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 2018-10-19 20:20 

Fark

Now that cannabis is legal in Canada, the media embarks on a buzz kill so that users can continue to feel guilty [Amusing]...

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 2018-10-19 20:20 

Fark

Parents of the Year arrested for riding a moped with a baby between them. They couldn't get a sidecar? [Dumbass]...

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 2018-10-19 20:15 

reddit

Female lion kills father of her cubs at Indianapolis Zoo...
 2018-10-19 20:11 

Slashdot

Buggy Software in Popular Connected Storage Drives Can Let Hackers Read Private Data...

Security researchers have found flaws in four popular connected storage drives that they say could let hackers access a user's private and sensitive data. From a report: The researchers Paulos Yibelo and Daniel Eshetu said the software running on thre...

 2018-10-19 20:05 

Fark

One. Billion. Dollars [Followup]...

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 2018-10-19 20:01 

Fark

Glazed Donut Gail calls cops because black woman was speaking a foreign language [Dumbass]...

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 2018-10-19 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop this cowboy and his gal [Photoshop]...

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 2018-10-19 19:51 

reddit

Chaos erupts as caravan reaches Mexico border...
 2018-10-19 19:35 

Fark

Richard Branson claims dyslexics are weird differently [Interesting]...

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 2018-10-19 19:30 

Slashdot

DHS Seized Aftermarket Apple Laptop Batteries From Independent Repair Expert...

Louis Rossmann says US Customs and Border Patrol seized $1,000 worth of laptop batteries, claiming they were counterfeit. From a report: Earlier this year, Louis Rossmann, the highest-profile iPhone and Mac repair professional in the United States, told M...

 2018-10-19 19:14 

reddit

Russian national charged with interfering in U.S. political system....
 2018-10-19 19:05 

Fark

Smashing pumpkins gets man into trouble at Walmart store. Despite all of his rage he is still just a rat in a cage [Dumbass]...

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 2018-10-19 18:55 

reddit

Russian charged with conspiring to interfere in U.S. congressional elections...
 2018-10-19 18:50 

Slashdot

Justice Department Charges Russian Woman With Interference in Midterm Elections...

The Justice Department on Friday charged a Russian woman for her role in a conspiracy to interfere with the 2018 U.S. election, marking the first criminal case prosecutors have brought against a foreign national for interfering in the upcoming midterms. F...

 2018-10-19 18:40 

reddit

Twitter shuts down bots pushing pro-Saudi message...
 2018-10-19 18:38 

reddit

Huddersfield grooming gang convicted of abusing vulnerable girls...
 2018-10-19 18:35 

Fark

Orlando police extend computer-aided facial hair recognition program developed by Amazon, despite concerns from privacy advocates and goateed evil twins everywhere [Florida]...

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 2018-10-19 18:32 

reddit

A bug-loving 8-year-old in Canada who was teased at school for her unusual hobby ended up co-authoring a research paper after the scientific community took her under their wing....
 2018-10-19 18:26 

Boing Boing

Listen to The Beatles' "While My Guitar Gently Weeps," a stunning unreleased version...

From "The Beatles (White Album) Super Deluxe Edition" coming next month, this gorgeous early acoustic version of George Harrison's "While My Guitar Gently Weeps." From Rolling Stone : "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" (Acoustic Ve...

 2018-10-19 18:17 

Boing Boing

The HAL 9000 Christmas ornament...

Hallmark's got a 50th Anniversary HAL 9000 Christmas ornament ... with light and sound! The latest result in machine intelligence, the HAL 9000—thought to be the most reliable computer ever made and incapable of error—served as the brain a...

 2018-10-19 18:10 

Boing Boing

Modest Mouse vs. Queen, a most excellent mash-up...

Oneboredjeu slams together Modest Mouse's "Float On" with Queen's "Another One Bites the Dust" to great effect. Read the rest...

 2018-10-19 18:10 

Slashdot

Click Farms Are Gaming Apple's Top Podcasts List...

A new report sheds some light on the issue of paid click farms gaming Apple's long-running list of Top Podcasts. From a report: Earlier this month, Apple's long-running list of Top Podcasts began to exhibit some unusual issues -- no-name podcasts ...

 2018-10-19 18:05 

Fark

If your kid is eating roaches from the ash tray, you've got bigger problems [Asinine]...

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 2018-10-19 17:51 

Boing Boing

Listen to TrumpCrazy, a killer mambo track from 1955!...

In 1955, Cuban bandleader, pianist, and "Mambo King" Anselmo Sacasas and his orchestra released this prescient burner on King Records. TrumpCrazy! Read the rest...

 2018-10-19 17:50 

Fark

If a toilet tank explodes, and sends you to the hospital for foot surgery, are you doing it all wrong? [Scary]...

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 2018-10-19 17:44 

Boing Boing

Drunk tourists face 10 years for spray painting ancient wall in Thailand...

Liverpudlian Furlong Lee and Canadian Brittney Lorretta Katherine Schneider of Canada, both 23, are learning the hard way that getting caught spray painting graffiti on a 800-year-old fortress in Thailand is taken a bit more seriously than in their home c...

 2018-10-19 17:37 

reddit

Swedish student who grounded deportation flight faces prosecution | The Guardian...
 2018-10-19 17:35 

Fark

Latest fashion trend for women is the bralet, as they reject lingerie with in-built scaffolding [Boobies]...

