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 2018-04-19 15:50 

Fark

Don't you just hate it when you come home to find a naked intruder in your bathtub eating your Cheetos? [Creepy]...

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 2018-04-19 15:35 

Fark

Today is Tax Freedom Day: earlier in LA, TN, AL & OK, later in NY, NJ, CT & IL [News]...

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 2018-04-19 15:21 

Slashdot

4.9% of Websites Use Flash, Down From 28.5% in 2011...

Web makers continue to ditch the infamous Flash for other safer, improved technologies. In 2011, more than 28.5 percent of websites used Flash in their code, a figure technology survey site W3Techs estimates to have dropped to 4.9 percent today. BleepingC...

 2018-04-19 15:20 

reddit

Yahoo and AOL just gave themselves the right to read your emails (again)...
 2018-04-19 15:20 

Fark

New artist takes over the eighty year old 'Nancy' comic strip. Fans are outraged because it's actually funny [Facepalm]...

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 2018-04-19 14:54 

Boing Boing

Amazing photos of sports games combined into single chaotic images...

Photographer Pelle Cass takes dozens of photographs of the same location and then combines the people into a single image. His photos of sporting events make the games look much more fun! From Cass's artist statement: This work both orders the world a...

 2018-04-19 14:49 

Fark

The Movie Theater in Saudi Arabia opens with a movie about a wise and benevolent monarch who rules a fabulously wealthy kingdom that owes its power and success to its near monopoly on a precious natur...

[26 comments]...

 2018-04-19 14:43 

Fark

Tough times in Canada: the courts have decided to lock up all the booze [Followup]...

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 2018-04-19 14:42 

reddit

Swaziland King renames nation to "eSwatini"...
 2018-04-19 14:40 

Slashdot

Finland Is Killing Its Basic Income Experiment...

tomhath shares a report: Since the beginning of last year, 2000 Finns are getting money from the government each month -- and they are not expected to do anything in return. The participants, aged 25-58, are all unemployed, and were selected at random by ...

 2018-04-19 14:28 

Boing Boing

Police seeking woman who stole butterfly from exhibit...

Cincinnati police are looking for a woman caught on video stealing a live Menelaus blue morpho butterfly from a special exhibit at Krohn Conservatory. From WCPO : (University of Cincinnati biologist Stephen) Matter and colleague Patrick Guerra said the bu...

 2018-04-19 14:25 

Fark

Miguel Diaz-Canal replaces Raul Castro as Cuba's president, finally achieving what sixty years of CIA assassination attempts could not [Followup]...

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 2018-04-19 14:24 

reddit

Last in Queen Elizabeth II's line of corgis dies, says British press...
 2018-04-19 14:20 

Fark

Syracuse fraternity is suspended for offending everybody [Dumbass]...

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 2018-04-19 14:09 

Boing Boing

Facebook vs regulation: we exist nowhere and everywhere, all at once...

Where is Facebook located? Well, if you're the taxman, Facebook's global HQ is a tiny shed somewhere in Ireland, where Facebook can escape virtually all taxation; but on the other hand, if you're the EU, Facebook is headquartered in America, w...

 2018-04-19 14:05 

Fark

Norway is telling their high school students to refrain from doing things like sex on roundabouts among others [Giggity]...

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 2018-04-19 14:00 

Boing Boing

O Moldy Night: A pop-up museum of molded gelatinous food...

"Jell-O by the Sea" by home cook Kate Fulbright Three (m)old friends -- Kate Medley, Emily Wallace & Kate Elia of North Carolina -- have a long-standing relationship with Jell-O and its molds. So, they recently got folks together to create gelatin...

 2018-04-19 14:00 

Boing Boing

Win a Samsung Galaxy S9+ in this giveaway...

Another year, another iteration of Samsung's Galaxy smartphone—except this time around Samsung sought to redefine what a smartphone can do completely. Boasting a 6.2" Quad HD+ Super AMOLED (2960x1440) infinity display, and an elite 10nm 64-b...

 2018-04-19 14:00 

Slashdot

'Increasingly, People in Silicon Valley Are Losing Touch With Reality'...

Longtime commentator MG Siegler writes: You can see it in the tweets. You can hear it at tech conferences. Hell, you can hear it at most cafes in San Francisco on any given day. People -- really smart people -- saying some of the most vacuous things. Word...

 2018-04-19 13:50 

Fark

Driver finds car covered in baked beans after she left it 'blocking a gate' [Amusing]...

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 2018-04-19 13:46 

Boing Boing

The upside of big tech is Russia vs Telegram, but the downside is Cloudflare vs SESTA...

Yesterday, I wrote about the way that tech-sector concentration was making it nearly impossible for Russia to block the encrypted messaging service Telegram: because Telegram can serve its traffic through giant cloud providers like Amazon, Russia can only...

 2018-04-19 13:35 

Fark

Taking an oath of office using a dinosaur hand puppet is pretty funny, but not very smart. Especially if you're in the military [Stupid]...

