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 2020-10-29 14:05 

Boing Boing

Oldschool reserve: Ronnie "the limo driver" Mund won't share who he voted for...

For decades, the typical American citizen kept their votes to themselves. Don't ask, don't tell. As an elder member of the Howard Stern Show , those bygone days must be the kind Ronnie "the limo driver" Mund, 70, must pine for. — Rea...

 2020-10-29 14:01 

Boing Boing

RIAA launches legal campaign against YouTube download sites...

The RIAA, the recording industry's legal arm, has obtained subpoenas targeting 41 websites that make it easy to download videos from YouTube . Among those targeted are Y2Mate.com, which offers a wealth of download options and formats, and notube.net, ...

 2020-10-29 14:00 

Slashdot

Amazon, Apple Probed by Germany Over Online Sales Curbs...

Amazon and Apple face German antitrust scrutiny over a policy that excludes independent sellers of brand products on the online market place. From a report: Germany's Federal Cartel Office, the country's antitrust regulator, is probing both compan...

 2020-10-29 13:50 

Fark

Duquesne University suspends all "Greek Life" activities because frats acted like frats [Obvious]...

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 2020-10-29 13:35 

Fark

In these uncertain times, more and more kids are putting down the tablets and picking up their parents' classic toys: Play-Doh, Tonka trucks, Hot Wheels, Barbie dolls. Subby has some old lawn dart...

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 2020-10-29 13:25 

Boing Boing

Watch: U.S. Senate debate smackdown in Georgia...

In the clip embedded below, US Senate candidate John Ossoff mauls incumbent Georgia Sen. David Perdue in concise and precise fashion: "It's not just that you're a crook, Senator..." Sen. David Perdue is out for himself — not for our ...

 2020-10-29 13:20 

Fark

The "White Thing" is a local creepy story here. What is your local creepy story? [Creepy]...

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 2020-10-29 13:15 

Boing Boing

Nick Offerman sings "I Like Beer," his ode to Brett Kavanaugh (& supremely illegitimate justice)...

View this post on Instagram To celebrate another supremely illegitimate justice shoved down the throat of our democracy, please enjoy my anthem honoring our soft hero Kavanaugh and the time he brayed to us about his values. I LIKE BEER #AllRise written w/...

 2020-10-29 13:05 

Fark

Battleship Potemkin isn't supposed to be a Navy training film but here we are in 2020. Warning: Photos are NSFB (Not Safe for Breakfast) [Sick]...

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 2020-10-29 13:00 

Fark

Photoshop this hotel in the mist [Photoshop]...

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 2020-10-29 13:00 

Slashdot

Facebook Targeted In UK Legal Action Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal...

An anonymous reader shares a report from the BBC: Facebook is being sued for failing to protect users' personal data in the Cambridge Analytica breach. The scandal involved harvested Facebook data of 87 million people being used for advertising during...

 2020-10-29 12:58 

Boing Boing

Amazing orbit juggling performance in a castle...

Daniel Rosenfeldt specializes in a kind of juggling called orbiting , and his performance piece "Starcatcher"; is beautifully executed and shot in Sweden. The juggling set he uses is by Davide Catteneo at playjuggling.com . Image: YouTube / Daniel ...

 2020-10-29 12:50 

Fark

Dumbarse cheating husband tries to slip a $100 Bill to iPhone repairman to kill his phone because of cheating calls, doesn't realize that an iPhone repairmen would never go on social media to laug...

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 2020-10-29 12:40 

reddit

U.S. GDP booms at 33.1% rate in Q3, better than expected...
 2020-10-29 12:35 

Fark

Won't let me ride in your car without wearing a mask? That's a felony assault. Why yes, there's a photograph of the perp that looks exactly like you knew it would look [Asinine]...

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 2020-10-29 12:20 

Fark

Google bans blackface Zwarte Piet and all alternative forms of the Sinterklaas character. We kijken naar jou, Krampus [Cool]...

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 2020-10-29 12:05 

Fark

Texas reverses rule allowing social workers the right to refuse LGBTQ clients [Cool]...

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 2020-10-29 12:01 

Boing Boing

US reports 80,000 new Covid cases daily...

Fox News reports that there are now 80,000 new cases of Covid a day reported in the US, the highest ever , with daily reported deaths up 10% over last week. When cases rise, mortality rates often do as well, according to experts. — Read the rest...

 2020-10-29 11:57 

Fark

Three killed in Nice knife attack. Imagine how many it would have been if it was mean attack [Scary]...

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 2020-10-29 11:54 

reddit

Man threatened to torch flats after being denied oral sex he paid for...
 2020-10-29 11:48 

Boing Boing

'Among Us' as a reality show...

The folks at Laugh Over Life have obviously played a lot of Among Us and watched a lot of reality TV in this pitch-perfect mashup . Following the popularity of the first installment, they have done two more so far. Episode 2 : Episode 3 : Image: YouTube /...

 2020-10-29 11:32 

Boing Boing

New age bullshit generator...

This New Age Bullshit Generator created by Seb Pearce will put you on the fast track to becoming the next best-selling self-help guru. Just click on the "Reionize electrons" button and generate esoteric-sounding bullshit with every click. The insp...

