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 2022-08-06 16:02 

Fark

A freezer washed up on Nantucket, Why in hell would someone huck it. People asked Why? Was a body inside? Turns out there was only ice cream in it [Strange]...

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 2022-08-06 16:00 

Boing Boing

Trans-Millenia Consort is an awesome ambient album from 1988 by Pauline Anna Strom...

Trans-Millenia Consort is an awesome ambient album by Pauline Anna Strom . Strom was also known under the pseudonym Trans-Millenia Consort. The album was released in 1988, and released on Ether Ship Records. In November of 2020, After 30 years without a r...

 2022-08-06 15:52 

reddit

New York Health Department says hundreds of people may be infected with polio virus - CBS News...
 2022-08-06 15:38 

Fark

"You don't arm yourself over something so trivial" [Florida]...

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 2022-08-06 15:34 

Slashdot

Samsung Finally Starts Selling Parts for Smartphone Repairs at Home. Sort of...

This week Samsung said customers can finally start buying replacement screens, rear glass and charging ports for home repairs from repair resource site iFixit, as well as from Samsung's Experience stores across the country, according to the Washington...

 2022-08-06 15:30 

Boing Boing

Take a trip to "The White Squirrel Capital of the World"...

Look at these cute white squirrels that live in Brevard, North Carolina, a town that has received the moniker " The White Squirrel Capital of the World ," by the good folks at the website "Only in your state." What's the deal with thes...

 2022-08-06 15:26 

reddit

Police shoot and injure four men who they say opened fire at crowded NYC house party...
 2022-08-06 15:26 

Fark

Someone opened the Ark of the Covenant in Texas [Cool]...

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 2022-08-06 15:00 

Boing Boing

A mysterious cryptid covered in shaving cream has a message for human-kind...

Memory Hole has gifted us with this video of a mysterious cryptid covered in shaving cream that has a message for humankind. it's unclear to me what that message is, but it's obviously one of great importance. I love the posse of miniature shaving...

 2022-08-06 15:00 

Boing Boing

Check out this Winnie the Pooh-themed corn maze...

Check out the spectacularly impressive corn mazes that Treworgy Family Orchards in Levant, Maine have been creating every year since 2001. They state on their website that "Treworgy's Award-winning corn maze is the longest continually running corn...

 2022-08-06 15:00 

Boing Boing

Get hundreds of dollars off this Microsoft Office training trifecta...

There's no argument that you'll be using Microsoft Office applications at one point in your life. Whether you're a student using it in your classroom or a professional using it in your office or during a meeting, having Microsoft Office knowle...

 2022-08-06 14:40 

reddit

Berkshire Hathaway posts massive $43.8 billion loss; operating results improve...
 2022-08-06 14:39 

reddit

LA City Council to vote on initiative that would require hotels to give up empty rooms to the homeless...
 2022-08-06 14:34 

Slashdot

After Backlash, GitLab U-Turns on Deleting Dormant Projects...

"GitLab has reversed its decision to automatically delete projects that are inactive for more than a year and belong to its free-tier users," reports the Register. Thursday GitLab tweeted: "We discussed internally what to do with inactive repo...

 2022-08-06 14:00 

Boing Boing

I am addicted to this Chinchilla's Instagram feed...

Meet Phil E. Chinchilla. His Instagram page describes him as: "a floof from Pennsylvania who loves his mommies." He's adorable, all fluffy and big-eared and tiny-hand-and-footed. He's so chill, and I love how at the beginning of lots of hi...

 2022-08-06 13:01 

Fark

Photoshop this Alpine train station [Photoshop]...

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 2022-08-06 13:00 

Boing Boing

Patton Oswalt critiques his top and bottom 5 science fiction films...

I love listening to comedian Patton Oswalt nerding out over just about anything. Here he takes a quick, thoughtful, and funny look at his 5 favorite sci-fi films and the 5 that annoyed him the most. Your mileage may, of course, vary. — Read the rest...

 2022-08-06 13:00 

Slashdot

Great Barrier Reef Has Most Coral In Decades...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the Washington Post: Marine scientists have found that parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef have recorded their highest levels of coral cover since monitoring began nearly four decades ago, although they war...

 2022-08-06 12:58 

reddit

Archie Battersbee, 12, dies after life support is turned off | UK News...
 2022-08-06 12:40 

reddit

Taiwan scrambles jets as Chinese aircraft cross median line...
 2022-08-06 12:30 

Fark

Day 164 of WW3: Russian rockets hit Ukrainian nuclear power plant, troops dig in to defend Sloviansk, grain shipments offer hope but not a fix to ongoing food crisis. This is your Saturday Ukraine War...

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 2022-08-06 12:27 

reddit

Israel bombs Gaza Strip for second day in 'pre-emptive operation'...
 2022-08-06 12:00 

Fark

Rescue flight helps 155 cats from overcrowded shelters get a second chance at finding homes. Welcome to Caturday [Caturday]...

