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 2021-10-23 23:32 

Fark

Safeway Bear checks out [Sad]...

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 2021-10-23 23:30 

Fark

On Paul's Memory Bank tonight (8PM EDT) Mr Conklin wins a TV in a phone contest, George forgets Liz' birthday and satisfied that he's killed Superman, The Atom Man buries him and heads bac...

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 2021-10-23 22:51 

Fark

Sixteen year old forges consent form to get a Covid shot; Lawyer suing hospital:"The egregious and reckless actions ... went well beyond any legal or moral bounds and, at a minimum, constitute a b...

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 2021-10-23 22:35 

Fark

Austria may implement Covid lockdown for the unvaccinated [Spiffy]...

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 2021-10-23 22:34 

Slashdot

Aggressive US Marketers are Bringing Police Surveillance Tools to the Masses...

"License plate readers are rapidly reshaping private security in American neighborhoods," reports the Washington Post, as aggressively-marketed $2,500-a-year "safety-as-a-service" packages "spread to cover practically everywhere anyone...

 2021-10-23 22:20 

Fark

The ONE important item for October ice fishing is missing. The second most essential item is suspected of being a factor [Dumbass]...

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 2021-10-23 22:19 

reddit

Retirement debt eating up state funding to Louisiana schools...
 2021-10-23 21:35 

Fark

Why are small Christian colleges growing in number? [Interesting]...

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 2021-10-23 21:34 

Slashdot

Egyptian Security Forces Detain Humanoid Robot, Suspecting Espionage...

The Guardian reports:She has been described as "a vision of the future" who is every bit as good as other abstract artists today, but Ai-Da — the world's first ultra-realistic robot artist — hit a temporary snag before her latest e...

 2021-10-23 21:12 

reddit

Ashland woman suing City, APD, Providence over 'forced' catheterization in 2019...
 2021-10-23 20:57 

reddit

Body of missing 5-year-old likely found buried in woods, authorities say...
 2021-10-23 20:40 

reddit

California travel blogger among 2 killed in Mexico's Tulum...
 2021-10-23 20:34 

Slashdot

$28B Startup Says Companies Were Refusing Their Free Open-Source Code as 'Not Enterprise-Ready'...

"Ali Ghodsi was happily researching AI at Berkeley when he helped invent a revolutionary bit of code — and he wanted to give it away for free," remembers Forbes India. "But few would take it unless he charged for it. "Now his startup...

 2021-10-23 20:05 

Fark

Well that isn't going to help the container shortage [Fail]...

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 2021-10-23 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop this sprightly scene [Photoshop]...

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 2021-10-23 19:59 

reddit

Georgia man used $57K of COVID-19 relief loan to buy Pokemon card, feds say...
 2021-10-23 19:35 

Fark

Headlines like this is probably why Fark has the Obvious tag [Obvious]...

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 2021-10-23 19:34 

Slashdot

Astronomers Find Nascent Exploding Star, 'Rosetta Stone' of All Supernovas...

"A star located 60 million light years away went supernova last year, and astronomers managed to capture all stages of the stellar explosion using telescopes both on the ground and in space," reports Gizmodo. Long-time Slashdot reader spaceman375 ...

 2021-10-23 19:30 

Boing Boing

Upgrade your office setup with 13 deals on external monitors...

From enhancing productivity to making working more enjoyable, there are lots of reasons to upgrade your monitor situation. Whether portability is your main concern or you simply need more digital space to complete tasks, these 13 external monitors can def...

 2021-10-23 19:27 

Boing Boing

'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword' looks like a 2021 remix of 'A Knight's Tale'...

I do not think I ever made it all the way through the always-on-cable A Knight's Tale but I understand that it is, or was, very popular. It starred a hunky Heath Ledger. This trailer for King Arthur: Legend of the Sword demonstrates that not only will...

 2021-10-23 19:23 

reddit

A multi-day severe storm event will impact more than 50 million people from Oklahoma to New Jersey...
 2021-10-23 19:18 

reddit

One person was killed and seven more injured at an off-campus party near Fort Valley State University...
 2021-10-23 18:34 

Slashdot

Can Windows 11 Run on a 2006-Era Pentium 4 Chip?...

"Microsoft has been mainly telling consumers that Windows 11 is meant for newer PCs," reports PC Magazine. "However, an internet user has uploaded a video that shows the OS can actually run on a 15-year-old Pentium 4 chip from Intel."Last ...

 2021-10-23 18:32 

reddit

Parents, students furious over video of Nassau County kids using racial slurs, wearing white hood...
 2021-10-23 18:05 

Fark

Old news: stealing merchandise from Walmart. Today's news: stealing a service dog from Walmart [Dumbass]...

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 2021-10-23 17:48 

reddit

Narco Submarine Stopped By Ecuadorian Navy Sailing Ship...
 2021-10-23 17:34 

Slashdot

Systemd-Free Devuan 4.0 'Chimaera' Officially Released...

Luna (Slashdot reader #20,969) quotes the Devuan web site. "Dear Friends and Software Freedom Lovers," its announcement begins:"Devuan Developers are delighted to announce the release of Devuan Chimaera 4.0 as the project's new stable rele...

