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 2020-07-06 18:20 

Fark

Two thirds of Georgia Tech's faculty have been turned into rambling wrecks upon hearing the news that the university plans to reopen its campus [News]...

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 2020-07-06 18:20 

reddit

Amy Cooper Faces Charges After Calling Police on Black Bird Watcher...
 2020-07-06 18:05 

Slashdot

Hong Kong Government Tells Schools To Remove Books Breaching Security Law...

Hong Kong's government on Monday ordered schools to review and remove any books that might breach a sweeping new security law that Beijing imposed last week on the restless city. From a report: "In accordance with the four types of offences clearl...

 2020-07-06 18:03 

reddit

Jonathan Sackler, co-owner of Purdue Pharma, dies...
 2020-07-06 18:01 

Fark

The devil is finally going to get his due. Charlie Daniels dead after stroke [News]...

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 2020-07-06 17:55 

reddit

13 million gig workers getting unemployment benefits, 41% of the total...
 2020-07-06 17:46 

Fark

Fiji reports its first coronavirus case in 78 days. There's always that ONE GUY [Followup]...

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 2020-07-06 17:38 

reddit

At least 6 children were killed by gun violence across the nation this holiday weekend...
 2020-07-06 17:27 

Slashdot

US Secret Service Reports an Increase in Hacked Managed Service Providers...

The US Secret Service sent out a security alert last month to the US private sector and government organizations warning about an increase in hacks of managed service providers (MSPs). From a report: MSPs provide remote management software for companies. ...

 2020-07-06 17:20 

Fark

Suddenly, shiatty commute [Sick]...

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 2020-07-06 17:05 

Fark

Bungling FBI agents almost blew the operation to arrest Ghislaine Maxwell by telling bad lies to a neighbor who had complained about all the surveillance [Followup]...

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 2020-07-06 17:01 

reddit

Kaepernick, Disney announce partnership deal...
 2020-07-06 16:58 

Boing Boing

New court documents allegedly connect Breonna Taylor's murder to a massive real estate conspiracy...

Breonna Taylor was a 26-year-old EMT who was killed by 3 plainclothes police officers who wrongly delivered a no-knock warrant (which is already constitutionally questionable) at her home in the middle of the night on March 13, 2020. The whole situation i...

 2020-07-06 16:49 

reddit

Charlie Daniels passes away after suffering stroke...
 2020-07-06 16:45 

Slashdot

US Tech Giants Halt Reviews of Hong Kong Demands For User Data...

Facebook and Twitter have confirmed they have suspended processing demands for user data from Hong Kong authorities following the introduction of a new Beijing-imposed national security law. From a report: A spokesperson for Facebook told TechCrunch it wi...

 2020-07-06 16:43 

Fark

Iran reports 'significant' damage at nuclear facility, which probably means we're all dead [Interesting]...

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 2020-07-06 16:35 

Boing Boing

This training package will have you using all of Microsoft Office like a boss...

Nearly 30 years after it started its run as the most dominant productivity software ever created, the Microsoft Office suite of programs are now virtually synonymous with personal computing. From its days bundled with Windows to its current life as Office...

 2020-07-06 16:32 

Boing Boing

Kanye not actually running for president yet...

Kanye West announced this weekend that he's running for president , winning the immediate endorsement of billionaire socialite Elon Musk. It turns out, however, that West has filed none of the paperwork required to do so. So as of now, it's just a...

 2020-07-06 16:23 

Fark

A trip to the hospital with snake-bitten tongue is no way to end your bachelor party [Weird]...

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 2020-07-06 16:22 

Slashdot

The Stunning Second Life of 'Avatar: The Last Airbender'...

A fifteen-year-old cartoon is an unlikely contender for most-watched show in America. And yet when "Avatar: The Last Airbender" arrived on Netflix, in May, it rose through the ranks to become the platform's No. 1 offering, and even now it rema...

 2020-07-06 16:16 

Boing Boing

Sound Design: How to Make Your Home Into Eraserhead or 2001: A Space Odyssey...

Spoken Word with Electronics is an audio series delivering to you a two side recording of unusual stories paired with vintage modular electronic sounds Hi, everyone - Welcome to back to the show . This week is all about noise. Noise in a home can be a dis...

 2020-07-06 16:13 

Boing Boing

Ennio Morricone's 'Rabbia E Tarantella'...

An absolute favorite piece of music to cranku-up while driving around in my Volkswagen Vanagon... for some unknown reason. Not nearly as good in other, less dopey and pokey cars. Read the rest...

 2020-07-06 16:05 

Boing Boing

There are 43 giant stone Presidential heads crumbling in a field in Virginia...

As long as statues of historical figures (and what to do with them) is at the forefront of our cultural conversation, there's this from Smithsonian Magazine : The busts are all that remains of Virginia's Presidents Park, a now-defunct open-air mus...

 2020-07-06 16:05 

Fark

James Baldwin was right [Hero]...

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 2020-07-06 16:04 

Boing Boing

This teething ring is the only thing keeping my new puppy from eating a freshly renovated kitchen...

