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Do you currently Bitcoin?

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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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Five/5 Holiday Lies You Believe

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VideoSift shared an almost 3.25 minutes YouTube video showing "Five/5 Holiday Lies You Believe -- There are a bunch of facts surrounding the holiday season you probably believe to be true, but totally aren't!

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Do you think Americans' recent PG-13 rated movies are more violent than their rated R movies?

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Hurricane? Cyclone? Typhoon? Here's the difference...

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NewsDaily answered the questions and provides details to "Hurricane? Cyclone? Typhoon? Here's the difference -- How a hurricane differs from a typhoon or cyclone:

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Name Stat(istic)s in United States of America (USA).

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Reddit shared a few interesting and addicting links about names, for people born in United States of America (USA), like:

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Obama Takes His Shutdown Government to the Apple Store

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Jason Gauci (MAMEhub's developer)'s Google+ post shared a funny one minute and 41 seconds YouTube video showing President Barack Obama taking his shutdown government to Apple Store -- "AppleCare, Obamacare...

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Were you affected by the Americans' government shutdown of 2013?

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Who's Been Most Shut Down by the Shutdown? -- Which federal agencies are untouched, and which are ghost towns?

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Reddit shared a brief Slate article, with its infographic, showing "Who's Been Most Shut Down by the Shutdown? -- Which federal agencies are untouched, and which are ghost towns?"

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Why is it called America, not Columbusia?

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Bullfrog's Twitter tweet mentioned a Dictionary's Hot Word article on "Why is it called America, not Columbusia? ... Why aren't the continents of North and South America called 'Columbusia' after Christopher Columbus?

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World War II (WWII) in Europe: Every Day and More!

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VideoSift shared a seven minutes YouTube video showing "World War II (WWII) in Europe: Every Day -- This video shows the changing front lines of the European Theater of World War II every day from the German invasion of Poland to the surrender of Germany."

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Passport photo(graph)s of celebrities - in pictures.

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Boing Boing shared The Guardian's sixteen/16 pages gallery showing "Passport photographs of celebrities - in pictures -- The passport photograph is the most universal and democratic form of portraiture ever invented.

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Why YouTube buffers: The secret deals that make--and break--online video

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This four pages Ars Technica article explains why "Why YouTube buffers: The secret deals that make--and break--online video -- When internet service providers (ISPs) and video providers fight over money, Internet users suffer.

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National Security Agency (NSA) Wiretap Footage REVEALED! (funny)

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VideoSift shared a hilarious three minutes and nine seconds YouTube video (secured connection, but Google tracks you :P) showing "National Security Agency (NSA) Wiretap Footage REVEALED! -- Actual footage from an actual NSA wiretap is actually leaked to the actual public."

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Left versus/vs. Right -- Why do we drive on the left/right!?

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VideoSift shared a 2.5 minutes YouTube video showing "Left versus/vs. Right -- Why do we drive

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The "CSI Effect"

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Auric_dude's /. comment mentioned an over two years old Economist article on "The 'CSI effect' -- Television/TV dramas that rely on forensic science to solve crimes are affecting the administration of justice ..."

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Do you use marijuana?

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Why is it so hard to make a phone call in emergency situations?

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Boing Boing reports on why "why is it so hard to make a phone call in emergency situations? ... But it is a fact that, whenever disaster strikes, it becomes difficult to reach the people you care about.

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