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Rahi Chun is my old roommate, dear friend, and all-around wonderful human being. After 20+ year(...)
Watch this 14-minute collection of Stephen Colbert breaking character. It's comic gold!!
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Paramount Bans Showing ‘Team America’
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Kurds recapture large area from ISIS
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JO Hos just keep trying
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Guy catches a HUGE lake trout 20mi out on frozen Lake Superior.
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Uber Strikes Deal With Portland to Suspend Service for Three Months (Douglas MacMillan/Wall Str(...)
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:Uber Strikes Deal With Portland to Suspend Service for Three Months  —  Uber reached an agreement with Portland to suspend operations in the city for
Flickr ends the sale of Creative Commons licensed photos through Wall Art service, apologizes, (...)
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:Flickr ends the sale of Creative Commons licensed photos through Wall Art service, apologizes, will issue refunds  —  Flickr kills sale of Creative Commons prints, issues
Google's next operating system Android M will be integrated directly into cars, first vehicles (...)
Reuters:Googles next operating system Android M will be integrated directly into cars, first vehicles expected 2015  —  Exclusive: Google aiming to go straight into car with next Android - sources 
Google concerned by reports that MPAA is secretly working with studios to resurrect SOPA (Kent (...)
Kent Walker / Google Public Policy Blog:Google concerned by reports that MPAA is secretly working with studios to resurrect SOPA  —  The MPAAs Attempt to Revive SOPA Through A State
Vulnerability in Git, Mercurial allows for arbitrary code execution on OSX, Windows; affects Vi(...)
Junio C Hamano / Gmane:Vulnerability in Git, Mercurial allows for arbitrary code execution on OSX, Windows; affects Visual Studio, Github client app, among others  —  Subject: Git v2.2.1 (and updates to older maintenance tracks)  — 
Longtime IE leader Dean Hachamovitch is leaving Microsoft (Todd Bishop/GeekWire)
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:Longtime IE leader Dean Hachamovitch is leaving Microsoft  —  Dean Hachamovitch is leaving Microsoft.  And yes, of course, there is an IE shirt associated with this milestone,
Vulnerability in embedded web server software from 2002 leaves about 12M home routers exposed ((...)
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:Vulnerability in embedded web server software from 2002 leaves about 12M home routers exposed  —  12 Million Home Routers Vulnerable to Takeover  —  More than 12 million
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Min's Random Friday concoctions for 12-19-14
I have been meaning to photograph an unusual mailbox in the neighborhood for several weeks and finally got around to it for this edition. I had tried to shoot it with the cellphone or camera at night and that did
'It's okay to hate Republicans,' Michigan professor writes in column | Fox News
This is the tolerant left of yesterday, today, and tomorrow.  Whats worse is that this (dare I say) lady is supposed to be teaching at an institution of higher learning.  Conservative students that are unfortunate enough to have her as
Federal Court Orders Royal Bank of Canada to Pay $35 Million Penalty for Illegal Wash Sales, Fi(...)
Canadian Bank Traded Single Stock Futures and Narrow-Based Stock Index Futures on OneChicago Futures ExchangeWashington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced that on December18, 2014, Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein of the U.S. District Cou …
Sony hack: Obama considers 'proportional response' against North Korea
    Sony hack: Obama considers proportional response against North Korea By Nick Allen, Los Angeles 18 Dec 2014
Federal Court Orders Commodity Pool Operator and Commodity Trading Advisor AlphaMetrix, LLC to (...)
Court Also Orders AlphaMetrix’s Parent Company, AlphaMetrix Group, LLC, to Pay $2.8 Million in DisgorgementWashington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced that on December 16, 2014, Judge Joan H. Lefkow of the U.S. District Cour …
It was my five for Friday before Christmas and all through the house...
Little Monster was stirring, thinking my foot was a mouse, my stocking was tattered, and would not hang on the chimney with glee, and all I said was Dear Santa, why me?
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Eating of eggs on regular basis good for health
Nobody thought that eating eggs can be that beneficial for the body. A new study has revealed that intake of eggs in any form either boiled or fried on daily basis can prevent eye and heart diseases and obesity related
jai courtney covers manhattan magazine's december issue
But I prefer him in his Divergent make up. He just looks so damn good with those fake tats and piercings.
Make a sparkly stocking ornament
Handmade glittery ornaments are budget friendly and creative to make, and are wonderful gifts. The only supplies needed to make these ornaments are essential cardboard and glitter glue, and a ribbon or a paper clip can be used as a
Actor Stuns CNN Host: North Korea Killing Rogen and Franco Would Be...
While discussing the decision of multiple major theater chains to drop The Interview from their film rotation following vague terrorist threats in retaliation for the comedys anti-North Korean story, actor Jay Thomas left CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin speechless with this
UK proposes rules for embryos made from 3 people
New rules proposed in Britain would make it the first country to allow embryos to be made from the DNA of three people in order to prevent mothers from passing on potentially fatal genetic diseases to their babies. In a
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Worlds best toothpick! Has a pleasing, textured surface and the perfect shape to maximize crumb-picking effectiveness from your teeth and gums. The very small, pocketable plastic case makes it easy to always have a fresh pick at hand , yet
Double jeopardy in inferring cognitive processes.
Inferences we make about underlying cognitive processes can be jeopardized in two ways due to problematic forms of aggregation. First, averaging across individuals is typically considered a very useful tool for removing random variability.
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China tests ICBM with multiple warheads. But hey--we're all still friends, right?
Man saddled with dead horses pleads not guilty to cruelty
Bill O'Reilly declares yet another victory in the War on Christmas after once again no combatan(...)
US Army plans to use stationary blimps to prevent missile attack on DC. In true DC fashion, the(...)
A: "Fish oil, despair. What death tastes like." Q: What kind of tasting notes do you get when y(...)
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Woman ducks long prison sentence for accident causing two deaths
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A cat is objectively valuable
Ayn Rand reviews childrens movies. By Mallory Ortberg.
It's a tough job, but somebody's got to do it: chip reviews
To be frank, these chips taste exactly like they are named. Simply, nothing more, and nothing less. The relatively spicy Tapatío hot sauce burns, while the acidic, and citrusy lime flavor shocks the tongue. The classic combination of chile and
What do we talk about when we talk about podcasting?
Nick Quah of Hot Pod briefly interviews Jesse Thorn about how the rest of the media world reports on podcasting. The recent boom in podcast coverage that weve been seeing over the past few weeks, while wonderful, has also tended
Fair and impartial justice for all Americans
The Department of Justice issued a memo today (pdf) stating that the litigation concerning gender identity employment discrimination regarding transgender Americans working in the federal government will be covered under the sex discrimination prohibition in Title VII of the Civil
drowning in corn, buried in grain
drowing in corn - the story of one teenagers near-death experience inside the grain bin that killed his friendsnpr has a series on grain entrapment (wiki): Buried in Grain alongside a database of grain entrapment deaths including teenagers as young
When earworms attack!
Ever had a song stuck in your head?* Investigations into earworms, musical hallucination and memory are shedding some light on the link between music and memory. Many musicians say that some songs come to them in a dream, or they
"...we are in the realm of beyond stupid with this."
Now we get to the part that moves from jokes and silliness to serious, which is: This is not just now a case study in how not to react to cyber threats and a case study in how to not
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