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 2022-12-01 21:06 

Boing Boing

Cat becomes shape-shifter in order to squeeze through long, narrow tube (video)...

A cat on a mission to squeeze through a clear tube that is much too narrow for his wide fluffy girth does what cats do best — he shape-shifts. Shrinking to half his diameter while stretching to double his length, the kitty proves he is not solid nor...

 2022-12-01 21:00 

Fark

Photoshop this out-of-sorts man [Photoshop]...

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 2022-12-01 20:50 

Fark

Authorities say internet sleuths trying to solve University of Idaho murders are "extremely dangerous." Guy with the knife agrees [Followup]...

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 2022-12-01 20:41 

Slashdot

Australia Will Now Fine Firms Up To $33.4 Million for Data Breaches...

The Australian parliament has approved a bill to amend the country's privacy legislation, significantly increasing the maximum penalties to AU$50 million for companies and data controllers who suffered large-scale data breaches. From a report: The fin...

 2022-12-01 20:32 

reddit

Body cam footage shows Tampa police chief using position to get out of traffic violation...
 2022-12-01 20:19 

reddit

Supreme Court to Hear Student Debt Forgiveness Case...
 2022-12-01 20:07 

Boing Boing

How is a demanding "Karen" made? This TikToker's explanation is spot on (video)...

Ever wonder, when getting screamed at by a demanding stranger at your local supermarket, how that Karen became a Karen? TikToker Rebecca Larsen tells the Karen origin story like no other. Watch (below) as she so amazingly explains how these victims, who s...

 2022-12-01 20:04 

reddit

Hawaii: Navy Doesn't Know When — Or How — Latest Red Hill Leak of 'Forever Chemicals' Started...
 2022-12-01 20:01 

Slashdot

Messaging App Telegram Moving Into Crypto...

As the FTX collapse continues to reverberate through the cryptocurrency sector, Telegram CEO Pavel Durov wants to revive some of the good will toward blockchain technology by developing a range of decentralized tools including digital asset exchanges. Fro...

 2022-12-01 19:21 

Slashdot

Sperm Counts Worldwide Are Plummeting Faster Than We Thought...

Five years ago, a study describing a precipitous decline in sperm counts sparked extreme concerns that humanity was on the path to extinction. Now a new study shows that sperm counts have fallen further and the rate of decline is speeding up, raising fear...

 2022-12-01 19:15 

Boing Boing

Snap CEO's strategy to save the ailing start-up? Togetherness...

In what appears to be an attempt to kill company morale, Snap's CEO used a lot of new-age sounding reasons to demand his employees get back into the office and save his faltering startup. Killing their work-from-home program, which he regards as an &#...

 2022-12-01 19:10 

reddit

Boy, 10, 'shot mother dead after she refused to buy him a virtual reality headset'...
 2022-12-01 18:59 

Boing Boing

Netflix's Wednesday broke Stranger Things watch record...

To paraphrase the great Mark Twain, the rumors of Netflix's demise have been greatly exaggerated. A few months ago, many fans and folks in the media thought that Netflix's recent dip in subscribers would spell the end for the streaming giant. &mda...

 2022-12-01 18:50 

reddit

Brexit added 210 to household food bills, LSE says...
 2022-12-01 18:41 

Slashdot

Mozilla Acquires Team Behind Pulse, an Automated Status Updater for Slack...

Firefox developer Mozilla is making a rare foray into the world of mergers and acquisitions, with news that it has snapped up recently-shuttered California-based productivity startup Pulse. From a report: Terms of the deal haven't been disclosed, but ...

 2022-12-01 18:40 

Boing Boing

Florida sheriff announces old-time punishments like disfigurement are back for school kids...

Offering questionable parenting advice and threats for students, Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey knows how to hold a press conference! Ivey believes that voters in his county long to return to biblical times and thinks children should live in fear. Brev...

 2022-12-01 18:11 

Boing Boing

Here's the horrifying trailer for Cocaine Bear and the true story that inspired the film...

In 1985, a 175-pound black bear died of a cocaine overdose. The animal found a stash that was dropped from a drug smuggler's airplane. That story is the inspiration for Cocaine Bear, a new movie about a blow-addicted bear that goes on a rampage. &mdas...

 2022-12-01 18:05 

Fark

When your dad is Batman [Hero]...

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 2022-12-01 18:01 

Slashdot

Just 22% of Techies in UK Aged 50 or Older, Says Chartered Institute For IT...

A little more than one in five techies in Britain is aged 50 or older, and enticing more of that demographic to enter the world of information technology could help alleviate a perennial skills gap. From a report: This is according to research by the Brit...

 2022-12-01 17:57 

Boing Boing

Squid Game star charged with indecent assault...

78-year-old Emmy nominee Oh Young-soo, who starred as the old man in the hit Netflix series Squid Game , was charged with indecent assault, reports CBS News. He is accused of assaulting a woman in 2017. From CBS : South Korean cable channel JTBC said Oh d...

 2022-12-01 17:55 

Boing Boing

The trailer for The Super Mario Bros movie is a love letter to the franchise...

In the first full trailer for the upcoming Super Mario Bros. movie from Illumination, fans of Nintendo's beloved mascot are quickly treated to a visual buffet that brilliantly displays the meticulous care that the animation studio took when crafting t...

 2022-12-01 17:53 

Boing Boing

Elementary school evacuated due to active shooter that turned out to be loud science experiment...

Granger Elementary in West Valley City, Utah was evacuated on Monday after loud noises prompted the school to execute their active shooter protocol. A teacher heard what sounded like gunshots and dialed 911. Turned out, the sounds were coming from a scien...

 2022-12-01 17:50 

Fark

Hugh Hefner's ex claims Playboy Mansion is haunted, grotto is really REALLY gross [Strange]...

