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Professional wrestler / Actor Roderick "Rowdy Piper" Toombs dead at 61.
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My school just got a ton of new iMacs...this is what they did with the boxes.
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Watching Jurassic Park 2 when suddenly
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The Canadian government has announced it intends to ban microbeads used in personal care produc(...)
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These coupons are valid for the next 90 years
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How many tumblrinas does it take to change a lightbulb?
You may think that a burnt out bulb needs to change just because the room is too dark for you to see anything, so it must be changed, but I don't care, it's beautiful, you should respect its right to
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Microsoft Said to Invest About $100 Million in Startup Uber (Dina Bass/Bloomberg Business)
Dina Bass / Bloomberg Business:Microsoft Said to Invest About $100 Million in Startup Uber  —  Microsoft Corp. has agreed to invest about $100 million in Uber Technologies Inc. at a
Dropbox Arrives On Roku With An App For Viewing Your Personal Photos And Movies (Sarah Perez/Te(...)
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:Dropbox Arrives On Roku With An App For Viewing Your Personal Photos And Movies  —  Dropbox has launched on the Roku, with an app that allows you
88,000 Nvidia Shield tablets recalled due to heat risk (Ian Paul/Greenbot)
Ian Paul / Greenbot:88,000 Nvidia Shield tablets recalled due to heat risk  —  Put that slate down, Nvidia Shield Tablet users.  No, seriously—put it down.  Its being recalled.  —  Nvidia
4th Amendment Lives: Court Tells US Government Get A Warrant If It Wants Mobile Phone Location (...)
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:4th Amendment Lives: Court Tells US Government Get A Warrant If It Wants Mobile Phone Location Info  —  A potentially big ruling came out of the courtroom of Judge Lucy Koh yesterday,
Yahoo Will Acquire Fashion Startup Polyvore (Anthony Ha/TechCrunch)
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:Yahoo Will Acquire Fashion Startup Polyvore  —  Yahoo just announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire style-focused community startup Polyvore.  —  In a blog post
Japan's Sharp to stop making TVs for the North American market after worse-than-expected quarte(...)
Kana Inagaki / Financial Times:Japans Sharp to stop making TVs for the North American market after worse-than-expected quarterly loss of $274m  —  Japans Sharp to quit North America TV market 
LinkedIn asks its top 500 "Influencers" for blanket permission to syndicate posts, with no mone(...)
Peter Kafka / Re/code:LinkedIn asks its top 500 “Influencers” for blanket permission to syndicate posts, with no money changing hands  —  LinkedIn Starts Building a Syndicated Content Network  —  LinkedIn
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Three Men Face Federal Gun Charges in Rock Island
Rock Island, Ill. - A federal grand jury returned indictments this week charging three men in separate, unrelated cases with possession of a firearm by a felon in the Rock Island Division of the Central District of Illinois, as announced by
Is msnbc nuts in dropping Alex Wagner?
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Felon, Xavier Velvie McCarty, Sentenced To 70 Months In Federal Prison For Possessing Firearms (...)
GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — Xavier Velvie McCarty, 22, of Muskegon, Michigan, was sentenced to seventy (70) months in federal prison for possessing firearms as a convicted felon, U.S. Attorney Patrick A. Miles, Jr. announced today. In addition to the prison
25 Arrested This Week in Round Up Centered on Alien Smuggling Operation
This week, federal, state and local authorities arrested 23 individuals indicted for their role in an undocumented alien smuggling scheme operating in Eagle Pass, Crystal City, Carrizo Springs, Uvalde, San Antonio, Laredo, Dallas and surrounding areas in Texas.  Authorities  …
Boyd County Woman Convicted of Defrauding Social Security Administration Out of $280,000
ASHLAND — An Ashland, Ky., couple has been convicted by a jury of crimes related to a scheme to defraud the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Kentucky Medicaid Program, out of hundreds of thousands of dollars over the course
Today in Pictures: July 31
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Do you think Glass-Steagall should be reinstated?
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Arlington Heights man charged in Glenview rape, robbery
A 26-year-old Arlington Heights man is accused of detaining and raping a woman in Glenview and stealing her cellphone, according to Cook County Circuit Court records. Jose R. Quinteros, 26, of the 2300 block of Goebbert Road, was charged with
Continuum for Windows 10 Mobile: How Microsoft is turning your next phone into a PC
However, this wont see a new version to Windows Phone. Instead, Microsoft is actually going to cram Windows 10 onto a smartphone, calling it Windows 10 Mobile .
UKE opens tender for 3600MHz licences
Each of the concessions consists of a 2 5MHz frequency block and a deposit of PLN3,000 to PLN36,0000 is required depending on the licence area.
Cyclone Komen: Flood situation in Odisha worsens, death toll at 3
The Odisha government on Thursday issued a fresh flood alert in the wake of cyclone Komen which is expected to worsen the flood situation in five districts where three persons have died and about 4 lakh people have been affected.
Jets' Richardson facing charges for resisting arrest
Sheldon Richardson has already been suspended four games by the NFL for drug use. The New York Jets defensive lineman is now facing trouble with the law.
31P NMR detection of mobile dog brain phospholipids.
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 in vivo dog brain 31P NMR spectrum has a large peak in the phosphodiester region accounting for
Visibility of phospholipids in 31P NMR spectra of human breast tumours in vivo.
The aims of this study were two-fold: to characterize the in vivo 31P NMR spectrum of human breast tumours by identifying the metabolites contributing to each peak; and to demonstrate changes in the detectability of the phosphodiester peak at varying
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It's becoming more and more apparent that the idea of a Taco Bell that serves alcohol may prese(...)
Tax warrants are threatening to put a 70-year-old woman in jail because of an IRS error. Did i (...)
Apparently it is not okay to have your airplane be hangaring around your driveway
There are a lot of things on the to-do list whenever a plane prepares to depart from an airport(...)
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Spot the Drowning Child
A series of visual tests: can you see which kid is in trouble?
Hot Rod Comes to a Halt - Rowdy Roddy Piper, 1954-2015
Wrestling legend Rowdy Roddy Piper has died of a heart attack at the age of 61. Piper was one of the great heels (villains) of the 1980s wrestling boom, teaming with Paul Orndorff at the first WrestleMania in 1985 to
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The Millennial Commune
Finally, something everyone is sure to agree on
All 74 Led Zeppelin Songs, Ranked, A definitive, uncontroversial list from the fine folks at Vulture.
"Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth."
A History of Art in Three Colours (BBC) Dr James Fox explores how, in the hands of artists, the colours gold, blue and white have stirred our emotions, changed the way we behave and even altered the course of history.
There's enough Grace for everybody
Todays Penny Arcade comic is the last in a 1 2 3 4 5 6 part story that starts here. Set in the world of Nightlight where childrens fears come alive and must be dealt with, Grace has to grow
Build a Boat Out of a (Single) 2x4
One riot, one Ranger. One 2x4, one boat. Launching the boat.
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