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An ant in a droplet on a flower.
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Ibuprofen use leads to extended lifespan in several species, study shows
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Basically how The Pirate Bay works
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The UK and the US hacked European Parliament and European Commission networks through Belgian i(...)
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MERRY CHRISTMAS from Charlie the venus flytrap!!!
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What do you mean, vet's office? YOU SAID WE WERE GOING TO THE PHILHARMONIC!
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Sony blames cinemas for banning movie, says it WILL now try to release its comedy film about No(...)
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Cisco elevates patent battle against Arista with ITC complaint (Rachel King/ZDNet)
Rachel King / ZDNet:Cisco elevates patent battle against Arista with ITC complaint  —  Summary:Ciscos lawsuit concerns 12 features covered by 14 patents - all of which are embedded within current
North Korea denies Sony hack, proposes joint inquiry with US, warns of "grave consequences" if (...)
BBC:North Korea denies Sony hack, proposes joint inquiry with US, warns of “grave consequences” if Washington refuses  —  North Korea seeks join probe with US on Sony hack  —  North
Chrome Security Team Considers Marking All HTTP Pages As 'Non-Secure' (Mike Masnick/Techdirt)
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:Chrome Security Team Considers Marking All HTTP Pages As ‘Non-Secure’  —  Back in August, we noted that Google had started adjusting its search algorithm to give a slight boost to sites that
India's e-commerce giant Flipkart raises $700M, bringing its total investor money in 2014 to ov(...)
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:Indias e-commerce giant Flipkart raises $700M, bringing its total investor money in 2014 to over $2B  —  Indias E-Commerce Giant Flipkart Replenishes Its War Chest With New
Cross platform development by Apple, Google, and Microsoft analyzed and visualized (Jan Dawson/(...)
Jan Dawson / Beyond Devices:Cross platform development by Apple, Google, and Microsoft analyzed and visualized  —  Visualizing cross-platform development  —  Much has been made recently of Microsofts shift from a
Apple Pay claimed 1% of November's digital payment dollars, new report says (Mike Beasley/9to5Mac)
Mike Beasley / 9to5Mac:Apple Pay claimed 1% of Novembers digital payment dollars, new report says  —  A new report from ITG has revealed that Apple Pay was responsible for 1%
US tries to strike deal with EU for immunity over online security breaches (Phillip Inman/Guardian)
Phillip Inman / Guardian:US tries to strike deal with EU for immunity over online security breaches  —  Critics fear Tisa talks could be used to further interests of large corporations
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Experts: Lower oil prices a threat to Texas economy
These days, Texas consumers are celebrating the lowest gasoline prices in more than five years. But lower oil prices are also a risk factor for the overall Texas economy, which depends heavily on the energy industry. In fact, some experts
Saudi Arabia Beheads Gays, but Marco Rubio Has No Problem With You Traveling There 
n about a minute you can book a flight to locales that are home to the most brutal anti-gay regimes in the world, where homosexuality is punishable by flogging, imprisonment (sometimes for life) or execution. I dont just mean Uganda
Jeb Bush Just Took a Big Step Toward Running for President. Here Are 23 Reasons He Should Recon(...)
