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87 headlines found matching 'years ago'
Fri August 01, 2014
Source     Fark Headline Comments
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
"Who would take Edmonton Oilers MDMA, and be perpetually waiting for it to kick in? Or Ottawa Senators meth, which costs half what it did three years ago and is one-fourth as effective? Or Maple Leafs mushrooms, an Ontario fungus growing since 1967?"
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Wed July 30, 2014
(The New Yorker)
 
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Fifty years ago, as headliners, the Rolling Stones had to follow "arguably the most electrifying performance in the history of postwar American music"
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
To mark the start of World War I 100 years ago, here are the top 10 war poems ever written. Interestingly, none are in the form of a limerick
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Sun July 27, 2014
(Fark)
 
Plug
 
Totalfark: Stuff so secret, we can't talk about it. Also we forgot what it was
 
 
(NASCAR)
 
 
 
Will the #3 take both races this weekend? Does Gordon stand a chance to win the race he won 20 years ago? It's the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (1:00PM ET, ESPN)
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
Thirty years ago, Prince's "Purple Rain" opens in theaters. Here's the story of the first "Parental Advisory" sticker which adorned the soundtrack and 9 other things you probably didn't know
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Sat July 26, 2014
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
55 years ago America launched NS Savannah, Earth's first nuclear-powered ocean liner / merchant ship, with mission of persuading the world that atoms could be used for peace. It didn't work
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(59)
 
(The Big Lead)
 
 
 
Freddy Adu, anointed savior of American soccer 10 years ago when he entered MLS at age 14, signs deal with first-division club in Europe. Oh sure, a Serbian SuperLiga club, but still, he looks pumped to be in Jagodina
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Fri July 25, 2014
(American Rhetoric)
 
 
 
40 years ago today, Representative Barbara Jordan delivered her famous "We The People" speech. Take a moment out of your life to listen to one of the most eloquent Congressional monologues of the 20th century
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(48)
 


Tue July 22, 2014
(The Meta Picture)
 
 
 
Sick of the abysmally slow service in restaurants now? Comparisons of surveillance footage taken ten years ago, and now, shows the real reason. (Look in a mirror, you foodie twats)
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Mon July 21, 2014
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
17 years ago, a cargo ship spilled millions of Legos into the sea, and Cornish residents are still collecting it. "The holy grail is an octopus or a dragon. If your neighbour had found a green dragon, you'd want to go out and find one yourself"
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(33)
 


Sat July 19, 2014
(KTVU Bay Area News)
 
 
 
More than 30 years ago a World War II veteran began building and maintaining hillside cross made up of thousands of stones, all hand-placed to honor his fellow veterans who never made it home. Now a 15-year-old boy is fighting to keep the area intact
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Wed July 16, 2014
(Life.com)
 
 
 
45 years ago, at 9:32 AM EDT, Apollo 11 lifted off carrying Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins to the moon. And that wasn't just a euphemism for spousal abuse, as it had been in the past
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(51)
 


Mon July 14, 2014
(Bay News 9)
 
 
 
Fifty years ago, a Florida town was founded to be a tax- and regulation-free "model community." Let's see how it's doing today
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(314)
 


Fri July 11, 2014
(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
The most famous Baseball player ever started his MLB career pitching for the Boston Red Sox 100 years ago today. Then, he went and got some beers, hot dogs and hookers
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(18)
 


Mon July 07, 2014
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
If you hid your jar full of change a couple thousand years ago and can't remember where, we've got some good news for you
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(42)
 


Sat July 05, 2014
(Mental Floss)
 
 
 
Twenty-five years ago this week, Seinfeld made its debut on NBC. Can you name the 25 future stars who appeared on the show? Yes, they're spectacular
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(52)
 


Fri July 04, 2014
(YouTube)
 
 
 
75 years ago today, Lou Gehrig was the luckiest man alive
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(22)
 
(Escapist Magazine)
 
 
 
That web browser you stopped using 10 years ago is the most popular browser in the world by far
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(50)
 


Tue July 01, 2014
(US Naval Institute)
 
 
 
100 years ago today, the US Navy finally figured out what to do with a drunken sailor. They took away his alcohol
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(53)
 


