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Sun August 09, 2020
(The New Yorker)
 
 
 
[Main] An entire edition of the New Yorker in 1946 was dedicated to the atomic bombings of Japan. On the 75th anniversary of the Nagasaki bombing, read this if you haven't yet
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(MSN)
 
 
 
[Main] ...and now you know the real story behind the iconic 'Lunch atop a skyscraper' photo from NYC in 1932
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Behold, Disney's state of the art cartoon sound effects. Circa 1930's
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(The Nation)
 
 
 
[Politics] August 9, 1974: Richard Nixon resigns
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Sat August 08, 2020
(New Musical Express)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Roger Waters shares some Pink Floyd deep cuts while solo distancing, reminds us why said cuts were deep
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Fri August 07, 2020
(My Northwest)
 
 
 
[Geek] Seattle once had San Francisco-style cable cars to help commuters and beachgoers scale city's steep hills. "In this time of pandemic, the cable car would actually be a relatively safe form of transportation because it's not terribly enclosed"
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Thu August 06, 2020
(MSN)
 
 
 
[Main] FBI finally catches escapee after 46 years. He was pretty fast for a 77-year-old
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
[Politics] Trump misidentifies sculpture in the Oval Office while explaining that statues help teach people history
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(Daily Star)
 
 
 
[Main] Remember when the biggest problem America faced was maniacs flying tiny planes full of drugs around? (possible nsfw content on page)
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(Smithsonian Magazine)
 
 
 
[Geek] Article on uplifting ancient undergarments
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
[Main] 75 years ago today a second dawn broke over Hiroshima and the world would never be the same
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Wed August 05, 2020
(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
[Politics] On this day in 1974 the "smoking gun" tape was made public and Americans immediately decided they didn't want a president who obstructed justice
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
[Geek] Yes, the posting is old, and the joke 2000 years more so
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Tue August 04, 2020
(Twitter)
 
 
 
[Politics] Chuck Grassley fires up his old Nokia 9000 and sends angry Tweet at Trump criticizing his politicizing of a virus
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(TampaBay.com (St. Petersburg Tim)
 
 
 
[Main] Anti maskers have been around 100 years. In 1918 a health official shot one on the street
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
[Food] Have you ever shotgunned Cheetos? In the Nineties, you could've
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Mon August 03, 2020
(History Channel)
 
 
 
[Main] On this day in history, in 1846, the ill-fated Donner party encountered their first delay. And no, sadly it was not due to the Sommelier being unable to suggest a proper pairing for long pork
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(Scientific American)
 
 
 
[Geek] Fluoridated water criticized as "socialized medicine"
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(History Channel)
 
 
 
[Main] On this day in history, in 1982, a sodomy arrest resulted in controversy, as the legal system took the concept in before finally discharging it out the back end in 2003
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(New Musical Express)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Linkin Park plan special 20th anniversary event for Hybrid Theory, and in the end isn't that all that matters?
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Sun August 02, 2020
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
[Food] Carrot dogs are perfect for vegan attendees at your party. Are carrot dogs a taco? Well, that remains up for debate
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] You can't dust for vomit
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(ABC7 Los Angeles)
 
 
 
[Main] Personal friend of Anne Frank and Helen Keller becomes oldest active pilot
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(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
[Geek] On this month in history, 1982, the ColecoVision is launched in North America. Fun fact: Coleco Industries Inc., the maker of ColecoVision, used to be called the Connecticut Leather Company
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(Redbook Magazine)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Did you ever wonder how many men the Golden Girls slept with? Of course you did, don't lie
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Sat August 01, 2020
(Digital Spy)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Broke, her job a joke, her love life DOA, Courteney Cox is returning to the Scream franchise
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Fri July 31, 2020
(YouTube)
 
 
 
[Geek] July 31, 1971: Apollo 15 astronauts ride the first automobile on the Moon. Farking how did NASA get a car in a lunar lander? And farking how did Dave Scott and James Irwin deploy it while wearing bulky space suits?
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Thu July 30, 2020
(Onion AV Club)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] How The Mary Tyler Moore Show turned on the sitcom world in just 10 eps
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
[Main] Steve Jobs was wrong. Is this headline about his: a) refusal to wear deodorant, b) habit of soaking his feet in the work toilet, c) his cancer treatment decisions, d) *waves vaguely at everything*?
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(Laughing Squid)
 
 
 
[Food] One of the best 'Parts Unknown' out there: Anthony Bourdain eating at his first Waffle House
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(Atlas Obscura)
 
 
 
[Geek] Oy vey
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
[Sports] With the first Silverstone race approaching, trade the Armco for hay bales and enjoy some 30 second pit stops and blisteringly fast lap speeds of over 90 miles per hour from F1's first ever World Championship race
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(Laughing Squid)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Next up on the Farkie soundstage: David Bowie and Cher singing Young Americans, circa 1975
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Wed July 29, 2020
(Heritage Foundation)
 
 
 
[Politics] Heritage Foundation circa 1997: China - Evil Empire or unprecedented opportunity for freedom?
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
[Food] What do *you* think the famous Smokey and the Bandit "Diablo sandwich" was? Subby thinks it was a pulled pork sandwich with hot sauce and diced jalapeños. Convince him otherwise
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(Metro)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Madonna is a Coronavirus conspiracy theorist
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(New Musical Express)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Guns and Roses hope that their 2021 American tour will satisfy your concert SHA NA NA NA NA NA NA NEEDS NEEDS
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] George R. R. Martin, please write, and write faster
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Why is Bob Ross still so popular despite the fact he's outdated?
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Tue July 28, 2020
(Retrosheet)
 
 
 
[Sports] 90 years ago today: Reds reliever Ken Ash picks up the win after a one-pitch triple play inning of relief
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Mon July 27, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Thanks to the miracle of reruns, Johnny Carson is keeping some people from going crazy during this pandemic
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(Bored Panda)
 
 
 
[Discussion] The more things change...same
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(Esquire)
 
 
 
[Discussion] "Wake up America" - George Carlin
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Sun July 26, 2020
(Daily Motion)
 
 
 
[Entertainment] Video short Rebel Rabbit from 1949: where Bugs Bunny saws off Florida and wreaks havoc across the country after discovering the price on his head is undervalued
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Fri July 24, 2020
(CBC)
 
 
 
[Main] Kirk's pride: Kobayashi Maru. Canada's shame: Komagata Maru
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(Dayton Daily News)
 
 
 
[Business] If you've got a classic menswear store in your town, you should patronize it. LGT the place where subby has gotten most of his suits. Fun fact: they tailored a tux for Kennedy on a few hours notice while he was campaigning in 1959
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(Some Beat Cop)
 
 
 
[Geek] A police equipment guide from 1891 with brutally-low prices
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(History Channel)
 
 
 
[Main] On this day in history, in 1901, short story writer O. Henry was presented the choice between two doors, one of which would lead from prison
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
[Business] After surviving floods, heatwaves, and storms in 2019 and having been stomped by the 'rona this year, Italy's winemakers are hoping bottled-up demand reappears
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Thu July 23, 2020
(Laughing Squid)
 
 
 
[Discussion] The Muppet Show, Muppetless
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