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 2020-07-09 13:00 

Slashdot

New Study Detects Ringing of the Global Atmosphere...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Phys.Org: A ringing bell vibrates simultaneously at a low-pitched fundamental tone and at many higher-pitched overtones, producing a pleasant musical sound. A recent study, just published in the Journal of the Atmo...

 2020-07-09 12:57 

reddit

Taiwan donates 160,000 face masks to Canadian missionary's hometown...
 2020-07-09 12:50 

reddit

First pictures of world's rarest gorilla with babies captured...
 2020-07-09 12:50 

Fark

Of the 36 cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi's capitol, 26 are legislators. "Gov. Tate Reeves is warning the public to get tested for coronavirus if they have been in contact with a state lawmak...

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 2020-07-09 12:45 

Boing Boing

The legal battle over those novelty Sea Monkeys and X-Ray Specs involves white supremacy and a 60s bondage film star...

Sea Monkeys — those little frozen brine shrimp that came with an elaborate aquatic playground that was never actually as cool as the marketing made it look — were invented in 1957 by a man named Harold von Braunhut. A con man by any other name...

 2020-07-09 12:43 

Boing Boing

"Promissory Note" marries MLK's moving words with music and imagery...

Filmmaker Jazeel Gayle took a key passage from Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech and transformed it into a powerful short film about Black Lives Matter. Jazeel says: This film is a tribute to this great country and its bloody imperf...

 2020-07-09 12:37 

reddit

Florida police identify 3 killed in dispute over dog...
 2020-07-09 12:35 

Fark

Man who flies Nazi flag from his SUV is shocked, SHOCKED that some people might take offense to what he believes in [Facepalm]...

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 2020-07-09 12:33 

reddit

Weekly jobless claims total 1.314 million vs 1.39 million estimate...
 2020-07-09 12:30 

Boing Boing

Your allergies are bad because of tree sexism...

I'm one of those people who's damn near allergic to everything — or at least, according to my doctor, to all forms of dust and tree pollen, which might as well be everything. This was particularly frustrating at the start of the COVID-19 out...

 2020-07-09 12:20 

Fark

Child spots Florida man walking around Burlington Coat Factory with privates exposed. Who goes shopping for a coat in Florida? [Sick]...

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 2020-07-09 12:13 

reddit

Richmond removes Confederate Soldiers and Sailors statue...
 2020-07-09 12:05 

Fark

No mask, no civility, no job [Florida]...

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 2020-07-09 11:50 

reddit

Denver suburb passes resolution shielding cops from key portion of Colorado's new police reform law...
 2020-07-09 11:48 

reddit

Kentucky man accused of planning school shooting sentenced to 10 years...
 2020-07-09 11:35 

reddit

New audio of police interviews sheds light on police probe of fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor...
 2020-07-09 11:30 

Fark

Researchers say we don't need to worry so much about the new Swine Flu potential. Unfortunately our deadly pandemic dance card is already full [Followup]...

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 2020-07-09 11:02 

reddit

Amazon will pay US authorities 134.5 thousand dollars for violation of sanctions against Crimea, Iran and Syria...
 2020-07-09 10:53 

reddit

Mayor of Seoul, Reportedly Missing...
 2020-07-09 10:30 

Fark

You'll never guess where the new epicenter for the world dystopia is [Florida]...

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 2020-07-09 10:00 

Slashdot

Spreading Rock Dust On Fields Could Remove Vast Amounts of CO2 From Air...

Spreading rock dust on farmland could suck billions of tons of carbon dioxide from the air every year, according to the first detailed global analysis of the technique. The Guardian reports: The chemical reactions that degrade the rock particles lock the ...

 2020-07-09 09:36 

reddit

Thailand could become the first Southeast Asian country to legalize same-sex civil partnerships...
 2020-07-09 09:29 

Fark

Three Nebraska towns have fallen to invading armies of prairie dogs; mankind appears helpless to stop their advance [Scary]...

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 2020-07-09 08:31 

Fark

Driver learns the actual physics of why you can't just drive up the ramp of an open bridge like in the movies [Stupid]...

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 2020-07-09 07:58 

reddit

"Tell My Kids I Love Them. I'm Dead": Audio Reveals George Floyd's Fear...
 2020-07-09 07:30 

Fark

More summer camps are closing after an outbreak of reality [Dumbass]...

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 2020-07-09 07:00 

Slashdot

Amazon Will Require Third-Party Sellers To Disclose Names, Addresses...

Amazon announced a new policy Wednesday requiring third-party sellers in its marketplace to publicly display their names and addresses starting Sept. 1. Geekwire reports: The disclosure is already required in Europe, Japan, and Mexico. Amazon said it is u...