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 2018-04-19 13:31 

reddit

Jackson County Sheriff Mike Sharp to resign amid explosive allegations...
 2018-04-19 13:31 

reddit

Independence police shot a man on Jan. 30 but won't say who he was or when he died...
 2018-04-19 13:30 

Boing Boing

MAD Magazine gets a reboot...

MAD Magazine has made the move from New York City to Los Angeles, relaunching itself with a new logo and staff (for instance, the magazine has its first female art director, Suzanne Hutchinson , aka Suzy Splab). Issue #1 has already hit the newsstands. He...

 2018-04-19 13:28 

reddit

Miguel Diaz-Canel elected president of Cuba...
 2018-04-19 13:21 

reddit

A Florida Veteran is Fighting the Federal Government for Legal Medical Marijuana...
 2018-04-19 13:20 

Fark

Italy: Your child has no father? Then your child is not real [Dumbass]...

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 2018-04-19 13:05 

Fark

Threat levels raised from "What's all this then?" to "Cor blimey" as UK temperatures threaten to rise to a scorching 82F, caused by unknown yellow ball in the sky [Silly]...

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 2018-04-19 13:00 

Fark

Photoshop this radish [Photoshop]...

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 2018-04-19 13:00 

Slashdot

Facebook To Put 1.5 Billion Users Out of Reach of New EU Privacy Law...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Facebook: If a new European law restricting what companies can do with people's online data went into effect tomorrow, almost 1.9 billion Facebook users around the world would be protected by it. The online soc...

 2018-04-19 13:00 

Fark

Our Woofday Wetnose Waggin' Wednesday weekly thread needs its own tag [Photoshop]...

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 2018-04-19 12:51 

reddit

Judge asked to force Gov. Snyder to resupply Flint with bottled water...
 2018-04-19 12:50 

Fark

Seriously, who steals a tree? [Strange]...

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 2018-04-19 12:42 

Fark

Whatever happened to that Harriet Tubman $20 bill? [Followup]...

[30 comments]...

 2018-04-19 12:30 

Boing Boing

Spliff, a film festival for stoners, by stoners...

Spliff is a brand new film festival from the folks behind Dan Savage's Hump! fest. While Hump! shows homemade, but well-curated, porn, Spliff will feature films "made by the stoned for the stoned" that are a maximum of four minutes and 20 seco...

 2018-04-19 12:12 

reddit

New upright airline seat could fit 20% more passengers fit into planes...
 2018-04-19 12:06 

reddit

William & Mary students, professor among 10 arrested in Williamsburg drug investigation....
 2018-04-19 12:00 

Boing Boing

Gorgeous resin sphere turned on a lathe...

Heath Knuckles created this beautiful burl and resin sculpture he names "Red Dawn." A very satisfying and relaxing video, in large part thanks to the great music choices. (more...)...

 2018-04-19 11:59 

Fark

NYPD Sex Trafficking Tip Hotline has been providing the wrong phone number in all ads and media for 2 years. FARK: No one noticed until a reporter called the number [Facepalm]...

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 2018-04-19 11:53 

reddit

Upstate NY farmer says ICE officers stormed his farm without a warrant, cuffed him, threw his phone...
 2018-04-19 11:49 

reddit

MIT engineers have developed a continuous manufacturing process that produces long strips of high-quality graphene....
 2018-04-19 11:40 

Boing Boing

Programmer demonstrates his "perfect" Minesweeper AI...

Code Bullet claims in this demo video, "I was able to create what I believe to be a perfect minesweeper player ." (more...)...

 2018-04-19 11:34 

reddit

US Department of Homeland Security "Accidentally" Releases Mind Control Records...
 2018-04-19 11:20 

Boing Boing

Watch traffic flow better in 30 simulations of a 4-way intersection...

YouTuber euverus modded Cities: Skylines to demonstrate how 30 different types of intersections have dramatically different amounts of traffic flow. A four-way intersection with no traffic lights gets a flow of 191 vehicles per minute, where a stack inter...

 2018-04-19 11:12 

Fark

Breastfeeding now allowed on the Senate floor, continuing our downward spiral towards the nanny state [Boobies]...

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 2018-04-19 11:00 

Boing Boing

Rick Astley sings with Choir! Choir! Choir!...

Rick Astley is getting around lately. We recently saw him on a Canadian morning show for a live, in-person rickroll . Now he's singing his 1987 hit song, "Never Gonna Give You Up," with Choir! Choir! Choir! in Toronto. Here's what Choir! C...

 2018-04-19 10:57 

Boing Boing

Artist creates curly wire sculptures that spell words with their shadows...

Sculptor Fred Eerdekens created aluminum and copper works that look like abstract squiggles until lit from the right angle. When lit just right, each spells out a word. (more...)...

 2018-04-19 10:56 

Boing Boing

Our long national NECCO nightmare may soon be over...

Since 1847, non-discerning Americans have been eating slices of flavored chalk branded as NECCO wafers. With the company possibly closing soon, they're panic buying the inedible grim-tasting "candy" to torture one last round of guests or trick...

 2018-04-19 10:55 

reddit

South Korea's Moon says North seeking 'complete denuclearization'...

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