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 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...

 2022-04-23 12:44 

Boing Boing

Roleplaying game pioneer M.A.R. Barker was an anti-Semite and Nazi sympathizer...

For roleplaying gamers there are fewer "holy grail" games than M.A.R. Barker's 1974 now-rare Tkumel: Empire of the Petal Throne . Barker's complex, linguistically-inspired fantasy world was often compared to J.R.R. Tolkien's (Barker wa...

 2022-04-23 12:42 

Boing Boing

An Australian language spoken by "barely anybody"...

In this video, the BBC's YouTube channel explores the Miriwoong language: one of the rarest in all of Australia. Language is one of the most critical bonding agents for a culture. I learned this first hand when dating a woman for whom English was a th...

 2022-04-23 12:36 

reddit

Florida Atheist Petitions to Ban the Bible in Miami-Dade and Broward Schools...
 2022-04-23 12:33 

reddit

Woman rescued after falling in toilet trying to get phone...
 2022-04-23 12:15 

Fark

Shocking art shocks [Plug]...

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 2022-04-23 12:00 

Slashdot

Energy Department Challenges Students To Wring More Efficiency From EVs...

The Energy Department has teamed with GM and MathWorks to launch an EcoCAR Electric Vehicle Challenge that asks student groups at 15 North American universities to develop more efficient EV technology. From a report: The will have students tinker with a C...

 2022-04-23 12:00 

Fark

"Our fosters offer shelter and food and a warm place, but they also offer a lot more than that. They are lifesavers for homeless, abandoned, and orphaned cats." Welcome to Caturday [Caturday]...

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 2022-04-23 11:51 

reddit

Woman arrested after crashing car, fleeing on foot showed signs of intoxication before bribing deputy with sex to let her go, Pct. 4 says...
 2022-04-23 11:50 

reddit

Hitmen killed an FSU law professor nearly 8 years ago. Now, his former brother-in-law has been arrested in the case...
 2022-04-23 10:25 

Fark

Small town cancels the only reason to go there [Sad]...

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 2022-04-23 10:20 

Slashdot

Europe Seals a Deal on Tighter Rules For Digital Services...

European Union lawmakers have secured a provisional deal on a landmark update to rules for digital services operating in the region -- grabbing political agreement after a final late night/early morning of compromise talks on the detail of what is a major...

 2022-04-23 09:45 

Fark

Man faces heat, felony theft charges, for failing to focus on the scope of his crime [Dumbass]...

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 2022-04-23 09:32 

reddit

The US sends 155 mm howitzers and "Phoenix Ghost" drones to Ukraine...
 2022-04-23 08:45 

Fark

Murder Mystery Made Clear by Mother's Mallard; "If I could give that duck a medal, I would" [Hero]...

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 2022-04-23 07:35 

Fark

These two though they were pretty slick, until they got caught [Dumbass]...

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 2022-04-23 07:22 

Slashdot

Zoom Agrees To 'Historic' $85 Million Payout For Graphic Zoombombing Claims...

The Covid-19 pandemic brought on a surge of "zoom-bombing4; as hackers and pranksters crashed into virtual meetings with abusive messages and imagery. Now, Zoom has agreed to a "historic" payout of $85m as part of a class-action settlement ...

 2022-04-23 06:45 

Fark

Guy goes to grab his hat then realizes somebody is already using it. Yes, this is a news story [Silly]...

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 2022-04-23 06:05 

Fark

Way up in Northern Canada, it's not the polar bears you have to look out for, it's the "stanky leg" guy outside the grocery store, mayor warns [Amusing]...

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 2022-04-23 05:45 

Fark

Russia reports that 1 person was killed and 27 are missing after missiles caused minor damage to the Moskva. The other 396 are perfectly safe, and will you please stop asking, I have a terrible fear o...

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 2022-04-23 05:05 

Fark

You know how when you've just come home from a long trip, and you call to your dog , who excitedly sprints over to you, leaps past you, and then smacks into a private jet? Well, imagine that dog i...

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 2022-04-23 05:00 

Slashdot

Study Finds New Clues About Causes of Cancer...

Analysis of thousands of tumours has unveiled a treasure trove of clues about the causes of cancer, representing a significant step towards the personalisation of treatment. The Guardian: Researchers say that for the first time it is possible to detect pa...

 2022-04-23 04:30 

Fark

Minnesota approves of racing through construction zones so much that they're providing pace cars so everyone gets warmed up properly [Awkward]...

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 2022-04-23 04:16 

reddit

Louisiana girl, 4, dies after grandmother allegedly forced her to drink bottle of whiskey...
 2022-04-23 03:46 

Fark

How do you flip a car at a toll plaza? Difficulty: NJ [Fail]...

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 2022-04-23 03:44 

reddit

Judge sentences man to life for 'evil' sex abuse of kids...
 2022-04-23 03:24 

reddit

Pet duck helps deputies discover body of NC woman; couple charged...
 2022-04-23 03:15 

reddit

Law Enforcement "Isn't a Profession," Judge Rules In Challenge To Arizona's Clemency Board...
 2022-04-23 03:12 

Fark

Everybody was Kung Fu Riding [Murica]...

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 2022-04-23 02:38 

Fark

"What's your crime?" "Public urination." "That's not much of a crime." "Into a patrol car." "Kinky" [Facepalm]...

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 2022-04-23 02:37 

reddit

Alex Jones rep tells judge he didn't file bankruptcy himself for fear it could 'harm his trademark value'...
 2022-04-23 02:35 

reddit

Person set themselves on fire outside Supreme Court Building, officials say - ABC News...
 2022-04-23 02:20 

reddit

Man arrested for allegedly threatening Merriam-Webster over definition of female...
 2022-04-23 02:05 

reddit

Employee owes nearly $23,500 after school board says she was overpaid...
 2022-04-23 02:04 

Fark

French graffiti artist killed by NYC subway train shortly after French graffiti artist killed by NYC subway train [Followup]...

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 2022-04-23 02:00 

Slashdot

Ebook Services Are Bringing Unhinged Conspiracy Books into Public Libraries...

Librarians say Holocaust deniers, antivaxxers, and other conspiracy theorists are being featured in the catalogs of a popular ebook lending service. From a report: In February, a group of librarians in Massachusetts identified a number of Holocaust denial...

 2022-04-23 01:46 

reddit

Americans have rushed to rescue Ukrainian orphans. One mission led to a child trafficking probe...
 2022-04-23 01:33 

Boing Boing

SF's Millennium Tower sank another 1/10" in just one week...

As crews at San Francisco's beleaguered Millennium Tower began digging to extend the foundation and connect it to the new piles, the building sank even more. Outside engineers in this NBC Bay Area interview predict that the new digging exacerbates an ...

 2022-04-23 01:17 

reddit

Wells Fargo cuts mortgage jobs amid poor outlook...

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