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Football365
Is Marcus Rashford the new Franny Jeffers?season was 51.2. Compare that to the average age of managers in Spain: 45.4 an
Is Marcus Rashford the new Franny Jeffers?
Football365 / Posted an hour ago
season was 51.2. Compare that to the average age of managers in Spain: 45.4 and Germany: 43.7222. (numbers courtesy of Wikipedia and my adding skills). Maybe, just maybe, one of the reasons Spanish, German and a few other clubs from other... Read more
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The Washington Times
Free Syrian ArmyThe leader of the men, who identified himself as Colonel Riyad al-Asad, announc
Free Syrian Army
The Washington Times / Posted 6 hours ago
The leader of the men, who identified himself as Colonel Riyad al-Asad, announced that the FSA would work with demonstrators to bring down the system and declared that all security forces attacking civilians are justified targets. - Source: Wikip... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Finding MARKERS OF THE PASTable to create better algorithms to guide visitors." In addition, Argeropoulos
Finding MARKERS OF THE PAST
The Mining Journal / Posted 6 hours ago
able to create better algorithms to guide visitors." In addition, Argeropoulos expects to hook the website into the local Wikipedia page so people can add more information and details. "Before I get to that, I want to add more advanced features... Read more
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dna
In the frameoutside Kerala today remember 'Nawab' Rajendran, the journalist and anti-corrup
In the frame
dna / Posted 9 hours ago
outside Kerala today remember 'Nawab' Rajendran, the journalist and anti-corruption crusader who died in 2003. There's a Wikipedia entry on him but those are just dull details. But The Nawab, a graphic biography by Gokul Gopalakrishnan, fills the... Read more
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Daily Princetonian
Professor Zaera-Polo files complaint for defamation by members of U.alleged that Zaera-Polo had been subjected to suspicions of plagiarism by membe
Professor Zaera-Polo files complaint for defamation by members of U.
Daily Princetonian / Posted 9 hours ago
alleged that Zaera-Polo had been subjected to suspicions of plagiarism by members of the School of Architecture and listed Wikipedia as one of the sources he had plagiarized. The complaint added that these claims “could only have been made by a... Read more
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CBS Sports
The celebration after David Ross's 100th career homer almost went badlydumped on one's yet is not recommended, at least insofar as one's health and vi
The celebration after David Ross's 100th career homer almost went badly
CBS Sports / Posted 11 hours ago
dumped on one's yet is not recommended, at least insofar as one's health and vitality are concerned. How do I know this? I know this because the unimpeachable Wikipedia has an entire section on ammonia safety precautions. Remain vigilant, David Ro... Read more
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Salon.com
Is a “Star Trek” future possible? “You can have anything you want at any time, anywhere, on demand”like the replicator. The do not produce the same things, but I’m thinking speci
Is a “Star Trek” future possible? “You can have anything you want at any time, anywhere, on demand”
Salon.com / Posted 11 hours ago
like the replicator. The do not produce the same things, but I’m thinking specifically of GPS, which is a public good, or Wikipedia or the internet. There are technological public goods in the real world, and that is something I find very... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Blind Leading the oppressed: Reflections on Gov. Bryantwho went to prestigious private and boarding schools — that were ranked in the
Blind Leading the oppressed: Reflections on Gov. Bryant
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 12 hours ago
who went to prestigious private and boarding schools — that were ranked in the U.S. News and World Report Top 100. The Wikipedia pages for their high schools left me speechless. Many of them went to high schools with median GPAs of around 3.5,... Read more
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OregonLive.com
The GOP's lost hope for scandal: Dana MilbankWASHINGTON -- Everything Rep. Darrell Issa knows about impeachment he learned f
The GOP's lost hope for scandal: Dana Milbank
OregonLive.com / Posted 13 hours ago
WASHINGTON -- Everything Rep. Darrell Issa knows about impeachment he learned from Wikipedia. At Tuesday's House Judiciary Committee hearing to consider the impeachment of Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen, Issa, the California... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UNESCO chief sees threat from cultural destructionof what extremist groups were doing. The ancient Syrian city of Palmyra is a W
UNESCO chief sees threat from cultural destruction
Eye Witness News / Posted 17 hours ago
of what extremist groups were doing. The ancient Syrian city of Palmyra is a World Heritage Site. Picture: Zaher Kadour/Wikipedia. Syria,UNESCO,cultural destruction KABUL – The world community has yet to find an adequate response to cultural... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Don't know what building that is? There's an app for thatresponses, it will add more of a description of what it sees as far as it knows
