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 2023-02-07 02:05 

Fark

Apocalyptic void appears in the skies of Ohio, surprising no one [Scary]...

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 2023-02-07 02:02 

Slashdot

Single-Use Plastic Production Rose Between 2019 and 2021 Despite Pledges...

Polluting single-use plastic production rose globally by 6 million tons per year from 2019 to 2021 despite tougher worldwide regulations, with producers making "little progress" to tackle the problem and boost recycling, new research showed on Mon...

 2023-02-07 01:37 

Boing Boing

A cat sleeps in hilariously impossible position — until the illusion is broken (video)...

As a cat owner, I've seen my kitties sleep in many positions curled up, lying on their backs with their hind legs stretched out, bent over the arm of a couch... But never have I seen anything like the sleeping sphynx in the video below, posted on TikT...

 2023-02-07 01:35 

Fark

Miami Police Department: "We've made the most tone-deaf gesture for Black History Month." Columbus Police Department: "Hold our beer" [Facepalm]...

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 2023-02-07 01:25 

Slashdot

Binance To Suspend US Dollar Bank Transfers This Week...

Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, will suspend U.S. dollar deposits and withdrawals, the company said Monday, without providing a reason for the decision. CNBC reports: Binance US, a unit of the company that's regulated by the ...

 2023-02-07 01:15 

Fark

There's many things you can take away from a stay at a swanky hotel situated within a wildlife park; Breakfast with giraffes, lunch with lions, showers with Legionnaire's disease, and supper w...

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 2023-02-07 01:00 

Fark

Photoshop this nymph pendant [Photoshop]...

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 2023-02-07 00:45 

Slashdot

Power Grid Worries Force Amazon To Run Oregon Datacenters Using Fuel Cells...

Unable to get the power it needs to feed its growing datacenter footprint, Amazon plans to transition some of its Oregon datacenters over to natural gas fuel cells. The Register reports: First reported by local media, Amazon's initial plan would invol...

 2023-02-07 00:25 

reddit

Man Accused of Firing Blanks at Synagogue Linked to Nazi Imagery...
 2023-02-07 00:23 

Boing Boing

Check out these wild 3D visualizations of unbuilt Frank Lloyd Wright designs...

Spanish architect David Romero is pushing the boundaries of architectural visualization with his stunning digital reconstructions of Frank Lloyd Wright's unbuilt structures. By using computer-generated models and advanced 3D representation techniques,...

 2023-02-07 00:17 

Fark

Harry Gordon Selfridge - a man whose time has come and gone [Sad]...

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 2023-02-07 00:11 

reddit

Anti-fascists outnumber Patriotic Alternative at Erskine protest...
 2023-02-07 00:11 

Boing Boing

An 82-year-old woman was pronounced dead, but found breathing 3 hours later at the funeral home...

When Water's Edge nursing home in New York says their "reNEWal" programs "aim to provide a total, immersive rehabilitation experience that renews and reinvigorates the body and soul," they ain't kidding around. In fact, an 82-year-...

 2023-02-07 00:06 

Boing Boing

Throwing stars are now legal in Indiana, delighting mall ninjas everywhere...

Axe throwing bars has become quite popular! After all, what's not love about crowds of people throwing heavy sharp objects while drinking alcohol? For those who prefer a more "exotic" variation on the theme, apparently some of the axe throwing...

 2023-02-07 00:02 

Slashdot

Bloatware Pushes the Galaxy S23 Android OS To an Incredible 60GB...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: As a smartphone operating system, Android strives to be a lightweight OS so it can run on a variety of hardware. The first version of the OS had to squeeze into the T-Mobile G1, with only a measly 256...

 2023-02-06 23:54 

reddit

"No one is asking if you're Turkish or Syrian," says Rami Araban, an aid worker in Turkey. "It doesn't matter now....
 2023-02-06 23:46 

Fark

The Karmic Wheel Is Real; newspaper digs up Canada's youngest lottery jackpot winner profiled back when she donated her piggybank to Haitian Earthquake Relief, Yes, she's wearing a jersey from...

