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Frank Sinatra’s 1963 Playboy interviewThe Other Half of the Sky: praise-winning space opera with strong women heroesReview: Cappucino flavor Lays8-Bit Mario pint-sleevesBlogging History: NSA spied on Al Jazeera; Dick Cheney, proud torturer; Soros v "drug lord" accusationMichigan State Fair program book, 1967Adafruit's pink vinyl recordWATCH: trailer for documentary about Batman star Adam WestSpheres o' gearsMoral dilemma: rescuing the miners, rescuing the babies:Nerdy shirts, skirts and dresses from FrockasaurusGames with female protagonistsPolice sketch of serial killer unlike himThe history of the stereotyped "Asian" melodic riffEmail a giant waste of time and energyGory zombie hoodie with zipover face-maskRepublican governor has plan to help women prepare dinnerThe tape deck you probably won't be leaving for your great-grandsonLISTEN: A conversation with cartoonists Gabrielle Bell and Ruben BollingBlogging History: Things Cut in Half; Ham radio trollfight; RNC-NYC protestsBlogging History: Washington's $52.6 billion black budget; US copyright lobby attacks Canadian MPs; DoJ censors Supreme Court rulingUS Patent Office awards patent to herbal snakeoil that "kills cancer"Astronomical bedclothesFriday fun: make a paradox cardInternet Archive uploads more than 14 million public domain images to FlickrTSA: "please verify that your used cane is not a sword before flying"Bodypainted models blend perfectly into New York CityBlocking out the HatersReal Stuff: "Three in a Bed," part 2Chocolate LEGO

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Hot students, 'liquid coolant', bagpipes and Brazilians: It's a cluster compo, folksEuropean Commission okays Oracle's MICROS gobbleBroadcom reveals $20 'Pi in the sky' IoT development widgetYahoo<i>!</i> YUI<i>!</i> project<i>!</i> is<i>!</i> no<i>!</i> more<i>!</i>Facebook, Google and Instagram 'worse than drugs' says Miley CyrusDrone-maker slapped for illegal exportsRedmond holds out on e-mail handover orderHardkernel nixes RPi clone projectAustralia deflates Valve with Steam sueballJLaw, Upton caught in celeb nude pics hackToday's weather is brought to you by BigCorp.comApple reportedly inks deal with American Express for its iPhone payments systemGoogle flushes out users of old browsers by serving up CLUNKY, AGED version of searchVolcanic eruption in Iceland triggers CODE RED aviation warningWhat do you mean, I have to POST a PHYSICAL CHEQUE to get my gun licence?GCHQ protesters stick it to British spooks ... by drinking urine'I think photographers get TOO MUCH copyright for their work'Report: Sprint to bring Sony Xperia into tough US smartphone marketIf you think 3D printing is just firing blanks, just you waitWeekend reads: Getting the girl, Kool Korea and a strange encounter with an IKEA wardrobeDiscovery BATTLED 2-foot-long WEE ICICLE on first mission - 30 years ago todayFacebook to let stalkers unearth buried posts with mobe searchSit tight, fanbois. Apple's '$400' wearable release slips into early 2015Alienware injects EVEN MORE ALIEN into redesigned Area-51 gaming PCLove XKCD? Love science? You'll love a book about science from Randall MunroeEE fails to apologise for HUGE T-Mobile outage that hit Brits on FridayBritain's housing crisis: What are we going to do about it?Are we there yet, are we there yet? Ballmer 'like a small child' upon buying basketball clubRIP MSN Messenger, kthxbai. Microsoft finally flicks on KILL SWITCH in ChinaVulture News anchor Regina Eggbert is (sort of) LIVE from LondonTim Cook: 'I'd call what's going on in fondleslabs a speed bump'Boiling point: Tech and the perfect cuppaNASA to reformat Opportunity rover's memory from 125 million miles awayAngry Birds CEO hops into slingshot, goes 'WEEEEE!'Kaspersky backpedals on 'done nothing wrong, nothing to fear' blatherIntel unleashed octo-core speed demon for the power-crazed crowdAmerica's CTO leaving role for Silicon Valley in White House shakeupNinja Pirate Zombie Vampires versus Chuck Norris and the Space MarinesThey're not a travelling polka band, they're German HPC kids packing Big IronCommunity chest: Storage firms need to pay open-source debtsSiri: Helpful personal assistant or SERIAL APP KILLER?Too slow with that iPhone refresh, Apple: Android is GOBBLING up US mobile marketLarger iPad could target big biz, save Apple from low-end scrumFIRST LOOK: Gartner gurus present all-flash prognostications<abbr title="Bastard Operator from Hell">BOFH</abbr>: The current value of our IT ASSets? Minus eleventy-seven...KER-CHING! CryptoWall ransomware scam rakes in $1 MEEELLIONNokia: Read our Maps, Samsung – we're HERE for the GearBrit chip biz CSR rebuffs US takeover bid from Microchip TechnologiesSIEMs like a good idea: How to manage security in real timeWe need less U.S. in our WWW – Euro digital chief Steelie Neelie


