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Wed August 27, 2014
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(War on the Rocks)
 
 
 
[Main] Islamists beat moderates in the Middle East because they have better PR
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
[Politics] Bill Kristol is wrong about something. I know, I know. And we just got over the shock of Modern Family winning an Emmy
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
[Politics] IMF Chief Lagarde under official investigation in France for overpaying, being too 'close' to business interest. Sacre bleu
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
[Main] Get ready for 10 billion Hyperlapse videos in your social media feeds for the next few weeks
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
[Main] The recursive causality loop known as "procrastination." I'll read the article later
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(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
[Main] Comcast hasn't even finished its acquisition of Time Warner, but that isn't stopping them from attempting to make it illegal to compete with Comcast
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(Politico)
 
 
 
[Politics] The Essence of the Blue Dog
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
[Politics] To be binding, the Constitution requires any treaty be ratified by the US Senate. "International Accords", on the other hand, still are legally binding, but need only the President's signature. Guess which one Obama is pursuing on Climate Change?
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
[Politics] You know who is not weighing in on the events in Ferguson? Anybody thinking about running for President
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(MLive.com)
 
 
 
[Main] Solo cups, beer pong and trash: University of Michigan student move-in has begun
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(Boobies)
 
 
 
[Main] Putin: "And now for my next magical trick." An armored column appears out of nowhere
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(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
[Politics] Money talks, everything else is bulls***
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(BBC)
 
 
 
[Main] London cyclists 'collide with 25% of guide dogs' working in the capital
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(The New Civil Rights Movement)
 
 
 
[Main] Virginia's staunchly anti-gay former governor, Bob McDonnell, is now living with a gay Catholic priest
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Tue August 26, 2014
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
[Sports] Manchester United will take this year off from the Champions League and League Cup to focus on getting into next year's Champions League and League Cup
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
[Business] Best Buy revenue misses estimates as customers wise up
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(The Wire)
 
 
 
[Politics] Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) says that if Burger King is going to buy a Canadian company to evade US taxes, people should stop eating at Burger King in protest, helpfully suggests eating at the OH-based Wendy's or White Castle chains instead
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(National Journal)
 
 
 
[Politics] Get out your checkbooks. We're paying John Boehner's lawyer $350,000 to fake-sue President Obama
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(The Week)
 
 
 
[Politics] "How Hillary Clinton's 'smart power' turned Libya into a dumpster fire"
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(Wired)
 
 
 
[Geek] Live a day in the life of an obsessive ghost hunter, Moran. Missing from photo gallery? C'mon, guess
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(io9)
 
 
 
[Geek] Arkham Asylum needs to be shut down
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(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
[Main] Massholes are worst drivers in US says Allstate. And congrats to D.C. for making it all the way up to 3rd worst
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
[Business] Foreign investment in Zimbabwe "plunging" say officials in Zimbabwe, who can't think of any reason why that might be
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(The Register)
 
 
 
[Geek] Six obvious reasons why this will not be greenlit, not included: this is a repeat to a similar but more complex article
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(TechRadar)
 
 
 
[Geek] To compete with Google and Chromecast, Microsoft prepares to unsheathe new dongle and hopes you'll be impressed by functionality of such a small package
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Mon August 25, 2014
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
[Politics] Crist wants his old job back. Well surely he must be the son of God
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
[Main] Russia invades Ukraine. Again, I mean
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
[Business] Cue Captain Obvious: "Hotels across America are expected to rake in a record $2.25 billion in revenue from add-ons and hidden fees - a rise of 6 per cent from last year and nearly double a decade ago"
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(Al Jazeera)
 
 
 
[Main] Interning at a non-profit organization? That may be unprofitable
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(Pew Research)
 
 
 
[Politics] Pew study finds that while libertarianism may be gaining public support, few Americans actually have a clear sense of what "libertarian" means
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(Slate)
 
 
 
[Main] Narcissism: is it a mental disorder or a unique personality trait? Smart money is on mental disorder, since it starts with "me"
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(Salon)
 
 
 
[Politics] Liberals more outraged at the sinfulness of sugar than John Lithgow ranting about dancing and Kevin Bacon's tight buns
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
[Main] One in 10 Brits say they have never gotten over their ex. For the other nine, there's a support group and it meets at the bar every day
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
[Geek] That app "secret" that allow you to "anonymously" share your secrets with your friends? Yeah, not actually so anonymous, a simple trick can let you ID poster and it doesn't even require hacking the app to do it
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(Refinery29)
 
 
 
[Business] Five hints that you may be working too hard. But it's Monday, you're on Fark, so yeah, this list probably doesn't apply to you
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(NPR)
 
 
 
[Geek] How the Uncertainty Principle applies to live news streaming. Heisenberg nods
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
[Politics] Being "pro-choice" also means you choose when to be pregnant
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(NPR)
 
 
 
[Main] NPR may be directly responsible for road rage against bicyclers who won't stay in the bike lane and follow traffic laws
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(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
[Main] After realizing he's locked inside, book store customer tries several novel approaches
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Sun August 24, 2014
(Popular Science)
 
 
 
[Geek] Chicago Department of Health uses cool research tool to automatically find dirty restaurants, no longer needs to rely on food-poisoning victims calling a hotline. The tool is called Twitter and the algorithm is open-source
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(Push Square)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Sony's PSN network goes offline a day early for scheduled maintenance, irritating literally dozens of players
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(Breaking News (Ireland))
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Robert Plant says his new solo album will be his last. Unless, you know, it makes him some money
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(Salon)
 
 
 
[Politics] Liberals outraged by your whiteness
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(LiveLeak)
 
 
 
[Video] There are some roads you just shouldn't drive down. Not safe for sanity
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Sat August 23, 2014
(Guardian)
 
 
 
