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 2020-07-15 00:16 

Boing Boing

Enraged no-masker wants to fight two men who offer him a face mask...

This is quasi funny and sad all at once. Stay classy Huntington Beach. pic.twitter.com/0kTvXcK9b5 — Michael Silver (@BigEastSilver) July 14, 2020 Welcome to Huntington Beach California, where sociopathic no-maskers are proud to declare their god-giv...

 2020-07-15 00:14 

reddit

Atlanta Wendy's where Rayshard Brooks was killed has been demolished...
 2020-07-15 00:10 

Slashdot

Baby Was Infected With Coronavirus In Womb, Study Reports...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: Researchers on Tuesday [reported in the journal Nature Communications] strong evidence that the coronavirus can be transmitted from a pregnant woman to a fetus. A baby born in a Paris hospital i...

 2020-07-15 00:05 

Fark

Governor of NY to charge out-of-state visitors from high-infection states $2000 if they're being idiots [Florida]...

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 2020-07-15 00:01 

Boing Boing

Kickstarter for a cool deck of 60 conversation-starting questions...

My multitalented friend Cooper Bates is the co-founder of Hint Mint (which features artists' work on mint tins), a stage performer , and a photographer . He's got a new project on Kickstarter, and I signed up for it. It's a deck of conversatio...

 2020-07-15 00:00 

Fark

Photoshop this Venice voyage [Photoshop]...

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 2020-07-14 23:59 

reddit

Airbnb asks people to donate money to landlords, backlash ensues...
 2020-07-14 23:55 

reddit

Cop who threatened to kill protesters shoots, kills colleague who knocked on door, affidavit says...
 2020-07-14 23:43 

Boing Boing

Flux and Contemplation: portrait of an artist in isolation...

This year, the merry-go-round of summer music festivals is not happening, all the major events have been canceled. And that's a bummer. But luckily, the pandemic didn't stop artists' creativity. Here comes a musical consolation, Flux & Contemp...

 2020-07-14 23:35 

Fark

Here's a headline you probably didn't see coming: "How Koalas With An S.T.D. Could Help Humanity" [Interesting]...

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 2020-07-14 23:30 

Slashdot

Google Steers Users To YouTube Over Rivals...

A Wall Street Journal investigation found that Google gives its online video service YouTube the advantage when choosing the best video clips to promote from around the web. From the report: Take a clip of basketball star Zion Williamson that the National...

 2020-07-14 23:27 

reddit

Texas county approves tax breaks for Tesla, if it builds a $1.1 billion car plant near Austin...
 2020-07-14 23:26 

Boing Boing

Donny and Marie Osmond sing "Reelin' In the Years"...

What's not to love about this opening segment from the Donny & Marie Show , which first aired on January 20, 1978. Besides this a fantastic cover of Steely Dan's "Reelin' In the Years," the episode had an all-star guest lineup with Rut...

 2020-07-14 23:22 

reddit

Orange County Board of Education votes for kids to return to classes in fall without requiring social distancing or masks...
 2020-07-14 23:22 

Boing Boing

Pizzeria owner tosses hot pizza at machete-wielding robber, pizza wasted but robbery thwarted...

A Delaware pizza shop owner threw a hot pizza pie at an attempted robber, police say. The owner of Stargate Pizza in Greenwood told troopers that on Friday, a man with a machete approached him and demanded money. The pizza shop owner said he told the man ...

 2020-07-14 23:08 

Boing Boing

How to make your own DEC H-500 Computer Lab Reproduction...

Michael Gardi, who makes reproductions of vintage computers and computer-like games, went all out and built a DEC H-500 Computer Lab . He even posted a step-by-step Instructable on how to make your own H-500 reproduction . Most people reading this will be...

 2020-07-14 23:05 

Fark

Today's gift from the 2020 Advent Calendar of the Apocalypse? Suicidal bus drivers [Scary]...

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 2020-07-14 22:59 

Boing Boing

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated in hospital for 'possible infection'...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore on Tuesday morning for treatment of a 'possible infection.' She is 87, and has survived cancer four separate times. The Supreme Court said in a statement...

 2020-07-14 22:50 

Slashdot

Is It Time To Kill the Penny?...

COVID-19 has constipated the economy and prompted the U.S. Mint to cut back on coin production to keep its workers safe. As NPR's Greg Rosalsky writes, this could be a rallying cry for a long-running movement that has lost steam in recent years: Kill ...

 2020-07-14 22:40 

Boing Boing

Nazi Sebastian Gorka is back, Trump appoints him to national security advisory board for 4 years...

President Trump announces intent to appoint Sebastian Gorka to National Security Education Board...

 2020-07-14 22:35 

Fark

Researchers in Singapore invent something for people who've never heard of a window fan [Cool]...

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 2020-07-14 22:29 

Boing Boing

Spanish politicians hacked, Spain has been NSO Group client for 5 years: Report...

The mobile phones of a number of politicians in Spain, including the president of Catalonia's parliament, were recently hacked. The government of Spain has been an NSO customer since 2015, reports Motherboard on Tuesday. NSO Group is an Israeli compan...

