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 2017-12-17 13:07 

Fark

Rocky raccoon, crawled in, it went boom. Power went out for ten thousand. [Strange]...

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 2017-12-17 12:25 

Fark

Manson's entire estate of Swastika carving knives and Terry Melcher voodoo dolls have been left to a prison pen pal [Creepy]...

[1 comments]...

 2017-12-17 12:19 

Slashdot

Do More People Use Firefox Than Edge and IE Combined?...

A funny thing happened when Net Applications' statistics began excluding fake traffic from ad-defrauding bots. Computerworld reports:Microsoft9;s Edge browser is less popular with Windows 10 users than earlier thought, if revised data from a U.S. a...

 2017-12-17 11:59 

Fark

Annual gun buyback nets a bazooka, two tanks, and a rail-gun. The tanks were a pain, always having to move them for parking. And they get only a half mile to the gallon [Murica]...

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 2017-12-17 11:29 

Fark

As China ratchets up its anti-terror campaign, thousands of Muslims disappear without trial. Jeff Sessions seen sitting atop his enchanted tree, taking notes [Scary]...

[9 comments]...

 2017-12-17 08:57 

Fark

Hello, 911? Yeah, I'm stuck in a chimney. Well, it's not my chimney. Um, can we not go into that? Also, please don't send the cops [Dumbass]...

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 2017-12-17 08:55 

Fark

If you spend $150 on a website promising "reindeer food," "snow from the North Pole," and a "real letter from Santa for your child," why are you shocked to learn you've bee...

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 2017-12-17 08:44 

Slashdot

Artificial Intelligence Is Killing the Uncanny Valley and Our Grasp On Reality...

rickih02 writes: In 2018, we will enter a new era of machine learning -- one in which AI-generated media looks and sounds completely real. The technologies underlying this shift will push us into new creative realms. But this boom will have a dark side, t...

 2017-12-17 07:31 

Fark

"Seattle flight T-311, taxi to runway 2 left, and await further instructions, over." "Roger, tower, T-311 taxiing to 2 left, approaching final takeoff position HOLY SH*T WHAT THE HELL IS T...

[6 comments]...

 2017-12-17 06:07 

Fark

Hoboken Police Chief live tweets SantaCon arrests [Hero]...

[3 comments]...

 2017-12-17 05:45 

reddit

Nine more women say judge subjected them to inappropriate behavior...
 2017-12-17 05:30 

reddit

Drug industry lawsuit shows it wants to keep patients in dark on pricing...
 2017-12-17 05:28 

Fark

Trump administration expands their 1984-inspired thought control strategy, gives multiple Heath and Human Services divisions instructions on replacing ungood words with designated politically-correct ...

[15 comments]...

 2017-12-17 05:09 

Slashdot

Ask Slashdot: How Can Programmers Explain Their Work To Non-Programmers?...

Slashdot reader Grady Martin writes:I disrespect people who describe their work in highfalutin terms... However, describing my own work as "programming solutions to problems" is little more than codifying what just about anyone can perceive throug...

 2017-12-17 05:04 

Fark

AL.com achieves the impossible and somehow comes up with a ranking of "The Ten Most Redneck Counties in Alabama" [Murica]...

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 2017-12-17 03:26 

reddit

NBC paid off producer who accused Chris Matthews of harassment, report says...
 2017-12-17 03:13 

Fark

Another nation full of those evil Democratic Socialists has voted to treat drug addiction as a medical issue instead of a crime. Won't somebody think of the prisons? [Hero]...

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 2017-12-17 03:13 

Slashdot

Bitcoin Jumps Another 10% in 24 Hours, Sets New Record at $19,000...

An anonymous reader quotes Ars Technica:Bitcoin';s price set a new record on Saturday as the virtual currency rose above $19,000 for the first time on the Bitstamp exchange. The gains came just hours after the currency crossed the $18,000 mark. Bitcoin...

 2017-12-17 02:25 

Fark

Principal photography wraps up at Queens high school [Awkward]...

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 2017-12-17 02:04 

Fark

Streetlight has U.S. military baffled [Interesting]...

[4 comments]...

 2017-12-17 01:05 

reddit

Teacher told not to return after assault by student...
 2017-12-17 01:01 

Fark

Stoners explain why they prefer crappy weed (shake). Because they're stoners? [Interesting]...

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 2017-12-17 01:00 

Fark

Photoshop this Demon photoshoot [Photoshop]...

[13 comments]...

 2017-12-17 00:59 

Slashdot

'State of JavaScript' Survey Results: Good News for React and TypeScript...

"The JavaScript world is richer and messier than ever," reports this year's annual "State of JavaScript" survey, which collected data from over 28,000 developers on everything from favorite frameworks to flavors of JavaScript. SD Times...

