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 2021-06-23 17:29 

reddit

Scientists identify 29 planets where aliens could observe Earth...
 2021-06-23 17:28 

Slashdot

Kickstarter CEO: Let's Try a 4-Day Work Week...

Kickstarter announced Tuesday that it plans to experiment with a four-day work week in an effort to offer workers more flexibility and additional time to spend on creative pursuits. From a report: Lots of tech companies are planning to offer flexibility a...

 2021-06-23 17:20 

Fark

"Bremerton Battalion Chief Brad Richard said the man was flying a makeshift kite made out of steel cable and a fishing rod." *you fill in the gap* "Fire officials said this served as a gri...

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 2021-06-23 17:20 

Fark

15 balloons. You may release 15 balloons and no more [PSA]...

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 2021-06-23 17:04 

Boing Boing

A diner in New Hampshire spent $37.93 on bar food, then left a $16,000 tip...

A customer sitting at an outdoor bar in New Hampshire ordered fried pickles, chili dogs, and cocktails for a total of $37.93. He then tipped the staff $16,000. "Don't spend it all in one place," he joked. At first the owner of Stumble Inn Bar ...

 2021-06-23 17:04 

Fark

Nine months after lockdowns, US births plummeted by 8%. WTF, people? [Interesting]...

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 2021-06-23 16:51 

Fark

Fark NotNewsletter: Summer's already getting all hotted up [FarkBlog]...

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 2021-06-23 16:49 

Fark

Two Iranian fighter pilots eject from their aircraft... inside the hangar [Fail]...

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 2021-06-23 16:46 

Boing Boing

Learn Kanji, one character a day, with this daily practice pad...

The Beginning Japanese Kanji Language Practice Pad looks like a daily calendar. On each tear-off page is a different Japanese kanji character, along with its definition, pronunciation, sample use, stroke order, and space to practice writing it. I use it t...

 2021-06-23 16:44 

Slashdot

South African Brothers Vanish, and So Does $3.6 Billion in Bitcoin...

A pair of South African brothers have vanished, along with Bitcoin worth $3.6 billion from their cryptocurrency investment platform. From a report: A Cape Town law firm hired by investors says they can't locate the brothers and has reported the matter...

 2021-06-23 16:40 

reddit

Pensacola woman sentenced to 20 years for sexual relationship with teenagers...
 2021-06-23 16:35 

Boing Boing

Capitol rioter going for plea bargain says she's since "learned" by watching Schindler's List and reading Just Mercy...

Capitol rioter Anna Morgan-Lloyd, "who referred to January 6 as the "best day ever," will plead guilty to one of her charges in exchange for three years probation, $500 restitution, and community service. She wrote to the court that she had li...

 2021-06-23 16:35 

Fark

Today's tips for staying safe when it reaches the dangerously high 80s or even the 90s in Seattle: 1) Take off the flannel. 2) Water your moss. 3) remember that a vintage record player can be conv...

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 2021-06-23 16:24 

reddit

Testing finds no tuna DNA in Subway tuna sandwich: report...
 2021-06-23 16:22 

Fark

Woman who can't even scratch off a lottery ticket properly is a whole lot richer thanks to the sharp-eyed and very honest son of her local mom-and-pop store [Misc]...

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 2021-06-23 16:22 

reddit

Member of Oath Keepers to plead guilty to role in U.S. Capitol attack...
 2021-06-23 16:13 

Boing Boing

Excellent auditory illusion: "Bart Simpson bouncing" or "lactating piracy?"...

Depending on which phrase you are looking at, the chanting in this TikTok can be heard as "Bart Simpson bouncing," "rotating pirate ship," "that isn't my receipt," "lobsters in motion," "lactating pirate ship," ...

 2021-06-23 16:11 

reddit

Harrison Ford suffers shoulder injury while filming 'Indiana Jones 5'...
 2021-06-23 16:10 

Fark

Man in strange costume meets Spider-Man [Misc]...

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 2021-06-23 16:06 

Slashdot

Radio Waves From Earth Have Reached Dozens of Stars...

For billions of years, Earth has been playing a cosmic game of hide-and-seek. New research published today in Nature posits that roughly 1,700 stars are in the right position to have spotted life on Earth as early as 5,000 years ago. From a report: These ...

 2021-06-23 15:58 

Fark

On today's episode of Oh, Those Christians (possible nsfw content on page) [Unlikely]...

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 2021-06-23 15:56 

reddit

Supreme Court Restricts Police Powers To Enter A Home Without A Warrant...
 2021-06-23 15:56 

Boing Boing

Dumb person kicks a light fixture and hurts himself, so his dumber friend tries kicking it...

A young swain, walking down a quiet street with two comrades, decided to impress a group of women walking behind them by kicking a light fixture. But the light fixture fought back and caused the man considerable anguish. The women were then treated to the...

 2021-06-23 15:51 

Boing Boing

A high school coach was fired after his basketball team threw tortillas at Latino rival team...

A high school basketball coach in Coronado, California was fired after his predominately white team threw tortillas at their rivals from a mostly Latino school. As his students hurled tortillas at players from Orange Glen High School of Escondido, Coach J...

 2021-06-23 15:45 

Fark

One might expect someone to learn how to administer CPR while watching Grey's Anatomy but not from watching The Office [Hero]...

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 2021-06-23 15:45 

reddit

Dog missing for 2 weeks found swimming in New Jersey bay, rescued by state police: "He lost 20 pounds"...
 2021-06-23 15:39 

reddit

A Black WWII veteran who was denied the Purple Heart due to racism finally receives the honor at 99...
 2021-06-23 15:33 

Fark

Influx of patients causes hospital to call "black alert," prompting activation of the spore drive [Scary]...

