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500 headlines found matching 'PRI'
Thu October 30, 2014
Source     Fark Headline Comments
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Comcast, AT&T and Verizon totally promise not to charge you or create "internet fast lanes" or paid prioritization. Pinkie swear, touch blue make it true, step on a crack break your mother's back
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(70)
 
(IndyStar)
 
 
 
If you go trick-or-treating at the Indiana Governor's home, don't act surprised if you're given lasagna
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(27)
 
(Metro)
 
 
 
Want to live like a king in the land of the Scots? Here's a 16th century castle for the price of a one-bedroom flat in London
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(45)
 


Wed October 29, 2014
(The Irish Times)
 
 
 
Ten books that have never gone out of print. "It's Not News It's Fark: How Mass Media Tries to Pass Off Crap as News" not among them
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(7)
 
(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
Economists: Lower gas prices mean immediate middle-class spending stimulus
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(51)
 


Tue October 28, 2014
(Fark)
 
 
 
What's the least-appropriate song you could imagine strippers stripping to?
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(958)
 
(Creative Loafing Tampa)
 
 
 
Political newspaper columnist fired after appearing on Fark's Politics tab one too many times, and not in a Pulitzer Prize-winning way
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(79)
 
(Independent)
 
 
 
The Crow remake to be filmed next spring. Don't see Brandon Lee on the cast list, so he must be holding out for more money
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(41)
 
(Yahoo Images)
 
 
 
Photoshop this printemps painting
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(20)
 


Mon October 27, 2014
(Fox Sports)
 
 
 
Mookie Blaylocked up in prison for 15 years for vehicular manslaughter
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(19)
 
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Suddenly the flow of creativity was loosed upon the world and every household needed at least one thing to be 3-D printed
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(22)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Christmas for Microsoft begins Nov. 2 when it cuts the prices on its XBox One in North America to $349 so it can try to shovel the consoles out to a public that doesn't want them even at that price
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(94)
 
(TMZ)
 
 
 
And the disgusting plot thickens: the entire time Mama June and Sugar Bear were married, June kept a box of photographs showing her and the imprisoned child molester she had a soft spot for, and that is what ended the relationship
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Sun October 26, 2014
(Telegraph)
 
 
 
University professor suspended for inappropriate sighing, being sarcastic, and inappropriate body language. Subby rolls his eyes
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(91)
 
(Chron)
 
 
 
Previously unreleased recording of a Houston Grateful Dead show in '72 heading to record stores, appropriately enough on Black Friday
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(22)
 
(NewsOK)
 
 
 
Museum dedicated to teaching children about Free Enterprise meets ironic end
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(38)
 
(Crawley News)
 
 
 
Police warn 67-year-old burglar on the run from prison. Well, probably a painful-looking half-trot interspersed with heaves and lots of cursing, but yeah, technically 'on the run'
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(11)
 
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Farc commander sentenced to lengthy prison term. So if Drew is going to prison, can we finally do something about the trolls in the politics tab?
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(39)
 
(TwinCities.com)
 
 
 
Company using a 3-D printer to create custom cremation urns is now burying the competition
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(11)
 
(Orlando Sentinel)
 
 
 
Couple petitions Disney to create a Princess with Down Syndrome. Wait, I thought they already did that with Princess Merida in Brave
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(69)
 


Sat October 25, 2014
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Mindy Kaling gets mistaken for 17-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai at The New Yorker Festival
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(38)
 
(WTKR)
 
 
 
Python's "virgin birth" produces six offspring without mating. Must have gotten tired of compiling
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(37)
 


Fri October 24, 2014
(Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
 
 
 
Fire at private school called "suspicious" by authorities. And by "suspicious," they mean "here's security camera footage of a kid roaming the halls the night of the fire with a 5-gallon gas can"
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(45)
 
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Weeks after winning a Nobel Prize for his microscope, Eric Betzig just revolutionized microscopy again
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(13)
 
(WMBF Myrtle Beach)
 
 
 
Grandfather repels three armed robbers and prevents his granddaughter from being raped. Surprisingly, not Liam Neeson
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(105)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
Your f@%king princess is in another f@%king castle
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(68)
 
(WMUR New Hampshire)
 
 
 
Bank robber wore a bandana, black rimmed glasses, white shirt and a zebra print dress with a black overcoat. Police say he also had a panty on his head. (W/ pic of perp in pretty purple dress)
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(17)
 


Thu October 23, 2014
(Philly.com)
 
 
 
School superintendent cancels football season, specifically citing crotch-grabbing as the primary reason
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(38)
 
(NFL)
 
 
 
Will San Diego shock the Broncos or will Peyton leave hoof prints all over the Chargers? Will we finally see a good game on Thursday night? Tune in to your TNF thread and watch the game on NFL or CBS tonight at 8:25 PM ET
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(1279)
 
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Bounty Paper Towels releases new NFL prints, says they "2X more absorbent" and are great for cleaning up crime scenes
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(15)
 
(Yakima Herald Republic)
 
 
 
Words you will most likely never hear again: "Cockfighting Romanian Princess"
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(18)
 
(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
Man infamous for small penis: 'Women are pleasantly surprised I've got one at all'
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(119)
 
(Future Structure)
 
 
 
Texas high-speed rail project has $10 billion in private investment and could be rolling by 2021. California high-speed rail has $0 in private investment and could be rolling just before the sun goes supernova
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(94)
 
(PennLive)
 
 
 
Man scammed out of $4,000 by somebody who said he was a "police chief in Canada" and also saying his grandson was in prison and needed to be bailed out
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(48)
 
(LiveLeak)
 
 
 
You can stop being scared, Slenderman is in prison
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(16)
 
(Onion AV Club)
 
 
 
The lows and even further lows of every single film and television adaptation of "Pride and Prejudice," Jane Austen's 19th century spiritual predecessor to abominations like Stephanie Meyer and Twilight
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(57)
 
(Fox News)
 
 
 
...and the moral of the story is when robbing a bank do not stop and bum a cigarette off somebody. You might get prison time for it
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(18)
 
(Sun Sentinel)
 
 
 
Man imprisoned for identity theft played for the Miami Dolphins. Police say Ray Finkle will be going away for a long time, reassure everyone the laces were, in fact, out
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(29)
 


Wed October 22, 2014
(Breitbart.com)
 
 
 
People quarantined for possible exposure to Ebola might be granted special voting privileges not available to the general public. Those lucky duckies
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(63)
 
(Mental Floss)
 
 
 
Hugh Hefner and Jay Leno both appeared on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," and 19 other facts about the show you didn't know
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(38)
 
(Washington Times)
 
 
 
Today's story on government waste is brought to you by Senator Tom Coburn, who wants to know why taxpayers are paying for rabbit massages and teaching primates how to gamble
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(129)
 
(8 News Now)
 
 
 
Six-year-old girl who was hit and left for dead last Halloween is making a great recovery and although her mental capacity has regressed and she had to do everything including learning to walk again is going trick-or-treating this year as a princess
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(30)
 
(Politifact)
 
 
 
Pew study discovers America's least-trusted news source. Real surprise is the most-trustworthy one
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(75)
 
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Experts still have no idea why millennials aren't buying cars. Latest theory: their degraded attitudes about privacy don't motivate them to get their own private vehicle like older, more freedom-oriented generations did
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(284)
 
(NPR)
 
 
 
Artisanal ice. It's just regular ice but bartenders market it to justify high prices of their drinks and they know hipsters will pay for it
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(95)
 


Tue October 21, 2014
(The Federalist)
 
 
 
The GOP is Light Years ahead of past campaigns technologically speaking said Reince Priebus
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(90)
 
(Joystiq)
 
 
 
UK considers quadrupling prison terms for Internet trolls. Hey, where'd everybody in the Politics tab go?
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(99)
 
(Examiner)
 
 
 
