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 2022-01-18 14:01 

Fark

Photoshop these Prague street performers [Photoshop]...

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 2022-01-18 14:00 

Boing Boing

Man who betrayed Anne Frank to Nazis was likely Jewish "leader" Arnold van den Bergh...

Anne Frank, the young Jewish girl whose diaries illustrated life in hiding in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, was probably betrayed by Arnold van den Bergh, a local Jewish "leader" who might have given up her family to save his own . "When van den Be...

 2022-01-18 13:50 

Fark

Woman swears by her daily facial routine in keeping that glowing look, happy partner [Creepy]...

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 2022-01-18 13:42 

reddit

Drunk man slaughters another human instead of goat during animal sacrifice...
 2022-01-18 13:42 

Slashdot

Microsoft To Buy Activision Blizzard in $69 Billion Video Game Mega-Deal...

Microsoft will buy the video game publisher Activision Blizzard in a $69 billion deal that would reshape the gaming landscape. From a report: The deal, if completed, would bring together Microsoft, which owns the Xbox game platform and the Xbox Game Studi...

 2022-01-18 13:35 

reddit

Microsoft to buy Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion...
 2022-01-18 13:30 

Fark

Co-owner of NBA's Warriors declares in an interview that "Nobody cares about the Uyghurs," and is now getting absolutely hammered on social media by people who first Googled "What is a...

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 2022-01-18 13:30 

Fark

It's a mild collapse, OK [Murica]...

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 2022-01-18 13:20 

Boing Boing

The Lord of the Rings re-imagined as ancient China...

This gorgeous art comes from animator and visual designer Leia Ham , who was struck by the idea of: what if The Lord of the Rings had been modeled after Chinese art aesthetics, instead of European? As she wrote on her website : LOTR: Tale of the Middle Ki...

 2022-01-18 13:17 

reddit

Britain says it is supplying anti-tank weapons to Ukraine...
 2022-01-18 13:14 

reddit

Representative Matt Gaetz's ex-girlfriend granted immunity in sex trafficking probe...
 2022-01-18 13:00 

Slashdot

Jared Kushner Floated the Idea of a Federal Cryptocurrency, Documents Reveal...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Jared Kushner, former President Donald Trump's son-in-law who acted as a senior advisor during Trump's time in the White House, was apparently interested in the idea of whether the federal govern...

 2022-01-18 13:00 

Boing Boing

Meet Princess Danger, a tardigrade named by a preschooler...

In this footage, a tardigrade moseys about in a patch of moss. The tiny beastie was reportedly found like so — "my preschooler and I found this Tardigrade in moss growing inside her school-bus" — but there's no further info on the ...

 2022-01-18 12:00 

reddit

US airlines warn of impending 5G flight disruption...
 2022-01-18 12:00 

Fark

Ch-ch-chaaaaanges... What's changed in your garden this year? Are you doing something new? Trying something unusual? Come tell us all about it in your Fark Gardening Thread for January 18, 2022 [S...

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 2022-01-18 12:00 

Boing Boing

Listen to Teddy Swims' cover of Georgia on my mind...

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Teddy Swims (@teddyswims404) No matter how hard we try, our eyes will always establish a bias based on the plethora of visual information we've accrued over a lifetime of experiences. Too often are we force...

 2022-01-18 11:39 

Boing Boing

Tonga shockwave caught on film...

An undersea volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami struck Tonga, cutting lines of communication and leaving everyone in the dark about the extent of the damage and loss of life. Here's one of the most alarming examples of footage to emerge so far, c...

 2022-01-18 11:31 

Fark

It's the classic entrepreneurial path: From Wedding photographer to failed donut shop and failed axe throwing lounge owner, to billing the federal government for $124 million for Covid testing ser...

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 2022-01-18 11:30 

reddit

Texas synagogue hostage taker was known to MI5...
 2022-01-18 11:19 

reddit

All houses destroyed on an island devastated by deadly tsunami, Tonga government says in first words since volcano erupted...
 2022-01-18 11:07 

reddit

British woman swept away by wave while trying to rescue dogs is found dead in Tonga...
 2022-01-18 11:04 

reddit

A large Russian cargo plane took a lengthy, unexpected, and unexplained route over central and southern Finland on Saturday night, passing over Finland's Air Force headquarters and a military inte...
 2022-01-18 11:00 

Boing Boing

Neo-Nazi mass murderer Anders Breivik hopes for parole after 10 years...

