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Wed January 18, 2017
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(Fox 19 Cincinnati)
 
 
 
Good news, Kentuckians: Yours is the cheapest state for smokers
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
China to develop super super computer. Yes, that's right--it's gonna have two supers
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Tue January 17, 2017
(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
File this under 'shiat nobody asked for', Windows 10 is getting a built-in book store
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(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Inside a remote desert facility, hundreds of human bodies lie frozen in capsules, each waiting for their second life to start
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(IndyStar)
 
 
 
Fired IT guy wants $200,000 to help former employer access a Google account he may have changed the administrative password on. John Podesta unavailable for comment
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Graphic lemon images help with breast cancer awareness, party ideas
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(Stuff.co.nz)
 
 
 
Check out New Zealand's national network of bone banks, or as they're called in America, your mom
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(The Local)
 
 
 
Swedish researchers try sticking crying babies with needles to get them to stop. Honestly, who among us hasn't considered doing the same?
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(HealthDay)
 
 
 
Children exposed to opiates in the womb may be more likely to perform poorly in school but still do better than those exposed to construction noise
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(Slack)
 
 
 
FYI for any fellow IT farkers that use the open source ELK Stack, here's a link to a public Slack user group on Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana
 
(iNews (UK))
 
 
 
Slender Man, who is probably watching you right now, might represent our fear of the internet itself
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
The Nokia 3310 is famous for being almost indestructible. Almost being the key word here
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(Mental Floss)
 
 
 
Why do U.S. school grades go A, B, C, D, and F? Why not "E"?
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(BBC)
 
 
 
100 years ago, British code breakers read a German message asking Mexico to invade the USA and changed the course of world history
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Leopard shark without a mate has babies anyway because who's gonna stop a shark from doing that
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Mon January 16, 2017
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
The seven wonders of Instagram have now been calculated according to hashtags, and the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben and the Golden Gate Bridge are the most photographed things in the world
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
UK base in Antarctica: 'Shut. Down. Everything'
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(Engadget)
 
 
 
Lithium batteries now come with built-in onboard fire extinguishers
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(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Who's winning the cyber war? Fark, of course
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(Instructables)
 
 
 
Inventor creates robot that can play bagpipes 24 hours a day, seven days a week, without ever getting tired. He is truly history's greatest monster
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
An enormous anomaly has been spotted on Venus. This is not to be confused with that equally enormous anomaly on Uranus. Seriously, get that thing looked at
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(NASA)
 
 
 
The Arthur C. Clarke Geostationary Highway
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(BGR)
 
 
 
Remember how science promised us flying cars last century? It looks like they might finally deliver
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Let's travel back to the "good old days" when TVs had bottle cap-sized screens
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(Mashable)
 
 
 
Note to Tesla owners: Don't rely on a phone to start your car in the middle of the desert
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(The Inquirer)
 
 
 
FARK ready headline of the day: "YouTube under siege as porn is hidden in its privates"
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(Kickstarter)
 
 
 
Help old school UltramegaFarker Wookiemonster (730 greenlit links) get his short film Kickstarter over the hump and greenlit. It's a pretty big hump right now
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(Huffington Post UK)
 
 
 
January is Love Your Liver Month. Not around here it's not
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(The Register)
 
 
 
123456 is still the world's most popular password. C'mon people, you're not even trying anymore
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(Telegraph)
 
 
 
One reason we don't have better data on how fast Arctic ice is melting is that scientists who go there to check get eaten alive by polar bears, if the mosquitoes don't eat them alive first: "My face looks like a sheet of bubble wrap"
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Intelligence services say the Russian Navy is engaged in its highest level of activity in 25 years for some reason
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Tasmanian tiger upgraded from "extinct"
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(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Latest quest for youthfulness reaches zombie proportions as patients are paying upwards of $10,500 to receive plasma transfusions from the blood of people ages 16 - 25
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(SoundCloud)
 
 
 
How to improve Smash Mouth: Use AutoTune to change all the vocal notes to C. 🤖 ʜᴇʏ ɴᴏᴡ ʏᴏᴜʀᴇ ᴀɴ ᴀʟʟ ꜱᴛᴀʀ‥‥
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Sun January 15, 2017
(The Register)
 
 
 
The cake is a IIe
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(Science Magazine)
 
 
 
PEOTUS tweets crude insults. POTUS publishes in Science: The irreversible momentum of clean energy
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(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
Male model reveals the one thing men must do if they want to get laid. Oddly enough, it's not 'move out of your Mom's basement.'
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(CBS News)
 
 
 
Archaeologists in Israel say working in King Solomon's mines may have been one of the better jobs available circa 10,000 BCE. Even the donkeys had it pretty good
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(Polygon)
 
