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 2018-07-16 17:05 

Fark

17 yr old gets attacked by snake while mowing lawn. Gives sage advice: "watch out for snakes" [Florida]...

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 2018-07-16 17:00 

Boing Boing

3D printed guns just cleared a major legal hurdle...

Last week, Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson won a major ruling in his quest to distribute gun-printing software. The video above from February outlines the background of the case. (more...)...

 2018-07-16 16:57 

reddit

Trump sides with Russia against FBI at Helsinki summit...
 2018-07-16 16:57 

Slashdot

Instapaper is Going Independent...

Popular bookmarking and read-it-later app, Instapaper made the following announcement in a blog post: Today, we're announcing that Pinterest has entered into an agreement to transfer ownership of Instapaper to Instant Paper, Inc., a new company owned ...

 2018-07-16 16:38 

reddit

14 foot hammerhead caught in Corpus Christi, Texas...
 2018-07-16 16:35 

Fark

We've secretly replaced regular gasoline with diesel. Let's see if anyone notices [Dumbass]...

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 2018-07-16 16:33 

Boing Boing

Stranger Things teaser: Hawkins gets a new mall!...

I hope Dustin gets a job at Spencer Gifts....

 2018-07-16 16:32 

reddit

Son of Greek billionaire found dead in downtown Cleveland hotel...
 2018-07-16 16:30 

Boing Boing

Modern-day samurai fools Penn & Teller with "impossible" coin trick...

According to his website, Ryan Hayashi is the "world's most famous samurai entertainer." He's also a helluva magician, as evidenced by this video. In it, he performs a mind-blowing coin trick act (at times one handed!) that leaves both Pen...

 2018-07-16 16:20 

Fark

While it isn't Woofday or Caturday the story of the Husky that helped to rescue seven abandoned newborn kittens who were left to die in cardboard box in the woods deserves it's own day [Hero]...

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 2018-07-16 16:14 

Slashdot

Lights Slowly Come On for Puerto Ricans in Rural Areas...

Almost a year after two hurricanes ravaged the US territory, repair crews are working to energize the more than 950 homes and businesses that remain without power in hard-to-reach areas. Puerto Ricans remain fearful that their newly returned normality cou...

 2018-07-16 16:12 

reddit

Michigan teens charged in deadly rock-throwing take plea deal - Story...
 2018-07-16 16:09 

Boing Boing

Nigerian artist, age 11, creates incredible hyperreal portraits...

Kareem Waris Olamilekan is a Nigerian artist who paints astounding hyperreal portraits. He's 11. From his Instagram @waspa_art : I am waspa the bitty artist Art is my calling It's in me I draw, paint and design. All Africa interview: " My Legs...

 2018-07-16 16:00 

Boing Boing

Watch how this gorgeous handmade cricket lure got made...

From first sketches to first bass caught, watch Nate Marling create a fishing lure that looks and moves like a cricket. (more...)...

 2018-07-16 15:53 

reddit

Judge Orders Los Angeles Times to Delete Part of Published Article. And they comply....
 2018-07-16 15:48 

reddit

Tesla shares fall after British diver mulls legal action over Elon Musk's baseless 'pedo guy' claim...
 2018-07-16 15:44 

reddit

Recalls issued after carcinogen found in blood pressure, heart failure drugs...
 2018-07-16 15:41 

reddit

Wreckage of plane missing since 1997 found in Michigan, believed to belong to couple that vanished...
 2018-07-16 15:36 

reddit

Manhunt underway after deputy shot during traffic stop in North Carolina...
 2018-07-16 15:35 

Fark

Bear takes on inflatable shark in family's backyard, will never live down the security camera footage [Amusing]...

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 2018-07-16 15:34 

Boing Boing

Nap lounge opens in New York City...

Mattress company Casper opened The Dreamery in Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood. For $25, you get a 45 minute session in one of the nap pods. You can even borrow a pair of pajamas for your snooze. And of course after you pay for this demo of Casper mattr...

 2018-07-16 15:30 

Boing Boing

The secret history of Marxist alien hunters...

From the early days of the Russian Revolution through the space race and Cold War, a small but dedicated collection of communist UFOlogists believed in and sought out signs of extraterrestrial life, believing that discovery aligned with their goals of rai...

 2018-07-16 15:20 

Fark

What starts with 'F', ends with 'uck' and gets you in trouble for taking it on a joyride? [Dumbass]...

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 2018-07-16 15:20 

Slashdot

A Student Was Rejected By A College Because Of China's 'Social Credit System'...

An anonymous reader shares a report: A prestigious college in Beijing that reportedly tried to bar a student because his father was on a government blacklist is causing huge controversy in China. According to state media reports, a high school student wit...

 2018-07-16 15:16 

Boing Boing

The magical book art of fore-edge painting...

For centuries, many fine books have held a magical secret not within their pages but on the edges. Stunning fore-edge paintings are only visible when the book's pages are slightly fanned. Great Big Story introduces us to Martin Frost , one of the worl...

 2018-07-16 15:15 

reddit

Video of overcrowded pigs by animal rights group prompts investigation...
 2018-07-16 15:05 

Fark

Apparently bird nests made of spit are considered a delicacy in some parts of Asia [Weird]...

