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 2018-09-25 22:08 

Boing Boing

Listen: Buddy Hackett's filthy Donald Trump putdown joke, as told to Merv Griffin...

A voice of wisdom tried to warn us all, America, long before the 2016 elections. His name was Buddy Hackett. In this audio clip (uploaded ages ago by someone else), comedian Buddy Hackett tells Merv Griffin a joke about Donald Trump that you should probab...

 2018-09-25 22:00 

Slashdot

Safari's 'Siri Suggested' Search Results Highlighted Conspiracy Theories, Fake News...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from BuzzFeed News: Apple's Safari, one of the internet's most popular web browsers, has been surfacing debunked conspiracies, shock videos, and false information via its "Siri Suggested Websites" featur...

 2018-09-25 21:50 

Boing Boing

The Transportation Safety Agency wants you to give their dogs a good home...

The Transportation Safety Agency makes use of dogs to track down contraband, bombs and other stuff that we're better off never seeing onboard an airplane. It takes a pooch with a particular temperament to be trained for this sort of work. Not all dogs...

 2018-09-25 21:31 

Boing Boing

Low-carb butter pecan cookies...

I am super happy with these low-carb but high-fat Butter Pecan Cookies. I went to Los Angeles a few months ago, and was body shamed. Body shaming assholes are flaming assholes, but the flaming asshole was right and I needed to lose some weight. Sigh. I we...

 2018-09-25 21:26 

reddit

Chechnya starts concentration camps for gay men, first time after Hitler...
 2018-09-25 21:20 

Slashdot

Across The Arctic, Lakes Are Leaking Dangerous Greenhouse Gases...

An anonymous reader shares a report: Set against the austere peaks of the Western Brooks Range, the lake, about 20 football fields in size, looked like it was boiling. Its waters hissed, bubbled and popped as a powerful greenhouse gas escaped from the lak...

 2018-09-25 21:18 

Boing Boing

The history of wingwalking as told by a wingwalker, whilst walking on a wing...

There's no one better to teach you about the history of folks walking on the wings of planes than a fella walking on the wing of a plane. I mean, that's pretty much as gonzo as you can get. Read the rest...

 2018-09-25 20:50 

Fark

When confronted with the imminent threat of bedtime, four-year-old Illinois brat goes with a.) screaming, b.) kicking or c.) Second Amendment Solution [Scary]...

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 2018-09-25 20:41 

Slashdot

Firefox Monitor Will Inform You of Data Breaches...

Earlier this year, Mozilla announced Firefox Monitor, a service that will inform you if your online accounts were hacked in a recent data breach. It's now available to general public. A report adds: For the new security-focused tool, Mozilla partnered...

 2018-09-25 20:34 

Boing Boing

Dunkin' Donuts drops Donuts...

Dunkin' Donuts will still sell donuts but, as of January, shall only be Dunkin'. According to CNN , "The makeover is part of Dunkin' Brand's efforts to relabel itself as a 'beverage-led9; company that focuses on coffees, teas, s...

 2018-09-25 20:31 

Boing Boing

Yellowstone grizzly bear hunt cancelled thanks to court ruling...

In the midst of yet another shitty news cycle, it's nice to hear that great things can still happen. Earlier this year, the state of Wyoming said "yeah" to allowing a maximum of 22 grizzly bears, once sheltered as a protected species, to be hu...

 2018-09-25 20:23 

Boing Boing

The one beer to have when you are having more than one...

Schaefer. Read the rest...

 2018-09-25 20:22 

Boing Boing

Pete Rose, Pel, and Don Knotts pitching the Atari game system (1978)...

Here are soccer legend Pel, comedy actor Don Knotts, and since-disgraced baseball hit king Pete Rose pitching the Atari Video Computer System in 1978. "Don't just watch television tonight - play it!" Read the rest...

 2018-09-25 20:19 

reddit

Telltale Games hit with class-action lawsuit for breaking labor laws...
 2018-09-25 20:05 

Fark

Americans are shocked, SHOCKED to find out results of survey about what sex fantasies couples really want [Interesting]...

