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 2020-06-30 23:30 

reddit

CA governor: Stricter stay-at-home restrictions coming back tomorrow...
 2020-06-30 23:30 

Slashdot

Someone Mysteriously Sent Almost $1 Billion In Bitcoin...

Someone transferred bitcoins worth close to $1 billion on Tuesday morning, a move that was public for everyone to see while the identities of the sender and receiver remain unknown. Motherboard reports: Big money moves hiding in plain sight tend to be eve...

 2020-06-30 23:26 

Boing Boing

Trump tweets 14 white supremacist words...

"This is a battle to save the Heritage, History, and Greatness of our Country! #MAGA2020" —Donald J. Trump, on June 30, 2020. Donald Trump just tweeted a 14 word message that echoes the popular white supremacist slogan known as The 14 Words:...

 2020-06-30 23:24 

Fark

Another side effect of COVID-19 appears....Dad bod [Scary]...

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 2020-06-30 23:10 

Boing Boing

Facebook says they removed 220 'Boogaloo' groups and 95 Instagram accounts...

Weeks after feds said 'Boogaloo' group members used Facebook to plan the murder of a federal agent, Facebook says they have removed 220 Facebook Groups and 95 Instagram accounts associated with the extremist movement. Facebook says 400 additional ...

 2020-06-30 22:53 

reddit

Family of young Latino fatally shot by sheriff's deputy want autopsy report released...
 2020-06-30 22:50 

Fark

With farmers markets closed & ambulance rides so expensive, 70 yr old crashes into an ER [Fail]...

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 2020-06-30 22:50 

Slashdot

400 TB Storage Drives In Our Future: Fujifilm...

One of the two leading manufacturers of tape cartridge storage, FujiFilm, claims that they have a technology roadmap through to 2030 which builds on the current magnetic tape paradigm to enable 400 TB per tape. AnandTech reports: As reported by Chris Mell...

 2020-06-30 22:31 

reddit

With a pen stroke, Mississippi drops Confederate-themed flag...
 2020-06-30 22:25 

Fark

Did you enjoy that Saharan dust storm this past weekend? Good news: It's happening again [Interesting]...

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 2020-06-30 22:25 

Boing Boing

"Like a glory hole for your hands": Socially distanced mani trucks announced...

Web-celeb/winemaker The Fat Jew and sparkling-wine-in-a-can brand Babe have announced that they are bringing "mani trucks" to select U.S. cities. These Babe-branded trucks will provide socially-distanced manicures free of cost and are described as...

 2020-06-30 22:14 

Boing Boing

Rob Paulsen (voice of Pinky on Pinky and the Brain) critiques others doing his voices...

Rob Paulsen, the voice of many notable animated characters (Pinky on Pinky and the Brain ), Carl Wheezer ( Jimmy Neutron ), Yakko Warner and Dr. Scratchnsniff ( Animaniacs ), and many others, critiques others doing impressions of his voices. This is a dec...

 2020-06-30 22:14 

Boing Boing

Someone made a dance to the "Nations of the World" song from Animaniacs to show which countries Britain invaded...

Here's the original "Nations of the World" song , in case you aren't familiar with the seminally insane 90s kids cartoon Animaniacs . Whatever TikTok user came up with this dance to the song has done a better job of teaching British histor...

 2020-06-30 22:13 

Boing Boing

Kellogg's is releasing Green Onion-flavored Chex, and the commercial is absolutely bonkers...

In 2004, the Kellogg's Corporation in Korea decided to hold a promotional contest where people could vote for the new "President of Chex." As The Takeout explains : The two candidates were the delicious chocolate "Chekkie," and the hid...

 2020-06-30 22:13 

Boing Boing

The Writers' Co-op is a great new podcast about how to make your freelance writing career work...

I've worked with Jenni Gritters at several media companies now, including Upworthy and Wirecutter, and I have no qualms saying that she is probably the best editor I've ever worked with. As such, I can't say I was surprised when I learned that...

 2020-06-30 22:13 

Boing Boing

Sacha Baron Cohen trolls conservative rally with racist sing-along...

Dressed as a hillbilly, Sacha Baron Cohen pranked a conservative rally on Saturday, Variety confirms. The legendary British comedian got on stage at "March For Your Rights 3" in Olympia, Washington and hosted a sing-along — "getting some...

 2020-06-30 22:12 

Boing Boing

Lawyer for gun-toting St. Louis couple describes his clients as "melanin-deficient human beings"...

On Sunday, June 29, 2020 , a crazed St. Louis couple quickly became a viral shame-sation for waving guns at protestors outside of their McMansion (in violation of every standard best practice of gun ownership; seriously, if either one of them had actually...

 2020-06-30 22:10 

Slashdot

Qualcomm Made a Modern Smartwatch Chip: Meet the Snapdragon Wear 4100...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: After years of repackaging the same basic smartwatch chip over and over again, Qualcomm has graced Wear OS with a modern smartwatch SoC. Meet the Snapdragon Wear 4100, a Qualcomm smartwatch chip that,...

 2020-06-30 22:07 

reddit

North Carolina hotel employee loses job after calling police on Black family using swimming pool...
 2020-06-30 22:02 

Boing Boing

Mysterious hole appears in the floor of a 175-year-old New England house, attempting to swallow the owner...

In what is definitely not the start of a modern HP Lovecraft adaptation, a new resident was moving into a house in Guilford, Connecticut that was built in 1843. A mysterious hole appeared in the floor and, according to local police , the man fell, "in...

