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 2018-04-19 21:20 

Slashdot

LinkedIn's AutoFill Plugin Could Leak user Data, Secret Fix Failed...

TechCrunch reports of a flaw in LinkedIn's AutoFill plugin that could have allowed hackers to steal your full name, phone number, email address, location (ZIP code), company, and job title. "Malicious sites have been able to invisibly render the p...

 2018-04-19 21:05 

Fark

Nothing says Sweden like meatballs and hand grenades [Weird]...

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 2018-04-19 20:50 

Fark

Sometimes a lady just wants to get away from it all and trip balls [Giggity]...

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 2018-04-19 20:40 

Slashdot

Millions of Chrome Users Have Installed Malware Posing as Ad Blockers...

Kaleigh Rogers, writing for Motherboard: Andrey Meshkov, the cofounder of ad-blocker AdGuard, recently got curious about the number of knock-off ad blocking extensions available for Google's popular browser Chrome. These extensions were deliberately s...

 2018-04-19 20:39 

Boing Boing

Copy of Action Comics #1 could fetch $600k at auction...

A copy of Action Comics #1 (1938), featuring the first appearance of Superman, is on the auction block. The current bid is $300k and Heritage Auctions says it could go up to $600k or more. The book considered by many to be the "Holy Grail" of comi...

 2018-04-19 20:20 

Fark

Honey can you run to the store and pick up some milk, bread, eggs and a crack pipe? [Facepalm]...

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 2018-04-19 20:05 

Fark

Study links traumatic brain injury to dementia, so if you want to avoid Alzheimer's, you should stop reading the politics tab and smacking your head in disbelief [Interesting]...

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 2018-04-19 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop this pusher [Photoshop]...

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 2018-04-19 20:00 

Slashdot

FDA Wants Medical Devices To Have Mandatory Built-In Update Mechanisms...

Catalin Cimpanu, writing for BleepingComputer: The US Food & Drug Administration plans to ask Congress for more funding and regulatory powers to improve its approach towards medical device safety, including on the cybersecurity front. An FDA document rele...

 2018-04-19 19:50 

Fark

King of Swaziland brings his country into the 21st century by renaming it eSwatini. iPalau and Dotcomoros expected to follow suit [Strange]...

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 2018-04-19 19:35 

Fark

If you feel something moving around in your ear, you may want to have someone look at it. An armed takeover of an ultrasound school is probably not the best way to achieve that, however [Florida]...

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 2018-04-19 19:30 

reddit

North Korea drops withdrawal of US forces as condition of denuclearization, Moon says...
 2018-04-19 19:24 

reddit

One third of Amazon's employees in Arizona need food stamps...
 2018-04-19 19:20 

Fark

Extremely rare Ganges river shark not seen in a decade is finally discovered. In a fishmarket (possible nsfw content on page) [Sad]...

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 2018-04-19 19:20 

Slashdot

Netflix Could Start Buying Movie Theaters to Help Films Gain a Boost in Oscar Race, Report Says...

Netflix has made a strong effort to land Oscar nominations since debuting its first original feature, "Beasts of No Nation," in 2015. The next step in the streaming giant's plan to secure film awards could be to buy and own movie theaters. Ind...

 2018-04-19 19:05 

reddit

Inspector General has Referred Findings on McCabe to U.S. Attorney for consideration of Criminal Charges...
 2018-04-19 19:00 

Fark

Russia accidentally hacks Russia [Ironic]...

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 2018-04-19 18:59 

Boing Boing

Good deal on flush-cut wire cutter...

These flush-cut micro soft-wire cutters are made by Hakko . I use them to cut wire, zip-ties, and stray pieces of 3D printer filament. I have one in my toolbox and another on my workbench. At $4.43 (with free shipping on Amazn prime), they are a great dea...

 2018-04-19 18:57 

Boing Boing

I tried Odlum's Irish Brown Soda Bread mix...

I tried the popular Irish brand Odlum's Irish Brown Soda Bread mix to see if it was better or easier than my standby recipe . (more...)...

 2018-04-19 18:50 

Fark

What's better than roses on the piano? Tulips on the corn dog. Surprisingly not a euphemism [Amusing]...

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 2018-04-19 18:40 

Slashdot

The Higher Your Salary, the More Time Your Employer Will Pay You Not To Work...

The best-paid workers in the US not only make more money than many of their colleagues, they also tend to get more paid vacation days. An anonymous reader shares a report: An annual survey of of employee benefits conducted by the US government shows that,...

 2018-04-19 18:37 

reddit

The FDA is set to approve the first prescription CBD product...
 2018-04-19 18:35 

Fark

Lean Cuisine debuts DNA-based meal plan named 'Nutria'. Large, orange-toothed rodents unavailable for comment [Facepalm]...

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 2018-04-19 18:34 

Boing Boing

White evangelical support for Donald Trump at all-time high...

White evangelicals love Trump more than ever. From PRI : Trump's support among white evangelicals at this stage of his presidency is strikingly solid. While there are modest differences by gender, Trump's favorability among white evangelical women...

 2018-04-19 18:33 

Boing Boing

Since when did breaking into houses to take a bath and perhaps enjoy a meal become a thing?...

Usually the goal of a home burglary is to get in and out of the house as quickly as possible. But apparently there are those who prefer to make a pitstop in the bathtub where, if inclined, a full-on meal can be enjoyed. Do three recent cases of burglary b...

