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 2018-07-15 20:30 

Fark

Repeated sexual misconduct on the job? That's a...promotin' [Asinine]...

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 2018-07-15 20:20 

Slashdot

Unlike Most Millennials, Norway's Are Rich...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the BBC: Best known for its Viking history, snow sports and jaw-dropping fjords, Norway is making a new name for itself as the only major economy in Europe where young people are getting markedly richer. People in ...

 2018-07-15 20:03 

Fark

It takes a special kind of dumbass to spend $300,000 on a McLaren 720S and total it within 24 hours [Dumbass]...

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 2018-07-15 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop Challenge: create a commemorative coin for a normal, everyday task. LGT inspiration [Photoshop]...

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 2018-07-15 19:51 

Fark

Young people don't like going out anymore, according to edgy Vice writer [Misc]...

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 2018-07-15 19:34 

Fark

Good news, everybody. It's still legal for 7-year-olds to labor in tobacco farm fields. You know, if you need a little extra income for that family budget [Sick]...

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 2018-07-15 19:30 

reddit

3 officers shot in Kansas City, suspect dead...
 2018-07-15 19:30 

Boing Boing

5 important skills to learn this summer...

Summer's here, which brings not only warmer weather but also the unsettling realization that the year is more than halfway over. So, for those who weren't as productive as they would have liked during the first half of 2018, we've rounded up 5...

 2018-07-15 19:20 

Boing Boing

Avowed "utopian anarchist" Elon Musk is also one of the top donors to the GOP "Protect the House" PAC...

Elon Musk, an avowed utopian anarchist , is one of the top fifty donors to the Republican Protect the House PAC, having funneled $38,900 to support the group's mission of protecting Republican Congressional seats. (more...)...

 2018-07-15 19:19 

Slashdot

Facebook Makes Moves On Instagram's Users...

Facebook is trying to get Instagram users to visit its site more often by further entwining the two services. According to Instagram user Spencer Chen, the Instagram app prompted him to check out a friend's new photo on Facebook. "Chen grabbed a s...

 2018-07-15 19:14 

reddit

Grabill man charged with the cold-case murder of April Tinsley...
 2018-07-15 19:01 

Boing Boing

Chinese iPhones crash when users try to type Taiwanese flag characters...

A now-fixed bug in Ios caused Chinese-localized Iphones to reboot any time the user tried to enter the character combination for a Taiwanese flag or the word "Taiwan"; the bug was caused by Apple's China-only censorship and surveillance softwa...

 2018-07-15 18:47 

Boing Boing

The world's most popular smartphones are underpowered, unusable hot messes...

The "next billion" are the holy grail of tech and mobile companies -- the next billion users to come online, from the poor world, whose preferences and norms regarding technology have yet to be formed. (more...)...

 2018-07-15 18:42 

Boing Boing

Sky blue, water wet, porn filters don't work...

In Internet Filtering and Adolescent Exposure to Online Sexual Material , two researchers from the Oxford Internet Institute reveal their empirical findings on the efficacy of porn filters -- the online systems that are supposed to stop users from seeing ...

 2018-07-15 18:41 

Fark

So that English diver that criticized Elon Musk. Ever wonder what he's doing in Thailand? Elon has a theory [Followup]...

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 2018-07-15 18:18 

reddit

Pussy Riot claim responsibility for World Cup final pitch invasion...
 2018-07-15 18:18 

Slashdot

Tesla Will Be First Automaker To Lose the Federal Tax Credit For Electric Cars...

Tesla has confirmed to Jalopnik that its 200,000th vehicle has been delivered this month, meaning the full $7,500 federal tax credit for electric cars will slowly be phased out. Tesla is the first automaker to reach this mark. "GM is close, too, while...

 2018-07-15 17:58 

Fark

Taking smartphones away from our teenagers will not stop the epidemic of smartphone addiction [Obvious]...

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 2018-07-15 17:47 

reddit

Massachusetts police officer killed after attacked with rock, shot with own gun, officials say...
 2018-07-15 17:37 

Boing Boing

America's largest fast-food chains forced to end conspiracy not to hire people looking for better-paid McJobs...

Wage stagnation in the USA has many causes: both the destruction of trade unions and the erosion of labor protections in the law (these two things are connected) are obvious culprits, and do much to explain how real wages could be falling even as unemploy...