Despite billions of taxpayer dollars, NASA was scooped by a guy with a dinky video telescope on a mountain in the Canary Islands, who caught an explosion on Mars as Comet Siding Spring passed by. Thanks, Kennedy
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(77)
 
(TMZ)
 
 
 
Pro wrestler, Price is Right Contestant, and Escape From New York star Ox Baker receives the dreaded heart punch at age 80
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(27)
 
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison for killing girlfriend
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(137)
 


Mon October 20, 2014
(AZCentral)
 
 
 
Some town names makes you smile: Weed, Ca., Limerick, Pa., and then there's the simple joy of Surprise, Az., when an old woman goes missing and suddenly turns up
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(49)
 


Sun October 19, 2014
(SB Nation)
 
 
 
Sir Patrick Stewart surprises fans by coming out to support his favorite American football team
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(33)
 
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Mississippi goes in to full hysteria over Ebola as parents pull their children from school because the principal visited Zambia... Which is 3,000 miles away from the Ebola stricken countries
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(225)
 
(Journal News)
 
 
 
Not that we would ever imply New York is keeping lousy track of taxpayers' money, but maybe somebody should check up on the prison nurse who says she worked 192 days in a row. No? Can't do that because union rules? Swell
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(74)
 


Sat October 18, 2014
(Death and Taxes Magazine)
 
 
 
2014 is first year ever with zero certified platinum records. This comes as a surprise to zero people who have heard any music in 2014
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(72)
 
(West Chester Daily Local)
 
 
 
Lawyer that double billed his firm faces $6 million in fines, loss of all property, and 340 years in prison. If he'd used a gun he'd be out in 10
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(37)
 
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
Woman gets six years in prison for participating in "Take Your Daughter to Armed Bank Robbery Day"
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(15)
 
(AOL)
 
 
 
Used car prices predicted to fall. New car leasing to become easier. Naturally, financial experts forecast disaster if anyone can actually buy a car without going into debt for decades
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(106)
 
(All Access)
 
 
 
Radio gurus explain why Clear Channel's new classic country format "Nash Icon" avoids the C word. "The word 'Classic' makes you seem old and makes listeners feel old. 'Icon' or 'Iconic' would seem more appropriate these days"
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(34)
 
(Telegraph)
 
 
 
Pope rents out the Sistine Chapel for a private corporate event, but will donate the rental fees to charities that help the poor and homeless. I can't decide if I am impressed or outraged
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(75)
 


Fri October 17, 2014
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Belize to Carnival Cruise Texas nurse passenger - Only three things come from Texas: steers, queers and ebola, and I don't see no horns or gay-pride rainbows on you
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(102)
 
(Esquire)
 
 
 
Writer speaks with 90 members of the Senate and House and boy do they open up. You'll be surprised to know that there's overwhelming bipartisan agreement that Ted Cruz is an idiot
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(119)
 


Thu October 16, 2014
(Time)
 
 
 
The surprising things your zip code says about you, although the order in which you and your neighbors are to be shipped to FEMA resettlement camps in Idaho when the NAFTA superhighway is pushed through strangely absent
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(61)
 
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Average home price in London reaches an all time high. Residents still consider it a bargain for not having to live in Ireland or Scotland
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(22)
 
(Men's Health)
 
 
 
Men's Health mentions Wil, Greg, and Drew along with Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout in their cool article about Celebrity Beers That Surprisingly Don't Suck
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(1)
 


Wed October 15, 2014
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Company creates 3D printer that makes mud huts for impoverished countries who have somehow been making mud huts without 3D printers for thousands of years
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(95)
 


Tue October 14, 2014
(Deadline)
 
 
 
Chris Rock will host Saturday Night Live and Prince will be the musical guest on this special episode from 1995
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(44)
 
(WBUR Boston)
 
 
 
Nobel Prize for Economics goes to Frenchman who helped governments crack down on corporations being assholes. Nobel committee to rest of the world: DO YOU GET IT?
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(52)
 
(Politico)
 
 
 
Reince Priebus is incensed that ads are trying to blame the GOP for the spread of Ebola just because they voted to cut $1 billion from CDC and NIH, including slashing budgets for Public health preparedness infectious disease control
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(216)
 
(LA Times)
 
 
 
Crashing oil prices could hit Russia harder than a falling jetliner
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(52)
 
(Global Geopolitics)
 
 
 
Thanks to America's shale boom and less need in Europe, OPEC is divided and bickering like girlies as oil prices continue to fall. "This is not your garden variety autumn price decline"
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(40)
 
(WYFF 4 Greenville)
 
 
 
Rob a Dollar General store and get away with a whopping $22? That's life in prison
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(130)
 
(Science Magazine)
 
 
 
New lithium-ion batteries carry a feature alerting you when they're going to explode into flames, which is a surprisingly common thing with them
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(20)
 


Mon October 13, 2014
(Kansas City)
 
 
 
If University of Kansas Hospital was your pick for 'Next Possible Ebola Patient in Isolation,' step up and claim your prize
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(122)
 
(NYPost)
 
 
 
You know your dad is a real prick when he gives away the family dog to strangers on Craigslist
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(124)
 
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Primitive 'ebola protection kits' consisting of breathtakingly overpriced boiler suits, sanitisers and safety goggles starting to show up on store shelves in the west
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(46)
 
(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Your bank is making a voiceprint of you every time you call them for the next generation of security software
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(22)
 
(Abc.net.au)
 
 
 
Australian Prime Minister vows to "shirtfront" Vladimir Putin at G20 summit
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(44)
 


Sun October 12, 2014
(YLE (Finland))
 
 
 
You want a beer and whisky fair? No problem. Just make sure that whisky isn't mentioned in any private blogs or we'll pull your liquor license
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(26)
 
(The Irish Times)
 
 
 
"In a work of paranoid convolution that seems to spring straight from Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow, anti-fluoride campaigners argue that IG Farben devised fluoridation as way of suppressing occupied populations during WWII"
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(46)
 
(Formula 1)
 
 
 
Will Russian media report that Putin lapped the field twice in his win? Can Hamilton extend his point lead over Rosberg? Is Marussia leaving Jules Bianchi's car parked right? This is your Russian Grand Prix discussion thread at 7am EDT on NBCSN
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(63)
 


Sat October 11, 2014
(Fox Business)
 
 
 
Our long national pork nightmare is over. Bacon prices to plummet, sausages to once again slip easily into your budget
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(66)
 
(Scientific American)
 
 
 
You've won a Nobel Prize and just gotten a half-pound of gold in the form of a medal. What's it like to take it through TSA screening?
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(79)
 
(Flickr)
 
 
 
Flickr feed of all the vintage Halloween masks you'll ever need. Subby supposes you could print and wear them, too
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(2)
 


Fri October 10, 2014
(ABA Journal)
 
 
 
Inmate in solitary confinement who claimed that prison guard threatened to "beat the hell out of her" dies after accidentally suffering blunt trauma to the stomach. Obvious, Asinine tags unavailable because they know that snitches get stiches
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(57)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
One Hundred and Forty Thousand words, and all for less than the price of a month of TotalFark. And I wrote it them all
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(6)
 
(Liverpool Echo)
 
 
 
"Liverpool's giant spider La Princess lands in Beijing to battle giant dragon " And there are pics. How cool is this?
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(13)
 
(NYPost)
 
 
 
Pro tip: Before accepting a ride from an unknown person when you are released from prison, remember--snitches get stitches
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(25)
 
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
In 2012, Malala Yousafzai was shot by the Taliban for having the audacity of going to school as a girl. Today, she became the youngest-ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Mission accomplished, a**holes
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(112)
 
(Adelaide Now)
 
 
 
Priest denies teenage threesome, says he prefers playing a round solo
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(23)
 
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Oil prices drop to four-year low. THANKS OBAMA
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(78)
 


Thu October 09, 2014
(National Post)
 
 
 
San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green takes a selfie at the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin, decides "you know I had to do it once lol #Holocaust" is an appropriate way to tag the photo
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(37)
 
