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 2021-05-04 22:40 

Slashdot

US Commerce Dept Pressing Taiwan To Supply More Chips To US Automakers...

The U.S. Commerce Department is pressing Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing and other Taiwanese firms to prioritize the needs of American automakers to ease chip shortages in the near term, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said on Tuesday. From a report: ...

 2021-05-04 22:33 

Fark

"Hot shucking" melts ceiling tiles, light fixtures and activates fire sprinklers [Facepalm]...

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 2021-05-04 22:29 

reddit

Alleged Capitol rioters are still being arrested four months after the insurrection...
 2021-05-04 22:17 

Fark

Crazy lady assaults someone with billiard balls, cue sticks, cookie sheets, DVD Player, loaded rifle, and a knife. Mad Kung Fu skills or advanced game of Clue? [Scary]...

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 2021-05-04 22:14 

reddit

Man allegedly killing pets has St. Louis neighborhood up in arms...
 2021-05-04 22:06 

reddit

Derek Chauvin moves to have guilty verdicts thrown out, asks for new trial...
 2021-05-04 22:02 

Fark

This just in. The Prophet Mohammed [pbuh] does NOT like big butts, say reports (possible nsfw content on page) [Silly]...

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 2021-05-04 22:02 

Slashdot

Pandora Says Laboratory-Made Diamonds Are Forever...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the BBC: The world's biggest jeweller, Pandora, says it will no longer sell mined diamonds and will switch to exclusively laboratory-made diamonds. Concerns about the environment and working practices in the mi...

 2021-05-04 21:49 

reddit

Woman missing for months found alive; foraged for grass, moss to survive: Utah officials...
 2021-05-04 21:48 

Fark

Starbucks "the customer is always right"s their baristas complaints about customer orders [Obvious]...

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 2021-05-04 21:44 

Fark

This 68-mile Neon is the last Plymouth ever built and it could be yours [Spiffy]...

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 2021-05-04 21:32 

Fark

When you're among the millions of Americans who can't afford dental care, "your mouth becomes a minefield" [Sad]...

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 2021-05-04 21:25 

Slashdot

Two More Windows 10 Updates Will Remove Adobe Flash For Good...

Microsoft is preparing to issue two more Windows 10 updates in June and July that will eliminate unsupported Adobe Flash Player from Windows PCs for good. ZDNet reports: The update KB4577586 called "Update for Removal of Adobe Flash Player" has be...

 2021-05-04 21:20 

Fark

After pleading guilty to possession of child porn, Australian businessman is forced to surrender his knighthood. He'd probably feel more at home as a bishop anyway [Followup]...

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 2021-05-04 21:20 

Boing Boing

Woman interrupts school board meeting shouting about masks: "It's child abuse!"...

Apparently influenced by Tucker Carlson's reckless claim that asking children to wear masks is "child abuse," a woman carrying a wrinkled green sign burst into a school Hillsborough School Board meeting today in Florida. "The science says ...

 2021-05-04 21:13 

reddit

Justice Department objects to National Rifle Association's bankruptcy plan...
 2021-05-04 21:12 

Fark

Two all beef patties, special sauce lettuce cheese on a feces stained wrapper [Sick]...

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 2021-05-04 21:05 

reddit

Police officer who shot man in car is charged with murder...
 2021-05-04 20:58 

Fark

How Fark's favorite NPR station got its name to stick [Giggity]...

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 2021-05-04 20:45 

Slashdot

Dogecoin Spike Crashes Robinhood Token Trading...

Robinhood's trading app crashed for around an hour this morning, as Dogecoin hit record highs and Ethereum continued to gain ground. The outage is reminiscent of the Robinhood-GameStop fiasco last January, where Robinhood deliberately blocked users fr...

 2021-05-04 20:44 

Fark

But did he get the pic he was hoping for? (possible nsfw content on page) [Dumbass]...

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 2021-05-04 20:32 

Fark

"Far right crime hits record high in Germany". The 1940's would like a recount [Sad]...

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 2021-05-04 20:31 

reddit

Florida Woman arrested in alleged Whopper-throwing racial tirade...
 2021-05-04 20:30 

Boing Boing

The secret compartment in this $150 duffle bag lets you safely store your suits...

After a year of lockdowns and limited travel, it looks like the skyways could soon be opening up in a very big way. Indicators show travel volume has started to ramp back up at a significant pace in recent weeks, with key airports like McCarran Internatio...

 2021-05-04 20:20 

Fark

You too can be the owner of some 200 year old nasal mucus belonging to Napoleon Bonaparte [Strange]...

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 2021-05-04 20:11 

Fark

Web cam captures web, film at 11 [Facepalm]...

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 2021-05-04 20:09 

Boing Boing

Ireland president speaks seriously while his playful puppy has other ideas...

Ireland's president, Michael D. Higgins honored Irish actor Tom Hickey, who died on Saturday, in a nearly 4-minute heartfelt tribute. But it's not until you realize what's going on behind the scenes that you realize just how wonderful a job he...

 2021-05-04 20:03 

Slashdot

Frontier Exits Bankruptcy, Claims It Will Double Fiber-To-the-Home Footprint...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Frontier Communications emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday, saying that it plans to double its fiber-to-the-premises footprint by extending fiber to an additional 3 million homes and busines...

