Colleges Offer ‘Therapy Llamas’ to Coddle Special Snowflake Students
The effort to coddle students with cute animals follows other childish trends involving coloring books, ball pits, and rice krispies treats.
UC Berkeley, the University of South Florida, and Radford University are among several colleges to bring the pack animals onto campus to help students deal with the stress of completing their finals.
Unions unveil ‘universal declaration of player rights’
Leaders from the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball players associations helped unveil a universal declaration of player rights that is designed to establish a new approach to governing sports and protecting athletes.
Among the 17 articles laid out in the declaration are rights to unionize and collectively bargain, express opinions freely and receive equal pay for equal work. The declaration was made Thursday by the World Players Association, which is affiliated with 100 organizations that represent 85,000 professional athletes.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
Russian website streaming hundreds of cameras in Canada, experts warn your connected devices could be at risk
The Toronto-area dental office didn’t know it but the security camera in its waiting room was being streamed live on the Internet.
Anyone could log on to the website and watch as patients came and went. Front-desk staff answering phones and working on their computers entering patient information.
It could be a serious breach of patient privacy. But it’s more than that – unsecured cameras also leave the entire network open for virtual intruders.
Best STEM Toys For Kids To Help Them Grow Up To Become Geniuses
These days, sitting in front of an electronic toy is a much more valuable experience than it used to be, thanks to the robots, motors, and homemade computers that parents can now put under the tree.
The ever-growing roster of STEM-focused toys, for even the youngest kids, introduce scientific concepts and tools like coding, electronics, math, and chemistry in an accessible and fun way.
Canada’s electronic spy agency and military get new orders to prevent sharing information gained by torture
The Liberal government has issued a new directive to restrict Canada’s electronic spy agency, the military and foreign ministry from using — or passing along — information that may have been derived from torture.
The only exception would be when the information is “absolutely necessary to prevent loss of life or significant personal injury” and that the person involved is “someone is about to commit a terrorist act.”
Canada allows torture? Cool.