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 2018-01-21 19:39 

Fark

Utah State University student hospitalized after taking the Tide Pod Challenge. GET A BRAIN, MORMON [Dumbass]...

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 2018-01-21 19:34 

Slashdot

Donald Knuth Turns 80, Seeks Problem-Solvers For TAOCP...

An anonymous reader writes:When 24-year-old Donald Knuth began writing The Art of Computer Programming, he had no idea that he'd still be working on it 56 years later. This month he also celebrated his 80th birthday in Sweden with the world premier of...

 2018-01-21 19:31 

reddit

Single father of five who wore a "In Need of Kidney" T-shirt to Disney World over the summer underwent a kidney transplant last week in New York....
 2018-01-21 19:07 

reddit

Youtube blocks tide pod challenge videos....
 2018-01-21 18:49 

reddit

Flu outbreak: 100 people a week dying in US as virus continues to spread...
 2018-01-21 18:41 

Fark

Hobby Lobby surrenders an additional 245 artifacts to the government. Jesus Christ unavailable for comment [Followup]...

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 2018-01-21 18:36 

Fark

Abby someone [Fail]...

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 2018-01-21 18:34 

Slashdot

iPhone X Purchase Leads To Police, Battering Ram, and Handcuffs...

An anonymous reader quotes CBS SFBayArea:On one recent morning, Rick Garcia and his wife Shannon Knuth woke up to a posse of San Francisco police officers at their front door. "I peered through the peephole and I saw a police officer and a battering r...

 2018-01-21 18:17 

reddit

Philadelphia Bars Told To Use Plastic Cups During NFC Championship Game....
 2018-01-21 18:04 

reddit

Philly Police Tell Business Owners They Can't Guarantee Safety if Eagles Win NFC Championship...
 2018-01-21 17:49 

reddit

Light poles are being greased in Philadelphia...
 2018-01-21 17:43 

Fark

Stop me if you heard this before, there was this teacher, a student and some oral sex. Do we get a tag for this yet? [Dumbass]...

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 2018-01-21 17:34 

Slashdot

Can Machine Learning Guess True Emotions From Facial Microexpressions?...

jbmartin6 writes: Microexpressions are fast, involuntary facial expressions which other people may not consciously recognize, but arise from our real emotions instead of the face we wish to present to the world. Carnegie Mellon University released an inte...

 2018-01-21 17:02 

reddit

Amazon to open its checkout-free grocery store to the public on Monday, January 22nd...
 2018-01-21 16:40 

reddit

Scientists Move Closer to a Universal Flu Vaccine - Scientific American...
 2018-01-21 16:39 

Boing Boing

Apple, Google add 45 minutes to commuter-bus run to avoid 280 highway, where the buses' windows keep getting smashed...

No one's sure how the windows on commuter buses between San Francisco and Silicon Valley keep getting smashed on a stretch of the 280 -- maybe it's a pellet gun, maybe it's thrown rocks -- but Apple and Google have informed employees who use t...

 2018-01-21 16:34 

Slashdot

Has the Decades-Old Floating Point Error Problem Been Solved?...

overheardinpdx quotes HPCwire:Wednesday a company called Bounded Floating Point announced a "breakthrough patent in processor design, which allows representation of real numbers accurate to the last digit for the first time in computer history. This b...

 2018-01-21 16:24 

reddit

Net neutrality backers see chance to restore the rule...
 2018-01-21 16:23 

Fark

Slow news day: Look at all the dogs wearing sweaters in chilly weather [Silly]...

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 2018-01-21 16:20 

Boing Boing

Racist authoritarians insisted that ending stop-and-frisk would increase violent crime, but the opposite just happened...

For years, racist authoritarians in New York City defended the stop-and-frisk program in which primarily black and brown people were repeatedly stopped without any particularized suspicion and forced to turn out their pockets, empty their bags, even strip...

 2018-01-21 16:02 

Boing Boing

Comic-strip contracts, so no one argues they're too confusing to be enforceable...

University of Western Australia Law professor Camilla Baasch Andersen has helped businesspeople draft legally binding contracts that take the form of simple comic-strips, arguing that their simplicity not only promotes understanding, but also insulates co...

 2018-01-21 16:02 

reddit

Government shut down is a modern phenomenon based on a legal interpretation by Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti in 1980. Before then, if the budget didn't get passed the Federal Government stay...
 2018-01-21 15:58 

Fark

"I realize how lucky I am that so much of my sex ed came from Harlequins" [Amusing]...

