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261 headlines found matching 'EMP'
Fri January 30, 2015
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Five ways the Empire State became as corrupt as the Roman Empire. Lead poisoning strangely absent
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Thu January 29, 2015
(Metro)
 
 
 
"A stowaway who was trying to get to London after sneaking onto an empty plane was discovered after taking selfies in the cockpit" (pics)
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(STLToday)
 
 
 
St Louis open meeting on proposed police oversight board remains quite civil, right up until police began testifying in opposition. Police union official's attempt to restore order faltered despite his superpower Darren Wilson wristband
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Wed January 28, 2015
(Philly.com)
 
 
 
Affter 199 years, American Bible Society leaving NYC for Philadelphia because employees find that the rent is too damn, er, too darn high
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(Laughing Squid)
 
 
 
A dramatic reading of the Onion's "All shall perish in the tempest" article by Mayor Bill DeBlasio
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(12)
 
(Billboard)
 
 
 
"American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips files lawsuit to escape show's "oppressive contract." Attempts to contact other "American Idol" winners fail, since no one knew where to actually find them
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(48)
 
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Don't drink and drone, government employee guy (some sidebar images may be not safe for work)
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(22)
 
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
In a blatant attempt to cause head explosions throughout the GOP, Michelle Obama angers Muslims by flouting Sharia law
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(85)
 


Tue January 27, 2015
(Second Avenue's A Gas)
 
 
 
Cuomo orders NYC subway system to halt in anticipation of blizzard, which never comes. Empty subways run all night anyway
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Mon January 26, 2015
(US Magazine)
 
 
 
Photoshop this contemplating clown
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Sat January 24, 2015
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
School sends note to parents attempting to shame them with request for signature. The parent's response is golden, and then it gets better
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(Addicting Info)
 
 
 
Sad: you and 17,600 Target Canada employees are losing your jobs. Spiffy: you're splitting $56 million in severance pay. Sick: the ex-CEO who killed the company is getting $61 million in severance pay himself
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(KVAL Eugene)
 
 
 
Mickey's Measles is in Oregon now, and is in a county where the highest exemption rate is a school that has 49% of students missing one or more vaccinations
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(Shiny Shiny)
 
 
 
You can now turn your Instagram photos into temporary tattoos. If you're a 14 year old girl, I suppose
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Fri January 23, 2015
(Slate)
 
 
 
Industrial hemp bill now has 47 co-sponsors in the house, and it's being spearheaded by a...Republican?
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(67)
 
(LiveLeak)
 
 
 
Thinking of spring and which yard projects to attempt this year? You may want to add this one to your list
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(13)
 
(Five Thirty-Eight)
 
 
 
You are empirically wrong if you like playing Monopoly
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Thu January 22, 2015
(Talking Baws)
 
 
 
Manny Pacquiao with a brilliant attempt at a Scottish accent
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(Boing Boing)
 
 
 
Bobcat Goldthwait attempts to top the heartwarming, feel-good movie: 'World's Greatest Dad'
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(31)
 
(Deadspin)
 
 
 
In another example of free speech, Boston employees forbidden from criticizing the Olympics
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Wed January 21, 2015
(NPR)
 
 
 
Cocoa farmers are facing an uncertain future, even as FARC is attempting to negotiate a peace treaty that will inevitably involve beer
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Tue January 20, 2015
(EurekAlert)
 
 
 
"In a result that surprised researchers, a new study found that employees who had hostile bosses were better off on several measures if they returned the hostility"
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
In an announcement that will please exactly no one, President Obama's proposal to reform education tax credits includes eliminating tax-exempt growth of 529 college savings plans
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Mon January 19, 2015
(National Geographic)
 
 
 
Old and busted: You need a microbiome for a healthy life. New hotness: That microbiome can think you're old, mutiny, and kill you while attempting to become part of the microbiome of someone else
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Sun January 18, 2015
(TampaBay.com (St. Petersburg Tim)
 
 
 
Politicians love empowering parents, giving them choices in how their kids will be schooled, so long as standardized tests dictate school curriculum, funding, teacher evaluation and pay, class schedules, student promotion, etc
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(28)
 
(MSN)
 
 
 
In an attempt to make scholarships worth something again, the NCAA voted to make them more valuable
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(6)
 
(Pro Football Talk)
 
 
 
"Either the NFL was employing a referee who doesn't understand the rules, or the NFL is employing a head of officiating who doesn't understand the rules, or the NFL rulebook is so complex that even the professionals can't understand the rules"
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(Miami Herald)
 
 
 
Holton, wearing a ski mask and sunglasses, told Farmer to pull down his pants during the attempted robbery. Those were Holton's last words
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Sat January 17, 2015
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Just the latest example of law enforcement officers and their supporters demonstrating incredible petulance in retaliation for public scrutiny or the rare attempt to hold rogue cops accountable for their actions
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(Entertainment Weekly)
 
 
 
Fox renews Gotham, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and, for some reason, Empire
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(92)
 
(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
Masha the cat hailed as hero for saving abandoned three-month-old baby with her body heat in subzero temperatures--just in time for Caturday
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Thu January 15, 2015
(NPR)
 
 
 
Businesses, lacking the sort of foresight you'd expect, are attempting to mitigate the brain drain they're experiencing from the Boomers all retiring
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(WTOP)
 
 
 
Representative convicted for sex crimes sworn in while wearing a tracking ankle cuff, article is clear he spends weeknights in jail and has a "history of fistfights, contempt of court citations and disbarment" yet never mentions party affiliation
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Tue January 13, 2015
(Imgur)
 
 
 
A long time ago in a studio not so far away, there were these artists who created some of the most iconic matte paintings that made Empire and Jedi the most visually stunning films of their time
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Sun January 11, 2015
(STLToday)
 
