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 2020-02-26 21:08 

reddit

Shooting at MillerCoors headquarters, multiple down, reports say...
 2020-02-26 21:01 

Fark

Police searching for suspect in McDonald's robbery. Police on the lookout for a Caucasian male, red hair, wearing horizontal black and white striped shirt, broad brimmed hat, hamburger print tie, ...

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 2020-02-26 21:00 

Boing Boing

Get your toddler on the road earlier with the world's lightest balance bike...

Learning to ride a bike is one of those quintessential childhood experiences that's as rewarding as it is scary. Prep your precious babe for success by starting them early with the world's lightest balance bike , the Brilrider FLIGHT. For the unin...

 2020-02-26 21:00 

Fark

Photoshop this bug removal service [Photoshop]...

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 2020-02-26 20:53 

reddit

Active shooter reported at MolsonCoors campus...
 2020-02-26 20:45 

Fark

Tesla driver killed by Angry Birds [Asinine]...

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 2020-02-26 20:42 

reddit

New Mexico governor says sheriffs unwilling to enforce new red-flag gun law should resign...
 2020-02-26 20:41 

Slashdot

Court Says Removing a Police GPS Tracker From Your Car Isn't Theft...

Karl Bode, reporting for Vice: Back in 2012, the US Supreme Court declared it was illegal for law enforcement to attach a GPS tracker to a suspect's car without first getting a warrant. But in 2018, cops in Indiana charged a suspected drug dealer with...

 2020-02-26 20:31 

Fark

Utility pleads guilty to Domestic Terrorism. Bonus, who knew there was Pipeline Safety Act? Certainly not subby's wife [Facepalm]...

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 2020-02-26 20:28 

reddit

Congress makes lynching a federal crime, 65 years after Till...
 2020-02-26 20:24 

reddit

ABC News suspends reporter caught on hidden camera criticizing network and saying he's a socialist...
 2020-02-26 20:17 

Fark

That fake handicapped tag isn't fooling anyone [Florida]...

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 2020-02-26 20:05 

Fark

Police in Moscow have impounded the Batmobile [Weird]...

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 2020-02-26 20:01 

Slashdot

Why Do Corporations Speak the Way They Do?...

An anonymous reader shares a article: Anna Wiener, author of memoir "Uncanny Valley", writes especially well -- with both fluency and astonishment -- about the verbal habits of her peers: "People used a sort of nonlanguage, which was neither b...

 2020-02-26 19:56 

Fark

Miami cruise ship with 6,100 on board turned away from two ports due to one sick crew member with flu-like symptoms. Will now start plying the Caribbean while everyone dies before turning into a pirat...

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 2020-02-26 19:45 

Fark

One Brazilian people now have the corona virus [Scary]...

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 2020-02-26 19:34 

reddit

'Shark Tank' Star Barbara Corcoran Hooked in $380k Phishing Scam...
 2020-02-26 19:33 

Fark

Flight attendant based out of Los Angeles diagnosed with new type of coronavirus. Wait, 'new type'? [News]...

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 2020-02-26 19:31 

reddit

Mississippi Inmate Deaths: The 19th to die in 2 months, 3rd in same facility...
 2020-02-26 19:31 

Boing Boing

This New Orleans convenience store has a great Instagram account...

From Rob Walker's excellent Art of Noticing newsletter , this recommendation to subscribe to the Instagram feed of a convenience store in New Orleans called Hank's Market: This NYT writeup on bodegas " going viral on TikTok " reminded me o...

 2020-02-26 19:21 

Slashdot

Amazon Warns Sellers Not To Gouge Users on Face Masks as Prices Skyrocket on Coronavirus Fears...

Amazon is warning third-party sellers on its Marketplace platform not to gouge customers on protective face masks as the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak that originated in mainland China continues to spread internationally and becomes increasingly likely to hi...

 2020-02-26 19:20 

Fark

If you've always wanted to taste human flesh, climate change might make that happen [Creepy]...

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 2020-02-26 19:16 

Boing Boing

New Etch A Sketch lets you draw curves...

Spotted at the New York Fair - a new Etch A Sketch, called The Revolution, that lets you draw curves and circles. From Gizmodo : The Etch a Sketch Revolution is a tad smaller than your typical Etch a Sketch, but it does feature the two signature knobs at ...

 2020-02-26 19:05 

Fark

Who farted, y'all? [Scary]...

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 2020-02-26 19:00 

Boing Boing

The real lyrics to Elton John's "Tiny Dancer"...

In the video above, Demi Adejuyigbe , most famous for his fantastic dances to Earth, Wind, & Fire's "September" (example below), reveals the true lyrics of Elton John's Tiny Dancer. Read the rest...

 2020-02-26 18:59 

reddit

Clearview AI has billions of our photos. Its entire client list was just stolen...
 2020-02-26 18:55 

reddit

Paedophile described as "a parents worst nightmare" let free from court...
 2020-02-26 18:54 

Boing Boing

Gif Peanut Butter available March 1, 2020...

How do you pronounce GIF? Many people use a hard G because GIF stands for Graphics Exchange Format, but others (myself included) say "jif" because it's more mellifluous. The makers of Jif Peanut Butter have taken a stand by issuing a limited e...

 2020-02-26 18:54 

Boing Boing

Space cookies and the future of pizza pockets beyond Earth...

