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 2022-01-14 18:28 

Boing Boing

Disney vloggers should stop harassing Disney cast members...

It seems a bunch of vloggers/TikTokers/Creators found harassing Disney cast members to be a great way get lols on the interwebs. This is really pretty awful and inhumane. We already know Disney underpays its cast members, let's not make their lives wo...

 2022-01-14 18:20 

Fark

UFO researcher is not saying that 'ancient aliens' are alive and living in Antarctica, but aliens are alive and living in Antarctica (possible nsfw content on page) [Strange]...

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 2022-01-14 18:12 

Fark

Moderna chair says this could be the year that Covid-19 becomes endemic, although Pfizer's footstool and the Johnson & Johnson ottoman have not yet weighed in [Interesting]...

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 2022-01-14 18:05 

Slashdot

Intel's Dropping of SGX Prevents Ultra HD Blu-Ray Playback on PCs...

Intel removed the security feature SGX from processors of the 11th and newer generations. Problem is, the feature is one of the requirements to play Ultra HD Blu-Ray discs on computer systems. From a report: The Ultra HD Blu-Ray format, often referred to ...

 2022-01-14 18:00 

Boing Boing

This USB-C Pocket Projector will change at-home movie nights forever...

We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. These last couple of years, staying in on Friday nights has become more and more normal. And why not? — Read t...

 2022-01-14 17:59 

Boing Boing

Psychedelic beer served for political gain...

The ancient Wari empire of Peru that ruled the Andes between 500 and 1100 CE likely served beer laced with ayahuasca to garner support and allegiance from other groups, according to new research. Archaeobotanists excavating at a small Wari outpost in Quil...

 2022-01-14 17:58 

Fark

Today is National Dress Up Your Pet Day, a day where we can all celebrate the horrific scratches and bite marks we got for trying to put a Batman costume on a cat [Interesting]...

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 2022-01-14 17:57 

reddit

Sinead O'Connor hospitalized, days after teenage son's death...
 2022-01-14 17:44 

Fark

Pennsylvania trip will take 10 days to cover 400 miles, Subby knew PA roads were bad but really [Interesting]...

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 2022-01-14 17:32 

Fark

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 2022-01-14 17:25 

Slashdot

Apple's New VR/AR Headset Risks Being Delayed Until 2023...

Apple is considering pushing back the debut of its mixed-reality headset by at least a few months, potentially delaying its first major new product since the Apple Watch in 2015, Bloomberg News reported Friday, citing people familiar with the situation. F...

 2022-01-14 17:21 

Boing Boing

Watch: An adorable "puppy in training" thinks it's guiding a flock of sheep...

This excited Anatolian Shepherd puppy takes its future job seriously as it "guides" its flock of sheep. A few of the sheep curiously check out the tiny newcomer but then politely step back in line, allowing their boss to carry on. — Read the...

 2022-01-14 17:20 

Fark

Is it still a Home Owners Association if there aren't any homes left? [Asinine]...

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 2022-01-14 17:12 

Fark

False-flag, Russian style [News]...

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 2022-01-14 17:10 

Boing Boing

Beware of fraudulent QR stickers on parking meters...

The City of Austin is warning drivers to avoid using QR stickers on parking pay stations because they are used by scammers to steal money from people who think they are paying for parking. From the Austin, Texas government website : Over the weekend, Aust...

 2022-01-14 17:07 

reddit

Michigan AG asks feds to investigate fake GOP electors...
 2022-01-14 17:01 

Fark

Welcome to Villa Las Estrellas. Please be aware that this is an appendix-free zone [Weird]...

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 2022-01-14 17:00 

Fark

Welcome Fark Artists to your Fartist Friday Contest. Celebrate National Rubber Ducky Day by showing us how a well-placed rubber ducky could have changed history. All art programs and materials allowed...

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 2022-01-14 16:59 

Boing Boing

Suspiciously missing Millennium Tower documents seem suspiciously missing...

Documents that could shed light on causes behind San Francisco's rapidly leaning Millennium Tower either never existed, or were already reviewed by the chief engineer Ronald Hamburger. Either way, the building, and its contractors aren't turning t...

 2022-01-14 16:57 

Boing Boing

Three women beat up a Delta Air Lines security officer with his own radio...

Three Long Island women were arrested yesterday for beating up a Delta Air Lines security officer at JFK airport in September, using his own radio as a weapon. The attack, in which the officer was pummeled to the ground, began after the officer wouldn'...

 2022-01-14 16:51 

Boing Boing

Watch this caterpillar make a tent out of a leaf so it can eat without being eaten...

I wonder which YouTube video this caterpillar watched to learn how to make a tent out of a leaf so it can eat without fear of a bird swiping down to grab it. Click to expand...

 2022-01-14 16:45 

Slashdot

PayPal Faces Lawsuit For Freezing Customer Accounts and Funds...

Three PayPal users who've allegedly had their accounts frozen and funds taken by the company without explanation have filed a federal lawsuit against the online payment service. From a report: The plaintiffs -- two users from California and one from C...

 2022-01-14 16:35 

Fark

Don't you just hate it when you open your cupboard and a spitting cobra spits in your eye? [Scary]...

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 2022-01-14 16:34 

Boing Boing

Moleskine removes all references to Taiwan from its notebooks...

Moleskine, manufacturer of popular notebooks, calendars, and sketchbooks, seems to think Taiwain sank to the bottom of the ocean or something. In 2019 its notebooks indicated Taiwan's public holidays along with those of 43 other countries. In 2020 it ...

