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Columbia Star
Grow a piece of paradise— Aloha lily ‘leia’One of the brightest sights in my garden this summer of scorch is a container o
Grow a piece of paradise— Aloha lily ‘leia’
Columbia Star / Posted yesterday
One of the brightest sights in my garden this summer of scorch is a container of dwarf pineapple lilies coming into bloom. Pineapple lilies, Eucomis spp., are bulbous perennials in the hyacinth family. Although native to South Africa where many... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
The Peak Oil Paradox – RevisitedIt’s been a while since we posted an article by our friend Euan Mearns, who was
The Peak Oil Paradox – Revisited
Naked Capitalism / Posted 2 days ago
It’s been a while since we posted an article by our friend Euan Mearns, who was active at The Oil Drum at the same time Nicole and I were. Is it really 11 years ago that started, and almost 9 since we left? You know the drill: we ‘departed’ because... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Peak Oil Paradox - RevisitedSubmitted by Euan Mearns via The Automatic Earth blog, Back in the mid-noughti
The Peak Oil Paradox - Revisited
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
Submitted by Euan Mearns via The Automatic Earth blog, Back in the mid-noughties the peak oil meme gained significant traction in part due to The Oil Drum blog where I played a prominent role. Sharply rising oil price, OPEC spare capacity falling... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
The case for Kyle Schwarber to the Yankees and other trade rumorsgeographically boundaries are stretched and New York is considered a neighbor t
The case for Kyle Schwarber to the Yankees and other trade rumors
Yahoo Sports / Posted 4 days ago
geographically boundaries are stretched and New York is considered a neighbor to Chicago, he is spending his July breaking the 10th Commandment: “Thou shalt not covet your neighbor’s house. Thou shalt not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his... Read more
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Raw Story
10 pop culture characters who bizarrely stayed friends or lovers with their rapists“Well, sure, he raped her. But it’s not a big deal. Rape, shmape. All friendshi
10 pop culture characters who bizarrely stayed friends or lovers with their rapists
Raw Story / Posted 4 days ago
“Well, sure, he raped her. But it’s not a big deal. Rape, shmape. All friendships and relationships have their ups and downs. They can still be friends, or get married. Heck, maybe the rape could be the start of a beautiful love story.” Does this... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Drug testing: Are New Zealand athletes doping?The amount of steroids being intercepted by New Zealand Customs spiked between
Drug testing: Are New Zealand athletes doping?
Otago Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
The amount of steroids being intercepted by New Zealand Customs spiked between 2011 and 2013. Photo iStock There is an almost religious fervour about the belief New Zealand's elite athletes are playing by world anti-doping rules. But how can we be... Read more
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ESPN
WWE Mock Draft: Rollins the No. 1 pickBrian Campbell and Peter Rosenberg The WWE is taking its brand into a new dire
WWE Mock Draft: Rollins the No. 1 pick
ESPN / Posted 7 days ago
Brian Campbell and Peter Rosenberg The WWE is taking its brand into a new direction. Actually, two directions. On the first live Smackdown on July 19, the roster will be split in two, creating a new dynamic and extensive opportunities for superstars... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Pokemon Go is already a big boon for small museums A wild Zubat caught at Sydney's Nicholson Museum. Photo / Twitter, Nicholson
Pokemon Go is already a big boon for small museums
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
A wild Zubat caught at Sydney's Nicholson Museum. Photo / Twitter, Nicholson Museum On the tiny top floor of the sprawling British Museum is a curious collection of Japanese art that ranges from... Read more
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Mashable
8 childhood fads due for a Pokémon-style comebackAs you're very well aware, Pokémon is suddenly back in vogue after a sleepy dec
8 childhood fads due for a Pokémon-style comeback
Mashable / Posted 9 days ago
As you're very well aware, Pokémon is suddenly back in vogue after a sleepy decade of being relegated to hardcore groupies and your 11-year-old cousin. It's all thanks to the augmented reality game called Pokémon Go that launched in several... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Daniel Radcliffe’s farting corpse is oddly profoundSwiss Army Man movie review: | Daily Telegraph SearchUse keywords to search c
Daniel Radcliffe’s farting corpse is oddly profound
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Swiss Army Man movie review: | Daily Telegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Swiss Army Man review: A farting corpse is... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Daniel Radcliffe’s farting corpse is oddly profoundMORE popularly known as the “Daniel Radcliffe farting corpse movie,” Swiss Army
Daniel Radcliffe’s farting corpse is oddly profound
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 days ago
MORE popularly known as the “Daniel Radcliffe farting corpse movie,” Swiss Army Man may be one of the most inventive films to hit cinemas in a long time. A completely original story by writers/directors Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan (collectively... Read more
