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 2022-06-24 07:30 

Fark

Llama drama [Scary]...

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 2022-06-24 07:00 

Slashdot

NASA Declares Megarocket Rehearsal Complete, Setting Stage For Inaugural Launch...

The fourth and most recent attempt at a full launch rehearsal of NASA's Space Launch System went reasonably well, and despite some lingering issues and uncertainties, the agency is sending the rocket back to the hangar for final preparations in advanc...

 2022-06-24 06:20 

Fark

If you want to cancel your cable just call the 800 number. No need to shoot out a 23rd-floor window in the headquarters building [Scary]...

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 2022-06-24 06:06 

reddit

New studies: Light at night in older age is associated with obesity, diabetes, and hypertension | SLEEP...
 2022-06-24 05:41 

Fark

Pope to visit scene of the crime(s) [Followup]...

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 2022-06-24 05:30 

Slashdot

Solana Launches Web3-Focused Smartphone Saga To Improve Crypto-Mobile Relationship...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: The co-founder and CEO of Solana, Anatoly Yakovenko, had a Steve Jobs moment when he stood in front of an auditorium in New York City and announced the launch of Saga, an Android web3-focused smartphone...

 2022-06-24 05:05 

Fark

Scorecard for Zeus; 54,329 throws, only 1 hit. Who wants to do the math on how long it's going to take to get them all? [Scary]...

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 2022-06-24 04:43 

reddit

US Senate passes first gun control bill in decades...
 2022-06-24 04:17 

Fark

We would've gotten away with it and ascended if it wasn't for those meddling firefighters [Facepalm]...

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 2022-06-24 03:45 

Fark

Man electrocuted in Taunton, and you thought they smelled bad on the outside [Scary]...

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 2022-06-24 03:30 

Slashdot

NSA Shares Tips On Securing Windows Devices With PowerShell...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from BleepingComputer: The National Security Agency (NSA) and cybersecurity partner agencies issued an advisory today recommending system administrators to use PowerShell to prevent and detect malicious activity on Wind...

 2022-06-24 03:25 

Fark

Texarkana was the unlucky location of an aerial hurl-a-thon [Sick]...

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 2022-06-24 02:40 

reddit

EU grants Ukraine candidate status in 'historic moment'...
 2022-06-24 02:35 

reddit

Netflix lays off 300 employees as bad year continues to hit company...
 2022-06-24 02:16 

reddit

Russia's chokehold over gas could send Europe back to coal...
 2022-06-24 02:05 

Fark

If you drink to forget, don't forget the memory stick containing personal data of 460,000 people [Dumbass]...

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 2022-06-24 01:25 

Slashdot

Dutch Join Germany, Austria, In Reverting To Coal...

The Dutch joined Germany and Austria in reverting to coal power on Monday following an energy crisis provoked by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. France 24 reports: The Netherlands said it would lift all restrictions on power stations fired by the fossil...

 2022-06-24 01:17 

reddit

FBI raids Georgia churches near military bases, sources say church was targeting soldiers...
 2022-06-24 01:11 

reddit

Ukraine and Moldova accepted as candidates to join European Union...
 2022-06-24 01:05 

Fark

You said you liked hairpins, so we built you this road [Scary]...

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 2022-06-24 00:45 

Slashdot

China Bans 31 Live-Streaming Behaviors...

Long-time Slashdot reader Mr_Blank shares a report from Gerona: China has enacted new regulation for the live-streaming industry, listing 31 prohibited conducts and raising the bar for influencers to speak out on specific topics, in the government's l...

 2022-06-24 00:35 

Fark

"Nightcrawler"-type news freelancer charged with bombarding Fire Dept, first responders with bogus emergency calls. Never make the news yourself [Strange]...

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 2022-06-24 00:05 

Fark

Apparently Russia is now getting its rockets from North Korea. Up next: Iran's tactical photoshop unit [Fail]...

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 2022-06-24 00:02 

Slashdot

Government Scientists Discover Biggest Bacteria Ever, Visible To Naked Eye...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Scientists have discovered a bacteria with cells that measure a full centimeter in length, an astonishing size that makes it by far the largest bacterial species ever found and even "challenges our...

 2022-06-24 00:01 

Fark

Photoshop this old timer [Photoshop]...

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 2022-06-23 23:48 

reddit

Chicago police will no longer be allowed to chase people on foot simply for running away (with some caveats)...
 2022-06-23 23:47 

reddit

FBI: Naval reservist said he stormed Capitol with Proud Boys...
 2022-06-23 23:45 

Fark

Teen uses loophole to set Guinness World Record. Spiffy because no Future Lawyer tag exists [Spiffy]...

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 2022-06-23 23:28 

reddit

Virginia teen arrested in Florida after allegedly threatening to kill Orlando detective investigating him: 'God has commanded me to kill you'...
 2022-06-23 23:20 

Slashdot

OpenAI Has Trained a Neural Network To Competently Play Minecraft...

In a blog post today, OpenAI says they've "trained a neural network to play Minecraft by Video PreTraining (VPT) on a massive unlabeled video dataset of human Minecraft play, while using only a small amount of labeled contractor data." The mod...

