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 2019-02-23 22:50 

Fark

Two men, dressed in all black, wearing black masks and gloves, carrying what looked like a pistol, attempted to enter the bank, but were stopped in their tracks. By the old locked doors trick. (Pics) ...

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 2019-02-23 22:50 

Slashdot

Amazon Prime Air Cargo Plane Crashes in Texas, Three Dead...

An anonymous reader quotes Weather.com:An Amazon Prime Air cargo plane crashed Saturday afternoon into Trinity Bay near Anahuac, Texas, as it approached Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport. Three crew members aboard the plane did not surviv...

 2019-02-23 22:20 

Fark

Florida Man steals rare coins worth over $33,000, fences them through local change machines for face value, after modest service charge [Florida]...

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 2019-02-23 22:16 

Fark

Weird new foods, the Grammy Awards, and of course Florida Man: It's the Fark Weird News Quiz Feb. 10-16 Glub Blub Blubbbub Bluglub Edition [Silly]...

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 2019-02-23 22:05 

Fark

Some of your Amazon packages might be delayed a bit. Tag is for flight crew [Sad]...

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 2019-02-23 21:56 

Fark

Michiganders, we're about to be hit by a "Bomb Cyclone". And no...I didn't know what the hell that meant until I RTFA [Weird]...

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 2019-02-23 21:43 

Fark

First they came for the hash browns but I didn't speak up because I'm a home fries guy [Silly]...

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 2019-02-23 21:39 

Slashdot

New Material Can Soak Up Uranium From Seawater...

A new adsorbent material "soaks up uranium from seawater, leaving interfering ions behind," reports the ACS's Chemical & Engineering News, in an article shared by webofslime:The world's oceans contain some 4 billion metric tons of dissolve...

 2019-02-23 21:14 

reddit

Alabama newspaper editor who urged Klan to 'ride again' replaced by African-American woman...
 2019-02-23 21:00 

Fark

Photoshop the USS Green Bay [Photoshop]...

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 2019-02-23 20:44 

Slashdot

Record-Breaking Jet Stream Accelerates Air Travel, Flight Clocks In At 801 MPH...

pgmrdlm quotes CBS News: On Monday night, the river of air 35,000 feet above the New York City area, known as the jet stream, clocked in at a blazing 231 mph. This is the fastest jet stream on record since 1957 for the National Weather Service in Upton, N...

 2019-02-23 20:38 

Boing Boing

Mobile apps built with Facebook's SDK secretly shovel mountains of personal information into the Zuckermouth...

If you need to build an app quickly and easily, you might decide to use Facebook's SDK, which has lots of bells and whistles, including easy integration of Facebook ads in your app's UI. The quid pro quo is that your app will send all your users&#...

 2019-02-23 20:20 

reddit

Venezuela Updates: Maduro Severs Ties with Colombia, Aid Standoff Turns Deadly...
 2019-02-23 20:15 

Fark

$192,000 a year is Middle Class in San Francisco, "#&$% You" money in the rest of the country [Sick]...

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 2019-02-23 20:13 

Boing Boing

Fast food executive complains that social media inflates young people's "self-importance," killing their willingness to work for free...

Natalie Brennan is general manager of Muffin Break -- a multinational fast-food franchise business owned by Foodco -- and she's really angry that today's young people will not work for her for free. Ms Brennan says that a decade ago, she had a glu...

 2019-02-23 20:12 

reddit

Pope Francis describes feminism as 'machismo with a skirt'...
 2019-02-23 20:07 

reddit

Cargo plane crashes near Anahuac, Texas in Trinity Bay...
 2019-02-23 19:51 

Slashdot

What Happens When Police License Plate Readers Make Mistakes?...

An anonymous reader writes:The Verge reports that San Francisco Bay Area police "pulled over a California privacy advocate and held him at gunpoint after a database error caused a license plate reader to flag a car as stolen, a lawsuit alleges." B...

 2019-02-23 19:37 

Fark

"I said, 'motherf*****, if you come any further, you're a dead son of a b****'," the pistol-packing granny recalled saying to the naked burglar [Cool]...

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 2019-02-23 19:32 

reddit

Venezuelans rescue emergency aid boxes from burning trucks stalled on bridge to Colombia...
 2019-02-23 19:28 

reddit

Judge sets $1 million bail for singer R. Kelly on sexual assault charges...
 2019-02-23 19:24 

reddit

Charges dismissed against water park owners in case of 10-year-old decapitated on 17-story slide...
 2019-02-23 19:19 

Fark

Today's episode of YOU'RE DOING IT WRONG: Housecleaning [Obvious]...

