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 2018-04-20 15:20 

Fark

Check out my foxy badger which is not a euphemism [Sappy]...

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 2018-04-20 15:12 

Boing Boing

Democratic Party lawsuit says Russia, Trump campaign, WikiLeaks conspired to hack 2016 presidential campaign...

The Democratic National Committee today filed a lawsuit against the Russian government, Donald Trump's presidential campaign, and WikiLeaks, alleging the Trump campaign 'gleefully welcomed Russia's help.' Court papers describe a far-reachi...

 2018-04-20 15:05 

Fark

Florida students walk out to protest school shootings. Since this is Florida, you can probably guess what happened next [Murica]...

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 2018-04-20 15:00 

Boing Boing

Buzzfeed guide on how to detect "deepfaked" videos...

Get Out director Jordan Peele and Buzzfeed CEO Jonah Peretti got together to make ObamaPeele -- a faked video of Obama, using Peele's voice. It's a PSA aimed at getting people to be more wary of possibly-faked videos online. They created this one ...

 2018-04-20 14:50 

Fark

Logic files for divorce. Tired of not being used these days [Amusing]...

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 2018-04-20 14:43 

Slashdot

Loud Sound From Fire Alarm System Shuts Down Nasdaq's Scandinavian Data Center...

Catalin Cimpanu, writing for BleepingComputer: A loud sound emitted by a fire alarm system has destroyed the hard drives of a Swedish data center, downing Nasdaq operations across Northern Europe. The incident took place in the early hours of Wednesday, A...

 2018-04-20 14:40 

Boing Boing

Happy 420 Day - very high people on the TV news...

I got a contact high just from watching these people who are high as fuck being interviewed on TV....

 2018-04-20 14:35 

Fark

Canadian chocolate company goes viral in Scotland after encouraging customers to 'Eat shiat' [Fail]...

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 2018-04-20 14:30 

reddit

National School Walkout: US students mark Columbine anniversary...
 2018-04-20 14:28 

Boing Boing

Wells Fargo loses teachers' union business after it pledges its eternal loyalty to gun manufacturers...

Last week, Wells Fargo defiantly announced that it would not follow its competitors' examples and cease lending to gun manufacturers; this week, the American Federation of Teachers dropped Wells Fargo as the preferred mortgage lender for its 1.7 milli...

 2018-04-20 14:20 

Fark

Not just one apocalypse but a double whammy of apocalypses will end the world on both April 23 and June 24. Enjoy your final days [Unlikely]...

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 2018-04-20 14:14 

Boing Boing

Wells Fargo fined $1B for stealing cars and jacking houses...

Wells Fargo defrauded 800,000 car loan borrowers , forcing 274,000 of them into bankruptcy and stealing ("wrongfully repossessing") 25,000 cars; they also ripped off mortgage borrowers by failing to send them their paperwork until after the deadli...

 2018-04-20 14:14 

Boing Boing

This keyboard is Zlanted...

The Zlant keyboard -- a compromise between tiny " ortholinear " grid keyboards and a traditional staggered layout -- will be available soon. Plancks are one of my favorite keyboards. However, I've found it to be a little bit of a struggle to g...

 2018-04-20 14:04 

reddit

Big banks saved $3.6B in taxes last quarter under new law...
 2018-04-20 14:00 

Boing Boing

UK's indie music fests vow to end plastic bottles and straws at events...

The Association of Independent Festivals plans to take a step in the right direction on single-use plastic items with their Drastic on Plastic initiative. (more...)...

 2018-04-20 14:00 

Boing Boing

Here's an XL 4/20 surprise...

You probably remember the Twisty Glass Blunt since we love to write about it. And you may also remember its little buddy, the Twisty Glass Mini . Well, today we've got a fun surprise that isn't so little. Less isn't always more, and on those d...

 2018-04-20 14:00 

Slashdot

AI Researchers Are Making More Than $1 Million, Even at a Nonprofit...

One of the poorest-kept secrets in Silicon Valley has been the huge salaries and bonuses that experts in artificial intelligence can command. Now, a little-noticed tax filing by a research lab called OpenAI has made some of those eye-popping figures publi...

 2018-04-20 13:54 

reddit

1 injured in shooting at Florida high school, authorities say...
 2018-04-20 13:49 

reddit

Forest High shooting: Police respond to gunman at Florida school...
 2018-04-20 13:48 

reddit

Texas schoolwork asking for 'positive aspects' of slave life 'unacceptable'...
 2018-04-20 13:46 

reddit

U.S. woman sentenced to life in prison for Valentine's Day shooting plot at Halifax mall...
 2018-04-20 13:38 

Boing Boing

Hot competition in the world of replacement jewel cases for Sega games...

Sega made nice jewel cases for its video games, providing ample space for manuals and a nice thick spine for shelf display. But they cracked easily, and Sega's departure from the console business meant fans went for many years without an easy replacem...

 2018-04-20 13:35 

Fark

"Regional district seeks whereabouts of 'very patient-looking beaver' loved by kids." (Justin) Beaver trifecta complete [Giggity]...

