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 2020-04-02 07:57 

reddit

Elon Musk's SpaceX bans Zoom over privacy concerns...
 2020-04-02 07:28 

Fark

Ingnoring sheltering instructions, man from Georgia is arrested in Vermont for selling cocaine. If you think that sounds pretty 1970s, wait until you catch his name [Dumbass]...

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 2020-04-02 07:15 

reddit

WSJ journalist Daniel Pearl murder Omar Sheikh death sentence commuted, To be freed soon....
 2020-04-02 07:11 

reddit

US gun demand soars - not just stockpiling food and toilet paper but also guns...
 2020-04-02 07:00 

Slashdot

Evidence of Ancient Rainforests Found In Antarctica...

mi writes: Researchers have discovered evidence that Antarctica supported a swampy rainforest as "recently" as 90 million years ago, according to a new study. "Even during months of darkness, swampy temperate rainforests were able to grow clos...

 2020-04-02 06:30 

Fark

Remember those Bugs Bunny cartoons, where a disgraced Mountie would have his uniform ripped apart piece by piece? Turns out, there's a PD in New Mexico that does that when they arrest one of their...

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 2020-04-02 05:54 

Fark

Flight Attendants Union: Bail out our employers to save our jobs. Feds: OK, but with conditions. Union: Your bail out will cost us our jobs [Dumbass]...

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 2020-04-02 05:31 

Fark

Cops who arrested Stormy Daniels are now part of an even bigger bust [Interesting]...

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 2020-04-02 04:41 

Fark

Blimey look at what the cat dragged in [Amusing]...

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 2020-04-02 04:05 

Fark

What happens when QAnon runs the trains [News]...

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 2020-04-02 04:01 

Fark

Theme of Farktography Contest No. 778: "Apocalypse Now". Details and rules in first post. LGT next week's theme [Farktography]...

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 2020-04-02 03:45 

Fark

Tips on social distancing from a man who's the only resident of an abandoned silver mining town located at 10,000 feet in the Rocky Mountains. "Yeah, I mean this is no change for me" [Hero...

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 2020-04-02 03:30 

Slashdot

California Governor Says 'We Need More Googles' As Company Offers Free Wi-Fi and Chromebooks To Students...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNBC: Google will offer 100,000 free Wi-Fi hotspots and will donate 4,000 Chromebooks to students across the state of California, governor Gavin Newsom said during a news conference Wednesday. The internet access p...

 2020-04-02 03:19 

Fark

Richest country in the world forces doctors to buy life saving equipment with their own salaries [Murica]...

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 2020-04-02 03:17 

reddit

Dr Fauci: security reportedly expanded as infectious disease expert faces threats...
 2020-04-02 02:42 

Fark

Med alert. All remaining NYC paramedics without coronavirus report to battle stations [Sick]...

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 2020-04-02 02:29 

reddit

Laguna Beach City Council meeting is bombed on Zoom with pornography...
 2020-04-02 02:28 

Fark

Proving once again that every cloud has a silver lining, UK dentists say the coronavirus could create a new edition of the Big Book of British Smiles [Interesting]...

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 2020-04-02 02:14 

Fark

Governor Cuomo's ex-girlfriend does not deny he has nipple rings [Followup]...

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 2020-04-02 02:10 

Slashdot

New X-Ray Technique Images Soft-Tissue Tumors Clearer Than MRI...

Researchers at Tohoku University have developed a new method of adapting X-ray to image soft tissue, "so that its higher resolution can reveal tumors or other problems earlier than other techniques," reports New Atlas. From the report: Elastograph...

 2020-04-02 02:00 

Boing Boing

Babbel's deal on a lifetime of language training is back, just in time for your quarantine...

There are plenty of productive ways to spend time while stuck indoors. While it's undoubtedly fun to binge all 15 seasons of Supernatural or sink days of playtime into an Overwatch campaign, learning something new is definitely a more meaningful and l...

 2020-04-02 02:00 

Fark

Fark's favorite bridge returned to its original 11'8" truck killing height after fans express outrage over lack of new channel content [Amusing]...

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 2020-04-02 01:46 

Fark

"Detectives investigating the case indicated the stolen money was used for restaurants, vacations and payments to the Pittsburgh Pirates" [Stupid]...

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 2020-04-02 01:32 

Fark

It's not all bad news NYC, alternate side of the street parking is suspended for another two weeks [Spiffy]...

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 2020-04-02 01:30 

Slashdot

Early Meme Site YTMND Has Been Resurrected With the Help of Fans...

The popular early internet meme machine YTMND.com is back online after shutting down last May due to declining ad revenue and the site creator's ill health. Motherboard reports: Launched in 2001, YTMND was one of the early internet's first sources...

