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Adam & Eve started the tradition we still see today
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TIL: While Apple was buying land for a data server in NC, a couple refused multiple offers from(...)
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Generous town sewer workers fish local resident's 100 year old ring out of manhole 3 days after(...)
Crazy how times have changed.
Bedouin nomads crossing the Wadi Rum desert, Jordan
Oldest Kentucky WWII vet dies at 107. He was worried that no one would come to his funeral beca(...)
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High blood levels of BPA from handling receipts
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New Nintendo 3DS review: vastly improved performance and 3D effect, but unusably bad cameras (S(...)
Sam Byford / The Verge:New Nintendo 3DS review: vastly improved performance and 3D effect, but unusably bad cameras  —  New Nintendo 3DS review  —  Portable games consoles are still a
Behind Google's $120M purchase of mobile enterprise startup Divide, one of NYC's biggest exits (...)
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:Behind Googles $120M purchase of mobile enterprise startup Divide, one of NYCs biggest exits of 2014  —  How 3 First-Time Founders Turned One-Third Of Their Employees
Twitter's new Fabric SDK extends the company's reach in China, is already being used by Alibaba(...)
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:Twitters new Fabric SDK extends the companys reach in China, is already being used by Alibaba and Baidu  —  Twitters Developer Tools Put Company Deeper Into China 
Illumio, exiting stealth, aims to secure both your data center and the cloud (Jonathan Vanian/G(...)
Jonathan Vanian / Gigaom:Illumio, exiting stealth, aims to secure both your data center and the cloud  —  Illumio acts like access management for computing workloads; users can run Illumio to
Fitness Tracker Moov Raises $3 Million For Its Wearable A.I. Coach (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:Fitness Tracker Moov Raises $3 Million For Its Wearable A.I. Coach  —  The crowdfunded fitness tracker Moov, built by former Apple engineer and HALO game designer Nikola
Google dominates search advertising but will likely be eclipsed in native ad category (Ben Thom(...)
Ben Thompson / stratechery:Google dominates search advertising but will likely be eclipsed in native ad category  —  Peak Google  —  Despite the hype about disruption, the truth is most tech
Behind Twitter's Move to Become a Mobile-Services Shop (Yoree Koh/Wall Street Journal)
Yoree Koh / Wall Street Journal:Behind Twitters Move to Become a Mobile-Services Shop  —  Twitter is looking to have its Google moment, the time when the tech giant began pushing
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U.S.-led Syria Strikes Kill 464 ISIS Fighters, 32 Civilians: Report
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Father-to-Be Still Missing in NYC Explosion
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Why AMBER alerts may occasionally give cellphone owners rude awakenings
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Blackwater Guards Found Guilty in 2007 Iraq Killings
Four former Blackwater Worldwide security guards were convicted and immediately jailed Wednesday for their roles in a deadly 2007 shooting in Baghdad’s Nisour Square that marked a bloody nadir in America’s war in Iraq.A jury in Federal District Court found
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Cruise shops in Paris before 'M:I3' premiere
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Baby Killed in Jerusalem 'Attack' Was U.S. Citizen: Israel Police
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Upstate NY teen arrested after death of pregnant ex-girlfriend in fire
Police on Wednesday arested the ex-boyfriend of a 19-year-old pregnant woman found dead in a fire-ravaged Troy apartment building. Vanessa Milligans body was found after a fire in her apartment on April 4, a week before her due date.
Optically controlled light-pulse propagation in closed-loop...
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. We report experimental results on the 1550 nm modulated light propagation in a closed-loop all-fiber resonance configuration, which
BeautyCleanser
Its a textured device for cleaning cosmetic brushes; it eliminates old makeup, skin oils, and bacteria. The BeautyCleanser is a all-in-one product; it is a textured device for cleansing cosmetic brushes; which offers the preferred methods for deep cleaning cosmetic
agency pays employees for perspective
Any of us that have traveled somewhere amazing knows that feeling you get when you return home. That tiny change in perspective, a feeling of inspiration, an awakening that stays with you no matter how quickly youre thrown back into
Mag #242
Magpie Tales is a blog dedicated to the enjoyment of poets and writers, for the purpose of honing their craft, sharing it with like-minded bloggers, and keeping their muses alive and well. Each week, it offers an image as a
World Series 2014: Bumgarner pitches shutout until 7th as Giants crush Royals, 7-1, in Game 1
Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals perfect postseason roll. Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence homered early and the Giants showed off their October poise, shutting
Stuy Town sex assault suspect is charged in more crimes
Juan Scott appears at his arraignment Tuesday in Manhattan Criminal Court. He was arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman in the East Village over the weekend and has been charged in two more cases.
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School board votes to allow students to pose with guns in yearbook photos. This is bound to tri(...)
Counter for the number of days since someone jumped the White House fence has been reset to 0
Moth → flame; mosquito→ bug zapper; toddler→ claw toy machine
Theme of Farktography Contest No. 494: "Up Close 3: Macro". Details and rules in first post. LG(...)
Ever wanted to turn Nigel Farage into a kitten? Well there's an app for that
You might not think to try charging a car battery with a phone charger, but this guy did
Kentucky becomes first state in U.S. to grow Chia seeds. Can a new factory for The Clapper be f(...)
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"My father directed his stupid humor at me."
Louise Bourgeois Peels an Orange. A short film about her father, a little girl, and an orange.
Sexagenarians
Playboy models from Miss March 1954 to Miss January 1979 on meeting the male gaze then—and now. (NSFW!) There is, according to Playboy magazines official style guide, no such thing as a former Playmate. At the invitation of New York
Dogs reenacting U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments
If there is any justice in the world, this will revolutionize the way you consume Supreme Court news. Fed up with the Supreme Courts refusal to allow cameras at oral arguments, John Oliver has proposed an alternative to existing television
When Baby gets that first haircut, Mother saves the hair.
Hair work mourning jewelry served as a sentimental and tangible memorial to the deceased. In the late 1700s, hair work started to become professionalized, but tradesmen were soon deemed untrustworthy. Customers would send the hair of a loved one by
Nothing Lasts Forever
The official full-length trailer for Avengers 2: Age Of Ultron has landed
"The straight line belongs to men, the curved one to God."
Antonio Gaudi a 1984 Japanese documentary film by Hiroshi Teshigahara about the works of Antoni Gaudi. In the film the director visits the buildings including houses in Barcelona and the Sagrada Família. The Village Voice wrote a review describing the
Detroit with a Boardwalk
Wonder why Atlantic City is failing? The better question, the one asked by people who know the town: Why did anyone think it would ever succeed?
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