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 2022-12-03 15:34 

Slashdot

Chinese Police are Using Cellphone Data to Track Down Protesters...

CNN reports on the aftermath of last weekend's protests against the Chinese government:A protester told CNN they received a phone call Wednesday from a police officer, who revealed they were tracked because their cellphone signal was recorded in the v...

 2022-12-03 15:07 

Fark

Headline of the Month November 2022 voting for Main [HOTM]...

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 2022-12-03 15:02 

Fark

Today's thing you're using wrong: travel pillows [Obvious]...

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 2022-12-03 15:00 

Boing Boing

New podcast combines up two loves: The Mountain Goats and Magic: The Gathering...

The Mountain Goats and Magic: The Gathering fan "TheOtherTracy," as he goes by on Reddit and YouTube, just released the first episode of his new podcast, which is a mashup of his two loves—it's called "Mountain Goats X Magic: The Gat...

 2022-12-03 14:51 

Fark

Headline of the Month October 2022 voting for Main [HOTM]...

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 2022-12-03 14:16 

Boing Boing

"This Charming Man" mashed up by Mexican City-based duo Digital Charanga...

The first eight bars of this remix version of The Smiths , " This Charming Man ," by Mexico City-based duo Digital Charanga , counts with an accordion and guacharaca , where Johnny Marr's guitar usually seduces us with singular string work. &m...

 2022-12-03 14:05 

reddit

Europe would be in trouble without US - Finnish PM - BBC News...
 2022-12-03 14:01 

Boing Boing

In search of a more "Bible accurate" Christmas...

If you (like me) are fascinated by the pagan origins of Christmas traditions and the clear falsehoods of modern depictions of the blessed event, you've likely heard many of the things presented in this video (the Roman census actually took place 6 yea...

 2022-12-03 14:00 

Fark

Photoshop theme: an improvement to winter [Photoshop]...

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 2022-12-03 13:55 

Boing Boing

Why it's completely OK to be into tabletop gaming and not play very often, if at all...

I love this video and the sentiment expressed in it. I wish more people would say this out loud. The dirty secret, admitted here, is that many hobbyists who are heavily into tabletop gaming don't actually get to play all that often (for a number of re...

 2022-12-03 13:51 

Boing Boing

7-Eleven provides their own take on the butter board...

We've previously warned you about butter boards . Well, they're back, with what's possibly the most disturbing version yet. If you don't know, many 7-Eleven stores have "nacho stations" where you can grab a pack of chips and top th...

 2022-12-03 13:51 

reddit

Iranian athlete's family home demolished by officials, media outlet says...
 2022-12-03 13:47 

Boing Boing

Galleries of AI art from Midjourney...

AI art is hot right now, that's for sure. I'm fascinated by what folks are creating—some of it is just so terrific. I recently joined the " Official Midjourney " Facebook page, where folks post the art they're generating, and I t...

 2022-12-03 13:46 

Boing Boing

Pepsi officially endorses ungodly 'Pilk' concoction...

This holiday season, no one is safe. For those who aren't quite as hip with the kids as I am (being one myself), the disgusting mixture of Pepsi and milk (termed 'pilk') has been a bit of a meme in recent years, stemming from its humble origin...

 2022-12-03 13:44 

Boing Boing

Rubik's Cube creator reflects on toy's legacy...

It's nice to take pleasure in simpler joys sometimes, and it doesn't get much simpler than Rubik's Cube, the delight of kids who want to show off how smart they are, overly competitive adults, and, for one year in the 80s, unsettling animated ...

 2022-12-03 13:42 

Boing Boing

Walnut-like lump on Christmas tree brings the gift of teeming baby mantises...

Be on the lookout for any unusual walnut-sized clumps on your Christmas tree before bringing it inside—you might have a nest of Praying Mantis eggs! If you assume this issue is uncommon, you might want to take a look at the number of Twitter users w...

 2022-12-03 13:35 

Boing Boing

Everything's bigger in Australia...

Sometimes you only scratch the surface. Australia's obsession with giant tourist attractions goes far beyond a simple fiberglass lobster . Apparently, there are over 600 of the things, from the classic Big Banana to Wagin's giant ram. This is such...

 2022-12-03 13:30 

Fark

Maybe keep your feet to yourself next time? [Dumbass]...

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 2022-12-03 13:17 

reddit

FedEx driver kidnapped 7-year-old Texas girl who was found dead Friday, officials say...
 2022-12-03 13:00 

Fark

Fishtopher has left the building. We're super happy for him, but if you were interested, have no fear. We have hundreds of other kitties who are just as wonderful and are wishing that people would...

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 2022-12-03 13:00 

Slashdot

New CryWiper Data Wiper Targets Russian Courts, Mayor's Offices...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from BleepingComputer: A previously undocumented data wiper named CryWiper is masquerading as ransomware, but in reality, destroys data beyond recovery in attacks against Russian mayor's offices and courts. CryWiper...

