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 2019-09-17 05:00 

Slashdot

Richard Stallman Resigns From MIT...

Multiple Slashdotters are reporting the unfortunate news that famed free software advocate and computer scientist Richard Stallman has resigned from MIT. Slashdot reader iamacat writes: Following outrage over his remarks about Jefferey Epstein's victi...

 2019-09-17 04:05 

Fark

Toxic pit charges you an admission fee. Surprisingly, this doesn't involve New Jersey [Interesting]...

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 2019-09-17 03:45 

Fark

But was his dick still out? [Sick]...

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 2019-09-17 03:30 

Slashdot

Spouse of Ring Exec Among Lawmakers Trying To Weaken California Privacy Law...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The California legislature worked through the summer to finalize the text of the state's landmark data privacy law before time to make amendments ran out on Friday. In the Assembly (California'...

 2019-09-17 03:03 

reddit

Jeffrey Epstien victim tried to swim across shark-infested waters to escape 'Paedo Island'...
 2019-09-17 02:46 

Fark

. . . Keeping time, time, time / in a sort of Runic rhyme / to the binbinabulation that so musically spins / from the Florida men hiding in the bins [Florida]...

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 2019-09-17 02:12 

Fark

Aesop's fables for our times: "The Boy Who Cried Active Shooter" [Fake]...

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 2019-09-17 01:38 

Fark

Man picks up unknown furball of something, finds out it's hundreds of creepy-crawlies of NOPE (possible nsfw content on page) [Creepy]...

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 2019-09-17 01:30 

Slashdot

Milton's Notes On Shakespeare Appear To Have Been Found...

Almost 400 years after the first folio of Shakespeare was published in 1623, scholars believe they have identified the early owner of one copy of the text, who made hundreds of insightful annotations throughout: John Milton. The Guardian reports: The asto...

 2019-09-17 01:17 

reddit

B.C. dad sentenced to life for murders of his wife and 2 daughters...
 2019-09-17 01:04 

Fark

Lawmaker discussing pigeon poop problem gets unexpected support from pigeon [Obvious]...

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 2019-09-17 00:55 

reddit

Cuyahoga County Jail officers attacked, threatened to kill inmate who interviewed with U.S. Marshals, lawsuit says...
 2019-09-17 00:50 

Slashdot

Drivers May Choose Electric Car Alert Sounds, US Proposal Says...

The NHTSA is now proposing drivers be able to select an electric-car alert sound at speeds under 18.6 mph. "NHTSA wants the public's opinion 'on whether there should be a limit to the number of compliant sounds that a manufacturer can install ...

 2019-09-17 00:45 

Fark

Meanwhile in Russia...there was an explosion at a government lab that houses some of the world's deadliest viruses like Ebola and small pox, but even if all the other glass in the facility shatter...

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 2019-09-17 00:30 

Slashdot

CentOS 8 To Be Released Next Week...

New submitter JDShewey writes: The CentOS Project has announced that CentOS 8.0 will be available for download beginning Tuesday, September 24. This release was deferred so that work to release CentOS 7.7 could be completed, which means that CentOS 7.7 wi...

 2019-09-17 00:29 

Fark

And these blast points, too accurate for Iranians. Only Imperial American drones are so precise [Obvious]...

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 2019-09-17 00:10 

Slashdot

Apple Takes On EU's Vestager In Record $14 Billion Tax Fight...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Apple fights the world's biggest tax case in a quiet courtroom this week, trying to rein in the European Union's powerful antitrust chief ahead of a potential new crackdown on internet giants. Th...

 2019-09-17 00:00 

Fark

Photoshop this highwire act [Photoshop]...

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 2019-09-16 23:55 

Fark

Evacuation orders lifted from areas near Horseshoe Fire, proving that close really does count for horseshoe fires [Scary]...

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 2019-09-16 23:30 

Fark

The Triple Play of Paul's Memory Bank - OTR edition - continues with a little change in the order. Episodes of Stan Freberg, My Favorite Husband and Superman. TuneIn at 8PM EDT [Live]...

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 2019-09-16 23:30 

Slashdot

Faster Wi-Fi Officially Launches Today...

The Wi-Fi Alliance, the organization that oversees implementation of the Wi-Fi standard, is launching its official Wi-Fi 6 certification program. "That might sound boring, but it means the Wi-Fi 6 standard is truly ready to go, and tech companies will...

 2019-09-16 23:21 

Fark

"They stole Reed's cannabis." Well at least his weed wasn't taken. Who talks like that? [Florida]...

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 2019-09-16 22:50 

Slashdot

MIT Unveils New 'Blackest Black' Material and Makes a Diamond Disappear...

An anonymous reader shares a report: What do you do with a $2 million natural yellow diamond? If you're at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, you coat it in a wild high-tech material that makes any object look like it fell into a black hole. T...

 2019-09-16 22:46 

Fark

The propane in Maine rains flames upon the slain [Sad]...

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 2019-09-16 22:36 

reddit

1 of 8 teens accused of tainting teacher's food with semen admits guilt...
 2019-09-16 22:25 

reddit

Homeowner shoots and kills 3 masked men in possible 'stand your ground' case...
 2019-09-16 22:16 

Fark

127 mile scenic tour to watch rutting elk, much more picturesque than watching the mating habits of Shriners but you don't get to see the elk drive around in miniature cars [Cool]...