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 2022-12-01 17:45 

reddit

Mom and 4 kids run over at school bus stop by driver trying to escape police...
 2022-12-01 17:42 

Boing Boing

An older man enjoys life while riding his bike hands-free in inspiring video...

Watching this carefree older man gracefully ride his bicycle hands-free — and then feet-free — down a rainy street in India just goes to show you that youth can be ageless. A passerby traveling along the same street happened to catch the foota...

 2022-12-01 17:41 

reddit

Md. man fought his $100 DC speeding ticket. Now it's easier for others to challenge theirs...
 2022-12-01 17:35 

Fark

Neighbor of Philadelphia man accused of cutting off his wife's head: "I'm not surprised" [Scary]...

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 2022-12-01 17:22 

Boing Boing

The 1989 Batmobile is now on sale...

Unlike his cohorts in the Justice League, there's been a new Batman movie for every generation since the 80s. Batman's mythos and origin are so incredibly timeless that it doesn't require much effort to make the character work in live-action. ...

 2022-12-01 17:14 

reddit

University of Idaho student slayings may not have been a targeted attack, police say, walking back their prior statement...
 2022-12-01 17:05 

Fark

Science experiment ends up allowing students to get out of school early [Facepalm]...

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 2022-12-01 16:42 

Slashdot

Irish Companies Report Success With Trial of Four-Day Working Week...

AmiMoJo writes: A research project that saw a four-day working week being trialled across 12 businesses has been deemed a success by both the companies and employees involved. The project, backed by the trade union Forsa and carried out in partnership by ...

 2022-12-01 16:40 

Boing Boing

Sperm counts worldwide are plummeting faster than ever...

A 2022 meta-analysis found that sperm counts (the number of sperm per ejaculate) in humans have been dropping at an increasing rate in recent decades, reports National Geographic . A 2017 study found that sperm counts had "plummeted by more than 50 pe...

 2022-12-01 16:17 

reddit

Officials fear 'complete doomsday scenario' for drought-stricken Colorado River...
 2022-12-01 16:15 

Boing Boing

Musk declares his tiff with Apple over, after Tim Cook gives him a campus tour...

Twitter's owner had declared his recent blood match with Apple resolved. Apparently, Elon misunderstood all along, and Tim Cook's tour of Apple's impressive and shiny campus has cleared the air. I assume the tour was free, and Elon can return ...

 2022-12-01 16:13 

reddit

Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch to face questioning as part of Dominion Voting's $1.6 billion lawsuit...
 2022-12-01 16:08 

Slashdot

Lastpass Says Hackers Accessed Customer Data In New Breach...

AmiMoJo writes: LastPass says unknown attackers breached its cloud storage using information stolen during a previous security incident from August 2022. The company added that, once in, the threat actors also managed to access customer data stored in the...

 2022-12-01 16:05 

Fark

Spain increases security after discovering Wordle bombs [Scary]...

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 2022-12-01 16:00 

Boing Boing

Buying a holiday gift for a golf lover? This golf simulator is guaranteed to arrive by Christmas....

We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. There's nothing more nerve-wracking than wondering if the holiday gifts you ordered will arrive on time. Unfortu...

 2022-12-01 15:52 

Boing Boing

William Gibson's Neuromancer coming to Apple TV+...

Jack in. William Gibson's profoundly-influential 1984 cyberpunk novel Neuromancer is coming to Apple TV+ and Miles Teller (Fantastic Four, Top Gun: Maverick) is apparently the studio's first choice to play protagonist Case. According to The Illumi...

 2022-12-01 15:43 

reddit

"I didn't ever try to commit fraud on anyone" FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried says...
 2022-12-01 15:39 

Boing Boing

A woman who sold fake COVID-19 immunization cards gets three years in Federal prison...

A naturopathic doctor who sold fake vaccine cards has been sentenced to three years in prison. In addition to forging documents, Juli A. Mazi also sold magic pellets that she claimed offered children lifetime immunity from COVID. In a questionable move, M...

 2022-12-01 15:35 

Fark

Attorney recalls being drugged, robbed by two women in the Hollywood Hills, and not fondly [Awkward]...

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 2022-12-01 15:20 

Fark

It's starting to look like the police involved in investigating those four dead University of Idaho students got their training from the same place as all those internet detectives who broke the B...

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 2022-12-01 15:20 

Slashdot

Rising Tether Loans Add Risk To Stablecoin, Crypto World...

The company behind the tether stablecoin has increasingly been lending its own coins to customers rather than selling them for hard currency upfront. The shift adds to risks that the company may not have enough liquid assets to pay redemptions in a crisis...

 2022-12-01 15:10 

reddit

Whereabouts of notorious drug lord nicknamed "La Barbie" unknown as Mexico presses U.S. for answers...
 2022-12-01 15:05 

Fark

Uvalde survivors to the "police" who allowed the slaughter: How's $27 billion sound to you? [Spiffy]...

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 2022-12-01 15:00 

reddit

'Limited number' of students changed their grades at Maine college following website glitch...
 2022-12-01 14:59 

reddit

US embassy, five other sites targeted by letter bombs in Spain...
 2022-12-01 14:50 

Fark

Florida sheriff says kids are too soft these days, need to go back to the old days where kids literally needed to fear they're going to have the cheeks of their ass torn off for not doing right in...

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 2022-12-01 14:49 

Slashdot

Google Takes Fight To Topple Record Fine Over Android To EU's Top Court...

Google will take its appeal of the record $4.5 billion European Union antitrust fine over its dominance in the Android mobile market to the bloc's top court. From a report: The penalty hits at the heart of the US tech giant's power over the Androi...

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