 2020-07-09 06:30 

Fark

TSA employee blows whistle over inadequate Covid precautions. TSA Administrator does the surprising thing [Unlikely]...

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 2020-07-09 05:45 

reddit

State Will Now Pay Innocent Man Locked Up for Years on Rape Conviction...
 2020-07-09 05:45 

Boing Boing

In a pinch, this solar powered phone charger could just save the day...

With our smartphones serving as the vital tether that links us to the rest of our lives, it's no wonder how low batteries and power emergencies can occasionally feel like a life-and-death situation. I mean, it's usually not, of course...but darned...

 2020-07-09 05:13 

reddit

Waitress who stopped Solid8 CEO Michael Lofthouse's racist rant at California restaurant speaks out...
 2020-07-09 05:09 

reddit

Actress Naya Rivera, 33, Presumed Dead After Young Boy Found Alone on Boat in Lake Piru...
 2020-07-09 05:05 

Fark

7 year old skater nails a switch kickflip half cab 9mm headwound to ambulance ride [Murica]...

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 2020-07-09 04:10 

reddit

Portland approves 10% cap on fees that food delivery apps can charge restaurants...
 2020-07-09 04:01 

Fark

Theme of Farktography Contest No. 793: "A Fire in the Sky". Details and rules in first post. LGT next week's theme [Farktography]...

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 2020-07-09 04:00 

Fark

Facebook has removed Roger Stone from Instagram after linking him to about a 100 fake Facebook pages and Instagram accounts [News]...

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 2020-07-09 03:30 

Slashdot

Shock-Dissipating Fractal Cubes Could Forge High-Tech Armor...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Phys.Org: Tiny, 3-D printed cubes of plastic, with intricate fractal voids built into them, have proven to be effective at dissipating shockwaves, potentially leading to new types of lightweight armor and structura...

 2020-07-09 03:19 

Fark

Sweet mother of FAIL [Fail]...

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 2020-07-09 02:50 

reddit

A Texas officer runs into a burning house and saves an 8-year-old boy...
 2020-07-09 02:44 

reddit

Amazon joins Target, Walmart in removing Washington NFL team merchandise...
 2020-07-09 02:25 

reddit

George Floyd Told Officers 'I Can't Breathe' More Than 20 Times, Transcripts Show...
 2020-07-09 02:20 

Fark

Happy couple celebrate socially-distanced wedding with champagne in plastic cups & cake served from the back of a 4x4, topped off with a trip to a service station on the way to Brighton. As this is th...

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 2020-07-09 02:02 

Slashdot

The Far Side Returns After 25 Years, and It's All Digital...

Gary Larson has released new comics for the The Far Side, the first strips since January 1995. Larson does however caution that this is "not a resurrection of The Far Side daily cartoons." He adds: "I'm just exploring, experimenting, and t...

 2020-07-09 01:50 

reddit

America is running short on masks, gowns and gloves. Again....
 2020-07-09 01:46 

Fark

L.A. police pursuit suspect escapes after crashing into Warner Bros. Studio gates, better have Ralph T. Guard check that water tower [Strange]...

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 2020-07-09 01:25 

Slashdot

Police Are Buying Access To Hacked Website Data...

Some companies are selling government agencies access to data stolen from websites in the hope that it can generate investigative leads, with the data including passwords, email addresses, IP addresses, and more. Motherboard reports: Motherboard obtained ...

 2020-07-09 01:19 

Boing Boing

Coffee shop ambient sound, for those staying at home who miss it...

Unmute your volume, go into the kitchen, and make yourself some coffee now. Enjoy. If that one isn't to your liking, try this one. And here's another popular one, just background noise. Coffitivity: ambient "coffee shop" sound to plug into...

 2020-07-09 01:15 

Boing Boing

You can still enjoy your favorite drinks while wearing your mask with this innovative option...

Despite all of our most fervent hopes, it doesn't appear the specter of COVID-19 will be leaving us anytime soon. If anything, the past few weeks seems to indicate the need for social distancing and other preventative measures will likely continue ind...

 2020-07-09 01:11 

Fark

The fast and the Furious: Gardening edition (possible nsfw content on page) [Amusing]...

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 2020-07-09 01:06 

Boing Boing

Facebook removes Trump ally Roger Stone's accounts and pages...

Longtime Donald Trump consigliere Roger Stone is due in prison next week. Facebook on Wednesday took down 50 personal and professional pages connected to the U.S. President's former adviser, about 10 years after it would do any good. Nathaniel Gleiche...

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