Archive for December 28th, 2013

December 28th, 2013 - 11:21 am § in Misc.

Target’s bad Christmas continues …

  Target has admitted that  PIN data was removed along with customers’ names and card numbers. Target  believes the PIN numbers are still safe because the information was strongly encrypted. It says the PIN can only be decrypted when received by its independent payment processor.    [...]

December 28th, 2013 - 7:27 am § in China, Misc.

CHINA: Righteous Indignation As Japan Honors Its WWII Heroes

China says Abe must repent shrine visit Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi Saturday declared that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the Yasukuni shrine was a mistake that must be corrected.[...]

December 28th, 2013 - 5:49 am § in Misc.

Slur of the Day

Alligator bait (U.S.) also Gator Bait. A black person, especially a black child. More commonly used in states where alligators are found, particularly Florida. First used in the early 20th century, although some hypothesize the term originated in the late 19th century.[5][...]