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 2022-09-22 00:04 

Fark

In news that is shocking to nobody, Talcum X and his nonprofit may not be on the up and up [Obvious]...

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 2022-09-22 00:02 

Slashdot

Bad Dreams in Middle Age Could Be Sign of Dementia Risk, Study Suggests...

People who experience frequent bad dreams in middle age may experience a faster rate of cognitive decline and be at higher risk of dementia as they get older, data suggests. If confirmed, the research could eventually lead to new ways of screening for dem...

 2022-09-22 00:00 

Fark

Photoshop this stylish comb [Photoshop]...

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 2022-09-22 00:00 

Boing Boing

This utility knife makes a great addition to your EDC — and it's over 40% off...

A sharp, reliable knife is one of those tools most folks don't think about carrying around, but there are countless everyday situations where a blade might be useful. You can use it to slice through hard-to-open packages , start fires, clear brush whi...

 2022-09-21 23:38 

Fark

Its a good thing this was California, as "Illegal Buttocks Procedure" means something completely different in Texas [Sad]...

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 2022-09-21 23:37 

reddit

DOJ can resume criminal probe of classified documents from Mar-a-Lago, appeals court says...
 2022-09-21 23:20 

Slashdot

Site Tells You If Photos of You Were Used To Train AI...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Deepfakes, AI generated porn, and a thousand more innocent uses -- there's been a lot of news about neural network-generated images. It makes sense that people started getting curious; were my photo...

 2022-09-21 23:04 

Fark

Family Dollar recalls condoms, pregnancy tests nationwide because they don't work when you don't use them [Facepalm]...

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 2022-09-21 23:02 

Slashdot

Nvidia Unveils Drive Thor, One Chip To Rule All Software-Defined Vehicles...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Nvidia is gearing up to deliver Drive Thor, its next-generation automotive-grade chip that the company claims will be able to unify a wide range of in-car technology from automated driving features and ...

 2022-09-21 22:40 

Slashdot

iPhone 14 Pro Max Teardown Reveals Unused SIM Tray Area...

In an in-depth teardown of the iPhone 14 Pro Max, iFixit provides a closer look at the device's internals. "Notably, the teardown includes a photo of the plastic spacer that replaced the SIM card tray on the U.S. model," reports MacRumors. Fro...

 2022-09-21 22:35 

Fark

News: Speeding car hits person at bus stop. Fark: Police investigating the victim, say no one who owned a car would use the city bus on purpose [Facepalm]...

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 2022-09-21 22:24 

reddit

Missouri judge once again delays decision on closing Agape Boarding School...
 2022-09-21 22:20 

Fark

Say what you will about California, but we don't have this NOPE problem [Florida]...

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 2022-09-21 22:00 

Slashdot

Kraken CEO Jesse Powell Steps Down...

Jesse Powell, co-founder of crypto exchange Kraken, is planning to step down as CEO, Kraken confirmed with CoinDesk. The Wall Street Journal first reported on the news. From the report: Kraken's current chief operating officer, Dave Ripley, will take ...

 2022-09-21 21:59 

Fark

The hijab is a powerful, controversial symbol, both of oppression and acceptance, depending on the circumstances. Tuesday, hundreds of Iranian women burned theirs, and openly showed, and cut, their ha...

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 2022-09-21 21:35 

Fark

Hundreds of cans of beer spilled on highway, no wait, it's just Coors Light [Florida]...

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 2022-09-21 21:25 

Slashdot

Flying Car Startup Kitty Hawk Is Winding Down...

Sebastian Thrun, the CEO of Kitty Hawk, informed employees on Wednesday the company was laying them off, according to a news report. The company also posted the news on its LinkedIn page. From the report: Sources inside the company told Insider that Kitty...

 2022-09-21 21:20 

Fark

People keep saying you can eat Crocs footwear, please don't [PSA]...

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 2022-09-21 21:05 

Fark

Danish Queen tests positive for Covid. Her condition is described as young and sweet, only seventeen [Interesting]...

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 2022-09-21 21:00 

Boing Boing

Refurbished savings: Tough stains don't stand a chance against this Shark steam mop...

Is there any feeling as satisfying as the one you get after demolishing a tough stain? A clean house is a happy house, but anyone who's only wielded a vacuum cleaner or a broom knows it's surprisingly hard to maintain that aura of cleanliness for ...

 2022-09-21 20:50 

Fark

Federal Judge invents "Florida challenge", orders release of more than 100 patients trom Orgeon State's locked psychiatric hospital [Scary]...

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 2022-09-21 20:49 

reddit

9-year-old boy seriously injured in bear attack while hunting in Alaska; bear shot dead by family member...
 2022-09-21 20:46 

Boing Boing

The X-Wing design that Star Wars forgot...

Star Wars funfact: George Lucas himself designed the original X-Wing and it was inspired by a dragster. In fact, the first model for Lucas' X-Wing was build from a kit-bashed dragster model. But George's X-Wing design was never used. Or was it? &m...

 2022-09-21 20:45 

Slashdot

NTSB Wants Alcohol Detection Systems Installed In All New Cars In US...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) yesterday recommended that all new vehicles be equipped with alcohol detection systems that can stop people from driving while drunk. The NTSB can...

