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 2018-10-20 16:43 

reddit

Black voters ordered off bus; Georgia county defends action...
 2018-10-20 16:38 

reddit

12-pound lunar meteorite sells for more than $600,000...
 2018-10-20 16:34 

Slashdot

Sentimental Humans Launch A Movement to Save (Human) Driving...

Car enthusiast McKeel Hagerty -- also the CEO America's largest insurer of classic cars -- recently told a Detroit newspaper about his "Save Driving" campaign to preserve human driving for future generations.Hagerty said he wants people-driven...

 2018-10-20 16:30 

reddit

Moscow bans ceremony honouring victims of Stalin's Terror | World news...
 2018-10-20 16:11 

reddit

Workers tied up in armed attack on legal Ontario pot grow-op: 'Several garbage bags' of marijuana stolen in Thursday robbery, police say...
 2018-10-20 16:00 

Fark

The 2018 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards finalists have been announced, and are here for your amusement and captioning [Caption]...

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 2018-10-20 15:47 

reddit

For the first time in 30 years, a US Aircraft Carrier has entered the Arctic Circle...
 2018-10-20 15:43 

reddit

Mega Millions ticket in Morgan Hill California gets 5 out of 6 numbers netting them 3.5 million....
 2018-10-20 15:34 

Slashdot

GitHub Launches 'Actions' -- Code That Can Be Run (and Maybe Monetized)...

An anonymous reader quotes TechCrunch:For the longest time, GitHub was all about storing source code and sharing it either with the rest of the world or your colleagues. Today, the company, which is in the process of being acquired by Microsoft, is taking...

 2018-10-20 15:15 

Fark

Oh that's cute. Police officers are cosplaying warriors. They think they're soldiers [Asinine]...

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 2018-10-20 14:43 

reddit

Teacher who had sex with teen faces 10 years in jail...
 2018-10-20 14:34 

Slashdot

Equifax Web Site Designer Fined $50,000 And Confined To Home Over Insider Trading...

An anonymous reader writes:A 44-year-old, Georgia-based programmer -- who'd been working at Equifax since 2003 -- has been sentenced to eight months of home confinement and a $50,000 fine for insider trading. Working as Equifax's Production Develo...

 2018-10-20 14:33 

Fark

Maybe Mexico needs to build a wall and get Guatemala to pay for it [Followup]...

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 2018-10-20 14:15 

Fark

If you're a college student from San Diego and received a meningitis vaccine from Walgreens this month, you may want to get it again [Scary]...

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 2018-10-20 13:50 

Fark

Two bacon, egg and cheese croissants with worm larvae and flies please [Weird]...

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 2018-10-20 13:21 

reddit

5-year-old not expected to survive head injuries his mom and her fiance are believed to have caused....
 2018-10-20 13:19 

reddit

Minor earthquakes detected near fracking site in Lancashire...
 2018-10-20 13:12 

reddit

Thousands take to streets in London demanding second Brexit vote...
 2018-10-20 13:05 

Fark

Huge rattlesnake slithers across St. Petersburg golf course. Probably hopes to score a birdie [Florida]...

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 2018-10-20 13:00 

Fark

Photoshop this red-headed dude with a gun [Photoshop]...

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 2018-10-20 13:00 

Slashdot

HealthCare.gov Portal Suffers Data Breach Exposing 75,000 Customers...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Gizmodo: Sensitive information belonging to roughly 75,000 individuals was exposed after a government healthcare sign-up system got hacked, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) said on Friday. The age...

 2018-10-20 12:52 

Boing Boing

On-trend in Asia: Jesse Jackson's 1988 presidential campaign logo...

A South Korean mania for shirts sporting the campaign logo from Jesse Jackson's presidential bid has spread across the Pacific rim, getting knocked off in China, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. The logo is prized for its "smart color scheme,"...

 2018-10-20 12:52 

reddit

Second Proud Boys member arrested for violent NYC brawl...
 2018-10-20 12:47 

Boing Boing

"Smart home" companies refuse to say whether law enforcement is using your gadgets to spy on you...

Transparency reports are standard practice across the tech industry, disclosing the nature, quantity and scope of all the law enforcement requests each company receives in a given year. But there's a notable exception to this practice: the "smart ...

 2018-10-20 12:36 

Boing Boing

US Customs is seizing refurbished Apple batteries and calling them "counterfeits"...

Louis Rossman is one of the highest-profile independent Apple repair technicians, famous in part for fixing devices that Apple has declared to have reached their end-of-life, diverting these devices from landfill and keeping them in the hands of the peopl...

 2018-10-20 12:19 

Boing Boing

All the economists who told the FTC we shouldn't break up Big Tech are paid by Big Tech...

