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 2021-05-11 01:51 

Boing Boing

This Wi-Fi router with a 4-antenna array can blast a signal all over your home...

You can have a house packed to the rafters with smart home technology. But if you don't have a quality router poised and ready to handle the load of a modern household, all those tech toys are...well, just that. Toys. Obviously, spotty Wi-Fi these day...

 2021-05-11 01:25 

Slashdot

Facebook Is Testing Pop-Up Messages Telling People To Read a Link Before They Share It...

Following Twitter's lead, Facebook is trying out a new feature designed to encourage users to read a link before sharing it. TechCrunch reports: The test will reach 6% of Facebook's Android users globally in a gradual rollout that aims to encourag...

 2021-05-11 01:20 

Fark

Unravel the sordid origins of the modern unboxing video: Victorian England Mummy Unwrapping Events [Sick]...

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 2021-05-11 00:45 

Slashdot

Amazon 'Seized and Destroyed' 2 Million Counterfeit Products In 2020...

Amazon "seized and destroyed" over 2 million counterfeit products that sellers sent to Amazon warehouses in 2020 and "blocked more than 10 billion suspected bad listings before they were published in our store," the company said in its fir...

 2021-05-11 00:42 

Fark

News that would have been unimaginable two years ago: Prime Minister authorizes British citizens to hug each other starting next week [PSA]...

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 2021-05-11 00:26 

reddit

Houston police are searching for a murder suspect out on bond who ran away with a tiger...
 2021-05-11 00:22 

Boing Boing

Which country's Emergency Alert System siren is the most alarming?...

The Emergency Alert System (EAS), was introduced on January 1, 1997 as a replacement for the Emergency Broadcast System (EBS). Before EBS, an emergency broadcasting system called CONELRAD existed. The EAS is a warning system in the United States which ena...

 2021-05-11 00:16 

Fark

California rejoices over CNN gas price projection [Obvious]...

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 2021-05-11 00:02 

Slashdot

DHS Launches Warning System To Find Domestic Terrorism Threats On Public Social Media...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from NBC News: The Department of Homeland Security has begun implementing a strategy to gather and analyze intelligence about security threats from public social media posts, DHS officials said. The goal is to build a w...

 2021-05-11 00:00 

Fark

Photoshop this lava flow [Photoshop]...

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 2021-05-10 23:39 

Fark

Missing Russian reappears after being lost in pine barrens for three days. Paulie Walnuts and Christofuh seen shifting uneasily in their seats [Followup]...

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 2021-05-10 23:20 

Slashdot

Harley-Davidson Launches All-Electric Motorcycle Brand 'LiveWire'...

Harley-Davidson on Monday launched an all-electric motorcycle brand "LiveWire," the latest effort by the company to ramp up bets on the rapidly growing electric-vehicle market. Reuters reports: Named after Harley's first electric motorbike, wh...

 2021-05-10 23:09 

Fark

Martin Lewis? Sir Richard Branson here. My wife, Morgan Fairchild, and I have an endorsement deal for you [Obvious]...

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 2021-05-10 23:04 

reddit

Huntsville police officer convicted of murder on paid leave...
 2021-05-10 22:40 

Slashdot

Game Developers Break Silence Around Salaries...

Developers are sharing their salaries on Twitter under the hashtag #GameDevPaidMe to encourage pay transparency in their industry. Axios reports: The hashtag started circulating last year, but has returned periodically as developers fight for better worki...

 2021-05-10 22:35 

Fark

Oh great, now I'm harvesting my weed wrong [Unlikely]...

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 2021-05-10 22:20 

Fark

As bad as Covid has been in India's major cities, experts are worried that things are about to get REALLY bad, as cases are surging in the most rural and impoverished parts of India including the ...

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 2021-05-10 22:05 

Fark

Facebook says it's testing a prompt that encourages users to open unread articles before sharing them, about a year after Twitter debuted a similar prompt. Total Farkers: pffft, amateurs [Interest...

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 2021-05-10 22:02 

Slashdot

Electric Cars 'Will Be Cheaper To Produce Than Fossil Fuel Vehicles By 2027'...

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Electric cars and vans will be cheaper to produce than conventional, fossil fuel-powered vehicles by 2027, and tighter emissions regulations could put them in pole position to dominate all new car sal...

 2021-05-10 21:50 

Fark

Begun, the Insurrection plea deals have [Followup]...

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 2021-05-10 21:42 

Slashdot

FDA Clears Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine For Kids Ages 12 To 15...

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Pfizer and BioNTech's request to allow their Covid-19 vaccine to be given to kids ages 12 to 15 on an emergency use basis, allowing states to get middle school students vaccinated before the fall. Th...

 2021-05-10 21:35 

Fark

Good news for anyone who dreams of living in a piece of Ikea furniture and has a spare $1.1 Million [Strange]...

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 2021-05-10 21:26 

Fark

Carmakers are weighing a decision on pulling gadgets from cars to start production again [News]...

