie O'Donnell, John Cena or Whoopi Goldberg? [Hint: the answer is on this blog - click here!] - and press enter! The longer you've been a Sky customer, the more chances you have to win (Gold Tier - one extra entry; Platinum Tier - two extra entries; Diamond Tier - three extra votes)!

The competition is open NOW and closes on Sunday 3rd March 2019! Good luck! :)

Please note:

This competition is open to Sky Customers aged 18 and over who have successfully joined Sky VIP.

There is no purchase necessary to enter.

The promoter of the competition is Sky UK Limited (Sky Ireland Limited for customers in Ireland)

Don't miss the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2019, being held LIVE on Saturday, March 23 on Nick USA, and airing on Nickelodeon UK & Ireland soon after! It's going to be out of this world!


More Nick: Nickelodeon UK Announces SLIMEFEST 2019!

Originally published: Saturday, February 9, 2019.
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          Kid Impressive: Squid of Doom | Nick Animated Shorts      Cache   Translate Page      
Kid Impressive: Squid of Doom | Nick Animated Shorts



Two kid superheroes team up to fight off a giant squid that has attacked their city in Kid Impressive: Squid of Doom, another one of Nickelodeon's awesome Animated Shorts, created by Evan Sussman (O'Grady) and produced by Hero4Hire Creative as part of the 2015-2016 edition of the world-renowned Nickelodeon Shorts Program!

Nickelodeon chose Hero4Hire to produce this original concept as a short. It's a combination of traditional animation, flash animation, live action, and effects.

More Nick: The Tall Tales of Urchin | Full Short by Hamish Steele | Nickelodeon Animated Shorts!

Additional source: Wikipedia.
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          Dude Perfect Answers Your Fan Questions & More! | #NickStarsIRL | Nickelodeon      Cache   Translate Page      
Dude Perfect Answers Your Fan Questions & More! | #NickStarsIRL



Go behind the scenes with the Dude Perfect Dudes as they answer YOUR fan questions, reveal their favorite basketball teams, and reveal little-known facts about themselves and each other. If you had to describe your best friends in one word, what would it be? Let me know in the comments below! Catch more of The Dude Perfect Show on Nickelodeon!

Do YOU have a question for Dude Perfect? Post it in the comments on YouTube for a chance to be featured in an upcoming video! ⭐

More Nick: Nickelodeon USA to Premiere Third Seasons of 'Crashletes' and 'The Dude Perfect Show' in February 2019!
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          Love Triangle: Bade & Bori 💓 Victorious | Ep. 3 | Nick Love Story | Nickelodeon      Cache   Translate Page      
Love Triangle: Bade & Bori 💓 Victorious | Ep. 3 | Nick Love Story



It’s the origin story of Bade and Bori! 💓 Which couple do you ship? Vote in the poll and let me know in the comments below!

Miss the first two episodes of Nick Love Story? Watch it here!: http://po.st/NickLoveStory
Are you TEAM BADE or TEAM BORI? 💞


More Nick: Nickelodeon USA's February 2019 Premiere Highlights!
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          Rugrats Play in Baby Super Bowl | Rugrats | NickSplat      Cache   Translate Page      
Rugrats Play in Baby Super Bowl | Rugrats | NickSplat



The Rugrats play in the baby Super Bowl to win the chocolate bottle! Catch more Rugrats clips on NickSplat!

Did you see SpongeBob at the NFL Super Bowl? Watch the tribute to Stephen Hillenburg (as well as Dallas Stars' tribute) here!: http://po.st/SpongeBob_SuperBowl

More Nick: Nickelodeon and Paramount to Bring 'Rugrats' Back for the Next Generation of Kids with an All-New TV Series and Feature Film!
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          Friendship and Caring Day | February 14th Starting at 6:30am E/P | On Treehouse      Cache   Translate Page      
Friendship Day | February 14th Starting at 6:30am E/P | On Treehouse



Treehouse presents Friendship and Caring day! Join all your favourite Treehouse friends, including Shimmer and Shine, Butterbean’s Café, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Peppa Pig, Thomas & Friends, Sesame Street, The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That, Masha & The Bear and more, February 14th, for a day filled with caring, sharing, and of course friendship!

It all starts February 14th at 6:30am E/P! Visit https://www.treehousetv.com/schedule/ for more information!

More Nick: Nickelodeon USA's February 2019 Premiere Highlights!
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          He Is It | Wayside | FULL EPISODE | KEEP IT WEIRD      Cache   Translate Page      
He Is It | Wayside | FULL EPISODE | KEEP IT WEIRD



A casual game of tag goes awry when Todd tags Myron, and Myron uses his newfound status as “it” to demand special treatment from all those around him, eventually turning into a Caesar-like despot.

More YTV: YTV Asks Fans To "Keep It Weird" As Channel Fetes 30th Anniversary!
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          Find Me In Paris | The Jeebies; Competition | Nickelodeon UK      Cache   Translate Page      
Find Me In Paris | The Jeebies | Nickelodeon UK



Lena persuades Jeff to take her out for the day and they run the risk of being late to class at the Paris Opera Ballet school!

Find Me In Paris | Competition | Nickelodeon UK



Lena and Thea compete to be chosen as mentor, to one of the younger students at the Paris Opera Ballet School.

Visit nick.co.uk/paris for lots more Find Me in Paris info, videos, quizzes and games, including Volcano Skydive on Infinity Islands!

More Nick: Nickelodeon UK to Premiere 'I Am Frankie' Season 2 on Monday 25th February 2019!
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          Rutizados | Episódio 2 | Aprenda a Sorrir com a Ruth! | Nickelodeon Brasil      Cache   Translate Page      
Rutizados | Episódio 2 | Aprenda a Sorrir com a Ruth! | Brasil | Nickelodeon em Português



Já parou para pensar que existem vários tipos de sorrisos diferentes? A Ruth te ensina todos!

Mais: http://mundonick.uol.com.br/noobees

Mais Nick: Nickelodeon Latin America and Nickelodeon Brazil to Premiere 'Club 57' on Monday 6th May 2019!
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          ✨ Leer toffe goocheltrucs! ✨ | TubeTube | Nickelodeon Nederlands      Cache   Translate Page      
✨ Leer toffe goocheltrucs! ✨ | TubeTube | Nickelodeon Nederlands



Nienke legt je 5 toffe goocheltrucs uit, welke ga jij ook doen?

Meer Nick: Nickelodeon Benelux Premieres 'Atchoo!'!
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          De studio van FOURCE! 🎶 | TubeTube | Nickelodeon Nederlands      Cache   Translate Page      
De studio van FOURCE! 🎶 | TubeTube | Nickelodeon Nederlands



De jongens van FOURCE (Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) nemen je me in hun favoriete kamers in de studio!

Check ook het YouTube kanaal van FOURCE!: https://youtube.com/fourcemusic

Meer Nick: Nickelodeon Benelux Premieres 'Atchoo!'!
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          Don't Snooze to Lose! | #AdventuresCaling | Becca's Bunch      Cache   Translate Page      
Don't Snooze to Lose! | #AdventuresCaling



The bunch are racing through wagtail woods! No racer gets left behind, strap in and get ready to go on another adventure with Becca's bunch!

Watch Becca’s Bunch on Nick Jr.!

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More Nick: JAM Media Taps JAKKS Pacific as Master Toy Partner for 'Becca’s Bunch'!
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          Patrulha Canina - Mighty Pups 🐾 Música de Abertura | Nick Jr. | Brasil | Português      Cache   Translate Page      
Patrulha Canina - Mighty Pups 🐾 Música de Abertura | Nick Jr. | Brazil | Português



Chase, Skye, Rubble, Zuma, Everest, Rocky, and Marshall make up the Mighty Pups! 🐾 Watch as these paw-some pups power up and put their new superhero skills and gear into action. If you love the Patrulha Canina theme song, then you’ll love this video that captures the theme song for the special, one-hour Mighty Pups movie event. 🎶 Show you’re a part of the pack with super singing powers by reading the lyrics below and singing along to this music video. And if you’re looking for more of your favorite cartoon character pups, you can find Patrulha Canina everywhere you find Nick Jr.!

More Nick: Nick Jr. Brazil Premieres 'Butterbean’s Café'!
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          "This Little Piggy" Lullaby Remix Ft. PAW Patrol, Bubble Guppies, Top Wing & More | Nick Jr.      Cache   Translate Page      
"This Little Piggy" Lullaby Remix Ft. PAW Patrol, Bubble Guppies, Top Wing & More | Nick Jr.



This rockin’ remix version of a classic lullaby song will have you singing all the way home! You can find full episodes of your favorite shows in the free Nick Jr. App.

What do you get when you combine a classic nursery rhyme and your favorite characters? A rockin’ remix to remember! This video features all your favorites: Top Wing, PAW Patrol, Bubble Guppies, Shimmer and Shine, Sunny Day, and Rusty Rivets. Watch as these little birdies, puppies, guppies, genies, and more, dance along to the rhythm of a rock ‘n’ roll rendition of “This Little Piggy” nursery rhyme. After you’ve learned the words to this song, get creative and come up with your own lyrics!

This Little Piggy Lyrics

This little birdie went to flight school
This birdie said “Let’s go!”This little birdie did a backflipThis little birdie said “WOAH!”
And this little birdie said “YAHOOOO!” all the way home

This little puppy went to market
This little puppy stayed home
This little puppy had pup treats
This little puppy had none
And this little puppy cried “WOAAHHH!” all the way home

This little guppy went to EgyptThis little guppy said “Wow!”These little guppies sang a rock song
And then they took a bow!
And this little guppy laughed “HAHAHA!” all the way home

This little genie went to Zahramay Falls,
This little genie went tooThis little dragon caught dragon pox
And then shouted, “ACHOO!”
These little genies said “ZAHARA ZLAM!” all the way home

1 - 2, “it’s me and you”3 - 4, “more, more, MORE”
5 - 6, “Bits on the fix!” 7 - 8, “This is great!” 9 - 10, sing it AGAIN!
All the way home

Kids can watch their favorite Nick Jr. shows weekdays on Nickelodeon and all week long on the Nick Jr. channel: http://nickjr.com/tvschedule/

Visit nickjr.com/valentines-day/ and the Nick Jr. App for more Valentine's Day videos and games!

Preschoolers can watch full episodes online, play games, and discover silly surprises in the free Nick Jr. App and at NickJr.com. Stream Nick Jr. for free in the Nick Jr. App on Roku and Apple TV or download full episodes for offline viewing on iTunes or Google Play.

You can also download premium apps featuring your child's favorite Nick Jr. shows on iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon, including Nick Jr. Draw and Play and Nick Jr. Let’s Learn!

More Nick: Nickelodeon USA's February 2019 Premiere Highlights!
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          DIY Cookie Art 🍪 Ft. PAW Patrol, Butterbean’s Café & Bubble Guppies | Nick Jr.      Cache   Translate Page      
DIY Cookie Art 🍪 Ft. PAW Patrol, Butterbean’s Café & Bubble Guppies | Nick Jr.



Learn how to make your favorite Nick Jr. characters into cookie art! Make Rubble, Chase, Marshall and more from PAW Patrol. Butterbean and her cooking essentials for Butterbean’s Café! Gil, Mr. Grouper & Bubble Puppy from Bubble Guppies! If you love cookies & DIY crafts then you will love this! Get inspired to make your own Nick Jr. Art Cookies at home from your favorite shows!

Artist: Sweet Marie's Baked Goods
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sweet_maries/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sweetmariesbakedgoods/

Kids can watch their favorite Nick Jr. shows weekdays on Nickelodeon and all week long on the Nick Jr. channel: http://nickjr.com/tvschedule/

Visit nickjr.com/valentines-day/ and the Nick Jr. App for more Valentine's Day videos and games!

Preschoolers can watch full episodes online, play games, and discover silly surprises in the free Nick Jr. App and at NickJr.com. Stream Nick Jr. for free in the Nick Jr. App on Roku and Apple TV or download full episodes for offline viewing on iTunes or Google Play.

You can also download premium apps featuring your child's favorite Nick Jr. shows on iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon, including Nick Jr. Draw and Play and Nick Jr. Let’s Learn!

More Nick: Nickelodeon USA's February 2019 Premiere Highlights!
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          Relaxation & Stress Relief Guide w/ Squidward Tentacles | SpongeBob | Nickelodeon      Cache   Translate Page      
Relaxation & Stress Relief Guide w/ Squidward Tentacles | SpongeBob


It's the weekend 💆‍♀️ Learn how to relax and unwind with this relaxation and stress relief guide from Squidward Tentacles! No matter whether you're all tensed up because of a ever-happy sponge, a dimwitted starfish or a messy snail, or if you've been overworked by a penny-pinching krabby boss, sit back, put your tentacles up and press play! You deserve it! Ahhh..

Watch more SpongeBob SquarePants on Nickelodeon!


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          Australia: WIN Tickets to Nickelodeon's 2019 Kids' Choice Awards with Girlfriend Magazine      Cache   Translate Page      
Win a trip to the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards in LA!
You + 3 friends could be jetting off to LA!


Australia - Girlfriend have teamed up with Nickelodeon Australia & New Zealand to send one lucky GF to the Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards 2019 in LA!

One (1) super lucky GF + three (3) friends will win the trip of a lifetime to Nickelodeon's 2019 Kids’ Choice Awards in Los Angeles in March 2019, consisting of:

- 4 x return economy airfares from the winner’s nearest Australian capital city to Los Angeles, USA;
- 5 nights’ accommodation;
- 4 x tickets to the Nickelodeon 2019 Annual Kids’ Choice Awards to be held in LA, in March + money can’t buy experiences;
- return transfers from Los Angeles Airport to the Hotel for 4 people; and
- tour of Universal Studios and related activities.
- Worth up to $16,000!!

Voting for the Kids’ Choice Awards 2019 opens very soon, so make sure you keep your eyes on nick.com.au/KCA to check out who the nominees are.

The big show is on Saturday, March 23, 2019, and you don't want to miss a second! Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2019 is being held LIVE on Saturday, March 23 on Nick USA, and will premiere on Nickelodeon Australia & New Zealand on Monday 25th March 2019. It's going to be out of this world, so make sure you tune-in!

To enter Girlfriend magazine's exclusive competition, simply tell them in a 60 seconds or less video, your answer to ‘Why should Girlfriend send you to be their special reporter at the Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards?’ Enter your original submission by providing either a link to your video on Instagram (public profile) or a YouTube/Vimeo URL of your answer using the form online at https://www.girlfriend.com.au/win-a-trip-to-la-to-the-nickelodeon-kids-choice-awards.

The competition is open NOW to Aussie NickHeads and closes on Wednesday 6th March 2019. Good luck! :)

Please note:

- Competition open to Australian residents only.

- The competition commences on 01/02/19 at 12:00 AEDT and closes on 06/03/19 at 15:00 AEDT.

- Winners will be judged at the Promoter’s premises on 06/03/19 from 15:00 AEDT.

- The winner notified via email & published online at www.girlfriend.com.au on 07/03/19.

- All entrants under the age of 18 must obtain the prior permission of their legal parent or guardian over the age of 18 to enter.

- Total prize value is (up to) $16,000. The Promoter is Pacific Magazines Pty Ltd, 8 Central Ave, Eveleigh NSW 2015 (ABN 16 097 410 896).

- Visit www.girlfriend.com.au for full terms and conditions.


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          Nickelodeon Arabia Premieres 'Noobees'      Cache   Translate Page      
Nickelodeon Arabia premiered Noobees, Nickelodeon Latin America's (Latinoamérica) hit scripted series which takes viewers inside the high-stakes world of eSports, on Friday 8th February 2019 at 14:36 KSA! Following launch, new episodes will continue to air regularly on Nickelodeon Arabia. Noobees, locally titled نوبيز follows of a group of teenage gamers who have the opportunity to live out their biggest dream, participating in the eSports Championship, creating “Noobees”, an eSports team that will compete to win the Professional Video Games League.


Are you a gamer? N00bees is perfect for you! Not a gamer? You're gonna love the show, too!

