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 2017-09-24 04:21 

reddit

Justice Department goes nuclear on Google in search warrant fight... +
 2017-09-24 03:55 

Fark

Just in time for the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, conservative Catholic leaders are accusing the Pope of heresy. Subby didn't expect that [Ironic]... +

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 2017-09-24 03:30 

Slashdot

Experian Criticized Over Credit-Freeze PIN Security and 'Dark Web' Scans... +

Security researcher Brian Krebs complains that Experian's identity-protecting credit freezes are easily unfrozen online. An anonymous reader quotes the Verge: Experian makes it easy to undo a credit freeze, resetting a subject's PIN through an easily acce...

 2017-09-24 02:22 

Fark

Woman who was too cheap to pay for airport parking parks her car in front of a man's home before she goes on vacation. The man decided to wrap her car in thick cellophane [Amusing]... +

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 2017-09-24 01:39 

Fark

You say you're cutting things off between us? Well, then I'm cutting things off, too [Weeners]... +

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 2017-09-24 01:33 

reddit

Oakland A’s catcher Bruce Maxwell became the first Major League Baseball player to kneel for the national anthem in open protest ahead of Oakland’s home game against the Texas Rangers.... +
 2017-09-24 01:30 

Slashdot

Inside Amazon's Warehouses: Thousands of Senior Citizens and the Occasional Robot Mishap... +

Amazon aggressively recruited thousands of retirees living in mobile homes to migrate to Amazon's warehouses for seasonal work, according to a story shared by nightcats. Wired reports:From a hiring perspective, the RVers were a dream labor force. They sho...

 2017-09-24 01:20 

reddit

‘If anyone can hear us … help.’ Puerto Rico’s mayors describe widespread devastation from Hurricane Maria... +
 2017-09-24 00:57 

reddit

Mercedes-Benz spends $1 billion to make EVs at Alabama plant... +
 2017-09-24 00:42 

Fark

Trump's spirit animal is found in China [Strange]... +

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 2017-09-24 00:32 

reddit

Crime stoppers president busted for an illegal marijuanna grow... +
 2017-09-24 00:21 

Fark

"So I was standing in the kitchen looking at a naked body hanging from my ceiling like, 'Oh gosh. This can't be happening.'" [Creepy]... +

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 2017-09-24 00:00 

Fark

Photoshop this medical moment [Photoshop]... +

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 2017-09-23 23:49 

Fark

Well maybe the world will end today after all [Followup]... +

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 2017-09-23 23:30 

Fark

Wisconsin high school requires girls wearing dresses submit photos of themselves wearing the dress before they buy tickets to homecoming [Fail]... +

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 2017-09-23 23:29 

Slashdot

'Tetris' Recreated In Conway's 'Game of Life'... +

In 1970 mathematician John Conway created rules for the "Game of Life," a now famous "zero-player game" where a grid of cells evolves (following Conway's rules) from an initial state proposed by the player. In 2013 someone challenged readers of StackExcha...

 2017-09-23 22:49 

reddit

Colorado’s ‘Mad Pooper’ still at large as police, Charmin implore her to turn herself in.... +
 2017-09-23 22:30 

Slashdot

Spain's Crackdown on Catalonia Includes Internet Censorship... +

Spain's autonomous Catalonia region wants to hold a referendum on independence next weekend. Spain's Constitutional Court insists that that vote is illegal, and has taken control of Catalonia's police force to try to stop the vote. They're deploying thous...

 2017-09-23 21:39 

reddit

North Korea says rockets to U.S. 'inevitable' as U.S. bombers fly off North Korean coast... +
 2017-09-23 21:35 

reddit

Undercover cop, Air Force officer, med student among those St. Louis police swept up Sunday night... +
 2017-09-23 21:19 

Slashdot

Do Strongly Typed Languages Reduce Bugs?... +

"Static vs dynamic typing is always one of those topics that attracts passionately held positions," writes the Morning Paper -- reporting on an "encouraging" study that attempted to empirically evaluate the efficacy of statically-typed systems on mature, ...

