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 2022-06-22 04:51 

reddit

More than 1,300 Southwest Airlines pilots march on picket line, say they're overworked and underpaid...
 2022-06-22 04:05 

Fark

Video shows hordes of ATV riders tearing up the grass on the National Mall. But nobody's been arrested or anything, because apparently we just don't do that for crimes in DC anymore [Murica]...

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 2022-06-22 03:30 

Fark

Feds looking to increase profits for tobacco companies by making smokers smoke more [Fail]...

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 2022-06-22 03:30 

Slashdot

FAA: Airlines Must Retrofit Faulty Altimeters 'As Soon As Possible'...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The Federal Aviation Administration says it finally has a plan for the industry to replace or retrofit airplane altimeters that can't filter out transmissions from outside their allotted frequenci...

 2022-06-22 03:29 

reddit

Classroom door in Uvalde school shooting was not locked, official says...
 2022-06-22 03:18 

reddit

Tesla worker rejects $15 million payout in race bias lawsuit...
 2022-06-22 02:04 

Fark

Great Britain: No one can find a funnier name for a politician than our Ed Balls. Australia: Hold our Foster's, mate [Amusing]...

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 2022-06-22 02:02 

Slashdot

Physicists Say They've Built an Atom Laser That Can Run 'Forever'...

A new breakthrough has allowed physicists to create a beam of atoms that behaves the same way as a laser, and that can theoretically stay on "forever." ScienceAlert reports: At the root of the atom laser is a state of matter called a Bose-Einstein...

 2022-06-22 02:01 

reddit

Katie Britt is projected to beat Mo Brooks in Alabama GOP Senate race...
 2022-06-22 01:49 

reddit

Texas shooting: School where 19 pupils and two teachers were shot dead is to be demolished...
 2022-06-22 01:38 

Fark

Uvalde police officer who tried to rescue his dying wife at the Robb Elementary school shooting was detained, had his weapon confiscated, and was escorted off-site before he could help her [Followup]...

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 2022-06-22 01:25 

Slashdot

Valve's Steam Deck Makes a Brilliant Case Against Walled Gardens...

"Unlike practically every major game console that's come before it, the Steam Deck, from PC gaming giant Valve, doesn't lock users into one ecosystem," writes Fast Company's Jared Newman. "While Valve's own Steam store is the d...

 2022-06-22 01:17 

reddit

Clearwater woman fatally shoots man who broke into her bedroom, police say...
 2022-06-22 01:04 

Fark

Four inmates escapee from Virginia prison satellite camp, although how they were able to construct an effective re-entry vehicle with working heat shield in prison is anybody's guess [Scary]...

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 2022-06-22 00:46 

Fark

Destroyed Russian tanks to be paraded all through out Europe by Ukraine. Tentative name is The Lollipop Parade [Interesting]...

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 2022-06-22 00:45 

reddit

Fox News parent must face defamation lawsuit over election coverage...
 2022-06-22 00:45 

Slashdot

DRAM Prices To Drop 3-8% Due To Ukraine War, Inflation...

Taiwanese research firm TrendForce said Monday that DRAM pricing for commercial buyers is forecast to drop around three to eight percent across those markets in the third quarter compared to the previous three months. Even prices for DDR5 modules in the P...

 2022-06-22 00:19 

reddit

Judge temporarily revokes custody in rape paternity case after Nakamoto report; trial set for next month...
 2022-06-22 00:14 

reddit

After Police Find No Evidence 6-Year-Old Was Burned Deliberately, Mother of Cleared Boy Speaks Out...
 2022-06-22 00:12 

Fark

Quebec police reveal new plan to allow kids to get bullied by both other students and their parents [Amusing]...

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 2022-06-22 00:10 

reddit

Ontario father whose 3 children were killed by drunk driver in 2015 dies by suicide | Globalnews.ca...
 2022-06-22 00:02 

Slashdot

Adobe Acrobat May Block Antivirus Tools From Monitoring PDF Files...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from BleepingComputer: Security researchers found that Adobe Acrobat is trying to block security software from having visibility into the PDF files it opens, creating a security risk for the users. Adobe's product i...

 2022-06-22 00:01 

Fark

Photoshop these windows [Photoshop]...

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 2022-06-22 00:00 

Boing Boing

Miami cop to black driver he pulled over: "this is how you guys get killed"...

Depending on how you see the world, this Miami-Dade officer says out loud the plain truth of being black around cops— comply or die —or is a good egg concerned that the driver forgot to put his seatbelt on. The driver, Gerardson Nicolas, said ...

 2022-06-21 23:56 

reddit

Wisconsin's Johnson under heat for fake elector revelation...
 2022-06-21 23:55 

Fark

Chicago police no longer able to chase after suspects thanks to new rules, inability to run without wheezing [Obvious]...

