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TIL The only character to appear, played by the same actor, in 10 different series is Richard B(...)
Blizzard problem solved.
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Giroux's Handles
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She passed out playing on the train
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US could cut power emissions 78% by 2030 using existing technology, says study - This system co(...)
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TIL The only character to appear, played by the same actor, in 10 different series is Richard B(...)
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Character actor Abe Vigoda has passed away at 94.
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Popular messaging app Kik, which grants anonymity to teenagers and predators, is a growing conc(...)
New York Times:Popular messaging app Kik, which grants anonymity to teenagers and predators, is a growing concern for law enforcement  —  Wildly Popular App Kik Offers Teenagers, and Predators, Anonymity 
Upfront survey of VCs: 91% expect valuations do go down in the first half of 2016, 62% say thei(...)
Mark Suster / Fortune:Upfront survey of VCs: 91% expect valuations do go down in the first half of 2016, 62% say their portfolios are cutting costs  —  The State of
Twitter's algorithmic timeline is like expanded version of "while you were away" feature, accor(...)
Casey Newton / The Verge:Twitters algorithmic timeline is like expanded version of “while you were away” feature, according to users testing it; opt-out is available  —  Heres how Twitters new
Jack Dorsey responds to #RIPTwitter, links Twitter's identity with real-time, doesn't deny an a(...)
@jack:Jack Dorsey responds to #RIPTwitter, links Twitters identity with real-time, doesnt deny an algorithmic feed but says there was no plan to launch next week  —  Hello Twitter! Regarding #RIPTwitter: I want you all to
John Giannandrea's appointment as Google's search chief shows that AI is key to maintaining Goo(...)
Mark Bergen / Re/code:John Giannandreas appointment as Googles search chief shows that AI is key to maintaining Googles dominance in search  —  Why John Giannandrea, Googles AI Research Head, Will
GCHQ's data-mining techniques revealed in new Snowden leak (Glyn Moody/Ars Technica UK)
Glyn Moody / Ars Technica UK:GCHQs data-mining techniques revealed in new Snowden leak  —  Shhh!  Top Secret—dont pass it on...  (credit: GCHQ)  —  A “Data Mining Research Problem Book” marked
Amazon and other retailers should stop selling cheap USB-C cables with faulty wiring that can d(...)
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:Amazon and other retailers should stop selling cheap USB-C cables with faulty wiring that can damage laptops, and instead demand certification for these cables  —  USB-C
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Marijuana-infused suppository helps to relieve menstrual cramps - Smell the Truth
A natural form of menstrual relief is now available to women, thanks to pot.The world’s first cannabis-infused vaginal suppository was released this week by Foria, which promises to relieve the pain and stress induced by menstrual cramps and discomfort.Named “Fo …
IRAN: -Wrestling with Iran
When the Obama administration decided to explore ways of improving people-to-people relations with Iran, wrestling was a natural choice. Because Iranians excel at the sport, playing to their strength was a way of showing respect for Persian culture and history,
Rise in rape claims linked to online dating - BBC News
Rise in rape claims linked to online dating5 hours agoFrom the section UK
Will Black votes for GOP candidates become tantamount to racial sacrilege?
As the 2016 Democratic primary race boils down to Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, the black vote in the south needs to justify having a civil rights rationale for these candidates getting their vote. There are many African Americans alive
The 8th Republican Debate In 100 Words (And 3 Videos)
Again, the Republicans engaged in an intense brawl that was framed by Carsons delayed entrance and an tough confrontation between Chris Christie and Marco Rubio.
Maurice White: The Audacity Of Uplift : The Record : NPR
Maybe Maurice White never managed to gain the sort of widespread name recognition afforded to James Brown or George Clinton because there were plenty of other cooks in the EWF kitchen. At its heart, the band was less the vision
Game Over For Assad's Enemies
“Russians understand war. Americans understand managing conflicts to get unsatisfactory results,” one official familiar with the U.S. military campaign told The Daily Beast.  The approach of both nations “tells the region who the players are. Am …
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1 dead, 1 hurt in Bolingbrook shooting
A man was killed and another man was critically hurt Saturday evening after a shooting during a post-funeral gathering inside a home in southwest suburban Bolingbrook, authorities said. The two men were among several people who gathered inside a home
Woman arrested at Near North Dunkin' Donuts is charged in Uptown slaying
Sabrina O. Shaffer, 45, was arrested at a Dunkin Donuts after acting erratically and charged in the death of 63-year-old Uptown resident Keith West. Sabrina O. Shaffer, 45, was arrested at a Dunkin Donuts after acting erratically and charged in
Gavels
Its lazy enough to use the same symbolism in two articles just a few pages apart. However, its particularly lazy to use symbolism thats not even applicable in the UK, where none of our judges use gavels.
13 thoughts about grammar that will make you feel like a genius
If there is one thing the Internet holds dear, its a well-crafted sentence with correct grammar. Your Facebook statuses, your tweets and even your hashtags are always in danger of the grammar troll in your life coming out of the
British Columbia Investment Management Corp Raises Position in Henry Schein, Inc.
British Columbia Investment Management Corp raised its stake in Henry Schein, Inc. by 42.9% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 49,032 shares of the companys
What happened to
RB recuit Denzel Mitchell? He was like the #3 RB that committed after the 14 Bama game. Did he flip to another school or was he not academically eligible.
3 dead in apartment fire
Police say three people are dead, and 15 others are being treated in hospital for various injuries following a fire at a seniors building in Toronto. Paramedic spokesman Peter Rotolo says four people were taken to hospital in critical condition
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Scottish fire brigade synchronised crashing team get full points for style, effort
Kenya has found a novel way to protect endangered rhinos from poachers; by deploying sniper tea(...)
Coming up at the top of the hour it's Livingston Stapler Company Presents. Two hours of music h(...)
When giraffes go bad they go really, really bad
5-O Captures one of Hawaii's most notorious, Wo Fat moves up the list. Tag for facial tattoo
If you donated a cadaver to George Washington University, they'd like to apologize to you for n(...)
Toronto Zoo reveals sex of panda cubs. Well that is just so WRONG
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The 101 Slow Jam
Most construction projects are bumpy....but this one, starts out smooth.
So THAT's where Fawlty Towers is.
The Great British Television Map Im an American, but I love British TV series, and so does my wife. As for Geography... Im a bit more into that than she is. So, this informative map showing the locations depicted in
Red Africa
The Calvert Journals Special Report: Red Africa: When international socialism met the developing world Building blocs — How Ghanas architecture was reimagined with a little help from communist EuropeThe sound of independence-era AfricaBlack in the USSR — The children of
FUCK ME I MADE PLANS TONIGHT
this is what happens when i stay up 5 hours and 13 minutes past my bedtime
High resolution images of The Garden of Earthly Delights
Hieronymus Boschs amazing painting, The Garden of Earthly Delights. Exceptional detail, zoom in or out inside the painting. There are many stories hidden behind the images inside the painting. Click on the white text boxes to listen to and/or read
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New Beyoncé video
Kamp Kafka
Instilling existential dread, for generations to come. There should be a camp for Jews who dont like camp, I said. Who feel alienated by camp. To which a colleague exclaimed, Camp Kafka! It came together after that. A comical short
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