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 2021-06-23 15:27 

Slashdot

Tim Berners-Lee Defends Auction of NFT Representing Web's Source Code...

Tim Berners-Lee has defended his decision to auction an NFT (non-fungible token) representing the source code to the web, comparing the sale to an autographed book or a speaking tour. From a report: The creator of the world wide web announced his decision...

 2021-06-23 15:25 

Boing Boing

There are now five oceans on Earth, proclaims National Geographic...

For centuries, most of us have been taught that there are four oceans on Earth: the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, and Arctic Oceans. Now though, National Geographic has recognized a fifth ocean: the Southern Ocean surrounding Antarctica. Many scientists have...

 2021-06-23 15:23 

Boing Boing

Leo Moracchioli and his fans get the party started...

YouTube sensation Leo Moracchioli and his fans turned Pink's how-to on partying into an actual good time. There are entire mornings energized for me by Leo....

 2021-06-23 15:20 

Fark

We now doubt the existence of coffee, your liver, even morning as a time concept [Strange]...

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 2021-06-23 15:12 

Fark

Farking Supreme Court rules that farking cheerleaders can swear all they farking want to outside of their farking school [Hero]...

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 2021-06-23 15:10 

Boing Boing

Netflix announces animal-prosthetic dating show Sexy Beasts...

Netflix will screen a new show, Sexy Beasts, where singles date while covered in high-end prosthetic makeup that conceals their true appearance and makes them look like animals and monsters. Sexy Beasts is a new dating show where real-life singles sport e...

 2021-06-23 15:05 

Fark

It's time for another round of beauty tips and tricks from the most handsome man in the world: Kim Jong-Un [Asinine]...

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 2021-06-23 14:56 

Boing Boing

Redneck Rave results in meth busts, strangulation, impalement, throat-slashing, severed finger, and other ol' fashioned fun...

Over five days last week in the small Kentucky town of Edmondson, the Redneck Rave—organized by Justin Time (the country rapper, not the cartoon character) and described as "America's wildest and craziest country party"—delivered p...

 2021-06-23 14:52 

Boing Boing

Sexy Beasts new Netflix dating show where the contestants wear elaborate makeup and prosthetics...

It's the ultimate blind date. In Sexy Beasts , a new reality series premiering on Netflix on July 21, contestants are covered in science fiction makeup and prosthetics to hide what they look like. Even better — Rob Delany narrates! From Variety ...

 2021-06-23 14:50 

Fark

India identifies a new coronavirus variant 'of concern' known as Delta Plus, and no, that's not the car Bruce Campbell drives in Army of Darkness [Scary]...

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 2021-06-23 14:46 

Boing Boing

Supreme Court rules 8-1 that school violated cussin' cheerleader's first amendment rights...

A school district which fired a cheeleader for cussing out of school violated her first amendment right to free speech . The Supreme Court issued its ruling today in an 8-1 decision, with weirdo justice Clarence Thomas dissenting. B. L. posted two images ...

 2021-06-23 14:45 

Slashdot

Apple Says Third-Party App Stores Would Open iPhones To Scammers...

Apple is raising fears about letting users install applications outside the company's App Store, an issue being targeted by lawmakers and regulators that also played a prominent role in its recent trial against Epic Games. From a report: The company s...

 2021-06-23 14:39 

Boing Boing

New law requires Florida universities to survey students about their political views to promote "intellectual diversity"...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a new bill that requires state colleges and universities to survey students, faculty, and staff at Florida colleges and universities to register their political views with the state, reports Raw Story . From the articl...

 2021-06-23 14:35 

Fark

A vagina tunnel? It's more likely than you think [Cool]...

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 2021-06-23 14:30 

Boing Boing

Lovely 'toaster tank' 1972 BMW R75/5...

This Black-mit-White BMW R75/5 is a good looking example of the much sought after 'toaster tank.' Smaller fuel tanks with chrome side panels were apparently not very popular when this aircooled wonder bike was sold new, with folks removing the ...

 2021-06-23 14:29 

Boing Boing

What lies at the bottom of Yemen's mysterious Well of Hell?...

In eastern Yemen there is a hole in the ground known as the Well of Barhout, aka the "Well of Hell." Located in the Hadhramaut region, the hole is 30 meters wide and estimated to be 100 to 250 meters deep although it apparently has never been defi...

 2021-06-23 14:25 

reddit

Supreme Court rules for Pennsylvania cheerleader in school free speech case...
 2021-06-23 14:24 

Boing Boing

Texas hospital just lost 153 employees who refuse to get a Covid-19 shot...

Houston Methodist Hospital just lost 153 employees who refused to get vaccinated against Covid-19 even though they were working around sick, vulnerable people. Some of the anti-vaxxers were fired while others quit after a federal judge "dismissed a la...

 2021-06-23 14:20 

Fark

"Tactical fire truck" sounds more like a hilarious spellcheck error [Murica]...

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 2021-06-23 14:16 

Boing Boing

Jamal Khashoggi's Saudi kill team received paramilitary training from a U.S. security firm...

The New York Times confirmed that the team that carried out the well-planned murder and dismemberment of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi received paramilitary training from a private security company called the Tier 1 Group, which is owned by New Yo...

 2021-06-23 14:11 

Boing Boing

Keep'em scared: Citizen app mistakenly turns a training tweet into an airplane disaster...

Nearly 60,000 Angeleos were informed by Citizen that an airplane had crashed at LAX. Happily for folks worried about an airplane smashing into a terminal, Citizen had disregarded the 'Only a drill' portion of LAX's warning. ABC7 : A false alar...

 2021-06-23 14:05 

Fark

Furious parent demands refund from attraction after child falls in "giant pile of wet and sloppy sheep poo". Ewe (possible nsfw content on page) [Awkward]...

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