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 2020-11-23 23:20 

Fark

Former WAAF sergeant celebrates 100th birthday after surviving Covid, breast cancer, a plane crash and a Nazi assassin [Hero]...

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 2020-11-23 23:20 

Slashdot

Foxconn Plant Championed By Trump Lands Google Server Contract...

Foxconn plans to assemble key components for Google servers from its plant in Wisconsin, people familiar with the matter said, finally breathing life into a factory Donald Trump hailed as crucial to bringing manufacturing back to the U.S. Bloomberg report...

 2020-11-23 23:13 

Boing Boing

GSA tells Joe Biden the Trump administration is ready to begin the formal transition process...

NEWS: Federal agency ascertains Biden 'apparent winner' of election, clears way for start of transition from Trump. The GSA (General Services Administration) has informed president-elect Joe Biden that the Donald Trump administration is now ready ...

 2020-11-23 23:11 

reddit

GSA tells Biden that transition can formally begin...
 2020-11-23 23:08 

Boing Boing

This man's weirdly reflective bald head shines bright like a diamond...

November 10, 2020, Dallas, Texas. "My friend has a very shiny bald head, but I didn't realize it would reflect light this well." He might look like a cop or a security guard, but he's obviously a wizard. [ Source ]...

 2020-11-23 22:56 

Fark

You thought 2020 couldn't get any worse? Some stores are now limiting alcohol sales, just a few days before your relatives show up to kill you [Fail]...

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 2020-11-23 22:41 

Boing Boing

Trump worried his legal team led by Rudy Giuliani are all "fools that are making him look bad"...

Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump is upset that his campaign legal team, currently led by his flopsweating and hairdrippy personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani , is comprised of "fools that are making him look bad," NBC news reports. Excerpt : Trump is...

 2020-11-23 22:40 

Slashdot

Comcast To Enforce 1.2TB Data Cap In Entire 39-State Territory In Early 2021...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Comcast's 1.2TB monthly data cap is coming to 12 more states and the District of Columbia starting January 2021. The unpopular policy was already enforced in most of Comcast's 39-state US terr...

 2020-11-23 22:35 

Fark

In what has to be a Guinness Record, man leaves $3,000 tip for a single beer [Hero]...

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 2020-11-23 22:29 

Boing Boing

Michigan board votes to certify state's election results Joe Biden wins, Trump loses another legal case...

Sorry, no coup for you. It's over. Michigan just certified the state's election results, in which Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden won, and they've confirmed that Trump lost. The state's 16 electoral votes will be awareded to Pr...

 2020-11-23 22:21 

Boing Boing

China launches robotic spacecraft to grab Moon rock samples...

[VIDEO: CGTN , a Chinese state broadcaster] China on Tuesday launched a robotic spacecraft to bring back rocks from the moon. Reuters reports it's the first attempt any nation has made since the 1970s to retrieve samples from the lunar surface. &mdash...

 2020-11-23 22:20 

Fark

YELLEN TO BE TREASURY SECRETARY! [News]...

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 2020-11-23 22:05 

Fark

Pauly Shore has heard your pleas and is willing to step up and make Encino Man 2 [Hero]...

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 2020-11-23 22:02 

Slashdot

China Launches Ambitious Mission To Land On Moon and Return Samples To Earth...

BeerFartMoron shares a report from CBS News: China launched its most ambitious moon mission yet Monday: a robotic spacecraft expected to land on the lunar surface by the end of the week. The spacecraft is expected to collect about four pounds of rock and ...

 2020-11-23 21:55 

reddit

U.S. to begin distributing Regeneron's COVID-19 antibody therapy Tuesday...
 2020-11-23 21:50 

Fark

Three Marines and a Porn Star sounds like a HBO sitcom, but when all four are white supremacists manufacturing illegal firearms, it's not so funny [Dumbass]...

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 2020-11-23 21:43 

reddit

Board of Canvassers certifies Michigan's election results...
 2020-11-23 21:35 

Fark

Can't think about what to buy your loved ones for Christmas? How about a British Airways drinks trolley? A First Class cabin bread basket or slippers, perhaps? Or even a hot towel (available cold)...

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 2020-11-23 21:25 

Boing Boing

"Anarch", a new, public-domain Doom-like game coded from scratch in...
 2020-11-23 21:25 

Slashdot

Apple's Security Chief Indicted in Santa Clara County Sheriff Concealed-gun Permit Scandal...

The top security chief for Apple headlines a batch of new criminal indictments for allegedly brokering bribes with Santa Clara County sheriff's office commanders -- including the newly indicted undersheriff -- in exchange for coveted concealed-gun per...

 2020-11-23 21:20 

Fark

Wisconsin prosecuters have questions for John Pierce the would-be attorney for Kyle Rittenhouse. Such as his pronounciation of "Gallo", "Callow", "ute" and "youth" [Fol...

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 2020-11-23 21:07 

reddit

India: Outrage after Muslim woman 'burnt alive by molester'...
 2020-11-23 21:05 

Fark

Armando the racing pigeon sells for record $1.4 million, to think subby has spent years chasing Pigeons off of central park benches so I could sit down [Facepalm]...

