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Always make sure you have adequate runway length
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What's the most fucked up thing you have seen at a party?
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Goat Simulator devs are the best
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We tried Microsoft HoloLens: This is going to be much bigger than Google Glass (Business Insider)
Business Insider:We tried Microsoft HoloLens: This is going to be much bigger than Google Glass  —  We just tried the companys new hologram gadget HoloLens.  —  It was a demonstration
Rocket Internet's Foodpanda Gobbles Up $100M More Led By Goldman Sachs (Jon Russell/TechCrunch)
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:Rocket Internets Foodpanda Gobbles Up $100M More Led By Goldman Sachs  —  Less than two months after raising $110 million, Foodpanda — the Rocket Internet-backed food delivery
Satya Nadella envisions a Microsoft that is more willing to favor big bets on new technologies (...)
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:Satya Nadella envisions a Microsoft that is more willing to favor big bets on new technologies over protecting legacy cash cows  —  Microsoft (Yes, Microsoft)
Microsoft details HoloLens: spatial sound, inertial measurement unit with accelerometer, gyrosc(...)
Todd Holmdahl / Conversations:Microsoft details HoloLens: spatial sound, inertial measurement unit with accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, and Holographic Processing Unit  —  BUILD 2015: A closer look at the Microsoft HoloLens hardware 
Mozilla wants to deprecate non-secure HTTP, will make proposals to W3C 'soon' (Emil Protalinski(...)
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:Mozilla wants to deprecate non-secure HTTP, will make proposals to W3C ‘soon’  —  Mozilla today announced its intent to phase out non-secure HTTP, and that it will
Tweets viewed on the web can now embed playable emulations from Internet Archive's collection o(...)
Chris Kohler / Wired:Tweets viewed on the web can now embed playable emulations from Internet Archives collection of classic MS-DOS games  —  Turns Out You Can Embed Playable MS-DOS Games
Grooveshark ceases operations as a result of settlement with major record companies, offers apo(...)
Peter Kafka / Re/code:Grooveshark ceases operations as a result of settlement with major record companies, offers apology  —  Grooveshark, the Free Music Service That Used to Scare the Big Labels,
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Republicans Defend Tax Havens Against Obama Crackdown
Republicans in Congress are working hard to block Obama administration efforts to rein in corporate and private abuses of overseas tax havens that could bring in two hundred billion dollars to our federal coffers in the next decade.
‘Drunker than 10,000 Indians’: US Air Force general resigns over comment in court â(...)
A US Air Force general has been forced to step down over his “inappropriate comment” at a disciplinary hearing. He studied a photo showing two officers, describing them as “drunker than 10,000 Indians.”I inadvertently made an unfortunate comment, I own
1) Mike Huckabee 2016: Birthplace
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Manny Pacquiao and Promoter Sued for $5 Million on Behalf of Everyone Who Watched Fight
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Manny Pacquiao and Promoter Sued for $5 Million on Behalf of Everyone Who Watched Fight
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'Seacrest ... out' after 'Idol' season 11?
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Texas shootings: Gunman well-known to FBI before attack
Investigators box up an assault weapon outside the Curtis Culwell Center on Monday in Garland, Texas. Two men opened fire Sunday night at a contest for cartoons of the prophet Muhammad.
NBC Declines to Label Gunmen in TX Terror Shooting 'Islamic Extremists' or 'Terrorists'
In covering the failed terrorist attack at a Prophet Mohammad cartoon event in Texas, NBC neglected to describe the two gunmen on Monday evening as Islamic extremists or terrorists while all three English networks prominently touted the Southern Poverty Law
New York Senate Majority Leader Arrested for Seriously Criminal Nepotism
Skelos and his 32-year-old boy, Adam, were both arrested Monday on corruption charges, the New York Times reports -the result of a year-long investigation into just how far a dad might go for his good-for-nothing kid. The charges against Senator
How to build brand loyalty with college students
College students seem to be a controversial subject in the marketing world. Some crave the attention of the budding crowd, while others throw them to the side in favor of short-term spending power.
Hazmat crew called to big rig accident on I-45 north
A heavy truck accident is causing headaches for northbound traffic on Interstate 45 as the Monday afternoon rush hour begins.
NYPD Officer Reportedly Dead 2 Days After Shooting Incident in Queens
The 25-year-old NYPD sergeant who was shot over the weekend in Queens has passed away Monday morning, according to reports . Brian Moore , who worked out of the NYPDs 105th Precinct in Queens, was shot in the cheek on
Web Mandelbrot
This web app allows you to explore the Mandelbrot set interactively...just click and zoom. I had an application like this on my computer in college, but it only went a few zooms deep before crashing though.
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Justin Timberlake will go to great lengths to promote his Tequila brand, including dressing up (...)
If South Carolina drivers on Interstate 85 thought their commute this morning would be over eas(...)
How a controversial chicken ordinance, plastic flamingos, no-good teens, poison ivy, and psycho(...)
Behold: tequila-injected jalapenos dipped in chocolate
Jesus was all about healing the sick and feeding the poor, and also awarding extra video game p(...)
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It is time we demonstrated the full power of this styling station.
The LEGO Friends series has received a lot of criticism (previously) since it was released over three years ago, but as any fan of LEGO will tell you: Parts is Parts. And its what you do with them that makes
Fjords and their secret identity as super carbon sinks
The Surprising Link Between Fjords and Carbon While fjords make up just one tenth of one percent of the oceans surface area they account for about 11 percent of the carbon locked away in marine sediments each year ... More
AAUP Salaita report
The administration of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, in rejecting Professor Steven Salaitas appointment without demonstrating cause, and in doing so only after the appointment had been approved and
Only in America
Q: What do the US, Somalia, and South Sudan have in common? A: Its totally cool to put kids in jail forever.At 38, Adolfo Davis is re-sentenced to life imprisonment as an accomplice to a gang murder when he was
Do women have to be naked to get into the Met. Museum?
The Whitney museum says, Isnt it wonderful – we have 30% women in the new collection! says the activist known as Frida Kahlo. And were saying, why is that something to be happy about – 30%? Where is the other
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The Ribbon Worm has a Branching Proboscis. The via has more information on the specifics of this unusual creature.
China announces it is scoring its citizens using big data
China rates its own citizens - including online behaviour: The Chinese government is currently implementing a nationwide electronic system, called the Social Credit System, attributing to each of its 1,3 billion citizens a score for his or her behavior. The
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