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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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What do you think of your future?

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Ringing a bell: 11/Eleven common phrases and terms that came from obsolete technology.

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ITworld has a 21 pages slide show, or just use this ugly one/single web page, showing "Ringing a bell: 11 common phrases and terms that came from obsolete technology

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A Brief History of Down Syndrome.

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Boing Boing shared a currently seven/7 (more coming eventually) parts Down Wit Dat blog article titled "A Brief History of Down Syndrome ...

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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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How Fireworks Work and The Chemistry of Fireworks

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HardOCP (#1 and #2) shared two YouTube videos

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RANKED: The Rarest, Most Expensive Video Games In The World

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HardOCP shared a Business Insider slide show (one/1 ugly web page to avoid sixteen/16 clicks) that shows "RANKED: The Rarest, Most Expensive Video Games In The World -- Just because video games are fun doesn't mean they can't mean serious business.

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3/Three Funny Facebook Images

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Three/3 funny images to see that are related to an @sshole (has cussings), sport interviews, and a panda.

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"Facebook quizzes are stupid."

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VideoSift shared a funny three/3 minutes and 12 seconds YouTube video of the annoying things on the Internet like "Facebook quizzes are stupid."

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Alltime Numbers

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Alltime Number is a YouTube video channel, with educational animated videos, that is for interested viewers -- "Hungry for knowledge? Then feed your brain with Alltime Numbers, the home of crazy facts and stats on pretty much any topic.

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My Late Night Routeeen

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Dorkly shared a funny and pretty accurate two/2 minutes and 51 seconds animated YouTube video showing "My Late Night Routeeen". Note that there are cussings in it.

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Why Kal-El was really sent away from Krypton...

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This xkcd comic strip shows the real reason why Kal-El was really sent away from Krypton...

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Do/Did you have a World Cup fever for 2014?

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The Origins and Grammar of Father's Day

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A Dictionary.com blog shares "The Origins and Grammar of Father's Day".

Happy Father's Day to all (dad/pa)s including mated male alates! ;)

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James Bond (007) Gunbarrel Sequences (1962-2012)

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Boing Boing shared a nine minutes and 55 seconds YouTube video showing all the original footages from the 23 James Bond (007) gunbarrels

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More Office Workers Switching To Fetal Position Desks

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VideoSift shared a hilarious/funny two minutes and 26 seconds YouTube video, also on The Onion, showing "More Office Workers Switching To Fetal Position Desks -- Wellness experts say curling up in a ball on the floor is the healthiest way to deal with the non-stop agony of the workday."

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Interstellar 8-Track: How Voyager’s Vintage Tech Keeps Running

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MicSauce's Reddit comment mentioned an old Wired article showing "Interstellar 8-Track: How Voyager's Vintage Tech Keeps Running ... Launched in 1977, the probe is vintage space hardware. At more than 36 years old, or roughly a millennium in computer years, it's an impressive feat to have the spacecraft drifting through the material between stars. Looking at the machine's specs is a reminder of how far electronics have come in the intervening years..."

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