 
 
While you were sleeping, gamers raised over $2.2 Million to fight cancer
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(Popular Science)
 
 
 
Scientists did NOT turn mice into killer zombies. That's just silly. They used genetics to specifically engineer mice so that they could then be turned into killer zombies
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(Popular Science)
 
 
 
Study suggest scientists need to learn how to write studies to get studies published
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(MLive.com)
 
 
 
I hope they kept the box and instructions. That's key with those bigger LEGO sets
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Sat January 14, 2017
(Metro)
 
 
 
Worst TV show. EVAR
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(Road & Track)
 
 
 
It's not often you take a minivan in for repairs and get handed a $57,000 estimate
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(Wired)
 
 
 
Meet the guy who hates dark matter so much, he's spent his life trying to kill it. See, it's just that space-time and the matter within it are a hologram that arises from an underlying network of qubits that create the illusion of dark matter
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(SpaceX)
 
 
 
Today's rocket surgery comes to us from the SpaceX Iridium-1 set to launch today at 12:54 ET
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(Lancaster Online)
 
 
 
The Amish are a little more high-tech than you think, and this is about their buggies
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(News.com.au)
 
 
 
It doesn't text. You can't check your email. And it's meant to be used as little as possible. Say hello to the anti-smartphone
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(Flight Global)
 
 
 
Pentagon chief weapons tester finally admits that the Mk. 1 eyeball on 1980s A10 is more accurate than the $5 million electro optical targeting systems on the F-35
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
No drivers, no steering wheels, no brakes for your shuttle plowing through the Strip. It's the Vegas way. Just roll with it
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(NPR)
 
 
 
U.S. places a bumblebee on the endangered species list for the first time. Which is really going to hurt gun sales, resorts and equipment retailers during the traditional bumblebee hunting season
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(Nature)
 
 
 
So what's the evolutionary advantage of CRISPR anyway, aside from keeping your lettuce fresh?
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(MSN)
 
 
 
This physicist thinks that global warming is good for us. Donald Trump met with him
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
You know you're hardcore when you make your own DIY EpiPen
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
A new era is upon us after a Nevada woman dies of a bacterial infection that is resistant to every single antibiotic approved for use in the United States
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Fri January 13, 2017
(Gainesville Times)
 
 
 
This 4-year-old girl has probably read more books than you have
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(Hakai Magazine)
 
 
 
Humans were in North America 10,000 years earlier than thought according to new evidence found in Yukon cave
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(Fast Company)
 
 
 
What If The Only Thing Standing Between Robots And World Domination Is Thumbs?
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(Science Focus)
 
 
 
So why does thunderstorm rain have more nitrogen than regular rain?
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(Science Focus)
 
 
 
So as you leisurely gulp down the third double espresso of the morning, you wonder, just how long does it take forcaffeinetokickinanyway?
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(WPXI.com)
 
 
 
Turns out that megastar was less "mysterious" and more "*om nom nom nom nom*" as it ate a nearby planet
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Why do our recorded voices sound so weird to us? Here comes the psychoacoustics
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Here's why Mars is the best planet in the solar system for us to explore: "It's like The Man in the High Castle for Earth's history" (good read)
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(The British Library)
 
 
 
Physical chemists aren't trying to brag or anything, but they just produced hydrogen from paraffin waxes through microwave degradation using a ruthenium catalyst, cuz it's not bragging if you can do it, biatch
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(TechEBlog)
 
 
 
Front wheel brakes not included
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(Homestar Runner)
 
 
 
Happy 14th Birthday, Trogdor! It's Trogday, folks! (Yes, 14 years. We're old)
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(Is There Any Deal)
 
 
 
♫ You wanna go where people know ♪ Mind Flayers will eat your brain ♬ You wanna go to the Friday Fark Gaming thread ♩ What have you been playing this week? Is there a game you've gotten rehab levels of addicted to? Let us know inside
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(From the Grapevine)
 
 
 
NASA went looking for a drab, barren, isolated wasteland devoid of life to help prepare astronauts for a mission to Mars. They discovered Utah
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(Metro)
 
 
 
Nothing says 'wine connoisseur' like a box that can be slipped through your mail slot
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(From the Grapevine)
 
 
 
Researchers are developing new technology that helps keep the elderly informed and entertained so you don't have to feel so guilty about not visiting your grandma every weekend
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Scientists tie tight, tiny knot. He who unravels it shall be King of Phrygia
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(Science Alert)
 
 
 
A super cheap, generic alternative to the EpiPen just hit shelves in the US. It's not called Screw You Mylan Bastards, but it should be
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(Futurism)
 
 
 
