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 2020-07-01 23:30 

Fark

Walter White has joined ISIS [Scary]...

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 2020-07-01 23:20 

Slashdot

Apple Recloses More Than 25% of Its US Retail Stores Due To COVID-19 Spikes...

Apple will close 30 additional stores in the United States by Thursday, the company said, bringing the total number of reclosures in the United States to 77 as Covid-19 cases rapidly rise in several regions around the country. CNBC reports: Stores in Alab...

 2020-07-01 23:10 

Fark

Romero University publishes study showing that the death rate in the US for 2020 has increased by a percentage equivalent to the number of people who have died from COVID-19 [Obvious]...

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 2020-07-01 22:58 

reddit

Video shows park ranger shoot and kill unarmed Carlsbad Caverns visitor...
 2020-07-01 22:50 

Fark

"He was a regular guy who led an unremarkable life. Yet there's a whole museum dedicated to him" [Weird]...

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 2020-07-01 22:40 

Slashdot

Kongregate No Longer Accepting New Games, Shutting Down Forums and Chat...

Kongregate, a video game publisher and web gaming portal featuring over 128,000 titles, announced that many features on the site are going away. The site is no longer allowing uploads of new flash games, and will be shutting down forums and chat services....

 2020-07-01 22:35 

Fark

Has anyone blamed Covid on God being angry about Gay Stuff, because about that [Interesting]...

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 2020-07-01 22:23 

Fark

Defund the police and we can fight crime with music and dance. Only partially joking [Interesting]...

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 2020-07-01 22:07 

Fark

The beaches in New York are open for business, giant sharks [Obvious]...

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 2020-07-01 22:03 

reddit

1 suspect dead, 1 arrested in disappearance of Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen...
 2020-07-01 22:02 

Slashdot

Uncovered: 1,000 Phrases That Incorrectly Trigger Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Wall Street Journal: As Alexa, Google Home, Siri, and other voice assistants have become fixtures in millions of homes, privacy advocates have grown concerned that their near-constant listening to nearby conver...

 2020-07-01 21:56 

reddit

An 8-year-old boy organized a Black Lives Matter march for kids. Hundreds showed up....
 2020-07-01 21:52 

Fark

Florida beaches, hospitals jam-packed with young partygoers [Florida]...

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 2020-07-01 21:46 

Boing Boing

Trailer for new documentary about The Go-Go's...

In 1981, The Go-Go's blew up with "We Got the Beat" and "Our Lips Our Sealed," two tracks from their IRS records debut Beauty and the Beat that hit number one on the Billboard charts and went double platinum. What many don't realiz...

 2020-07-01 21:38 

Fark

"If the spirit of Jane Walford is present can you please make some sort of sound or signal to let us know?"........"F**k off" [Amusing]...

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 2020-07-01 21:36 

Boing Boing

Clean your stuff with the OXO good grips deep clean brush set...

Toothbrushes might seem like a good idea for scrubbing small areas, but they are not angled properly for the job and they wear out fast. The OXO good grips deep clean brush set has two brushes and a wiper blade designed for cleaning tile grout and other h...

 2020-07-01 21:30 

Boing Boing

This 8-inch Japanese Style chef's knife might be your next step toward true culinary mastery...

"I probably use my chef's knives more than any other tool in the kitchen." - Bobby Flay, celebrity chef Cooking at home has taken on a whole new life in the wake of COVID-19, and even with restaurants slowly reopening across the US, there'...

 2020-07-01 21:25 

Slashdot

Zoom Misses Its Own Deadline To Publish Its First Transparency Report...

How many government demands for user data has Zoom received? We won't know until "later this year," an updated Zoom blog post now says. From a report: The video conferencing giant previously said it would release the number of government deman...

 2020-07-01 21:24 

Fark

America in 2020 comes to you in a ready-made headline: "Fighting Over Masks in Public Is the New American Pastime" [Interesting]...

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 2020-07-01 21:20 

Boing Boing

After re-opening casinos, Nevada boasts fastest virus transmission rate the US...

As long as Sheldon Adelson keeps raking in gamblers' losses, who cares about the body count? From Rt.live : blockquoteThese are up-to-date values for Rt, a key measure of how fast the virus is growing. It's the average number of people who become ...

 2020-07-01 21:19 

Boing Boing

Beavis and Butt-head are coming back...

Mike Judge will revive Beavis and Butt-head for two seasons of the seminal cartoon-cum-cultural criticism. (Heh heh, I wrote "cum," heh heh.) The original TV series aired on MTV from 1993 to 1997 and featured the two teens hilariously deconstructi...

 2020-07-01 21:12 

Fark

If someone calls the cops on you because they know you have a body in a barrel, it's probably not the smartest thing if you calmly walk out in your backyard and throw the barrel over your fence. W...

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 2020-07-01 21:10 

Boing Boing

This Republican strategist says "members of the Church of Secular Science" wear masks to prove superiority...

A few Republicans are starting to think that the germ theory of disease might have some merit to it, according to this Washington Post article. But GOP strategist Alex Castellanos thinks mask wearers have another purpose in mind: Alex Castellanos, a veter...

