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Oops! An Oregon Newspaper Accidentally Told People to Eat an Extremely Hallucinogenic Mushroom 1

Oops! An Oregon Newspaper Accidentally Told People to Eat an Extremely Hallucinogenic Mushroom

This is definitely not a matsutake. If you regularly have a tough time separating edible fungi from the psychotropic kind in the wild, at least you now have the sympathies of the Oregonian photo department, which ran a...

Bidding Is Up to $100K on eBay for NFL Player’s 20-Cent Tip Receipt 1

Bidding Is Up to $100K on eBay for NFL Player’s 20-Cent Tip Receipt

Craaazy gets craaazier. Just when you thought the tackiness quotient of the saga of a millionaire NFL player who tipped 20 cents on a Philadelphia restaurant meal before being childishly Facebook-shamed by a restaurant owner couldn’t get any...

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Shift in Cable TV Revenues

cFor the first time, more Americans subscribe to cable internet than cable TV http://qz.com/250254/for-the-first-time-more-americans-subscribe-to-cable-internet-than-cable-tv

Midwesterners Alarmed to Discover Their Ice-Cream Sandwiches Refuse to Melt 1

Midwesterners Alarmed to Discover Their Ice-Cream Sandwiches Refuse to Melt

What one mom discovered probably won’t astound you. A concerned Cincinnati-area mom started asking questions after she discovered her son’s ice-cream sandwich was left outside in 80-degree weather and barely melted at all, even after 12 hours. She...

Re: How Hackers Hid a Money-Mining Botnet in Amazon’s Cloud 1

Re: How Hackers Hid a Money-Mining Botnet in Amazon’s Cloud

We need to recognize we’re in the last days of the "people-moderated processes," i.e., where things can’t happen so fast, as they depend on individuals’ actions. We’re well into an age where the right tail of "smart software"...

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The Connection Between The Copyright Industry And The NSA

There is a direct connection between copyright monopoly enforcement and mass surveillance, and between mass surveillance and lack of free speech. If you want to keep free speech, the copyright monopoly must be reduced sharply. Source: TorrentFreak, for...

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Seattle Cheap Eats: 10 Great Dishes Under $10

Cheap eats in Seattle run from one end of the food spectrum to the other, from the elegance and indulgence of lunch at Le Pichet to the sheer amount of amazing food at El Paisano, each checking in...