 
 
Is America ready for herbicide-resistant wheat, or if you're a glass half empty type, for gene-hacked frankenwheat that will crawl back up your gullet at night and KILL YOUR FAMILY? And what's the deal with corn sugar?
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
In the Jewish Supermarket shooting in Paris, one employee risked his life and saved 15 people...a Muslim employee. And his response to the media "We are brothers. It's not a question of Jews, of Christians or of Muslims"
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Sat January 10, 2015
(Guardian)
 
 
 
"Hands torn and bleeding, the second of two men attempting a grueling climb up a half-mile of sheer granite in California's Yosemite National Park cleared one of the ascent's most difficult stretches after days of failed attempts and waiting" (pic)
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Overstock.com offering employees all-bitcoin paychecks is now a virtual reality
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Fri January 09, 2015
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Cat-filled Tokyo office found to improve employee morale, Twitter follower count
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(33)
 
(IBN Live (India))
 
 
 
Indian employee fired after skipping work for 24 years. Submitter looking to apply for open position
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(45)
 
(CBS News)
 
 
 
The good news: Job growth is through the roof as employers go on a hiring spree. The bad news: they still aren't paying for shiat
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Thu January 08, 2015
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
The armed gunmen were able to access the secure building that houses the Charlie Hebdo offices by the simple expediency of following an employee to her daycare and threatening to kill her child unless she gave them her security code
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(National Review)
 
 
 
Even the National Review thinks raising the definition of "full-time" work from 30 hours to 40 to get around Obamacare's employer mandate is a terrible idea
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(SFGate)
 
 
 
At San Francisco int'l airport, someone essentially wrote "wash me" on the tail of a jet, and 13 airline employees got askeered and refused to work on the plane
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(Honolulu Star Advertiser)
 
 
 
Hawaii breaks 122-year-old record for cold temperature. Tourists seen ordering Mai Tais with no ice
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Wed January 07, 2015
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Good News: The economy's getting better. Bad News: ...which will directly cause a million unemployed poor and disabled people to get kicked off food stamps
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(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
"40-year-old Ben Siegel put a bearded dragon into his mouth and began to strike employees with it...Siegel then reportedly threw the lizard into the air and swung it around several times, said a Broward Sheriff's Office arrest report"
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(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
Pro tip: Don't embarrass your employer by cursing at the home team players from your employer's court side seats, especially when entertaining clients
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(39)
 
(Washington Free Beacon)
 
 
 
Federal weather employee charged with selling Obama weather machine secrets to Chinese
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(20)
 
(Gawker)
 
 
 
File this under Good To Know as temperatures across North America hit arctic lows today: If you have frost or ice on your windshield, don't throw hot water on it unless you don't want a windshield anymore. We're looking at you, Georgia. As usual
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Tue January 06, 2015
(NJ.com)
 
 
 
Man survives after suicide attempts with a spatula, a knife, and a gun. Wait, a spatula?
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(Atlanta Journal Constitution)
 
 
 
Mercedes Benz moving its USA headquarters to Georgia after 40 years in New Jersey. It's almost like having a business environment that doesn't saddle corporations with high taxes and onerous regulations is a great way to attract employers to a state
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(BBC)
 
 
 
Tweeter: "Think I hit a cyclist but I'm late for work so didn't stop lol." Employer: "You won't be late tomorrow because you're fired." Police: "We'd like a word as well." Twit: "It was only a joke"
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(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Oh come on investors, this former Morgan Stanley employee says he's "extremely sorry" for stealing and posting 900 clients' data on the Internet
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(27)
 
(Metro)
 
 
 
Not many people get the chance to drink beer and roast marshmallows in an active volcano with temps up to 2000F, but this guy is living the dream
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(28)
 
(USA Today)
 
 
 
SpaceX Falcon 9 launch scrubbed again due to malfunction, trying again Friday. For bonus points, will attempt to land the first ever "reusable rocket" on an ocean platform
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(26)
 


Mon January 05, 2015
(Digital Trends)
 
 
 
Google's self-driving car is ready for the streets, as long as you avoid rain, snow, sun, parking garages, empty parking lots, etc
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Sun January 04, 2015
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
McDonald's debuts new signage, uniforms and packaging that is no longer tasting better than the burger inside in attempt to win back customers
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Sat January 03, 2015
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
GAO to Federal employees: Bring your own paper plates
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(69)
 
(Think Progress)
 
 
 
Gas was supposed to cost $5.45 per gallon. Unemployment was supposed to be stuck at over 8%. The stock market was supposed to crash. The entire U.S. economy was supposed to collapse. Dogs and cats were supposed to be living together. Total chaos
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Thu January 01, 2015
(Christian Science Monitor)
 
 
 
Today minimum wage laws reach a tipping point, except for tipped employees
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(137)
 
(LA Times)
 
 
 
Temperature in Los Angeles doesn't reach 60 degrees for the first time in 375 days. Residents turn on their faux rock electric fireplaces for heat
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(127)
 
(The Drum)
 
 
 
Twitter's attempt to decide which brands you follow angers William Shatner, and YOU. Would not LIKE. Bill Shatner. When he's ANGRY
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(14)
 
(Stuff.co.nz)
 
 
 
Do you sleep with a snorer, a blanket hog, a temperature tyrant? Stop rolling over, and do something
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(10)
 
(Mental Floss)
 
 
 
Forget working at Google. Ben & Jerry's employees get 3 pints a day. Yes, there's a full gym on-site
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(17)
 


Wed December 31, 2014
(LinkedIn)
 
 
 
I've used LinkedIn to connect all your Fark accounts to your place of employment. If you're not interested, click here to disable-- Drew
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Tue December 30, 2014
(Fond du Lac Reporter)
 
 
 
