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Louis Theroux's 'My Scientology Movie' to premiere October 14 at the London Film Festival (2015)
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A phantom road experiment reveals traffic noise is an invisible source of habitat degradation
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TIFU by letting my wife post an obscenely easter egged assignment to her students.
This happened minutes ago: My wife is a graduate assistant at a major university in our state. This semester is her first teaching two sections of 20 students. While fixing her wifi connection I saw that she had an assignment
This tree bark shines.
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If Captain America was really from the 1940s.
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I probably should've chosen another location for my supply drop...
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A comedy show about hammered people explaining historical events has more to do with history th(...)
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Hotels Fight Back Against Sites Like Expedia and Priceline (New York Times)
New York Times:Hotels Fight Back Against Sites Like Expedia and Priceline  —  For years, travelers have been drawn to online sites like Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz and Priceline to find and
Nest's Smart Thermostat Gets Updated With A Bigger, Brighter Screen (Greg Kumparak/TechCrunch)
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:Nests Smart Thermostat Gets Updated With A Bigger, Brighter Screen  —  Back in June, Nest overhauled just about every product they make... save for one curious exception:
Amazon Lets Apple, Android Users Download Prime Videos (Peter Kafka/Re/code)
Peter Kafka / Re/code:Amazon Lets Apple, Android Users Download Prime Videos  —  Amazons Prime Video is a lot like Netflix: Both of the video streaming services have a lot of
Google Here project enabling third parties to send proximity based Maps alerts via beacons was (...)
Erin Griffith / Fortune:Google Here project enabling third parties to send proximity based Maps alerts via beacons was killed due to privacy concerns, doubts about demand  —  Google shut down
European Payments Power Klarna Launches in the U.S. With Overstock.com as a Customer (Jason Del(...)
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:European Payments Power Klarna Launches in the U.S. With Overstock.com as a Customer  —  Klarna has become a household name in Northern Europe.  Now itll try
PayPal Launches PayPal.Me, A Simpler Way To Request Money Using Your Own Personalized URL (Sara(...)
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:PayPal Launches PayPal.Me, A Simpler Way To Request Money Using Your Own Personalized URL  —  PayPal today is launching a new take on peer-to-peer payments with the
Sony using its crowdsourcing platform for Wena smartwatch; has analog face with electronics in (...)
Sam Byford / The Verge:Sony using its crowdsourcing platform for Wena smartwatch; has analog face with electronics in wristband, available in Japan for iOS March 2016 from ¥34,800  —  Sony
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Mark of slavery used on trafficking victims/Why Feminism is so very Important!!!!!
I am posting this seed, because of another conversation in Vineland.  I have been told that feminists are male bashers, who spread propaganda and that males are discriminated just as much.  That it should be equal, though the World is not
British scientists develop slow-melting ice cream
The summer scourge of sticky hands could become a thing of the past as British researchers announced the discovery of an ingredient to make slow-melting ice cream on Monday.The protein BslA, which occurs naturally in some food, helps to blend
Pope on abortion: Francis relaxes forgiveness ban - BBC News
Pope Francis has said Catholic priests will be allowed to forgive women who have had abortions, and doctors who carry out the procedure.However, the measure is just a temporary one for the coming Jubilee Year, which runs from 8 December
The Latest: Husband: Kentucky clerk is 'standing for God'
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Growing doubts over GMO safety: a scientist's experience
The true purpose of GMOsScience is not the only grounds on which GMOs should be judged. The commercial purpose of GMOs is not to feed the world or improve farming. Rather, they exist to gain intellectual property (i.e. patent rights)
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Cubs celebrate no-hitter with pajama party
The Cubs celebrated Jake Arietta’s no-hitter with a pajama party.After Aritetta’s 12 strikeout performance against the Dodgers in Los Angeles, he threw on a mustache-print onesie and joined his PJ-clad teammates for the trip back to Chicago.The kiddie attire was
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"Is shale dead? Not by a long shot as efficiency improves"
Since oil prices began falling, most shale producers have responded by embracing hard times, working to make their operations more efficient, renegotiating contracts with service companies and, most significant, cutting production costs and spending on new wells.
Three more killed in Assam flood; over 7.3 lakh people hit
The current deluge has claimed 18 lives in the current wave of floods while the toll in this years two waves of flood rose to 23 in the state. The flood situation in Assam worsened on Monday with three more
BlackHousea s Sean Ludwick arrested, charged with DWI in fatal crash
BlackHouse Development co-founder Sean Ludwick was arrested and charged with DWI and leaving the scene of an accident for his alleged role in a fatal car wreck in Sag Harbor over the weekend. Citing police statements, multiple outlets reported that
Ted Cruz: Houston Murder is a Manifestation of Obama's Assault on Police
Ted Cruz told reporters in New Hampshire today that President Obama s rhetoric was to blame for the murder of Sheriff Deputy Darren Goforth this weekend. Cruz said at a town hall that Obama has created a climate that encourages
Arizona mother accused of drowning twin sons in bathtub
An Arizona woman was arrested for murder on Sunday on suspicion of drowning her two-year-old twin sons in a bathtub and attempting to do the same with another child, authorities said. Mireya Lopez, 22, was taken into custody at the
Horror master Wes Craven dies at 76
Wes Craven, whose Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream movies made him one of the most recognizable names in the horror film genre, has died. He was 76. Cravens family said in a statement that he died in his Los
5 best music-brand partnerships
Today, music is more accessible than ever before with the increasing popularity of streaming and other new technologies that make it easy to listen wherever and whenever you want. This means music listening is at an all-time high -- and
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Science shows moderate coffee drinking will kill you and all those you hold dear
Half of all Germans have had sex in a very uncomfortable place
Researchers have discovered a copy of the Koran that could predate Mohammad. Don't go losing yo(...)
Photoshop Challenge: redesign the Great Seal of the United States of America
It's not officially back to school time until Beloit College releases it's annual "Mindset List(...)
A police visit to the wrong house result in shot dog, homeowner, and officer. No word on when t(...)
Another study that your boss will never read concludes that afternoon naps are healthy for you
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You Need to Go Door-to-Door to be Sure You've Got Your Election Rigged
Gerrymanders Miss One Person The City Council of Columbia Missouri recently created the Business Loop 70 Community Improvement District in the interest of raising taxes in that area to allow for improvement projects. The district boundaries were carefully created to
"Please, may I cry?"
Martin Gardner, sprouts, the game of Life, and much more - John Conways lifetime in games.
"Seriously, fuck it," explains the paper's abstract.
Nuance is revered in higher education. Thats especially true in sociology, where scholars spend their lives digging into the fine grain of human social behavior, often finding even finer grain underneath. Which is why it came as such a surprise
The Heart Of Football Beats In Aliquippa
Over five decades of economic decline and racial conflict, a Western Pennsylvania mill town has found unity and hope on the football field.There is no drug dealing at the Pit, and rarely any violence, Walker says. It really is sacred
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Tche Belew is a 1977 album by Hailu Mergia and the Walias that was out of print until late last year. It sounds like Jimmy Smith Goes to Ethopia. The album was released a few years into the Derg regime,
How to make Mario levels, by negative example
Heres a list of things not to do in your Mario levels, consider it advice for when Super Mario Maker comes out in a week and a half. Also, heres things not to do in your Mario overworld. They both
Hey, watch it!
Someone misses all the quick time events in a Heavy Rain chase sequence. Benny Hill ensues. (SLYT)
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