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  • newUse the Obviousness Test to Spot Garbage Science News
    News based on bad science is everywhere, but you don’t have time to verify every single claim about wine’s weird properties or a new, suspicious way to lose weight. To quickly filter the garbage, ask how obvious the test’s conclusions are.Read…
    - 27 mins ago, 17 Jan 17, 12:30pm -
  • new10 Cold Weather Cocktails Guaranteed to Warm Up Your Winter
    Winter is the perfect time to stay indoors, cozy up by the fire, and drink until all that nasty weather blows over. But vodka sodas and other chilled, spritzy cocktails will leave you shivering and dreaming of summer beach days. Instead, warm yoursel…
    - 57 mins ago, 17 Jan 17, 12:00pm -
  • Laminate "Lost Pet" Flyers to Make Them Last Longer
    If you live in an area prone to wet or windy weather, flyers stapled to telephone poles don’t last very long. This trick will keep your “lost pet” flyers up longer so you have a better chance of finding your furry friend.Read more...
    - 13 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 12:00am -
  • Treat Your Neck to One of Our Readers' Favorite Travel Pillows, Now 20% Off
    The Cabeau Evolution was your favorite travel pillow (by a long shot), and now save 20% on the company’s “Cool” model as well.Read more...
    - 14 hours ago, 16 Jan 17, 11:00pm -
  • Quickly Learn the Differences Between Most Home Design Styles With This Chart
    Whether you’re hunting for a new home to rent or buy, real estate listings love to use specific design terminology like “traditional ranch,” or “craftsman.” If you have no idea what those mean, Part Select put together an infographic that r…
    - 14 hours ago, 16 Jan 17, 11:00pm -
  • Four Tips From Pediatricians to Teach Kindness to Kids
    Children are listening. During the election, messages of hate, fear and intolerance were propagated across different media and into communities. And the messages continue. While parents view and listen to these ever-present messages, alongside them a…
    - 15 hours ago, 16 Jan 17, 10:00pm -
  • Here’s What Actually Happens When You Have an Abortion
    You probably have an opinion on abortion, but do you know what the procedure actually involves? This video explains the procedures that are commonly used, and corrects some misconceptions you may have picked up along the way. Read more...
    - 16 hours ago, 16 Jan 17, 8:30pm -
  • All the Days You Can Visit National Parks for Free in 2017
    National parks are great any time of year (yes, even in winter), but if you don’t want to shell out for the park pass, take advantage of the National Park Service’s fee free days this year. Here are all of them.Read more...
    - 18 hours ago, 16 Jan 17, 7:00pm -
  • Three Types of Jokes Ellen DeGeneres Uses to Make People Instantly Like Her
    Ellen DeGeneres is a lovable and wonderful human being. You can’t help but smile when you watch her. Is it her impeccable hair? Her smile? Her charisma? Those help, but it’s simpler than that: she tells funny, endearing jokes that make people in…
    - 19 hours ago, 16 Jan 17, 6:00pm -
  • Nagbot Sends Mean Texts to Help You Stick to Your Resolutions
    If you’ve made resolutions, you don’t want to forget about them when the novelty of the new year has worn off. Nagbot is a fun texting app that helps you stick to your goals by texting you regular reminders.Read more...
    - 20 hours ago, 16 Jan 17, 5:00pm -

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  • newCoded: new documentary series on hackers
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EC2aOG1xDg4&feature=youtu.beSeth Godin sends us this trailer for Coded, a new documentary series on hackers: "There’s an invisible war being waged. And we’re all part of it. Foreign governments are hacking maj…
    - 7 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 5:34am -
  • newSquirrels are vastly more harmful to the world's power grids than "the cyber" is
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZPv-wro-O8Of 1700+ known acts of global power-grid sabotages, affecting some 5,000,000 people, 879 were caused by squirrels; between 0 and 1 were caused by Russia, and another 1 was caused by the USA (Stuxnet). (…
    - 7 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 5:28am -
  • newPortal for the Apple ][+, //e and related systems
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQUlJLjGl9UVince Weaver is reimplementing Portal -- "the cake acquisition simulator released in 2007" -- to the Apple II series of computers, bit by bit -- inspired by the fact that the Apple II hires mode has "the…
    - 8 hours ago, 17 Jan 17, 5:20am -
  • Software platform for 1,000 cannabis businesses crashed over the weekend
    Last week a software platform used by 1,000 cannabis businesses crashed. The CEO of MJ Freeway says the outage was caused by an "unprecedented, malicious attack."From Fortune:An MJ Freeway spokesperson told the Globe last week that the attack…
    - 13 hours ago, 16 Jan 17, 11:31pm -
  • Confederate flag rally results in fender bender
    In Dalton, GA, a bunch of people driving in a convoy showed their feelings about MLK day by flying Confederate flags from their trucks. About two-thirds of the way into the video, one truck plows into the one ahead of it, causing a chain reaction.
