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16/Sixteen Classic Films that Got Future Tech Right

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Blue's News shared a Gizmodo article showing Sixteen/"16 Classic Films that Got Future Tech Right -- ... Such is the reality of science that it doesn't always mesh with our fantastic visions of fictional futures filled with flying cars and other implausible technologies. In other words, reality sucks compared to what we've grown up watching on television/TV.

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Talking Kitty Cat

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SteveCash83's YouTube video playlist showing funny "Talking Kitty Cat" of pets talking with cussings (there is also another cat and a dog).

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American Hand Gestures in Different Cultures - 7/Seven Ways to Get Yourself in Trouble Abroad

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VideoSift shared a two minutes YouTube video titled "American Hand Gestures in Different Cultures - Seven/7 Ways to Get Yourself in Trouble Abroad -- View the infographic at Pimsleur Approach (might have a poor reputation)...

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Studio C - Facebook Friends Song

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VideoSift shared a three minutes and 52 seconds musical YouTube video showing Studio C's Facebook Friends Song that makes fun of people

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Amazon Selects Their Favorite Fake Customer Reviews

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/. shared Amazon's Funniest Reviews -- Helpful product reviews written by Amazon customers are the heart of Amazon.com, and we treasure the customers who work hard to write them. But occasionally customer creativity goes off the charts in the best possible way.

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Why Can't You Use Phones on Planes? -- A funny video.

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VideoSift shared a funny and cussy two minutes and 51 seconds CollegeHumor video showing "Why Can't You Use Phones on Planes? -- Angry passengers create turbulence for the airlines."

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Over A Third of Americans Confess to Verbal or Physical Abuse of Their Computers

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Crucial press release says "over a third of Americans confess to verbal or physical abuse of their computers -- Crucial.com reveals the extent of frustration, anger, and helplessness felt by Americans when faced with computer problems..."

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The Weird Error Message Gallery

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DOS486.com currently has four pages showing screen captures/shots of "The Weird Error Message Gallery" from various software and web sites.

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Placebo Buttons

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This almost 2.5 years old You Are Not So Smart article tells about "Placebo Buttons -- The Misconception: All buttons placed around you do your bidding. The Truth: Many public buttons are only there to comfort you..."

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Brain Oddities: Spelling is Irrelevant to Comprehension

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Lucian shared 2.75 months old The Big Picture's blog showing "Brain Oddities: Spelling is Irrelevant to Comprehension -- In trying to make sense of the world around us, our brains have evolved to do some very odd things. The more we learn about our cognitive processes, the more it seems we have inherited a very weird wetware set, filled with bizarre and misleading foibles.

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What did you think FTW stood for before reading these poll options?

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Why YouTube buffers: The secret deals that make--and break--online video

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This four pages Ars Technica article explains why "Why YouTube buffers: The secret deals that make--and break--online video -- When internet service providers (ISPs) and video providers fight over money, Internet users suffer.

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Anternet -- The Ant Internet

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This last year's IEEE Spectrum article, with its four minutes YouTube video, mentioned The Ant Internet (Anternet) -- "Before researchers developed the Internet, ants developed the Anternet, a surprisingly similar communications network ..."

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There's a Name for That: The Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon ...

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Boing Boing shared a short Pacific Standard article on "There's a Name for That: The Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon -- When a thing you just found out about suddenly seems to crop up everywhere..."

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The World Without Mobile

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FunnyPlace (also on YouTube) shared a hilarious one minute and 27 seconds Qualcomm commercial/advertisement (ad)/spot titled "The World Without Mobile -- We imagined what a World Without Mobile would look like. Odd isn't it? ..."

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Code Rush, the Mozilla Documentary From 2000/Y2K.

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VideoSift shared a very old 56+ minutes seconds Viddler video (also YouTube) showing "Code Rush" -- "... documentary covering the first release of Netscape source code in 1998, the foundation of the Mozilla project... From March 1998 to April 1999, an independent documentary film crew followed a team of software engineers

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9/Nine Disgusting Facts About Your Body

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VideoSift shared an one minute and 43 seconds musical and educational YouTube video titled "Nine/9 Disgusting Facts About Your Body

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What did you think of the new Whose Line Is It Anyways?, on CW, compared to the previous American one?

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