Smokers trying to quit will receive $80 in gift cards which will come in handy to pay off the hospital bills from all the Chantix-induced suicide attempts
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(152)
 
(WHAS 11 Louisville)
 
 
 
Man on an 80 mile snowmobile ride to Christmas dinner falls through the ice and then gets stalked by a wolverine during his 30 mile walk in frozen clothes and sub-zero temperatures. So, how was your holiday traffic this year?
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(34)
 
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
"This company proves you can make money and pay your employees well" S-H-A-K-E S-H-A-C-K? Hmm, that's a funny way to spell Market Basket. Maybe the spelling got screwed up in that successful worker riot
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(34)
 
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
Chipotle apologizes after worker greets NYPD with "hands up, don't shoot" gesture, hopes that the NYPD won't choke any of their employees to death
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(437)
 
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Three Daily Mail writers test world's first "contouring" make-up, in an attempt to look like Kim Kardashian and OMG IT TOTALLY WORKS (w/pics)
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(52)
 


Mon December 29, 2014
(EGU)
 
 
 
The Roman Empire crumbled because of climate change
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(56)
 


Sun December 28, 2014
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
What jumping out of a C-130 looks like, courtesy of the 82nd Airborne. Semper Fi
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(41)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
Some high-end restaurants are paying their employees a livable wage and implementing a "no-tip" policy because most people tip because they "have to" and not because of the service they get. Mr. Pink approves
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(230)
 


Sat December 27, 2014
(Brisbane Times)
 
 
 
Charges include attempted murder, possessing explosives, and keeping a rabbit
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(44)
 


Thu December 25, 2014
(CBS New York)
 
 
 
Flying United, and trying to change to another empty seat within the same cabin? That's a three day stay in jail
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(173)
 


Tue December 23, 2014
(CBS New York)
 
 
 
While the TSA was confiscating your nail clippers last week, rest assured that airport employees were only able to smuggle a few dozen loaded firearms in carry on luggage
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(48)
 
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
Listen unemployed lady, you can't just use Airbnb to support yourself with an extra $78,000-a-year income using your four bedroom apartment
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(142)
 
(East Grinstead Courier)
 
 
 
British man stopped for drunk driving claims to be Vladimir Putin's cousin in attempt to intimidate police. Didn't work
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(15)
 
(Fort Wayne Journal Gazette)
 
 
 
Church learns an expensive lesson about being overly obsessed with an employee's fertility treatment
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(152)
 
(Some Hoaloha)
 
 
 
"The Winter Storm Watch has been cancelled and replaced with a Blizzard Watch, bringing with it the possibility of 6 inches of snow, winds gusting up to 95 mph,and temps in the 20's. This has been your weather for Hawaii. Stay tuned for sports"
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(36)
 
(Supercompressor)
 
 
 
Ever get the feeling that your speakers were designed to be listened to in a sterile, empty lab somewhere? Well, me neither, but these speakers should solve that problem (sponsored link)
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(60)
 


Mon December 22, 2014
(Salt Lake Tribune)
 
 
 
It's the Miami Beach Bowl from sunny Miami, Florida as the high-flying offense of the 8-4 BYU Cougars take on the stalwart defense of the 9-3 Memphis Tigers. Kickoff at 2pm ET, ESPN
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(58)
 
(Elite Daily)
 
 
 
Is working at a job you hate worse than being unemployed? Survey says ... yes
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(183)
 


Sun December 21, 2014
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Oakland battles with hipsters and developers attempting to whitewash city, gentrify it into new Brooklyn. "When some American Steel Studios artists took their art cars out to a party in West Oakland earlier this fall, they were decidedly unwelcome"
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(70)
 
(Boston Globe)
 
 
 
Massachusetts Senate President's 27 year old boyfriend keeps boasting about how much influence he has over state government, so his employer exiles him to a place more accustomed to embarrassing public spectacles
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(36)
 


Sat December 20, 2014
(Grand Forks Herald)
 
 
 
Apparently misunderstanding what the Shop With A Cop event was all about, woman attempts to make off with $40 in unpaid merchandise
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(7)
 
(News On 6 Tulsa)
 
 
 
Who gets arrested for cattle rustling in 2014? How about the same genius who was arrested in 2009 for shoplifting at a place where he had just finished filling out an employment application
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(20)
 
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
The worst graduate degree a person can invest in? An M.F.A. in poetry. At least English majors stand a chance at getting gainful employment
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(79)
 


Fri December 19, 2014
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
Floyd Mayweather Jr., denied using bathroom at Saks Fifth Avenue, gives employee a verbal one-two punch
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(25)
 


Thu December 18, 2014
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Furries attempt to set the record straight, claim there's nothing to fear but fear itself, and possibly the fat coyote dude who smells like body odor and keeps asking people back to his room
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(175)
 
(NPR)
 
 
 
Newly released report by NOAA shows Arctic air temperatures are increasing at twice the rate of global air temperatures. Nothing to see here, move along
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(20)
 
(Inhabitat)
 
 
 
Employees find NOPE * (1.07 * 10^8) at a wastewater treatment plant in Baltimore
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(109)
 


Wed December 17, 2014
(Forbes)
 
 
 
After being fingered by employees after an investigative probe, American Apparel finally fires creepy hipster CEO Dov Charney
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(26)
 
(The Journal (Ireland))
 
 
 
Russell Brand gets told with scathing open letter by bank employee
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(146)
 


Tue December 16, 2014
(LiveLeak)
 
 
 
Megatron is disappointed in your pathetic generation's attempts at social networking
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(21)
 
(NYPost)
 
 
 
Yankees emphatically an$wer the question about Alex Rodriguez being their regular third baseman
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(43)
 