When searching for a location to fire up your meth lab, a well ventilated church basement is always your best betA good grandma gives you milk and cookies when she's alive. A really great grandma gives you pot and a cell phone after she's deadAs the summer comes to an end, a tower made out of mushroom bricks on display at the Museum of Modern Art will be turned into compost. Well, it was a lot of fun guysHell's Angels complain that police in Calgary are picking on them all the timeHoward Buffett says he bought the Rosa Parks memorabilia collection for $4.5 million because "his mother would have wanted it"Looks like ISIS is about to get some... *puts on sunglasses*... Kurds in their wayPetite 32-year-old mother-of-one hadn't touched a weight until two years ago, but now she can do 70 kg squats, lift a 35 kg log, and is set to compete in final for England's Strongwoman Championships (w/pics)Starting a bar fight when you're drunk is bad enough, but threatening to kidnap an American and behead him once you're released from jail is not going to help your caseDesigner thinks the ghost of John Belushi still hovers over her store. Over? Did you say, 'over?'Raju, the elephant that cried when he was freed from chains he had worn for 50 years might be chained back up as his original owners who used him to beg for money are going to court to try and win him back saying he is their 'rightful property'From the creators of the smash hit "Benghazi" comes the gripping sequel: "Tripoli"Photoshop this blooming closeupCanada banning Citronella based insect repellants because it killed some lab rats when they drank it. DEET on the rocks still an acceptable, and might I add delicious, summer beverage. BOTTOMS UP... *twitch*Sandy girl died doing what she lovedMore free cash handouts for cash strapped and unemployed Rhode IslandersHong Kong is totally a democracy, but the People's Republic of China wants you to remember that they pick the candidates. Now go voteNot news: 5-year-old girl is sent home from school. News: With severe bruising and swelling on her face that she said was caused by other kindergarteners beating her up. Fark: The school denies it and won't investigate (with horrifying injury pics)City council of Council Bluffs, Iowa excited to be "one step closer" to getting a big Dick'sThe racism of modern medicinePutin demands substantive, meaningful talks in order to give southeastern Ukraine statehood. The Ukraine? The Ukraine is weak. UKRAINE IS GAME TO YOU?California men fighting federal government over ownership of a rare aluminum penny issued in 1974 by the US Mint; the penny is valued at $250,000Video footage shows beautiful wedding aboard a Nile felucca in what is the first documented gay marriage in Egypt. Other than the guy who supports gay rights but suggests killing them, local social media seems supportiveScholars don't think there was a real life Jesus Christ. Well God damn"The most powerful distributor of news in the world is not News Corp or the New York Times. It is an algorithm governing how items are displayed to the billion active users on Facebook.' Well, and Fark.comPhotoshop this man out of the blueYou're not going to believe this, but when you allow child care providers to self-certify, lots of kids end up deadBandit fails to get any money in two attempted robberies. Smokey still promises to catch that sumbiatchPresident Obama takes a few hours away from his busy schedule golfing and destroying America to attend the wedding of his personal chef, which is expected to cost taxpayers billionsDisney knows that ice cream cones melt. So what about bacon macaroni and cheese cones?When does a $5 toll cost $30? When you drive a rental carFarker is getting a new male pug puppy today. Help me pick a name. Food related are best (my other pugs are Twinkie and Egg Roll) all are welcome10 American children try Vegemite for the first time, immediately swear to exact revenge upon AustraliaA 52-year-old New Jersey man is suing Grindr after being arrested for having sex with a 13-year-old boy he met using the app. Claims it was Grindr's responsibility to verify the boy's age considering you have to be 18 to use the appThe violence of summer continues unabated in Chiraq, with twenty wounded in shootings and two dead from gunshots. Clearly, the only solution is even tougher gun control laws--and bigger prison sentencesAn abortion provider speaks out about the stigma of her job, the constant fear of violent protestors, and what it was like "coming out" and admitting her professionThe US is helping the Kurds fight against Islamic extremists. Good. But a few years back we were helping Turkey kill Kurdish rebels. Good. Turkey is a trusted friend. Maybe. Welcome to the twisted world of foreign policyNot news: cops accused of racism. Fark: in Indonesia, for getting KFC for two American idiots accused of murder when said idiots complained about regular foodWoman survives camel tow accidentHere's your map of Boston color coded to show best scavenging opportunities on student moving dayHarry Houdini: Escape artist, magician, and secret spy for the British Secret ServiceRescued dog in Hiroshima becomes rescue dog in Hiroshima. "An dog abandoned by people is now rescuing them. It is a