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 2020-11-26 10:00 

Slashdot

hCaptcha Runs On 15% Of the Internet...

In a blog post, hCaptcha announced that its bot detector is running on about 15% of the internet, adding they they "took most of this market share directly from Google reCAPTCHA." From the post: Competing with Google and other Big Tech companies s...

 2020-11-26 09:31 

Fark

California judge orders Google to handover the personal emails of an oligarch's son in his dad's $600 million divorce. The oligarch, Farkhad Akhmedov, is one of Putin's buddies. Farkedhard...

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 2020-11-26 08:30 

Fark

Cardigan coronavirus outbreak linked to two pubs. Proof that boring sweaters, boring music, and booze can make your life suck [Strange]...

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 2020-11-26 08:02 

reddit

UK supermarkets and fast food (Tesco, Lidl, Asda, McDonald's and Nando's) linked to deforestation in Brazil....
 2020-11-26 08:00 

Boing Boing

A Thanksgiving prayer from William S. Burroughs...

As tradition dictates, Uncle Bill shall now lead us in "A Thanksgiving Prayer" (1986)....

 2020-11-26 07:30 

Fark

Seeing a stranded American family, a patriotic Canadian drives them as quickly as possible to the border to get rid of them [Hero]...

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 2020-11-26 07:00 

Slashdot

Amateur Astronomer Alberto Caballero Finds Possible Source of Wow! Signal...

Amateur astronomer and YouTuber Alberto Caballero, one of the founders of The Exoplanets Channel, has found a small amount of evidence for a source of the notorious Wow! signal. Phys.Org reports: Back in 1977, astronomers working with the Big Ear Radio Te...

 2020-11-26 06:40 

reddit

Disney to layoff about 32,000 workers in first half of 2021...
 2020-11-26 06:05 

Fark

You can't come out of the attic till the Jungle Juice is gone [Sick]...

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 2020-11-26 05:44 

reddit

Supreme Court rules against NY coronavirus restrictions...
 2020-11-26 05:30 

Fark

Canada: Cops bust illegal THC extraction operation after kid brings home THC-laced candy in its Halloween haul. Shame on the kid for not sharing [Misc]...

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 2020-11-26 05:01 

Fark

Theme of Farktography Contest No. 812: "Giving Thanks 3". Details and rules in first post. LGT next week's theme [Farktography]...

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 2020-11-26 04:51 

Fark

Want to have a good day at work and climb the corporate ladder? Learn to tell a joke [Obvious]...

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 2020-11-26 04:12 

Fark

Have a little wavy gravy with your turkey [Cool]...

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 2020-11-26 04:00 

Boing Boing

This CBD-infused coffee is the perfect blend of Arabica goodness and cannabinoids...

The walls are coming down. Not long ago, CBD was inextricably tied to its cannabis roots, prompting unsubstantiated alarm that any CBD-infused product was basically like doing hard drugs. Thankfully, the world is growing up from that viewpointand quickly....

 2020-11-26 03:55 

Fark

Generous soul puts up his own money to ensure that the homeless have a warm place to stay for Thanksgiving. Correction: puts up his own money to prevent homeless from having a warm place to stay for T...

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 2020-11-26 03:47 

reddit

They had coronavirus. Now they're showing up at memory clinics with serious cognitive loss...
 2020-11-26 03:30 

Slashdot

Illegal Tampering By Diesel Pickup Owners Is Worsening Pollution, EPA Says...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: The owners and operators of more than half a million diesel pickup trucks have been illegally disabling their vehicles' emissions control technology over the past decade, allowing excess emi...

 2020-11-26 03:05 

Fark

The Moon is there (NSFW) [Giggity]...

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 2020-11-26 02:40 

reddit

Experts: Arizona seeing major increase in drought conditions...
 2020-11-26 02:22 

Fark

Is it teleworking if you still have to catch the morning train for work? [Weird]...

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 2020-11-26 02:20 

Slashdot

1% of Farms Operate 70% of World's Farmland...

One percent of the world's farms operate 70% of crop fields, ranches and orchards, according to a report that highlights the impact of land inequality on the climate and nature crises. The Guardian reports: Since the 1980s, researchers found control o...

 2020-11-26 01:50 

Fark

The 21st century snow day: Ransomware day. Enjoy, kids [Fail]...

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 2020-11-26 01:43 

reddit

Pennsylvania judge orders halt to further vote certification; Gov. Wolf to appeal...
 2020-11-26 01:40 

Slashdot

Struggling Electric Jet Startup Zunum Sues Boeing For Fraud and Misuse of Trade Secrets...

Kirkland, Washington-based aviation startup Zunum Aero filed a lawsuit this week accusing Boeing of fraud, technology theft, breach of contract, and misappropriation of trade secrets. The company, which had received millions of dollars from the venture ar...

