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 2022-09-22 21:50 

Fark

Popular "how to" Google searches in the USA: "fix a leaky toilet", "roast a chicken", "start a business". Popular "how to" searches in Russia: "break an arm...

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 2022-09-22 21:43 

reddit

Boeing to pay $200 million to settle charges over misleading investors after 737 Max crashes...
 2022-09-22 21:22 

reddit

Passenger arrested after seen punching a flight attendant...
 2022-09-22 21:22 

Slashdot

25% of Netflix Subscribers Planning To Leave Service, Survey Finds...

Netflix already lost 1.2 million subscribers in the first two quarters of 2022. While the company hopes to add one million new users with its new ad-supported tier, a survey shows that 1 in 4 Netflix users are planning to cancel their subscriptions this y...

 2022-09-22 21:20 

Fark

Meep Meep [Amusing]...

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 2022-09-22 21:05 

Fark

That time in 1948 when MIT pranked the Harvard-Yale game with enough explosives to kill everyone on the field. The fratboys in question were expelled for the rest of the term, with no criminal charges...

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 2022-09-22 21:05 

Fark

Couple caught having 'wild sex' in hotel as patrons in restaurant across the way urge them to 'shut the blinds' cause they're TRYING TO EAT HERE (possible nsfw content on page) [Gi...

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 2022-09-22 21:00 

Slashdot

DocuSign Names Former Google Executive Allan Thygesen As New CEO...

DocuSign shares rose almost 5% in extended trading after the electronic signature software maker announced it has hired an Alphabet executive, Allan Thygesen, to be its next CEO. CNBC reports: The announcement comes three month after DocuSign said its CEO...

 2022-09-22 20:50 

Fark

Woman charged for bringing rescued racoon into North Dakota bar. It must have run up a huge tab for that to make the news [Strange]...

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 2022-09-22 20:45 

reddit

'An amazing blessing': 8-year-old paralyzed in Highland Park shooting returns home...
 2022-09-22 20:40 

Slashdot

Mozilla Urges Action To Unpick Platform Browser Lock-ins...

As antitrust regulators around the world dial up scrutiny of platform power, Mozilla has published a piece of research digging into the at times subtle yet always insidious ways operating systems exert influence to keep consumers locked to using their own...

 2022-09-22 20:39 

Boing Boing

This Ukraine flag Ghostface SCREAM mask is just in time for Halloween...

This "Stop The War" Ukraine Flag Scream mask is distributed through Fun World . According to Drowned Boy Productions , the company is donating $1 of the proceeds to some Ukrainian war relief charity, though I can't find my own source for that....

 2022-09-22 20:38 

Boing Boing

The Viking influence on the English language...

Skill. Skull. Shirt. Skirt. Are. Them. Take. And maybe not surprising, a lot of words for violence: slaughter, ransack, club, knife, berserk. In this RobWords video, Rob looks at the significant influence on Old Viking on Old English and the many words we...

 2022-09-22 20:37 

reddit

Japan to allow visa-free individual tourists from Oct. 11...
 2022-09-22 20:24 

Fark

Welccme [Facepalm]...

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 2022-09-22 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop this quilt [Photoshop]...

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 2022-09-22 20:00 

Slashdot

Jamie Dimon Slams Crypto Tokens as 'Decentralized Ponzi Schemes'...

Jamie Dimon didn't mince words when a US lawmaker mentioned the executive's history of criticizing cryptocurrencies. From a report: "I'm a major skeptic on crypto tokens, which you call currency, like Bitcoin," the JPMorgan Chase chief...

 2022-09-22 19:51 

reddit

NXIVM cult leader Keith Raniere was beaten in prison by fellow sex offender, lawsuit says...
 2022-09-22 19:51 

reddit

Amy Cooper, "Central Park Karen," loses lawsuit claiming she was unjustly fired...
 2022-09-22 19:50 

Fark

Toddler stands ground [Sad]...

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 2022-09-22 19:45 

Boing Boing

Trump could face up to 1,000 years in prison for his document espionage...

There is an exciting piece deep inside this Daily Beast article regarding just how hard the 11th Circuit slapped down Judge Aileen Cannon whatever the game she is playing was. Cannon took the hit so hard she has reversed her bunk earlier order around the ...

 2022-09-22 19:35 

Fark

Central Park woman loses her defamation lawsuit against her former employer who fired her for being racist [Followup]...

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 2022-09-22 19:21 

Slashdot

FDA Warns Against Cooking Chicken in NyQuil. For Real....

The Food and Drug Administration is warning people not to abuse nonprescription drugs as part of social-media challenges, including cooking chicken in NyQuil. From a report: The regulator issued a warning cautioning the public that social-media challenges...

 2022-09-22 19:20 

Fark

Urinating on the mobility from a balcony is illegal? But they're poor [Asinine]...

