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 2020-07-08 12:35 

Fark

Remember back when the US was short on protective gear for hospital workers? After a trip through the cave wormhole the US is once again short on protective gear for hospital workers [Scary]...

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 2020-07-08 12:20 

Fark

The Thin Blue Whine? LAPD July 4 sickout under investigation [Fake]...

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 2020-07-08 12:15 

Boing Boing

My name is potato...

Sexy Italian pop star Rita Pavone has a playful and flirty duet with an animated potato in this 1977 classic. This novelty song has been in my head all day. Now it can be in yours, too! Fun fact: this spud stud was animated my the late great Guido Manuli,...

 2020-07-08 12:00 

Boing Boing

Diego and other giant tortoises head to home island after saving their species...

Having produced 2,400 offspring in one of the most successful captive breeding programs of all time, Diego and other giant tortoises have been moved from their breeding facility back to their native Espaola Island . Diego was the star of the bunch. Born b...

 2020-07-08 12:00 

Boing Boing

A Calvinesque and Hobbesian look at Antifa...

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH the spunky little hero Donald and his imaginary publicist John must boldly battle the evil international organization Antifa....

 2020-07-08 11:46 

reddit

Jackson, Mississippi, votes to remove statue of President Andrew Jackson from City Hall...
 2020-07-08 11:45 

Boing Boing

'Stairway to Gilligan's Island' mashup from 1978 covered by Puddles Pity Party...

Did you know that in 1978 a San Francisco band called Little Roger & the Goosebumps recorded a mashup song that blends Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" with the theme to the sixties TV sitcom about seven castaways? I sure didn't! Well, ...

 2020-07-08 11:38 

Boing Boing

Feminist father: "If you ever hurt my daughter, I swear to God I'll let her navigate her own emotional growth" (video)...

This humorous New Yorker video, "A Father's Newfound Feminism," turns stereotypes about a dad meeting his teen daughter's boyfriend upside down. (The "Sorry, I've Benedict Lately" greeting card is a nice touch at the 1:40 mark....

 2020-07-08 11:29 

Fark

Lysol can in fact kill coronavirus. No word yet on whether sticking blacklights up people's asses will also help [Obvious]...

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 2020-07-08 11:27 

reddit

Florida teachers say the state's decision to reopen schools could be deadly...
 2020-07-08 11:00 

Boing Boing

The kung fu nuns of Kathmandu...

NPR profiles the 800 Himalayan Buddhist nuns of Amitabha Drukpa Nunnery in Kathmandu Valley. The nuns have taken up the practice of kung fu . The practice came out of their leader's desire to promote more gender equity in their faith. Via NPR : For ce...

 2020-07-08 10:36 

reddit

11-year-old boy shot twice in two different drive-by shooting in Yakima in 72 hours...
 2020-07-08 10:29 

Fark

Mary Kay LeTourneau dies, services to be held at Chuck E. Cheese [Sad]...

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 2020-07-08 10:00 

Slashdot

Zoom Offering Hardware As a Service Offering...

Zoom is teaming up with four video conferencing hardware makers to launch Zoom Hardware as a Service, designed to make Zoom Rooms and Zoom Phone more available to enterprises. ZDNet reports: The hardware providers in the package are DTEN, Neat, Poly, and ...

 2020-07-08 09:30 

Fark

All our children have asthma, when it's convenient [Satire]...

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 2020-07-08 08:31 

Fark

Facebook is against censorship in any way shape or form, except when it does the bidding of murderous autocrats. Hey, Zuckerberg has to eat too [Interesting]...

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 2020-07-08 08:07 

reddit

San Francisco supervisor introduces 'CAREN' Act to outlaw racially motivated 911 calls...
 2020-07-08 07:31 

Fark

In which the UK government announces bold plans to charge NHS employees for parking while at work [Fail]...

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 2020-07-08 07:00 

Slashdot

WHO To Review Evidence of Airborne Transmission of Coronavirus...

After hundreds of experts urged the World Health Organization to review mounting scientific research, the agency acknowledged on Tuesday that airborne transmission of the coronavirus may be a threat in indoor spaces. The New York Times reports: W.H.O. exp...

 2020-07-08 06:17 

Fark

Gary Larson debuts first new comics in 25 years. Meanwhile, Midvale School for the Gifted door still does not push open [Hero]...

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 2020-07-08 05:20 

reddit

California sees 10,000 new cases in a single day...
 2020-07-08 05:17 

Fark

That will buff right out [Scary]...

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 2020-07-08 04:58 

reddit

Video shows tackling and fatal restraint of teen in Michigan foster facility...
 2020-07-08 04:57 

reddit

Oregon politician wrote racist letter to himself, police say...
 2020-07-08 04:30 

Fark

Usually, a door does not become part of the flight control surfaces on a light aircraft. Usually. Skip to 3:45 for the pucker factor nine action [Scary]...

