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health
Governor Jerry Brown signs school vaccination bill SB 277 | abc7news.com - A controversial bill that requires almost all school children to be vaccinated has been signed by Governor Jerry Brown.In a signing message, Governor Brown wrote: "The science is clear that vaccines dramatically protect children against a number of infectious and dangerous diseases. While it's true that no medical intervention is without risk, the evidence shows that immunization powerfully benefits and protects the community."
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news
Obama's approval rating grows following memorable week - CNNPolitics.com - After months of stagnant approval ratings, a new CNN/ORC poll finds that for the first time in more than two years, 50% of Americans approve of the way Obama is handling the presidency. And his overall ratings are bolstered by increasingly positive reviews of his treatment of race relations and the economy.
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other
Love and Laughter in the Time of ISIS | Narratively | Human stories, boldly told. - From the thrill of amusement parks to the bustle of beauty salons, a wartime photographer discovers that even amid the chaos and calamity of endless conflict, life in Iraq still goes on.
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art
Sports
Dřdsing is an Actual Thing...And It's Hilarious - Over in Oslo, Norway the Dřdsing World Championships were being held.
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big_brother
Google Chrome Listening In To Your Room Shows The Importance Of Privacy Defense In Depth - Yesterday, news broke that Google has been stealth downloading audio listeners onto every computer that runs Chrome, and transmits audio data back to Google. Effectively, this means that Google had taken itself the right to listen to every conversation in every room that runs Chrome somewhere, without any kind of consent from the people eavesdropped on. In official statements, Google shrugged off the practice with what amounts to “we can do that”.
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death
4% of defendants sentenced to die are innocent - At least 4.1% of all defendants sentenced to death in the US in the modern era are innocent, according to the first major study to attempt to calculate how often states get it wrong in their wielding of the ultimate punishment. Doesn't that make you proud to be an American?
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internet
Tim Wu: Google 'Knowingly Degrades' Search Results - Google uses its role as the internet’s chief information gatekeeper to boost its own products and undercut competitors, according to a new study—and users are worse off because of it.
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food
4-decade-old smuggled meat believed to have come from United States: Shanghaiist - Experts believe that the smuggled 40-year-old frozen meat found in a massive Changsha bust was most likely former strategic food reserves from the United States.Many countries freeze large amounts of meat not only as food reserves, but also to stabilize prices. This is what led to the notorious United States Army beef scandal back in 1898 during the Spanish-American War. During that time, the US desperately needed meat at the lowest price possible. As a result, troops were given poorly preserved, chemically treated or spoiled meat that was toxic and dangerous, causing numerous accounts of illnesses.
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cool
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video
NSFW - Skydive Pussy -
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stupid
%u200BVaroufakis threatens EU with court as Greek default looms - Greece may take EU institutions to court to the country from leaving the eurozone. On Tuesday the Greek bailout expires and it is facing a possible default that could lead to an exit from the euro area.

Yup, I plan to take my bank to court too when I can't make my mortgage payments!
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blog
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rides
1965 Dodge Deora Concept Car - Penned by the California-based Harry Bradley and constructed by the Alexander Brothers of Detroit, the famous Deora was honored with the coveted Ridler Award in 1967. The subject of numerous models, it has since been fully restored to show quality.
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other
Greek Bailout Fund | Indiegogo - CrowdFunding a bailout fund for Greece. By the people, for the people.
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pets
cool
Captive virgins, polygamy and sex slaves: What marriage would look like if we actually followed the Bible - Bible believers are beside themselves about the prospect that marriage norms and laws are changing, but let me tell you a secret about Bible believers that I know because I was one. Most don’t actually read their Bibles.
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music
art
There are a lot of medieval paintings of cats licking their butts - It turns out that cats have been licking their butts since (basically) the beginning of time — and humans have always watched them, like big ol' weirdos.
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pics
cool
Who Needs GPS? The Forgotten Story of Etak's Amazing 1985 Car Navigation System | Fast Company | Business Innovation - Thirty years ago, a company called Etak released the first commercially available computerized navigation system for automobiles. Spearheaded by an engineer named Stan Honey and bankrolled by Nolan Bushnell, the cofounder of Atari, the company's Navigator was so far ahead of its time that the phrase "ahead of its time" seems like an understatement.
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wtf
crooks
election
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other
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cool
dots - Xiaohan Zhang -
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news
Snail's demise suggests sixth mass extinction is under way - The meek may, as the Bible says, inherit the Earth. But the spineless are going extinct. While vertebrate species like mammals and birds are mostly surviving the human-dominated epoch of Anthropocene better than expected, invertebrate species are disappearing in droves.
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games
History
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gadgets
Sonder E-Ink Keyboard - Homeli - This keyboard was created by Sonder Design and features keys with E-Ink displays that can change both appearance and function. The hardware design is clearly heavily based on Apple’s standard wireless keyboard, but perhaps falls short in terms of elegance. However Sonder is primarily a utilitarian device which can seamlessly transition between different keyboard layouts as you switch between different programs onscreen.
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Celebrities
The Deaths of Mama Cass and Keith Moon at Harry Nilsson's Mayfair Flat - Flashbak - Mama Cass Elliot famously died choking on a ham sandwich, everybody knows that. Except she didn’t. The myth started because the first doctor who examined her after her death, a Dr Anthony Greenburgh, told the press the next day:
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other
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sheep
google sheep view -
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wtf
#comeonourgirls - Twitter Search - Someone didn't think this through
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news
Merkel: Greece deal must come on Saturday - Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande said a meeting of eurozone finance ministers on Saturday would be decisive for finding a debt deal for Greece.
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wtf
Americans sign prankster%u2019s petition to nuke Russia | EUTimes.net - US journalist Mark Dice has asked the people of San Diego to sign President Barack Obama’s “plan” to nuke Russia to “maintain America’s superiority.” The majority of beach goers didn’t appear to get the joke, and signed the fake petition.
The “experiment” was recorded on video, which Mark Dice then shared on his Twitter, YouTube and Facebook accounts.
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cool
Lady dismantles ATM with bare hands to retrieve swallowed card: Shanghaiist - We've seen people smash, burn and, somewhat less effectively, pour Coke on ATMs in an attempt to get their eaten cards out of the machine. Yesterday afternoon, however, a woman at Changchun Railway Station managed to take an ATM apart with her bare hands hoping to get her bank card back. Not sure if we should be impressed by her handiwork or worried by how easily ATMs can be dismantled.
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religion
Nicely Done Osama, Nicely Done - Puts religion in perspective, doesn't it?
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pics
Alastair Philip Wiper -
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music
food
@youdidnoteatthat - Instagram photos and videos - Speaking the truth in this mixed up world of too many macarons and ice cream cones used as props. Because really... Youdidnoteatthat@gmail.com
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finance
With $21 Trillion, Chinas Savers Are Set to Change the World - Few events will be as significant for the world in the next 15 years as China opening its capital borders, a shift that economists and regulators across the world are now starting to grapple with.With China’s leadership aiming to scale back the role of investment in the domestic economy, the nation’s surfeit of savings -- deposits currently stand at $21 trillion -- will increasingly need to be deployed overseas. That’s also becoming easier, as Premier Li Keqiang relaxes capital-flow regulations.
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Technology