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
In June, NASA finished building a test tower in Mississippi, even though the rocket program it was designed for was scrubbed in 2010. Even empty, it will cost about $700,000 a year to maintain
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(44)
 


Mon December 15, 2014
(io9)
 
 
 
Condensed milk is created by low temperature boiling in near vacuum to avoid scalding the liquid in the process. In related news: Subby has an idea what to do with his next batch of homebrew
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(51)
 
(LA Times)
 
 
 
SCOTUS terminates Arizona's attempt to limit abortion drugs
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(31)
 


Sun December 14, 2014
(Newser)
 
 
 
Vending machines of the future will be more like your mom, less like your unemployed cousin who doesn't work
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(47)
 


Sat December 13, 2014
(Huffington Post UK)
 
 
 
"A man's elaborate attempt to propose to his girlfriend ended in disaster when a crane destroyed a house" (with video)
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(36)
 
(Chippewa Herald)
 
 
 
WI Assembly Speaker's heart grows three sizes and he now believes in helping reformed inmates find employment. Fark: Because he realized he could use prison labor in his factory and give 40 percent of their wages to one of his cronies
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(47)
 


Fri December 12, 2014
(Peoria Journal Star)
 
 
 
Tree limb used as weapon in robbery attempt. No word if the perp said "This is a stick up"
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(35)
 


Thu December 11, 2014
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
We traced the source of the attempt to remove the 'torture' reference from the Wikipedia article on the Senate's CIA torture report and it's coming from INSIDE THE SENATE
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(86)
 
(Guardian)
 
 
 
From the "This used to be much bigger news" desk: The FBI arrests Boss of the Gambino crime family in NY in connection with the attempted extortion of an Italian businessman of the actual, legitimate, variety
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(24)
 
(CNBC)
 
 
 
eBay to hive off 3,000 employees to the highest bidder. Sniping discouraged
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(16)
 


Wed December 10, 2014
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Yes, Google is the most sought after place of employment, but what are the next best 24 companies to work for?
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(44)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
All that HR bullshiat you keep hearing about how important Work-Life balance is to your employer? Yeah, good luck with that, now finish choking down that bologna sandwich before your 12th conference call of the day starts at 9PM
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(74)
 
(Dazed Digital)
 
 
 
"Porn lovers are pissed off at the UK's attempt to ban certain types of porn, so 500 people will simulate sex outside Parliament this Friday, hoping to break the Sexual Freedom World Record for the most people face-sitting at one time"
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(85)
 
(Global Geopolitics)
 
 
 
"Are much lower oil prices good news for the U.S. economy? Only if you like collapsing capital expenditures, rising unemployment and a potential financial implosion on Wall Street"
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(67)
 


Tue December 09, 2014
(US Air Force)
 
 
 
"The F-35 has a fuel temperature threshold and may not function properly if the fuel temperature is too high, so after collaborating with other bases... we painted the {fuel} tanks white." Good thing we haven't fought any wars in deserts recently
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(213)
 
(Wall Street Journal)
 
 
 
Thanks to Obama's massive spending spree, the federal government now employs almost as many people as it did in the 1960s
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(88)
 
(WTKR)
 
 
 
To the chagrin of comic book artists everywhere, the Army is turning female soldiers into 3-D avatars in an attempt to create better fitting body armor
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(21)
 
(Inquisitr)
 
 
 
Boba Fett spinoff movie written by Lawrence Kasdan confirmed. The Empire will compensate him if it sucks
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(89)
 


Mon December 08, 2014
(Christian Science Monitor)
 
 
 
Private jet attempting to land at a small suburban MD airport makes a housecall instead
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(57)
 
(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
The only thing worse than California running out of fresh water would be salt water from the Pacific suddenly flowing into all the empty fresh-water aquifers. Yeah, that'd suck
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(81)
 
(Inquisitr)
 
 
 
Family of a man who choked to death while eating at Applebee's is suing the chain because no employees were trained in first aid
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(221)
 


Sun December 07, 2014
(BusinessWeek)
 
 
 
Oh, so apparently it's wrong for employers to force their chronically sick workers into taking Obamacare as their primary insurance. FINE, WHATEVER
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(128)
 
(Miami Herald)
 
 
 
One person who's very happy that Governor Rick Scott's attempt to drug test welfare recipients was ruled unconstitutional? Author, humorist, and all around good guy Carl Hiaasen
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(58)
 
(AutoBlog)
 
 
 
In an attempt to show the world how short American memory is, GM announces it's betting big on supercharged Suburbans with engines the size of Rush Limbaugh that get 4 MPG and do 0-60 in 4 seconds
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(102)
 


Sat December 06, 2014
(Deadspin)
 
 
 
Good: Team blocks game winning field goal attempt. Bad: As team celebrates "winning the game," opposing team realizes the ball was still live. Fark: Scores a game winning TD to go to the State Finals
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(20)
 
(The Verge)
 
 
 
Best Korea flexes their vice-like grip on reality by warning Sony if they haven't learned their lesson after being hacked and still release the movie, Best Korea will be forced to hire Predators and Aliens to assassinate Sony employees
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(40)
 
(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
Unemployed dad who's just trying to buy his kids some Christmas presents realizes pity is for the weak after trying to sell himself on eBay
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(34)
 
(WTKR)
 
 
 
Civilian Navy engineer charged for attempting to steal, pass schematics of USS Gerald R. Ford to Egypt. Why anyone would want a ship that will be eaten by wolves is anyone's guess
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(80)
 


Fri December 05, 2014
(News 13 Orlando)
 
 
 
She attempted to boil, bake and cook the man's body in an attempt to dispose of the remains
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(76)
 
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Two-year-old boy wins world record for lowest body core temperature (54F), after surviving hours outside in freezing temps while wearing only his PJs
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(35)
 
(Fox News)
 