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 2022-09-22 19:05 

Fark

Pinky to lips - 1.3 BILLION Mega-millions dollars. Henchman: Sir, there's the lump sum, partner split, then there's the taxes... Pinky to lips: 250 million Mega-millions dollars [Spiffy]...

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 2022-09-22 18:59 

reddit

US sanctions Iranian morality police after woman's death...
 2022-09-22 18:53 

Fark

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

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 2022-09-22 18:53 

Fark

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

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 2022-09-22 18:41 

reddit

'It's a 100% mobilisation': day one of Russia's drive to build its army | Russia...
 2022-09-22 18:40 

Slashdot

4-Day Workweek Brings No Loss of Productivity, Companies in Experiment Say...

More than 70 companies in Britain are undergoing a six-month experiment in which their employees get a paid day off each week. So far, most companies say it's going well. SpzToid shares a report: Most of the companies participating in a four-day workw...

 2022-09-22 18:38 

reddit

Alex Jones testifies in trial over his Sandy Hook hoax lies...
 2022-09-22 18:35 

Fark

Putin moves submarines out of Crimea before they become former submarines and join the rest of the Black Sea fleet [Interesting]...

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 2022-09-22 18:23 

reddit

U.S. watchdog estimates $45.6 billion in pandemic unemployment fraud...
 2022-09-22 18:20 

Fark

Apparently we all do fark-all at work on Fridays. New study shows that there is no loss of productivity from workers working a 4-day week rather than a 5-day one [Cool]...

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 2022-09-22 18:05 

Fark

The James Webb Space Telescope has a problem and it has to be fixed from earth because it's too far away to send astronauts as they did with the Hubble [News]...

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 2022-09-22 18:02 

Slashdot

Microsoft CEO Is Confident About Activision Deal Approval, Handling of Economy...

Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella said he's confident the company can gain regulatory approval for its $69 billion purchase of Activision Blizzard even in the face of an in-depth regulatory probe in the UK. From a report: "Of course,...

 2022-09-22 17:54 

Boing Boing

Here's the real story behind the "Choose Your Own Adventure" books...

In the 1980s, the Choose Your Own Adventure book series was all the rage among kids. From "Journey Under the Sea" to "Your Code Name is Jonah," "The Abominable Snowman," and "Deadwood City," each novel was a "gamebook&#...

 2022-09-22 17:51 

Fark

If you're in Iran, you're not reading this article. Or any articles on Fark [News]...

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 2022-09-22 17:50 

Fark

Five fun things to do at the Ploughing as the rain pours down. Not listed: Mr Plough [Silly]...

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 2022-09-22 17:35 

Fark

You had one job, antisemitism edition [Facepalm]...

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 2022-09-22 17:20 

Slashdot

Inside Russia's Vast Surveillance State...

A cache of nearly 160,000 files from Russia's powerful internet regulator provides a rare glimpse inside Vladimir V. Putin's digital crackdown. The New York Times: Four days into the war in Ukraine, Russia's expansive surveillance and censorsh...

 2022-09-22 17:19 

reddit

EU entry for people leaving Russia will be up to individual member states, commission says...
 2022-09-22 17:05 

Fark

Ceiling Planet Fitness manager is watching you tan [Sick]...

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 2022-09-22 16:50 

Fark

Nationwide shortage of Adderall linked to historic levels of squirrel awareness [Scary]...

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 2022-09-22 16:47 

Boing Boing

Watch as "Lets F*ck Brandon" tee-shirts go on sale outside a Trump rally...

Word salad and meaningless statements are like spinach to the MAGA Popeye! Watch as some dude pays money for one of these tee-shirts. We sold "Let's F**k Brandon" shirts outside the Trump Rally. pic.twitter.com/XJJeMaAKzb — The Good Liar...

 2022-09-22 16:47 

Boing Boing

Photographer spent the day inside Kurt Cobain's abandoned house...

Photographer Steve Birnbaum visits the locations where iconic images of musicians were taken and then photographs those familiar photos in that context. He recently visited the abandoned Hollywood Heights house that Kurt Cobain, Courtney Love, and their d...

 2022-09-22 16:43 

reddit

U.S. drops charges against Massachusetts judge accused of obstructing immigration arrest...
 2022-09-22 16:41 

Slashdot

Twitter Discloses It Wasn't Logging Users Out of Accounts After Password Resets...

Weeks after Twitter's ex-security chief accused the company of cybersecurity mismanagement, Twitter has now informed its users of a bug that didn't close all of a user's active logged-in sessions on Android and iOS after an account's passw...

 2022-09-22 16:30 

Fark

Today's 2-hour serving of '80s alt/post-punk/new wave includes music from Love And Rockets, Roxy Music, Cocteau Twins, Animotion, and more. Hear what commercial radio doesn't sound like on...

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 2022-09-22 16:20 

Fark

Insane man should be deemed competent to stand trial because he had jars of pee fermenting in his jail cell [Facepalm]...

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