Michael Suede

Comments On The Site Update

How do you guys like the news links update? I was using a feed plugin that was designed to display organized feeds before, but for some reason it puked on me.  It would also puke when I tried to have it display under secure https for some reason. So back to the drawing board I…

Island Country of Dominica Issues Bitcoins Nationally

Holy shit. The PanAm Post reports: 70,000 Island Residents Get a “Bitcoin Drop” March 2015 For the first time in history, a country will officially adopt bitcoin as its currency:Dominica, an island republic in the middle of the Caribbean. An event to mark the occasion will be held in March 2015, thanks to an agreement between local…

Euphemisms For The New Corporate Berlin Wall

A list of ways to prevent “tax flight” are being “assembled” by our glorious leaders to “curb the maneuver,” as if this is some kind of reckless driving stunt being preformed by teenagers on the highways that requires new safety barriers to be installed.  For those who are unaware, Burger King has decided to flee the…

Plankton In Space!

Well well well… this is certainly interesting.  Plankton was found on the outside of the International Space Station. The Express reports: Experts are baffled how they got there, but claim a study shows that they can live in space despite lack of oxygen, zero gravity, extreme temperatures, and cosmic radiation. “The results of the experiment are…

I Just Upgraded The Site Hosting

Due to traffic volume, this site has been experiencing ridiculously slow speeds.  I was using a basic hosting package with shared server resources.  It’s now gotten to the point where I just can’t take the slowness any more hahaha. I bought the bullet and paid for a hosting upgrade.  The upgrade costs $300 dollars a year…

Kajieme Powell Shooting (Cell Phone Camera)

What a troubling and misunderstood video. Newsweek reports: On Tuesday, two officers from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police shot and killed 25-year-old Kajieme Powell, less than four miles from where police shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown not quite two weeks ago. Powell was suspected of shoplifting. On Wednesday, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department released…