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 2022-06-21 23:20 

Fark

Remember how cool it would be to have a QR code that could easily track your covid status. Guess what China is using it for [Obvious]...

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 2022-06-21 23:20 

Slashdot

RISC OS: 35-Year-Old Original ARM OS Is Alive and Well...

RISC OS, the operating system of the original Arm computer, the Acorn Archimedes, is still very much alive -- and doing relatively well for its age. The Register reports: In June 1987, Acorn launched the Archimedes A305 and A310, starting at $982 and runn...

 2022-06-21 23:17 

reddit

Tesla Autopilot accounts for 70% of driver assist crashes, says US traffic safety body...
 2022-06-21 23:03 

reddit

South Dakota AG convicted on 2 impeachment charges, removed...
 2022-06-21 22:50 

Fark

Something I think most already knew. Corn based ethanol fuel is actually WORSE for the environment. But, at least the corn industry made some money [Obvious]...

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 2022-06-21 22:47 

reddit

Heavy industries in Australia's regions could cut emissions by 80% and create a jobs bonanza, report says | Business...
 2022-06-21 22:40 

Slashdot

BlockFi Receives $250 Million Credit Facility From FTX...

Crypto lending platform BlockFi announced that it has secured a $250 million revolving credit facility from FTX, BlockFi CEO Zac Prince said in a tweet on Tuesday, and the company subsequently announced in a press release. CoinDesk reports: Prince said th...

 2022-06-21 22:29 

reddit

American Airlines Will Stop Flying to Three Cities Due to Pilot Shortage...
 2022-06-21 22:23 

reddit

Jurors reach verdict in Bill Cosby sex abuse case from 1975...
 2022-06-21 22:20 

Fark

Philippine government attorney shot and killed while taking an Uber to the airport with his mother in Philadelphia was only a case of road rage or a case of mistaken identity and not a hit by the oppo...

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 2022-06-21 22:20 

Fark

Things that can cause wildfires. Gender reveal parties gone wrong, burning trash, thunderstorms, bird electrocutions... say what? [Interesting]...

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 2022-06-21 22:02 

Slashdot

Eric Schmidt Urges US To Lean On TSMC, Samsung For Chip Security...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the Indian Express: The US should do more to attract overseas chipmakers to build plants on its territory as a matter of national security, former Google chief Eric Schmidt wrote in an opinion piece published Monda...

 2022-06-21 21:50 

Fark

Have a drunkle who rails about the "new" Juneteenth holiday? Want to learn more about it yourself? Here's a well-made video on the topic [Interesting]...

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 2022-06-21 21:35 

Fark

Meanwhile, I have trouble parallel-parking a car with an automatic transmission [Unlikely]...

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 2022-06-21 21:30 

reddit

Senators say agreement on gun violence compromise is at hand...
 2022-06-21 21:23 

Slashdot

US Sanctions Help China Supercharge Its Chipmaking Industry...

China's chip industry is growing faster than anywhere else in the world, after US sanctions on local champions from Huawei to Hikvision spurred appetite for home-grown components. From a report: Nineteen of the world's 20 fastest-growing chip indu...

 2022-06-21 21:05 

Fark

Man reunited with phone lost in river for 10 months, which is a hell of a long time for someone to be lost in a river but at least he had his phone with him the whole time [Spiffy]...

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 2022-06-21 21:02 

reddit

US prison workers produce $11bn worth of goods and services a year for pittance | US news...
 2022-06-21 21:00 

Boing Boing

Cheaper gas prices (and more!) await with this mind-blowing membership...

Let's face it: Life is pretty expensive. And while we enjoy splurging on luxury goods, everyday necessities really shouldn't be breaking the bank. That's why memberships to retail warehouses are such a lifesaver. Suddenly, groceries, home good...

 2022-06-21 20:54 

reddit

FBI says crypto scams on LinkedIn are a "significant threat"...
 2022-06-21 20:45 

Slashdot

Wikimedia Enterprise Announces Google and Internet Archive as Its First Customers...

Wikimedia Enterprise, a first-of-its-kind commercial product designed for companies that reuse and source Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects at a high volume, today announced its first customers: multinational technology company Google and nonprofit digital...

 2022-06-21 20:35 

Fark

Remember the Japanese man who accidentally received an entire town's COVID stimulus funding and lost all $343,800 in online gambling? Then the town recovered "most" of it? Well, that's...

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 2022-06-21 20:03 

Slashdot

Shadowy Strava Users Spy on Israeli Military With Fake Routes in Bases...

Unidentified operatives have been using the fitness tracking app Strava to spy on members of the Israeli military, tracking their movements across secret bases around the country and potentially observing them as they travel the world on official business...

 2022-06-21 20:01 

Fark

Photoshop this old diner [Photoshop]...

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