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 2020-07-10 08:32 

Fark

"I want to believe" - It's not just for UFOs anymore [Spiffy]...

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 2020-07-10 07:31 

Fark

That's not how any of this works [Ironic]...

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 2020-07-10 07:20 

reddit

California security guard charged with murder after shooting customer who was not wearing mask...
 2020-07-10 07:16 

reddit

Bagel Store Owner Gets Probation After Groping Six Teenage Employees...
 2020-07-10 07:00 

Slashdot

Jack Dorsey Donates $3 Million To US Mayors For Universal Basic Income Pilot Programs In 15 Cities...

Jack Dorsey, the billionaire CEO of Twitter and Square, is donating $3 million to help fund Mayors for a Guaranteed Income (MGI), a new coalition of 15 mayors across the country who want to explore the idea of universal basic income -- a recurring payment...

 2020-07-10 06:30 

Fark

New Zealand went hard and early to bring their plan to a climax. Coincidentally that is how to describes subbie's love life [Interesting]...

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 2020-07-10 05:17 

Fark

"Whatever you call it, the natural byproduct of human digestion - feces, fecal material, poo or poop - is a true indicator of internal health." Tag is for when you eat too much cheese [Plug]...

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 2020-07-10 04:33 

reddit

5 arrested in LA gang-related shooting of rapper Pop Smoke, police say...
 2020-07-10 04:32 

reddit

New audio brings detail to conflicting accounts of Breonna Taylor's killing...
 2020-07-10 04:23 

reddit

Authorities seek help identifying suspects in alleged attack on 80-year-old at grocery store...
 2020-07-10 04:17 

Fark

Yo dawg, I heard you like houses [Creepy]...

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 2020-07-10 04:15 

reddit

Millions in aid from small business relief fund went to hate groups...
 2020-07-10 04:05 

reddit

Vermont Bans Food Scraps in Trash to Eliminate Waste, Combat Climate Change...
 2020-07-10 03:58 

reddit

US sanctions China officials over Xinjiang 'abuse'...
 2020-07-10 03:55 

Fark

Last month angry OC residents forced the resignation of their chief health officer, even threatening her with death for daring to require masks. It look like as they sowed, so shall they be reaped [Fo...

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 2020-07-10 03:53 

reddit

Tropical Storm Fay forms and will likely make landfall in the Northeast Friday...
 2020-07-10 03:48 

reddit

China built this massive scale model to prepare for the showdown to come....
 2020-07-10 03:47 

reddit

Man executed for Drinking Alcohol in Iran...
 2020-07-10 03:30 

Slashdot

Power Pioneer Invents New Battery That's 90% Cheaper Than Lithium-Ion...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Lithium-ion batteries play a central role in the world of technology, powering everything from smartphones to smart cars, and one of the people who helped commercialize them says he has a way to cut mass...

 2020-07-10 03:27 

Fark

Firefighter and daughter in critical condition after crash caused by iguana [Florida]...

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 2020-07-10 03:05 

Fark

Not that you're going anywhere, and not that you could afford to even if you could, but here's the world's 100 best hotels [Cool]...

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 2020-07-10 02:50 

Fark

Nearly 63 years after the governor activated the National Guard to keep Black students out of city schools, Little Rock passes a hate crimes law [Murica]...

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 2020-07-10 02:31 

Fark

Unfortunately accurate headline of the day to point out the stupid: "America Is Refusing to Learn How to Fight the Coronavirus" [Obvious]...

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 2020-07-10 02:30 

Slashdot

Amazon Will Pay $135,000 To Settle Alleged US Sanction Violations...

In a statement (PDF) issued this week, the U.S. Treasury Department notes that Amazon has agreed to pay $134,523 to settle potential liability over alleged sanctions violations. TechCrunch reports: The charges specifically pertain to goods and services se...

 2020-07-10 01:51 

reddit

Allegations of racial bias, unjust firings at John Manchin Sr. Health Care Center in West Virginia...
 2020-07-10 01:50 

Fark

If you're 55 years old and you spot some teenagers who like something you don't like, just let it go man [Dumbass]...

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 2020-07-10 01:50 

Slashdot

More Pre-Installed Malware Has Been Found In Budget US Smartphones...

Pre-installed malware has been discovered on another budget handset connected to Assurance Wireless by Virgin Mobile. ZDNet reports: Back in January, cybersecurity researchers from Malwarebytes discovered unremovable malware bundled with the Android opera...

 2020-07-10 01:30 

Fark

"He was then to "decorate main palace", meet family and friends, feast repeatedly, go to the market, "spend time with wives" and embark on quests. Meeting Allah did not make the li...

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 2020-07-10 01:10 

Slashdot

TikTok Mulls Changes to Business to Distance Itself From China...

