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 2022-05-27 14:31 

Fark

Child gets scared by Teletubby statue and destroys it, leaving his father with a $4,000 bill [Awkward]...

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 2022-05-27 14:28 

Boing Boing

Seth MacFarlane on Wired's autocomplete...

I was a fan of Seth MacFarlane before I hit double digits in age. My first exposure came via his Cartoon Network short Larry and Steve , which was essentially an early stab at Family Guy . Even though there was only one Larry and Steve episode ever produc...

 2022-05-27 14:24 

Boing Boing

Buffalo shooter was in an online chatroom with a retired federal agent prior to shooting...

According to The Buffalo News , the alleged perpetrator of the racist mass shooting in Buffalo offered to share his plans with several online friends in the half hour before the massacre — including one online friend who is believed to be a retired ...

 2022-05-27 14:17 

Fark

Did a retired federal agent know in advance that Buffalo shooting was going to happen? [Interesting]...

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 2022-05-27 14:05 

Fark

What happens whenever there's a school shooting massacre in the US? The stocks of US gun makers rise of course [Obvious]...

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 2022-05-27 14:00 

Slashdot

Internet Drama in Canada...

We all need great internet service, but it doesn't happen by accident. From a report: Let's talk about internet policy! In Canada! Wheee! I'm serious that there are useful lessons from a saga over home internet service in Canada. What has been...

 2022-05-27 13:58 

reddit

The Fed's favorite inflation measure rose 4.9% in April in a sign that price increases could be slowing...
 2022-05-27 13:49 

Fark

Don't panic just yet, but the number of COVID infections is between 4 and 32 times higher than last year at this time [Scary]...

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 2022-05-27 13:49 

Boing Boing

Most Americans want assault rifles gone, but slight changes of wording in polls vastly influence the outcome...

We intuitively understand that by asking bent questions, a pollster can get the result they want. A classic of the genre is asking people if lawbreakers should be punished to make things Americans overwhelmingly support (e.g. weed and abortions) poll lowe...

 2022-05-27 13:31 

Fark

Think about what you just said, sheriff [Ironic]...

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 2022-05-27 13:19 

Fark

Putin's Chechen warlord pulls a Ronnie Reagan 'the bombs will be dropping in 3..2..1' on Poland in response to Warsaw's steadfast backing of Kyiv [Scary]...

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 2022-05-27 13:04 

Fark

Fark dot com: American Folklife and Mythology, Drew Curtis: Philanthropist Playboy Author [Amusing]...

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 2022-05-27 13:01 

Fark

Photoshop this beer-related scooter mishap [Photoshop]...

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 2022-05-27 13:00 

Slashdot

Bungie Will Help Sony Make 12 Live Service Games By 2025...

In January, Sony bought Bungie for $3.5 billion, giving the company one of the most popular first-person shooter games to compete with Microsoft and the various game studios it owns. Now, according to Forbes, Sony "has a whole plan to integrate Bungie...

 2022-05-27 12:57 

Boing Boing

"Retired federal agent" knew of Buffalo supermarket mass shooting 30 minutes before it started...

The Buffalo News reports that "a retired federal agent had about 30 minutes advance notice of a white supremacist's plans to murder Black people at a Buffalo supermarket" and that his links with the gunman are being investigated. Lou Michel an...

 2022-05-27 12:55 

Fark

Day 93 of WW3: Russia intensifies bombing of eastern Ukraine. UKA admits defenses outmanned, outgunned. US offers advanced LRMS. Heavy fighting in Luhansk region. Legal experts accuse Russia of inciti...

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 2022-05-27 12:50 

Fark

Teacher teaching abroad: No matter what you say to foreigners about guns in America, they think we're bananas [Interesting]...

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 2022-05-27 12:47 

reddit

New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays share facts on gun violence on social media in lieu of game coverage...
 2022-05-27 12:45 

reddit

Police waited an hour for backup in the Uvalde shooting. That's an outdated tactic, experts say....
 2022-05-27 12:44 

Boing Boing

Comics legend John Byrne talks shop about She-Hulk (and the rest)...

As with every MCU property, the She-Hulk trailer is causing casual fans to feign knowledge and interest in a character they knew nothing about six months prior. Watching fans scramble to familiarize themselves with Marvel characters the second an MCU trai...

 2022-05-27 12:41 

reddit

WHO: Nearly 200 cases of monkeypox in more than 20 countries...
 2022-05-27 12:39 

reddit

Gastonia man charged with 60 felony counts after dozens of animals found in poor living conditions...
 2022-05-27 12:35 

Fark

Southern Baptist Convention leaders release their secret [alleged] sexual abuser list.19 years, 700 entries, no consequences [Sick]...

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 2022-05-27 12:30 

Fark

As police narrative around the Uvalde shooting gets hazier and more convoluted, Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro asks FBI to investigate [Followup]...

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 2022-05-27 12:03 

reddit

Russian mum's fight to save sons from Putin's war...
 2022-05-27 11:59 

Boing Boing

The Sex Pistols' God Save The Queen is 45 years old...