(YouTube)
 
 
 
Want to see the worst over-bid in "The Price is Right" history? Of course you do
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(54)
 
(YouTube)
 
 
 
Coolest use yet for your 3D printer: a paper airplane machine gun
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(23)
 
(Examiner)
 
 
 
If you're keeping track of "O.J. Simpson dying in prison stories," add this one to your list
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(102)
 
(Bleacher Report)
 
 
 
Surprisingly, neither Florida nor Arizona were the states that sanctioned an MMA fight between a man with Down's Syndrome and one with Cerebral Palsy. You stay classy, Missouri
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(48)
 


Wed October 08, 2014
(Clarion-Ledger)
 
 
 
Not news: Man posts a photo of himself eating a turkey leg from the state fair to Facebook. Fark: He's locked up in state prison
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(56)
 
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Coffee beans hit highest price in nearly three years, raising fears that Peak Latte is upon us
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(25)
 
(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)
 
(Telegraph)
 
 
 
Why are cocktails so expensive, and how much of the total price is for the top-shelf booze that goes into them?
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(59)
 
(Five Thirty-Eight)
 
 
 
Nate Silver asks what we all want to know...what's wrong with South Dakota? As another firm red state gets thrown into the chaos of an independent October surprise
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(143)
 
(io9)
 
 
 
Article asks "how does a spider decide where to build its web?". Surprisingly, "by finding a guaranteed spot where subby is going to run into it face first" is not the answer...but should have been
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(49)
 


Tue October 07, 2014
(Salon)
 
 
 
Tea Partier leading the Iowa senate race may have steered hundreds of thousands of dollars in government contracts to her father's company while she was in office. October? Surprise
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(103)
 
(Siberian Times)
 
 
 
Girl who was shipped off to Siberia by her mother three years ago has escaped to Morocco, is having trouble adjusting to a diet that doesn't consist primarily of frozen reindeer meat
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(61)
 
(SFGate)
 
 
 
Pricipal . Caught sayof school that has stoped Handstandsing " See, told ya so" Is She dead or not. Boyfriend Says yes. Sacramento Sheriff Looking for drugs -OR- "hello, I am write heroin to meth and wait for cocaine again
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(88)
 
(Wired)
 
 
 
Got $400,000 burning a hole in your pocket? You could buy a motherboard for an Apple I for that price at the upcoming History Of Science auction in New York
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(37)
 
(Medium)
 
 
 
Where's Scotty when you need him? Proof of principle experiment shows how to teleport an entire object
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(22)
 
(Politico)
 
 
 
He railed against subversives and ended up doing exactly what he was against. No, it's not Ted Cruz. This guy wasn't nearly that bad, he just sold secrets to the Russians prior to WW2
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(20)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Supermarkets vow to dumb down prices after shoppers complain they can't deal with the weekly specials, the managers' specials, triple-coupon days and multi-buy sales all at once
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(36)
 
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Nobel Prize in physics goes to inventors of blue LED. Will be shared with the inventor of black electrical tape everyone uses to cover those bright farking things
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(34)
 
(The Age (Melbourne))
 
 
 
You have to go to extremes to get into the headlines these days. Primary school teacher grooms boy for sex. Teacher gets boy's name tattoed on her chest. Boy is 10
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(95)
 


Mon October 06, 2014
(ESPN)
 
 
 
Can Washington limit its self-inflicted mistakes to end Seattle's dominance in prime time or will the Seahawks be kissing Cousins with every sack? It's your MNF thread starting at 8:30ET on ESPN
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(1090)
 
(Wall Street Journal)
 
 
 
Google begins building its own private army
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(69)
 
(CBC)
 
 
 
Private company to offer home delivery of mail to remote areas for only $20 per week. And by remote areas, I mean Canada
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(41)
 
(The Smoking Gun)
 
 
 
Get your priorities in order and check out this week's Mugshot Roundup
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(79)
 
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Nobel Prize for Medicine awarded for research into why men don't need to ask for directions
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(40)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
It was a surprisingly sober night when the author wondered "What would a Ben & Jerry's cookie dough ice cream cookie actually taste like?"
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(38)
 
(ABC)
 
 
 
The W hotel in Miami's South Beach is offering a luxurious "Million Dollar Wedding" package for guests. Difficulty: That's the ACTUAL PRICE, not just a catchy name
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(41)
 
(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
(NBC News)
 
 
 
Facebook has won $2 billion from suing spammers, helping out Nigerian princes
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(9)
 
(CBS News)
 
 
 
A master's degreed Sea World biologist with no criminal record has been sent to prison for twenty years after firing a warning shot at a teen thug coming at his wife and daughters in his own house. Stand your ground, my ass
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(330)
 
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Starbucks now under pressure to use only organic milk in its drinks. Consumers once again will get burned with a price increase
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(32)
 
(YouTube)
 
 
 
Perhaps the best cover ever. Come for the beauty with the silky smooth voice, stay for the awesome solo finish on the upright bass. bonus: you'll never see a cooler drummer anywhere
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(52)
 
(Gloucester Citizen)
 
 
 
Investigation finds that the only thing worse than prison food is hospital food. Ric Romero nods approvingly, orders takeout
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(38)
 
(Formula 1)
 
 
 
It's silly season with Vettel jumping to Ferrari next year and Kvyat to play second fiddle at Red Bull. Which Mercedes will dominate typhoon conditions at Suzuka? This is your Formula One Japanese Grand Prix Discussion thread on NBCSN at 1:30am EDT
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(272)
 


Sat October 04, 2014
(YouTube)
 
 
 
Saturday Cinema: Private Parts, 1972 - An Ohio runaway stays at her Aunt's hotel in LA where guests disappear with alarming frequency
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(8)
 
(The Verge)
 
 
 
Imagine buying your electronics like you buy furniture at Ikea, i.e. lots of small pieces that need assembling into the final product. Now imagine paying more for this 'privilege'
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(72)
 


Fri October 03, 2014
(The Hollywood Reporter)
 
 
 
Leonardo DiCaprio to take a lengthy break from acting, spend more time banging supermodels
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(31)
 
(The Moscow Times)
 
 
 
Putin: We've deployed a massive number of nuclear rockets. Each one of them primed and ready to explode on their launch vehicles. I be you're a scared now, eh
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(94)
 
(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
If you are going to fake a celebrity endorsement, you can probably do a bit better than the guy who played Carlton on Fresh Prince
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(43)
 
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
Real Housewives of Federal Minimum Security Prison Camp Alderson
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(38)
 
(WFSB Connecticut)
 
 
 
Pricipal. Caught sayof erotic horror films. Inappropriate? BOE says yes
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(71)
 
(Cracked)
 
 
 
An Australian wonders why Americans are so damned happy all the time. Surprisingly, "Because our ecosystem doesn't consist of nothing but deadly murderous insects, snakes and sea creatures" is not the answer
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(115)
 
(WTKR)
 
 
 
Workers move 30-ton anchor from inactivated USS Enterprise to USS Abraham Lincoln. Still working on getting Spock out of the reactor (video)
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(83)
 


Thu October 02, 2014
(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Study finds stock prices plunge when no one asks any questions during earnings calls
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(17)
 
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Veterans' Day 2014 "Concert for Valor" lineup: Bruce Springsteen, Eminem, Rihanna, Dave Grohl, Metallica, Carrie Underwood, Zac Brown Band and appearances by Jamie Foxx, John Oliver, Meryl Streep, Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks. So no one big
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(59)
 
(ABC)
 
 
 
Girl kidnapped by her mother 12 years ago found safe in Mexico. Private investigator that found her is Farker's brother
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(114)
 
(National Journal)
 
 
 
In an interview with National Journal, ALEC CEO Lisa Nelson said Wednesday she was surprised by Google's decision, and likened it to splitting with a high-school sweetheart
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(50)
 
(Onion AV Club)
 
 
 
