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The person who runs Taco Bell's Twitter Account
Seriously this is easily the funniest business account on Twitter period. I can't be the only one who thinks this person is fucking hilarious... My 5 Questions: How did you get your job? How often are you on Twitter? Is
If you push 99 on the microwave, it runs for 99 seconds, but if you push 100, it only runs for 60.
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100 years ago today, WWI soldiers put down their guns for a moment of Christmas camaraderie
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38 Years of Sidewalk Surfing (imgur OP mvcornelius) 1976 and now
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Any minute now
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Blink-182 - Happy Holidays, You Bastard for that holiday spirit
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Facebook's Year in Review app shows how algorithms can inadvertently hurt users in worst-case s(...)
Eric Meyer / Thoughts From Eric:Facebooks Year in Review app shows how algorithms can inadvertently hurt users in worst-case scenarios  —  Inadvertent Algorithmic Cruelty  —  I didnt go looking for
Judge denies Facebook's request to dismiss class action lawsuit over private message scanning t(...)
John Timmer / Ars Technica:Judge denies Facebooks request to dismiss class action lawsuit over private message scanning to target ads  —  Suit over Facebooks practice of scanning users messages to
Preparing for IPO, Alibaba removed 90M counterfeit goods from its marketplaces during the first(...)
Lulu Yilun Chen / Bloomberg:Preparing for IPO, Alibaba removed 90M counterfeit goods from its marketplaces during the first 9 months of 2014  —  Alibaba Took Down 90 Million Fake Products
Google Bars Developers From Including User Testimonials In Play Store App Descriptions (Ryan Wh(...)
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:Google Bars Developers From Including User Testimonials In Play Store App Descriptions  —  Google has updated its Play Store guidelines to again clamp down on how
Delhi High Court lifts ban on sale of OnePlus handsets (The Economic Times)
The Economic Times:Delhi High Court lifts ban on sale of OnePlus handsets  —  NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court today lifted the December 16 ban on sale of OnePlus handsets embedded with Cyanogen software and
MPAA Secretly Settled With Hotfile for $4 Million, Not $80 Million (Ernesto/TorrentFreak)
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:MPAA Secretly Settled With Hotfile for $4 Million, Not $80 Million  —  Its been nearly a year since Hotfile was defeated by the MPAA, resulting in a hefty $80 million dollar settlement.  — 
Facebook strikes deal with NFL to post short video clips supported by Verizon ads (Mike Shields(...)
Mike Shields / Wall Street Journal:Facebook strikes deal with NFL to post short video clips supported by Verizon ads  —  Facebook Scores NFL Video Clips With Ads From Verizon  — 
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violent christmas eve in dc ends with six shootings
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Christmas Eve Shopper Shot, Killed in Louisiana's Oakwood Center Mall
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'World Needs Tenderness': Pope Leads Christmas Eve Mass - NBC News.com
Francis, wearing white vestments, said Christmas is a time to remember that Gods message of peace is stronger than darkness and corruption.The question put to us simply by the infants presence is, Do I allow God to love me? he
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Gay Marriage Cases Teed Up For Supreme Court Justices' Action
WASHINGTON (AP) — Gay marriage cases are on the Supreme Courts agenda with enough time for the issue to be argued and decided by late June. The justices could decide as early as Jan. 9 to add same-sex marriage to their
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OK, lets have your thinking on how best to tackle the 40-60 yard approach shot
I prefer to keep the ball as low as possible with a fair amount of spin, couple hops and stop from that 40-60 yard range. Of course that has to come from the fairway to get the ball cleanly to
6 easy last minute Christmas gifts you can make at home
The day before Christmas is often a hectic one, featuring a certain amount of mad scrambling to ensure everything is in order for the big celebration. Before dashing off to the mall for last-minute purchases to round out someones gift
Ex-President George H.W. Bush taken to hospital
Spokesman Jim McGrath said in statement that Bush was taken Tuesday evening by ambulance to Houston Methodist Hospital as a precaution. Bush spent nearly two months in the same hospital and was discharged in January 2013 after treatment for a
Climate talks end 2014 in disarray
In case you missed the outcome of the latest United Nations climate change conference in Lima, Peru, it was another costly, embarrassing failure. This one is likely to be remembered mostly for a staggeringly stupid stunt by Greenpeace employees, who
Why You Should Bother
You might think all of these objections would face the folks at NBC News , too. They are, after all, a TV news division and always under the scrutiny of profit-obsessed overlords.
Police clash with protesters in Berkeley after black teen reportedly shot dead
A teenager has been fatally shot by police at around 11:15 p.m. local time Tuesday at a gas station in Berkeley, near Ferguson, the St Louis Post-Dispatch reports . The victim was identified as Antonio Martin, 18, by his mother,
Cruelty Case Against Jeff Flake's Son Dropped In Arizona Dog Deaths
Animal cruelty charges against the son and daughter-in-law of U.S. Senator Jeff Flake and two others will be dismissed after new information came to light about the deaths of 21 dogs at a suburban Phoenix kennel in June, prosecutors said
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What do other countries call Santa Claus? If you believe this map, come for Yule Goat, stay for(...)
FCC: We have lost 600,000 comments concerning Net Neutrality
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Theme of Farktography Contest No. 503: "Seasons' Greetings 8" Details and rules in first post. (...)
The worst crime in New England in the winter? Wreath rustling
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Jan Terri for the holidays
Chicagos own Jan Terri offers up her version of Ave Maria paired with an interpretive video for your Xmastime enjoyment via Jezebel:...a fantastical re-imagining of the holiday (?) classic. Never change, Jan, never change!One of the best things about Jan
In Honour of the One Day A Year This Changes
Only one day a year does this suggest anything but negativity... and in recognition of the change, Id like to throw up one of my favourite retrospectives BetaMaxmas! Every year the posters and paneling changes, every year the programming advances
'Twas the Night Before Christmas
Morgan Freeman reads Twas the Night Before Christmas My new Christmas Eve tradition.
Plastic Jesus
I dont care if it rains or freezesas long as I got my plastic Jesusridin on the dashboard of my carcomes in colors pink and pleasantglows in the dark cause its iridescenttake it with you when you travel far Lyrics
Hallelujah, Holy Shit! Where's the Tylenol?
Xmas or Bust: The Untold Story of National Lampoons Christmas Vacation. The modern holiday classic and third installment in National Lampoons Vacation series turns 25 this year! Join hapless patriarch Clark Griswold as he struggles to maintain his sanity in
Sleep Well Tonight, Crosswalk Stripes Have Been Banned
As poverty moves to the suburbs, criminalization of walking intensifies. Jaywalking was the reason Michael Brown was first accosted, it is the offense that nearly sent a mother to jail for vehicular homicide when a drunk driver killed her child.
"So, yes, this is Bride of Frankenstein with Christmas characters."
Rankin/Bass made 18 specials, of varying length and ambition, between 1964 and 1985. Nearly all of these films revolve around the performance of some Christmas song or another. Nearly all of them deal with the crippling scars of childhood shame.
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