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 2018-09-25 20:03 

Boing Boing

"Almost Famous" will be a stage musical...

Film director and journalist Cameron Crowe is adapting his fantastic 2000 film "Almost Famous" as a stage musical. Of course Crowe based the original film on his own life as a teen journalist for Rolling Stone magazine in the 1970s. From Rolling S...

 2018-09-25 20:01 

Slashdot

Fedora 29 Beta Now Available For Download With Improved Raspberry Pi Support...

The Fedora Project announced Tuesday the beta availability of Fedora 29 -- the latest version of the free and open-source Fedora OS. From a report: It features updated packages, improved support for Raspberry Pi, and more. "Highlighting Fedora 29 Beta...

 2018-09-25 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop this slicing ninja [Photoshop]...

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 2018-09-25 19:25 

Fark

They're puddin' Cosby away for 3 to 10 [NewsFlash]...

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 2018-09-25 19:24 

Boing Boing

Sriracha, yowza, and sheeple among 300 hundred new words in Scrabble dictionary...

Four years since the last edition, Merriam-Webster's Official Scrabble Players Dictionary is on now shelves. From The Guardian : Included in the new edition are some long-awaited two letter words, notably OK and ew. "OK is something Scrabble playe...

 2018-09-25 19:20 

Fark

Inmate escapes work crew, gets craving for sweet tea at same time deputy arrives for lunch [Florida]...

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 2018-09-25 19:19 

Slashdot

Myst, One of the Most Influential Games Ever, Turns 25...

harrymcc writes: On September 24, 1993, Myst debuted as a CD-ROM game for the Mac. The mysterious, puzzle-laden adventure went on to become the best-selling game title of its era, inspiring a devoted following and multiple sequels. But for all the people ...

 2018-09-25 19:09 

Boing Boing

Join in the chant! Massive new Nitzer Ebb box set on the way...

Electronic body music pioneers Nitzer Ebb are releasing a career-spanning retrospective box set. From Pylon Records , "Nitzer Ebb: 1982-2010" features 10 LPs with all five of the band's Geffen/Mute albums along with bonus tracks and 12" cl...

 2018-09-25 19:05 

Fark

Frozen embryos 'mistakenly' destroyed at medical center, causing pain and grief to both hopeful parents and whoever just had the world's nastiest smoothie [Sad]...

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 2018-09-25 18:50 

Fark

Don't you just hate it when your parents show up at college and hog the beer bong? [Hero]...

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 2018-09-25 18:44 

reddit

Man gets two years in prison for sabotaging US Army servers with 'logic bomb'...
 2018-09-25 18:43 

reddit

Texas school official fired for expletive-filled message to Stormy Daniels' attorney...
 2018-09-25 18:40 

Slashdot

Do You Know Cobol? If So, There Might Be a Job for You....

Despite its advanced age, Cobol is still the most prevalent programming language in the financial-services industry world-wide. Software programmed in Cobol powers millions of banking transactions every day and underpins critical computer mainframes. WSJ:...

 2018-09-25 18:38 

reddit

Number of babies born with syphilis has more than doubled since 2013...
 2018-09-25 18:14 

reddit

Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison for Andrea Constand sexual assault...
 2018-09-25 18:12 

Boing Boing

Wheelchairs could one day be a relic of the past thanks to this amazing discovery...

Being told that you've been injured in such a way that you'll never walk again must be absolutely horrific. Such a loss of mobility would mean not only a great loss of one's options in life, but also having to worry about the peripheral effect...

 2018-09-25 18:01 

Fark

Hope you've been watching TV this week, we have several questions about what's new and what happened. It's the Fark Weird News Quiz, Sept 16-22 Nobody Watched The Emmys This Year Edition [...

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 2018-09-25 18:00 

Slashdot

Internet Society Partners with Facebook To Expand Internet Connectivity in Africa...

The Internet Society, a global non-profit organization dedicated to the open development, evolution and use of the Internet, today announced that it is partnering with Facebook to develop Internet Exchange Points (IXP) throughout Africa. From a press rele...