 2020-07-01 20:59 

Fark

Facebook pens open letter denying they profit from hate, oh they totally just learned boogaloo was a hate thing and that's why they used to profit from boogaloo grouos [Unlikely]...

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 2020-07-01 20:58 

reddit

Sheriff: KKK robe, meth found during search of Georgia home...
 2020-07-01 20:49 

Boing Boing

Here's the everyday-carry for Australian cyberspies in China...

Chinese newspaper Global Times reports that "Australia is waging an intensifying espionage offensive against China - sending agents to China to spy, gather intelligence and recruit assets, instigating defection among Chinese nationals, spying on Chine...

 2020-07-01 20:47 

Fark

Man sentenced to 1,000 years in jail for child porn, gets early release on parole in less than 10 years. Several phrasing type headlines scrapped as inappropriate [Sick]...

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 2020-07-01 20:45 

Slashdot

Detroit Police Chief: Facial Recognition Software Misidentifies 96% of the Time...

Detroit police have used highly unreliable facial recognition technology almost exclusively against Black people so far in 2020, according to the Detroit Police Department's own statistics. From a report: The department's use of the technology gai...

 2020-07-01 20:39 

Boing Boing

Public restroom offers a beautiful river vi...

This Public Restroom By A River from r/interestingasfuck I don't know where this riverside relief room resides, but I like the view. I'm guessing it's not in the US, since a) it hasn't been tagged and vandalized, and b) the door says WC. R...

 2020-07-01 20:36 

Fark

Walter White Power [Fail]...

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 2020-07-01 20:27 

reddit

PA makes face masks mandatory across the state...
 2020-07-01 20:25 

Fark

Pubby McDrunkface [Interesting]...

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 2020-07-01 20:15 

Fark

The real reason Kim Jong-un ordered the liaison office with South Korea to be blown up? He was furious after 'dirty photos' of his wife were shared on leaflets floating from the south (possibl...

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 2020-07-01 20:05 

Fark

If you're close enough to brawl you really can't complain about people next to you at the bar not keeping their social distance. Bonus: it's not news, it's kark.com [Fail]...

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 2020-07-01 20:05 

Slashdot

Ads Are Taking Over Samsung's Galaxy Smartphones...

Max Weinbach, writing for Android Police: I have been using Samsung phones every day for almost 4 years. It was because Samsung had fantastic hardware paired with --depending on the year -- good software. 2020 is the first year in a while I'm not usin...

 2020-07-01 20:00 

Fark

You know that 24-Types-of-Libertarian graphic? Fark needs to make one of those for Plague Rats. Just for laughs. So find a graphic and write a description. Enable voting so alternates for the same qua...

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 2020-07-01 19:58 

Fark

I wouldn't brag about this [Facepalm]...

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 2020-07-01 19:48 

Fark

CEO of conservative Twitter competitor Parler says he will ban users who write potty words. However the N-word and several racist words for Asians? Totally okay [Followup]...

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 2020-07-01 19:41 

Boing Boing

Review / Logitech MX Keys...

Logitech's MX Keys [Amazon] is what it finally took to lure me away from mechanical keyboards. It's a slim yet solidly-constructed full-size model that's similar to and superior to Apple's Magic Keyboard. It's flat, minimalist, heavy, ...

 2020-07-01 19:40 

Fark

Someone at Peloton realized the $2000 stationary bike was limiting their market, classes now available on Roku [Interesting]...

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 2020-07-01 19:33 

Boing Boing

24 hours later, "Finger on the App" game down to 81 people...

Over a million people started playing a game called "Finger on the App" yesterday morning. Right now, 24 hours and 21 minutes since the start of the game, 92 82 people are still playing. To win, you have to be the last person with your finger touc...

 2020-07-01 19:31 

Fark

So to clarify in Pennsylvania the cops have to see you light the firework and then have to see the firework go off before they can issue a citation. And then they are not allowed to seize any unused f...

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 2020-07-01 19:31 

reddit

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe chairman wants presidents removed from Mount Rushmore...
 2020-07-01 19:25 

Slashdot

A Massive Star Has Seemingly Vanished from Space With No Explanation...

Astronomers are perplexed by the unexplained disappearance of a massive star located 75 million light years away. From a report: A decade ago, light from this colossal star brightened its entire host galaxy, which is officially known as PHL 293B and is ni...

 2020-07-01 19:23 

Fark

2020 has sucked so far but at least you don't have a live cockroach in your ear [Creepy]...

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 2020-07-01 19:15 

Fark

I was watching the news today and they said there's some kind of virus infecting people in the United States [Stupid]...

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 2020-07-01 19:09 

Fark

Fark NotNewsletter: The results from Adblockblockingpalooza [FarkBlog]...

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 2020-07-01 19:08 

Fark

South Dakota is on to you drivers who sneak into funeral processions just to make good time [Strange]...

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 2020-07-01 19:01 

reddit

Los Angeles City Council votes to cut LAPD budget by $150 million...
 2020-07-01 19:00 

Fark

Gimme head with hair, slave labor hair. Shining, gleaming, streaming, flaxen, waxen. Give me down to there hair, Uighur internment hair. Here baby, there mama, prison hair daddy daddy [Sick]...

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