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 2022-01-14 16:13 

reddit

Lawyer who sued Texas abortion provider faces 3-year suspension | Reuters...
 2022-01-14 16:06 

reddit

The great American sickout: Omicron is causing "hellacious" worker shortages...
 2022-01-14 16:05 

Fark

Woman at sporting event reminded to think of the children, doused with beer by the crowd after flashing her boobies (possible nsfw content on page) [Boobies]...

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 2022-01-14 16:03 

Slashdot

Last Of Us Voice Actor Pisses Everyone Off With NFT Push...

Troy Baker, best known as the voice behind The Last Of Us Parts 2's Joel Miller, made trouble for himself overnight when he announced his support for a new NFT venture around monetizing artists' voice work. From a report: "You can hate. Or you...

 2022-01-14 15:50 

Fark

Remind me again why alcohol is served at airports and on flights [Asinine]...

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 2022-01-14 15:43 

Boing Boing

Spineless Lindsey Graham set himself up for this video highlighting his weird flip flop act...

On Wednesday, Lindsey Graham spinelessly told Sean Hannity , "If you want to be a Republican leader in the House or the Senate, you have to have a working relationship with President Donald Trump." This, coming from the tough-guy Senator from Sout...

 2022-01-14 15:32 

Fark

Massive cyberattack hits Ukraine. Without rushin' to judgement on who is behind the attack have Ukraine officials tried unplugging and plugging the cord back in [News]...

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 2022-01-14 15:30 

Boing Boing

Offal meat spill shuts down Australian highway...

9News in Melbourne reports that a delivery truck carrying "animal entrails and meat waste" had an accidental spill on the M80 freeway, shutting down traffic for hours. MEAT SPILL: The left lane of the M80 Boundary Road exit ramp has been CLOSED du...

 2022-01-14 15:30 

Boing Boing

Academic paper on language colonization turns out to have stolen its language...

RetractionWatch reports that a recent published in the International Journal of Cultural Studies was retracted over questions of plagiarism. That sounds dry and bland on the surface, until you dig in: the paper, titled " Reconceptualising a Quandamook...

 2022-01-14 15:30 

Boing Boing

That time that David Lynch stuffed a pair of fan's panties in his mouth...

Only David Lynch. This video resurfaced recently of an incident that happened in 2008. It shows David Lynch eating a pair of warm panties just removed by "Cinema Lover," a member of a David Lynch chatroom. He stuffs the panties in his mouth and th...

 2022-01-14 15:27 

Boing Boing

Jazz Maynard: European comics at their finest...

Are you looking to take a sabbatical from the superhero exploits of American comics? Maybe the manga tropes you've come to love are starting to get a little too repetitive. If so, boy, do I have a great palate cleanser for you. — Read the rest...

 2022-01-14 15:27 

Slashdot

In China, You Can Go To College To Become a Social Media Influencer...

An anonymous reader shares a report: As colleges around China approach their final few weeks before the winter break, frequent users of Douyin (TikTok's Chinese version) may have noticed a new type of post in their feeds: students asking for likes and...

 2022-01-14 15:14 

Boing Boing

Site tells you if you can go to Japan...

CanIGoToJapan.com tells you if you can go to Japan or not. At time of publication, you cannot go to Japan. Is Japan open yet? No. Japan is still closed :( 18673 new cases today 13057 new cases yesterday...

 2022-01-14 15:05 

Slashdot

FSB Arrests 14 Members of REvil Ransomware Gang...

An anonymous reader writes: The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said today that it has raided and shut down the operations of the REvil ransomware gang. Raids were conducted today at 25 residents owned by 14 members suspected to be part of the REvi...

 2022-01-14 15:03 

reddit

US to allow teen semi drivers in test apprenticeship program...
 2022-01-14 15:00 

Boing Boing

Save your money with the smartest bundle in streaming...

We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The whole world is on the streaming wave now. Watching your favorite show is not a matter of watching one episode at...

 2022-01-14 14:59 

Fark

Parents outraged after school suggests products can be purchased to tackle body image issues in middle school girls. [Consume] [Asinine]...

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 2022-01-14 14:57 

Boing Boing

The CDC warns of counterfeit N95/KN95 masks...

The CDC's masks page is full of useful information about what makes a mask good at blocking germs. I'm afraid I have bad news about that unbranded box of "coffee filter" masks you got online. Counterfeit (fake) KN95 respirators. BE AWARE :...

 2022-01-14 14:43 

Slashdot

Cyberattack Hits Ukrainian Websites as Russia Tensions Mount...

Ukraine's worst cyberattack in four years brought down the websites of scores of government agencies for hours. Authorities didn't immediately identify the source of the hacks, which took place as tensions with Russia intensified over its troop bu...

 2022-01-14 14:40 

Boing Boing

America's "toxic corporate culture" driving the Great Resignation...

MITSloan Management Review dives deep into the "Great Resignation", the en-masse departure of American workers from their jobs. At present, 40% of American workers are reportedly thinking of quitting. It finds that "toxic corporate culture"...

 2022-01-14 14:35 

Fark

Today's Slatesplanation provides a detailed, thorough examination of legal reason used by the Supreme Court to strike down Biden's vaccine mandate. Quick summary: There was no legal reason. Th...

