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iPhones are hard to use ¶ Personal Weblog of Joe Clark, Toronto
On two occasions on the same bus route, I couldn’t stand to watch late-middle-aged persons (eyeglasses perched on forehead in one case) struggle to read their iPhones. I took hold of their phones for a moment each (I got permission) and brought up the well-hidden screen for text-size selection.
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4 hours ago by Goldmanjordan
CFL Cornerback Taunts Receiver, Promptly Gets Destroyed - Digg
​And we're not talking the metaphorical "the receiver burned him and made the catch" kind of "destroyed.
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Mount Athos, a Male-Only Holy Retreat, Is Ruffled by Tourists and Russia - The New York Times
MOUNT ATHOS, Greece — The skulls, lined up five deep on wooden shelves, date back hundreds of years, with the names of the more recently deceased scratched onto their foreheads — Monk Theolothelis, 91, 26-6-1986, or Monk Kyprianos, 100, 14-8-87.
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2 days ago by Goldmanjordan
The 2018 Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Awards Are Here, And They're Stunning - Digg
The world's most esteemed animal photo contest, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, is back for its 53rd installment, and wow, the entries are something special.
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4 days ago by Goldmanjordan
Why the Many-Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics Has Many Problems | Quanta Magazine
It is the most extraordinary, alluring and thought-provoking of all the ways in which quantum mechanics has been interpreted.
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4 days ago by Goldmanjordan
The New American Songbook: The oldies of the future.
What makes a song last? The history of popular music tells us that many masterpieces of songcraft—and even the most world-conquering smashes—are quickly forgotten.
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5 days ago by Goldmanjordan
Here's Fresh Evidence Student Loans Are a Massive, Generational Scam - VICE
Over the centuries, America has bestowed generous, state-sponsored privileges upon select classes of its citizens. Veterans and old people get free socialized healthcare—and, for the most part, they love it.
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6 days ago by Goldmanjordan
The NBA Is Fake Woke
It was a small imposition of authority by the NBA in the grand scheme of things, but a revealing one. Over the summer, J.R. Smith, the oft-shirtless Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard, added a brand new tattoo to some of the few square inches of canvas available on his person.
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7 days ago by Goldmanjordan
How Manhattan Became a Rich Ghost Town - CityLab
New York’s empty storefronts are a dark omen for the future of cities. These days, walking through parts of Manhattan feels like occupying two worlds at the same time. In a theoretical universe, you are standing in the nation’s capital of business, commerce, and culture.
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8 days ago by Goldmanjordan
This Lacrosse Team Pulled Off A Trick Move To Score A Really Cool Goal - Digg
​The opposing team is led to believe the ball is passed, when it isn't. In the meantime, the player who orchestrated the play launches it straight into the goal.
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9 days ago by Goldmanjordan
Members Of A Far-Right Men’s Group Violently Beat Up Protesters And Weren’t Arrested. New York Police Won’t Say Why.
The New York Police Department ignored multiple emails from BuzzFeed News asking why Proud Boys members were not arrested for the violent assault, while protesters were arrested for assaulting an attendee.
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10 days ago by Goldmanjordan
Construction Worker Decides To Knock Down Concrete Railing With A Forklift, Things Go As Badly As You'd Think - Digg
We're trying to figure out how exactly they thought this would work, and we're coming up empty, because what ends up happening was obviously always going to happen:[Via Reddit] ​
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11 days ago by Goldmanjordan
How a Salvador Dalí Painting Was Stolen From Rikers Island Prison
On February 26, 1965, Salvador Dalí woke up with a temperature of 101 and realized his day wasn’t going to go as planned.
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12 days ago by Goldmanjordan
Bloomberg - Are you a robot?
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13 days ago by Goldmanjordan
How to talk to boys about sexual assault, teaching respect for women.
As a woman and a mother, I’ve experienced the past few weeks on a handful of levels. I’ve been reminded of the dark experiences of my youth—even those of us who were never raped or assaulted still remember close calls or unpleasant encounters.
