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 2021-10-23 14:14 

Fark

Ohio high school cancels school play because one character might be gay (probably because local pastor pulled the 'think of the children' card). Kids vow to put on play anyway in a community t...

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 2021-10-23 14:06 

Boing Boing

Watch: Bas Jan Ader's haunting video work...

Bas jan Ader, born in 1942 and apparently lost at sea in 1975, was an important Dutch video and conceptual artist. In 1975, he attempted to sail across the Atlantic and disappeared in a thirteen-foot sailboat. In this compilation of works by Ader, you can...

 2021-10-23 14:00 

Boing Boing

There's a new museum dedicated entirely to ouija boards...

The 500-square-foot Salem Witch Board Museum is one of the more recent additions to the spooky tourist strip in Salem, Massachusetts. But at least it has a unique angle: ouija boards, ouija boards, and nothing but Ouija boards. Also, it only exists as a s...

 2021-10-23 13:59 

Boing Boing

A cappella version of the James Bond theme performed by one guy...

YouTuber Jared Halley killed it with this solo a cappella take on the B ond, James Bond theme song. screengrab via Jared Halley/YT ( Nag on the Lake )...

 2021-10-23 13:45 

reddit

China passes law to cut homework and tutoring 'pressures' on children...
 2021-10-23 13:45 

Slashdot

Facebook Fined Record 50m By UK Competition Watchdog...

"The BBC is reporting that Facebook has been fined a record 50 million by the UK's Competition and Markets Authority," writes long-time Slashdot reader Hope Thelps, "for deliberately failing to provide required information" (pertaining...

 2021-10-23 13:45 

Boing Boing

Life and times of folk-blues trio...

"Blues, Rags, and Hollers, The Koerner, Ray & Glover Story" documentary image source: YouTube In 1963, three musicians traveled from Minneapolis to Milwaukee for a stripped-down, one-day recording session in a church. What they laid down was a thu...

 2021-10-23 13:42 

reddit

Mystery of exotic infectious disease traced to aromatherapy room spray...
 2021-10-23 13:30 

Boing Boing

Muppet-ifying Disney's Haunted Mansion...

If you love the Muppets and the Haunted Mansion, I really think you're going to dig the details in Disney's Halloween special Muppets Haunted Mansion . Muppets are cleverly incorporated into attraction's art which then serves as the backdrop t...

 2021-10-23 13:15 

Boing Boing

For every cow there is an equal and opposite bean...

In an excellent Twitter thread , crop scientist Dr. Sarah Taber displays the aesthetic similarities between various types of cows and beans. Though the comparison is quite fun, Taber acknowledges that there is "probably no deeper metaphysical meaning ...

 2021-10-23 13:00 

Fark

Photoshop this rainbow lorikeet and its pretty perch [Photoshop]...

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 2021-10-23 13:00 

Slashdot

Sinclair Workers Say TV Channels Are In 'Pandemonium' After Ransomware Attack...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: In the early hours of Sunday morning, hackers took down the corporate servers and systems of Sinclair Broadcast Group, a giant U.S. TV conglomerate that owns or operates more than 600 channels across t...

 2021-10-23 13:00 

Boing Boing

Save over 20% off this special edition Xbox One X + Fallout 76 bundle...

We're currently at the forefront of a gaming console revolution. Video games are becoming more advanced, more interactive, more lifelike, and more community-based than ever before. Additionally, the consoles themselves are becoming so much more than j...

 2021-10-23 13:00 

Boing Boing

Stolen guitar recovered after 45 years using facial recognition technology...

Randy Bachman lost his most beloved Gretsch in 1976. The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive guitarist had bought the 1957 Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins guitar when he was just 18 years old, with money saved up from doing odd jobs around town. — Read ...

 2021-10-23 12:35 

reddit

Afghanistan heading towards collapse faster than expected, Swedish minister warns...
 2021-10-23 12:00 

Fark

Creator of Kitties Found Home Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit: "When I get a kitten, I try to find it a home, but if after three months I still have it, I give it a name and this is its home." 57 ki...

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 2021-10-23 11:57 

reddit

White House delays release of JFK assassination files "to protect against identifiable harm"...
 2021-10-23 11:30 

Fark

He confronted and killed an unarmed man, 11 days later was arrested for it, and then was out of jail in just two hours. Welcome to being white in Texas [Asinine]...

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 2021-10-23 11:15 

Fark

San Jos "community officer" threatens to kill cops on right wing board. Better believe that's a paid suspension for a few days [Stupid]...

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 2021-10-23 10:51 

reddit

Vin Diesel walks Paul Walker's daughter down the aisle as she gets married, fans say 'Paul would've been happy'...
 2021-10-23 10:05 

Fark

Woman charged with murder had hit list of potential future victims. No word on whether Billy Madison was one of those [Dumbass]...

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 2021-10-23 10:00 

Slashdot

Audio Tape Interface Revives Microcassettes As Storage Medium...

Zack Nelson decided to go back in time and add a suitably classic storage medium to a retrocomputing project, in the form of a cassette interface. Hackaday reports: The cassette player he had available was a Pearlcorder L400, which uses the smaller microc...

