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WATCH: Detroit ruin porn in reverse - David Whitney BuildingStar-Spangled Banner played by gun sounds like freedomRecreations of pornographic Middle Ages badges [NSFTT]Noisy cover of Sgt Pepper's from Flaming Lips and friendsBeautiful junkbot raygunsThe origins of the word "cosplay"3D printed Adventure Time cookie-cutterGamer Felicia Day on GamergateXKCD watch-face for Moto 360Suspended bee: A photo shared in the Boing Boing Flickr PoolBunnies vs. KittensThe dirty secret of Google's self-driving cars"Hive" (middle class colony collapse)TARDIS and Dalek lotion-barsSketchy ethics of scientists involved with "brain training"Florida man, shot in chest by former lover, takes selfieHigh-tech carnival with lasers, fire, robots and big games comes to LA 10/22-10/26Spooky lipsGiant carnivorous kangaroos, and why we dance when we hold our peeIllustrators depictions of gerrymandered mapsInterview with Delilah S. Dawson! Whimseydark, Vampires and IkeaGiant panda masturbation resolved [NSFP]Incredible footage of gunfire in Canadian ParliamentCats are irresistibly drawn to circlesSnappy coroner's answers to stupid cross-examiner's questionsMusic: "You Were Cool," The Mountain Goats (2015)Top Saudi cleric: "Twitter is the source of all evil"Megahex - An occult-dressed stoner comicChallenger for Michele Bachmann's seat offers "money back guarantee" if he ever lobbies or takes special-interest moneyLEGO jewelry

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Boffins who stare at goats: I do believe they’re SHRINKINGQuick PHP patch beats slow research revealNIST to hypervisor admins: secure your systemsNewly-private BMC gets cloud/social/mainframe (!) religionNBN Co reports fibre traction and Telstra actionIn the next four weeks, 100 people will decide the future of the internetPrivacy complaints skyrocketed in 2013-14, says PilgrimChipmaker FTDI bricking counterfeit kitForget the $2499 5K iMac – today we reveal Apple's most expensive computer to dateWhistleblower behind PM's daughter scholarship leak must wait for fateWorst one-night stand EVER: Randy humans bedded Neanderthals 50,000 years agoDisney and chums halt Comcast-TWC, AT&T-DirecTV weddingsSmartphone giant _____ puts citizens' private data beyond reach of oppressive regime _____How to hit the top of Google's rankings: 'Use a new dot-thing gTLD'Google opens new Inbox – email for people too dumb to use emailOoh la la! Nokia France leak: Windows Phone DEFENESTRATED in Microsoft Lumia revampSNIA's Australia/New Zealand chapter winds itself upPay a tax on every gigabyte you download? Haha, that's too funny. But not to HungariansAustralia to 'relieve' telcos of need to disclose interceptsIs your home or office internet gateway one of '1.2 MILLION' wide open to hijacking?Guns don't scare people, hackers do: Americans fear identity theft more than shooting spreesChinese hackers slurp iCloud passwords, Apple's CEO jumps into his jet for ChinaBig Azure? Microsoft and IBM ink deal on business cloudMicrosoft promises Windows 10 will mean two-factor auth for allEMC profits flatline as VCE joins the storage-tastic federationDEATH by PowerPoint: Microsoft warns of 0-day attack hidden in slidesTrips to Mars may be OFF: The SUN has changed in a way we've NEVER SEENVMware, Cisco, EMC lovechild to live in Big Daddy EMC's houseFacebook pays INFINITELY MORE UK corp tax than in 2012APPLE support doc CONFIRMS 'ORGANIZED NETWORK ATTACKS'Look out, it's 'H' from Brussels: New Euro digi-czars take postLufthansa tosses IT biz to Big Blue, inks outsource deal with IBMPanzura's cloudy gear hits others' WAN optimisation kit for sixAmazon rolls cloud and on-prem into single sign-on serviceWarning to those who covet the data of Internet of Precious ThingsGoogle+ goes TITSUP. But WHO knew? How long? Anyone ... Hello ...It's Big, it's Blue... it's simply FABLESS! IBM's chip-free futureManaging identity to drive businessComputer misuse: Brits could face LIFE IN PRISON for serious hacking offencesComet Siding Spring revealed as flying molehillPagers shout data center creds, pop star airport arrivalsHPC Wales stretches its reach to Northern IrelandReally... an iKeyfob? Apple continues war on fanbois' pocketsVMware's new enemy no. 1 isn't Hyper-V, it's Vladimir PutinFreescale lassos Ethernet cables around car, calls it 'Internet of Things'NOT OK GOOGLE: Android images can conceal codePARC Alto source code released by computer history museumIn dot we trust: If you keep to this 124-page security rulebook, you can own yourname.trustBack to the ... drawing board: 'Hoverboard' will disappoint Marty McFly wannabesBroadcom pitches chips at G.fast OEMs

