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 2017-12-16 19:34 

Slashdot

Why Linux HDCP Isn't the End of the World...

"There is no reason for the open-source community to worry..." writes Daniel Stone, who heads the graphics team at open-source consultancy Collabora. mfilion quotes Collabora.com:Recently, Sean Paul from Google's ChromeOS team, submitted a pat...

 2017-12-16 19:22 

Boing Boing

Last-minute gifts for Trump-haters...

A pass to the national parks ( $80 ); vulva-shaped chocolates ( $20 ; a donation to Planned Parenthood ( varies ); anything from Patagonia ( they're suing Trump ); ACLU tees ( $28 ); Cards Against Humanity ( $25 ) and many more items, all in The Guard...

 2017-12-16 19:07 

Fark

Yee-haw, let's go tree huntin' [Silly]...

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 2017-12-16 18:34 

Slashdot

China Will Spend $3.3 Billion to Research Molten Salt Nuclear-Powered Drones...

Long-time Slashdot reader WindBourne tipped us off to some news from The South China Morning Post:China is to spend 22 billion yuan (US$3.3 billion) trying to perfect a form of technology largely discarded in the cold war which could produce a safer but m...

 2017-12-16 18:28 

reddit

Paedophile, 31, went on holiday with 15-year-old girl and family after convincing them he was a teenager...
 2017-12-16 18:28 

Boing Boing

"You Died"...

As the father of a five-month old baby and the owner of a copy of Dark Souls: Prepare To Die Edition , this has been the funniest 11 seconds of 2017....

 2017-12-16 18:13 

Fark

That's not a speed bump - THIS is a speed bump [Scary]...

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 2017-12-16 18:07 

Fark

Cell phones, which were considered dangerous, then safe to use, are once again dangerous according to state that puts carcinogenic labels on everything [PSA]...

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 2017-12-16 17:44 

reddit

Movie theaters, restaurants and yoga, massage studios will be allowed to sell marijuana in Massachusetts...
 2017-12-16 17:34 

Slashdot

NASA Uses Its First Recycled SpaceX Rocket For a Re-Supply Mission...

An anonymous reader quotes the New York Post:SpaceX racked up another first on Friday, launching a recycled rocket with a recycled capsule on a grocery run for NASA. The unmanned Falcon rocket blasted off with a just-in-time-for-Christmas delivery for the...

 2017-12-16 17:13 

reddit

Glowing Auras and 'Black Money': The Pentagon's Mysterious U.F.O. Program...
 2017-12-16 17:12 

Fark

Meanwhile, in Detroit [Amusing]...

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 2017-12-16 17:01 

Fark

Younglings, if you suck at dating, the problem is not you. It's evolution. ..and the fact that you have no communication skills [Obvious]...

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 2017-12-16 16:42 

Boing Boing

Next year, the Share Festival's theme is Fr@nkenstein...

The annual Share Festival, held in both Turin and Belgrade, features a juried prize for electronic art; this year's theme is "Fr@nkenstein: The Modern Prometheus," and will be judged by an international panel under the direction of Bruce Sterl...

 2017-12-16 16:39 

reddit

North Korea in 'final stages of nuclear weaponisation', says South Korea...
 2017-12-16 16:34 

Slashdot

'The Gawker Foundation' is Crowdfunding a Bid To Re-Launch Gawker.com...

"Gawker may soon return from the dead," reports TechCrunch.While Univision acquired most of Gawker Media's sites last year (and renamed them as the Gizmodo Media Group), the deal didn't include Gawker itself. In fact, BuzzFeed reported las...

 2017-12-16 16:20 

Boing Boing

The CDC is why you and your loved ones aren't dead. Trump just banned them from using the phrase "science-based."...

Epidemiology is intrinsically at odds with right-wing ideology: the idea that all humans have a shared microbial and viral destiny, one that entwines the poorest and richest among us, which cannot be severed by the highest walls or all the private securit...

 2017-12-16 16:16 

reddit

Several Workers Possibly Contaminated At Hanford Nuclear Site...
 2017-12-16 16:03 

Boing Boing

Beware unexpected extra charges added to your cable bill...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PNoJoTpnFk Hidden fees awere long ago regulated on utility bills, but time and legal ingenuity (not to mention consumers drifting from phone companies to wireless and cable service providers) has made them commonplace once...

 2017-12-16 16:02 

reddit

Masturbation, sharing beds lead to homosexuality, according to leaked Mormon teachings...
 2017-12-16 15:50 

reddit

Facebook just admitted that using Facebook can be bad for you...
 2017-12-16 15:46 

reddit

Navajo Nation sues Wells Fargo in fake-account scandal...
 2017-12-16 15:30 

Slashdot

Here's the Letter Alleging Uber Spied on Individuals For Competitive Intelligence...

