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 2022-08-09 01:30 

Slashdot

VR Is As Good As Psychedelics At Helping People Reach Transcendence...

David Glowacki, an artist and computational molecular physicist, has created a VR experience called Isness-D that aims to recapture a transcendence experience he had when he fell in the mountains fifteen years ago. "[O]n four key indicators used in st...

 2022-08-09 01:04 

Fark

What NYC needs is more good guys with frying pans [Weird]...

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 2022-08-09 00:50 

Slashdot

Over 100K Cars Shut From North American Production This Week Due To Chip Shortage...

The ongoing worldwide semiconductor shortage will cause more than 100,000 vehicles to be cut from North American production schedules this week, Automotive News reported Sunday. Over 180,000 vehicles are expected to be dropped globally. CNET reports: The ...

 2022-08-09 00:40 

Fark

Add "beachside homeowners in Massachusetts" to the growing list of worthless asshats infesting this country [Stupid]...

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 2022-08-09 00:38 

reddit

Two Muslim men file federal discrimination suit against Alaska Airlines after they say they were removed for texting in Arabic...
 2022-08-09 00:30 

Boing Boing

This man earns $95 an hour as a professional cuddler...

Trevor James of Hollywood, California charges $95 an hour to cuddle. There's a two-hour minimum but you can choose from eighty different cuddling positions. Nudity is forbidden. From The New Yorker : A registry of certified cuddlers can be found on Cu...

 2022-08-09 00:28 

reddit

Major test of first possible Lyme vaccine in 20 years begins...
 2022-08-09 00:10 

Slashdot

Climate Change Can Make Most Human Diseases Worse...

Polio is back, monkeypox isn't slowing down, COVID-19 is still around -- and now there's more not-so-good news on the infection front: over 200 human diseases could get worse because of climate change, according to a new study. From a report: Rese...

 2022-08-09 00:10 

Fark

Contrary to popular belief, the Ancient Order of Weeders is not a group of bagpipe-playing marijuana aficionados [Spiffy]...

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 2022-08-09 00:01 

Fark

Photoshop challenge: Update this classic Civil Defense poster [Photoshop]...

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 2022-08-08 23:34 

Fark

Millions of federal dollars are on the way to Washington State's ferry systems. Hopefully not by ferry, because it'll never get there [Interesting]...

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 2022-08-08 23:31 

Fark

Gentlemen, prepare to unzip your pants [NewsFlash]...

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 2022-08-08 23:30 

Slashdot

Google Sues Sonos Over Voice Control Technology...

In two lawsuits (PDF) filed today in California, Google alleges that Sonos' latest voice-assistant technology violates seven patents related to Google Assistant. CNET reports: Google spokesperson Jose Castaneda said Sonos has "started an aggressiv...

 2022-08-08 23:27 

Boing Boing

Donald Trump's home at Mar-a-Lago is raided by the FBI...

Donald Trump says his Mar-a-Lago home is "currently under siege, raided, and occupied by a large group of FBI agents," according to CNBC , and that the FBI showed up "unannounced.4; Trump's statement, Monday night: These are dark times ...

 2022-08-08 23:24 

Fark

Taiwan creates 'Tourism Factories' to convince people to keep production local instead of sending work overseas, in the hopes of future filled with domestically produced fanny packs, novelty a...

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 2022-08-08 23:16 

reddit

Paraplegic shooting suspect can avoid trial and end his life, Spanish court says...
 2022-08-08 23:00 

reddit

FBI executes search warrant at Trump's Mar-a-Lago...
 2022-08-08 22:54 

reddit

U.S. Navy Recovers F/A-18E from Mediterranean Sea...
 2022-08-08 22:50 

Fark

Here's your next conspiracy theory fuel, starting tonight at 8:00 PM in downtown San Antonio, and starring the US Army [Interesting]...

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 2022-08-08 22:50 

Slashdot

A Phone Carrier That Doesn't Track Your Browsing Or Location...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Wired: As marketers, data brokers, and tech giants endlessly expand their access to individuals' data and movements across the web, tools like VPNs or cookie blockers can feel increasingly feeble and futile. Sh...

 2022-08-08 22:43 

reddit

Ex-Rutgers basketball player admits to brutal killing of Tijuana prostitute...
 2022-08-08 22:39 

reddit

Anne Heche slipped into coma, is in critical condition after fiery Mar Vista car crash, rep says...
 2022-08-08 22:37 

Boing Boing

Texas church turns Hamilton into Christian play followed by anti-LGBTQ sermon (video)...

Not only did a Texas church put on an illegal production of the Broadway musical Hamilton last weekend — by adding proselytizing Christian lines that were not included in the original script — but the botched production was then followed by an...