N00Bees, whose title denotes a person who is new at playing an online game and/or is bad at it, follows Silvia, her brother Erick and their friends Tania, Pablo and Niko. Silvia has never been interested in video games. She has always preferred the outdoors and playing her favorite sport, basketball. She is the opposite of her father, Hector, and her brother - who, for them, video games are everything! When Erick is presented with the unique opportunity of participating in the E-Sports Championship, his greatest dream, Silvia does everything possible to help him achieve it, even if it means becoming a professional gamer herself. Silvia and Erick, along with their friends, create N00Bees - an E-sports team that will compete for the title at the Professional Video Games League. But this task will not be easy. Besides dealing with all the usual problems associated with growing up, Silvia will have to learn how to play video games while competing against David, the best player in the region and with whom she'll fall in love with. What nobody knows is that something will happen to Silvia that will make her gain some incredible powers allowing her to control the way she plays videogames, and this will be epic! All this will unleash all kinds of adventures and moments that fans CANNOT miss!


The show features new and established pan-regional actors, including Mexican natives Michelle Olvera (La Doña, Huérfanas, O Señor De Los Cielos) and newcomer Andres de la Mora; Colombians Maria Jose Vargas (Majo Vargas YouTuber e Celebridade no Instagram, Puro Flow, Francisco El Matemático) and Ilenia Antonini (Chica Vampiro); and Argentinean Lion Bagnis (La Doña, Baila). Additional cast members are Colombian actress and model Karen Martinez (Cartel De Los Sapos, Final Tiempo), Brandon Figueredo, who returns to Nickelodeon screens following his role in Nickelodeon Latinoamérica's hit series Yo Soy Franky, and Brazilian actress Clara Tiezzi (Malhação, Rebelde), among others.

Created by Enrique Pérez (Flipy) from Mediapro Group’s production company 100Balas, and produced by Viacom International Studios (VIS) and 100 Balas, N00bees is the Nickelodeon's first-ever gaming series, and brings fans closer to the very real world of eSports, a mass phenomenon among young people. The series, directed by William Barragán, reproduces the atmosphere of big games, the finals, and competition among the teams, including spectacular images from the Liga de Videojuegos Profesional (Professional Videogames League (LVP)), the biggest e-sports league in Spain and the host of major online and offline tournaments for such hit games as “League of Legends” and “Call of Duty.”


The show began filming in Televideo, MEDIAPRO’s production studio in Bogotá, Colombia in May 2018, and made its world debut on Nickelodeon Latinoamérica in September 2018. The series, featuring 60 1-hour episodes, will also run on the free-to-air (FTA) network RCN in Colombia. The Spanish language series has also being adapted to Portuguese for Nick viewers in Brazil (Brasil), where it premiered on Monday 4th February 2019 at 19h. Nickelodeon recently greenlit Noobees for a second season.

MEDIAPRO Colombia’s experience includes productions such as Chica Vampiro (Vampire Girl) which currently stands as the Nickelodeon favorite among viewers aged 4 to 12, bringing in an average of over 648,000 viewers.


To support the series, Nickelodeon Latinoamérica launched several short-form digital series to tie into the show, including Mystery Man, Rutizados and Game Mode, which fans could watch online at mundonick.com, the Nick Play app and on Nickelodeon Latinoamérica's official YouTube channel. Nickelodeon also partnered with Mixer for a series of weekly interactive live streams, and launched the NOOBINFLUENCER contest. To support the Brazilian debut of Noobees, fans can visit a immersive Noobees-themed interactive truck that will take them into the heart of the show and "Rocket League", the game featured in the series.

“Viacom International Studios is always seeking innovative programming for its brands and audiences,” commented Pierluigi Gazzolo, the president of Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) The Americas. “Given the current worldwide trends around gaming, we are happy to introduce the eSports concept to our Nickelodeon viewers by way of this series and to extend its reach to a broader audience via RCN in Colombia.”

World Information Tracking (THE WIT) highlighted Noobees in their “Fresh TV Kids Live-Action Scripted Series” conference dedicated to new live-action TV series for children at MIPTV (Cannes) as one of the most innovative and original audiovisual productions for creating new trends in children’s fiction on the international market.

Noobees is the latest daily scripted series from Nickelodeon Latinoamérica acquired by Nickelodeon Iberia, following the success of Vikki RPM. Noobees also recently premiered on TeenNick Israel, and is also set to air on Nickelodeon Africa and Nickelodeon Iberia.




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          March 2019 on NickToons Africa | Lucky | KCA 2019 | Superheros + More      Cache   Translate Page      
Below is a round-up of Nicktoons Africa's programming highlights for March 2019!


More Highlights: February 2019 on Nicktoons | March 2019 on Nickelodeon

LUCKY
New Family Movie
Premieres: Thursday 22nd March 2019 at 09:40 CAT / 08:40 WAT / 10:40 EAT

Unlucky leprechaun, Happy McSweeney, is in for the adventure of a lifetime when he and his friends set out on a daring mission to retrieve the pot of gold that was stolen by the evil Houlihan from the McSweeney family years ago. [More info]

Kids Choice Awards 2019
Airs: Sunday 24th March at 17:05 CAT / 16:05 WAT / 18:05 EAT

This incredible special awards show will be simulcast on Nickelodeon South Africa, Rest of Africa as well as NickToons!

HERE’S TO THE SUPERHEROES

Because at NickToons, heroes are made from hard work, being humble, having good friends and a great attitude! This is a stunt so SUPER that Nickelodeon are playing it twice! Join all the NickToons Superheroes every weekday starting Monday 18th March to Friday 5th April 2019 from 06:35 CAT/ 05:35 WAT/ 07:35 EAT AND 10:00 CAT/ 09:00 WAT/ 11:00 EAT!

The important thing is to make kids laugh.

So, what is funny? That’s simple.

MONDAY 18th MARCH 2019 - Peppa Pig
TUESDAY 19th MARCH 2019 - Breadwinners
WEDNESDAY 20th MARCH 2019 - The Penguins of Madagascar
THURSDAY 21st MARCH 2019 - Avatar: The Last Airbender
FRIDAY 22nd MARCH 2019 - Winx Club
MONDAY 25th MARCH 2019 - My Little Pony
TUESDAY 26th MARCH 2019 - Robot and Monster
WEDNESDAY 27th MARCH 2019 - Moosebox
THURSDAY 28th MARCH 2019 - Angry Beavers
FRIDAY 29th MARCH 2019 - Planet Sheen
MONDAY 1st April 2019 - Winx Club
TUESDAY 2nd April 2019 - The Penguins of Madagascar
WEDNESDAY 3rd April 2019 - Peppa Pig
THURSDAY 4th April 2019 - Breadwinners
FRIDAY 5th April 2019 - Avatar

MONDAY 18th MARCH 2019 - SpongeBob SquarePants
TUESDAY 19th MARCH 2019 - T.U.F.F. Puppy
WEDNESDAY 20th MARCH 2019 - ALVINNN!!! and the Chipmunks
THURSDAY 21st MARCH 2019 - The Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
FRIDAY 22nd MARCH 2019 - Kung Fu Panda
MONDAY 25th MARCH 2019 - Regal Academy
TUESDAY 26th MARCH 2019 - Jimmy Neutron
WEDNESDAY 27th MARCH 2019 - The Fairly OddParents
THURSDAY 28th MARCH 2019 - T.U.F.F. Puppy
FRIDAY 29th MARCH 2019- Mysticons
MONDAY 1st April 2019 - Danny Phantom
TUESDAY 2nd April 2019 - The Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
WEDNESDAY 3rd April 2019 - SpongeBob SquarePants
THURSDAY 4th April 2019 - ALVINNN!!! and the Chipmunks
FRIDAY 5th April 2019 - The Fairly OddParents

SUNDAY MARATHONS
Airs: Starting at 16:00 CAT/ 15:00 WAT /17:00 EAT On Thursday the 21st, there will be Superhero episodes all day!

The important thing is to make kids laugh. So, what is funny? That’s simple. Nickelodeon's Characters are funny! And that’s why they've made them the face of the new Nicktoons!

Sunday 3rd March 2019 - 44 Cats (x10 half carts)

-- Sunday 10th March 2019 - Superheroes:
- ALVINNN!!!And the Chipmunks
- ToonMarty
- SpongeBob SquarePants
- Breadwinners
- Kung Fu Panda
- Pig, Goat, Banana, Cricket

-- Sunday 17th March 2019 - Superheroes:
- The Fairly OddParents (x10 half carts)
- Sunday 24th
- Lucky (movie)
- SpongeBob SquarePants (X7 half carts)

-- Sunday 31st March 2019 - Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

More Nick: Nickelodeon Africa to Premiere New eSports Series 'Noobees' on Monday 18th February 2019!

Original source: Entertainment Inside Us.

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          March 2019 on Nickelodeon Africa | KCA 2019 | Henry Danger | Crossovers | Marathons      Cache   Translate Page      
Below is a round-up of Nickelodeon Africa's programming highlights for March 2019!


More Highlights: February 2019 on Nickelodeon | March 2019 on Nicktoons

Nickelodeon's 2019 Kids' Choice Awards
Premieres: Sunday 24th March 2019 at 17:05
Simulcast on Nickelodeon South Africa, Rest of Africa AND Nicktoons South!

Direct from L.A., it's Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards 2019! Bringing you the biggest blockbusters, the hottest chart-toppers, and of course, everyone's favorite celebs getting slimed! Airing in Africa less than 24 hours after the big show!

HENRY DANGER
Brand New Episodes (501, 503-508, 510, 509)
Airs: Weekdays at 18:30 & 18:50 between Monday 18th to Friday 22nd March 2019!

The all new episodes will keep you on the edge of your seat! Here’s what to look out for:

- Flabber Gassed: Kid Danger & Captain Man are sprayed with Flabber Gas making them powerless to defeat a new villain in Swellview.

- Whistlin' Susie: Ray and Henry accidentally activate an atomic bomb in the Man Cave.

- The Great Cactus Con: A mysterious villain gets involved at a convention and the entire gang is forced into action.

- Henry's Birthday: Oh, and it’s Henry’s Birthday!

LIVE ACTION CROSSOVER STUNT

Nickelodeon brings you a two for one with their very best crossover episodes. From Monday 4th March 2019, starting at 16:35, with a weekend marathon from 12:10!

MONDAY 4 MARCH
16:35 - The Thundermans: Haunted Thundermans Part 1 (212)
16:55 - The Thundermans: Never Friending Story (211)

TUESDAY 5 MARCH
16:35 - Henry Danger: Knight & Danger (509)
16:55 - Knight Squad: Wish I May, Wish I Knight (115)

WEDNESDAY 6 MARCH
16:35 - Henry Danger: Danger Games - Part 1 (401)
16:55 - Henry Danger: Danger Games - Part 2 (402)
17:15 - Henry Danger: Danger Games - Part 3 (403)

THURSDAY 7 MARCH
16:35 - Henry Danger: Danger & Thunder - Part 1 (214)
16:55 - Henry Danger: Danger & Thunder - Part 2 (215)

FRIDAY 8 MARCH
16:35 - Henry Danger: Toon In For Danger (423)
16:55 - The Adventures of Kid Danger: Popcorn Monster/Game of Drones (101)

WEEKEND MARATHONS

From 08:20
- 02 & 03: The Bureau of Magical Things
- 09 & 10: I am Frankie
- 16 & 17: Knight Squad
- 23 & 24: Henry Danger/ Rise of the TMNT
- 20 & 31: Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn

From 12:55
- 02 & 03: Rise of the TMNT
- 09 & 10: Crossover Stunt (starts 12:10)
- 16 & 17: Star Falls
- 23 & 24: Rise of the TMNT/ Henry Danger
- 20 & 31: NOOBees

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          February 2019 on Nickelodeon Russia | SpongeBob | Game Shakers S3 | Valentine's | Classics | Marathons + More      Cache   Translate Page      
This February (феврале), Nickelodeon Russia (Россия) will be premiering:



-- Brand-new episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants (Губка Боб Квадратные Штаны) Fridays at 7:15 MCK! New episodes include "Bubbletown", "Squirrel Jelly", "Girls' Night Out" and "The String"!

-- Brand-new episodes of Game Shakers (Игроделов) season three from Friday 1st February 2019 at 16:65 MCK! In the new episodes, the Game Shakers break Dub's expensive new TV; Hudson joins a rock band; Babe, as usual, cannot choose with whom to go on a date; and Trip gets left home alone when the gang take a trip to Las Vegas!

Plus:

-- Revisit every spell and magical moment from Every Witch Way (Колдовская история), Mondays to Thursdays at 16:30 MCK (same day encores at 22:05 MCK)! A little magic after school never hurt anyone!

-- Catch your favourite Nickelodeon shows old and new weekdays between Monday 4th - Friday 15th February 2019!:

- 12:55 MCK & 1:20 MCK - Fairly OddParents (Волшебные покровители)
- 14:55 MCK and 19:20 MCK - SpongeBob SquarePants (Губка Боб Квадратные Штаны)
- 11:15 MCK - Danny Phantom (Дэнни-Призрак)
- 11:40 MCK - Fanboy & Chum Chum (Фанбой и Чам-Чам)
- 13:45 MCK - The Legend of Korra (Легенда о Корре)
- 9:40 MCK - The Thundermans (Грозная семейка)
- 10:05 MCK - School of Rock (Школа Рока)

-- Nickelodeon is super-charging your February with weekly themed marathons of Henry Danger (Опасный Генри) Mondays to Thursdays from 15:45 MCK! All the weeks episodes will encore each Friday from 15:20 MCK.

4-8 February 2019 — неделя Опасного Малого

11-15 February 2019 — неделя Капитана Чела

18-22 February 2019 — неделя Доктора Миньяка

25 February 2019 - 1 March (марта) 2019 — неделя Карапуза

-- Celebrate Valentine's Day on Thursday 14th February 2019 by catching SpongeBob SquarePants episodes dedicated to love and kindness from 14:10 MCK, as well as the Nickelodeon special Nickelodeon's Not So Valentine's Special (Не совсем День святого Валентина) at 20:55 MCK!

-- If that's not action packed enough for you, catch Nickelodeon's "Heroic Marathon" ("Геройский марафон"), featuring back-to-back episodes of Henry Danger, The Adventures of Kid Danger (Приключения Опасного Малого) and Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Эволюция Черепашек-ниндзя) all day on Saturday 23rd February 2019 between 9:40 MCK to 21:15 MCK!

Additionally: Fans can catch Nickelodeon's brand-new CG-animated preschool series Butterbean’s Café (Кафе Баттербин) from Sunday 3rd February 2019 on Nick Jr. Russia (Россия)!

From Nickelodeon Россия's official VKontakte profile page:

Что новенького в феврале

ЧЧтобы последний зимний месяц пролетел быстрее, мы приготовили очень крутую программу, за просмотром которой ты и не заметишь, как наступит ВЕСНА!

Новые серии «Губки Боба» по пятницам в 7:15 МСК

Просыпайся по утрам с Губкой Бобом! Новые серии «Губка Боб Квадратные Штаны» по пятницам в 7:15 МСК. Губка Боб посещает родной город своего давнего друга Пузырика, Патрик учит Сэнди ловить медуз, мисисс Пафф устраивает девичник в городе, а ниточка из кофты Сквидварда так не даёт покоя Губке, что тот чуть было не устраивает очередную катастрофу.

Новые серии «Игроделов» по пятницам в 16:55 МСК (1 февраля в 17:15 МСК)

Отмечай окончание недели с новыми сериями «Игроделов» по пятницам в 16:55 МСК. Игроделы случайно ломают дорогущий телевизор Даба, Трипа вместо поездки в Лас Вегас забывают дома, Хадсон играет в рок-группе, а Бэйб как обычно не может выбрать с кем пойти на свидание.

«Колдовская академия» с понедельника по четверг в 16:30 МСК

Не пропусти возвращение «Колдовской История» с понедельника по четверг в 16:30 МСК (повторы в 22:05 МСК). Немножко магии после школы тебе не помешает!

Любимые серии «Волшебных покровителей» с 4 по 15 февраля по будням в 12:55 МСК

Ну а если ты вернулся из школы пораньше, то успеешь пересмотреть старые серии «Волшебных покровителей» и «Губки Боба» с 4 по 15 февраля по будням в 12:55 (повтор в 01:20) и 14:55 МСК (повтор в 19:20). И может даже увидишь 2 сезоны шоу «Дэнни-призрак» (11:15 МСК), «Фанбой и Чам-Чам» (11:40 МСК) и «Легенда о Корре» (13:45 МСК). Ну а если тебе во вторую смену, то смотри с утра «Грозную семейку» в 9:40 МСК и «Школу рока» в 10:05 МСК.