[Business] Leica celebrates 100 years of making the world's most astonishingly overpriced cameras
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
[Sports] Athletic directors worry that millennial generation is too busy slacking, twerking, and social networking to attend college football games and contribute to the football program
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(ESPN)
 
 
 
[Sports] The 2014 NFL Season has NOW officially begun
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(Al Jazeera)
 
 
 
[Geek] Precious snowflakes that spend their days playing with a smartphone might not develop social skills. Report fails to ask the obvious question of "with whom?"
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(Deadline)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Who does Warner Bros. want to play Randall Flagg in upcoming big-screen adaptation of Stephen King's The Stand? M-O-O-N, that spells McConaughey
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(ABC7 Los Angeles)
 
 
 
[Business] Ric Romero discovers latest travel trend: "Carry-on luggage is the way to go these days. It can save you $50 or more per trip"
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(TMZ)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] The Canadians hate Justin Bieber so much that Canadian customs officials have to be bribed to let him into the country
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(NBC Bay Area)
 
 
 
[Main] California Water Board: Oh, quit yer whining and either take the Ice Bucket Challenge or take the chicken-out option if you feel you're wasting water in a drought
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(News.com.au)
 
 
 
[Geek] "Lettuce and cucumbers have almost no nutrients so don't bother"
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(Abc.net.au)
 
 
 
[Main] Psychologist describes current parenting trends as "crap" and raising a generation of spoilt brats
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
[Business] 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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(Popular Science)
 
 
 
[Main] Huge tunnels discovered under Antarctic ice. Great old ones unavailable for comment
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(NPR)
 
 
 
[Main] Cool: Venezuela makes food nearly free. Not so cool: people cart it off to sell in Colombia, causing massive shortages
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(The Mary Sue)
 
 
 
[Publicity] The Mary Sue covers Fark's anti-misogyny posting rule. Spoiler: They're in favor of it
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Fri August 22, 2014
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
[Main] Attorney from the law firm of Romero, Romero, and Romero fears his triple-murderer client's horns and '666' tattoo might work against him in court
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(The Noobist)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] The Hollywood conspiracy to kill Steve Buscemi
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(Chicago Sun-Times)
 
 
 
[Politics] Report: Illinois Department of Transportation is a corrupt toilet bowl of political patronage hiring
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(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
[Business] BP to spend $9 billion on Australian gas stations, exploration of new oceans and beaches to foul
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
[Politics] Dear Congressional Republicans: When even Grover "drown it in the bathtub" Norquist is calling shutting down the government over the Ex-Im bank a bad idea...it's a BAD idea
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(Refinery29)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] The 17 movie couples with the least chemistry. Yep, that one is on there
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
[Main] "Throughout the late 1960s, the justices of the Supreme Court spent at least one day each year in the basement watching porn together. By all accounts, it was fantastically awkward"
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(LiveLeak)
 
 
 
[Video] L. Ron Hubbard's brain is being kept alive in a jar and is controlling Scientology, the Catholic church, and the Illuminati. And his right hand man Tom Cruise electrocuted Oprah
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(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
[Business] Argentina's peso weakening at fastest pace since January, will soon explore the effects of division by zero
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(Kansas.com)
 
 
 
[FarkUs] Inflation clips the tooth fairy's wings
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Thu August 21, 2014
(Harvard Business Review)
 
 
 
[Business] I would have submitted this with a better headline, but I was on a conference call
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
[Main] The reports of Darren Wilson's injuries have been greatly exaggerated
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
[Geek] Facebook awards 'Internet Defense Prize.' On the other hand, they didn't say who they're defending
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(Salon)
 
 
 
[Publicity] "You can't just shrug and say it's impossible or that it's an infringement on some jackass's right to be terrible"
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(Al Jazeera)
 
 
 
[Main] Al-Jazeera asks why the Gaza truce failed. Short answer: Everyone's an asshole
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(Medium)
 
 
 
[Main] Think you got a good deal on those jorts at TJMaxx? Well guess again, also your jorts just disintegrated and we can see your butt
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
[Business] Russian authorities shut down 4 Moscow McDonald's locations for health code violations, making Russian cuisine almost look edible in comparison
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(BusinessWeek)
 
 
 
[Business] Businesses: "We can't find enough qualified workers." Workers: "You could train good candidates and pay decent wages." Businesses: "LOL. WUT?"
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(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
[Business] Come see the sadder side of Sears
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(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
[Main] Developers allow New Yorkers to control two skyscrapers' skyline appearance with a mobile app. This should be good
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(36)
 
(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
[Main] Those imported bananas from Romania might not be as organic as they're advertised
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(NJ.com)
 
 
 
[Business] Living on a prayer these days in Atlantic City will still not get you a job. It's over because of all the casinos opening up everywhere else, close the book
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(Slate)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Germany's version of 50 Shades is as German as you thought it could be
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Wed August 20, 2014
(Guardian)
 
 
 
[Geek] Amazon Kindle less absorbent than paper
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
[Politics] John Boehner: "My job as Speaker couldn't possibly get any harder in the next Congress." Tea Party Conservatives: "Challenge accepted"
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
[Politics] George W Bush has bucket of ice water dumped over his head. Swears he'll tell us anything we want to know
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
[Politics] New study explains that corporations have been feeding us lies. In this case, about inversions
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(Discover)
 
 
 
[Geek] Scientists attempt to make Disney's mascots "creepy." Dude, Walt Disney has you beat there for DECADES
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(Townhall)
 
 
 
[Politics] We must also go back and read the Constitution, including the First Amendment, which guarantees freedom of religion. It says nothing about freedom from religion
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(KTVQ Billings)
 
 
 
[Main] Man arrested because no matter what a stripper tells you, there's absolutely, positively no sex in the champagne room. None
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