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 2018-01-16 16:19 

reddit

Seal accused of sexual battery after calling out Oprah...
 2018-01-16 16:14 

Boing Boing

Mormon missionaries share awful pickup lines before homeowner opens door...

There are cameras everywhere , kids. This was recorded on the afternoon of Dec. 28, 2017. On the way to the front door these Mormon missionaries made eye contact with an attractive woman inside the home through the window and practiced their pick-up lines...

 2018-01-16 16:07 

Slashdot

Contraceptive App Natural Cycles Blamed For String of Unwanted Pregnancies...

An anonymous reader shares a report: A contraceptive mobile phone app used by tens of thousands of British women has come under fire after reportedly sparking a string of unwanted pregnancies. Swedish birth control app Natural Cycles, which costs $55, tra...

 2018-01-16 16:05 

Fark

Bunny Ranch brothel to accept bitcoin payments for sexual services. Come one, come all [Interesting]...

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 2018-01-16 16:04 

Boing Boing

Glass pens and glowing ink make for mesmerizing drawing videos...

Spend an hour relaxing as Peter Deligdisch aka Peter Draws experiments with cool glass inkwell pens and glowing ink. (more...)...

 2018-01-16 15:55 

reddit

Pope begs forgiveness for 'irreparable' harm from sex abuse...
 2018-01-16 15:50 

Fark

If you're tired of your dog shedding all over the house or just want to shame the poor creature for existing: Dog leotards [Strange]...

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 2018-01-16 15:48 

reddit

OTL: Michigan State among those that enabled serial sex abuser...
 2018-01-16 15:35 

Fark

Old man with cane goes full waffle house on cops in a Dairy Queen [Sad]...

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 2018-01-16 15:26 

Slashdot

Google Starts Certificate Program To Fill Empty IT Jobs...

An anonymous reader shares a report: There are 150,000 open IT jobs in the U.S., and Google wants to make it easier to fill them. Today the company is announcing a certificate program on the Coursera platform to help give people with no prior IT experienc...

 2018-01-16 15:20 

Fark

Rookie police officer saves toddler's life on his first day on the job [Hero]...

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 2018-01-16 15:05 

Fark

Crappy Denver to Hawaii flight forced to turn around in middle of the Pacific because the toilets were all full [Sick]...

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 2018-01-16 15:04 

Boing Boing

Nukemap: interactive map of potential nuclear bombing fatalities...

In these troubled times, Alex Wellerstein's interactive Nukemap allows users to survey the damage of various kinds of nuclear bombs aimed at major cities worldwide. In this example, a typical Chinese nuke hitting downtown Los Angeles would kill 1.3 mi...

 2018-01-16 14:54 

reddit

Dow hits 26,000 for first time...
 2018-01-16 14:53 

Slashdot

Now Hiring For a Fascinating New Kind of Job That Only a Human Can Do: Babysit a Robot...

From a report: Book a night at LAX's Residence Inn and you may be fortunate enough to meet an employee named Wally. His gig is relatively pedestrian -- bring you room service, navigate around the hotel's clientele in the lobby and halls -- but Wal...

 2018-01-16 14:50 

Fark

New strap-on modules expected to bring Littoral Combat Ship to peak performance, and will bring it to the climax of its abilities. Critics still think it will get reamed [Followup]...

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 2018-01-16 14:38 

reddit

A Starbucks is coming to Yosemite National Park, but thousands want to stop it...
 2018-01-16 14:35 

Fark

Media: "What is it that they've sent us regarding the Russian probe?" House Committee: "Hope" [Obvious]...

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 2018-01-16 14:35 

Slashdot

Twitter Hits Back Again at Claims That Its Employees Monitor Direct Messages...

From a report on TechCrunch: Twitter is pushing back against claims made by conservative activist group Project Veritas that its employees monitor private user data, including direct messages. In a statement to BuzzFeed News, a Twitter representative said...

 2018-01-16 14:34 

Boing Boing

Powerful film on how Bronx Freedom Fund rescues those who can't afford bail...

Bail is intended to compel defendants show up for court, but for poor citizens who can't make bail, it can lead to pre-trial jail terms that can ruin their lives. The Bail Project profiles Ramel, who was bailed out by the nonprofit Bronx Freedom Fund....

 2018-01-16 14:15 

reddit

Peter Madsen charged with murder of Kim Wall on submarine...
 2018-01-16 14:05 

Fark

Some airline passengers will go to great lengths to avoid excess baggage fees, but wearing ALL of your clothes will get you barred from most flights [Dumbass]...