Ещё с понедельника по четверг в 15:45 МСК тебя ждут марафоны «Опасного Генри» с повторами всех серий по пятницам с 15:20 МСК.

4-8 февраля — неделя Опасного Малого

11-15 февраля — неделя Капитана Чела

18-22 февраля — неделя Доктора Миньяка

25-1 марта — неделя Карапуза

«Не совсем День святого Валентина» в 20:55 МСК

В самый романтический день в году, 14 февраля, смотри полные любви и доброты серии «Губки Боба» с 14:10 МСК, а также фильм «Не совсем День святого Валентина» в 20:55 МСК <3 b="#source%3Dgooglier%2Ecom#https%3A%2F%2Fgooglier%2Ecom%2Fpage%2F%2F10000">Геройский марафон 23 февраля с 9:40 МСК

А 23 февраля не пропусти Геройский марафон — самые крутые серии «Опасного Генри», «Приключений Опасного Малого» и «Эволюции Черепашек-ниндзя» целый день с 9:40 до 21:15 МСК!

ППусть февраль будет таким же быстрым, как Опасный Малый!

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          The top 20 funniest fantasy football team names revealed      Cache   Translate Page      
COMING up with a fantasy football team name can be as hard as picking your starting XI – but this lot are in a league of their own. Ben Griffiths has a look at the top 20, as ranked in a poll this week by website Reddit. Chicken Tikka Mo Salah Egyptian take on the […]
          Fun With 2019 Prospect Rankings      Cache   Translate Page      
Time flies when you're having fun. Well, at least I'm having fun. I can't speak for you kind reader. We've only two more divisions to cover for minor league rankings and spring training is just around the corner. I can smell the pine tar! While lurking on Reddit last week, I stumbled upon a great tool created by a user named BoBtheMule. I reached out to him about it and it turns out he's a Razzball reader. Basically, he compiled all the prospect rankings from free sites on one sheet. You can check it out here. It's very well done. Anyhoo, I thought it would be fun to see where I'm higher or lower than some of the other big sites (six others to be exact, including Razzball's own Ralph from ProspectsLive). Anyhoo part two, I've been out of the game for a time, and while I don't peep other rankings when creating my own, I do think it's interesting to go back and look at how my rankings compare to others in the industry. As Kierkegaard pointed out, "Life can only be understood backwards." Let's take a look!
          Comment on Reddit dickheads are losing it over the new “tiny dick” emoji by Nicholas C Kiddle      Cache   Translate Page      
I like how they think "small dick" and "huge vagina" are parallel when it's men who worry about small dicks and ... also men who worry about huge vaginas.
          Comment on Reddit dickheads are losing it over the new “tiny dick” emoji by CarrieV      Cache   Translate Page      
I see this emoji and did not see "small dick". Had "small dick" not been suggested, it may never have occurred to me. I see "little", I see Maxwell Smart saying "missed it by <I>that</i> much", I see "<I>this</i> close", as in "you almost got it". But NOW I will forever think "small dick" emoji because of these everything's-always-about-meeeee Reddit twits.
          Comment on Reddit dickheads are losing it over the new “tiny dick” emoji by Snowberry      Cache   Translate Page      
I also note that unless David was exaggerating for the sake of humor, the vast majority of the "several hundred new emojis" are just skin-tone variants of existing characters which did not previously have skin-tone variants, and the vast majority of <em>those</em> are just multi-person images which potentially allow for each person to have a different skin tone - the latter of which is optional, and I suspect the majority of platforms won't support it. I'm not sure how you're even supposed to input those on most devices anyway. Yeah, I know I'm kindaaa missing the point of the discussion, but I have a hard time badmouthing even terrible people, and emoji is one of my particular areas of interest, so...
          Comment on Reddit dickheads are losing it over the new “tiny dick” emoji by Ariblester      Cache   Translate Page      
<blockquote><strong>Weird (and tired of trumplings) Eddie</strong> <a href="http://www.wehuntedthemammoth.com/2019/02/09/reddit-dickheads-are-losing-it-over-the-new-tiny-dick-emoji/#comment-2462190">February 9, 2019 at 8:07 pm</a> @ Kupo: <blockquote>When English “borrows” a word it typically applies its own rules</blockquote> When English (more correctly, when Europeans) borrow ANYTHING, they apply their own rules, and the “borrow-ee” should be greatful the Europeans don’t kill them ..</blockquote> Come now, Weird Eddie, you say that like the Whites were the only imperialists to borrow words from other languages (Chinese has several from its several thousand years of conquest), or that they only borrow from subjugated peoples, which is <a href="https://www.etymonline.com/word/poppycock" rel="nofollow">poppycock</a>. Or, for that matter, that English loanwords were only added by the <a href="https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_English" rel="nofollow">Britishers</a>.
          Comment on Reddit dickheads are losing it over the new “tiny dick” emoji by Nikki the Bluth Wannabe      Cache   Translate Page      
@Scildfreja You brought your A-plus GIF game, as usual! Bonus points because Goldblum.
          Comment on Reddit dickheads are losing it over the new “tiny dick” emoji by Itsabeast      Cache   Translate Page      
Incels predictably responded to this in the worst possible way. Equally predictably, a writer for a mainstream progressive publication had no problem with body shaming if it is against the "right" targets.
          Comment on Reddit dickheads are losing it over the new “tiny dick” emoji by Snowberry      Cache   Translate Page      
...I would not at all be surprised if the oyster symbol (🦪), which is one of the newest ones, eventually comes to mean vulva/vagina. (It doesn't appear on my computer yet and probably won't show on anyone else's for awhile, but I decided to include the code for it anyway.)
          Comment on Reddit dickheads are losing it over the new “tiny dick” emoji by Zemyla      Cache   Translate Page      
All this does is show how utterly devoid of creativity MRAs and incels are. The meaning of emojis is adapted through cultural context all the time. The peach and eggplant emojis now almost always mean butt and dick respectively. The lobster is used by trans people after a Unicode update that included the lobster but failed to include the trans flag. The fact that these people want the Unicode Consortium to give them an icon that specifically means "You have a wide, overused vagina" shows the depths of their entitlement.
          Comment on Reddit dickheads are losing it over the new “tiny dick” emoji by EverythingIsRidiculous      Cache   Translate Page      
What. Bit of a stretch to think that's about dicks when it's so perfect for 'this close'. And anyway, isn't the universal hand gesture for 'small penis' derisively wiggling one's little finger?
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Messina (Intesa SanPaolo): «L’Italia riparta dai punti  di forza. Via ai cantieri»

L’amministratore delegato di Intesa SanPaolo: «Assurdo spendere per interessi quanto si spende in educazione, anche per questo va ridotto il debito. Il reddito di cittadinanza può aiutare i consumi. Le basi per spingere la ripresa nel 2020 vanno messe subito»


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Oasi Lavoro - Provincia di Pesaro e Urbino - Oasi Lavoro Spa-Filiale di Fossombrone ricerca per azienda cliente del settore agricolo, impiegato per la gestione amministrativa aziendale: PSR, PUA, domande UMA, redditi agrari, gestione mezzi agricoli, gestione di tutte le procedure per le aziende biologiche. Necessaria reside...
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Превысили на 200 000 проданных консолей. В целом вопрос, достигнут ли продажи ста миллионов уже не стоит, интересно только, когда это произойдет. Хотя жизненный цикл PS4 уже и далек от середины, до конца тоже еще ох как далеко, даже Last of Us 2, Ghost of Tsushima, Dreams и Death Stranding как далеко! Продажи давным давно превысили таковые у Playstation Vita и Playstation 3, и как раз начинают обходить на повороте оригинальную Playstation, приближаясь к тройке самых продаваемых консолей всех времён (!). На вопрос, сможет ли PS4 достичь успеха PS2, Сони отвечают оптимистично, на собрании инвесторов заявляя следующее: "Ахаха вы только посмотрите, это дерьмо продается как горячие пирожки, мы скоро догоним PS2, и нам даже не нужно думать о PS5!!*". Учитывая что консоль до сих пор продается по официальной цене в 299$, и впереди неминуемый прайс–кат, звучит все это не так уж и невероятно.

*перевод не дословный

Написал Knackingston на playstation.d3.ru / комментировать


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Popular homewares chain Ikea has been called out on social media for selling a map without New Zealand on it. The Bjo¨rksta map is sold in Australia for A$59. A Reddit user remarked on it, taking a photograph of it at a store in Washington, DC....
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Oh… dear. Of all the surprises you could be faced with on your wedding night, discovering your husband has failed to tell you he has an, erm, micropenis, probably isn’t one to set your marriage in good stead for the future. A woman has posted to Reddit with this exact predicament (ahem, no pun intended) and … Continued
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Not the same guy but if we follow the same train of hypocritical "puritan" logic the age of consent should be 24-25 years of age when the brain stops maturing
          Comment on Reddit Explicitly Bans Lolicon by Anonymous      Cache   Translate Page      
The reason aoc laws exist is because children are literally not supposed to have sex. And I don't mean morally, I mean they are not mature enough, either physically, or psychologically. Yes, sex can be used for more than just baby making, but that's it's primary purpose. Not for making your useless fucking pee pee feel good and shoot dick snot all over yourself and your partner. To make sure a given species doesn't literally go fucking extinct. You must have a hole where your brain is supposed to be to spew such retarded bullshit. Someone should invent a machine that turns you into a 6yo where you get married off to some disgusting 80yo fuck who then proceeds to literally rape you til you die.
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Replies: 2334 Last poster: London at 10-02-2019 10:33 Topic is Open Nou ook weer gezwicht hoor, even een timecard opgepikt voor 20 euro en kan weer 2 maanden vooruit. Heb al het gezeur en gebash vanaf de zijlijn gevolgd op Reddit, MMO-Champ & WoWhead maar wil het eigenlijk zelf wel weer ervaren zodat ik mijn eigen mening kan vormen. Ga wel op 0 beginnen dus laat m'n 110's op Defias Brotherhood links liggen. Maak gelijk de switch naar Alliance omdat ik dat ook wel weer eens wil ervaren. Void Elf Warlock genaamd Eclipse gestart op Terokkar (had die naam daar al gereserveerd ) dus we gaan maar eens kijken hoe alles ervoor staat. Heb wel zin om weer te spelen vanaf het begin
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Ethan Lindenberger is getting vaccinated for well, just about everything. He's 18 years old, but had never received vaccines for diseases like hepatitis, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, or the chickenpox. Lindenberger's mother, Jill Wheeler, is anti-vaccine. He said she has been influenced by online misinformation, such as a debunked study that claimed certain vaccines were linked with autism, or a theory that vaccines cause brain damage. Incorrect ideas like these have spread like wildfire, so much so that the CDC has explicitly tried to combat them, posting pages like "Vaccines Do Not Cause Autism." Lindenberger's eldest sister is vaccinated, and his eldest brother is partially immunized, but once his mother found out that she had the right to opt-out of vaccinations, she chose not to vaccinate her younger five children. "God knows how I'm still alive," Lindenberger wrote on Reddit last November. Despite his mother's belief that vaccines are bad, Ethan Lindenberger decided to get his
          Watch Lucille Ball demo a 1939 ancestor of the "talk box" famously used by Peter Frampton      Cache   Translate Page      

In this 1939 newsreel, the great Lucille Ball demonstrates the Sonovox, a device that brings amplified sound effects from vinyl records into the throat where the tongue and lips modulate it. Here's the patent for the Sonovox, invented by Gilbert Wright and used in TV advertisements, the movie Dumbo (1941) for Casey Junior the train's voice, and the "days of the week" radio jingle that was included on The Who Sell Out (1967).

Of course the Sonovox begat the "talk box" that routes an amplified instrument's sound from a small speaker into the musician's mouth via a rubber tube so they can shape the tone as if they're speaking. In the rock arena, Peter Frampton made the talk box famous on the track "Do You Feel Like We Do" (1973).

More on all this in my post last year featuring Pete Drake's beautiful pedal steel "talk box" tune "Forever" from 1963, long before Peter Frampton showed us the way.

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          海外「北海道に行ったら『ゴールデンカムイ』のスタンプラリーがあった」北海道で開催中のゴールデンカムイ・スタンプラリーに対する海外の反応      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Fun With 2019 Prospect Rankings      Cache   Translate Page      
Time flies when you're having fun. Well, at least I'm having fun. I can't speak for you kind reader. We've only two more divisions to cover for minor league rankings and spring training is just around the corner. I can smell the pine tar! While lurking on Reddit last week, I stumbled upon a great tool created by a user named BoBtheMule. I reached out to him about it and it turns out he's a Razzball reader. Basically, he compiled all the prospect rankings from free sites on one sheet. You can check it out here. It's very well done. Anyhoo, I thought it would be fun to see where I'm higher or lower than some of the other big sites (six others to be exact, including Razzball's own Ralph from ProspectsLive). Anyhoo part two, I've been out of the game for a time, and while I don't peep other rankings when creating my own, I do think it's interesting to go back and look at how my rankings compare to others in the industry. As Kierkegaard pointed out, "Life can only be understood backwards." Let's take a look!
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This is One Good Thing, a weekly column where we tell you about one of the few nice things that happened this week.


Love is real and has taken physical manifestation in the comment section of Cookie Monster's AMA. 

If you're at all familiar with Reddit you'll know what AMA means, and if you're not it stands for "ask me anything," a subreddit where users can ask celebrities and authoritative figures whatever they want. 

This week, Reddit was blessed with the most wholesome AMA from none other than Sesame Street's Cookie Monster, and his answers were snappier than a good gingersnap.

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Tom Willett performs a newly available song from 1923, now in the public domain. Don't just listen, watch the video for a few surprises. This is just cool. (via reddit)


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These aliens have learned earth customs, but they don't understand them. Which just points to the fact that earthlings don't really understand them, either. This comic is from Nathan Pyle. (via reddit)


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Our Client is a speciality supplier and manufacturer of raw materials to the UK Pharmaceutical Industry. They are now seeking an Internal Business Development Coordinator. This position will be office based in Redditch , Worcestershire. The position is a full-time permanent role. Our Client will consider a new Science Graduate (or equivalent) for this position who has a strong desire to utilise their technical skills in a commercial environment Job Purpose To develop business by carrying out market research, identifying qualified sales leads, providing marketing and sales support, expediting the customer sampling process and developing new Suppliers Key Responsibilities Confidently and proactively contact customers to provide technical/commercial information Develop relationships and build rapport with customers and look for opportunities to increase sales Receive and progress customer enquiries (telephone & email / web) of a technical and commercial nature to the satisfaction of the customer and within a specified timescale Handle multiple enquiries and follow-ups at the same time, with differing timescales and resolutions Technical Marketing Projects Customer Sampling Supplier Development Identify new Suppliers New Product Data Product Stewardship Collating Product Data Costings Qualifications and Experience Strong technical background with a BSc in a Science subject (or equivalent) Our Client will consider a new Science Graduate (or equivalent) for this position who has a strong desire to utilise their technical skills in a commercial environment Numerate with the ability to analyse data and determine trends IT literate and capable of harnessing the benefits of modern customer relationship management/enterprise resource software Literate person who can prepare well written and lucid reports. Able to articulate and communicate a compelling case Enquiring mind interested in a range of scientific literature Flexible and able to prioritise, plan and organise multiple activities Excellent telephone manner, friendly and enquiring Industrious and with the tenacity to complete a task Enjoys being accountable for the success of the business function. Drive, determination, energy, tenacity, enthusiasm, loyalty Comprehensive training will be provided to ensure candidate success In return, our Client is offering a basic salary of £20,000 - £25,000 per annum plus benefits (salary is negotiable and dependent on experience). To apply for the above position, please send your C.V to Lorraine Roger, Director at Atom Recruitment Ltd.
          Science Graduate - Internal Business Development Coordinator - Pharmaceutical      Cache   Translate Page      
Our Client is a speciality supplier and manufacturer of raw materials to the UK Pharmaceutical Industry. They are now seeking an Internal Business Development Coordinator. This position will be office based in Redditch , Worcestershire. The position is a full-time permanent role. Our Client will consider a new Science Graduate (or equivalent) for this position who has a strong desire to utilise their technical skills in a commercial environment Job Purpose To develop business by carrying out market research, identifying qualified sales leads, providing marketing and sales support, expediting the customer sampling process and developing new Suppliers Key Responsibilities Confidently and proactively contact customers to provide technical/commercial information Develop relationships and build rapport with customers and look for opportunities to increase sales Receive and progress customer enquiries (telephone & email / web) of a technical and commercial nature to the satisfaction of the customer and within a specified timescale Handle multiple enquiries and follow-ups at the same time, with differing timescales and resolutions Technical Marketing Projects Customer Sampling Supplier Development Identify new Suppliers New Product Data Product Stewardship Collating Product Data Costings Qualifications and Experience Strong technical background with a BSc in a Science subject (or equivalent) Our Client will consider a new Science Graduate (or equivalent) for this position who has a strong desire to utilise their technical skills in a commercial environment Numerate with the ability to analyse data and determine trends IT literate and capable of harnessing the benefits of modern customer relationship management/enterprise resource software Literate person who can prepare well written and lucid reports. Able to articulate and communicate a compelling case Enquiring mind interested in a range of scientific literature Flexible and able to prioritise, plan and organise multiple activities Excellent telephone manner, friendly and enquiring Industrious and with the tenacity to complete a task Enjoys being accountable for the success of the business function. Drive, determination, energy, tenacity, enthusiasm, loyalty Comprehensive training will be provided to ensure candidate success In return, our Client is offering a basic salary of £20,000 - £25,000 per annum plus benefits (salary is negotiable and dependent on experience). To apply for the above position, please send your C.V to Lorraine Roger, Director at Atom Recruitment Ltd.
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Although Reddit is banned in China, the popular discussion platform is set to receive $150 million in investment from the Chinese technology giant Tencent.
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Hi Janine, lovely to hear that we have family all over the world!! Your talking about Loveday and Louisa, well my grandad was Benny Marsh (junior), which was brother to Louisa, Sybil, Loveday and Betty. Betty & Sybil passed a long time ago. Louisa has just recently passed but aunty Loveday is still in Durrow. She is 95 and not contactable as I'm sure you will understand.

