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Sun September 24, 2017
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Heh, "hard"
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(Buzzfeed)
 
 
 
Move aside, furries; here come the Jack Sparrow superfans
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(NASA)
 
 
 
If you want to work at JPL, you'd best brush up on your origami
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(Business Insider)
 
 
 
One of the problems of going to Mars is radiation. That's the bad news. The good news is the haut form-fitting radiation shielding female astronauts get to wear. "Git ur ass 2 mars", indeed
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Want to build a Great Pyramid in your backyard? Here's how to do it
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(Slate)
 
 
 
What exactly does a comic book letterer do?
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(Vice)
 
 
 
Welcome to Vulcan, Alberta: where the locals have come to embrace the strangely costumed outsiders who appear because of their town's name, if only for the cash they bring. Subby forgets which Law of Acquisition this would satisfy
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
The danger isn't Amazon's algorithmic recommendation of things found together in chemistry sets, it's the algorithmic takeover of journalism
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
How animation styles have affected storytelling. CGI...The Liberal Menace
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(The Register)
 
 
 
Dear Adobe, it's only Pretty Good Privacy as long as you refrain from posting the private key to the company blog
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(Slashdot)
 
 
 
Tetris re-created in 2,940,928 x 10,295,296 cell version of Conway's Game of Life. Which is more of a life than its developers had in the year and a half it took to create it
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(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
Ever wondered what those holes in the sides of Buicks are called? (Hint: Not 'speed holes')
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(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Is using the transporter in Star Trek a death sentence?
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(Russia Today)
 
 
 
Russia will never, ever experience awkward pauses again. Launches world's biggest, most powerful nuclear icebreaker
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
Tired and hot after working outside all day? Relax in your own beer dispensing lawn chair
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Sat September 23, 2017
(KGW Portland)
 
 
 
Paralyzed thru-hiker of Appalachian and Pacific Crest trails may have exaggerated her feat just a teeny tiny bit
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(National Geographic)
 
 
 
All staff safe and sound at Arecibo telescope but antenna badly damaged. Fortunately we still have 25,000 years to tell the backup to turn the starship around
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(KJZZ Tempe)
 
 
 
N.S. Sherlock University professor finds that smartphone-addicted teenagers have less real social interaction, and don't do the fun things teens in the past did
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(Some Science Guy)
 
 
 
Oh, nothing much going on here, just engaging in quantum teleportation of patterns of light. How's your warp drive project going? Oh... well, keep at it, you never know how these things will turn out
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
Worlds in the outer solar system never get warm enough to have liquid water. So how do they have it, anyway?
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
New form of aluminum isn't transparent, but it does float on water
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(Popular Science)
 
 
 
Cow farts (yes, really) are a leading cause of global warming. So, instead of trying to get people to give up their burgers and steaks, scientists are trying to design a more "climate-friendly" cow
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(Science Alert)
 
 
 
Very interesting scientific explanation. Link to the right. Discussion to the left
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(Tech Times)
 
 
 
Guys, is your face wider and squarer than most men? Well, the good news is that women apparently find you more attractive. The bad news is that you're a lousy husband
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
The folks at IO9 are trying to settle an unsettleable argument: which Batman is the best Batman? Somehow, subby's vote for George Clooney keeps getting soundly ridiculed
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Cat like typing detected
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(Psychology Today)
 
 
 
Romero Institute research finds that using alcohol to medicate social anxiety can backfire. "Because alcohol is often readily available in social situations, it's an understandable coping strategy"
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
New fingerprint test can also determine if you're high on drugs at the same time. Yay?
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
The most terrifying thing on this planet just may be a baby dragonfly's mouth. It's basically a long, hinged arm that's kept folded under its head eerily similar to the monster from 'Alien'
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
Not to make you feel like a loser, but you've probably been peeling your banana the wrong way your entire life
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(Boing Boing)
 
 
 
Sometimes, a puppy's just gotta howl...but what happens when a puppy hasn't quite figured it out yet? Better get some insulin ready
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
War breaks out. Between nerds. Over socks worn by the Prime Minister in Canada
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(Independent)
 
 
 
Hey, baby, how about we meet up later at the henge and get stoned?
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Fri September 22, 2017
(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Trilobites got stomachs
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
"C-c-can y-y-you h-h-hear m-m-me n-n-now?"
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(Independent)
 
 
 
All blue-eyed people have one ancestor in common. No word on gingers just yet
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(Air & Space Magazine)
 
 
 
