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 2018-07-17 13:20 

Fark

CVS fires the two employees who called the cops on a black woman trying to use an incontinence coupon [Followup]...

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 2018-07-17 13:05 

Fark

So apparently a couple of months ago the Navajo Nation tried to buy gun maker Remington for $500 million and had a plan to end civilian sales of AR-15's and handguns and invest heavily in R&D to c...

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 2018-07-17 13:00 

Fark

Photoshop this future fridge, 1959 [Photoshop]...

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 2018-07-17 13:00 

Boing Boing

The most popular engines for indie games...

A new page at Itch.io , the top platform for publishing and selling indie games, reveals the most popular game development engines and apps there . Unity is way out in the lead, accounting for almost half the projects published at Itch. Construct , an app...

 2018-07-17 13:00 

Boing Boing

New York Public Library making it easier to See Dickens' desk, Woolf's cane, and Kerouac's boots...

NYPL's Berg Collection ranks among the greatest collections of literary ephemera and artifacts, but it's been very hard to see these items until recently . (more...)...

 2018-07-17 13:00 

Slashdot

Tesla Model 3 Teardown Reveals a 'Symphony of Engineering,' 30 Percent Profit Margin...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Munro & Associates, a small Detroit-area firm that disassembles new cars and analyzes them down to the nuts and bolts, came out in April with damning findings that the Model 3 was poorly built and -- eve...

 2018-07-17 12:35 

Fark

Get ready Ohio - Stormy Daniels is coming again [Giggity]...

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 2018-07-17 12:30 

Boing Boing

Mice can get into amazingly tight spaces...

I spent the last few days fighting off a mouse infestation in our RV. So far I've trapped and tossed six of the furry little bastards out on their asses. As I began the search for where they were getting into our rig, yesterday, I got to wondering how...

 2018-07-17 12:23 

Boing Boing

You can install linux on the new Atari VCS, which will have more powerful specs than originally planned...

The forthcoming Atari VCS got a mixed reception from players, who are wary of a nostalgic cash-grab but hopeful for something more versatile and capable than Nintendo's one-shot classics consoles . A great sign: not only has it received spec bumps to ...

 2018-07-17 12:21 

Fark

MGM Resorts sue the victims of Las Vegas mass shooting, gambling that firestorm of negative publicity will still pay out better than paying them [Asinine]...

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 2018-07-17 12:20 

Fark

The annual count of swans that Queen Elizabeth owns is underway. Place your guess to your right, please [Interesting]...

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 2018-07-17 12:00 

Boing Boing

Cool HOWTO on creating an AI to play 2048...

The always entertaining and inspiring YouTuber Code Bullet decided to build a 2048-playing AI from scratch. It's really interesting to see him also build 2048 as part of the process. (more...)...

 2018-07-17 11:51 

Fark

Toddler trapped in front load washer presents conundrum to online world: Hot or cold setting? Fabric softener or no? [Amusing]...

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 2018-07-17 11:45 

Boing Boing

The Tower of London's Ravenmaster wrote a great book...

I first spoke with Chris Skaife in 2013 after he was was awarded a position at The Tower of London following a long and distinguished career in the the British Army. A Yeoman Warder, Skaife holds the position of Ravenmaster. As the title implies, he's...

 2018-07-17 11:30 

Boing Boing

Watch how to 3D print freaky, wobbly sphericons...

After seeing a successful Kickstarter project, Angus from Makers Muse has been experimenting with sphericons , unusual shapes that meander when they roll. (more...)...

 2018-07-17 11:30 

Slashdot

Verizon Confirms That It Will No Longer Activate 3G Phones...

According to Droid Life, Verizon is no longer activating 3G-only phones. Instead, they will only accept 4G LTE-equipped phones going forward. Here's what Verizon had to say about the matter: "For several years we've been been publicly saying t...

 2018-07-17 11:18 

Fark

Abandoned couch outside Florida Walmart becomes sightseeing attraction [Florida]...

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 2018-07-17 11:17 

Boing Boing

A bench press made from a tree...

In their latest video , the strapping food and fitness YouTubers at Buff Dudes chainsawed down some rancher's "hazard trees" and made a bench press with the lumber. It may very well be the brawniest thing you've seen in a while. https://ww...

 2018-07-17 11:15 

Boing Boing

Instapaper leaves Pinterest...

A couple of years ago, online read-it-later darling Instapaper got sold to Pinterest. Then, in the lousiest possible way, nothing happened. No real updates, tweaks or refinements for Instapaper the service or the app. It was frozen in time! Currently, it&...

 2018-07-17 11:00 

Boing Boing

Trippy CGI-designed kaleidocycles delivered fresh daily...

Twitter user end creates mesmerizing mechanisms called kaleidocycles , which twist and torque and spin in an endless loop. Some of them are quite imaginative: (more...)...

 2018-07-17 10:25 

Fark

Indiana man teaches gun cleaning to his daughter, should have taught responsible parenting to himself [Sad]...

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 2018-07-17 10:00 

Slashdot

China Negotiating For Cheaper Cancer Drugs...

hackingbear writes: "China's medical insurance regulator will begin negotiations with domestic and overseas pharmaceutical companies to lower prices of cancer drugs in a bid to cut the financial burden on patients," reports Reuters. "The S...

