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 2022-11-30 20:49 

reddit

An All-female on-field refereeing team will take charge of a men's World Cup game for the first time in Thursday's group-stage game between Costa Rica and Germany....
 2022-11-30 20:47 

reddit

EU warns Musk to beef up Twitter controls ahead of new rules...
 2022-11-30 20:45 

Fark

"Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind." --Rudyard Kipling. This is your Fark Writer's Thread, Drug Dealing Edition [CSB]...

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 2022-11-30 20:41 

Slashdot

Telegram Shares Users Data in Copyright Violation Lawsuit...

Telegram has disclosed names of administrators, their phone numbers and IP addresses of channels accused of copyright infringement in compliance with a court order in India in a remarkable illustration of the data the instant messaging platform stores on ...

 2022-11-30 20:38 

reddit

House Committee Receives Trump's Tax Returns From IRS...
 2022-11-30 20:35 

Fark

Marine veteran chugs beer from her prosthetic leg at Lakers game. No word on her Fark handle [Cool]...

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 2022-11-30 20:20 

Fark

Germany follows up on their criticism of Qatar's human rights record by signing a 15 year contract to buy Qatari natural gas. That'll teach 'em [Facepalm]...

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 2022-11-30 20:19 

Boing Boing

World's largest volcano in Hawaii has erupted, and it's stunning to watch (video)...

It's been quite a week on Hawaii's Big Island, with two active volcanoes — Mauna Loa and Kilauea — erupting at once . Video shared yesterday by the US Geological Survey (see below, make sure your sound is up!) shows Mauna Loa's stu...

 2022-11-30 20:05 

Fark

U.S. warns California that stilsuit discipline will be required at all outdoor events. Please check your moisture seals, and remember that your water belongs to the tribe [PSA]...

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 2022-11-30 20:00 

reddit

CNN begins layoffs in what CEO says will be a 'gut punch' to the network...
 2022-11-30 19:59 

reddit

Christine McVie, Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter, dies at 79...
 2022-11-30 19:59 

reddit

DHS warns of terror threats to LGBTQ, Jewish, migrant communities...
 2022-11-30 19:55 

Slashdot

Mark Zuckerberg Still 'Long-Term Optimistic' on Metaverse, Says Skepticism Doesn't Bother Him Too Much...

Meta founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said he was still optimistic about the metaverse on a longer, "five-to-ten-year horizon" at the New York Times Dealbook Summit in New York City on Wednesday. From a report: "The way we communica...

 2022-11-30 19:50 

Fark

The hotel bathtub may go the way of the Dodo bird and the buggy whip. You hate to see it happen. Subby is team bath all the way [Sad]...

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 2022-11-30 19:47 

reddit

Iranian man, 27, shot dead for celebrating team's World Cup exit | Iran...
 2022-11-30 19:38 

reddit

Christine McVie, Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter, dies aged 79...
 2022-11-30 19:32 

Boing Boing

The Internet's (justified) obsession with quokkas...

Quokkas enjoy an online renaissance, for obvious reasons. Just look at them! These plucky, perpetually-smiling marsupials have captured the hearts of the Internet, to the point where there are now entire accounts dedicated to tweeting hourly pictures of t...

 2022-11-30 19:31 

Fark

We've had one volcano, yes. But what about second volcano? [Scary]...

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 2022-11-30 19:29 

Boing Boing

The real garden gnomes of the 1800s...

Consider the humble garden gnome: a jolly little fellow in a red hat, smiling passively at passersby. Perfectly innocent, right? Well, what if I told you that the precursor to the garden gnome tradition used to involve real people paid to live in gardens?...

 2022-11-30 19:26 

Boing Boing

New lanterns in San Francisco's Chinatown honor community's cultural icons and history...

Lantern Stories is a cool new outdoor public artwork by Yu-Wen Wu in San Francisco's Chinatown that celebrates Asian culture. I stumbled upon it the other night. Over the long weekend, my dear friend Joyce planned a group evening adventure to San Fran...

 2022-11-30 19:24 

Boing Boing

Celebrate the World Cup with these bloody, sexy true crime soccer stories...

Badlands is a spinoff of the popular rock n' roll true crime podcast Disgraceland , with lurid stories of sex, drugs, and murder in other celebrity cultures. And just in time for the World Cup, the new season takes a look at the seedy underbelly of so...

 2022-11-30 19:23 

Boing Boing

Dolphins have an impressively high tolerance for hot sauce...

In an effort to stop dolphins from pilfering fish out of human nets, some researchers in Greece began experimenting with ways to deter the horny aquatic mammals. After several failed attempts involving noisemakers and camouflage nets, the scientists turne...

 2022-11-30 19:23 

Boing Boing

French baguette, Chinese tea, and Arabic coffee now have UNESCO protection...

The French baguette is now under UNESCO safeguarding as an item of "intangible cultural heritage." The bread is joined by a number of other global foods, traditions, and crafts. From this year's additions to the UNESCO intangible cultural heri...

 2022-11-30 19:23 

Boing Boing

The Donald Trump Mysteries: "The Curious Case of the Racist Repast"...

Volume 4 of The Complete Tom the Dancing Bug! TOM THE DANCING BUG: ALL-MIGHTY COMICS! Books currently being personalized, signed, sketched in, and sent out! Let's go! Information here. (Order by Thursday, 12/1 and your order will be in the mail to you...

 2022-11-30 19:23 

Fark

We are running out of antibiotics and other life saving medications and "there is neither a stated reason for, nor an anticipated resolution." Stay healthy my friends [Scary]...

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 2022-11-30 19:20 

Fark

The City of Boston welcomes Prince William and Princess Catherine today. Wait, so are Bostonians the Yankees in this scenario? [Interesting]...

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 2022-11-30 19:20 

Slashdot

Autonomous Trucking Software Upstart Embark Has Quietly Gone From $5B+ To Basically Worthless...

Out of all the beaten-down public companies in the autonomous driving space, Embark Technology stands out as a conspicuously terrible stock market performer. From a report: The San Francisco-headquartered company, which develops autonomous driving technol...

 2022-11-30 19:12 

Boing Boing

The Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite is darling...

I knew a woman who had an early 60s Bugeye Sprite in the late 1990s. The car was hard to keep running then, and she had a terrible time finding parts. However, she really enjoyed running it through the various canyons between Malibu and the north end of t...

 2022-11-30 19:00 

Boing Boing

Two idiots steal ATM, then accidentally set their car on fire while trying to grab the loot (video)...

Portland police are on the lookout for two gentlemen in Oregon who crashed their van into a convenience store, stole an ATM, then tried to crack open the machine — only to start a huge fire in their van. And it was all caught on two separate cameras...

 2022-11-30 18:59 

reddit

DoorDash lays off 1,250 employees...
 2022-11-30 18:50 

Fark

"The customer and employee got into an argument. Both men then pulled out guns and exchanged shots" [Murica]...

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 2022-11-30 18:40 

Slashdot

Remittances Grow 5% in 2022, Despite Global Headwinds...

Remittances to low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) withstood global headwinds in 2022, growing an estimated 5% to $626 billion. This is sharply lower than the 10.2% increase in 2021, according to the latest World Bank Migration and Development Brief....

 2022-11-30 18:38 

Boing Boing

Madison Cawthorn's farewell warns against becoming a 'soft metrosexual' and social media...

Outgoing US Congressperson Madison Cawthorn issued a farewell address on the floor of Congress wherein he decried all sorts of stuff and babbled about strength. Cawthorn was an awful clown of a super-Trump supporter who lost his North Carolina primary, fa...

 2022-11-30 18:22 

Boing Boing

Fox's favorite frozen food heir grossly dismissive of every case of discrimination in US history...

Staunchly defending the most minor put-upon group of people to theoretically be discriminated against, a favored FOX news host claimed that the unvaccinated have been mistreated far worse than any of the very, very long list of people who have been discri...

 2022-11-30 18:20 

Fark

Kyiv will put up a 35-foot Christmas "tree of invincibility" in the middle of the city in spite of the war. Still no confirmation that it will be in the shape of a middle finger and pointed to...

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 2022-11-30 18:01 

Slashdot

Spotify CEO Renews Attack on Apple...

Spotify's CEO Daniel Ek renewed his attack on Apple on Wednesday in a series of tweets alleging the iPhone maker "gives itself every advantage while at the same time stifling innovation and hurting consumers." From a report: Ek tagged a number...

 2022-11-30 18:01 

Fark

Caption this kitty and her ball [Caption]...

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 2022-11-30 17:49 

Boing Boing

Spectacular selfie of NASA's Orion spacecraft, the Earth, and the Moon...

NASA's Orion spacecraft captured his spectacular selfie from a distance of 268,563 miles from Earth, the farthest a spaceship built for humans has ever gone. The first mission in the Artemis program—which in 2025 (at the soonest) will return hum...

 2022-11-30 17:34 

reddit

At least 2 killed in Alabama after 30 tornados struck Gulf states...
 2022-11-30 17:33 

Boing Boing

Woman on plane bit fellow passenger and attempted to open the exit door mid-flight because Jesus told her to...

On Saturday, a woman on a Southwest flight from Houston, Texas to Columbus, Ohio attempted to open an exit door mid-flight. The 34-year-old shoved a flight attendant as she lunged for the exit door and attempted to open it. After the flight attendants res...

 2022-11-30 17:25 

Fark

Today's 4-hr serving of '80s alt/post-punk/new wave music is being crashed by a special guest. Hear a replay of founding member David Newton discussing all things Mighty Lemon Drops related on...

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 2022-11-30 17:21 

Slashdot

Disney Made a Movie Quality AI Tool That Automatically Makes Actors Look Younger or Older...

hondo77 writes: Two years ago, Disney Research Studios developed AI-powered tools that could generate face swap videos with enough quality and resolution to be used for professional filmmaking (instead of as questionably low-res GIFs shared around the int...

 2022-11-30 17:10 

Boing Boing

Pong is now 50 years old. Here's the story of its invention....

gif: pong74ls/Wikipedia (CC BY 3.0) Fifty years ago this week, Atari installed the first Pong machine in a Silicon Valley bar called Andy Capp's. The world was never the same. Back in 1999, I wrote a feature for Salon about Pong co-creator Nolan Bushn...

 2022-11-30 17:09 

reddit

Ukraine war: The surrender hotline for Russian soldiers...
 2022-11-30 17:04 

reddit

'Mind control' by parasites influences wolf-pack dynamics in Yellowstone National Park | CNN...
 2022-11-30 16:48 

Fark

Fark NotNewsletter: Still playing Halloween music [FarkBlog]...

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 2022-11-30 16:42 

reddit

Pastors say Johnny Hunt, former SBC president accused of abuse, can return to ministry...
 2022-11-30 16:40 

Slashdot

Crypto Exchange Kraken Cuts 1,100 Jobs To 'Weather Crypto Winter'...

Crypto exchange Kraken writing in a blog post: Today we're announcing one of the hardest decisions at Kraken to date. We're reducing our global workforce by approximately 1,100 people, or 30 percent, in order to adapt to current market conditions....

 2022-11-30 16:35 

Fark

Cartel boss El Pirata buried wearing crown after being killed in drag race crash. "El pirata" is Spanish for "the pirata" (possible nsfw content on page) [Dumbass]...

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 2022-11-30 16:20 

Fark

In case you missed you chance to mock Charles "Wide Neck" McDowell back in 2018, here's your next opportunity (with mugshot goodness) [Strange]...

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