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 2017-03-27 00:19 

Slashdot

Class Action Lawsuit Launched Over Forced Windows 10 Upgrades... +

Slashdot reader AmiMoJo quotes The Register: Three people in Illinois have filed a lawsuit against Microsoft, claiming that its Windows 10 update destroyed their data and damaged their computers. The complaint, filed in Chicago's U.S. District Court on Th...

 2017-03-27 00:12 

Fark

On this day in 1953, Jonas Salk announces the polio vaccine, eventually saving millions of lives, but still leaving anti-vax-ers paralyzed [Hero]... +

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 2017-03-27 00:01 

reddit

'Sorry' white supremacist wishes victim had been a 'young thug' or 'black man with blondes'... +
 2017-03-27 00:00 

Fark

Photoshop this lil' wall climber kid [Photoshop]... +

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 2017-03-26 23:41 

Fark

Marijuana operation goes up in flames. Firefighters and police rush to the scene to secure area downwind [Obvious]... +

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 2017-03-26 23:35 

reddit

ICE arrests 26 parolees doing community service in Fort Worth... +
 2017-03-26 23:30 

Fark

Don Burgett, who survived fighting from Normandy to Berchtesgaden with the 101st Airborne and wrote four books from the trooper's POV, has passed away just before his 92nd birthday [Hero]... +

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 2017-03-26 23:19 

reddit

4-year-old suspended for bringing .22 shell casing to preschool.... +
 2017-03-26 23:18 

reddit

Greene County couple arrested for trying to sell baby on Craigslist... +
 2017-03-26 23:08 

Fark

The story of the only food Nebraska can ever truly say it created: the disgusting, cabbage-filled nightmare known as The Runza [Sick]... +

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 2017-03-26 23:04 

reddit

Report: Tomi Lahren ‘Banned Permanently’ From The Blaze... +
 2017-03-26 22:59 

Slashdot

After 20 Years, OpenSSL Will Change To Apache License 2.0, Seeks Pasts Contributors... +

After nearly 20 years and 31,000 commits, OpenSSL wants to change to Apache License v2.0. They're now tracking down all 400 contributors to sign new license agreements, a process expected to take several months. Slashdot reader rich_salz shares links to O...

 2017-03-26 22:38 

reddit

Hundreds arrested at anti-corruption protests in Russia... +
 2017-03-26 22:32 

Boing Boing

Cast of Twin Peaks revival talk about how their characters have changed in revival series... +

https://youtu.be/3VwbkAMfFlU The first mind-blowing episode of Twin Peaks aired in 1990. On May 21 this year, Showtime will debut a two-hour episode of the revival series, produced by creators David Lynch and Mark Frost, and starring the original crew. I...

 2017-03-26 22:21 

Fark

You put one screwdriver into a painting at the National Gallery and people lose it. Wait. It was one of those sappy 18th-century British romantic paintings? Not saying I condone it, but I get it [Stra... +

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 2017-03-26 22:10 

reddit

Woman pleads guilty to groping female passenger on flight... +
 2017-03-26 22:04 

reddit

Hundreds Arrested During Anti-Corruption Protests in Russia... +
 2017-03-26 22:04 

reddit

Baltimore man, 28, charged with murder for a third time... +
 2017-03-26 21:34 

Slashdot

Is Microsoft Building A Foldable 'Surface' Phone?... +

"This past week, Microsoft received a new patent for a foldable handset, and once again there are rumors that it is related to the long awaited, mythical Surface Phone," writes HardOCP, noting Samsung and LG are also rumored to be working on foldable phon...

 2017-03-26 21:24 

Fark

Girls forced to change their leggings in order to be able to fly United. Scotsman still okay to board in kilts, though [Asinine]... +

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 2017-03-26 21:21 

Boing Boing

Excellent USB microscope on sale for $30... +

I wrote about the terrific Plugable USB Handheld Digital Microscope in 2015. It's on sale for $29.70 right now. I had the earlier version of the Plugable USB Handheld Digital Microscope and liked it a lot. The second version just came out and I love it. ...

 2017-03-26 21:11 

reddit

Russian Youth From Moscow to Siberia Slam ‘Putin the Thief’... +
 2017-03-26 21:00 

Fark

Entire coffee world turned upside down as espresso with tonic water is the latest bizarre coffee trend [Strange]... +

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 2017-03-26 20:34 

Slashdot

London Terrorist Used WhatsApp, UK Calls For Backdoors... +

Wednesday 52-year-old Khalid Masood "drove a rented SUV into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before smashing it into Parliament's gates and rushing onto the grounds, where he fatally stabbed a policeman and was shot by other officers," writes the Associ...