Sat June 28, 2014
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Chinese man has spent £24,000 on hundreds of tickets for the new Transformers film - just to prove to his ex-girlfriend how rich he has become. They broke up seven years ago when he was poor
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(32)
 


Sun June 22, 2014
(BroBible)
 
 
 
Six years ago today, the world lost a legend. In remembrance, here are five great George Carlin bits that everybody should know
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(87)
 


Fri June 20, 2014
(The Scientist)
 
 
 
Scientists use 17 skulls from 430,000 years ago to demonstrate the early evolution of what would eventually become the Neanderthals. In other news, this headline lacks any jokes but don't worry there will be plenty of jokes to the right
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(28)
 


Thu June 19, 2014
(Toronto Sun)
 
 
 
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier is 25 years-old .... and it still sucks just as much as it did 25 years ago
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(164)
 
(Billboard)
 
 
 
The best sales week for a vinyl LP since they started keeping track was __ years ago, breaking the former record set __ years ago. A) 20, 40 B) 10, 30 C) 0, 20
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(24)
 


Wed June 18, 2014
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Frenchman found guilty of ordering kidnapping of the guy who murdered his daughter. Thirty years ago. Liam Neeson nods in approval
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Tue June 17, 2014
(NYPost)
 
 
 
20 years ago today in NYC: Following the Rangers Stanley Cup victory parade up Broadway,thousands of Knicks fans in bars around the city lose their shiat as TVs show a slow moving white Bronco in LA in lieu of Game 5 of the Finals
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(44)
 
(Time)
 
 
 
If you didn't get the message when they bombed two Ugandan nightclubs four years ago, al-Shabaab reminds us that they really hate people who watch the World Cup
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Sun June 15, 2014
(Detroit Free Press)
 
 
 
50 years ago today, the Chicago Cubs traded a light hitting outfielder named Lou Brock to the St. Louis Cardinals
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Sat June 14, 2014
(CrushPlate)
 
 
 
44 years ago Dock Ellis no-hit the Padres high on LSD. "I chewed my gum until it turned to powder. I started having a crazy idea in the fourth inning that Richard Nixon was the home plate umpire"
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(41)
 
(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
First Interleague MLB game played 17 years ago this week. Here's a handful of Interleague trivia for your next bar bet
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(27)
 


Sun June 08, 2014
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Russian government target Snowden six years ago as a target to convince to defect. This continues the saga of the man who to complain about government abuse went to Russia
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Thu June 05, 2014
(Opposing Views)
 
 
 
Researchers discover species that they thought went extinct 124 years ago, do exactly what you'd expect them to
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Wed June 04, 2014
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
50 years ago the world was given a vision of the Future at the New York World's Fair. Then the corporations found out they could make more money destroying the future than building it
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(55)
 
(Mental Floss)
 
 
 
40 years ago today, Cleveland Indians "Ten Cent Beer Night" goes horribly wrong. "Fans threw rocks on the field, stormed the field, attacked the opposing team. Texas was awarded a forfeit." Ah, the good times
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
How songwriters are screwed in the digital age: "Forty years ago, co-writing a song with Ringo Starr would have bought me a house and a pool. Now, estimating 100,000 plays on Spotify, we guessed we'd split about $80. I was way too optimistic"
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Tue June 03, 2014
(The Week UK)
 
 
 
Hey, sorry your little girl disappeared without a trace in our resort town seven years ago. But would mind awfully not looking for her body for a few more months? It really bums out the tourists. Kthnxby
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(CBS News)
 
 
 
Cool: 93- year old man planning on Sky Diving. Interesting: into Normandy France Badass: just like he did 70 years ago when he had a screaming eagle sewed onto his shoulder
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Mon June 02, 2014
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
College radio station skips the usual format of hipster dreck and instead resurrects a legendary Memphis radio station that went off the air 54 years ago
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Sun June 01, 2014
(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
67 years ago today, Sgt Pepper taught the band to play
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Thu May 29, 2014
(Independent)
 
 
 
