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 2018-09-23 08:20 

Fark

Traffic on Australia's Bruce Highway delayed by grass fire smoke plumes. Of course Australia has a Bruce Highway [Obvious]...

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 2018-09-23 07:35 

Fark

Our obituary line-of-the-month: "It also led to a diminished teenage social life because she usually smelled of fish." Farewell to Anne Russ Federman, last of the Sturgeon Queens [Sad]...

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 2018-09-23 07:34 

Slashdot

Why Attackers Are Using C# For Post-PowerShell Attacks...

An anonymous Slashdot reader summarizes an article by a senior security researcher at Forecepoint Security Labs:Among cyber criminals, there has been a trend in recent years for using more so called 'fileless' attacks. The driver for this is to av...

 2018-09-23 07:28 

reddit

Texas superintendent resigns after "black quarterback" comment...
 2018-09-23 07:21 

reddit

Woman rescues animals during hurricane, gets arrested for practicing medicine without a vet license even for medicine that can be bought over the counter....
 2018-09-23 07:06 

reddit

Brazil Police Arrest 'Hezbollah' Financier...
 2018-09-23 06:48 

reddit

NASA's Kepler Discovers First Earth-Size Planet In The Habitable Zone...
 2018-09-23 06:11 

Fark

Oregon enters contestant for its own "Florida" tag [Dumbass]...

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 2018-09-23 05:43 

reddit

Shell and Exxon's secret 1980s climate change warnings...
 2018-09-23 05:15 

Fark

With just 11 million youths of recruiting age, compared to 17 million in 1994, Japan's military is having severe trouble filling its ranks with enlisted personnel, "unless we can replace a con...

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 2018-09-23 03:46 

Fark

How's your candy knowledge? And we've got a D'awww Tab question! Chop up some carrots and potatoes, it's time for the Fark Weird News Quiz, Sept. 9-15 Slow Cooker Edition [Interesting]...

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 2018-09-23 03:44 

Slashdot

Slashdot Asks: Anyone Considering an Apple Watch 4?...

Long-time Slashdot reader kwelch007 writes:I finally gave in, after years of Android loyalty, because the iPhone and Apple Watch just worked, so I was told (and it is true). I changed from my Motorola Maxx for an iPhone 7, because I wanted the Apple Watch...

 2018-09-23 03:39 

reddit

British 'pharmacist who joined IS' is detained in Syria...
 2018-09-23 03:32 

Fark

Venetian tourists blinded by news they could be fined hundreds if they sit down in public places [Fail]...

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 2018-09-23 03:07 

reddit

Ticketmaster facing class action lawsuits over ticket resales...
 2018-09-23 02:48 

reddit

Nearly $18M in cocaine seized in donated boxes of bananas...
 2018-09-23 02:35 

Fark

This is not what I expect to see when I browse reputable news sites [Interesting]...

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 2018-09-23 01:57 

reddit

US man jailed for 35 years for grooming 16yo Sydney girl online to travel overseas for sex...
 2018-09-23 01:46 

Fark

The name "Heather" has fallen out of favor faster than ANY name in the HISTORY of names. It's almost like once it caught on, all the cool kids stopped using it. And then the murders began ...

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 2018-09-23 01:42 

reddit

Japan successfully lands robot rovers on an asteroid's surface...
 2018-09-23 01:34 

Slashdot

Huge Trove of Employee Records Discovered At Abandoned Toys 'R' Us...

An anonymous reader writes: Hackaday recently engaged in a bit of urban exploration, taking a look inside of a recently purchased Toys "R" Us location that has been boarded up since the once giant toy store chain folded in June. Inside they found ...

 2018-09-23 01:02 

reddit

Tribal members settle abuse cases against Mormon church...
 2018-09-23 00:25 

Fark

Your grocery store pick-up service does not mean parking your car on the building's roof. And yes, alcohol was involved [Dumbass]...

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 2018-09-23 00:00 

Fark

Photoshop these blocks [Photoshop]...

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 2018-09-22 23:34 

reddit

2-headed copperhead snake found in Virginia yard...
 2018-09-22 23:34 

Slashdot

MIT's Elegant Schoolbus Algorithm Was No Match For Angry Parents...

"Computers can solve your problem. You may not like the answer," writes the Boston Globe. Slashdot reader sandbagger explains: "Boston Public Schools asked MIT graduate students Sebastien Martin and Arthur Delarue to build an algorithm that co...

