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Los Angeles Times
The 1910 bombing of the Los Angeles Times has been the subject of books and film. Now it's a bus tourBombers and Bombings of Los Angeles.” “This was the biggest bomb event to occur
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
Bombers and Bombings of Los Angeles.” “This was the biggest bomb event to occur in Los Angeles.” A self-described history nerd and bomb nerd, Digby says, “This case really has everything. It has the use of informants — both poorly and properly... Read more
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Slate
At This Treatment Center, an Autism “Cure” Depends on How Much Money You’ll Paya series of videos that were a play on the “Get a Mac” ad campaign from the ear
Slate / Posted yesterday
a series of videos that were a play on the “Get a Mac” ad campaign from the early 2000s. In his version, a slouching nerd in a tie represents ABA, whereas Raun, sporting a hip goatee and a black leather jacket, embodies Son-Rise. “Would you... Read more
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FOX Business
The Event-Ticketing Industry Is Ripe for Amazon to Disrupt Itin the marketplace. Witness the faceplant that the start-up Bodega experienced
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
in the marketplace. Witness the faceplant that the start-up Bodega experienced when going public with its high-tech vending machine. Critics cried cultural appropriation for taking a name that belongs to convenience stores, often owned and operated... Read more
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FOX Business
The Event-Ticketing Industry Is Ripe for Amazon to Disrupt Itin the marketplace. Witness the faceplant that the start-up Bodega experienced
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
in the marketplace. Witness the faceplant that the start-up Bodega experienced when going public with its high-tech vending machine. Critics cried cultural appropriation for taking a name that belongs to convenience stores, often owned and operated... Read more
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The Mercury News
Women getting into the mix, breaking gender barriers in professional audio worldwhile girls are doing something fun and creative. Which at the same time, helps
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
while girls are doing something fun and creative. Which at the same time, helps remove the stigma of being a science nerd that makes many girls steer clear of STEM classes. “We don’t talk about the fact that it is STEM, we say, ‘basically... Read more
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Salon.com
Can random bits of DNA lead to safe, new antibiotics and herbicides?my grass when the battery in my iPod died. Instead of enjoying the distraction
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
my grass when the battery in my iPod died. Instead of enjoying the distraction of music, my brain switched to its usual nerd mode of thinking about molecules. Within a few passes of cut grass, I was pondering the biggest “Why not?” of my... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Driving a $600,000 Aston Martin is like...everything’s working correctly, are much more troublesome on the ground than th
Business Insider Australia / Posted 7 days ago
everything’s working correctly, are much more troublesome on the ground than they are in the sky. I’m a lifelong aviation nerd, and have been lucky enough to do this a few times in four-seater Cessnas, a couple of times in slightly bigger planes... Read more
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IGN
Designing Hearthstone's Death KnightsKazakus for one mana-cost spell just to give you a little bit of extra juice. I
IGN / Posted 10 days ago
Kazakus for one mana-cost spell just to give you a little bit of extra juice. I find it really engaging, you're not always machine gunning down your opponent. Sometimes it's just that extra burst to get you over the line. To win longer games. Dean... Read more
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Games Radar
No More Heroes director Suda51 talks Badman, punk politicians, and Travis Touchdown's favorite pornDr. Naomi) and produced by a company called Hazure. Astute Grasshopper Manufact
Games Radar / Posted 15 days ago
Dr. Naomi) and produced by a company called Hazure. Astute Grasshopper Manufacture aficionados will recognize that this machine is actually a predecessor to the Death Drive 128, the console that Uncle Death plugs you into for the brutal tower... Read more
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The Mercury News
Coffee technology: How to brew like a barista at home, using the latest gearBlue Bottle Coffee’s “Perfectly Ground” assortment box, known as a Voyager Pack
The Mercury News / Posted 20 days ago
Blue Bottle Coffee’s “Perfectly Ground” assortment box, known as a Voyager Pack. (“It’s the kind of coffee that I really nerd out on,” Kuempel says.) He attaches the Prismo – Blossom Coffee’s technology, coming to market this fall – to the base... Read more
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SportingNews
MLB Players Weekend: Ranking the 75 best back-of-the-uniform nicknameslet personalities show, and there are a lot of great personalities in this spor
SportingNews / Posted 29 days ago
let personalities show, and there are a lot of great personalities in this sport. Here are the best of the best … 75. The Machine … Albert Pujols 74. Waino … Adam Wainwright 73. Zorilla … Ben Zobrist 72. Dat Dude … Brandon Phillips 71. Lo Cain... Read more

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