Joe McCay

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Guide to Time and Date in Java (Part 1)

Properly handling dates, time, time zones, daylight saving time, leap years, and such has been my pet peeve for a long time. This article is not a …

Guide to Time and Date in Java (Part 2)

In part two of this post, we'll go over a few tips for handling time and date in Java in respect to time zones. I recommend reading part one if you …

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Resizing the HashMap: Dangers Ahead

I recently stumbled upon a bug caused by improper usage of java.util.HashMap from multiple threads. The bug was an excellent example of the leaking …

How Do You Find Out God’s Will?

<b>“God … invited you into this wonderful friendship with his Son, even Christ our Lord.” (1 Corinthians 1:9 TLB)</b><p>God’s not playing games with you. He …

Starbucks Employees OUTRAGED Over Unintended Consequences Of Higher Pay

Starbucks employees begged for a raise and they got it. Now they are upset about something they never saw coming: the law of supply and demand.<p>An …

Employment

Mother Blown Away After Finding Son Praying Under Missing Children Sign at Walmart

When will they learn that messing with a pro-Second Amendment community never ends well for them? Read more…<p>Turns out you should only strike Chrissy …

Country Star Luke Bryan Spots Elderly Woman in Crowd, Jumps Off Stage To Give Her a Hug

Manafort’s team has previuously denied that he coordinated or conspired with Russians to influence the election. Read more…<p>Is this where you'd like …

Mr. Rogers' Wife Reveals Truths About Marriage on 'The Tonight Show'

This is what happens when you betray your customers and heartland America. Read more…<p>Don't make the mistake of thinking this is out of character for …

The Tonight Show

New Study Says There's No Racial Bias in Police Shootings

article<p>If the Black Lives Matter movement is predicated on anything resembling facts, logic, or reality, a new Harvard study will be the end of that …

Police Shootings

Oil and water: Here's Ubuntu Linux's Unity desktop running natively on Windows 10

When Microsoft introduced the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) the common refrain was that you could use it to run Linux's beloved Bash tool but full Linux desktops were out.Turns out that wasn’t exactly true.It didn’t take long for people to note you could run an X server for windowed Linux …

Black NRA Member Slams ‘Cowards in the Media’ Over Coverage of Philando Castile Shooting

National Rifle Association commentator and gun rights activist Colion Noir sharply criticized blame cast upon the NRA in media coverage of the fatal shooting of a black man in Minnesota last week.<p>Philando Castile was shot by police during a traffic stop, and the aftermath was broadcasted live on …

Doom just got a boost in frame rate, thanks to new graphics API support

Vulkan or OpenGL, it’s your choice<p>id Software’s new <i>Doom</i> now supports the Vulkan graphics API on Windows PC, which can mean a pretty big boost to the game’s max frame rate, if your graphics card supports it.<p>Support for Vulkan was added in an update for <i>Doom</i> today. After updating and downloading the …

Computer Hardware

10 Amazing Terminal Based Games for Linux Enthusiasts

When you are a Linux power user, it is always mandatory to master using the command-line, since using commands to control the system offers a system …

Clueless CNN Reporter’s Straw-Man Narrative BURNS TO THE GROUND (Wow She Looks Dumb)

You don’t see liberals get destroyed this badly often but when you do it’s a sight to behold. Christiane Amanpour is a progressive reporter who is …

EXCLUSIVE: Facebook refuses to remove sickening cartoon of police officer having his throat slit from Black Panther page Dallas cop killer Micah Xavier Johnson ranted on just days before massacre

• <b>WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT</b>• <b><br>Facebook refused to remove gruesome cartoon of cop having his throat slit</b>• <b><br>Gruesome image shows man dressed in black slashing</b> …

Simon Pegg ‘Respectfully Disagrees’ With George Takei Over Sulu's Sexuality

On Thursday, the <i>Herald Sun</i> announced that the character Hikaru Sulu will be revealed to be gay in <i>Star Trek Beyond</i>, which hits theaters July 22. It …

15 Useful ‘sed’ Command Tips and Tricks for Daily Linux System Administration Tasks

Every system administrator has to deal with plain text files on a daily basis. Knowing how to view certain sections, how to replace words, and how to …

Trump on Dallas killings: We must restore law and order

<b>WASHINGTON (UPI)</b> — The sniper attack on Dallas-area police during a Black Lives Matter protest that killed five officers prompted both Hillary …

Mother Shields Small Son with Own Body After Two Vicious Dogs Attack

Trump will be smiling when he hears this news. Read more…<p>'You, as an African American, you're not going to make us feel guilty...I don't see you …

3 Reasons Why People Write Insanely Bad Code

I have been contemplating over the last number of days as to why we as an industry keep producing bad code all the time.<p>The number of developers who …

Pakistan's Islamic family 'honor' killings

<b>LAHORE, Pakistan (AP)</b> — Parveen Rafiq closed her hands around the neck of her youngest daughter, Zeenat, and squeezed and squeezed until the girl was …

Human Rights

Hacklet 114 – Python Powered Projects

Python is one of today’s most popular programming languages. It quite literally put the “Pi” in Raspberry Pi. Python’s history stretches back to the …

Jury orders Phila. schools to pay firm $2.3 million for discrimination against white owned firms

A federal jury entered a $2.3 million judgment against the Philadelphia School District and the late Superintendent Arlene C. Ackerman on Monday, …

Gay Youtube star who claimed assault charged with false reporting

<b>LOS ANGELES (AP)</b> — A gay YouTube personality who said he was assaulted outside a West Hollywood club has been charged with filing a false police …

Obama Admin Tells Florida Agencies To Deny Public Records Requests On Orlando Attack

While Attorney General Loretta Lynch holds firm to her claim that the motive of Orlando terrorist Omar Mateen may never be known, the FBI is …

Trey Gowdy’s Benghazi Committee Releases Full Report On Attacks

After more than two years, the Republicans on the House Benghazi committee on Tuesday released a final report on its findings.<p>Four Americans died in …

Hawaii Will Now Treat All Gun Owners as Suspicious

article<p>Due to a new bill signed into law by Hawaiian Governor David Ige, Hawaii will become the first U.S. state to automatically send the names of …

Democratic Platform Calls For Taxpayer-Funded Abortions

Unlike any previous major party platform, the final draft of the 2016 Democratic platform explicitly calls for the repeal of the Hyde Amendment, …