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves is an unwatchable mess. Just like it was twenty-three years ago
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(176)
 
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Prince Albert of Monaco talks about what it was like having Grace Kelly for a mother, being trapped in a can
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(24)
 
(KHOU Houston)
 
 
 
It sucks when the doctor helping you on your journey as you beat cancer gets put away in prison for ten years
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(41)
 
(Mother Jones)
 
 
 
Hundreds of police departments have quietly been trying to return tanks, MRAPs, and other surplus weaponry. Pentagon: Read the fine print boys, no returns
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(134)
 


Wed October 01, 2014
(Contact Music)
 
 
 
Prince criticizes U2 for giving away their music for free; the same Prince whom, in 2004, gave away "Musicology" with every concert ticket bought, and whom in 2007 gave away "Planet Earth" in the Daily Mail Sunday edition
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(86)
 


Tue September 30, 2014
(9 to 5 Mac)
 
 
 
Can't wait for your iWatch? For $35, you can print your own. Sort of
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(7)
 
(Campus Reform)
 
 
 
Professor thinks ISIS would behead fewer people if everyone drove a Prius
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(72)
 
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Lars Ulrich finally reveals why Metallica have sucked for the past twenty years. Still no explanation for the ten years prior to that
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(110)
 
(Politico)
 
 
 
Surprise. Obamacare
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(50)
 
(Salon)
 
 
 
Apple successfully rips off LA school district for $1 billion in educationally bankrupt iPad 4's at full sticker price, thanks to support of corrupt superintendents. To be fair, Apple never promulgated "don't be evil" corporate credo
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(55)
 
(Elite Daily)
 
 
 
Remember the kid who wanted a cat and lasers in his yearbook photo? His Principal agreed... But only if she and her rescue dog could appear in the photo
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(38)
 


Mon September 29, 2014
(Christian Science Monitor)
 
 
 
White House dinner for Indian Prime Minister Modi will serve fast food
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(18)
 
(Salon)
 
 
 
In news that should surprise exactly no one, George Zimmerman and his family are paranoid, insane, greedy, gun-loving doomsday-prepper nutjobs
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(273)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Walmart says that Tracy Morgan's injuries "were caused, in whole or in part, by plaintiffs' failure to properly wear an appropriate available seatbelt restraint device." Get your popcorn ready
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(123)
 
(TampaBay.com (St. Petersburg Tim)
 
 
 
City commissioner claims his privacy was violated when caught downloading racist, sexual material onto city-provided iPad. Luckily he's an elected official, not just a city employee who'd be fired for such
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(55)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
The coolest interactive periodic table you'll see all day. Create compounds, play with properties. Total element of surprise for chemnerds
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(26)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Think all pro tennis players are totally motivated by the prize money? Meet Caroline Wozniacki, who forgot to pick up her $1.45 million check after the U.S. Open
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(69)
 
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
"Secret Service Chief Reviews White House Breaches." I'm surprised she has time to start a fashion blog
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(7)
 
(The Motley Fool)
 
 
 
Is Activision Blizzard's "Destiny" a flop? A look at how Activision's stock price has tanked since the game came out suggests 'Yes'
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(95)
 
(ABC)
 
 
 
Surprising no one, Texas Senator admits to suffering from fetal alcohol syndrome
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(21)
 


Sun September 28, 2014
(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
The 10 worst cars ever built. Surprisingly, only three of them are British
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(34)
 
(Advertising Age)
 
 
 
Want to run your 30-second commercial during "Modern Family," "Sunday Night Football" or "DWTS"? Here's which prime time shows give you the biggest advertising bang for the buck
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(13)
 
(News.com.au)
 
 
 
It's spring in Australia - so here is a list of things out to kill us. But at least it's warm and sunny
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(31)
 
(Forbes)
 
 
 
3D printed vehicles to be available in future car showrooms. Auto analysts predict first GM recall will be for running out of toner
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(21)
 


Sat September 27, 2014
(TimeOut)
 
 
 
Man eats thousands of deep-fried Scotch eggs to find out where the best one is in Britain. His findings may surprise you
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(49)
 
(ESPN Scrum)
 
 
 
It's been a while since the sports tab has had a rugby thread. Let's fix that while watching the Wallabies as they try to sweep South Africa's Springboks
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(13)
 
(The Consumerist)
 
 
 
By printing random names on bottles in a ridiculous marketing ploy, Coca-Cola saw its sales increase for the first time in ten years
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(38)
 
(YouTube)
 
 
 
Hikers climbing Mt Ontake in Japan get the surprise of their lives when it unexpectedly erupts. With "time to get new underwear" video
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(48)
 


Fri September 26, 2014
(International Business Times)
 
 
 
Satan worshipper says prison chaplain treated his religion differently from others, wants $150k and a decapitated chicken for his troubles
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(54)
 
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Complex molecule detected in space. Implement the Omega Directive immediately. All other priorities have been rescinded
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(47)
 
(Life.com)
 
 
 
"A primeval erotic force merely visiting Earth in the guise of a 20-something French sex kitten"
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(77)
 
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Earlier in the week, back-up Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins very diplomatically said "this is still Robert's team " when asked by reporters. Last night, he proved that by throwing five picks in a 45-14 prime time loss to the woeful Giants
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(74)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
Since accepting the Nobel Peace Prize, Obama has bombed seven different countries
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(181)
 


Thu September 25, 2014
(Guardian)
 
 
 
The true story of a man suffering from potato. Surprisingly it is not Torg
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(43)
 
(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
United Airlines cuts winter flights. Apparently they are still waiting for half the planes to arrive that took off during the spring
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(14)
 
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Republicans are just like you and drive Priuses, grow beards and get tattooed
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(219)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
Obama addresses falling oil prices
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(39)
 
(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
Price of lemons reaches record levels due to California drought, fewer harvests, additional dealer prep charges by GM
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(16)
 
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Glenn Beck calls convicted felon Dinesh D'Souza a political prisoner, even though convicted felon Dinesh D'Souza isn't going to prison for the felony convicted felon Dinesh D'Souza was convicted of committing
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(133)
 
(New Musical Express)
 
 
 
Bruce Springsteen's first seven albums are getting remastered and will be released in an elegant boxed set much like The Eagles boxed set from a few years ago
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(95)
 


Wed September 24, 2014
(STLToday)
 
 
 
You're poor, so you have to take out a sub-prime loan. And then you miss a payment. Good luck making it to work because your car won't start
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(204)
 
(CBC)
 
 
 
Who could have known a violent sex offender released from prison would offend again? Oh the parole board? Well I guess that's different
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(29)
 
(LA Times)
 
 
 
You ever been run over by a sprint car... on weed?
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(96)
 
(Den Of Geek)
 
 
 
Game of Thrones and Doctor Who and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and yes this exists
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(6)
 
(KPHO Phoenix)
 
 
 
Kids are drinking a potentially dangerous cocktail of prescription drugs and soft drinks called a Dirty Sprite, which is not to be confused with Purple drank, which is not to be confused with Sizzurp, which is not be confused with Codeine Cola
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(95)
 
(MassLive)
 
 
 
Don't go trick-or-treating here. Springfield apartment building consists entirely of Level 3 sex offenders
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(97)
 
(Guardian)
 
 
 
John Kerry, representing the country with the largest prison population on earth and whose states routinely execute juveniles and the mentally handicapped, urges North Korea to shut its "evil" prison system
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(211)
 
(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
Leonardo DiCaprio addresses the United Nations and demands urgent action on climate change. It's like he thinks he's king of the world
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(231)
 


Tue September 23, 2014
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Realizing that they've been out-villainous-assholed by ISIS and are losing front page headline status, Boko Haram decides to release a portion of the 200 schoolgirls they abducted back in April
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(31)
 
(Telegraph)
 
 
 
Psst. Hey pal. I got 748 gallons of primo hydro here that just fell off the back of a truck. You interested?
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(74)
 
(NBC News)
 
 
 