So, my mum is Benny (juniors) daughter. There is 6 of them, Georgie, Emily, Berty, Jill, Tanya and Desmond. We are all in Bristol, UK.

We have some family in Redditch, this is Tenny, who came from Tullamore and lived with his grandparents Ben and Mary, which I guess is who you are talking about.

Does this all make sense? As I (Kelly, Jill's daughter) am nearly lost with it all haha. If your on FB I'm Kelly Wren.

Hope you find this helpful X
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          Fun With 2019 Prospect Rankings      Cache   Translate Page      
Time flies when you're having fun. Well, at least I'm having fun. I can't speak for you kind reader. We've only two more divisions to cover for minor league rankings and spring training is just around the corner. I can smell the pine tar! While lurking on Reddit last week, I stumbled upon a great tool created by a user named BoBtheMule. I reached out to him about it and it turns out he's a Razzball reader. Basically, he compiled all the prospect rankings from free sites on one sheet. You can check it out here. It's very well done. Anyhoo, I thought it would be fun to see where I'm higher or lower than some of the other big sites (six others to be exact, including Razzball's own Ralph from ProspectsLive). Anyhoo part two, I've been out of the game for a time, and while I don't peep other rankings when creating my own, I do think it's interesting to go back and look at how my rankings compare to others in the industry. As Kierkegaard pointed out, "Life can only be understood backwards." Let's take a look!
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My FIRST ever Iron Maiden cover! \m/ Guys, I just recorded my first ever Iron Maiden cover. It is on
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My FIRST ever Iron Maiden cover! \m/ Guys, I just recorded my first ever Iron Maiden cover. It is on
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My FIRST ever Iron Maiden cover! \m/ Guys, I just recorded my first ever Iron Maiden cover. It is on
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My FIRST ever Iron Maiden cover! \m/ Guys, I just recorded my first ever Iron Maiden cover. It is on
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Women lead in nominations for big categories like album of the year and best new artist.
        

          Carotenuto: amici o nemici, i politici li fabbrica tutti il potere      Cache   Translate Page      
Carotenuto: è sempre il potere a fabbricare i politici, sia quelli "nemici" che quelli "amici". Scontato che poi il governo deluda.
E se fosse soltanto l’ennesima, colossale presa in giro? Tutto finto: Grillo e i 5 Stelle, il sovranista Salvini, persino i Gilet Gialli che stanno scuotendo la Francia di Macron. Ragionamento ipotetico: dato che il potere è ben consapevole del malcontento montante, ormai in vastissimi strati della società, non è forse logico concludere che sia interessato a cavalcarlo, il dissenso, magari scegliendo accuratamente “ribelli” rumorosi ma in fondo innocui? Pensateci: e se fosse stato davvero il potere supremo, massonico e religioso, a mettere in campo l’attuale populismo, prima che la protesta potesse sfociare in una vera rottura del sistema? L’autore di questa suggestione è Fausto Carotenuto, a lungo analista strategico dell’intelligence Nato. Per molti anni, si è occupato proprio di questo: consigliare i governi su come gestire le crisi e fabbricare il consenso. La sa lunga, Carotenuto, in fatto di manipolazione: “fake news”, terrorismo “false flag”, tecniche collaudate di condizionamento. Sa come si pilotano i sentimenti delle masse, grazie al vecchio trucco che funziona sempre: l’Uomo Nero. Il nemico è perfetto, per indurre il popolo a sbagliare mira: ci si divide, ci si odia. E si spara contro bersagli di cartone. Finita la bagarre, tutto torna come prima. Il Gattopardo: cambiare tutto, per non cambiare niente. E il sistema, il potere vero, resta al riparo della sua torre.
Elucubrazione virtuale, teorica. Nel saggio “Il mistero della situazione internazionale”, pubblicato anni fa da UnoEditori, Carotenuto ripropone il medesimo schematismo a livello generale, geopolitico, introducendo la categoria della metafisica: tutto quello che appare assurdo e incomprensibile (un “mistero”, appunto), avrebbe in realtà una precisa spiegazione sul terreno – sfuggente – della spiritualità. Carotenuto ridisegna il mondo secondo lo schema binario delle piramidi di potere, nere e bianche. E sostiene che le cosiddette “forze oscure”, in realtà, lavorano anch’esse – ruvidamente – per un risultato che poi non è negativo: proprio la manifestazione del male, reso visibile attraverso le atrocità della storia e dell’attualità, finisce in un ultima analisi per risvegliare l’umanità dal letargo. Non è pessimista, Carotenuto: è convinto che almeno il 30% della popolazione mondiale si stia finalmente accorgendo del grande inganno cui sarebbe sottoposta, dai “poteri oscuri”. Tradurre questa visione nella cronaca politica di oggi comporta un bel salto. Ma Carotenuto, animatore del network “Coscienze in Rete”, lo affronta senza imbarazzi ai microfoni di “Border Nights”: niente di nuovo sotto il sole, dice. Anche l’Italia gialloverde fa parte di un gioco antichissimo, destinato purtroppo a funzionare. Scontato l’esito: il cambiamento sarà solo un’illusione.
A innescare questa conclusione è il desolante spettacolo del governo italiano, che (come volevasi dimostrare) non riesce a mantenere nessuna delle sue grandi promesse elettorali. Lega e 5 Stelle hanno già sgonfiato la roboante “rivoluzione” che avevano evocato: obbediscono a Big Pharma sui vaccini, cedono all’Ue su tutta la linea, lasciano impallidire il reddito di cittadinanza. Ancora: la Lega si dimentica di abolire la legge Fornero sulle pensioni, e in più si allinea all’antica cordata affaristica dell’inutile Tav Torino-Lione. Ve ne stupite? Non dovreste, dice Carotenuto: tutto va esattamente nel modo previsto fin dall’inizio. Previsto da chi? Elementare: dal potere, lo stesso che ha messo in piedi questo sovranismo populista tutto chiacchiere e distintivo, fatto di fumo senza arrosto. Il che, peraltro – ammette Carotenuto – non esclude affatto che gli attuali governanti siano meno peggiori dei precedenti: qua e là lo si vede, il loro sforzo sincero per migliorare la situazione. Ma sono soltanto briciole: quelle che il potere stesso è disposto a concedere, per rendere credibile l’operazione agli occhi degli italiani. L’importante è che gli elettori non scarichino Salvini e Di Maio – non ancora, per lo meno, perché in questo momento “servono” a tener buono un paese come il nostro, il cui vero risveglio politico sarebbe comunque temuto.
Da un lato, gli impeccabili attori Merkel e Macron – burattini perfetti, in questo teatro – mettono in scena l’odioso copione centralista del Sacro Romano Impero. Dall’altro, in modo opposto ma simmetrico, speculare – l’opposizione è incarnata a livello di piazza dai Gilet Gialli, e a livello istituzionale dai nuovi politici italiani: il piccolo sceriffo Salvini e un movimento d’opinione nato dal nulla, sul web, per iniziativa dell’ex comico Beppe Grillo. Ve lo ricordate, il vecchio Beppe, prima che venisse cacciato dalla Rai per quella battutaccia sui socialisti ladri? Era un artista onesto, affabile, di medio profilo. Poi, risentitosi per l’ingiustizia subita, si è trasformato di colpo. All’improvviso, è diventato un pensatore politico acuminato e stranamente informatissimo, un vero fuoriclasse della controinformazione. Passo seguente: la creazione del partito (pardon, movimento). Infine: l’ascesa fulminea dei pentastellati, ora al governo. Ha fatto tutto da solo, il vecchio Beppe? Suvvia. Basta vedere il sequel: il suo pupillo Di Maio è in ritirata su tutta la linea, ogni fronte veramente pericoloso per il potere è stato smantellato. E l’ideologo ormai si limita a fare il filosofo, dal suo buen retiro genovese, in apparenza lontano da tutto. In quanti ci sono cascati? In tantissimi: un elettore su tre, stando alle ultime consultazioni.
Molto rumore per nulla? Praticamente, sì. O quasi: perché, comunque – secondo Carotenuto – il diavolo fa le pentole ma non i coperchi. Ovvero: anche la più amara disillusione può dare frutti, insegnando ai cittadini a diffidare di chi promette regali favolosi. Meglio delegare il meno possibile, non scommettere sulle dinamiche verticali su cui si fonda la rappresentanza, nel gioco democratico. E imparare a investire in modo orizzontale nella partecipazione diretta e concreta, che poi è quella che qualsiasi potente teme di più. Chiusa la parentesi politica, Carotenuto torna spiritualista: se ci supportassimo a vicenda in modo solidale, dice, la piramide perderebbe. Se il sistema è basato sullo sfruttamento delle persone, ha bisogno che gli individui siano soli, divisi e spaventati, pieni di rancore. Volemose bene? Non è una battuta, insiste Carotenuto: è un metodo. L’attuale potere, configurato in forma di dominio (“per stare meglio, ho bisogno che gli altri stiano peggio”) sa benissimo come funziona, lo schema: se l’Uomo Nero sparisce, è finita. Se smettessimo di odiare il nemico di turno, non potremmo più essere manipolati così facilmente. Non ce ne rendiamo conto? Vero. I “poteri oscuri”, invece, lo sanno fin troppo bene. Per questo ci fabbricano incessantemente sia i “nemici”, come Merkel e Macron, che gli “amici” come Grillo e Salvini.
Troppo manicheo, l’ineffabile Carotenuto? Troppo semplicistico, nel suo riduzionismo estremo? L’alternativa che propone – costruire reti territoriali di persone leali tra loro – non prevede esiti immediati, a livello di macrocosmo. Però, sostiene, sortisce effetti vistosi e molto solidi, nel raggio d’azione alla portata dei singoli. Prendiamo la bistrattata valle di Susa: proprio grazie alla grande paura del Tav ha sviluppato un modello sociale diverso, più attento all’umanità quotidiana. Le persone hanno riscoperto valori essenziali, che erano stati trascurati. In questo senso, l’ipotetica “piramide nera” lavora per noi, a sua insaputa: si impegna a fare disastri, ma poi finisce per farci del bene, suo malgrado. Le tesi di Carotenuto’ Pensieri lunghi, da prendere per quello che sono: un invito a riflettere, a non agire sotto l’impulso di pressioni emotive sapientemente costruite secondo modalità invariabili, sempre uguali. Il risultato potrebbe essere la raffinazione della capacità di analisi. Un nuovo modo di guardare alle cose, cercando di capire – prima e meglio – di che pasta è fatto chi abbiamo di fronte, sul palcoscenico non esattamente entusiasmante della politica italiana. Se non altro, fornisce una possibile risposta alla domanda che resta sempre in sospeso: com’è possibile che tutti i politici, una volta al governo (in Italia e altrove) finiscano sempre per deludere, tradendo la fiducia ottenuta dagli elettori?

E se fosse soltanto l’ennesima, colossale presa in giro? Tutto finto: Grillo e i 5 Stelle, il sovranista Salvini, persino i Gilet Gialli che stanno scuotendo la Francia di Macron. Ragionamento ipotetico: dato che il potere è ben consapevole del malcontento montante, ormai in vastissimi strati della società, non è forse logico concludere che sia interessato a cavalcarlo, il dissenso, magari scegliendo accuratamente “ribelli” rumorosi ma in fondo innocui? Pensateci: e se fosse stato davvero il potere supremo, massonico e religioso, a mettere in campo l’attuale populismo, prima che la protesta potesse sfociare in una vera rottura del sistema? L’autore di questa suggestione è Fausto Carotenuto, a lungo analista strategico dell’intelligence Nato. Per molti anni, si è occupato proprio di questo: consigliare i governi su come gestire le crisi e fabbricare il consenso. La sa lunga, Carotenuto, in fatto di manipolazione: “fake news”, terrorismo “false flag”, tecniche collaudate di condizionamento. Sa come si pilotano i sentimenti delle masse, grazie al vecchio trucco che funziona sempre: l’Uomo Nero. Il nemico è perfetto, per indurre il popolo a sbagliare mira: ci si divide, ci si odia. E si spara contro bersagli di cartone. Finita la bagarre, tutto torna come prima. Il Gattopardo: cambiare tutto, per non cambiare niente. E il sistema, il potere vero, resta al riparo della sua torre.


