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 2021-11-29 03:04 

Boing Boing

Grab this awesome Minimalist Circular Floor Lamp to spice up any room on sale this Black Friday...

Though you've probably missed your window of opportunity to take advantage of ample at-home time (well, unless these morons have anything to say about it), your home should still be a beacon of peace. That said, it's currently decorated more like ...

 2021-11-29 02:50 

Fark

Dozens of customers trapped by heavy snowfall at Britain's highest pub set to spend a third night listening to an Oasis tribute band [Amusing]...

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 2021-11-29 02:34 

Slashdot

'Malicious Actors' are Compromising Google Cloud Accounts, Installing Cryptocurrency Miners...

CNBC reports:Cryptocurrency miners are using compromised Google Cloud accounts for computationally-intensive mining purposes, Google has warned. The search giant's cybersecurity team provided details in a report published Wednesday. The so-called "...

 2021-11-29 02:20 

Fark

Mount Pilot is on fire. Mayberry FD is responding [Scary]...

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 2021-11-29 02:11 

reddit

Dutch police arrest couple that fled COVID quarantine...
 2021-11-29 02:01 

reddit

Australia's reopening plans in doubt after Omicron cases...
 2021-11-29 01:53 

Fark

Unvaccinated ex-UFC star says he's still "not sold on the vax" from the ICU [Facepalm]...

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 2021-11-29 01:17 

Fark

"I am speaking out today because, as a reporter, it is my job to tell the truth. And this is mine. I want every victim of domestic violence to know: You are not alone. And if you get out, I promis...

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 2021-11-29 01:01 

Fark

Photoshop this Nazca lobster effigy vessel and its little teefs [Photoshop]...

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 2021-11-29 00:51 

Slashdot

EU Complaint Accuses Microsoft of Anticompetitive Bundling of OneDrive, Teams in Windows...

"Remember how Microsoft spent years in hot water in the late '90s and early '00s by forcing Internet Explorer on its customers?" asks ZDNet. "European open-source cloud company Nextcloud does."Now, with a coalition of other Europea...

 2021-11-29 00:41 

Fark

Carpet City, USA [Stupid]...

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 2021-11-29 00:32 

reddit

Omicron variant now in North America, Canadian officials say...
 2021-11-29 00:17 

Fark

Congratulations to Nate Silver for winning the Drew Curtis Award for predicting the future via Tweet [Creepy]...

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 2021-11-29 00:08 

reddit

Tor Eckhoff (57) have been confirmed dead after falling through the ice during filming a new video for his YouTube channel (apetor) 1,2m. Norway...
 2021-11-28 23:31 

Slashdot

Raspberry Pi Trading Could Go Public This Spring...

"According to a report in The Telegraph, Raspberry Pi Trading, the arm responsible for the creation of the Raspberry Pi 4, Raspberry Pi Pico and the new Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W could soon be listed with a value of more than 370m ($493m)," reports To...

 2021-11-28 23:30 

Boing Boing

This TruGolf Mini Golf Simulator will help the whole family learn the game of golf...

Run out of things to do with the family? Because you all went through your activity book during quarantine, you're probably doing literally anything to kill time these days (especially since COVID restrictions are still being upheld by the world's...

 2021-11-28 23:05 

Fark

How bizarre [Facepalm]...

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 2021-11-28 22:45 

reddit

Canada's first cases of the omicron coronavirus variant confirmed in Ottawa...
 2021-11-28 22:35 

Fark

The police would like you stop filming their assaults, and instead join in. This is the Worst Timeline [Asinine]...

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 2021-11-28 22:23 

Slashdot

World Chess Champion Urges Quicker Games, Is Also Rich...

CNN profiles Magnus Carlsen, the world's best chess player — and the state of the chess community today:Interest in chess spiked at the beginning of the pandemic, and again in October 2020 after the release of the Netflix series, "The Queen&...

 2021-11-28 22:15 

reddit

'He walked on the bus and began shooting,' 3 shot, 1 dead after gunman opens fire...
 2021-11-28 22:05 

Fark

New Zealand really puts the NZ in OONTZ, becoming the first country to legalize drug purity checking at clubs and shows [Spiffy]...

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 2021-11-28 21:14 

Fark

Vegan anti-vaxxer finally sees the error of his ways [Sad]...

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 2021-11-28 21:11 

Slashdot

Sony and AMC Offer NFTs to 'Spider-Man' Advance Ticket Buyers...

Movie theatre chain AMC and Sony Pictures are giving away 86,000 Spider-man NFTs to people who buy/reserve tickets for December 16th's premiere of Spider-Man: No Way Home. The special tickets tonight at midnight EST on the AMC web site and app (availa...

 2021-11-28 21:01 

Fark

Photoshop this marvelous mobius strip [Photoshop]...