Last month, the first cookies baked in space returned to Earth. This test of a new oven designed for microgravity aboard the International Space Station was not only a delightful experiment but also an important one. After all, this was the first time ast...

 2020-02-26 18:53 

Fark

What in the antisemitic carnival hell is going on in Spain? [Facepalm]...

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 2020-02-26 18:48 

reddit

ABC News Suspends David Wright Over Comments In Project Veritas Video...
 2020-02-26 18:41 

Slashdot

No Email. No WhatsApp. No Internet. This Is Now Normal Life In Kashmir....

Normal life has ground to a halt in the disputed Himalayan region as businesses lay off workers, hospitals struggle to care for patients, and ordinary people despair. Pranav Dixit, reporting for BuzzFeed News: Since August 5, Indian authorities have kept ...

 2020-02-26 18:35 

Fark

Scottish farmer fined for punching sheep. This is not a euphemism but it is still baaad [Dumbass]...

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 2020-02-26 18:27 

Boing Boing

Most BMW drivers are jerks, according to science...

You are what you drive, according to a couple of recent studies. And if you drive a flashy expensive car, there's a high chance it's because you are a self-centered gentleman who is "argumentative, stubborn, disagreeable and unempathetic."...

 2020-02-26 18:19 

Boing Boing

Mark Mothersbaugh visits 'Other Side with Zabrecky'...

This time, on Other Side, Zabrecky and Mark Mothersbaugh go in search of Oscar Kiss Maerth , author of The Beginning Was The End . Read the rest...

 2020-02-26 18:17 

Fark

Police approached the 600 lbs suspect who yelled that their flags didn't have gold fringe and they would only be charged in a maritime court, the police returned suspect to ocean [Murica]...

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 2020-02-26 18:14 

Boing Boing

A motorcycle alarm that goes off when someone attempts to remove your cover...

I use a Dowco cover on my treasured bike. I decided to try their easy to integrate motorcycle cover alarm. The Dowco Weatherall guardian cover survives in marine environments. I live in a densely populated beach community wherein an alarm is probably not ...

 2020-02-26 18:11 

Boing Boing

A pair of musicians recorded every possible MIDI melody just to get around copyright law...

Motherboard has an interesting new piece about musical copyright law, and the fact that there are only so many musical sequences using half-step frequencies possible. What happens when they're all used up, and the copyright trolls take everyone to cou...

 2020-02-26 18:06 

Boing Boing

Review of Raspberry Pi's 7-inch touchscreen display...

The Raspberry Pi Foundation recently introduced a low-cost 7-inch touchscreen display for the Pi (compatible with all models expect the Pi 1). It's a great display for retro-games and other projects. Here's a quick review from ETA Prime. Read the ...

 2020-02-26 18:01 

Fark

Hong Kong gives residents a penny for the ferryman [Interesting]...

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 2020-02-26 18:01 

Slashdot

Suckers List: How Allstate's Secret Auto Insurance Algorithm Squeezes Big Spenders...

Insurers are supposed to price based on risk, but Allstate's algorithm put a thumb on the scale. From a report: Seven years ago, Allstate Corporation told Maryland regulators it was time to update its auto insurance rates. The insurer said its new, so...

 2020-02-26 17:49 

reddit

152 inmates sue Mississippi officials over "barbaric" prison conditions and "deprivation" of health care...
 2020-02-26 17:48 

Boing Boing

Here are a couple of ways of starting a fire in the wilderness using found materials...

Washington College professor of archeology and anthropology Bill Schindler demonstrates some nifty fire-starting-from-scratch techniques. "Even though you may never find yourself in a survival situation," he tells Wired, "I firmly believe that...

 2020-02-26 17:46 

Fark

Travel season is upon us, so it's time for the TSA to announce a hiring freeze and cessation of overtime pay [Fail]...

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 2020-02-26 17:44 

Boing Boing

Ex-Microsoft engineer convicted of 18 felonies after stealing $10M in digital currencies from Microsoft to make extravagant purchases...

'Used accounts and passwords of other employees to embezzle digital currency' — DoJ...

 2020-02-26 17:42 

reddit

Astronomers have announced that Earth has a new mini-moon, a small asteroid apparently captured into Earth orbit 3 years ago...
 2020-02-26 17:37 

reddit

FBI arrests violent extremists after threatening posters sent to minorities, journalists in Seattle area...
 2020-02-26 17:34 

Boing Boing

Konami Code creator Kazuhisa Hashimoto has died...

Kazuhisa Hashimoto, who created the famous 'Konami Code,' has died. He was 79. "Up. Up. Down. Down. Left. Right. Left. Right. B. A. Start. It's the most famous sequence of button pushes in video game history," writes Gene Park at the W...

 2020-02-26 17:33 

Fark

Woman hits the deadly disease jackpot, tests positive for both coronavirus and dengue at the same time (possible nsfw content on page) [Scary]...

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 2020-02-26 17:30 

Boing Boing

Auction of early Apple memorabilia owned by the company's original product design engineer...

Jerrold C. Manock, Apple employee #246, is auctioning off his personal collection of Apple memorabilia and historical items. Manock started at Apple in 1979 and led the industrial design of the Apple II and the first Macintosh among other products. Along ...

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