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 2021-01-23 16:34 

Slashdot

How DNSpooq Attacks Could Poison DNS Cache Records...

Earlier this week security experts disclosed details on seven vulnerabilities impacting Dnsmasq, "a popular DNS software package that is commonly deployed in networking equipment, such as routers and access points," reports ZDNet. "The vulnera...

 2021-01-23 16:26 

Boing Boing

Share bookmark lists with a single URL...

Multy.me is a URL shortener, created by Shreyas Deshpande , but you share lists of URL s instead of just one. The list formatting can be either plain links or thumbnailed cards for each URL....

 2021-01-23 16:25 

Boing Boing

Maglev sushi conveyor...

Furex makes a cool magnetic levitation sushi conveyor which they tout as easier to maintain and clean. Sushi boat places are lots of fun, but they seem to be getting replaced with conveyors for various reasons. As the pandemic changes dining habits, I was...

 2021-01-23 16:22 

Fark

Burglars took cash, jewelry, Eddie the crow, power tools, and... wait, what? [Weird]...

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 2021-01-23 16:04 

Fark

Finally, someone found a good reason to live in Michigan [Spiffy]...

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 2021-01-23 15:39 

Boing Boing

Puddles' cover of REM's 'Everybody Hurts' may make you cry...

This reminds me that I need to get a photo of Electra with a Puddles crown....

 2021-01-23 15:34 

Slashdot

Facebook Refers Its Trump Ban To Its 'Supreme Court'...

While NBC News reported on Tuesday that Facebook "has no plan in place to lift the indefinite suspension on President Donald Trump's Facebook account," there was a new twist two days later. "Facebook on Thursday announced that it will refe...

 2021-01-23 15:11 

Boing Boing

Guide to buying Soviet cameras...

The Soviets made good glass, not least due to that captured Zeiss factory . The cameras are a whole other wargame. [kosmofoto] Thanks to a mix of espionage, war reparations, ingenious design and a desire to show the West a thing or two, the USSR's cam...

 2021-01-23 15:08 

reddit

Navalny's wife Yulia detained as protests in his support sweep across Russia...
 2021-01-23 15:04 

Fark

Woman who missed out on McDonald's drive-thru breakfast while waiting in line calls cops, cops not amused [Dumbass]...

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 2021-01-23 14:48 

Boing Boing

Programming Language Creator or Serial Killer?...

Here's a fun quiz that finds a delightful semiotic contact point in the late 20th century, the golden age of serial killers and computer scientists. "Can you tell a coder from a cannibal? " I confess that I mistook Dorothea Puente (~15 dead) f...

 2021-01-23 14:44 

reddit

Texas Supreme Court: Alex Jones, website can be sued by Sandy Hook parents...
 2021-01-23 14:36 

Boing Boing

The tiny doors in the US Capitol...

If you've ever taken a tour of the US Capitol, you may have noticed the tiny doors in some of the rooms of the building. Many visitors ask about them. No, they are not doorways to the chambers of a rodent legislature, and no, they are not fairy doors....

 2021-01-23 14:34 

reddit

Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87...
 2021-01-23 14:12 

Fark

British man figures out the safest place for a Boeing 737 is in a field [Spiffy]...

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 2021-01-23 14:00 

Fark

Photoshop this dashing man [Photoshop]...

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 2021-01-23 14:00 

Boing Boing

Want to learn to code? These 12 learning bundles will teach you everything you need to know...

If you want to learn to code , but don't know where to begin...welcome to programming. Seriously, there are dozens of different avenues for understanding how to use everything from Java and Python to C++, Ruby on Rails, and more. Each programming disc...

 2021-01-23 14:00 

Boing Boing

Cockatoo helps with marriage proposal...

This sweet wedding proposal at an Australia zoo involved a beautiful red-tailed black cockatoo, a five-dollar note, and a charming couple. Let's hope they also have the cockatoo be their ringbearer or flower bird! Image: YouTube / The Voice of People...

 2021-01-23 13:55 

Boing Boing

Geeta Dayal remembers composer Harold Budd...

We lost American avant-garde composer Harold Budd to COVID-19 in December. In this eulogy , arts and music writer, Geeta Dayal, remembers this singular artist. Budd conceived a unique sonic terrain, in part by eschewing what was cool at the time. — ...

 2021-01-23 13:38 

Fark

The King is dead [NewsFlash]...

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 2021-01-23 13:32 

reddit

Intelligence Analysts Use U.S. Smartphone Location Data Without Warrants, Memo Says...
 2021-01-23 13:30 

Boing Boing

This one's for David...

David Friedman , who will always be known as the guy who coined the word "keming," had a little fun with the very commonness of his name by editing a supercut of it from movies and TV. Send it to someone you know, maybe David. — Read the res...

 2021-01-23 13:17 

Boing Boing

All five original seasons of The Muppet Show are headed to Disney+...