 2017-03-26 20:17 

Fark

What would happen if ISIS members learned their preferred text of the Koran was actually translated by American women? [Interesting]... +

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 2017-03-26 20:16 

Fark

Badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger road collapse road collapse [Strange]... +

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 2017-03-26 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop this shady situation [Photoshop]... +

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 2017-03-26 19:37 

Fark

Maryland to consider cracking down on those worthless asshats who cruise in the left lane without yielding to faster traffic. No word on plans to crack down on them for being Maryland drivers [Spiffy]... +

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 2017-03-26 19:34 

Slashdot

New Release Of StarCraft In 4K Ultra High Definition Annouonced... +

The classic 90s-era videogames StarCraft and StarCraft: Brood War will be re-released this summer -- remastered in 4K Ultra High Definition. An anonymous reader quotes The Verge: It will also include a number of updates, such as remastered sound, new add...

 2017-03-26 19:16 

Fark

Ring ring ring ring ring ring ring banana crack [Strange]... +

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 2017-03-26 18:34 

Slashdot

17-Year-Old Corrects NASA Mistake In Data From The ISS... +

"A British teenager has contacted scientists at NASA to point out an error in a set of their own data," writes the BBC. An anonymous reader quotes their report. A-level student Miles Soloman found that radiation sensors on the International Space Station...

 2017-03-26 18:27 

reddit

Indian Assaulted in Australia, Called 'You Bloody Black Indians'... +
 2017-03-26 18:07 

Fark

You know what they say: The couple that keeps 1.25 million bugs in their home together, stays together [Spiffy]... +

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 2017-03-26 18:05 

Boing Boing

United Airlines bars girls in leggings from boarding flight: they're "not properly clothed"... +

Call it The Landmaid's Tale: two girls were barred from boarding a flight by a United Airlines agent Sunday, and tweets from the airline suggested that staff have the discretion to consider travelers in leggings against its dress policy. A United Airli...

 2017-03-26 18:00 

Fark

This week, Snack Food Sunday wants its chips and health food, too. So, what are your favorite "healthy" chips? [Interesting]... +

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 2017-03-26 17:52 

Fark

Can't sleep? Call this number for a menu of weird, sleep inducing sounds, including "grandma who misses you," "history of the cocktail wiener," and "Steve Urkel singing you a lullaby" [Amusing]... +

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 2017-03-26 17:39 

reddit

United refused to let three girls to board a flight because they were wearing leggings... +
 2017-03-26 17:34 

Slashdot

Aerospace Startup Will Build A Supersonic Mach 2.2 Aircraft... +

A new commercial aircraft will fly more than twice the speed of sound, traveling from New York to London in 3.4 hours. An anonymous reader quotes Fortune: Colorado-based startup Boom Supersonic is one step closer to making such travel a reality after secu...

 2017-03-26 17:33 

reddit

Utah's governor signs abortion-halting legislation... +
 2017-03-26 17:17 

reddit

Detroit rape kit problem persisted after 2009, leaving more than 500 untested... +
 2017-03-26 17:14 

Fark

Bad: You live in Detroit. Worse: Broken sewer line creates sinkhole near your home. FARK: The city condemns your house and demolishes it [Sad]... +

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 2017-03-26 17:11 

reddit

Illinois considers legalizing marijuana for a fiscal boost... +
 2017-03-26 16:49 

Boing Boing

Companies that help build Trump's wall could lose pension fund investments and California state contracts... +

It's not just Mexican cement giant Cemex that's refusing to bid on the Great Wall of Trump; many of the firms in the super-concentrated large-scale construction sector are signalling their unwillingness to participate in the wall's construction. (more&he...

 2017-03-26 16:34 

Slashdot

Theranos To Investors: Please Don't Sue! Here, Have Some More Shares... +

Theranos "plans to give additional shares to investors who pledge not to sue," reports the Wall Street Journal. An anonymous reader quotes Silicon Beat: The deal, which hasn't been disclosed publicly, was approved by the Palo Alto-based company's board l...

 2017-03-26 16:25 

reddit

Ex-CIA chief: Flynn's firm discussed removing cleric from US... +
 2017-03-26 16:21 

Fark

Performing classical music with two handguns. Take a shot. it's pretty cool [Spiffy]... +

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 2017-03-26 16:17 

reddit

Indians in US raise $100,000 for Kansas shooting hero Ian Grillot... +
 2017-03-26 15:56 

reddit

Corruption protests sweep Russia; opposition leader arrested... +
 2017-03-26 15:34 

Slashdot

Over 14K 'Let's Encrypt' SSL Certificates Issued To PayPal Phishing Sites... +

BleepingComputer reports: During the past year, Let's Encrypt has issued a total of 15,270 SSL certificates that contained the word 'PayPal' in the domain name or the certificate identity. Of these, approximately 14,766 (96.7%) were issued for domains tha...

 2017-03-26 15:29 

reddit

Survey Finds Foreign Students Aren’t Applying to American Colleges... +

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