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 2022-04-22 22:35 

Fark

San Mateo high school regrets hiring a garage band named COVID-19 for the 2022 prom [Fail]...

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 2022-04-22 22:26 

Boing Boing

A short film about an 85-year-old Bulgarian woman who has chosen to spend her life in the mountains, away from people and cities...

Baba Dana Talks To The Wolves is an "impressionistic portrait of Baba Dana, an 85-year-old Bulgarian woman who has chosen to spend her life in the mountains, away from people and cities." This film was made in 2015 by Ralitsa Doncheva. — Rea...

 2022-04-22 22:15 

Boing Boing

LA city controller candidate Kenneth Mejia says the scrutiny over his tweets accusing Biden of rape "shows that we are winning"...

Kenneth Mejia is running for L.A. city controller candidate. According to his tweets, he thinks Joe Biden is a racist and a rapist. The LA Times reports that Mejia was a supporter of Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein and swore on social media ...

 2022-04-22 22:12 

Fark

Yo dawg, I heard you like trees so I'm making you a giant tree made out of trees for your diamond jubilee [Sappy]...

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 2022-04-22 22:08 

Fark

British food, guitar gods, astronomy, and Coachella are all on the Fark Weird News Quiz, April 14-20 Marketing Edition [Spiffy]...

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 2022-04-22 22:01 

Boing Boing

How to pair wine with a McDonald's Happy Meal and nine other fast food joints...

Andre Mack is a sommelier and winemaker who is both entertaining and informative as he shows us how to pair wine with meals from different fast food chains, including McDonald's, Subway, Taco Bell, Panda Express, and Dunkin' Donuts. "Pairing w...

 2022-04-22 21:52 

reddit

Prosecutor drops all charges against Pamela Moses, jailed over voting error | Tennessee...
 2022-04-22 21:50 

Fark

British Covid victim battled the virus for 505 days before succumbing to it [Scary]...

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 2022-04-22 21:38 

Slashdot

Binance Recovers Stolen, Disguised Crypto Loot From Mega Hack...

More than a week after the U.S. tied one of the biggest heists in crypto to a North Korean hacking group, digital-asset exchange Binance said it was able to recover about $5.8 million worth of the stolen loot that had made its way onto its platform in dis...

 2022-04-22 21:31 

Fark

Maryland Governor signs law banning child marriage in Maryland. In other news, child marriage was legal in Maryland until he signed this law yesterday [Creepy]...

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 2022-04-22 21:11 

reddit

Convicted German rapist declared prime suspect in disappearance of Maddie McCann...
 2022-04-22 21:05 

Boing Boing

Watch a dad's amusing trick to keep a fussy baby from crying...

A father distracts his fussy baby with some silly sound effects — coming straight from the baby's mouth. Whenever the baby begins to cry, the dad gently taps on the bellowing mouth, and voila, the crying stops. As an added bonus, it's free e...

 2022-04-22 21:05 

Fark

Nicaragua gives MAGA a lesson on how to stifle dissent. Can't give a playbook because MAGAts don't touch the devil's pages [Scary]...

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 2022-04-22 21:00 

Slashdot

Scientists Restart Large Hadron Collider in Quest for Dark Matter...

Deep underneath the Alps, on the Swiss-French border, something significant just happened in the world of physics. The Large Hadron Collider, Earth's most powerful particle accelerator, was restarted on Friday morning after a three-year hiatus for upg...

 2022-04-22 21:00 

Boing Boing

This wireless charging dock can keep your AirPods charged and look sleek doing it...

We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The modern person living in the digital age has an easier life than anyone who came before. — Read the rest...

 2022-04-22 20:50 

Fark

Nebraska has the most efficient Covid strategy in the US [Strange]...

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 2022-04-22 20:35 

Fark

"I don't think someone like that should be allowed in a school setting. He decided to compare Obama to Hitler and called someone the c-word in school" [Murica]...

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 2022-04-22 20:30 

reddit

At least 2 shot in 'active threat' situation in Washington, DC...
 2022-04-22 20:28 

reddit

4/20 holiday prompts record sale of 2.3 tons of marijuana in Michigan...
 2022-04-22 20:20 

Fark

"Hey lady, if you were a Transformer, you'd be Optimus Fine......hey, why are you walking away?" [Fail]...

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 2022-04-22 20:08 

reddit

Florida Gov. DeSantis signs bill revoking Disney's special district status...
 2022-04-22 20:05 

Fark

Police officer charged for beating up woman in front of her two year old daughter. This is the same baby the Fratetnal Order of Police lied and claimed had been left alone and was rescued by the brave...

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 2022-04-22 20:01 

Fark

Photoshop this window sill [Photoshop]...

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 2022-04-22 20:00 

Slashdot

Coinbase CEO Says Apple's Crypto Rules Highlight 'Potential Antitrust Issues'...

Brian Armstrong, the chief executive of Coinbase, believes Apple's App Store rules have hampered the company's product roadmap, accusing the iPhone-maker of banning features from their app and generally not being friendly with the cryptocurrency i...

 2022-04-22 19:50 

Fark

Putin 'purge' fears abound for Kremlin inner circle after four top Russian gas executives 'suicide' themselves (possible nsfw content on page) [Interesting]...

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 2022-04-22 19:41 

reddit

YouTuber Trevor Jacob Purposely Crashed His Plane in California, FAA Says...
 2022-04-22 19:38 

Fark

Kids are more triggered than ever [Sad]...

