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 2019-09-21 02:48 

Fark

Do you know why I pulled you over, sir? It's not because you're black. By the way, are you? [Asinine]...

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 2019-09-21 02:30 

Fark

DUI for NC BCBS CEO [Dumbass]...

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 2019-09-21 02:10 

Slashdot

Systemd-homed: Systemd Now Working To Improve Home Directory Handling...

Freshly Exhumed shares a report from Phoronix, detailing a new set of systemd capabilities shown off by lead developer Lennart Poettering at the annual All Systems Go conference: Improving the Linux handling of user home directories is the next ambition f...

 2019-09-21 02:08 

Fark

Whitey Bulger's family plans $200 million lawsuit because their mass murdering relative only lived to 89 [Unlikely]...

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 2019-09-21 01:56 

reddit

Koch-Linked Nonprofit Must Disclose Donors, Settlement Mandates...
 2019-09-21 01:47 

Fark

Expect many more Faces of Meth soon, it's making a big comeback in America [Scary]...

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 2019-09-21 01:30 

Slashdot

TiVo Tests Running Pre-Roll Ads Before DVR Recordings...

As noted by Zatz Not Funny, TiVo is testing pre-roll video ads that start playing when customers view one of their recordings. The Verge reports: The ad spots are noticeably low-res and worse quality than the DVR'd content that starts playing afterwar...

 2019-09-21 01:03 

Fark

When life hands you leukemia, make lemonade. Eight-year-old girl sells lemonade to raise money to cure cancer, is now cancer free. Still no cure for diabetes [Followup]...

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 2019-09-21 01:00 

reddit

School puts desk of student with special needs in bathroom...
 2019-09-21 00:55 

Fark

Today Area 51 was stormed by 29,900 invisible people [Followup]...

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 2019-09-21 00:50 

Slashdot

Latest Lakka Release On Raspberry Pi 4 Showcases Great Retro Gaming...

MojoKid writes: Lakka with RetroArch is one of the most comprehensive open-source retro-gaming console front ends available, with support for a wide array of single-board computers and multiple operating systems. Although the more powerful Raspberry Pi 4 ...

 2019-09-21 00:41 

Fark

Drunken blouser from Rhode Island plows car into the Town Hall. Keep it classy North Smithfield [Facepalm]...

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 2019-09-21 00:26 

Fark

Russia orders troops to the Middle East following attack on oil facility [Obvious]...

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 2019-09-21 00:19 

Fark

Walmart promises to only sell cigarettes proven to give you cancer [Facepalm]...

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 2019-09-21 00:10 

Slashdot

iOS 13 Ships With Known Lockscreen Bypass Flaw That Exposes Contacts...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Apple released iOS 13 with a bunch of new features. But it also released the new OS with something else: a bug disclosed seven days ago that exposes contact details without requiring a passcode or bio...

 2019-09-21 00:00 

Fark

Photoshop this start of a reboot [Photoshop]...

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 2019-09-20 23:58 

Fark

On this day in history, President Kennedy proposed a joint mission to the moon, having apparently misheard his two principal advisers, Ralph Kramden and Snoop Dogg [Vintage]...

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 2019-09-20 23:36 

Fark

Look, sometimes there's just so much going on that you don't want to get up out of your chair, no matter what happens [Scary]...

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 2019-09-20 23:30 

Slashdot

Google Reportedly Attains 'Quantum Supremacy'...

New submitter Bioblaze shares a report from CNET: Google has reportedly built a quantum computer more powerful than the world's top supercomputers. A Google research paper was temporarily posted online this week, the Financial Times reported Friday, a...

 2019-09-20 23:14 

Fark

"Disco pants and haircuts." "Baby clothes." "This place has got everything" [Scary]...

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 2019-09-20 22:53 

reddit

The Pentagon will deploy US forces to the Middle East on the heels of the Iranian attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities...
 2019-09-20 22:52 

Fark

If you were stuck in a CT nursing home, you'd want to be on cocaine too [Obvious]...

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 2019-09-20 22:50 

Slashdot

VPN Apps With 500M+ Installs Caught Serving Disruptive Ads To Android Users...

New submitter screwdriver1 shares a report from The Next Web: In a yet another instance of Android adware, New Zealand-based independent security researcher Andy Michael found four apps with cumulative downloads of over 500 million that not only serve ads...

 2019-09-20 22:30 

Fark

"I hear those things are awfully loud." "It glides as softly as a cloud." "Is there a chance it could get stuck?" "Not on your life, Floridian Schmuck" [Florida]...

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 2019-09-20 22:17 

reddit

Area 51 raid morphs into pre-dawn celebration outside secretive US military base...
 2019-09-20 22:10 

Fark

Robbery victim wishes Morongo Casino would take crime more seriously, having apparently not noticed the name [Facepalm]...

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 2019-09-20 22:10 

Slashdot

Google Is Investing $3.3 Billion To Build Clean Data Centers In Europe...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Google announced today that it was investing approximately $3.3 billion to expand its data center presence in Europe. What's more, the company pledged the data centers would be environmentally frien...

