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Here’s how much corporations paid US senators to fast-track the TPP bill.
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my best friend playfully pushed me into a pool at my bachelorette party and now IAMA quadripleg(...)
My short bio: My name is Rachelle Friedman and in 2010 I was playfully pushed into a pool by my best friend at my bachelorette party. I went in head first and sustained a c6 spinal cord injury and I
Cord cutters’ dream come true: HBO is already pondering special discounted HBO Now plans
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First image of David Levinson (Jeff Goldblum) from the set of Independence Day 2
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Art above water.
LPT: If you suffer from panic attacks, sing or rap (rapping works better) a fast song. It will (...)
Edit: My go-tos are "Forgot About Dre" by Dr. Dre & Eminem or "You Need Me, I Don't Need You" by Ed Sheeran. Edit 2: This works especially well for me when I'm driving, because the fact that I'm on
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Twitter introduces audience insights dashboard providing info about user demographics, purchasi(...)
Andrew Bragdon / The Twitter Blog:Twitter introduces audience insights dashboard providing info about user demographics, purchasing behavior, interests, occupation, net worth, and more  —  Introducing audience insights  —  Insights about people and markets help advertisers
Apple's 'Proactive' to take on Google Now with deep iOS 9 search, Augmented Reality Maps, Siri (...)
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:Apples ‘Proactive’ to take on Google Now with deep iOS 9 search, Augmented Reality Maps, Siri API  —  After several years of quiet development, Apple is readying
US judge says Yahoo must face class action lawsuit alleging it illegally intercepted emails to (...)
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:US judge says Yahoo must face class action lawsuit alleging it illegally intercepted emails to improve ads  —  Yahoo must face email spying class action: U.S. judge 
Google Play to include country-specific age ratings for apps from external rating authorities ((...)
Leo Kelion / BBC:Google Play to include country-specific age ratings for apps from external rating authorities  —  Google Play revamps its Android apps age ratings  —  Google is passing over
Search on iOS in Google and Chrome apps now features content from installed iOS apps that suppo(...)
TechCrunch:Search on iOS in Google and Chrome apps now features content from installed iOS apps that support deep links  —  Google Search Will Now Also Feature Content From iOS Apps 
China's Weibo to invest $142M in leading taxi-hailing firms Didi Taxi and Kuaidi Taxi to fend o(...)
Yimou Lee / Reuters:Chinas Weibo to invest $142M in leading taxi-hailing firms Didi Taxi and Kuaidi Taxi to fend off rival Uber  —  Chinas Weibo to invest $142 million in
Slides: Mary Meeker's Internet Trends Report for 2015 (Mary Meeker/KPCB)
Mary Meeker / KPCB:Slides: Mary Meekers Internet Trends Report for 2015  —  2015 Internet Trends  —  KPCBs Mary Meeker presents the 2015 Internet Trends report, 20 years after the inaugural “The Internet Report” was first
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Kenyan lawyer offers 50 cows, 70 sheep to marry President Obama's daughter Malia
A lawyer in Kenya has reportedly offered President Obama assorted  livestock in exchange for marrying his daughter Malia.The man, Felix Kiprono, offered the president 30 goats, 50 cows and 70 sheep to marry the 16-year-old, according to a story from The
Auburn Man Arrested for Selling Date Rape Drug
MONTGOMERY, AL—Stephen K. Howard, a 64-year old Auburn resident who is employed as a lab technician at Auburn University, was arrested Friday, May 22, 2015 for selling large quantities of a “date rape” drug, announced George L. Beck Jr., U.S.
FBI Concludes Lengthy Investigation of Corrections Corporation of America
BOISE, ID—After a 15-month investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Idaho announced today that it is declining prosecution under federal public corruption statutes and federal criminal fraud statutes of any a …
Scott Walker Suggests He'll Skip Florida Primary Battle
The likely GOP presidential candidate resigns Florida to Bush and Rubio.
