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 2017-04-25 02:50 

Fark

"Hold my beer" becomes "hold my baby" [Florida]... +

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 2017-04-25 02:15 

Fark

Today's Fark-ready headline: Florida man convicted of murdering former FSU mascot in fight over gumbo spices [Florida]... +

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 2017-04-25 01:45 

Slashdot

A Caterpillar May Lead To a 'Plastic Pollution' Solution... +

New submitter FatdogHaiku quotes a report from BBC: Researchers at Cambridge University have discovered that the larvae of the moth, which eats wax in bee hives, can also degrade plastic. Experiments show the insect can break down the chemical bonds of pl...

 2017-04-25 01:41 

Fark

Apparently Russia has its own version of Disneyland. Although in place of Mickey Mouse they've got dead Nazis and instead of the Magic Kingdom they've got a German building on fire [Interesting]... +

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 2017-04-25 01:10 

Fark

Still putting two spaces after a period in a sentence? YOU'RE DOING IT WRONG [Fail]... +

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 2017-04-25 01:07 

Fark

Homestar Runner's going back to their roots for a 20th anniversary episode, and they are using Mario Paint? Also Fark gets a big nod [Cool]... +

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 2017-04-25 01:05 

Slashdot

Uber Gets Sued Over Alleged 'Hell' Program To Track Lyft Drivers... +

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Uber has another lawsuit on its hands. This time, it's about Uber's alleged use of a program called "Hell." The plaintiff, Michael Gonzales, drove for Lyft during the time Uber allegedly used the softwa...

 2017-04-25 00:55 

reddit

Justice for Pa. man shot dead by teens while walking his dog... +
 2017-04-25 00:46 

reddit

San Antonio's mayor claims poverty is caused by atheists... +
 2017-04-25 00:35 

Slashdot

Square Said To Acquire Team From Struggling Social App Yik Yak... +

According to Bloomberg, Square has acquired the engineering team of Yik Yak for "less than $3 million." From the report: The payments processor paid less than $3 million for between five and ten of Yik Yak's engineers, according to the person. Atlanta-bas...

 2017-04-25 00:32 

Fark

I'll see your four Mattress Firms in the same mall parking lot and raise you 10 mattress stores within .6 miles of each other [Followup]... +

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 2017-04-25 00:30 

Fark

Mrs. Orange County, why don't you have a seat over there [Sick]... +

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 2017-04-25 00:26 

reddit

Prosecutors: Inmate's water cut off for 7 days before his death in the Milwaukee County Jail... +
 2017-04-25 00:05 

Slashdot

Slashdot Asks: Which Wireless Carrier Do You Prefer?... +

Earlier this year, telecommunications giants like T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint were battling to see who could release the best unlimited data plan(s). T-Mobile started the domino chain reaction with the launch of its "One" unlimited plan in Augu...

 2017-04-25 00:00 

Fark

Photoshop this red fox, you big dummy [Photoshop]... +

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 2017-04-24 23:58 

Fark

Man arrested over elaborate plot designed to get him out of a vacation with his girlfriend [Dumbass]... +

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 2017-04-24 23:51 

reddit

California’s kindergarten vaccination rates hit new high... +
 2017-04-24 23:50 

Boing Boing

Cat enjoys licking air going into vacuum... +

“The horror of the void became once again its own inverted retort.” ― Gellu Naum (Thanks, Matthew!)...

 2017-04-24 23:34 

Fark

Authorities in the NY Metro Area begin "Gotham Shield" nuclear response drills. FEMA is involved. You know what that means [Asinine]... +

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 2017-04-24 23:24 

Fark

Chile hit by 7.1 earthquake, still nowhere close to what the Chili's bathrooms get every night [NewsFlash]... +

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 2017-04-24 23:24 

Fark

Oregon teen sells $1 million in custom socks. In related story, subby's teen kid managed to get out of bed this morning [Interesting]... +

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 2017-04-24 23:22 

Boing Boing

Bowler Ben Ketola sets world record with fastest 300 game... +

Bowler Ben Ketola (age 23) just broke the record for the fastest perfect game: 12 strikes in 86.9 seconds. (Thanks, Matthew!)...

 2017-04-24 23:20 

Fark

Tonight at 8PM EDT, Paul's Memory Bank plays two hours of songs beginning with the letter "K". For some reason, King Kong songs happened to be fairly popular [Live]... +

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 2017-04-24 23:20 

Slashdot

NSA's DoublePulsar Kernel Exploit a 'Bloodbath'... +

msm1267 quotes a report from Threatpost: A little more than two weeks after the latest ShadowBrokers leak of NSA hacking tools, experts are certain that the DoublePulsar post-exploitation Windows kernel attack will have similar staying power to the Confic...

 2017-04-24 23:18 

reddit

Jimmy Wales goes after fake news with Wikitribune – a crowdfunded site for reporters... +
 2017-04-24 23:16 

reddit

'Zen And The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' Author Robert M. Pirsig Dies At 88... +
 2017-04-24 22:50 

Fark

High school student wears prom dress with faces of those who inspired Black Lives Matter [Florida]... +

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 2017-04-24 22:40 

Slashdot

Lyrebird Claims It Can Recreate Anyone's Voice Based On Just a 1 Minute Sample... +

Artem Tashkinov writes: Today, a Canadian artificial intelligence startup named Lyrebird unveiled its voice imitation deep learning algorithm that can mimic a person's voice and have it read any text with a given emotion, based on the analysis of just a f...

