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 2022-05-28 17:47 

reddit

1 shot dead and multiple wounded after shooting at Graduation party in Thomaston - Fox3 Now...
 2022-05-28 17:42 

reddit

Two critically endangered Amur leopard cubs were born at the Saint Louis Zoo...
 2022-05-28 17:34 

Boing Boing

Leonardo DiCaprio, breakdancing icon...

When the first trailer for the Wolf of Wallstreet dropped, I had two questions. Does Martin Scorsese really listen to Kanye West*, and who was Leo's body double during that breakdance scene? The latter was obviously slightly more imperative than the f...

 2022-05-28 17:34 

Slashdot

Algorithms in Videogames Criticized for Choosing Fairly-Matched Opponents...

Multiplayer games assign your opponents using "skill-based matchmaking," reports the Washington Post, "to fairly balance teams and maximize the enjoyment players get..." But not everyone wants that. For example, the Post notes, "stream...

 2022-05-28 17:28 

Boing Boing

An epic trailer for 'Star Wars Jedi: Survivor'...

The return of Cal Kestis and his droid buddy BD-1 has debuted in this beautiful trailer for Star Wars Jedi: Survivor , the sequel to Jedi: Fallen Order . The next set of adventures of this escaped padawan look amazing. While we haven't seen Cal or BD-...

 2022-05-28 17:28 

reddit

FBI records on search for fabled gold raise more questions...
 2022-05-28 17:19 

Boing Boing

Artist uses AI to turn Star Wars into cosmic body horror...

These are terrifying and awesome. Courtesy of visual artist Rob Sheridan . For #StarWarsDay I'm using AI to re-imagine #StarWars as a cosmic body horror film. Join me as we travel to an unholy nether realm far, far away for... STAR WARS: EPISODE 666: ...

 2022-05-28 17:00 

Boing Boing

Cockatoos meet each other in pet store and chaos follows...

This video of two cockatoos meeting each other in pet store had me laughing the entire time. I've never seen two animals more excited to meet each other. They both frantically flap their wings and loudly yelp to each other. They become the center of a...

 2022-05-28 16:34 

Slashdot

PhD Students Face Cash Crisis with Wages That Don't Cover Living Costs...

Slashdot reader Hmmmmmm shares this surprising report from Nature. "Salaries for PhD students in the biological sciences fall well below the basic cost of living at almost every institution and department in the United States, according to data collec...

 2022-05-28 16:27 

reddit

New Yorkers can now choose an 'X' gender marker on their state IDs...
 2022-05-28 16:26 

Fark

FBI stole my lost Civil War gold [Strange]...

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 2022-05-28 16:16 

Boing Boing

Watch Ted Cruz get heckled...

One of the slimiest politicians in recent history, Texas' gift to none and famed Mexican vacationer, Senator Ted Cruz was shouted at as he attempted to dine in a public place. The passionate individual could be heard yelling "19 children died! &md...

 2022-05-28 16:14 

reddit

Officials Arrest 41 People in $3.8 Million Shoplifting Ring...
 2022-05-28 16:14 

Fark

Usually the response to mass shootings are stronger gun laws. Then there's THIS country of course [Murica]...

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 2022-05-28 16:07 

Boing Boing

This tennis ball catch is amazing...

I grew up playing tennis, had a father who insisted I play tennis, and I hate playing tennis — but I am fascinated by this catch I saw a video of Carlos Alcaraz making. I then saw another of Federer did it years ago, and it was just as amazing. &mda...

 2022-05-28 16:00 

Boing Boing

Rocketman rides the wild flame-spitting Rocket Board down a stretch of highway...

Rocketman is one badass dude. Watch him speed down the street on his rocket board. The rocket board shoots huge flames out of the glowing red backside. No brakes, and no helmet. He is a fearless wizard....

 2022-05-28 15:37 

reddit

Police: 31 dead in church fair stampede in southern Nigeria...
 2022-05-28 15:34 

Slashdot

Microsoft Brings 'Windows Subsystem for Linux 2' to Window Server 2022...

With the latest preview patch, Windows Server 2022 now supports WSL2 Linux distros, the Register reports:The move ends an odyssey that began with the arrival of the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) 2 on Windows 10 several years ago and with users' ca...

 2022-05-28 15:32 

Boing Boing

We Are Scientists break all the rules...

As much as I hate to admit it, I have some pretty pronounced hipster tendencies. Few things cause my hair to experience piloerection like having the world get into a band I've loved for years. Sometimes finding an indie band will shake out in your fav...

 2022-05-28 15:28 

reddit

FAT : McDonald's new brand name in Russia could be 'Fun and Tasty'...
 2022-05-28 15:07 

Boing Boing

15 months for woman who punched flight attendant's teeth out...

Vyvianna M. Quinonez, 29, was sentenced to 15 months in prison for punching out a flight attendant's teeth on a Southwest flight in 2021. The flight attendant had asked Quinonez to mask up; Quinonez pleaded guilty later that year after being charged w...

 2022-05-28 15:05 

Fark

It's National Burger Day, so score some deals or grill your own today [PSA]...

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 2022-05-28 15:00 

Boing Boing

This minimalist light packs a maximalist punch...

A beautiful light can really tie together a room or even a car for that matter. And while there are some really not-so-subtle ones that can drum up conversation, you're much better off having a more subdued-looking light that lets its color do the spe...

 2022-05-28 15:00 

Boing Boing

This is the one and only Dancing Paul website...