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 2021-11-28 20:50 

Fark

Just when I start giving up on my Guinness towel, a story like this comes along [Strange]...

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 2021-11-28 20:45 

Boing Boing

Here are 10 Black Friday deals on our favorite language learning apps...

We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Set yourself up for the new year by treating yourself to learning. When you learn a new language, you can go see the...

 2021-11-28 20:26 

Fark

*taps forehead* [Obvious]...

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 2021-11-28 20:14 

Fark

Columbia University pays students $12.5 million to settle a class action tuition refund lawsuit for classes held online during COVID-19 [Interesting]...

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 2021-11-28 20:07 

reddit

5 people wounded in Aurora shooting...
 2021-11-28 19:59 

reddit

Trial set to start on charges actor Jussie Smollett faked racist attack...
 2021-11-28 19:49 

Slashdot

Microsoft Builds New Green Data Centers in Wyoming, Invests in Wifi, Education, Roads...

This week a Microsoft blog post announced they're opening two new data centers in Cheyenne, "built with sustainable design and operations in mind, contributing to Microsoft's commitment to being carbon negative."Our current and new datacen...

 2021-11-28 19:31 

reddit

University in Afghanistan's Kandahar holds graduation ceremony (Men and Women) - in Pictures...
 2021-11-28 19:26 

Fark

Kyrgyzstan's parliamentary vote to boost president's clout, vowel count [Amusing]...

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 2021-11-28 19:14 

reddit

World Health Organization reaches draft consensus on future pandemic treaty...
 2021-11-28 18:52 

reddit

Designer Virgil Abloh Dies of Cancer at 41...
 2021-11-28 18:51 

reddit

News crew guard dies after being shot in attempted robbery...
 2021-11-28 18:40 

reddit

A small-town mom wanted to help her community. And then the community took aim at her child...
 2021-11-28 18:34 

Slashdot

How to Read a Jellyfish's Mind...

Researchers at the California Institute of Technology have developed "a kind of genetic toolbox" for tiny one-centimeter jellfyfish, reports Phys.org. Specifically, the jellyfish "have been genetically modified so that their neurons individual...

 2021-11-28 18:28 

reddit

Kevin Strickland: Fundraiser for exonerated Missouri man tops $1.5m...
 2021-11-28 18:16 

reddit

'Absolute chaos' in South Africa as flights grounded over Omicron...
 2021-11-28 18:14 

Fark

Your Griswold style display could cost you an $11,000 fine from the FAA. Squirrel in the Christmas tree out front should have told you [Interesting]...

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 2021-11-28 18:12 

Boing Boing

Save an extra 20% off on these epic video games that are still on Black Friday discounts...

We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. This Black Friday, gamers are likely going for new consoles, peripherals, gaming chairs, and other gear that will op...

 2021-11-28 17:34 

Slashdot

'Halo Infinite': Fun to Play, But Newer Gamers Complain Its Rewards System Is Slow...

"For Halo fans who only care about multiplayer, 'Halo Infinite' is a free-to-play game," writes the Washington Post. "But improbably, it's messing up the free-to-play part."[I]ts progression system has been widely criticized fo...

 2021-11-28 17:30 

Fark

Happy Hanukkah! Also, happy Chanukah just in case [PSA]...

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 2021-11-28 17:24 

Boing Boing

How the data was extracted from the Prince floppy disk and uploaded to the Internet archive...

When Prince changed his name to a signature glyph in 1993, Warner Brothers issues a 3.5-inch floppy with the symbol as a font so that print publications could use it instead of saying "the artist formerly known as Prince." In 2014 Anil Dash acquir...

 2021-11-28 17:22 

reddit

Covid: Australia woman charged after setting fire in quarantine hotel...
 2021-11-28 16:45 

Boing Boing

My kitty can't stop watching this German cat commercial...

This weird german cat commercial was a hit with my cat. He was fixated on my computer screen all throughout the video, and even meowed a few times to the song. I can see where he is coming from, though, because this commercial rules. — Read the rest...

 2021-11-28 16:38 

Boing Boing

Modernist man: Jock Peters may be the most influential architect you've never heard of...

Ben Marks says: "If you are a fan of Southern California modernist architecture in the first half of the 20th century, you are probably familiar with names like Irving Gill, Frank Lloyd Wright, his son Lloyd Wright, R.M. Schindler, and Richard Neutra....

 2021-11-28 16:34 

Slashdot

Researchers Claim Locally-Testable-Code Breakthrough With Exotic Multi-Dimensional Graph...

"A team of researchers has finally created a long-sought locally testable code that can immediately betray whether it's been corrupted..." reports Quanta magazine. "Many thought local testability would never be achieved in its ideal form.&...

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