British Airways used to simply prop up dead passengers in their seats and pretend they were asleep. "It's what we used to do many years ago - give them a vodka and tonic, a Daily Mail and eye-shades and they were like, they're fine"
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Sat May 24, 2014
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Brannon Braga and Ronald D. Moore discuss the series finale of Star Trek: The Next Generation, which aired twenty years ago. Holy shiat, subby feels old
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Thu May 22, 2014
(RealClear)
 
 
 
15-year girl who went missing 10 years ago is found alive after escaping from her captor who apparently held her as a sex slave for the last 10 years. Awkward Thanksgiving Alert: Her captor was her mom's former boyfriend
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(YouTube)
 
Video
 
Sun Ra arrived from Saturn 100 years ago today
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(25)
 


Tue May 20, 2014
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
World's oldest known pussy turns 114. In other news, "Vogue" topped the charts 24 years ago today
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(18)
 


Sun May 18, 2014
(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
Mount St. Helens blew its top 34 years ago today. Do any Old Farkers have stories from that day?
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Sat May 17, 2014
(Nola.com)
 
 
 
Two years ago Devon Walker found himself a quadriplegic after a football accident. Today he graduated from Tulane University with a degree in cellular and molecular biology AND signed a contract with the New Orleans Saints
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(Orlando Sentinel)
 
 
 
The long road to Star Wars: Episode VII started two years ago, when Mark Hamill and George Lucas met for lunch
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(50)
 
(The Local)
 
 
 
That house you bought nine years ago for 250,000 euro? Well the Jew who built it in 1939 didn't file the proper paperwork with the German government. So it has to be torn down
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Sun May 11, 2014
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Libertarian gubernatorial candidate arrested for driving without a license. Fark: Which he's been doing since he surrendered his license 3 years ago to protest Real ID. Bonus: He called every jurisdiction and challenged them to arrest him
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Sat May 10, 2014
(CBS Los Angeles 2)
 
 
 
DEA holds man in jail for two weeks after mistaking him for someone else. This isn't a repeat from when they did this to him six years ago
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(61)
 


Wed May 07, 2014
(Think Progress)
 
 
 
Not news: KY Senate Candidate Matt Bevin had a pre-existing condition that barred him from buying health insurance years ago. Fark: The pre-existing condition was adopting Ethiopian children
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Tue May 06, 2014
(ABC Local)
 
 
 
One simplifying assumption made by a young physicist 55 years ago gave you a ticket today
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(134)
 
(Short List)
 
 
 
$499 for a console you owned 30 years ago. But now it's all shiny
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(106)
 
(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
110 years ago Cy Young threw the first perfect game in MLB history ... and 39 other complete games that year. You know, there probably should be an award named after him
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Mon May 05, 2014
(Slate)
 
 
 
The one where Slate wastes a bunch of time analyzing transcripts from a TV show that was canceled ten years ago to figure out how often its characters appeared in scenes together
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(84)
 
(Glamour Magazine)
 
 
 
"Sixteen Candles" came out 30 years ago and the Asian community hasn't forgiven Gedde Watanabe yet
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(74)
 


Sun May 04, 2014
(Bucks County Courier Times)
 
 
 
Once again, patriotic Americans celebrate the time 240-odd years ago that George Washington and his men crossed the Delaware River to bring the Hessians beer for Christmas, or something
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Fri May 02, 2014
(Sparkonit)
 
 
 
New Geographic Population Structure (GPS) tool that can trace the exact location of ancestors that lived 1,000 years ago. In some cases, it can identify a specific village or tribe and an island of origin
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(17)
 


Thu May 01, 2014
(Network World)
 
 
 
Three years ago today, this guy unknowingly tweeted the U.S. raid that killed Bin Laden. Now? "People do bring it up now and then"
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(24)
 
(The Register)
 
 
 
Fifty years ago today, the programming world began its eternal September. Still no cure for vbCrLf
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(81)
 


Wed April 30, 2014
(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
From the "20 years ago? that would have been kinda hot" file: Glenn Beck says Hillary Clinton would "have lesbian sex on a desk in the Oval Office to support gay marriage" if it would help her get elected
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(138)
 
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Fargo subtly reveals whatever happened to all that money buried in the snow marked by an ice scraper all those years ago
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(47)
 


Tue April 29, 2014
(AlterNet)
 
 
 
