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 2021-11-11 15:59 

Fark

TL;DR: Veterans for the living, Memorial for the dead [Obvious]...

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 2021-11-11 15:51 

Boing Boing

Family sues after a corpse was unceremoniously exposed to the bereaved...

At a 2019 funeral a strap snapped, the casket violently fell to the ground, and Andrew Serrano's family got to see him one last time. Evidently, this horrifying experience left the family "distraught and hysterical." They are seeking a mere $5...

 2021-11-11 15:51 

Boing Boing

Supercut of every guest star on "The Love Boat" runs 26 minutes...

From Eight is Enough heartthrob Willie Aames to Laugh-In favorite Jo Anne Worley, this supercut combines the intro headshots of (almost, see below) every guest star that appeared on The Love Boat , which ran from 1977 to 1986. If you play it at double spe...

 2021-11-11 15:42 

Boing Boing

Boomers love to say "woke" but (surprise!) hate "OK boomer" and "mansplain," according to new survey...

A slang survey by online language tutor platform Preply reports 50% of American use slang words without knowing their meaning, such as ghosted, salty, on point, extra, catfish, and thirst, which were ranked as some of the most popular slang words in use t...

 2021-11-11 15:35 

Fark

Anything's an elbow massager if you're brave enough - Courtney Cox. Also who gives an elbow massager in a gift box [Strange]...

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 2021-11-11 15:34 

Boing Boing

Since June 21,000 Texans have died of COVID-19 while refusing a widely available vaccine...

This twitter thread by vaccine scientist Professor Peter Hotez is a must read: Some leading causes of death in the State of Texas 5. Homicide: 1,653 4. Drug overdose deaths: 2,989 3. Firearm deaths: 3,583 2. Accidents: 10,763 1. Deaths from COVID19 vaccin...

 2021-11-11 15:26 

reddit

Supreme Court to hear arguments on FBI's surveillance of mosques...
 2021-11-11 15:25 

Boing Boing

Collect this Pokmon Pikachu, for just $25,000...

Japanese musician and streetwear legend Hiroshi Fujiwara (Fragment Design) created this crystal Pokmon Pikachu for Baccarat. It's approximately 12" tall, weighs in at 18 pounds, and is a limited edition of 25 copies. You can have one on your desk ...

 2021-11-11 15:25 

Slashdot

Something Awful Founder Richard 'Lowtax' Kyanka Dies At 45...

Longtime Something Awful forum administrator Fragmaster posted that site founder Richard "Lowtax" Kyanka has died. From a report: "I guess I should preface this by saying this isn't a joke especially since I'm posting for like the firs...

 2021-11-11 15:20 

Fark

Belarus leader wants to cut a fart, or something [Strange]...

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 2021-11-11 15:20 

Fark

Think you're smart and coy when getting randy in a dark cinema theater? Think again, the workers all have night vision goggles and secret cameras to watch you boink away (possible nsfw content on ...

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 2021-11-11 15:15 

Boing Boing

Pop-Up Magazine's fall tour hits Los Angeles this Sunday, 11/14...

This Sunday evening, November 14th, I'll be joining an audience for the first time in several years! I am really looking forward to seeing the latest edition of Pop-Up Magazine. Pop-Up Magazine is a live stage show where rather than write a few thousa...

 2021-11-11 15:11 

Boing Boing

SpongeBob performs "Gansta's Paradise"...

Back in January, I posted someone's very short clip of SpongeBob rapping a bit of "Frycook's Paradise," thanks to the deep learning magic of the 15.ai text-to-speech tool. But that was almost a year ago and the technology, along with Spong...

 2021-11-11 15:05 

Fark

Oh noes that word has warped my fragile little mind [Stupid]...

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 2021-11-11 15:02 

reddit

NRA Bank Account Information, Staff Social Security Numbers Leaked by Russian Hackers...
 2021-11-11 14:54 

Slashdot

Google Wants To Save the Planet With Satellite Images...

Google Earth Engine has created a vast trove of open source satellite imagery and augmented it with data-analysis software that makes it relatively easy for skilled outsiders to draw up their own interactive maps. From a report: More important, its team o...

 2021-11-11 14:52 

Boing Boing

The Verge assails unethical tech-industry PR...

Tech site The Verge has announced a new policy ending its use of unattributed PR ("on background") unless explicitly agreed to in advance. It also complains about the industry's public relations departments for their increasingly unethical eff...

 2021-11-11 14:50 

Fark

Don't get salty, bae, let me mansplain it to you low-key because I'm on point: OK, Boomers most used slang word is woke [Amusing]...

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 2021-11-11 14:36 

reddit

Moderna says Covid vaccine has fewer breakthrough cases than Pfizer's, but higher myocarditis rates in young men...
 2021-11-11 14:35 

reddit

Suspect in Capitol riot attack on officer arrested after another suspect identifies him...
 2021-11-11 14:35 

Fark

1,000 rounds of ammunition disappear on way to police department. In related news, UPS delivers ammo. Just not that day [Scary]...

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 2021-11-11 14:27 

reddit

Inflation pushes income tax brackets higher for 2022...
 2021-11-11 14:22 

Fark

Kyle Rittenhouse's attorneys file for bad court thingy instead of waiting for inevitable not guilty verdict [Followup]...

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 2021-11-11 14:20 

Boing Boing

Skyrim is ten years old...

Skyrim's amazing run in the game charts hits the decade mark. " The popularity just didn't wane ," Bethesda's Todd Howard tells Keza MacDonald. Skyrim nevertheless became one of the most widely played games ever, a touchstone in the vi...

 2021-11-11 14:20 

Fark

QAnon Shaman quotes Forrest Gump in sentencing memo, no word on if it was "Stupid is as stupid does" [Dumbass]...