Don't know what building that is? There's an app for that
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
responses, it will add more of a description of what it sees as far as it knows. "It might even give you a link to the Wikipedia page [for the object pictured]." Cheuk saw plenty of potential to turn it into something more than just a fun... Read more
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examiner.com
Golf Pro Jimmy Ballard says connection and triangles matter in golftook Ballard to see him play. “Byrd was the only baseball player to ever win a
Golf Pro Jimmy Ballard says connection and triangles matter in golf
examiner.com / Posted 17 hours ago
took Ballard to see him play. “Byrd was the only baseball player to ever win a PGA golf event,” said Ballard. According to Wikipedia, Byrd won six events on the PGA Tour between 1942 and 1946 and is the only person to have played in a World Series... Read more
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Rappler
Lightning strikes German football pitch, 35 injured, 3 seriously – reportLIGHTNING STRIKE. Lightning struck a football pitch in Germany. File photo by s
Lightning strikes German football pitch, 35 injured, 3 seriously – report
Rappler / Posted 17 hours ago
LIGHTNING STRIKE. Lightning struck a football pitch in Germany. File photo by smial on Wikipedia FRANKFURT, Germany – Lightning struck a football pitch in western Germany on Saturday, May 28, injuring 35 people, three of them seriously, news agency... Read more
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Rappler
11 injured in Paris lightning strike, 6 seriously – officialLIGHTNING STRIKE. Eleven people were hurt when lightning struck a Paris park. F
11 injured in Paris lightning strike, 6 seriously – official
Rappler / Posted 18 hours ago
LIGHTNING STRIKE. Eleven people were hurt when lightning struck a Paris park. File photo by Thomas Bresson on Wikipedia PARIS, France – Eleven people, most of them children, were injured Saturday, May 28, when lightning struck a birthday party in a... Read more
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examiner.com
La Venta Park in Villahermosa, Mexico offers rare look at Olmec “mother culture”local climate, the only surviving remains of La Venta are the stoneworks and th
La Venta Park in Villahermosa, Mexico offers rare look at Olmec “mother culture”
examiner.com / Posted 19 hours ago
local climate, the only surviving remains of La Venta are the stoneworks and the structures made from clay. According to Wikipedia, “The main part of the site is a complex of clay constructions stretched out for 20 kilometres (12 miles) in a... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Hillcrest waits on Helmich property plans on KavanaughGidding, you ask? It's an English village and also the title of the fourth of T
Hillcrest waits on Helmich property plans on Kavanaugh
Arkansas Times / Posted 21 hours ago
Gidding, you ask? It's an English village and also the title of the fourth of T.S. Eliot's "Four Quartets." Says Wikipedia: The poem uses the combined image of fire and Pentecostal fire to emphasise the need for purification and... Read more
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The Columbian
Milbank: GOP Obama-hunters take the Wikipedia approachPost Writers Group. Email: danamilbank@washpost.com. Everything Rep. Darrell I
Milbank: GOP Obama-hunters take the Wikipedia approach
The Columbian / Posted 21 hours ago
Post Writers Group. Email: danamilbank@washpost.com. Everything Rep. Darrell Issa knows about impeachment he learned from Wikipedia. At Tuesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing to consider the impeachment of Internal Revenue Service... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Athenians and Visigoths: Neil Postman’s Graduation Speechor that the Visgoths weren’t so . . . I don’t know, viscous? . . . keep in mind
Athenians and Visigoths: Neil Postman’s Graduation Speech
Acton Commentary / Posted yesterday
or that the Visgoths weren’t so . . . I don’t know, viscous? . . . keep in mind that Postman used them as metaphors. It’s intended as a graduation speech, not a Wikipedia entry, so historical accuracy wasn’t the primary objective. Relate... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sahapedia wants to be the Wikipedia for Indian culturecomes together with the knowledge of a craftsperson, nothing comes close to it,
Sahapedia wants to be the Wikipedia for Indian culture
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
comes together with the knowledge of a craftsperson, nothing comes close to it, believes Khan. Sahapedia is based on a Wikipedia-like model where anyone can contribute, but it differs by being more specific to everything Indian, and having all... Read more
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Northwest Herald
How to be a spontaneous procrastinatorterm came from, so I Googled it, but I misspelled “lumens” and the Internet tho
How to be a spontaneous procrastinator
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
term came from, so I Googled it, but I misspelled “lumens” and the Internet thought I spelled “Lemons.” Suddenly, I was on Wikipedia and it told me that lemons originally came from northern Burma. I also learned that the top lemon-producing country... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sheffield Wednesday captain Loovens hoping for better Wembley memoriesformer Zaragoza defender's arrival at Hillsborough has coincided with the club'