40,000 years ago or so, Liberals used to have sex with Neanderthals
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Sat April 26, 2014
(The Register)
 
 
 
Zombie Lagrange satellite was shut down 15 years ago, ignored command, and has been collecting data ever since. A HOW HOW HOW HOW?
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(23)
 
(The Consumerist)
 
 
 
40 years ago, Burger King became Lord of the Onion Rings
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(28)
 
(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
Phillie Phanatic mascot debuts 36 years ago this week. So, here's Tommy Lasorda beating him up
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(16)
 
(CBS News)
 
 
 
Jane Fonda changes the fitness industry 32 years ago with the debut of her new exercise video, face, breasts
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(28)
 


Thu April 24, 2014
(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
15 years ago this week, Cardinals' Fernando Tatis became the only player in MLB history to hit two grand slams ... in one inning. Dodgers' Chan Ho Park absolutely crushed
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(Onion AV Club)
 
 
 
Paramount to reboot Friday the 13th for a new generation of Jason fans that were too young to understand him five years ago when the last reboot came out
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Wed April 23, 2014
(Network World)
 
 
 
If he'd known that these would be the most popular, would the founder of YouTube have uploaded that first video nine years ago today?
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(45)
 
(PCWorld)
 
 
 
First online spam sent 20 years ago. Nigerian prince now serving his fourth term as king
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(50)
 


Tue April 22, 2014
(Hardball Talk)
 
 
 
How bad is the power outage in Kansas City? Their single season home run record is 36, set almost 30 years ago
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(69)
 
(TreeHugger)
 
 
 
70 years ago 65,000 tonnes of Germany's chemical weapons were dumped into the Baltic Sea and now there is a ticking time bomb of an environmental disaster waiting to happen that people did Nazi coming
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Sun April 20, 2014
(NBC News)
 
 
 
Remember 10 years ago when you bought your Mazda SUV and the salesman tried to push the rustproofing?
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(103)
 


Fri April 18, 2014
(Collector's Weekly)
 
 
 
500 years ago, women wore platform shoes that were almost impossible to walk in
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(20)
 


Thu April 17, 2014
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Scientists determine small lizard-like creature that stalked the world 300 million years ago was earliest known ancestor of plant-eating mammals and Republicans
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(7)
 


Tue April 15, 2014
(The Galleon (UK))
 
 
 
25 years ago today, 96 Liverpool FC supporters lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster. The Sun is not there, as it's still being boycotted in Liverpool for their story four days later
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Fri April 11, 2014
(WXRT Chicago)
 
 
 
Neil Young recommends Pono so you can hear Neil Young at his finest, which was 35 years ago
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(40)
 
(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
So, remember that Russian plane crash four years ago that wiped out the entire Polish leadership? Turns out it might've been a Put-on
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(127)
 


Tue April 08, 2014
(Gawker)
 
 
 
Women's Studies at Yale 2 years ago: "Thin beauty standards are making us feel bad about our selves." Yale today: "Hey stringbean You are going to fatten up or else"
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(214)
 


Mon April 07, 2014
(International Business Times)
 
 
 
You'll never guess what is happening to a South American tribe who white people only discovered 10 years ago? That's right, they're all dying
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(61)
 


Sun April 06, 2014
(Philly.com)
 
 
 
Wawa runs were invented 50 years ago this month
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(37)
 
(WESH Orlando)
 
 
 
Need to feel depressed on this fine Sunday? Take a look at this list of songs released in 1994--which was, of course, twenty years ago
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(98)
 


Sat April 05, 2014
(Billboard)
 
 
 
20 years ago today, Kurt Cobain committed suicide, devastating fans who didn't know he despised them with all his heart. Here are 20 ways his family and friends reacted to their loss
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(167)
 
(YouTube)
 
 
 
Riddle me this: Who's the amazing impressionist born on this day 81 years ago?
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Fri April 04, 2014
(Telegraph)
 
 
 
Twenty years ago, Nokia and Thomas Dolby got together and introduced the world's most recognizable ringtone
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(64)
 
(Politico)
 
 
 
Kalamazoo Michigan tried to make college education free 9 years ago. Let's check in to see how that experiment went
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