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 2021-06-21 00:44 

Slashdot

A Real Estate Mogul Will Spend $100 Million to Fix Social Media Using Blockchain...

"Frank McCourt, the billionaire real estate mogul and former owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, is pouring $100 million into an attempt to rebuild the foundations of social media," reports Bloomberg:The effort, which he has loftily named Project Li...

 2021-06-21 00:00 

Fark

Photoshop this sleuth [Photoshop]...

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 2021-06-20 23:54 

reddit

Usain Bolt welcomes newborn twin sons Thunder and Saint Leo...
 2021-06-20 23:53 

Fark

It'll just make more people puke on Pennsylvania [Spiffy]...

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 2021-06-20 23:13 

reddit

Far-right extremist who threatened top Belgian doctor appears to have killed himself, prosecutor says...
 2021-06-20 23:13 

Slashdot

Report: Hackers Breached More US Water Treatment Plants...

"On January 15, a hacker tried to poison a water treatment plant that served parts of the San Francisco Bay Area," reports NBC News:It didn't seem hard. The hacker had the username and password for a former employee's TeamViewer account, a...

 2021-06-20 23:05 

Fark

Vaccinate NOW, 'cause in a month, the Delta variant will smite us with its 2x transmissibility and 4x hospitalization rate [Scary]...

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 2021-06-20 22:52 

reddit

As COVID-19 wave begins to flatten in India, new deadly illness poses a challenge...
 2021-06-20 22:13 

Slashdot

As Lockdowns End, Some Want to Continue Working From Inside Their Vans...

During the lockdowns I edited dozens of Slashdot posts from the front-passenger seat of my car (using a cellphone for a mobile hotspot). But according to CNBC, I wasn't the only person working from a vehicle...When Erica Horn received a work email in ...

 2021-06-20 22:02 

Fark

Emergency shutdown of Iranian nuclear power plant for reasons unknown [Scary]...

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 2021-06-20 21:38 

reddit

Fugitive in Oregon triple killing turns himself into custody...
 2021-06-20 21:15 

Fark

Honestly, who throws a sofa? [Scary]...

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 2021-06-20 21:13 

Slashdot

'Google's No-Click Searches -- Good Or Evil?'...

"That Google is the dominant force in web and mobile search won't surprise you," write a columnist at Forbes. "What might, though, is that roughly two thirds of the searches on Google never leave the search results page."That is, the s...

 2021-06-20 21:00 

Fark

Protip, Florida man: if you pull a gun on your barista for getting your order wrong, make sure she isn't the police chief's daughter [Florida]...

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 2021-06-20 20:50 

Fark

Your FedEx package is going to be even later than usual [Hero]...

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 2021-06-20 20:50 

reddit

Madeline Davis, Who Spoke to the Nation as a Lesbian, Dies at 80...
 2021-06-20 20:48 

reddit

NYPD investigating after car hits family of 6 in the Bronx...
 2021-06-20 20:34 

reddit

Flint woman shot by police during Juneteenth celebration dies...
 2021-06-20 20:13 

Slashdot

Ring Once Gave Free Cameras to 100 Los Angeles Police Officers...

"In a bid to bolster its claims as a crime-fighting tool, Ring deployed a tactic popular in the business world: influencer marketing," reports the Los Angeles Times. "It selected a cadre of brand ambassadors, rewarded them with free gadgets an...

 2021-06-20 20:01 

reddit

Taliban Enter Key Cities in Afghanistan's North After Swift Offensive...
 2021-06-20 20:00 

Fark

Photoshop this thermometer [Photoshop]...

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 2021-06-20 19:36 

Fark

Jeep plows into family on NYC sidewalk in suspected targeted attack. Running over people with a vehicle trifecta now complete [Scary]...

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 2021-06-20 19:32 

Boing Boing

Dan Harmon talks about "Community," "Rick and Morty," and working with Kanye West...

In this Ari Melber interview on MSNBC , Community show runner and Rick and Morty co-creator, Dan Harmon talks about his shows, his creative process, working with Kanye, and more....

 2021-06-20 19:31 

reddit

American Airlines cancels hundreds of flights amid staffing, maintenance issues...
 2021-06-20 19:18 

reddit

UN blasts world leaders for failing to seal 72bn-a-year deal on climate...
 2021-06-20 19:13 

Slashdot

What Happened When an Entire Town Went Full Crypto...

Bloomberg Businessweek describes what happened when an anonymous donor started "seeding" the tiny El Salvadoran surfing village of El Zonte (population: 3,000) with Bitcoin, turning it into the world's biggest Bitcoin experiment.Workers now re...