Apparently, "going postal" is being privatized
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(82)
 
(Globe and Mail)
 
 
 
If you climb a fence, go through some hedges, and jump 18 feet down into a moat, don't be surprised if the tiger on the other side decides to come and play with you. To death
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(72)
 
(Economist)
 
 
 
The Economist says, "Who gives a sh*t about pennies? Let's abolish printed and minted currency altogether"
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(136)
 
(YouTube)
 
 
 
Ever wonder just how many days Bill Murray's character spends on February 2nd in the movie Groundhog Day? Luckily for you these guys have figured it out. The answer may surprise you
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(35)
 


Mon September 22, 2014
(Deadspin)
 
 
 
Unlike its creators and writers, the actors of Lost discover series killed their careers. "Some of these folks are actually sitting pretty with cushy primetime TV gigs, albeit mostly on shows your grandparents like to watch after Wheel of Fortune"
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(90)
 
(CTV News)
 
 
 
You can now use your 3D printer to make Nutella (vid)
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(12)
 
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Next up for President Peace Prize: a trillion-dollar expansion of US nuclear-weapons capabilities
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(93)
 
(io9)
 
 
 
Space X Falcon 9 successfully blasted off to the ISS, carrying the first 3D printer ever sent into space
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(76)
 


Sun September 21, 2014
(Examiner)
 
 
 
A new app called Cuddlr allows strangers to meet up for random hugs in public, or private. What could possibly go wrong?
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(74)
 
(Ultimate Classic Rock)
 
 
 
Thirty years ago, the first CD printed in the United States was released and it was, fittingly, Bruce Springsteen's Born in the USA
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(101)
 
(Edmonton Sun)
 
 
 
Marijuana users turn to dating sites that cater exclusively to pot smokers. Not surprisingly, all profile pictures suffer from red eye
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(89)
 
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
What's the surprise? Surgical billing surprise
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(160)
 
(Formula 1)
 
 
 
Mercs and Red Bull, Lewis, Nico, Daniel and Seb. Did you expect anything less? It's F1 at Marina Bay for the Singapore Grand Prix, 20:00 local | 12:00 GMT | 08:00 EDT
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(151)
 


Sat September 20, 2014
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Some girls have to kiss a lot of frogs to find their princes. This little girl just had to go see the Foo Fighters
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(18)
 
(Electronista)
 
 
 
Patent troll Linex gets their ass handed to them to the tune of $18.6 million by California judge, who used an April SCOTUS ruling allowing for reversal of legal fees when companies sue on a known-baseless claim
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(33)
 
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
College football's most and least expensive towns. "The highest priced tickets aren't always for the best teams"
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(22)
 


Fri September 19, 2014
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Six Iranians sentenced to one year in prison and 91 lashes for dancing to Pharrell Williams' song Happy. I don't know about you but that sounds right to me
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(54)
 
(WFTV Orlando)
 
 
 
Former babysitter of the year candidate who was sentenced to 15 years in prison for leaving a 9-month-old boy in the bathtub unsupervised for an hour while she checked Facebook is demanding a new trial because she's deaf
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(59)
 
(ABC)
 
 
 
2014 Ig Nobel Prizes in weird science revealed: Bacon-stuffed nostrils, polar bear costumes & the science of dog doo
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(4)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
Thai prime minister apologizes for implying that criminals do not murder ugly women
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(20)
 


Thu September 18, 2014
(Gothamist)
 
 
 
Grey Is The New Orange: elderly prison population confused by modern world upon parole
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(55)
 
(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
Jon Stewart calls out the NFL on its idiocy, saying that the organization needs to reexamine its priorities since beer companies have become its moral touchstone
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(36)
 
(Anchorage Daily News)
 
 
 
Alaskan Bipartisanship; Republican Party Chairman is suing a Republican Lieutenant Governor for allowing a former Republican to supplant the Democrat on the ticket... to protect the civil rights of the Democrats who were voting in the primary
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(20)
 


Wed September 17, 2014
(Guardian)
 
 
 
House of Representatives approves Obama plan to arm Syrian rebels, win second Nobel Peace Prize
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(195)
 
(Mike Rowe)
 
 
 
It got to the point where I could no longer hear the words "reality" or "unscripted" without hearing Mandy Patinkin in The Princess Bride - "You keep using that word...I do not think it means what you think it means"
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(44)
 
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Walmart: Hey, since we're privatizing all the other functions of government, why not the levying of taxes?
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(30)
 
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
If you had nine days in the 'How long will sponsors like Anheuser-Busch, Pepsico, McDonald's, Campbell's Soup and Visa to speak out about the way the NFL handled the Rice and Peterson scandals' come up and claim your prize... A Ray Rice jersey
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(42)
 
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
A look at how prisons got taken over by gangs
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(97)
 


Tue September 16, 2014
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
RadioShack gets free two-day shipping when the entire company is purchased with Amazon Prime
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(43)
 
(The Score)
 
 
 
With about three weeks until the NHL season starts up again, the Dallas Stars have decided that what their team desperately needs is a new mascot. They would also ask that you ignore that it looks like the offspring of the Grinch & Oscar the Grouch
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(74)
 
(Time)
 
 
 
In defiance of Catholic Church tradition, a rebel priest marries 20 couples, some of who were already living together or had previously been married. And by "rebel priest", I mean "Pope Francis"
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(112)
 
(UPI)
 
 
 
Woman begins counting her massive Slinky collection in quest of new world's record, hopes to be done by Spring
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(10)
 
(Neatorama)
 
 
 
It's not surprising that there are UFO-based religious orders out there. It's not even that surprising that there are, in fact, quite a decent number of them. What may be surprising is that several of them are flourishing and gaining new members
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(54)
 


Mon September 15, 2014
(Elite Daily)
 
 
 
Surprising no one, pop star admits to drug abuse and lying to media
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(70)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Tesla CEO: "I think our stock price is kind of high right now." Investors: "Sell"
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(36)
 
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
So apparently, a fairytale 'happily ever after' means 'the Handsome Prince was booked on kidnapping and sexual exploitation of a minor charges'
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(59)
 
(AP)
 
 
 
New study, surprisingly not done by oil industry, blames leaky wells rather than fracking for groundwater contamination
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(31)
 
(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
A week in jail and a £1,000 fine for dancing? It's more likely than you think, Private Smith
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(25)
 
(WHNT Huntsville)
 
 
 
World's first 3D printed car unveiled in Chicago, immediately declared inferior by lovers of New York style 3D printing
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(39)
 
(PC Games N)
 
 
 
Canon printer hacked to play Doom in what is being called "the best method of proving a security flaw ever"
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(34)
 
(International Business Times)
 
 
 
KFC Japan unveils KFC chicken keyboard to celebrate Colonel Sanders' birthday, will give it away as top prize to lucky contest winner. Other prizes include chicken USB memory stick and 3D-printed chicken earrings
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(25)
 


Sun September 14, 2014
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Lindsay Lohan says she is 'determined' to win an Oscar. In related news, submitter is 'determined' to win a Nobel Prize for awesomeness, is already an overwhelming betting favorite
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(81)
 
(Flowing Data)
 
 
 
Map shows the rankings of the seven deadly sins across the US. Not surprisingly, Southerners have a lot of pride and Californians are greedy bastards
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(43)
 
(The Big Story)
 
 
 
California man held in Pyongyang allegedly had the "wild ambition" of doing hard time in a North Korean prison so he could check out the human rights situation. For the next 6 years, North Korea will be happy to oblige
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(73)
 
(ESPN)
 
 
 
Will Miami or Buffalo be the "surprise" team? Can Dallas, New England and New Orleans bounce back? How badly will the 'Hawks mangle the Bolts? And will anyone watch St. Louis at Tampa Bay? All this and more in your Week 2 NFL Conversation
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(3047)
 
(AZCentral)
 
 
 
Two counties in Arizona are reporting that they had more ballots cast than registered voters in last month's primary elections, which either means the dead have come back to vote or it could be aliens
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(63)
 