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 2018-01-21 15:55 

reddit

Sikh man kicked out of Prince Edward Island pool hall for wearing a turban. Video included....
 2018-01-21 15:49 

reddit

Kabul hotel siege ends after 12 hours with 18 dead, Afghan officials say....
 2018-01-21 15:44 

Boing Boing

City of Sarajevo bans unsanctioned utterances of its name, threatens Facebook groups...

The proprietors of every Facebook page containing the word "Sarajevo" in its title reportedly received demand letters from the city government of Sarajevo, the capital city of Bosnia, threatening legal action unless the proprietors pay a royalty f...

 2018-01-21 15:39 

reddit

German defense spending way below 2-percent target...
 2018-01-21 15:34 

Slashdot

Challenging Tesla, Ferrari Will Build An Electric Sportscar -- and an SUV...

Long-time Slashdot reader Kant shared an article from The Verge:Ferrari will build a battery-electric supercar in a bid to challenge Tesla for a piece of the high-end, eco-conscious luxury market. CEO Sergio Marchionne, who also heads Fiat Chrysler, said ...

 2018-01-21 15:17 

reddit

IPhone Update Will Allow Users To Stop Battery Slowdown, Tim Cook Says...
 2018-01-21 15:13 

reddit

Kane Gamble: Teenager with autism on Leicestershire housing estate took classified information by fooling people into thinking he was FBI boss...
 2018-01-21 15:10 

Fark

How can anyone know what it was like for those 13 children held captive by their "parents"? Sadly, one family had already gone through something similar [Interesting]...

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 2018-01-21 15:05 

reddit

NY teacher released without bail after she is charged with sexually abusing student, 14...
 2018-01-21 14:57 

reddit

Pentagon Document Confirms Existence of Russian Doomsday Torpedo...
 2018-01-21 14:56 

Fark

I have no idea what you're talking about, so here's a bunch of T-rexes taking over a public square in Portland, Maine for a party parade [Amusing]...

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 2018-01-21 14:39 

Fark

After 80 years, the fried muskrat dinner in Lower Alloways Creek, New Jersey is no more. Both Captain and Tennille inconsolable [Strange]...

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 2018-01-21 14:34 

Slashdot

Pentagon Document Confirms Existence of Russian Doomsday Torpedo...

Popular Mechanics reports that "a key U.S. nuclear weapons document confirms that the Russian government is developing the most powerful nuclear weapon in more than a half century...a 'new intercontinental, nuclear-armed undersea autonomous torped...

 2018-01-21 14:01 

reddit

Palestinian American group shuns L.A. Women's March over Scarlett Johansson's ties to Israeli company...
 2018-01-21 14:00 

Fark

Photoshop this hat trick [Photoshop]...

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 2018-01-21 14:00 

Fark

CSB Sunday Morning: Childhood best friends [CSB]...

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 2018-01-21 13:55 

reddit

US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expected...
 2018-01-21 13:55 

Fark

Resident finds ultimate stocking stuffer in back yard [Sick]...

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 2018-01-21 13:37 

Fark

Paul Bocuse, pain grill [Sad]...

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 2018-01-21 13:00 

Boing Boing

Doesn't awards season make you want to make a movie?...

Whether you aspire to be a filmmaker, YouTube sensation, or some other media professional, understanding videography inside and out is a must, but it can be challenging for the uninitiated. Thankfully, the web is a big place, and it's filled with a ho...

 2018-01-21 12:44 

reddit

PA man charged with crime after trying to kill unborn child by putting medication in his wife's vagina...
 2018-01-21 12:39 

reddit

Syria: Turkey says ground troops moved in on Afrin...
 2018-01-21 12:35 

Fark

Tide pods challenge explained to Aussies. (NSFW~ strong language) [Giggity]...

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 2018-01-21 12:07 

Fark

Duke sucks so much that they managed to get Tim Cook to speak at their graduation [Obvious]...

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 2018-01-21 12:04 

Slashdot

Ask Slashdot: What's the Fastest Linux Distro for an Old Macbook 7,1?...

Long-time Slashdot reader gr8gatzby writes: I have an old beautiful mint condition white Macbook 7,1 with a 2.4Ghz Core 2 Duo and 5GB RAM. Apple cut off the upgrade path of this model at 10.6.8, while a modern-day version of any browser requires at least ...

 2018-01-21 11:41 

Fark

Dead-body-by-the-sea [Florida]...

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 2018-01-21 10:36 

reddit

Sources tell "Crime Watch Daily with Chris Hanson" that Homicide Unit may send cadaver dog to Turpin residence...

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