 2020-06-30 22:01 

Boing Boing

How a Black woman turned quilting into a surprisingly radical art form...

The New York Times has a fascinating new article about the life and work of Rosie Lee Tompkins, whose stunning quilting art is currently the subject of a retrospective exhibit (online, and in person) at the UC Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive . ...

 2020-06-30 21:59 

Fark

Westchester high school tries to have a socially distant graduation. Too bad they didn't account for the two morons just back from Florida not wearing masks [Asinine]...

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 2020-06-30 21:57 

Fark

I guess she did nazi him pointing the rifle at her [Scary]...

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 2020-06-30 21:49 

reddit

Latvia has banned the state-controlled Russian television channel RT, saying that it is effectively controlled by a media figure who is under EU sanctions....
 2020-06-30 21:45 

Boing Boing

Review / Among Trees...

FJRD Interactive's Among Trees offers a gorgeous early-access trip to the woods....

 2020-06-30 21:35 

Fark

When your obit states "He was the last person prosecuted in Massachusetts for illegal possession of a ferret" you know the deceased lived a full life [Awkward]...

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 2020-06-30 21:34 

reddit

LA City Council approves first step in a plan to replace LAPD officers with "community-based, unarmed emergency responders" for non-violent calls for service....
 2020-06-30 21:31 

reddit

'I hate Black people:' Woman evicted from apartment after hurling racial slurs at Fort Bragg soldier...
 2020-06-30 21:30 

Slashdot

YouTube TV Jacks Up Pricing To Become Most Expensive Cable TV Alternative...

On Tuesday, Google's YouTube TV announced a monthly $15 price hike, bringing its streaming package of channels to $64.99 monthly, from $49.99. "YouTube TV is now the most expensive of the cable TV streaming alternative services," notes USA Tod...

 2020-06-30 21:20 

Fark

Tehran goes boom again [Followup]...

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 2020-06-30 21:08 

Fark

When can we kiss again...and do the nasty in these coronavirus times? Asking for a desperate friend [Giggity]...

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 2020-06-30 20:50 

Slashdot

Android's AirDrop Competitor Is Coming Soon...

Android's long-awaited "Nearby Sharing" feature, which allows you to share files between Android devices wirelessly, is rolling out to beta testers. Android Police reports: Nearby Sharing may appear slightly differently depending on the type o...

 2020-06-30 20:47 

reddit

Thousands of U.S. judges who broke laws or oaths remained on the bench...
 2020-06-30 20:34 

Boing Boing

Every tool box needs a pair of screw removal pliers...

A screw with a stripped head can be difficult to remove. There are a number of ways to remove screws with stripped heads. Lifehacker has a nice article on this subject. My favorite method of removing a stuck/stripped screw is with a pair of screw removal ...

 2020-06-30 20:34 

Fark

Is it more impressive that the monkey survived or that someone taught a pig how to do transplants? (possible nsfw content on page) [Interesting]...

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 2020-06-30 20:31 

Fark

Sick U.S. citizens living in Mexico keep showing up at the border and calling ambulances to take them to U.S. hospitals. If only there was a wall that could keep disease vectors out [Awkward]...

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 2020-06-30 20:15 

Boing Boing

In a panic over fleeing advertisers, Facebook launches PR blitz to announce it is "a mirror to society"...

In the last couple of weeks over 200 major advertisers, including Starbucks, Ford, GM, Clorox, Reebok, Adidas, Best Buy, Clif Bar, and Chobani have left Facebook, citing concerns over the social media platform's lack of meaningful action against voter...

 2020-06-30 20:10 

Slashdot

National Mask Mandate Could Save 5 Percent of GDP, Economists Say...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Washington Post: After a late-spring lull, daily coronavirus cases in the United States have again hit record highs, driven by resurgent outbreaks in states such as Florida, Arizona and California. Hospitals in...

 2020-06-30 20:05 

Fark

If you know anything about military UFO's, tell congress, because they would really like to know too [Obvious]...

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 2020-06-30 20:03 

reddit

Facebook bans hundreds of accounts related to the Boogaloo extremist movement...
 2020-06-30 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop this acrobat [Photoshop]...

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 2020-06-30 19:50 

Fark

Amazon's facial recognition "misidentified" more than 100 photos of US and UK lawmakers as criminals. Sure Jan, misidentified [Amusing]...

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 2020-06-30 19:45 

reddit

Police: Man shot while driving through protest in Provo...
 2020-06-30 19:35 

Fark

"Of the 967 deaths, 642 have recovered" I knew Montanans were tough but this is a bit much [Unlikely]...

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 2020-06-30 19:28 

reddit

Carmel church pastor calls Black Lives Matter organizers 'maggots and parasites'...
 2020-06-30 19:17 

Fark

Satanic Priest compares Black Lives Matter to "maggots and parasites" trying to create a "new species of human". My bad, it was a Catholic Priest [Dumbass]...

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 2020-06-30 19:00 

reddit

Goldman Sachs: Mask mandate could save the U.S. from a 5% GDP hit...
 2020-06-30 18:58 

Fark

But were they spherical? [Interesting]...

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 2020-06-30 18:44 

reddit

'It makes it very difficult to fire them': police union contracts protect bad officers, critics warn | US policing...
 2020-06-30 18:38 

Fark

Wtf: Desantis has to veto bill allowing towns to ban sunscreen. Reality: Some sunscreens cause coral reef bleaching and they're only banning specific types [Interesting]...

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