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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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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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Do you hop in movie/film theat(re/er)s?

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Five (5) myths about daylight saving time (DST).

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HardOCP shared The Washington Post's article on Five/"5 myths about daylight saving time" (DST) -- "Daylight saving time strikes again Sunday at 2 a.m., at least for every state outside Hawaii and Arizona. Though DST has been part of life in the United States since World War I, its origin and effects remain misunderstood, even by some of the lawmakers responsible for it. Here are some common myths..."

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14/Fourteen Presidential (1/Fir)sts in Tech(nology)

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Yahoo! News (1/one ugly web page without their text descriptions but have links to the original web pages) has a fourteen/14 photo(graph)s slide show gallery showing Fourteen/14 Presidential (Fir/1)sts in Tech(nology)

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FungBrosComedy's YouTube Videos on Asians.

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FungBrosComedy's YouTube channel has a bunch of hilarious/funny videos -- "We're brothers who believe in advancing the education and discussion of Asian and Asian-American topics for people around the world..."

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(Earth)Quake: Facts and/& Fantasy

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DriedOrange shared an educational article titled "Earthquake Facts & Earthquake Fantasy".

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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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