 
 
Not News: Reports say the White House is contemplating imposing sanctions on a Middle Eastern country until they improve their human rights record and stop ignoring UN resolutions. Holy Screaming FARK: Israel
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(257)
 
(Segment Next)
 
 
 
Good news: Red Dead Redemption 2 is in production. Bad news: it's gonna be mostly an online co-op game
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(64)
 
(NPR)
 
 
 
A burger franchise pays its employees $15 an hour--and it's making money. But, most bizarre of all, it's located in Detroit
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(163)
 


Wed December 03, 2014
(Central Somerset Gazette)
 
 
 
England finally relaxes strict wedding venue law for Goddesses. Temple expects rush
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(27)
 
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Twitter attempts to follow the new ground broken by Fark, adopts a new harassment policy
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(82)
 


Tue December 02, 2014
(USA Today)
 
 
 
Ferguson Police Department may charge Michael Brown's stepfather with "attempting to incite a riot" which is a serious crime unlike actually killing somebody
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(652)
 
(Mashable)
 
 
 
Sony employees decide to make things easier for hackers this time around, by storing passwords in word documents
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(30)
 
(Fox News)
 
 
 
Cruise ship diners toss their lobsters overboard in an attempt to save them
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(86)
 
(Gawker)
 
 
 
Consider this a warning: If you attack Obama's teen-aged daughters in this timeline, he will have you arrested as a teenager in a previous timeline. Clearly, he has no respect for the Temporal Prime Directive
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(434)
 


Mon December 01, 2014
(AL.com)
 
 
 
Obama's empty-suit tyranny extends to the Pentagon, where sources describe him as a detached micromanager
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(149)
 
(Capital New York)
 
 
 
Ever true to his progressive principles, DeBlasio vows that no matter what, he will never abandon the little guy - as exemplified by these scrappy upstarts he likes to call the Manhattan real-estate industry
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(42)
 
(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
And so it begins: Church of Satan to use Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling to exempt its female followers from state "right-to-know" anti-abortion laws
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(210)
 


Fri November 28, 2014
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Gunman fires 100 rounds in downtown Austin, and attempted to set the Mexican Consulate on fire. Gunman is the only reported fatality
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(133)
 
(ESPN FC)
 
 
 
"Can this possibly be how the curtain comes down on Thierry Henry's legendary career, with one final game on a cold, plastic field inside a half-empty NFL stadium?"
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(15)
 
(KSAT San Antonio)
 
 
 
An employee stealing $6400 worth of bratwurst and kielbasa? Police say they never sausage a thing
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(38)
 


Thu November 27, 2014
(ABC7 San Francisco)
 
 
 
A Burger King employee finds a backpack filled with $100,000. Officers confiscated the bag, as it had a trace amount of pot which is cop speak for 'It's Pay Day'
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(100)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
CNN found the three retail employees who admit they love working on Thanksgiving
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(88)
 


Wed November 26, 2014
(NHL)
 
 
 
On this eve of Thanksgiving, we contemplate the things in life for which we are grateful. I am grateful for hockey. And I am grateful the NHL scheduled 9 games for Rivalry Night. So get an early start on your drinking, IT'S THANKSGIVING HOCKEY TIME, 7:30 PM ET
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(103)
 
(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
If you're going to write a law granting holiday time off for public employees, make certain you have someone review it for clarity, otherwise you'll have to give people time off for Festivus so they can air grievances and decorate the pole
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(72)
 


Tue November 25, 2014
(Austin News KXAN)
 
 
 
Kung Fu Saloon employee charged with assault. I wish I made up that headline
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(44)
 
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Helpful advice for those spending Thanksgiving alone: get out of bed at some point, take a shower, try not to drown in the shallow emptiness of your bleak and hollow existence
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(141)
 
(Seeking Alpha)
 
 
 
Sears and Kmart closing list now reaches 109 stores. 8,000 employees to get permanent layaway
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(37)
 


Mon November 24, 2014
(News RT (UK))
 
 
 
Kim Jong Un drinking gallons of cobra wine in an attempt to help his "Lil' Kim"
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(64)
 
(ABC)
 
 
 
Australian mother charged with attempted dingo feeding
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(56)
 


Sun November 23, 2014
(CBS Sports)
 
 
 
So, about that "temporary" moving of Bills operations out of Buffalo
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(28)
 
(beforeitsnews.com)
 
 
 
Finally an economic recovery plan for Chicago everyone can get behind is planned for 2015. Everyone should expect glowing reviews
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(39)
 
(The News & Observer (NC))
 
 
 
North Carolina companies can refuse to honor employee contracts guaranteeing perks and face no legal consequences. And by "perks," I mean "wages"
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(130)
 


Sat November 22, 2014
(Boston.com)
 
 
 
Kidnapping, attempted murder, and a naked guy falling through the ceiling of the women's bathroom. Welcome to Saturday morning at the airport
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(33)
 
(ESPN)
 
 
 
And after the first three weeks of the NBA season, the teams with the best records are...Memphis and Toronto. NBA Ratings Defense Team moves to DEFCON 4
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(33)
 
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Sales of beard nets soar as marginally-employable hipsters increasingly enter the food service industry
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(57)
 


Fri November 21, 2014
(Think Progress)
 
 
 
Kmart tells employees if they don't come in to work on Thanksgiving, they will "automatically be fired"
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(524)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
House GOP: We're so livid over Emperor Obama's executive actions on immigration, we're going to file suit to stop Obamacare
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(136)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
"When [police] attempted to interview him we're told he said he was busy having sex with his wife"
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(19)
 


Thu November 20, 2014
(NBC News)
 
 
 
Your official Emperor Obama immigration speech discussion thread (LGT livestream)
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(703)
 
