Andy Vanderpool

135 Flips | 9 Magazines | 1 Like | 1 Follower | @vandera8 | Keep up with Andy Vanderpool on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Andy Vanderpool”

An 11-year-old changed election results on a replica Florida state website in under 10 minutes

An 11-year-old boy on Friday was able to hack into a replica of the Florida state election website and change voting results found there in under 10 …


Spencer Brewery’s Grapefruit IPA now available as part of Craft Assortment 4-pack

(Spencer, MA) – St. Joseph’s Abbey in Spencer, MA is home to the first certified Trappist Brewery outside of Europe. The monks and brewmaster at …

Craft Beer

/u/lappath on TIL the seven sins according to Gandhi: "Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Commerce without morality. Science without humanity. Religion without sacrifice. Politics without principle."


TIL meth is so common in North Korea that suited elites in Pyongyang restaurants offer each other a “nose” after dinner, the middle classes take it as a cold cure or remedy for back pain, and the poor take it to ease the emptiness in their stomach.

submitted by /u/ItsMish to r/todayilearned <br>[link] [comments]


TIL Ben Franklin left the cities of Boston and Philadelphia $2,000 in his will, but they could not draw the full balance for 200 years. In 1990, the cities received $6.5 million. : todayilearned

Benjamin Franklin

TIL that Apatheism is the belief that if a god exists, or not, it does not matter, because the effect is the same. Therefore there is no point engaging in worship or even positing the question of existence of the god at all. : todayilearned


/u/CAulds on TIL Muhammad Ali was stripped of his heavyweight title, had his passport revoked and faced a five-year prison term for refusing to serve in the U.S. Armed Services at the height of the Vietnam War. "I ain't got no quarrel with those Vietcong," he said. "They never called me n****r."

I grew up in the 1960's, but I didn't grow up in a household where we watched boxing matches, or where politics or the Vietnam war were openly …

Vietnam War

/u/Mycobrew on TIL Mark Twain traveled extensively and once said "Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth..."

Mark Twain

TIL that you have to have a net worth of $8.4 million to be considered the top 1% of your fellow Americans : todayilearned

/u/amidemon on TIL Five countries all in Asia are responsible for 60% of all the junk in our oceans


World Life Expectancy 1960 - 2015 [OC] : dataisbeautiful

Community Details<p>13.2m<p>Subscribers<p>10.6k<p>Online<p>A place for visual representations of data: Graphs, charts, maps, etc. DataIsBeautiful is for …

Data Visualization

Watch This High School Girl Take On Her Totally Useless Congressman

Trump, as we know, loves the dreamers, incredible kids, some of them gang members and drug dealers, but again, loves. Today, those incredible, …

It's the 99th anniversary of World War I ending — here are 15 stunning photos of the war to end all wars

World War I, which ended 99 years ago on Saturday, took the lives of about 40 million people and is considered by many to be the first total, industrial war.<p>Although World War I did not deliver on its promise to be the "war to end all wars," its conclusion on November 11, 1918, has been celebrated …

World History

Trump, Brexit and Echoes of World War I

Of all the famous things Mark Twain never actually said, perhaps none is repeated more often and with less justification than "history doesn't repeat, but it rhymes." And since the election of Donald Trump as president, history as verse has become a farce: He is Hitler, he is Stalin, he is Mao, he …

We are now one state closer to letting corporations rewrite the constitution

<b>(Getty/Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>With the addition of Wisconsin, right-wingers promoting a constitutional convention have 28 states; they need 34<p>Steven Rosenfeld<p>November 11, 2017 10:58am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>While Democrats on Wednesday were feeling encouraged and empowered by …


“Reading Through History” Looks Like An Excellent YouTube Channel For…History Classes

“Reading Through History” has a large selection of short, well-done videos about U.S. and World History. Importantly, the audio narration is slow …

Would You Feel Comfortable If Your Child Was In A Relationship With X?

<i>Maps created by reddit user bezzleford</i><p>The maps above show how Europeans feel about their children being in relationships with people from different …

Syrian refugees

In the Feb. 26 Miami Herald online article “Here’s why it’s so difficult to be a Syrian refugee in South Florida,” the authors bemoan the lack of …

Is Trump's travel ban really about Muslims or not?

President<p>Donald Trump’s travel ban 2.0 is here and the second version of his executive order on immigration is seeing legal challenges just like the …

Where Did Refugees Go? Here's A Map Of Where Migrants Have Settled

March marked six years of civil war in Syria, and over 5 million Syrians have been misplaced as refugees since the war began. The United Nations …

Child refugees continue to be exploited as they try to reach safety – while the world simply watches

It is happening again. There was never much chance that bulldozing the Jungle camp near Calais would “solve” the refugee crisis, and so it is proving.<p>…

U.N. calls on Gulf countries to do more to help Syrian refugees

KUWAIT (Reuters) - A senior United Nations refugee official on Sunday called on Gulf Arab states to give more to help Syrians displaced by six years of civil war, saying she saw little sign that the crisis would end any time soon.<p>An internally displaced woman who fled Raqqa city walks carrying a …

Middle East

Trudeau should probably stop telling desperate refugees that everyone is welcome in Canada

Are you one of the millions of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. afraid of being deported? Come to Canada! An asylum-seeker worried your refugee …

Egypt goes from bad to worse: Under President Sisi, the nation longs for the good old days of Mubarak

<b>Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (AP/Mohamed El-Shahed)</b><p>Five years after the Arab Spring, Egyptians under Abdel Fattah al-Sisi are further from democracy than ever<p>Steven A. Cook<p>April 2, 2017 3:00pm (UTC)<p>Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is visiting Washington. Since being elected in …

Suez Canal

I Wrote a Super Simple Guide on How to Make Rice Wine at Home : Homebrewing


How to Build a Wooden 6-Pack Holder

I’m William from Massachusetts. I’ve been a homebrewer for over two years and, I enjoy DIY projects.I’ve seen other people with wooden beer carriers, …


Questions immigrants must answer to become citizens

Immigrants who want to become citizens must go through a long list of requirements, including passing a 10-question civics test.<p>Here are some sample …

Unlock the Secrets of New England–Style IPAs

In the short eighteen months that I have been a professional brewer, I’ve learned that there are some brewing traditions that are harder to change …


Mapping The 6,000-Year History Of The City

<b>New map and video show that urbanization is not as modern a concept as you might think.</b><p>When talking about <i>Science and the City</i>, I’m often asked about the earliest days of urbanization – when and where did we build the first ‘proper’ city? What influence did those early settlements have on their …