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Paramount Bans Showing ‘Team America’
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Kurds recapture large area from ISIS
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JO Hos just keep trying
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Guy catches a HUGE lake trout 20mi out on frozen Lake Superior.
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TIFU by eating my sim card
Took out my sim card because my phone was having problems with some updates, so I figured I'd take it out and put it back in and maybe then the updates would start. Well, I did all of this in
The face on the spine of this book looks exactly like mine
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Overweight people who refuse to buy two tickets should have to sit next to other overweight peo(...)
...but keep a close eye on weight distribution submitted by bicpensandrazors to Showerthoughts
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Google concerned by reports that MPAA is secretly working with studios to resurrect SOPA (Kent (...)
Kent Walker / Google Public Policy Blog:Google concerned by reports that MPAA is secretly working with studios to resurrect SOPA  —  The MPAAs Attempt to Revive SOPA Through A State
Vulnerability in Git, Mercurial allows for arbitrary code execution on OSX, Windows; affects Vi(...)
Junio C Hamano / Gmane:Vulnerability in Git, Mercurial allows for arbitrary code execution on OSX, Windows; affects Visual Studio, Github client app, among others  —  Subject: Git v2.2.1 (and updates to older maintenance tracks)  — 
Longtime IE leader Dean Hachamovitch is leaving Microsoft (Todd Bishop/GeekWire)
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:Longtime IE leader Dean Hachamovitch is leaving Microsoft  —  Dean Hachamovitch is leaving Microsoft.  And yes, of course, there is an IE shirt associated with this milestone,
Vulnerability in embedded web server software from 2002 leaves about 12M home routers exposed ((...)
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:Vulnerability in embedded web server software from 2002 leaves about 12M home routers exposed  —  12 Million Home Routers Vulnerable to Takeover  —  More than 12 million
To Prove Online-To-Offline Impact, Google Rolls Out "Store Visits" Metric In AdWords (Ginny Mar(...)
Ginny Marvin / Search Engine Land:To Prove Online-To-Offline Impact, Google Rolls Out “Store Visits” Metric In AdWords  —  Its been well known that Google has been working on a solution
US telcos can operate in Cuba as part of new reform, White House says (Cyrus Farivar/Ars Technica)
Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica:US telcos can operate in Cuba as part of new reform, White House says  —  As part of a surprise move to normalize relations between the United States and Cuba, the
Skytap Raises $35M For Its Cloud-Based Enterprise Development And Testing Service (Frederic Lar(...)
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:Skytap Raises $35M For Its Cloud-Based Enterprise Development And Testing Service  —  Skytap is a service that aims to help dev and test teams in the enterprise
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'Governor, This Is Barack Obama, Formerly Of Somerville.' |
For the past eight years, Deval Patrick has joined Jim Braude and Margery Eagan on the radio each month to field calls from listeners. On Thursday, he joined the hosts of Boston Public Radio for the final time as governor of Massachusetts.
Bill O'Reilly tells Martin Luther King III: Blacks should be wearing 'Don't Get Pregnant at 14(...)
On last night’s episode of The O’Reilly Factor, the Fox host told Martin Luther King III — the eldest son of the slain Civil Rights leader — that instead of wearing “I Can’t Breathe” shirts, those protesting police brutality should
Big Ben - North Sea oil industry 'close to collapse'
18 December 2014 North Sea oil industry close to collapseBy Ben King Economics reporter, BBC News
Celebrities React To Sony Canceling 'The Interview' Release
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After 16 Months, US Finally Sends Ambassador to Egypt | Egyptian Streets
He follows the corrupted Ambassador Anne Patterson who Egypt kicked out.