It's time to play the music, it's time to light the lights, because all five seasons will be available to stream on Disney+ starting February 19. For fans of the show, this a big deal because seasons 4 and 5 have never been available for home ente...

 2021-01-23 13:15 

Boing Boing

Larry King dead at 87...

TV great Larry King is dead at 87 . The broadcaster's death was confirmed in a tweet posted to his official Twitter account Saturday morning. King's 25-year run on CNN helped establish cable TV as a credible venue for news and discussion. — ...

 2021-01-23 13:00 

reddit

Larry King, Legendary Interviewer And TV Host, Dies Aged 87...
 2021-01-23 13:00 

Slashdot

Electric Vehicles Close To 'Tipping Point' of Mass Adoption...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Electric vehicles are close to the "tipping point" of rapid mass adoption thanks to the plummeting cost of batteries, experts say. Global sales rose 43% in 2020, but even faster growth is anti...

 2021-01-23 13:00 

Fark

"We put our hearts out there every day for the love and care of the animals who come through our doors. And it's days like this that solidify why we do what we do." Welcome to Caturday [Ca...

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 2021-01-23 12:50 

Fark

Remy Julienne, arguably the greatest stunt driver of all time, dead from Covid at 90 [Sad]...

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 2021-01-23 12:50 

Fark

Behold the abandoned Soviet nuclear missile base from the height of the Cold War hidden in a Polish forest. Anyone need an evil genius secret lair? [Interesting]...

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 2021-01-23 12:46 

reddit

Hundreds detained as protests called by Putin foe erupt across Russia...
 2021-01-23 11:05 

Fark

Double high-five [Cool]...

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 2021-01-23 10:05 

Fark

People in suburbs complain when they finally get high speed internet. Perhaps they should move to farm country [Stupid]...

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 2021-01-23 10:00 

Slashdot

SpaceX Plans Record-Breaking Launch With 143 Satellites...

SpaceX plans to launch the most satellites ever deployed in a single mission, 143, on Saturday morning from Florida for more than a dozen customers. UPI reports: A 2017 mission by the India Space Research Organization launched 104 spacecraft, which would ...

 2021-01-23 09:40 

reddit

Supporters of jailed Kremlin critic Navalny take to the streets despite warnings...
 2021-01-23 09:29 

reddit

1,900 doses of Moderna vaccine destroyed after cleaner accidentally unplugs freezer in Boston...
 2021-01-23 09:25 

Fark

Folks, the bus driver would like you to know we're coming up on the Grand Canyon, and you can get a great view of it if you look out there on the left - up - - ow - left - up - OWWW [Scary]...

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 2021-01-23 09:16 

reddit

An extremely rare white kangaroo was born at a zoo in New York...
 2021-01-23 07:50 

Fark

In Jacksonville FL you're more likely to die in a traffic accident than be murdered...but only slightly [Florida]...

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 2021-01-23 07:00 

Slashdot

Brad Cox, Creator of Objective-C Programming Language, Dies At 76...

We have learned that Brad Cox, computer scientist known mostly for creating the Objective-C programming language with his business partner Tom Love, died on January 2, 2021 at his residence. He was 76. From a Legacy.com post: Brad was born on May 2, 1944 ...

 2021-01-23 06:14 

reddit

$1 billion Mega Millions jackpot has a winner...
 2021-01-23 06:05 

Fark

Who doesn't want to pet 18-foot great white shark on its snout while fishing 65 miles off the Gulf Coast? [Florida]...

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 2021-01-23 05:41 

Fark

Captain of the now accurately named Ghost Ship artist commune in Oakland pleads guilty to causing the deaths of 36 in horrific fire [Followup]...

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 2021-01-23 05:05 

Fark

50+ ICUs in Texas are full and overwhelmed by COVID. Gee I wonder why this happens when you have anti-science people in charge and pandemic deniers all over the state [Sick]...

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 2021-01-23 04:53 

reddit

Dr. Fauci says new data shows Covid vaccines appear to be less effective against some new strains...
 2021-01-23 04:04 

Fark

Is there such a thing as a Bad Samaritan? Why yes, there is [Sick]...

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 2021-01-23 03:56 

Fark

Governor who had scientist arrested for not lying about Covid data caught lying about number of Covid vaccines administered [Florida]...

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 2021-01-23 03:50 

Fark

Message in a bottle found...in Iowa [Strange]...

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 2021-01-23 03:30 

Slashdot

Twitter Bots Are a Major Source of Climate Disinformation...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Scientific American: Twitter accounts run by machines are a major source of climate change disinformation that might drain support from policies to address rising temperatures. In the weeks surrounding former Presi...

 2021-01-23 03:28 

Fark

Wild turkey given warning for causing Georgia traffic jam. Usually they give you a DUI for that [Amusing]...

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 2021-01-23 03:22 

reddit

Petition seeks to ouster Kentucky Attorney General over Breonna Taylor death probe...

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