Thank the maker for this Nylabone pacifier and teething ring! View this post on Instagram Watch as the adorable @electra___cute chews. #puppy A post shared by Jason Weisberger (@jlw) on Jul 3, 2020 at 12:00pm PDT We have an insanely cute new puppy, her na...

 2020-07-06 16:03 

Boing Boing

The last time a Frederick Douglass statue was vandalized in Rochester, it was because of drunk college kids...

A statue of famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass in Rochester's Maplewood Park was vandalized on the anniversary of the " What to a slave is the Fourth of July? " speech that he gave in Rochester in 1852 . Given the current cultural conversat...

 2020-07-06 15:55 

Boing Boing

LA cityscape with fireworks goes full Blade Runner...

Video editor Matt Dent posted this video to Twitter showing the LA skyline on July 4th, fireworks ablaze, to the tune of Vangelis' 1982 Blade Runner soundtrack. The footage was from KTLA . More LA as real-world Blade Runner . [H/t Laurie Fox] Read the...

 2020-07-06 15:55 

reddit

Supreme Court upholds cellphone robocall ban...
 2020-07-06 15:50 

Fark

Does any story involving homemade fireworks end well? [Dumbass]...

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 2020-07-06 15:47 

reddit

UK sanctions Russians, Saudis under new Magnitsky powers...
 2020-07-06 15:39 

reddit

'Noose' made from bread dough at Jimmy John's in Georgia gets workers fired...
 2020-07-06 15:37 

Fark

What to know about the looming July 15 tax deadline. It's Really Serious [News]...

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 2020-07-06 15:21 

Slashdot

Next-gen Games May Cost $70. It's Overdue, But Also Worrisome....

For years, it was long believed that $60 is the only price that the U.S. games market could bear (and they're often more expensive in international markets). But industry leaders and journalists have questioned the stubborn stickiness of the sticker p...

 2020-07-06 15:20 

Fark

Finland's air force removes lucky symbol from logo after 100 years [Obvious]...

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 2020-07-06 15:08 

reddit

Yahoo engineer gets no jail time after hacking 6,000 accounts to look for porn...
 2020-07-06 15:07 

reddit

$10,000 reward offered in Atlanta killing of 8-year-old girl...
 2020-07-06 15:05 

Fark

Four Tampa-area ICUs at maximum capacity, levels of Florida [Scary]...

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 2020-07-06 14:58 

Boing Boing

Angry couple tries to paint over city-approved BLM mural, community fights back...

Within an hour after a Martinez, California community came together to paint -- with the city's permission -- Black Lives Matter on the street, a hateful MAGA man (oops, that's redundant) and Karen sidekick begins to cover it in black paint. Peopl...

 2020-07-06 14:50 

Fark

'Woman who made racist remarks in video faces separate charge' No not that one, not that one either, think older [Murica]...

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 2020-07-06 14:40 

Boing Boing

Hideous Abomination, a tile-laying game where you never create the same monstrosity twice...

I'm looking forward to playing Hideous Abomination [Kickstarter], because it combines two of my favorite things: games where you build something piece by piece out of cards or tiles, and grotesque cartoon creatures that defy the imagination. Hideous A...

 2020-07-06 14:40 

Slashdot

BMW is Going All-in On In-car Microtransactions...

BMW has detailed an overhaul to the digital systems that power its luxury vehicles, including a new map and navigation system, a revamped digital assistant, a "digital key" (first shown off at Apple's annual developer conference last month), a...

 2020-07-06 14:35 

Fark

Let's show everyone how patriotic we are this Fourth of July by raising a huge Confederate flag near I-40 in North Carolina [Dumbass]...

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 2020-07-06 14:23 

reddit

Millions of Americans Face Eviction in July...
 2020-07-06 14:20 

reddit

Justices rule states can bind presidential electors' votes...
 2020-07-06 14:20 

Fark

Oh great we need to worry about ticks now? [Scary]...

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 2020-07-06 14:20 

reddit

7,000-square-foot Breonna Taylor mural put in Annapolis park...
 2020-07-06 14:05 

Fark

Bad guys better do what America says, or we'll email them a tank (possible nsfw content on page) [Cool]...

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 2020-07-06 14:00 

Slashdot

Uber Agrees To Buy Food-Delivery Service Postmates for $2.65 Billion in Stock...

Uber has bought food-delivery service Postmates for $2.65 billion in stock, the companies announced Monday. From a report: The deal brings together the fourth-largest U.S. food delivery service with Uber Eats, which trails only DoorDash in market share, a...

 2020-07-06 13:55 

Boing Boing

'Aerial America' series is now on YouTube...

Aerial America is an informative and relaxing look at each US state entirely via aerial footage. The series is gradually being posted to YouTube, and as of this writing they have added all states alphabetically through Louisiana. Alaska's Call of the ...

 2020-07-06 13:50 

Fark

Bubonic plague outbreak reported. Because at this point, why the hell not [Scary]...

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