 2018-09-22 22:50 

Fark

Not news: Texas business donates two pallet loads of bananas. News: To a Texas prison. FARK: Boxes contained 540 kilos of cocaine worth $18 million [Facepalm]...

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 2018-09-22 22:36 

Fark

Carrying a screw driver and wrench? That's evidence of being a drug dealer now [Asinine]...

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 2018-09-22 22:34 

Slashdot

Comcast Outbids Fox With $40 Billion Offer For Sky In Auction...

Comcast outbid Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox after offering $40 billion in an auction on Saturday. According to Yahoo Finance, "The U.S. cable giant bid $22.59 a share for control of London-listed Sky, bettering a $20.49 dollars-a-shar...

 2018-09-22 22:10 

reddit

Judge: California child can take cannabis drug to school...
 2018-09-22 22:07 

Fark

Hmmm, let's see, we can purchase dentures for hundreds of convicts, or we can purchase a few good blenders. What's is it going to be, Texas? [Asinine]...

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 2018-09-22 21:34 

Slashdot

NSA's 'Codebreaker Challenge' Features Exploiting Blockchain To Steal Ethereum...

"The National Security Agency's 2018 Codebreaker Challenge kicked off on Friday, 9/21, and runs through 12/31," writes Slashdot reader eatvegetables. Each year's challenge -- which is open to U.S. students -- comes with its own (fictitious...

 2018-09-22 21:26 

reddit

Middleton shooting suspect purchased firearm illegally, motive not determined...
 2018-09-22 21:23 

reddit

Justin Schneider of Anchorage, Alaska plead guilty to kidnapping a woman, choking her into unconsciousness, and masturbating on her. He will not serve jail time....
 2018-09-22 21:22 

Fark

Marines: A few good men who instinctively rush into burning DC senior center to rescue trapped elderly residents [Hero]...

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 2018-09-22 21:14 

reddit

China blocks Twitch game-streaming service...
 2018-09-22 20:57 

reddit

80 dogs rescued from Hurricane Florence are now up for adoption in Mission, KS...
 2018-09-22 20:34 

Slashdot

Should The US Government Break Up Google, Twitter, and Facebook?...

The Bay Area Newsgroup reports:Political momentum for a crackdown on Silicon Valley's social media giants got a boost this week when a state attorney general said he would tell U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions next week that Google, Facebook and Tw...

 2018-09-22 20:21 

reddit

Convicted felon charged in brutal attack of 91-year-old man in Chinatown...
 2018-09-22 20:20 

Fark

What the inside of an F2 tornado looks like, or "Holy crap, I've never seen anything like that in my life" [Scary]...

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 2018-09-22 20:13 

Fark

The galactic gold rush is on as mining asteroids gets a step closer after Japan successfully lands two rovers on the asteroid called Ryugu (possible nsfw content on page) [Interesting]...

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 2018-09-22 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop this baby turtle [Photoshop]...

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 2018-09-22 19:34 

Slashdot

Cody Wilson, 3D-Printed Gun Pioneer, Arrested In Taiwan...

Cody Wilson, maker of the first 3D-printed plastic gun, has been arrested in Taiwan. Long-time Slashdot reader SonicSpike quotes Reason:Earlier this week, Texas police issued a warrant for his arrest. Wilson, they claimed, found a woman on sugardaddymeet....

 2018-09-22 19:21 

Boing Boing

Lawrence's "Living Room" makes retro soul new again...

You've got to check out the band Lawrence and their new album, "Living Room"...

 2018-09-22 18:34 

Slashdot

Space Junk Successfully Captured In Orbit For the First Time (with Video)...

"The Surrey Space Center successfully used a net to capture a piece of artificial space junk in orbit for the first time in history on Sunday," writes Slashdot reader dmoberhaus. "The video was just released Wednesday and is quite stunning....

 2018-09-22 18:32 

Boing Boing

Anonymous stock-market manipulators behind $20B+ of "mispricing" can be tracked by their writing styles...

In a new Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper, Columbia Law prof Joshua Mitts uses "stylometry" ( previously ) to track how market manipulators who publish false information about companies in order to profit from options are able to flush the...

 2018-09-22 18:30 

reddit

Hundreds of thousands without power in Ottawa after tornado hits...
 2018-09-22 18:19 

Fark

In Soviet Russia, jokes laugh at *you* [Interesting]...

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 2018-09-22 18:18 

reddit

US air raid in Somalia kills 18 al-Shabab fighters...
 2018-09-22 18:12 

reddit

College-bound high school football player ruled ineligible because he's homeless...

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