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 2021-05-10 21:25 

Slashdot

AMD is Biting at Intel's Server Market Share With Its Largest Gains in Over a Decade...

An anonymous reader shares a report: The first few months of 2021 have been absolutely massive for AMD and Intel. According to the latest report from Mercury Research, the first three months of 2021 saw the largest yearly increase in shipments of CPUs in ...

 2021-05-10 21:14 

reddit

FDA permits use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine in kids ages 12 to 15...
 2021-05-10 21:08 

Fark

NYC libraries to finally reopen. Book it. Done [Spiffy]...

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 2021-05-10 20:44 

Fark

Feeling a bit over shadowed by Australia, New Zealand gets in on the 'I'll Kill You' with my animals game [Scary]...

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 2021-05-10 20:44 

Slashdot

Wildlife is Thriving in Chernobyl 35 Years After the Nuclear Explosion...

In the absence of humans, the region around Chernobyl is being reclaimed by nature. From a report: 35 years ago a total of 350,000 people were evacuated from the territory after one of humanity's worst nuclear disasters. Ukrainian authorities say the ...

 2021-05-10 20:43 

reddit

Newsom: Two-thirds of Californians to receive $600 stimulus payments...
 2021-05-10 20:40 

reddit

No evidence that Pfizer vaccine needs updating for variants, says BioNTech...
 2021-05-10 20:22 

Fark

Believe it or not, bathing in a filthy river actually does nothing towards cleaning your soul of sins, but goes a long way towards making your country's pandemic statistics even worse. Tag for the...

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 2021-05-10 20:16 

reddit

More than 40 attorneys general urge Facebook to stop plans for an Instagram for kids...
 2021-05-10 20:09 

Boing Boing

A YouTube channel that goes deep on the Titanic...

I have lost too many hours to Historic Travels , a YouTube channel ostensibly about more than the Titanic, but it's the Titanic. I remember a childhood fascination with the Titanic that coincides, strangely, with the release of the greatest Titanic mo...

 2021-05-10 20:05 

Slashdot

Gas Flaring Declined in 2020, Study Finds...

Gas flaring worldwide decreased by 5 percent in the pandemic year, mostly because of lower demand for oil, according to a recent report from the World Bank. From a report: While the overall drop was expected, the report offered a detailed picture of the f...

 2021-05-10 20:02 

Fark

Man shot in Siesta Key, buttocks [Florida]...

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 2021-05-10 20:00 

Fark

S'il vous plat jouer au tennis avec ce caf franais [Photoshop]...

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 2021-05-10 19:54 

reddit

Distracted nurse gives woman 6 doses of COVID vaccine in a single shot...
 2021-05-10 19:49 

Boing Boing

Matt's Flights sends you the best discounted airline rates as they happen for $30...

You can practically feel the excitement building. After more than a year locked up in our homes and trapped in our own isolated biospheres, vaccinations are happening , COVID restrictions are easing , and Americans seem poised and ready to take advantage ...

 2021-05-10 19:44 

Fark

Environmentally conscious man has a problem with the annual phone book delivery [Awkward]...

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 2021-05-10 19:35 

reddit

US ship fires 30 warning shots after Iranian vessels approach fleet...
 2021-05-10 19:26 

Fark

84 Lumber set to change their company name to 840 Lumber [Interesting]...

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 2021-05-10 19:25 

Slashdot

Apple Suppliers Linked To Uyghur Forced Labor in New Report...

Several Apple suppliers may have used forced labor in China, according to The Information. From a report: Working with two human rights groups, the publication identified seven companies that supplied products or services to Apple and supported forced lab...

 2021-05-10 19:23 

reddit

Australian woman wakes up after major surgery with Irish accent and she is extremely confused...
 2021-05-10 19:11 

reddit

Biden says FBI is 'engaged' to assess, address Colonial Pipeline cyberattack...
 2021-05-10 19:11 

reddit

Prosecutors recommend 17-year sentence for former Green Beret convicted of spying for Russia...
 2021-05-10 19:09 

reddit

California man charged with using $5 million PPP loans to buy a Ferrari, Lamborghini and Bentley...
 2021-05-10 19:07 

Boing Boing

Agitated zebra runs from police on Tennessee highway...

This morning I posted about a loose tiger walking around a Houston, Texas neighborhood, thinking that was a most unusual animal to see on a residential street. But nope, I was wrong. That award now goes to an angry zebra running on a highway, 80 miles eas...

 2021-05-10 19:05 

Fark

"Village caught in Czech-Russia spy case just wants things to stop blowing up." This has been today's Czech Republic Farm Film Report, Big Jim McBob reporting [Followup]...

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 2021-05-10 19:00 

reddit

Gates divorce talks started in 2019 after reported Epstein link, WSJ says...
 2021-05-10 18:50 

Fark

Vatican: no blessing gay couples. German Catholic priests: Futue te ipsum [Spiffy]...

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