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Moth → flame; mosquito→ bug zapper; toddler→ claw toy machineTheme of Farktography Contest No. 494: "Up Close 3: Macro". Details and rules in first post. LGT next week's themeEver wanted to turn Nigel Farage into a kitten? Well there's an app for thatYou might not think to try charging a car battery with a phone charger, but this guy didKentucky becomes first state in U.S. to grow Chia seeds. Can a new factory for The Clapper be far behind?Despite evidence chronicled in Cheech and Chong movies, a new study finds marijuana doesn't lower IQPhotoshop this wide stanceAfter getting a new steeple, church plans on opening its doors to the public and hopes to see all the peopleAnti-abortion event at the Alamo forced to resort to plan BThe "Jim Shoe" sandwich has Italian Beef, Gyros Meat, Corned Beef, Tzatziki, Giardinera, and an ounce bag of marijuana in the middle to give you enough of a case of the munchies that you can actually finish the other half of the sandwichOver three thousand students at the University of North Carolina, many of them athletes, took fake classes over a period of years. Naturally, top college officials knew nothing about thisWoman tries to polish off boyfriend with fire. Includes "ready to do it again" mugshotRapid advances in technology have rifted education from needed skills, and the rise of digital technologies are likely playing that part in creating the extreme elite classScientists once believed that birds migrated to the moon, which is stupid, because it shines all day and they'd have to do all their flying to it in the darkFuneral home unveils its new Firework Memorial program and offers packages like the "Ultimate Goodbye," "Sensational Celebration," and the "Hunter S. Thompson"Now that we've all accepted the truth of the Oxford comma, it's time to take down those half-literate apostates who insist on spreading the blasphemy of single quotation marksWhere does a 500lb man sit? Anywhere he wants... but he's not gonna fit in the patrol carStudy indicates that vaccines have gone airbornePhotoshop this equipment dependent imposterGuy files epic, rambling "Motion To Dismiss This Bullshiat"I'm not sure what the moral is here, but it seems to be "Don't bring a machete to a pork chop fight"Having secured our borders and defeated ISIS, Homeland Security goes on panty raidFamily rescued from cable car, had been hanging around between the hours of 9 AM and 5 PM waiting for someone to comeMormon church comes clean on their special underwear; say it's not magic, it's just supposed to keep you from playing with yourselfDrinking cans of beer has a contraceptive effect according to scientists, and not just the way you're thinkingAnother one-fifth of Detroit residents could lose their homes in coming months, bringing the population of Detroit into negative numbers for the first timeClerk swipes $3.7M in goods from a Sears warehouse. In other news, Sears still has $3.7M in inventoryThe Berlin Wall had David Hasselhoff, Hong Kong has....Kenny G?HELLO. YES, this IS ANNOYING phone habitsIn an attempt to clog the average American's remaining good artery, we now have deep-fried candy cornKorea KFC unveils new "Double Down Burger," which features two fried chicken patties, a cheeseburger, bacon, sauce, but no defibrillatorIt's too soon to dress up as Ray Rice for Halloween complete with a blow-up doll you drag around by its hairAmericans will spend $350 million on Pagan rituals this yearThe people of Houston don't want to see the Astrodome get bulldozed. But they also don't want a single tax dollar spent renovating itMichigan Governor Rick Snyder signs bill that prevents Tesla from even placing a car where people can look at itBehold the mythical TunacornMy father invented a social network at an all-girl's school in the 1930s, but you've probably never heard of itSix-year-old girl who was hit and left for dead last Halloween is making a great recovery and although her mental capacity has regressed and she had to do everything including learning to walk again is going trick-or-treating this year as a princessSoldier shot at Canada's Parliament Hill. Not a repeat from yesterdayNYC Board of Elections finds 850 voters aged 164. Yankees immediately offer all of them nine-figure long-term contractsFlying car accident injures two. Doctors say that both Mr. Weasley and Mr. Potter are expected to recoverPew study discovers America's least-trusted news source. Real surprise is the most-trustworthy one"Dear Prudence: My sister has a habit of dressing her four year-old in vivid pink tutus and dresses. It's disgusting and unnatural because my sister has a boy, not a girl; she's going to turn him gay, isn't she? Help me stop her"Owning a pug means you're likely to be loaded and happily married. Hate to be a dalmatian owner, thoughNow a real killer, when he picked up the ZF-1, would've immediately asked about the little red button on the bottom of the gunSouth Miami officials vote to add new Fark tag"The fate of Mr. Goodman