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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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Hashtags included in 45% of Super Bowl ads; Facebook or Twitter mentioned in only 5% of ads (Da(...)
Danny Sullivan / Marketing Land:Hashtags included in 45% of Super Bowl ads; Facebook or Twitter mentioned in only 5% of ads  —  Hashtags In Super Bowl Ads Slightly Dropped To
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 
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Trump gives himself high marks
Donald Trump said his decision to skip the Fox News GOP presidential debate turned out great.
Taiwan earthquake: Woman rescued from under husband's body
Taiwan earthquake: Woman rescued from under husbands body17 minutes agoFrom the section Asia
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Race: Romanowski rips Cam Newton, tweet calls him 'boy'
Former NFL linebacker Bill Romanowski caused a stir on social media Sunday night in the wake of the Denver Broncos upset of theCarolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50.Romanowski ripped Panthers quarterback and NFL Most Valuable Player Cam Newton for being short
See Which NFL Player May Have Retired on Twitter During SB50
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Wheaton College and Embattled Professor to Part Ways | NBC Chicago
Wheaton College and Associate Professor of Political Science Dr. Larycia Hawkins have reached an agreement in which Hawkins will leave the college, according to a joint statement released Saturday. Hawkins had been a professor at the private evangelical school since 2007,
Albright, Steinem slammed for 'shaming' women who don't back Clinton — RT USA
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3 children killed, 7 people hurt in Florida car crash
A six-year-old boy in the backseat of the Lincoln died. Two other children in the back seat were taken to a hospital and are in good condition.
Cops exchange fire with murder accused in Andheri, 2 policemen injured
The police sources say that when their team entered his room there was cross-firing between them and the accused Sandeep Gadoli. Wanted gangster from Gurgaon Sandeep Gadoli on Sunday died after an encounter with the team of Crime Branch from
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
notation 1.1.1
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
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For everyone keeping score at home, more than 260 exotic snakes, monkeys, lions, tigers, bears (...)
Loading ammo cartridges in the garage leads to world's most dangerous Rube Goldberg contraption
Now that the game is over we can declare a winner from this year's crop of commercials, many of(...)
Operation "Methed Up" ends with 46 arrests, no complete sets of teeth
The hidden dangers of bagged salads now includes giant huntsman spiders in-package
North Korea has a huge meth problem
Remember that Florida woman who pulled over the police officer for speeding? The police union h(...)
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Supercommuters
This is what its like to spend a fifth of your waking life in transit.
Website of the Day
Monday Punday - try to figure out the pun illustrated in the cartoon. No scoring. No prizes. And no I dont get it, tell me button. (Hint: If you cant figure out the first three, dont torture yourself further.) And
Oliver Morton on The Wonder of Quasars
In the far reaches of the sky there are sun-bright discs as wide as solar systems, their hearts run through by spears of radiation that outshine galaxies. The energies that feed these quasars beggar all metaphor, and their quantification seems
afrofuturism from the past
The Princess Steel, W. E. B. Du Boiss recently-discovered SF story. W.E.B. Du Bois, The Princess Steel
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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
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