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TIL the smallest muscle in your body, found in the middle ear, dampens the sound of your own vo(...)
ELI5- Why is milk measured in gallons, but soda measured in liters?
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The Angel for our Christmas Tree.
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A Mission to Europa Just Got a Whole Lot More Likely
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After some punk tried to steal my car, this was completely solidified for me
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PsBattle: Stylish Shiba
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I work as a wind turbine tech in Sweden. The view some days are just amazing.
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Anonymous messaging app Yik Yak raises $62M led by Sequoia at valuation in low hundreds of mill(...)
Evelyn M. Rusli / Wall Street Journal:Anonymous messaging app Yik Yak raises $62M led by Sequoia at valuation in low hundreds of millions, adds Jim Goetz to board  —  Year-Old
Apple to donate unspecified "portion" of sales to Global Fund on Black Friday and World Aids Da(...)
Marco della Cava / USA Today:Apple to donate unspecified “portion” of sales to Global Fund on Black Friday and World Aids Day, partners with developers for (RED) apps and in-app
Samsung considers reorg placing mobile division under co-CEO B.K. Yoon, who oversees TV and hom(...)
Wall Street Journal:Samsung considers reorg placing mobile division under co-CEO B.K. Yoon, who oversees TV and home appliance business  —  Samsung Considering Shake-Up in Management  —  Co-CEO B.K. Yoon May
The one big potential Uber scandal concerns employee access to user data, not targeting journal(...)
Mark Suster / Both Sides of the Table:The one big potential Uber scandal concerns employee access to user data, not targeting journalists for opposition research  —  In Defense of Uber: An Objective Opinion  —  The
Tech firms competing for talent spawn "workplace coordinators" to manage lavish employee perks (...)
Rachel Feintzeig / Wall Street Journal:Tech firms competing for talent spawn “workplace coordinators” to manage lavish employee perks  —  Lavish Perks Spawn New Job Category  —  At Tech Companies, Aim-to-Please
Symantec uncovers Regin, a trojan likely built by a nation-state, which has spied on businesses(...)
Arik Hesseldahl / Re/code:Symantec uncovers Regin, a trojan likely built by a nation-state, which has spied on businesses and governments since 2008  —  Symantec Uncovers Sophisticated, Stealthy Computer Spying Tool 
Europeans Have Authority To Seek Google Break Up Though Unlikely To Do So (Greg Sterling/Search(...)
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:Europeans Have Authority To Seek Google Break Up Though Unlikely To Do So  —  Break Google up.  Thats the thrust of a “non-binding” resolution the
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Odell Beckham Jr.'s incredible one-handed catch turns into hilarious Twitter meme (PHOTOS) |
When Giants rookie phenom Odell Beckham Jr. made an insane are-you-kidding me one-handed catch against the Cowboys on Sunday night, famous names on Twitter went bonkers. Within minutes, of course, the catch became its own Internet meme, with Beckham starring …
​Lindsey Graham: House Benghazi report "full of crap" - CBS News
I think the report is full of crap, Graham told CNN on Sunday.Graham said the record demonstrates otherwise, accusing former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell (now a CBS News contributor) of misleading Congress when he was asked who changed the
Jon Stewart parodies Glenn Beck - Funniest Stewart video ever???
Theres a war going on in America  . .
Oregon GMO measure may be headed for recount | Local & Regional | Seattle News, Weather, Sports(...)
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon ballot measure that would require labels for genetically engineered foods may be heading for an automatic recount.The measure was rejected, but results released Thursday by Multnomah County pushed the margin of defeat to a
Grand Jury Indicts Newly Elected Ohio Tea Party Representative On Three Felony Counts (VIDEO)
An Ottawa County, Ohio Grand Jury recently indicted newly elected Tea Party state representative, Steven Kraus, on three felony charges. The Grand Jury found that there is probable cause to try Kraus for burglary, theft and breaking and entering.Kraus, who made his
What A Change A Day Makes.
