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 2020-11-27 09:01 

Slashdot

Patients of a Vermont Hospital Are Left 'in the Dark' After a Cyberattack...

A wave of damaging attacks on hospitals upended the lives of patients with cancer and other ailments. From a report: At lunchtime on Oct. 28, Colleen Cargill was in the cancer center at the University of Vermont Medical Center, preparing patients for thei...

 2020-11-27 08:30 

Fark

You know your home-repair project has gone horribly wrong when it ends in a murder-suicide [Sad]...

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 2020-11-27 07:15 

Fark

Oh deer, better Czech your rifle [Amusing]...

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 2020-11-27 07:14 

reddit

Scotland becomes 1st nation to provide free period products for all....
 2020-11-27 06:50 

Fark

New Yorkers rejoice as the pandemic finally results in good news - SantaCon has been cancelled [Cool]...

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 2020-11-27 05:50 

Fark

A journalist for a small Wisconsin paper finds an interesting way to include quotes without worrying about errors in this story about a local hospital warning of a COVID 19 surge. The print version wi...

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 2020-11-27 05:46 

reddit

Comcast expected to jack up cost of data plans...
 2020-11-27 05:30 

Slashdot

Britain Commits $333 Million To Help Carriers Replace Huawei 5G...

Britain will spend $333 million to diversify its sources of 5G wireless equipment after banning China's Huawei from supplying the next-generation technology. From a report: Huawei is set to be excluded from British 5G networks by 2027 due to security ...

 2020-11-27 05:20 

Fark

Man run over and killed by three separate hit-and-run drivers who all fled the scene. Which is precisely what "hit-and-run" means [Sad]...

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 2020-11-27 04:50 

Fark

If you wear fanny packs or not, because they are in or out of fashion; then you truly are a dweeb [Silly]...

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 2020-11-27 04:04 

Fark

She's a mean one, Mrs. Grinch [Strange]...

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 2020-11-27 03:20 

Fark

After hitting a peak of over 700 active cases, and a strict lockdown of Australia's second most populous state, Victoria has now achieved 28 days without a new COVID case. Victoria's secret? T...

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 2020-11-27 02:25 

Fark

The drunk married couple that punches train station employees together gets booked together. Awwwww [Dumbass]...

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 2020-11-27 02:00 

reddit

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he will not take coronavirus vaccine...
 2020-11-27 02:00 

Slashdot

Amazon Workers To Stage Coordinated Black Friday Protests in 15 Countries...

On Friday, Amazon warehouse workers and social and environmental justice activists around the world will stage a series of coordinated protests, strikes, and actions to demand the online retailer respect workers' rights to participate in union activit...

 2020-11-27 01:56 

reddit

Venezuela judge convicts 6 American oil execs, orders prison...
 2020-11-27 01:42 

Fark

As God as my witness, I thought turkeys could fry. -Three burning buildings and 27 people displaced edition [Fail]...

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 2020-11-27 01:05 

Fark

Hoping to attract tourists, town buys 40 foot leg lamp [Amusing]...

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 2020-11-27 01:00 

Fark

Photoshop this angel picker [Photoshop]...

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 2020-11-27 00:39 

reddit

NZ May Be Excluded From Climate Leaders Summit...
 2020-11-27 00:30 

Fark

It's Thanksgiving, and the real Alice from Alice's Restaurant needs some help [Sad]...

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 2020-11-26 23:48 

reddit

Sri Lanka digs trench to keep elephants away from rubbish dump...
 2020-11-26 23:47 

Fark

Austria has had it with all of the Farking sign thefts, presumably taken by dingoes [Amusing]...

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 2020-11-26 23:35 

Fark

"It shouldn't be this way. I shouldn't have to contact my local news station. I should be able to trust the system" [Hero]...

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 2020-11-26 23:14 

Fark

Man demonstrates his demonic driving skills and his car is gone after 30 seconds [Dumbass]...

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 2020-11-26 23:00 

Boing Boing

Save 75% on this Google Assistant-enabled smartwatch ahead of Black Friday...

Early adopters of wearables like smartwatches bought them because they were just a cool and new thing. After that opening wave, more traditional buyers joined in, many driven by the device's novel fitness and health-monitoring capabilities. But, in 20...

 2020-11-26 23:00 

Slashdot

Tired of Mockery, Austrian Village Changes Name...

Residents of an Austrian village will ring in the new year under a new name -- Fugging -- after ridicule of their signposts, especially on social media, became too much to bear. From a report:They finally grew weary of Fucking, its current name, which som...

