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 2022-05-26 16:04 

Boing Boing

Ted Cruz forgot to repost his machine gun bacon video, so we'll do it for him...

I wonder if Ted Cruz is too busy " fervently lifting up in prayer " to make his machine gun bacon. In this 2015 video, the beloved Texas senator shows how to wrap bacon around the barrel of an assault rifle and fire rounds until the barrel heats u...

 2022-05-26 16:02 

Slashdot

Tim Sweeney Casts Doubt on Metaverse's Use for Work, Saying Stripping Entertainment Aspect Leaves You With 'Super Creepy Version of AOL Chat Rooms'...

In an interview with the FT, Epic chief executive Tim Sweeney spoke about the metaverse and expressed his concerns that tech giants Apple and Google could "unfairly" extend their "stranglehold4; on smartphone platforms to "dominate all ...

 2022-05-26 15:43 

Boing Boing

Coinbase wants to decentralize employees grading each other on the Blockchain...

From The Information : Some employees at [cryptocurrency trading firm Coinbase] have been using a real-time evaluation app invented by Bridgewater Associates, the well-known hedge fund founded by Ray Dalio, which helped enforce a culture of "radical t...

 2022-05-26 15:42 

Fark

We interrupt this special annual bulletin on Memorial Day travel gridlock to bring you higher gas prices. And apparently more gridlock [PSA]...

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 2022-05-26 15:37 

Boing Boing

When Donald Trump speaks at the NRA tomorrow, lo and behold, guns will suddenly be banned...

Even after Tuesday's mass shooting at a Texas elementary school that killed 21 people including 19 children, the NRA is hosting its annual shindig tomorrow in Houston. The show must go on! And what better place than in an open carry state. — Rea...

 2022-05-26 15:37 

Boing Boing

Colbert offers a real solution to our school shooting crisis: fewer guns...

While Texas GOP morons offer us heavy blankets and armed teachers, Colbert reminds us that laws restricting gun ownership could actually solve the problem. Why can elected officials not see this simple logic? It is sad that the American identity is so tie...

 2022-05-26 15:35 

Fark

World's largest bottle of whiskey which holds enough to fill 444 standard bottles sold for 1.3m at auction to an anonymous buyer which reminds me, has anyone seen Drew lately? [Interesting]...

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 2022-05-26 15:22 

Slashdot

JPMorgan Finds New Use for Blockchain in Trading and Lending...

JPMorgan Chase is using blockchain for collateral settlements, the latest Wall Street experimentation with the technology in the trading of traditional financial assets. From a report: The bank's first such transaction came on May 20, when two of its ...

 2022-05-26 15:20 

Fark

46 insane things that only exist in Seattle. Come for the cream cheese on hot dogs, stay for the annual naked bike ride. Article to the left, frenzied argument to the right [Amusing]...

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 2022-05-26 15:08 

Fark

Let's give a big hand to the doctors who gave this Scots dad who received the 'world's first' double hand transplant for his new lease of life. No, OK how about a fresh two-handed clap...

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 2022-05-26 15:00 

Boing Boing

The OMNIA Q5 5-in-1 Wireless Charging Station will make sure you never run out of juice...

Getting your act together now that the sun is shining and you have better things to do with your time is hard, especially when you need to focus. Then, as everything turns into busy work and you're just trying to make it through the day so you can enj...

 2022-05-26 14:58 

reddit

Michigan colleges experience nation's worst spring enrollment dive, new report shows...
 2022-05-26 14:50 

Fark

There's Fark-ready headlines and then there's this headline [Florida]...

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 2022-05-26 14:49 

Slashdot

Senate Report Finds Government is Unprepared To Stop Ransomware Attacks...

In the past few years, ransomware attacks have crippled schools, hospitals, city governments, and pipelines. Yet, despite the heavy toll such incidents have on both the public and private sectors, government officials have only a limited understanding of ...

 2022-05-26 14:35 

Fark

Study finds men act differently around women with erect nipples. Who are we to argue with science? [Giggity]...

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 2022-05-26 14:30 

reddit

Sky News: Kevin Spacey charged with four counts of sexual assault against three men, CPS says...
 2022-05-26 14:20 

Fark

Our annual hurricane forecast is out ... and we are SO screwed [Scary]...

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 2022-05-26 14:15 

Boing Boing

Check out Kendrick Lamar cooling in Africa...

Although the genre may have seemingly lost sight of the concept, rap is all about "keeping it real." The origin of Hip-hop revolved around self-expression and an authentic form of it at that. Even though the corporate forces tried to invade rap fo...

 2022-05-26 14:04 

reddit

Minneapolis renames intersection to honor George Floyd...
 2022-05-26 14:04 

Fark

Man turns up at hospital A&E with short-term memory loss as he valiantly attempts to blot the memory of sex in the afternoon with his wife from his mind. Giggity tag has forgotten what it does so Scar...

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 2022-05-26 14:01 

Slashdot

Hotels Using NFTs To Create a StubHub for Lodging Reservations...

Some resort owners think they have found a way to avoid getting stuck with excess inventory when guests cancel at the last minute. It involves converting room nights for sale into nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, that can be bought or sold by hotel guests, si...

 2022-05-26 13:50 

Fark

How about, "I'm sorry that you're probably going to be gunned down in a classroom, but you have to understand that there are many, many insecure men in this country, and guns make them fee...

