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TIL George Lucas' original name for Yoda was "Buffy"
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Hundreds of kids killed in Syria, no one bats an eye. A lion killed and the whole world gets in(...)
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Fickle relations among cats
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CISA, a privacy-invasive "cybersecurity" surveillance bill is back in Congress. We're the priva(...)
Hey Reddit, The Senate may try to pass the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) before its summer recess. The zombie bill is a dangerous surveillance bill drafted by the Senate Intelligence Committee that is nearly-identical to CISPA due to its
Watching a toddler learn is fantastic
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Microsoft is working on streaming PC games to Xbox One (Tom Warren/The Verge)
Tom Warren / The Verge:Microsoft is working on streaming PC games to Xbox One  —  Microsofts Windows 10 operating system debuts today, enabling Xbox One game streaming to PCs.  While
Marketing intelligence firm Radius raises another $50M, valuing company at over $500M; round le(...)
Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:Marketing intelligence firm Radius raises another $50M, valuing company at over $500M; round led by Peter Thiels Founders Fund  —  Marketing intelligence firm Radius raises another $50
Twilio raises $130M Series E led by Fidelity and T. Rowe Price, valuing it at over $1B (Jonatha(...)
Jonathan Vanian / Fortune:Twilio raises $130M Series E led by Fidelity and T. Rowe Price, valuing it at over $1B  —  Twilio lands $130 million to make it easier to
Sources: Chinese hackers behind OPM and Anthem breaches have also hacked United Airlines, stole(...)
Bloomberg Business:Sources: Chinese hackers behind OPM and Anthem breaches have also hacked United Airlines, stole flight manifest data  —  China-Tied Hackers That Hit U.S. Said to Breach United Airlines …
Facebook is testing out LinkedIn-style profile tags (Ariha Setalvad/The Verge)
Ariha Setalvad / The Verge:Facebook is testing out LinkedIn-style profile tags  —  Facebook seems to be taking a cue from LinkedIn and is early in the process of testing a
CBS Will Live-Stream Super Bowl Ads In Big Move For Media Industry (Brian Steinberg/Variety)
Brian Steinberg / Variety:CBS Will Live-Stream Super Bowl Ads In Big Move For Media Industry  —  TVs most memorable and most-watched commercials will no longer be relegated to the TV
How Goldman Sachs Became a Tech-Investing Powerhouse (Katrina Brooker/Bloomberg Business)
Katrina Brooker / Bloomberg Business:How Goldman Sachs Became a Tech-Investing Powerhouse  —  “They werent coming just to get wasted,” says Mel Cavaricci—aka DJ Mel—recalling the crowd milling in front of
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Rio Rancho Man to be Transferred from Indiana to New Mexico to Face Federal Charges Arising fr(...)
ALBUQUERQUE—A U.S. Magistrate Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana has ordered the transfer of Joe Medina, 37, of Rio Rancho, N.M., from Indiana to New Mexico to face a criminal complaint charging him with
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No, Flying Is Not Greener Than Driving | ThinkProgress
The headline of an article in the Washington Post on Tuesday might have gotten a lot of people excited about the fact that air travel may be more environmentally friendly than driving.Unfortunately, the analysis out of the University of Michigan featured i …
Rio Rancho Man to be Transferred from Indiana to New Mexico to Face Federal Charges Arising fr(...)
ALBUQUERQUE—A U.S. Magistrate Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana has ordered the transfer of Joe Medina, 37, of Rio Rancho, N.M., from Indiana to New Mexico to face a criminal complaint charging him with
Conservative move against Boehner a sign of discontent
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Swampscott dog trainer charged with killing puppies whose bodies...
Jason Gentry, 35, who ran a dog-training facility in Lynn, had bail set at $1,000 today on charges he hanged two Pinscher puppies, then disposed of their bodies behind a Revere gas station last fall, the Suffolk County District Attorneys
Free trade in milk, eggs, even logs?
