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TIL The only character to appear, played by the same actor, in 10 different series is Richard B(...)
Blizzard problem solved.
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Giroux's Handles
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She passed out playing on the train
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US could cut power emissions 78% by 2030 using existing technology, says study - This system co(...)
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TIL The only character to appear, played by the same actor, in 10 different series is Richard B(...)
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Character actor Abe Vigoda has passed away at 94.
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Inside the "anti-Uber alliance" and how Grab (formerly GrabTaxi) is fighting for dominance in S(...)
Johana Bhuiyan / BuzzFeed:Inside the “anti-Uber alliance” and how Grab (formerly GrabTaxi) is fighting for dominance in Southeast Asias ride-hailing market  —  Grab, Uber, And The Battle For Southeast Asia  —  Grab (formerly GrabTaxi) is
Sources: Google to release Gear VR-like headset this year compatible with a broad range of smar(...)
Tim Bradshaw / Financial Times:Sources: Google to release Gear VR-like headset this year compatible with a broad range of smartphones, embed VR technology into Android OS  —  Google pushes further
"Uber for X" services must be more convenient than incumbents and more importantly, cheaper (Sa(...)
Sarah Tavel:“Uber for X” services must be more convenient than incumbents and more importantly, cheaper  —  Taking the wrong lesson from Uber  —  The last few years, its become cliche
Investors are willing to buy into Morgan Stanley's fund for indirect Uber equity without seeing(...)
New York Times:Investors are willing to buy into Morgan Stanleys fund for indirect Uber equity without seeing financial details for company  —  Deal Shows Investors Are Willing to Make a Blind Bet on Uber  — 
Canonical announces first Ubuntu tablet, the BQ Aquaris M10, features Convergence, letting it a(...)
Chris Velazco / Engadget:Canonical announces first Ubuntu tablet, the BQ Aquaris M10, features Convergence, letting it act like PC when connected to keyboard, mouse, display, on sale Q2  —  Ubuntus
Popular messaging app Kik, which grants anonymity to teenagers and predators, is a growing conc(...)
New York Times:Popular messaging app Kik, which grants anonymity to teenagers and predators, is a growing concern for law enforcement  —  Wildly Popular App Kik Offers Teenagers, and Predators, Anonymity 
Upfront survey of VCs: 91% expect valuations do go down in the first half of 2016, 62% say thei(...)
Mark Suster / Fortune:Upfront survey of VCs: 91% expect valuations do go down in the first half of 2016, 62% say their portfolios are cutting costs  —  The State of
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In a Slovenian Cave, Hoping for a Batch of Baby 'Dragons'
In a Slovenian Cave, Hoping for a Batch of Baby ‘Dragons’By NICHOLAS ST. FLEURTo see the olms in Postojna Cave, you’ll need to take an underground train. But you might be rewarded with a glimpse of their crystal clear eggs.
Wild Rio Carnival swats Zika fears aside - AFP
AFP reports;Wild Rio Carnival swats Zika fears asideRio de Janeiro (AFP) - Swatting aside fears over the Zika virus, the glittering dancers of the Rio Carnival samba championship began the first of their all-night parades Sunday in front of adoring
Lady Gaga Stuns While Performing National Anthem at Super Bowl
Donning an all-red ensemble (plus red, white and blue shoes!) Lady Gaga nailed her version of The Star-Spangled Banner. Starting relatively softly, the singer, who is up for an Oscar at the end of the month and who will also
Clinton: 'What happened in Flint is immoral'
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called for action now to combat the toxic water crisis in a speech to a packed Flint congregation on Sunday.
▶ Exclusive: Audio recording of Ted Cruz calling President Obama an "nigger"- YouTube | Did t(...)
I hope this audio can be authenticated, because if so, this should make national news.
Bernie Sanders: I 'absolutely' didn't ask Wall Street for money
Bernie Sanders said Sunday that he never asked for contributions from financial institutions, even when he helped raise money for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee during his years in the Senate.Though he is officially an independent, Sanders caucuses with the
Obama is more of a bigot than Donald Trump
Donald Trump is accused of being a bigot for wanting to temporarily stop Muslim immigration, and to monitor mosques and suspicious individuals who, not surprisingly, are likely to be Muslim.But that is not bigotry; it is common sense.  There is
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Photo: Runners get in a little stretch as they prepare to
Runners get in a little stretch as they prepare to leave the start line of the Las Vegas Color Vibe 5K run at Craig Ranch Park on Saturday, February 6 2016. A portion of the proceeds from the event will
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When people think of human-readable numbers, they think of rounding to two decimal places and adding a thousands separator. 12,214.17 is already quite an improvement over 12214.16666667.
6 gadgets that clean the world's oceans
In grade school, most children learn about the fragility of our ocean ecosystems. Despite this, the worlds vast waters have become a de facto dumping ground for toxic chemicals, agricultural runoff and plastic trash .
All MiB now on iTunes
We managed to fix the glitch! As you can see below, all 76 of the past Masters in Business podcasts have been returned to their rightful place on iTunes. I cannot promise you this wont happen again.
LG to unveil G5 flagship on February 21st
There had been much speculation as to whether LG would announce the device at the upcoming Mobile World Congress event, but it appears the company had decided to unveil a day before, likely to be able to demo its features
1 dead, 1 hurt in Bolingbrook shooting
A man was killed and another man was critically hurt Saturday evening after a shooting during a post-funeral gathering inside a home in southwest suburban Bolingbrook, authorities said. The two men were among several people who gathered inside a home
Woman arrested at Near North Dunkin' Donuts is charged in Uptown slaying
Sabrina O. Shaffer, 45, was arrested at a Dunkin Donuts after acting erratically and charged in the death of 63-year-old Uptown resident Keith West. Sabrina O. Shaffer, 45, was arrested at a Dunkin Donuts after acting erratically and charged in
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The Census Dept reveals how America has changed since the first Super Bowl. Milk: 33 cents a ga(...)
A man-made virus is killing the world's honeybee population
Photoshop this spray celebration
Spear chucker shot dead by police
It doesn't matter how tough you and your friends think you are, once you get dubbed "The Miley (...)
University of Iowa warned that its public standing suffers from an image as a party school. Bec(...)
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JET SET RADIOOOOOOOOOOOO
This internet radio station plays music from the Jet Set Radio soundtracks and music that would fit perfectly in them. Real-life Jet Set Radio!
HTML V = IR
Paul Falstads stable of science and engineering visualizations has been MeFi-celebrated as recently as 2005 and 2006. Sadly, with Java applets on deaths door, theyre largely inaccessible today. What remains? A lovingly HTML-Fived and expanded electronic circuit simulator, a gleaming
The House That Built Cam
This is where Cam Newton comes from: an institution where being African-American and excellent, African-American and respected, African-American and optimistic are normal conditions. A visit to the church Cam grew up in.
The unlikely and awesome rise of punk, anarchist, and hacker
Birgitta Jónsdóttir May Be Icelands Next Prime Minister - Poetry told Birgitta that she is alive. The internet taught her that she belongs in this world. The crisis showed her that she has a role to play, and politics showed
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Haiti Elections 2015/2016
Haitian President Michel Martelly will leave office today and hand control over to a provisional government (warning: very graphic image in the link). In the face of massive protests against widespread fraud and irregularities in the election process, the January
Team Ruff or Team Fluff?
The top 10 similarities between the Super Bowl and Puppy Bowl THE CHEATING CONTROVERSYN.F.L. fans and Patriots alike are all still reeling from last years Deflategate scandal. Even though its players are innocent, adorable dogs, the Puppy Bowl is not
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