From the Open Markets Institute's Mat Stoller and Austin Frederick, who analyzed the FTC's panel, "The Current Economic Understanding of Multi-Sided Platforms," in which economic experts told the regulator that Big Tech's monopoly powe...

 2018-10-20 12:03 

Boing Boing

Security researchers identify "fingerprints" in 3D printed objects that can be used to trace their manufacturing...

In PrinTracker: Fingerprinting 3D Printers using Commodity Scanners ( Scihub mirror ), a paper to be presented at the ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security conference in Toronto this month, a group of U Buffalo and Northeastern res...

 2018-10-20 12:00 

Fark

A little group is in a big fight to reduce suffering among creatures of the urban wild. Let's give Pitter Patter Feline Rescue a round of applause this Caturday [Caturday]...

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 2018-10-20 11:50 

Boing Boing

After killing disaster-recovery rules, Ajit Pai can't understand why carriers aren't helping hurricane-hit Florida...

Ajit Pai is a member of the Ayn Rand/James Buchanan cult that says that any government regulation is an unfair attack on the "freedom" of business, which is why his ascendancy to the Chairmanship of the FCC under Donald Trump was attended by an or...

 2018-10-20 11:28 

reddit

Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $1.6 billion after no one wins Friday night's drawing...
 2018-10-20 11:21 

Fark

Masturbation can be a preventive treatment for prostate problems in later life, but your kid's pediatrician shouldn't be demonstrating techniques with them [Creepy]...

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 2018-10-20 10:50 

reddit

Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6 billion after no winners were crowned Friday...
 2018-10-20 10:48 

reddit

Florida city official charged with murder after state rejects 'stand your ground' shooting of suspected thief...
 2018-10-20 10:41 

Fark

FDA approves new drug that is 10x more powerful than fentanyl [Florida]...

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 2018-10-20 10:29 

reddit

Five Edison officers were indicted Friday over an alleged no-show job scandal in which authorities say the cops pulled in tens of thousands of dollars by taking advantage of a corrupt system in the po...
 2018-10-20 10:20 

reddit

Hackers breach HealthCare.gov system, get data on 75,000...
 2018-10-20 10:05 

Fark

Actual headline: Trump says he has no regrets about praising Congressman for assaulting reporter [Followup]...

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 2018-10-20 10:00 

Slashdot

Winamp 5.8, the First Update In 4 Years, Is Released...

Winamp, the world's most famous media player, has released version 5.8 to make it compatible with today's modern operating systems such as Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. Bleeping Computer notes that there hasn't been a new updates released since ...

 2018-10-20 09:54 

Fark

Winning the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot won't make you happier, but it will make you more satisfied, say researchers who don't know what synonyms are [Facepalm]...

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 2018-10-20 09:21 

reddit

Dunkin' Donuts employee calls police on student speaking Somali with her family...
 2018-10-20 08:54 

reddit

A new device can identify air travellers carrying an infectious disease...
 2018-10-20 08:05 

Fark

Police: Skull found in woods not related to Halloween, but it's like 100 years old, and may be cursed or something, so watch out [Creepy]...

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 2018-10-20 07:19 

Fark

African-American FBI whistleblower who leaked documents stating the FBI's overreach since 9/11 and tactics which amount to racial profiling and minority oppression sentenced to four years [Facepal...

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 2018-10-20 07:00 

Slashdot

Spacecraft BepiColombo Poised For Mission To Mercury...

The European Space Agency is launching a spacecraft to explore the mysteries of Mercury. BepiColombo, named after the Italian mathematician and engineer Giuseppe "Bepi" Colombo, is set to launch at 9:45 p.m. ET Friday aboard an Ariane 5 rocket fro...

 2018-10-20 06:09 

Fark

What you should know about Acute Flaccid Myelitis: First of all, it's normal. It happens to lots of guys [Scary]...

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 2018-10-20 05:41 

Fark

Cornell will divide its Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology into two separate departments. Only in biology do you multiply when you divide [PSA]...

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 2018-10-20 05:25 

reddit

Man gets life plus 60 years for posing as Uber driver, raping 2 women in Buckhead...
 2018-10-20 05:17 

Fark

I'll see your sledge hammer to crack a walnut and raise you a hurricane to crack a peanut [Followup]...

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 2018-10-20 05:00 

Fark

Arkansas woman wearing cow costume arrested for shoplifting tells officer 'Suck a pink cow udder' Actual. Headline [Amusing]...

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 2018-10-20 04:35 

Fark

Don't eat the foamy deer. No word on Foamy the Squirrel [Scary]...

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