After two weeks of weather below freezing, the temp kept coming up. Then last night the rain came hard all night. It did stop around 3 today so we got to walk, it was a whole lot more foggy earlier.
AP Exclusive: Letter that inspired Kerouac found
Its been called the letter that launched a literary genre — 16,000 amphetamine-fueled, stream-of-consciousness words written by Neal Cassady to his friend Jack Kerouac in 1950.Upon reading them, Kerouac scrapped an early draft of On The Road and, during a
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Man on parole for armed robbery charged in Logan Square liquor store holdup
Maurice Ellis, 22, was arrested on a warrant Friday night at his residence and charged in connection to the Oct. 28 robbery of Tip Top Liquor in the 2700 block of W. North Avenue, according to Cook County court records.
evaluating dorsiflexion
Dr. Dave Tilley posted a quick and easy method to evaluate dorsiflexion , a range of motion gymnasts need. He uses Bri Guys take off position as an example.
Re: Quick Reaction: Raptors 110, Cavaliers 93
We will update as soon as we can. 36 minutes, 23 points, 8 assists, 3 rebounds, 1 block, 0 steals, 3PF, 0TO, 5-14 FG, 2-5 3PT FG, 11-12 FT Took two early fouls, which limited his effectiveness guarding Kyrie Irving
2 dead, 1 injured in shooting
A man set his house on fire and then fatally shot a sheriffs deputy and wounded another Saturday when they responded to the scene, a government official said. A Tallahassee police officer who lived nearby heard the shooting, threw on
Paige Birgfeld arrest: Suspect arrested in death of mom who ran escort service
Police have finally made an arrest in the murder of Paige Birgfeld. On Saturday, People shared that a suspect has finally been arrested in the death of Paige which happened seven years ago.
Man arrested in sexual assault of Upper West Side woman
A 43-year-old man has been arrested for the September sexual assault of an Upper West Side woman he followed home, cops said Friday. Andy Sterling was picked up Wednesday and charged with committing a criminal sex act, burglary, sex abuse
WWI-themed Christmas ad goes viral
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Woman buys gun because she fears unrest in Ferguson. While in a car with boyfriend, she pulls o(...)
California town restores Biblical Christmas displays built by Disneyland artisan and the recurr(...)
'If We Left, They Wouldn't Have Nobody'
Photoshop this heavy load
Seattle mayor pardons tofurkey for Thanksgiving. Suck it, hungry people
British reindeer forced to keep holiday schedule a secret to stay one step ahead of animal-righ(...)
Your attention, please: Delta flight 209 non-stop from Portland now arriving at Gate seven...Ga(...)
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Get me off your fucking mailing list
Get Me Off Your Fucking Mailing List is an actual science paper accepted by a journal. Original Source.
We're hurting innocent people...but we're helping the economy
Black Friday, a new flick from the makers of Daylight Saving
Magical Contamination
Seashells? Distant planets? Beautiful mold.
Undelicious Donut Holes
Many people have discussed discussed the Bir Tawil trapezoid before, a piece of land unclaimed by either Sudan and Egypt, because both would rather possess the disputed (and more fertile) Halaib triangle. Likewise, some are already familiar with Neutral Moresnets
Turkey, Pie, Football, Costumes and Trick-or-Treat! Wait.
Halloween and Thanksgiving are two of the slipperiest holidays in the American tradition. Costumed masquerading and trick-or-treating used to happen on Thanksgiving, while Halloween was mostly devoted to vandalism. As Americans did they best to stamp out the vandalism, they
The caudate nucleus
What goes on in the brains of simultaneous interpreters. Miles told me about an agricultural meeting at which delegates discussed frozen bulls semen; a French interpreter translated this as matelot congelés, or deep-frozen sailors. (via) I ask him if he
So many subtle ways to be human, and so many subtle ways to be wrong.
Tor.com presents Max Gladstones A Kiss With Teeth, in which an ancient evil settles down and tries out middle-class married life.
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