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 2019-02-23 19:02 

reddit

Dianne Feinstein argues with kids about New Green Deal...
 2019-02-23 18:36 

reddit

Venezuela: clashes break out on border as country braces for aid showdown...
 2019-02-23 18:34 

Slashdot

Virgin Galactic Reaches Space Again In Highest, Fastest Test Flight Yet...

"If you're willing to spend $250,000 for a quick trip to space, that option is getting closer to reality," reports CNN.VSS Unity, Virgin Galactic's rocket-powered plane, climbed to a record altitude of nearly 56 miles during a test flight ...

 2019-02-23 18:31 

reddit

Conservative activist allegedly attacked on UC Berkeley campus...
 2019-02-23 18:24 

Fark

West Virginia game wardens seize four timber rattlesnakes from a home, because: A) W. Va permits possession of only one deadly crotalid at a time, B) Pet timber rattlers must be at least 3.5 feet long...

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 2019-02-23 17:55 

reddit

South Carolina woman, 52, dies after being mauled by her own dogs...
 2019-02-23 17:43 

Fark

LA news anchor died from meth overdose during sexual encounter at hotel, autopsy reveals. No word from wife and children [Facepalm]...

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 2019-02-23 17:34 

Slashdot

Microsoft's Cloud Evangelist Adds 'Clippy' To Their Business Card...

An anonymous reader quotes Business Insider's update on Microsoft Clippy, the animated cartoon paperclip that was Office's virtual assistant until the early 2000s, that "everyone loved to hate." After 18 years, has it become retro chic?Whe...

 2019-02-23 16:58 

Fark

Q: Is recycling a waste of time? A: Yes [Obvious]...

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 2019-02-23 16:34 

Slashdot

12-Year-Old Boy Reportedly Builds A Nuclear Fusion Reactor...

An anonymous reader quotes the Guardian:An American 14-year-old has reportedly become the youngest known person in the world to create a successful nuclear reaction. The Open Source Fusor Research Consortium, a hobbyist group, has recognised the achieveme...

 2019-02-23 16:15 

reddit

Suspected British ISIS fighter dubbed 'Jihadi Jack' is trying to get home and says he misses his mum, pasties, and Doctor Who...
 2019-02-23 16:08 

Fark

Newman impressed [Dumbass]...

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 2019-02-23 15:50 

Fark

Golfer breaks cardinal rule of not playing the ball where it lies [Florida]...

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 2019-02-23 15:47 

reddit

The Arabian caracal spotted for the first time in Abu Dhabi in 35 years...
 2019-02-23 15:40 

reddit

Louisiana mother arrested for posting son's video of school fight...
 2019-02-23 15:34 

reddit

The makers of the film Zero Dark Thirty were given detailed information about the torture of an inmate at a CIA "black site"...
 2019-02-23 15:34 

Slashdot

Redis Changes Its Open Source License -- Again...

"Redis Labs is dropping its Commons Clause license in favor of its new 'available-source' license: Redis Source Available License (RSAL)," reports ZDNet -- adding "This is not an open-source license."Redis Labs had used Commons Cla...

 2019-02-23 15:18 

Fark

FedLoan: Thank you for participating in the public service loan forgiveness program, citizen. Your student loan debt is forgiven. Also FedLoan: Where the hell are your loan payments, deadbeat? We'...

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 2019-02-23 15:11 

reddit

Venezuela soldiers leave posts at border...
 2019-02-23 14:52 

reddit

NY governor orders probe into Facebook access to data from other apps...
 2019-02-23 14:50 

reddit

Man in UK denied job in Police force for being White and Heterosexual - Court tribunal finds...
 2019-02-23 14:43 

reddit

Assam toxic alcohol deaths: 99 people die in north-eastern Indian state...
 2019-02-23 14:00 

Fark

Photoshop this creature [Photoshop]...

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 2019-02-23 13:43 

reddit

ISIS supporters remain devoted as last Syrian territory falls...
 2019-02-23 13:00 

Boing Boing

This all-in-one charger handles any device — wireless or USB...

Looking to de-clutter your kitchen counter? Start with those multiple, tangled charging cables for your multiple, power-hungry devices. There's a workhorse solution for all those power needs, and it's just as just as well suited to travel as home ...

 2019-02-23 13:00 

Fark

If someone is renovating their home, it usually consists of something like redoing their bathroom or installing new kitchen counters - not transforming their house into a wondrous feline playland like...

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 2019-02-23 13:00 

Slashdot

European Governments Approve Controversial New Copyright Law...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: A controversial overhaul of Europe's copyright laws overcame a key hurdle on Wednesday as a majority of European governments signaled support for the deal. That sets the stage for a pivotal vote b...

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