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 2021-10-13 23:45 

Fark

"Sorry British motorists, we can confirm that by following this signage from the M4 Junction 5 in Slough will not lead you to the Squid Game" [Strange]...

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 2021-10-13 23:30 

Slashdot

20 Years Later, Xbox Creator Apologizes To AMD CEO For Last-Minute Switch To Intel...

The original Xbox was released 20 years ago next month, and to mark the upcoming anniversary, the console's designer has apologized to AMD's engineers and its CEO for Microsoft's last-minute decision to drop AMD for rival Intel. GameSpot repor...

 2021-10-13 23:13 

Fark

Royal Oak Police want you to keep an eye out for a carnivorous nocturnal African cat that got loose. For the 3rd time. No, not from the zoo there [Scary]...

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 2021-10-13 23:09 

reddit

U.S. crude oil price tops $80 a barrel, the highest since 2014...
 2021-10-13 22:50 

Slashdot

Some of Verizon's Visible Cell Network Customers Say They've Been Hacked...

Verizon's Visible network has confirmed that some accounts were accessed without authorization. Visible is a cell service owned and operated by Verizon that "pitches itself as a less expensive, 'all-digital'; network, meaning there aren'...

 2021-10-13 22:35 

Fark

Wildlife Photographer of the Year winners announced. Prepare yourself for stunning natural beauty and OH GOD KILL #7 WITH FIRE [Cool]...

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 2021-10-13 22:25 

Boing Boing

The only Star Trek phaser rifle ever made is up for auction. Starting bid: $250,000...

The opening bid on the mind-bendingly gorgeous Star Trek phaser rifle at Heritage Auctions is $250,000. I think it will go for much more. Description: The phaser rifle from the second pilot of Star Trek 's original series , September 1966's "W...

 2021-10-13 22:12 

Boing Boing

Check out this gorgeous edition of John W. Campbell's story that inspired 'The Thing' movies...

Angel Bomb, which published the incredible "experiential book" The Miskatonic Papers in 2019, has a new project on Kickstarter . This one is a deluxe letterpress edition of the 1938 John W. Campbell story, "Who Goes There?" that inspired T...

 2021-10-13 22:10 

Slashdot

AI Fake-Face Generators Can Be Rewound To Reveal the Real Faces They Trained On...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from MIT Technology Review: Load up the website This Person Does Not Exist and it'll show you a human face, near-perfect in its realism yet totally fake. Refresh and the neural network behind the site will generate ...

 2021-10-13 21:56 

Boing Boing

Dive deep into Charles Burns' "Black Hole" on Cartoonist Kayfabe...

On the Cartoonist Kayfabe YouTube channel, you can watch Ed and Jim flip through the pages of Black Hole as they discuss the story and art: Black Hole by Charles Burns! 'nuff said! . Black Hole is a 12-issue comic book series by artist Charles Burns. ...

 2021-10-13 21:55 

Fark

"(she) was then seen licking the knife while maintaining eye contact with the neighbor." Can't wait to see her Halloween display [Scary]...

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 2021-10-13 21:50 

reddit

Verizon Has Been Blocking Various Websites, And Nobody Knows Why...
 2021-10-13 21:48 

reddit

State Police trooper who cried foul over brutality incidents is notified he'll be fired...
 2021-10-13 21:30 

Slashdot

Cisco Wants To Climb Back the Way Microsoft Did...

The networking giant says it has turned a corner in its attempt to adapt to the cloud era. From a report: Cisco is hardly a failure. It produces billions of dollars in annual profits and is generally regarded as stable and well-run. But investors feared t...

 2021-10-13 21:19 

Boing Boing

Rabbits Moon is an ethereal film by Kenneth Anger...

Rabbit's Moon is a 26-minute film about a clown's longing for the moon and the rabbit that lives inside of it. The film was created in 1950 by the great American filmmaker, Kenneth Anger . The film took 20 years to complete and was released in 197...

 2021-10-13 21:15 

Fark

"One should fight like the devil the temptation to think well of editors. They are all, without exception - at least some of the time, incompetent or crazy." -John Gardner. This is your Fark W...

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 2021-10-13 21:10 

Slashdot

Captain Kirk Safely Goes To Space and Back...

New submitter pele writes: Captain Kirk alias William Shatner has just safely completed his first trip to space and back, and in the process has become the oldest person ever to have been to space. More news and coverage at BBC and Evening Standard. Blue ...

 2021-10-13 21:09 

Boing Boing

The Triadic Ballet is a Bauhaus masterpiece...

The magnificent Triadisches Ballet originally premiered in 1922 at the Stuttgart landestheater in Germany. This Avant-Garde ballet was developed by Oskar Schlemmer, a praised Bauhaus faculty member. Here is a stunning reconstruction of the original ballet...

 2021-10-13 21:05 

Boing Boing

"Yung Lean: In My Head" is an intimate documentary about Swedish rapper Jonatan Leandoer...

I've been listening to Swedish rapper Yung Lean's music for almost a decade now. Yung Lean became popular in 2013 when his song " Ginseng Strip 2002 " went viral on YouTube . I love all the music he's released over the years, including...

 2021-10-13 21:05 

Fark

Today's mass shooting brought to you by...that's new. A bow and arrow in Norway [News]...

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 2021-10-13 20:50 

Fark

Snake wrangler called to check under house: "In 32 years, the most I've found is 4 or 5". Finds 100 rattlesnakes, plot of horror movie [Scary]...

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 2021-10-13 20:49 

Slashdot

Activision Unveils Ricochet Anti-cheat System for Call of Duty...

Activision unveiled its Ricochet anti-cheat system for Call of Duty games as it tries to attack a longstanding cheating problem that has frustrated a lot of players. From a report: The new system will get rid of players cheating in Call of Duty: Warzone l...