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Walmart finally agrees to help employees cover expenses during the holidays - by holding a canned food drive for "needy associates"
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(228)
 
(News.com.au)
 
 
 
The Shawshank Redemption cast reunite to celebrate 20 year anniversary of its release
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(74)
 


Wed November 19, 2014
(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
The latest Internet temper tantrum is burning books by authors you don't like and posting photos of it. You know who ELSE liked to ... ah, too easy
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(116)
 


Tue November 18, 2014
(NBC San Diego)
 
 
 
Pro-tip: Stabbing your prospective employer during your job interview may lead to continued unemployment
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(52)
 
(Salon)
 
 
 
"Government employees produce nothing" says government-employed Republican speaker of Kansas state house
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(76)
 
(Newser)
 
 
 
Temporary 'vacation breasts' may be here by 2016, allowing many to enjoy that long motorboat cruise they've been waiting for
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(71)
 
(News 13 Orlando)
 
 
 
Forty years of darkness. The dead, rising from the grave. Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together, temperatures at 30 degrees in Orlando. Mass hysteria
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(76)
 
(Jezebel)
 
 
 
New dating app attempts to make matching less of a chore for women by assigning letter grade to male users, banning them if they grade out as an F. "Just like you can fail school, you can fail dating"
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(626)
 


Sun November 16, 2014
(Polygon)
 
 
 
So what would The Empire Strikes Back look like if it was a new film with a modern-style trailer? "Impressive," says Lord Vader
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(58)
 
(Times of Oman)
 
 
 
"One of California's largest newspapers has asked reporters and other employees to help deliver papers on Sundays, according to a memo obtained by Reuters, the latest sign of the toll that financial woes are taking on print journalism"
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(46)
 
(CBS San Francisco)
 
 
 
California DMV now expanding hours to meet the demand of immigrants seeking licenses. Employees to go from working 25 minutes a day to an entire half hour
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(104)
 
(Bend Bulletin)
 
 
 
New fast food chains to offer only healthy menu items. Yes, there is a word for restaurants like that in the U.S. ... empty
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(11)
 


Sat November 15, 2014
(Foodbeast)
 
 
 
You, your wife, and your mistress are seriously worried about the overpopulation of the earth, coincidentally you are all also very hungry for delicious empadas. If only there was some way to tackle both of these vexing problems at the same time
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(57)
 
(New Zealand Herald)
 
 
 
Kitten found almost dead and tangled in electric wires on a porch in sub-zero temperatures is happy and purring again thanks to shelter workers who used heating pads, blankets and hair dryers to warm her up
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(28)
 
(WWSB ABC 7)
 
 
 
National championship-winning sprinter not fast enough to outrun the long arm of the law after being accused of robbery and punching an employee at a Walmart
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(7)
 


Fri November 14, 2014
(Boing Boing)
 
 
 
Manager at Chick-Fil-A makes list of words employees are forbidden to use at work, including 'Bae,' '3Hunnid,' and 'Ebola.' "Gay Marriage" somehow fails to make list
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(138)
 
(Telegraph)
 
 
 
Government workers in Britain being paid to climb ladders and strip leaves off trees on public property by hand "in an attempt to speed up autumn"
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(64)
 


Wed November 12, 2014
(Deadspin)
 
 
 
Daniel Tosh destroys ESPN for blatantly plagiarizing his Web Redemption segment
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(58)
 
(Think Progress)
 
 
 
Texas refuses to acknowledge one town's attempt to ban progress, says it will ignore the vote taken to ban fracking
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(177)
 


Tue November 11, 2014
(WBUR Boston)
 
 
 
Over half the people in the US are under-18 pregnant Muslim teenagers who came to this country illegally so they could reap our sweet sweet unemployment benefits
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(52)
 
(Livestream)
 
 
 
The European Union Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft will launch attempt at first-ever landing on a comet beginning at 8:35 EST (LGT live coverage, and surprisingly relaxed music)
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(123)
 
(Newsday)
 
 
 
Lara Logan quarantined in a desperate attempt to revive CBS News TV ratings
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(20)
 
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Here are the secret apps that only Apple employees get to use
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(15)
 
(Washington Times)
 
 
 
Gun stores in Ferguson report nearly empty shelves as people on both sides of the Michael Brown situation await grand jury verdict, subsequent "John Wayne shootout"
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(348)
 


Mon November 10, 2014
(The Smoking Gun)
 
 
 
12- and 13-year-old Girl Scouts fend off attempted Girl Scout Cookie heist by 17- and 18-year old boys, saving the Samoas and Thin Mints
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(38)
 


Sun November 09, 2014
(AL.com)
 
 
 
Jameis Winston, not content with improper benefits and sexual assault, expands his criminal empire into point shaving, allegedly
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(60)
 
(Forbes)
 
 
 
Walmart starts selling college themed merchandise from 270 schools. Store employees now further depressed after realizing if they had gone to any of those schools they wouldn't have to work at Walmart
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(29)
 


Thu November 06, 2014
(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
World's tiger population could be entirely wiped by outbreak of common canine distemper
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(15)
 
(Fox 2 St. Louis)
 
 
 
Convenience store employee tries to stop intoxicated man from driving, shoots him dead, saves him from a horrible death on the road
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(96)
 
(Contact Music)
 
 
 
Tyler Perry presents Tyler Perry's The Restraining Order Against Former Employee of Tyler Perry
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(18)
 
(Mother Jones)
 
 
 
Wendy Davis picks up her $36 million worth of crayons, goes back to the drawing board to contemplate new rainbow in Texas after realizing blue is not the only color
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(115)
 


Wed November 05, 2014
(Inside World Soccer)
 
 
 
Piers Morgan attempts to lure Vincent Kompany to Arsenal on Twitter
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(15)
 
(3 News New Zealand)
 
