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 2020-01-19 05:50 

Fark

Meet the Yanks who tried to take out the British monarchy. You better believe she's on there [Amusing]...

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 2020-01-19 05:05 

Fark

Scary things are afoot at the Circle K [Scary]...

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 2020-01-19 04:50 

Fark

Blob killed 62,000 murres in unprecedented event of unintelligible Fark headline (warning: shows dead murres) [Scary]...

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 2020-01-19 04:45 

reddit

Federal appeals court rules that both parents in same-sex relationship can be listed on their child's birth certificates...
 2020-01-19 04:34 

Slashdot

Another Project Goes Private: Amara Stops Being Developed As Open Source...

Slashdot reader northar writes:Subtitling project Amara closes its repository as focus is shifting... Amara was AGPL up until going private. While future improvements to the code base from the Participatory Culture Foundation (PCF) will not be public, a c...

 2020-01-19 04:31 

reddit

Secretive energy startup backed by Bill Gates achieves solar breakthrough...
 2020-01-19 04:05 

Fark

These disasters could happen at any moment and kill us all. Supervolcano, asteroid, megathrust, or zombies? Pick your poison [Spiffy]...

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 2020-01-19 03:35 

Fark

Navy to name new $13 billion aircraft carrier after Pearl Harbor hero who manned machine gun to fight off Japanese aircraft, also first African American to receive the Navy Cross for valor [Hero]...

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 2020-01-19 03:12 

reddit

Oregon woman fired from bank job after giving struggling man $20 to get home...
 2020-01-19 03:04 

reddit

Body of woman, 46, missing for 6 years found in car submerged in New Jersey river...
 2020-01-19 02:36 

Fark

Bald eagles dying from lead poisoning cause by ammunition is a single cheeseburger and a Coors Lite away from collapsing into a singularity of the American condition [Murica]...

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 2020-01-19 02:07 

reddit

2 horses euthanized in 2 days after suffering injuries at Santa Anita Park...
 2020-01-19 02:03 

Slashdot

Red Hat and IBM Jointly File Another Amicus Brief In Google v. Oracle, Arguing APIs Are Not Copyrightable...

Monday Red Hat and IBM jointly filed their own amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the "Google vs. Oracle" case, arguing that APIs cannot be copyrighted. "That simple, yet powerful principle has been a cornerstone of technological and ...

 2020-01-19 01:58 

Boing Boing

Enhance your on-the-go photography with these iPhone accessories...

The latest iPhone cameras are undeniably impressive, but they're still no match for a professional camera when it comes to taking clear, wide-angle shots. These six accessories will transform your iPhone into a pro-level camera in seconds, thanks to p...

 2020-01-19 01:20 

Fark

Even country-looting foreign plutocrats can't afford Manhattan real estate these days [Interesting]...

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 2020-01-19 01:00 

Fark

Photoshop these mouth watering monkey fingers [Photoshop]...

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 2020-01-19 00:54 

reddit

Plant life 'expanding over the Himalayas'...
 2020-01-19 00:52 

reddit

Former Drexel professor accused of spending grant money on strippers, sports bars and iTunes...
 2020-01-19 00:45 

Fark

Lord tunderin jaysus, 'tis a real screecher today, b'y [Scary]...

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 2020-01-19 00:34 

Slashdot

Slate Announces List of The 30 Most Evil Tech Companies...

An anonymous reader quotes Slate: Separating out the meaningful threats from the noise is hard. Is Facebook really the danger to democracy it looks like? Is Uber really worse than the system it replaced? Isn't Amazon's same-day delivery worth it? ...

 2020-01-18 23:58 

reddit

Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vzquez Garced fires emergency director after aid is found sitting in warehouse...
 2020-01-18 23:34 

Slashdot

Microsoft's New Windows Terminal Preview Offers a Retro CRT Screen Effect...

"The release of the Windows Terminal preview v0.8 has arrived!" announces a post on Microsoft's Command Line blog:Search functionality has been added to the Terminal! The default key binding to invoke the search dropdown is {"command":...

 2020-01-18 23:20 

Fark

Another warehouse of undistributed FEMA aid revealed in Puerto Rico. Wait... "another one"? [Asinine]...

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 2020-01-18 22:52 

reddit

New Orleans police toss the arrest warrant for Odell Beckham Jr....
 2020-01-18 22:47 

Boing Boing

Brazilian authoritarian Bolsonaro fires his culture minister for giving a speech plagiarized from Joseph Goebbels...

Last week, Roberto Alvim, gave a speech in his capacity as Brazil's culture minister: backed by a Wagner aria, Alvim gave a speech about reforming Brazilian art that literally plagiarized the words of Joseph Goebbels, Hitler's minister of propagan...

 2020-01-18 22:35 

Fark

Want to be fat and stupid? Use marijuana [Facepalm]...

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 2020-01-18 22:34 

Slashdot

Exploit Fully Breaks SHA-1, Lowers the Attack Bar...