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14 days ago by Goldmanjordan
This Is The Best Penalty Kick — Ever - Digg
​Everything about this penalty, scored by a player for Rubin Khazan in Russia's National Student League, is perfect. The power, the placement and holy moly, the backflip:It will never be topped.
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14 days ago by Goldmanjordan
The world has just over a decade to get climate change under control, U.N. scientists say - The Washington Post
The world stands on the brink of failure when it comes to holding global warming to moderate levels, and nations will need to take “unprecedented” actions to cut their carbon emissions over the next decade, according to a landmark report by the top scientific body studying climate change.
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15 days ago by Goldmanjordan
Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov devolved into chaos after their UFC 229 fight - SBNation.com
Khabib Nurmagomedov viciously choked out Conor McGregor in the third round to cap off UFC 229 on Saturday night, and his third-round submission of the trash-talking Irishman leaped over the octagon and spilled wine into the crowd well after the fight was over.
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16 days ago by Goldmanjordan
Brett Kavanaugh Narrowly Confirmed in Historic, Controversial Vote – Rolling Stone
WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday by a vote of 50 to 48, bringing to a close one of the ugliest and most polarizing Supreme Court nomination battles in modern American history, one that might galvanize women and Democratic voters in November.
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17 days ago by Goldmanjordan
“He Actually Believes He Is Khalid”: The Amazing 30-Year Odyssey of a Counterfeit Saudi Prince | Vanity Fair
“My name is Khalid,” he tells me, and I want to believe him. After all, he has traveled the world as royalty—the son of the king of Saudi Arabia, no less. Leading international investors know him as His Royal Highness Khalid bin al-Saud.
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18 days ago by Goldmanjordan
Bloomberg - Are you a robot?
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19 days ago by Goldmanjordan
Neanderthals and Other Early Humans: A New Way to Find Bones - The Atlantic
In 2014, two archaeologists, Katerina Douka and Tom Higham, paid a visit to Denisova Cave—a site high up in Siberia’s Altai Mountains that has become something of a magnet for scientists interested in humanity’s past. A decade ago, researchers found a pinky bone in the cave.
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20 days ago by Goldmanjordan
This Air Traffic Controller Died After Guiding A Plane To Safety During The Earthquake In Indonesia
"During the last phase of my takeoff, he was still on that tower waiting for me to go up," the pilot of the plane told BuzzFeed News. "That's why I call him my guardian angel.
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21 days ago by Goldmanjordan
She Paid A Lawyer Thousands Of Dollars To Apply For A Green Card. She Got A Deportation Order Instead.
Edith Duran had always wanted to come to the US. At 17, she got a tourist visa and traveled from her hometown, Zacapa, Guatemala, to New York City. She was excited to see the things she’d only known through movies, like the World Trade Center and snowflakes.
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23 days ago by Goldmanjordan
Elon Musk forced to step down as chairman of Tesla, remains CEO - The Verge
Elon Musk has reached a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the charges filed earlier this week over his abandoned attempt to take Tesla private.
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24 days ago by Goldmanjordan
Someone Mashed Up Brett Kavanaugh's Testimony With The Hamburger Scene From 'Pulp Fiction' And It's Perfect - Digg
​Did you wish you could make Brett Kavanaugh shut up and show some respect during Thursday's Senate hearing? Let Samuel L. Jackson do it for you.
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25 days ago by Goldmanjordan
Japan Lands The First-Ever Rover On An Asteroid, Captures Footage From The Surface - Digg
After a three-and-a-half year journey through space, Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft released its MINERVA-II1 rovers, Rover-1A and Rover-1B. The twin robots successfully descended onto the Rgyugu asteroid, making them the world's first rovers to land on the surface of an asteroid.
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26 days ago by Goldmanjordan
The Next Level of Commitment: Revealing our Money Secrets
“Should we tell each other how much we make?” I asked Peter, trying to sound casual while in bed enjoying post-coital ice cream.
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27 days ago by Goldmanjordan
This Ultimate Frisbee Highlight Is Unbelievable - Digg
​We don't normally bring you ultimate frisbee highlights, so you know when we post one that it's going to be something special.
