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 2019-07-19 15:05 

Fark

China's space junk will fall out of the sky today...somewhere. Maybe right there (possible nsfw content on page) [Scary]...

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 2019-07-19 14:55 

Boing Boing

Using university syllabi to map the connections between every scholarly and scientific discipline...

Joe Karganis writes, " This is the 'Co-Assignment Galaxy' created by David McClure. It maps the top 160K titles in the new Open Syllabus 2.0 dataset, based on the frequency with which those texts are assigned (reflected in the size of the dot)...

 2019-07-19 14:50 

Boing Boing

Small town, independent and municipally owned ISPs offer America's best connectivity...

An article of faith among neoliberals is that monopolies are efficient because they are so profitable that they can offer better prices to their customers as well as better services. Reality has a well-known left-wing bias, however. A new Pcmag analysis o...

 2019-07-19 14:50 

Fark

Nice mural. Wait, is that pigeon having sex with a rabbit? [Creepy]...

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 2019-07-19 14:43 

Slashdot

China's Tech Giants Have a Second Job: Helping Beijing Spy on Its People...

Tencent and Alibaba are among the firms that assist authorities in hunting down criminal suspects, silencing dissent and creating surveillance cities. From a report: Alibaba Group's sprawling campus has collegial workspaces, laid-back coffee bars and,...

 2019-07-19 14:35 

Fark

"He's hacking and whacking and smacking" [Scary]...

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 2019-07-19 14:33 

reddit

Convicted murderer, 77, deemed too old to be a threat, fatally stabbed woman in front of her children...
 2019-07-19 14:31 

Boing Boing

Vast majority of porn sites use Google Analytics and Facebook embeds that track you, even in incognito mode...

If you only look at porn with your browser in incognito mode, your browser will not record your porn-viewing history; but the porn sites themselves overwhelmingly embed tracking scripts from Google and Facebook in every page: 93% of 22,484 porn sites anal...

 2019-07-19 14:22 

reddit

Convenience store clerk says customers 'need to go back to their country' in video confrontation...
 2019-07-19 14:20 

Fark

"The Complicated Orbit of Jeffrey Epstein." You're going to want to take notes [Followup]...

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 2019-07-19 14:10 

Boing Boing

Stephen Fry explains the vast superiority of UK healthcare to America's omnishambles, which Brexiteers hope to import...

After Brexit, Tory leaders are hoping to strike a bilateral trade agreement with the USA that will begin the dismantling of the NHS, starting with a ban on price-controls for pharma and open doors for America's wasteful, cruel, useless health-care ins...

 2019-07-19 14:00 

Slashdot

NSO Spyware 'Targets Big Tech Cloud Services'...

The Israeli company whose spyware hacked WhatsApp has told buyers its technology can surreptitiously scrape all of an individual's data from the servers of Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft, Financial Times reported on Friday. [Editor'...

 2019-07-19 13:55 

Boing Boing

Where to catch me this weekend at San Diego Comic-Con!...

I'm headed back to San Diego for Comic-Con this weekend, and you can catch me on Friday, Saturday and Sunday: Friday, 5PM: Signing in AA04 Saturday, 5PM: Panel: Writing: Craft, Community, and Crossover (with James Killen, Seanan McGuire, Charlie Jane ...

 2019-07-19 13:29 

reddit

Twice-deported man charged in killing of Iowa mom and her 2 children...
 2019-07-19 13:20 

Fark

Correctional officer tries to cash in a forged lotto ticket, may get to experience life on the other side [Dumbass]...

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 2019-07-19 13:05 

Fark

Convenience store worker has been fired for telling customers to "go back to their country". Honestly where do people come up with these phrases? [Murica]...

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 2019-07-19 13:00 

Fark

Photoshop this wader [Photoshop]...

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 2019-07-19 13:00 

Slashdot

Locally Run ISPs Offer the Fastest Broadband In America...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Using data from 356,925 broadband speed tests conducted over a year, PCMag recently compiled a list of the fastest ISPs in America. ISPs were then affixed a PCMag Speed Index score based on a combinati...

 2019-07-19 12:50 

Fark

First they came for the avocado toast, and I said nothing because I don't like avocado toast. Then they came for the coffee, and I was too tired to do anything. Give me back my coffee [Obvious]...

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 2019-07-19 12:35 

reddit

Powerful earthquake shakes Athens...
 2019-07-19 12:35 

Fark

Check your pennies, you may have one that is worth up to $200,000 [Spiffy]...