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 2021-11-11 14:07 

Boing Boing

Puppy stolen at gunpoint...

Queen, a four-month-old Akita, was stolen from its human at gunpoint this week on a Brentwood, Maryland street. Police said the suspect pulled up to the woman while she was walking her dog at 4:30 p.m. in 4500 block of 37th Street. — Read the rest...

 2021-11-11 14:00 

Fark

Photoshop these cleaning supplies [Photoshop]...

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 2021-11-11 14:00 

Slashdot

Discord Pushes Pause on Exploring Crypto and NFTs Amidst User Backlash...

Discord founder and CEO Jason Citron sought to reassure users Wednesday that the company doesn't have impending plans to shift its business toward NFTs. From a report: In a tweet earlier this week, Citron shared an image of crypto wallet MetaMask inte...

 2021-11-11 13:51 

Boing Boing

YouTube to remove "dislike" counts...

In a comically belated bid to raise the tone of its appalling comments sections, YouTube is removing dislike co unts. It's the latest move by a tech giant tweaking a feature, developed innocently years ago, that has evolved into a destructive force fo...

 2021-11-11 13:50 

Fark

SC representative files bill to lower state drinking age to 18 [Spiffy]...

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 2021-11-11 13:49 

Fark

Attorney for former RI coach says naked fat tests were 'not illegal'. Glad that's settled [Followup]...

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 2021-11-11 13:37 

reddit

Kyle Rittenhouse defense claims Apple's 'AI' manipulates footage when using pinch-to-zoom...
 2021-11-11 13:36 

reddit

Austrian leader says lockdown for the unvaccinated is likely...
 2021-11-11 13:30 

Boing Boing

Famed music producer Steve Albini owns up to his edgelord past in the best way...

Steve Albini recently spoke with MEL Magazine about a Twitter thread in which he talks about his edgelord past — and it's a pretty wonderful example of growth and self-reflection. Albini is something of a legend in rock music circles, having pro...

 2021-11-11 13:15 

Fark

Could they do worse? [Hero]...

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 2021-11-11 13:15 

Boing Boing

"Studio 666" is a new horror-comedy written by and starring the Foo Fighters...

My bandmates and I were recently joking that "being in the Foo Fighters" is basically the equivalent of having the best office job. They show up, clock in, maybe pull some office pranks on each other, and then they each go home and work on their r...

 2021-11-11 13:10 

Boing Boing

Sorry kids, there's a Santa shortage...

Santa Claus is coming to town quitting. Santa bookers (a real job, supposedly) are struggling to fill Christmas parties with Santas. Today's labor shortage, which greatly affects industries such as service and retail, has stretched all the way to the ...

 2021-11-11 13:10 

Boing Boing

After skipping climate conference, Gavin Newsom attends oil heiress' wedding. Nancy Pelosi officiated....

Vogue reported on the lavish wedding of Ivy Getty, great-granddaughter of oil billionaire J. Paul Getty. The event, which took place in San Francisco, featured a performance by Earth Wind & Fire, a dance floor led by actress Anya Taylor-Joy, and a ceremon...

 2021-11-11 13:00 

Boing Boing

20 Pre-Black Friday deals on gifts that you can score for under $50...

We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The holiday season is almost officially upon us. That means it's time for gathering, it's time for joy, and ...

 2021-11-11 13:00 

Slashdot

Global Temperatures Over Last 24,000 Years Show Today's Warming 'Unprecedented'...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Phys.Org: A University of Arizona-led effort to reconstruct Earth's climate since the last ice age, about 24,000 years ago, highlights the main drivers of climate change and how far out of bounds human activity...

 2021-11-11 13:00 

Boing Boing

A low-rent parody of Pat Benatar's 'Love is a Battlefield' music video...

Love this low-cost remake by actors Natalie Morales and David Wain of the music video for Pat Benatar's 1983 hit, "Love is a Battlefield." Is that shiny bit in her Natalie's teeth... tinfoil?? And is that toilet paper around David's wa...

 2021-11-11 12:45 

Boing Boing

Something Awful founder Richard "Lowtax" Kyanka dead at 45...

Richard Kyanka, better-known as Lowtax, died yesterday at 45. Kyanka was the founder and longtime operator of Something Awful , the sprawling web forum from which much web culture emerged. The news was announced there in a thread that quickly grew to hund...

 2021-11-11 11:22 

reddit

Former South African President FW de Klerk, who handed reins to Nelson Mandela, dies aged 85...
 2021-11-11 11:10 

reddit

"We can cut portion size which is probably good for some people's wastelines." - Disney CFO on earnings call about cutting food portion sizes to maximize profits in Disney Parks...
 2021-11-11 11:05 

Fark

Never Hike Alone [Sad]...

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 2021-11-11 10:00 

Slashdot

Microsoft Is Very Determined That Kids Will Learn To Code Using Minecraft...

theodp writes: On Tuesday, Code.org announced that the new activities for kids in this year's Hour Of Code will include yet another Minecraft-themed tutorial from Code.org Diamond Supporter Microsoft, making it seven years in a row that the best-selli...

 2021-11-11 08:25 

Fark

Get upset about a mask mandate, flash a gun, and kick an employee in the crotch? Don't worry, it'll only cost you fifty bucks once the Montana AG gets involved [Scary]...

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 2021-11-11 07:05 

Fark

Something Awful [Sad]...

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 2021-11-11 07:00 

Slashdot

Black Holes May Gain Mass From the Expansion of the Universe Itself...

nickwinlund77 shares a report from SciTechDaily: Since the first observation of merging black holes by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) in 2015, astronomers have been repeatedly surprised by their large masses. Though they em...

 2021-11-11 06:05 

Fark

Virginia school board divided on whether they should ban books they deem pornographic, or take the extra step and burn them too [Murica]...

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