Politics/Laws/Rules

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No bomb powerful enough to destroy an on-rushing asteroid...

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NetworkWorld mentioned an over eight months old blog saying that "no bomb powerful enough to destroy an on-rushing asteroid...

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The myth of the eight-hour sleep.

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Blue's News shared an over year old BBC News article/story on "The myth of the eight-hour sleep -- We often worry about lying awake in the middle of the night -- but it could be good for you. A growing body of evidence from both science and history suggests that the eight-hour sleep may be unnatural..."

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No humor zone: 33 things you should never say to a TSA agent; 25 crazy & scary things found by TSA.

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/. shared a two pages Network World article on "33 things you should never say to a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent..." Here are some dumb and just plain aggressive comments made by travelers.

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TIME Turns 90: All You Need to Know About Modern History in 90 Cover Stories.

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VideoSift shared a Times article (one long page), with its three minutes and 17 seconds video, showing "... the last 90 years of history through the covers

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (DS9): Borg Invasion

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This three parts RifleMan80's YouTube video playlist is an eight minutes and eleven seconds (18:11) fan-made video showing "What if Captain Picard was never saved from the Borg. They skip Earth and head straight to Bajor and Deep Space Nine (DS9) several years later..."

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Making the vote count: Voting machines then and now (pictures/photo(graph)s).

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CNET News show a twenty two pages/slides showing "making the vote count: Voting machines then and now (pictures/photo(graph)s) -- Amid all the problems that have been solved with advances in technology, the simple act of tallying votes is still an arduous task in America.

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If you can vote, who do you want for the next President of the United States (U.S.) for the next four years?

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Political Kombat '12 -- Mortal Kombat Meets Americans' Elections 2012.

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Slave V's YouTube video playlist shows "Political Kombat '12" that combine the violent Mortal Kombat video games and the recent and current American elections 2012.

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The First 44 United States of America (USA)'s Presidents as Smilies (:)s).

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Drugs work on a resume.

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11:31AM [Mousey] http://i.imgur.com/BIb1h.jpg
[11:32am] [WorkerAnt] lol
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Presidential Debate 2012 (Funny)

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VideoSift shares a hilarious 56 seconds YouTube video showing "the first debate for the 2012 United States (U.S.) presidential election!"

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The First Ever Cosplay Photos, From the 1890s

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The Daily What (TDW) Geek shared an io9 article showing "The First Ever Cosplay Photos, From the 1890s -- Next time you gear up for a photoshoot in your sexy gender-swapped cosplay, just remember it's all been done before. As long as there have been costumes,. there have been sexy variants of characters and uniforms. Back in the 1890s, burlesque dancers were dressing up as fairies, magical creatures, and gender-swapped versions of pirates, crusaders and gentlemen adventurers..."

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What Else Happened on the Fourth of July?

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Yes, your overlord is way behind with Internet links, but they are still interesting. :( Neatorama shared Balladeer's Blog post that examines the various events that took place on other July 4th's

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School of Fail: English 101: Our Language Really is the Worst -- Why English is Hard To Learn

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WeatherAnt shares a Cheezburger image showing "School of Fail: English 101: Our Language Really is the Worst -- Why English is Hard To Learn".

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If Famous United States (U.S.) Presidents Were Replaced With Cats

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BuzzFeed shares "If Famous United States (U.S.) Presidents Were Replaced With Cats -- These are the cats they would be.

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The Fireworks Laws In All 50 United States (U.S.).

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[H]ard|OCP shares American Pyrotechnics Association (APA)'s directory of state laws. It has an United States (U.S.) map that shows which states allow and does not allow fireworks, the fireworks laws are in each specific state, etc.

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What happens if you die on a cruise ship?

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Neatorama shared an io9 article on answering "What happens if you die on a cruise ship?" question -- "Cruise ships are floating cities. They carry thousands of people from port to port, while life passes on the shore. And with that many people on board, it's inevitable that sometimes, someone dies.

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