Day: July 2, 2017

Monster Scouts: go camping with an imaginary cryptid scout troop from the 1910s!

The Monster Scouts are a wonderful thing: monster-obsessed makers who have created a collaborative, detailed, LARP-ish world in which monsters are real and an imaginary scouting organization called the Crow Scouts, founded in 1907, has operated for more than a century to help our monster friends.
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How to covertly toss an apartment, Stasi style

In 1984, the Stasi — East Germany’s notorious secret police — searched the flat of an auditor to determine if he’d leaked files that put the country in a bad light to Stern, a West German magazine, published in Hamburg. They recorded the clandestine search for posterity, and used it as the basis for a training video explaining to other secret police operatives how to search a dissident’s home without alerting them that they were under suspicion. (via Grugq)

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500 Startups’ Dave McClure apologizes for ‘multiple’ advances toward women and being a ‘creep’

 Taking an alternative approach to Chris Sacca’s pre-publication statement on the New York Times’ story of his alleged misconduct, Dave McClure waited a day to respond to the allegations made in yesterday’s article.
In a Medium post published Saturday evening, McClure neither denies nor defends the actions that he says have cost him the executive position at the firm he founded. Read More

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