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TIL the first drinking straw was designed to have a diameter slightly smaller than the typical (...)
Which fictional character do you have an irrational level of hate towards?
What character, either cartoon, human or anywhere in between, do you have a level of disdain for? submitted by bigtice to AskReddit
Welding metal with friction
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A police officer pulls over a speeding car..
A police officer pulls over a speeding car. The officer says, ‘I clocked you at 120 km/h sir.’ The driver says, ‘Christ, officer I had it on cruise control at 100, perhaps your radar gun needs calibrating.’ Not looking up
Hard Labor
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the halls of a high school in Texas filled with students supporting their classmate after his m(...)
TIL that there are nurses in Japan, that are specified in 'ejaculation care'
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Blizzard cancels its next-gen MMO Titan after seven years (Philip Kollar/Polygon)
Philip Kollar / Polygon:Blizzard cancels its next-gen MMO Titan after seven years  —  Blizzard has officially canceled development on its mysterious next-generation massively multiplayer game Titan.  The company confirmed the
PayPal integrates Bitcoin processors BitPay, Coinbase and GoCoin for merchants in the US and Ca(...)
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:PayPal integrates Bitcoin processors BitPay, Coinbase and GoCoin for merchants in the US and Canada  —  PayPal today announced partnerships with three leading Bitcoin payment
Philips plans to split into 2 companies: one focused on health care and tech, one on lighting ((...)
Chad Bray / New York Times:Philips plans to split into 2 companies: one focused on health care and tech, one on lighting  —  Philips to Split Into Two Companies as
Samsung exits laptop market in Europe "for now" after decline in PC market (Chris Martin/PC Advisor)
Chris Martin / PC Advisor:Samsung exits laptop market in Europe “for now” after decline in PC market  —  Exclusive: Samsung exits laptop market including Chromebooks  —  Following in the path
California autonomous vehicle regulations go into effect; Google wins 25 car permits, Audi and (...)
Carl Franzen / The Verge:California autonomous vehicle regulations go into effect; Google wins 25 car permits, Audi and Mercedes-Benz get two each  —  Googles self-driving cars are now allowed on
Google Currents For iOS Now Called Google Play Newsstand Following Big Redesign (Sarah Perez/Te(...)
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:Google Currents For iOS Now Called Google Play Newsstand Following Big Redesign  —  Google Currents, Googles magazine-like news reading iOS app and a competitor to Flipboard, is
Samwer Brothers' Rocket Internet sets price range for its IPO, will raise up to $1.8B at a valu(...)
Bloomberg:Samwer Brothers Rocket Internet sets price range for its IPO, will raise up to $1.8B at a valuation of about $8B, begins trading October 9  —  Samwer Brothers Rocket Internet Kicks Off German IPO  — 
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'F' Is for Firearm: More Teachers Authorized to Carry Weapons in Classroom
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Roger Goodell Meets With Ex-NFL Players to Improve Conduct Policy
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'Dr Death' Exhibit of Preserved Corpses Banned in Berlin
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How Much Do You Know About Human Geography - Quiz
As much as an 8th Grader?Human Geography Quiz
Vandals drain lake, leaving confused ducks and swans
Falmouth, England - Visitors to Coronation Park were in for a surprise over the weekend when they visited the Helston beauty spot only to find the lake drained of water.This unusual sight was the result of vandals kicking through the
Pet Primates: Chimps Raised by Humans Have Social Problems as Adults
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ISIS Hostage Alan Henning's Wife Invokes Sharia Law in New Plea
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Purdue reaches deal to allow fans to see games from years gone by.
Itll cost you an arm and a leg , but through SPARX, a video company that collects, restores, etc., fans will have an opportunity to see past legends, great teams, or just random games from football, mens and womens bball,
Influence of rotational force fields on the determination of the work ...
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. For a Brownian system the evolution of thermodynamic quantities is a stochastic process, in particular the work performed
Dog who was shot, beaten, and left for dead finds loving home
Bella the pit bull was beaten, shot, starved, and left for dead - but today, this wonderful, forgiving dog has much to be happy about: shes finally home. Bella was found on Aug. 12 in a wooded area near Coeur
Student bait raped: Special needs student, used as bait to nab rapist, is raped
A 14-year-old special needs student from Alabama , used as bait by a teacher to catch a rapist, was herself raped in a bathroom at the Sparkman Middle School in the city of Toney, Alabama, Madison County. The disturbing plan
Teen, 17, arrested after his father is stabbed to death
Police arrested the 17-year-old Saturday, the same day a man was heard yelling He wants to kill me, in Spanish. The 50-year-old victim was found wounded and bleeding Saturday when cops responded to a robbery call at his home in
Tetris Attack - IGN Plays
To celebrate Nintendos 125th anniversary, were spending time with some of the best games The Big N ever made. Tetris Attack - IGN Plays is categorized as entertainment.
EE scoops up 58 Phones4u stores
When Phones4u entered administration , it immediately shut all of its doors and put thousands of employees on notice. It didnt take long for Dixons Carphone to secure 800 positions , with Vodafone sweeping in shortly after to buy 140
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Good news: there's a brand new way for idiots to hurt themselves on camera
Apparently, "going postal" is being privatized
South Africa's pro-women, pro-gay mosque shut down four days after opening. Because nobody both(...)
Photoshop this fashion statement
Hearing the global outcry for wider availability of airline food, it's Lufthansa to the rescue
Apparently "Don't bite the hand that (literally) feeds you" is a tough idiom to translate into (...)
In Seattle, you can be fined for not separating your food trash from your trash trash. To be fa(...)
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Intelligence X 100 =
being FactMags months-in-the-making rundown of the 100 greatest Intelligent Dance Music (IDM) tracks of all time. For the curious (and, indeed courageous) amongst you, weve now pulled together a mammoth YouTube playlist, featuring all of the selected tracks in order.
Non-ebola care
As hospitals struggle to cope with the ebola epidemic, where are patients with other emergencies finding care? In Monrovia, Liberia, its Cooper Adventist Hospital. Without proper isolation facilities to handle ebola, they are instead tackling everything else. This August 17,
Age eclipsing gender as Canada's major income gap
Age as the new inequality. Full report here.
"The decisions you make in the game should be agonizing," he replied.
Cordial Minuet is a video game being developed by Jason Rohrer (Previously, previously, previously). It is played for money, and is designed with the intent to remove chance from the outcome.
Have a Guinness (Latte) when you're tired
Starbucks Is Testing a Drink That Tastes Like Guinness (Without the Alcohol) by Samantha Grossman (@sam_grossman), Time magazine:The new drink, called the Dark Barrel Latte, is being tested at select locations across Ohio and Florida, Grubstreet reports. It doesnt contain
Where have all the good movies gone?
Between the limited amount of titles on streaming services and the fact that Netflix seems to be shifting away from DVDs altogether, are you just out of luck if you want to watch a non-blockbuster like Sweet Sweetbacks Baadasssss Song
A titanic defeat!
Blizzard cancels Titan. After 7 years of work on the MMO, the successor to World of Warcraft has been cancelled. We didnt find the fun, Morhaime continued. We didnt find the passion. We talked about how we put it through
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