 
 
Vodafone disconnects 250 employees
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(4)
 


Tue November 04, 2014
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
David Perdue tries his best to appeal to the average Georgia voter: "We shut down plants all the time." Someone should probably tell Perdue that Georgia has the highest unemployment rate in the country
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(10)
 
(Politico)
 
 
 
"Why the GOP won't touch Obamacare" Those 50+ attempts weren't serious and you're an idiot for believing we were. Hahahaha, trolled you
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(34)
 
(KGW Portland)
 
 
 
Feeling empty without a recall announced today? Here you go, and it's firetrucks
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(6)
 


Sat November 01, 2014
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
Woman threatens to infect a Walmart employee with HIV when he tried to thwart her attempts to abscond with dozens of frozen TV dinners
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(44)
 
(UPI)
 
 
 
Plan on going to Japan next week? Don't forget to try the tempura, the sashimi, the all-you-can-eat Whoppers
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(9)
 


Fri October 31, 2014
(Pew Research Center)
 
 
 
Pew (Pew Pew) decides to take a look at the half-empty part of the voter turnout glass
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(51)
 


Thu October 30, 2014
(Komo)
 
 
 
Starbucks tells its employees to go right ahead with the full facial tribal tattoo but leave the engagement ring at home
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(36)
 
(Americans United)
 
 
 
Left wing group reminds churches around the country not to risk their tax exempt status. Here are some of the responses they received in turn
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(362)
 
(Washington Times)
 
 
 
Problem: many of your employees don't submit their time cards. Solution: reward their submissions with beer
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(54)
 


Wed October 29, 2014
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Charles Barkley attempted to avoid being drafted by tightwad 76ers by gorging on two Grand Slams, Red Lobster, and two T-bone steaks for two straight days. When it didn't work, he moaned "Hell no, now I'm fat and poor"
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(31)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
Costco CEO: "Our employees work especially hard during the holiday season and we simply believe that they deserve the opportunity to spend Thanksgiving with their families"
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(275)
 
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
Papa John's founder attends funeral for slain employee, offers to pay funeral expenses if Obamacare hasn't yet made him too poor
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(133)
 


Tue October 28, 2014
(Buzzfeed)
 
 
 
A look at Library of Congress's on-going attempts to record video game history. "We probably have a written description of Mario somewhere in a warehouse next to the Ark of the Covenant"
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(9)
 
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Wal-Mart expanding its used video game sales to 1,700 more stores in an attempt to destroy GameStop
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(46)
 
(Yahoo Images)
 
 
 
Photoshop this printemps painting
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(20)
 


Mon October 27, 2014
(Engadget)
 
 
 
Graphene circuits could double as high-tech temporary tattoos, lighting up and changing shape as they are worn
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(15)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Premier League fans in Nashville outraged to see NBC affiliate accidentally preempt MU/Chelsea clash with "Poppy Cat." In other news, there are Premier League fans in Nashville
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(36)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
92-year-old woman foiled in her attempt at finding a farmer's market at the bottom of Belfast Harbor
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(8)
 
(Consequence of Sound)
 
 
 
Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit Concert saw a Temple of the Dog reunion that culminated in a rousing rendition of Hunger Strike (w/fan recorded video)
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(55)
 
(Inland Valley Daily Bulletin)
 
 
 
Daughter of incumbent Councilman dramatically announces during public meeting that video opponent posted of "domestic violence" was actually her father stopping her suicide attempt: "Shame on you"
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(29)
 


Sun October 26, 2014
(Boston Globe)
 
 
 
Will Nucky live? Who sleeps with the fishes tonight? Will we finally have a happy ending for Gillian? Why must there *always* be pandemonium? This is your Boardwalk Empire Series Finale thread (9pm ET on HBO)
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(74)
 
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Oh, so you follow Jediism as your religion? Are you a member of the Church of Yoda or the Temple of Midichlorian Baptists? DIE HERETIC
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(30)
 
(TMZ)
 
 
 
Drake starts another fight at a club in a vain attempt to prove he is legitimately from the streets
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(9)
 
(IGN)
 
 
 
"The 8 saddest deaths in Boardwalk Empire" WHY MUST THERE ALWAYS BE PANDEMONIUM?
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(31)
 


Sat October 25, 2014
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Companies don't expect new employees hired straight out of college to last more than a year
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(66)
 


Thu October 23, 2014
(The Drinks Business)
 
 
 
"Empire Strikes Bock" beer in hot water with Lucasfilm
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(119)
 
(Seattle Times)
 
 
 
Seattle Times marks Peyton Manning's TD record by using FARK's snarky headline to temper the enthusiasm (4th section)
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(0)
 


Wed October 22, 2014
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
In an attempt to clog the average American's remaining good artery, we now have deep-fried candy corn
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(49)
 
(Design & Trend)
 
 
 
6000 year old temple found in ruins of more than 6000 year old Ukrainian village of roughly 6000 people. Creationists mumble something about Pre-Adamites and return to discussion of Creation Week
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(27)
 


Tue October 21, 2014
(UEFA)
 
 
 
Man City will play in an empty stadium in Moscow, Chelsea take on mighty Maribor, an Iberian derby, and resurgent Roma take on Bayern Munich. This, and more in your Champions League Matchday 3 thread
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Mon October 20, 2014
(CNN)
 
 
 
In an attempt to distance themselves from The West, Russia will outlaw McDonald's. Actually maybe they're on to something here
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(57)
 
(Telegraph)
 
 
 
Researchers are linking the season in which you were born to temperament. Now, if they could just narrow it to the month and somehow tie it into the stars, we'll have real science
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(63)
 
(Wall Street Journal)
 
 
 
