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 2018-08-14 07:04 

Fark

You would think of all people, Governor Rick Scott would welcome a red wave [Florida]...

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 2018-08-14 07:01 

reddit

Armed police respond after crash outside parliament in London...
 2018-08-14 07:00 

Slashdot

NVIDIA Unveils Next-Gen Turing Quadro RTX Professional Graphics Cards...

MojoKid shares a report from Hot Hardware: We been hearing a lot about NVIDA's next-generation GPU architecture since late last year, and today NVIDIA is announcing the first products based on Turing. NVIDIA is targeting the professional graphics mark...

 2018-08-14 06:24 

Fark

Cleveland cookbook provides recipes for meals both humans and dogs can eat. So, pretty much the same as any cookbook [Misc]...

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 2018-08-14 06:00 

reddit

Vaping 'can damage vital immune system cells'...
 2018-08-14 05:35 

reddit

Spanish driver tests positive for every drug in test...
 2018-08-14 05:33 

Fark

Like their first smile, their first steps, their first laugh - a child's first scam is something a parent will cherish forever [Awkward]...

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 2018-08-14 04:47 

Fark

"I've seen everything from beer cans to deer heads tossed in the toilets," says one expert on the skyrocketing cost of maintaining Montana's backcountry outhouses. The core problem, th...

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 2018-08-14 04:08 

reddit

McDonald's announces big changes: Curbside pickup, digital menus, remodeled buildings and more...
 2018-08-14 03:46 

Fark

New 'haunted' whiskey bar opening in Vancouver. They guarantee to serve spirits [Spiffy]...

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 2018-08-14 03:30 

Slashdot

AI Identifies Heat-Resistant Coral Reefs In Indonesia...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Between 2014 and 2017, the world's reefs endured the worst coral bleaching event in history, as the cyclical El Nino climate event combined with anthropogenic warming to cause unprecedented increa...

 2018-08-14 03:21 

Fark

A Baltimore police officer suspended after a video goes viral that shows him beating a man and repeatedly kicking him in the head, when he was already lying prone on the ground [Scary]...

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 2018-08-14 02:53 

Fark

City of Bel-Nor, Missouri intent on exorcising unkempt home appearances. TFA complete with head-scratching pictures of immaculate homes [Weird]...

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 2018-08-14 02:52 

Fark

Just a little cool billboard fun. Seeing these all over South Carolina [Cool]...

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 2018-08-14 02:51 

reddit

Nuclear fallout detected in Australian sheep in 1979 has been attributed to a covert nuclear test:...
 2018-08-14 02:50 

Fark

Man with machete-arms arrested. Man with scissor-hands looks around nervously [Scary]...

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 2018-08-14 02:50 

Fark

If you strike out with the ladies after having to be driven home from the bar, don't take it out on the driver. His employer might think highly of him, know how to use social media, and earn the C...

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 2018-08-14 02:39 

Fark

Vegandale. Yes, it's as obnoxious as it sounds [Asinine]...

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 2018-08-14 02:37 

Boing Boing

For most people, driving for Uber or Lyft just ain't worth it...

After a long day of driving for Uber and Lyft, this fella decided to work out exactly how much money he'd be taking home after paying taxes and expenses on his income as an independent contractor. While there's certainly a number of tax loopholes ...

 2018-08-14 02:30 

Slashdot

California May Become First State To Require Companies To Have Women On Their Boards...

Two female state senators from California are spearheading a bill to require companies to have women on their boards. "SB 826, which won Senate approval with only Democratic votes and has until the end of August to clear the Assembly, would require pu...

 2018-08-14 02:13 

reddit

New Mexico compound suspects can be freed on bond, judge says...
 2018-08-14 01:50 

Slashdot

'Do Not Buy a Smartwatch Right Now'...

Since Qualcomm is set to launch a new wearable chipset on September 10, Kellen from DoidLife argues against buying a new Google Wear OS-powered smartwatch in the meantime. The new chipset will be able to execute commands quicker, and provide for substanti...

 2018-08-14 01:38 

Fark

From the "when life gives you lemons" files: Your mugshot leads to getting makeup tip requests [Facepalm]...

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 2018-08-14 01:15 

reddit

No more Mondays: Colorado school district moves to 4 day weeks...
 2018-08-14 01:10 

Slashdot

Court Blocks FCC's Attempt To Take a Broadband Subsidy Away From Tribal Areas...

Jon Brodkin reports via Ars Technica: The FCC decision, originally slated to take effect later this year, would have made it difficult or impossible for Tribal residents to obtain a $25-per-month Lifeline subsidy that reduces the cost of Internet or phone...