On December 16, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush announced (via Facebook) that he plans to actively explore the possibility of running for president in 2016. Its the first step toward formally entering the race.But there are plenty of reasons why
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Ben Carson's Bizarre Explanation Of Why Obamacare Is Unconstitutional
In an interview last week with Washington Times Radio host Andy Parks, Ben Carson said that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional because it violates the U.S. Constitution’s provision that the government must “promote the general welfare” of the nation.& …
Indiana Pastor Arrested For Grabbing Man's Genitals Says Gay Porn Was A Friend's
Last week 59-year old Gaylard Williams, a pastor at the Praise Cathedral Church of God in Seymour, Indiana, was arrested. WLKY reports a 27-year old man claims Williams approached him while he was in his parked car. When the alleged victim rolled down
We are detaining people indefinitely who have committed no crime
Lily tells me that the moment they began her screening interview, they took away her bag – and with it her phone. Then she was told that she would be taken to a detention facility. “It was nine o’clock at
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Pa. couple charged in boy's death waives hearing
A Philadelphia-area couple charged in the torture death of the womans 3-year-old son will head to trial after waiving their preliminary hearings. Jillian Tait and Gary Lee Fellenbaum III are accused of shopping, napping and eating pizza as the boy
Pennsylvania Couple Plead Not Guilty In Starvation Death Of Disabled Son
A Pennsylvania mother and father accused of letting their 9-year-old disabled son starve to death last summer entered pleas of not guilty on Thursday. Jarrod Tutko, 38, and Kimberly Tutko, 39, appeared in shackles for their arraignment in the Dauphin
Arrest made in Stafford Walmart parking lot shooting that left father dead
Antonio De la Cruz, 19, has been arrested and charged with the Dec. 10 murder of Christian Eduardo Cardoza, 35, who was shot in the parking lot of a Stafford Walmart while his family looked on. Antonio De la Cruz,
Evidence for a single loss of mineralized teeth in the common avian ancestor
To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. The absence of teeth or edentulism has evolved on multiple occasions within vertebrates, including birds, turtles, and a
Texas weather man recovering from gunman's attack
He is truly my hero, the wife of Patrick Crawford, 35, said late Wednesday after he underwent surgery for two gunshot wounds. An unknown assailant attacked the KCEN-TV meteorologist at the stations parking lot as he got into his Mustang
1986 Harley-Davidson XLH 1100
The 1986 Harley-Davidson XLH 1100 introduced the first changes to the Sportster engine in nearly thirty years. See more motorcycle pictures .
It's the Friday before Christmas; alcohol consumption to double
Irish people drank 38 million litres of pure alcohol last year, with beer most popular alcoholic drink, followed by wine, spirits and cider in order.
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New theme park called Machine Gun America opens. Yes, some people have a problem with this
If you're a registered sex offender, it's probably best if you don't get a job as a mall Santa
Officials say tainted prepackaged caramel apples have been linked to four deaths and dozens of (...)
Dr. Ruth's tips for jolly sex this holiday season: Buy sexy underwear, surprise your partner; b(...)
Bar owner arrested for using picture of Buddha wearing headphones on flyer. If only buddhists c(...)
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We've identified the mastermind of the attack on the Pakistani school. He's called Slim. (cue E(...)
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Miami, Miami, you've got style....
On August 21, a federal judge in Florida ruled that that the states ban on same sex marriage was unconstitutional, but the ruling was stayed until January 5. Although the state Attorney General appealed the ruling and asked for a
The Queen of Torture
She dropped the ball when the C.I.A. was given information that might very well have prevented the 9/11 attacks; she gleefully participated in torture sessions afterward; she misinterpreted intelligence in such a way that it sent the C.I.A. on an
In geologic terms it's imminent. In biologic, maybe within a lifetime.
Earths Magnetic Field May Be About to Flip - Earths last magnetic reversal took place 786,000 years ago and happened very quickly, in less than 100 years -- roughly a human lifetime. The rapid flip, much faster than the thousands
#Gad hi fynd, Gad hi fynd
A year on, yall may be sick to death of Frozen and new versions of Let it Go, but surely theres room for the Welsh version as translated and sung by the 14 year old Rebekah West? Bonus: sing along
US drone strikes: data analysis
41 men targeted, but 1,147 people killed: New analysis of data conducted by the human rights group Reprieve raises questions about the accuracy of intelligence guiding precise drone strikes.
2 bassists, 2 clarinets, 1 cellist, 1 tape-delay technician, 1 pianist
Bing & Ruth is a modern classical ensemble that plays minimalist, piano-driven music. Several videos from Tomorrow Was The Golden Age (RVNG Intl.), their 2014 album, are on Youtube: Warble, TWTGA, Police Police Police Police Police, The Towns We Love
At 20 a little coquette, at 40 not married yet, at 50 a suffragette!
The Turn of the Century Posters that Warned against the Horrors of a World with Womens Rights
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