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 2020-11-23 18:05 

Slashdot

Indian Coding Startup WhiteHat Jr Sues Critics...

Karan Bajaj, an Indian entrepreneur who teaches meditation and in his recent book invites others to live a life away from the noise, is going after the most vocal critics of his startup. From a report: Bajaj, founder of coding platform WhiteHat Jr, has fi...

 2020-11-23 18:00 

Boing Boing

Hacking into your robot vacuum to eavesdrop on your home...

It turns out you can hack into a robot vacuum cleaner and use it sensors to eavesdrop. How? With lasers! Spy agencies since the 1940s have eavesdropped on people using "laser microphones": You shine a laser at the window of a house, which vibrates...

 2020-11-23 17:59 

Fark

County prison guards oppress inmate for creativity after picking his cell lock with a carton of milk and a plastic spoon [Murica]...

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 2020-11-23 17:57 

Boing Boing

Watch Katee Sackhoff eat candy...

Katee Sackhoff has a YouTube channel. It is wonderful....

 2020-11-23 17:49 

Fark

Microplastics have been found on Mount Everest, but no signs of a yeti yet [Interesting]...

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 2020-11-23 17:44 

reddit

Florida bar shuts down after hundreds of patrons gather without masks or social distancing...
 2020-11-23 17:43 

reddit

The families of people who died in Boeing 737 MAX crashes are being denied answers...
 2020-11-23 17:40 

reddit

Former Smith County Texas paramedic gets 60 years in prison for child porn case...
 2020-11-23 17:39 

Fark

Today is National Eat a Cranberry Day, which might seem strange unless you decide to let it linger until Thursday [PSA]...

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 2020-11-23 17:30 

reddit

White House plans holiday party as Americans urged to stay home...
 2020-11-23 17:30 

Fark

On this day in history, in 1981, President Reagan gave the CIA authority to establish the Contras, a rebel force meant to attack the Sandinista government across multiple stages consisting of side-scr...

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 2020-11-23 17:25 

Slashdot

Google Gets Web Allies by Letting Outsiders Help Build Chrome's Foundation...

Google is loosening control over the core of its Chrome browser, a move that helps Microsoft, Samsung and Brave build competitors while advancing the search giant's vision of the web. From a report: Over the past six months, Google welcomed a new outs...

 2020-11-23 17:20 

Fark

Old and busted: book returned to the library 40 years overdue. New hotness: 8mm film returned to the library 40 years overdue [Vintage]...

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 2020-11-23 17:20 

Boing Boing

Canadian officials caution against letting moose do this to your car...

You are probably not into licking cars while in Canada, but moose seem to love it. Cars are generally caked with road salt in the Canadian winter months and moose love licking that salt. Oh hi, moose. We have strict instructions about your snack habits. &...

 2020-11-23 17:12 

Fark

Don't have enough crushing guilt in your life? Throw this one on the pile: You're probably funding Syrian warlords every time you buy groceries [PSA]...

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 2020-11-23 17:09 

reddit

Liquor store employee alleges woman spit on him after refusing to wear mask 'I make my own laws'...
 2020-11-23 17:07 

Boing Boing

Yet another incredibly charming moment with Barack Obama...

This woman is just floored to find out she is on a video call with President Obama, and it is absolutely priceless when he starts speaking directly to her. On Jimmy Kimmel, a woman thought she was going to simply hear a segment of Obama's new book but...

 2020-11-23 17:01 

Fark

Wait, didn't Newsradio reveal it was really Adam West? [Vintage]...

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 2020-11-23 17:00 

Boing Boing

30 movies representing a century of comedy on film...

What's the funniest movie you've ever seen? Comedy is certainly subjective, but a well-crafted funny film that appeals to many is likely to become a hit, then a classic. It may even become a standard bearer for the humor of its era. — Read t...

 2020-11-23 17:00 

Fark

Caption this socially distant child and Santa [Caption]...

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 2020-11-23 16:50 

Fark

AstraZeneca is basically building the Chrysler of Covid vaccines [Followup]...

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 2020-11-23 16:47 

Slashdot

The Oxford Vaccine Is 70% Effective, Cheaper and Easier To Store and Distribute...

AmiMoJo writes: The coronavirus vaccine developed by the University of Oxford is highly effective at stopping people developing Covid-19 symptoms, a large trial shows. Interim data suggests 70% protection, but the researchers say the figure may be as high...

 2020-11-23 16:40 

Fark

Our society is full of specialists. Engineers, mechanics, scientists, wedding planners, etc. We listen to them because they know their specialty better than we do. Here's an article about how scar...

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 2020-11-23 16:30 

Fark

Don't you hate it when you're trying to have a peaceful dinner at a restaurant during a pandemic, and someone berates you for the sheer hypocrisy on display. Life as a plague rat governor ain&...