 2018-07-17 09:33 

Fark

Lava tourists meet lava. Lava, meet lava tourists [Obvious]...

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 2018-07-17 09:12 

reddit

Arizona man arrested after trying to pull over troopers...
 2018-07-17 09:12 

reddit

Two stabbed and another shot in rural New South Wales home invasion...
 2018-07-17 08:57 

reddit

North Korea may return up to 55 sets of US war dead remains next week, official says...
 2018-07-17 08:56 

reddit

MGM Resorts Sues Victims of Las Vegas Mass Shooting...
 2018-07-17 08:21 

Fark

On today's episode of "She seems nice" [Scary]...

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 2018-07-17 07:43 

reddit

White House Orders Direct Taliban Talks to Jump-Start Afghan Negotiations...
 2018-07-17 07:24 

Fark

Have you ever had your teeth worked on and wondered what would happen if the dentist's hand slipped? [Scary]...

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 2018-07-17 07:00 

Slashdot

Netflix's Subscriber Growth Stalls...

Netflix shares plunged by more than 14% on Monday, after the firm reported disappointing subscriber growth. While the entertainment service added 5.2 million subscribers last quarter, it forecasted a growth of 6.2 million. BBC reports: Investors are worri...

 2018-07-17 06:58 

Fark

What are the weirdest gifts given to teachers: Carnac the Magnificent: A dead cat's collar, a garden gnome and a turtle [Strange]...

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 2018-07-17 06:41 

reddit

Vermont Law School revokes tenure for 75 percent of faculty...
 2018-07-17 05:08 

reddit

US government issues security alert for downtown Jurez, Mexico, due to violence...
 2018-07-17 04:42 

reddit

Woman admits to killing her father after finding his child pornography collection, including photos of herself...
 2018-07-17 03:54 

Boing Boing

Fire TV stick with Alexa voice remote: $20...

I've had a Roku, Apple TV, and the Fire TV Stick. I no longer use the Roku or Apple TV because the Fire TV Stick, in my experience is less buggy and easier to use than the other streaming devices. Also, I'm an Amazon Prime member, so I can watch a...

 2018-07-17 03:40 

Boing Boing

GOP senator says Trump is awesome because he tells bigger lies than Putin...

Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Cybersecurity Subcommittee, is no different from other members of Trump's base. They admire him for his ability to stare into people's eyes and tell them "big whoppers." Ther...

 2018-07-17 03:30 

Slashdot

D-Wave's Quantum Computer Successfully Models a Quantum System...

An anonymous reader shares an excerpt from Ars Technica: D-Wave's hardware has always occupied a unique space on the computing landscape. It's a general-purpose computer that relies on quantum mechanical effects to perform calculations. And, while...

 2018-07-17 03:22 

reddit

U.S. judge suspends deportations of reunited immigrant families...
 2018-07-17 03:16 

reddit

Woman arrested in California hit-and-run that killed pregnant woman...
 2018-07-17 03:08 

Fark

Steak 'n Shake 'n Shoot not a hit with customers, paramedics [Florida]...

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 2018-07-17 03:06 

reddit

China files WTO challenge to US $200B tariff plan...
 2018-07-17 02:51 

Boing Boing

Pounded in the butt by my own dark SEO: the weird, true story of #Cockygate...

Back in May, indy romance author Faleena Hopkins embarked on a second career as a trademark troll , threatening to sue peers who use the word "cocky" in the titles of their romance novels, forcing people to take down books they'd written. (mor...

 2018-07-17 02:31 

Fark

"Somebody call 911" Alexa: "Now playing Fire Burning on the Dance Floor by Sean Kingston" [Interesting]...

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 2018-07-17 02:26 

Slashdot

Samsung's Galaxy S10 To Come In Three Sizes, With An In-Display Fingerprint Sensor...

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says Samsung will launch the Galaxy S10 in three different sizes: 5.8 inches, 6.1 inches, and 6.4 inches. They are nearly the same sizes that Kuo expects Apple's next series of iPhones to come in. The Verge reports: The larger two...

 2018-07-17 02:00 

Boing Boing

Making hard candy on a restored Victorian machine...

This video was far more interesting than I thought it was going to be. It's not only the story of the restoration of a cool barn find, a circa 1890 candy-making machine, but it details how Greg Cohen of Lofty Pursuits in Tallahassee, Florida used it t...

 2018-07-17 01:51 

Fark

Alligator caught on video eating shark off South Carolina coast. "He mostly shows up when the fishing charter boats start back to their season because the eating is good for him off the dock when ...

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 2018-07-17 01:46 

Boing Boing

Watch this gnarly tree burl get turned into a gorgeous dragon's egg...

Andy Phillip found a tree burl out in the world, then decided to turn it on a lathe and make it into a sapphire dragon's egg . (more...)...

 2018-07-17 01:32 

reddit

VIDEO: Las Vegas officer shoots through windshield during car chase with homicide suspects...
 2018-07-17 01:15 

reddit

Alabama police officers suspended for supposedly racist hand gesture...

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