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(4/Four)th of July Downer: Fireworks Cause Spike in Air Pollution

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Live Science reported that "Fourth of July Downer: Fireworks Cause Spike in Air Pollution -- Fireworks are a beloved tradition of the Fourth of July, but the colorful displays also bring a spike in air pollution, a new study shows..."

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E(lectronic)-mails and Snail Mails

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A LinkedIn post shared this funny comic strip about snail mails and e(lectronic)-mails.

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THE FILM before THE FILM

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VideoSift shared an almost 13 minutes Vimeo video showing a documentary -- "If you’ve ever seen a movie, you’ve seen opening titles of some kind. Opening credits have existed pretty much since the beginning of moving pictures, and they are as varied as the films themselves.

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The Evolution of Dude

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Dudes, Boing Boing shared a two minutes and 24 seconds educational YouTube video

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"Full Moon" Comic Strip

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Reddit shared a funny comic strip titled "Full Moon"

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Riding Dirty: The Science of Cars and Rap Lyrics

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Boing Boing shared a Medium article on "Riding Dirty: The Science of Cars and Rap Lyrics -- What’s the most popular ride in hip-hop?

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The Fallen of World War II

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Reddit shared an interesting 18.25 minutes Vimeo video showing "The Fallen of World War II -- A detailed, animated data-driven documentary about war and peace, The Fallen of World War II looks at the human cost of the second World War and sizes up the numbers to other wars in history, including trends in recent conflicts.

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Steve Jobs 2 and Bill Gates 2

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VideoSift shared an old funny and dark 42 seconds YouTube video showing old announcements from Apple and Microsoft of new versions of Steve Jobs and Bill Gates.

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A Thing About Words -- A Growth Spurt: 'WTF' in the dictionary?! That's 'clickbait'!

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Boing Boing and Cable News Network (CNN) reported that Merriam-Webster Unabridged blog about "... Some of the new entries are for terms you've heard of and some likely aren'. We thought we’d offer you a sampling of both..." -- "... WTF joins emoji, NSFW, net neutrality, clickbait, click fraud, photobomb and other words reflecting modern life among the latest entries in Merriam-Webster's unabridged dictionary. Some 1,700 words have been included, along with 3,200 new examples to add context.

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Devhumor -- Funny things that programmers do.

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[12:59pm] [Ant> heh: http://www.reddit.com/r/devhumor/top/
12:59PM [Willie> [ top scoring links : devhumor ] - www.reddit.com
[12:59pm] [Ant> Lots of funnies!
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01:08PM [Mousey> http://devhumor.com/
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The Dangers of Selfie Sticks -- A hilarious public service announcement (PSA).

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VideoSift shared an almost 2.5 minutes funny YouTube video of The Dangers of Selfie Sticks Public Service Announcement (PSA) -- "The Dangers of Selfie Sticks PSA -- "Please Selfie Responsibly. These egotistical specimens of visual self-obsession are in danger. Help protect them by sharing this video with any fabulous narce artists who suffer from selfie stick abuse. Pizza Hut is a supporter of those suffering from selfie stick abuse...

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Americans' 2015 T(elevision/V) Premiere Dates: Your Everything Guide to the Summer Schedule

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TV.com shows its "... handy-dandy interactive summer schedule, which is loaded with premiere dates for all the new and returning shows airing on broadcast and cable during these warm months..." for Americans' television/TV viewers

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Do you use autocorrections?

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Your life on earth and how much as this planet changed since the birth date...

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Reddit shared British Broadcasting Corp(oration)'s Your Life on Earth to show how this planet has changed in your/other's lifetime.

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Autumn/Fall 2015 Day-By-Day Schedule for T(elevision/V) viewers.

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TV.com shared its Americans' television/TV schedule -- "Post-Upfronts Analysis: Here's the Fall 2015 Day-By-Day Schedule".

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If Everything Was Bundled Like Cable

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So true in this one minute and 53 seconds YouTube video. Stupid greedy companies and humans. :(

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11:35AM [KaT> haha..awesome
11:35AM [KaT> http://www.cnet.com/news/funny-or-die-takes-on-cable-bundles-in-hilarious-short/
11:35AM [Willie> [ Funny or Die takes on cable bundles in hilarious short
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But we're speaking Japanese!

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VideoSift shared a funny two/2 minutes YouTube video showing a parody when ordering food, with various races of hungry people, in an asian restaurANT.

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How often do you lose your snail mails?

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The First Men on the Moon -- Experience the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing ...

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Pxsloot mentioned "The First Men on the Moon -- Experience the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing -- 45 years ago, the entire nation watched as three men explored the unknown.

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17 Crazy Things The Internet Did To Disney Princesses In 2014

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Last year's Distractify article showed "17 Crazy Things The Internet Did To Disney Princesses In 2014 -- At some point in 2014 the internet decided that Disney princesses were the standard to which all feminine ideals aspire.

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