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Herald Sun
Daniel Radcliffe’s farting corpse is oddly profoundMORE popularly known as the “Daniel Radcliffe farting corpse movie,” Swiss Army
Daniel Radcliffe’s farting corpse is oddly profound
Herald Sun / Posted 10 days ago
MORE popularly known as the “Daniel Radcliffe farting corpse movie,” Swiss Army Man may be one of the most inventive films to hit cinemas in a long time. A completely original story by writers/directors Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan (collectively... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Daniel Radcliffe’s farting corpse is oddly profoundMORE popularly known as the “Daniel Radcliffe farting corpse movie,” Swiss Army
Daniel Radcliffe’s farting corpse is oddly profound
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
MORE popularly known as the “Daniel Radcliffe farting corpse movie,” Swiss Army Man may be one of the most inventive films to hit cinemas in a long time. A completely original story by writers/directors Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan (collectively... Read more
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News.com.au
Swiss Army Man: A fairytale with a farting corpseWinstead, Daniel Radcliffe, and Paul Dano. Photo: A24 A farting corpse, but no
Swiss Army Man: A fairytale with a farting corpse
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
Winstead, Daniel Radcliffe, and Paul Dano. Photo: A24 A farting corpse, but not as you know it. MORE popularly known as the “Daniel Radcliffe farting corpse movie,” Swiss Army Man may be one of the most inventive films to hit cinemas in a long... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to askNEW YORK -- So everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones a
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to ask
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK -- So everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and bragging about their Vaporeon and you're just sitting here like "What's a Pokéball?" It's okay. You're in the trust tree. All of your Pokémon questions will be... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to askSo everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and bragging
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to ask
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 11 days ago
So everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and bragging about their Vaporeon and you’re just sitting here like “What’s a Pokéball?” It’s okay. You’re in the trust tree. All of your Pokémon questions will be answered in... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to ask(CNN) -- So everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to ask
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 11 days ago
(CNN) -- So everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and bragging about their Vaporeon and you're just sitting here like "What's a Pokéball?" It's okay. You're in the trust tree. All of your Pokémon questions will be answered... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to ask"Pokemon Go" is a wildly popular new smartphone game that has players exploring
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to ask
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 11 days ago
"Pokemon Go" is a wildly popular new smartphone game that has players exploring their real-life neighborhoods. And in rural Wyoming, it led a teenager to discover a dead man's body in a river. So everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to askSo everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and bragging
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to ask
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 11 days ago
So everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and bragging about their Vaporeon and you're just sitting here like "What's a Pokéball?" It's okay. You're in the trust tree. All of your Pokémon questions will be answered in... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Pokemon GO: Everything to know but were afraid to askSo everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and bragging
Pokemon GO: Everything to know but were afraid to ask
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 11 days ago
So everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and bragging about their Vaporeon and you're just sitting here like "What's a Pokéball?" It's okay. You're in the trust tree. All of your Pokémon questions will be answered in... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to ask(CNN) -- So everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to ask
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 11 days ago
(CNN) -- So everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and bragging about their Vaporeon and you're just sitting here like "What's a Pokéball?" It's okay. You're in the trust tree. All of your Pokémon questions will be answered... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to askSo everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and bragging
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to ask
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 11 days ago
So everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and bragging about their Vaporeon and you’re just sitting here like “What’s a Pokéball?” It’s okay. You’re in the trust tree. All of your Pokémon questions will be answered in... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to ask(CNN) - So everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and b