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 2018-10-19 17:31 

Boing Boing

Why doesn't this cop see the gargantuan spider crawling towards him?...

Like something out of a 1950s horror film, this giant Texan spider looks like it's about to devour the unsuspecting cop. But in reality, it's just a great optical illusion when the spider crawls right in front of a police car dashcam. Halloween is...

 2018-10-19 17:26 

Slashdot

In an Unprecedented Move, Apple CEO Tim Cook Calls For Bloomberg To Retract Its Chinese Spy Chip Story...

John Paczkowski and Joseph Bernstein, reporting for BuzzFeed News: Apple CEO Tim Cook, in an interview with BuzzFeed News, went on the record for the first time to deny allegations that the company was the victim of a hardware-based attack carried out by ...

 2018-10-19 17:20 

Fark

Woman takes Porsche for service. Checks dashcam after noticing missing fuel. Discovers it was taken out for spin at speeds up to 89mph. Ferris, Cameron, Abe Froman unavailable from comment [Asinine]...

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 2018-10-19 17:12 

Boing Boing

Ecuador embassy says Julian Assange is a sloppy housemate...

The Ecuador embassy in London is fed up with its obnoxious boarder, Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange, who has been making a nuisance of himself there since 2012. The platinum blonde 47-year-old perpetual couchsurfer found a post-it note from his housem...

 2018-10-19 17:09 

reddit

Red tide is spreading in Florida. Hurricane Michael didn't stop it....
 2018-10-19 17:01 

Fark

Genuine FARK hero hoisted with his own petard [Dumbass]...

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 2018-10-19 17:00 

Boing Boing

Robots! A fantastic catalog of new species...

IEEE Spectrum editor Erico Guizzo and colleagues have blown out their original Robots app into a fantastic catalog of 200 of today's fantastic species of robots. They're cleverly organized into fun categories like "Robots You Can Hug," ...

 2018-10-19 16:58 

reddit

Migrant caravan: Mexico sends police to southern border...
 2018-10-19 16:50 

Slashdot

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Sues Ecuador For 'Violating His Rights'...

Julian Assange is suing Ecuador's government for violating his "fundamental rights and freedoms," despite the fact he is still being sheltered in the country's UK embassy. From a report: It comes after Ecuador cut off communications for Mr...

 2018-10-19 16:49 

Boing Boing

Cotton and jelly sandwich?...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service approved the growing of a new kind of cotton plant that's been genetically modified to be edible. The toxic chemical gossypol in the plant usually makes the cotton dangerous...

 2018-10-19 16:35 

Fark

Pope: "Kim Jong-un, are you pondering what I'm pondering?" Kim Jong-un: "I think so, Pope, but how are we going to get the alpaca into a tutu?" [Interesting]...

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 2018-10-19 16:20 

Fark

"Hi, my name is Narc McCopper. I'd like to search you, but you can refuse. Here's my card if you want a copy of my body cam footage, and info on the reverse about how to complain about our...

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 2018-10-19 16:17 

reddit

Mega Millions jackpot rises to $1 billion...
 2018-10-19 16:13 

Boing Boing

Flight attendant robs three brothers of $2,600 while flying on Emirates...

Three brothers flying from Bangkok to Dubai on Emirates were robbed of $2,600 during their flight. They had left their seats to help their father, also a passenger, who had become ill on the flight. When they returned to their seats, they noticed that som...

 2018-10-19 16:11 

Slashdot

Quantum Computers Will Break the Encryption that Protects the Internet...

An anonymous reader shares a report: Factorising numbers into their constituent primes may sound esoteric, but the one-way nature of the problem -- and of some other, closely related mathematical tasks -- is the foundation on which much modern encryption ...

 2018-10-19 16:00 

Fark

Caption this seal [Caption]...

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 2018-10-19 15:59 

Boing Boing

Listen to GOP congressman Jason Lewis imitate the voice of a distraught sexually-traumatized woman...

Republican Rep. Jason Lewis mocked a woman who complained of sexual harassment by affecting a traumatized feminine voice during a radio segment where he made quite clear that "she wasn't raped." In another recorded segment, Lewis complained ab...

 2018-10-19 15:56 

reddit

Evidence suggests crown prince ordered Khashoggi killing, says ex-MI6 chief | World news...
 2018-10-19 15:53 

reddit

Employee speaks out after man crushed by machine at walnut shelling facility...
 2018-10-19 15:51 

Boing Boing

RIP, Little Free Library founder Todd H. Bol...

Todd Bol died yesterday of fast-moving cancer at the age of 62, less than a month after receiving his diagnosis; he was the founder of the wildly successful Little Free Library movement ( previously ). Bol insisted that Little Free Libraries should be a n...

 2018-10-19 15:50 

Fark

Couple visits all six U.S. Disney theme parks in one day. In other news, there are six U.S. Disney theme parks [Silly]...

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 2018-10-19 15:41 

Boing Boing

Kickstarting the Makerphone: an open-source hardware phone kit, programmable with python and Scratch...

Circuitmess's fully funded Makerphone kickstarter is raising money to produce open source hardware smartphone kits to teach kids (and grownups) everything from soldering to programming. The Makerphone is a pretty sweet-looking gadget, and it comes rea...

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