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Wednesday June 19, 2019. 03:08 PM
CONTENT WARNING: This blog post, and the story it links to, include descriptions of violent abuse of humans and animals. Last year, so many organ harvesting videos were being uploaded to Facebook, they couldn't keep up. Facebook content moderators who are exposed to this...
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Italian chef Pasquale Sciarappa has a go. BONUS: 'I will return before you can say... Antidisestablishmentarianism'
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Jimmy Smith (0-1-0) is listed on YouTube as the 'worst' boxer of all time, but he is clearly the 'best' by any standard worth applying.
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If you've experienced Meow Wolf's House of Eternal Return in Santa Fe, no doubt you opened its refrigerator and stepped through its 'vortex' to another dimension. Now, Santa Fe artist Claire Sanders has fashioned this really cool (pun intended) Fridge Portal Backpack in its...
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So you cut the cord and got rid of cable? Join the steadily growing club. But while you're out picking a streaming service, you might find one big blind spot: Local TV and sports, not to mention first-run programming from the big cable networks. Luckily, there's a throwback...
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1983's TRS-80 Model 100 is often hailed as the first portable computer, or at least the first laptop, and retains a cultish following, especially among the journalists who depended on it. Wayne Lorentz was there, and still has the ancient Associated Press terminal software...
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[Author Catherynne Valente (previously) posted this outstanding rant to her Facebook page; I asked her permission to repost it here so it would have somewhere to live outside of the zuckerverse and she graciously gave her permission -Cory] I live in Portland, Maine. We have ...
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These guys really aren't even trying to hide how feckless and corrupt they are anymore, are they. On 'All in With Chris Hayes' this evening, Republican congressman Sean Duffy of Wisconsin made the argument that a robust economy in Wisconsin during the presidency of Donald...
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Meet Marcus Epstein, aka Mark Epstein. Marcus Epstein aka Mark Epstein Marcus Epstein is a former GOP operative, a former Richard Spencer associate, and once wrote for white nationalist site VDare. He also pled guilty to assaulting a Black woman and calling her the n-word....
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In June 1940, German forces took the Channel Islands, a small British dependency off the coast of France. They expected the occupation to go easily, but they hadn't reckoned on the island of Sark, ruled by an iron-willed noblewoman with a disdain for Nazis. In this week's...
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Here we go again. Donald Trump held a rally in Orlando, Florida tonight, and brought out all the great 2016 campaign trail hits -- 'lock her up,' 'acid washed,' 'deplorables', plus he trashed the Mueller report. Trump also made it official: The 2020 Trump re-election...
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“It was all an illegal attempt to overturn the election,” said President Donald Trump during a speech tonight, referring to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia interference in the 2016 elections. This is, of course, false. And, Trump almost certainly has...
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In southern India, the four main water reservoirs for the city of Chennai (once known as Madras) have reportedly run completely dry. Chennai is the sixth largest city in India. 'Only rain can save Chennai from this situation,' a Chennai city official told BBC Tamil: The...
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Donald Trump is planning to to have U.S. military planes, including a jetliner that is among the aircraft used as the President's Air Force One, fly over the National Mall in Washington, DC as part of his Fourth of July celebration in a few weeks, the Washington Post...
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“The rocket NASA plans to use to get astronauts to the moon by 2024 has for years suffered significant cost overruns and schedule delays,” writes the Washington Post's Christian Davenport, “But those problems are even worse than originally thought, according to a...
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Michael Gardi built a nice replica of the Minivac 601 computer kit, and made the plans available on Instructables. Created by information theory pioneer Claude Shannon as an educational toy for teaching digital circuits, the Minivac 601 Digital Computer Kit was billed as an...
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Tuesday June 18, 2019. 11:50 PM
Sir Paul McCartney turns 77 today. To celebrate, enjoy this lovely cover of 'Yesterday' as recorded by country music superstar Tammy Wynette in 1968.
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Master maker Simone Giertz and her friends transformed her Tesla Model 3 into an electric pickup truck. Their fake TV commercial is above; build video below. TRUCKLA: Available nowhere. Now.
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This is a reminder to wear seatbelts when flying. Image: YouTube
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I never thought I had a distinctive Colorado accent until people from California noted my dropped Gs at the end of 'ing' words. I've since stopped dropping Gs, but when I go back to Colorado I can't help myself and I drop my Gs. In this Condé Nast Traveler video, 50 people...
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