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 2020-11-22 17:34 

Slashdot

US Postal Service Announces a Nationwide Digital 'Operation Santa'...

For 108 years Americans have helped their postal service perform "Operation Santa." But this year's program will be fully digital and nationwide, reports CNN:The program allows children and families to write letters to Santa, which will then b...

 2020-11-22 17:06 

Fark

National Guard called in to help assist El Paso. El Paso's morgues, to be exact [Sad]...

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 2020-11-22 16:38 

reddit

Italy reports 28,337 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, 562 deaths...
 2020-11-22 16:35 

Boing Boing

Governor Andrew Cuomo to be honored with International Emmy...

New York governor Andrew Cuomo will receive an International Emmy award, not for his dramatic telenovela role in "La Usurpadora" , which Cuomo never starred in, but for his near daily briefings to help reassure the public with information and lead...

 2020-11-22 16:35 

Fark

Super, Super, Super spreader [Facepalm]...

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 2020-11-22 16:34 

Slashdot

How Firefox Boosted Its JavaScript Performance...

InfoWorld reports:Firefox users can expect improved JavaScript performance in the Firefox 83 browser, with the Warp update to the SpiderMonkey JavaScript engine enabled by default. Also called WarpBuilder, Warp improves responsiveness and memory usage and...

 2020-11-22 16:20 

Fark

Before driving off in your car, make sure you don't have any surplus doors [Dumbass]...

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 2020-11-22 16:19 

reddit

Nearly a quarter of all the coronavirus cases in the US were reported in November...
 2020-11-22 15:50 

Fark

Live Free or EVERYONE PANIC [Scary]...

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 2020-11-22 15:38 

reddit

Canadian officials warn drivers not to let moose lick their cars...
 2020-11-22 15:35 

Boing Boing

IBM finally apologized for 1968 firing of noted transgender scientist...

Fifty-two years after engineer Lynn Conway was fired by IBM for being transgender, the company has apologized for the decision. After the setback, Conway went on to make many key innovations in computer chip design. Via New York Times : Fifty-two years la...

 2020-11-22 15:34 

Slashdot

US Congress Passes an IoT Security Bill 'That Doesn't Totally Suck'...

Shotgun (Slashdot reader #30,919) shared these thoughts from The Register:Every now and again the U.S. Congress manages to do its job and yesterday was one of those days: the Senate passed a new IoT cybersecurity piece of legislation that the House also a...

 2020-11-22 15:32 

reddit

Protesters gather in Huntington Beach in defiance of state curfew amid COVID-19 surge...
 2020-11-22 15:25 

reddit

17-year-old is adopted after 3,739 days in foster care and 24 different homes...
 2020-11-22 15:20 

Fark

You didn't think CDC warnings and government officials would stop millions of Americans from traveling home for the Thanksgiving holiday because of the coronavirus? Come on, this is the land of th...

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 2020-11-22 15:20 

reddit

Warning of 'a pandemic for the ocean' as dumped PPE adds to surging litter problem...
 2020-11-22 14:57 

reddit

More than 1 million people passed through US airports Friday, despite Covid warnings...
 2020-11-22 14:34 

Slashdot

Elon Musk Claims Full Recovery From Covid-19, Analyst Upgrades Tesla's Stock Forecast...

Slashdot reader Charlotte Web quote The Street:Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that he has "fully" recovered from his bout with a mild fever or cold about a week after he took to Twitter to say he tested positive for coronavirus... [T]his week, Musk took...

 2020-11-22 14:15 

Fark

Woman makes her own Christmas garden gonk with 'penis' nose, the Internets remind her that's VERY rude [Weeners]...

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 2020-11-22 14:05 

Fark

So we've come to the point in the timeline where the lawyer for the President of the United States of America is tweeting about "Micropenis" [Murica]...

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 2020-11-22 14:04 

reddit

Guatemala protesters set congress on fire during budget protests...
 2020-11-22 14:00 

Boing Boing

Platypuses: they're venomous, they sweat milk, and turns out they glow in the dark too....

In nature's coolest collage experiment, Platypuses are like the result of throwing together the leftovers from a bunch of other animals. They're the only mammal to lay eggs, they have venom in their feet, they don't have nipples so they sweat ...

 2020-11-22 14:00 

Fark

Photoshop this mobile home [Photoshop]...

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 2020-11-22 14:00 

Boing Boing

Knowable is an audio learning platform that can open up your world and is on sale for 75% off...

