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After priest/child rape scandal, Australian Archbishop says he'll ask the Pope to allow priests to have sex

19 minutes agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

As a Royal Commission in Australia wraps up its investigation into decades of rape by priests (especially rape of children), and decades of Church officials obstructing investigation into the rape, Melbourne Archbishop Denis Hart says he'll ask the Pope to change the rules so that celibacy for priests is voluntary, not mandatory. (more…)

UPS loses man's inheritance check of nearly $700,000, offers $32 compensation

44 minutes agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

UPS was supposed to deliver an inheritance check for $664,850 (846,650 Canadian dollars) to a man whose father died. The check never arrived. When UPS lost it, they decided $32 was fair compensation. According to Fortune: Lorette Taylor’s...Show More Summary

Comcast has been planning to ditch Net Neutrality principles for months

1 hour agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

In defending his vote to dismantle Net Neuratlity rules, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai insisted that not much would change for consumers; ISPs would voluntarily refrain from degrading internet service. Michael Powell, president of the telecom...Show More Summary

Watch: Cyclist finds nearly dead puppy, works frantically to bring it back to life

1 hour agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

This puppy looked so far gone, I don't think most people would have thought they could bring it back to life. But the determined, resourceful cyclist who found the pup did everything right, including cutting off the bottom of a water bottle and then using it as a tube to breath air into the puppy's mouth. Show More Summary

Tobacco giant Philip Morris is quietly funding an "anti-smoking" foundation offering $1 billion in "grants" to public health leaders

1 hour agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Derek Yach, president of The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, sent a letter to 344 public health researchers and groups inviting them to bid for grants from a $1b fund set up by tobacco giant -- the list was a roster of Yach's former colleagues from his stint at the World Health Organization. (more…)

Even when a Chicago cop is convicted of wrongdoing, a secret appeals court usually overturns it

2 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Chicago boasts one of the nation's most corrupt police forces: Chicago PD ran an off-the-books secret torture site; stole millions from innocents and used the funds to buy illegal surveillance gear; has more than 125,000 outstandingShow More Summary

What does a Jedi use to open a PDF file?

2 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

What does a Jedi use to open a PDF file? Adobe-Wan Kenobi.

Watch: Trump judicial nominee can't answer a single question properly at hearing

2 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Trump sure knows how to pick 'em. This judiciary nominee, Matthew Spencer Petersen, up for a seat on the US District Court for the District of Columbia, was completely out of his element when asked basic questions at his hearing by GOP Sen. Show More Summary

Cryptocurrency: From Basic Definitions to Expert Issues in One Interview

2 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

You’d have to be living in some kind of a news blackout not to have heard chatter about cryptocurrencies recently. The granddaddy of ‘em all – BitCoin – has appreciated roughly 2000% over the past twelve months. This puts the total value...Show More Summary

Leaked Mormon Church booklet for leaders claims masturbation turns you gay

2 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Remember when the fear of going blind or growing hair on your palms was enough to make you stop masturbating? Neither do I, but apparently The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been spreading a much more “terrifying” myth...Show More Summary

Streaming porn might not be helping the environment

3 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

If the guilt of sneaking off into the basement bathroom to watch a few porn videos on your smartphone wasn’t enough, now avid smut viewers can carry the potential concern of harming the environment. Long gone are the days of high-grossing...Show More Summary

Off-the-wall Harry Potter chapter created using predictive text

3 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The Harry Potter series has an unusual new chapter and J.K. Rowling didn't write it, machines did. Botnick Studios, a "human-machine creative collective" which describes itself as "a community of writers, artists and developers collaborating...Show More Summary

If Santa had a raunchy Netflix comedy special

3 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Hey Santa, 1983 called. Eddie Murphy wants his tight red leather suit back. This Team Coco bit imagines Santa Claus telling off-color jokes for a stand-up comedy special on Netflix called, "Sack Up! Santa Live!" It's so wrong.

Nativity cow in second bid for freedom

3 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Dw7ilzSAcE Stormy the cow was recaptured after again escaping the Philadelphia nativity scene in which she is imprisoned. The bovine's second bid for freedom ended after she was found about a block away from the Old City historical neighborhood. Show More Summary

The Quantum Game: like Laser Maze, but built on real principles of quantum mechanics

3 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Laser Maze is a super-fun electronic board game that challenges players to arrange angled mirrors to route a laser beam from an emitter to a sensor, avoiding obstacles; in The Quantum Game, you undertake the same fundamental task, but...Show More Summary

Here's everything that's wrong with America's insecure electronic voting machines, and what to do about it

4 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The University of Pennsylvania's Matt Blaze (previously) is a legendary figure in cryptography and security circles; most recently he convened Defcon's Vote Hacking Village where security experts with no particular knowledge of voting machines repeatedly, fatally hacked surplus voting machines of the sort routinely used in US elections. (more…)

Fill your home with Star Wars gear — just in time for The Last Jedi

4 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

To celebrate the upcoming release of The Last Jedi, we’re offering a selection of Star Wars-themed interior decorations in the Boing Boing Store for 15% off the usual retail value — all you have to do is enter coupon code GIFTSHOP15 during checkout. Show More Summary

Doctors diagnose the bad guys' injuries in 'Home Alone'

5 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Remember how the bad guys got battered on by little Kevin's (Macaulay Culkin) booby traps in the Home Alone series? Well, in these videos from 2015, a group of real-life doctors watched clips from both early 1990s holiday flicks andShow More Summary

'Hank Hill' sings Red Hot Chili Peppers and it's so good

5 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

This one is an oldie but a goodie. From 11 years ago, here's YouTuber EmperorCalebtine singing Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Soul to Squeeze" as cartoon dad Hank Hill. It's so good, isn't it? (reddit)

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