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 2021-10-22 12:26 

Boing Boing

Internet Archive's "Wayforward Machine" imagines web in 2046...

The Internet Archive, home of the Wayback Machine , imagines internet life in 2046 with the " Wayforward Machine. " Will we have access to trustworthy information online? Will knowledge be free and open? The future depends on us. Access to good in...

 2021-10-22 12:25 

Boing Boing

HAPPY NATIONAL CAPS LOCK DAY! A short history of the holiday...

The caps lock key is a vestige of mechanical typewriters, mimicking the function of the "shift bar," which literally shifts the typewriter in order to type capital letters. Today, the key resides on the left side of most keyboards, and while simil...

 2021-10-22 12:23 

Boing Boing

Alec Baldwin fatally shoots director of photography on film set in apparent prop gun accident...

An accident on the set of the movie "Rust" killed director of photography Halyna Hutchins, 42, and sent director Joel Souza, 48, to hospital, reports the New York Times . A prop gun, fired by actor Alec Baldwin, is the immediate focus of the inves...

 2021-10-22 12:20 

Fark

Here's what has happened to the almost 100 Confederate monuments that were toppled last year after George Floyd's death [Interesting]...

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 2021-10-22 12:20 

reddit

Attorneys Admit Making Explosives Thrown at NYPD Vehicle in NYC Floyd Protests...
 2021-10-22 12:13 

reddit

'The plan is to drink all day': sunny Melbourne celebrates its freedom day....
 2021-10-22 12:06 

reddit

Barbados elects first president, replacing UK Queen as head of state...
 2021-10-22 11:58 

reddit

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in kids...
 2021-10-22 11:31 

Fark

Looks like the northwestern US will be shoveling all winter [Interesting]...

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 2021-10-22 11:16 

reddit

DOJ adds 2 top prosecutors to Matt Gaetz investigation, sources say...
 2021-10-22 11:00 

reddit

Northern states see uptick in COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations as weather gets colder...
 2021-10-22 10:54 

reddit

In corporate crackdown, U.S. SEC takes aim at executive pay...
 2021-10-22 10:31 

Fark

NZ PM introducing Red Light districts to help with economic recovery once a region hits 90% vaccinated. Also something about Yellow and Green Lights [Followup]...

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 2021-10-22 10:00 

Slashdot

New 16-Inch MacBook Pro With M1 Max to Feature 'High Power Mode' for Intensive Workloads...

The new 16-inch MacBook Pro with the M1 Max Apple Silicon chip will feature a new High Power Mode for intensive, sustained workloads, according to Apple. MacRumors reports: This new setting is the opposite of "Low Power Mode," which aims to decrea...

 2021-10-22 09:49 

reddit

Elephants have evolved to be tuskless in response to ivory poaching, study finds...

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