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 2022-04-22 19:37 

reddit

Florida Releases Examples of CRT in Math Textbooks Rejected From Public Schools...
 2022-04-22 19:37 

reddit

Teen charged in 151-mph crash that killed 6 posted Instagram videos of himself racing...
 2022-04-22 19:29 

reddit

Documents filed at the trial claim that Amber Heard, Elon Musk and actress-model Cara Delevingne had a threesome in the attic of Depp's Los Angeles home in 2016....
 2022-04-22 19:20 

Fark

Let's look at how climate change has made things hotter since the first Earth Day [Scary]...

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 2022-04-22 19:14 

Slashdot

Twitter Bans Climate Change Propaganda Ads as Deniers Target Platforms...

Twitter is banning advertisements that promote climate change denial in an effort to curb the reach of groups seeking to downplay the extent of the environmental crisis. From a report: Under the new policy, advertisements that contradict the "scientif...

 2022-04-22 19:05 

Fark

Tanks a lot: In part due to NATO transfers, a US defense official says that Ukraine probably has more Tanks on the ground than Russia does inside Ukraine, and certainly more in actual working conditio...

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 2022-04-22 19:04 

Boing Boing

Marjorie Taylor Greene displays profound memory loss with string of "I don't remembers"...

Marjorie Taylor Greene's early-onset amnesia only worsened at her hearing today, until she was reduced to just a string of "I don't remembers" when asked who she spoke to about the Capitol demonstrations before Jan. 6 (see video below). Di...

 2022-04-22 19:03 

Boing Boing

Dustin Hoffman is the perfect car pitchman in this funny 1966 VW commercial...

If you ask me, Dustin Hoffman should be selling Alfa Romeo spiders, not VWs. But I have to say, this fastback sedan looks pretty snazzy. Imagine an electric version of this beautiful car. Hoffman made this commercial a year before the graduate came out, a...

 2022-04-22 18:49 

Fark

Philly says never mind, abruptly retreats from indoor mask mandate ...something something nobody wants it [Facepalm]...

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 2022-04-22 18:32 

Fark

Here comes the Polk County Iowa courts prosecutor, hopping into the courtroom [Weird]...

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 2022-04-22 18:30 

reddit

Indian lawmaker arrested after tweet criticising Narendra Modi...
 2022-04-22 18:29 

Boing Boing

Somebody summoned their Tesla at an airport and it crashed into a $2 million jet...

Marvel to the spectacle of a driverless Tesla as it rolls across an airport runway and hits the back of a jet, causing it to pivot around. So far, there are no details about who owns the self-crashing vehicle, or if the Tesla owner also owns the jet, whic...

 2022-04-22 18:21 

Boing Boing

Marjorie Taylor Greene denied saying Nancy Pelosi is a traitor — until "exhibit 5" was shown...

Marjorie Taylor Greene displayed early-onset amnesia today during her hearing to see if she qualifies for the November's ballot after her involvement with the Jan. 6 Capitol attacks. When questioned about whether or not she said Nancy Pelosi is a trai...

 2022-04-22 18:11 

reddit

Covid-19 was third leading cause of death in the United States in 2021, CDC reports...
 2022-04-22 18:10 

Fark

David Perdue has managed to reach a "lies per campaign ad" ratio that the GOP had previously viewed as only theoretically possible [Obvious]...

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 2022-04-22 18:04 

reddit

Branson men, both 34, describe Kanakuk sex abuse, call for camp to be held accountable...
 2022-04-22 18:03 

Slashdot

Seized Silk Road Bitcoin To Clear Ross Ulbricht's $183M Debt...

Silk Road creator Ross Ulbricht will see his $183 million debt wiped out following the seizure of $3 billion in bitcoin connected to an unnamed Silk Road hacker, according to a court filing. From a report: In 2015, Ulbricht was sentenced to life in prison...

 2022-04-22 17:52 

Boing Boing

Marvin Gaye for Earth Day...

music In honor of Earth Day today, here's the great Marvin Gaye reflecting on the environmental destruction he saw unfolding around him in 1971... which tragically continues to this day. "Mercy, Mercy Me (The Ecology)" Mercy, mercy me Things a...

 2022-04-22 17:51 

Boing Boing

This beautiful 1969 Honda CB750 was "for Steve McQueen"...

Yet another sweet vehicle that was one in the King of Cool's collection. This 1969 Honda CB750 Sandcast has been lovingly restored and included paperwork showing it was delivered new to Mr. McQueen. Bring A Trailer: This 1969 Honda CB750 is an early-p...

 2022-04-22 17:50 

Fark

Are you a vampire? At a loose end on May 26th? Then come on down and be Count-ed [Weird]...

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 2022-04-22 17:47 

Boing Boing

Watch this new heart-pounding edit of last year's South African armored car heist...

YouTuber preposteRUSS says, "Using rarely seen front and back camera angles from the actual N4 highway assault in Pretoria, South Africa that went viral in 2021, I edited together a real-time action sequence so you can see exactly what went down in th...

 2022-04-22 17:47 

reddit

Florida family Makarenkos allegedly beat, blinded gay man after he 'made' their son gay...
 2022-04-22 17:36 

reddit

Some travelers, faced with fewer colds, will still mask in flight...

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