          Chavez fu ucciso, ma ora è Maduro a uccidere il Venezuela      Cache   Translate Page      
Angiuli: Chavez fu assassinato, ma ora è Maduro a condannare il Venezuela. Pesano gli errori del chavismo, che pure aiutò il popolo.
Hugo Chavez è stato assassinato: la notizia è pressoché certa. Poi ci ha pensato l’indegno Maduro, a “terminare” il Venezuela. Ma non da solo: è stato aiutato, nell’opera di devastazione del paese, dai vizi capitali del “bolivarismo” venezuelano. La giusta crociata contro il latifondo ha finito per affidare le terre a cooperative gestite da incapaci, scelti per la loro fedeltà politica. Idem le imprese, simbolo dell’odiata borghesia “coloniale” e parassitaria, alleata dagli Usa: troppe aziende sono state consegnate ai militari, che le hanno fatte fallire. Risultato: il Pil è franato, togliendo al paese la capacità di produrre beni diversi dal petrolio. E quando il prezzo del greggio è crollato, si è spalancato il baratro. La tragedia? Ad affrontarla non c’era più il popolarissimo Chavez, ma l’incolore Maduro. Che poi, di fronte alle proteste, non ha trovato di meglio che forzare la Costituzione, sospendere la democrazia e far sparare sulla folla, salvo poi accusare gli yankee di aver strangolato il Venezuela. Chi oggi si ostina a difendere Maduro – scrive Giuseppe Angiuli, su “L’Intellettuale Dissidente” – dimostra la stessa cecità del potere imperiale neoliberista che ha fatto la guerra a Chavez fin dal primo giorno, cercando anche di deporlo con il golpe del 2002, neutralizzato dal popolo venezuelano che si strinse attorno al suo leader – l’unico che in tanti anni abbia davvero lavorato, giorno e notte, per il benessere della sua gente.
Rifiutarsi di leggere con lucidità la storia recente del Venezuela, scrive Angiuli nella sua accurata ricostruzione, significa innanzitutto fare un torto ai venezuelani, oggi alla fame. Un affronto alla memoria dello stesso Chavez, strenuo difensore del suo popolo. E’ stato grande, Chavez, ma inevitabilmente imperfetto: proprio i suoi errori ottici, secondo Angiuli, hanno creato le premesse di una crisi spaventosa, che oggi – senza più il carisma e l’onestà di fondo del leader – stanno mettendo in pericolo il Venezuela. Il paese perde milioni di cittadini, ridotti a profughi. Mancano cibo e medicinali, e c’è anche il rischio concreto che le sue frontiere vengano violate da un intervento militare ispirato dagli Usa e condotto da paesi come la Colombia e l’inquietante Brasile di Bolsonaro. La domanda che sfugge, nel derby delle opposte tifoserie italiane ed europee, è la seguente: com’è possibile che sia finito nella disperazione di massa uno dei paesi virtualmente più ricchi del mondo? Quella del Venezuela è considerata la prima riserva petrolifera del pianeta: e da parte degli Usa, certamente ostili al regime chiavista, non c’è però mai stato nessun embargo del greggio venezuelano. Al contrario: proprio grazie all’export dell’oro nero, a Caracas negli ultimi vent’anni sono circolati fiumi di petrodollari. Che fine hanno fatto?
All’inizio, miliardi di dollari sono serviti a finanziare il grandioso welfare ideato da Chavez per allievare le storiche sofferenze dei poveri. Ma non un soldo è stato investito nell’economia non-petrolifera. In compenso, grazie al controllo centralizzato della gestione dei cambi, è fiorito il contrabbando di valuta estera. E oggi si mangia acquistando alla borsa nera i generi alimentari che i gerarchi di Maduro – che controllano i petrodollari – fanno sparire all’ingresso del paese, prima che possano raggiungere i supermercati, dove i prezzi sarebbero calmierati per legge. Ma l’attuale tragedia del Venezuela – umanitaria, sociale, politica – non può impedire di guardare col necessario distacco (e col rispetto che merita) a quello che è stato il più clamoroso fenomeno sudamericano degli ultimi decenni: la “rivoluzione bolivariana” di Chavez, per 14 anni alla guida del paese caraibico. Un quasi-capolavoro, fondato su una scommessa di tipo socialista: nazionalizzare il petrolio per finanziare grandiosi programmi di assistenza e liberare la popolazione della piaga cronica della povertà, generata dallo spietato sfruttamento delle multinazionali occidentali.
Nella sua meticolosa ricostruzione sulla crisi venezuelana pubblicata da “L’Intellettuale Dissidente”, Angiuli scrive che la morte di Chavez, nel marzo 2013, è «quasi certamente avvenuta per avvelenamento radioattivo, messo in atto da non ben identificati servizi segreti di qualche paese nemico». Magari gli Usa, che a Chavez non avevano mai perdonato il coraggio e l’indipendenza politica. O qualche entità sudamericana allineata alla Dottrina Monroe, secondo cui l’America Latina deve restare sottomessa a Washington. Il Venezuela di Chavez – poi letteralmente tradito da Maduro – ha rappresentato una grande speranza per tutto il Sud del mondo. Ma sarebbe sbagliato trasformarlo in un culto, osserva Angiuli: perché Chavez ha commesso l’errore (fatale) di basare il riscatto economico nazionale solo sul petrolio, mortificando l’industria e l’agricoltura. Ancora oggi, ridotto alla fame, il Venezuela continua a dividere: da una parte le destre neoliberiste che hanno sempre criminalizzato il chavismo fin dall’inizio, e dall’altra la vecchia sinistra terzomondista, che arriva a perdonare un dittatore come Maduro pur di non ammettere i gravi errori della politica venezuelana, che hanno messo nei guai il paese ben prima che scattasse l’accerchiamento geopolitico neoliberista che ha isolato il governo di Caracas.
Il pensiero unico mainstream «tende a demonizzare alla radice l’intera vicenda del socialismo venezuelano, relegandola nell’ambito del caudillismo alla sudamericana». Per contro, gli epigoni delle residuali correnti marxiste-leniniste si erano illusi di poter finalmente riscattare, in Venezuela, «la tragica sconfitta del comunismo novecentesco», seppellito dalle macerie del Muro di Berlino. All’intera vicenda del “socialismo bolivariano” inaugurato da Hugo Chavez, Angiuli ammette di essersi accostato con emozione, sperando di trovarvi «un nuovo laboratorio politico capace di ripensare l’idea stessa e la pratica del socialismo». Angiuli è stato spesso in Venezuela, a stretto contatto con la società e con gli ambienti filogovernativi. Dopo l’entusiasmo, però, è subentrata l’amara disillusione. Beninteso: a prescindere dall’orrendo regime militare di Maduro, «resta in ogni caso intangibile – precisa Angiuli, a scanso di equivoci – il diritto del popolo venezuelano di costruire il suo futuro in condizioni di libertà, sovranità e autonomia rispetto a qualsiasi intervento di destabilizzazione esterna, a cominciare dalle esplicite minacce di invasione che ultimamente provengono dai governi dell’ultradestra insediatisi al potere delle nazioni vicine, con lo scontato supporto degli Usa che da sempre considerano quella parte del mondo come il proprio cortile di casa».
Detto questo, ammette Angiuli, «è triste giungere alla conclusione di dover affermare che il socialismo venezuelano ha purtroppo tradito una buona parte dei suoi propositi, e oggi non può più costituire un modello positivo di giustizia e di benessere per i popoli oppressi di tutto il mondo». Cionondimeno, il “bolivarismo” di Chavez era partito con le migliori intenzioni. Analizzarne i difetti è indispensabile: provare a capire «cosa non ha funzionato in Venezuela» è fondamentale, per tentare di spiegarsi la drammatica situazione in cui oggi versa il paese che dette i natali al “libertador” Simon Bolivar, «un personaggio passato alla storia quale nemico giurato del colonialismo ispanico». Anche Hugo Chavez ha fatto la storia: la sua presa del potere a Caracas, a cavallo tra il 1998 e il 1999, ha simboleggiato per l’intero continente di Neruda e Garcia Marquez «la più grande sfida di discontinuità storico-politica rispetto alla lunga notte neoliberista, vissuta per alcuni decenni dall’America Latina». Micidiali le dittature militari filo-Usa degli anni Cinquanta, Sessanta e Settanta. Per questo, è naturale che il chavismo abbia suscitato «una grande ondata di legittime speranze fra tutti i popoli».
Ex ufficiale paracadutista dell’esercito venezuelano, tradizionalmente “popolare” anche nei suoi ranghi più alti, Hugo Chavez – autore di un fallito tentativo di colpo di Stato del 1992 ai danni dell’allora presidente in carica Carlos Andres Perez – era riuscito in pochi anni a far coagulare attorno a sé «i migliori sentimenti e le aspirazioni di riscatto delle fasce sociali medio-basse del suo paese, fino a quel momento escluse dal godimento dei profitti della “Venezuela Saudita”». L’ideologia di Chavez? Un mix originale e composito, «che attinge tanto al panamericanismo di Simon Bolivar quanto all’umanesimo socialista di ispirazione massonica caro a Giuseppe Garibaldi e a Salvador Allende». Innegabili le influenze esercitate dal pensiero di Antonio Gramsci e dalla prassi rivoluzionaria di Ernesto Che Guevara e Fidel Castro. «Cuba rivoluzionaria, la piccola isola che da decenni resiste ad un crudele embargo degli Usa, per Chavez costituiva un esempio di dignità e un prototipo da emulare, soprattutto sotto il profilo dell’indipendenza nazionale e della lotta all’imperialismo a stelle e strisce». E proprio a partire dagli accordi di mutua assistenza con la Cuba di Fidel – petrolio in cambio di medici – Hugo Chavez, appena insediatosi alla presidenza, iniziò a «costruire sapientemente il suo modello di integrazione politica latinoamericana attorno ai principi generali di cooperazione, equità e solidarietà».
Lo stesso Che Guevara, nei suoi scritti, aveva ben individuato la “maledizione” dei paesi dell’America Latina, «storicamente condannati a programmare le loro economie non in base ai propri bisogni interni, bensì in rapporto agli appetiti famelici dei loro paesi dominanti». Fin dall’epoca del colonialismo ispano-portoghese, gli europei avevano imposto a quei territori un modello “rentista” o monoculturale, «tutto basato sull’estrazione a costo zero di materie prime»: un “prelievo forzoso” grazie a cui sarebbero state edificate le basi dell’impero industriale e capitalistico dell’Occidente. A partire dal suo esordio, ricorda Angiuli, «uno dei principali meriti politici di Hugo Chavez è stato quello di sottrarre il controllo dell’oro nero del Venezuela a quella ristretta borghesia “compradora” fortemente compromessa col capitalismo a stelle e strisce». Una borghesia che «per decenni, dopo essersi appropriata della rendita petrolifera, era stata abituata a delocalizzare sistematicamente i suoi profitti a Miami, umiliando il paese estrattore con delle infime royalties e con dei contratti-capestro». Fino a quel momento, gli immensi giacimenti petroliferi non avevano mai consentito al Venezuela di trarre risorse per investimenti sociali. A questo ha provveduto proprio Chavez, all’inizio del suo mandato, con una nossa clamorosa: nazionalizzare la compagnia petrolifera Pdvsa, per poi tenere alto il prezzo del greggio premendo sull’Opec – insieme all’Iraq di Saddam e alla Libia di Gheddafi – al fine di contenere i volumi di estrazione.
Destinare la rendita petrolifera alla spesa assistenziale finalizzata ad appianare le gravi diseguaglianze sociali del suo popolo – prosegue Angiuli – ha costituito indubbiamente l’atto più rivoluzionario compiuto da Hugo Chavez. Interventi imponenti, per garantire servizi sanitari anche nei “barrios” più poveri e alfabetizzare milioni di venezuelani, compresi i gruppi indigeni. Diritti: la nuova Costituzione varata da Chavez nel 1999 «contiene sulla carta alcuni principi inediti che possono fare da insegnamento anche alle democrazie più avanzate». E’ fondata su una netta separazione fra i poteri e contempla molteplici strumenti di democrazia diretta: c’è anche l’istituto del “referendum revocatorio”, che consente perfino di far dimettere il presidente a metà mandato, mediante una consultazione popolare indetta dal basso. La nuova Carta, poi, decreta l’intangibilità di Madre Natura quale soggetto titolare di diritti. E in più tutela l’identità etnoculturale delle comunità dei nativi amerindi, «facendosi così portatrice di un generale messaggio di rinascita dell’orgoglio indigeno», dopo secoli di sottomissione ai “conquistadores” e ai “gringos”.
Il primo decennio del chavismo, riconosce Giuseppe Angiuli, è stato contrassegnato «da un risveglio delle coscienze del popolo venezuelano e da una straordinaria voglia di partecipare a riscrivere la storia del proprio paese da parte di milioni di persone, fino ad allora del tutto escluse dalla scena politica e incapaci perfino di intendere lo stesso concetto di cittadinanza». Solo gli osservatori più prevenuti, sottolinea l’analista, possono avere finto di non accorgersi della reale genuinità che ha connotato i primi anni del processo politico “bolivariano”, contraddistinti da un fermento rivoluzionario autentico, addirittura emozionante. E contro l’imperialismo mercantile “yankee”, Chavez s’è mosso anche a livello geopolitico: ha dato vita all’Alba (Alianza Bolivariana para los pueblos de nuestra America), reclutando Cuba, la Bolivia del leader sindacale Evo Morales, l’Ecuador dell’economista Rafael Correa, il Nicaragua sandinista, l’Honduras di Manuel Zelaya e vari piccoli Stati insulari caraibici. Checché ne dicessero i media occidentali, sottolinea Angiuli, il governo di Chavez – fino alla sua rielezione nel 2012 – è sempre stato largamente supportato dal popolo venezuelano. Ma oggi, ribadisce, il Venezuela non sarebbe in crisi nera, se lo stesso Chavez non avesse commesso clamorose ingenuità sul piano economico.
Dopo aver distribuito soldi a pioggia per «contrastare la povertà più estrema di una parte significativa della popolazione», il chavismo ha mancato l’appuntamento con lo sviluppo, nonostante la felice congiuntura petrolifera, col prezzo del barile rimasto sopra gli 80 dollari fino al novembre 2014. Nonostante il fiume di valuta forte, piovuto su Caracas per almeno un decennio, il governo «non ha mai messo in campo alcuna seria misura per provare a debellare il vero cancro comune a tutti quei paesi la cui economia, come quella del Venezuela, si basa su un modello “rentista”», ovvero: «La dipendenza dalla estrazione della materia prima quale unica risorsa del proprio modello di sviluppo». Nonostante i tanti proclami, non è mai riuscito a diversificare le attività produttive: anzi, i governi chavisti hanno attuato «una massiccia politica di disincentivo al lavoro delle piccole e medie imprese», determinando così una contrazione drammatica del Pil, in quei settori, «con la conseguenza che la classe media è progressivamente scomparsa». Paradossale: «Oggi i venezuelani conducono in media un tenore di vita clamorosamente più basso di quello che si ricordi anche negli anni più bui della notte neoliberista dell’America Latina». E scontano «una diffusa scarsità di prodotti di prima necessità che oggi forse non si riscontra nemmeno a Cuba, paese ininterrottamente sotto embargo da più di mezzo secolo».
Pessimo il bilancio dall’agricoltura: buona l’idea di una riforma agraria per smantellare i latifondi improduttivi. Ma poi è subentrata «una deriva ideologica di tipo estremistico velleitario, che ha condotto ad una espropriazione generalizzata delle terre anche di media dimensione». Terre assegnate «a improvvisate cooperative di lavoratori che non si sono mai realmente dimostrate all’altezza del loro compito», e con incarichi direzionali «troppo spesso affidati obbedendo unicamente a meri criteri di fedeltà politica». Risultato: la produzione agricola è crollata, ricorda Angiuli, persino per i più tipici prodotti alla base della dieta venezuelana: riso e farina di mais, frutta e verdura, polli d’allevamento, uova e caffè. Stessa sorte ha colpito l’industria: «Una analoga degenerazione demagogica del chavismo, nel segno del collettivismo spinto – scrive Angiuli – ha condotto negli anni a una diffusa e capillare occupazione delle fabbriche», da parte di «settori disinvolti delle forze armate». I militari, «arrogandosi il diritto di agire sempre e comunque nell’interesse del “pueblo” e contro l’odiata borghesia nazionale», si sono spesso impadroniti «con modalità arbitrarie e violente» dei mezzi di produzione, «lasciandoli cadere quasi sempre e molto presto in malora e facendo così crollare la produzione anche in quei settori nei quali – prima del chavismo – il Venezuela riusciva tranquillamente a soddisfare il suo fabbisogno interno, raggiungendo perfino l’obiettivo di esportare una discreta quantità di merci all’estero: ferro, acciaio, automobili, caffè».
L’aspetto più inquietante di questo fallimento economico di dimensioni catastrofiche, scrive Angiuli, non risiede neppure nella pianificazione centralistica stile Urss e Cina maoista: il paradosso sta nella pessima gestione dell’oceano di petrodollari. Fino al 2013, il petrolio rappresentava ancora il 95% dell’export. Anziché sfruttare quell’enorme massa di denaro per rendere il Venezuela più autonomo economicamente, i governi socialisti «hanno finito per accentuare oltre ogni limite il tradizionale carattere “rentista” dell’economia venezuelana, legandone le sorti in modo irreversibile alla ciclicità dell’andamento del prezzo degli idrocarburi». Gli effetti di questa politica sono esplosi a partire dal 2015, con il crollo della quotazione del greggio: di colpo, il Venezuela ha incassato meno soldi, sia per il welfare che per pagare l’enorme volume di importazioni, cresciuto negli anni col progressivo calo della produzione interna di beni primari. Risultato: «La scarsità di prodotti sugli scaffali dei supermercati si è manifestata in modo crescente e irrimediabile». Ecco perché, osserva Angiuli, sta semplicemente mentendo, Maduro, quando si sforza ogni giorno di attribuire l’odierna crisi alla guerra economica orchestrata dall’odiato imperialismo yankee. Le sanzioni americane – varate da Obama e inasprite da Trump – non bastano a spiegare la catastrofica penuria di generi di prima necessità.
Le stesse sanzioni, peraltro, non hanno impedito alle grandi banche d’affari statunitensi, prima fra tutte la Goldman Sachs, di investire copiose somme nell’acquisto di buoni obbligazionari emessi dalla compagnia petrolifera Pdvsa: «Un elemento che smaschera tanto l’ipocrisia del capitalismo a stelle e strisce quanto quella della retorica antimperialista così tanto sbandierata dal governo di Caracas». Inoltre, sebbene Trump abbia proibito nel 2018 l’acquisto di titoli del colosso petrolifero venezuelano, «nessun embargo commerciale petrolifero è mai stato decretato da Washington verso Caracas». Lo confermano i numeri delle esportazioni, che ora – non a caso – Maduro ha addirittura proibito di diffondere, roprio per non compromettere il suo vittimismo retorico che attribuisce al nemico imperialista la causa di ogni male. L’altra verità che Maduro nasconde, continua Angiuli, è che il suo Venezuela ha affidato a una ristretta oligarchia – società riconducibili all’establishment militare – l’intera gestione del cambio dei dollari necessari per accedere al mercato delle importazioni di beni dall’estero. Sono questi privilegiati ad accedere ai dollari, e in modo truffaldino, cioè con un cambio alterato sopravvalutando il bolivar: se la moneta venezuelana era stimata 1.000 a 1, rispetto al dollaro, l’élite governativa monopolista ha invece intascato 10 bolivar per ogni dollaro destinato ad acquistare beni dall’estero.
Una volta che gli importatori della ristretta cerchia governativa hanno acquisito i dollari ad un cambio preferenziale e privilegiato, quella valuta forte, «ufficialmente necessaria per pagare le merci che si dovrebbero importare dall’estero», ha finito in realtà per alimentare «un circuito vorticoso e perverso, con cui gli stessi importatori filogovernativi sono troppo spesso riusciti ad occultare clandestinamente sia la valuta che le stesse merci importate». Una colossale frode valutaria, insomma, «che ogni giorno sottrae ricchezza al paese caraibico», e oggi costringe i venezuelani a lasciare le loro case. Elementare: «Se la moneta venezuelana viene scambiata sui mercati ad un valore reale spesso anche di 100 volte inferiore a quello con cui viene scambiata dagli organismi governativi, tutti coloro i quali sono nelle condizioni di mettere le mani sulla rendita petrolifera, una volta ottenuti i dollari col sistema del cambio preferenziale, ne investono effettivamente solo una parte nell’attività di importazione». E al contempo, aiutandosi con sovrafatturazioni fittizie (di merci mai effettivamente acquistate) occultano facilmente grandi quantità di valuta forte, trasferendole dei paradisi fiscali, «ovvero alimentando il mercato nero del dollaro all’interno degli stessi confini del Venezuela». Lo si capisce già all’aeroporto, appena si sbarca a Caracas: si viene assaliti da “agenti del cambio in nero” che offrono disinvoltamente i bolivar in cambio di dollari (o euro) secondo un rapporto di cambio molto distante da quello ufficiale.
Per questo, aggiunge Angiuli, da quando si è diffusa la pratica governativa di sopravvalutare artificiosamente il bolivar, «il traffico di valuta è diventato di gran lunga il business più redditizio per chiunque riesca a venire in possesso di una certa quota della rendita petrolifera incamerata dal Venezuela». Negli anni, il fenomeno ha acquisito dimensioni impressionanti e incontrollabili. E il suo principale effetto nefasto sull’economia del paese è il generale disincentivo verso l’avvio di qualsiasi genere di attività produttiva. L’ex ministro per la pianificazione economica Jorge Giordani, grande amico di Chavez (dimessosi nel 2014 da ogni incarico governativo in polemica con Maduro) ha pubblicamente denunciato il furto, attraverso questo meccanismo fraudolento, di qualcosa come 25 miliardi di dollari dall’organismo governativo addetto alle operazioni di cambio su larga scala. E oltre al mercato nero di valuta, c’è anche la piaga che colpisce gli approvvigionamenti: il cibo, i medicinali e i prodotti manifatturieri che dovrebbero entrare in Venezuela a prezzo calmierato vengono in gran parte intercettati e rivenduti clandestinamente. Borsa nera: «Un formidabile, gigantesco contrabbando di merci vendute al mercato nero a prezzi molto più alti di quelli che il governo si sforza inutilmente di imporre nelle catene dei supermercati popolari», nei quali ormai scarseggia di tutto, dallo shampoo al dentifricio, dal sapone alla carta igienica.
Giuseppe Angiuli lo descrive come «il disastro di una economia nazionale ormai strutturalmente e capillarmente fondata sul malaffare, sulla frode valutaria e sulla speculazione parassitaria, con un sistema di complicità e protezioni che purtroppo investe anche le sfere più alte del potere centrale». A questo si aggiunge l’iper-inflazione scatenata irresponsabilmente dalla banca centrale del Venezuela, «ricorsa in questi anni in misura sempre più massiccia alla stampa di cartamoneta priva di ogni copertura e valore reale». Tra il 1999 e il 2016, la massa monetaria circolante nel paese è cresciuta di circa il 33.000%. Inflazione folle: nel 2017 si è attestata al’830%, per poi raggiungere l’anno seguente il 4.684,3 percento, vero e proprio record mondiale. Secondo il Fmi, si viaggia ormai verso il “milione per cento” su base annua. Una catastrofe: paralisi economico-produttiva, l’iper-inflazione, crollo del valore reale dei salari. Generale impossibilità di procurarsi da vivere lavorando. Collasso del sistema sanitario nazionale, scarsità di viveri e medicinali, drammatico aumento della mortalità neonatale e della denutrizione infantile. Tutto questo sta oggi facendo vivere al Venezuela «un esodo di proporzioni bibliche dei suoi cittadini verso l’estero, come non si era mai visto nella storia recente del paese».
Un fallimento così apocalittico, osserva Angiuli, avrebbe dovuto obbligare da tempo il governo Maduro ad adottare misure radicali, in forte discontinuità rispetto alle politiche suicide fin qui condotte. Di fronte all’esperazione popolare, sfociata in drammatiche proteste, Maduro ha risposto violando la Costituzione, truccando le elezioni e ordinando all’esercito di sparare sulla folla. Hugo Chavez non l’avrebbe mai fatto. Anzi: il “comandante” accettò lealmente il verdetto del referendum perduto, attraverso cui i venezuelani avevano bocciato la sua proposta di riforma costituzionale in senso presidenzialista. Maduro è solo, spelleggiato esclusivamente dai militari. Diversi dirigenti chavisti storici della prima ora – come l’ex ministro dell’ambiente Ana Elisa Osorio, l’ex ministro dell’economia Jorge Giordani, lo storico presidente della Pdvsa Rafael Ramirez e l’ex procuratrice generale Luisa Ortega Diaz – sono stati delegittimati ed emarginati. Qualcuno è riparato all’estero «per sottrarsi alla furia vendicatrice della cricca di potere vicina a Maduro».
Non sappiamo quale futuro attende il Venezuela, conclude Angiuli, ma dopo vent’anni di chavismo «i risultati dell’economia del paese parlano un linguaggio implacabile, che non ammette repliche». Un fallimento di dimensioni così catastrofiche dimostra «l’evidente sconfitta politica del gruppo dirigente cresciuto all’ombra di Chavez, che non si è dimostrato all’altezza dei propri compiti storici». I meriti dell’azione ispiratrice dei primi anni del chavismo «andrebbero rivalorizzati e recuperati», ripensando le radici dottrinali del socialismo “bolivariano”, «che andrebbero rinforzate e vivificate». Attenzione: a livello geopolitico, il Venezuela resta «un attore decisivo per la possibile formazione di un nuovo mondo multipolare». E infatti, sottolinea Angiuli, «attorno alla tenuta dell’indipendenza del paese da eventuali aggressioni militari esterne si gioca gran parte del suo futuro». Certo, la catastrofe sociale potrebbe sfociare in esiti terribili. E se il Venezuela «dovesse progressivamente subire delle aggressioni militari da parte degli Usa o di paesi vicini governati dall’ultradestra, come la Colombia o il Brasile», secondo Angiuli occorrerà battersi «a difesa della sacrosanta intangibilità dei suoi confini e della sua legittima sovranità». Quello che non serve, per aiutare il Venezuela a uscire dall’incubo, è continuare a «fornire un sostegno acritico e fideistico al governo di Maduro». Meglio rileggere con onestà la grande storia di Hugo Chavez e anche i suoi limiti, onde avviare al più presto «quegli interventi indifferibili e vitali che il popolo venezuelano si attende, e di cui oggi non può più fare a meno».