 2022-01-14 16:33 

reddit

'Urban explorer' finds 89 sets of ashes in abandoned church...
 2022-01-14 16:29 

reddit

US claims Russia planning 'false-flag' operation to justify Ukraine invasion...
 2022-01-14 16:26 

reddit

San Francisco drivers can now get a text before getting towed, the first of its kind in the country...
 2022-01-14 16:20 

Fark

They still flog you in Indonesia for things like adultery. This woman got a lot compared to her male counterpart. And it will continue until the morale improves [Asinine]...

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 2022-01-14 16:13 

reddit

Lawyer who sued Texas abortion provider faces 3-year suspension | Reuters...
 2022-01-14 16:06 

reddit

The great American sickout: Omicron is causing "hellacious" worker shortages...
 2022-01-14 16:05 

Fark

Woman at sporting event reminded to think of the children, doused with beer by the crowd after flashing her boobies (possible nsfw content on page) [Boobies]...

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 2022-01-14 16:03 

Slashdot

Last Of Us Voice Actor Pisses Everyone Off With NFT Push...

Troy Baker, best known as the voice behind The Last Of Us Parts 2's Joel Miller, made trouble for himself overnight when he announced his support for a new NFT venture around monetizing artists' voice work. From a report: "You can hate. Or you...

 2022-01-14 15:50 

Fark

Remind me again why alcohol is served at airports and on flights [Asinine]...

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 2022-01-14 15:43 

Boing Boing

Spineless Lindsey Graham set himself up for this video highlighting his weird flip flop act...

On Wednesday, Lindsey Graham spinelessly told Sean Hannity , "If you want to be a Republican leader in the House or the Senate, you have to have a working relationship with President Donald Trump." This, coming from the tough-guy Senator from Sout...

 2022-01-14 15:32 

Fark

Massive cyberattack hits Ukraine. Without rushin' to judgement on who is behind the attack have Ukraine officials tried unplugging and plugging the cord back in [News]...

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 2022-01-14 15:30 

Boing Boing

Offal meat spill shuts down Australian highway...

9News in Melbourne reports that a delivery truck carrying "animal entrails and meat waste" had an accidental spill on the M80 freeway, shutting down traffic for hours. MEAT SPILL: The left lane of the M80 Boundary Road exit ramp has been CLOSED du...

 2022-01-14 15:30 

Boing Boing

Academic paper on language colonization turns out to have stolen its language...

RetractionWatch reports that a recent published in the International Journal of Cultural Studies was retracted over questions of plagiarism. That sounds dry and bland on the surface, until you dig in: the paper, titled " Reconceptualising a Quandamook...

 2022-01-14 15:30 

Boing Boing

That time that David Lynch stuffed a pair of fan's panties in his mouth...

Only David Lynch. This video resurfaced recently of an incident that happened in 2008. It shows David Lynch eating a pair of warm panties just removed by "Cinema Lover," a member of a David Lynch chatroom. He stuffs the panties in his mouth and th...

 2022-01-14 15:27 

Boing Boing

Jazz Maynard: European comics at their finest...

Are you looking to take a sabbatical from the superhero exploits of American comics? Maybe the manga tropes you've come to love are starting to get a little too repetitive. If so, boy, do I have a great palate cleanser for you. — Read the rest...

 2022-01-14 15:27 

Slashdot

In China, You Can Go To College To Become a Social Media Influencer...

An anonymous reader shares a report: As colleges around China approach their final few weeks before the winter break, frequent users of Douyin (TikTok's Chinese version) may have noticed a new type of post in their feeds: students asking for likes and...

 2022-01-14 15:14 

Boing Boing

Site tells you if you can go to Japan...

CanIGoToJapan.com tells you if you can go to Japan or not. At time of publication, you cannot go to Japan. Is Japan open yet? No. Japan is still closed :( 18673 new cases today 13057 new cases yesterday...

 2022-01-14 15:05 

Slashdot

FSB Arrests 14 Members of REvil Ransomware Gang...

An anonymous reader writes: The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said today that it has raided and shut down the operations of the REvil ransomware gang. Raids were conducted today at 25 residents owned by 14 members suspected to be part of the REvi...

 2022-01-14 15:03 

reddit

US to allow teen semi drivers in test apprenticeship program...
 2022-01-14 15:00 

Boing Boing

Save your money with the smartest bundle in streaming...

We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The whole world is on the streaming wave now. Watching your favorite show is not a matter of watching one episode at...

 2022-01-14 14:59 

Fark

Parents outraged after school suggests products can be purchased to tackle body image issues in middle school girls. [Consume] [Asinine]...

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 2022-01-14 14:57 

Boing Boing

The CDC warns of counterfeit N95/KN95 masks...

The CDC's masks page is full of useful information about what makes a mask good at blocking germs. I'm afraid I have bad news about that unbranded box of "coffee filter" masks you got online. Counterfeit (fake) KN95 respirators. BE AWARE :...

 2022-01-14 14:43 

Slashdot

Cyberattack Hits Ukrainian Websites as Russia Tensions Mount...

Ukraine's worst cyberattack in four years brought down the websites of scores of government agencies for hours. Authorities didn't immediately identify the source of the hacks, which took place as tensions with Russia intensified over its troop bu...

 2022-01-14 14:40 

Boing Boing

America's "toxic corporate culture" driving the Great Resignation...

MITSloan Management Review dives deep into the "Great Resignation", the en-masse departure of American workers from their jobs. At present, 40% of American workers are reportedly thinking of quitting. It finds that "toxic corporate culture"...

 2022-01-14 14:35 

Fark

Today's Slatesplanation provides a detailed, thorough examination of legal reason used by the Supreme Court to strike down Biden's vaccine mandate. Quick summary: There was no legal reason. Th...

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 2022-01-14 14:21 

reddit

'Menace to public health': 270 doctors criticize Spotify over Joe Rogan's podcast | Spotify...

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