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When 84 years old, Harvard Professor Tom Lehrer was asked by 2 Chainz for permission to sample (...)
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Announcing reddit live
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Nbc stealing Youtuber content
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TIL that the hook on the end of a tape measure is intentionally loose. The distance it moves is(...)
New Comic-Con Poster For 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Released
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Pass me my hat and monicle please
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Apology Accepted
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OS X Yosemite planned for late Oct. as Apple preps 4K desktop & 12-inch Retina MacBook (Mark Gu(...)
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:OS X Yosemite planned for late Oct. as Apple preps 4K desktop & 12-inch Retina MacBook  —  While iOS 8 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
Former Google Maps architect launches PlaceUs, an iPhone app for smart location sharing (Josh O(...)
Josh Ong / The Next Web:Former Google Maps architect launches PlaceUs, an iPhone app for smart location sharing  —  Alohar Mobile, the location startup led by ex-Google Maps architect Sam
Dropbox Gets Down To Business, Adds More Sharing Features And Search For Enterprises (Ingrid Lu(...)
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:Dropbox Gets Down To Business, Adds More Sharing Features And Search For Enterprises  —  Dropbox, now at 300 million users globally, says that there are 4 million
Thieves bought StubHub tickets using customer account credentials obtained in other breaches (J(...)
Jennifer Peltz / Associated Press:Thieves bought StubHub tickets using customer account credentials obtained in other breaches  —  AP Source: Thieves Got Into 1K StubHub Accounts  —  A law enforcement official and online marketplace StubHub say
Airware Preps Launch Of Its Commercial Drone Operating System With $25M From Kleiner (Josh Cons(...)
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:Airware Preps Launch Of Its Commercial Drone Operating System With $25M From Kleiner  —  Building a drones hardware and software from scratch is tough and expensive, but
Apple 'tentatively' plans mid-September iPhone event as iOS 8 nears completion (Mark Gurman/9to5Mac)
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:Apple ‘tentatively’ plans mid-September iPhone event as iOS 8 nears completion  —  Apple is gearing up for its first major hardware and software launches of 2014.  The
What 'one Windows' really means: one group developing all Windows variants on a common core; un(...)
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:What ‘one Windows’ really means: one group developing all Windows variants on a common core; unified store and developer platform  —  What ‘one Windows’ really means
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Should NV Retire Nations That Have Too Many People BLOCKED?
Heres an idea that doesnt seem like it would take a whole lot of effort on the part of the Newsvine Techs and Programmers to implement.  PROPOSAL:  Newsvine should add programming code that compares a Nations Membership count to the
We single Israel out because we in the west are shamefully complicit in its crimes
Palestinian firefighters survey the scene of a house destroyed during an Israeli strike. Photo: Getty Seventeen members of a single family wiped out in a missile strike. A centre for disabled people bombed. Schools and mosques attacked. Operation Protective Edge
Can the Cops Cuff You For Filming an Arrest?
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Gordon Klingenschmitt Says if You Can't go to Church You Can't Use Public Restroom
Gordon Klingenschmitt, who says the penalty for homosexuality is spiritual death, and who believes atheists should undergo exorcism, said on his show, Pray in Jesus Name, Monday, that people who can’t enter church should not be allowed to use public
Police Arrest Man With Gun at Capitol Building
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The Odds of a GOP Wave Are Increasing
 To be fair, a lot of the disagreement stems from semantics—the definition of the word wave. Cohn argues that if Republicans merely sweep red-state Democratic seats and perhaps pick off a stray swing seat, its not a wave election—even if
Hightower: Is Citigroup's $7 Billion Fine Bogus?
While seven billion bucks is more than a slap on the wrist, it pales in contrast to the egregious nature of Citigroups crime and the extent of the horrendous damage done by the bankers. In fact, when it announced the
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TransAsia Airways Plane Crashes In Taiwan - 50 Dead
The news agency cited the head of the fire department in the Taiwanese county of Penghu as saying that seven people were also injured in the crash.
597 defence personnel committed suicide in last five years: Government
The armed forces lost 597 personnel to suicide in the last five years, while 1,349 officers quit the army during the same period.
Lydia: Medical foster needed until July 25 for CIRD dog at high-kill SC shelter
According to Facebook: Greenville County Pet Rescue , this beauty is running out of time at the high-kill upstate shelter.
Swallowed by the sand
A young man died after a hole he dug on a Northern California beach collapsed and trapped him in the sand for at least five minutes, authorities said Tuesday.
Yeah that will fix it
The Labour leader also said he would have reconsidered taking a holiday in the recess if he had known how bad the polls were.
Finger puppets
Here is a good example of the type of impulse purchase item that works well at the counter.
US airlines cancel flights to Israel after rocket falls near Tel Aviv airport
Two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Avivs Ben Gurion Airport.
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Dr. Sheik Khan, whom is leading the fight against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, has become(...)
"BREAKING: Dutch military plane carrying bodies from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash land(...)
Now pay attention: Oso disaster had its roots in earlier landslides. Recovery will require thre(...)
Texas city's 'Toilet-To-Tap' program begins. Bear Grylls seen shopping for homes in the area
Old and busted in New Orleans: Show us your tits. New mantra: Give us your butts
It took a decision by a government tribunal to make it official, but now it is: pyramid-shaped (...)
Judge refuses to release a 551 pound man from house arrest. His wife was crushed
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The Way We Eat Dinner Now.
Photographer Miho Aikawa explores how we eat through pictures taken in New Yorkers homes. Some of Aikawas subjects still used dinner as a time to socialize, but over the computer or phone rather than in person. I dont think having
No one wants nothing written about what they've written.
Look: its not that Im a dick when it comes to this stuff. Its that I like to think that I have standards based on exposure to the interdependent duo of lit and life. But if I decide not to
U Remind Me of a Year That I Once Knew...
Throwing a theme party? Need some background music whilst checking out your exs facebook pics? Do you pine for times gone by? Step into the Nostalgia Machine!
Robot, Heal Thyself
A robot with a broken leg learns to walk again.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the Short Life of the Moreland Commission
A pulled-back subpoena was the most flagrant example of how the commission, established with great ceremony by Mr. Cuomo in July 2013, was hobbled almost from the outset by demands from the governors office. (SLNYT, ~6800 words)
It's pure bullshit, sweetie.
On its 15th Anniversary, Buzzfeed takes a look back at cult comedy Drop Dead Gorgeous while Bustle compares Drop Dead Gorgeous pageant moments with real life pageant moments.
Stimulating cross-border Cupertino sea sponge
The History of Autocorrect ...some of the calls were quite tricky, and one of the trickiest involved the issue of obscenity. On one hand, Word didnt want to seem priggish; on the other, it couldnt very well go around recommending
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