 2020-04-02 01:25 

reddit

Adam Schlesinger, Fountains of Wayne singer, dead at 52...
 2020-04-02 01:18 

Fark

Some good news during these dark pandemic days, police report "plague of unwanted nudity" is over as Cascade Flasher finally caught after over 20 years of flashing [Weeners]...

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 2020-04-02 01:03 

Fark

CBC is running feel-good stories from before the Great Quarantine. Since this is Fark, you probably know where this is going. Warning : giant snow penis for anyone unlucky enough to still be at work [...

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 2020-04-02 00:50 

Slashdot

Slack Launches Call Integrations For Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and More...

Slack is launching a new app to integrate Microsoft Teams calling features into its chat app today. "Slack is also launching VoIP phone integration with Zoom, Cisco Jabber, RingCentral, and Dialpad," reports The Verge. "This will allow Slack u...

 2020-04-02 00:49 

Fark

UK delivery drivers are being denied access to rest stop toilets over coronavirus fears, are being encouraged to run around and around until they're all pooped out [Asinine]...

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 2020-04-02 00:35 

Fark

Arborist uses bucket truck to safely visit mother on third floor of her nursing home. Management eyes attached wood chipper for body disposal [Sappy]...

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 2020-04-02 00:35 

reddit

LA train operator charged with derailing train near US Navy Hospital Ship Mercy...
 2020-04-02 00:21 

Fark

Q: Where did April Fools Day come from? A: Aliens [Obvious]...

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 2020-04-02 00:18 

Boing Boing

Fountains of Wayne co-founder, Adam Schlesinger, dead of COVID-19...

Rolling Stone is reporting that Adam Schlesinger, co-founder of Fountains of Wayne, and a prolific songwriter for film, television, and theater, has died of COVID-10. He was 52-years-old. Schlesinger had one of the most unique and busiest careers in pop. ...

 2020-04-02 00:10 

Slashdot

Teardown of Huawei Flagship Phone Finds US Parts Despite Blacklisting...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Huawei is still using components made by U.S. companies in its newest flagship smartphone, a Financial Times teardown has found, despite the U.S. all but blacklisting the Chinese telecoms equipment ma...

 2020-04-02 00:09 

reddit

Prosecutors: Engineer deliberately ran train off tracks in attempt to smash the USNS Mercy...
 2020-04-02 00:07 

Fark

A man has died in hospital after he was crushed by a cow and a bullock on a Victorian farm. Always Mind the Bollocks [Scary]...

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 2020-04-02 00:00 

Fark

Photoshop this adorable sea slug [Photoshop]...

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 2020-04-01 23:53 

Fark

The Great Depression: These are their stories. Watch and learn, what else are you gonna do? [PSA]...

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 2020-04-01 23:39 

Fark

Are people who aren't health care workers supposed to wear masks to ward off COVID-19, or not? Based upon the best available data, there's only one thing we know with certainty: Everybody thin...

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 2020-04-01 23:30 

Slashdot

Opera To Support Sites Using the .Crypto Top-Level Domain...

Opera has updated its lightweight browser for Android so that it can access unofficial .crypto domains, primarily to exchange cryptocurrency. The Register reports: Support for .crypto in Opera will "bring the blockchain-browsing experience to a new le...

 2020-04-01 23:25 

Fark

Goodwill stores are closed. Unfortunately, people who donate items are not aware of this [Interesting]...

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 2020-04-01 23:23 

reddit

Elon Musk's SpaceX bans Zoom over privacy concerns...
 2020-04-01 23:18 

reddit

Seven new species of Australia's colourful 'dancing' peacock spider discovered...
 2020-04-01 23:12 

Boing Boing

Why is everyone suddenly baking bread? I think I know...

When I started seeing all of the posts on social media (and here on Boing Boing ) about "pandemic baking," it made instant and perfect sense to me. But then, I started seeing people asking "why?" on Facebook and Twitter . My first thought ...

 2020-04-01 23:12 

Boing Boing

Another free book for kids- The EMU Club Adventures: Ghostly Thief of Time...

Last week, I made the first book in my EMU Club Adventures series, Alien Invasion in My Backyard, available for download for free. And today the second book, Ghostly Thief of Time, is also available for download. Free. I hope these books can offer some re...

 2020-04-01 23:11 

Fark

Philadelphia would also like idiots to quit shooting each other so that there's space for COVID sufferers [Followup]...

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 2020-04-01 22:56 

Fark

College student realizes one problem with everyone's masks, so she invents a mask for lip readers [Hero]...

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 2020-04-01 22:51 

reddit

Feds charge man who intentionally derailed train near USNS Mercy...
 2020-04-01 22:50 

Slashdot

Hospitals Tell Doctors They'll Be Fired If They Speak Out About Lack of Gear...

schwit1 shares a report from Bloomberg, commenting: "And the claim that this is about protecting 'patient privacy' is b***shit." From the report: Ming Lin, an emergency room physician in Washington state, said he was told Friday he was out...

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