Off topic fun

Friday Fun: USB is dangerous?

I saw an alarming sounding headline with worrying picture: Man Goes Up In Flames After Pulling Out USB Stick Without Safely Removing It First https://waterfordwhispersnews.com/2021/05/06/man-goes-up-in-flames-after-pulling-out-usb-stick-without-safely-removing-it-fir “Authorities suspect the cause of the fire can be traced to Murphy previously pulling a USB stick out of his computer without safely removing it beforehand.” This was clearly parody

Friday Fun: Speaker to mains power disaster adapters

This is an old recipe for a disaster from 1990′s. This converts NEMA mains connector to 1/4″ plug. Offers a nice set of possibilities for unexpected show disasters like electrocution or over kilowatt of constant 60 Hz bass line without an amplifier. It seems that some company really tried yo push this potentially extremely dangerous

Friday Fun: Ricky Gervais tweets

The 10 smartest Ricky Gervais tweets about religion https://inktank.fi/the-10-smartest-ricky-gervais-tweets-about-religion/ British comedian Ricky Gervais always has a lot to say. Sometimes he says it on Twitter and often it’s about the ludicrous nature of religion. Here are 10 of his finest philosophical moments in a 140 characters or less.

Friday Fun: 5G protection shield issues

Buying a 5G protection shield seems to be a zero sum game where you always loose: If you get product that works as advertised you will loose your connectivity and if you buy a non-working you loose your money to a scammer. Conspiracy Theorists Buy Faraday Cages To “Protect” Themselves Then Complain When They Work