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to ask
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 11 days ago
(CNN) - So everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and bragging about their Vaporeon and you're just sitting here like "What's a Pokéball?" It's okay. You're in the trust tree. All of your Pokémon questions will be answered in... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to ask"Pokemon Go" is a wildly popular new smartphone game that has players exploring
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to ask
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 11 days ago
"Pokemon Go" is a wildly popular new smartphone game that has players exploring their real-life neighborhoods. And in rural Wyoming, it led a teenager to discover a dead man's body in a river. So everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at... Read more
80 related stories
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KECI Missoula
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to ask(CNN) - So everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and b
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to ask
KECI Missoula / Posted 11 days ago
(CNN) - So everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and bragging about their Vaporeon and you're just sitting here like "What's a Pokéball?" It's okay. You're in the trust tree. All of your Pokémon questions will be answered in... Read more
80 related stories
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WTKR Norfolk
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to ask“Pokemon Go” is a wildly popular new smartphone game that has players exploring
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to ask
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 11 days ago
“Pokemon Go” is a wildly popular new smartphone game that has players exploring their real-life neighborhoods. And in rural Wyoming, it led a teenager to discover a dead man’s body in a river. So everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at... Read more
80 related stories
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WJXT Jacksonville
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to ask(CNN) - So everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and b
Everything you wanted to know about Pokémon GO but were afraid to ask
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 11 days ago
(CNN) - So everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and bragging about their Vaporeon and you're just sitting here like "What's a Pokéball?" It's okay. You're in the trust tree. All of your Pokémon questions will be answered in... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Everything you need to know about Pokémon GOSo everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and bragging
Everything you need to know about Pokémon GO
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 11 days ago
So everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and bragging about their Vaporeon and you're just sitting here like "What's a Pokéball?" It's okay. You're in the trust tree. All of your Pokémon questions will be answered in... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Everything you need to know about Pokémon GOSo everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and bragging
Everything you need to know about Pokémon GO
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 11 days ago
So everyone is shuffling around furiously swiping at their phones and bragging about their Vaporeon and you're just sitting here like "What's a Pokéball?" It's okay. You're in the trust tree. All of your Pokémon questions will be answered in... Read more
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Junkee
The 60 Greatest Australian TV Shows Of All TimeSixty years ago, Bruce Gyngell first welcomed Australia to commercial televisio
The 60 Greatest Australian TV Shows Of All Time
Junkee / Posted 12 days ago
Sixty years ago, Bruce Gyngell first welcomed Australia to commercial television Sixty years ago, an executive named Bruce Gyngell announced in Sydney, “Good evening and welcome to television“. With... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Up North, a town fabricated from junk honors John WayneOne man liked John Wayne so much he created a whole town in his honor LEWISTON
Up North, a town fabricated from junk honors John Wayne
Detroit Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
One man liked John Wayne so much he created a whole town in his honor LEWISTON — It was high noon. The sun shone hot. The whiskey was flowing. “Come on in!” hollered Spike Cooper, standing behind the bar of his saloon, Spike’s Tavern, located in... Read more
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TribLIVE
Top 10 list of the most loved animated pets | TribLIVE Pittsburgher movie quiz for yunz Is 'Birdman' star Michael Keat
Top 10 list of the most loved animated pets
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
| TribLIVE Pittsburgher movie quiz for yunz Is 'Birdman' star Michael Keaton the best actor with western Pennsylvania ties? Click here to play the Trib's... Read more
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The Age
Mafia v African gangs: And the winner is?There has been a spike in carjackings in which vehicles are stolen to order. T
Mafia v African gangs: And the winner is?