rests in the hands of his defense team, who have unveiled their so-called 'Man-Cave' defense"Here are two worlds that should collide more often : Pony riders and outdoor bondage enthusiastsWe shall conduct mishile drills and listen to their death metal, VasiliyEtchings found on haunting seven-faced Shigir Idol, the world's oldest known wooden statue, could 'could hold a message to modern man', like "You guys got those flying cars yet?" or 'Never order food in a strip joint'The six most hilarious overreactions to the Ebola outbreak in the USMississippi man served half-eaten English muffin at McDonald's. "My wife wanted me to take it back, but we were already several miles down the road by then." Pics now, film at 11Photoshop these elegant swansBen Bradlee dies ahead of the Washington PostThe Ebola Czar officially starts his job today. No word on when the Influenza Chief or Meningitis Sultan will begin their respective postsFor $113,000 you can buy a Zombie Fortification Cabin, complete with barbed wire, an escape hatch, and a flame thrower inside the garageHookin' in the boys room / Hookin' in the boys room / Nah, teacher don't you fill me up with your rules / 'Cause everybody knows that hookin' ain't allowed in schoolMan with "meaningful" tattoos from ankles to neck is shocked, SHOCKED that ambulance company did not hire him after interview. Wants this outrage fixed by local news reportersArtisanal ice. It's just regular ice but bartenders market it to justify high prices of their drinks and they know hipsters will pay for itAnother day, another possible data breach. This time at Staples. Hackers: "That was easy"Caption these politiciansToday's Fark-ready headline: Drunken trombone-playing clown fires gun from garageGo Beavers. Trojan rates Oregon State as the college with the best sexual healthBritain's dental health experts report children as young as three are suffering from severe tooth decay. This is shocking - who knew there were dental health experts in Britain?Things I don't want to see together in a headline: "Clowns" and "sex toys"Colorado grocery store is completely sold out of Count Chocula cereal. Because one guy uses it to brew beer{2}

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Ten years of Ubuntu: How Linux’s beloved newcomer became its criticized kingWindows Update drivers bricking USB serial chips beloved of hardware hackersMan sentenced for lasering plane with 118 passengers aboardJury trial concludes: Apple slaps down patent troll’s $94M demand45,000-year-old modern human bone yields a genomePew survey says online harassment rampant, impacts genders differentlyBluetooth-tracking beacon programs uncovered in LA, ChicagoGoogle offers USB security key to make bad passwords mootGoogle unveils “Inbox” as combined toolset for mail, calendars, tasksJudge in Silk Road case gets threatened on DarknetAfter review, NSA’s CTO can no longer work part-time for agency’s former chiefFCC suspends review of Comcast/TWC and AT&T/DirecTV mergersiOS 8.1 mini-review: Testing Apple Pay, SMS forwarding, and moreStrange X-ray source is the brightest pulsar ever observedHandful of Virginia police agencies sharing seized phone dataJudge says EA executives committed “puffery,” not securities fraudSapphire manufacturer and Apple agree to part ways “amicably”Hands-on with the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9, Google’s shot at “premium” flagshipsA huge Halo: Master Chief Collection clocks in at 65GBAfter #GamerGate tweet, Adobe distances itself from Gawker “bullying” [Updated]Early iPad Air 2 benchmark suggests tri-core CPU, 2GB of RAMStaples likely breached, retailer defenses back in spotlightMonica Lewinsky calls herself “patient zero” for online destructionIn wake of Anonabox, more crowdsourced Tor router projects make their pitchNew chips will “power the gigabit era of DSL,” Broadcom claimsFirst major update to Windows 10 Preview, delivered through Windows UpdateSupreme Court to decide if cops can access hotel registries without warrantsMore lawsuits over “no poach” deals get filed against Oracle, MicrosoftAfter tax trick ends, Ireland likely to slightly raise taxes on tech firmsParalyzed patient regains partial movement due to olfactory nerve cellsMeet the $800 Windows tablet designed to interpret for deaf peopleMan who stole 190-million-year-old dinosaur footprint gets house arrestiFixit’s 2014 Mac Mini teardown shows a sealed, less-upgradeable redesignThe north pole moved to the North Pole in a single human lifetimeIndie game pulled off Steam after dev threatens Gabe Newell on Twitter [Updated]Court orders Kim Dotcom to reveal how much money he hasOnePlus One expands beyond invites, opens to pre-orders October 27Harley-Davidson goes electricDisney Fantasia: Music Evolved review: Kinect’s swan songsMicrosoft “loves Linux” as it makes Azure bigger, better