Monthly Archives: July 2017

Hacking the Vote: Part II

I recently wrote about how voting machines could be hacked. There is a second way the vote can be hacked with no one finding out, if cleverly done. Today, the web site Mother Jones published an article that someone is … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: July 27, 2017

July 27th is Bagpipe Appreciation Day Barbie-in-a-Blender Day Chili Dog Day Crème Brulee Day Scotch Whisky Day Walk on Stilts Day ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Hilaire Belloc, Peggy Lee and Przewalski’s horse, click  

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ON THIS DAY: July 26, 2017

July 26 is Americans With Disabilities Day * All or Nothing Day Aunt and Uncle’s Day Coffee Milkshake Day One Voice Day * ________________________________________________________________ MORE!  Ben Franklin, Donaldina Cameron and Aldous Huxley, click

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ON THIS DAY: July 25, 2017

July 25 is Red Shoe Day * Culinarians Day * Hire a Veteran Day * Hot Fudge Sundae Day Merry-Go-Round Day Thread the Needle Day ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Thomas Eakins, Josephine Tey and Yitzhak Rabin, click

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ON THIS DAY: July 24, 2017

July 24 is Cousins Day Drive-Thru Day Tell an Old Joke Day National Tequila Day Thermal Engineers Day ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Alexander Dumas, Bella Abzug and Artie Shaw, click

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TCS: Music, Movies and Magic

Good Morning! ________________________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: July 23, 2017

July 23rd is Hot Enough For Ya Day Drowning Prevention Day Vanilla Ice Cream Day Parents’ Day International Yada, Yada, Yada Day ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Raymond Chandler, , click

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