Alabama- the state that will give us Senator Roy Moore is the one that also gave us Saturn V, the world's most kickass rocket
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
No one cares about the iPhone 8
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(XKCD)
 
 
 
Today's XKCD is a shout-out to you Anne McCaffrey fans
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(Hyperallergic)
 
 
 
Think of a dinosaur. Now where did that image come from?
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(Fox 43 Pennsylvania)
 
 
 
Can a sock give you the perfect avocado? Perhaps you should ask the Red Hot Chili Peppers
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
5 Questions you were too embarrassed to ask about the expanding Universe? More like 5 questions I didn't even know I was supposed to ask
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(CNN)
 
 
 
NASA's OSIRIS-REx to slingshot around Earth in pursuit of asteroid. Expected to wind up in 1968 to stop launch of nuclear missile with aid of agent Gary Seven any moment now
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(KHOU Houston)
 
 
 
Student exploits "Stonehenge error" when teacher lets class bring one 3x5 card as a cheat sheet for test
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
It's a good start, but if they can get it to stop Tweeting at 3 in the morning, then they'll really be onto something
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Full of more colourful characters than a JRPG it's the Friday Fark Gaming thread. Link goes to a free copy of Outlast: Deluxe Edition. What have you been playing this week? Mutant Football League? XCOM 2? What upcoming games are you excited about?
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(Science Daily)
 
 
 
Today, the Ric Romero Institute of Teenage Psychiatry in a new report reveals for the first time that 1 in 4 teenage girls are depressed, sullen, talk back to their parents and regularly scowl at anyone but their dear poodle, Fifi
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Infants learn to persevere by watching adults around them. And they can also learn how to fail and eat Cheetos
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(TreeHugger)
 
 
 
2017: You can now ride an electric scooter that is powered by a treadmill the rider walks on
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Having ignored their predictable failures everywhere, MD governor proposes privately-owned toll roads to solve traffic woes
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(Military.com)
 
 
 
U.S. Navy is ditching much-maligned blueberries
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Thu September 21, 2017
(UPI)
 
 
 
"I don't know about you guys, but I've had enough of this. It ends now"
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
Oh, nothing, just a first person video of a drone flying between and underneath cars on a moving freight train
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(Patheos)
 
 
 
The most fabulous Bible ever
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Mad genius builds drivable hot tub that could make your commute... um, interesting
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(Nerdist)
 
 
 
Everything we know about the forthcoming GOOD OMENS TV series so far
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(Science Daily)
 
 
 
Meet Beelzebufo, the giant frog that ate dinosaurs. Bonus points: Has a living relative named PacMan frog. Oh you, crazy scientists. You make us laugh, you make us think
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(NIST)
 
 
 
Why, oh why doesn't the USA use metric? Blame some pirates in 1794. Arrrr
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(Vice)
 
 
 
Turning off WiFi and Bluetooth in iOS 11 does not turn off WiFi and Bluetooth. It's a feature, not a bug
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(The Times of India)
 
 
 
Rare Indian mouse deer spotted for the first time in 112 years. Well, striped, but still
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(Cornell Library Archive)
 
 
 
Harvard-Smithsonian Scientists: What would the math look like if that Fast Repeating Gamma Ray Burst we keep on sensing were actually a planet consuming space laser?
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(MSN)
 
 
 
Too many pesticides and not enough food? Blame Henry Ford
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(The Verge)
 
 
 
"AI" standing desk is the newest offering from a company that doesn't know what AI means
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Wed September 20, 2017
(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Meanwhile, in Australia the mosquitoes might be transmitting flesh-eating bacteria
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(Science News Magazine)
 
 
 
New study suggests that old barn owls have good hearing. And that they give a hoot, rarely pollute
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(UPI)
 
 
 
I'm not sure how a 6-foot snake can be confused with a 2-inch caterpillar but then again this happened in London
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Arecibo radio telescope on Puerto Rico threatened by hurricane Maria, contact lost at 4am today. Help not expected to arrive for another 50,000 years
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(Federal Business Opportunities)
 
 
 
Just in case you need to test giant rockets, NASA has a couple of big test stands available. Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos to battle it out in 5...4...3...2
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
That moment when you realize you can just go to the bank for material for the floor of your garage
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
If you had H.G. Wells or Crick & Watson in your "next statues to come down", step up and claim your prize - as long as you've done sufficient penance for the misdeeds of your great-great-great-great ancestors
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
How much fuel does it take to power the world? Billions of tonnes of fossil fuels... less than a millionth as much nuclear fuel, or just 3 tonnes of antimatter
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(The Business Journals)
 
 
 
