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Merrick Garland says Chauvin’s guilty verdict not enough – Minneapolis Police Dept now being investigated

On the day that Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd in May 2020, the Minneapolis Police Department put out a press release that painted quite a different picture. They claimed Floyd, while in handcuffs, "physically resisted officers" and "appeared to b... ...

Apple’s trying to block rude emoji combos from AirTag engravings, but it’s not hard to fool

Apple is trying to limit what buyers of its new Tile-like AirTags can engrave on them—there's space for only a few characters—with limited results. As Ian Carlos Campbell found, "your Apple AirTag can't say horseshit but it can say shithorse". — ... ...

Man trying to remove rattlesnake with bbq tongs is predictably bitten

In Corona, California a local man spied a rattlesnake and could not wait for animal control to handle it. In attempting to move the snake with a pair of bbq tongs, he was bitten. WBRZ: The man spotted the snake Saturday evening near his hom... ...

Daily Mail sues Google over Piers Morgan’s weak search results

The owner of UK tabloid The Daily Mail is suing Google, claiming that it is penalizing the Mail's search engine placement for using non-Google ad tech. Daily Mail editor emeritus Peter Wright told the BBC's Today programme that the search engine's a... ...

Prevent your bike from getting swiped with Via Velo’s double locking system

The difficulties of pandemic life have brought some unexpected consequences over the past year. With some transportation options closed and everyone mostly stuck in their houses, people got stir crazy for an alternative — and bicycle sales surged natio... ...

Incredible 4K restoration of a Peter Gabriel-era Genesis concert

A 38-minute 16mm film of a 1973 Genesis show was painstakingly edited and transferred to 4K video. The results are amazing. This is the clearest, highest-resolution footage of Peter Gabriel-era Genesis to date. The track listing is The Musica... ...