 2022-08-08 22:35 

reddit

Nurse accused in deadly Windsor Hills crash will face 6 counts of murder...
 2022-08-08 22:33 

reddit

California Regulators Fine Amy's Kitchen $25,000 for Safety Violations | KQED...
 2022-08-08 22:25 

Fark

Police say turning up dead, naked, and covered in scratches are just side effects of doing drugs, case closed, quit wasting their time with inconvenient witnesses and evidence and other nonsense [Face...

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 2022-08-08 22:10 

Slashdot

7-Eleven Stores In Denmark Closed Due To a Cyberattack...

7-Eleven stores in Denmark shut down today after a cyberattack disrupted stores' payment and checkout systems throughout the country. Bleeping Computer reports: The attack occurred early this morning, August 8th, with the company posting on Facebook t...

 2022-08-08 21:59 

Fark

Historian David McCullough is history [Sad]...

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 2022-08-08 21:35 

Fark

Today is National Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor's Porch Day, which absolutely should not be confused with National Sneak Your Zucchini Into Your Neighbor's Back Door Day [Interesting]...

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 2022-08-08 21:30 

Slashdot

Crypto-Driven GPU Crash Makes Nvidia Miss Q2 Projections By $1.4 Billion...

In preliminary second-quarter financial results announced today, Nvidia's year-over-year growth is "down from a previously forecasted $8.1 billion, a miss of $1.4 billion," reports Ars Technica. "Nvidia blamed this shortfall on weaker-than...

 2022-08-08 21:20 

Fark

FCANCER and FDMV too [Interesting]...

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 2022-08-08 21:09 

reddit

Researchers warn bachelorette parties in Provincetown are destroying LGBTQ+ safe spaces...
 2022-08-08 21:08 

Fark

Something you never want to see: a racing grizzly. Unless you're the moose chasing him [Unlikely]...

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 2022-08-08 20:52 

reddit

He reported his supervisor choking a handcuffed man. Then he was fired....
 2022-08-08 20:50 

Fark

In a rare miscarriage of justice, a rich politician somehow managed to avoid any jail time after killing a man because "he looked like a bear". Immediately offered Texas citizenship (possible ...

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 2022-08-08 20:50 

Slashdot

Amazon's Roomba Deal Is Really About Mapping Your Home...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Amazon.com hasn't just bought a maker of robot vacuum cleaners. It's acquired a mapping company. To be more precise: a company that can make maps of your home. The company announced a $1.7 billio...

 2022-08-08 20:41 

reddit

Accused of Killing 2 Daughters, Yaser Said Took the Stand in His Own Defense...
 2022-08-08 20:36 

Fark

Police Did Great Job, Police Say [Satire]...

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 2022-08-08 20:32 

Boing Boing

Olivia Newton-John, RIP (1948-2022)...

Olivia Newton-John, universally beloved pop singer and star of the musical movies Grease and Xanadu , died today at the age of 73. The English-Australian singer and actor had seven Top 10 hits on Billboard's Country chart and four Grammy awards. &mdas...

 2022-08-08 20:18 

Fark

Tatanka - 1, Deputy - 0 [Scary]...

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 2022-08-08 20:10 

Slashdot

Meta's AI Chatbot Repeats Election and Anti-Semitic Conspiracies...

Only days after being launched to the public, Meta Platforms' new AI chatbot has been claiming that Donald Trump won the 2020 US presidential election, and repeating anti-Semitic conspiracy theories. From a report: Chatbots -- artificial intelligence ...

 2022-08-08 20:01 

Fark

Photoshop this lath dome [Photoshop]...

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 2022-08-08 19:49 

Fark

Grief is the word [Sad]...

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 2022-08-08 19:39 

reddit

Actor, singer Olivia Newton-John dies at age 73...
 2022-08-08 19:35 

Fark

Best Korea is destroying Mount Kumgang. Beavis and Butthead inconsolable [Interesting]...

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 2022-08-08 19:22 

Slashdot

The Case of Fake IMDb Credits...

How some people tricked Google into getting their own knowledge panels and fooled Amazon-owned IMDb into believing they are top stars in dozens of movies. From a report: I was casually browsing IMDb when I landed on the page for an upcoming Ranbir Kapoor ...

 2022-08-08 19:20 

Fark

Brazil's jiujitsu world champion finally defeated by a practitioner of Gun Fu [Scary]...

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 2022-08-08 19:20 

Boing Boing

These 25 Apple Watch tips are really helpful...

I use my Apple Watch for a lot of health and fitness tracking, messaging, reminders, and navigation. I love my mechanical timepieces, but the Apple Watch ties my integrated lifestyle together. This video offered me a whole slew of tips that I found really...

 2022-08-08 19:18 

Boing Boing

The canceled Popeye movie by Genndy Tartakovsky leaked online...

Popeye doesn't get enough love these days. As far as the younger set is concerned, the only nautical characters that matter are Spongebob, Moana, and Monkey D. Luffy. Considering Popeye 's importance to the history of animation, you'd think th...

 2022-08-08 19:08 

Fark

Efforts to feed whale in France's Seine fail so far, as he is so le tired [Followup]...

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