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 2018-07-13 21:53 

Fark

One perk of being a mob boss that's under surveillance by the NYPD is that if somebody tries to whack your son outside your house the cops will get the whole thing on video [Scary]...

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 2018-07-13 21:38 

reddit

Body cam footage shows a 19-year-old with autism being shocked with a taser...
 2018-07-13 21:36 

Fark

World's bravest raccoon trapped on flaming NJ roof can't get around satellite dish, jumps a full story to lower level in gasp-inducing moment and scuttles away, apparently unscathed [Video]...

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 2018-07-13 21:20 

Fark

England footie fan who went missing for six days in Russia found in hotel room on typical English bender [Dumbass]...

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 2018-07-13 21:20 

Slashdot

Chinese Police Bust World Cup Gambling Ring With More Than $1 Billion In Cryptocurrency...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Chinese authorities have arrested six suspects behind a World Cup gambling ring that was hosting more than 10 billion yuan -- or $1.5 billion USD -- worth of cryptocurrency bets, according to a statement...

 2018-07-13 21:05 

Fark

Truck carrying Miller Lite hits low bridge near Miller Park. Come for the article, stay for the last line [Awkward]...

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 2018-07-13 20:49 

Fark

Loud sex at the courthouse. Chick seems happy in her mugshot. Guy, not so much [Giggity]...

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 2018-07-13 20:40 

Slashdot

Alaska's Last Two Blockbusters Are Closing, Leaving Just One In the US...

According to Anchorage Daily News, the two remaining Blockbuster stores in Alaska are set to close, leaving just one location left in the United States. The last one standing in the U.S. is in Bend, Oregon. From the report: The stores, one on DeBarr Road ...

 2018-07-13 20:39 

reddit

Maryland voter registration system runs on Russian-owned software, I-Team learns...
 2018-07-13 20:34 

reddit

Amazon to take almost 50 percent of US e-commerce market by year's end...
 2018-07-13 20:30 

Fark

America 2018: Where a bad guy with a gun may run into a 5-year-old with a gun [Scary]...

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 2018-07-13 20:20 

Fark

Middle children are going extinct because of Millennials, or because the psycho looking girl in the article is killing them all [Creepy]...

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 2018-07-13 20:05 

Fark

Health officials release list of possible exposure sites after minor is confirmed to have measles. So if you're breaking out in a rash and were at any of these places at these times, you should be...

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 2018-07-13 20:05 

Slashdot

Compromised JavaScript Package Caught Stealing npm Credentials...

An anonymous reader shares a report: A hacker gained access to a developer's npm account earlier this week and injected malicious code into a popular JavaScript library, code that was designed to steal the npm credentials of users who utilize the pois...

 2018-07-13 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop Theme: Department store/school portraits of famous people LGT examples [Photoshop]...

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 2018-07-13 20:00 

Fark

Caught on video: They thought a squirrel was eating their tomatoes, but it was the mailman [Amusing]...

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 2018-07-13 19:45 

Fark

The Bayeux Tapestry features an array of 93 penises and the horse of William the Conqueror has the largest [Weeners]...

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 2018-07-13 19:30 

Fark

Man drives car while sitting on a bucket and steering with pliers. Norfolk, the Florida of Great Britain [Strange]...

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 2018-07-13 19:26 

Slashdot

Smart TVs Are Invading Privacy and Should Be Investigated, Senators Say...

Earlier this month, The New York Times reported that a number of smart TV makers include services from companies that track a range of information about their customers. Now, two Democratic US senators are asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigat...

 2018-07-13 19:17 

Fark

Because this is the darkest timeline, even the #PlaneBae story has fallen into the dark abyss [Strange]...

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 2018-07-13 19:17 

Boing Boing

Revealed: North Korea's covert uranium enrichment site Kangson...

Journalist Ankit Panda has a bombshell report over at the Diplomat today that identifies the location of Kangson, a covert North Korean uranium enrichment site situated just outside the capital city of Pyongyang. (more...)...

 2018-07-13 19:03 

Fark

5 year-old's obit... "See ya later, suckas" [Cool]...

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 2018-07-13 19:02 

Slashdot

Instagram is Down...

According to thousands of users, Instagram website and app are facing technical issues. Users attempting to visit the website are seeing a "5xx Server Error", while on the app, they are getting "Couldn't refresh feed." According to Dow...

 2018-07-13 19:02 

Slashdot

Instagram is Down [Updated]...

According to thousands of users, Instagram website and app are facing technical issues. Users attempting to visit the website are seeing a "5xx Server Error", while on the app, they are getting "Couldn't refresh feed." According to Dow...

 2018-07-13 18:47 

Fark

Flint's water has now been meeting the EPA's guidelines for two years, just in time for Elon Musk to "solve" the problem. Elon Musk unnecessary "help" Trifecta in play [Followu...

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 2018-07-13 18:43 

Slashdot

Amazon Plans To Challenge Cisco in Networking Market With Much Cheaper Switches, Report Says...