Anders Breivik killed 77 people, mostly youngsters shot dead at a summer camp, in a 2011 terror attack—a crime for which the neo-Nazi was sentenced to 21 years imprisonment. After 10, he's getting his first parole hearing. The far right terroris...

 2022-01-18 11:00 

Boing Boing

Professional pillow fighting: the newest combat sport...

During the height of the "war on terror," one of the stock responses used by Republicans to defend the unjust incursion on Iraqi soil was that the terrorists "hated us for our freedom." As far as warmongering propaganda slogans go, you'...

 2022-01-18 10:45 

reddit

"Squatter " arrested after trying to steal Clairemont (San Diego) man's home...
 2022-01-18 10:30 

Fark

From the Epidemiology tab: "Even if you can't access a test, you're still pooping" [Interesting]...

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 2022-01-18 10:07 

reddit

Chemical pollution has passed safe limit for humanity, say scientists...
 2022-01-18 10:05 

reddit

Regina woman seeking help after daughter goes missing with anti-vax father...
 2022-01-18 10:00 

Slashdot

Astronomers Find Growing Number of Starlink Satellite Tracks...

A team of astronomers has used archival images from a survey telescope to look for Starlink tracks over the past two years. Over that time, the number of images affected rose by a factor of 35, and the researchers estimate that by the time the planned Sta...

 2022-01-18 09:40 

Boing Boing

Watch the scene from the Lancer pilot that inspired Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood...

Since the beginning of his directorial career, accusations of plagiarism have circled Quentin Tarantino like buzzards over carrion. The debate between the director's most ardent fans and detractors usually boils down to the difference between homage a...

 2022-01-18 09:30 

Fark

Megachurch pastor apologizes for wanting the holy spit to enter you [Followup]...

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 2022-01-18 08:48 

reddit

A Tennessee judge orders Cracker Barrel to pay man $9.4 million after he was served glass filled with a chemical...
 2022-01-18 08:30 

Fark

China goes full South Park, blames Canada [Unlikely]...

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 2022-01-18 07:54 

reddit

Inmates sue jail over ivermectin treatment for Covid as 'medical experimentation' | Arkansas...
 2022-01-18 07:05 

Fark

It's code brown for hospitals in Victoria, Australia [Sick]...

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 2022-01-18 07:00 

Slashdot

NASA's Curiosity Rover Measures Intriguing Carbon Signature On Mars...

After analyzing powdered rock samples collected from the surface of Mars by NASA's Curiosity rover, scientists today announced that several of the samples are rich in a type of carbon that on Earth is associated with biological processes. From a repor...

 2022-01-18 06:05 

Fark

Mysterious substance oozing from ground in Maui draws concern, Ghostbusters [Weird]...

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 2022-01-18 05:22 

reddit

Over 70,000 attend German protests against COVID measures...
 2022-01-18 05:05 

Fark

"The word hubris is derived from Greek and was used to describe a character flaw that led to the downfall of many of the heroes of classical Greek tragedy." Or as we say in the 21st century, &...

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 2022-01-18 04:48 

reddit

'I'm one of the nicer showrunners': Joss Whedon denies misconduct allegations...
 2022-01-18 04:29 

reddit

At-home COVID tests are 'free': Federal tests start taking orders and shipping Wednesday...
 2022-01-18 04:20 

Fark

You don't need to know Spanish to figure out what this guy is yelling about [Obvious]...

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 2022-01-18 04:08 

reddit

Abortion clinics challenging Texas law dealt new setback...
 2022-01-18 03:30 

Slashdot

Proof of Concept Verifies Physics That Could Enable Quantum Batteries...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from New Atlas: For the first time, a team of scientists has now demonstrated the quantum mechanical principle of superabsorption that underpins quantum batteries in a proof-of-concept device. "Superabsorption is a ...

 2022-01-18 03:15 

Fark

Too lazy to take down the Christmas tree? Let me introduce you to the new fad of the year-round holiday tree [Facepalm]...

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 2022-01-18 02:43 

reddit

Oklahoma received only two unfounded allegations of violations of critical race theory ban law...
 2022-01-18 02:40 

reddit

Confirmed: East Wenatchee pharmacist terminated over issuance of fraudulent vaccination cards...
 2022-01-18 02:35 

Fark

Barbary coast old and busted: car break-ins. New annoyance: license plate thefts [Facepalm]...

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 2022-01-18 02:27 

reddit

The Omicron surge hasn't peaked nationwide, and 'the next few weeks will be tough,' US surgeon general says...
 2022-01-18 02:05 

Fark

Mike Holmes does not recommend putting expanding foam up your penis [Weeners]...

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