 2017-12-17 00:57 

reddit

Texas first grader writes letter to Santa asking for food and a blanket....
 2017-12-17 00:50 

reddit

Pentagon confirmed that it ran a secret multi-million dollar UFO programme...
 2017-12-17 00:48 

Fark

Arizona state senator proposes bill to outlaw the advocacy of legalizing marijuana on billboards in the state [Stupid]...

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 2017-12-17 00:37 

reddit

Judge bars Dennis Hastert from being alone with kids, having porn...
 2017-12-17 00:06 

Fark

Boy, 14, empties mom's bank account playing FIFA on Playstation. That kid deserves a good, swift kick [Awkward]...

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 2017-12-16 23:58 

reddit

Australian Man Charged with Brokering the Sale of Weapons of Mass Destruction for North Korea...
 2017-12-16 23:54 

Slashdot

The US Military Admits It Spent $22 Million Investigating UFOs...

Long-time Slashdot reader Joosy writes, "Until 2012 the Pentagon had a program, the 'Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program', that tracked unidentified flying objects." An anonymous reader writes:The Pentagon finally acknowledged...

 2017-12-16 23:53 

Fark

We're pretty laid back here [Awkward]...

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 2017-12-16 23:34 

Fark

Over the last 100 years, the most popular boy's name in America have been James, John, and Robert. The 100th most popular name is Logan. Milo still begging to get noticed [Interesting]...

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 2017-12-16 22:49 

Slashdot

Predictive Keyboard Tries To Write a New Harry Potter Chapter...

Long-time Slashdot reader Baron_Yam writes, "Some AI news items are amusing. This is one of those." ProKras reports:What do you get when a predictive keyboard app tries to write a new Harry Potter story? Apparently, you get Chapter 13 from Harry P...

 2017-12-16 22:48 

reddit

Cautious Texas among last states to OK medical marijuana...
 2017-12-16 22:42 

reddit

Man faces life in prison for killing girlfriend's molester, says he's 'not sorry'...
 2017-12-16 21:46 

reddit

Bad Santa director claims Weinsteins blacklisted Mira Sorvino from movie...
 2017-12-16 21:46 

reddit

Florida law punishes immigrant workers, but not employers who benefit...
 2017-12-16 21:23 

reddit

Man with concealed weapon permit fatally shoots would-be robber in Target parking lot...
 2017-12-16 21:00 

Fark

Photoshop these baby-pushers [Photoshop]...

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 2017-12-16 20:56 

Slashdot

Google News Will Purge Sites Masking Their Country of Origin...

An anonymous reader quotes Bloomberg:Google moved to strip from its news search results publications that mask their country of origin or intentionally mislead readers, a further step to curb the spread of fake news that has plagued internet companies thi...

 2017-12-16 20:51 

Fark

70 years ago, this is how Scotch was distilled and bottled [Spiffy]...

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 2017-12-16 20:39 

Slashdot

Facial Recognition Algorithms -- Plus 1.8 Billion Photos -- Leads to 567 Arrests in China...

"Our machines can very easily recognise you among at least 2 billion people in a matter of seconds," says the chief executive and co-founder of Yitu. The South China Morning Post reports: Yitu's Dragonfly Eye generic portrait platform already ...

 2017-12-16 19:51 

reddit

2 Navy Airmen and an Object That 'Accelerated Like Nothing I've Ever Seen'...
 2017-12-16 19:34 

Slashdot

Why Linux HDCP Isn't the End of the World...

"There is no reason for the open-source community to worry..." writes Daniel Stone, who heads the graphics team at open-source consultancy Collabora. mfilion quotes Collabora.com:Recently, Sean Paul from Google's ChromeOS team, submitted a pat...

 2017-12-16 19:25 

reddit

After more than 40 years Arapahoe House, the largest provider of substance abuse treatment in Colorado, is closing its doors....
 2017-12-16 19:22 

Boing Boing

Last-minute gifts for Trump-haters...

A pass to the national parks ( $80 ); vulva-shaped chocolates ( $20 ; a donation to Planned Parenthood ( varies ); anything from Patagonia ( they're suing Trump ); ACLU tees ( $28 ); Cards Against Humanity ( $25 ) and many more items, all in The Guard...

 2017-12-16 19:07 

Fark

Yee-haw, let's go tree huntin' [Silly]...

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 2017-12-16 18:34 

Slashdot

China Will Spend $3.3 Billion to Research Molten Salt Nuclear-Powered Drones...

Long-time Slashdot reader WindBourne tipped us off to some news from The South China Morning Post:China is to spend 22 billion yuan (US$3.3 billion) trying to perfect a form of technology largely discarded in the cold war which could produce a safer but m...

 2017-12-16 18:28 

reddit

Paedophile, 31, went on holiday with 15-year-old girl and family after convincing them he was a teenager...

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