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The Plural of E-Mail

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M4tic/That_Guy (remove AQFL to e-mail) shared an almost 3.5 years old New York Times article on "The Plural of E-Mail".

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Ginger Cat versus/vs. The Paper Army

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VideoSift shared a 2.5 minutes YouTube video showing a ginger cat versus/vs. the paper army -- "Cats love to attack paper. Today, paper fights back..."

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Arachnophobic Entomologists: When Two More Legs Make a Big Difference

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This Science Daily article mentioned "Arachnophobic Entomologists: When Two More Legs Make a Big Difference ... For some entomologists, an apparent paradox exists: Despite choosing a career working with insects, they exhibit negative feelings toward spiders which range from mild disgust to extreme arachnophobia..."

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The History and Psychology of Clowns Being Scary

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Boing Boing shared a three pages/a(n) one/single page Smithsonian article on "The History and Psychology of Clowns Being Scary -- You aren't alone in your fear of makeup-clad entertainers; people have been frightened by clowns for centuries..."

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Here's What Happens Inside You When a Mosquito Bites

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Boing Boing mentioned a National Geographic article, with three short silent embedded YouTube videos, that shows "Here's What Happens Inside You When a Mosquito Bites".

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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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Twelve/12 Games That Existed Just to Sell You Junk Food

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Wired, with its twelve/12 screen shots/captures gallery (view all at once), takes a "look at the semi-secret history of junk food and videogames" since the early days of video games.

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A list of the most-congested cities in America as of 8/2/2013.

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The Weather Channel has a slideshow, with captions, that shows a list (35 photo(graph)s) of the most-congested cities in America.

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Let's Go Jaywalking -- A simple and short/quick timing Flash game.

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Blue's News shared a short/quick and timing Flash game titled "Let's Go Jaywalking" on Free Web Arcade and its official web site, GameButler -- "Dodge traffic in this fun mini-game. There are 25 stick figures that are ready to play in traffic, how many can you safely get across the street? Collect power ups, avoid on coming traffic and compete for a high score in Come on, let's go Jaywalking."

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Everything You Need To Know About Poop

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VideoSift shared an one minute and 35 seconds musical YouTube video showing "Everything You Need To Know About Poop -- Everyone poops. Here are some things you should know about it..."

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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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Bug Rampage: Warfare in the Undergrowth -- A Flash shooting game with bugs including ants!

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Blue's News shared a Flash game titled "Bug Rampage" on Free Web Arcade. The player is a pissed off caterpillar that must shoot various enemy bugs and feed food they give away after they die.

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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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How often do you usually eat fast food?

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The Secret Life of the Cat: What do our feline companions get up to?

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BBC News, with its eleven/11 images and embedded short motion sickness videos, show "Secret life of the cat: What do our feline companions get up to? Ever wondered what your cat spends its time doing when you're not around? Where do our purring pets go when they disappear through the cat flap? ..."

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Your car is not a tornado shelter, etc.

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Boing Boing shared a bunch of interesting links on "your car is not a tornado shelter":

"... That said, if a situation kills experts, you probably don't want to be that untrained person trying to navigate it on your own.

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Ten/10 embarrassing fast food fails you might not remember.

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Blue's News shared a CNN article (Storified copy for mobile viewers and other web browsers (e.g., old Internet Explorer v7) shared the ten/"10 embarrassing fast food fails you might not remember -- Fast food is quick and cheap and tastes delicious in a horribly wonderful way. But whether it's a misguided menu item or an employee hocking up mucus on take-out orders, it seems like there's always something crazy going on at your favorite fast food restaurant..."

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