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 2022-08-06 03:41 

reddit

Minnesota jury: Woman wasn't entitled to morning-after pill...
 2022-08-06 03:30 

Slashdot

French Scientist's Photo of 'Distant Star' Was Actually Chorizo...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: A photo tweeted by a famous French physicist supposedly of Proxima Centauri by the James Webb Space Telescope was actually a slice of chorizo. Etienne Klein, research director at France's Alternati...

 2022-08-06 03:28 

reddit

US fireman finds 10 dead in house blaze are his family...
 2022-08-06 03:24 

reddit

NYC mayor asking for pictures of city job applicants in suspected push for more diversity...
 2022-08-06 03:05 

Fark

While you vultures were reveling in the schadenfreude of Alex Jones's downfall, after leaving court today he saved a man's life, and it was caught on video, which he won't release because ...

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 2022-08-06 02:21 

reddit

North Carolina school district planning to put AR-15 in every school in the event of another school shooting...
 2022-08-06 02:17 

Fark

Snookie and Paulie are stealing shopping baskets instead of paying $0.33 for a reusable bag [Amusing]...

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 2022-08-06 02:02 

Slashdot

Federal Court Upholds First Amendment Protections For Student's Off-Campus Social Media Post...

"Students should not have to fear expulsion for expressing themselves on social media after school and off-campus, but that is just what happened to the plaintiff in C1.G v. Siegfried," writes Mukund Rathi via the Electronic Frontier Foundation (D...

 2022-08-06 01:45 

Fark

THAT is a bad day at work. Even for a volunteer [Sad]...

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 2022-08-06 01:25 

Slashdot

Facial Recognition Smartwatches To Be Used To Monitor Foreign Offenders In UK...

Migrants who have been convicted of a criminal offense will be required to scan their faces up to five times a day using smartwatches installed with facial recognition technology under plans from the Home Office and the Ministry of Justice. The Guardian r...

 2022-08-06 01:05 

Fark

Owner is trying to give away a 'cursed fridge' that 'houses' his stepmother's soul. Probably won't get any takers, even people without fridges who collect souls [Weird]...

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 2022-08-06 01:01 

reddit

'I thought I had my training gun. Why did I do this?' Retired officer charged in library shooting...
 2022-08-06 00:51 

reddit

Actress Anne Heche Critically Injured in Fiery Car Crash in Mar Vista...
 2022-08-06 00:45 

Fark

A pharmacist who refused to fill orders for 'morning after pill' citing religious objection, is well within his rights, according to a jury. I wonder what would happen if I didn't do my jo...

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 2022-08-06 00:45 

Slashdot

South Korea's First Lunar Mission Is On Its Way...

With the help of SpaceX and a Falcon 9 rocket, South Korea launched its first mission to the moon. "The successful launch of Danuri, officially known as the Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter, takes the country beyond Earth's orbit for the first time,...

 2022-08-06 00:31 

reddit

Adult at Illinois day care tests positive for monkeypox, children potentially exposed...
 2022-08-06 00:15 

Fark

The national radio system that provides advanced warnings to Americans to keep them safe from severe weather is under threat from severe weather [Scary]...

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 2022-08-06 00:02 

Slashdot

'Huge Flaw' Threatens US Emergency Alert System, DHS Researcher Warns...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The US Department of Homeland Security is warning of vulnerabilities in the nation's emergency broadcast network that makes it possible for hackers to issue bogus warnings over radio and TV statio...

 2022-08-06 00:01 

Fark

Photoshop this sleeping cat [Photoshop]...

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 2022-08-06 00:00 

Boing Boing

Here's your sign to learn beginner ASL...

It may seem evident that acquiring non-verbal communication skills will benefit you and those you care about. So why aren't more of us learning American sign language (ASL)? Though it isn't taught as frequently as spoken languages, knowing ASL, ev...

 2022-08-05 23:54 

reddit

California DMV accuses Tesla of deceptive practices in marketing Autopilot and Full Self-Driving options...
 2022-08-05 23:54 

Fark

The Great Finding Out may finally be under way, as on the heels of securing 5 and 6 year sentences for two 1/6 insurrectionists in the last month; Federal Prosecutors ask for a 8 year sentence for the...

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 2022-08-05 23:36 

reddit

Former Texas police chief gets 15 1/2 years for bribery...
 2022-08-05 23:30 

Fark

Delta airlines flight narrowly misses drone - "8 feet from windshield" - on approach to Orlando International Airport. Florida man wanted for questioning. ATC audio attached [Florida]...

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 2022-08-05 23:20 

Slashdot

Meta Puts Its Latest AI Chatbot On the Web...

Meta's AI research labs have created a new state-of-the-art chatbot and are letting members of the public talk to the system in order to collect feedback on its capabilities. The Verge reports: The bot is called BlenderBot 3 and can be accessed on the...

 2022-08-05 23:07 

reddit

Alex Jones ordered to pay $45.2 million more in punitive damages to Sandy Hook parents...
 2022-08-05 23:04 

Fark

Science would like you drunks to know you should also be high [Cool]...