 2017-09-23 21:16 

reddit

'You have to upsell them': Marketplace exposes how dealerships push maintenance you don't need... +
 2017-09-23 21:12 

reddit

General Motors going 100 percent green at Ohio, Indiana plants... +
 2017-09-23 20:57 

reddit

Miami Beach City Workers Threatened to be Fired for not returning to work 2 days after Hurricane Irma... +
 2017-09-23 20:54 

reddit

In first, Saudi Arabian women allowed into sports stadium... +
 2017-09-23 20:45 

Fark

Knifeman jumps over counter then gets stabbed by Deli-man who is then is charged with his murder. Batman seen just shaking his head [Facepalm]... +

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 2017-09-23 20:37 

reddit

Six believed hurt after reports a group was spraying 'noxious substance' in Westfield shopping centre, east London... +
 2017-09-23 20:08 

Fark

Brew 12,000 gallons of beer in your backyard? Sure, why not [Cool]... +

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 2017-09-23 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop this pachyderm [Photoshop]... +

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 2017-09-23 19:56 

Fark

Man chastises 4-year-old birthday girl for sky littering [Dumbass]... +

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 2017-09-23 19:39 

Slashdot

Microsoft and Facebook Just Built a 4,000-Mile Cable Across the Pacfic Ocean... +

An anonymous reader quotes Popular Mechanics: Microsoft, Facebook and global telecommunication infrastructure company Telxius have completed the Marea subsea cable, the world's most technologically advanced undersea cable. The Marea crosses the Atlantic O...

 2017-09-23 18:34 

Slashdot

Popular Chrome Extension Embedded A CPU-Draining Cryptocurrency Miner... +

An anonymous reader writes: SafeBrowse, a Chrome extension with more than 140,000 users, contains an embedded JavaScript library in the extension's code that mines for the Monero cryptocurrency using users' computers and without getting their consent. The...

 2017-09-23 18:33 

reddit

UC Berkeley's 'Free Speech Week' officially canceled, appeared to be set-up from the start... +
 2017-09-23 17:50 

reddit

U.S. bombers fly off North Korea's coast in show of force... +
 2017-09-23 17:44 

reddit

Ontario to cover HIV prevention pill under public health plan... +
 2017-09-23 17:39 

Fark

Strike that. Reverse it [Followup]... +

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 2017-09-23 17:35 

reddit

Mother with 4 kids stopped with $237,000 cash in Rosenberg... +
 2017-09-23 17:34 

reddit

Singer Charles Bradley dead at 68 from cancer... +
 2017-09-23 17:34 

Slashdot

Apple's Swift 4.0 Includes A Compatibility Mode For 'The Majority' Of Swift 3.x Code... +

An anonymous reader quotes InfoWorld: Swift 4.0 is now available. It's a major upgrade to Apple's Swift, the three-year old successor to the Objective-C language used for MacOS and iOS application development. The Swift 4 upgrade enhances the Swift Packag...

 2017-09-23 17:15 

Boing Boing

Trumpsters seek out Rocket Man, only to be confused or enraged by a pro-refugee video... +

Trump supporters are flocking to the official video for Elton John's "Rocket Man" song, to applaud Trump's use of the nickname for Kim Jong-un in tweets and on the floor of the United Nations General Assembly. However, the video itself is either confusi...

 2017-09-23 17:14 

Fark

Half a million Londoners decide that they'd rather save money than be safe and sign petition demanding Uber keep their licence [Followup]... +

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 2017-09-23 16:58 

reddit

Arkansas Defies Monsanto, Moves To Ban Rogue Weedkiller... +
 2017-09-23 16:34 

Slashdot

Facebook Relents, Switches React, Flow, Immuable.js and Jest To MIT License ... +

An anonymous reader quotes the Register: Faced with growing dissatisfaction about licensing requirements for some of its open-source projects, Facebook said it will move React, Jest, Flow, and Immutable.js under the MIT license next week. "We're relicensi...

 2017-09-23 16:22 

reddit

After family member fatally overdoses, father and brother go after her heroin source, police say... +
 2017-09-23 15:43 

reddit

Man kills two daughters for 'honour' in Pakistan... +
 2017-09-23 15:34 

Slashdot

Memorial Set For 'Pi Day' Creator... +

"Three-point-one-four was more than a number to museum curator Larry Shaw," writes the San Francisco Chronicle. Long-time Slashdot reader linuxwrangler writes: In 1988 at a retreat for San Francisco Exploratorium staff, Larry Shaw proposed linking the dig...

 2017-09-23 15:33 

reddit

Another earthquake has struck mexico, this one with a 6.1 intensity.... +
 2017-09-23 15:31 

reddit

Monsanto's Weed Killer, Dicamba, Divides Farmers... +
 2017-09-23 15:30 

Slashdot

Amazon Starts Charging For Cloud Computing Resources By the Second... +

AmiMoJo writes: "Back in the old days, you needed to buy or lease a server if you needed access to compute power," remembers Amazon's AWS blog. "When Amazon launched EC2 back in 2006, the ability to use an instance for an hour, and to pay only for that ...

 2017-09-23 15:08 

reddit

UDPATE: Crews recover around 221 gallons of emulsified oil and water from Port Valdez, Alaska... +

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