Sheffield Wednesday captain Loovens hoping for better Wembley memories
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
former Zaragoza defender's arrival at Hillsborough has coincided with the club's upturn in fortunes Loovens admits that Wikipedia was his friend when Carlos Carvalhal was appointed the Owls boss last year It is a little over a year since he... Read more
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The Hindu
Academy in talks with Microsoft for Tamil option in softwarewill be shared on wiki forums and on the portal, www.tamilkalanjiyam.in, which
Academy in talks with Microsoft for Tamil option in software
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
will be shared on wiki forums and on the portal, www.tamilkalanjiyam.in, which is an open-source platform that works like Wikipedia. “We have a team of senior professors with expertise in various topics who keep a tab on the content to verify its... Read more
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NFL.com
End Around: Savor the Ryan brothers while they lastabout what questions are most Googled in each state.» Um, is everybody OK in Ha
End Around: Savor the Ryan brothers while they last
NFL.com / Posted yesterday
about what questions are most Googled in each state.» Um, is everybody OK in Hawaii? Just a phone call away, guys. » Wikipedia tells me that Mr. T is alive, Michigan. Here's the thing, though, and I know you're going to think I'm trolling... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Gentrifying Portland: A tale of two citiesany place in this country. It's actually two things, but I always do them in ra
Gentrifying Portland: A tale of two cities
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
any place in this country. It's actually two things, but I always do them in rapid succession. First, I look the city up on Wikipedia. I do this to check out the racial demographics of where I'm going, and also just to see if anything bad enough has... Read more
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CNET
Alaska can't spell Hawaii, and another state can't spell itselfsays the flowery island state can't spell "boutineer." Not if they're spelling
Alaska can't spell Hawaii, and another state can't spell itself
CNET / Posted yesterday
says the flowery island state can't spell "boutineer." Not if they're spelling it the way Google put it on the map -- even Wikipedia lists it as "boutonniere." -- Some words seem simple, but have complicated reasons for making the list. We're... Read more
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iol.co.za
Getting to core of state captureof agents to the principals (captors) who function either in monopolistic or ol
Getting to core of state capture
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
of agents to the principals (captors) who function either in monopolistic or oligopolistic (non-competitive) fashion”. (Wikipedia) Transparency International also refers to “the more subtle close alignment of interests between specific business... Read more
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/Film
Spider-Man Animated Movie Will Focus On Miles Morales?to be cast as Spider-Man in the last big screen reboot of the character. Here’s
Spider-Man Animated Movie Will Focus On Miles Morales?
/Film / Posted yesterday
to be cast as Spider-Man in the last big screen reboot of the character. Here’s some more information on the character from Wikipedia: Morales was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York City, the 13-year-old son of an African American father and a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Noy’s long goodbye: I felt for my ‘bosses’if he had someone to share things with while in office. Typically, the Preside
Noy’s long goodbye: I felt for my ‘bosses’
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
if he had someone to share things with while in office. Typically, the President sought out the definition of empathy from Wikipedia and Merriam-Webster dictionary and spoke at length about the incidents where he said he gave his best shot to save... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Hedge Fund Billionaire Slams Democracy, Says The "Tyranny Of The Majority Is An Unhealthy Development"1921 to 320 to the dollar in early 1922 and 8,000 to the dollar by the end of 1
Hedge Fund Billionaire Slams Democracy, Says The "Tyranny Of The Majority Is An Unhealthy Development"
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
1921 to 320 to the dollar in early 1922 and 8,000 to the dollar by the end of 1922. It’s hard to believe, but according to Wikipedia (user-maintained and perhaps not always the most authoritative): In December 1923 the exchange rate was... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Bornean Frog Race a giant leap for mankindwarmer tropical climate. A frog’s diet mainly consists of insects and small an
Bornean Frog Race a giant leap for mankind
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
warmer tropical climate. A frog’s diet mainly consists of insects and small animals like earthworms, minnows and spiders. Wikipedia says frogs are a diverse and largely carnivorous group of short-bodied and tailless amphibians, with approximately... Read more
