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 2020-07-15 20:46 

reddit

Someone is auctioning off more than 50 life-sized, animatronic dinosaurs in B.C....
 2020-07-15 20:40 

Slashdot

Several High Profile Twitter Accounts Including Those of Bill Gates and Elon Musk Have Been Hijacked To Tweet Bitcoin Scams...

Security researcher Marcus Hutchins reports: A bunch of high profile cryptocurrency Twitter accounts have been hijacked to tweet bitcoin scams. Likely a 3rd party App compromise rather that Twitter itself. People / organizations whose accounts appear to h...

 2020-07-15 20:32 

reddit

N.Y.P.D. Says It Used Restraint During Protests. Here's What the Videos Show....
 2020-07-15 20:25 

Fark

Stranger breaks into the world's strongest man's garden while he's relaxing in his hot tub and challenges him to a fight. Hilarity ensues [Dumbass]...

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 2020-07-15 20:18 

Boing Boing

The Accidental Sci-Fi Writer...

[This is a guest post from Tara Altebrando, who has a new sci-fi thriller out, called Take Me With You . -- Mark] The Accidental Sci-Fi Writer By Tara Altebrando It's always nerve-wracking when the first review of your newest novel appears in your inb...

 2020-07-15 20:16 

reddit

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discharged from hospital...
 2020-07-15 20:10 

Slashdot

Apple Wins Fight Over $14.9 Billion Tax Bill in Blow To EU...

Apple won its court fight over a record 13 billion-euro ($14.9 billion) Irish tax bill in a crushing blow to European Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager's crackdown on preferential fiscal deals for companies. From a report: The judgment...

 2020-07-15 20:09 

Fark

4pm Eastern - it's the Fark News Livestream. We've hit the jackpot on weird news today. A man who says his head is a garden shed, an extraterritorial killing over raisin wine in 1970, and Alab...

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 2020-07-15 20:05 

Fark

Forget is that dress blue or gold. Todays puzzle is is the UK Home Secretary tiny or is that a huge mug [Strange]...

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 2020-07-15 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop this old-fashioned teamwork [Photoshop]...

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 2020-07-15 19:56 

Boing Boing

Make this tool to chill a beverage in 90 seconds...

Chris Notap shows how to make a power drill attachment that lets you chill can of soda or beer in 90 seconds. It would take 20 minutes to cool a similar can simply by putting it in an ice bath. Read the rest...

 2020-07-15 19:50 

Fark

Mysterious face appears on woman's butt during day out sparks ghost fears. Hmmmm...This is going to take some time to crack this case *enhance* (possible nsfw content on page) [Silly]...

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 2020-07-15 19:45 

Boing Boing

Minneapolis police are so afraid of nude beachgoers, they are using drones to catch them...

Everyone in Minneapolis feels a lot safer, now that police there are using taxpayer-funded drones to spot people -- especially Blacks and topless women -- committing the crime of removing their clothes at an unofficial nude beach. From Fast Company : The ...

 2020-07-15 19:35 

Fark

Canadian anti-masker assaults employees, rams the store, gets shot by the cops. Bet he's sorry now [Asinine]...

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 2020-07-15 19:30 

Slashdot

Google Invests $4.5 Billion in India's Reliance Jio Platforms...

Google has become the latest high-profile firm to back India's Reliance Jio Platforms. From a report: The search giant is investing $4.5 billion for a 7.73% stake in the top Indian telecom network, Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani said on We...

 2020-07-15 19:29 

Boing Boing

Covidiot Chuck Woolery tries to save face after his son gets virus...

On July 12, ex-game show host Chuck Woolery, noted epidemiologist and member of Trump's loyalty cult, tweeted, "The most outrageous lies are the ones about Covid 19. Everyone is lying. The CDC, Media, Democrats, our Doctors, not all but most,that ...

 2020-07-15 19:19 

Fark

Governor of Ohio to give public statement at 5:30 instead of daily briefing at 2:00. Speculation as to the subject includes "why haven't you updated the coronavirus map even though several cou...

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 2020-07-15 19:10 

Fark

His prepositions are preposterous. His adverbs have an adverse effect on adjectives, and his cat has subjunctive claws. His metaphors are like similes and his similes are not. He is the strangest writ...

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 2020-07-15 19:04 

Fark

Do you want alligators? because this is how you get alligators [Obvious]...

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 2020-07-15 19:00 

Slashdot

US Announces Visa Restrictions For Employees of Huawei and Other Chinese Tech Companies...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday announced visa restrictions on employees of Chinese technology companies, including Huawei, in the latest Trump administration move against Beijing. From a report: The US "will impose visa restrictions on ce...

 2020-07-15 18:50 

Fark

Seven ways the world today is like the world of Idiocracy in 2505. One notable way it isn't: they had a president who willingly accepted he was an idiot and hired the smartest man alive to solve t...

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 2020-07-15 18:40 

reddit

Review Ordered After Michigan Judge Sends Black Teen to Juvenile Detention For Skipping Online Schoolwork...
 2020-07-15 18:35 

Fark

Dear heterosexual males in Colorado. Gay men may now treat you with the same respect that you give women you are sexually attracted to without giving you the right to respond violently. Let us all be ...