 2018-08-14 00:50 

Fark

Alas, poor Marcus, I knew him, Horatio, a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy [Spiffy]...

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 2018-08-14 00:46 

reddit

Army Green Beret dies from wounds suffered in IED blast in Afghanistan...
 2018-08-14 00:43 

reddit

150 of 200 white water rafters missing in Jim Thorpe PA...
 2018-08-14 00:30 

Boing Boing

History of the California tiki scene covered in new book...

Jason Henderson and Adam Foshko have authored California Tiki: A History of Polynesian Idols, Pineapple Cocktails and Coconut Palm Trees , a new paperback which "explore the state's midcentury fascination with all things Tiki": After World War...

 2018-08-14 00:30 

Slashdot

Zuckerberg Doesn't Care About Publishers; Media Firms That Don't Work With Us Will End Up 'In Hospice': Facebook Executive...

Olivia Solon, writing for The Guardian: A senior Facebook executive told Australian media companies that if they didn't cooperate with the social network, their businesses would die. According to a report by The Australian, Campbell Brown, Facebook...

 2018-08-14 00:14 

reddit

Indiana animal shelter euthanized cats by sticking them in a freezer...
 2018-08-14 00:00 

Boing Boing

This Queen for a Day image series was made completely from scratch...

This whimsical series of images by Filtre Studio imagines Queen Elizabeth straightening paintings and vacuuming up after her dogs. What's most interesting is that the entire room was created digitally. (more...)...

 2018-08-14 00:00 

Fark

Photoshop this photographer [Photoshop]...

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 2018-08-13 23:55 

Fark

Tonight (8PM EDT) Paul's Memory Bank brings you a 2 hour sampling of music that was added to my iTunes library in the month of August (2010-2018) [Live]...

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 2018-08-13 23:53 

reddit

US reaps more than $1.4 billion from steel and aluminum tariffs, report finds...
 2018-08-13 23:50 

Slashdot

FBI Warns of 'Unlimited' ATM Cashout Scheme...

The FBI is warning banks about a global fraud scheme known as an "ATM cash-out," in which criminals hack a bank or payment card processor and use cloned cards at cash machines around the world to fraudulently withdraw millions of dollars in just a...

 2018-08-13 23:36 

reddit

Hungary's populist government abolishes gender studies courses...
 2018-08-13 23:30 

Boing Boing

Tour this impressive 3D selfie museum...

After hitting the mute button (YouTube should have a terrible music reporting option), check out this delightful Malaysian selfie museum with lots of trompe-l'il paintings and optical illusions. (more...)...

 2018-08-13 23:16 

reddit

Boy found at New Mexico compound died in religious ritual, officials say - CBS News...
 2018-08-13 23:10 

Slashdot

Australia To Pass Bill Providing Backdoors Into Encrypted Devices, Communications...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Register: The Australian government has scheduled its "not-a-backdoor" crypto-busting bill to land in parliament in the spring session, and we still don't know what will be in it. The legislation is...

 2018-08-13 22:56 

reddit

Florida Gov. Rick Scott declares state of emergency over red tide...
 2018-08-13 22:50 

Fark

Scientists discover why some people are sinister [Interesting]...

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 2018-08-13 22:48 

reddit

The U.S. Pizza Museum will be in Chicago, not NYC....
 2018-08-13 22:35 

reddit

Rhode Island town councilwoman let off after live drunk driving traffic stop...
 2018-08-13 22:30 

Slashdot

Linux 4.18 Releases With Steam Controller Kernel Driver, Spectre Updates...

fstack writes: Linus Torvalds has released Linux 4.18 as the newest kernel bringing a Steam Controller kernel driver, Spectre updates for ARM64, power management updates, a "Restartable Services" system call, AMD Radeon graphics driver improvement...

 2018-08-13 22:18 

reddit

Statement from Melissa Howard on fake diploma....
 2018-08-13 22:09 

reddit

Shots fired and Ongoing Hostage Situation in College Station, TX...
 2018-08-13 22:05 

Fark

Cold sore scary as coronary canary [Scary]...

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 2018-08-13 22:00 

Boing Boing

Watch these hypnotic Chladni patterns in color...

Colored sand, a Chladni plate, and a little Bach make for a very soothing demonstration of cymatics . (more...)...

 2018-08-13 22:00 

Slashdot

Apple Delays 32-Person Group FaceTime From iOS 12 Launch...

Developer Guilherme Rambo has revealed that the 32-person FaceTime group chat feature "has been removed from the initial release of iOS 12." Apple says the feature "will ship in a future software update later this fall." The Verge: Group F...

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