 2020-07-14 22:20 

Fark

Gather round Millennials and Gen Z, it's time for a quiz and there will be no participation medals given. Gen X, you got this [Vintage]...

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 2020-07-14 22:15 

Boing Boing

Trump lies that travel ban is for 'jihadist regions,' says Democrat mayors 'wouldn't mind' if terrorists blew up their cities...

This press conference Donald Trump is doing in the Rose Garden today is really something else. Whew. After bashing Joe Biden, AOC, and the European Union , Trump just referred to his travel ban as restricting travel from "jihadist regions." In a c...

 2020-07-14 22:11 

reddit

Minimum wage workers cannot afford rent in any U.S. state...
 2020-07-14 22:10 

Slashdot

German Court Bans Tesla Ad Statements Related To Autonomous Driving...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Germany has banned Tesla from repeating what a court says are misleading advertising statements relating to the capabilities of the firm's driver assistance systems and to autonomous driving, a Munich ...

 2020-07-14 22:05 

Fark

This is what police SHOULD be making headlines for [Hero]...

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 2020-07-14 22:01 

Boing Boing

Europe "has never treated us well," Trump says...

Welp. During a maniacal Rose Garden event Tuesday in which he also attacked former VP Joe Biden, President Donald Trump says Europe "has never treated us well," and the European Union was created to compete with the United States. That's it. T...

 2020-07-14 21:53 

Boing Boing

Pre-order Jim Rugg's fluorescent, blacklight comic book starring Russian outlaw superhero Octobriana - the devil woman!...

Cartoonist extraordinaire Jim Rugg recently launched a successful Kickstarter for a fluorescent blacklight comic book about a Russian Outlaw superhero called Octobriana. Check out samples and how to buy here . This project began when Rugg made a blackligh...

 2020-07-14 21:50 

Fark

Teenage girl has to be freed by firefighters after getting stuck in a baby swing while filming a TikTok video. Worth it [Amusing]...

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 2020-07-14 21:35 

Fark

Harper Woods dean of students shot and killed. That's a very specific job title and a very violent school [Sad]...

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 2020-07-14 21:30 

Slashdot

IBM Job Ad Calls For a Minimum 12 Years' Experience With Kubernetes -- Which is Six Years Old...

IBM's Global Technology Services has posted a job ad calling for candidates with a "minimum 12+ years' experience in Kubernetes administration and management." From a report: Which is a little odd because the first GitHub commit for the pr...

 2020-07-14 21:24 

reddit

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized for possible infection...
 2020-07-14 21:23 

Fark

Missouri organ donation centers prepare for influx of only slightly-damaged organs because helmets are no longer required for motorcyclists. With helpful picture of why this is stupid [Asinine]...

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 2020-07-14 21:22 

Fark

Sure, lock us down while there's a major coronavirus spike - but shopping spree first, yeah? (possible nsfw content on page) [Dumbass]...

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 2020-07-14 21:05 

Fark

Today's Slatesplanation: How to have a picnic [Stupid]...

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 2020-07-14 20:55 

Fark

About those Florida Covid-19 positive test results: decimal point placement matters [Fail]...

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 2020-07-14 20:40 

Fark

Why people (and animals) hate PETA, part 793 [Facepalm]...

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 2020-07-14 20:35 

Slashdot

Trump Administration Rescinds Rule on Foreign Students...

Facing eight federal lawsuits and opposition from hundreds of universities, the Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer or leave the country if their schools held classes entirely online...

 2020-07-14 20:26 

Fark

Welcome to the internet. If you do not choose a username, one will be selected for you (possible nsfw content on page) [Silly]...

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 2020-07-14 20:16 

reddit

Pennsylvania law now requires officers applying for new jobs to submit previous employment records...
 2020-07-14 20:12 

Fark

If you had 'angry otters' in the 'what else could go wrong?' pool for July, come by and get your prize [Weird]...

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 2020-07-14 20:10 

Slashdot

Microsoft Warns of a 17-Year-Old 'Wormable' Bug...

Since WannaCry and NotPetya struck the internet just over three years ago, the security industry has scrutinized every new Windows bug that could be used to create a similar world-shaking worm. Now one potentially "wormable" vulnerability -- meani...

 2020-07-14 20:07 

reddit

Revealed: Phoenix officer brutalized woman during minor traffic stop, then took her to jail...
 2020-07-14 20:00 

Boing Boing

The Bite Helper removes the itch of a mosquito bite in seconds...

While mosquitoes have certainly earned their title as the deadliest animal on earth , their impact on most of our lives is usually a lot less consequential. But even though they might not transmit a disease to you or seriously affect your life, being a bl...

 2020-07-14 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop this network [Photoshop]...

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 2020-07-14 19:59 

Fark

Don't interrupt a bear making porridge in your kitchen [Scary]...

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 2020-07-14 19:50 

Fark

No bail for you Ghislaine [Followup]...

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 2020-07-14 19:50 

Fark

Can you spot the error in this picture's caption? [Florida]...

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 2020-07-14 19:43 

Fark

"California rolls back reopening." No word on where salmon nigiri stands on the issue [Repeat]...

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