 2018-07-15 17:37 

reddit

Woman found alive days after her car plunges off 200-foot cliff near Big Sur...
 2018-07-15 17:21 

reddit

Vet says troopers asked to take his guns without a warrant. He didn't let them...
 2018-07-15 17:17 

Slashdot

How Minecraft Is Helping Kids Fall In Love With Books...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Robert Louis Stevenson's 1881 classic Treasure Island tells of Jim Hawkins's adventures on board the Hispaniola, as he and his crew -- along with double-crossing pirate Long John Silver -- set...

 2018-07-15 16:58 

Fark

Zagreb Blew [NewsFlash]...

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 2018-07-15 16:57 

reddit

France win Fifa World Cup...
 2018-07-15 16:44 

reddit

Baylor University settles Title IX lawsuit in which gang rape by up to 8 football players was alleged...
 2018-07-15 16:39 

reddit

Pranksters plant city's flower pots with real pot...
 2018-07-15 16:19 

reddit

Israel in turmoil over bill allowing Jews and Arabs to be segregated...
 2018-07-15 16:16 

Slashdot

The New MacBook Pro Features 'Fastest SSD Ever' In a Laptop...

Last week, Apple refreshed the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro models, bringing newer Intel processors and quieter keyboards. The new 13-inch MacBook Pro also just so happens to feature the fastest SSD ever in a laptop, according to benchmarks from Laptop...

 2018-07-15 16:14 

reddit

John Schnatter: Papa John's doesn't want to do business with Roger Goodell...
 2018-07-15 15:58 

reddit

California man who killed woman, raped several others in bondage sex encounters sentenced to 286 years...
 2018-07-15 15:56 

reddit

Child lifting rumour leads to lynching again: Engineer beaten to death, Qatari national among injured...
 2018-07-15 15:52 

reddit

Man has cops called on him while listening to yoga CD...
 2018-07-15 15:42 

reddit

5 people shot in downtown Chattanooga parking lot Sunday morning...
 2018-07-15 15:33 

reddit

Elon Musk calls British diver who helped rescue Thai schoolboys 'pedo guy' in Twitter outburst...
 2018-07-15 15:21 

Fark

Is your local police department running short of basic supplies, like bullets and latex gloves? Well, if you're in Tennessee you could always host a BBQ fundraiser. Sure beats a tax hike [Spiffy]...

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 2018-07-15 15:15 

Slashdot

Coinbase Says It's Exploring Adding 5 New Coins To Its Platform...

Coinbase, the largest U.S.-based digital currency exchange, announced that it is "exploring the addition" of five new cryptocurrencies to its platform. The five cryptocurrencies being considered are Cardano (ADA), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Stel...

 2018-07-15 15:00 

Fark

I've found that if you have a goal you may not reach it... But if you don't have one then you're never disappointed, and I gotta tell you... It feels phenomenal [Obvious]...

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 2018-07-15 14:49 

Fark

Meanwhile, in Chicago [Scary]...

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 2018-07-15 14:47 

reddit

Police: 4 women wanted for brawl identified...
 2018-07-15 14:32 

reddit

Papa John's pulling founder's image from marketing after racial slur...
 2018-07-15 14:17 

reddit

Georgia officers on leave after coin-toss app used before decision to make arrest...
 2018-07-15 14:14 

Slashdot

EFF To Japan: Reject Website Blocking...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the Electronic Frontier Foundation: The latest country to consider a website blocking proposal is Japan, and EFF has responded to the call for comment by sharing all the reasons that cutting off websites is a terri...

 2018-07-15 14:11 

Fark

Thai cave rescuer calmly and politely explains why Elon Musk's rescue idea wouldn't have worked. Okay, "politely" may be stretching it a bit [Amusing]...

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 2018-07-15 14:00 

Boing Boing

These indestructible flashlights are designed to smash through obstacles...

It's good to be proactive, but when it comes to preparing for an emergency situation, one of the most important items you can pack is a flashlight. After all, whatever else you include in your kit won't be of much use if you can't see what you...

 2018-07-15 13:35 

reddit

Chicago police officer put on desk duty after fatal shooting sparks protests...
 2018-07-15 13:31 

reddit

The first human has been scanned with a revolutionary new 3D colour medical scanner invented in New Zealand by father and son scientists from the University of Canterbury....
 2018-07-15 13:22 

Fark

Man wearing a ski mask and heavy flannel shirt walks into bank on a hot day, winds up surprised after learning his robbery attempt was known the moment he walked inside [Florida]...

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 2018-07-15 13:00 

Fark

Photoshop this hair dryer [Photoshop]...

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 2018-07-15 12:52 

reddit

D.C. Water lifts boil-water advisory that had been in place since late Thursday...

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