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 2019-11-13 14:50 

Fark

In which we finally discover what it takes to get a judge suspended in Indiana. Of course, alcohol was involved. And somewhat surprisingly, White Castle [Followup]...

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 2019-11-13 14:40 

Slashdot

Next in Google's Quest for Consumer Dominance -- Banking...

Google will soon offer checking accounts to consumers, becoming the latest Silicon Valley heavyweight to push into finance. The Wall Street Journal: The project, code-named Cache, is expected to launch next year with accounts run by Citigroup and a credit...

 2019-11-13 14:35 

Fark

Iowa police arrest men contracted and paid by Iowa to break into courthouse for breaking into courthouse [Ironic]...

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 2019-11-13 14:20 

Fark

We'll all be eating hair pie in the near future. Oh, air pie. Sorry, my mistake. I'll need a few more minutes [Interesting]...

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 2019-11-13 14:12 

Boing Boing

16" MacBook Pro announced, and it has a proper escape key...

After years of poorly-received MacBook Pro models, Apple's new sixteen-inch model has a lot riding on it. The 2019 MacBook Pro ( available today at Apple.com ) will have a larger screen, latest-generation innards and, yes, an entirely new keyboard des...

 2019-11-13 14:04 

Boing Boing

Before you ask your Chinese factory for a discount, make sure you won't be kidnapped and/or have your product cloned...

A post called " The Right Way to Reduce Your China Product Costs " on China Law Blog ( previously ) sounds like pretty anodyne stuff, but it turns out to be a catalog of several technothrillers' worth of ultra-weird, real-world skullduggery an...

 2019-11-13 14:04 

Fark

M. Night Shyamalan couldn't write a story this great [Amusing]...

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 2019-11-13 14:04 

Slashdot

Apple Unveils New 16-inch MacBook Pro With Improved Keyboard, Starting at $2,400...

Apple today launched a new 16-inch MacBook Pro. The starting price of $2,399 is the same price as the previous 15-inch MacBook Pro, which this one replaces. It has new processors, better speakers, a larger screen, and (finally) a better keyboard. The base...

 2019-11-13 14:00 

Boing Boing

The Marble Machine X project shows the value of the Youtube community...

Marble Machine X is an ongoing project by Martin Molin of the band Wintergatan to create an amusingly-complex mobile marble-powered instrument: His videos documenting the project receive hundreds of thousands of views, and plenty of enthusiastic and helpf...

 2019-11-13 14:00 

Fark

Photoshop how you would decorate and/or improve this car dashboard [Photoshop]...

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 2019-11-13 14:00 

Fark

Having dogs can increase your lifespan. I have two dogs. Does that mean my lifespan will likely be twice as longer? I want to know now, which is just in time for Woofday Wetnose Wednesday [Woofday]...

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 2019-11-13 13:50 

Fark

Black Death confirmed in Red China [Followup]...

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 2019-11-13 13:33 

Fark

Remember that pedestrian bridge collapse at FIU in March 2018 that killed 6 people? Turns out, it wasn't an accident as much as it was intentional, gross negligence on the part of everyone but the...

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 2019-11-13 13:29 

reddit

Facebook bug turns on iPhone camera when users scroll through their feed | Technology...
 2019-11-13 13:20 

Fark

Family discovers racist clauses still lurk in home sale agreements [Asinine]...

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 2019-11-13 13:14 

Boing Boing

Audio misencoded in post-game interview with football coach Ed Orgeron...

Something went wrong with my archival encode of the Utah State-LSU game, and all the audio is pitch-shifted down 100%. Which resulted in this. pic.twitter.com/AmispkZO9q — Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) October 10, 2019 Sports reporter Timothy Burke wri...

 2019-11-13 13:09 

reddit

U.S. farmers to leverage land as farm economy deteriorates: survey...
 2019-11-13 13:00 

Boing Boing

The robot vacuum can map your house with incredible accuracy...

As much as some of us fear the loss of our jobs to robots, there's one job we're pretty sure they are welcome to: vacuuming. There's nothing quite like kicking back and watching a robot vacuum do one of the most time-consuming tasks on the hou...

 2019-11-13 13:00 

Boing Boing

Salvador Dal's surreal tarot cards from the '70s and '80s being reissued...

Spanish surrealist Salvador Dal was no stranger to pop culture, even appearing on a TV game show . So, it's not a complete surprise to find out he created an entire 78-card tarot deck. Originally conceived as a prop for the for the 1973 James Bond fil...

 2019-11-13 13:00 

Slashdot

Dutch Court Orders Facebook To Ban Celebrity Crypto Scam Ads...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: A Dutch court has ruled that Facebook can be required to use filter technologies to identify and preemptively take down fake ads linked to crypto currency scams that carry the image of a media personali...

 2019-11-13 12:57 

Boing Boing

Build your own A-Frame cabin for "around $8,000"...

At Field Mag, Andrew Szeto explains the fundamentals of building a basic A-Frame cabin . He writes that you can get it done for about $8,000, not including land. The most major lesson learned is I should have gone bigger. Don't get me wrong, the cabin...

 2019-11-13 12:46 

Boing Boing

Han and Greedo now shoot simultaneously in latest version of Star Wars: A New Hope...

With the launch of the Disney+ streaming service, all eyes were on The Mandalorian , the new sci-fi western set in the aftermath of Return of the Jedi . But the original Star Wars movies are also availabe in 4K, and someone noticed that they've yet ag...