Google Fiber's Atlanta rollout is experiencing some constipation
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(National Geographic)
 
 
 
And here's a story about duck dicks
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
This hospital allows kids to drive themselves to the operating room
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
EVERYBODY PANIC: Thunderstorms can turn into particle accelerators and produce radioactive lighting. CALM THE FARK DOWN: The radiation exposure is less than a dental x-ray
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(TreeHugger)
 
 
 
The latest War on Males: Men's bikes with crossbars may be banned because they're not as safe as women's bikes
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Eight-year-old girl publishes her first peer-reviewed science paper. Here comes the half-pint science
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(Independent)
 
 
 
We're not doooooomed by climate change, we're only doooomed. Soooory about that. We gooood?
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(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
Some of you will make this Spelling Nazi into your new patron saint. Da rest of u wil say that hanging waz to gud for him. Everyone will admit that he had balls
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(Krypton Radio)
 
 
 
"Star Trek Discovery" is poised for success. Or a major faceplant, depending on
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(Star Wars News Net)
 
 
 
The Last Jedi himself hints we have to wait until Monday Night Football on 10/09 for the next trailer
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Tue September 19, 2017
(Vice)
 
 
 
Computer, give me a history of the iconic and incredibly stupid Star Trek double fist punch
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(Nerdist)
 
Video
 
Not news: "Thor Ragnarok" trailer. Fark: 1980s-style
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(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
$36,000 robot octopus clock looks as if it's saying you have 15 seconds to comply or else ... and it's keeping perfect time
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
Too lazy to go out and punch Nazis in real life? This trailer for the upcoming game Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus will let you do it from your couch (not safe for work)
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(Vice)
 
 
 
Pepe creator goes nuclear on copyright infringers. Feels good, man
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(The Onion)
 
 
 
Cassini's back, and it's PISSED that NASA sent it on a death plunge into Saturn's atmosphere
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
Did you know there's a new space telescope being proposed that has 40 times the power of Hubble?
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(Cornell Library Archive)
 
 
 
Spiffy: Astronomers announce they found a new planet orbiting the Sun. Obvious: It is just another dwarf planet. Geek: Weird-ass resonance. Comments: XKCD cartoons
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(Kotaku)
 
 
 
Some people think Monopoly takes a long time to complete. Others think D&D takes a while to finish. Then there's this monstrosity
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(CNN)
 
 
 
It's being called the largest gathering of blood-sucking parasites anywhere ... outside of Washington, D.C
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(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Lies about climate research? In MY Daily Fail? It's exactly as likely as you think
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(Do You Remember)
 
 
 
Helpful diagrams to show you the correct places you can pet different animals
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(Metro)
 
 
 
Shiver me timbers... September 19th be International Talk Like a Pirate Day
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
The cable gets fixed
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Mon September 18, 2017
(LA Times)
 
 
 
Northrop Grumman is buying Orbital ATK for $7.8 billion. Orbital CEO reportedly very supportive of this transaction, swimming pools full of cash
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Japanese zoo penguin heartbroken after temporarily losing his 2-D cardboard cutout waifu to typhoon threat
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(The Score)
 
 
 
The Red Sox used a Fitbit, not an Apple Watch, to steal Yankees' signs. Of course, that means the number of mission critical uses for the Apple Watch is back down to zero
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
OK everybody, check it out. The moon will be blocking three planets tonight in an event that only happens every 28 years. You'll need binoculars or a telescope to catch this, no funny glasses necessary
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Woman goes cold turkey and lives to tell about it. There was a lot of rolling around and throwing up and cold and chills but she got through it. Could you?
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
Guy finds unopened WWII C-ration container, produced in 1942, opens it, eats the contents, and doesn't immediately die
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(NBC Washington)
 
 
 
Playing Xbox now qualifies you to operate a submarine periscope
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(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
Witness to weird lights over LA: "It's too fast for normal lightning to strike. I've seen it on TV, when aliens are behind it." Yeah, it's usually only as fast as...something
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(The Verge)
 
 
 
Security researchers discover that hackers breached the popular system cleaning app CCleaner and used it to secretly install malware on users' computers. Now if you'll excuse me, I need to finish transferring all my vital data onto clay tablets
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(Telegraph)
 
 
 
The Salisbury Plain is home to many exciting archaeological sites, like Stonehenge, barrow mounds, and a vintage MG Roadster
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(Chicago Trib)
 
 
 
The iPhone X proves the Unabomber was right
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(AP News)
 
 
 
Scientists ask public to help track new Hawaiian marine mammals
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