 2022-06-23 23:08 

Fark

Toyota: hey there loyal customers. Enjoying our new all-electric BZ4X? Good, good. We need you too do us a favor though, and park it immediately and walk home from wherever you are. See, it has a slig...

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 2022-06-23 22:58 

reddit

Drag queen story hour at ZooMontana draws hundreds of kids, supporters...
 2022-06-23 22:54 

Boing Boing

MAGA man gripes about getting fired over masks and vaccines — never mind that he was his own boss (video)...

A perturbed gentleman complained that because of masks and vaccines, he lost his job. And the person who fired him? When questioned further, the man who gave him the axe turned out to be himself — he was self-employed. Only in MAGA-land. — Rea...

 2022-06-23 22:40 

Slashdot

Netflix Confirms Plans For Ad-Supported Service, Begins Second Round of Layoffs...

According to the Wall Street Journal, Comcast's NBCUniversal subsidiary and Google are the "top contenders" for Netflix's upcoming ad-supported streaming tier. "After many years of resisting ads, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings announced the...

 2022-06-23 22:27 

reddit

Lake Mead is nearing dead pool status. The engineer for whom it was named would be 'horrified.'...
 2022-06-23 22:20 

Fark

Into the Frying Pan, into the fire [Misc]...

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 2022-06-23 22:17 

Boing Boing

Watch: Joey doesn't want to grow up, even after falling out of pouch a couple of times...

A kangaroo pouch has turned into an exit chute for this overgrown joey, who won't take the hint that it's time. I've seen videos of teenage joeys struggling to get inside their pouch, but this is the first I've seen of one repeatedly slidi...

 2022-06-23 22:08 

Boing Boing

We could all use a little animal ASMR about now...

My latest obsession, my new favorite YouTube video genre, is animal ASMR. I've been so stressed out lately, what with the latest SCOTUS decisions, COVID still raging, the Jan 6 hearings, and on and on and on ad nauseam. So, to help me block out realit...

 2022-06-23 22:05 

Fark

Just when the Russians thought it couldn't get any worse in the Ukraine, Ukrainian goats decide to join the fray [Amusing]...

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 2022-06-23 22:00 

Slashdot

Italy's Data Watchdog Latest To Warn Over Use of Google Analytics...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Another strike against use of Google Analytics in Europe: The Italian data protection authority has found a local web publisher's use of the popular analytics tool to be non-compliant with EU data p...

 2022-06-23 21:58 

Boing Boing

Get to know your face mites...

I've been isolating the past week or so, to make sure I didn't catch COVID on my recent trip to Portugal. It's been fine. I work, write, eat, watch trash tv. It's getting a little boring, to be honest. But it's definitely not lonely, n...

 2022-06-23 21:50 

Fark

Lopez was found to be carrying a black and bronze 9mm Glock handgun. He was also carrying two Glock 19 magazines with 17 rounds of ammo in each, and one box with 14 rounds of ammo. Trying to get into ...

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 2022-06-23 21:35 

Fark

Virginia woman shoots multiple rounds "ambush style" over a period of 20 minutes at sheriff's deputies, somehow ends up not dead [Scary]...

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 2022-06-23 21:22 

Slashdot

New White House Partnership Aims To Speed Construction of Offshore Wind Farms...

The White House and 11 governors from East Coast states forged a new partnership on Thursday to build up domestic supply chains for offshore wind farms and related infrastructure. From a report: The new Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnersh...

 2022-06-23 21:20 

Fark

"Nude pickleball takes over Tampa Bay" [Weird]...

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 2022-06-23 21:20 

Slashdot

CoinFLEX Pauses Withdrawals Amid 'Extreme Market Conditions' and Counterparty Uncertainty...

Physical futures crypto exchange CoinFLEX is pausing withdrawals citing "extreme market conditions" along with uncertainty around a certain counterparty, its CEO Mark Lamb said in a blog post Thursday. CoinDesk reports: Lamb said the counterparty ...

 2022-06-23 21:19 

Boing Boing

Pianist composes music to accompany animal yips, squeals, meows, and squacks...

Please, I beg you, stop whatever you're doing, and go watch some of these videos of Kevon Carter, a comedian who also describes himself as a "husband, father, brother, musician, intercontinental champion of international psalms and spiritual songs...

 2022-06-23 21:00 

Boing Boing

Keep your home from getting stinky this summer with this NASA-inspired device...

As the weather warms up, things tend to get more pungent , shall we say. One wrong move and the fridge gets left wide open, and you're stuck with a house that smells like trash and broken dreams. Even if something so drastic doesn't happen, smells...

 2022-06-23 20:44 

reddit

Trans people can correct sex on North Carolina birth records...
 2022-06-23 20:42 

Slashdot

Scientists Unveil Bionic Robo-fish To Remove Microplastics From Seas...

Scientists have designed a tiny robot-fish that is programmed to remove microplastics from seas and oceans by swimming around and adsorbing them on its soft, flexible, self-healing body. From a report: Microplastics are the billions of tiny plastic partic...

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