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 2017-09-21 10:37 

Fark

You know you're hardcore when you film yourself burying your own heart [Weird]... +

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 2017-09-21 10:29 

reddit

SEC reveals it was hacked, information may have been used for illegal stock trades... +
 2017-09-21 10:25 

reddit

80 books disappear from classroom that sheltered Irma evacuees... +
 2017-09-21 10:22 

reddit

Tampa girl, 4, dies of gunshot reaching for candy... +
 2017-09-21 10:15 

Fark

After 40 years of planning and construction, your new canal project is finally at the eve of opening. What could possibly go wrong? [Fail]... +

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 2017-09-21 10:00 

Slashdot

How Flying Seriously Messes With Your Mind and Body... +

dryriver writes: BBC Future has an interesting piece about how traveling in an airliner does strange things to people's minds and bodies, such as far more people starting to cry while watching even mildly emotional movies on airplanes than what is normal,...

 2017-09-21 09:27 

Fark

"What? No GRAVY?" [Amusing]... +

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 2017-09-21 08:11 

Fark

Activists want a large ocean garbage patch to be named as a new country. Others say it's unnecessary to make a statement about trashy land masses because we already have New Jersey [Unlikely]... +

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 2017-09-21 07:11 

Fark

"Defendant did steal a thing of value to-wit: Hamburger," an officer wrote in the complaint [Facepalm]... +

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 2017-09-21 07:00 

Slashdot

Scientists Create World's First 'Molecular Robot' Capable of Building Molecules... +

New submitter re385 shares a report from Science Magazine: Scientists at The University of Manchester have created the world's first "molecular robot" that is capable of performing basic tasks including building other molecules. The tiny robots, which are...

 2017-09-21 06:57 

reddit

Myanmar protesters try to block aid to Rohingyas... +
 2017-09-21 06:53 

reddit

Police Officer Fired For Not Shooting Man... +
 2017-09-21 06:53 

Fark

Controversial and generally unhinged former sheriff David Clarke threatens to rape reporter and his horse [Scary]... +

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 2017-09-21 06:25 

reddit

Air Force Academy cadet who spearheaded rape-prevention effort charged in sexual assault of Colorado Springs man... +
 2017-09-21 06:06 

reddit

Acclaimed French chef asks to be stripped of three Michelin stars... +
 2017-09-21 05:46 

Fark

You've just boldly stolen some vodka. Do you C) drink some then cause a disturbance at the correctional centre? [Dumbass]... +

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 2017-09-21 05:41 

reddit

SEC says hackers may have traded using stolen insider information... +
 2017-09-21 05:22 

Fark

Iceland customs officials seize nearly 200 shipments of Melatonin, classified as an illegal drug there. Because no one needs naturally-occurring sleep inducing supplements in a country where it's 24/7... +

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 2017-09-21 05:06 

reddit

Young children pulled from rubble of collapsed Mexico City school... +
 2017-09-21 05:06 

reddit

Lawyer: Utah officer wants to apologize for nurse's controversial arrest... +
 2017-09-21 05:00 

Slashdot

Google Buys Part of HTC's Smartphone Team For $1.1 Billion... +

BrianFagioli shares a report from BetaNews: Today, a deal finally happens, but Google didn't buy HTC outright. Strangely, as the deal is laid out, the search giant has seemingly bought HTC employees. Yes, for $1.1 billion, the search giant has sort of pur...

 2017-09-21 04:34 

reddit

Flooding from Hurricane Harvey actually warped Earth's crust... +
 2017-09-21 04:28 

Fark

Having beige fat can help you lose weight. Wearing beige can help you remain home alone on weekends [Interesting]... +

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 2017-09-21 04:27 

reddit

Nanny caught throwing baby into cot on hidden camera leaving child 'broken'... +
 2017-09-21 04:13 

reddit

Toronto man kills most of his family with a crossbow and its bolts... +
 2017-09-21 04:02 

Fark

Prosecutors say Anthony Weiner deserves over two years in prison for having a minor strip naked and touch herself in video chats, but when pressed concede he does do a great Grumpy Cat impression [Dum... +

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 2017-09-21 04:01 

Fark

Theme of Farktography Contest No. 646: "Eclipses". Details and rules in first post. LGT next week's theme [Farktography]... +

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 2017-09-21 03:52 

Fark

Good: Powerball winner says money won't change his heart. Bad: Pedophile [Dumbass]... +

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 2017-09-21 03:30 

reddit

Oklahoma City police fatally shoot deaf man who did not respond to commands... +
 2017-09-21 03:30 

Slashdot

E-Cigarettes With Nicotine Increase Your Risk of Heart Disease, Says Study... +

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Even after puffing on just one electronic cigarette with nicotine, healthy non-smokers were found to have a biological marker known to increase the risk of heart disease in tobacco users, according to a ...