 2019-09-20 21:52 

Fark

Some crimes can be difficult to solve, requiring the likes of a Sherlock Holmes, C. Auguste Dupin, or Poirot. And then there's the Case of Florida Man and the Stolen Trailer [Florida]...

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 2019-09-20 21:49 

Boing Boing

Kid has a real sense of adventure...

Unmute this one. From Redditor @ carolyn_collier_ . "Would you like to play a game?" Read the rest...

 2019-09-20 21:38 

Boing Boing

Trump repeatedly urged Ukraine president to investigate Biden's son...

The Wall Street Journal and New York Times report today that President Donald Trump in a 2019 phone call repeatedly urged the president of Ukraine to investigate the son of former vice president and current Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. Tru...

 2019-09-20 21:35 

Fark

A Florida police detective joked that he would shoot up the police station if he didn't get a plum assignment, but didn't really make it sound like a joke. Now he's out of a job [Florida]...

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 2019-09-20 21:30 

Slashdot

AI Takes On Earthquake Prediction...

After successfully predicting laboratory earthquakes, a team of geophysicists has applied a machine learning algorithm to quakes in the Pacific Northwest. From a report: In May of last year, after a 13-month slumber, the ground beneath Washington's Pu...

 2019-09-20 21:29 

Boing Boing

YouTube 'missed the mark,' says CEO apologizing for verification removal mega-blunder...

Updates are expected....

 2019-09-20 21:12 

Fark

The Secret Service would like to warn you - American money does not have Chinese or Russian writing on it, and if it says "For Motion Picture Use Only" it is only good if you feel like you'...

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 2019-09-20 21:09 

reddit

AP News: Women leave Montana town over border agency lawsuit backlash...
 2019-09-20 21:02 

Boing Boing

In Cambridge Analytica clean-up, Facebook says it killed 'Tens of Thousands' of apps...

Of course they announced it at the end of the day on Friday, that's what you do with bad news. In a Facebook blog post from Ime Archibong, VP of Product Partnerships , Facebook says it has had suspended "tens of thousands" of apps and 400 deve...

 2019-09-20 20:50 

Fark

Argentine police seize a bunch of coked-up dicks [Weeners]...

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 2019-09-20 20:50 

Slashdot

Npm CEO Bryan Bogensberger Exits After Eight Months of Turmoil...

intensivevocoder writes: Bryan Bogensberger's exit from npm, inc was quietly announced Friday afternoon in a press release stating that Bogensberger "resigned effective immediately to pursue new opportunities." This marked likely one of the fe...

 2019-09-20 20:46 

Boing Boing

Chicago driver goes full Blues Brothers, plows through suburban mall...

A driver plowed through the Sears entrance of the Woodfield Mall in Schaumberg, Illinois this afternoon. The driver then continued on through the mall, destroying several kiosks and damaging storefronts before stopping. Police have taken the driver into c...

 2019-09-20 20:40 

Fark

Hmm...let's see what passes for school lunch in Minnesota these days...oh my [Fail]...

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 2019-09-20 20:22 

Fark

Iran warns of 'all-out war' in response to Saudi or American responses to their only partially-out war [Followup]...

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 2019-09-20 20:05 

Fark

Typical Florida criminal. She steals a shirt and doesn't wear it. Or ANY shirt for that matter [Florida]...

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 2019-09-20 20:05 

Slashdot

Edward Snowden Wants To Come Home: 'I'm Not Asking For a Pass. What I'm Asking For is a Fair Trial'...

Edward Snowden, who has been living in exile in Russia after leaking American intelligence secrets in 2013 and was sued by the U.S. government over his new book this week, says that he would like to return to the United States if he is guaranteed a fair t...

 2019-09-20 20:02 

reddit

Mexico 'ready' to legalise cannabis next month...
 2019-09-20 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop this tiny patio view [Photoshop]...

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 2019-09-20 19:56 

reddit

Police on the scene after reports of car driving through Woodfield Mall...
 2019-09-20 19:50 

Fark

American Airlines cancels flight due to: (A) Mechanical issues, (B) Weather issues, or (C) Because two Muslim men waved to each other and one of them had the nerve to double flush [Facepalm]...

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 2019-09-20 19:35 

Fark

You gotta know when to hold 'em, when to fold 'em, when to walk away, and when to run. And that 'run' part generally includes when the casino cameras catch you cheating them [Dumbass]...

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 2019-09-20 19:28 

reddit

Billionaire Robert Smith has made good on his promise to pay off the student loan debt of the entire 2019 graduating class at Morehouse College by donating $34 million to the historically black men...
 2019-09-20 19:26 

Slashdot

Uber Sues New York City Over 'Cruising Cap' Rule...

Reuters: Uber Technologies sued New York City on Friday over a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend in their vehicles in Manhattan without passengers, saying the rule threatens to undermine the company's ride sharing model. In its com...

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