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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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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 
Upfront survey of VCs: 91% expect valuations do go down in the first half of 2016, 62% say thei(...)
Mark Suster / Fortune:Upfront survey of VCs: 91% expect valuations do go down in the first half of 2016, 62% say their portfolios are cutting costs  —  The State of
Twitter's algorithmic timeline is like expanded version of "while you were away" feature, accor(...)
Casey Newton / The Verge:Twitters algorithmic timeline is like expanded version of “while you were away” feature, according to users testing it; opt-out is available  —  Heres how Twitters new
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Sheriff: Texas teen kills mom, 2 neighbors, then himself
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A 19-year-old killed his mother and two neighbors before turning his gun on himself in a shooting that brought SWAT and various emergency vehicles to a rural area in Texas, authorities said Sunday.
Young Ted Cruz "The Most Aggressive Know-It-All" @ Princeton
Ellie Shechet, a journalist of extraordinary tenacity, contacted over 75 of young Ted Cruz’ college classmates and cohorts in an attempt to verify a fantastic sexual rumor about the Presidential candidate over the last week. While the rumor fell through,
FBI Seeking Robert Deshawn Grott
The FBI is looking for Robert Deshawn Grott, 29, who may currently be in the Los Angeles area. Grott is wanted on a Washington state arrest warrant for first-degree murder. He is also wanted on a federal arrest warrant for
'I have climbed the sky to touch the face of God'
China Tests Anti-Satellite Missile -The test of a Dong Neng-3 exoatmospheric vehicle was carried out Oct. 30 from China’s Korla Missile Test Complex in western China, said two defense officials familiar with reports of the test. A test flight of a
Beyonce evokes New Orleans in new video
In her new music video for Formation Beyonce makes an unapologetic artistic statement on race politics. Salon.coms Brittney Cooper, Michael Arceneaux of Complex Magazine, The Nations Dave Zirin and MSNBC.com reporter Adam Howard join to discuss.
Bill Moyers: Ted Cruz is America's 'God Squad' bully-boy goon
We found ourselves this week talking about two very different guys, both born in Canada, who skated to triumph thanks to their fans.Bill Moyers
CNN schedules Democratic debate in Flint |
CNN announced early Sunday that it will host a debate between Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders next month in Flint, Mich., which has been hit hard by contaminated drinking water. . . .Our Democratic candidates have run
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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
1 dead, 1 hurt in Bolingbrook shooting
A man was killed and another man was critically hurt Saturday evening after a shooting during a post-funeral gathering inside a home in southwest suburban Bolingbrook, authorities said. The two men were among several people who gathered inside a home
Woman arrested at Near North Dunkin' Donuts is charged in Uptown slaying
Sabrina O. Shaffer, 45, was arrested at a Dunkin Donuts after acting erratically and charged in the death of 63-year-old Uptown resident Keith West. Sabrina O. Shaffer, 45, was arrested at a Dunkin Donuts after acting erratically and charged in
Gavels
Its lazy enough to use the same symbolism in two articles just a few pages apart. However, its particularly lazy to use symbolism thats not even applicable in the UK, where none of our judges use gavels.
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A man-made virus is killing the world's honeybee population
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Spear chucker shot dead by police
It doesn't matter how tough you and your friends think you are, once you get dubbed "The Miley (...)
University of Iowa warned that its public standing suffers from an image as a party school. Bec(...)
Chicago cop who shot and killed a gun-wielding teenager is now suing the boy's family for "emot(...)
Jonathan Coulton's JoCo Cruise 2016 booking is now open. Now offering rum, the lash, and... wha(...)
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The House That Built Cam
This is where Cam Newton comes from: an institution where being African-American and excellent, African-American and respected, African-American and optimistic are normal conditions. A visit to the church Cam grew up in.
The unlikely and awesome rise of punk, anarchist, and hacker
Birgitta Jónsdóttir May Be Icelands Next Prime Minister - Poetry told Birgitta that she is alive. The internet taught her that she belongs in this world. The crisis showed her that she has a role to play, and politics showed
triplets+toddler
triplets+toddler -- multitasking
Haiti Elections 2015/2016
Haitian President Michel Martelly will leave office today and hand control over to a provisional government (warning: very graphic image in the link). In the face of massive protests against widespread fraud and irregularities in the election process, the January
Team Ruff or Team Fluff?
The top 10 similarities between the Super Bowl and Puppy Bowl THE CHEATING CONTROVERSYN.F.L. fans and Patriots alike are all still reeling from last years Deflategate scandal. Even though its players are innocent, adorable dogs, the Puppy Bowl is not
Mozart: the early years
Enjoy this animated webcomic about Mozarts early exploits ... up to age nine, along with those of his sister Nannerl.
How in the world can she go to the Super Bowl?
Demaryius Thomas has just sent his mother a picture of the most unlikely Super Bowl ticket of all, the one intended for her, and now Katina Smith has a few days to decide whether shes prepared to take it.
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