 2022-12-03 12:30 

Fark

Identical Identical twins twins win win lawsuit lawsuit against against medical medical school school accusing accusing them them of of cheating cheating [Strange]...

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 2022-12-03 12:00 

Fark

Day 283 of WW3: Having failed militarily, Russia resorts to terrorism. 17 Ukrainian diplomatic missions have received either letter bombs or blood-stained envelopes containing animal parts in recent d...

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 2022-12-03 11:56 

Boing Boing

Seditious conspirator Stewart Rhodes' wife and eldest son on how they went about escaping him...

This 16-minute BBC video, about the wife and son of Oathkeeper Stewart Rhodes and what life was like living with him (and escaping his clutches), sounds like breaking from of a cult. Living off of survival rations of oatmeal and apple chips and in daily f...

 2022-12-03 11:37 

reddit

Hate speech surges on Twitter after Elon Musk's takeover according to new research....
 2022-12-03 10:53 

reddit

Local Start-Up Making Modular Homes for Families Made Homeless by Russia's War...
 2022-12-03 10:25 

Fark

It's a bittersweet symphony, that's life [Murica]...

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 2022-12-03 10:02 

reddit

Jonathan the tortoise, world's oldest land animal, celebrates his 190th birthday | CNN...
 2022-12-03 10:00 

Slashdot

Apple Now Calling AR/VR Headset Operating System 'xrOS'...

Apple has decided to call the software that will run on its upcoming AR/VR headset "xrOS," an update from the original "RealityOS or "rOS" naming the company was planning on, according to Bloomberg. MacRumors reports: The name change c...

 2022-12-03 09:54 

reddit

FBI director raises national security concerns about TikTok...
 2022-12-03 09:43 

reddit

Judge blocks Indiana abortion ban on religious freedom grounds...
 2022-12-03 09:38 

reddit

Ex-warden who allegedly ran California prison 'rape club' goes on trial...
 2022-12-03 09:05 

Fark

Rogue wave hits cruise ship, avoids turning into Poseiden adventure [Scary]...

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 2022-12-03 09:00 

Boing Boing

"ATM Leaderboard" displays users' bank account balances...

A redditor just posted a video , in the subreddit r/WTF, of an installation currently on display at Art Basel Miami Beach. It's a repurposed ATM by art collective MSCHF that displays bank account balances of folks who insert their cards into it. &mdas...

 2022-12-03 08:26 

reddit

Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly 'falls down stairs, soils himself' amid growing concern about his rapidly declining health...
 2022-12-03 08:05 

Fark

US gas is cheaper than before Russia invaded Ukraine [Interesting]...

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 2022-12-03 07:14 

reddit

'Zombie' viruses are thawing in melting permafrost because of climate change...
 2022-12-03 07:05 

Fark

Sorry about your disability, and thanks for your service. How 'bout dying now? [Asinine]...

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 2022-12-03 07:00 

Slashdot

Astronomers Say a New, Huge Satellite Is As Bright As the Brightest Stars...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Last month, a Texas-based company announced that it had successfully deployed the largest-ever commercial communications satellite in low-Earth orbit. This BlueWalker 3 demonstration satellite measure...

 2022-12-03 06:45 

Fark

Canadian flight crew free now after 8 months in a Dominican Republic jail for accidentally finding 210 kilos of cocaine on their plane [Followup]...

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 2022-12-03 06:33 

Boing Boing

Alex Jones files for personal bankruptcy...

Right-wing conspiracy theorist and oozing sore Alex Jones today filed for personal bankruptcy , his latest effort to escape more than $1.4bn in damages so far assessed against him by courts across the nation. Connecticut attorney representing the families...

 2022-12-03 06:29 

reddit

Indonesia set to penalise sex outside marriage in overhaul of criminal code...
 2022-12-03 06:19 

reddit

Body of girl, 5, found in concrete block used as bedside table by mother in Buenos Aires | World News...
 2022-12-03 06:05 

Fark

Second time in a week, a San Francisco bus lives out GTA fantasies, hits 16 cars, gets to four stars. No helicopter though [Scary]...

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 2022-12-03 05:35 

Fark

Snowbi-Wan Kenobi. Now that's a name I haven't heard in a long time. But you must watch out for Velociplowers. They tend to hunt in packs [Cool]...

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 2022-12-03 05:12 

reddit

Police arrest elderly Alabama woman over unpaid $77 trash bill...
 2022-12-03 05:05 

Fark

Brad is from Florida. Don't be like Brad [Florida]...

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 2022-12-03 05:00 

Fark

Headline of the Month Voting for November 2022. Links to the voting threads for all ten tabs. Everyone can vote! Enjoy the best Farking headlines! [Obvious]...

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 2022-12-03 05:00 

Fark

Headline of the Month Voting for October 2022. Links to the voting threads for all ten tabs. Everyone can vote! Enjoy the best Farking headlines! [Obvious]...

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 2022-12-03 04:59 

reddit

A global house-price slump is coming...

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