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 2017-02-22 14:50 

Fark

Huge seed deposit made to the Doomsday Vault in the Arctic Circle. I'm sure everything is fine though [Scary]... +

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 2017-02-22 14:43 

Slashdot

AMD Launches Ryzen, Claims To Beat Intel's Core i7 Offering At Half the Price... +

Reader MojoKid writes: AMD CEO, Dr. Lisu Su took to the stage at AMD's Ryzen tech day yesterday and opened the event with official speeds, feeds, pricing, and benchmark scores for the company's upcoming Ryzen series processors. AMD's goal with...

 2017-02-22 14:41 

Fark

Retro or sad? Urban Outfitters is selling a $45 AOL T-shirt [Facepalm]... +

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 2017-02-22 14:20 

Fark

While the rest of the world is wringing their hands over terrorist threats, nuclear proliferation and global climate change, Texas is bracing itself for the looming "hog apocalypse" [Obvious]... +

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 2017-02-22 14:03 

Fark

Oroville, California wants to make money from disaster tourism. Post your ad slogans in the thread [Followup]... +

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 2017-02-22 14:00 

Fark

Photoshop this kneeling woman [Photoshop]... +

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 2017-02-22 14:00 

Slashdot

Uber's Self-Driving Cars Are Now Picking Up Passengers in Arizona... +

Almost two months to the day after Uber loaded its fleet of self-driving SUVs into the trailer of a self-driving truck and stormed off to Arizona in a self-driving huff, the company is preparing to launch its second experiment (if you don't count the ...

 2017-02-22 13:53 

reddit

Muslims raise $55,000 to fix vandalised Jewish cemetery... +
 2017-02-22 13:46 

reddit

Eric Church cancels 25k tickets bought by scalpers... +
 2017-02-22 13:43 

Fark

February 22nd is National Margarita Day, so break out the sponge cake but don't blow out your flip flop or step on a pop top [Murica]... +

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 2017-02-22 13:20 

Fark

Initial response to Philadelphia's soda tax. Soda sales down 30 to 50 percent and major grocery chain to cut over 300 jobs [Fail]... +

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 2017-02-22 13:08 

reddit

After being deported in 2007, he was arrested twice in Denver. Then, police say he killed a woman.... +
 2017-02-22 13:07 

Slashdot

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 2017-02-22 13:02 

reddit

US Muslim community campaigns to repair Jewish cemetery... +
 2017-02-22 13:00 

Slashdot

Google Releases Open Source File Sharing Project 'Upspin' On GitHub... +

BrianFagioli quotes a report from BetaNews: Today, Google unveiled yet another way to share files. Called ...

 2017-02-22 12:58 

Fark

California storms are forcing Big Sur visitors to get to da choppa [Scary]... +

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 2017-02-22 12:49 

Boing Boing

Sketch a cat and edges2cats will create a deep dreaming catrocity that fits... +

The machine knows what cat parts are and knows where they go, and can glue them together to fit drawings of cats that you provide. Whether the results charm or horrify you might depend on whether you, yourself, are part of the simulation. The Next Web int...

 2017-02-22 12:40 

Boing Boing

Unmarked assault rifle sales land CNC-mill gunsmith in prison... +

Americans can legally manufacture an assault rifle for personal use without registering it, so Daniel Crowninshield figured his paying customers could push the button to start his milling equipment and claim they made the AR-15 themselves. Feds disagreed....

 2017-02-22 12:36 

Boing Boing

Watch how augmented reality can help those with vision impairment... +

Nearly 250 million people in the world have impaired vision. Oxsight is developing augmented reality glasses that could supplement or even replace canes and seeing eye dogs for many. (more…)...

 2017-02-22 12:36 

Boing Boing

Gorgeous shots from circumnavigating Australia, aka "The Big Lap"... +

Tom Rex Jessett and his fiancee Vanessa tricked out a panel van and drove all the way around Australia, a journey known as The Big Lap. We spent hours upon hours driving, walked on hundreds of beaches, Watched nearly every sunrise and sunset as well a...

 2017-02-22 12:20 

Fark

Sixty-six year old guy fathers yet another kid. He is also rumored to bring tremendous bad luck when killed and tied around someone's neck. I'm sure the kid will grow up perfectly normal though, right... +

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 2017-02-22 12:07 

reddit

A.T.F. Filled Secret Bank Account With Millions From Shadowy Cigarette Sales... +
 2017-02-22 11:26 

reddit

Two men sentenced for bashing kangaroo to death in WA's South West. One sentenced for 11 months, the other fined $10,000.... +
 2017-02-22 10:35 

Fark

Thanks to climate change, water shortages, and political instability, you can kiss your favorite supermarket goodbye [Sad]... +

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 2017-02-22 10:00 

Slashdot

Studies Show Testosterone Offers Little Benefits To Aging Men... +

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: In decades of research, scientists have found only one medical condition that's clearly and effectively treated with testosterone supplements: pathological hypogonadism -- that's low testoster...

