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 2022-05-27 17:38 

reddit

Ukraine war latest news: Russia gains control of another city in Ukraine's east...
 2022-05-27 17:34 

Boing Boing

Watch this video to learn how a can of aerosol cheese works...

YouTuber Parttwos says, "I cut open the cheese can because I always wanted to know what was inside one of them and how did it work. Now I know." And now you know. The top part of the can contains delectable semi-liquid cheese food product. —...

 2022-05-27 17:32 

Fark

Gunmaker pulls out of NRA convention. "We believe this week is not the appropriate time to be promoting our products in Texas at the NRA meeting." Oddly enough one of their products was 'c...

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 2022-05-27 17:30 

Boing Boing

The wonderful FryDaddy electric deep fryer...

The FryDaddy electric deep fryer is awesome — I use it a couple of times a week to fry sweet potato, butternut squash, and Brussels sprouts chips. (Here's the coconut oil I use with it.) Lately, I've been frying very thinly cut slices of but...

 2022-05-27 17:29 

Slashdot

Top Fed Official Warns About US Falling Behind in Digital Dollar Race...

A top Federal Reserve official gave a stark warning to House lawmakers on Thursday: Move too slow in issuing a central bank digital currency and the dollar's global dominance could eventually be in jeopardy. From a report: "We shouldn't take t...

 2022-05-27 17:25 

reddit

Shooter entered school through propped open door, had over 1,600 rounds of ammunition...
 2022-05-27 17:18 

Fark

Despite the horrific slaughter he carried out Tuesday, Ramos insisted that his son was "a good person" who "stuck to himself" [Unlikely]...

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 2022-05-27 17:10 

reddit

Russia faces biggest debt test yet after US ban on payments...
 2022-05-27 17:05 

Boing Boing

NRA-owned senator tries to escape through locked door to avoid CNN reporter's question about gun laws...

The Brady Center to Prevent Gun violence says GOP Senator Ron Johnson has received $1,269,486 from the NRA. In this video, Johnson is seen trying to open a locked door to avoid CNN's Manu Raju's question about gun laws. As Raju approached Johnson ...

 2022-05-27 17:05 

Fark

Uvalde school massacre survivor smeared the blood of her friend over face and played dead because apparently that's a skill a 11yo needs in America [Murica]...

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 2022-05-27 17:02 

Boing Boing

Lauren Boebert brushed off 15,000 violent gun deaths per year as just a "drop in the bucket" (video)...

Lauren Boebert's flippant remarks about gun deaths in the 2018 video below sums up the ghastly NRA-fueled mindset GOP politicians embrace. In a car leaving her Colorado town of Rifle to counterprotest an anti-school-shooting March For Our Lives rally,...

 2022-05-27 17:00 

Fark

Good guy with a gun shoots armed man inside Texas school [Dumbass]...

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 2022-05-27 16:59 

reddit

[AP News] Nearly 20 officers were in a hallway outside the classrooms for more than 45 minutes before agents used a master key to open the door, authorities said. Law enforcement officers confronted a...
 2022-05-27 16:50 

reddit

Official: Kids to 911 during siege: 'Please send the police'...
 2022-05-27 16:49 

Boing Boing

Ted Cruz angrily walks away from a British reporter who asked him why school shootings happen only in the United States...

Ted Cruz is one of the most dishonest politicians in the United States, and has a habit of arguing with reporters who call him out on his frequent lies. Yesterday he walked away from a British reporter in a snit when he was asked why school shootings happ...

 2022-05-27 16:48 

reddit

Wrong decision not to breach (TX)...
 2022-05-27 16:48 

Fark

Houston Mayor explains that a legally-binding contract prevents the city from canceling the NRA's annual conference this weekend but "the NRA can postpone it a week or two to allow the familie...

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 2022-05-27 16:40 

reddit

'Good night': Uvalde school shooting survivors describe gunman's words before opening fire...
 2022-05-27 16:40 

Slashdot

G-7 Pledges Put Coal on Notice, Could Boost Climate Aid...

Officials from the Group of Seven wealthy nations announced Friday that they will aim to largely end greenhouse gas emissions from their power sectors by 2035, making it highly unlikely that those countries will burn coal for electricity beyond that date....

 2022-05-27 16:34 

Fark

Today's Slatesplanation: Why it keeps getting harder to stop a bad guy with a gun [Murica]...

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 2022-05-27 16:30 

reddit

Judge dismisses Trump federal lawsuit against New York Attorney General Letitia James over her probe of business...
 2022-05-27 16:28 

Boing Boing

Texas police didn't want to confront mass shooter because "they could have been shot"...

