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 2019-09-16 12:00 

Boing Boing

Work towards becoming a certified project manager with this training bundle...

Breaking into the big leagues as a project manager isn't done overnight, but there are principles that anyone can learn, and they're applicable to nearly any business. No matter what your field, if there are multiple teams working toward a common ...

 2019-09-16 11:59 

Boing Boing

Pixel art map of the USA...

PixelDanc3r (also on Instagram ) made this adorable and intricate map of the USA in a pixel-art style similar to the overworld maps from 16-bit era games. USA PIXELART MAP!!Thank you very much to @neomammalian for the support and give me this opportunity!...

 2019-09-16 11:38 

Boing Boing

Tolkien's Lobelia Sackville-Baggins is probably a misogynist satire of women's rights campaigner Victoria Sackville-West...

Lobelia Sackville-Baggins is a Lord of the Rings Hobbit, one of the few, rare female characters in that series, and she's a nasty piece of work: a bitter enemy of Frodo and Bilbo, she is mostly depicted trying to either steal their stuff or buy it at ...

 2019-09-16 11:31 

Fark

When they came for the candy-flavored electronic cigarettes I said nothing, because I wasn't some candy-flavored electronic cigarette smoking weirdo [Stupid]...

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 2019-09-16 11:18 

reddit

Florida Launches Controversial Database Of Student Information Aimed At Identifying Threats...
 2019-09-16 10:44 

Slashdot

Extreme Weather Events This Decade Have Cost America $750B...

An anonymous reader quotes NBC News:An analysis of weather disasters that did more than $1 billion in damage from the National Centers for Environmental Information finds that such high-cost events are up markedly since the 1980s. (The dollar figures for ...

 2019-09-16 10:29 

Fark

Purdue Pharma: 1. Make billions of dollars fueling the opioid crisis 2. File for bankruptcy 3. Profit [Fail]...

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 2019-09-16 10:18 

reddit

New Zealand man charged over 'witchcraft' deaths that shocked Fiji...
 2019-09-16 09:41 

reddit

Bomb-sniffing dogs sent to Jordan dying from poor treatment...
 2019-09-16 09:33 

reddit

46,000 UAW workers go on strike against GM, America's biggest automaker...
 2019-09-16 09:33 

Fark

Aftermath of Hurricane Michael has caused A. Homelessness B. Insurance complaints C. Infusion of lizards [Florida]...

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 2019-09-16 08:50 

reddit

Snowden calls on France's Macron to grant him asylum...
 2019-09-16 08:28 

Fark

You're right, no human being would stack cars like this [Amusing]...

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 2019-09-16 07:31 

Fark

Call of Duty gamer who solicited fatal "swatting" call sentenced to 15 months outside his mom's basement [Dumbass]...

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 2019-09-16 06:46 

reddit

Casey Viner: US gamer jailed over deadly Swatting hoax...
 2019-09-16 06:34 

Slashdot

'Men In Black' Director Barry Sonnenfeld Calls 8K, Netflix HDR 'Stupid'...

CIStud writesBarry Sonnenfeld, director of the "Men in Black" series, "Get Shorty" and most recently Netflix's "Series of Unfortunate Events", says 8K is "only good for sports" and High Dynamic Range (HDR) is "stupi...

 2019-09-16 06:28 

Fark

Lime Scooter vs Tesla in the most electrifying crash of the weekend [Sad]...

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 2019-09-16 05:28 

Fark

Florida man tries selling 2002 Mercury for $125,000 on craigslist, tries again on Car Export America for $128,000. Currently still available on both. Bugatti Veyron badges included [Asinine]...

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 2019-09-16 04:44 

Fark

Being a Boy Scout sure seems different now than when I was a kid [Weird]...

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 2019-09-16 04:15 

Slashdot

MIT Unveils the World's Most Advance Carbon Nanotube Chip...

"A team of academics at MIT has unveiled the world's most advanced chip yet that's made from carbon nanotubes," reports MIT's Technology Review:Not only are nanotube transistors faster than silicon ones, studies have found that chips m...

 2019-09-16 03:31 

reddit

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy protection...
 2019-09-16 02:46 

Fark

Swooping magpie hits cyclist in the Wollongong [Strange]...

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 2019-09-16 02:05 

reddit

Ric Ocasek, front man and songwriter of the The Cars, dies at 75...
 2019-09-16 01:41 

Slashdot

Pine64 Confirms $25 'PineTime' Smartwatch for Linux Smartphones...

