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 2018-01-17 07:00 

Slashdot

Hackers Seem Close To Publicly Unlocking the Nintendo Switch...

Ars Technica reports that "hackers have been finding partial vulnerabilities in early versions of the [Nintendo] Switch firmware throughout 2017." They have discovered a Webkit flaw that allows for basic "user level" access to some portion...

 2018-01-17 06:54 

Fark

Sanctuary city concept dealt a blow [Sick]...

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 2018-01-17 06:04 

Fark

Former CIA Officer, accused of supplying China with information that led to the arrest or execution of 20 American agents, arrested flying into New York [News]...

[16 comments]...

 2018-01-17 05:46 

Fark

Man takes his wife's surname when they get married. Naturally, people think he should kill himself for this [Stupid]...

[14 comments]...

 2018-01-17 05:14 

Fark

Moscow's 2017 December was 'darkest' on record. Look, you guys chose this timeline, don't come whining to us [Interesting]...

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 2018-01-17 05:12 

reddit

Moscow got only 6 minutes of direct sunlight in December 2017, darkest month in the history of city weather observation....
 2018-01-17 04:48 

Fark

Captain, since you were asleep in your bed at 2 AM when you were almost killed we decided to go ahead and charge you with negligent homicide [Followup]...

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 2018-01-17 04:44 

Fark

Cops protect infants with "Invisible Cloak" made out of the Emperor's new clothes [Sad]...

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 2018-01-17 04:34 

reddit

Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski found dead of apparent suicide inside Pullman apartment....
 2018-01-17 04:14 

reddit

YouTube will no longer allow content creators with less than 1000 subs to monetize their content....
 2018-01-17 04:10 

Fark

Counterfeit money used to buy winning lottery ticket. Bonus: Not Florida [Amusing]...

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 2018-01-17 04:07 

reddit

Puerto Rico school celebrates the return of electricity after 112 days...
 2018-01-17 03:57 

Fark

Attorney on Nixon's enemies list says his journalist wife wants a Trump fake news award [Fake]...

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 2018-01-17 03:43 

reddit

Nearly all members of National Park Service advisory panel resign in frustration...
 2018-01-17 03:42 

Fark

VA won't study effects of medical marijuana on veterans leaving it up to veterans to conduct self testing [Sad]...

[13 comments]...

 2018-01-17 03:31 

Fark

Pointing a BB-gun at someone while robbing a pizza joint in Texas goes as expected [Fail]...

[6 comments]...

 2018-01-17 03:30 

Slashdot

Lawsuit Filed By 22 State Attorneys General Seeks To Block Net Neutrality Repeal...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: A lawsuit filed today by the attorneys general of 22 states seeks to block the Federal Communications Commission's recent controversial vote to repeal Obama era Net Neutrality regulations. The filin...

 2018-01-17 03:13 

Fark

Sure, he abandoned his girlfriend to die after crashing their car into an icy river - but at least he asked bystanders to help her before he ran off [Fail]...

[28 comments]...

 2018-01-17 02:58 

Boing Boing

Lawsuit filed by 21 state attorneys general says FCC's repeal of #NetNeutrality broke U.S. law...

A legal battle against the recent repeal of Net Neutrality regulations by Trump's Federal Communications Commission has begun. (more...)...

 2018-01-17 02:48 

Fark

Africa's Black Footed Cat is the world's deadliest, shaming every American house cat who only plans to kill you once the wet food runs out [Interesting]...

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 2018-01-17 02:47 

reddit

Twenty-Two Attorneys General Sue The FCC Over Net Neutrality Repeal...
 2018-01-17 02:46 

Fark

It is with a very heavy heart that I have to inform you all that gremlin1 - who was an active and very much loved member of the Caturday family - has crossed the bridge [Caturday]...

[21 comments]...

 2018-01-17 02:26 

Fark

Axe-throwing divorce parties are a thing [Weird]...

[7 comments]...

 2018-01-17 02:04 

Fark

Kazakhstan is switching from the Cyrillic alphabet to the Latin alphabet, in a bid to underscore independence from Russia and simplify language learning. Very nice [Spiffy]...

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 2018-01-17 02:03 

reddit

Fireball In The Sky Captures Attention Across The Region...
 2018-01-17 01:51 

reddit

Bright light and loud sound heard throughout southeast Michigan...
 2018-01-17 01:45 

Slashdot

New Study Claims That the 'Black Death' Was Spread By Humans, Not Rats...

dryriver shares a report from BBC: Rats were not to blame for the spread of plague during the Black Death, according to a study. The rodents and their fleas were thought to have spread a series of outbreaks in 14th-19th Century Europe. But a team from the...