 2021-10-23 09:58 

reddit

Prison workers top list of those not complying with mandate...
 2021-10-23 09:05 

Fark

"Were you playing this Sudoku?" U.S. District Court Judge Edward Davila asked juror No. 5 while in chambers". "I do have Sudoku, but it doesn't interfere with me listening," th...

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 2021-10-23 08:45 

Fark

Won't somebody think of the Australians? [Facepalm]...

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 2021-10-23 07:05 

Fark

The fate of the world will be decided in Glasgow [Awkward]...

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 2021-10-23 07:00 

Slashdot

Hear Sounds From Mars Captured By NASA's Perseverance Rover...

NASA's Perseverance rover has recorded up to five hours of sounds on the Mars, giving engineers a sense of how the Red Planet sounds different from Earth. Space.com reports: NASA now has a Perseverance rover website filling up with Martian audio, rang...

 2021-10-23 06:22 

reddit

Sweden's royals follow Dutch and confirm same sex marriage is no bar to the throne...
 2021-10-23 06:05 

Fark

A meme a day kept the doctor away [Cool]...

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 2021-10-23 05:05 

Fark

Poacher unable to ignore the elephant in the room [Spiffy]...

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 2021-10-23 04:35 

Fark

Clean-up work continues after undoubtedly messy Aso eruption. Officials have mobilized special vehicles to haul ash [Followup]...

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 2021-10-23 04:05 

Fark

The Energizer thief who just kept stealing and stealing narrowly avoids a Duracell and gets only probation [Strange]...

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 2021-10-23 03:41 

Fark

A drug deal goes funny when a machete wielding clown shows up [Weird]...

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 2021-10-23 03:30 

Slashdot

Intel's Future Now Depends On Making Everyone Else's Chips...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica, written by Tim De Chant: Over the last year and a half, as the pandemic has everyone turned to their screens, demand has surged for devices (phones and laptops) and cloud services (Netflix and Zoom), ...

 2021-10-23 03:05 

Fark

Hundreds of manatees starving to death along Florida coast as algae blooms kill their seagrass food. OH THE [Florida]...

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 2021-10-23 02:35 

Fark

Immensa Labs not Mensa material [Followup]...

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 2021-10-23 02:23 

reddit

DNA match IDs Alaska serial killer's victim after 37 years...
 2021-10-23 02:18 

Boing Boing

Channel your inner artist with these epic $30 drawing lessons...

Whether you love to sketch figures now and then or can't do much more than "paint by numbers," there's no denying the therapeutic effect drawing and creating art has on your mind and soul. But if you're looking to take your drawing ski...

 2021-10-23 02:05 

Fark

Add observation wheels to the list of structures that collapse in China [Scary]...

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 2021-10-23 02:02 

Slashdot

NATO Launches AI Strategy and $1 Billion Fund As Defense Race Heats Up...

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the military alliance of 30 countries that border the North Atlantic Ocean, this week announced that it would adopt its first AI strategy and launch a "future-proofing" fund with the goal of investing...

 2021-10-23 01:45 

reddit

Facebook whistleblower releases documents to multiple news outlets showing company knows the harm it causes...
 2021-10-23 01:43 

reddit

Third juror dismissed in Elizabeth Holmes trial after found playing Sudoku...
 2021-10-23 01:35 

Fark

The Cop who killed the uncle of the girl who filmed George Floyd's murder has been charged with manslaughter. No, it wasn't "payback" so much as a dumbass cop who thought a 100 MPH cha...

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 2021-10-23 01:25 

Slashdot

Apple Updates App Store Guidelines To Permit Devs To Contact Customers About Other Payment Methods...

TechCrunch's Sarah Perez writes about the new set of App Store Guidelines that Apple introduced today: One of the changes is the result of a previously announced settlement agreement with a class of U.S. app developers. It clarifies that developers ar...

 2021-10-23 01:24 

reddit

Not stopping 'Stop the Steal:' Facebook Papers paint damning picture of company's role in insurrection...
 2021-10-23 01:05 

Fark

Fully vaccinated? Or ARE you? [Interesting]...

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 2021-10-23 00:45 

Slashdot

Huawei, SMIC Suppliers Received Billions Worth of Licenses For US Goods...

Suppliers to Chinese telecoms giant Huawei and China's top chipmaker SMIC got billions of dollars worth of licenses from November through April to sell them goods and technology despite their being on a U.S. trade blacklist, documents released by Cong...

 2021-10-23 00:15 

Fark

A look at what happened when a remote Irish island finally got broadband internet. Beyond an epidemic of sprained wrists and several very serious chafing incidents, I mean [Interesting]...

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 2021-10-23 00:02 

Slashdot

Bitcoin's Price Crashed 87% On Binance.US Thanks To a Bug...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Bitcoin is on a tear, reaching an all time high price of $67,000 for 1 BTC on Wednesday, buoyed by a series of approvals for Bitcoin futures funds on the stock market. But on one major U.S. exchange, t...

 2021-10-23 00:00 

Fark

Photshop this pampered pooch [Photoshop]...

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