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 -> Chinese zoo under fire for disguising hairy dog as lion
Even live animals in a zoo are "pirated"?
282 views | 16 Aug 2013
 -> Intelligent Housesitter
May render old security systems homeless.
258 views | 29 Jul 2013
 -> Advertising on women’s thighs
Now a thing in Japan. In the name of outdoor advertising.
51 views | 28 Jul 2013
 -> How to Quit Your Job
Mr. Sherwood shows one creative approach.
213 views | 28 Jul 2013
 -> Back to the Future
Interesting photography by Irina Werning.
44 views | 07 Jul 2013
 -> World's tallest building in China: Coming Soon
Will have 220 floors and house 120,000 people. That's a town!
140 views | 10 Jun 2013
 -> A weird thing about Wikipedia
Author Philip Roth was told he is not a reliable expert on, well, his own book.
144 views | 02 Nov 2012
 -> More chocolate, more Nobel Prizes?
U.S. researcher found a link between chocolate consumption and the number of Nobel Prizes per 10 million in population of a country. (Classic error of correlation not being causality, but it's news-worthy.)
264 views | 12 Oct 2012
 -> Slumdog Spiderman
“In our version of the superhero story , Spiderman is an obese man and the twin brother of Superman. All these years Superman did all the superhero work while Spiderman had no choice but to stay at home, eat and get fat. Now, Superman is forced to retire and Spiderman takes over.”
95 views | 03 Oct 2012
 -> Iran moves to legalize marriage for girls under 10 years old
Not to be outdone by Saudi Arabia.
123 views | 22 Aug 2012
 -> United Airlines "lost" a 10 year old
Thereby deserving their social media nightmare.
222 views | 17 Aug 2012
 -> Water is enough!
The Controversial Science of Sports Drinks.
57 views | 22 Jul 2012
 -> 50 Shades Of Angela Merkel
Must be one happy tailor!
56 views | 19 Jul 2012
 -> Secrets of the Muslim bathroom
"I have confused many co-workers with my creeping 'stealth lota jihad." -- Hilarious piece by an American muslim about the ritualistic trappings of muslim cloakroom culture... :)
270 views | 09 Jul 2012
 -> Love Is The Opposite Of Underwear
Fantastic speech from Jonah Lehrer, about psychological adaptation, taking things for granted..
137 views | 06 Jul 2012
 -> What's the difference between Rupert Murdoch and Mark Zuckerberg?
When Rupert invades your privacy, it’s against the law. When Mark does, it’s the future.
33 views | 11 Jun 2012
 -> 25 Awkward Cat Positions
Some very dextrous feline specials.
26 views | 10 Jun 2012
 -> Dear Diary: ‘Sixty years on the throne? Big deal’
Queen Victoria’s musing on the week, as imagined by Tristin Hopper.
27 views | 09 Jun 2012
 -> Michael Lewis graduation address
"This is not false humility. This is humility with a point." One of the best things I have read in some time.
224 views | 07 Jun 2012
 -> Funny product, funnier review
"Slide Back Into the Game!"
80 views | 03 Jun 2012

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