 2018-01-17 01:42 

Fark

Alaska says their emergency system won't issue false alarms like Hawaii, because by the time workers have manually typed in a warning, remembered the password, clicked multiple buttons, and typed ...

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 2018-01-17 01:20 

Fark

Pro Tip: Don't steal cars. But if you do steal a car and there is a dead guy in the front seat, either ditch the body or steal a different car before driving through a police checkpoint [Creepy]...

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 2018-01-17 01:00 

Fark

Photoshop this thing that Hell Met [Photoshop]...

[24 comments]...

 2018-01-17 00:59 

Fark

Danish inventor accused of having sex of a "particularly dangerous nature" aboard his submarine, also murder, dismemberment and indecent handling of a corpse [Followup]...

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 2018-01-17 00:50 

Slashdot

Many Enterprise Mobile Devices Will Never Be Patched Against Meltdown, Spectre...

Mark Wilson shares a report from BetaNews: The Meltdown and Spectre bugs have been in the headlines for a couple of weeks now, but it seems the patches are not being installed on handsets. Analysis of more than 100,000 enterprise mobile devices shows that...

 2018-01-17 00:46 

reddit

Feds planning massive Northern California immigration sweep to strike against sanctuary laws...
 2018-01-17 00:37 

Fark

Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. But teach a man how to grow a fish using heat generated from Bitcoin mining and he eats until the Bitcoin bubble bursts [Weird]...

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 2018-01-17 00:36 

reddit

University of Alabama investigates sorority member's racist video...
 2018-01-17 00:33 

reddit

Victim of ex-USA gymnastics doctor says abuse led to dad's suicide...
 2018-01-17 00:18 

reddit

FBI Task Force to Expose Russian Social Media Manipulation...
 2018-01-17 00:15 

Fark

When taking explicit pics of girlfriend to later blackmail her, send to preschool where she works, don't let your unique tattoos get caught in the images [Florida]...

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 2018-01-17 00:10 

Slashdot

Google Home and Chromecast Could Be Overloading Your Home Wi-Fi...

Google Cast products could be to blame for your wonky internet connection. According to TP-Link, "The Cast feature normally sends packets of information at regular intervals to keep a live connection with products like Google Home," reports The Ve...

 2018-01-16 23:53 

Fark

Apparently, sightings of flying dinosaurs are on the rise in NC, even though recreational marijuana use is still illegal. (with pic of what a flying dinosaur over NC might look like) [Strange]...

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 2018-01-16 23:49 

Boing Boing

White House doc claims Trump weighs only 239 pounds and liberals demand to see his girth cerficate...

President Trump weighs 239 pounds (One pound less than would count him as "obese" under the most popular measure for his height) and is mentally and physically fit to govern . One reporter asked how Trump could eat so much fast food and drink so m...

 2018-01-16 23:31 

Fark

Richard the pony is finally getting a new richard [Strange]...

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 2018-01-16 23:30 

Slashdot

Lyft Says Nearly 250K of Its Passengers Ditched a Personal Car In 2017...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Lyft has a new report out detailing its "economic impact" for 2017, and the document includes a lot of stats on its performance throughout the year. The ride-hailing provider claims 375.5 millio...

 2018-01-16 23:11 

reddit

Temperatures Plunged to -88.6F in Parts of Russia...
 2018-01-16 23:10 

Fark

Baking relative supports family with rare form of diabetes. Boiling a relative considered not as effective [Interesting]...

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 2018-01-16 22:50 

Fark

People in Billerica are upset at the word "douchebag" despite living in a state full of them [Amusing]...

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 2018-01-16 22:50 

Slashdot

China Builds 'World's Biggest Air Purifier' That Actually Works...

The South China Morning Post shares an update on the status of an experimental tower in northern China, dubbed the world's biggest air purifier by its operators. According to the scientist leading the project, the tower -- which stands over 328 feet (...

 2018-01-16 22:35 

Fark

Your body is throttled and contorts at such breakneck speed when you sneeze, it's kind of like having an orgasm while being in a car accident at the same time [Strange]...

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 2018-01-16 22:35 

Fark

California declares independence from California [Interesting]...

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 2018-01-16 22:20 

Fark

As of 2018, Greedo has shot first longer than Han shot first [Stupid]...

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