Hitching up the trailer

Journal notes

Archive for September, 2015

The Netherlands Has Officially Banned The Use Of Wild Animals In Circuses

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/09/26

It is now illegal for wild animals, such as lions, bears, elephants, and giraffes, to be used in circuses in the Netherlands!

Source: The Netherlands Has Officially Banned The Use Of Wild Animals In Circuses

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a Comment »

Selfies are killing more people than shark attacks | Photography | Culture | The Independent

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/09/23

More people have died while trying to taking a ‘selfie’ than from shark attacks this year.

Source: Selfies are killing more people than shark attacks | Photography | Culture | The Independent

Posted in Nature, Politics, Socety and General news | Leave a Comment »

OPM Now Admits 5.6m Feds’ Fingerprints Were Stolen By Hackers | WIRED

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/09/23

Hackers may now have access to the unchangeable identity credentials of countless high-level government officials.

Source: OPM Now Admits 5.6m Feds’ Fingerprints Were Stolen By Hackers | WIRED

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a Comment »

Why WhatsApp Only Needs 50 Engineers for Its 900M Users | WIRED

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/09/17

One of the (many) intriguing parts of the WhatsApp story is that it has achieved such enormous scale with such a tiny team.

Source: Why WhatsApp Only Needs 50 Engineers for Its 900M Users | WIRED

Posted in Tech Stuff | Leave a Comment »

7 Human Foods That Could Make Your Pet Sick | Thrive Market

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/09/17

Anyone who’s ever owned a dog knows that sometimes, they double as vacuum cleaners. Food ends up on the floor, and most dogs (and cats!) are more than happy to be of service. While those scraps might seem innocuous, they could be deadly for pets.

Source: 7 Human Foods That Could Make Your Pet Sick | Thrive Market

Posted in News Clips and Articles | Leave a Comment »

 
%d bloggers like this: