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 2022-11-30 15:05 

Fark

Ukraine added to list of most dangerous places in the world to visit for some damn reason or other [Obvious]...

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 2022-11-30 15:00 

Fark

Today's Slatesplanation: How the new Wordle editor is ruining Wordle. Wait, I thought Wordle was already ruined. They ruined it again? [Stupid]...

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 2022-11-30 14:53 

Boing Boing

Racist royal aide quits after remarks to black Buckingham Palace visitor...

Ngozi Fulani, chief executive of London domestic abuse charity Sistah Space, visited Buckingham Palace yesterday only to have to deal with a royal aide's racist interrogation about her national origins : "I can see I am going to have a challenge g...

 2022-11-30 14:40 

Slashdot

Microsoft Offers Fix for Windows 11 Gaming Performance Issues...

Microsoft is offering Windows 11 users a preview of an update that fixes some gaming performance problems. The software maker originally warned of issues with lower than expected performance in some games earlier this month, after some Windows 11 users th...

 2022-11-30 14:28 

reddit

Eric Adams: New York City to begin hospitalizing mentally ill people involuntarily...
 2022-11-30 14:00 

Fark

Photoshop this laundry [Photoshop]...

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 2022-11-30 14:00 

Slashdot

Bitcoin 'Rarely' Used for Legal Transactions, on 'Road To Irrelevance', Say ECBank Officials...

European Central Bank officials argued on Wednesday that bitcoin is "rarely used for legal transactions," is fuelled by speculation and the recent erosion in its value indicates that it is on the "road to irrelevance," in a series of strin...

 2022-11-30 14:00 

Fark

Captain Jack's early life was one of abuse & neglect, but thanks to a Portland woman who made a cross-country trip to adopt him & a community who supports him, he's now living his best life. P...

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 2022-11-30 13:58 

reddit

Calgarians arrested for Iran protest at World Cup...
 2022-11-30 13:40 

reddit

Twitter tells High Court it has restored Dublin-based senior executive to her position...
 2022-11-30 13:38 

reddit

Buckingham Palace aide resigns over remarks to black charity boss...
 2022-11-30 13:35 

Fark

Motorcyclist stopped at red light has crashing pickup feed him a stepladder. With GAAAAAA video [Scary]...

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 2022-11-30 13:33 

Boing Boing

Import your old Sim Cities into Minecraft...

Got some old Sim City 2000 cities lying around? Import them to Minecraft with Mine City 2000 , an astonishingly precise converter made by jgosar. [via Hacker News ]...

 2022-11-30 13:26 

Boing Boing

Who is "Loab" and what lesson about AI is she trying to teach us?...

Check out this super creepy AI creation, called "Loab." She was created by accident, but keeps appearing online, often in really scary and violent depictions and scenes. Smithsonian Magazine succinctly explains Loab: Earlier this month, Twitter us...

 2022-11-30 13:26 

reddit

Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly signs $770m deal to join Saudi Arabia side Al Nassr...
 2022-11-30 13:25 

Boing Boing

Baby capybaras take their first soak at Shizuoka Zoo...

As we recently shared , it's been scientifically proven that capybaras love hot baths. Turns out that finding seems to hold across all ages of capybara. Ten capybara babies were born at Shizuoka Zoo in central Japan this fall, between August and Octob...

 2022-11-30 13:20 

Fark

Trimming the the trees with strings of lights can make the holiday season chipper. Getting tangled in a string of lights while trimming trees and falling into a chipper, decidedly less so [Sad]...

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 2022-11-30 13:13 

Boing Boing

James Gunn's DC universe will connect through television and film projects...

DC's film division has been the butt of the joke for a little under a decade. As Marvel has ascended to the top of the entertainment world, DC cinematic brand has been struggling to remain relevant. To combat the apathy from consumers regarding DC'...

 2022-11-30 13:13 

Boing Boing

French court rules in favor of man fired for not going out to drink with co-workers...

There's more to any job than the duties that are listed when you apply. Outside of the rigors and intricacies of one's professional responsibilities, other work-related hurdles must be cleared daily. One of the largest hurdles in any workplace is ...

 2022-11-30 13:10 

Boing Boing

"Palworld" promises to be Pokmon for adults...

Do you remember the last time you played Pokmon? Maybe you were a kid, or maybe you've continued pushing through the franchise's buggy new releases. Either way, if you've ever written a letter to Game Freak and asked them why you can't use...

 2022-11-30 13:09 

Boing Boing

Cat doesn't like food one bit — until human gives it just the right shape (video)...

A forgiving kitty patiently put up with his knucklehead of a human, who forgot to properly sculpt the cat food before serving it. But after eight long seconds the snafu was corrected with a spoon, which shoveled the dull flat meal into a nice mouth-wateri...

 2022-11-30 13:08 

Boing Boing

The Starship Troopers game looks awesome...

Starship Troopers is in a league of its own when it comes to 90s science fiction films. Despite serving as an adaptation of the Robert A. Heinlein book, the Starship Troopers forges a unique identity through its striking visuals and deft use of satire. &m...

 2022-11-30 13:05 

Boing Boing

Tremble in fear; Cocaine Bear is here...

One of the wildest theories about the origin of our species is the "Stoned ape theory" proposed by Terrence McKenna. For those unfamiliar with the theory's central premise, McKenna believes that ape ancestors to the human race consumed psyched...

 2022-11-30 13:05 

Fark

This "Bad Grandpa" sequel is LIT [Dumbass]...

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 2022-11-30 13:03 

reddit

China vows crackdown on 'hostile forces' as public tests Xi...
 2022-11-30 13:03 

Boing Boing

Eight aggressive cops raid wrong home in no-knock warrant, terrorizing Black family holding a baby...

An armed group of cops broke into the wrong house and terrorized a black couple with a baby. The officers refused to show them the warrant, scolded the father for holding his baby, and warned the mother that recording them would result in a lot of trouble...

 2022-11-30 13:00 

Fark

Day 280 of WW3: Ukrainian soldiers are using Soviet-era weapons to hold off Russian advances, with fiercest fighting in the city of Bakhmut. WHAT is Fark's reason for the Orc obsession with that c...

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 2022-11-30 12:38 

Boing Boing

Here's what happened to a girl who mistakenly ate 96 potent cannabis gummies...

A 12-year-old girl ate her father's stash of cannabis gummies, thinking they were just candy. Within an hour, she felt strange. She opened the apartment door and fell down the stairs. Her mother found her on the stairs and tried to talk to her, but th...

 2022-11-30 12:36 

reddit

French baguette voted onto UN World Cultural Heritage list....
 2022-11-30 12:30 

Fark

Being killed in a helicopter crash because you were suspended underneath it in a sling collecting crocodile eggs may mean you have reached peak Australia [Scary]...

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 2022-11-30 12:30 

Fark

5 0 [Followup]...

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 2022-11-30 12:17 

Boing Boing

Watch: Car launches like a rocket after hitting toll booth (driver survives)...

A car in China was caught on CCTV ramming into a toll booth, then flying "50 feet" up into the air before flipping and crashing back down to the ground, according to USA Today (see video below). Somehow, the driver reportedly survived and is recov...

 2022-11-30 12:10 

Boing Boing

Herschel Walker praises border walls by saying walls don't work...

FBI special agent Herschel Walker shows some of his famously infallible logic as he explains to his hooting and murmuring devotees how walls work (at 17:46 in the video): "A wall do work... when you got a wall around your house people don't... yea...

 2022-11-30 11:30 

Fark

Subby's 95-year-old neighbor isn't asking for much this holiday season. He's just asking for Christmas cards. Let's see if we can help him out. Thank you [Cool]...

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 2022-11-30 11:28 

reddit

Former federal agent sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for accepting bribes to help figure associated with organized crime...
 2022-11-30 11:19 

Boing Boing

Metropolis (1927) enters the public domain on January 1, 2023...

Fritz Lang's iconic 1927 silent film, Metropolis, is set to enter the public domain on January 1, 2023. This is great news for film fans around the world, who will now be able to freely access, view, and enjoy this beloved classic. — Read the re...

 2022-11-30 11:02 

Boing Boing

5 cars used by Biden's Secret Service caught fire soon after they were dropped off at Hertz (video)...

Five rental cars used by President Biden's Secret Service during the president's family holiday vacation in Nantucket went up in flames Monday morning, less than 24 hours after the cars were returned to Hertz, according to Nantucket Current (see v...

 2022-11-30 11:00 

Boing Boing

Senator Marsha Blackburn feigns muteness when asked his she supports Trump dining with Nazis...

Trump-worshipping Senator Marsha Blackburn is the Guinness World Record holder for the most severe case of chronic logorreah in history. I've never seen what she looks like with her mouth closed. But Lauren Windsor of The Undercurrent, who approached ...

 2022-11-30 11:00 

Slashdot

Alzheimer's Drug Lecanemab Hailed As Momentous Breakthrough...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the BBC: The first drug to slow the destruction of the brain in Alzheimer's has been heralded as momentous and historic. The research breakthrough ends decades of failure and shows a new era of drugs to treat A...

 2022-11-30 10:27 

Boing Boing

Anyone want to buy a full-size Star Wars X-Wing?...

Akaki Lekiachvili is a doctor living in Atlanta, GA. Six years ago, he embarked on a project to build a life-size X-Wing fighter. Raised in the country of Georgia under the Soviet Union, Akaki knows Russian oppression firsthand. So, when Putin invaded Ukr...

 2022-11-30 10:25 

Fark

Woman tries to open airplane door mid-flight once she realizes she's going to Ohio [Obvious]...

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 2022-11-30 10:08 

reddit

Parents refuse use of vaccinated blood in life-saving surgery on baby...
 2022-11-30 09:35 

reddit

US: Washington's Muslim, Jewish firefighters sue over policy banning beards...
 2022-11-30 09:30 

Fark

Chuck E. Cheese employee hides in office 'til cops arrest 'burglars', er, Carpet Cleaners, who employee didn't recognize...which should give you an idea how often they clean their carp...

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 2022-11-30 09:24 

Slashdot

Jiang Zemin, Leader Who Guided China Into Global Market, Dies at 96...

Jiang Zemin, the Shanghai Communist kingpin who was handpicked to lead China after the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests and presided over a decade of meteoric economic growth, died on Wednesday. He was 96. From a report: A Communist Party announcement issue...

 2022-11-30 09:14 

Boing Boing

Making sci-fi set pieces for low-budget film making...

Many years ago, I got to visit the set of a low-budget sci-fi film. Inside of a warehouse, the crew had built a spaceship interior and part of a building that looked out onto an alien landscape. I was immediately struck by two things: how cleverly it had ...

 2022-11-30 08:30 

Fark

Everyone to be forced to get gay married [Followup]...

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 2022-11-30 08:25 

reddit

A Florida woman is suing Kraft for $5 million, saying Velveeta microwave mac and cheese takes longer to make than advertised....
 2022-11-30 08:00 

Slashdot

Two Minerals Never Before Been Seen On Earth Found Inside 17-Ton Meteorite...

Two minerals that have never been seen before on Earth have been discovered inside a massive meteorite in Somalia. They could hold important clues to how asteroids form. Live Science reports: The two brand new minerals were found inside a single 2.5 ounce...

 2022-11-30 07:35 

Fark

Peace was never an option, eh? That's the Chicago way [Amusing]...

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