Sat September 13, 2014
(Chicago Sun-Times)
 
 
 
Principals in the Chicago Public School system upset because janitorial work got privatized and now their schools are full of trash. They're also upset with the lack of cleanliness
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(91)
 


Fri September 12, 2014
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
In a move that surprises exactly nobody, Rob Ford withdraws from his reelection campaign
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(52)
 
(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Dear Prince Harry, Happy 30th birthday. Enjoy your £13,000,000. Love, Diana
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(30)
 


Thu September 11, 2014
(LA Times)
 
 
 
Convicted killer of three students at an Ohio high school cafeteria has escaped from prison. Search is currently underway. Update: He's been captured. Other inmate he escaped with is still on the loose
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(205)
 
(Sportsnet)
 
 
 
With puck drop less than a month away, the NHL introduces new rules which will be completely forgotten aboot come mid April
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(50)
 
(The Hollywood Reporter)
 
 
 
Morgan Freeman joins the cast of Ted 2, will almost definitely wind up saying "tittysprinkles" at some point in the film
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(47)
 
(International Business Times)
 
 
 
U.S. milk prices hit a record high. Distributors immediately accused of doing a little skimming off the top
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(59)
 


Wed September 10, 2014
(Las Vegas Review Journal)
 
 
 
Ryan Leaf violates parole, is sentenced to five years in prison. Which he won't be forced to serve, because being Ryan Leaf is already a pretty harsh sentence
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(49)
 
(Anchorage Daily News)
 
 
 
Just because you've sent Bristol Palin 1,000 messages on Facebook so you think that means she likes you doesn't mean it's cool to fly all the way up to Alaska to surprise her in her driveway
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(60)
 
(ITV)
 
 
 
With free food, showers, laundries and gyms offered at work, a surprisingly large number of Google employees are living in company's parking lot
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(61)
 


Tue September 09, 2014
(LA Times)
 
 
 
Mel Brooks leaves 11-digit handprint in the cement at the old Grauman's Chinese Theatre; Ron Jeremy: "Meh, it's been done"
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(64)
 
(Science Alert (Australia))
 
 
 
You can now carry a 3D printable wind turbine around with you to power your laptop if you find just plugging into an outlet too much work (pic)
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(32)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
Facebook to use animated dinosaur to help users adjust privacy settings, because nobody would click to get rid of Barney
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(23)
 
(Politico)
 
 
 
This is it, folks. Your final primary day before the big election in November. Which Democrat will win the governor's race in MA? Will Scott Brown jokes finally come to an end? Which gubernatorial races will be hotly contested? Polls close at 8pm
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(63)
 


Mon September 08, 2014
(Buzzfeed)
 
 
 
A 70 yard long Batmobile? A Hawaii 5-0 surfer? Both not a problem for the Ohio State Marching Band as they do a TV Land halftime tribute. (w/bonus surprise at 8:30)
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(19)
 
(WWE)
 
 
 
Can Orton recover what Roman stole from him? Will Rusev finally eat his peas? Plus, a shock paternity test and a last-ditch Bella intervention, this week on Jerry Springer (8pm est, USA/WWE 9.99)
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(1151)
 
(Contact Music)
 
 
 
Tom Hiddleston performs as Hank Williams at music festival in Michigan. Results are surprisingly good
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(34)
 
(The Verge)
 
 
 
The Reddit user who worked so hard to get all those hacked nude photos out into the world wants to have his privacy back
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(282)
 
(National Journal)
 
 
 
Republicans say that gas prices are rising, which is true since in the past two years they have risen by -$0.40 per gallon
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(88)
 
(Nola.com)
 
 
 
Ex-New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin reports to federal prison today to begin his 10-year-sentence on 20 corruption convictions, is expected to be the frontrunner in the 2026 mayor's race when he gets out
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(34)
 
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Smallest house in the world goes on sale for the itty bitty price of, uh, $450,000
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(9)
 
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
Prince William and Duchess Kate expecting a second child, fulfilling the prophecy of the Sith
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(53)
 


Sun September 07, 2014
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
A glimpse of what our beloved series of tubes will look like without net neutrality. Only available to those with priority access to fark.com
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(79)
 
(Hardball Talk)
 
 
 
Sports collectables company made $50 million last year because everything a ballplayer touches has a price - even a groundskeeper's rake signed by Derek Jeter
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(8)
 
(ESPN F1)
 
 
 
Hamilton has the pole, Nico is in his back pocket and Bottas just wants them both to crash. It's Monza, the Italian F1 Grand Prix. Lights go out at 14:00 local | 12:00 GMT | 08:00 EDT | 07:00 CDT | 05:00 PDT
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(91)
 


Sat September 06, 2014
(ESPN)
 
 
 
Who will get the last Chase spot? Who may end up with an "itch" on their arm? Will those sprinklers stay off this time? It's the Federated Auto Parts 400 from Richmond (7:30PM ET, ABC)
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(681)
 
(PennLive)
 
 
 
NFL teams moving to variable pricing for their games, so that big rivalry game might cost you a little more than seeing them play a known doormat
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(38)
 
(Chicago Sun-Times)
 
 
 
Ricketts: Wrigley Field attendance has been declining since 2008, the economy sucks, and we haven't won a World Series in more than 100 years. We need to do something. Epstein: Raise season ticket prices? Ricketts: Genius
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(26)
 


Fri September 05, 2014
(When On Earth)
 
 
 
When the people of Estonia want to cool off, they dive into an underwater prison filled with algae-covered razor wire and rusty machine parts
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(16)
 
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Apartments in London compared to prison cells, except without the meal service
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(20)
 
(World Review)
 
 
 
China's energy demand will consume 80% more than the US by 2035. And with 50 new coal plants in the pipeline, the chances of reducing their carbon footprint are nil. The best they can hope for is to shift the smog away from their cities
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(79)
 
(9News (Australia))
 
 
 
Australia now has its own Birther movement, suspect their British born Prime Minister may hold dual citizenship
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(23)
 
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Coming up on "Pawn Stars," the Prime Minister of France hocks the Mona Lisa to pay his country's debts
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(59)
 


Thu September 04, 2014
(UPI)
 
 
 
Pricipal . Caught sayof school that has stoped Twerking "'This is nothing like Footloose" See, told ya so
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(85)
 
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
American President and UK Prime Minister try to drum up support for attacking the Middle East. This also includes a guy named Hussein. No, I'm not f*cking with you, it just feels like it
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(29)
 
(The Wire)
 
 
 
The Same TN juvenile prison where 32 inmates did their impression of "The Shawshank Redemption" last week, is this week staging a recreation of the Attica prison riots
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(21)
 
(SeattlePI)
 
 
 
Three people attacked by dogs in Seattle. Were they Chihuahuas? I bet they were Chihuahuas. *reads article* Well, that's a surprise
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(185)
 
(Washington Times)
 
 
 
Latest overpaid, over pampered CEO to come under fire for his jet set lifestyle while leaving a massive carbon footprint is...wait for it
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(139)
 
(ESPN)
 
 
 
Could the Saints-Falcons rivalry be the biggest rivalry in pro football? It goes beyond the sport and represents Southern Pride
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(242)
 


Wed September 03, 2014
(CNN)
 
 
 
"Facebook's autoplay feature found to be pushing users over their mobile data limits." (Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint like this)
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(136)
 
(KHOU Houston)
 
 
 
What is the appropriate volume level for a threesome on your birthday?
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(99)
 
(AZ Family)
 
 
 
If you've just gotten out of prison earlier this morning, do you think you could at least have the courtesy to wait until after your 'Welcome Home' party before you shoot a guy in the parking lot?
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(52)
 


Tue September 02, 2014
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Princeton University demands employee stop taking life-saving medicine or be fired
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(113)
 
(Forbes)
 
 
 
Having private photos stolen and posted on the internet isn't a scandal, it's a sex crime
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(822)
 
