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The branded bug: Meet the people who name vulnerabilities.

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This ZDNet opnion article says "Summary: Opinion: As 2014 comes to a close, bugs are increasingly disclosed with catchy names and logos.

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Every Thanksgiving, the president pardons a turkey (or two): What's the point?

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The Washington Post asks why pardon turkeys for Thankgivings -- "... Every year for a quarter-century now, the president of the United States (U.S.) -- one of the most powerful humans on the planet -- has pardoned a turkey.

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British Royal Family Places Queen Elizabeth In Nursing Home (Funny)

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Elephant shared The Onion's funny story/article on how "British Royal Family Places Queen Elizabeth In Nursing Home: LONDON--Concluding it was the best way to ensure she remains comfortable during her twilight years, the British Royal Family recently placed Queen Elizabeth II into a local nursing home

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The Inaugurations of each President starting with Presidential oath of office (Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR)).

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VideoSift shared a 10/ten minutes and 55 seconds YouTube video compilation showing United States (U.S.) "Presidential oath of office

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Baby Do's & Don'ts

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9Gag shows a hilarious/funny illustration collection of "Baby Do's and Don'ts".

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Inside Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

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Boing Boing shared a 29 minutes YouTube video playlist showing "The 'Inside IIHS' series of videos offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the work

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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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