Hugo Chavez è stato assassinato: la notizia è pressoché certa. Poi ci ha pensato l’indegno Maduro, a “terminare” il Venezuela. Ma non da solo: è stato aiutato, nell’opera di devastazione del paese, dai vizi capitali del “bolivarismo” venezuelano. La giusta crociata contro il latifondo ha finito per affidare le terre a cooperative gestite da incapaci, scelti per la loro fedeltà politica. Idem le imprese, simbolo dell’odiata borghesia “coloniale” e parassitaria, alleata dagli Usa: troppe aziende sono state consegnate ai militari, che le hanno fatte fallire. Risultato: il paese ha perso la capacità di produrre beni diversi dal petrolio. E quando il prezzo del greggio è crollato, si è spalancato il baratro. La tragedia? Ad affrontarla non c’era più il popolarissimo Chavez, ma l’incolore Maduro. Che poi, di fronte alle proteste, non ha trovato di meglio che forzare la Costituzione, sospendere la democrazia e far sparare sulla folla, salvo poi accusare gli yankee di aver strangolato il Venezuela. Chi oggi si ostina a difendere Maduro – scrive Giuseppe Angiuli, su “L’Intellettuale Dissidente” – dimostra la stessa cecità del potere imperiale neoliberista che ha fatto la guerra a Chavez fin dal primo giorno, cercando anche di deporlo con il golpe del 2002, neutralizzato dal popolo venezuelano che si strinse attorno al suo leader – l’unico che in tanti anni abbia davvero lavorato, giorno e notte, per il benessere della sua gente.


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科技助力产业升级,互联网新金融回归FinTech,以科技提高金融效率,助推金融服务向产业融合,赋能金融普惠化。以下是本周FinTech信息集束:

Fintech壹周融资速览

——【监管】——

首批获“个人信息安全管理体系认证”企业公布

亿欧2月4日消息,中国首次针对企业的“个人信息安全管理体系认证”近日公布,支付宝、腾讯云、百度云等成为首批获得国家认证的企业。此次针对个人信息安全的认证测评对象涵盖了阿里、腾讯、百度、京东等10家与老百姓生活息息相关的企业。

上海网信办对各App整改情况开展了“回头看”复测工作

上海网信办2018年10月起对本地最常用的23个App获取用户个人信息等权限申请情况开展安全抽查。近期,市网信办对各App整改情况开展了“回头看”复测工作,最终确定整改前的“不合理权限”数量为164项,“合理但存在风险权限”数量为113项。

——【动态】——

网联完成支付“大考”,交易峰值超4.4万笔/秒

2月5日,亿欧金融从网联清算公司了解到的最新消息,2019年春节期间,初一当天网联平台跨机构交易处理峰值超过4.4万笔/秒,0时0分3秒网络支付交易最为集中,网联平台系统成功率100%。

百度跻身App Store免费总榜第一

亿欧2月5日消息,春晚期间,百度共发出1000万个20.19元的红包,100万个88元红包,10万台小度AI音箱,1万个2019元红包以及若干手气红包。截至2月5日凌晨3点,前身为手机百度的百度App成功跻身App Store免费总榜第一,创下了更名后的最好成绩。

除夕当天,中国银联处理跨行支付清算2617亿元

2月6日消息,在央行的统一指导下,中国银联承担了部分财付通微信红包、百度红包等2019年春节保障任务。除夕当天,中国银联处理跨行支付清算2617亿元,同比增长81.3%。

央行天津分行2019年已发放支小再贷款487万元

亿欧2月4日消息,央行天津分行2018年全年发放再贴现、支小再贷款、常备借贷便利共计401.42亿元,比上年增长275.94%。截至1月20日,2019年已发放再贴现6亿元,支小再贷款487万元,进一步支持了实体经济发展。

——【聚焦】——

全球前五大互联网公司 “FAAMG”排位变动

截至2月2日,全球前五大互联网公司依然为“FAAMG”,但内部排位却出现巨大变动。其中,亚马逊市值跌破8000亿美元大关,仍以微弱优势排名全球第一;微软市值为7886亿美元,升至全球第二;而曾经的龙头苹果公司,目前市值为7852亿美元,降至第三位。谷歌暂列第四。

我国手机支付用户的规模达5.7亿

央广网2月7日消息,当前我国手机支付用户的规模已经达到了5.7亿,但2018年,移动支付安全问题引发公众担忧。中消协指出,移动支付安全存在的严重隐患,仍需要引起监管部门的重视。各大支付平台也必须明确自身法律责任,切实保障消费者支付安全。

孙正义:看好阿里,未出售其股票

截至2018年12月底,旗下愿景基金(Vision Fund)出售了所有英伟达股票,价值3980亿日元。软银董事长孙正义称,未出售阿里巴巴股票,因为他认为公司仍有很大的增长潜力。

全国非保本理财收益率总体下行

证券时报2月5日报道,节前最后一个交易周,275家银行共发行了1868款银行理财产品,其中,封闭式预期收益型人民币产品平均收益率为4.28%,环比仅微增0.01个百分点。全国只有3个省份的非保本理财收益率环比上涨,28个省份的非保本理财则全数收益环比下降。

截至2018年底私募资管管理规模22.66万亿元

据中国基金业协会最新数据显示,截至2018年12月底,证券期货经营机构私募资管业务管理资产规模合计22.66万亿元(不含社保基金、企业年金)。其中,证券公司资管业务管理资产规模12.91万亿元,基金公司资管业务管理资产规模4.37万亿元,基金子公司资管业务管理资产规模5.25万亿元,期货公司资管业务管理资产规模1276亿元。

资本市场创新金融扶贫方式

2月6日新华社消息,针对深度贫困地区产业扶贫涉农主体贷款难、市场风险大等痛点,近期资本市场创新金融扶贫方式,通过“银行+期货+保险”模式,发挥金融合力,提高涉农主体抗风险能力和利润水平,为贫困地区注入源头活水,从“输血式”扶贫向“造血式”扶贫转变。

——【科技】——

贵州将发放科技创新券,最高额度50万元

新华网2月8日消息,记者从贵州省科技厅获悉,为推进企业创新发展,贵州将采取无偿资助方式向企业发放科技创新券,最高额度50万元。发放条件主要有:2017年1月1日以来,企业向省内外高校、科研院所等科技创新服务单位购买科技创新服务,或直接向其购买技术成果用于转化实施,签订相关技术合同并经过技术合同认定登记,合同在履行期且未执行完毕;申请企业与科技创新服务单位之间不存在关联关系和同业竞争关系;同一申请企业年度发放项目数不超过2个。

——【国际】——

腾讯或将领投美国社交网站Reddit

亿欧2月7日消息,美国社交网站Reddit将融资1.5亿到3亿美元。据悉,即将开启的D轮融资将由中国的科技巨头腾讯领投,投前估值27亿美元。此轮融资后,Reddit估值可能超过30亿美元。

BB&T将以全股票交易方式收购 SunTrust银行

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          Reddito di cittadinanza: rischio privacy per dati troppo esposti      Cache   Translate Page      
di Gabriella Lax – Informazioni sensibili su dati personali, patrimoniali e reddituali di tutta la popolazione messe a disposizione dei Caf, centri per l'impiego che possono controllare tutte le spese dei percettori del reddito di cittadinanza. Queste alcune delle osservazioni mosse dal Garante per la protezione dei dati personali, Antonello Soro, nei confronti del ddl di conversione in legge del decreto-legge 28 gennaio 2019, n. 4 recante disposizioni urgenti in materia di reddito di cittadinanza e di pensioni (AS 1018). Garante privacy, col reddito di cittadinanza dati sensibili troppo esposti Nella sua memoria, il Garante evidenzia come «il prospettato meccanismo di riconoscimento, erogazione e gestione del reddito di cittadinanza comporta trattamenti su larga scala di dati personal...
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Compiled a list of every achievement made by the F2P ironman community.