Bytedance said it's evaluating changes to the corporate structure of its TikTok business as U.S. concerns grow over the parent company's Chinese origins. Bloomberg reports: Executives are discussing options such as creating a new management board ...

 2020-07-10 01:09 

Fark

The F-35 has triggered the biggest change in the Navy's esteemed TOPGUN fighter weapons school, with new graduates being versed in the modern tactics of sitting in the barracks waiting for their p...

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 2020-07-10 00:30 

Slashdot

xMEMS Announces World's First Monolithic MEMS Speaker...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from AnandTech: In the last few years, semiconductor manufacturing has become more prevalent and accessible, with MEMS (Microelectromechanical systems) technology now having advanced to a point that we can design speake...

 2020-07-10 00:10 

Fark

Auburn man with crimson tide of hair charged with robbery, severe Alabama Sports Identity Confusion [Obvious]...

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 2020-07-10 00:01 

Slashdot

Indian Army Personnel Banned From Using 89 Apps...

schwit1 writes: Indian troops will not be allowed to use some of the world's most well-known applications. The move goes further than for civilians when the government banned 59 apps, including TikTok, from general use. According to India Today, the I...

 2020-07-10 00:00 

Fark

Photoshop the actual moment when Skynet was born [Photoshop]...

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 2020-07-09 23:52 

reddit

Hanging death of Robert Fuller ruled suicide...
 2020-07-09 23:20 

Slashdot

Apple's ARM-Based Macs To Support Thunderbolt...

tlhIngan writes: For those worried that the transition Apple is doing to ARM-based Macs will drop Thunderbolt, Apple has stated that they will continue to support Thunderbolt. This was a worry since Thunderbolt is primarily an Intel design (formerly known...

 2020-07-09 22:50 

Fark

Video of man getting new glasses causes subby to get something in his eye [Sappy]...

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 2020-07-09 22:40 

Slashdot

Portland Approves 10% Cap On Fees That Food Delivery Apps Can Charge Restuarants...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Oregon Live: The Portland City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to make it illegal for third-party food delivery services like DoorDash and Grubhub to collect more than 10% in commission fees from city restauran...

 2020-07-09 22:05 

Fark

"Dumbass Dog Wearing Face Mask All Wrong" [Satire]...

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 2020-07-09 22:05 

Slashdot

AI Researchers Create Testing Tool To Find Bugs in NLP From Amazon, Google, and Microsoft...

AI researchers have created a language-model testing tool that discovers major bugs in commercially available cloud AI offerings from Amazon, Google, and Microsoft. Yesterday, a paper detailing the CheckList tool received the Best Paper award from organiz...

 2020-07-09 21:42 

Boing Boing

Mitch McConnell is 7th senator to back away from the Republican National Convention...

Six Republican senators, including Pat Roberts, Chuck Grassley, Lamar Alexander, Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, and Mitt Romney have already either bowed out of the Republican National Convention in August or have said their attendance is "unlikely.&#...

 2020-07-09 21:35 

Fark

If you've been drinking your hand sanitizer, you might want to know that the FDA is warning consumers about 55 varieties that contain toxic wood alcohol. If you can't read this headline, it mi...

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 2020-07-09 21:31 

reddit

Army investigates handout suggesting Trump campaign slogan constitutes 'covert white supremacy'...
 2020-07-09 21:25 

Slashdot

Chrome and Firefox Are Getting Support For the New AVIF Image Format...

The new lightweight and royalty-free AVIF image format is coming to web browsers. Work is almost complete on adding AVIF support to Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. From a report: The new image format is considered one of the lightest and most optimized...

 2020-07-09 21:20 

Fark

"The blue-cheese salad dressing, butter, ground turkey, cans of grain-free dog food, and new toothbrush came to $24.97. Laurie Mahlenbrei handed the cashier a slice of wood marked $25 and walked o...

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 2020-07-09 21:05 

Fark

Leader of Canadian opposition party: The fact that police didn't shoot and kill white intruder at Prime Minister's residence proves they are racist [Facepalm]...

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 2020-07-09 21:01 

Fark

Shiat just got SUPER-real: School superintendent says there probably won't be any high school football in his district this year....the superintendent of the DALLAS TEXAS school district [Murica]...

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 2020-07-09 20:58 

Boing Boing

Apollo 16 footage interpolated from 12 to 60 frames per second...

DAIN is an AI-powered method for adding "missing" frames of footage. Standard interpolation treats the existing frames as flat fields of color and contrast, but the AI models the depth of regions in the scene, resulting in a more convincing and le...

 2020-07-09 20:53 

reddit

Amber Alert issued for two missing girls in Levis, south of Quebec City; suspect sought...
 2020-07-09 20:50 

Fark

Eau Claire US 53 is hazardous. Evacuate until eau clear [Scary]...

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