Archive for August 14th, 2016

Rosetta Stone

So many times when we look back at the past, it makes us contemplate the future. What kind of legacy are we leaving for the ages? Our written works could be embarrassing, but I keep thinking that future generations will...

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Dad Describes What Happens When Roomba Meets Dog Poop

(Image Link)Automated cleaning devices like the Roomba are great ideas on paper, and people buy them thinking they'll save time and effort, but the actual technology needs improvement.Just ask Jesse Newton from Little Ro...

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Olympic Proposal

Embed from Getty Images The bar has been raised for big public proposals. Chinese Olympic diver Qin Kai dropped to one knee in front of billions of people to propose marriage to fellow diver He Zi as she stood on...

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Mulder & Scully - They're Definitely Out There

Mulder & Scully by Joseph WrightTheir investigations have taken them to some dark places, where there views of reality were tested and changed forever more, but the worst part about working the X-Files is the fact t...

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Leopard Rescued From Well

A leopard fell into a 60-foot well in the village of Pimpalgaon Sinddhanath, near Pune in India. The well had substantial water in it, and the leopard had been treading for no one knows how long. If the animal were a dog...

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Crazy Things TV Shows Did When They Ran Out Of Money

When network bean counters decide a show has gone over budget, or they cut the budget because ratings aren't “high enough”, great shows air crappy episodes that scare viewers away.The Walking Dead st...

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The 2016 Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest Winners

How many times have you written something and thought it was worse than anything ever written? Feel better about yourself by perusing the entries to the 2016 Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest! This is the 34th year that the...

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Morgan Freeman Narrates Pedestrians On Hollywood Blvd.

Morgan Freeman is the guy many people would choose to narrate their life story, and his voice can make any person seem distinguished and any situation important, even on Hollywood Blvd.(YouTube Link)Jimmy Kimmel introduc...

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Bananas for Miss Baker

If you’ve ever been to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, you might have noticed a gravestone right there in the parking lot. it’s a monument to an early NASA astronaut you may have neve...

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Pay Like A Wizard With This Almost-Magic Wand

Samsung Pay seems like magic to some extent -seeing as how you can use it almost anywhere with a wave of your phone. But there's something distinctively "meh" about using your phone to pay -especially when you could be u...

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Rescued in the Nick of Time

Louisiana is being battered by rainfall and flooding is reported across the state. Some cities got more rain this weekend than they average for an entire summer. A woman in Baton Rouge was sinking in her car when several...

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The Technology Behind Samus Aran's Arm Cannon

If you've ever played one of the games from the Metroid franchise you probably wondered how Samus Aran's arm cannon works considering it covers her entire arm and doesn't need to be reloaded.Playing through all the games...

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Gold Medal Levity

Sir Bradley Wiggins won his eighth Olympic gold medal by leading the British cycling pursuit team to a world record. During the medal ceremony, as “God Save the Queen” played, he suddenly stuck his tongue out...

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The Rules About How to Address the U.S. Flag Came About Because No One Wanted to Look Like a Nazi

Both swimmer Michael Phelps and gymnast Gabby Douglas were spotted during Olympic medal ceremonies standing with their hands to their sides while the Star Spangled Banner was played. Some social media users called them r...

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