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 2020-11-23 21:00 

Fark

Photoshop this table-tennis player [Photoshop]...

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 2020-11-23 20:59 

reddit

Police: Dying Alabama man preparing to 'meet his maker' confesses to 25-year-old cold case murder...
 2020-11-23 20:58 

Fark

The original Gerber baby just turned 94 [Spiffy]...

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 2020-11-23 20:46 

Slashdot

Secret Amazon Reports Expose the Company's Surveillance of Labor and Environmental Groups...

A trove of more than two dozen internal Amazon reports reveal in stark detail the company's obsessive monitoring of organized labor and social and environmental movements in Europe, particularly during Amazon's "peak season" between Black ...

 2020-11-23 20:45 

Fark

4pm Eastern - it's the Fark News Livestream, Ape Scene Debrief SuperSpreader edition [Live]...

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 2020-11-23 20:44 

Fark

They're here [Cool]...

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 2020-11-23 20:31 

Fark

Avoiding large gatherings not only reduces your risk of COVID-19, but also lead poisoning, kinetic shock, and blood loss [Facepalm]...

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 2020-11-23 20:29 

Boing Boing

The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special redeems the genre...

The OG Star Wars Holiday Special was a legendary train wreck. The newly released LEGO special on Disney+ is a wonderful good time. No drugs, no dopey singing numbers, no cartoon Boba Fett. The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special brings back Wookie Life Day wit...

 2020-11-23 20:23 

reddit

'Catastrophic death' coming with staff, PPE, and hospital capacity shortages in US, warn top nurses union...
 2020-11-23 20:20 

Boing Boing

Brand new luggage comes with a pre-damaged look...

Buying brand new things comes with an additional price — worrying about them getting scratched and dented. An Italian company called Crash Baggage makes polycarbonate luggage with cosmetic damage molded into the shell. From their website: [O]ur suit...

 2020-11-23 20:20 

Fark

Woman killed by lottery winner found with a single penny clenched in her hand. Also, cocaine. There was lots of cocaine [Strange]...

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 2020-11-23 20:10 

reddit

Pope, for first time, says China's Uighurs are 'persecuted'...
 2020-11-23 20:05 

Slashdot

Gimp Turns 25...

New submitter thegreatbob shares a report: The General Image Manipulation Program, GIMP, has turned 25. A brief celebration post detailed how the package started life as a July 1995 Usenet thought bubble by then-student Peter Mattis, who posted the follow...

 2020-11-23 20:04 

Fark

In the 1980s, a new IP was slightly renamed for British audiences - the word 'ninja' has more sinister undertones there (like "assassin" in the US), so the group became Teenage Mutant ...

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 2020-11-23 19:54 

Boing Boing

Johnny Rotten gets bitten by fleas while befriending squirrels...

Who knew Johnny Rotten liked squirrels so much? He reportedly saw feeding and frolicking with the creatures near his Venice, California home when fleas hopped from the rodents to him and crawled in his pants, biting him in several places, including his pe...

 2020-11-23 19:48 

Fark

The Merriam-Webster word of the day for November 23 is 'vaunted' as in: "All I vaunted to do vas count, one, two, three, ah ah ah" [Misc]...

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 2020-11-23 19:33 

Fark

For this bonus round of the coronavirus pandemic, we've decided to provide all contestants with more than enough ventilators, but not enough people who know how to operate them [Scary]...

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 2020-11-23 19:31 

reddit

Millions stick to Thanksgiving travel plans despite warnings...
 2020-11-23 19:29 

Boing Boing

Adam Savage's favorite things of 2020...

Adam's favorite things of 2020 include the Oculus Quest 2, Elite Headstrap, and Cubism. I didn't know he was so into VR!...

 2020-11-23 19:26 

Slashdot

Walmart-exclusive Router and Others Sold on Amazon and eBay Contain Hidden Backdoors To Control Devices...

Bernard Meyer, reporting for CyberNews: In a collaboration between CyberNews Sr. Information Security Researcher Mantas Sasnauskas and researchers James Clee and Roni Carta, suspicious backdoors have been discovered in a Chinese-made Jetstream router, sol...

 2020-11-23 19:20 

Fark

Israeli PM Netanyahu secretly met with the Saudi Crown Prince in what was the first meeting of senior officials between the two countries. No word if bone saws are kosher now [News]...

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 2020-11-23 19:18 

reddit

Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as restaurant closes for virus...
 2020-11-23 19:11 

Fark

Should this t-shirt be banned from high school? [Survey]...

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 2020-11-23 18:59 

Fark

Apparently "to smash some guy's face in" isn't a legitimate reason to leave home during the lockdown in France. Even if you do write it on the legally required paperwork [Dumbass]...

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 2020-11-23 18:59 

Slashdot

Biden's Top Tech Adviser Makes Regulation More Likely...

President-elect Joe Biden's top technology adviser helped craft California's landmark online privacy law and recently condemned a controversial federal statute that protects internet companies from liability, indicators of how the Biden administra...

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