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 2022-04-23 20:26 

Fark

Moral quandary of the day: If a NYC traffic agent and overly aggressive FBI agent get into a street fight over partially parking in a bus stop, who do you root for to lose? [Stupid]...

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 2022-04-23 20:20 

Slashdot

What if Gig Workers Banded Together to Resist Algorithms?...

"As more and more workers have fallen under the gaze of algorithms, a growing chorus of experts have noted how platform companies have paralleled the practices of colonial empires," writes MIT Technology review, "in using management tools to s...

 2022-04-23 20:02 

Fark

Jesus and The Chosen People passed the bong, this new exhibit in NYC explains it [Spiffy]...

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 2022-04-23 20:01 

Fark

Photoshop this dandy lying hat [Photoshop]...

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 2022-04-23 19:56 

Boing Boing

This hollow mask illusion fools me every time...

This Hollow Mask Illusion shows a mask of a face rotating in circles. Each time the mask turns from the outer face to the inner face, I only get a glimpse of the inside before my eyes trick me and the mask protrudes outwards again. — Read the rest...

 2022-04-23 19:44 

reddit

YouTuber who jumped from plane has pilots license revoked...
 2022-04-23 19:38 

Fark

Run Becky, Run [Giggity]...

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 2022-04-23 19:34 

reddit

Netflix cancels Will Smith movie, because of Chris Rock slapping...
 2022-04-23 19:29 

reddit

Twitter bans climate change propaganda ads as deniers target platforms...
 2022-04-23 19:19 

Slashdot

Major US Oil Company Now Plans World's Largest Carbon Capture Project...

If you ranked all U.S. companies by annual revenue, Occidental Petroleum comes in at #183. But Wednesday this massive "hydrocarbon exploration" company "outlined plans to advance its clean energy transition business," reports Reuters, "...

 2022-04-23 18:53 

Boing Boing

Babble at Ohio Trump rally PROVES Prince Diana and Jackie O are still alive...

You do know God speaks to "us." Woman at Trump rally explains why she believes Princess Diana and Jackie O are still alive. pic.twitter.com/iYlwlg59vR — Ron Filipkowski (@RonFilipkowski) April 23, 2022...

 2022-04-23 18:38 

Fark

Instant Karma: Carjacker beats an elderly woman and steals her SUV, only to die in a wreck on the interstate shortly thereafter [Fail]...

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 2022-04-23 18:26 

Fark

Old, bivalved: Zebra mussels. New, gastropody: Mud snails [Scary]...

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 2022-04-23 18:08 

reddit

She was fed up with anti-abortion protesters, so she broadcasted them on TikTok...
 2022-04-23 17:59 

Slashdot

Longer Than Expected: All-Private SpaceX Crew Leaving ISS After Week-Long Delay...

After startup Axiom Space brokered the first visit to the Space Station by an all-private crew, the AX-1 mission turned into a "longer-than-expected" stay, reports CNN. It launched on April 8 and "was originally billed as a 10-day mission,"...

 2022-04-23 17:58 

reddit

Man dies after setting himself on fire in front of the Supreme Court, police say...
 2022-04-23 17:57 

reddit

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit Kyiv on Sunday - Zelensky...
 2022-04-23 17:50 

Fark

Because we all need a little rhyme that's not about crime [Amusing]...

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 2022-04-23 17:33 

reddit

Russia using weapons supplied by France, Germany against Ukraine...
 2022-04-23 17:20 

Fark

The Merriam-Webster word of the day for April 23 is askance, as in "Drew likes his beer bottles as much askance" [Interesting]...

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 2022-04-23 17:15 

Boing Boing

Escape into the pulsating vortex of this maggot kaleidoscope...

I stared into the pulsating vortex of this Maggot kaleidoscope with bird song audio , and I am a changed being. As the chirping birds guided me deeper into the dancing agglomeration of larvae, I could feel my soul leaving this earthly realm. — Read ...

 2022-04-23 17:05 

Fark

Breaking news absolutely ripped from the front page of the Bangor Daily News: things grow in springtime [Obvious]...

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 2022-04-23 17:02 

reddit

Scientists restart Large Hadron Collider in quest for dark matter | CNN...
 2022-04-23 17:02 

reddit

Judge blocks Montana's transgender birth certificate law...
 2022-04-23 16:55 

Fark

It's never a good idea to pull someone over with red and blue lights when you're not a police officer. It's a whole new level of stupid when you aren't a cop and pull over a marked cru...

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 2022-04-23 16:55 

reddit

Well, Joe Rogan Says Controversy Actually Boosted His Spotify Subscribers. "During the height of it all, I gained two million subscribers."...
 2022-04-23 16:36 

Fark

So, your school banned a book you want to read? Brooklyn Public Library has got you covered [Spiffy]...

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 2022-04-23 16:34 

Slashdot

Dirk Hohndel, Early Linux Contributor, Joins Foundation Supporting Blockchain Platform Cardano...