 2019-11-13 12:28 

Fark

The dome covering the radioactive waste left by the US in the Marshall Islands after our bomb tests is rapidly degrading because of climate change. So of course we're not paying the money we alrea...

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 2019-11-13 12:26 

reddit

NC woman gets prison for hiding foreign athletes from ICE...
 2019-11-13 12:25 

Boing Boing

Train passenger simulator...

BigBread's No Destination is a "game" in the classic spirit of Desert Bus , and you don't even have to make the occasional steering adjustment. Just sit and enjoy the journey, looking out of a train coach at the procedurally-generated hill...

 2019-11-13 12:11 

reddit

FBI eyes how Pennsylvania approved pipeline: AP Exclusive...
 2019-11-13 12:11 

reddit

House holds first public hearings in impeachment probe — live updates...
 2019-11-13 11:31 

Fark

Anger management consultant opines on the rash of violence at Popeyes. He encourages people to take a time out to think about their actions and DONT EVEN THINK ABOUT CUTTING THE GOTDAMN LINE OR I WILL...

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 2019-11-13 11:31 

reddit

Turkey removes four more Kurdish mayors over alleged terror links...
 2019-11-13 11:27 

reddit

Tesla cites Brexit as Germany chosen over UK for European plant | Technology...
 2019-11-13 11:00 

Boing Boing

Hundreds of journalists are sharing their salary information in a spreadsheet...

I'm in a private Slack with some other media/journalist people, and someone brought up the idea of pay transparency. After all: if you don't know what your colleagues are being paid, it's hard to negotiate for a fair rate. We're all condit...

 2019-11-13 10:30 

Boing Boing

Threatin, "fake" singer-songwriter you haven't thought about in about a year, now on tour...

Last November , Jered "Threatin" Eames hired some musicians, booked venues on the strength of inauthentic social media profiles, then played to empty halls and angry proprietors who soon outed the hustle. His viral fame was short lived, but now he...

 2019-11-13 10:29 

Fark

Finally, a reason to live in a neighborhood with an HOA [Interesting]...

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 2019-11-13 10:00 

Slashdot

Dell Unveils Subscription Model To Counter Amazon, Microsoft...

Dell is planning to offer business clients a subscription model for products like servers and personal computers, "seeking to counter the lure of cloud services from Amazon and Microsoft," reports Bloomberg. From the report: Dell and its hardware ...

 2019-11-13 09:28 

Fark

51 children injured after man attacks Chinese kindergarten with sodium hydroxide. YOU LYE [Sick]...

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 2019-11-13 09:00 

Boing Boing

Tiny Islands, an addictive card-based island-drawing game...

In Tiny Islands , by David King, you're dealt cards that let you "draw" particular landscape features on a grid, with occasional breaks to draw coastlines around the forests, mountains, villages and churches you place. Once you've gotten t...

 2019-11-13 08:29 

Fark

Mr. Limpet is still 'thrumming' along [Cool]...

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 2019-11-13 07:06 

Fark

Man attempts to blow up strip club after being kicked out for bad behavior. Apparently getting kicked out did not stop his bad behaviour [Amusing]...

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 2019-11-13 07:00 

Slashdot

Are We Living In a Blade Runner World?...

Now that we have arrived in Blade Runner's November 2019 "future," the BBC asks what the 37-year-old film got right. Slashdot reader dryriver shares the report: [B]eyond particular components, Blade Runner arguably gets something much more fun...

 2019-11-13 06:51 

reddit

Hong Kong in chaos as protesters gather at universities with bows and arrows...
 2019-11-13 06:42 

Fark

Are you a homeless vet that needs a home? How well do you like Milwaukee? [Spiffy]...

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 2019-11-13 06:33 

reddit

The Curiosity rover detects oxygen behaving strangely on Mars...
 2019-11-13 06:10 

Boing Boing

Tickets for HOPE 2020 go on sale tomorrow!...

Aestetix writes, "Our 13th conference is taking place next summer in a brand new location as you've probably heard. We expect it to be bigger and better than ever with lots more activities and space - all without leaving New York City! Since this ...

 2019-11-13 06:06 

Fark

There is a new hypercar being launched. The most powerful and quickest production car yet. Over 2,000 horsepower. Quicker than a Tesla. So what name did they think fitting for such a car? The Owl. I g...

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 2019-11-13 06:06 

Boing Boing

EFF and ACLU triumph as federal judge rules that warrantless, suspicionless device searches at the border are illegal...

Back in 2017, EFF, ACLU and ACLU of Massachusetts sued the US government on behalf of 11 travelers whose devices had been subjected to warrantless, suspicionless searches by Customs and Border Protection at the US border. Now, a federal court in Boston ha...

 2019-11-13 05:30 

Fark

First, yes, AOL is STILL a thing, and second, enjoy this "controversy" about the pigs in a blanket chew toy being included in something called a BarkBox [Amusing]...

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 2019-11-13 04:51 

Fark

If he was the medical examiner, who will examine the medical examiner? Coast Guard? [Weird]...

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 2019-11-13 04:06 

Fark

Technically, using a chainsaw does not give you "the edge" in an argument, but it does give your argument teeth. Bonus quote: when asked if the victim needed an ambulance, Stasiuk replied: ...

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 2019-11-13 04:01 

reddit

Saudi promo video labels feminism, atheism, homosexuality as extremist ideas...
 2019-11-13 03:50 

Fark

Horny deer smashes through medical center window because he thought his reflection was going to buck-block him [Amusing]...

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