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 2023-02-06 23:43 

reddit

Suspected Chinese spy balloon was 200ft tall - US defence official...
 2023-02-06 23:32 

Boing Boing

Only 180,000 people in the U.S. are paying for Twitter Blue. That covers about 1% of its annual debt....

Fake free speech advocate Elon Musk underestimated the number of fascists, Nazis, MAGA cultists, and Christian Nationalists that would be willing to pay for his troll-friendly version of Twitter, reports The Information [paywall]. Only 180,000 people have...

 2023-02-06 23:20 

Slashdot

No Cryptocurrency Super Bowl Ads Have Been Purchased This Year...

Last year's Super Bowl broadcast was "crypto-happy4; as 100 million Americans saw at least three commercials promoting cryptocurrency. This year things will be different. According to the Associated Press, there will be no cryptocurrency advert...

 2023-02-06 23:12 

Boing Boing

This classic 1980 pinball machine's seductive robot voice and soundtrack was created by a pioneer of electronic music (video)...

Pioneering electronic music composer and sound designer Suzanne Ciani, aka the "Diva of the Diode," has released more than a dozen albums over the last fifty years, crossing genres from avant-garde to experimental jazz and ambient. (My favorite is...

 2023-02-06 23:05 

reddit

Senators push for "passenger bill of rights" that would give travelers at least $1,350 if bumped due to oversold flight...
 2023-02-06 22:50 

Fark

Subby's Italian is a little rusty, but as far as he can tell someone is auctioning off a greenhouse for $32 million [Interesting]...

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 2023-02-06 22:46 

Boing Boing

Middle school apologizes for serving chicken & waffles and watermelon on first day of Black History Month...

Nyack Middle School in New York and its food supplier Aramark apologized for serving chicken & waffles and watermelon for the student lunch on the first day of Black History Month. "The offering of chicken & waffles as an entree with watermelon as a d...

 2023-02-06 22:40 

Boing Boing

Another tourist at the Tower of London thinks she's at Disneyland, gets screamed at by guard...

This woman, attracted to the bright gold and red colors of a King's Guardsman and his pretty horsey, wanted her photo next to them. When she became too familiar with the horse and grabbed its rein, the guard screamed explosively at her to stop. &mdash...

 2023-02-06 22:40 

Slashdot

Can Earthquakes Be Predicted?...

A researcher from the Netherlands has gone viral for allegedly predicting the earthquake which struck Turkey and Syria, just three days before two massive quakes affected the region on Monday, February 6. From a report: On Friday, February 3, Frank Hooger...

 2023-02-06 22:35 

Fark

Man arrested for trying to revive Soviet Union [Strange]...

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 2023-02-06 22:33 

Boing Boing

Congress-preacher Lauren Boebert warns God-lusting women about demons, including Kevin McCarthy...

Not to be upstaged by devout demon-fearing Senator Ted Cruz, who shuddered over a sinister hat on Sunday, Rep. Lauren Boebert (QCO) took to her well-worn pulpit to warn a group of God-lusting women that they would have to pay for these sins. — Read ...

 2023-02-06 22:24 

Boing Boing

God spoke to modern man in 1952 and it's quite a sight...

Arthur E. Lickey's book God Speaks to Modern Man is apparently a Seventh Day Adventist doctrinal book. Published in 1952, it's described as an "evangelistic presentation of gospel truth, with special emphasis on God's message for these clo...

 2023-02-06 22:20 

Fark

Have you eaten any food recently? Congrats, you have listeria [Sick]...

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 2023-02-06 22:15 

reddit

FAA proposes fining United $1 million for skipping safety steps | CNN Business...
 2023-02-06 22:12 

reddit

Florida begins session on Disney district, migrant flights...
 2023-02-06 22:00 

Boing Boing

Take 53% off these stellar mood lamps just in time for Valentine's Day...