Not all dates are 100% accurate. Still editing out some errors here and there.


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          Will Chinese company's stake in Reddit normalise censorship? | Emily Bell      Cache   Translate Page      

Rights activists have justifiable concerns about investment in western media companies

In 2016 the human rights organisation Amnesty International released a report ranking social media companies according to their performance on privacy and freedom of expression. In the heady, pre-Cambridge Analytica days, Facebook came first with a score of 73, and the Chinese gaming and investment company Tencent came last with 0. Amnesty said Tencent was the only firm one that had not stated it would refuse government requests to access data.

Yet last week the company expanded its already voluminous investments in non-Chinese technology companies by ploughing a reported $150m (£116m) into the discussion forum and aggregator Reddit, which has nearly 600 million users.

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2019 marks the 150th anniversary of the creation of the periodic table, and it has been declared the International Year of the Periodic by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

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Los Apuntes (The Notes)

  • We're still in Mexico City recording Take 2 of this podcast. Making better for you, Swinger!
  • Guess what? We got stood up again. Make that lucky number 7. We did get a chance to check out a great bar, so it wasn't all bad. Check it out if you're ever in CDMX: El Diente de Oro. If you know CDMXCPLLKNG4U on SDC, ask them why they stood us up?
  • Who outed Roger Stone? Where's Jeff Bezos dick when you need it? Are there more Republicans or Democrats in the lifestyle and why?
  • According to Reddit, many more single women are attending LS clubs. Maybe it's because women are having fewer kids
  • Mr. Fu whines about Reddit. Basement dwelling masturbators. Why can't I just stop using it?
  • And finally, the topic: Ageism in the Lifestyle
    • Are they too young or too juvenile?
    • Don't assume you weren't excluded because of your age.
    • Hard age limits are probably not great constraints -- think compatibility.
    • In Mexico, elitism is a big deal.
    • Bottom line, not everyone gets invited to everything.
  • Headed to Vancouver, Canada. March 2 - June 8.
    • Also visiting Seattle! The Saffire Club is on our list.
    • We're going to see the Pixies and a couple Canucks games. Interested? Hit us up.
    • Beers, meet and greets and so on.
  • We got drunk with Swingercast this week. Thanks for visiting guys! Safe travels.
  • We're attending a Valentines Day swinger play party -- very excited about this.
  • Talk to you from Vancouver!
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          #2 Duke's barrage of 3's does in #3 Virginia      Cache   Translate Page      
No. 2 Duke used an early barrage of 3-pointers to stun No. 3 Virginia and then held off the Cavaliers, 81-71.
        

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Old Dominion has won 20 or more games in four of its past five seasons.
        

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Virginia Tech loses consecutive games for the first time this season.
        

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Steven Whitley scored a season-high 23 points plus 12 rebounds and nine assists for the Spartans, whose eight-game win streak ended with the loss.
        

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Jermaine Marrow had 32 points for the Pirates and Kalin Fisher scored a season-high 29 points in the loss.
        

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ODU is now 9-2 at home this season and handed Middle Tennessee just its second Conference USA loss on the 17th Hoops For The Cure Day.
        

          Watch Lucille Ball demo a 1939 ancestor of the "talk box" famously used by Peter Frampton      Cache   Translate Page      

In this 1939 newsreel, the great Lucille Ball demonstrates the Sonovox, a device that brings amplified sound effects from vinyl records into the throat where the tongue and lips modulate it. Here's the patent for the Sonovox, invented by Gilbert Wright and used in TV advertisements, the movie Dumbo (1941) for Casey Junior the train's voice, and the "days of the week" radio jingle that was included on The Who Sell Out (1967).

Of course the Sonovox begat the "talk box" that routes an amplified instrument's sound from a small speaker into the musician's mouth via a rubber tube so they can shape the tone as if they're speaking. In the rock arena, Peter Frampton made the talk box famous on the track "Do You Feel Like We Do" (1973).

More on all this in my post last year featuring Pete Drake's beautiful pedal steel "talk box" tune "Forever" from 1963, long before Peter Frampton showed us the way.

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<p>Alger (AFP) - Rappel des dates-clés de la présidence d'Abdelaziz Bouteflika, au pouvoir en Algérie depuis 1999, qui briguera un cinquième mandat lors de l'élection du 18 avril.</p><p></p><p>- "Réconciliation" -</p><p></p><p>Le 15 avril 1999, M. Bouteflika, adoubé par l'armée, est élu à la présidence (73,79%) en pleine guerre civile.Son élection est contestée par ses six adversaires qui s'étaient retirés la veille du scrutin en affirmant que les "jeux étaient faits".</p><p>Le 16 septembre, il obtient un oui massif au référendum sur l'amnistie des islamistes n'ayant pas commis de crimes de sang et de viols et se soumettant à l'autorité de l'Etat.</p><p>Après sa réélection en 2004, un nouveau référendum, en septembre 2005, permet l'adoption d'une "Charte pour la paix et la réconciliation", offrant le "pardon" aux islamistes encore dans le maquis en échange de leur reddition.</p><p>La guerre civile avait commencé début 1992, après la décision des autorités d'annuler les législatives à la suite de la large avance au 1er tour fin 1991 du Front islamique du salut (FIS), dissous par la suite.</p><p>Ce conflit a fait 200.000 morts (officiel).Près de 15.000 islamistes ont déposé les armes depuis 1999.</p><p></p><p>- Attaques islamistes -</p><p></p><p>Le 11 avril 2007, deux attentats à Alger, dont l'un visant le Palais du gouvernement, sont revendiqués par Al-Qaïda au Maghreb islamique (Aqmi), ex-Groupe salafiste pour la prédication et le combat (GSPC) algérien.</p><p>Le 6 septembre, le cortège de Bouteflika est la cible d'un attentat suicide, et le 11 décembre deux attaques visent le siège du Conseil constitutionnel et des agences de l'ONU, également revendiqués par Aqmi.</p><p>En janvier 2013, une prise d'otages spectaculaire sur le site gazier d'In Amenas (1.300 km au sud-est d'Alger) est menée par un commando islamiste.Elle prend fin après un assaut des forces spéciales: 40 salariés et 29 assaillants sont tués.</p><p></p><p>- Mandats illimités -</p><p></p><p>Le 9 avril 2009, M. Bouteflika est élu (90,24%) pour un 3e mandat.L'année précédente, le Parlement avait adopté une révision de la Constitution supprimant la limitation à deux du nombre de mandats présidentiels.</p><p>En janvier 2011, des émeutes contre le coût de la vie font cinq morts et plus de 800 blessés, dans le sillage de la révolte populaire en Tunisie voisine.Pour contenir le mouvement, M. Bouteflika annonce des réformes, jugées cependant insuffisantes par l'opposition.</p><p>En mai 2012 puis en mai 2017, l'alliance soutenant M. Bouteflika, formée du Front de libération nationale (FLN, ex-parti unique) et du Rassemblement pour la démocratie (RND), conserve la majorité absolue au Parlement.</p><p></p><p>- Santé défaillante et 4e mandat -</p><p></p><p>En avril-juillet 2013, après un accident vasculaire cérébral (AVC), Bouteflika est hospitalisé durant 80 jours à Paris, où il avait déjà été hospitalisé en 2005 pour un ulcère hémorragique à l'estomac.</p><p>L'AVC le laisse affaibli et souffrant d'importantes séquelles.En septembre, il marque pourtant son autorité avec un important remaniement ministériel et réduit l'influence des services secrets.</p><p>Le 17 avril 2014, il est réélu (81,49%) pour un 4e mandat.Il prête serment en fauteuil roulant et sera de nouveau hospitalisé à plusieurs reprises en Europe.</p><p></p><p>- Limogeages -</p><p></p><p>Le 30 janvier 2016, la présidence s'affirme comme centre du pouvoir avec la dissolution du DRS (Département du renseignement et de la sécurité), considéré comme un "Etat dans l'Etat" et dont le patron, le puissant général Mohamed Mediene dit "Toufik", avait été limogé en septembre.</p><p>Le 15 août 2017, le Premier ministre Abdelmadjid Tebboune est limogé, trois mois à peine après sa nomination, sur fond de sourdes luttes de clans à la tête de l'Etat.Il est remplacé par Ahmed Ouyahia, jusqu'ici chef de cabinet du chef de l'Etat et déjà chef du gouvernement à trois reprises.</p><p>Début novembre 2018, plusieurs journaux font état de la mise en liberté de cinq généraux, en détention préventive depuis mi-octobre dans le cadre d'une enquête sur de présumées malversations.Ces généraux avaient été mis à la retraite durant l'été dans le cadre d'une vague de limogeages dans la haute hiérarchie militaire.</p><p></p><p>- Bouteflika candidat à un 5e mandat -</p><p></p><p>Le 2 février, les quatre partis de la coalition au pouvoir apportent leur soutien officiel à une candidature d'Abdelaziz Bouteflika à la présidentielle du 18 avril.</p><p>Le 10, l'agence de presse officielle APS annonce que M. Bouteflika, 81 ans, est candidat à un cinquième mandat.</p><p></p>

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          Fallout 76 horde event bug is sending players to the inside of Vault 63      Cache   Translate Page      

Players are reporting a bug that fast travels them to Vault 63. Fallout 76 players on Reddit have managed to access Vault 63 without even trying. Rather than forcing their way in through illicit means, the game itself is plonking them down inside after joining an event. Redditor McStaken described “accidentally” entering the vault during […]

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          REDDIT to get $210 million...      Cache   Translate Page      

REDDIT to get $210 million...


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Man's request for a vanity plate denied because his last name could cause offense (reminds me of this old TV commercial).


Those wacky Democrats! "Elizabeth Warren Admits To Wearing Paleface At College Costume Party".


Man, you haven't seen road rage until you've seen Canadian road rage (H/T: David Thompson)


Question on CIA employment application: "Do you suffer from constipation?" (H/T: Ditto).





From Powerline's "The Week in Pictures".




I'm not sure whether I posted this before, but you can't go wrong with Mel Blanc.




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A selection of PNY flash drives and memory cards are on sale today as Amazon's Deal of the Day.

Included in the sale are the popular Elite SD Cards, Turbo USB 3.0 Flash Drives, Attache USB 2.0 Flash Drives, and more.

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          «Доступный» LG G8 ThinQ: цена      Cache   Translate Page      


На MWC 2019 корейская компания LG представит два смартфона верхнего ценового сегмента – «массовый» G8 ThinQ, который закроет историю 4G-флагманов, и V50 ThinQ 5G, планирующийся как первый девайс компании с поддержкой сетей New Radio. Сегодня стала известна цена младшей модели в Канаде: 1199,99 канадских долларов. В пересчёте на российскую валюту это около 59 200 рублей. Если такова цена «массового» смартфона, то сколько будет стоить топовый V50 ThinQ 5G с батареей на 4000 мАч, испарительной камерой для охлаждения и Snapdragon 855? Ждём новых утечек.



«Доступный» LG G8 ThinQ: цена


«Доступный» LG G8 ThinQ: цена




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Retail giant Ikea, which has announced it will set up in New Zealand, has apologised for leaving the country off of a map sold in its stores. After being caught out by a Reddit poster in the United States, Ikea issued an apology through the BBC. The...
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As soon as I discovered this website I went on reddit to share some of the love with them.
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Fallout 76: utente entra nel Vault 63 per colpa di un bug. Ban in vista?#source%3Dgooglier%2Ecom#https%3A%2F%2Fgooglier%2Ecom%2Fpage%2F%2F10000
Uno sfortunato giocatore di Fallout 76 viene catalputato all'interno del Vault 63 a causa di un bug. E ora, rischia persino di essere bannato

L'appassionato di Fallout 76 conosciuto su Reddit come McStaken ha condiviso con la community del popolare forum la sua ultima disavventura nella dimensione post-apocalittica del titolo Bethesda.

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Tramite la nota piattaforma Reddit, il Community Manager di Respawn ha pubblicato un interessante messaggio.

Il Trailer di Lancio di Apex Legends è stato mostrato per la prima volta al pubblico in data 4 febbraio. Nel medesimo giorno, il Battle Royale sviluppato da Respawn Entertainment ha fatto il proprio esordio su PC, Xbox One e Playstation 4.

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If you have a vpn I'd recommend one of the acestream llinks as they can't be taken down.
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Il governo pronto a svelare i contenuti dell'analisi costi-benefici dell'opera. Parlamentari al lavoro per corregge il provvedimento che include Quota 100 e Reddito di cittadinanza


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The video headline caps and stars the newness of Keenan Cornelius’ 2019 Lapel Guard, previewed in the following video release earlier today. The Reddit post which shared the same video was marginally more explicit, titled simply Keenan Cornelius The Click Bait Genius Of The New Millennium Shows What The F*** INTERMEDIARY CONTROL MEANS. Emphasis is […]

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          Six Online Whiteboard Drawing Tools      Cache   Translate Page      
Thanks to an email from a reader I was alerted that a few of the online whiteboard tools that I have reviewed in the past are no longer working. Here's an updated list of online whiteboard tools that you and your students can use for free.

Scratchwork is an online whiteboard and video conferencing tool designed with math students in mind. The platform works like many similar services as it provides you with a whiteboard on which you can draw, type, and import images to annotate. Scratchwork is a little different than other services because it includes a Latex editor for writing equations. Scratchwork also offers an option to draw on a tablet and import those drawings. The collaboration aspect of Scratchwork comes into the picture when you activate the video conferencing component built into Scratchwork.

Draw Chat is a free service that allows anyone to create a video chat over a whiteboard, PDF, image, or map. To use Draw Chat you just have to visit the site and click "Start New Whiteboard." Once your whiteboard launches you will have the option to enable access to your webcam and microphone. You can have people join your whiteboard video conference by sending them the link assigned to your whiteboard.Draw Chat allows you to draw or type on a shared whiteboard. Additionally, you can upload a PDF or an image to annotate on the whiteboard. A fourth option for drawing on Draw Chat is to import the URL for a Google Map and draw on that map.

WebRoom is a free service for hosting online meetings. WebRoom doesn't require you to download any software and you don't need to register in order to use it. WebRoom lets you use your webcam if you want people to see your face during the meeting. A whiteboard space is provided. You can draw on the whiteboard or upload a file to share and discuss on the whiteboard. A text chat space is provided in each WebRoom meeting. It is possible to share your screen with other meeting participants. However, to share your screen you will need to install the WebRoom Chrome extension.



Realtime Board is an online whiteboard tool that I have been using and recommending for the better part of the last decade. At its basic level Realtime Board provides a blank canvas on which you can type, draw, and post pictures. You can connect elements on your boards through a simple linking tool. Realtime Board includes an activity tracking feature. This feature lets you see the changes that have been made to a shared Realtime Board whiteboard.

While it doesn't have a voice or video chat component, Google Drawings can be used as a collaborative whiteboard space. Simply start your drawing at drawings.google.com then hit the share button to invite others to view and work on the drawing.

If you're a OneNote Class Notebooks user you could create a blank page to draw on with other members of the Class Notebook.
             