 2021-05-04 20:00 

Fark

Searchers in Utah find woman missing since November 2020. She just wanted to be left the hell alone for a while [Murica]...

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 2021-05-04 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop this unusual tee [Photoshop]...

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 2021-05-04 19:55 

reddit

Already 19 civilians dead and 800 injured in deadly Colombian tax protests...
 2021-05-04 19:50 

Fark

President Biden pledges to bring nationwide 5G coverage to 70% of American adults by July 4th [Spiffy]...

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 2021-05-04 19:40 

Fark

Insurrection charges for this guy, who fought for Orange Twitler and his lies, he forgot what his oath said, and assaulted the Capitol in his Green Beret [Dumbass]...

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 2021-05-04 19:31 

Fark

New comic teaches kids how to make art out of what's available during the pandemic. Used syringes, discarded masks, unwanted vaccines, and ignorantly selfish asshats? [Unlikely]...

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 2021-05-04 19:24 

Slashdot

Belgium's Government Network Goes Down After Massive DDoS Attack...

Most of the Belgium government's IT network has been down today after a massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack knocked offline both internal systems and public-facing websites. From a report: The attack targeted Belnet, a government-funde...

 2021-05-04 19:20 

Fark

Turns out India still has Covid deniers despite the huge funeral pyres of thousands of bodies burning round the clock [Asinine]...

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 2021-05-04 19:16 

Fark

What's behind Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk's Moon feud? Obviously, only one can become Emperor of the Moon [Interesting]...

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 2021-05-04 19:10 

Boing Boing

The remaining Monkees announced a farewell tour...

In September, the last living Monkees, Michael Nesmith and Micky Dolenz, will hit the road for what they say is their farewell tour after 55 years. From a press release: "The Monkees Farewell Tour" will feature songs that span the band's entir...

 2021-05-04 19:02 

Fark

Middle-schoolers soon to be eligible for top-notch 5G coverage [Spiffy]...

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 2021-05-04 18:52 

reddit

Florida Teen charged as adult in rigged homecoming election...
 2021-05-04 18:50 

Fark

What's got 6 legs and is "sticky"? [Scary]...

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 2021-05-04 18:46 

Slashdot

#FreeFortnite Hecklers Add a Shout-Out To Epic-Apple Trial...

Fans of Fortnite aren't happy that Apple pulled the game app off the iPhone last year -- and some aren't shy about appealing to the federal judge who has the power to make things right. From a report: "Can we please have Fortnite mobile back?&...

 2021-05-04 18:40 

Fark

Nine-year-old lives the dream of every nine-year-old who ever went to an airport [Amusing]...

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 2021-05-04 18:30 

Boing Boing

Watch: Michael Flynn leads Pledge of Allegiance at Trump rally, but dagnabit, forgets the words...

"I want you to HEAR, not just listen but hear every single word of the Pledge of Allegiance," Michael Flynn, former ex-national security advisor to Trump for all of 22 days, said to a Bikers for Trump rally on Sunday. Flynn then begins the Pledge ...

 2021-05-04 18:30 

Boing Boing

Watch: Michael Flynn leads Pledge of Allegiance at Trump rally, but dagnabit, forgets the words...

"I want you to HEAR, not just listen but hear every single word of the Pledge of Allegiance," Michael Flynn, former ex-national security advisor to Trump for all of 22 days, said to a Bikers for Trump rally on Sunday. Flynn then begins the Pledge ...

 2021-05-04 18:30 

Boing Boing

Watch: Michael Flynn leads Pledge of Allegiance at Trump rally, but dagnabit, forgets the words...

"I want you to HEAR, not just listen but hear every single word of the Pledge of Allegiance," Michael Flynn, former ex-national security advisor to Trump for all of 22 days, said to a Bikers for Trump rally on Sunday. Flynn then begins the Pledge ...

 2021-05-04 18:30 

Boing Boing

Watch: Michael Flynn leads Pledge of Allegiance at Trump rally, but dagnabit, forgets the words...

"I want you to HEAR, not just listen but hear every single word of the Pledge of Allegiance," Michael Flynn, former ex-national security advisor to Trump for all of 22 days, said to a Bikers for Trump rally on Sunday. Flynn then begins the Pledge ...

 2021-05-04 18:30 

Boing Boing

Watch: Michael Flynn leads Pledge of Allegiance at Trump rally, but dagnabit, forgets the words...

"I want you to HEAR, not just listen but hear every single word of the Pledge of Allegiance," Michael Flynn, former ex-national security advisor to Trump for all of 22 days, said to a Bikers for Trump rally on Sunday. Flynn then begins the Pledge ...

 2021-05-04 18:30 

Boing Boing

Watch: Michael Flynn leads Pledge of Allegiance at Trump rally, but dagnabit, forgets the words...

"I want you to HEAR, not just listen but hear every single word of the Pledge of Allegiance," Michael Flynn, former ex-national security advisor to Trump for all of 22 days, said to a Bikers for Trump rally on Sunday. Flynn then begins the Pledge ...

 2021-05-04 18:30 

Boing Boing

Watch: Michael Flynn leads Pledge of Allegiance at Trump rally, but dagnabit, forgets the words...

"I want you to HEAR, not just listen but hear every single word of the Pledge of Allegiance," Michael Flynn, former ex-national security advisor to Trump for all of 22 days, said to a Bikers for Trump rally on Sunday. Flynn then begins the Pledge ...

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