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Sun August 14, 2011
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Nothing says "I love you" quite like jewelry made from dismembered Barbie dolls (slightly Not safe for work)
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(LA Times)
 
 
 
Addiction to technology trumps caffeine and alcohol. They also say technology addiction is better than chocolate. But, I know they just put that in there to see if I was paying attention
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(New Scientist)
 
 
 
Earth is drifting away from the Sun and scientists don't know why. Their best guess: we're making the Sun fat
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(Springfield Republican)
 
 
 
Remember fireflies? They used to be pretty. Now go back to your manicured, pesticide-treated lawn and enjoy the sterile summer night
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(NASA)
 
 
 
Twist the rainbow
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(Science Daily)
 
 
 
Good luck, I'm behind ∞ proxies
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Scientists have found out how to make your next family Monopoly game even more psychologically brutal, angst ridden and Machiavellian
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(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Scientists discover naturally-occuring agent that can keep food fresh for over a year. Wonder Bread, Hostess Twinkies makers prepare patent infringement lawsuits
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Are beautiful people selfish by nature? Is Natalie Portman hot?
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(PhysOrg.com)
 
 
 
Scientist says mysterious dark matter might just be an illusion, caused by simple gravitational polarization of the quantum vacuum. Well, that clears things up
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Sat August 13, 2011
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Stan Lee to throw out first pitch at a Washington Nationals game. Fanboys already claiming that Lee stole the idea to throw out the first pitch from Jack Kirby
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(UPI)
 
 
 
Ash to be studied by scientists. Don't touch that, please, your primitive intellect wouldn't understand alloys and compositions and things with... molecular structures
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(Online kaleidoscope)
 
 
 
Click if you're stoned or bored. Don't click if you're epileptic or prone to vertigo
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(AOL)
 
 
 
"A0L S3RV3RZ R00T3D BY H0DLUM L0Lz"
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(New Scientist)
 
 
 
Trying to reconcile General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics by setting aside the notion of space-time
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Do you enjoy drinking vodka tonics or black & tans? If so, you should be ashamed of yourself
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Intel hires young Andrew Wiggin to help develop next generation of processors, M.D. Device
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
The science of digital camouflage is far more interesting than it first appears
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(io9)
 
 
 
It's hard to deny that Torchwood is treading water. Spoilers, if any of you are still actually watching
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(Comics Alliance)
 
 
 
My terrifying Pokemon art. Let me show you it
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(Economist)
 
 
 
Subby would like to confess his crime of impregnating Salma Hayek, Natalie Portman, January Jones, Jessica Alba and Devon Aoki
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(UPI)
 
 
 
NASA administrator announces new manned spaceflight department, along with manned missions to the moon, several asteroids, and Mars by the mid-2030s. And all with a straight face
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
Rare video footage of one of the first Fark parties. See if you can spot Drew
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
The reason we're seeing riots and chaos on Wall Street is because of ... spins excuse wheel ...intense space storms
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Journalist attends Kanrocksas to produce hard-hitting report on how today's rock festivalgoers manage their trash disposal and porta-potty needs, notes Flaming Lips fans leave behind the prettiest
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Fri August 12, 2011
(Onion AV Club)
 
 
 
A look back at the 8-bit game that launched the greatest video game franchise and changed the face of action/adventure videogames forever: The Legend of Zelda
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(The New Yorker)
 
 
 
Secularism is great; sparkling with wonder and fullness and... and... OH GOD, LIFE HAS NO MEANING... *manic weeping*
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(Boing Boing)
 
 
 
Google has decided they will only allow the pillars of society to use Google+ pseudonyms: celebrity rappists
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Some people hate Facebook birthdays so much they lie about their birthdate and change it regularly so it never arrives. You still love the attention, though
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(Scientific American)
 
 
 
On this planet we obey THE LAWS OF THERMODYNAMICS
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(Gamma Squad)
 
 
 
Tom Felton will Slytherin into your pants with Harry Potter pick-up lines
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(PhysOrg.com)
 
 
 
Put down that spinach and grab a Guinness
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(PhysOrg.com)
 
 
 
Scientists study the oldest wood on Earth, previously only witnessed by aspiring Playboy playmates
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
News: Another Jupiter-sized planet discovered. Strange: It absorbs more light than coal or black paint. Fark: It's so hot it glows red
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(PhysOrg.com)
 
 
 
So there I was in Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) where I had to find 1,000 brown elephants to fill a brandy glass, or Ozzy wouldn't go on stage that night
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(Scientific American)
 
 
 
Even LOOKING at bacon can give you type 2 diabeetus now. Fark you Wilford Brimley, I will NOT check my blood sugar, and check it often
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(wowt.com)
 
 
 
New study says Botox may cure migraines. Michele Bachmann to spend more time standing near Nancy Pelosi
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(The Inquirer)
 
 
 