 2018-04-19 18:20 

Fark

Man arrested for setting fire to Corvette because its owner might have been gay. Suspect spotted while driving Dodge Neon going "Beep Beep Hiiiii" [Murica]...

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 2018-04-19 18:19 

Boing Boing

Jim Carrey makes a surprise appearance during Conan's interview with Jeff Daniels...

https://youtu.be/kxMC7g_sKjw Jeff Daniels was just finishing up answering Conan's question about Dumb and Dumber when Jim Carrey walked on stage to surprise him. Their genuine pleasure of meeting up again is a joy to watch....

 2018-04-19 18:14 

Boing Boing

Ordering ice cream in VR is dangerous...

I have questions about this VR ice cream incident. First, where is this taking place? And second, was the ice cream vendor intentionally trying to kill the customer?...

 2018-04-19 18:01 

Fark

25% of Americans can't make it to 9 AM without cursing. Apparently the rest are telecommuters [Obvious]...

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 2018-04-19 17:50 

Fark

ATF issues a warning to all stagecoaches, old-timey banks, and roadrunners in Pennsylvania as someone stole about 700lbs of dynamite from a construction site near Lancaster [Interesting]...

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 2018-04-19 17:47 

Slashdot

Pasta Is Good For You, Say Scientists Funded By Big Pasta...

Earlier this month, numerous news outlets reported on a study which concludes that eating pasta is good for health. In fact, the reports claimed, eating pasta could help you lose weight. Except, there is more to the story. BuzzFeed News reports: What thos...

 2018-04-19 17:44 

Boing Boing

EPA head Scott Pruitt is being investigated by the House of Representatives, Senate, White House, Office of Management and Budget, Government Accountability Office, and EPA Inspector General...

EPA head Scott Pruitt has gone on a multi-million dollar luxury item spending spree at taxpayers' expense. With his soundproof booth, bulletproof limousines, and chartered private jets, he seems to think people care who he is and are out to get him, w...

 2018-04-19 17:41 

reddit

Japanese company tricks three Vietnamese trainees in the name of "Technical Intern Training Program" to clean up nuclear waste in Fukushima...
 2018-04-19 17:22 

reddit

Wind farms less harmful to seabirds than first thought...
 2018-04-19 17:22 

Boing Boing

Watch Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard play the re-prounouned Beatles song "And I Love Him"...

Universal Love is a new compilation of wedding songs reimagined for same-sex couples. It includes the likes of Kesha doing "I Need a Woman to Love," Bob Dylan playing "He's Funny That Way," and my pal Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie...

 2018-04-19 17:20 

Fark

If you are the one who's been spray-painting turtles, the Florida Wildlife Commission would like a word [Florida]...

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 2018-04-19 17:20 

Slashdot

Microsoft Has Run Out of Windows Phone Stock...

Even if you really wanted to buy a Windows phone, Microsoft has run out of Windows Phone devices to sell to you. From a report: I've been watching the number of Windows Phone options on the Microsoft Store website dwindle for over two years now. I was...

 2018-04-19 17:18 

Boing Boing

'Walmart yodeling kid' becomes a one-up action figure...

Remember Mason Ramsey , the 11-year-old yodeler who was discovered in an Illinois Walmart? Well, now thanks to artist Dano Brown, the "Walmart yodeling kid" has become an action figure . You won't find this "Walmart Legend" being sold ...

 2018-04-19 17:02 

reddit

Former U.S. Army sniper, 2 other ex-soldiers guilty of killing woman for cash...
 2018-04-19 17:00 

reddit

Last caribou in lower 48 US states all but extinct: 'The herd is functionally lost'...
 2018-04-19 16:46 

Boing Boing

Post-internet lament...

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 2018-04-19 16:45 

reddit

Michigan School Closed After Confederate Flag Truck Gatherings...
 2018-04-19 16:43 

Boing Boing

Government accidentally sends file on "remote mind control" methods to journalist...

When journalist Curtis Waltman filed a Freedom of Information Act request with Washington State Fusion Center (which is partnered with Department of Homeland Security) to obtain information about Antifa and white supremacist groups, he got more than the i...

 2018-04-19 16:41 

reddit

Alex Jones, Backtracking, Now Says Sandy Hook Shooting Did Happen...
 2018-04-19 16:40 

Slashdot

Turn Right at the Burger King: Google Maps Begins Using Landmarks To Help With Guidance...

Most navigation apps give you instructions based on streets or distance. But it's arguably in contrast to how people usually provide directions -- some usually point to landmarks that are easier to spot. Google sees some merit in that. The idea is tha...

 2018-04-19 16:35 

Fark

Scottish castle reopens after "very angry badger" leaves [Followup]...

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 2018-04-19 16:31 

Boing Boing

Help wanted: Archivist for the Prince museum at Paisley Park...

Prince's Paisley Park , now a museum, is seeking an archives supervisor to "actively work in the care, catalog, storage and preservation of all artifacts and archival materials; the care, cleaning, and monitoring of all exhibits." According to...

 2018-04-19 16:23 

Boing Boing

All of Puerto Rico loses power...

1.4 million people in Puerto Rico lost power yesterday in an outage that lasted for a day and left part of the island without power even after service was mainly restored. (more...)...

 2018-04-19 16:20 

Fark

That explosive Southwest Airlines engine is in use on over 8000 Boeing 737s. Can we please be allowed to bring our own booze on board now? [Scary]...

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 2018-04-19 16:06 

reddit

Britain to ban sale of plastic straws in bid to fight waste | Reuters...

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