 2017-02-22 09:19 

Fark

American Airlines now offering a "go fark yourself" fare class [Sad]... +

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 2017-02-22 08:58 

reddit

Texas hunters who shot each other blamed undocumented immigrants... +
 2017-02-22 07:55 

reddit

Former President Carter leases 10 acres of his farmland to build 1.3-megawatt solar power station... +
 2017-02-22 07:00 

Slashdot

Cellphones As a Fifth-Order Elaboration of Maxwell's Theory... +

schwit1 shares a report from IEEE Spectrum that reflects on the ...

 2017-02-22 06:58 

reddit

Lawsuit aims to stop transgender teen from wrestling with girls... +
 2017-02-22 06:50 

reddit

Muslim group raises more than $40,000 to repair damages at Jewish cemetery... +
 2017-02-22 06:31 

Fark

As spring-like temperatures increase, police remind you there are better ways than driving your four wheeler across it to check if the ice level is safe [Dumbass]... +

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 2017-02-22 05:37 

reddit

Kim Jong-nam's body targeted in morgue break-in, say police... +
 2017-02-22 05:20 

Boing Boing

U.S. Homeland Security staff were unable to access DHS computer network because the security certificates expired... +

Some employees with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security who work in the Washington, D.C. area and in Philadelphia, PA were unable to access the DHS computer network on Tuesday, reports Reuters, citing “three sources familiar with the matter.” (more&...

 2017-02-22 05:16 

reddit

Study sees U.S. life expectancy falling further behind other countries... +
 2017-02-22 05:01 

Boing Boing

North Korean diplomat sought in Kim Jong-nam's death, hinting at Kim Jong-un's involvement... +

Police in Malaysia said Wednesday they want to question a senior diplomat from the North Korean embassy in their ongoing investigation into the recent killing of Kim Jong-nam. This twist suggests the possible involvement of the North Korean government in ...

 2017-02-22 04:54 

Fark

College student receives a care package from his mom. Instead of snacks, the box contains garbage that he forgot to take out when he was home earlier [Amusing]... +

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 2017-02-22 04:30 

reddit

Muslim community organizes effort to repair damaged Jewish cemetery near St. Louis... +
 2017-02-22 04:26 

reddit

Assault Weapons Are Not Protected By the Second Amendment, Appeals Court Rules... +
 2017-02-22 04:22 

Boing Boing

Judge blocks Texas from defunding Planned Parenthood... +

Authorities in Texas who falsely claimed that Planned Parenthood sells fetal body parts are prohibited from withholding federal Medicaid funds from Planned Parenthood, a federal judge ruled today. This is a significant legal victory for Planned Parenthood...

 2017-02-22 04:03 

Fark

Living the American dream: through diligent effort, man advances from State House majority leader to meth dealer [Asinine]... +

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 2017-02-22 03:56 

Fark

♫ Our lips are sealed ♫ [Scary]... +

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 2017-02-22 03:54 

Boing Boing

Amid Trump's Muslim hate, new Nike ad celebrates 5 female athletes from Arab world... +

A stunning new ad campaign from Nike “pays homage to Middle Eastern athletes and explores the challenges young Arab women aspiring to a professional sporting career may face,” per Vogue. (more…)...

 2017-02-22 03:48 

Fark

Worried that all these warm days in February means summer will be unbearable? Worry no more. Unless you live in Columbia SC where it is just miserable regardless [Interesting]... +

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 2017-02-22 03:42 

reddit

Cat ownership not linked to mental health problems, study says... +
 2017-02-22 03:42 

Fark

Don't mind them, they are batshait crazy [Scary]... +

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 2017-02-22 03:34 

Boing Boing

Facebook gave $120,000 to CPAC, half in cash and half in-kind contributions, Daily Beast reports... +

Why exactly is Facebook helping to fund CPAC, to the tune of about $120,000 in cash and in-kind contributions? (more…)...

 2017-02-22 03:30 

Slashdot

The Only Thing, Historically, That's Curbed Inequality: Catastrophe... +

ColdWetDog writes: The Atlantic has an interesting article on how societies have decreased economic equality. From the report: ...

 2017-02-22 03:26 

Fark

Parents of disabled children fight beer distributor over horse therapy in today's mad lib Florida headline [Florida]... +

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 2017-02-22 03:10 

Fark

Woman born without arms breaks world record for most candles lit by feet. So......yeah [Weird]... +

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