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 2019-04-25 07:23 

Fark

Kuwaiti academic discovers that homosexuality is caused by a worm in your butt. No that is not a metaphor [Facepalm]...

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 2019-04-25 07:00 

Slashdot

Adult Children Are Costing Many Parents Their Retirement Savings...

pgmrdlm shares a report from CBS News: Half of American parents are unable to save as much as they'd like to for retirement, and their grown offspring -- whom they still count as dependents -- are to blame, according to a new Bankrate.com study. While...

 2019-04-25 06:25 

Fark

American bomb destroys German town. This is not a repeat from 1945 [Scary]...

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 2019-04-25 05:39 

Fark

Semi loaded with avocados overturns on Texas freeway. Holy guacamole [Awkward]...

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 2019-04-25 05:07 

Fark

When driving a school bus, please leave your beer bottles and weed at home. And obey traffic laws [Stupid]...

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 2019-04-25 04:52 

Fark

There is now a malaria vaccine for the anti-vaxxers to ignore like the f*cking idiots they are [PSA]...

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 2019-04-25 04:31 

Fark

April is moron-hiker season in New Hampshire [Stupid]...

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 2019-04-25 04:08 

Fark

Hugh Manatee sparks internet meme, childrens book, Fark headline [Interesting]...

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 2019-04-25 04:05 

reddit

Microsoft Paint: Fans rejoice as art app saved 'for now'...
 2019-04-25 04:01 

Fark

Theme of Farktography Contest No. 729: "Tiptoe Through the Tulips 2'". Details and rules in first post. LGT next week's theme [Farktography]...

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 2019-04-25 03:57 

Fark

A murderous giant bird is looking for a new owner. Do you have the feathers to take it on? [Followup]...

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 2019-04-25 03:34 

Fark

Satanic Temple recognized by IRS as a tax-exempt religious organization. "Cool" tag because there is no "Hot as Hell" tag [Cool]...

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 2019-04-25 03:30 

Slashdot

Scientists Have Developed a Brain Implant That Can Read People's Minds...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the BBC: The team at the University of California, San Francisco says the technology is "exhilarating." They add that their findings, published in the journal Nature, could help people when disease robs the...

 2019-04-25 03:22 

Fark

"Um, I'd say, go where volcanoes are?" [Obvious]...

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 2019-04-25 03:03 

Fark

Traveling to Idaho? First of all, I'm sorry. Second of all, why not stay in the most Idaho structure imaginable? [Strange]...

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 2019-04-25 02:55 

Fark

Meanwhile, in the UK a cop has just been found guilty of assault for using his Taser and pepper spray during an arrest, must now resort to using only harsh language [Interesting]...

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 2019-04-25 02:45 

Fark

Subby's cause of death, one way or another, in five charts [Sad]...

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 2019-04-25 02:45 

Slashdot

The Feds Are Dropping Child Porn Cases Instead of Revealing Their Surveillance Systems...

SonicSpike shares a report from Reason: The Department of Justice has been dismissing child pornography cases in order to not reveal information about the software programs used as the basis for the charges. An array of cases suggest serious problems with...

 2019-04-25 02:06 

Fark

Non Fark: Please adopt my dog so I don't have to take her to a shelter. Sure I'll give her a home Fark: Ok but you'll need to pay $350 for her. Umm I thought you said you'd have to tak...

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 2019-04-25 02:02 

Slashdot

Apple Allegedly 'Plotted' To Hurt Qualcomm Years Before It Sued the Company...

Apple allegedly wanted to hurt Qualcomm before it ever filed suit against the company, according to documents obtained by Qualcomm as the two companies prepared to meet in court. CNET reports on what has been made public: In September 2014, a document fro...

 2019-04-25 01:45 

Fark

New Jersey Turnpike Authority realizes the commute was going too easily for some drivers and announces plans to fix the problem [Obvious]...

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 2019-04-25 01:25 

Slashdot

Ford Invests $500 Million In Electric Pickup Truck Maker Rivian...

Ford is investing $500 million in electric pickup truck maker Rivian, saying the two companies will work together to develop a new battery plug-in vehicle for Ford. CNN reports: Company executives said Ford will still move ahead with its own electric vehi...

 2019-04-25 01:19 

Fark

Heavy metal, children's books, and of course a black hole question are all on the Fark Weird News Quiz, April 7-13 Real Housewives Edition [Cool]...

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 2019-04-25 00:49 

reddit

Texas Executes White Supremacist for 1998 Dragging Death of James Byrd Jr....
 2019-04-25 00:45 

Fark

Football, bewbs, the imminent destruction of life on Earth - this one's got it all (possible nsfw content on page) [Boobies]...

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 2019-04-25 00:45 

Slashdot

Amazon's Alexa Team Can Access Users' Home Addresses...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: An Amazon team auditing Alexa users' commands has access to location data and can, in some cases, easily find a customer's home address, according to five employees familiar with the program. The...