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28 days ago by Goldmanjordan
7-Year-Old Sings National Anthem At MLS Game, And Holy Moly This Is Something Else - Digg
​The LA Galaxy beat the Seattle Sounders 3-0 on Sunday night, but the real highlight came before the game started, when 7-year-old Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja demolished the national anthem:Dang.
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29 days ago by Goldmanjordan
Alyssa Milano: Why I didn’t report - Vox
The courage of survivors will always be stronger than Donald Trump’s hate. The lives of survivors will always be more important than Brett Kavanaugh’s career.
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4 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Pickup Artists Are Still A Thing. And They Want You To Know They’ve Evolved.
In 2005, Neil Strauss’s The Game changed how we date. Now Mystery, the pickup artist featured in the book, is trying to disassociate from the toxic effects of the industry he helped launch. For more on the “manosphere,” watch the new BuzzFeed News series Follow This on Netflix.
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4 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
The Strange Tale of the Most Obscure Joke a 90s Cartoon Ever Made – VRV Blog
Every generation is defined in a large part by the cartoons on the air when they were young. For many of us in our 20s and 30s, that consisted of Kids’ WB fare—specifically Animaniacs and its skit-turned-spinoff, Pinky and the Brain.
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4 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
A Good Man, and Thorough: The Genius of ‘The Big Lebowski’ - The Ringer
In the published screenplay for The Big Lebowski, a character named “The Dude” is introduced in the stage directions as “a man in whom casualness runs deep.” Of all the Coens’ movies, The Big Lebowski is, at least on the surface, the most ambling and aimless.
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4 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong - The Huffington Post
From the 16th century to the 19th, scurvy killed around 2 million sailors, more than warfare, shipwrecks and syphilis combined.
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4 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Henry – Rob Delaney – Medium
Note: I wrote all of this except the last paragraph in April or May of 2017. I changed names as well, except for Henry’s. I’m on the bus to go see my son Henry at the hospital.
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5 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Soon-Yi Previn on Mia Farrow and Woody Allen
Once, she was seen as a victim, her youth and relative innocence taken advantage of by a powerful, much older man who sucked her into his vortex. Or, alternately, she was a Lolita, a seductress who wittingly betrayed the Mother Teresa–like figure who’d saved her from life in an orphanage.
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5 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
100% renewable energy: the public wants it, and quick - Vox
Renewable energy is hot. It has incredible momentum, not only in terms of deployment and costs but in terms of public opinion and cultural cachet. To put it simply: Everyone loves renewable energy. It’s cleaner, it’s high-tech, it’s new jobs, it’s the future.
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5 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Peter Donat Dead: ‘X-Files’ Actor Was 90 – Variety
Peter Donat, who played Agent Fox Mulder’s father on “The X-Files” and acted in two Francis Ford Coppola films, died Monday at his home in Point Reyes, Calif. He was 90. His wife, Maria, told the New York Times the cause was complications of diabetes.
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5 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Former Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort Pleaded Guilty And Will Cooperate With Mueller's Office
Manafort's second trial was scheduled to start Sept. 17. Last month, a federal jury in Virginia found him guilty of eight criminal counts and hung on the rest of the charges.
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5 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Disaster in the Alps | Outside Online
At 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 29, 2018, a group of ten skiers set out from a secluded mountain hut more than 9,000 feet up in the Swiss Alps.
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5 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
This Is One Of The Smartest High School Football Plays We've Seen In A While - Digg
And yes, people might say that the quarterback was just past the line of scrimmage and therefore the touchdown should have been called back. But you know what? We deserve this good thing.
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5 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Donald Trump Is So Pumped For 9/11 - Digg
Today is the 17th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, an occasion of sadness for most Americans — but not for President Donald Trump.
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6 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
US Open 2018: Serena Williams' claims of sexism backed by WTA - BBC Sport
Serena Williams' claims of sexism in the US Open final have been backed by the governing body of women's tennis. WTA chief executive Steve Simon said the umpire showed Williams a different level of tolerance over Saturday's outbursts than if she had been a man.
