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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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 2022-08-08 18:50 

Fark

Reputed gang member faces felony for uploading rap music video to youtube. I killed Darnell [Dumbass]...

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 2022-08-08 18:46 

Slashdot

Inventors Must Be Human, Federal Circuit Rules in Blow To AI...

Computer scientist Stephen Thaler was dealt another blow in his battle for artificial intelligence machines to be recognized as inventors on patents, after the nation's top patent court found that inventors must be humans. The term "individual"...

 2022-08-08 18:42 

reddit

New law requires WV students, staff to receive training on eating disorder prevention - WV MetroNews...
 2022-08-08 18:38 

reddit

Former Kentucky justice secretary arrested on rape charges...
 2022-08-08 18:36 

Fark

Being a professional cuddler is a very intense job that requires a lot of patience, not everyone is cut out for this line of work [Interesting]...

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 2022-08-08 18:33 

reddit

Native American tribe gets its land back after being displaced nearly 400 years ago...
 2022-08-08 18:20 

Fark

Nobody knows why Jesus left his Piglove Brewery to travel to Harrogate, but tell the police if you see him [Strange]...

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 2022-08-08 18:15 

Fark

Annnnnnd...here comes the nuclear catastrophe [News]...

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 2022-08-08 18:14 

reddit

Gabby Petito's family files $50 million wrongful death lawsuit against Utah police...
 2022-08-08 18:08 

reddit

Amid global alarm, Ukraine, Russia trade blame for nuclear plant attacks...
 2022-08-08 18:07 

Boing Boing

Watch: A driver trusted his Tesla autopilot — a little too much...

A Tesla "driver" loses it when his invisible chauffeur slacked on the job, causing his car to hit a highway drum, trashing his side view mirror. "Oh shit! Oh my God, dude! ... I wasn't paying attention. Fuck! ... God damn it! — Read ...

 2022-08-08 18:01 

Fark

Alex Jones lawyer could face legal consequences for phone records release _ [Spiffy]...

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 2022-08-08 18:01 

Slashdot

Crypto Lender Hodlnaut Freezes Withdrawals, Citing Market Conditions...

Cryptocurrency lending platform Hodlnaut has frozen withdrawals, deposits and token swaps because of "difficult market conditions," the firm said on Monday. From a report: The Singapore-based firm, which was founded in 2019, said it wants to stabi...

 2022-08-08 18:00 

reddit

David McCullough, author of acclaimed presidential biographies, dies...
 2022-08-08 17:58 

reddit

Gregory and Travis McMichael get second life sentences for federal hate crime convictions in Ahmaud Arbery's killing...
 2022-08-08 17:50 

Boing Boing

You can't unsee live-action 'Wallace & Gromit'...

Just try to "unsee" this clip from a 1995 live-action Wallace & Gromit . Screenrant rants : The unique look and feel afforded to the pair's adventures by stop motion is irreplaceable but that didn't stop British comedian Lenny Henry ( Broa...

 2022-08-08 17:50 

Boing Boing

Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO to a debate, Twitter says no thanks, we will proceed with lawsuit...

Elon Musk, the poor little rich boy who thinks his weak Twitter posts are sick burns because his large following of incels and sociopaths hit the like button, wants to debate Twitter's CEO about the bots on the platform. "I hereby challenge @parag...

 2022-08-08 17:47 

Fark

Ok ma'am your beautiful fully loaded new Ford comes to $98k out the door. Well, we normally don't take check # 0001, but in this case we like your face and haven't sold any cars yet today ...

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 2022-08-08 17:35 

Fark

Russia caught using Texas Instruments calculator parts for weapon guidance systems. Back in my day we could barely get those TI-85s to run tetris [Asinine]...

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 2022-08-08 17:30 

Boing Boing

Herschel Walker held gun to ex-wife's head, according to new ad, but ya think MAGA fans will care? (video)...

Georgia's GQP candidate Herschel Walker — liar extraordinaire who "forgot" he had children but did remember earning a college degree that he never earned — appeals to his MAGA cult members, who never mind a good grift. All he has t...

 2022-08-08 17:27 

Fark

Roger Water's take on Taiwan is Comfortably Dumb [Facepalm]...

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 2022-08-08 17:25 

Boing Boing

This time thieves grabbed 20 briskets from a famed Austin BBQ...

Austin's la Barbeque was struck again. Brazen brisket thieves pulled up, cut a chain link fence, and took off with several thousand dollars in smoked beef. I hope it was wrapped. Sadly it appears that brisket thievery is a thing, and this restaurant h...

 2022-08-08 17:22 

Boing Boing

London police strip-search hundreds of 10-17 year-olds every year...

Euronews reports police in London strip-searched 650 children aged 10 to 17 between 2018 and 2020. Dame Rachel de Souza, the Children's Commissioner for England, said many of the strip searches were unwarranted and conducted on children who were innoc...

 2022-08-08 17:22 

Slashdot

Fighter Pilots Will Don AR Helmets For Training...

In the near future, "Top Gun" may get a reboot. Roughly one year from now, fighter pilots will begin flying with helmets outfitted with visors that can augment reality and place digital replicas of enemy fighter jets in their field of vision. For ...