 2018-09-25 17:58 

Boing Boing

Trump says Kavanaugh isn't guilty because accuser "admits that she was drunk" and that "she was all messed up"...

Rather than wait for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's hearing on Thursday, Trump has already made up his mind. "This is a con game being played by the democrats...The democrats are playing a con game. C-O-N. A con game." And the accuser...

 2018-09-25 17:50 

Fark

New skyscraper erected in China has two hill shaped structures either side and fireworks shoot out the top. You'll never guess what people are comparing it to [Weeners]...

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 2018-09-25 17:23 

Slashdot

Trump Administration Asks For Public Input on Data Privacy...

The federal government wants to know the best way to protect your privacy online. On Tuesday, the Department of Commerce released a request for public comments as it outlined the Trump administration's approach to consumer data privacy. A report adds:...

 2018-09-25 17:20 

Fark

In today's "only in 2018 mad lib headline": 'Lion King' Puppet Technician Arrested After Allegedly Printing 3D Gun At Theater [Strange]...

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 2018-09-25 17:18 

Boing Boing

Space is the Place, the best starfield on the web...

Space is the Place is a remixable Glitch app that generates a full-screen starfield with a "morph" control to make it more or less psychedelic: hold your clicker down and move it back and forth for fabulous results. There's something weird abo...

 2018-09-25 17:08 

reddit

China won't let U.S. Navy ship dock in Hong Kong amid trade tensions...
 2018-09-25 17:05 

Fark

LAPD to crack down on Skid Row voter fraud, potentially putting out a Warrant for a Motley Crue of Ratts who are putting Poison in our democracy. Hopefully, this won't cause a Quiet Riot [Obvious]...

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 2018-09-25 17:04 

reddit

Utah teen shot and killed by stray bullet while driving near target range...
 2018-09-25 17:02 

reddit

Florida man throws bicycle, then other man off bridge...
 2018-09-25 16:56 

Boing Boing

Ted Cruz and wife leave restaurant when surrounded by protestors chanting "We believe survivors"...

Ted Cruz and his wife Heidi had just taken a seat at a Washington restaurant last night when a group of protestors began chanting, "We believe survivors." Moments later the couple had a change of heart and left the restaurant. Cruz uttered the hol...

 2018-09-25 16:41 

Boing Boing

Bill Cosby jailed for 3 to 10 years after judge rules hims a "sexually violent predator"...

Bill Cosby was sentenced today to 3 to 10 years in state prison for sexual assault. He will also be placed on the sex offenders' registry and placed under a lifetime counseling regime. He declined to make a statement when a judge gave him the opportun...

 2018-09-25 16:41 

Slashdot

A Nuclear Startup Will Fold After Failing To Deliver Reactors That Run on Spent Fuel...

Transatomic Power, an MIT spinout that drew wide attention and millions in funding, is shutting down almost two years after the firm backtracked on bold claims for its design of a molten-salt reactor. From a report: The company, founded in 2011, plans to ...

 2018-09-25 16:35 

Fark

Impromptu Grizzly bear party, Yellowstone area, starting Monday [Cool]...

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 2018-09-25 16:34 

reddit

US puts sanctions on Venezuela's first lady and vice-president...
 2018-09-25 16:24 

Boing Boing

Easy to use, light to pack: Air Chairs for the beach or camping...

These simple to inflate Air Chairs add a lot of fun to family trips. This summer we took the Vanagon from San Francisco to Vancouver. There were a lot of great adventures, but my daughter and niece playing around in Air Chairs was pretty hilarious. Simple...

 2018-09-25 16:13 

Boing Boing

Here is a perfectly looping GIF of Trump watching in angry silence as the UN General Assembly laughs at him...

He's not mad, though. He's actually laughing. One of the wettest we've ever seen, from the standpoint of sweat. Previously: How embarrassing: UN General Assembly laughs at Trump's false claims Read the rest...

 2018-09-25 16:04 

reddit

Cosby deemed 'sexually violent predator' — must undergo counselling for life and appear on the sex offenders' registry...

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