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6 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Serena Williams Penalized for Showing Rage at U.S. Open
I don’t care much about the rules of tennis that Serena Williams was accused of violating at Saturday night’s U.S. Open final.
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6 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
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If you’ve ever had a thirst and set out to quench it at a fine (or less than fine) drinking establishment, you’ve likely had a thing for a bartender, or at least found yourself in the company of some drunk idiot sweating over the person behind the stick.
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6 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
India: gay sex decriminalized by top court in landmark ruling - CNN
New Delhi (CNN)India's Supreme Court is expected to rule on a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual gay sex Thursday, potentially overturning more than 150-years of anti-LGBT legislation. CNN's Swati Gupta contributed to this report.
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6 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Nike Released An Ad Campaign With Colin Kaepernick, So Of Course People On The Internet Are Destroying Their Nike Gear - Digg
Given the intense debate surrounding Kaepernick's protests and his exclusion from the league, it should come as no surprise that many people are not pleased with Nike. However, many of those same people find themselves in a bind: they own Nike products, and that cannot stand.
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7 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Brazil's national museum hit by huge fire - BBC News
Most of the 20 million items it contained, including the oldest human remains discovered in the Americas, are believed to have been destroyed. Firefighters are working to put out the blaze. No injuries have been reported.
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7 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Watch This Dog Flawlessly Jump Through A Gate - Digg
​We're pretty sure this would get a perfect score from any judge in the world.
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7 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
How Much Hotter Is Your Hometown Than When You Were Born? - The New York Times
As the world warms because of human-induced climate change, most of us can expect to see more days when temperatures hit 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 degrees Celsius) or higher. See how your hometown has changed so far and how much hotter it may get.
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7 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Universal Basic Income and the Future of Pointless Work | The New Republic
Some years ago, I had a colleague who would frequently complain that he didn’t have enough to do. He’d mention how much free time he had to our team, ask for more tasks from our boss, and bring it up at after-work drinks.
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7 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
How to be human: the man who was raised by wolves | News | The Guardian
Abandoned as a child, Marcos Rodríguez Pantoja survived alone in the wild for 15 years. But living with people proved to be even more difficult. The first time Marcos Rodríguez Pantoja ever heard voices on the radio, he panicked.
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8 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Woman's Juggling Trick Is Wildly Satisfying - Digg
Meet Taylor Glenn, a supremely talented juggler and your new favorite Instagrammer. Glenn has all the normal juggling tricks down pat, plus a mastery of a few especially satisfying stunts.
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8 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Sen. John McCain, independent voice of the GOP establishment, dies at 81
John McCain, who shed a playboy image in his youth to become a fighter pilot, revered prisoner of war and both an independent voice in the Republican Party and its 2008 presidential nominee, died on Saturday, little more than a year after he was told he had brain cancer. He was 81.
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8 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Bobi Wine Charged With Treason, Wife Alleges Torture - The Atlantic
It has been over 10 days since the Twitter account of the Ugandan member of Parliament commonly known as Bobi Wine went silent. The last time the wildly popular Afropop singer-turned-legislator (whose legal name is Robert Kyagulanyi) tweeted to his followers, it was to post a grim bulletin.
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8 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Hurricane Lane brings 19 inches of rain to parts of Hawaii - CNN
Rain, rain, and more rain! Animation of forecast precipitation totals Wed-Sat afternoon. Flooding & landslides a big concern with #HurricaneLane. #HIwx pic.twitter.com/HQCnyBkH40 CNN's Chris Boyette, Jason Hanna, Brandon Miller, Joe Sutton, Dave Alsup and Keith Allen contributed to this report.
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8 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
We All Live In Parasocial Hell - Digg
​Every day, tens of thousands of vloggers look into their camera lenses and muster a familiar phrase: "Hey, what's up guys?"This is more than a simple start to a video. They're putting on a friendly face, saying hello, initiating a hangout.
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8 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Please Enjoy This Very Good Video Of Border Collie Watching Herself Win A Dog Competition - Digg
Look, if you had won the 2017 Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge, you'd probably feel pretty damn ecstatic when watching the video of your victory, too.