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 2019-07-19 12:02 

reddit

ISIS fanatics who beheaded Scandinavian hikers to die by firing squad in Morocco...
 2019-07-19 12:00 

Fark

Massive earthquake rocks Athens has people running into the streets, statues still rock solid but shaken [News]...

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 2019-07-19 12:00 

Boing Boing

This bundle teaches you how to market on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, & more...

Theoretically, there's never been an easier time for marketers. The ubiquity of social media means a good word - or a good brand - can spread like wildfire with very little effort. But as limitless as the internet is, there's a lot of competition ...

 2019-07-19 11:54 

reddit

Asteroid to Fly Close to Earth Today | The Weather Channel...
 2019-07-19 11:50 

Fark

... he was buried in a casket labeled: "Flight Recorder Inventor: Do Not Open" [Hero]...

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 2019-07-19 11:30 

reddit

Forget 'manmade': Berkeley bans gender-specific words...
 2019-07-19 11:30 

Fark

Cop who killed an unarmed man re-hired so he could file for disability from the PTSD he got from killing that previously mentioned unarmed man [Sick]...

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 2019-07-19 11:20 

Fark

According to a new poll, 55% of men today are ashamed of their own body hair. Kelly Clarkson [Obvious]...

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 2019-07-19 11:05 

Fark

Nebraska woman claims Spider-Man sculpture is a "hate crime against the church". Well isn't that special? [Facepalm]...

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 2019-07-19 10:37 

reddit

Laquan McDonald: four fired for alleged cover up of white officer's role in killing...
 2019-07-19 10:31 

Fark

Birds Aren't Real [Amusing]...

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 2019-07-19 10:00 

Slashdot

Chinese Space Station Tiangong-2 Is About To Fall From Space...

The Chinese space station Tiangong-2 is scheduled to drop out of orbit on July 19 and fall into the Pacific Ocean between New Zealand and Chile. New Scientist reports: Tiangong-2 -- which translates as "heavenly palace" -- was launched in Septembe...

 2019-07-19 09:28 

Fark

It's just like Ocean's Eleven, but if the heist involved one guy grabbing 47 separate $1 chips from a casino table and the guy getting arrested at the end [Fail]...

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 2019-07-19 08:37 

reddit

No prison time for IUPUI coach found with 146 images of child pornography...
 2019-07-19 08:32 

Fark

Well, there is your problem, we left this tube inside you that drained all your blood out. Our bad [Scary]...

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 2019-07-19 07:31 

Fark

Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo *puke* buffalo Buffalo buffalo [Sick]...

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 2019-07-19 07:28 

reddit

Bodies found piled on staircase as Japan's worst mass killing in decades claims 33 lives...
 2019-07-19 07:00 

Slashdot

Google and Facebook Might Be Tracking Your Porn History, Researchers Warn...

Researchers at Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pennsylvania analyzed 22,484 porn sites and found that 93% leak user data to a third party. Normally, for extra protection when surfing the web, a user might turn to incognito mode...

 2019-07-19 06:41 

reddit

US man gets life for Chinese student's murder...
 2019-07-19 06:05 

Fark

I'm sorry ma'am, your homeowners insurance policy doesn't cover alligator damage [Florida]...

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 2019-07-19 05:43 

Fark

Five guys arrested after fist fight at Five Guys [Florida]...

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 2019-07-19 05:19 

Fark

Broken Beer Bottle Park to undergo changes, hopefully starting with the name [Obvious]...

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 2019-07-19 04:51 

reddit

Odessa teen arrested for spitting in Arizona Tea bottle and putting it back on shelf...
 2019-07-19 04:47 

Fark

Is taking three minor US citizens hostage for 13 hours a step up or a step down for CBP? [Asinine]...

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 2019-07-19 04:11 

Fark

But is there really any such thing as a sober hammer fight? [Unlikely]...

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 2019-07-19 03:53 

Fark

We all knew Pharma Bro had no appeal, now it's official [Followup]...

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 2019-07-19 03:30 

Slashdot

Google Glass May Have an Afterlife As a Device To Teach Autistic Children...

While Google stopped selling its augmented-reality glasses to customers due to privacy concerns, Google Glass lived on as something to be used by researchers and businesses. The New York Times reports of a new effort from Stanford researchers to use Googl...

 2019-07-19 03:28 

Fark

Trump says US Navy destroys Iranian drone in 'defensive action,' escalating tensions in Gulf region [News]...

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 2019-07-19 03:07 

Fark

It's almost as if the whole concept of a charter school is a grift [Obvious]...

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