Parked under his stupid fucking hat, Texas DPS officer Lt. Chris Olivarez tells CNN why police didn't confront the Uvalde man slaughtering children and teachers at an elementary school: because "they could have been shot. They could have been kill...

 2022-05-27 16:19 

Fark

Break out those tiny violins, folks. The overcrowding in American Express Centurion Lounges is getting out of hand, which means Platinum card holders are having to endure things other people and long ...

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 2022-05-27 16:12 

reddit

3 high school graduations across the U.S. end with gunfire in less than 24 hours...
 2022-05-27 16:11 

Boing Boing

Herschel Walker falsely claims he never falsely claimed he graduated from University of Georgia...

Trump's top very special genius, Herschel Walker, enjoys lying so much, that now he is lying about lying. Last year the GOP senate candidate for Georgia claimed on his campaign website that he graduated from the University of Georgia. Actually, he qui...

 2022-05-27 16:05 

Fark

When they banned toasters, I didn't speak up because I wasn't going to the Trump rally [Weird]...

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 2022-05-27 16:05 

Slashdot

Meta Copied VR Technology Key To Metaverse Gaming, Immersion Claims...

Meta Platforms built its industry-leading virtual reality headset by infringing Immersion's patents, the smaller company alleged in a lawsuit. From a report: The Meta Quest 2, which dominates the market, infringes six patents covering haptic technolog...

 2022-05-27 15:56 

Fark

They're starting to fight back [Amusing]...

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 2022-05-27 15:47 

reddit

Governor saw deadly arrest video months before prosecutors...
 2022-05-27 15:46 

Boing Boing

No-nonsense MIDI player for modern Macs...

With shock and horror, I realized that my computer, an M1 Mac, could not play MIDI files! It's been a while, to say the least, and some cursory reseach suggests Quicktime's support for MIDI died when it went 64-bit. I set about finding a simple, n...

 2022-05-27 15:43 

Fark

The Merriam-Wester word of the day for May 27 is uncanny, as in: The nanny was sick, so the baby's uncle filled in as the uncanny [Silly]...

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 2022-05-27 15:31 

Fark

'Concern' after ocean orca spotted in French river. Authorities do believe its lost its way and is now looking for a plateau de fruits de mer at a local cafe [Weird]...

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 2022-05-27 15:20 

Fark

And I'm proud to be an American. But screw the NRA. [Followup]...

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 2022-05-27 15:20 

Slashdot

Starlink Gets Nod To Provide Internet in Philippines...

Starlink has been authorized to provide satellite internet services in the Philippines, paving the way for the SpaceX unit's expansion to Southeast Asia. From a report: The Philippine National Telecommunications Commission said it approved Starlink...

 2022-05-27 15:10 

Fark

In this corner, weighing in at 226,963 tons, the Royal Caribbean Harmony of the Seas. And in that corner, what used to be the dock in Falmouth, Jamaica [Video]...

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 2022-05-27 15:00 

Fark

An earthquake in Peru is so far-reaching that it was felt by seismographs in Kentucky [Interesting]...

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 2022-05-27 15:00 

Boing Boing

Get your wine on this summer with 15 bottles from Splash Wines for $50...

There's nothing quite like sipping on a chilled glass of wine on a hot summer day to take the edge off and wind down. This summer, instead of spending $10 to $20 per bottle , you can get an assortment of 15 good-tasting wines from Splash Wines for onl...

 2022-05-27 14:45 

Fark

Slate writer reflects on the actual, precise moment that he finally made it past the bluster, distracting Tweets, constant self-promotion, and general bullshiat and was finally able to see Elon Musk a...

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 2022-05-27 14:41 

reddit

Ford Beats Tesla to the Punch With First Electric F-150 Delivery...
 2022-05-27 14:40 

Slashdot

Tech Industry Groups Are Watering Down Attempts at Privacy Regulation, One State at a Time...

Coordinated industry lobbying is overwhelming the scattered efforts of consumer groups and privacy-minded lawmakers. From a report: In late 2019, Utah state senator Kirk Cullimore got a phone call from one of his constituents, a lawyer who represented tec...

 2022-05-27 14:32 

Boing Boing

Jodie Foster is the lead of True Detective season 4...

If you talk to cinephiles, the debate around which era was the best for movies is contentious. However, few will assert that the present is the most significant period in filmmaking. Sure, they'll all attest that what cameras and special effects can a...

 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...

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