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 2020-11-21 03:32 

Fark

Forcing your underlings to check jewelry orders, rental car reservations and vacation itineraries, send letters concerning Louis Vuitton bags, inquire about Macy's store credit, and do your son...

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 2020-11-21 03:30 

Slashdot

Rocket Lab Becomes Second Company After SpaceX To Launch and Land Orbital Rocket...

Thelasko shares a report from Forbes: In a major milestone, the New Zealand-based launch company Rocket Lab has successfully recovered an orbital-class rocket after parachuting it back to Earth from near-space -- only the second company in history ever to...

 2020-11-21 03:02 

Fark

The Ellis County Texas government has obviously never seen Office Space. Milton Waddams unavailable for comment [Murica]...

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 2020-11-21 03:00 

Boing Boing

The PowerUp 4.0 attaches a computer brain to your paper plane...

If you want to engage in some joy this holiday season, we have the perfect gift for your fun-loving family member, or even for yourself...you can now effectively turn paper airplanes into drones. For those who have spent countless hours meticulously foldi...

 2020-11-21 02:55 

reddit

After meeting with Trump, Michigan lawmakers say they see nothing to overturn Biden's win...
 2020-11-21 02:48 

reddit

Teen who met grandma from accidental text shares Thanksgiving plans after COVID-19 loss...
 2020-11-21 02:37 

Fark

This is my Horn Shark, and I'm going to kiss him and love him and squeeze him and call him George [Strange]...

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 2020-11-21 02:17 

Fark

Not so fast pot smokers [Interesting]...

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 2020-11-21 02:10 

Slashdot

Tesla Model 3 Crash Hurls Battery Cells Into Nearby Home...

According to a facebook post from the police department of Corvallis, Oregon, a Tesla Model 3 crashed at over 100mph, causing batteries from the Tesla to enter two different residences by breaking through the windows, one landing on a person's lap and...

 2020-11-21 02:07 

reddit

Vogue deletes article about Martha's Vineyard wedding amid Covid cases...
 2020-11-21 02:03 

Fark

Man who lost wallet 27 years ago as he celebrating on New Year's Eve in New South Wales, Australia has it returned after being found on the same beach he was partying on. Bonus: it still has the m...

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 2020-11-21 01:42 

Fark

A handy COVID risk-mapping tool as you contemplate your Thanksgiving plans [Obvious]...

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 2020-11-21 01:30 

Fark

Idiot pizza worker's lie causes COVID lockdown for entire Australian state, fears of spreading to neighboring Bavaria [Repeat]...

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 2020-11-21 01:30 

Slashdot

Tech Organizations Back 'Inclusive Naming Initiative'...

New submitter LeeLynx shares a report from The Register: A new group called the "Inclusive Naming Initiative" has revealed its existence and mission "to help companies and projects remove all harmful and unclear language of any kind and replac...

 2020-11-21 01:04 

reddit

Illinois man, 81, uses antique walking stick to beat thieves...
 2020-11-21 01:04 

Fark

Oh Danny boy, the crooks, the crooks, their heads are aching [Amusing]...

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 2020-11-21 01:02 

reddit

1st drug for rare rapid-aging disease extends kids' lives...
 2020-11-21 01:00 

Fark

Photoshop this gal getting her kicks [Photoshop]...

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 2020-11-21 00:50 

reddit

'Wipeout' contestant dies after competing in obstacle course...
 2020-11-21 00:50 

Fark

The Thanksgiving COVID 500 [Cool]...

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 2020-11-21 00:50 

Slashdot

Xbox Series X Controller Support Coming To Apple Devices...

Apple and Microsoft are working on adding support for the Xbox Series X controller to Apple devices, according to an Apple Support page spotted by a Reddit user. MacRumors reports: The support page states that Apple devices only support the Xbox Wireless ...

 2020-11-21 00:30 

Fark

Ikeda City mayor installs and uninstalls personal sauna in office, apologizes and repays 690 for electricity used, explains he used it to treat pain from old college football injury and that he's ...

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 2020-11-21 00:12 

reddit

Andrew Cuomo to receive Emmy award for televised Covid briefings...
 2020-11-21 00:10 

Slashdot

The US Could Soon Ban the Selling of Carrier-Locked Phones...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Wired: In the U.S., a complicated combination of corporate interests and pre-smartphone era legislation has resulted in more than two decades of back and forth about the legality of phone locking. It's looking ...

 2020-11-21 00:00 

Fark

Protip: If you work for Animal Control, make sure you can correctly identify animals [Fail]...

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 2020-11-20 23:30 

Fark

7pm Eastern - Suddenly, it's Fark Friday Movie Night - South Korean Knockoff King Kong edition [Live]...

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 2020-11-20 23:30 

Slashdot

Flash Animations Live Forever At the Internet Archive...

