jdgalt1 May 20, 2022 2:20 PM

Link is 404. And theonion’s home page doesn’t show this article. I think somebody has made it disappear. Your guess at blame is as good as mine.

David Rudling May 20, 2022 2:30 PM

The link still works for me – at the moment, but I am outside the US.

David Rudling May 20, 2022 2:39 PM

Not only does the direct link work but I can navigate from the Home Page to News in Brief where it is right after

Plan B Unveils Emergency Team Of Brawny Men To Shake Down Impregnator For Abortion Money

and just before

Study Finds Only 2% Of Americans Can Draw Cool Flames

Q May 20, 2022 8:48 PM

The page loads for me, but it completely blank.

It appears to be 100% JS with no normal text at all.

Is this what the web is going to become? No more HTML except used as a way to deliver proprietary unauditable minimised obfuscated JS code. Yuck.

SpaceLifeForm May 21, 2022 12:08 AM

The descriptive title led me to a rabbit hole, and magically later I did pop out somewhere else in the field.

Using a 1930 Teletype as a Linux Terminal


Michael May 22, 2022 10:26 PM

Reminds me of the first chapter of Snowcrash, with the Deliverator and the pool.

Ted May 23, 2022 2:53 PM


Re: Hiding your home on Apple and Google maps

That’s a very safety-conscious feature. Based on the URL I thought it might have been an accommodation only afforded to the elite or the connected.

It’s good to know that anyone could file a request to have their home blurred.

SpaceLifeForm May 23, 2022 5:23 PM

@ William, Ted

Absense of signal, is signal.

If one were to search via geolocation, and the results are blurred, then that is information.

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