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 2018-01-14 18:34 

Slashdot

Russian Military Base Attacked By Drones...

A Russian military base in Syria was recently attacked -- 20 miles from the frontline. The only video of the attack is from a Facebook group for a nearby town, which identifies the noises as an "anti-aircraft response to a remote-controlled aircraft,&...

 2018-01-14 18:16 

Fark

Police are searching for vandals who left bizarre notes referencing "World War Three" and "the Rapture" in mailboxes after cutting phone/Internet cables [Strange]...

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 2018-01-14 17:53 

reddit

German Engineering Yields New Warship That Isn't Fit for Sea...
 2018-01-14 17:41 

reddit

Alleged burglar detained after falling asleep at crime scene...
 2018-01-14 17:39 

reddit

The man suing Google with James Damore complains of 'hate group' at company...
 2018-01-14 17:34 

Slashdot

Following Other Credit Cards, Visa Will Also Stop Requiring Signatures...

An anonymous reader quotes SiliconBeat:Visa, the largest U.S. credit card issuer, became the last of the major credit card companies to announce its plan to make signatures optional... Visa joined American Express, Discover, and Mastercard in the phase-ou...

 2018-01-14 17:28 

Boing Boing

Warren-Sanders Democrats vs Oprah: "One billionaire president in a decade is going to be plenty for us"...

While plenty of people have evinced a belief that delivering a single speech qualifies Oprah to be president (presumably with Dr Oz as Surgeon General and history's smoothest selljob for invading other countries on flimsy pretenses), the young, motiva...

 2018-01-14 17:20 

reddit

Car soars into second floor of Santa Ana building in bizarre crash...
 2018-01-14 17:06 

Fark

While you've been stocking up on snacks for the playoff games or hunkered in your basement command center for a holiday weekend's worth of gaming, this 60 year old cancer survivor just complet...

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 2018-01-14 16:55 

Boing Boing

Congressional Democrats have so little faith in Trump's leadership that they've awarded him the power to conduct limitless, warrantless mass surveillance of Americans...

When Congress voted last week to renew the NSA's controversial Section 702 powers, which gives the spy agency the power to conduct mass, secret, warrantless surveillance on Americans, they also voted down a bipartisan amendment that would have limited...

 2018-01-14 16:36 

reddit

The World's Bed Bug Problem Is Getting Worse. [video]...
 2018-01-14 16:34 

Slashdot

Is There a Warning in 'Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams'?...

An anonymous reader quotes io9:That signature feeling feeling of queasy, slow-burning tumult comes through in Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams, which originally aired in the UK last September, but is making its American premiere on Amazon Prime this F...

 2018-01-14 16:17 

reddit

New N.J. weed bill: You might be able to buy sooner AND grow pot at home...
 2018-01-14 16:13 

Boing Boing

Chelsea Manning is challenging Maryland Democratic Senator Benjamin L Cardin in the 2018 elections...

Whistleblower and torture survivor Chelsea Manning has filed papers to challenge Senator Benjamin L Cardin for his seat in the 2018 midterm elections. (more...)...

 2018-01-14 16:06 

Fark

It's not quite the zombie plague, but this year's H3N2 flu strain is so nasty you might just wish you could turn into a brainless unfeeling creature if you end up catching the bug [Sick]...

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 2018-01-14 15:56 

Boing Boing

Peter Thiel, "libertarian," wants to buy Gawker's archive, which would give him the power to censor stories he didn't like...

Libertarian wisdom holds that "the answer to bad speech is more speech," but if you're a Peter Thiel libertarian (that is, the kind of "freedom lover" who doesn't think women should vote, wants to spy on everyone in the world, and ...

 2018-01-14 15:53 

reddit

Saline shortage has hospitals scrambling as flu season hits...
 2018-01-14 15:49 

Fark

France seeks UN protection ... for baguettes? [Silly]...

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 2018-01-14 15:48 

Slashdot

The Linux Kernel Mailing List is Down...

Every page on LKML.org is currently displaying this error message along with a picture of Flits the cat.What started out as a power outage while I was on vacation (leading to the computer hosting the backend of this site being unable to boot) became a lar...

 2018-01-14 15:45 

Boing Boing

Samba Vader...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCAfjVtq_WI From 2009's Boston Bootie 21, DJ Faroff 's astounding samba remix of the Darth Vader March: put your hands up in the air!...

 2018-01-14 15:43 

reddit

Naked 'slave' bound in shed and told to eat dog food...
 2018-01-14 15:34 

Boing Boing

German steelworkers demand the right to take two years' worth of "work-life balance" 28-hour work weeks to look after children or aging parents...

Large German companies are required to give board-seats to representatives from their workers' unions, which makes the companies both more profitable and more equitable, so it's unusual for German workers to go out on strike, but 15,000 members of...

 2018-01-14 15:34 

Slashdot

Scientists Think They've Discovered Lava Tubes Leading To the Moon's Polar Ice...

schwit1 quotes ScienceAlert:Small pits in a large crater on the Moon's North Pole could be "skylights" leading down to an underground network of lava tubes -- tubes holding hidden water on Earth's nearest neighbour, according to new resear...

 2018-01-14 15:27 

reddit

Pearl Harbor visitors were watching video on Dec. 7 attack when false alarm dinged on their phones:...
 2018-01-14 15:20 

Boing Boing

Make: a secret, rollaway bookshelf...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMsZ9YtE1j0 Glue the spines from an old encyclopedia set to slats of wood, back with a piece of fabric (a "tambour") and top with woodscrews as makeshift rollers that run along a routed track, and voila, you've ...

 2018-01-14 15:15 

reddit

Man accused of making a terrorist threat during Jaguars-Steelers game....
 2018-01-14 15:07 

Boing Boing

A Monster Manual-inspired zine and art show...

Secret Headquarters, Los Angeles's best comics shop ( previously , has published "Monster Manual," a limited-run, 64-page zine collecting the art from their show of the same name, in which artists were challenged to create their own rue and sa...

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