The Internet Archive is now emulating Flash animations, games and toys in our software collection. Jason Scott writes in a blog post: Utilizing an in-development Flash emulator called Ruffle, we have added Flash support to the Internet Archive's Emula...

 2020-11-20 23:16 

Fark

Just in time for nippy weather, you can now legally be topless in Minneapolis city parks [Boobies]...

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 2020-11-20 23:16 

reddit

Donald Trump Jr. tests positive for COVID-19...
 2020-11-20 22:50 

Fark

Wife of cop-killer wannabe Boogaloo Boi arrested after punching officer over impounded pot bellied pig. Arrange those words however you want, they still won't make any more sense [Strange]...

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 2020-11-20 22:50 

Slashdot

IBM Apologizes For Firing Computer Pioneer For Being Transgender... 52 Years Later...

On August 29, 1968, IBM's CEO fired computer scientist and transgender pioneer Lynn Conway to avoid the public embarrassment of employing a transwoman. Nearly 52 years later, in an act that defines its present-day culture, IBM is apologizing and seeki...

 2020-11-20 22:26 

Fark

Donald Trump is a snowflake who cares only about his feelings not the facts. He's a pampered millennial child who can't handle losing and wants a participation trophy says noted liberal websit...

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 2020-11-20 22:10 

Slashdot

US Emissions To Drop 9% In 2020, Putting Country Back On Track For Paris Commitment...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Greentech Media: The U.S. economy is on track to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 9 percent in 2020 compared to 2019, BloombergNEF reported Thursday. It's a sign of the impact that COVID-19 shutdowns and the ens...

 2020-11-20 22:05 

Fark

For all the advances in trans rights over the past few decades, 2020 is the deadliest year on record for transgender Americans. Today we remember them [PSA]...

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 2020-11-20 21:53 

Fark

America finally gets back to normal. Active shooter at a Milwaukee mall [News]...

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 2020-11-20 21:53 

Fark

I told U i was hardcore [Fail]...

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 2020-11-20 21:51 

Boing Boing

Mnuchin: "We're working on mass distribution of the virus"...

Speaking to CNBC today, U.S. Treasury Secreatary Steven Mnuchin assured Americans that "We're working on mass distribution of the virus." The internet informs us that this was a slip of the tongue and he meant to say "vaccine." "We...

 2020-11-20 21:50 

Slashdot

GTA Online Is Getting A Big New Heist You Can Play Solo If You Want...

Rockstar Games announced that Grand Theft Auto Online's biggest update ever will be released on December 15, adding a brand new island, new radio stations, a new armed submarine, and a huge heist that can be completed with friends or solo. From a repo...

 2020-11-20 21:40 

reddit

Police responding to "active situation" at Wisconsin mall...
 2020-11-20 21:35 

Fark

He's not pining, he's passed on He is no more He has ceased to be He's shuffled off this mortal coil, and joined the choir invisible [Strange]...

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 2020-11-20 21:30 

Slashdot

Google, Facebook and Twitter Threaten To Leave Pakistan Over Censorship Law...

Global internet companies Facebook, Google and Twitter and others have banded together and threatened to leave Pakistan after the South Asian nation granted blanket powers to local regulators to censor digital content. From a report: Earlier this week, Pa...

 2020-11-20 21:20 

reddit

Tyler Perry offers Thanksgiving meals to 5,000 families on Sunday...
 2020-11-20 21:20 

Fark

On this day in history, in 1820, an American whaler was sunk by eighty tons of sperm, and none of the seamen could save her [Vintage]...

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 2020-11-20 21:05 

Fark

Today is National Absurdity Day. But then again, in 2020, isn't every day Absurdity Day? [Interesting]...

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 2020-11-20 21:00 

Boing Boing

StartMail privatizes your email with a level of security you might not have known you needed...

For years, you've heard experts talk about having a solid VPN service to safeguard everything you do online . It's sound advice, especially when you consider what can happen if someone gains access to sensitive information, like your bank access d...

 2020-11-20 21:00 

Fark

Photoshop this guy screwing around with a computer [Photoshop]...

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 2020-11-20 20:56 

reddit

Kyle Rittenhouse released from custody on $2 million cash bond...
 2020-11-20 20:53 

reddit

LSU student allegedly tampered with 169 university-owned computers, used them to mine cryptocurrency...
 2020-11-20 20:42 

Fark

Deaf couple goes through fast food restaurant's drive thru with written order. Since this was submitted to Fark, guess if this goes well [Facepalm]...

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 2020-11-20 20:40 

Slashdot

Apple is Lobbying Against a Bill Aimed at Stopping Forced Labor in China...

Apple lobbyists are trying to weaken a new law aimed at preventing forced labor in China, the Washington Post reported Friday, citing two congressional staffers familiar with the matter, highlighting the clash between its business imperatives and its offi...

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