Thirty years ago today, IBM released the first personal computer, the 5150, which operated 16KB RAM at about 4MHZ, and cost $1,500.00 (about five thousand when adjusted for inflation.)
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(Kotaku)
 
 
 
Bungie staffer takes down shooting suspect at gunpoint and makes citizens arrest. Then rapidly crouches over his foe
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(G4TV)
 
 
 
Oh no Gaming sales were terrible in a month that had no game releases? What the fark?
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(Science Daily)
 
 
 
California first state to make pregnant mothers almost completely inflammable
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(Salon)
 
 
 
Nutritionist believes a complete redesign of nutrition labels will help people lose weight. No word on what will help people get over the redesign
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(UPI)
 
 
 
Never-before-seen fungus from the bowels of the earth is grown, named and then released upon the world. "Feast, my pet. MU-HA-HA-HA-HA"
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Cute girl has tongue lengthened to help her speak Korean, perform "tricks"
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(Christian Science Monitor)
 
 
 
Actual f*cking headline: "How much are Twitter and BlackBerry to blame for British riots?"
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Thu August 11, 2011
(New Scientist)
 
 
 
Scientists have argued that there will come a time when time itself ends. But now, they believe the multiverse holds the key to our salvation
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
The mad scientists over at DARPA have lost their hypersonic glider somewhere over the Pacific. This is not a repeat from four months ago
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Electronic tattoos with gadget properties. Screw tablets, get me one of these
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(Discover)
 
 
 
Discovery and Endeavour see eye to eye
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(Science Daily)
 
 
 
Gassy supernovae parents found, embarrassing your side of the family
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(Boing Boing)
 
 
 
Oh, I'm afraid that the Star Wars coins will be legal tender when your friends arrive in New Zealand
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Today we have a Nissan Leaf powered by single malt scotch. Tomorrow, we'll see Jim Beemers
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(Network World)
 
 
 
After 30 years, IBM says PC is going the way of vacuum tubes and typewriters. And IBM, I suppose
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(Daily Kos)
 
 
 
According to NOAA, powerful solar storms coming our direction over the next few years could cause year-long blackouts, Fukushima-like power plant crisises, and some really gnarly tans
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(Gamma Squad)
 
 
 
Since you're probably not paying rent on your basement apartment anyway, you can probably afford this manly $450 R2-D2 sweater. It's your only hope
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
The hiPhone 5 has already been released in China, and it has the lowest price so far
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(Wired)
 
 
 
U.S. Navy seeking smug pilots to fly new Prius fighter jet armed with friggin lasers
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(ABC News)
 
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Mothers' eating habits may influence the tastebuds of babies in the womb, which may explain why you love sausage
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(Slate)
 
 
 
"There seems to be an inverse relationship between a restaurant's food and its site. The swankier the place, the worse the page"
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(BBC)
 
 
 
*Knock knock* "Housekeeping, I'm here to fire you into the atmosphere"
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(Wired)
 
 
 
All us geeks here know that on August 11, 1942, Hedy Lamarr received a patent for a frequency-hopping device to guide torpedoes. What you didn't know is what started it. And that's why this link will be greened
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(BBC)
 
 
 
UK releases its secret UFO archive because nobody at the Ministry could be bothered to read the reports anyway. Bonus: a real streetlight
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(PhysOrg.com)
 
 
 
You win again, gravity
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(smart planet)
 
 
 
After new study, researchers claim 50 percent of people's intelligence can be traced to their genetic makeup. The other 50 percent comes from the test paper of the person sitting next to you
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(Wired)
 
 
 
Marvel Comics offers retailers the chance to sell special variant cover if they agree to rip the covers off all upcoming DC #1's and mail them back. Include 75 cents and get bonus 100 pc. army men set
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
Now that SETI no longer wants your help finding aliens, the creators of the Large Hadron Collider need you and your computer to help them find the God Particle
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(ZDNet)
 
 
 
Two arrested for Facebook post inciting UK riots; Google+ users still trying to figure out those goddamn circle thingies
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Europe, the Internet doesn't work that way
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(io9)
 
 
 
Study shows knowing spoilers doesn't ruin a story. In related news: Snape kills Dumbledore, Soylent Green is people, Dr. Malcolm Crowe is dead, Deckard is a replicant, Ned Stark is excecuted and Jesus dies on page 681
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Doctors cure advanced leukemia with a single injection, causing as much as five pounds of cancerous tissue to disappear in a few weeks. Subby is at a complete loss for snark
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Wed August 10, 2011
(Topless Robot)
 
 
 
Air-conditioned shoes. THE FUTURE IS *HERE*
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(BBC)
 
 
 
Supermice have achieved resistance to all poisons, hope to complete their project before the Vogons arrive
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(Discover)
 
 
 
SETI telescopes to resume listening for aliens, cowboys
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Enormous prehistoric bird was the size of Michelangelo's David, apparently
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(Somw Ballhatchet)
 
