McMansion Hell

New Jersey is a special state – so special, I could spend an entire year roasting McMansions in New Jersey alone. One house really doesn’t do it justice. Fortunately for y’all, I’ve selected 10 McMansions out of a million, to prove just how absurd the Garden (more like enormous sea of turf grass) State is.

McMansion Hell.

the hyper-femininity of the 80s and early 90s were what led to the creation of the ManCave during the dawn of the 21st century.

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If you want help from Equifax, there are strings attached

Equifax isn’t promising help fixing your credit: Equifax will agree only to monitor your credit, not help you fix any problems arising from the hack. “We do not offer, provide, or furnish any products, or any advice, counseling, or assistance, for the express or implied purpose of improving your credit record, credit history, or credit rating,” the company in its 7,200-word terms and conditions. “By this we mean that we do not claim we can ‘clean up’ or ‘improve’ your credit record, credit history, or credit rating.”

via If you want help from Equifax, there are strings attached – Sep. 8, 2017.

From:  Three Equifax Managers Sold Stock Before Cyber Hack Reveale

Three Equifax Inc. senior executives sold shares worth almost $1.8 million in the days after the company discovered a security breach that may have compromised information on about 143 million U.S. consumers.

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Police facial recognition trial led to erroneous arrest

The controversial trial of facial recognition equipment at Notting Hill Carnival resulted in roughly 35 false matches and an erroneous arrest, highlighting questions about police use of the technology.

via Police facial recognition trial led to erroneous arrest.

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A farm outside Chicago has dedicated its ‘world’s largest corn maze’ to the Cubs’ World Series win

Richardson Adventure Farm, located in Spring Grove, Ill., about an hour north of Chicago, boasts what they claim is “the world’s largest, most intricate corn maze”. While we’re not in a position to fact-check that, it certainly sounds right: The maze is a full 28 acres of land with about 10 miles of trails.

And this weekend, all of it will be dedicated to the 2016 World Series champion Chicago Cubs:

via A farm outside Chicago has dedicated its ‘world’s largest corn maze’ to the Cubs’ World Series win | MLB.com.

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NFL is advising ICE to seize obvious parodies, my FOIA suit reveals

So, what do we know? (1) Despite ICE’s initial claims to me via its spokesperson and a lawyer, ICE relies only on industry guides to identify counterfeits, not on any independent sources. (2) Those industry guides identify what they don’t like, not what is within the scope of counterfeit goods. (3) Most of what ICE seizes is truly counterfeit, but when it seizes parody merchandise, it implicates First Amendment interests in free speech.

via Rebecca Tushnet’s 43(B)log: NFL is advising ICE to seize obvious parodies, my FOIA suit reveals.

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