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 2021-01-21 01:02 

Boing Boing

I am enjoying Birch Bender's Keto Pancake Mix & Maple Syrup...

I have been keeping a low-carb diet again, but I really wanted some pancakes. This Birch Bender's Keto Pancake kit hit the spot. I find that my energy levels and ability to get up and go are a lot better when I cut most non-green vegetable carbohydrat...

 2021-01-21 01:00 

Fark

Photoshop theme - I'm gonna hire a Farker to decorate my home [Photoshop]...

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 2021-01-21 01:00 

Slashdot

China Plans Online Payment Rules That May Hit Ant, Tencent...

hackingbear writes: People's Bank of China, the country's central bank, said on Wednesday that any non-bank payment company with half of the market in online transactions or two entities with a combined two-thirds share could be subject to antitru...

 2021-01-21 00:45 

Boing Boing

FBI director Wray's career fate unclear under Biden administration...

Biden's White House press secretary sidesteps twice when asked if President has confidence in FBI director Christoper Wray The incoming administration's new press secretary, Jen Psaki, was just asked in the very first press conference whether Pres...

 2021-01-21 00:32 

Boing Boing

COVID in US: 4,409 deaths, highest ever in a single day...

On the day of President Joe Biden's inauguration, more than 4,400 Americans died from COVID-19. The daily COVID Tracking Project update shows that U.S. states reported 1.8 million tests, 186,000 cases, and that 122,700 people arecurrently hospitalized...

 2021-01-21 00:25 

reddit

Germany to ban killing of newly hatched male chicks...
 2021-01-21 00:24 

reddit

Protesters damage Oregon Democratic Party HQ during 'J20' march in Portland...
 2021-01-21 00:22 

Boing Boing

Biden 'pauses' border wall, ends national emergency Trump declared to divert $10 billion from military...

Incoming U.S. President Joe Biden has ordered a "pause" on construction of Trump's failed border wall, and has ended the bogus national emergency declaration Trump signed to divert $10 billion in military funds. It is not clear that Biden will...

 2021-01-21 00:20 

Slashdot

Biden Rejoins Paris Climate Accord, Works To Overturn Trump's Climate Policies...

During his first moments in the Oval Office on Wednesday, President Biden returned the United States to the Paris climate accord and directed federal agencies to begin unraveling Donald Trump's environmental policies. The Washington Post reports: Bide...

 2021-01-21 00:12 

Boing Boing

Biden's first executive orders: pandemic, climate change, racism, immigration...

President Joe Biden hit the ground running. His first executive orders include rejoining the Paris climate accords, canceling Keystone pipeline, strengthening DACA, and mandating masks and social distancing in Federal buildings. From Reuters ' recap o...

 2021-01-20 23:52 

Boing Boing

Parler partners with a Russian internet company — what could go wrong?...

Parler — the social media network that pretends to be a bastion of free speech because it allows its users to spew hate speech and plan overthrows of the United States, but bans left-leaning users — has teamed up with DDoS-Guard, a company bas...

 2021-01-20 23:40 

Slashdot

Kia Will Lead Apple Car Project Work Under Hyundai Motor, Report Says...

Hyundai Motor, the parent automaker of Hyundai and Kia, will task the Kia division with Apple Car work. The brand also said on Wednesday it's looking at cooperation with foreign firms surrounding self-driving and electric vehicles. CNET reports: Kia m...

 2021-01-20 23:08 

Boing Boing

In 1974 I played the Lunar Lander game on a pocket calculator for hours on end...

[This is from the latest issue of my newsletter, The Magnet . If you like it, please subscribe! — Mark] In the 1970s, my father was an electrical engineer at IBM in Boulder, Colorado. One evening in 1974, he came home from work with a programmable p...

 2021-01-20 23:07 

reddit

Biden revokes presidential permit for Keystone XL pipeline expansion on 1st day...
 2021-01-20 23:00 

Slashdot

A Chinese Hacking Group Is Stealing Airline Passenger Details...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: A suspected Chinese hacking group has been attacking the airline industry for the past few years with the goal of obtaining passenger data in order to track the movement of persons of interest. The intrusion...

 2021-01-20 22:58 

reddit

Kentucky Gov. Beshear chosen to lead bipartisan COVID-19 recovery taskforce...
 2021-01-20 22:48 

reddit

Biden Rejoins Paris Climate Agreement...
 2021-01-20 22:20 

Fark

The mystery of "Jet Pack Guy" flying over the Los Angeles International Airport may have been solved [Followup]...

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 2021-01-20 22:20 

Slashdot

In Hidden Message on White House Website, Biden Calls For Coders...

The recently updated website for President Joe Biden's White House carried an invitation for tech specialists savvy enough to find it. From a report: Hidden in the HTML code on www.whitehouse.gov was an invitation to join the U.S. Digital Service, a t...

 2021-01-20 22:15 

reddit

American who tweeted Bali was queer-friendly is being deported...
 2021-01-20 21:50 

Fark

Come with me if you want to live [Spiffy]...

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 2021-01-20 21:40 

Slashdot

Opera Now Has a Game Engine To Go With Its Gamer-Focused Browser...

Opera has acquired YoYo Games, a British game development platform best known for GameMaker Studio 2, and is launching its Opera Gaming division. Engadget reports: Opera has bought the company for a simple reason: Opera GX. The gamer-focused web browser w...

 2021-01-20 21:35 

Fark

Proud Boys organizer Joe Biggs charged in attack on Capitol Building [News]...

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 2021-01-20 21:20 

reddit

Patrick McCaughey arrested for assaulting cop, crushing him in doorway during Trump-fueled Capitol riot...
 2021-01-20 21:13 

Boing Boing

Watch what happens when a confused penguin waddles off with the wrong group...