 2020-11-26 01:23 

Fark

Supreme Court extends telephone arguments through January. Yeah, I get the same thing whenever I call mom [Followup]...

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 2020-11-26 01:10 

reddit

Denver mayor apologizes for Thanksgiving travel plan...
 2020-11-26 01:00 

Fark

Photoshop this indoor/outdoor seating area [Photoshop]...

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 2020-11-26 01:00 

Slashdot

GM To Leverage Customer Data In New Insurance Business...

General Motors has launched a new insurance service that will leverage the data captured through its OnStar connected car service, ultimately helping drivers cash in on lower insurance rates based on safe driving habits. From a report: OnStar Insurance Se...

 2020-11-26 00:51 

reddit

Another 778,000 Americans filed first-time unemployment claims last week...
 2020-11-26 00:45 

Boing Boing

The TreePod hanging cabana is where the outdoors crosses with modern art...

Look, anybody can buy a set of lawn chairs. Being functional is one thing, but if you really want to turn your home or backyard into a true oasis away from the world, then you need to think beyond functionality. Starting with a cabana inspired by the New ...

 2020-11-26 00:38 

Fark

Some things you need to know before you spread pestilence and disease in Key West this holiday season [Florida]...

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 2020-11-26 00:20 

Slashdot

IRS Could Search Warrantless Location Database Over 10,000 Times...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: The IRS was able to query a database of location data quietly harvested from ordinary smartphone apps over 10,000 times, according to a copy of the contract between IRS and the data provider obtained b...

 2020-11-25 23:47 

Fark

Please note: if your scented candles don't have any scent at all, you could go to their website and leave angry comments, or possibly get a Covid-19 test. Nah, why would you do that? [Facepalm]...

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 2020-11-25 23:40 

Slashdot

European Parliament Votes For Right To Repair...

In a landmark move, the European Parliament voted today to support consumers' Right to Repair. The resolution was adopted with 395 in favor and just 94 against, with 207 abstentions. iFixit reports: "By adopting this report, the European Parliamen...

 2020-11-25 23:30 

Fark

It's almost Thanksgiving, and what are you thankful for? Here in the Fark Writer's Threads, we're thankful that this year's Fark Fiction Anthology is almost done. Well, that and gravy,...

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 2020-11-25 23:20 

reddit

A U.S. Record: Two Million New Virus Cases in Two Weeks...
 2020-11-25 23:02 

Slashdot

European Regulators Prepare For MAX To Return To Service In 2021...

thegreatbob writes: Looks like the main additions over the FAA's requirements are some additional pilot training requirements. The actual EASA statement can be found here. Confirms what the available information had been pointing to: the plane flies t...

 2020-11-25 22:58 

reddit

Man who refused to mask or leave Walmart arrested for brandishing brass knuckles in front of police...
 2020-11-25 22:50 

Fark

The Merriam-Webster word of the day for November 25 is 'posthumous' as in: "Queen Elizabeth has started to charge people who walk by her window, so if you want to go posthumous pay the tol...

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 2020-11-25 22:41 

reddit

Amazon workers in Germany to go on strike on 'Black Friday'...
 2020-11-25 22:32 

Fark

"So you want to defect to South Korea eh? Well, lets see if you can jump that fence first" [Strange]...

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 2020-11-25 22:28 

Slashdot

2FA Bypass Discovered In Web Hosting Software cPanel...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: Security researchers have discovered a major security flaw in cPanel, a popular software suite used by web hosting companies to manage websites for their customers. The bug, discovered by security researcher...

 2020-11-25 22:17 

reddit

Judge refuse Missouri tenants request to halt evictions...
 2020-11-25 21:52 

Fark

5:30pm Eastern - it's the Fark News Livestream: Thanksgiving week wrap edition. Bonus: the first legitimate holy sh*t moment Drew's experienced in awhile now [Live]...

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 2020-11-25 21:50 

Boing Boing

Trump pardons Michael Flynn, who lied about contacts with Russian government...

Trump today pardoned Michael Flynn , the national security advisor he fired for lying the the FBI and Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with Russian officials. Flynn ultimately admitted to lying to investigators, but later attempted to withdraw...

 2020-11-25 21:50 

Fark

How it started, how its going: ICU nurse edition [Sad]...

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 2020-11-25 21:35 

Fark

You may not actually have a violin tiny enough for this one, but it's looking like the NRA's finances are going to be in the red for the fourth year in row, with its investigation into rampant...

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 2020-11-25 21:20 

reddit

Trump pardons former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI...
 2020-11-25 21:20 

Slashdot

France Orders Tech Giants To Pay Digital Tax...

New submitter Based.Tech writes: The French Finance Ministry has sent out notices to big tech companies liable for its digital service tax to pay the levy as planned in December, the ministry said on Wednesday. France suspended collection of the tax, whic...

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