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
There has been a spike in carjackings in which vehicles are stolen to order. The sports star was colourful both on and off the field and when hired by a Melbourne newspaper for a ghosted column he came with a lucrative side-line to go with his... Read more
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The Courier
In hot pursuit of loot: why our thieves are world-classJust a few weeks ago, a group of not-so-sharp African lads armed with blunt wea
In hot pursuit of loot: why our thieves are world-class
The Courier / Posted 14 days ago
Just a few weeks ago, a group of not-so-sharp African lads armed with blunt weapons pulled over an Italian fellow in a German car. This proved to be a strategic blunder as the gent, one of Melbourne's biggest Mafia figures, responded not with the... Read more
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The Border Mail
In hot pursuit of loot: why our thieves are world-classJust a few weeks ago, a group of not-so-sharp African lads armed with blunt wea
In hot pursuit of loot: why our thieves are world-class
The Border Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Just a few weeks ago, a group of not-so-sharp African lads armed with blunt weapons pulled over an Italian fellow in a German car. This proved to be a strategic blunder as the gent, one of Melbourne's biggest Mafia figures, responded not with the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
‘How Bigfoot video ruined my life’Bigfoot Patterson-Gimlin film: Meet Bob Gimlin, the man behind the infamous vid
‘How Bigfoot video ruined my life’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Bigfoot Patterson-Gimlin film: Meet Bob Gimlin, the man behind the infamous video | Daily Telegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Bob Gimlin explains why releasing his... Read more
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Perth Now
‘How Bigfoot video ruined my life’IT lasts for only 59.5 seconds, but the Patterson-Gimlin film is one of the wor
‘How Bigfoot video ruined my life’
Perth Now / Posted 16 days ago
IT lasts for only 59.5 seconds, but the Patterson-Gimlin film is one of the world’s most infamous and heavily scrutinised works ever produced. The year was in 1967 and two cowboys from Washington’s apple country were deep in the forest of Northern... Read more
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Adelaide Now
‘How Bigfoot video ruined my life’IT lasts for only 59.5 seconds, but the Patterson-Gimlin film is one of the wor
‘How Bigfoot video ruined my life’
Adelaide Now / Posted 16 days ago
IT lasts for only 59.5 seconds, but the Patterson-Gimlin film is one of the world’s most infamous and heavily scrutinised works ever produced. The year was in 1967 and two cowboys from Washington’s apple country were deep in the forest of Northern... Read more
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News.com.au
Meet the man behind BigfootWhat's the deal with Bigfoot. This footage has long been scrutinised by scepti
Meet the man behind Bigfoot
News.com.au / Posted 16 days ago
What's the deal with Bigfoot. This footage has long been scrutinised by sceptics across the globe. IT lasts for only 59.5 seconds, but the Patterson-Gimlin film is one of the world’s most infamous and heavily scrutinised works ever produced. The... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Durant Leaving Opens Door to Trouble for NBAA 27-year-old man, one of the best in the world at his profession, chose a new
Durant Leaving Opens Door to Trouble for NBA
Bleacher Report / Posted 17 days ago
A 27-year-old man, one of the best in the world at his profession, chose a new employer Monday. He framed the decision in terms that any ambitious young person would understand. If Kevin Durant were a neurosurgeon or a world-class chef, no one would... Read more
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Daily Mail
A million New York watch Macy's Fourth of July fireworksParty in the USA! A million spectators watch Macy's Fourth of July fireworks sp
A million New York watch Macy's Fourth of July fireworks
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Party in the USA! A million spectators watch Macy's Fourth of July fireworks spectacular in New York - and the rain won't ruin the fun! The holiday was celebrated with parades, baking contests and picnics draped in red, white and an extra layer of... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Wildlife cops leery of 'Dory' filmOver the last few years, federal law enforcement have arrested and convicted a
Wildlife cops leery of 'Dory' film
Key West Citizen / Posted 20 days ago
Over the last few years, federal law enforcement have arrested and convicted a slew of aquarium wildlife collectors in an operation dubbed “Operation Rock Bottom.” The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and the reef are home to some of the most... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lady Gaga unleashes her urban cowgirl in a pair of denim cut-offsYee-haw! and a wide-brimmed hat during night out in Malibu Last week she cove
Lady Gaga unleashes her urban cowgirl in a pair of denim cut-offs
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
Yee-haw! and a wide-brimmed hat during night out in Malibu Last week she covered up for a highly-publicised meeting with the Dalai Lama. But on Thursday night pop icon Lady Gaga was... Read more
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Daily Mail
Could a harmless bacteria be key to stopping Zika?Could Zika be stopped by a harmless bacteria carried by bees and butterflies? I
Could a harmless bacteria be key to stopping Zika?