 2022-09-21 20:43 

Boing Boing

In the least gangster move ever, Rockstar Games enlists the FBI to handle the GTA VI leaks...

Talk about not practicing what you preach. In a move that would make Jimmy "the Gent" pushover a phone booth, Rockstar games apparently forgot one of life's most essential rules. They didn't keep their mouth shut. In the end, we shouldn...

 2022-09-21 20:35 

Fark

Underground volcano threatens US beer supply. Still unclear on which supervillain came up with this sinister plan [Repeat]...

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 2022-09-21 20:35 

reddit

48 people who claimed to feed kids charged in $250M pandemic fraud...
 2022-09-21 20:17 

reddit

Former officer who held down George Floyd's legs gets 3 years in prison for aiding and abetting manslaughter...
 2022-09-21 20:05 

Slashdot

Florida Brings Battle Over Social Media Regulation To the Supreme Court...

Florida's attorney general on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to decide whether states have the right to regulate how social media companies moderate content on their services, a move that sends one of the most controversial debates of the internet ...

 2022-09-21 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop this narcoleptic and his trusty friend [Photoshop]...

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 2022-09-21 20:00 

Fark

"The two most powerful warriors are patience and time" Leo Tolstoy. This is your Fark Writer's Thread, having patience because I'm short on time edition [CSB]...

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 2022-09-21 20:00 

Boing Boing

Tom Hardy just won a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament...

The number of celebrities that are also Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioners is kind of immense at this point. On the more obvious end of the spectrum, you have tough guys like Jason Statham and Vin Diesel, that look like former MMA grapplers. — Read t...

 2022-09-21 19:54 

Fark

If you're thinking about complaining about being demonized for being a white male you should probably take off your pin of the 3rd SS Panzer Division Totenkopf of the Waffen-SS, but you do you [Mu...

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 2022-09-21 19:40 

reddit

Home sales dropped 20% in August from a year ago...
 2022-09-21 19:35 

reddit

Ukraine war latest: Putin's mobilisation order sparks fury in Moscow - as US condemns leader's 'reckless' nuclear threat...
 2022-09-21 19:25 

Slashdot

Chinese Phonemaker Starts Copying iPhone 14's 'Dynamic Island'...

tlhIngan writes: The iPhone 14's "dynamic island" feature is where the pinhole used for the front facing camera is replaced by a pill shaped cutout that can be filled with "useful" snippets of information. It's basically used to he...

 2022-09-21 19:20 

Fark

Maybe the parents can sue in Virginia and say the detective/author pooped in the bed. It worked last time [Followup]...

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 2022-09-21 19:16 

reddit

'Death to the dictator': Videos show growing protests in Iran...
 2022-09-21 19:05 

Fark

Do you like Iceland? Want to earn $50,000? [Interesting]...

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 2022-09-21 19:03 

Fark

Fark NotNewsletter: Halloween wars [FarkBlog]...

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 2022-09-21 18:55 

reddit

Denver Public Library closes all locations for the day after unspecified threat...
 2022-09-21 18:50 

Fark

Oh the huge mammaries [Boobies]...

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 2022-09-21 18:42 

Slashdot

Telegram Has a Serious Doxxing Problem...

An anonymous reader shares a report: Telegram's doxxing problem goes far beyond Myanmar. WIRED spoke to activists and experts in the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Eastern Europe who said that the platform has ignored their warnings about an epidemi...

 2022-09-21 18:35 

Fark

The General once responsible for training all of America's soldiers outlines the issues with grabbing up 300k conscripts and throwing them at the front line [Interesting]...

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 2022-09-21 18:29 

Fark

Summarizing Putin's speech: 1. We are annexing parts of Ukraine so now those parts are literally Russia. 2. If you keep supporting people fighting there you are directly attacking Mother Russia. 3...

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 2022-09-21 18:14 

reddit

Nearly 800 Russians detained in protests against partial military mobilization...
 2022-09-21 18:11 

Boing Boing

Extraordinary image of Neptune's rings as seen by Webb Telescope...

NASA released this stunning image of Neptune, the ice giant located 2.687 billion miles away from us. It's the best view of Neptune's rings since Voyager 2's flyby in 1989. "It has been three decades since we last saw these faint, dusty ri...

 2022-09-21 18:05 

reddit

Fed goes big again with third-straight 75-basis-point rate hike | CNN Business...
 2022-09-21 18:05 

Slashdot

IT Services Group Wipro Fires 300 Employees Moonlighting For Competitors...

IT services giant Wipro has fired 300 employees in recent months who were found to be moonlighting for competitors, a top executive said Wednesday, weighing in on a practice that has gained momentum across the globe as firms incorporate work-from-home nor...

 2022-09-21 18:01 

Boing Boing

Star Wars: Andor is already fantastic...

Andor is delivering on the promise of Rogue One in a big way. Finally, we are three episodes into a story not about kidnapping, stealing, or training a Force-sensitive kid. Instead, we see the dark and gritty awful side of a Republic barely policed by a f...

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