Dancing Paul is a website by Paul Stroot where you can make an image of Paul dance to various songs. You can choose from various groovy dance moves and even alter the background. This type of silliness is what the internet is truly for, folks. — Rea...

 2022-05-28 14:34 

Slashdot

NASA Praises Boeing Starliner's 'Picture Perfect' Return from ISS Visit...

Boeing's Orbital Flight Test 2 (OFT-2) "is officially a success," reports Space.com:That's the verdict that leaders at NASA and Boeing gave during a press briefing on Wednesday night (May 25), a few hours after the aerospace giant's St...

 2022-05-28 14:14 

Fark

Even Tony Montana couldn't claim this for "personal use" [Fail]...

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 2022-05-28 13:50 

Fark

The Merriam-Webster word of the day for May 28 is propagate, as in: In order to not get locked out of the field, it was necessary for us to propagate open [Silly]...

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 2022-05-28 13:46 

reddit

For Kentucky State Police, Lots of Shootings Draw Little Scrutiny...
 2022-05-28 13:27 

reddit

Proud Boys leader Tarrio loses latest bid for release from jail...
 2022-05-28 13:25 

Boing Boing

Why do Black Americans love menthol cigarettes?...

Watching throat cancer snuff the life out of my grandfather should've put me off cigarettes forever. It did for the most part, but I would be remiss to ignore the curiosity that I had for cigarettes in my late teens and early 20s. — Read the res...

 2022-05-28 13:24 

Boing Boing

Windows XP Delta Edition revives the world's second-most beautiful OS ever...

Windows XP Delta Edition is not one of those web-based aesthetic dream OSes evoking a more perfect inflection point at the cusp of the new millennium. Nor is it a clever theme for Linux evoking a similar techiraeth. It is a real cut of Windows XP itself, ...

 2022-05-28 13:20 

Fark

New Mexico is on fire yo. Thanks, U.S. Forest Service [Scary]...

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 2022-05-28 13:14 

Boing Boing

Buzzfeed News' union contract includes legal protections against ghosts...

On May 6, 2022, the union representing writers from Buzzfeed News ratified a contract with their parent company. Hooray! That's good news. Better news is that Buzzfeed News is — as far as I'm aware — the only media union that includes ...

 2022-05-28 13:09 

Boing Boing

Morrowind is 20 years old. Here's a fantastic retrospective to download and read....

Morrowind 20 Year Anniversary is a gorgeous fanmade retrospective of one of the most strikingly odd computer role-playing games of all time. It's available to download as a PDF, and the website's as good a gateway as any to the various efforts to ...

 2022-05-28 13:05 

Fark

Assault with a deadly weapon, chainsaw edition [Scary]...

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 2022-05-28 13:01 

Fark

Photoshop complex consultation [Photoshop]...

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 2022-05-28 13:00 

Boing Boing

Why don't people consider video games art?...

Watching the leaps that video games have made during my lifetime has been stunning. I remember when the concept of a system possessing anything more than 16 bits was a jaw-dropping proposition. Now I can disembowel the captain of a U-boat in vivid 4k duri...

 2022-05-28 12:51 

Boing Boing

Logitech brings low-profile mechanical keyboards to the masses...

Logitech's MX Mechanical takes the sleek, user-friendly wireless aesthetic of its MX Keys line and adds low-profile mechanical switches and a punishing $150 MSRP. There are even three types of switch on offer: clicky (i.e. like Cherry blues), tactile ...

 2022-05-28 12:00 

Fark

"Buddy has touched so many lives. He has been cheered on from all corners of the globe, and he gave us all something we desperately needed - hope." Welcome to Caturday [Caturday]...

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 2022-05-28 11:41 

Boing Boing

Flipper Zero is a multitool for geeks...

Flipper Zero is "a portable multi-tool for pentesters and geeks in a toy-like body", crafted for hacking anything it fits into: radio protocols, access control systems, hardware, and so on. It's open-source, with an ARM Cortex-M4 processor, ha...

 2022-05-28 11:36 

reddit

Man arrested in connection with "school shooter" signs found in 3 New Hampshire communities...
 2022-05-28 11:00 

Fark

Day 94 of WW3: Russia poised to take Severodonetsk and Lyman as eastern offensive starts to jell, Germany wobbles on tank promises, Russian journalist urges comrades to "turn off the TV". It&#...

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 2022-05-28 10:25 

reddit

Russia says eastern Ukraine town of Lyman is under its full control...
 2022-05-28 10:20 

reddit

US: Turkey's NATO issues with Sweden, Finland will be fixed...
 2022-05-28 10:05 

Fark

Olympic gold medalist earns a participation trophy in the "street smarts" event [Asinine]...

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 2022-05-28 10:00 

Slashdot

Tiny Robotic Crab Is Smallest-Ever Remote-Controlled Walking Robot...

Northwestern University engineers have developed the smallest-ever remote-controlled walking robot -- and it comes in the form of a tiny, adorable peekytoe crab. From the report: Just a half-millimeter wide, the tiny crabs can bend, twist, crawl, walk, tu...

 2022-05-28 09:07 

reddit

U.S. issues sanctions targeting North Korean weapons of mass destruction program...
 2022-05-28 09:05 

Fark

Two months ago the Uvalde Police Department participated in an active shooter session. What did they learn? [Fail]...

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 2022-05-28 08:45 

reddit

Armed female bystander kills man firing at party in West Virginia...
 2022-05-28 08:05 

Fark

Awfully rude to just build a house in the path of my car like you're some kind of big shot [Awkward]...

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