The judge in the $1.9 billion civil suit between Google-parent company Alphabet's self-driving car unit Waymo and Uber released the letter of a disgruntled former employee -- former Uber security officer Richard Jacobs -- on Friday, laying bare a numb...

 2017-12-16 15:14 

Boing Boing

Cities want to opportunistically lay fiber lines during big digs, but Koch dark money is trying to stop them...

Kentuckywired is a project to run fiber between cities in Kentucky, creating a high speed network for the state's operations. It involves a lot of expensive public works -- digging up streets and highways to lay down relatively cheap fiber and conduit...

 2017-12-16 15:07 

reddit

A kitchen tap sold by Aldi has been found to contain dangerous levels of lead...
 2017-12-16 15:00 

Boing Boing

Learn important tech skills on your own time with Stone River eLearning...

Stone River eLearning has over 2,000 hours of instructional content, and lifetime access is currently available in the Boing Boing Store for $85. To help you start training for a new career, Stone River has courses in a wide variety of subjects. You can l...

 2017-12-16 14:56 

Fark

Sorry, mayor. Can't give you the keys to the mayors office. Maybe you should have thought about that before being black [Asinine]...

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 2017-12-16 14:52 

Boing Boing

Rogue One is a movie about internet freedom...

Sarah Jeong is right ( as usual ): Rogue One is about internet freedom , a movie about the struggle to upload a large file under time-constraint in a post-Net-Neutrality dystopia where Dropbox is a distant memory and you can't just email a file to you...

 2017-12-16 14:31 

reddit

Ex-Employee: Uber 'Secretly Wiretapped' Executives at Rival Companies...
 2017-12-16 14:30 

reddit

Anger grows as Puerto Rico misses power restoration deadline...
 2017-12-16 14:16 

reddit

Hartford City Council votes to support laws to legalize and tax cannabis...
 2017-12-16 14:15 

Fark

Now that's what I call pennies from heaven [Amusing]...

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 2017-12-16 14:14 

reddit

Oakland Counseling Guru Accused of Sexual Assault...
 2017-12-16 14:05 

Fark

The Salvation Army has received far less donations than they normally do. Guess people aren't living in Generous City anymore [Sad]...

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 2017-12-16 14:00 

Fark

Photoshop this FABULOUS hair [Photoshop]...

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 2017-12-16 13:54 

reddit

Student Liam Allan 'betrayed' after rape trial collapse...
 2017-12-16 13:51 

Fark

BBC embarrassed after airing footage of man at concert waving a BBC in the air (not safe for work) [Weeners]...

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 2017-12-16 13:35 

reddit

Police: Road rage incident leads to death of motorcyclist on I-5 in S. Oregon...
 2017-12-16 13:28 

Fark

Yeah, humans are gross on the Internets. REALLY gross. Ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwww [Obvious]...

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 2017-12-16 13:08 

reddit

University College London apologises after 'dreaming of a white campus' tweet was deemed racist...
 2017-12-16 13:00 

Slashdot

An Anonymous Bitcoin Millionaire Is Donating Their Fortune To Charities...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Gizmodo: Tis the season for giving, and one Bitcoin investor claims to be giving away the majority of their cryptocurrency holdings after experiencing an incredible year. The unnamed donor has set up a fund to hand...

 2017-12-16 13:00 

Fark

Eye see it's time for Caturday [Caturday]...

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 2017-12-16 12:58 

Fark

Take a break from your troubles and stress and enjoy the winners of the 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards [Followup]...

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 2017-12-16 11:44 

Fark

They are called the GREEN Berets for a reason [Dumbass]...

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 2017-12-16 11:12 

reddit

Mother 'poisoned son to avoid trip to Syria with jihadi husband'...
 2017-12-16 10:56 

reddit

Man, 76, found not guilty after confessing to abusing child...
 2017-12-16 10:46 

reddit

El Salvador upholds 30-year sentence in stillbirth case...
 2017-12-16 10:26 

Fark

See with your eyes not your ha... Oh [Creepy]...

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 2017-12-16 10:06 

reddit

Commuters lose transit, parking, biking benefits in tax bill...
 2017-12-16 10:00 

Slashdot

Don't Keep Cellphones Next To Your Body, California Health Department Warns...

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning against the hazards of cellphone radiation this week. They are asking people to decrease their use of these devices and suggest keeping your distance when possible. TechCrunch reports: The...

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