 2017-09-21 03:28 

reddit

Woman who called Hobby Lobby's cotton racist goes on TV, says she's gotten death threats... +
 2017-09-21 03:00 

Fark

Psychiatric exam ordered for Pharma Bro. Mental illness? Clever ploy to get him out of jail? Or is he just an a-hole? [Interesting]... +

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 2017-09-21 02:50 

Fark

With typical British understatement, UK police say the mysterious object that forced the closure of a major highway today was a trash bag full of "possibly hydrochloric acid" and they are "keeping an ... +

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 2017-09-21 02:48 

Fark

Meanwhile, in Australia the mosquitos are now transmitting flesh-eating bacteria [Obvious]... +

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 2017-09-21 02:20 

Slashdot

Democrats Ask FEC To Create New Rules To Keep Foreign Influence Off Social Media Ads... +

Cristina Marcos reports via The Hill: Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday asked the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to establish new guidelines for online advertising platforms that would prevent foreign spending to influence U.S. elections. The move come...

 2017-09-21 01:56 

Fark

American Academy of Pediatrics' first guidance document on tattoo and piercing safety to the left. Pictures of your saggy and wrinkled teenage regerts to the right [Interesting]... +

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 2017-09-21 01:50 

Fark

This Stanford professor's puckered starfish theory that "we are living in Peak A$hole" just might be on to something [Interesting]... +

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 2017-09-21 01:40 

Slashdot

China Arms Upgraded Tianhe-2A Hybrid Supercomputer... +

New submitter kipperstem77 shares an excerpt from a report via The Next Platform: The National University of Defense Technology (NUDT) has, according to James Lin, vice director for the Center of High Performance Computing (HPC) at Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ...

 2017-09-21 01:34 

Fark

Ontario suggests $10/gram as a baseline for legal pot sales next summer. Pearl-clutching will still be free, however [Spiffy]... +

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 2017-09-21 01:33 

reddit

Morgan Freeman powers effort to raise awareness of Russia's true intentions: 'We are at war'... +
 2017-09-21 01:13 

reddit

Someone Made a Fake Equifax Site. Then Equifax Linked to It.... +
 2017-09-21 01:10 

Slashdot

Amazon Customers Can Now Return Things For Free At Kohl's Or Whole Foods... +

In addition to any of the hundreds of Whole Foods supermarkets across the country, certain Kohl's stores will now accept returns of "eligible items" as part of a retail partnership between the two companies that began earlier this summer. Mashable reports...

 2017-09-21 00:50 

Fark

French acting legend Gérard Depardieu is pretty sure the Pentagon may have created AIDS. That, and he's still in love with his BFF Vladimir Putin [Unlikely]... +

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 2017-09-21 00:48 

Fark

Activists demand that racist Native American tapestry be taken down. Pawnee city officials say that it's part of their history and it should remain up [Facepalm]... +

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 2017-09-21 00:44 

reddit

Attorney General Sessions says marijuana still illegal... +
 2017-09-21 00:44 

Fark

Facebook is very, very sorry they were caught selling ads to Nazis, racists, Russians, Slaanesh, the Thule Society, the World Crime League, the Dark Overlords of the Universe, Hydra, Thulsa Doom, and ... +

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 2017-09-21 00:43 

Slashdot

Computer Science Degrees Aren't Returning On Investment For Coders, Research Finds... +

According to a new survey, coders with a bachelor's degree in computer science only earn 3,000 British Pounds (BP) more a year than those who don't have one. The survey of 4,700 developers in the UK was conducted by Stack Overflow, a community site freque...

 2017-09-21 00:41 

Fark

St. Louis business owner speaking out after violence, threats, and harassment are thrown his way -- by the St. Louis Police Department and its union [Asinine]... +

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 2017-09-21 00:01 

Slashdot

More Are Paying To Stream Music, But YouTube Still Holds the Value Gap... +

An anonymous reader shares a report: With Google's user-generated content loophole firmly in lawmaker's sights, global music trade body IFPI has published new research looking at demand for music streaming. The research confirms YouTube's pre-eminence as ...

 2017-09-21 00:00 

Fark

Photoshop this train operator [Photoshop]... +

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