We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Valentine's Day is approaching, and for many people, that means finding the perfect present to show their love f...

 2023-02-06 22:00 

Slashdot

Finland's Most-Wanted Hacker Nabbed In France...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from KrebsOnSecurity: Julius "Zeekill" Kivimaki, a 25-year-old Finnish man charged with extorting a local online psychotherapy practice and leaking therapy notes for more than 22,000 patients online, was arreste...

 2023-02-06 21:39 

reddit

U.S. plans to stop buying Covid shots in the fall. What that means...
 2023-02-06 21:20 

Slashdot

Wikipedia Unblocked in Pakistan After Prime Minister's Intervention...

Pakistan has unblocked Wikipedia in the South Asian market, three days after the online encyclopedia was censored in the nation over noncompliance with removing what the local regulator deemed as "sacrilegious4; content. From a report: Shehbaz Shar...

 2023-02-06 21:00 

Fark

Photoshop this farmer [Photoshop]...

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 2023-02-06 20:41 

Slashdot

Getty Images Sues AI Art Generator Stable Diffusion in the US For Copyright Infringement...

Getty Images has filed a lawsuit in the US against Stability AI, creators of open-source AI art generator Stable Diffusion, escalating its legal battle against the firm. From a report: The stock photography company is accusing Stability AI of "brazen ...

 2023-02-06 20:20 

Fark

97 year old woman celebrates PMS [Interesting]...

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 2023-02-06 20:05 

Fark

Imagine, dying for a Big Mac. Bonus - tribbles in the foreground [Sad]...

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 2023-02-06 20:01 

Slashdot

AMC is About To Make Paying For Theater Seats More Like Booking an Airline Ticket...

Starting pretty soon, some tickets at AMC locations are going to be getting cheaper and more expensive depending on where you sit as the movie theater chain introduces a new tiered pricing scheme called Sightline. From a report: Today, AMC announced its p...

 2023-02-06 19:42 

Boing Boing

Is this dog with a little saddle and a Woody cowboy doll bucking like a bull out of joy or irritation?...

Check out " Coco the Bucking Bully, " moving and shaking to the tune of Banda La Jaripera Vol 1, " El Toro Mambo ." This post from Jose Villanueva and american_tri_colors , also posted here at francos_frenchies , captures the agility, grac...

 2023-02-06 19:35 

Fark

Man arrested at county jail for smuggling cocaine, cigarettes, lighters, marijuana, chicken wings [Dumbass]...

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 2023-02-06 19:34 

reddit

AMC to price movie theater tickets based on where you sit...
 2023-02-06 19:26 

reddit

Civil rights groups seek halt to Missouri execution...
 2023-02-06 19:15 

Boing Boing

How to cook a steak by pouring lava on it...

This is a lava steak . It is unclear from which volcano the lava originated, but the cow flesh responds to the heat accordingly — it gets seared, burned, and unevenly cooked. As the "lava" hardens, it turns bright orange, like the color of g...

 2023-02-06 19:09 

Slashdot

Google Announces ChatGPT Rival Bard...

Google is working on a ChatGPT competitor named Bard. From a report: Google's CEO, Sundar Pichai, announced the project in a blog post today, describing the tool as an "experimental conversational AI service" that will answer users' querie...

 2023-02-06 19:08 

Boing Boing

Check out these videos of Feline Science and Medusa, "the Angela Davis of Rap"...

If you lived in Los Angeles in the mid to late 1990s and early 2000s, you might have had the fantastic good fortune and taste to see Medusa "the Gangsta Goddess" and Feline Science perform at The Good Life Cafe, a renowned spot in LA's Golden ...

 2023-02-06 19:05 

Fark

As it has been noted here many,many times before, the hitman you want to hire on the "dark web" isn't really a hitman. But it isn't always a cop, either. Sometimes it is a scammer [PSA...

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 2023-02-06 18:56 

reddit

UPDATE 1-Nepal aircraft that crashed had no thrust motion in engines before landing, says panel....

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