proof that Yumenosuke deserves to live"Sorry, ma'am, I just happened to drop these shoes right under your skirt. Don't mind me picking them up with my camera running33-year-old slice of Princess Diana's wedding cake auctioned to highest bidder Jacopo PetermanCab company Uber must be stopped by any means necessary. It is the true embodiment of unrestrained hypercapitalism. And together, we can destroy itUtah teacher has four sets of twins in class, is still working on labellng the evil onesSubby's voices tell him to drink beer with his cat and that Drew Curtis is around every corner wanting to borrow five dollarsThe crisp air of the oncoming Autumn in Vermont brings the DUI, Attempted Burglary, Theft of a School Bus, Possession of Narcotics and other chargesJudge warns attorney to never dress like a Harry Potter character again, says he is the only person allowed to wear an absurd robe and wig in his courtroomPhotoshop this worker beaming with pride on a box well carriedLast surviving Hindenburg crew member dies at 92. He was able to jump out of a cloth supply hatch onto the ground below. The Knot seams saved himNot news: Man has a heart attack on a Southwest Airlines flight. News: The flight attendant refused to use a defibrillator on him. Fark: When asked why the attendant wouldn't use the defibrillator on the man she said 'Because his chest is too hairy'Nothing like those dog days of summer, high on meth, burglarizing a home and cooling down by splashing toilet water on your face. (With mugshot goodness)A question only one state can answer: If you drink more after a crash, can you avoid a DUI?A bright, vivid pink gun gets a known gang leader a lengthy federal prison sentenceStunning satellite images show the Arctic ice cap is growing, and Al Gore is actually living as a snow-encrusted man in his vast private ice kingdom, with his own freeze-ray and a diet of nothing but polar bear meat and iciclesA 93 year-old woman is preparing to skydive for the first time, because "she has nothing to lose"Porn, drugs, prostitution, and cosmetic surgery is rampant in A) Hollywood B) Las Vegas C) IranPaul McCartney tells Scotland "You can't do that" in terms of voting for their independence from BritainFlash mob overtakes mall with a performance dedicated to one of the most boring books in history, which details the exhaustive life of a French terrorist and thief who absconds with a loaf of bread, tormenting the heroic cop who chases himMove over, thyroid problem. 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Sports fan lobbyist fights NFL blackouts, taxpayer-funded stadiums, and ComcastFLIR One gives your iPhone infrared Predator visionStrangers will verbally deliver your messages with this appLearning CPR from YouTube: maybe not a great ideaSame box, better graphics: improving performance within console generationsReview: A $229 unlocked phone that marries the Galaxy S5 to the Moto GIs there a benefit to compiling your code as you go?John Walker, the Navy spy who defined crypto-betrayal, dead at 77Hackers stole security check info on at least 25,000 DHS employeesOffline attack shows Wi-Fi routers still vulnerableSamsung licenses HERE maps, still trying to escape the Google ecosystemGencon: My journey into the heart of the nerd kingdomInternet Archive posts millions of historic images to FlickrSteve Jobs gets posthumous design patent on iconic NYC Apple storeLos Angeles cops do not need to hand over license plate reader data, judge findsALS Association drops ‘ice bucket challenge’ trademark app after complaintsReport: Next iPhone will use NFC for mobile wallet functionalityThe long game: How hackers spent months pulling bank data from JPMorganAn era ends as Microsoft completely shutters MSN MessengerRival may have roasted Keurig’s coffee-pod DRMHaswell-E arrives, bringing a $999 8-core desktop CPU with itIt’s made-for-TV patent war, as AT&T sues CoxNintendo tweaks portable line with new, more powerful 3DS for JapanTripping through IBM’s astonishingly insane 1937 corporate songbookReport: Google developing product delivery service via dronesThe death of the “gamers” and the women who “killed” themFTC picks winners in latest robocall-defeating contest, scammers keep scammingPopular gamer’s real-life SWAT raid livestreamed on TwitchMicrosoft finally tries to de-crap the Windows StoreIRS wiped Lerner’s BlackBerry after Congress inquiry began, lawyer saysALS group moves to trademark “ice bucket challenge” viral sensationIPv6 adoption starting to add up to real numbers: 0.6 percentLG G Watch R is official, potentially the best looking smartwatch yetHeartbleed is the gift that keeps on giving as servers remain unpatched“Wish we could say more”: Apple makes the September 9 event officialLeap Motion gets a head-mounted upgrade, becomes a VR controllerHow big telecom smothers city-run broadbandScare tactics: See how big ISPs demonize city-owned broadbandUpdate: JPMorgan, other banks hacked, and FBI looks to Russia for culpritsSamsung’s 6th smartwatch has a 3G modem and a massive curved display