The Plight of Being a Gay Teacher - The Atlantic
Very early in his career teaching in New York, Glenn Bunger witnessed a student getting called faggot in between classes, but he hesitated to respond. As a gay teacher who hadn’t come out to his students or staff, he felt
Natalie Portman: When Film Roles Help or Hurt a Career
Natalie Portman, Israeli-American and Academy-Award-winning actress, recently said in NY Magazine Star Wars hurt my career. Click here to read the excerpt I came across on MSN. I always find these tidbits of information from the entertainment world intriguing- akin to
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jai courtney covers manhattan magazine's december issue
But I prefer him in his Divergent make up. He just looks so damn good with those fake tats and piercings.
Make a sparkly stocking ornament
Handmade glittery ornaments are budget friendly and creative to make, and are wonderful gifts. The only supplies needed to make these ornaments are essential cardboard and glitter glue, and a ribbon or a paper clip can be used as a
Actor Stuns CNN Host: North Korea Killing Rogen and Franco Would Be...
While discussing the decision of multiple major theater chains to drop The Interview from their film rotation following vague terrorist threats in retaliation for the comedys anti-North Korean story, actor Jay Thomas left CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin speechless with this
UK proposes rules for embryos made from 3 people
New rules proposed in Britain would make it the first country to allow embryos to be made from the DNA of three people in order to prevent mothers from passing on potentially fatal genetic diseases to their babies. In a
Opalpix
Worlds best toothpick! Has a pleasing, textured surface and the perfect shape to maximize crumb-picking effectiveness from your teeth and gums. The very small, pocketable plastic case makes it easy to always have a fresh pick at hand , yet
Double jeopardy in inferring cognitive processes.
Inferences we make about underlying cognitive processes can be jeopardized in two ways due to problematic forms of aggregation. First, averaging across individuals is typically considered a very useful tool for removing random variability.
internetarchive 0.7.7
You need to supply your IAS3 credentials in environment variables in order to upload. You can retrieve S3 keys from https://archive.org/account/s3.php can be a very powerful command when used with jq , a command-line JSON processor.
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J.K. Rowling calls for an end to Orphanages. As for what to do with the kids, she has a modest (...)
Woman ducks long prison sentence for accident causing two deaths
Fark Food Thread: From chops to the belly to even a whole pig roast among the many options, por(...)
Eleven nostalgic gifts for the lumbersexual in your life. Downside: You have a lumbersexual in (...)
It's kind of like the seven deadly sins, except replace 'gluttony' with 'acoustic engineering' (...)
Photoshop this mean machine
The normalization of relations with Cuba is the greatest thing in the world-- if you're a vinta(...)
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A cat is objectively valuable
Ayn Rand reviews childrens movies. By Mallory Ortberg.
It's a tough job, but somebody's got to do it: chip reviews
To be frank, these chips taste exactly like they are named. Simply, nothing more, and nothing less. The relatively spicy Tapatío hot sauce burns, while the acidic, and citrusy lime flavor shocks the tongue. The classic combination of chile and
What do we talk about when we talk about podcasting?
Nick Quah of Hot Pod briefly interviews Jesse Thorn about how the rest of the media world reports on podcasting. The recent boom in podcast coverage that weve been seeing over the past few weeks, while wonderful, has also tended
Fair and impartial justice for all Americans
The Department of Justice issued a memo today (pdf) stating that the litigation concerning gender identity employment discrimination regarding transgender Americans working in the federal government will be covered under the sex discrimination prohibition in Title VII of the Civil
drowning in corn, buried in grain
drowing in corn - the story of one teenagers near-death experience inside the grain bin that killed his friendsnpr has a series on grain entrapment (wiki): Buried in Grain alongside a database of grain entrapment deaths including teenagers as young
When earworms attack!
Ever had a song stuck in your head?* Investigations into earworms, musical hallucination and memory are shedding some light on the link between music and memory. Many musicians say that some songs come to them in a dream, or they
"...we are in the realm of beyond stupid with this."
Now we get to the part that moves from jokes and silliness to serious, which is: This is not just now a case study in how not to react to cyber threats and a case study in how to not
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