Even corner store owners are known to pop down to Washington border towns to load up a van with U.S. milk, taking advantage of a price difference generated by our supply management system. The recent slide in the Canadian dollar
8 times tech leaders warned us that robots will kill us all
Computers and machines are becoming increasingly sophisticated as advances in the field of artificial intelligence start to come through thick and fast. But some of the most intelligent people in the world are deeply concerned that one day in the
Suspect in shotgun slaying of woman in Hollywood is charged with murder
Carrie Melvin was involved in a financial dispute with the man who has been arrested in her July 5 slaying, police say. Carrie Melvin was involved in a financial dispute with the man who has been arrested in her July
The Moto X Play is the Style's more affordable cousin
While we expected Motorola to refresh the Moto X and revise the best selling Moto G , we werent anticipating a big-screened handset for those on a budget. The new water-repellent Moto X Play is designed to be exactly that:
Prison employee accused of helping 2 killers escape in court
In this June 15, 2015, file photo, Joyce Mitchell appears before Judge Mark Rogers in Plattsburgh, N.Y., City Court for a hearing. The New York prison worker accused of smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who
A strong candidate for the breast and ovarian cancer susceptibility gene BRCA1.
Science , Vol. 266, No. 5182. , pp. 66-71, doi:10.1126/science.7545954 A strong candidate for the 17q-linked BRCA1 gene, which influences susceptibility to breast and ovarian cancer, has been identified by positional cloning methods.
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Police officer caught on dash board camera threatening to work after hours
"Never let your past determine your future," says 40-year old ex-stripper just before being arr(...)
Twitter's new interim CEO, facing pressure from investors amid a stagnant user base, announces (...)
Grumpy Cat has competition in the grump sector, see there's a new grump in town and his name is(...)
Thief takes gas station cashier's expensive watch and makes his exit in twelve seconds. "It hap(...)
Number 2 dead again? Will we have to call up a new Taliban number 2 to the courtesy desk
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"...the Canada you once knew and were so proud of, is no longer Canada."
My name is Donald Sutherland. My wifes name is Francine Racette. We are Canadians.... Did you know that? If you dont live here all the time you cant vote. Americans who live abroad can vote. They can vote because theyre
Here is something fun to do in London on August 8-9!
Premiere — Homosexual necrophiliac duck opera, with scientist, at Kings Cross Straight from the Annals of Improbable Research! Opera at its Fowlest!I have always loved this bunch. I used to subscribe to the Journal in my Grad School days to
"Perhaps the most difficult part is keeping a group in harmony."
There are more than 285 competitive bagpipe bands in the United States, made up of thousands of pipers and drummers. Bands are divided into grades based on skill: Grade 5 is the lowest, akin to Little League; Grade 1 is
I want to have a complete story so I can say, "Here is your best spin."
Hanna Stotland is an admissions consultant with an unusual clientele: She helps students who are punished for sexual misconduct land safely at other universities. Business is booming. (SLBuzzfeed) Stotland may be the only admissions consultant in the country who actively
What we wanted was to adjust the car to the city
How Groningen invented a cycling template for cities all over the world Motorists woke up one mid-70s morning to find new one-way streets made direct crosstown journeys impossible by car. Forty years later Groningen boasts two-thirds of all trips made
"Let the posh bingo begin!"
The Man Booker Prize Longlist has been announced! This year, it includes more US authors than Brits (per country breakdown), the first Jamaican nominee and three first-time authors. IndiaAnuradha Roy - Sleeping on Jupiter (MacLehose Press, Quercus)IrelandAnne Enright - The
"She was a wife of Kalaiopuu, the chief when Lono came"
nupepa : Another place to talk about Hawaiian-Language Newspapers. A few selected highlights: Duke Kahanamoku Off to Hollywood, 1936 -- More bats found, 1905 -- Names of the stevedores who participated in Queen Liliuokalanis funeral, 1917 -- The Beautiful Flag
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