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 2022-05-26 13:49 

Fark

The hits keep coming [Murica]...

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 2022-05-26 13:35 

Fark

We just avoided Uvalde II [Scary]...

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 2022-05-26 13:21 

Boing Boing

What happens when your child decides to go punk...

Imagine, if you will, a world where an evil force invades the sanctity of your immaculately maintained lawn and home. Imagine a corrosive, mind-bending energy seeping into your house undetected like Co2. When this invisible force barges into your home, it...

 2022-05-26 13:20 

Fark

This just in from the UK, where apparently they still don't have the internet (possible nsfw content on page) [Sick]...

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 2022-05-26 13:13 

Fark

"I want Shell execs and management to look in the mirror and ask themselves if they really believe their vision for more oil and gas extraction secures a safe future for humanity" [Obvious]...

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 2022-05-26 13:10 

reddit

CEO pay up 17% as profits, stocks soar; workers fall behind...
 2022-05-26 13:08 

Boing Boing

Eyewitnesses say police refused to confront Texas gunman, who was in school for "up to an hour"...

An astonishing coda to the worst slaughter of children in America since the last one: the cops refused to confront the gunman , report eyewitnesses. The BBC: Eyewitness Juan Carranza told the Associated Press that women shouted at officers to "go in t...

 2022-05-26 13:01 

reddit

Powerful earthquake shakes southern Peru...
 2022-05-26 13:01 

Fark

Photoshop this high roller [Photoshop]...

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 2022-05-26 13:00 

Slashdot

Foxconn Factory Fiasco Could Leave Wisonsinites On the Hook For $300 Million...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Register: For five years, Foxconn promised and spectacularly failed to build a much-hyped sprawling factory near Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin. Now, the area's leaders may be saddled with $300 million in bond r...

 2022-05-26 12:58 

Fark

Day 92 of WW3: Zelenskyy tells Kissinger what everyone thinks about him, Russia conducts a massive offensive to take Odie's original owner, and the ACA is enacted but not the one you think. It'...

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 2022-05-26 12:32 

reddit

French court blocks 'burkinis' in council's pools...
 2022-05-26 12:30 

Fark

You gotta pay an extra $35 to check a bag but the proverbial kick in the nads is always free at Spirit Airlines [Facepalm]...

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 2022-05-26 12:27 

reddit

The next U.S. abortion battle is over pills, and it's already begun...
 2022-05-26 12:00 

Boing Boing

While you can, get the 2021 Microsoft Office training bundle and license for only $70...

At one point in your life, you've had to or will have to use Microsoft Office applications, whether in the classroom or at your job it's an essential skill set. For a one-time purchase of $69.99, you and your family can access top Microsoft applic...

 2022-05-26 11:59 

reddit

K-pop star serving with US Army wins Best Warrior competition in South Korea...
 2022-05-26 11:47 

reddit

Monkeypox is a dangerous disease threat — but has one key difference from Covid, epidemic coalition says...
 2022-05-26 11:44 

Boing Boing

Meet Maggie Phillips, music supervisor behind Our Flag Means Death and Shining Girls...

Gizmodo has a profile of Maggie Phillips, the music supervisor behind such shows as Our Flag Means Death , Shining Girls , The Handmaid's Tale , Legion , The Umbrella Academy , and a slew of others where you've probably taken note of how perfect t...

 2022-05-26 11:43 

Boing Boing

What's it like being half Black in Japan?...

It's never fun being an outsider. However, sometimes you're forced to be one. Whether through employment or place of residence, everyone will occasionally feel like an outsider. The trade-off is that you can usually leave the area where you feel i...

 2022-05-26 11:43 

Fark

Just like the 21st century, in the Roman Empire pants were considered a bad thing [Interesting]...

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 2022-05-26 11:35 

Boing Boing

Ari Aster and The Safdie Brothers gush over Martin Scorsese...

Watching experts talk shop can either be edifying or alienating. If you're in or, at the very least, a fan of the industry being discussed, you can enjoy a dialogue between seasoned masters. Not only do you garner entertainment from it, but their insi...

 2022-05-26 11:34 

Boing Boing

Fan uses Nintendo DS to film My Chemical Romance reunion show...

At a recent My Chemical Romance concert, an excited fan was seen thrusting their Nintendo DS into the air, capturing video of that inevitably epic moment when "I'm not oh-fucking-kay!" is siad and everyone goes apeshit. person with the DS at m...

 2022-05-26 11:30 

Fark

"Oh My God, Hobby Lobby Got Hit", woman shoots video of EF-3 Act Of God in Gaylord, MIchigan [Scary]...

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 2022-05-26 11:24 

reddit

Broadcom announces plans to buy VMware in $61 billion deal...
 2022-05-26 11:05 

Fark

What did the grape say when it got crushed? Nothing, it just let out a little wine. It is your Bad Joke Thursday thread [Amusing]...

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 2022-05-26 11:00 

Boing Boing

Fossilized "Dragon of Death" discovered in Argentina...

In a new paper in the scientific journal Cretaceous Research , researchers claim to have discovered the fossilized remains of a humongous pterosaur that may in fact be the largest flying vertebrate yet known. Thanatosdrakon amaru gen. et sp. nov. is a new...

 2022-05-26 10:56 

reddit

Several food companies pull products linked to Jif peanut butter recall...
 2022-05-26 10:53 

reddit

Guns killed more youngsters than cars for the first time in 2020...

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