Jade Helm: Suspicion of US government reaches new level in Texas - Nation - The Boston Globe
Texans in pickup trucks rolled in from hundreds of miles around on a Monday morning in late April, passing by water towers adorned with smiley faces that hover cheerfully over the county seat. They pulled up in the town center,
Mark Ruffalo: On Mother's Abortion And The Statement 'I Am Not A Feminist'
Actor, director, husband, father and activist, Mark Ruffalo has been outspoken on many social issues, including but not limited to; climate change, clean energy, water preservation, and womens issues. In 2013, Ruffalo delivered a speech that was read during a
Government moves to suspend disability payments to many in Eastern Kentucky, citing suspected fraud
The federal government has moved to suspend disability payments to some people in Eastern Kentucky . . . citing suspected fraudRead more here: #storylink=cpy
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Murder arrest after woman's burned, cut body found in bath
Police say they have arrested a Las Vegas man for murder after finding the partially burned and dismembered body of a woman in his apartments bathtub. Nathanael Martinez allegedly told officers he choked the woman inside his apartment after she
10 things you should never do in a pitch
Twenty years and hundreds of new business pitches. I won them all, made no mistakes whatsoever, and every single pitch was a smooth as a babys bottom.
10 diseases you don't want to bring home from vacation
Planning a vacation is more than booking a sweet hotel and creating an adrenaline-filled itinerary.
20 hacks to make your life simpler
Rub a little bit of olive oil mixed with salt or sugar on the target area. Similarly, olive oil can be used to remove heavy make-up smoothly.
AFP - If the government bought your BBQ...
We know the federal government spends way too much. So, what would it look like if they spent just one days budget and bought every Americans Memorial Day BBQ? How much food would you have to cram in to cover
Signatures of distinct dynamical regimes in the energy landscape of a glass-forming liquid
Most materials attain a glassy state at low temperatures under suitable methods of preparation. This state exhibits the mechanical properties of a solid, but shows microscopic structural disorder1,2.
Two killed in terror raids in Indonesia
Indonesian police officers stand guard outside a mortuary Monday where the two bodies of suspected Islamic militants are stored at a police hospital in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Indonesias anti-terrorism squad killed two suspects and arrested seven others in raids
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China says it is the rightful owner of the South China Sea and all its land because it wants it(...)
Today's Fark-ready headline: "Drunken kilted carjacker detained"
Auckland, NZ police searching for a man trying to be Superman with a speeding locomotive, say h(...)
Ron Jeremy caught standing naked on a billboard. (Possibly not safe for work)
Idaho man survives direct lightning strike to the head which shredded the clothes off his body
Homeless man arrested for panhandling and urinating in public. Cops put his photo on Facebook a(...)
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Basic income for all?
If you build a robot to fish, do all men starve, or do all men eat? As automation continues to replace human labor, writer Scott Santens thinks everyone deserves a basic income provided by the government. To help fund his
A Game of Clones: Video Game Litigation Illustrated
Eric Adler of the Adler Vermillion law firm and the Legal Hackers group dives into the odd nuances of copyright laws as applied to video games.
A Goode Soop
Cooking In The Archives: recreating recipes from the Early Modern Peroid (1600s-1800s) in a modern kitchen. Not old enough? Then try some authentically medieval recipes.
"Although of course you end up becoming yourself."
The End of the Tour The End of the Tour is based on the true story of David Lipsky, a Rolling Stone reporter who interviewed legendary author David Foster Wallace for five days in 1996. Lipsky catches up with the
The Theology of Consensus
The prime appeal of consensus process for forty years has been its promise to be more profoundly democratic than other methods. But lets face it: the real-world evidence is shaky at best. Introduction to Consensus (pdf)The Tyranny of StructurelessnessFetishizing Process
A non-guide to avoid awkwardness when greeting human beings
Ive always been fascinated by how human beings move through crowds.How many millions of minute calculations must our brains be making in order for us to navigate from one end of a packed space to the other?But despite being the
Home space ball is blue, and there's nothing I can do
Space Weird Thing Space Oddity redone, Up Goer Five style
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