 2021-10-13 20:39 

reddit

Dylann Roof's request to reconsider recusal is denied...
 2021-10-13 20:35 

reddit

Jan. 6 committee subpoena targets begin turning over docs...
 2021-10-13 20:35 

Fark

Overdose deaths hit all-time high, even when you don't count Ivermectin [Sad]...

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 2021-10-13 20:31 

Boing Boing

A man created a vomiting skeleton for a Halloween contest watch it in action...

A man in Texas, prepping for an annual Halloween contest for best spooky cabin (which he usually wins), created this simple yet striking vomiting skeleton to add to his decoration collection. Alex Croy told Yahoo! he "bought a fountain pump and hose a...

 2021-10-13 20:15 

Slashdot

China's Solar Power Has Reached Price Parity With Coal...

Like everywhere else, China has seen the cost of solar power dive over the last decade, with a 63 percent drop between 2011 and 2018 alone. In line with that, the installation of solar has risen dramatically. From a report: Currently, a third of the entir...

 2021-10-13 20:05 

Fark

UK government today: Don't panic buy. UK government tomorrow: Wait, why is everyone panic buying? [Facepalm]...

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 2021-10-13 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop Challenge: Put something interesting in this aquarium [Photoshop]...

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 2021-10-13 19:52 

Boing Boing

This 1967 21 window VW Bus is just darling...

There are very few things that make me miss owning a Volkswagen bus. This 21 window looks like so much fun, I briefly forget how dangerous these are on the roads today. I would still love it. Bring A Trailer : This 1967 Volkswagen Type 2 is a 21-window Su...

 2021-10-13 19:46 

reddit

The American Bumblebee Has Nearly Vanished From Eight States...
 2021-10-13 19:35 

Fark

The Merriam-Webster word of the day for October 13 is 'odious' as in: "People who dislike dogs sometimes find 'Garfield' comic strips to be too odious" [Interesting]...

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 2021-10-13 19:27 

Boing Boing

Chalk, and a lack of concern for others, do not make a safe and effective speedbump...

These gentlemen were very lucky that no one we know of was hurt slamming on their brakes for an unexpected speed bump that wasn't there. I find it to be a miracle that there are not more accidents and deaths on public roads every day. — Read the...

 2021-10-13 19:26 

Slashdot

FAST, the World's Largest Radio Telescope, Zooms in on a Furious Cosmic Source...

China's Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope has detected more than 1,600 fast radio bursts from a single enigmatic system. From a report: Fast radio bursts, or FRBs, are one of the greatest mysteries of our universe. Coming from deep...

 2021-10-13 19:20 

Fark

Shortage of glass means supply chain is half-empty [Repeat]...

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 2021-10-13 19:09 

reddit

'There have to be consequences:' Judge ups sentences for Capitol rioters...
 2021-10-13 19:05 

Fark

How to tell you have bad decision making skills: You try to carjack an MMA fighter using a wooden stick, you don't know how to drive the car, you flee police by going the wrong way into oncoming t...

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 2021-10-13 19:01 

reddit

Norway: Several people killed and others injured in bow and arrow attacks, say police...
 2021-10-13 18:53 

Boing Boing

Listen to Karen Carpenter sing "California Dreamin'" when she was 17...

I don't like The Carpenters very much, but I just heard Karen Carpenter's 1967 demo version of "California Dreamin'," which she sang when she was only 17 and I love it. Features brother Richard's cool keyboards, too! From ObscureMe...

 2021-10-13 18:50 

Fark

It's ee-kea, not eye-kea, just like it's gif and not jif [Awkward]...

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 2021-10-13 18:49 

Slashdot

Google Says Fortnite's In-app Purchase Swap Was a Breach of Contract, Sues Epic...

Epic Games keeps piling up lawsuits with app store owners. This time, Google is countersuing Epic for breach of contract. From a report: Epic signed contracts with both Google and Apple, pledging to use the default payment systems for in-app purchases. As...

 2021-10-13 18:47 

Boing Boing

A brief history of what we think mermaids might look like...

Over Columbus Day weekend, I was reminded of that moron's historical horniness for manatees. According to his journals, he noticed three manatees near the Dominican Republic on January 9, 1493, and mistook them for mythical mermaids, remarking that th...

 2021-10-13 18:33 

Fark

White House tells states to get ready for vaccination protests by parents who want to kill their children [Obvious]...

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 2021-10-13 18:28 

reddit

COVID No. 1 cause of death for 35-to-54-year-olds in September...
 2021-10-13 18:19 

reddit

Former Houston Methodist employees demand their jobs back after Abbott's vaccine mandate ban...
 2021-10-13 18:16 

Boing Boing

Check out this cute Cape Cod turtle born with rare case of two heads, six legs...

The Birdsey Cape Cod Wildlife Center is the proud caregiver of a young diamondback terrapin turtle born with two heads and six legs. The turtle/turtles were born with a "rare anomaly" caused either by genetics or environmental factors, according t...

 2021-10-13 18:16 

reddit

Chile opposition moves to impeach president over Pandora leaks...
 2021-10-13 18:15 

reddit

U.S. inflation rate rises to 13-year high of 5.4%...
 2021-10-13 18:15 

Fark

Fark NotNewsletter: Restless WHAT syndrome? [FarkBlog]...

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 2021-10-13 18:12 

Slashdot

Steaks Could Soon Become Champagne-Like Luxury, Says Boss of Europe's Top Meat Processor...

The boss of Europe's top meat processor said beef will become a luxury like champagne because of the climate impact of producing it. From a report: "Beef is not going to be super climate friendly," Danish Crown Chief Executive Officer Jais Val...

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