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Variety
Will Ferrell and Adam McKay Celebrate a Decade of Gary Sanchez Productionsand it was McKay who initially pushed Ferrell on forming Gary Sanchez. “I just
Will Ferrell and Adam McKay Celebrate a Decade of Gary Sanchez Productions
Variety / Posted yesterday
and it was McKay who initially pushed Ferrell on forming Gary Sanchez. “I just love movies,” says McKay, who sports a Wikipedia-like knowledge of even the most obscure pics. “And I knew Ferrell’s not a guy who chases money or quick hits and I... Read more
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SUR in English
Celebrity British historian earns top recognition in Spain. Surinenglish.comand Humanities. The awards ceremony will take place in Oviedo in October in th
Celebrity British historian earns top recognition in Spain. Surinenglish.com
SUR in English / Posted yesterday
and Humanities. The awards ceremony will take place in Oviedo in October in the presence of the king. In recent years other winners of awards have included Francis Ford Coppola, Philip Roth, Frank Gehry, Wikipedia and the New Y... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Huwag kang magnanakawthat would engage in propaganda and political action that the CIA has historica
Huwag kang magnanakaw
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
that would engage in propaganda and political action that the CIA has historically organized and paid for covertly.” Wikipedia pointed out that PPCRV has links with other similar organizations purporting and styling themselves to be NGOs... Read more
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PhysOrg
Bad weather may explain Mongols sudden retreat from Hungary in 1242Genghis Khan. Credit: Wikipedia A pair of researchers has found a possible expl
Bad weather may explain Mongols sudden retreat from Hungary in 1242
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Genghis Khan. Credit: Wikipedia A pair of researchers has found a possible explanation for the sudden, mysterious reason that the Mongol army withdrew from Eastern Europe in 1242, just when it seemed poised to take Hungary. In their paper published... Read more
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Daily Mail
At least half of all misogynistic posts online are made by WOMENlaunched its call for an end to abuse on social media in Westminster today. The
At least half of all misogynistic posts online are made by WOMEN
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
launched its call for an end to abuse on social media in Westminster today. The campaign is supported by, from left, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, former Tory culture secretary Maria Miller, former Labour leadership contender Yvette Cooper... Read more
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Rappler
Who can be buried at Heroes' Cemetery? AFP explains rulesBayani is the final resting place for Filipino military personnel, Filipino her
Who can be buried at Heroes' Cemetery? AFP explains rules
Rappler / Posted yesterday
Bayani is the final resting place for Filipino military personnel, Filipino heroes and martyrs. Photo by Aissa Richards on Wikipedia MANILA, Philippines – Given the continuing controversy over the proposed burial of the late dictator Ferdinand... Read more
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News 10 WILX
BREAKING: Obama speaks at Hiroshima MemorialObama Hiroshima (courtesy: MGN Online, Cutout Photo: Christopher Dilts / Flickr
BREAKING: Obama speaks at Hiroshima Memorial
News 10 WILX / Posted 2 days ago
Obama Hiroshima (courtesy: MGN Online, Cutout Photo: Christopher Dilts / Flickr / (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) and Chitra sivakumar / Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0) Hiroshima, Japan - President Barack Obama is making history this morning, speaking in the city of... Read more
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Evening Standard
Joe Wicks on Instagram, pelfies and his fitness philosophywhile to go yet before usurping Oliver as the nation’s eat-well champion — the
Joe Wicks on Instagram, pelfies and his fitness philosophy
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
while to go yet before usurping Oliver as the nation’s eat-well champion — the only Joe Wicks currently to get a mention on Wikipedia is the EastEnders character, made famous by the equally dreamy Paul Nicholls. But Wicks is determined. “I’m going... Read more
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News.com.au
Proof art-goers are total wankersbetween snobbery and impending constipation. They loudly talk about obscure po
Proof art-goers are total wankers
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
between snobbery and impending constipation. They loudly talk about obscure post-modern literature they’ve only read Wikipedia summaries of, and take photos on their $2000 DSLR cameras just so they can go through the gruelling task of... Read more
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examiner.com
Could the US be held responsible for killing civilians in the war on terror?the “war on terror” is exceptionally high since the war on terror started in Oc
Could the US be held responsible for killing civilians in the war on terror?