 2021-06-20 19:12 

Fark

The summer job of mail boat jumping is back [Interesting]...

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 2021-06-20 19:00 

Boing Boing

Discovering William Shatner's first spoken word album in a bakery...

I knew that William Shatner had released music; his 2007 album " Has Been " is legitimately great. But I didn't know how far back that went (nor how weird it really got). Then, the other day, I went to check out a new local pastry shop, where ...

 2021-06-20 18:56 

Fark

2020 was so farked up, even the ghosts have Covid [Scary]...

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 2021-06-20 18:47 

Fark

Claudette rolls through deep south causing heavy rain, flooding, hundreds of dollars in damages [Obvious]...

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 2021-06-20 18:39 

reddit

Arrested Mother Nature Activists Accused of "Plotting" to Topple Government...
 2021-06-20 18:33 

reddit

US honour for 98-year-old woman whose Mayo weather report changed D-Day landing...
 2021-06-20 18:16 

reddit

Officials: Cause of deadly Pride parade crash in South Florida was accidental...
 2021-06-20 18:07 

reddit

Video shows California deputy kicking suspect in head...
 2021-06-20 18:02 

Fark

In his defense, bagels without cream cheese aren't good at all [Asinine]...

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 2021-06-20 17:55 

Fark

"Tractor rampage" would be a good band name [Weird]...

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 2021-06-20 17:34 

Slashdot

mRNA Companies are Now Testing Cancer-Fighting Vaccines...

USA Today reports:Companies like Moderna and Pfizer's partner BioNTech, whose names are familiar from COVID-19 vaccines, are using mRNA to spur cancer patients' bodies to make vaccines that will — hopefully — prevent recurrences and tr...

 2021-06-20 17:33 

Fark

E-scooters have really come along way with their speed and battery dependability, still not enough to join a motorway with 70mph traffic speeding past [Dumbass]...

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 2021-06-20 17:17 

Fark

The future of home ownership looks a lot like the past of home rental [Facepalm]...

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 2021-06-20 17:08 

Fark

Bees, ple-- NOPITY NOPE NOPE NOPE [Scary]...

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 2021-06-20 17:00 

Boing Boing

Recommended: "My Favourite Elliott Smith Song" podcast...

I'm so glad to have found the My Favourite Elliott Smith Song podcast. In each episode, a famous fan of Elliott Smith talks about their favorite song by Smith. Elliott Smith's music means the world to me, and has deeply touched the souls of many o...

 2021-06-20 16:58 

Fark

A rundown of summer solstice traditions [PSA]...

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 2021-06-20 16:55 

reddit

9 children, 1 adult killed in interstate accident involving Alabama Girls Ranch vehicle...
 2021-06-20 16:35 

Slashdot

Intern's Email Goof at HBO Max Inspires Hundreds to Show Support on Twitter...

CBS News reports:A mysterious and puzzling email with the subject line of "Integration Test Email #1" landed in the boxes of some HBO Max subscribers on Thursday. Just hours later, the company said that the message was intended to be an empty test...

 2021-06-20 16:34 

reddit

Man arrested after attacking 12-year-old Jewish boy in Los Angeles...
 2021-06-20 16:31 

Boing Boing

Darwin award candidate flies homemade drone contraption...

This is the sort of thing my friends and I would certainly have tried when we were like 8 to maybe 14 years old. Watching this gives me fear and joy, but mostly fear. Guess who didn't spend all of lockdown drinking beer pic.twitter.com/BDEFBr1yFY &mda...

 2021-06-20 16:30 

reddit

Brazil's passes 500,000 death due to COVID-19. People are blaming Bolsonaro government for their lack of action...
 2021-06-20 16:30 

Boing Boing

Let's Not Meet is a true horror podcast...

Let's Not Meet is a "true horror" podcast by Andrew Tate. Each episode features true stories written by people who have lived through an encounter (and sometimes a relationship) with a creep. The stores are narrated by Tate, who does a fantast...

 2021-06-20 16:21 

Fark

500 days ago, the U.S. recorded it's first COVID-19 fatality. It's been a wild ride, and sadly because of politics, ignorance, and outright obstruction, it appears the pandemic will be with us...

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 2021-06-20 16:00 

Boing Boing

How to find a pet tardigrade and care for it...

Long live the Tardigrade! Tardigrades, also called "water bears" or "moss piglets" are a "phylum of eight-legged segmented micro-animals (Wikipedia)." Tardigrades are almost microscopic (0.5 mm on average) and extremely resilient. ...

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