 2019-04-25 00:33 

Fark

OMG I just won $768.4 million. Lump sum, $477 million. Feds: "Nope, $362.5 million". IRS: "LOL $300 million." Wisconsin: Pbbhhhttt, $264 million. Winner: "FML, ...* sucks* [Obvious...

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 2019-04-25 00:25 

reddit

North Carolina woman arrested in front of daughter on Frontier Airlines flight after complaining about vomit in seat...
 2019-04-25 00:03 

Slashdot

UK To Let Huawei Firm Help Build 5G Network...

AmiMoJo writes: The UK government has given Chinese telecoms giant Huawei the go-ahead to supply equipment for the UK 5G data network. The company will help build some "non-core" parts such as antennas. But the plans have concerned the home, defen...

 2019-04-25 00:00 

Fark

Photoshop this burlap container [Photoshop]...

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 2019-04-24 23:47 

reddit

Texas set to execute another killer of James Byrd Jr. in coming hours...
 2019-04-24 23:45 

Fark

Look everyone, we're about to witness the first naval conflict fought entirely with inflatable Zodiacs and dinghies. The US Navy will probably just crash into each other whilst spectating [Amusing...

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 2019-04-24 23:25 

Slashdot

Databricks Open-Sources Delta Lake To Make Delta Lakes More Reliable...

Databricks, the company founded by the original developers of the Apache Spark big data analytics engine, today announced that it has open-sourced Delta Lake, a storage layer that makes it easier to ensure data integrity as new data flows into an enterpri...

 2019-04-24 23:23 

Boing Boing

CDC: Now 695 Measles cases in U.S., the highest total since year 2000...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control report today that the number of measles cases nationwide stands at 695. This is the highest total since the year 2000. Measles are a vaccine-preventable disease. Today, the U.S. secretary of Health and Human services s...

 2019-04-24 23:14 

Boing Boing

Facebook expects up to $5 billion FTC fine over privacy...

$5 billion is about one month's revenue for Facebook....

 2019-04-24 22:45 

Fark

ROID RAGE: Cesar Sayoc, the man behind the pipe bombs sent to lawmakers blames steroids ..tight underwear [Followup]...

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 2019-04-24 22:45 

Slashdot

Security Flaw Lets Attackers Recover Private Keys From Qualcomm Chips...

Devices using Qualcomm chipsets, and especially smartphones and tablets, are vulnerable to a new security bug that can let attackers retrieve private data and encryption keys that are stored in a secure area of the chipset known as the Qualcomm Secure Exe...

 2019-04-24 22:42 

Boing Boing

Trump campaign won't say no to hacked political dirt, Democrats agree not to use illegally obtained data...

Rudy Giuliani: "nothing wrong with taking information from Russians."...

 2019-04-24 22:35 

Fark

Prince Philip seen driving for the first time since crashing his car in January. Apparently he was the only one around and the Queen's corgis wanted to go for a ride [Followup]...

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 2019-04-24 22:34 

reddit

U.S. measles cases hit 25-year high as misinformation on vaccines spreads...
 2019-04-24 22:34 

reddit

Parkland shooter came into an $865K insurance policy. Now his public defenders are dropping him...
 2019-04-24 22:26 

Boing Boing

Elon Musk on Tesla earnings call: 'I would prefer we were private, but that ship has sailed'...

Elon Musk's electric car company Tesla lost $700 million in 2019's first quarter, and said on an earnings call today it will become profitable in the third quarter as it cut costs and improves delivery "after facing issues ramping up shipments...

 2019-04-24 22:24 

reddit

Vegan caf that charged 18 per cent 'man tax' set to close...
 2019-04-24 22:09 

Fark

Airline passenger en route to Moscow detained on the flight for hours after drinking rum and cursing [Weird]...

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 2019-04-24 22:05 

Slashdot

Mozilla Highlights AI Bias and 'Addiction by Design' Tech in Internet Health Report...

Mozilla this week released the 2019 Internet Health Report, an analysis that brings together insights from 200 experts to examine issues central to the future of the internet. From a report: This year's report chose to focus primarily on injustice per...

 2019-04-24 21:35 

Fark

Fireworks display in downtown Milwaukee Tuesday night was part of marriage proposal [Sappy]...

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 2019-04-24 21:25 

Slashdot

Academy Leaves Door Open To Netflix After Tussle Over Oscars Eligibility Rules...

The Academy of Motion Picture and Arts and Sciences has ruled that films from streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video will continue to be eligible to win Academy Awards. The Academy had considered changing Rule Two, which allowed any fil...

 2019-04-24 21:11 

Fark

Yellow pocket angel eggs anyone? [Amusing]...

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 2019-04-24 20:56 

reddit

2 men arrested for putting KKK hoods on Confederate statues...
 2019-04-24 20:50 

Fark

CIA want-ad for Russian speakers has garbled grammar, which just goes to show how badly they need Russian speakers [Ironic]...

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