 2017-04-24 22:17 

Boing Boing

RIP Robert M. Pirsig, author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance... +

"The truth knocks on the door and you say, ‘Go away, I’m looking for the truth,’ and so it goes away. Puzzling." -- Robert M. Pirsig I was saddened to learn that Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance author Robert M. Pirsig died today at the age of 8...

 2017-04-24 22:07 

reddit

Opioid, Heroin Deaths Reach ‘Crisis Level’ In Maryland... +
 2017-04-24 22:00 

Slashdot

Verizon's $70 Gigabit Internet Is Half the Price of Older 750Mbps Tier... +

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Verizon is now selling what it calls "FiOS Gigabit Connection" for $69.99 a month in a change that boosts top broadband speeds and makes lower prices available to many Internet subscribers. Actual ban...

 2017-04-24 21:50 

Fark

50 years of photos of us staring into the Korean DMZ--and the North Koreans staring back [Silly]... +

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 2017-04-24 21:32 

Fark

Woman gives birth by the bear exhibit at the Omaha zoo. Name the Zoo Baby contest in 3,2,1 [Sappy]... +

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 2017-04-24 21:20 

Slashdot

Microsoft's Nadella Banks On LinkedIn Data To Challenge Salesforce... +

Microsoft is rolling out upgrades to its sales software that integrates data from LinkedIn, an initiative that Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella told Reuters was central to the company's long-term strategy for building specialized business software. From the re...

 2017-04-24 21:15 

Boing Boing

Fresh Made Simple: A Naturally Delicious Way to Eat: Look, Cook, and Savor... +

Despite making a weekly meal plan, we eat at least one dinner a week out of the freezer and often ditch another well-planned meal for something quick and easy. Lauren K. Stine’s recipes in Fresh Made Simple are not only great for fast, fresh, mid-week eat...

 2017-04-24 21:08 

Fark

In new twist on 'Florida man' meme, Florida Monkey now running wild [Florida]... +

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 2017-04-24 21:03 

reddit

Chobani yogurt company sues right-wing radio host Alex Jones... +
 2017-04-24 21:00 

Slashdot

Apple Cuts Affiliate Commissions on Apps and In-App Purchases... +

From a report on Mac Stories: Today, Apple announced that it is reducing the commissions it pays on apps and In-App Purchases from 7 percent to 2.5 percent effective May 1st. The iTunes Affiliate Program pays a commission from Apple's portion of the sale ...

 2017-04-24 20:53 

Boing Boing

Star Wars Rebels season four promises excitement... +

The final season of Star Wars Rebels looks intense. We knew from the beginning of the series run that some of these characters would have to die before the timeline caught up with A New Hope. Rogue One made it clear how Star Wars deals with those situati...

 2017-04-24 20:46 

Fark

Japanese drifter lived undetected above public toilet for 3 years until surprised electrician discovered him and his crawlspace. Aaaand his 300 plastic bottles of urine [Weird]... +

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 2017-04-24 20:40 

Slashdot

Linux 4.11 Delayed For a Week... +

Linux kernel creator Linus Torvalds said over the weekend that v4.11 version of Linux has hit a speed bump in the form of "NVMe power management that apparently causes problems on some machines." The Register adds: "It's not entirely clear what caused the...

 2017-04-24 20:38 

reddit

Tens of Thousands to March in L.A. to Mark 102nd Anniversary of Armenian Genocide... +
 2017-04-24 20:20 

Fark

When Dr. Carla Valentine isn't dissecting corpses, she runs Dead Meet (a dating website for "death professionals"). She holds someone's heart in her hands every day. And her forthcoming dissertation i... +

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 2017-04-24 20:11 

Fark

United beats you up. American hits you with strollers. Delta violates the Geneva Convention [Repeat]... +

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 2017-04-24 20:03 

Boing Boing

The first weed-friendly campground resort in the country just opened... +

With recreational pot legal in eight states plus Washington, DC, it's a little surprising that no one has opened a weed-friendly campground until now. What used to be Lake Selmac resort in Selma, Oregon, is now Smoke on the Water campground, which offer...

 2017-04-24 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop um, whatever the heck this is [Photoshop]... +

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 2017-04-24 20:00 

Slashdot

Ontario Launches Universal Basic Income Pilot... +

Reader epiphani writes: The Ontario Government will pilot universal basic income in a $50M program supporting 4,000 households over a 3 year period. While Slashdot has vigorously debated universal basic income in the past, and even Elon Musk has predicted...

 2017-04-24 19:41 

Fark

New billboard day causes multi-car pileup [Amusing]... +

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 2017-04-24 19:35 

Boing Boing

A note from the new CEO of Lobstero... +

Something Awful is running a letter of explanation written by the CEO of Lobstero, who is fighting back against unfair criticism of its wi-fi enabled lobster dispensing unit. First, let me be very clear: Lobstero's Lobster Packs are much more than just a...

 2017-04-24 19:20 

Fark

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte vows to skip the fava beans and chianti, will just eat ISIS fanatics 'with vinegar and salt' if they are captured by his troops [Weird]... +

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