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 2022-01-14 14:21 

reddit

'Menace to public health': 270 doctors criticize Spotify over Joe Rogan's podcast | Spotify...
 2022-01-14 14:21 

Fark

Texas considers car trunks acceptable places to store your children [Followup]...

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 2022-01-14 14:20 

reddit

More than $10M worth of masks, protective gear left in the rain outside Bay Area event center...
 2022-01-14 14:07 

Boing Boing

Flying Luna Clipper was animated on an 8-bit computer...

The Flying Luna Clipper ( ) is a 1987 short film created by Kan Tsuzurahara on an 8-bit MSX2 computer—a peculiar masterpiece of animation produced with strikingly limited tools. Matt Sephton: To me the piece feels like an extended intro sequence to ...

 2022-01-14 14:01 

Fark

Photoshop these best friends [Photoshop]...

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 2022-01-14 13:51 

Fark

Old and busted: Robbing the mail car of trains in the West. New in the 21st Century: Robbing trains for their Amazon packages [Interesting]...

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 2022-01-14 13:38 

reddit

The East African - Uganda to destroy 400,000 doses of expired Covid vaccines...
 2022-01-14 13:35 

reddit

Elephants dying from eating plastic waste in Sri Lankan dump...
 2022-01-14 13:35 

Fark

Does he at least get an E for effort? [Dumbass]...

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 2022-01-14 13:30 

Fark

The most powerful gang in Baltimore was the Gun Trace Task Force of the Baltimore City Police Department. Here's an idependent investigation and report on how criminal they were [News]...

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 2022-01-14 13:00 

Slashdot

Federal Investigators Say They Used Encrypted Signal Messages To Charge Far-Right Militia Group Leader...

JoeyRox shares a report from CNBC: Federal investigators claimed to access encrypted Signal messages used to help charge the leader of the Oath Keepers, an extremist far-right militia group, and other defendants in a seditious plot on Jan. 6, 2021. It'...

 2022-01-14 12:59 

Boing Boing

How did Atari die?...

Some brands permeate the public consciousness so effectively that people begin to call the product by the brand name. Try to remember the last time you asked for gelatin instead of Jello? In the realm of video games, Nintendo used to be that brand. &mdash...

 2022-01-14 12:58 

Boing Boing

Rhode Island man who faked death to avoid rape charge is found in Scotland...

Nicholas Rossi, wanted over a sexual assault in Orem, Utah, in 2008 and an Ohio assault in 2018, died in 2020 from non-Hodgkin lymphoma, as might be learned at the memorial website EverLoved.com under his then-alias. This effort to escape the law was not ...

 2022-01-14 12:30 

Fark

Florida substitute teacher appears to have missed "Don't call the students and the principal the N-word day" [Florida]...

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 2022-01-14 11:59 

reddit

Second-in-command at State Police implicated in Ronald Greene cover-up...
 2022-01-14 11:30 

Fark

Pig heart transplant recipient was convicted of assault, acquitted of attempted murder in 1988, paralyzing victim who later died of medical complications at age 41 [Awkward]...

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 2022-01-14 11:07 

reddit

Murphy signs bill enshrining abortion into NJ state law...
 2022-01-14 10:30 

Fark

It's dangerous to go alone. Take this [Interesting]...

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 2022-01-14 10:00 

Slashdot

Tesla Removes 2022 Production Date From Cybertruck Website...

X2b5Ysb8 shares a report from The Verge: Tesla has never been fantastic at meeting deadlines, so it's not too surprising that the company's ambitious electric pickup -- the Cybertruck -- is running a little late. Recently, reference to a 2022 prod...

 2022-01-14 09:37 

reddit

Ukraine hit by 'massive' cyber-attack on government websites...
 2022-01-14 09:30 

Fark

"This picture is stumping most men: Do you know what the item is?" Or better yet, why is this considered news? [Stupid]...

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 2022-01-14 08:31 

Fark

Prendre notre tour, c'est un paddlin '. regardant par la fentre, c'est un paddlin '. partir de mes sandales, c'est un paddlin ' [Sad]...

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 2022-01-14 07:50 

Fark

The last time the National Guard was sent to New Mexico schools, they bayoneted a bunch of college students on strike [Strange]...

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 2022-01-14 07:00 

Slashdot

Astronomers Have Found Another Possible 'Exomoon' beyond Our Solar System...

Astronomers say they have found a second plausible candidate for a moon beyond our solar system, an exomoon, orbiting a world nearly 6,000 light-years from Earth. Scientific American reports: Called Kepler-1708 b-i, the moon appears to be a gas-dominated ...

 2022-01-14 06:58 

reddit

Novak Djokovic: Australia cancels tennis star's visa ahead of Australian Open | Novak Djokovic...
 2022-01-14 06:21 

reddit

LA County COVID-positive hospital patient number tops 4,000...
 2022-01-14 06:05 

Fark

Husband gets 25 years for knocking off spouse with Ben & Jerry's Boysenberry Dysentery [Followup]...

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 2022-01-14 05:17 

Fark

Navient is forking over 1.7 Billion to some student loan borrowers? Awesome news. Subby may get $260, which would cover one month of interest accrued on loans. So subby has that going for them, which ...

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 2022-01-14 04:38 

Fark

You gotta get 'em when they're young [Awkward]...

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