 2020-11-26 22:28 

Boing Boing

A Native American folk/rock/country soundtrack for today, and any day...

For today, and any day, here is a collection of gorgeous folk, rock, and country songs by Indigenous Americans whose voices you can hear on Light in the Attic's eye- and ear-opening box set " Native North America (Vol. 1): Aboriginal Folk, Rock, a...

 2020-11-26 22:21 

Fark

What not to feed your dog or cat on Thanksgiving. TL;DR Thanksgiving food and booze [Interesting]...

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 2020-11-26 22:20 

reddit

Coronavirus hospitalizations hit another record as experts warn Thanksgiving gatherings could worsen the pandemic...
 2020-11-26 22:07 

Slashdot

Afghan Youth Find Escape in a Video Game...

An anonymous reader shares a report: Rifle fire, hurried footsteps and distant explosions. The rat-a-tat of a firefight. Cars mangled from grenades. The young man was transfixed. It could have been any day in Kabul, where targeted assassinations, terroris...

 2020-11-26 22:04 

Fark

On this day in history, in 1922, Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon entered the tomb of Tutankhamen and found no mummified dogs, sparking fear among superstitious people with bad hearing when Carter won...

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 2020-11-26 21:52 

reddit

Victoria, 'eliminates' coronavirus after 28 days without a new case...
 2020-11-26 21:45 

Fark

Man receives letter from "Santa Claus" about his black Santa yard decoration. Since this is Fark, guess if this is a heartwarming story [Murica]...

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 2020-11-26 21:26 

Fark

Couple finds more than 66 bottles of Prohibition-era whiskey hidden in the walls of their New York home. Couple's got this. Happy Thanksgiving [Spiffy]...

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 2020-11-26 21:05 

Fark

And now a Thanksgiving story to warm your heart [Sick]...

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 2020-11-26 21:05 

Slashdot

Russia Wants To Ban Social Media Sites Discriminating Against Russian News Outlets...

The Russian government is working on a new law to block foreign social media sites inside Russia's territory as repercussions for "discriminating" against Russian news outlets operating abroad. From a report: Sites like Facebook, Twitter, and ...

 2020-11-26 21:00 

Fark

Photoshop this drone testing facility [Photoshop]...

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 2020-11-26 20:53 

Fark

Want some good news for Thanksgiving? Then whatever you do, do not click this link [Scary]...

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 2020-11-26 20:51 

reddit

Admission of mistake in Oxford vaccine dose raises doubts over reliability...
 2020-11-26 20:26 

reddit

Dr. Mary Fowkes, 66, Dies; Helped Science Understand the Pandemic...
 2020-11-26 20:21 

Fark

Ontario to move fifteen degrees east [Interesting]...

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 2020-11-26 20:05 

Slashdot

Bitcoin at $100,000 in 2021? Outrageous To Some, a No-Brainer for Backers...

Bitcoin investors, which include top hedge funds and money managers, are betting the virtual currency could more than quintuple to as high as $100,000 in a year. From a report: It's a wager that has drawn eye-rolls from skeptics who believe the volati...

 2020-11-26 19:59 

reddit

First Latino DACA recipient receives Rhodes Scholarship...
 2020-11-26 19:55 

reddit

Amazon Workers File for Union Election in Alabama...
 2020-11-26 19:42 

Fark

Don't click and look, this woman has clearly gone nuts in a supermarket by smashing every booze bottle she can get her crazy hands on [Sad]...

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 2020-11-26 19:30 

Boing Boing

Step up your video-call game with these five HD webcams on sale for up to 90% off...

With so many of us sticking around the house and working from home , webcams have taken on an elevated importance. And, when we're all trying to look our best on Zoom video conferences and Skype sessions with family and friends, the capabilities of th...

 2020-11-26 19:21 

Fark

After cops ask him to leave Walmart because he won't wear a mask, Ohio man figures the one thing that would make the situation better would be to put on his brass knuckles [Stupid]...

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 2020-11-26 19:14 

Slashdot

Evidence Builds That an Early Mutation Made the Pandemic Harder to Stop...

As the coronavirus swept across the world, it picked up random alterations to its genetic sequence. Like meaningless typos in a script, most of those mutations made no difference in how the virus behaved. But one mutation near the beginning of the pandemi...

 2020-11-26 19:03 

Boing Boing

WKRP turkey giveaway...

Something just came out of the back of the helicopter......

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