Even penguins have their moments. In this video, two groups of rockhopper penguins in the Falkland Islands meet up with each other to shoot the breeze, but when they say their goodbyes, one penguin gets confused and waddles off with the wrong group. &mdas...

 2021-01-20 21:07 

reddit

'Cocaine bananas' from Colombia arrive at Canadian grocery stores after apparent mix up...
 2021-01-20 21:05 

Fark

Transfer company has oopsie after nearly 12,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses ruined on way to Michigan [Facepalm]...

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 2021-01-20 21:00 

Fark

Photoshop Her Maj [Photoshop]...

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 2021-01-20 21:00 

Slashdot

LG Considers Exiting Smartphones In 2021...

After losing around $4.5 billion over the past five years, LG is considering exiting the smartphone market in 2021. The Verge reports: The Korea Herald reports that [LG CEO Kwon Bong-seok] sent out an internal memo to staff on Wednesday, hinting at a chan...

 2021-01-20 21:00 

Boing Boing

These Star Trek smart key organizers are as brilliant as Data and as logical as Spock...

Sometimes, you run across an item that's so functional and necessary that you've gotta have it. Other times, you find something that's so wonderfully geeky that you've gotta have it. The sweet spot is when you can find something that scrat...

 2021-01-20 20:55 

Boing Boing

Chickens think a red faucet handle is strange chicken...

Who tf are you? from youseeingthisshit The chickens who mistook a red faucet handle for their broodmate. — Read the rest...

 2021-01-20 20:37 

reddit

Florida man armed with Twisted Tea & metal pipe threatens former employer...
 2021-01-20 20:30 

Fark

"Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't." -Mark Twain. This is your Fark Writer's Thread, Back to Boring History ed...

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 2021-01-20 20:20 

Slashdot

CentOS Is Gone -- But RHEL Is Now Free For Up To 16 Production Servers...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Last month, Red Hat caused a lot of consternation in the enthusiast and small business Linux world when it announced the discontinuation of CentOS Linux. Long-standing tradition -- and ambiguity in Re...

 2021-01-20 20:10 

Boing Boing

I found a great rechargeable whisk to mix coffee drinks...

Lately, I've been making drinks with lion's mane mushroom powder , cinnamon, espresso, and oat milk. The battery-powered frother we had wasn't strong enough to mix the powder into the oat milk. I did a bit of research and bought this USB recha...

 2021-01-20 20:05 

Fark

New Jersey's new COVID vaccine info phone line directs people to website [Facepalm]...

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 2021-01-20 20:00 

Boing Boing

First preserved dinosaur butthole is 'perfect' and 'unique,' paleontologist says...

A well-preserved fossil of the dinosaur Psittacosaurus found in China has paleontologists waxing poetic about its well-preserved cloaca. The dinosaur's derrire is so well preserved, researchers could see the remnants of two small bulges by its "ba...

 2021-01-20 19:43 

reddit

States call for more Covid-19 vaccine doses as US death toll moves past 400,000...
 2021-01-20 19:39 

Boing Boing

"The people have the power to redeem the work of fools"...

Here's Patti Smith and her band performing "People Have the Power" to celebrate the inauguration of a new president and vice president. View this post on Instagram A post shared by This is Patti Smith (@thisispattismith) Image: Screengrab...

 2021-01-20 19:35 

Fark

Parents fighting to adopt twin infants. Difficulty: Their OWN biological twin infants [Interesting]...

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 2021-01-20 19:16 

reddit

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine's farewell message: space exploration 'should never be political'...
 2021-01-20 19:12 

Fark

Oh no, the President is Tweeting again [Cool]...

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 2021-01-20 19:10 

Slashdot

Ajit Pai is Officially Out of the FCC...

Ajit Pai, the man who killed net neutrality, enacted a series of industry-friendly deregulatory moves for big telecom, and drank from a gigantic mug, is no longer around to terrorize the internet. The FCC confirmed to Motherboard that Pai is officially go...

 2021-01-20 19:00 

Boing Boing

Long-tailed macaques of Bali have learned to steal high-value goods from tourists...

A few years ago, the scientific news broke of a group of long-tailed macaque monkeys in Bali, Indonesia who would steal stuff from people and hold it ransom for food. You want your hat back? Gimme an apple. Researchers kept studying the monkeys, and disco...

 2021-01-20 18:35 

Fark

Survey finds that three out of four NYC subway riders say that the MTA cleaning for COVID makes them feel safer. Fourth rider was taking a deuce on the 1 [Interesting]...

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 2021-01-20 18:35 

Slashdot

Boeing Curbed Rocket Test Over Hydraulics Issue, NASA Says...

Boeing's test of the largest rocket in U.S. history ended earlier than expected on Jan. 16 because a hydraulic-system setting exceeded a preset limit, dealing another setback to the company's space ambitions. From a report: The first firing of all...

 2021-01-20 18:34 

reddit

Saga requires all cruise passengers to have coronavirus vaccine...
 2021-01-20 18:21 

reddit

Ex-Arizona official to head to prison for illegal adoptions...
 2021-01-20 18:20 

Fark

Oh nothing, just a horde of trillions of locusts emerging this spring [Creepy]...

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 2021-01-20 18:15 

Boing Boing

How to avoid loneliness by creating an imaginary friend...

Tom Hank's character in Cast Away maintained his sanity by painting a face on a volleyball, naming it Wilson, and having deep (one-sided) conversations with it. Number Five from The Umbrella Academy befriended a partial mannequin he named Dolores, whi...

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