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 2020-07-08 04:23 

reddit

EXCLUSIVE: Bay Area man speaks out after woman told his family 'you can't be in this country'...
 2020-07-08 03:32 

Fark

Imagine traveling thousands of miles from home to fight in one of the most important battles that your country has ever fought in, only to return home and be told by friends and family that it was a h...

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 2020-07-08 03:30 

Slashdot

City Builds Open-Access Broadband Network With Google Fiber As Its First ISP...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Google Fiber's wireline broadband is expanding to a new city for the first time in several years as part of a public-private partnership to build an open-access network that any ISP can use to off...

 2020-07-08 03:15 

reddit

Sterilization abuse of Uighurs in China meets international legal criteria for genocide, experts say...
 2020-07-08 03:06 

Fark

The first trumpet of the apocalypse has sounded...in Fargo, ND [Strange]...

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 2020-07-08 02:48 

reddit

Mary Kay Letourneau, who made headlines for an affair with her underage student, dies...
 2020-07-08 02:35 

Fark

How long did it take for the Scots to act like the English on their first day back reopening the pubs after the coronavirus lockdown? Apparently not long at all [Dumbass]...

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 2020-07-08 02:30 

Boing Boing

Make serious cash as an Amazon FBA or dropshipping magnate with this comprehensive training...

For all their amazing growth over the past 25 years, the most impressive thing about the monumental rise of Amazon might be the speed and sophistication of their lightning-fast delivery network. Sometimes it doesn't even take 24 hours for the idea you...

 2020-07-08 02:27 

reddit

Colorado police officers fired for recreating chokehold in photos at Elijah McClain memorial...
 2020-07-08 02:16 

Boing Boing

Finally revealed: identity of hacker blamed for stealing from 300+ companies and governments, in 44 countries...

Unsealed court documents reveal the identity of Fxmsp, a hacker from Kazakhstan who is blamed for information theft from more than 300 companies and governments, in 44 different countries around the world. Patrick O'Neill at MIT Technology Review repo...

 2020-07-08 02:15 

Fark

Two US Aircraft Carriers operate in South China Sea for first time since 2014 [Followup]...

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 2020-07-08 02:14 

reddit

Three More Catholic Priests Accused of Child Sexual Abuse Under NY Child Victims Act...
 2020-07-08 02:10 

Fark

See you later [Strange]...

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 2020-07-08 02:03 

Slashdot

Security Cameras Can Tell Burglars When You're Not Home, Study Shows...

schwit1 shares a report from CNN: Some popular home security cameras could allow would-be burglars to work out when you've left the building, according to a study published Monday. Researchers found they could tell if someone was in, and even what the...

 2020-07-08 01:58 

Boing Boing

SUV plows into BLM protest in NYC's Times Square, similar potentially deadly attacks happening around U.S....

"#BreakingNews an SUV just plowed through protesters on 42nd street in #manhattan Still assessing injuries if any. More on @NY1 #blacklivesmatter #nycprotest more on @NY1," tweeted NY1 news reporter Ruschell Boone [@ RuschellBoone ] at 10:19pm New...

 2020-07-08 01:52 

Fark

NJ MVC reopens for the first time in almost four months. What could .... DUCK [Fail]...

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 2020-07-08 01:45 

Fark

Staten Island deer vasectomy program gets snipped [Stupid]...

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 2020-07-08 01:34 

reddit

Police release name of suspect who violently punched a 12-year-old boy in Cape Girardeau...
 2020-07-08 01:30 

Slashdot

AMD Launches Ryzen 3000XT Series CPUs At Higher Clock Speeds To Battle Intel...

MojoKid writes: Last month, AMD made its Ryzen 3000XT series processors official, after weeks of leaks and speculation. Ryzen 3000XT series processors are tweaked versions of the original 3000X series products, but with higher clocks and the ability to ma...

 2020-07-08 01:29 

reddit

World's longest-surviving conjoined twin brothers die at 68...
 2020-07-08 01:28 

Fark

Pulling a shotgun on Black joggers because you heard a loud noise is no way to go through life, Mr. Mayor [Asinine]...

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 2020-07-08 01:22 

reddit

'Black Lives Matter' Banner Leads To Eviction Notice For Illinois Tenant...
 2020-07-08 01:20 

reddit

FBI director: China is 'greatest threat' to US...
 2020-07-08 01:20 

Fark

California couple charged with hate crime for defacing Black Lives Matter mural [Followup]...

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 2020-07-08 01:11 

reddit

2 face hate crime charge after allegedly vandalizing Black Lives Matter mural in California...

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