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          Commenti su Reddito di cittadinanza: benefici per disabili di Claudio      Cache   Translate Page      
Salve io percepisco una pensione di invalidità 100% con accompagno, quindi prendo 813 euro al mese, la mia domanda Visto che non posso lavorare, perché mi è impossibile, sto in affitto è nello stato di famiglia risulto solo, percepisco qualche aumento? Aspetto notizie
          Commenti su Reddito di cittadinanza: come e quando fare domanda di Massimo      Cache   Translate Page      
Gentilissima Rachele questo controsenso l'ho fatto notare anch'io. Mi è stato risposto che è anticostituzionale non dare questo "reddito di cittadinanza" agli stranieri. Così gli risposi che anche agevolare le aziende che assumono donne è anticostituzionale e antimeriticratico,ma nessuno mi ha risposto. Cambiando discorso solo gli italiani possono credere a questa fesseria del "reddito di cittadinanza" ,che non ha nulla a che vedere con le misure di assistenza in vigore in paesi civili come ad esempio la Germania. Ergo questo "reddito di cittadinanza" è una grandissima mossa elettorale e propagandistica,che non porterà di certo allo sconfiggimento della povertà o all'aumento del lavoro,ma aggraverà ancora di più il già debito pubblico in rosso. Ovviamente in modo tipicamente italiana si accuserà l'unione europea di tutto questo. Si metta il cuore in pace signora,voti per chi vuole che intanto non cambierà nulla.
          Commenti su Cosa fare per ottenere una casa popolare di Cabizza rosa viktorka      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Non solo bellissimo, per Conte il 2019 sarà l'anno del riscatto      Cache   Translate Page      

Aveva aperto il mese di febbraio con una dichiarazione coraggiosa: "il 2019 sarà un anno bellissimo". Pochi giorni dopo era venuta la stangata della Commissione Ue che aveva dato un taglio netto alle stime di crescita dell'Italia e un ridimensionamento delle previsioni sul Pil dell'Eurozona. Ma Giuseppe Conte non cede, difende le stime di crescita fatte dal proprio governo e rilancia: "Vogliamo che il 2019 sia l'anno del riscatto per l'Italia"

"Ci aspettavamo un rallentamento temporaneo della crescita a causa della guerra dei dazi internazionale" afferma il presidente del Consiglio in una intervista all'edizione cartacea de 'La Nuova Sardegna', "ma restiamo convinti delle nostre stime di crescita e delle misure che abbiamo messo in campo per i cittadini, in particolare reddito di cittadinanza e quota 100. Abbiamo studiato una manovra che darà impulso ai consumi e all'occupazione e stiamo lanciando un Patto per i Cantieri, sbloccando tutti quegli investimenti che per troppi anni sono stati fermi a causa di adempimenti burocratici eccessivi e che sono stati una delle cause per cui il nostro Paese è cresciuto mediamente di un punto percentuale in meno rispetto alla media europea negli ultimi 10 anni".

"Pochi mesi fa" aggiunge Conte "ho riunito a Palazzo Chigi gli amministratori delegati delle principali aziende di Stato, sollecitandoli a mettere sul tavolo tutti gli investimenti aggiuntivi che potevano tirar fuori. Alla fine le aziende di Stato aggiungeranno 13 miliardi di euro ai propri piani industriali, che andranno a sommarsi ai 15 miliardi di investimenti pubblici aggiuntivi nel prossimo triennio stanziati in manovra".

Miliardi di investimento nelle infrastrutture

"Tra qualche giorno - prosegue - avvieremo un piano nazionale per la messa in sicurezza del territorio e il riammodernamento delle infrastrutture e della rete viaria, e anche questo attiverà miliardi di investimenti. Stiamo per dare vita alla Cabina di Regia per sbloccare i tanti cantieri fermi in Italia per la burocrazia. Chi ci critica è evidentemente in mala fede".

Nessuna crisi nell'esecutivo

Le divergenze di vedute tra Lega e Movimento Cinque Stelle non condurranno a una crisi di governo aggiunge Conte. "Lega e M5s sono due forze distinte ma che lavorano insieme sulla base di un contratto di governo che persegue un unico obiettivo: il benessere e la crescita del Paese. Ogni distanza, ogni differenza di vedute è stata sempre colmata con il confronto, seduti intono a un tavolo. E così continuerà a essere".

"Sono certo che quanto fatto di buono in questi 8 mesi di governo abbia radicato fiducia nel popolo italiano. Abbiamo un contratto di governo da realizzare".

Quanto all'incontro di Luigi Di Maio con i gilet gialli, Conte parla di scelta "legittima" da parte del vicepremier, che non pregiudica le relazioni tra Roma e Parigi. Si è trattato, sottolinea, di "una scelta fatta da capo politico del Movimento 5 Stelle, nell'ambito di una dialettica politica legittima". "Il rapporto con la Francia - conclude Conte - resta solido". 


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Пользователь McStaken сообщил на форуме Reddit, что случайно попал внутрь Убежища 63, куда нельзя добраться легальными способами (возможно, официальный доступ откроется в будущих обновлениях). По его словам, он не использовал ни читов, ни багов — в локацию геймера и его группу перенесло событие Rad-Rat Horde.

Выбраться оттуда на своих двоих игроки не смогли — пришлось использовать быстрое перемещение. Но перед тем как покинуть «запечатанную» зону, команда, само собой, осмотрела все помещения. Однако ничего сверхнеобычного случайные искатели приключений не обнаружили.


В качестве доказательства McStaken прикрепил несколько скриншотов, которые вы можете увидеть ниже. Судя по подписям к ним, пользователя удивила только одна штука, напоминающая ядерный реактор, — в остальном это более-менее стандартное Убежище.

«Пруфов» того, что в эту область геймеров закинуло именно указанное событие, нет — как сообщают игроки, они заранее не знали, что это произойдёт. Однако в комментариях пользователи пишут о похожих происшествиях.

Кроме того, автор обсуждения боится, что Bethesda может забанить его команду. Компания уже принимала временные карательные меры против тех, кто осмелился попасть в комнату с живым NPC. В этот раз геймеры оказывались в закрытой области из-за внутриигровой ошибки, а не намеренно, поэтому наказание вряд ли последует.



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Disposizioni relative alle “definizioni agevolate”
(articolo 1-bis)
Il decreto modifica alcuni aspetti della disciplina delle varie tipologie di definizione agevolata recentemente introdotte nel nostro ordinamento.

Modifiche alla rottamazione-ter 
Innanzitutto, si interviene sulla disciplina della definizione agevolata 2018, prevista dal Dl 119/2018, per i carichi affidati agli agenti della riscossione dal 1° gennaio 2000 al 31 dicembre 2017 (rottamazione-ter).
A tal fine, si consente l’accesso alla definizione agevolata anche a coloro che in precedenza ne erano esclusi (cfr previgente articolo 3, comma 23, Dl 119/2018) e cioè ai contribuenti che non hanno integralmente versato, entro il 7 dicembre 2018, le rate dovute per la rottamazione-bis (definizione agevolata 2017, prevista dal Dl 148/2017).
A questi contribuenti, quindi, viene data la possibilità di rientrate nella rottamazione-ter a patto che versino le somme dovute:
  • in un’unica soluzione entro il 31 luglio 2019
  • ovvero nel numero massimo di dieci rate consecutive (in luogo delle diciotto ordinariamente previste), ciascuna di pari importo, scadenti la prima il 31 luglio 2019, la seconda il 30 novembre 2019 e le restanti il 28 febbraio, il 31 maggio, il 31 luglio e il 30 novembre degli anni 2020 e 2021.

Modifiche alla definizione agevolata dei debiti relativi alle risorse proprie dell’Ue
In secondo luogo, il decreto incide sulla disciplina della “rottamazione” dei debiti relativi ai carichi affidati agli agenti della riscossione dal 1° gennaio 2000 al 31 dicembre 2017 a titolo di risorse proprie tradizionali Ue e di Iva riscossa all’importazione (cfr articolo 5, Dl 119/2018).
Le novità riguardano le scadenze dei versamenti: resta confermato che il pagamento dell’unica o della prima rata delle somme dovute scade il 30 settembre 2019 e che la seconda rata scade il 30 novembre 2019, mentre le restanti rate scadono il 28 febbraio, il 31 maggio, il 31 luglio e il 30 novembre di ciascun anno successivo.
Rispetto alla disciplina previgente, quindi, sono state aggiunte due rate, quelle del 28 febbraio e del 31 maggio.

Modifiche al saldo e stralcio
Infine, il decreto interviene anche sulla disciplina della definizione agevolata dei debiti a favore dei contribuenti che si trovano in una situazione di grave e comprovata difficoltà economica introdotta dalla legge di bilancio 2019 (“saldo e stralcio” – cfr articolo 1, commi 184-199, legge 145/2018).
Le modifiche riguardano l’ipotesi in cui il contribuente abbia presentato la dichiarazione di adesione al saldo e stralcio, ma successivamente l’agente della riscossione abbia riscontrato la mancanza dei requisiti per il riconoscimento della situazione di grave e comprovata situazione di difficoltà economica oppure la presenza di debiti diversi da quelli definibili.

Con le disposizioni in esame si stabilisce che l’agente della riscossione avverte il debitore che i debiti delle persone fisiche inseriti nella dichiarazione di adesione, ove definibili con la “rottamazione-ter” (articolo 3, Dl 119/2018), sono automaticamente inclusi in questa definizione agevolata e indica l’ammontare complessivo delle somme dovute, ripartito in diciassette rate, e la scadenza di ciascuna di esse.
La prima di queste rate, pari al 30% delle somme dovute, scade il 30 novembre 2019; il restante 70% è ripartito nelle rate successive, ciascuna di pari importo, con scadenza 28 febbraio, 31 maggio, 31 luglio e 30 novembre di ciascun anno a decorrere dal 2020.
Rispetto alla versione previgente della norma, quindi, sono state aggiunte le ulteriori scadenze del 28 febbraio e del 31 maggio.

Si specifica, inoltre, che nelle stesse ipotesi descritte sopra, limitatamente ai debiti relativi ai carichi per i quali non è stato effettuato entro il 7 dicembre 2018 l’integrale pagamento delle somme dovute e che, per tale motivo, non possono essere definiti secondo le regole della rottamazione-ter, con conseguente improcedibilità della dichiarazione di adesione eventualmente presentata, l’ammontare complessivo delle somme dovute è ripartito in nove rate: la prima, di ammontare pari al 30%, con scadenza 30 novembre 2019 e le restanti, ciascuna di pari importo, con scadenza 28 febbraio, 31 maggio, 31 luglio e 30 novembre degli anni 2020 e 2021. A partire dal 1° dicembre 2019, peraltro, si applicano gli interessi al tasso del 2% annuo.

Regime forfettario
(articolo 1-bis)
Novità in arrivo anche per l’ambito soggettivo di applicazione del regime forfettario (introdotto dalla legge di stabilità 2015).
Si ricorda che tra coloro che non possono avvalersi del regime rientrano anche le persone fisiche la cui attività sia esercitata prevalentemente nei confronti di datori con i quali sono in corso rapporti di lavoro o erano intercorsi rapporti di lavoro nei due precedenti periodi d’imposta, ovvero nei confronti di soggetti direttamente o indirettamente riconducibili agli stessi datori di lavoro (articolo 1, comma 57, lettera d-bis, legge 190/2014).
Orbene, da questa ipotesi di non applicabilità del regime forfettario vengono espressamente esclusi coloro che iniziano una nuova attività dopo aver svolto il periodo di pratica obbligatoria per l’esercizio di arti o professioni.

Iperammortamento
(articolo 3-quater, comma 4)
Nell’ambito della disciplina dell’iperammortamento (all’articolo 1, comma 9, legge 232/2016), si stabilisce che, per l’applicazione del beneficio, il costo agevolabile dei magazzini automatizzati interconnessi ai sistemi gestionali di fabbrica (indicati nell'allegato A annesso alla legge), si intende comprensivo anche del costo attribuibile alla scaffalatura asservita dagli impianti automatici di movimentazione, che costituisce, al contempo, parte del sistema costruttivo dell’intero fabbricato.
Inoltre, si precisa che rimane ferma la rilevanza della scaffalatura per la determinazione della rendita catastale, in quanto elemento costruttivo dell’intero fabbricato.

Disposizioni in favore dei familiari delle vittime e dei superstiti del disastro di Rigopiano
(articolo 4-bis)
Nell’ambito delle norme che prevedono l’assegnazione di speciali erogazioni a favore dei familiari delle vittime e dei superstiti del disastro avvenuto in Abruzzo il 18 gennaio 2017, presso l’hotel Rigopiano di Farindola, si stabilisce espressamente che le elargizioni in questione sono esenti da ogni imposta o tassa.

Fattura elettronica e prestazioni sanitarie
(articolo 9-bis, comma 2)
In materia di fatturazione elettronica, si estende l’ambito di operatività della disposizione contenuta nell'articolo 10 bis Dl 119/2018, come modificato dalla legge di bilancio 2019. Quest’ultimo articolo prevede che, per il periodo d’imposta 2019, i soggetti tenuti all’invio dei dati al Sistema tessera sanitaria per l’elaborazione della dichiarazione dei redditi precompilata non possono emettere fatture elettroniche, con riferimento alle fatture i cui dati sono oggetto dell’obbligo di invio.
In virtù delle modifiche apportate dal decreto in esame, il divieto si applica anche a coloro che non sono tenuti all’invio dei dati al Sistema tessera sanitaria, con riferimento alle fatture relative alle prestazioni sanitarie effettuate nei confronti delle persone fisiche.

Regime Iva delle cessioni di apparecchi elettronici
(articolo 11-bis, commi 11-15)
Con l’obiettivo di contrastare fenomeni illeciti nel settore della commercializzazione, tramite piattaforme online, di determinate tipologie di beni elettronici (telefoni cellulari, console da gioco, tablet PC e laptop), viene introdotta una specifica disciplina antielusione e antievasione Iva.
Queste in sintesi, le novità:
  • se un soggetto passivo facilita, tramite l’uso di un’interfaccia elettronica quale un mercato virtuale, una piattaforma, un portale o mezzi analoghi, le vendite a distanza di telefoni cellulari, console da gioco, tablet PC e laptop, importati da territori terzi o Paesi terzi, di valore intrinseco non superiore a 150 euro, si considera che lo stesso soggetto passivo abbia ricevuto e ceduto i beni
  • se un soggetto passivo facilita, tramite l’uso di un’interfaccia elettronica quale un mercato virtuale, una piattaforma, un portale o mezzi analoghi, le cessioni di telefoni cellulari, console da gioco, tablet PC laptop, effettuate nell’Unione europea da un soggetto passivo non stabilito nell’Ue a una persona che non è un soggetto passivo, si considera che lo stesso soggetto passivo che facilita la cessione abbia ricevuto e ceduto i beni
  • per l’applicazione delle disposizioni appena ricordate, si presume che la persona che vende i beni tramite l’interfaccia elettronica sia un soggetto passivo e la persona che acquista tali beni non sia un soggetto passivo
  • il soggetto passivo che facilita le vendite a distanza deve conservare la documentazione relativa alle vendite
  • la documentazione deve essere dettagliata in modo sufficiente da consentire alle amministrazioni fiscali degli Stati membri dell’Ue in cui le cessioni sono imponibili di verificare che l’Iva sia stata contabilizzata in modo corretto. Inoltre, essa, su richiesta, va messa a disposizione per via elettronica degli Stati membri interessati e va conservata per un periodo di dieci anni a partire dal 31 dicembre dell’anno in cui l’operazione è stata effettuata
  • il soggetto passivo che facilita le vendite a distanza deve designare un intermediario che agisce in suo nome e per suo conto, se stabilito in un Paese con il quale l’Italia non ha concluso un accordo di assistenza reciproca.

Come si legge nel Dossier del 30 gennaio 2019 del Servizio studi della Camera dei deputati, contenente le Schede di lettura del decreto in esame, le nuove norme sono indirizzate “ai soggetti che gestiscono piattaforme online e che, oltre a vendere direttamente i beni in questione (in riferimento ai quali il versamento dell’Iva è disciplinato dal meccanismo dell’inversione contabile o reverse charge (cfr articolo 17, commi 5 e 6, Dpr 633/1972), mettono a disposizione le proprie strutture per favorire la vendita di beni di altri soggetti, dai quali ricevono una parte del ricavo derivante dalla transazione”. Questi soggetti, quindi, non sono parti della transazione e a essi non si applica il meccanismo dell’inversione contabile. Tuttavia, “per effetto delle modifiche in esame, i soggetti passivi che favoriscono le vendite o le cessioni a distanza dei richiamati beni elettronici si considerano come soggetti che hanno ricevuto e successivamente ceduto tali beni. Sembra dunque evincersi che, con le norme in esame, i soggetti che favoriscono dette transazioni debbano soggiacere al meccanismo dell’inversione contabile”.

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