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 2020-11-23 16:30 

Boing Boing

Watch this glassblower create wine glasses with air-twist pattern stems...

Spend the next 90 minutes watching master glassblower Chris Rochelle create delicate and intricate glassware with seemingly impossible twisty stems. The color is absolutely gorgeous, too. This old and complex technique involves trapping lines of air in a ...

 2020-11-23 16:23 

reddit

Helicopter pilot finds strange monolith in remote part of Utah...
 2020-11-23 16:22 

reddit

Six in 10 Americans are willing to receive COVID-19 vaccinations...
 2020-11-23 16:21 

Fark

I bless the rains down in Africaaaaa-whoa, not so much [Scary]...

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 2020-11-23 16:15 

Slashdot

Oxford's 2020 Word of the Year? It's Too Hard to Isolate...

Oxford Languages's annual Word of the Year is usually a tribute to the protean creativity of English and the reality of constant linguistic change, throwing a spotlight on zeitgeisty neologisms like "selfie," "vape" and "unfriend.&...

 2020-11-23 16:12 

Fark

Pregnant 14 year old girl gets shot while riding in a car with friends. She survived and the baby is in intensive care. Meanwhile, there are a lot of bad decisions to unpack here [Facepalm]...

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 2020-11-23 16:10 

reddit

3rd major COVID-19 vaccine shown to be effective and cheaper...
 2020-11-23 16:10 

Boing Boing

Leo Moracchioli covers 'Funky Town'...

Talk about moving! Leo and his covers help me recover many a shitty morning and turn my day around....

 2020-11-23 16:03 

Fark

You mean the story of Thanksgiving might actually be different than what we learned in school? No way [Obvious]...

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 2020-11-23 16:00 

reddit

A woman was killed by her husband and in-laws. They were sentenced to three years in prison, sparking public outrage....
 2020-11-23 16:00 

Boing Boing

Discover why this inverted lighter raised over $300K on Kickstarter...

The average lighter is about as simple an idea as you'll find anywhere. Push a button and get a flame through the top. Unfortunately, simple ideas are often confronted with challenges. One of these challenges could be trying to light something you can...

 2020-11-23 15:55 

Fark

See, this is why you never let the cat drive [Scary]...

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 2020-11-23 15:47 

Fark

Sure the economy is in ruins because of the pandemic crisis, but at least there's dystopian job opportunities like waiting on line for somebody else's COVID test [Facepalm]...

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 2020-11-23 15:45 

Boing Boing

Amazing compilation of inline skate tricks...

This relaxing and graceful supercut of recent inline skate tricks is part of the current revival of rollerskating and inline skating And if you missed the earlier one, here's Part II : And Part I : Image: YouTube / VirTualxStoni...

 2020-11-23 15:39 

Fark

Space Marines plan to horn in on that sweet, sweet Space Force cash [Murica]...

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 2020-11-23 15:32 

Boing Boing

This Pilot 'Capless' fountain pen appears to be a cheaper version of the legendary Vanishing Point...

The Pilot Capless is my beloved fountain pen, the Pilot Vanishing Point , for 33% less. In my fairly large collection of pens, my Pilot/Nishiki Vanishing Point stands out as number one for travel and number two overall. This fountain pen has traveled with...

 2020-11-23 15:32 

Fark

Despite the fact the CDC labeled flying as dangerous an activity as sticking your hand in a running combine, more people are passing through airports at any point during the lockdown [Fail]...

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 2020-11-23 15:27 

reddit

Elizabeth Holmes wants to block jurors from hearing about her luxurious lifestyle as Theranos CEO...
 2020-11-23 15:25 

Slashdot

'Code is Sourdough'...

Romello Goodman, a software engineer at The New York Times, writing at Increment: Like a sourdough starter passed through the hands of many bakers -- some novices, some experienced -- a codebase reflects how teammates communicate with one another. It'...

 2020-11-23 15:22 

Fark

But did they bang? This is important [Strange]...

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 2020-11-23 15:13 

Fark

After a maskless birthday lunch left 15 Texas relatives battling covid, they suddenly want to tell everybody else how to behave [Dumbass]...

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 2020-11-23 15:12 

reddit

US tells GM to recall nearly 6M trucks with Takata inflators...
 2020-11-23 15:08 

reddit

Tropical Storm Eta unearths 19th century shipwreck on northeast Florida coast...
 2020-11-23 15:04 

Fark

Another sign that streetlights are real: Passenger jet almost collided with a lantern as pilots approached UK airport in September [Strange]...

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 2020-11-23 14:56 

Fark

COVID-19 vaccines could be available to Americans as soon as the end of December [Spiffy]...

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 2020-11-23 14:48 

Fark

South Carolina man dies after returning to flaming trailer for pants [Fail]...

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