According to a news report

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According to a news report, a certain private school in Washington was recently faced with a unique problem. A number of 12-year-old girls were beginning to use lipstick and would put it on in the bathroom.

That was fine, but after they put on their lipstick they would press their lips to the mirror leaving dozens of lip prints. Every night the maintenance man would remove them and the next day the girls would put them back.

Finally the principal decided that something had to be done. She called all the girls to the bathroom and met them there with the maintenance man.

She explained that all these lip prints were causing a major problem for the custodian who had to clean the mirrors every night. To demonstrate how difficult it had been to clean the mirrors, she asked the maintenance man to show the girls how much effort was required.

He took out a long-handled squeegee, dipped it in the toilet, and cleaned the mirror with it.

Since then, there have been no lip prints on the mirror. There are teachers... and then there are educators!

Portuguese deportation from Canada

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A funny video about a very serious subject: the deportation of portuguese people from Canada. Take your own conclusions.

Stupid Apple

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The definition is from The basic laws of human stupidity:

A stupid person is a person who causes losses to another person or to a group of persons while himself deriving no gain and even possibly incurring losses.

An example of stupidity at is best, in the Apple's Unsolicited Idea Submission Policy. Here is the proof.


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CAPTCHA is an acronym for "completely automated public Turing test to tell computers and humans apart", and is a type of test used to determine whether or not the user is human. There are several different methods, and the purpose of this post is to list and evaluate some of them, as point to some forms of circumventing CAPTCHAs.



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Forget Flickr, loose YouTube, the new kid on the block is Jumpcut. Imagine a place where you can upload your own media (photos, clips, songs) or grab other's public media to create your own movies. Yes, that's right, create your own movies.

Mac fans, like me, will love the interface similar to iMovie. The big difference is that this one is easier to use, even being web based (great job guys).

In order to test the service, I uploaded 4 Pixar clips and a song from Fatboy Slim, and mixed my first Jumpcut movie. If you have 7 minutes to spare, take a look at it.