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 2018-07-16 15:00 

Boing Boing

Check out this massive fabric tree installed in the middle of a train station...

Zurich's Main Station is currently home to an enormous public artwork: GaiaMotherTree , a huge knotted fabric tree with intimate space underneath where visitors can gather. (more...)...

 2018-07-16 14:50 

Fark

Apparently it was a white people only coupon [Asinine]...

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 2018-07-16 14:45 

Boing Boing

Game review: Battletech...

As a teenager in the early 1990s, I never really had friends, so much as close acquaintances. I'd see people at school. We'd laugh, maybe skip class from time to time. But I'd never see them on the weekends or in the evening. No one wanted any...

 2018-07-16 14:43 

Boing Boing

Help save artist Kal Spelletich's robots and the future of tech-art...

For 25 years, my friend Kal Spelletich of Seemen and Survival Research Labs has lived and worked in a San Francisco warehouse studio where he's built myriad robots, fire machines, and sculptures, hosted music, art, and political action events, and pro...

 2018-07-16 14:41 

Slashdot

The EU Would Very Much Like Airbnb To Know That the Rules Are Different in Europe...

Airbnb is facing fresh regulatory pressure in Europe. But this time it's not about the short-term home rental platform's core business model -- it's about its terms and conditions, and the way the company presents pricing to consumers. From a ...

 2018-07-16 14:36 

Boing Boing

How to get started painting RPG miniatures without going broke...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUJik07piGo I love the Super Punch roundups of gorgeously painted role-playing game miniatures ganked from social media; they fill me with joy and envy, as I've always been an enthusiastic, if not very talented, miniatu...

 2018-07-16 14:30 

Boing Boing

Carmaker claims these weird-looking glasses eliminate motion sickness...

I get horrible motion sickness sometimes, so I'd LOVE to believe that these glasses actually do what they claim. Gizmodo : The engineers at Citron have apparently thrown almost 100 years of French design refinement out the window with a new product yo...

 2018-07-16 14:25 

reddit

Victorious French World Cup team to receive their country's highest accolade, the Lgion d'Honneur...
 2018-07-16 14:21 

Boing Boing

Record numbers of Americans believe climate change is real, and a majority understand that humans are to blame...

Amidst a global heatwave, some good news from the National Surveys on Energy and the Environment : a record-setting 73% of Americans believe that climate change is real and 60% believe humans are "at least partially responsible" for this fact. It&...

 2018-07-16 14:20 

Fark

Just a quick tip: If you're going to shoot a Russian tiger, make sure you kill it. Because otherwise it will find your cabin, destroy all your stuff, wait for you to get home, and kill you [Scary]...

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 2018-07-16 14:06 

reddit

LMPD suspended officer 30 days for Facebook posts that 'advocate violence'...
 2018-07-16 14:05 

Fark

Having solved all the other mysteries of the world, the press turns to whether Prince William has ever eaten a hot dog [Silly]...

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 2018-07-16 14:00 

Boing Boing

Translucent backlit fruit slices as fine art...

Dennis Wojtkeiwicz paints large-format works of thinly sliced fruit for his Rosettes series, revealing the elegant beauty and symmetry of nature. (more...)...

 2018-07-16 14:00 

Slashdot

Amazon Admits Prime Day Deals Not Necessarily the Cheapest...

Shoppers taking part in internet giant Amazon's Prime Day are being told that the deals on offer may not be the cheapest available. From a report: Amazon said it has never claimed that Prime Day is necessarily the cheapest time to shop on its site. It...

 2018-07-16 13:50 

Fark

Two "security experts" from the DoE left plutonium and radioactive cesium in the back seat of their rental car at a hotel in a high-crime neighborhood. Someone smashed the window and stole it....

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 2018-07-16 13:46 

reddit

Police investigating allegations Alabama's 'Beach House Sheriff' had sex with underage girls...
 2018-07-16 13:40 

reddit

More animals die after escaped jaguar goes on killing spree at New Orleans zoo...
 2018-07-16 13:38 

reddit

CVS apologizes after white manager calls police on black customer over coupon...
 2018-07-16 13:35 

Boing Boing

What Steve Jobs thought about consulting...

Jobs liked people who stuck around to be responsible for their decisions....

 2018-07-16 13:35 

Fark

English university slammed for pandering to the "snowflake generation" for banning the words "as you know" [Stupid]...

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 2018-07-16 13:30 

Boing Boing

Old brushes repurposed as felted animal sculptures...

Northumbrian needle felt artist Simon Brown turns old worn out brushes and other household items into bases for his charming creatures. (more...)...

 2018-07-16 13:30 

Boing Boing

On the haute couture runway: Ankle smartphone holsters...

Maison Margiela, the fashion house who made those let's-make-this-awkward camel-toe pumps , debuted ankle iPhone holsters recently on the Couture Fashion Week runway . Maybe they were going for the modern version of these ?https://www.instagram.com/p/...

 2018-07-16 13:20 

reddit

Scotland to have first spaceport in the UK...

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