    - 14 hours ago, 16 Jan 17, 11:05pm -
  • Astronaut Eugene Cernan, last man to walk on the moon, has died at 82
    "We leave as we came, and, God willing, we shall return, with peace and hope for all mankind." These were the last words Eugene Cernan said upon leaving the surface of our moon, at the end of Apollo 17. Cernan (shown below at the beginning of EVA 3…
    - 16 hours ago, 16 Jan 17, 9:13pm -
  • Manifold - a pad a 100 origami puzzles
    I think someone on the BBS mentioned that Manifold was a fun origami puzzle challenge (thank you, whoever you are!). I ordered it on Amazon for $8. It's a pad of 100 square sheets of paper, printed with white and black squares on one side, and nothin…
    - 16 hours ago, 16 Jan 17, 8:41pm -
  • Treat your dog to some Waygu Kobe beef
    Amazon getting in on the all-meat pet food craze. They've got packages of two 10-pound pieces of Waygu Kobe beef, frozen and vacuum sealed. This should last you a week or longer if have a couple of large dogs.The Kuroge breed Wagyu cattle are huma…
    - 18 hours ago, 16 Jan 17, 7:27pm -
  • A beautifully illustrated story about a bookseller haunted by his past
    Atmosphere just about drips off these pages. There’s a haunted quality to the images in The Return of the Honey Buzzard: lots of shadows, uncluttered panels, remote locations, and big eyes.This mood is appropriate because the main character is ha…
    - 18 hours ago, 16 Jan 17, 7:14pm -
  • The Swagtron T3
    The office I work in is full of things old people buy to make themselves feel young again.  I can honestly say that our awesome new toy, The Swagtron T3 Hoverboard, makes me feel very, very old. I’ll explain why later.Swagtron T3 ProsThe…
    - 18 hours ago, 16 Jan 17, 7:11pm -

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    Private Internet Access VPN Coupons 2017 – best rated Private Internet Access coupons for 2017. Save big on your VPN purchase with these PIA VPN coupons. Certain words and phrases have the power to give any online prowler an instant high. Four most…
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    Siteground Coupons 2017 – best rated Siteground coupons for 2017. Save big on Siteground hosting with these Siteground coupon codes 2017. SiteGround is more than ten years old now. During this illustrious existence, this Bulgarian based webhosting…
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    Dreamhost Coupons 2017 – best rated dreamhost coupons for 2017. Save big on dreamhost hosting with these dreamhost coupon codes 2017. Shared hosting comes with immense possibilities. You can host and manage all websites from a single account whethe…
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  • Shopify Review 2017
    Shopify Review 2017 – feature by feature review of the Shopify.com ecommerce platform. Is Shopify best for running an ecommerce store in 2017? Find out here. Shopify is a powerful online platform for creating a shop you can sell to online customers…
    - 14 days ago, 3 Jan 17, 1:55am -
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    Fatcow Review 2017 – Is Fatcow worth the money? Find out how Fatcow compares to other hosts in this comprehensive 2017 review and comparison article. Fatcow is one of the top web hosting solutions for budding website owners. Featuring plenty of opt…
    - 14 days ago, 3 Jan 17, 1:47am -
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    Eleven2 Coupons 2017 – best rated eleven2 coupons for 2017. Save big on eleven2 hosting with these eleven2 coupon codes 2017. Rodney Giles founded Eleven2 in Spring, Houston in 2004. He started by renting servers for $299 per month; and because the…
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    ExpressVPN Coupons 2017 – best rated ExpressVPN coupons for 2017. Save big on your VPN purchase with these ExpressVPN coupon codes 2017. VPN services are essential if you want to have peace of mind while surfing online. The rate at which cyber cri…
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    IPVanish Review 2017 – is IPVanish worth it in 2017? Find out via this feature by feature vpn review article. Security on the internet is a primary concern for most people. Hackers are becoming more creative by the day, finding ways to steal valuab…
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    Godaddy Review 2017 – Is Godaddy worth the money? Find out how Godaddy compares to other hosts in this comprehensive 2017 review and comparison article. Godaddy is one of the best domain name and web hosting services available, offering a number of…
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