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 2022-08-06 12:00 

Boing Boing

Watch: rice transplantation machine at work...

Years of movies and TV shows have conditioned me to think that rice is planted by hand as seen in this picture below: Photo: Some rights reserved by anaru I've always felt that there must be a better way to do this manual back breaking labor intensive...

 2022-08-06 11:58 

Boing Boing

Amazon carbon emissions up 40% but somehow still on track for "net zero" by 2040...

Amazon just released its 2021 Sustainability Report , in which Kara Hurst, the company's VP of Worldwide Sustainability, boasts: As part of our efforts to decarbonize our business, we became the world's largest corporate purchaser of renewable ene...

 2022-08-06 11:43 

reddit

'Not her body, not her choice:' Indiana lawmakers on abortion ban...
 2022-08-06 11:35 

Boing Boing

Looking back on The Source, the first online "information utility," through teletype transcripts...

While working on a project to refurbish a 1970s teletype machine, Ars Technica writer, Cameron Kaiser, unearthed a manual and a cache of teletype printouts from The Source, the online service that predated Prodigy, Delphi, and QuantumLink. The discover cr...

 2022-08-06 11:32 

Boing Boing

How Black Panther's Danai Gurira uses art to help change the world...

Following the overwhelmingly positive reception of the Black Panther: Wakanda Forever trailer, Marvel fans began dissecting every strip of footage for plot points and easter eggs. Although it's a safe bet to assume that T'Challa's sister Shuri...

 2022-08-06 11:30 

Fark

'Mom, there's a bear in the living room' [Scary]...

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 2022-08-06 11:00 

reddit

West Virginia man sentenced to 3 years in prison for threatening to kill Fauci...
 2022-08-06 10:45 

reddit

Taiwan accuses Beijing of simulating invasion as US-China relations nosedive | news.com.au...
 2022-08-06 10:35 

Fark

10 years later, the shooting at the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, WI "can be seen as kind of a warning sign of the increasingly violent and assertive role that white supremacy was set to play in Ameri...

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 2022-08-06 10:05 

Fark

Fake COVID tests are being sold. That must be why the instructions in subby's test told them to pee on it and wait 15 minutes for a result [Stupid]...

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 2022-08-06 10:00 

Slashdot

Instagram To Begin Testing 9:16 Photos...

During his weekly Ask Me Anything today, CEO Adam Mosseri confirmed that Instagram will begin testing ultra-tall 9:16 photos "in a week or two." The Verge reports: "You can have tall videos, but you cannot have tall photos on Instagram," M...

 2022-08-06 09:05 

Fark

One thousand people are currently stranded in one of America's hottest, driest national parks due to....severe flooding? [Scary]...

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 2022-08-06 08:33 

Boing Boing

Florida sea turtles predominately born female due to climate change...

National Ocean Service , a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) agency announced that rising temperatures related to climate change have led to a change in Florida sea turtle hatchlings female/male sex ratio : In most species, gender is ...

 2022-08-06 08:05 

Fark

Pro-tip: When running away from a python don't climb trees [Creepy]...

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 2022-08-06 07:25 

Fark

New Zealand could become 'Long White Cloud Islands' because Middle Earth was already taken [Interesting]...

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 2022-08-06 07:23 

reddit

Busted noses, broken devices: Texas police department routinely rough with the medically vulnerable, lawsuit alleges...
 2022-08-06 07:00 

Slashdot

DreamWorks Animation To Release Renderer As Open-Source Software...

With annual CG confab SIGGRAPH slated to start Monday in Vancouver, DreamWorks Animation announced its intent to release its proprietary renderer, MoonRay, as open-source software later this year. Hollywood Reporter reports: MoonRay has been used on featu...

 2022-08-06 06:25 

Fark

Cuba's on fire, yo [Scary]...

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 2022-08-06 06:20 

reddit

Muslim men likely targeted and killed in New Mexico, police say...
 2022-08-06 05:35 

Fark

Mounties win game of Telephone [Spiffy]...

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 2022-08-06 05:27 

Fark

Bad amenities, bad names, bad boy rockers, and bad business are all on the Fark Weird News Quiz. July 28-August 3 Bad Luck Edition [Spiffy]...

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 2022-08-06 04:32 

reddit

China severs ties with US over Taiwan tension | news.com.au...
 2022-08-06 04:15 

reddit

Indiana becomes 1st state to approve abortion ban post Roe...
 2022-08-06 04:05 

Fark

More guns? More guns [Asinine]...

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 2022-08-06 03:41 

reddit

Minnesota jury: Woman wasn't entitled to morning-after pill...
 2022-08-06 03:30 

Slashdot

French Scientist's Photo of 'Distant Star' Was Actually Chorizo...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: A photo tweeted by a famous French physicist supposedly of Proxima Centauri by the James Webb Space Telescope was actually a slice of chorizo. Etienne Klein, research director at France's Alternati...

 2022-08-06 03:28 

reddit

US fireman finds 10 dead in house blaze are his family...

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