ThreatPost reported on some big research last week:A proof-of-concept attack has been pioneered that "fully and practically" breaks the Secure Hash Algorithm 1 (SHA-1) code-signing encryption, used by legacy computers to sign the certificates that...

 2020-01-18 22:21 

Fark

English royal will give up his official title for the woman he loves. This is not a repeat from 1936 [Interesting]...

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 2020-01-18 22:05 

Fark

"Next stop Boulder" "But Mr. Conductor, isn't this a St. Louis to Kansas City line?" [Unlikely]...

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 2020-01-18 21:57 

Boing Boing

Forget the gym membership. Stay fit in 2020 with this portable home gym...

Few things in life are more universally dreaded than going to the gym, which is unfortunate since a new year usually means making new resolutions to get in shape. Thankfully, this BodyBoss 2.0: Portable Home Gym has everything you need to burn fat and bui...

 2020-01-18 21:46 

Boing Boing

The easy-to-make Twitter egg sandwich is easy to make...

I wanted an egg sando. It was very, very easy. Been doing my egg sandwiches all wrong pic.twitter.com/iUeHCUIwGp — The Smokin Grasshopper (@Grasshopper2049) January 15, 2020 Read the rest...

 2020-01-18 21:37 

Slashdot

Facial Recognition Database With 3 Billion Scraped Images 'Might End Privacy as We Know It'...

One police detective bragged that photos "could be covertly taken with a telephoto lens" then input into Clearview AI's database of more than three billion scraped images to immediately identify suspects. Long-time Slashdot reader v3rgEz write...

 2020-01-18 21:30 

reddit

Officials want to clear a mile-long homeless camp on a Sonoma County bike trail....
 2020-01-18 21:20 

Fark

Hope you weren't trying to escape the midwest this weekend [Scary]...

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 2020-01-18 21:01 

Boing Boing

Excellent review of Jack Vance's "Tales of the Dying Earth"...

I read and greatly enjoyed Jack Vance's 4-book series, Tales of the Dying Earth last year. Today I wanted to tell my daughter about one of the spells in the book (the Spell of Forlorn Encystment), so I looked it up online. One of the top results Aliso...

 2020-01-18 21:00 

Fark

Photoshop these totally flaccid mushrooms [Photoshop]...

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 2020-01-18 20:41 

reddit

Tennessee governor seeks to amend law honouring leader of Ku Klux Klan...
 2020-01-18 20:34 

Slashdot

Major Breakthrough In Quantum Computing Shows That MIP* = RE...

Slashdot reader JoshuaZ writes: In a major breakthrough in quantum computing it was shown that MIP* equals RE. MIP* is the set of problems that can be efficiently demonstrated to a classical computer interacting with multiple quantum computers with any am...

 2020-01-18 20:20 

Fark

America: Try and stop us [Obvious]...

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 2020-01-18 20:18 

reddit

National Archives Apologizes for Altering Image of 2017 Women's March...
 2020-01-18 19:57 

Boing Boing

Portuguese President pre-empts Trump's aggressive handshake...

Portuguese President makes sure Trump doesn't try that power handshake bullshit on him. pic.twitter.com/KzPC1QUvTu — Bill Maxwell #CountryOverParty (@Bill_Maxwell_) January 18, 2020 Be careful! That doughy arm might pop right out of its socket. ...

 2020-01-18 19:43 

reddit

Human body temperature has decreased in United States, Stanford researchers have determined that its average has decreased since the 1800s....
 2020-01-18 19:34 

Slashdot

Tuxedo's New Manjaro Linux Laptops Will Include Massive Customization...

Tuxedo Computers "has teamed up with Manjaro to tease not one, not two, but several" Linux laptops, Forbes reports:The Tuxedo Computers InfinityBook Pro 15...can be loaded with up to 64GB of RAM, a 10th-generation Intel Core i7 CPU, and as high as...

 2020-01-18 19:31 

Boing Boing

Watch this fantastic coffee ad...

EVERYONE SHUT UP AND LOOK AT THIS COFFEE ADVERTISEMENT pic.twitter.com/oqpNvBAcXa — dante (@sapphicticated) January 17, 2020 How did Dad rescue those glasses? Read the rest...

 2020-01-18 19:20 

Fark

NOT NEWS: Man smuggles cell phone into jail. NEWS: Guards allowed him to keep it during booking. FARK: Phone is confiscated when inmate asks guard to charge it. DOUBLE FARK: 12 year prison sentence fo...

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 2020-01-18 19:11 

reddit

Teen in hospital after being misidentified by federal agents Phoenix AZ...
 2020-01-18 19:06 

reddit

Sum 41 Cancel Show After Explosive Device Detonated Outside Venue...
 2020-01-18 19:05 

Fark

Cruise line: here's shots of grandpa leaning out of window proving he knew it was open before dropping baby out. Family: well there are 11 other cameras that could exonerate him This is unfair [Fo...

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 2020-01-18 18:51 

reddit

Police fear missing farmer was eaten by his own pigs...
 2020-01-18 18:34 

reddit

Harry and Meghan to lose HRH titles - palace...

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