Learning isn't just about understanding a skill like figuring out how to code or mastering a foreign language. Learning is about taking in everything happening in the world around you, listening to smart, informed sources, and letting that experience ...

 2020-11-22 12:56 

reddit

Nearly 1 million in China inoculated with experimental vaccine...
 2020-11-22 12:34 

Slashdot

Experimental Antibody Treatment for Covid-19 Patients Wins 'Emergency Approval' in America...

America's Food and Drug Administration granted emergency authorization Saturday to an experimental antibody treatment (for people already experiencing Covid-19), reports the Washington Post:The drug, made by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, is designed to p...

 2020-11-22 12:08 

Boing Boing

Call this phone number to scream...

If you never got to send your scream to Iceland , add this number to your contacts: 561-567-8431 — and the next time you need to scream just call, wait for the beep, scream and hang up. Why? To scream! You might be unhappy, terrified, frustrated, or...

 2020-11-22 11:52 

reddit

Border loophole? Canadian snowbirds shipping cars, RVs to U.S., then flying in...
 2020-11-22 11:50 

Fark

"Badge of Fraud", the judge's description of how Derek Chauvin tried to give all his assets to his wife in their "divorce" before his trial in the death of George Floyd [Fail]...

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 2020-11-22 11:37 

reddit

Black Detroit voters sue Trump campaign...
 2020-11-22 11:22 

reddit

U.S. retailer Guitar Center files for bankruptcy...
 2020-11-22 11:15 

reddit

CDC warns America: Do not travel for Thanksgiving....
 2020-11-22 11:05 

Fark

FDA authorizes emergency usage of antibody cocktail for COVID despite the fact that one patient in their trial developed uncontrollable delusions [Interesting]...

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 2020-11-22 10:20 

Fark

Well, there's your problem right there [Giggity]...

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 2020-11-22 10:05 

Fark

Another 2020 oddity: Duke doesn't suck [Unlikely]...

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 2020-11-22 09:01 

reddit

Students submit petition to raise age of consent from 13 to 16...
 2020-11-22 08:38 

reddit

Panic buying of toilet paper hits U.S. stores again with new pandemic restrictions...
 2020-11-22 08:34 

Slashdot

'Ubuntu Web Remix' Distro Offers Firefox-Based Chrome OS Alternative...

Rudra Saraswat is the creator of the Ubuntu Unity distro (which uses the Unity interface in place of Ubuntu's GNOME shell). But this week they released Ubuntu Web Remix, "a privacy-focused, open source alternative to Google Chrome OS/Chromium OS&#...

 2020-11-22 08:25 

Fark

And now a peek into what competent management of Covid looks like, courtesy of Taiwan [Interesting]...

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 2020-11-22 07:39 

reddit

Over 80 COVID-19 cases in Minnesota traced to Sturgis rally: CDC...
 2020-11-22 07:05 

Fark

1000 hospitals across the US report critical staff shortages. North Dakota is looking particularly farked [Sick]...

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 2020-11-22 06:20 

Fark

Bird 1, Airliner 0 [Scary]...

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 2020-11-22 05:57 

reddit

Guatemala: Congress on fire after protesters storm building...
 2020-11-22 05:50 

Fark

Viral meme Grandma is still celebrating Thanksgiving with the dude she accidentally texted in 2016, this year with extra potatoes, stuffing and lots of dust [Spiffy]...

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 2020-11-22 05:34 

Slashdot

Are There Active Volcanoes on Mars?...

Mars is a dead planet — "Or is it?" asks the New York Times:Previous research has hinted at volcanic eruptions on Mars 2.5 million years ago. But a new paper suggests an eruption occurred as recently as 53,000 years ago in a region called Ce...

 2020-11-22 05:05 

Fark

1990 Chevy 454 SS. Never driven? Check. Bought with matching baseball caps? Check. Seats still have plastic covers? Check. Washed once and then saved the wet dirt from under the car and kept it in a b...

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 2020-11-22 04:35 

Fark

The stupid never stops for boozers in this coronavirus pandemic: Seven Russians die after drinking hand sanitiser after running out of booze at party [Dumbass]...

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 2020-11-22 04:00 

reddit

Senator Kelly Loeffler in quarantine after mixed COVID-19 test results...
 2020-11-22 03:53 

reddit

Marine animals are swallowing and becoming entangled in plastic at alarming rates...
 2020-11-22 03:37 

reddit

Girl, 12, charged with murdering infant brother...

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