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
Could Zika be stopped by a harmless bacteria carried by bees and butterflies? Infecting mosquitoes with the parasite 'stops the virus being transmitted to humans' Bacterium called Wolbachia pipientis is commonly found in other insects Zika-causing... Read more
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Daily Mail
Army veteran who wants to MARRY his laptop files another lawsuitiDo! Army veteran who wants to MARRY his Macbook because computers are his 'pre
Army veteran who wants to MARRY his laptop files another lawsuit
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
iDo! Army veteran who wants to MARRY his Macbook because computers are his 'preferred sexual object' files yet another lawsuit Chris Sevier claims he should be allowed same right as same-sex couples Wants to tie the knot with his Macbook, which he... Read more
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Daily Mail
Billionaire dad of Gigi and Bella Hadid forced to demolish LA mansionEXCLUSIVE: Billionaire father of Gigi and Bella Hadid is forced to demolish par
Billionaire dad of Gigi and Bella Hadid forced to demolish LA mansion
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
EXCLUSIVE: Billionaire father of Gigi and Bella Hadid is forced to demolish part of his Bel Air mega-mansion after years of controversy. Here, the full story - one fraught with claims of thievery, bribery and intimidation (a story Vanity Fair has... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sex with ROBOTS could replace human relationships within 30 yearsbecome a reality in just 10 years Bondara report claims robots will be more po
Sex with ROBOTS could replace human relationships within 30 years
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
become a reality in just 10 years Bondara report claims robots will be more popular than human sex in 2050 This means they could see different partners or improve their appearance Robots are already putting a variety of jobs under threat from... Read more
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FOX Business
Wall Street's Fear Gauge Plunges as Brexit Fears WaneThe CBOE Volatility Index, simply referred to as the VIX on Wall Street, tumble
Wall Street's Fear Gauge Plunges as Brexit Fears Wane
FOX Business / Posted 24 days ago
The CBOE Volatility Index, simply referred to as the VIX on Wall Street, tumbled to 21.38% on Tuesday to 18.75. It was the biggest one-day drop since October 2013 as worries waned about how the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union would... Read more
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FOX Business
Wall Street's Fear Gauge Plunges as Brexit Fears WaneThe CBOE Volatility Index, simply referred to as the VIX on Wall Street, tumble
Wall Street's Fear Gauge Plunges as Brexit Fears Wane
FOX Business / Posted 24 days ago
The CBOE Volatility Index, simply referred to as the VIX on Wall Street, tumbled to 21.38% on Tuesday to 18.75. It was the biggest one-day drop since October 2013 as worries waned about how the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union would... Read more
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Daily Mail
Inside world's largest mosquitoes factoryWorld's largest mosquito factory: Inside the pioneering Chinese laboratory that
Inside world's largest mosquitoes factory
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
World's largest mosquito factory: Inside the pioneering Chinese laboratory that raises 20 MILLION insects every week to combat deadly Zika virus The lab at China's Sun Yat-sen University spreads over 37,700 square feet and has four workshops to... Read more
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