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Experts say art found in Spanish cave made by Neanderthals. Well, it may be a bit primitive, but that may be a rather harsh assessment, don't you think?
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(21)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
For all of those who never received your GUINNESS Bar Towel take this free shirt as a consolation prize while helping Elanco feed.the.world
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(15)
 
(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
USofA urges Israel to rethink, reverse plan to seizure of Palistinian land in West Bank, threatens strongly worded letter; Principal Caught, Sayof wanted for questioning
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(176)
 
(Fox News)
 
 
 
Researchers not familiar with recent marijuana legalization say they're surprised by how much harmful ozone-causing chemicals are drifting into the Colorado mountains from urban and rural areas below
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(33)
 


Mon September 01, 2014
(CTV News)
 
 
 
103-year-old Japanese sprinter challenges Usain Bolt to a race. Race to what, exactly, we're not sure
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(8)
 
(Fark)
 
 
 
Japan ready to kick off the next Resident Evil, the grand opening of Burger Prime Minister, and a hack at JPMorgan Chase not named Jamie Dimon: some of Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week for 8/24 - 8/30
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(1)
 
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
If you had 'before she's even out of a coma' in the 'How long will it take Joan Rivers' family to consider suing the doctor who was working on her when her heart stopped' come on up and collect your prize. It's a book of carpet samples
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(73)
 


Sun August 31, 2014
(Lehigh Valley Live)
 
 
 
A man Republicans can be proud of: Pennsylvania governor sticks it to the Obama administration with his "private" Medicaid plan; individuals being forced to pay premiums if they make $11,671 demonstrates his anti-Obamacare principles
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(77)
 
(Chicago Sun-Times)
 
 
 
The violence of summer continues unabated in Chiraq, with twenty wounded in shootings and two dead from gunshots. Clearly, the only solution is even tougher gun control laws--and bigger prison sentences
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(108)
 
(Metro)
 
 
 
"We'll beat anyone's price... or your french fries are FREEEEEEEEEEEE"
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(12)
 
(KETK Tyler)
 
 
 
GCA's and Geo Group's stocks have soared in value since the end of July. What do these companies do? Well, they run for-profit prisons with empty beds and expecting a windfall out of undocumented adult and child immigrants
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(22)
 
(Digital Spy)
 
 
 
Jimmy Kimmel forced to explain that the surprise "Friends" reunion was scripted and rehearsed, since such awful acting never actually happens in real life
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(21)
 
(Tampa Bay Online)
 
 
 
33-year-old slice of Princess Diana's wedding cake auctioned to highest bidder, Jacopo Peterman
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(18)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Photoshop this worker beaming with pride on a box well carried
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(20)
 
(The Blaze)
 
 
 
Government; because you sometimes rent your farm out for weddings, it's no longer "private property", but a public utility, and you must allow gay weddings in your house, regardless of your religious beliefs
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(558)
 
(Komo)
 
 
 
A bright, vivid pink gun gets a known gang leader a lengthy federal prison sentence
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(41)
 
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Stunning satellite images show the Arctic ice cap is growing, and Al Gore is actually living as a snow-encrusted man in his vast private ice kingdom, with his own freeze-ray and a diet of nothing but polar bear meat and icicles
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(174)
 


Sat August 30, 2014
(C|Net)
 
 
 
Guy designs 3D printer that can make stuff out of concrete, builds a castle in his back yard
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(66)
 
(Next Impulse Sports)
 
 
 
Japanese baseball player tries to hit a 186mph fastball from a pitching machine. His reaction? Priceless. His reaction time? Not so much
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(41)
 
(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
If an electric car and a bicycle had drunken sex together and spawned an offspring, it would be the Twike
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(50)
 


Fri August 29, 2014
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
Fingerprints on Legos help police solve a two-decade cold case
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(45)
 
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Privileged white guys on Fox News agree that there's no such thing as white privilege
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(354)
 
(Austin News KXAN)
 
 
 
Come shop at Goodwill for great prices on used golf clubs, women's shoes, human skulls
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(17)
 
(SeattlePI)
 
 
 
Parking violator crushes officer's hand while trying to dodge the boot. Bystanders say they haven't seen such egregious boot dodging since a young American child made a fool of Australia's Prime Minister
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(53)
 


Thu August 28, 2014
(Fox News)
 
 
 
Get a spine already. Here, I printed one for you
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(28)
 
(International Business Times)
 
 
 
Woman dies at Burning Man after being run over by a large "art car." Surprisingly enough, for a festival that features people playing with fire and takes place in a desert, it is the first fatality in the festival's 28-year history
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(124)
 
(Washington Times)
 
 
 
The Tea Party wants you to "Tell a Prius driver how you feel" about efforts to stop climate change by buying an "America Love it or Leave it" bumper sticker. Apparently loving it enough to want to stop its destruction is not an option
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(320)
 
(National Journal)
 
 
 
For the past year or so, US fracking has prevented gas prices from going bonkers every time some nut feels like getting his jihad on
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(35)
 
(LA Times)
 
 
 
Fans won't let it be after 50th anniversary celebration of Beatles' Hollywood Bowl show turns into Dave Stewart's Family Amateur Hour. "So jaw-droppingly bad, it reminded one of 'Springtime for Hitler,' only with mop tops in place of mustaches"
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(37)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
Prince to release two new albums this fall. Which is great news to anyone who is still living in the summer of 1985
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(55)
 
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
When it's raining chairs and beer bottles from a 16th floor balcony, it should surprise no one when the culprit turns out to be a naked man on a cocaine binge
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(20)
 


Wed August 27, 2014
(KPTV Portland)
 
 
 
Oregon tries to take ownership of mythical Springfield with new Simpsons mural
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(32)
 
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Surprising no one, the guy who managed to set his head on fire doing the ice bucket challenge was waving a confederate flag
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(52)
 
(NBC News)
 
 
 
Which candidate stomped a mudhole in his opponents to win the GOP primary for Arizona governor? Doug Ducey, the former CEO of COLD STONE COLD STONE COLD STONE
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(52)
 
(WRCB)
 
 
 
Man accused of carjacking scooter, complete loss of pride
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(19)
 
(The New Civil Rights Movement)
 
 
 
Virginia's staunchly anti-gay former governor, Bob McDonnell, is now living with a gay Catholic priest
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(88)
 
(Telegraph)
 
 
 
British Library to exhibit world's first image of Frankenstein's monster, from 1831 printing of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Instead of bolts and scars, he had ripped abs and tree-trunk thighs
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(44)
 


Tue August 26, 2014
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Gas prices to rise on Isle of Man, affecting everyone who currently pays for man gas
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(30)
 
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Remember that mysterious bombing in Libya last week? No? Well we found out who bombed. Egypt and the UAE. The UAE? The UAE has their own bombers? I thought they just catapulted prisoners and had them go "BOOM" when they hit?
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(60)
 
(LA Times)
 
 
 
2015 Corvette Z06 has a base price tag of $79,000, which is still cheaper than a penile implant
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(138)
 
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Bill O'Reilly gets checked on his perception of "white privilege." By none other than Megyn Kelly
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(144)
 
(MSN News NZ)
 
 
 
Fishermen in Norway have caught a record 729 whales this year. They were reminded to save the whales, trade them for fabulous prizes
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(25)
 
(KPHO Phoenix)
 
 
 
Burger King threatens to move to Canada, where it would be known as Burger Prime Minister
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(149)
 
(LA Times)
 
 
 
The staff of the LA Times rates each MLB park. Surprisingly Dodger Stadium not in the top 5
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(67)
 


Mon August 25, 2014
(Deadspin)
 
 
 
MLS' method of assigning where prize free agents will play can be charitably described as EENY MEENY MINEY MOE
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(43)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Rare Superman comic sells for $3.2 million - a staggering 3.2 billion percent increase from its original price
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(76)
 