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 2022-08-05 22:52 

reddit

Parkland school shooting jury visits untouched, bloodstained classrooms...
 2022-08-05 22:40 

Slashdot

ChromeOS 104 Rolling Out With Dark Theme, Redesigned Launcher, and More...

ChromeOS 104 is rolling out starting today with several big interface updates that improve how you use the operating system. 9to5Google reports: ChromeOS 104 introduces proper dark and light themes that touch every aspect of the user interface. This inclu...

 2022-08-05 22:30 

Boing Boing

Watch: A weather reporter is blown away when he realizes — on air — that his map is a touchscreen...

Similar to what it might be like for someone living in the 1980s to stumble across an iPhone from the future, Chicago's ABC7 meteorologist Greg Dutra was utterly amazed to find out, while reporting live, that his weather map was actually a touch scree...

 2022-08-05 22:30 

Fark

Alex Jones' Lawyer actully sent over an entire hard drive of finding out [Giggity]...

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 2022-08-05 22:26 

Boing Boing

Alex Jones to pay $45.2 million in punitive damages to the parents of Sandy Hook shooting victim Jesse Lewis...

After a dramatic court proceeding, the jury has awarded the parents of Sandy Hook shooting victim Jesse Lewis $45.2 million in punitive damages to be paid by Alex Jones for his horrible attacks and defamation. Jones has only begun to pay for his monetizat...

 2022-08-05 22:16 

reddit

Cheetahs are returning to India after 70 years of extinction...
 2022-08-05 22:12 

Fark

Southern Oregon just got a lot more groovy [Cool]...

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 2022-08-05 22:10 

reddit

Kidnapped girl found on side of road was held captive with bodies of mother, brother - National | Globalnews.ca...
 2022-08-05 22:04 

reddit

Alex Jones must pay more than $45 million in punitive damages to the family of a Sandy Hook massacre victim, jury orders...
 2022-08-05 22:00 

Slashdot

Bitcoin Miner Made Millions In Credits By Shutting Rigs During Texas Heat...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Riot Blockchain earned about $9.5 million in credits last month from shutting down its Bitcoin mining rigs at a Texas facility while the region weathered a historic heat wave. The amount will be credited...

 2022-08-05 21:56 

Fark

Defendant: White, blond, mildly attractive. Judge: 60 day sentence for raping a child seems appropriate [Asinine]...

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 2022-08-05 21:43 

reddit

Jury rules that Minnesota pharmacist did not discriminate against woman when he denied her access to morning-after pill...
 2022-08-05 21:36 

Fark

Verdict is coming out in InfoWars penalty phase [News]...

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 2022-08-05 21:26 

Fark

Our children deserve better schools, equipped with qualified teachers, computers, flexible learning spaces, an arms locker full of rifles, science labs...wait, back up one [Ironic]...

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 2022-08-05 21:25 

Slashdot

Hidden Menace: Massive Methane Leaks Speed Up Climate Change...

To the naked eye, the Mako Compressor Station outside the dusty West Texas crossroads of Lenorah appears unremarkable, similar to tens of thousands of oil and gas operations scattered throughout the oil-rich Permian Basin. What's not visible through t...

 2022-08-05 21:10 

Boing Boing

CPAC's performance art exhibit — a sad jailed rioter — is just MAGA propaganda in action...

CPAC has taken to the arts, featuring an installation of a forlorn MAGA man sitting in his prison cell contemplating the idiocy that led to this new reality. Passersby are offered a headset that plays "harrowing testimony" from Jan. 6 insurrection...

 2022-08-05 21:08 

reddit

Snickers maker apologises for advert suggesting Taiwan is a country...
 2022-08-05 21:03 

Fark

Family sets off model rocket on baseball field. And judging by the pictures, it looks like something went wrong [Fail]...

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 2022-08-05 21:00 

Boing Boing

Spend an intimate night with Maroon 5 to close out the summer...

Summer is beloved by most people as the greatest season. With just a single trip to the beach or even to a local park, it's easy to see why. The warm weather and time off from work and school make real life that much more bearable. — Read the re...

 2022-08-05 20:57 

Boing Boing

US Army developing its first-ever tactical bra...

The US Army is designing a tactical bra that will be its first official uniform bra in the military branch's history. Now in refinement at the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Solider Center, the prototyping team there will present thei...

 2022-08-05 20:45 

Fark

How embarrassing: Driver in car chase tries to give up to the police. The key word there is try, because the cops gave up on the chase an hour before [Amusing]...

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 2022-08-05 20:41 

reddit

Quebec woman speaks out after pharmacist denies her morning-after pill due to his religious beliefs...
 2022-08-05 20:40 

Slashdot

Diving into Digital Ephemera: Identifying Defunct URLs in the Web Archives...

Olivia Meehan, who worked on the web archiving team at the US Library of Congress, evaluates how well online archives of the Papal Transition 2005 Collection from 2005 have survived: Based on the results I have so far and conversations I've had with o...

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