 2021-10-23 17:20 

Fark

Much like a 2 year old, slapping a 1/6 insurrectionist on the wrist and saying "no" doesn't actually stop them from insurrecting [Obvious]...

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 2021-10-23 17:18 

reddit

Russian, Chinese warships hold first joint patrols in the Pacific...
 2021-10-23 17:02 

reddit

Turkey moves to throw out US and nine other envoys...
 2021-10-23 16:48 

Fark

Welcome to Tennessee, where even the elementary school kids are packing heat [Scary]...

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 2021-10-23 16:34 

Slashdot

Visual Studio for Browsers: Microsoft Unveils 'VSCode for the Web'...

"Bringing VS Code to the browser is the realization of the original vision for the product," Microsoft said in a blog post. "It is also the start of a completely new one. An ephemeral editor that is available to anyone with a browser and an in...

 2021-10-23 16:24 

Fark

Legal weed can't compete with illegal weed in California [Ironic]...

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 2021-10-23 16:21 

reddit

Newest class of Baltimore officers take oath amid changes to future of policing...
 2021-10-23 16:13 

reddit

2 DC Officers, Man Hurt After Officer Shot Suspect From Inside Moving Car...
 2021-10-23 16:00 

Boing Boing

A book by Trader Joe himself...

"Growth for the sake of growth still troubles me. It seems unnatural, even perverted," writes Joe Coulombe in Becoming Trader Joe: How I Did Business My Way and Still Beat the Big Guys . The California businessman is best known for founding Trader...

 2021-10-23 15:46 

reddit

Texas fly fisherman catches potential world-record blue catfish...
 2021-10-23 15:34 

Slashdot

AmigaOS Is Still Getting Updates and Upgrades...

Mike Bouma (Slashdot reader #85,252) writes: A-EON Technology Ltd has released Enhancer Software Release 2.1 for AmigaOS4.1 FE update 2, which itself was released on 23 December 2020. It's an OS enhancement package with large amounts of updated and up...

 2021-10-23 15:24 

Fark

Drone searching for hidden graves brought down by locals who claimed it was spreading covid. Things went quickly downhill from there [Scary]...

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 2021-10-23 15:16 

Boing Boing

How feasible are Dune's ornothopters?...

An ornithopter is an aircraft that flies by moving its wings: flapping like a bird's or vibrating like an insect's. They're scientifically plausible and some striking implementations at small scales exist, but ones large enough to transport pe...

 2021-10-23 15:09 

reddit

Jared Kushner in talks with Saudi Arabia to receive $2bn for investment firm: Report...
 2021-10-23 15:00 

Boing Boing

Strangest version of 'patty cakes' probably ever...

Two cats batting each other is voiceover fodder for TikTokker KLR Dubs. "Patty Cakes" has never sounded weirder! @klrdubs This is why i do my own subtitles original sound KLR Dubs screengrabs via KLR Dubs/TT — Read the rest...

 2021-10-23 14:55 

Boing Boing

"To My Great Chagrin: The Unbelievable Story of Brother Theodore" is a fascinating look at a comic madman...

I remember a really odd guest on the Merv Griffin Show back when it was broadcast from NYC in the 60's. In the middle of the usual anodyne talk show chit chat came a most highly unusual dark and dour figure: a stout man with a Moe Howard haircut, mad ...

 2021-10-23 14:52 

Boing Boing

If Danny DeVito had a role in 'Squid Game'...

Danny DeVito, as It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia 's Frank, wouldn't last long in Squid Game . screengrab via Jonkari P /YouTube ( Digg )...

 2021-10-23 14:36 

Boing Boing

Queen "kills" Andrew sex probe in this week's dubious tabloids...

National Enquirer The rapidly-developing Gabby Petito murder mystery leaves the 'Enquirer' behind as it tries and fails to stay ahead of breaking news with its cover story: "Gabby Murder Horror: What Brian's Parents Know!" There's ...

 2021-10-23 14:34 

Slashdot

Facebook Accused of Tolerating Dangerous and Criminal Behavior to Preserve Profitability...

A new whistleblower affidavit submitted by a former Facebook employee "alleges that the company prizes growth and profits over combating hate speech, misinformation and other threats to the public," reports the Washington Post:The SEC affidavit go...

 2021-10-23 14:30 

Boing Boing

The longest running Japanese comedy series that you've never heard of...

Although largely unknown in the west, Otoko wa Tsurai yo (, "It's tough being a man" but commonly referred to as Tora-san) was a hugely popular series of 48 (!) movies that were made in Japan from 1969 to 1995, earning a Guinness Book of Recor...

 2021-10-23 14:29 

reddit

Odisha teen sold wife to Rajasthan man month after wedding, bought a smartphone...
 2021-10-23 14:25 

reddit

Body scan reveals shotgun shell inside Alabama prisoner...
 2021-10-23 14:16 

Boing Boing

Watch Marcel Marceau, the legendary mime, in "The Mask Maker"...

Marcel Marceau (1923-2007) was a French actor and mime. He was known for his stage persona "Bip the Clown". He called miming the "art of silence", and performed all over the world for over 60 years. In The Mask Maker (1959) , you can see M...

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