(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
Pastor calls to imprison gays for "ten years hard labor." Earlier drafts, however, read, "ten years hard, sweaty, muscle-y labor"
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(203)
 
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Simpsons showrunner offers up an idea for the final episode. We go back to the beginning, because life is like a continuous loop. A donut of life, as it were. Covered in rainbow sprinkles of change. Mmmm, rainbow sprinkled donuts... *drools*
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(148)
 
(Anchorage Daily News)
 
 
 
We all have a calling in life. This man's calling was to be the high priest of oysters in Alaska
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(17)
 
(NPR)
 
 
 
How the Uncertainty Principle applies to live news streaming. Heisenberg nods
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(9)
 
(KMTV Omaha)
 
 
 
Cops close to solving armed robbery at Wet 'n' Wild after following curious trail of wet footprints and ice cream drips
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(15)
 
(io9)
 
 
 
So here's some fun cosplay: Disney Princess Battle Armor
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(71)
 
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Do you drive one of the ten most stolen cars? COME AND FIND OUT WHERE YOUR PRIUS RANKS. Just kidding. No one wants to steal a Prius
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(112)
 


Sun August 24, 2014
(Philly.com)
 
 
 
Police near Pittsburgh have issued a be-on-the-lookout alert for what? A) An escaped prisoner who is considered armed and dangerous, B) A bobcat that has been stalking joggers, or C) An alligator that is estimated to be three feet long
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(26)
 
(Kotaku)
 
 
 
Miniature 3D printed cities let you play Sim City, Godzilla, offline
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(54)
 
(IndyCar)
 
 
 
2 races to go this season. Is Power going to continue his domination, or can Castroneves or even Pagenaud stand a chance today? It's the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma (4:00PM ET, NBCSN)
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(129)
 
(New Castle News)
 
 
 
Pennsylvania may soon charge cyclists, snowmobilers, horse riders for trail use in their state. Surprisingly, some people are not happy with this
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(117)
 
(USA Today)
 
 
 
Five creative ways to lower your medical bills. 'Don't get the ebola' surprisingly not among them
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(33)
 
(AZCentral)
 
 
 
Self-help guru who served prison time for the deaths of three people in an Arizona sweat lodge returns to Arizona to host several motivational seminars on how to deal with a personal crisis
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(44)
 
(Formula 1)
 
 
 
Have Red Bull and Ferrari used the summer break to find some speed? Did Mercedes figure out where the gremlins preventing absolute domination were residing? This is your Belgian Grand Prix discussion thread on NBCSN at 7:30am EDT
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(143)
 
(NPR)
 
 
 
There is one primetime show that promotes feminism and features strong, central female characters essential to the plot. And that show is Bob's Burgers, where two of the three lead females are voiced by men
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(59)
 


Sat August 23, 2014
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Leica celebrates 100 years of making the world's most astonishingly overpriced cameras
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(40)
 
(NASCAR)
 
 
 
Will there be fistfights or objects being thrown? Will the winner have half a fender? It's the Bristol night race, the best race on the Sprint Cup schedule. Coverage begins at 7 PM on ABC and other stations... except for Wyoming; you're screwed
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(526)
 
(Variety)
 
 
 
FXX triples its primetime audience thanks to reruns of The Simpsons
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(41)
 
(Metro)
 
 
 
If you had one whole day for WBC to find an excuse not to go to Iraq, come get your prize
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(117)
 
(CBS San Francisco)
 
 
 
Car dealership rolls back prices, auto loans, odometer readings
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(18)
 
(CNBC)
 
 
 
It's finally happened. Consumers' low wages have had a negative impact on Walmart's bottom line as well as its stock price, which is down by 6 percent since the start of 2014 while the S&P 500 is up by around that much
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(54)
 


Thu August 21, 2014
(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Facebook awards 'Internet Defense Prize.' On the other hand, they didn't say who they're defending
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(11)
 
(Chron)
 
 
 
Thai Fighter named Prime Minister. Pray I don't alter this deal again
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(42)
 
(Short List)
 
 
 
Kanye West's Yeezus Tour sneakers are now available to buy - and made from pony hair, unsurprisingly
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(11)
 


Wed August 20, 2014
(Deadline)
 
 
 
After 45 years, Leonard Maltin's movie guide will cease print publication. Now who will continue to give movies like Laserblast three stars?
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(50)
 


Tue August 19, 2014
(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
Today's crazy Russian dashcam footage sees a man on a sport bike transition to a car in the most appropriately Russian way possible
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(49)
 
(New York Magazine)
 
 
 
Former Republican presidential candidate does the "robot" at celeb-filled Hamptons party. Surprisingly, not THAT candidate
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(54)
 
(NBC News)
 
 
 
Photoshop this wave of surprise
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(27)
 


Mon August 18, 2014
(Vice)
 
 
 
Journalist attempts to go undercover in a prison. After Russia, China, Hong Kong, Laos, Japan, Jamaica, Sweden, Norway, France, and the UK say no due to safety, he's finally gets into an American 'concentration camp.' One guess as to who runs it
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(101)
 
(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Are you a film buff? Well here are seven surprise movie Easter eggs you definitely missed
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(21)
 
(Politico)
 
 
 
In the age of incumbency that we're currently in, do we *really* need those silly primary things? I mean we all know that they're gonna win reelection. Isn't that right, Mr. Cantor?
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(25)
 


Sun August 17, 2014
(Some Sports Media Guy)
 
 
 
New allegation that Red Sox great Pedro Martinez took steroids in his prime arises, thanks to (a) MLB investigation (b) miffed dealer (c) Boston sports radio host trolling for calls during boring August
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(60)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
If you haven't bought a new gas can in the past few years, boy are you in for a surprise. "We are from the government and we're here to help". Buy extra paper towels
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(243)
 
(USA Today)
 
 
 
U.S. airlines report their busiest May in six years, mostly from United trying to get its passengers to their final destinations from flights that started in April
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(8)
 
(LA Times)
 
 
 
"We really would like you to come out and vote. We will even give you prizes if you do"
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(51)
 
(io9)
 
 
 
Up for sale on eBay: a CGC 9.0 copy of Action Comics #1. A price you can't afford for a comic you can't even read
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(46)
 
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
California police find an illegal marijuana crop growing in a public park, estimate the value at $5 million. Hopefully, that dangerous crop of drugs will be destroyed and the culprits will enjoy the rest of their lives in prison
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Sat August 16, 2014
(Think Progress)
 
 
 
Oil prices to rise drastically..who cares? They always fluctu...What? OLIVE oil prices? Nooooooo
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(67)
 
(USA Today)
 
 
 
For decades, women were the primary buyers of men's underwear. But men today buy about 70% of their own underwear, which is why Jockey is using Babe Ruth, Buzz Aldrin and George Patton to sell the things
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(26)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
99-year-old sprinter sets world record with 59.8 second 100m run, which, come to think of it, is only a few seconds faster than you could manage
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(12)
 
(Page Six)
 
 
 
Robin Willams' family and friends are having a small service for him in the San Francisco area and would like the media and others to respect their privacy. So for the love of FSM don't send your drone out to take pictures of the service
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(29)
 
(Fredericksburg)
 
 
 
Man receives five years in prison for stealing four whole dollars from a bait car set up by police. I know I feel safer
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(179)
 
(io9)
 
 
 
These are the voyages of the USS Enterprise: 1964-2014
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(163)
 


Fri August 15, 2014
(WBUR Boston)
 
 
 
Look, your honor, my client had immunity with the FBI for crimes he committed while being a rat. Surely, you can see that he should get an appeal? Prison is a tough thing for an 84-year-old mob boss who personally killed 11 people. Be reasonable
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(30)
 
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
New police chief in charge of Ferguson spends his first night meeting with protest leaders and walking the streets and -- surprise -- no riots. "I'm not afraid to be in this crowd"
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(173)
 
(The Planetary Society)
 
 
 
On October 19, seven spacecraft will accidentally run i