This AI shows you how your face would look as a celebrity

This experiment in computer vision may make you appreciate your own quirks that much more.

Source: This AI shows you how your face would look as a celebrity

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A fed visited 9,000 porn sites, infecting government networks with Russian malware

Hard at work! It took a widespread network compromise (not 9,000 porn site visits over years) to prompt an investigation.

He is accused of not following “IT Rules of Behavior”. Whatever the Rules of Behavior, I would postulate, more than one IT geek at a place called EROS visited porn sites.

It was not immediately clear if private-browsing was used.

Source: A fed visited 9,000 porn sites, infecting government networks with Russian malware

Cooking with FOIA: New Jersey’s Black Bear Recipe Guide

Of course Chris Christie sees food when he looks at bears. If Trump had kept him on board, there would have been no Russia problems. Christie would have had them for lunch! 

Back in 2010, in an effort to keep the local black bear population down, former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie reinstated the state’s annual bear hunting season. Despite record numbers the first year, the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife noticed a massive drop-off in the seasons that followed. So to bolster the argument that hunting was the most effective means of population control, in 2014 they decided upon a rather novel way of encouraging people to shoot more bears: state-issued cookbooks.

Source: Cooking with FOIA: New Jersey’s Black Bear Recipe Guide

FCC complaints allege “Lucifer” is a plot to bring about the apocalypse

A trinity of complaints claims that Satan is using a police procedural to summon the Four Horsemen! We all know kookoos who actually want to accelerate that.

Recently released FCC complaints about the police procedural *Lucifer* show that the series not only drew ire for the usual reasons (sex and violence), but for something far, far more sinister: being a plot by the literal devil to corrupt humanity, summon the Four Horsemen, and bring about the apocalypse.

Source: FCC complaints allege “Lucifer” is a plot to bring about the apocalypse

What you’ve found in Ronald Reagan’s FBI file so far … Seattle field office warned Reagan of killer mimes!

The Seattle field office warned Reagan of killer mimes! Troupe with an e …

 

Last month, we kicked off a crowdsourcing campaign to explore Ronald Reagan’s 30,000-page Federal Bureau of Investigation file. So far we’ve received nearly 100 submissions, and we wanted to highlight a few of the most interesting finds so far.

Source: What you’ve found in Ronald Reagan’s FBI file so far

The CIA had a SECRET report on Soviet superstitions • MuckRock

A formerly SECRET report uncovered in the Central Intelligence Agency’s declassified archives shows that in the earliest days of the Cold War, the CIA took an interest in Soviet superstitions. The report, classified for 60 years, details familiar fears such as black cats with more involved customs, such as road bucket etiquette.

Just a few! This is a guide to socially self inflicted neurosis.

It is not good to meet a funeral procession. Same is true of meeting a priest.  

Source: The CIA had a SECRET report on Soviet superstitions • MuckRock

Russians Planned Attack on Lab Testing Salisbury Nerve Agent, Swiss Say – The New York Times

The Dutch expelled two Russian agents preparing a cyber attack on a Swiss lab, officials say, adding a new twist to Moscow’s clashes with the West.

Source: Russians Planned Attack on Lab Testing Salisbury Nerve Agent, Swiss Say

Spies vs. Spiez … on the bright side, this madness has been going on for some time now!