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9 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Can You Get Addicted to Pot? - The Atlantic
The proliferation of retail boutiques in California did not really bother him, Evan told me, but the billboards did. Advertisements for delivery, advertisements promoting the substance for relaxation, for fun, for health. “Shop. It’s legal.” “Hello marijuana, goodbye hangover.
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9 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
What It’s Like to Be a Big-Time Female Weed Trafficker - VICE
This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. When I step inside Queen C’s Harlem apartment, I’m a little shocked.
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9 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Homeowner Devises Masterfully Passive-Aggressive Way To Shame People Who Don't Pick Up Their Dogs' Poop - Digg
​Tired of people leaving their dogs' poop on your curb? Willing to go through the effort of installing a security camera and making laminated signs? Here's your solution:
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9 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Aretha Franklin, the 'Queen of Soul' whose reign spanned decades, dies at 76
Aretha Franklin — the first woman to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and known as the "Queen of Soul" for powerful anthems like "Respect" and "Chain of Fools" — died Thursday morning at her home in Detroit. She was 76.
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9 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
What American inequality looks like from above
The story of inequality in the United States is written in its streets. In Silicon Valley, it looks like a homeless encampment carved out of a scruffy patch of land that’s separated from Facebook and Instagram headquarters by the expressway filled with private tech buses.
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9 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
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Robert Redford has officially retired from acting, and in spite of his long and storied career as an actor, director, Sundance founder and elder statesman of film, he has also spent his life as a looker. As a pretty boy, he says, being taken seriously has been a decades-long battle.
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10 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Stephen Miller Is an Immigration Hypocrite. I Know Because I’m His Uncle. - POLITICO Magazine
If my nephew’s ideas on immigration had been in force a century ago, our family would have been wiped out. Let me tell you a story about Stephen Miller and chain migration.
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10 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Omarosa Plays Secret Recording From The White House On Air - Digg
The former presidential aide explains to Chuck Todd why she did it: 'yes, I had to protect myself and have no regret about it.
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10 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Seattle Airport Employee Takes Off In Stolen Plane, Crashes Nearby - Digg
​A passenger plane from Alaska Airlines was stolen from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Friday at around 8 PM. After flying around an unpredictable path, the plane crashed at a nearby island.
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10 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
What It’s Like Living As a Diagnosed Psychopath
The word “psychopath,” like many words associated with mental and personality disorders, is used broadly, and often incorrectly — colloquially, we might call someone who lies a lot a psychopath, just as we might call someone who texts us more frequently than we want “crazy.
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10 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Massive Ocean Wave Swallows Up A Ship - Digg
​One of the scary things about the ocean is that you can see its biggest waves coming from hundreds of feet away. And there's nothing you can do about it. Eventually, they're going to come and soak your ship.
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10 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Buried in Indonesia Earthquake, He Dug Out With Chunk of Debris - The New York Times
LADING-LADING, Indonesia — He was in the front row praying with his brother-in-law when the mosque began to shake. Narto Aryadi clutched his arms around a large column and held tight.
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10 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
Tom Hardy Talks Venom, Fonzo, and the His Future in the Acting Business for Esquire's Cover
We're at the first stop on Tom Hardy’s literal tour down memory lane, and he’s already causing trouble. The caretaker of St. Leonard’s Court, an apartment building in the leafy London suburb of East Sheen, comes out to the driveway to say that a tenant has lodged a noise complaint.
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11 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
This Insane Little League Play Involves A Kid With A Cannon For An Arm And A Crazy Tag - Digg
It's the Southwest Regional elimination game on the road to the Little League World Series. Mississippi is playing New Mexico and these kids are about to make things go out of hand. Look at this insane throw Mississippi's center fielder Jamari Tolliver makes all the way to home plate.
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11 weeks ago by Goldmanjordan
“I Have a Secret. My Father Is Steve Jobs”: Lisa Brennan-Jobs Recalls Memories of Her Famous Father | Vanity Fair
T hree months before he died, I began to steal things from my father’s house. I wandered around barefoot and slipped objects into my pockets.
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