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Lucky Escape

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VideoSift shared an amusing three minutes and eight seconds YouTube video titled "Lucky Escape -- When a high powered career woman is asked on a romantic date by her boyfriend, she decides to end their relationship there and then. Not content to let her man down gently, she goes in all guns blazing, prepared even to vent her spleen, but is she really prepared for the outcome? ..."

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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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How To Get Through the Loading Screen

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This hilarious two minutes and 25 seconds YouTube video shows "How To Get Through the Loading Screen

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United States (U.S.) Captures Carmen Sandiego

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Amusingly, Blue's News shared The Civilian's article/story about "an emotional journey of nearly 30 years has come to an end for those in the U.S. intelligence community, many of whom have been pursuing Carmen Sandiego for most of their careers.

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Movie Trailers Are Getting Insanely Fast...

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This brief/short Wired article, with its interactive chart and embedded YouTube videos, shows "Movie Trailers Are Getting Insanely Fast. Trust Us, We Counted the Cuts. -- The Claim: Trailers Are Getting Faster.

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Onomastica -- A short Flash puzzle word game.

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Blue's News shared a short puzzle Flash word game titled "Omonastica" on Free Web Arcade and its official web site, ArmorGames -- "Linguistic arcade game in Pop Art style."

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I Broke <Games>

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BirgirlPall's YouTube channel has a playlist showing funny and cussy videos of various recent video games of glitches, errors, weirdness, etc.

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This is what your worker ant does at work. ;)

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This Dilbert comic strip shows what your worker ant does at work

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Thanks, Textbooks. -- A collection of the world's finest academic writing ...

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Boing Boing shared a hilarious and what the heck Tumblr blog showing "Thanks, Textbooks. A collection of the world's finest academic writing.

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Better Names for Groups of Animals

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VideoSift shared a humorous two minutes and 19 seconds YouTube video showing "Better Names for Groups of Animals".

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The Internet's 15 Greatest Hidden Gems.

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EHow UK shows a seventeen/17 slides of "The Internet's 15 greatest hidden gems -- Software developers are a creative lot, and they often like to surprise users with unexpected gifts.

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The Smile Man

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VideoSift shared a nine minutes and 42 seconds YouTube video showing a short Russian film titled "The Smile Man".

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The 67th Annual Tony Awards 2013 Behind the Scenes - Director on FIRE!

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VideoSift shared a two minutes and 12 seconds YouTube video showing "... a behind the scenes view of this year's Tony Awards from Radio City Music Hall.

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Dialect Survey Results -- Heat mapping dialect differences in the mainland United States (U.S.).

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Reddit shared an interactive web site titled "Dialect Survey Results" showing the second round to the heat mapping dialect differences in the mainland United States (U.S.) -- "... The composite map gives a picture of the overall distribution, coloring each cell according to whichever answer is estimated to be most likely at that location. The more clearly one answer dominates, the darker the color. Individual maps show estimated probability of each particular answer at a given location, with larger probabilities shown in red and smaller probabilities shown in blue. At the moment, only the four most popular answers for each survey question are displayed..."

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This Was First -- First Posts and Products on the World's Most Popular Websites

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Boing Boing shared This Was First showing the "First Posts and Products on the World's Most Popular Websites".

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The Baby Bachelor

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This YouTube playlist shows Jimmy Kimmel Live's The Baby Bachelor. There will be five/are episodes that make fun of The Bachelor, but with babies.

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The Trajectory of Television (TV)--starting with a big history of the small screen.

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Ars Technica has a three pages article on "The Trajectory of Television (TV)--starting with a big history of the small screen.

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C.G.P. Grey -- Complex things explained.

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C.G.P. Grey's YouTube video channel shows many educational and interesting episodes of "complex things explained."

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