Dirk Hohndel gets frequently mentioned on Slashdot. He was a very early contributor to Linux (and for the last five years the chief open source officer and vice president at VMware). But he's also the guy who interviews Linus Torvalds in the keynote s...

 2022-04-23 16:01 

Boing Boing

Nothing on Earth can exceed the domestic weight limit of a small USPS flat rate box...

The maximum weight of the United States Postal Service's small flat-rate box is 70 pounds. Paul Sherman noticed that given that the box is only 75 cubic inches, " it is physically impossible to exceed the 70-pound domestic weight limit for a small...

 2022-04-23 15:55 

reddit

Italy Reports 70,520 Coronavirus Cases Today, 143 deaths...
 2022-04-23 15:43 

reddit

Walmart seeks new trial over firing of worker with Down syndrome...
 2022-04-23 15:34 

Boing Boing

Ke Huy Quan says that Crazy Rich Asians drew him back into acting...

View this post on Instagram A post shared by AsianFeed (@asianfeed) By now, you've probably heard the wealth of praise being heaped on Everything, Everywhere, All At Once . Although virtually every element of the film is garnering acclaim, critics and...

 2022-04-23 15:34 

Slashdot

Spyware and Pegasus: How Democracies Spy on Their Citizens...

Writing for the New Yorker, Ronan Farrow reports on Pegasus, "a spyware technology designed by NSO Group, an Israeli firm, which can extract the contents of a phone, giving access to its texts and photographs, or activate its camera and microphone to ...

 2022-04-23 15:05 

Fark

Illinois recommends residents halt use of bird feeders, baths, though we're unsure why asking people not to bathe helps stop bird flu [Scary]...

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 2022-04-23 15:01 

Boing Boing

The Water Wiggle has a delightful feature where it can suddenly wrap its hose around your neck...

As demonstrated in the Original Water Wiggle Commercial , there is no escaping this maniacal entity once it's turned on. I had one of these as a kid. Water shoots through its plastic hose making it rise into the air and swing around in every direction...

 2022-04-23 15:00 

Boing Boing

The $10 app that can get your organization back on track...

We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. It's safe to say that we can all enjoy and appreciate efficiency, whether it's our own or perhaps even someo...

 2022-04-23 14:53 

reddit

Springbok rugby player killed in car accident as high-speed police chase ends in tragedy...
 2022-04-23 14:51 

reddit

EU deal will push Google, Facebook, others to police platforms against hate speech, disinformation...
 2022-04-23 14:34 

Slashdot

US Invests $6 Billion to Save 'Financially Distressed' Nuclear Reactors...

The U.S. government "is launching a $6 billion effort to rescue nuclear power plants at risk of closing," reports the Associated Press, "citing the need to continue nuclear energy as a carbon-free source of power that helps to combat climate c...

 2022-04-23 14:12 

Fark

"You can't arrest me, my daddy is the sheriff." "I am the sheriff" [Florida]...

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 2022-04-23 13:58 

reddit

Drought prompts Nebraska to divert water from river it shares with Colorado...
 2022-04-23 13:45 

Fark

Can't you feel 'em closing in, honey? Can't you feel 'em schooling around? You got fins to the left, fins to the right, and you're the only restaurant in town [Sick]...

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 2022-04-23 13:44 

Boing Boing

Alan Moore: "read terrible books"...

"As a prospective wroiter, I would urge to not only read good books," says Alan Moore. "Read terrible books as well. " The tip is part of the BBC's Maestro series, which has its own YouTube channel . Alan Moore believes every aspiring ...

 2022-04-23 13:32 

reddit

Robberies of mail carriers rise dramatically in U.S. with no signs of abating...
 2022-04-23 13:30 

Fark

Ding dong ditch gets teen click boom blasted with shotgun [Scary]...

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 2022-04-23 13:19 

Boing Boing

The ZX Spectrum, a classic UK 8-bit computer, is 40 years old today...

On this day in 1982, Clive Sinclair released the ZX Spectrum ( previously ), whose sleek design and inexpensive price made it an explosive success the world over —only the Commodore 64 and perhaps the Apple II outsold it—and inspired a generat...

 2022-04-23 13:02 

Boing Boing

"Nosleep" website stops your computer falling asleep...

nosleep.page does one weird trick: leave it open and it stops your computer falling asleep. This can be surprisingly annoying to accomplish through the proper channels. In my case I have a Windows laptop that can't be woken from sleep over bluetooth, ...

 2022-04-23 13:01 

Fark

Photoshop this sunset [Photoshop]...

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 2022-04-23 13:00 

Fark

Day 59 of WW3: counterattacks slowing Russian offensive in east, Washington is boosting heavy arms for Ukraine, UN rights chief sees 'horror story' of violations. It's your Saturday Ukrain...

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 2022-04-23 12:45 

Boing Boing

"The Perfect Sound" is a perfect book for audio fans...

Poetry professor Garret Hongo's new book The Perfect Sound [amazon] is aptly named. It's the perfect book for any fan of all things audio. It combines a personal family memoir with midcentury Hawaiian and Southern Californian culture, pop music pe...

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