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 2018-01-16 14:04 

Boing Boing

Why Is Blue So Rare In Nature?...

Blue as a pigment in nature is incredibly rare. Most animals with blue coloration achieve it through microscopic structures in their skin, fur, or feathers. This helpful explainer delves into the details. (more...)...

 2018-01-16 14:00 

Fark

Photoshop this Family Tree [Photoshop]...

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 2018-01-16 13:56 

Fark

"10 workers dead after bridge unexpectedly collapses." So bridges are expected to collapse now? [Sad]...

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 2018-01-16 13:45 

Boing Boing

Watch this nuanced analysis of of sci-fi film Ex Machina...

Film critic Allison de Fren examines some of the complex issues raised in the 2015 Ex Machina . Her voiceover alone makes it worth it, but the insights about how women are depicted helped me get over some of my discomfort with the film's themes. (more...

 2018-01-16 13:38 

Fark

Poison, poison...tasty fish [Fail]...

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 2018-01-16 13:35 

Fark

There it is. The stupidest headline you will read all day [Stupid]...

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 2018-01-16 13:30 

reddit

Venezuela President Offers Pregnant Women $3.83 a Month...
 2018-01-16 13:15 

Fark

Japan does its best Hawaiian impression, issues ballistic missile alert [Strange]...

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 2018-01-16 13:00 

Slashdot

Democrats Are Just One Vote Shy of Restoring Net Neutrality...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Engadget: Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer now says Democrats in the Senate are a single vote away from restoring net neutrality. According to the senator from New York, they now have a total of 50 votes for a ...

 2018-01-16 12:45 

Fark

What Would Jesus Do? Stab a neighbour then punch him in the face, apparently [Stupid]...

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 2018-01-16 11:52 

Fark

Woodward killed Bernstein because he was getting too close to deep throat [Scary]...

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 2018-01-16 11:49 

reddit

Top Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic shot dead...
 2018-01-16 11:37 

reddit

Man wanted in domestic assault reportedly shoots 3 deputies, officer in York County, South Carolina...
 2018-01-16 11:21 

reddit

Japan broadcaster sends false North Korea missile alert...
 2018-01-16 10:53 

Fark

Thanks to on-board GPS and other car-based monitoring systems, your car company probably knows more about you than your spouse. And no, they're not interested in a three-way with that hot bartende...

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 2018-01-16 10:52 

reddit

Oklahoma NAACP calls for meeting with Warner officials days after 2 town employees resign, caught on tape using racial slurs...
 2018-01-16 10:00 

Slashdot

Is Pop Music Becoming Louder, Simpler and More Repetitive?...

dryriver writes: The BBC has posted a very interesting article that investigates whether people claiming all over the internet that "pop music just isn't what it used to be" are simply growing old, or if there actually is objective science cap...

 2018-01-16 09:45 

Fark

I am William H. Gates III, founder of Microsoft. Now that Nigeria's vaccination program has achieved zero new cases of polio in 2017, I am willing to transfer the total amount of $76,000,000 (seve...

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 2018-01-16 08:35 

Fark

Since 2001, seventy-five women have been strangled or smothered, and the majority of their killers have gotten away with it [Scary]...

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 2018-01-16 07:26 

Fark

Oh great, now I feel even worse [Sad]...

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 2018-01-16 07:03 

reddit

BMJ publishes a case report of a 34-year-old man British man who ripped a hole in his throat trying to stifle a powerful sneeze by clamping his mouth shut and blocking both nostrils. The resulting for...
 2018-01-16 07:00 

reddit

Mexico: 500 years later, scientists discover what killed the Aztecs...
 2018-01-16 07:00 

Slashdot

The James Webb Space Telescope Has Emerged From the Freezer...

The James Webb Space Telescope has emerged from a large vacuum chamber that was home to temperatures of just 20 degrees Celsius above absolute zero. Scientists have reviewed the data and given the instrument a clean bill of health. "We now have verifi...

 2018-01-16 06:46 

Fark

Shiathole sends Donnie a blast of karma [Unlikely]...

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 2018-01-16 05:21 

reddit

Man rescues dog wandering Utah west desert, close to death...
 2018-01-16 05:01 

reddit

Woman found guilty of killing daughter by shoving crucifix down her throat...
 2018-01-16 04:34 

reddit

McDonald's to drop foam packaging by year's end...
 2018-01-16 04:05 

Fark

Another virgin is selling off her virginity to bankroll her college education and buy her loser parents a house: Here's the bag of antlers who says she's a model ..if you're into rattling ...

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