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Feb27-12 07:41 PM
Evo
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I stumbled across this and thought some might find it useful. ...
Mar28-08 11:20 AM
lisab
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That's just through the border from here... Sigh, few days ago it looked as the situation was calming down....
Y 11:59 PM
ryan albery
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I think this is a very interesting story. Let's get some discussion on it!...
Y 10:20 PM
lisab
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Here's a thread to post some funny and sarcastic pictures of politicians and world events. Let's just keep it...
Y 09:27 PM
Enigman
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Today the US Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of over-the-air television broadcasters versus Aereo, which...
Y 11:52 AM
nsaspook
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I know this is a bit late but I'm catching up the news a bit. The vote to fluoridate the water supply had failed. ...
Apr20-14 10:46 PM
OmCheeto
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Maine has always been a place where prescription pain-killers are popular with junkies. Home invasions (looking for...
Apr17-14 11:23 AM
nsaspook
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http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/11/07/21352338-toronto-mayor-rob-ford-makes-death-threat-in-new-video ...
Apr13-14 11:40 AM
nsaspook
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Although I haven't been there for a long time. It is still sad to see things like this happening in my birthplace....
Apr10-14 06:17 PM
wukunlin
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It is completely a coincidence, but today is the two year anniversary of when I started the "Why Libya, Why Not...
Apr9-14 02:47 PM
nsaspook
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http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/02/25/282384924/bitcoin-exchange-mt-gox-goes-dark-after-theft-report ...
Apr4-14 09:34 AM
nsaspook
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They had one yesterday - 8.2 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-26846984 And now another is reported:...
Apr2-14 10:33 PM
StevieTNZ
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Justices strike down political donor limits (CNN) No need to funnel your millions through PACs any more, unless I...
Apr2-14 12:03 PM
nsaspook
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I've heard several reports on radio news programs that the drought is severe across the western US, and apparently...
Apr2-14 12:53 AM
MathAmateur
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http://www.cnn.com/2013/07/06/us/california-plane-incident/index.html?hpt=hp_t1 I hope everyone got out safely. ...
Mar31-14 09:32 PM
russ_watters
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A lot! The city in question is Hampton, Florida, which may be erased from the map by the state legislature in a few...
Mar29-14 01:44 PM
jtbell
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Nils Horner, a Swedish journalist and correspondent for Sveriges Radio, was shot dead on 11 March 2014 in Kabul. Nils...
Mar12-14 08:38 PM
DevilsAvocado
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Here’s How Comcast Plans to Rule American Cable and Internet http://www.wired.com/business/2014/03/comcast-opinion/
Mar11-14 05:56 PM
Evo
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/unapproved-genetically-modified-wheat-from-monsanto-found-in-oregon-fiel...
Mar7-14 02:21 PM
Cowpoke
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The big question is whether or not the GOP can gain control of the US Senate. ...
Mar2-14 04:52 AM
SixNein
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There's a new lawsuit against fracking in Texas. Apparently the cranky plaintiffs don't want a fracking water tower...
Feb28-14 08:03 AM
SteamKing
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Finland's Olympic hockey team beat Russia in the quarterfinals. They'll now play Sweden in the semifinals, in effect...
Feb24-14 02:56 AM
Zarqon
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You're not supposed to flush it down the toilet! :eek: ...
Feb14-14 09:28 PM
CornMuffin
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I sadly say goodbye to one of my favorite actresses of all time, the great one and only Shirley Temple. A prodigy...
Feb12-14 10:39 PM
klimatos
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http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/01/us/american-found-guilty-in-italy-killing-vows-to-fight-extradition.html?_r=0 By...
Feb10-14 09:51 PM
russ_watters
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I spoke to my younger sister yesterday, and she is really upset about the GOP nay-sayers that are trying to kill the...
Feb7-14 01:30 PM
Pythagorean
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The Great Recession and aftermath have apparently changed perceptions regarding home ownerhip and financial security....
Feb1-14 04:17 PM
mheslep
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Here is a story that has been making headlines on several major outlets. And it appears to me that the town is...
Feb1-14 10:21 AM
AlephZero
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Could someone familiar with the technical definitions of debt and deficit explain Obama's statement that the debt has...
Jan30-14 10:22 PM
SixNein
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250 dolphins await slaughter, lifetime of captivity at Japan's Taiji Cove...
Jan30-14 06:17 AM
julcab12
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I'll preface this post by saying I have always had an interest in companies like Bayer and their R&D departments, so I...
Jan29-14 02:54 PM
Vanadium 50
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Are you for it or not? I'm not and I think it's going to bring more harm than good to the general population because...
Jan28-14 09:46 PM
Evo
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With the news leaking to the public of several surveillance programs targeting US citizens have we reached the limits...
Jan28-14 06:03 AM
Astronuc
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Germany eyes swift cuts in renewable energy subsidies...
Jan20-14 04:59 PM
mfb
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http://nz.news.yahoo.com/a/-/top-stories/18084609/wellingtonians-should-prepare-for-more-shakes/ Today is Sunday....
Jan19-14 09:06 PM
StevieTNZ
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The world hoped that Kim Jong Un would move North Korea away from paranoid weirdness, but it seems those hopes have...
Jan17-14 08:44 PM
dlgoff
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http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/12/23/22022220-father-of-ak-47-mikhail-kalashnikov-dead-at-94?lite RIP
Jan14-14 10:20 PM
nsaspook
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My bank has a notice of this on their website this morning, they have automatically canceled all cards for anyone that...
Jan2-14 09:21 AM
Greg Bernhardt
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Global brands ban angora wool after PETA investigation...
Dec27-13 09:13 AM
lisab
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And the carousel keeps turning. Abuses growing in South Sudan conflict, U.N. says...
Dec24-13 01:20 PM
nsaspook
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So many depressing stories lately. Make you wonder how you can have faith in anything. ...
Dec17-13 08:11 PM
phinds
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