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 2020-07-15 18:30 

reddit

Bodycam video shows violent arrest that leads to FBI investigation...
 2020-07-15 18:30 

Slashdot

Secret Trump Order Gives CIA More Powers To Launch Cyberattacks...

The Central Intelligence Agency has conducted a series of covert cyber operations against Iran and other targets since winning a secret victory in 2018 when President Trump signed what amounts to a sweeping authorization for such activities, Yahoo News re...

 2020-07-15 18:29 

reddit

Video: Shopper pulls gun on man in dispute over mask at Florida Walmart...
 2020-07-15 18:27 

Fark

The cause of the Covid-19 spike in the south was caused by: C. Yankee plague rats [Obvious]...

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 2020-07-15 18:13 

Fark

Women order "Black Lives Matter" posters online. Guess what posters come in the mail [Awkward]...

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 2020-07-15 18:12 

reddit

A 33-year-old tech CEO was found dismembered in a New York apartment, law enforcement source says...
 2020-07-15 18:01 

Fark

The British invade a small Spanish resort town after being unleashed from lockdown, wreak havoc in the streets because... *checks notes*... the bars closed at 2 AM [Asinine]...

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 2020-07-15 17:57 

Slashdot

Tech CEO Found Decapitated and Dismembered In His NYC Apartment...

According to ABC News, 33-year-old tech entrepreneur Fahim Saleh was discovered decapitated and dismembered in his Manhattan apartment on Tuesday. The death was deemed a homicide and no arrests have been made as of yet. From the report: Saleh co-founded P...

 2020-07-15 17:52 

Fark

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt, who personally pushed for Trump's Tulsa rally, tests positive for Covid-19 [News]...

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 2020-07-15 17:50 

Fark

Today in "That's not how this works": Woman who refused to wear mask wants half of $100K donated to Starbucks barista she harassed [Asinine]...

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 2020-07-15 17:40 

Fark

To show they're taking the issue of police brutality seriously, the New York State Sheriffs Association propose making resisting arrest a felony offense [Asinine]...

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 2020-07-15 17:34 

Fark

If you think the shelves in your grocery store are beginning to look a little sparse again, well, you're right [PSA]...

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 2020-07-15 17:29 

reddit

Body-cam video in George Floyd killing shows officer pulled gun, swore and touched Floyd multiple times without explanation...
 2020-07-15 17:22 

Slashdot

Tech CEO Found Decapitated and Dismembered In His NYC Apartment...

According to ABC News, 33-year-old tech entrepreneur Fahim Saleh was discovered decapitated and dismembered in his Manhattan apartment on Tuesday. The death was deemed a homicide and no arrested have been made as of yet. From the report: Saleh co-founded ...

 2020-07-15 17:10 

Fark

Law firm offering free living wills and advanced care directives for teachers forced to go back to work in neglected petri dishes [Florida]...

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 2020-07-15 17:04 

Boing Boing

Police rush to the scene of a dead woman by the train tracks, and it takes a coroner to realize it's a sex doll...

When the police in Allenhurst, Georgia, a town of only 700 people, got a call about a dead female body found by the railroad tracks, they rushed to the scene. But, since they aren't allowed to touch dead bodies until it's been inspected by a coron...

 2020-07-15 17:02 

reddit

Video Shows Cop Punching Man on Manhattan Subway...
 2020-07-15 17:00 

Boing Boing

If you're passionate about democracy, this Vote mask should be right up your alley...

While we obviously don't ever want to lose sight of exactly why we're all wearing face coverings now in the first place , it's also impossible to ignore that masks have already started to evolve in the public consciousness. The mask started as...

 2020-07-15 16:48 

Fark

We've secretly replaced this statue of a slave trader with one of a successful and attractive Black Lives Matter protester. Let's see if anybody notices [Spiffy]...

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 2020-07-15 16:35 

Boing Boing

Why do cats "slow blink" at people...

We have three rescue cats, and one of them slow blinks at me every time I look at him. According to this article, cats slow blink to Indicate that they do not feel threatened by you. Rae Paoletta writes : If a cat closes its eyes around like it's fall...

 2020-07-15 16:28 

Fark

Police department responds to incident where Five Guys refused to serve police who were not wearing masks. Hopefully not an armed response [Murica]...

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 2020-07-15 16:20 

reddit

Small businesses rehire staff but cut pay and hours, survey finds...
 2020-07-15 16:10 

Fark

It is easy to confuse death from COVID-19 with death from a hormone overdose when your medical qualifications are from the Burger King School of Medicine [Stupid]...

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 2020-07-15 16:08 

reddit

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announces state-wide mandatory mask order...
 2020-07-15 16:06 

Fark

Fark NotNewsletter: A million views of Drew Twitching and Farking [FarkBlog]...

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 2020-07-15 15:52 

Boing Boing

Why everyone's talking about the new PALM SPRINGS movie...

Back in January, the new movie Palm Springs broke a record for the highest sale at the Sundance Film Festival — by exactly 69 cents. We should have seen that as an omen. The movie began streaming on Hulu this past Friday, July 10th, and in less than...

 2020-07-15 15:50 

Fark

A mysterious death is being investigated as a potential murder as there aren't many ways you end up in a bottom of a ditch, face down, with your hands bound. Good luck finding witnesses from the I...

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