Amazon Web Services already dominates the market for cloud services. Now, reports The Information, it is eyeing a part of the cloud business it doesn't already control: the $14 billion global market for data center switches [Editor's note: the lin...

 2018-07-13 18:33 

Fark

Arizona congresscritter defends his 140 mph speeding by claiming legislative immunity while on his way home to see his family. Tag says it all [Dumbass]...

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 2018-07-13 18:18 

Fark

Iceman's last meal was high-fat, high-calorie feast. No word what made him get that tattoo [Interesting]...

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 2018-07-13 18:07 

reddit

'Coin-flip arrest' uncovered in 11Alive investigation | Officers placed on leave...
 2018-07-13 18:01 

Boing Boing

Deadly Novichok dose 'came from bottle' in victim's house...

Novichok that poisoned a couple in Wiltshire came from a small bottle found in the home of one of the victims, said British police on Friday. (more...)...

 2018-07-13 18:00 

Slashdot

PC Market Sees Its First Growth Quarter in Six Years...

From a report: Gartner found PC shipments were up globally in Q2 2018, the first quarter of year-over-year global PC shipment growth since the first quarter of 2012. Gartner estimates that worldwide PC shipments grew 1.4 percent to 62.1 million units in Q...

 2018-07-13 17:59 

reddit

Man Accused Of Plotting To Burn Down Condo, "Kill All The Jews"...
 2018-07-13 17:55 

Boing Boing

Get your Battle Pass! Fortnite's Season Five is here...

Fortnite Season Five is off to a blazingly ridiculous start! The beginning of a new season is the best time to buy your Battle Pass! Get to work! Fortnite is fantastic fun. The 100 player Battle Royale mode sports fantastic gameplay physics and mechanics ...

 2018-07-13 17:53 

reddit

Marijuana grow operation with 10 plants discovered on PA public lands, State police call in helicopter and run over grower with bulldozer....
 2018-07-13 17:49 

Fark

Headline: "Louisville might rename Papa John's Cardinal Stadium after racial slur." I don't know about you, but (n-word) stadium seems like the wrong choice to me [Amusing]...

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 2018-07-13 17:35 

reddit

The Latest: U of Louisville stadium removes Papa John's name...
 2018-07-13 17:20 

Slashdot

Microsoft Calls on Congress To Regulate Face Recognition...

Addressing a growing concern by privacy advocates and users alike over the usage of facial recognition by government bodies, Microsoft urged the US government on Friday to start thinking about what limits should be set on the use of such technologies. Fro...

 2018-07-13 16:48 

reddit

Harvey Weinstein admits he offered 'acting jobs in exchange for sex' but says 'so does everyone'...
 2018-07-13 16:46 

reddit

She found her father's child porn images of herself, then killed him and kept it secret for 12 years...
 2018-07-13 16:42 

Fark

12 , , Clinton Campaign [NewsFlash]...

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 2018-07-13 16:41 

reddit

Last of 4 defendants pleads guilty to beating teen with disability in livestreamed Facebook attack...
 2018-07-13 16:30 

Slashdot

Special Counsel Mueller Charges 12 Russian Intelligence Officers With Hacking Democrats During 2016 Election...

Special counsel Robert Mueller has obtained a new indictment charging 12 Russian intelligence officers with hacking Democrats to interfere with the 2016 presidential election, and with stealing information of about 500,000 American voters, the Justice Dep...

 2018-07-13 16:08 

reddit

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein makes announcement — live updates...
 2018-07-13 16:07 

reddit

Special counsel Mueller charges 12 Russian intelligence officers with hacking Democrats during 2016 election...
 2018-07-13 16:05 

Fark

Kermit the Frog tries to 'lead a clean life' by avoiding drugs and alcohol, with his only vice letting the occasional person putting their hand in his butt [Spiffy]...

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 2018-07-13 16:04 

Boing Boing

Mueller indicts 12 Russian Intel officers for DNC hack, IDs DCLeaks and Guccifer 2.0 as Russia...

As Mister Trump and his wife greeted the Queen of England, a reporter on a hot mic broke the embargo. (more...)...

 2018-07-13 16:00 

Slashdot

Has Video Refereeing Ruined The World Cup?...

An anonymous reader shares a report: This is the first time FIFA, soccer's governing body, has allowed video replay to be used to make penalty calls in a World Cup. And while fans of basketball and American football are used to the referees stopping t...

 2018-07-13 15:52 

Boing Boing

Alignment chart of text editors...

In response to a challenge from David Weaver ; Beskone points out that echoing to file is not text editing and Pico/GNU Nano belongs in True Neutral....

 2018-07-13 15:23 

reddit

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein holds press conference for special law enforcement announcement...
 2018-07-13 15:21 

Slashdot

On Silicon Valley Companies' Bet On Boosting Their Userbases in Developing Markets With Dirt-Cheap Phones and Lite Apps...

As user growth slows in developed markets, Silicon Valley companies are increasingly looking at developing markets such as India for new customers. The playbook of many of these companies is similar: make services work on low-cost devices that are increas...

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