What we know about the laptop that was stolen from Nancy Pelosi’s aide during the Capitol siege

Summary List Placement When US Capitol staff returned to work following the violent insurrection by pro-Trump extremists, they found broken windows and their offices pillaged. A laptop that belonged to an aide to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was one of the items reported stolen. Drew Hammill, Pelosi’s deputy chief of staff, announced last week that the aide’s laptop, which he said was “only used for presentations,” was taken from a conference room in the Capitol. While far-right activists have already started spreading misinformation about the device — with some claiming it was taken by US Special Forces because it contained evidence of election fraud — there is no evidence that’s… Read More

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I want to float in the void of this car’s paint job

Driving around a car that looks like it’s made from the fabric of space is now slightly more possible, as demonstrated in this modified black paint job that DipYourCar applied to a Mitsubishi Lancer. The resulting car, spotted by Gizmodo, absorbs 99.4 percent of light, but features speckled luminescent spots that make it look like the night sky. The project required the use of Musou Black paint made by Koyo Orient Japan and the application of HyperShift, pearlescent particles used to create shiny finishes on cars. After some tinkering with paint thinner, the final result is stunning, even if it is as fragile and impractical as DipYourCar suggests. The effect… Read More

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