 2020-10-29 11:30 

Fark

It is spring time in Australia and there is something new and deadly A) Venomous reptile B) Poisonous plant C) Thunderstorm asthma [Scary]...

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 2020-10-29 11:24 

reddit

United Airlines to start rapid COVID-19 tests for passengers at Newark airport...
 2020-10-29 11:18 

Boing Boing

First trailer for the David Bowie biopic, Stardust...

Here's the first IFC Films trailer for Stardust , the David Bowie biopic, directed by Gabriel Range and starring Johnny Flynn (and Marc Maron). I try and not overreact to trailers about films I haven't seen. So, all I will say is that the Bowie es...

 2020-10-29 11:17 

Fark

A record 200 days with no local cases makes Taiwan the world's envy. On the other hand, no one else has China all hot and bothered to invade them. Let's call it a wash [Followup]...

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 2020-10-29 11:15 

Boing Boing

Benedict Cumberbatch reads Sol LeWitt's 1960 letter of encouragement to Eva Hesse...

In this amazing performance for the Letters Live series (posted in 2016), Benedict Cumberbatch dramatically reads artist Sol LeWitt's 1965 letter of encouragement to friend and fellow artist, Eva Hesse. If you weren't a Cumberbitch/bastard before....

 2020-10-29 11:12 

Boing Boing

Tucker Carlson complains that "damning" Hunter Biden documents were "lost in the mail"...

Fox News host Tucker Carlson took a few minutes last night to complain that he'd received some "damning" documents about Hunter Biden, the son of presidential candidate Joe Biden. They'd show you them, too, but unfortunately they were lost...

 2020-10-29 11:06 

reddit

Polish Women Lead Strike Over Abortion Ruling Amid Threats of Crackdown...
 2020-10-29 11:06 

reddit

Taiwan marks 200 days without domestic Covid-19 infection...
 2020-10-29 11:06 

Boing Boing

Mess with the giraffe, you get the hoof...

A giraffe at an Indian Forest Service got sick and tired of a baby rhino messing with it. Much like adolescent siblings, when the little one bugs the big one long enough, a violent response may follow. Enjoy. Unfortunately for the rhinoceros, there are no...

 2020-10-29 11:05 

Fark

The Covid-19 tipping point is nigh [Scary]...

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 2020-10-29 11:05 

Boing Boing

85% of gay people are possessed by ghosts, according to "spiritual research."...

PinkNews shared a report this week to a since-removed article from the " Spiritual Science Research Foundation ," citing a statistic from " spiritual research " (read: their own "about page") claiming that 85% of homosexuals are in...

 2020-10-29 11:04 

Boing Boing

Kalliroscopes create galaxies and hurricanes at your fingertips...

A kalliroscope is a rheoscopic fluid display that uses magnets and mica to create a vortex when spun. There are a few models that are dome shaped, and even some spheres. The Vortex dome is a highly addictive science toy that offers a tactile insight into ...

 2020-10-29 11:01 

reddit

Three dead as woman beheaded in knife attack at French church...
 2020-10-29 10:42 

Fark

Add 'lasting skin problems' to the list of fun stuff covid long-haulers are enjoying [Scary]...

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 2020-10-29 10:28 

reddit

Islamic extremist attack at church in Nice leaves three dead, multiple injured, at least one beheaded...
 2020-10-29 10:05 

Fark

Hey Bandit you need to start avoiding Smokey and those speeding tickets [Interesting]...

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 2020-10-29 10:00 

Slashdot

iOS 14's Upcoming Anti-Tracking Prompt Sparks Antitrust Complaint In France...

tsa shares a report from MacRumors: Starting early next year, iOS 14 will require apps to get opt-in permission from users to collect their random advertising identifier, which advertisers use to deliver personalized ads and track how effective their camp...

 2020-10-29 10:00 

Boing Boing

There's a new school of car insurance companies, and Clearcover leads the pack...

"Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door." That century-old quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson ( sort of ) is just as true today. If you build a better product, offer a better service or create a better infrastructure for...

 2020-10-29 09:46 

reddit

Three dead as woman beheaded in knife attack at French church...
 2020-10-29 09:41 

Fark

Mexico plans to close cemeteries for Da de los Muertos. Mama Coco unavailable for comment [Sad]...

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 2020-10-29 09:35 

reddit

France Terror Attack: 2 Killed Outside Church In Nice...
 2020-10-29 09:26 

reddit

Another attack in France make 2 death, with one woman beheaded...
 2020-10-29 09:17 

Fark

There She Goes, Miss America [Sad]...

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 2020-10-29 08:50 

reddit

One person killed after knife attack in French city of Nice: media...
 2020-10-29 08:46 

reddit

Body camera turned on after fatal shooting of unarmed Black couple in Illinois, footage shows...
 2020-10-29 08:45 

Fark

Nobody is safe from Covid-19. Not even The Space Force [News]...

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 2020-10-29 07:57 

reddit

Most Americans have been wearing masks since spring, the C.D.C. says....
 2020-10-29 07:45 

Fark

New England Vampire Panic: Goth band or historical era? [Weird]...

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