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Why Does Your Nose Get Stuffy One Nostril at a Time?

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Boing Boing shared a mental_floss/Mental Floss article that briefly answered "Why Does Your Nose Get Stuffy One Nostril at a Time?" question.

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Cancer Cases Rising At An Alarming Rate Worldwide

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National Public Radio (NPR) report that "As countries modernize around the world, they're increasingly being hit with one of the curses of wealth: cancer.

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The New York (NY) Filming Locations of The Godfather, Then and Now

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Boing Boing shared a three/3 pages Scounting New York (NY) article that compared the movie's shots and today's shots -- "On March 29, 1971, The Godfather, considered by many to be one of the greatest films ever made, began principal photography in New York City (NYC).

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Things Cats Do That'd Be Creepy If You Did Them

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VideoSift shared a 1.25 minutes YouTube video showing "Things Cats Do That'd Be Creepy If You Did Them -- He takes a while to warm up to people."

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Eight/8 Surprising Historical Facts That Will Change Your Concept Of Time Forever

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Blue's News shared a The Huffington Post's article shared Eight/"8 Surprising Historical Facts That Will Change Your Concept Of Time Forever -- You probably should know these things didn't happen anywhere near when you thought they did...

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30 Of The Naughtiest Dogs

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02:37PM [auggy] http://www.negpoz.com/30-naughtiest-dogs-last-one-cracked/
02:37PM [Bender] [Link Info] title: 30 OF THE NAUGHTIEST DOGS! LAST ONE
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Pison eu, Colon grossum -- A list of snicker-worthy taxonomic names.

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Boing Boing shared Joe Rojas-burke's blog showing a list of many snicker-worthy taxonomic names.

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"You young whippersnappers think your generation is the first ones to discover 'selfies'? ..."

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Rudolf (Rudy) E. Havenstein's funny tweet shows "You young whippersnappers think your generation is the first ones to discover 'selfies'? The 'LOL' as the kids say."

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Go for the Gold: The Strange History of Olympic Medals

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This Dictionary.com blog shares the brief and "Strange History of Olympic Medals".

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Bible's Noah and Moses having a fight/an argument...

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This ReverendFun comic strip shows a fight/an argument between Bible's Noah and Moses.

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Corporate Brands Are Cuter With Hayao Miyazaki And Disney-Style Logos

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Boing Boing shared a Nerd Approved web page showing "Corporate Brands Are Cuter With Hayao Miyazaki And Disney-Style Logos -- Corporate logos tend to be a bit bland, but done in the style of Hayao Miyazaki and Disney they are downright precious. Artist Bruce Yan has taken some of those logos and changed just enough of the details to turn them into something new..."

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Who will win Super Bowl XLVIII (48)?

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Chinese New Year's Horses -- Denver Broncos!
22% (2 votes)
Birds -- Seattle Seahawks (SeaHawkies would be a better name and SeaMousey agreed])!
0% (0 votes)
$ -- Television/TV Commercials/Ad(vertisement)s/Spots!
44% (4 votes)
I care not about American football.
22% (2 votes)
I don't know. [gets slimed]
0% (0 votes)
What is Super Bowl?
11% (1 vote)
Total votes: 9
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Eleven/11 things to know about Lunar New Year

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This CNN article shared the eleven/"11 things to know about Lunar New Year -- It's that time again: Lunar New Year. Red packets of money will change hands and dragon dances will roar through the streets as people around the world, predominately of Chinese descent, usher in the Year of the Horse. Beyond the usual Lunar New Year traditions, however, is a holiday full of interesting quirks and customs..."

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Super Bowl 2014/XLVIII (48)'s Television/TV Spots/Commercials/Ad(vertisement)s List With a Few Videos.

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Adland.tv mentioned its commercials/ad(vertisment)s/spots list for "Super Bowl 2014 - Ad Spoiler Alert ... Super Bowl XLVIII (48) is days away, and we've got the Super Bowl Ad Spoiler Alert ready for your viewing pleasure. We'll update it (as usual) as we get closer with air times and any other info as it becomes available..."

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Relive the (19)90s with these ancient, still-functioning websites!

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TechHive shared a fifteen/15 pages screen capture/shot gallery showing "Relive the 1990s with these ancient, still-functioning websites ... The 1990s were also when most of the public first encountered all the digital magic the 'World Wide Web' (WWW) had to offer. The Internet has been through a lot in the subsequent decades, but you can still visit a number of stubborn vestiges of these primordial days.

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A Conference Call in Real Life

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LinkedIn shared a funny four/4 minutes YouTube video showing "A Conference Call in Real Life".

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The Mac and other things turning 30 in 2014

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MacWorld (United Kingdom (UK)) -- "The Macintosh launched 30 years ago on January 24, 1984. The world was a different place back then. To give you an idea of what the world was like that year, here are a few other things that are turning 30 or celebrate their 30th anniversary in 2014..." and "Mac turns thirty on 24 January. For a glimpse into 1984, here are some other things turning thirty, including plenty of tech from Flash to Facebook's father..."

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Naked computed tomography (CT) scanners when they're not covered in their casings.

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Boing Boing shared an io9 article showing 2/two embedded YouTube videos -- "So computed tomography (CT) scanners look pretty badass when they're not covered in casing..."

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