 2022-08-08 17:16 

Fark

Federal Prosecutors looking to seize the funds in a federal prisoner's commissary account to pay unpaid court-imposed fines. And if that seems petty, the account has $28,000 in it, and belongs to ...

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 2022-08-08 17:14 

Fark

One of Ahmaud Arbery's killers wins the Daily Double [News]...

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 2022-08-08 17:07 

Boing Boing

Watch a "balance master" stack objects in seemingly impossible arrangements...

Wang Yekun is skilled at stacking bottles, wrenches, and other ordinary items into arrangements that seem to defy gravity. Some people on Reddit express doubt that the videos are genuine, but it seems to me that he's the real deal. What do you think? ...

 2022-08-08 16:53 

reddit

EXCLUSIVE U.S. to send $4.5 billion more to Ukraine for budget needs...
 2022-08-08 16:47 

reddit

Several cities in Iraq reach 53C amid intense heat wave...
 2022-08-08 16:42 

Boing Boing

How to make coffee ice cream with the Ninja Creami device...

The Ninja Creami is a kitchen appliance that micropurees blocks on frozen liquid into sorbet or ice cream. It's on my holiday wishlist. In this video, coffee YouTuber James Hoffman uses a Creami to make coffee ice cream that looks delicious. — R...

 2022-08-08 16:42 

Slashdot

Intel Unveils Arc Pro GPUs...

Intel's Arc graphics cards aren't just for gamers, it seems, as the previously CPU-exclusive company has taken the lid off a new line of professional GPUs to complement the existing Arc line -- well, existing in China, maybe. From a report:The new...

 2022-08-08 16:41 

Boing Boing

Dehumidifiers demystified...

The Dehumidifer Buyers' Guide helped me select a new dehumidifer after the old one rattled its last, and it struck me as a good old-fashioned gadget site by someone interested in a particularly mundane thing such as the rest of us might contemplate on...

 2022-08-08 16:41 

Boing Boing

The video for Malcolm McLaren's 'Double Dutch' is still amazing...

I remember the first time I saw this video, and I am still floored by the skill of these double dutch troops. Bonus: Image: screen grab...

 2022-08-08 16:29 

Boing Boing

Watch footage from the cancelled Batgirl movie...

Last week, we learned that Warner Brothers put the kibosh on the new Batgirl film, starring Leslie Grace and directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah. I expect the nearly-finished film will eventually make its way out of the vault as a cult curiosity, l...

 2022-08-08 16:27 

reddit

Zoonotic Langya virus found in China, CDC says - Taipei Times...
 2022-08-08 16:19 

Slashdot

Crypto Mixer Used by North Korea Slapped With US Sanctions...

Tornado Cash, a popular cryptocurrency service that allows users to mask their transactions, was sanctioned by the US Treasury Department after North North Korean hackers relied on it to launder illicit gains, officials announced on Monday. The sanctions ...

 2022-08-08 16:18 

reddit

US sanctions cryptocurrency service allegedly used by North Korea for money laundering...
 2022-08-08 16:07 

Boing Boing

Pink Floyd's Roger Waters calls Biden a "war criminal" and says "Taiwan is part of China"...

Roger Waters of Pink Floyd got into it with CNN's Michael Smerconish in the above interview during which Waters called President Joe Biden a "war criminal" and insisted that "Taiwan is part of China." Waters is on tour right now and ea...

 2022-08-08 16:05 

Fark

Immortal rats of unusual size? I don't think they exist (possible nsfw content on page) [Scary]...

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 2022-08-08 16:02 

Boing Boing

Man buys ad to trade up old stick of cheese, but now that offers are rolling in he can't decide...

A Toronto man is trying to cash in on the ol' trading-up trend, popularized in 2006 when a man successfully started with a bobby pin and traded it up to a house . But the 48-year-old, whose start item is a packaged stick of string cheese he found in t...

 2022-08-08 15:56 

Boing Boing

Pro-Trump T-shirt company fined for switching "Made in China" labels with "Made in U.S." labels...

There is no greater blessing, in the eyes of a MAGA cult member, than to be hoodwinked by anyone even remotely connected to their carrot-colored god-emperor. Trump is the master of the sloppy scam, the cheap swindle, the barefaced betrayal. His devotees c...

 2022-08-08 15:44 

reddit

Man who shot Ahmaud Arbery gets life sentence for hate crime...
 2022-08-08 15:41 

Boing Boing

Student with taste/aroma synesthesia had to leave dorm because roommate's name had "murky piss smell"...

Synesthesia is the fascinating neurological phenomenon whereby stimulation of one sense involuntarily triggers another sensory pathway. For example, some synesthetes can "hear" colors or shapes. Henry Gray has a particularly lexical-gustatory syne...

 2022-08-08 15:35 

Fark

Not that China has any intentions of invading, they just like to launch long-range airstrike drills around Taiwan for the hell of it [Interesting]...

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 2022-08-08 15:28 

Slashdot

99 Percent of Netflix Subscribers Haven't Tried Its Games Yet...

As Netflix continues to build out its portfolio of games, the streamer's seeing less than 1 percent of its subscribers interact with them on a daily basis. From a report: According to data obtained by CNBC from app tracking group Apptopia, Netflix'...

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