The Sex Pistols are my favorite band of all time, full stop. When I first heard E.M.I at my friend's house in high school, I was initially disgusted by Johnny Rotten's strident and nasally vocals. I couldn't make sense of what I was hearing. &...

 2022-05-27 11:55 

reddit

Research animals mistreated by leading supplier, animal welfare group alleges | Science...
 2022-05-27 11:41 

reddit

Indigenous woman, Veronica Nelson treated inhumanely before jail death, prison officer concedes...
 2022-05-27 11:30 

Fark

Regarding the FBI's botched Larry Nassar case, the Agency has investigated itself and found no wrongdoing [Followup]...

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 2022-05-27 11:17 

Boing Boing

The beauty of J.Cole's bars...

Rap is in the middle of a transition era. Well, scratch that; rap is perpetually locked in a transitional period. The old guard in rap typically ages out of the game within a handful of years. Very few artists in the field of hip-hop can remain in the lim...

 2022-05-27 11:15 

Boing Boing

The teaser trailer for the new Star Wars series "Andor" looks pretty radical...

I was already looking forward to Disney's Andor miniseries, focusing on Rogue One 's token badass, Cassian Andor. But the newly released teaser trailer makes me even more excited. Just as Rogue One leaned (gently) into the radicalization side of f...

 2022-05-27 11:14 

Boing Boing

What even is Hyperpop?...

Every once in a while, I like to pop in and see what the youngins are up to. It's easy to become insulated from youth culture and consequently isolated from the tide of the zeitgeist if you only visit art and entertainment from your era. — Read ...

 2022-05-27 11:10 

Boing Boing

Novelist who wrote about murdering her husband found guilty of murdering her husband...

Oregon romance novelist Nancy Brophy, author of How to Murder Your Husband — previously at Boing Boing—has been found guilty of murdering her husband. From The Daily Beast : The damning evidence poured in: surveillance footage showing Brophy d...

 2022-05-27 11:03 

reddit

1 dead, 1 hospitalized after shooting inside Fairfield Township Walmart, suspect in custody...
 2022-05-27 10:30 

Fark

Russia is rounding up Chechens and forcing them to fight in Ukraine. "The abducted are required to sign a paper stating that they are volunteers to be sent to Ukraine, otherwise they are threatene...

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 2022-05-27 10:00 

Boing Boing

Hollywood's "most hated woman" in this week's dubious tabloids...

'National Enquirer' Johnny Depp's libel suit against his ex-wife continues to dominate Enquiring minds, giving us this week's cover story: "Amber Heard: Most Hated Woman In Hollywood!" So much for lending a sympathetic ear to every...

 2022-05-27 10:00 

Slashdot

AmigaOne X1000/X5000 Remains Well Supported With PowerPC Linux...

Mike Bouma writes: Despite being expensive and having been sold out for quite some time at the main Amiga Dealers, two days after Linus Torvalds' release of Linux 5.18, Christian "xeno74" Zigotzky made the latest PPC kernel available for the A...

 2022-05-27 09:54 

reddit

Southern Baptist Convention leaders publish long-secret list of accused ministers...
 2022-05-27 09:30 

Fark

O_O [Amusing]...

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 2022-05-27 09:13 

reddit

US's biggest gun lobby prepares for major gathering in shadow of mass shootings...
 2022-05-27 08:30 

Fark

8th grade class worked tirelessly to prove a woman weighed more than a duck [Spiffy]...

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 2022-05-27 07:30 

Fark

Do you live in Washington DC and own an enormous SUV or Pickup? You may soon be paying 7x the normal registration fee because of how destructive your ride is [Cool]...

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 2022-05-27 07:00 

Slashdot

New Zealand's Humble Bee Bio Is Using Bees To Create Bioplastics...

Humble Bee Bio is on a mission to create a biodegradable alternative to plastics by synthesizing the biology of bees. TechCrunch reports: While the New Zealand-based company is still at an early stage -- it's about halfway through its proof of concept...

 2022-05-27 06:45 

reddit

US wins latest legal battle to seize Russian yacht in Fiji...
 2022-05-27 06:20 

Fark

Airline passenger given prison time for repeatedly having more than tray table in upright position [Sick]...

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 2022-05-27 05:05 

Fark

$3 Million State of CT summer tourism campaign 'Find Your Vibe' generating a lot of buzz, hopes to make a lot of people come [Giggity]...

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 2022-05-27 04:41 

Fark

Read the room, you idiot [Dumbass]...

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 2022-05-27 04:04 

Fark

Graffiti artist wanks as high as any in Wome [Amusing]...

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 2022-05-27 03:58 

Boing Boing

Husband of teacher killed in Texas school shooting dies of a heart attack...

As if the Robb Elementary School shooting in Texas wasn't already horrific enough, Joe Garcia, husband of Tia Irma Garcia, one of the two teachers killed in the attack, has died of a heart attack. According to family members, he died shortly after pla...

 2022-05-27 03:52 

reddit

FBI identifies Minnesota man accused of racial attacks and mosque threats in Michigan...

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