 
 
Hamster Shredder. Just what you've always wanted
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(Science Daily)
 
 
 
A newly labcreatedsphinctersayswhat?
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(ZDNet)
 
 
 
Ancient data storage method? Carving data on stone tablets. New Data storage hotness? Carving data on stone tablets
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(Wired)
 
 
 
Hey..ummm.. totally unrelated topic, but does anybody know how to make packing tape stick to a shower wall?
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(Dvice)
 
 
 
The coolest picture of sea dunes made out of 65,000 CDs you'll see today. Just think of how many free hours of AOL they wasted
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(Engadget)
 
 
 
Nintendo to open 5,000 wi-fi hotspots in UK to support the 500 3DS's sold there
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
I'm a storm chasing Farker and I shot this on Sunday. If you ever visit Nebraska, remain calm: remember, the sky is more afraid of you than you are of it
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(Wired)
 
 
 
Pentagon to test Mach 20 aircraft
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Tue August 09, 2011
(New Scientist)
 
 
 
Japanese tsunami had the same effect as global warming in the Arctic
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
And the latest way you're inadvertently raping the planet is: Buying cheese. You heathen scum
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(io9)
 
 
 
Yeast kept life on Earth alive before rise of oxygen. Now yeast keeps Fark parties alive
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
New study says "death star" is a myth. Tell that to the people of Alderaan
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(BBC)
 
 
 
"Spermless Mosquitoes Hold Promise to Stop Malaria." They also hold a great name for a band
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(Tri-State Neighbor)
 
 
 
By 2050, most of Bangkok could be underwater. And covered in synapses
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(Abc.net.au)
 
 
 
We saw a black hole on a camera...Well it was actually an Xray burst... 500 million light years away... and I didn't see it personally... but we're pretty sure its a black hole eating a star
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(Wired)
 
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Billy Dee Williams explains why Lando betrayed Han Solo. Says the Empire offered him the Millennium Falcon, with smuggling compartments filled with Colt .45
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(InfoWorld)
 
 
 
Tech survivors: Geek technologies that still thrive 25 to 50 years later
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(The Weekly Standard)
 
 
 
Despite its popularity, vodka is "the chicken breast of cocktails. It is the most boring, least thoughtful, sort of one that you can mix with"
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(Scientific American)
 
 
 
Plutonium fuel supplier shuts down after a wild-eyed scientist ripped them off with pinball machine parts
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(Network World)
 
 
 
Google+ uses the force on cleavage-snuggling LEGO stormtrooper
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(PhysOrg.com)
 
 
 
WASPS engage in mortal combat. Catholics engage in Street Fighter 2
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(Discover)
 
 
 
That's no moon
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Scientists have discovered how God, over 4000 years ago, placed North America and East Antarctica together in a supercontinent He called Rodinia
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(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
On 9/4, the SF Giants are hosting a Star Wars night. Bonus: They're giving away a Brian Wilson frozen in carbonite statue
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(G4TV)
 
 
 
Requirement to be in a Batman movie has been leaked: Must have a weird- as-hell voice
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Mon August 08, 2011
(Boing Boing)
 
 
 
Old and busted: Linking vaccination and autism. New hotness: Linking internet and autism
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(The New York Observer)
 
 
 
Renowned American historian David McCullough has escaped your PBS home video collection, will soon accompany you in your headphones as you cross Brooklyn Bridge
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(Topless Robot)
 
 
 
Six ancient structures that were most likely built by aliens
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
This just in: Facebook can lead to narcissism and paranoia. Obvious tag Likes This
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(IBT)
 
 
 
Fark was made for this: Discovery of anti-protons in the wild, as explained by hot science reporter. (w/vid)
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(The Times of India)
 
 
 
Genetic mutations cause schizophrenia and so am I
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(McRumors)
 
 
 
Apparently, someone owns a patent for OS booting. Who knew?
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(PhysOrg.com)
 
 
 
More boring hot jupiter discoveries indicate that they're even more hotter, jupitery and boring than previously thought
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(IndyStar)
 
 
 
The costumes of Gen Con
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(MxP)
 
 
 
Long working hours can lead to alcohol addiction. How do you explain the Fark admins, then?
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(io9)
 
 
 
If you've ever wondered what a bunch of Firefly cosplayers would look like if they got a movie camera and a million bucks, do I have the movie for you
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(Network World)
 
 
 
Apple's is 15 times bigger than BlackBerry's, which is 1,000 times bigger than Twitter's
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(BBC)
 
 
 
Let's all laugh at those ignorant 20th century doctors who thought you could get cancer from smoking in the afternoon
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(petapixel.com)
 
 
 
Portraits of dogs as they shake off water (w/ p-p-p-i-i-i-c-c-c-s-s-s)
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(Salon)
 
 
 
Hypochondriacs are a real problem for doctors
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Plant eats bird
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