Argentine Court rules: Orang Utans are "non-human-persons" with human rights and therefore need(...)
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Grandmommy and boy skinny dipping in lake Michigan 1940's
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Found an albino clover
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The evolution of console controllers
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Wooden pliers made from just 10 cuts into a single stick of wood.
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I think I know what to get this guy
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Nothing cuter than a happy Ice Hockey Goalie
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China condemns cyberattacks, but does not mention North Korea
Reuters:China condemns cyberattacks, but does not mention North Korea  —  (Reuters) - China has said it opposes all forms of cyberattacks, but it stopped short of directly condemning the hacking
I work at Sony Pictures. This is what it was like after we got hacked. (Andrew Nusca/Fortune)
Andrew Nusca / Fortune:I work at Sony Pictures.  This is what it was like after we got hacked.  —  An employee* in the Los Angeles office of Sony Pictures Entertainment
Google still surfaces news in search results in Spain after shutting down its News site (Danny (...)
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:Google still surfaces news in search results in Spain after shutting down its News site  —  How Google News Lives On In Spain Despite Being
Skype Translator hands-on: fairly accurate speech recognition, but translation needs work (Darr(...)
Darren Orf / Gizmodo:Skype Translator hands-on: fairly accurate speech recognition, but translation needs work  —  Skype Translator Hands-On: Close But No Babel Fish  —  When Skype announced its real-time translation
Microsoft removes unofficial Snapchat apps from the Windows Phone store (Rich McCormick/The Verge)
Rich McCormick / The Verge:Microsoft removes unofficial Snapchat apps from the Windows Phone store  —  Photo messaging service disables unofficial API to increase security  —  Microsoft has removed a host
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki encourages experimenting with professional content and new business (...)
Jonathan Mahler / New York Times:YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki encourages experimenting with professional content and new business models, like subscription-based Music Key, to grow revenues  —  YouTubes Chief, Hitting a
NY regulator outlines new, less strict BitLicense draft, final version expected in January (Tan(...)
Tanaya Macheel / CoinDesk:NY regulator outlines new, less strict BitLicense draft, final version expected in January  —  Lawsky Outlines Revisions to New Yorks BitLicense in DC Speech  —  Ben Lawsky
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Lost memories might be able to be restored
For decades, most neuroscientists have believed that memories are stored at the synapses -- the connections between brain cells, or neurons -- which are destroyed by Alzheimers disease. The new study provides evidence contradicting the idea that long-term memory is
New, tighter timeline confirms ancient volcanism aligned with dinosaurs' extinction
A definitive geological timeline shows that a series of massive volcanic explosions 66 million years ago spewed enormous amounts of climate-altering gases into the atmosphere immediately before and during the extinction event that claimed Earths non-avian dinosaurs, according to …
Walmart's Pregnancy Policy May Make You Sick | The Nation
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NASA Goddard instrument makes first detection of organic matter on Mars -- ScienceDaily
The organic molecules found by the team also have chlorine atoms, and include chlorobenzene and several dichloroalkanes, such as dichloroethane, dichloropropane and dichlorobutane. Chlorobenzene is the most abundant with concentrations between 150 and 300 parts-per-billion. Chlor …
No 'bird brains'? Crows exhibit advanced relational thinking, study suggests -- ScienceDaily
Crows have long been heralded for their high intelligence -- they can remember faces, use tools and communicate in sophisticated ways.But a newly published study finds crows also have the brain power to solve higher-order, relational-matching tasks, and they can
China Charges Jackie Chan's Son, Jaycee, Over Drug Offense
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Science's top 10 breakthroughs of 2014
The journals list of nine other major scientific achievements of 2014 appears below in no particular order.The Dinosaur-Bird TransitionYoung Blood Fixes OldGetting Robots to CooperateNeuromorphic ChipsBeta CellsIndonesian Cave ArtManipulating MemoryCubeSatsExpa …
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2 cops ambushed, fatally shot in car; gunman kills himself
The warning came just moments too late: A man who had shot his ex-girlfriend a few hours earlier had traveled to New York City and vowed online to shoot two pigs in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric
Two New York City Cops Shot 'Execution Style' in Revenge Attack...
Two New York City Cops Shot Execution Style in Revenge Attack for Eric Garner Two NYC police officers were assassinated Saturday afternoon as they sat in their police car in Brooklyn, NY. Without any warning, a gunman shot dead officers
Too many fittings going on
They manufacture stock clubs based on average static measurements, like height and wrist to floor. Problem is, fittings need to be done dynamically, because what really matters is how the club is brought down at impact.
Christmas Crack
Line 1 large or 2 small jelly-roll pans with aluminum foil, spray with nonstick spray and arrange the saltines salt-side down in a single layer.
Some high resolution woodtype
Does anyone know if there is a large online library of scanned woodcut typefaces to download as high res TIFFs? Dont know about complete fonts, but Dover Publications publishes books of copyright-free decorative letters. Some may be from woodcuts.
A day in the life of a hospitalist
I am a young hospitalist who is 16 months into my role at an urban academic medical center. Unlike many of my more-senior colleagues who found their way to hospital medicine by circumstance, luck, or as a second-career path, I
Arrest warrants issued against Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah for attack on Karachi airport
An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on Saturday issued non-bailable arrest warrants against eight persons, including Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah, for the brazen militant assault on Karachi airport in June. An anti-terrorism court in Karachi issued the arrest warrants against
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Caption this camel
Hugs found to boost your immune system, probably because hugging people in winter is about as s(...)
Is working at a job you hate worse than being unemployed? Survey says ... yes
Nothing to see here, just a thousand soldiers from the 82nd Airborne deploying to Iraq, move along
Christians with a sense of humor have developed a Bible-themed set to counter Cards Against Hum(...)
Six people struck by lightning outside of Raymond James Stadium. Source of the lightning came f(...)
Photoshop these stylin' Santas
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Writing "Good Omens"
Neil Gaiman talks about writing Good Omens - Terry Pratchett and I met in February 1985, in a Chinese restaurant. I was a young journalist. He was a former journalist and Electricity Board PR, and a writer who had just
inflorescence.city is a generative text/art project by Katie Rose Pipkin and Loren Schmidta bit more info about it here Loren Schmidt previously
50 years of beeping
At 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving, James Galdo and his 22-year-old son made their annual trip to a Hess (HES) gas station on New Yorks Long Island to buy the oil companys latest holiday toy truck. It marked the end of
In the arms of a stranger
In an emergency, would you hand your baby over to a stranger you had just met? In an emergency, would you hand your baby over to a stranger you had just met? This is the story of a mother who
"it might warrant discussion from others."
Small Talk What We Talk About When We Talk About The WeatherFor some tips, try Barbara Walters How to Talk With Practically Anybody About Practically Anything, via Brain Pickingsor is small talk obfuscation and evasion?
Freedom is the right of all sentient beings
An Argentina court has recognised an Orangutang as non-human person: This opens the way not only for other Great Apes, but also for other sentient beings which are unfairly and arbitrarily deprived of their liberty in zoos, circuses, water parks
Redditor does the research behind the Sony Pictures hacking scandal.
Redditor CSMastermind composes an epic timeline of the Sony information breach. Well sourced, and in laymans terms. George Clooney is apparently the only person working with or for Sony that understand information security
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