Museum displays 1,300-year-old earthenware vessel, defies inscribed curse predicting misfortune for anyone who removed it from temple site. Well, now we'll be killed by avenging ghosts, zombies, ninjas, or avenging ghost zombie ninjas
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Sun October 19, 2014
(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
Ben Carson wants you to know that the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire had nothing to do with economics or religion or barbarians and everything to do with Political Correctness. TMYK*
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Sat October 18, 2014
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
More Star Wars leaks. This time, it's the first name of Emperor Palpatine. And it's... Steve. Steve Palpatine. I'm sorry - make that *Sheev* Palpatine
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Fri October 17, 2014
(CBS Sports)
 
 
 
McNabb attempts the 2 point conversion on QB insults
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(139)
 
(BusinessWeek)
 
 
 
FedEx claims the people it pays to drive its trucks aren't employees
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(205)
 
(Chron)
 
 
 
When interviewing your employees, attention to detail and experience in shipping and receiving are a must
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Thu October 16, 2014
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Two Ohio schools have closed because an employee flew on a Frontier Airlines jet that may have previously carried an ebola patient. By the same logic, subby has probably slept with Kate Upton. Score
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(146)
 
(Contemporist)
 
 
 
Photoshop this backyard contemplator
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(26)
 


Wed October 15, 2014
(Independent)
 
 
 
Politician slips up, mistakenly says out loud that disabled persons should be exempt from minimum wage requirements "because they're not worth that much." Bonus: His name is Lord Freud
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Tue October 14, 2014
(NBC News)
 
 
 
Apple and Facebook offer female employees $20,000 to put their ovaries on hold
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(152)
 
(Fox News)
 
 
 
Discovery of ancient storm god cult complex in Israel shows that George W. Bush's hurricane machine wasn't man's first attempt to control the weather
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(13)
 
(Short List)
 
 
 
When directors attempt to explain/justify/apologise/get all weird about their awful awful movie flops
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(79)
 
(News 8000 La Crosse)
 
 
 
If you're going to attempt armed robbery, try not to do it outside of a jailhouse. Or in view of the jail security cameras
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(7)
 


Mon October 13, 2014
(Gillette News Record)
 
 
 
Not News: Disgruntled employee steals company vehicle. Fark: It's a freight train
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(54)
 
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Star Wars fans remake The Empire Strikes Back on a budget so low, C3PO is played by a guy in his underwear who was spray-painted gold
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Sun October 12, 2014
(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Glock pistol empire is about to explode in a half-billion dollar scandal featuring guns, money, sex, betrayal, King Lear, strippers, and show horses
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Sat October 11, 2014
(Northern Territory News)
 
 
 
Thief gets stuck in a chimney after an attempted restaurant break-in, as Australia's flue season officially begins
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Fri October 10, 2014
(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Scientists discover a previously unknown state of matter that can occur when matter switches from one exotic quantum state to another at temperatures near absolute zero, leaving electrons to barely interact with each other
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(14)
 
(WCVB Boston)
 
 
 
Burger King employee attempts to get busy with several female coworkers. They said he was ugly but it just didn't faze him
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(70)
 
(Daily Kos)
 
 
 
Mitt Romney's pledge of 6% unemployment and 11 million new jobs by the end of his first term in office has been accomplished
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(213)
 
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Wells Fargo employee sends an email to the CEO, then ups the ante on the 'reply-all' game -- by adding the entire company to the CC list
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Thu October 09, 2014
(io9)
 
 
 
Remember that cool scene in 'Empire' where they show the Millennium Falcon hiding on that giant Star Destroyer? This high-resolution shot of a 150' / 45m boulder on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is like that
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(43)
 
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Unlike Walmart, Costco has no plans to cut employee health benefits
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(232)
 
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
New voice-activated thermostat lets you control your home's temperature from any room just by shouting at the thing
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(39)
 
(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
Kentucky: Hiring only employees that sign your faith statement? No state money for you. Ark Encounter theme park developer: You're violating my First Amendment right not to hire heathens
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(221)
 
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Here's a sammich that cures hangovers: "You're going to have to employ your survivalist skills to make a sandwich when hungover, but be comforted by the thought that it will sort you out nicely." What's your go-to hangover cure?
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(35)
 


Wed October 08, 2014
(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
Idiot dubbed Britain's Dumbest Burglar: "Not only does the klutzy klepto fail to spot CCTV cameras filming his every move, he makes no attempt to cover his face and leaves a trail of fingerprints in his wake" (pics)
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(18)
 
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Walmart is the latest, biggest employer to eschew health care for part time employees. And where Walmart goes, so do others
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(245)
 


Tue October 07, 2014
(Voice of America)
 
 
 
Kenyan President to step down temporarily. The Tea Party start planning a going away party
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(25)
 
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
NH is best state to live in, MS is the worst overall, worst internet, worst for employment. TX is the worst educated. Hawaii is the worst place to find a home, but is the healthiest. DC is the dirtiest "state" & the most politically engaged
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(91)
 
(CTV News)
 
 
 
People with tattoos and piercings lobby Canadian government to make it illegal for employers not to hire someone just because they have a snake tattoo and eight pounds of metal in their face: "You can't just remove your tattoos for the day"
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Mon October 06, 2014
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Woman accused of dressing like a witch and abusing a 7-year-old girl. Prosecutors attempting to find a large scale and a duck
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(35)
 
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Cancer patient who stole £400,000 from her employers thinking she'd be dead before they found out goes into remission, prison
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(58)
 


Sun October 05, 2014
(SFGate)
 
 
 
Hipsters now embracing "Dumb Phones" in an attempt to resemble this headline's tag
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(209)
 


Sat October 04, 2014
(BusinessWeek)
 
 
 
Amazon employees demand to be paid overtime for standing in line after work. Let's see how this works out for them
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(205)
 

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