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 2018-04-20 13:34 

reddit

Professor told conservative student 'f--- your life,' video shows. There was more, student says...
 2018-04-20 13:20 

Fark

Starbucks: We need some good news, anyone have any ide....OH GOD [Scary]...

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 2018-04-20 13:00 

Boing Boing

Watch how smartphones plus RF imaging can detect motion through concrete and stone...

The Action Lab set up an interesting proof of concept using a smartphone plus a cheap radio frequency 3D imaging doo-dad to sense motion in another room. (more...)...

 2018-04-20 13:00 

Fark

Photoshop this majestic doggo [Photoshop]...

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 2018-04-20 13:00 

Slashdot

Google Is 'Pausing' Work On Allo In Favor 'Chat,' An RCS-Based Messaging Standard...

An anonymous reader shares an exclusive report from The Verge about Google's next big fix for Android's messaging mess: Instead of bringing a better app to the table, it's trying to change the rules of the texting game, on a global scale. Goog...

 2018-04-20 12:53 

Boing Boing

The rise and fall of smoking in the west...

From the 1920s to the 1980s, the United States was the most smoking country in the developed world. In the 1960s, consumption peaked over 10 a day, per capita. But now it's near the bottom of the chart —only Britain smokes less, among rich weste...

 2018-04-20 12:52 

reddit

Brooklyn postal worker arrested after 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail found...
 2018-04-20 12:51 

reddit

Police arrest mother after 7 year old goes to school high on cocaine...
 2018-04-20 12:50 

Fark

Some very fine people are heading to a small German town to celebrate Hitler's birthday [Scary]...

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 2018-04-20 12:42 

reddit

Marijuana-based epilepsy drug could soon get federal approval, a historic first...
 2018-04-20 12:35 

Fark

Trump won't attend Barbara Bush funeral, to 'avoid disruptions' like having her climb out of the coffin and smack him upside the head [Murica]...

[23 comments]...

 2018-04-20 12:17 

Boing Boing

Every time Rod Serling said "Twilight Zone" synced up...

This video synchronizes every Rod Serling opening monologue from The Twilight Zone so that they converge upon him saying "The Twilight Zone." It's surprisingly weird and uncanny as the cacophony builds, only for the words to suddenly emerge at...

 2018-04-20 12:16 

reddit

2 elementary school students arrested for child porn over nude Snapchats...
 2018-04-20 12:05 

Fark

"Hey, if you could send us back all that secret research on remote mind controlling we accidentally sent you under that FOIA request, and forget it we would appreciate it.". Department of Mind...

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 2018-04-20 11:53 

Boing Boing

Watch a waterjet slice a perfect obsidian cube and some batarangs...

The guys from Waterjet Channel took a request from a Minecraft fan who wanted to see them cut an obsidian cube , even supplying the obsidian. They also made some super-thin batarangs that could almost be used as sunglass lenses. (more...)...

 2018-04-20 11:53 

Boing Boing

For a post-#MeToo world: 'The Field Guide to Consent'...

Sex communication expert, and co-founder of the groundbreaking Cuddle Party , Marcia Baczynski has bravely taken on the task of teaching folks -- primarily women -- how to handle consent in a post-#MeToo world with her newly-published Field Guide to Conse...

 2018-04-20 11:43 

Fark

Man accused of posing as a teenage boy to meet a girl for sex. Bonus: "Yeah, looks legit all right" photo goodness included in article [Creepy]...

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 2018-04-20 11:19 

Fark

One breath/long headline challenge: 3 police officers disciplined for having sex on city property with a police clerk who was fired for stealing narcotics from the evidence locker which will result in...

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 2018-04-20 11:09 

reddit

US police have arrested a woman suspected of killing first her husband and then a woman who looked like her in order to steal her identity....
 2018-04-20 10:32 

reddit

Bones of 9/11 victim to be used in DNA test 'to establish whether alleged love child is entitled to $1m estate'...
 2018-04-20 10:26 

reddit

Woman guilty of 'racist' Snap Dogg rap lyric Instagram post...
 2018-04-20 10:25 

reddit

Camp Hill District Judge calls ICE on Two Couples Getting Married in her Courthouse...
 2018-04-20 10:14 

Fark

Anti-semite DC council member visits Holocaust museum. Ditches halfway though the guided tour. Afterwards one of his aides asked if the Warsaw Ghetto was like a gated community. This ignorance makes m...

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 2018-04-20 10:00 

Slashdot

ZTE Exports Ban May Mean No Google Apps, a Death Sentence For Its Smartphones...

New submitter krazy1 shares a report from Ars Technica: The U.S. government is going after another Chinese Android device maker. After shutting down Huawei's carrier deals and retail partners, the government is now pursuing ZTE. The U.S. Department of...

 2018-04-20 09:58 

Fark

Looks like Prince Tampon will finally have his day in the sun [Followup]...

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 2018-04-20 09:16 

Fark

RCMP arrest BC beaver in one of the most Canadian stories you'll read today [Amusing]...

[2 comments]...

 2018-04-20 08:15 

reddit

Natalie Portman Pulls Out of Genesis Prize Ceremony in Israel Citing 'Recent Events'...

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