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
the “war on terror” is exceptionally high since the war on terror started in October 2001 by President George W. Bush. Wikipedia provides a comprehensive list of the operations done under the war on terror umbrella. While much attention has... Read more
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Pilipino Star
PNoy questions 'lack of empathy' criticismAquino told members of the press during the launch of the Balog-Balog Multipurp
PNoy questions 'lack of empathy' criticism
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
Aquino told members of the press during the launch of the Balog-Balog Multipurpose Project in San Jose, Tarlac. Citing Wikipedia, the president defined empathy as "the capacity to understand or feel what another being is experiencing from... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
President Aquino defends self from ‘lack of empathy’ criticismAquino said in a media interview during the launching of the Balog-Balog-Multip
President Aquino defends self from ‘lack of empathy’ criticism
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Aquino said in a media interview during the launching of the Balog-Balog-Multipurpose Project in San Jose, Tarlac. From Wikipedia, the President said “empathy is the capacity to understand or feel what another being is experiencing from within... Read more
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New York Post
Thug life: Bill Bratton tells the truth about rapdrug use or gang culture — but plenty do. And artists and fans too often can’t
Thug life: Bill Bratton tells the truth about rap
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
drug use or gang culture — but plenty do. And artists and fans too often can’t separate stage personas from real life. Wikipedia has a page dedicated to murdered rappers and another for rappers who’ve killed. Once-promising rapper Bobby Shmurda... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Salam Browser: Putting the world’s first ‘halal’ web browser to the testfor specific body parts shows up mostly the same results as Google Chrome does,
Salam Browser: Putting the world’s first ‘halal’ web browser to the test
Asian Correspondent / Posted 2 days ago
for specific body parts shows up mostly the same results as Google Chrome does, such as anatomy information and Wikipedia pages. However, when searching for “breasts”, both browsers show results for a YouTube video titled ‘7 Types of... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
Dennison Vote Delayedlife as a single room occupancy hotel. Brown cracked that he got his understand
Dennison Vote Delayed
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted 2 days ago
life as a single room occupancy hotel. Brown cracked that he got his understanding of that term from "extensive research on Wikipedia and Google." Board member Judith Spraul-Schmidt chided Brown for using the term, saying that such housing was... Read more
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Gawker
How One Man Made Himself Into an Aboriginal God With WikipediaAboriginal deity, created by an anonymous Australian prankster—presumably named
How One Man Made Himself Into an Aboriginal God With Wikipedia
Gawker / Posted 2 days ago
Aboriginal deity, created by an anonymous Australian prankster—presumably named Jared Owens, get it?—who published a Wikipedia article for Jar'Edo Wens and added an entry about the god to the site's page on Australian Aboriginal mythology in... Read more
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Gawker
Everything I Ever Thought I Knew About Street Sharks Was a Goddamned LieI still found these descriptions, it’s lying to you even more than usual. The o
Everything I Ever Thought I Knew About Street Sharks Was a Goddamned Lie
Gawker / Posted 2 days ago
I still found these descriptions, it’s lying to you even more than usual. The only place that’s still entirely accurate is Wikipedia, hilariously enough. Minor goes on to describe all the artifacts of his juvenile hoax that are still online, such... Read more
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Billboard
Miles Davis' 90th Birthday Celebrated With New Website & 'Beautiful' Albumof Miles Davis.” Legacy Recordings -- in partnership with Polygraph.cool -- ha
Miles Davis' 90th Birthday Celebrated With New Website & 'Beautiful' Album
Billboard / Posted 2 days ago
of Miles Davis.” Legacy Recordings -- in partnership with Polygraph.cool -- has collated data from more than 2,000 Wikipedia pages mentioning the artist. The result is an immersive, interactive website that visualizes Davis’ widespread... Read more
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Raw Story
Here’s the real story behind the long-lost, drug-fuelled ‘Holy Grail’ letter that inspired Kerouac’s ‘On The Road’long-lost, drug-fuelled ‘Holy Grail’ letter that inspired Kerouac’s ‘On The Roa
Here’s the real story behind the long-lost, drug-fuelled ‘Holy Grail’ letter that inspired Kerouac’s ‘On The Road’
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
long-lost, drug-fuelled ‘Holy Grail’ letter that inspired Kerouac’s ‘On The Road’ ack Kerouac Naval Reserve Enlistment,(Wikipedia) Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story! Beat movement figure Gerd Stern carried the blame for 60 years for losing... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Airport screening made 70,000 miss American Airlines flights this yearshortage of staff and a surge in air travellers have created a nightmare scenar
Airport screening made 70,000 miss American Airlines flights this year
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
shortage of staff and a surge in air travellers have created a nightmare scenario for the TSA. Airport runway. Picture: Wikipedia. UNITED STATES - Airport screening delays have caused more than 70,000 American Airlines customers and 40,000... Read more
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