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 2019-09-16 22:16 

reddit

The Navy Says Those UFO Videos Are Real...
 2019-09-16 22:10 

Slashdot

Password-Leaking Bug Purged From LastPass Extensions...

Developers of the LastPass password manager have patched a vulnerability that made it possible for websites to steal credentials for the last account the user logged into using the Chrome or Opera extension. Ars Technica reports: The vulnerability was dis...

 2019-09-16 21:56 

Boing Boing

SNL fires comic Shane Gillis days after hiring him...

"I'm a comedian who pushes boundaries," tweeted Shane Gillis after Saturday Night Live announced he'd been fired just a few days after he landed a prestigious writing job for the 45-year-old show. Gillis' idea of "pushing boundarie...

 2019-09-16 21:50 

Fark

Police observed the suspect was standing strangely with clenched butt cheeks. The suspect then produced a "bullet" containing meth from his rectum [Strange]...

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 2019-09-16 21:30 

Slashdot

Facebook Advertisers Can Write Their Own Headlines For Shared News Stories...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CBC.ca: Advertisers on Facebook are able to completely rewrite the displayed headline for news stories, CBC News has learned, opening the door for potential disinformation to spread on the platform while using news...

 2019-09-16 21:28 

Boing Boing

If you want a small cheap tablet to stream media and read e-books, the Fire 7 Tablet is a good choice...

At just is a nice little tablet. I've have one for couple of years and it's great for watching Netflix, Amazon Prime, HBO, Hulu, etc. It's a bit heavier than a Kindle, but I find it to be a really good ebook reader, too. This new model has twi...

 2019-09-16 21:26 

Fark

So just why DOES the US hide oil in Louisiana salt mines? [Interesting]...

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 2019-09-16 21:16 

Boing Boing

Can you solve the secret sauce riddle?...

Alex Gendler of TED-Ed challenges you to figure out where the recipe for a top-secret sauce recipe is located. Below: All the information in one screenshot. Read the rest...

 2019-09-16 21:05 

Fark

DUI Biking turns to sex in back of police cruiser. Yep, it's Florida [Florida]...

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 2019-09-16 20:50 

Slashdot

CBS and MIT's 1960 Documentary On AI Is a Gem...

FastCompany magazine editor and Slashdot reader harrymcc writes: On the night of October 26, 1960, CBS aired a special -- coproduced with MIT -- about an emerging field of technology called 'artificial intelligence.' It featured demos -- like a ch...

 2019-09-16 20:48 

Fark

It is usually not a good idea to climb stuff when you are drunk, especially power poles [Dumbass]...

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 2019-09-16 20:30 

Fark

Suspected Daytona Beach serial killer may have focused on the wrong half of his Criminal Justice degree [Florida]...

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 2019-09-16 20:13 

Fark

We've got music, we've got movies, and we've got stupid restaurant ideas on the Fark Weird News Quiz. September 8-14 Plumbing Edition [Silly]...

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 2019-09-16 20:10 

reddit

SNL Fires New Cast Member Shane Gillis Over Racist Asian Jokes...
 2019-09-16 20:10 

Slashdot

Netflix Lands 'Seinfeld' Rights in $500M-Plus Deal After Losing 'Friends' and 'The Office'...

Seinfeld will be master of a new domain starting in 2021. From a report: Netflix has landed worldwide rights to the iconic sitcom in a five-year deal with distributor Sony. The show will move from current rightsholder Hulu when its deal is up in 2021. Sou...

 2019-09-16 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop challenge: put this sign in an appropriate location [Photoshop]...

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 2019-09-16 19:59 

Boing Boing

Ben Shapiro wants to know what Brett Kavanaugh's penis looks like...

Ben Shapiro, the conservative "cool kids' philosopher" of The New York Times' reckoning, wants to know what Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh's penis looks like . Kavanaugh's been accused of sexual misconduct as a young man, ac...

 2019-09-16 19:45 

Fark

Indianapolis prosecutor breaks open a can of whoop-ass on the cop who sucker punched a 15-year-old high-school student [Followup]...

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 2019-09-16 19:42 

reddit

3 JPMorgan traders indicted in alleged pricing scheme - Three JPMorgan Chase traders in gold and other precious metals have been charged with alleged market manipulation by the US Department of Justic...
 2019-09-16 19:35 

Fark

On this day in history, in 1932, Gandhi began a hunger strike to protest the British interference in Indian civilization. After six days, the British relented, possibly out of fear that his words were...

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 2019-09-16 19:30 

Slashdot

Australia Concludes China Was Behind Hack on Parliament, Political Parties...

Australian intelligence determined China was responsible for a cyber-attack on its national parliament and three largest political parties before the general election in May, Reuters reports. From the report: Australia's cyber intelligence agency -- t...

 2019-09-16 19:22 

Boing Boing

"Human Organ for Transplant" lunchbox...

This Emergency Meal Transport Box marked "HUMAN ORGAN FOR TRANSPLANT" is surely just convincing enough to scandalize boomers. Even better, though, is pulling a wet slimy liver from a plastic box with a picture of Voltron on it and flapping it abou...

 2019-09-16 19:20 

Fark

Los Angeles celebrates 'El Grito de Dolores," which for those of you who don't speak Spanish, translates to 'The Grito from Dolores' [Interesting]...

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