Besides their Linux laptops, single-board computers, and tablets, Pine64 is now also working on "PineTime," a new $25 smartwatch for Linux smartphones running open source software (and based on either ARM Mbed or FreeRTOS), reports Liliputing.com:...

 2019-09-16 01:26 

reddit

Ric Ocasek, lead singer of The Cars, dead at 75...
 2019-09-16 01:26 

reddit

Police: Rock star Ric Ocasek found dead in NYC apartment...
 2019-09-16 01:11 

reddit

Suspect arrested in Duluth synagogue fire...
 2019-09-16 00:42 

Fark

Car stops: Ric Ocasek dead at 75 [Sad]...

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 2019-09-16 00:15 

reddit

Toronto Raptors Introduce Branded Hijabs...
 2019-09-16 00:11 

reddit

Mexico amnesty law eyes reprieve for minor drug offenses, abortions...
 2019-09-16 00:05 

Fark

A look at the cheapest home in San Francisco, which for $600,000 gets you...not much [Strange]...

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 2019-09-16 00:00 

Fark

Photoshop this raccoon poking out of a car [Photoshop]...

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 2019-09-15 23:59 

reddit

Deadly fentanyl bought online from China being shipped through the mail...
 2019-09-15 23:51 

Slashdot

Linux 5.3 Released...

"Linux 5.3 has been released," writes diegocg:This release includes support for AMD Navi GPUs; support for the umwait x86 instructions that let processes wait for short amounts of time without spinning loops; a 'utilization clamping' mecha...

 2019-09-15 23:38 

reddit

Teamsters refusing to transport GM vehicles in solidarity with UAW...
 2019-09-15 23:32 

reddit

Muslim American mayor says border agents confiscated his phone after he arrived at NY airport...
 2019-09-15 23:03 

reddit

The Tennessee Titans left the field on fire in their home opener. No, actually -- the field was on fire...
 2019-09-15 22:56 

Slashdot

Online Lenders Publicly Shame Debtors in the Philippines Using Their Facebook Contacts...

A man named Roger was surprised to hear from an old college friend after all these years, reports the Philippine Daily Inquirer -- and even more surprised to find out why.What she wanted to know was why he gave her number to an online lending company that...

 2019-09-15 22:21 

reddit

3M grilled over PFAS chemicals at congressional hearing...
 2019-09-15 22:00 

reddit

Southeast South Dakota has been hit with record breaking floods in multiple counties leaving several feet of water to areas still flooded from March....
 2019-09-15 21:59 

Slashdot

FCC Fails, Robocalls (and Complaints) Increase, Along with Number-Hijacking...

"Despite new initiatives by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and carriers, robocalls aren't on the wane," reports Forbes. "Americans are still facing a scourge of 200 million unwanted robocalls a day, according to a report from ...

 2019-09-15 21:35 

Fark

Take Your Daughter to Work day takes a turn for the Florida [Florida]...

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 2019-09-15 20:59 

Slashdot

'King of Kong' Billy Mitchell Argues He Was Framed for Donkey Kong Cheating, Threatens Legal Action...

"Billy Mitchell, the former Donkey Kong and Pac-Man high-score champion made famous in the 2007 film The King of Kong, has threatened legal action against the sanctioning bodies who threw out all of Mitchell's high scores in April 2018 after findi...

 2019-09-15 20:51 

reddit

Subscription porn gains popularity as new apps let models sell directly to their fans...
 2019-09-15 20:18 

reddit

As talks falter, UAW calls first national strike against GM since 2007...
 2019-09-15 20:00 

Fark

Theme: Design a T-shirt for your favorite college [Photoshop]...

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 2019-09-15 19:43 

reddit

Pakistani couple arrested for raping, filming and selling the videos of 45 kids...
 2019-09-15 19:41 

Slashdot

Inspired By Harry Potter, 150 Colleges Now Have Quidditch Teams...

A reporter for SFGate describes what happened when he tried out for the quidditch team at the University of California at Berkeley:The person throwing me what's called a "quaffle" (actually a slightly deflated volleyball) looked at me to make ...

 2019-09-15 19:35 

Fark

Police forced to use tear gas and water canons to deal with protesters in Hong Kong. And by "forced" we mean "gleefully thrilled" [Followup]...

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 2019-09-15 19:21 

Fark

Woman fights to keep her emotional support monkey. And her emotional support monkey. And her other emotional support monkey [Weird]...

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