Skyscrapers of the future will be 3D printed, three miles tall, air-purifying, self-cleaning wonders with windows that convert into glass balconies
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(IFL Science)
 
 
 
Australia finally finds a use for all that sulphurous brown coal that no developed nation wants to burn any more: It will burn the dirty coal itself to produce power for the super-clean Japanese hydrogen economy
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Thu January 12, 2017
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Scientists create mind-controlled hunting zombie mice, because... hey, mind-controlled hunting zombie mice
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Meet the world's last public library book mender, who uses no advanced tools to repair beat-up covers, cracked spines, and torn pages. "A computer does not do anything here - it only interrupts"
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(Engadget)
 
 
 
Zombie bacteria want braaaaains
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(Polygon)
 
 
 
Watch Nintendo's live press event (11pm ET) to see if it's time to Switch
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
"Never don't give up." Now who can argue with that?
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Milky Way contains as many as five stolen stars. Daily Mail blames black holes, brown dwarves and the Dutch
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(Stat News)
 
 
 
Behold the "the near-magical properties of earwax". And subby thought it was only good for flavoring jelly beans
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(Komo)
 
 
 
How not to film Seattle's Space Needle with a drone. Bonus: Drone POV
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(Adweek)
 
 
 
Digital publisher says he "wants to alter the perception of cannabis users". Wait, isn't that pretty much why they are smoking pot in the first place?
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(EurekAlert)
 
 
 
Researchers document the spread of hookahs in America by counting how often they show up in people's social media photos
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(The Register)
 
 
 
Fark v Google goes public. Well, a geeky public so far
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(Science Daily)
 
 
 
Scientists invent hand-held medical device that can duplicate and read DNA. If only there were some sort of popular SF analogy journalists could jump on to sell this story to the public
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Just like the pizza in your fridge, the moon is much older than you thought
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(Canoe)
 
 
 
Your washing machine is spying on you
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(Nautil.us)
 
 
 
It's not just you: even hardened physicists find the idea of a multiverse "disturbing"
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
That's just cold, man
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(Tech Times)
 
 
 
The last flying 747 will be retired by United this year, ahead of schedule but with some sort of ceremony: "It is the end of an era for U.S. airlines, which largely relied on the 747 for mass-market air travel since its debut in the 1970s"
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
We can all thank tequila makers for bringing the lesser long-nosed bat back from the brink of extinction, as well as helping us get to third base in college
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(Gamespot)
 
 
 
So after Guardians of the Galaxy 2 comes out, what are director James Gunn's plans? Playing Mass Effect Andromeda, of course
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(Daily Express)
 
 
 
Not to panic you at all but there's a star on a collision course with our solar system that will bring MILLIONS of asteroids hurtling towards Earth
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(New Statesman)
 
 
 
Perhaps it's time to talk about the immense power Google has to destroy whomever they wish
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(CNN)
 
 
 
There... is... another... Sk... Skywalker
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(TreeHugger)
 
 
 
Because what better way to observe the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower's historic voyage across the Atlantic than by having an autonomous marine vessel trace her path?
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(Seattle Times)
 
 
 
Near-perfect ice circle? I'm not saying it's ice aliens
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Wed January 11, 2017
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Google to kill off solar drone internet system called "Project Titan", convert leftover assets into superhero-themed team shooter
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(Live Science)
 
 
 
Subject in winning photo in this year's Ocean Art Photography contest is a poisonous sea creature from Australia. I know that doesn't really narrow it down
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Tomorrow, Nintendo will reveal details about their Switch console. But being the Internet sharks we are, let's start our speculations now
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
Wonder why you crave pizza when you're drunk? HERE COMES THE SCIENCE
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(Medical Xpress)
 
 
 
No, I don't have small muscles, I just go to the gym too much
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(CBS New York)
 
 
 
Today it's kale, coconuts and avocados that will KILL YOU. Water still unsafe
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(Star Wars)
 
 
 
Han Solo gets a Woody. Chewie inconsolable
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(Christian Science Monitor)
 
 
 
Scientists invent telescope upgrade to allow spying on Alpha Centauri. Next up - nerve staples
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(Network World)
 
 
 
It's gotten to the point where you can't even trust a ransom note anymore
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(Medical Xpress)
 
 
 
Superheroes make people more aggressive, explaining why comic book store brawls are so dangerous
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Revenge is indeed sweet. Here's the science
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(Tales of the Cocktail)
 
 
 
Should bartenders be allowed to drink on the job? "Although I want everyone to have a good time at work and enjoy work, maybe you're in the wrong line of business if you're doing that work because you want to get drunk at work"
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(Android Authority)
 
 
 
Samsung Galaxy S8 to launch in April, presumably under its own power
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(Metro)
 
 
 
Please go on, I'm all ears
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