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May 27, 2016

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#10 - The length of a second could be about to change as German Scientists have found a way to create world's most accurate clock. If it had started 14 billion years ago at the Big Bang it would have lost just 100 seconds.

 

#9 - Women tweet the words "whore" and "slut" at nearly double the rate men do 

 

#8 - Obama to visit Hiroshima

 

#7 - Woman wearing "Stop Domestic Violence" T-shirt arrested for domestic violence

 

#6 - TIL Rollercoaster loops are never circular, but instead, are designed with an upside down "teardrop" shape. This is because perfectly circular loops will subject riders to up to 6Gs of g-force, causing them to get injured.

 

#5 - Mars has just exited an extreme ice age, according to new research. At its peak, 370,000 years ago, “Mars would have actually looked more white than red,” says the lead astrophysicist, Isaac Smith.

 

#4 - Thailand has shut down 10 popular diving sites in a bid to slow a coral bleaching crisis, an official said Thursday, in a rare move to shun tourism profits to protect the environment

 

#3 - Greek news sites are reporting that Aristotle's tomb was found.

 

#2 - GOP Pushing Bill That Guts FCC Authority, Kills Net Neutrality

 

#1 - Google wins trial against Oracle as jury finds Android is “fair use”

 

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May 26, 2016

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#10 - Megathread: State Department Email Audit re: Hillary Clinton

 

#9 - Fox News Should Give America What It Wants: A Primetime Sanders-Trump Debate

 

#8 - TIL a man robbed a bank by pretending to be a public health official and giving a fatal dose of cyanide to all 16 people in the bank under the pretense of a routine dysentery inoculation

 

#7 - Microsoft bangs the final nail in Nokia Devices’ coffin, will lay off 1,850

 

#6 - TIL that the Normandy beach landing scene in Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan cost $12Million alone, employed use of over 1,500 extras and has been rated 'the best battle scene of all time' by Empire magazine

 

#5 - Teacher Who Called Obama a Gay Prostitute Loses Board of Education Race

 

#4 - TIL that the always bubbly Who's Line Is It Anyway star Wayne Brady suffers from severe depression. After having a mental breakdown at 42 years old and Robin Williams death in 2014 made him realize how important it was to speak publicly about facing depression

 

#3 - Billionaire investor Peter Thiel, who was outed as gay by Gawker in 2007, has been secretly funding Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker

 

#2 -  League of Legends and ESPN

 

#1 - Adidas shoe manufacture returns to Germany, fully automated instead of relying on human labour in Asia

 

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"Music"

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May 25, 2016

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#10 - TIL when Einstein was told of the publication of a book entitled, '100 Authors Against Einstein', he replied: "Why one hundred? If I were wrong, one would have been enough."

 

 

#9 - Divers searching the wreckage of a boat 100' underwater 3 days after it sunk

 

#8 - TIL in Finland, speeding tickes are calculated on a percentage of a person's income. This causes some Finnish millionaires to face fines of over $100,000.

 

#7 - Ten african countries vow to recreate 100 million hectares of lost jungle, twice the size of Europe. World bank & Germany announces funding

 

#6 - Politicians' Student Loan Fixes Are Flawed - For every additional $100 in government loans to students, colleges raised tuition $65, the Fed found

 

#5 - The copyright on the song "Happy Birthday" has been found to be invalid. The100 year-old song is now in the public domain.

 

#4 - AT&T just got hit with a $100 million fine after slowing down its ‘unlimited’ data

 

#3 - German anti-vaccer wagers € 100,000 to anyone proving the existance of the measles virus. Researcher sends him articles proving the virus' existance and takes him to court where he's ordered to pay the full amount.

 

 

#2 - TIL a Russian mathematician solved a 100 year old math problem. He declined the Fields medal, $1 million in awards, and later retired from math because he hated the recognition the math community gives to people who prove things

 

#1 - India sues Nestle for nearly $100m because lead shouldn't be in noodles.

 

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"Music"

Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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May 24, 2016

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#10 - Hillary Clinton Now Loses to Trump in Polls. Bernie Sanders Beats Trump by 10.8 Points.

 

#9 - Vermont Democrats Oust Superdelegates

 

#8 - Utah lawmaker wants porn filtered from Internet, anti-porn software installed on all cellphones

 

#7 - What is a hobby you can get into for almost no money?

 

#6 - “Final Fantasy Disease”

 

#5 - Revealed: How copyright law is being misused to remove material from the internet

 

#4 - Illegal Chinese fishing vessels impounded in East London (South Africa) after attempting to evade the Navy with 600 Tons of catches onboard.

 

#3 - TIL a philosophy riddle from 1688 was recently solved. If a man born blind can feel the differences between shapes such as spheres and cubes, could he, if given the ability, distinguish those objects by sight alone? In 2003 five people had their sight restored though surgery, and, no they could not.

 

#2 - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is attempting to suppress information about a massive database which contains fingerprints, palm prints, iris, voice, and face scans, as well as other biometric data, of millions of Americans.

 

#1 - From September onwards, Netflix will become the exclusive US pay TV home of the latest films from Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm and Pixar

 

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"Music"

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May 19, 2016

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#10 - After being blind for 40 years, Texas man has vision restored with bionic eye

 

#9 - India just proposed an oil-for-drugs deal with Venezuela, Country is facing severe shortages of even basic supplies such as food, water and medicines, desperately short of medical supplies, lacking as much as 80 percent of what it needs to treat its population

 

#8 - Netflix launches Fast.com to show how fast your Internet connection really is

 

#7 - "Roughly half of the money raised to oppose a ballot measure to legalize recreational marijuana in California is coming from police and prison guard groups"

 

#6 - League of Legends 4v5

 

#5 - Time Warner CEO leaves with $91 million severance package after 2 1/2 years of work

 

#4 - Scientists Find A “Weak Spot” In HIV That May Pave the Way to a Vaccine

 

#3 - In a study of 1,787 adults between 19 and 32, new study finds a significant relationship between depression and social media usage. Specifically, the more social media someone uses the more likely it is that they suffer from depression even after controlling for relevant covariates.

 

#2 - TIL in the 18th century many prominent voices were concerned by an 'epidemic' affecting young people whereby they were spending too much time reading books. It was diagnosed as 'a dangerous disease' called 'reading rage, reading fever, reading mania or reading lust.'

 

#1 - Bernie Sanders accepts Fox News debate invitation

 

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"Music"

Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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May 18, 2016

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#10 - TIL that there was a Failed Amendment that Would Have Put War To National Vote, Forced Those Who Voted ‘Yes’ To Enlist

 

#9 - Connecticut woman mistaken for transgender and harassed in Walmart bathroom

 

#8 - George RR Martin: Game of Thrones characters die because 'it has to be done' - The Song of Ice and Fire writer has told an interviewer it’s dishonest not to show how war kills heroes as easily as minor character

 

#7 - Pakistan’s ‘Billion Tree Tsunami’ gains momentum, hopes to achieve target of One Billion new saplings plantation by end of next year.

 

#6 - The new Brazilian president’s first pick for science minister was a creationist. He chose a soybean tycoon who has deforested large tracts of the Amazon rain forest to be his agriculture minister. And he is the first leader in decades to have no women in his Cabinet.

 

#5 - TIL that while Kaa, the Snake in "The Jungle Book" is portrayed as villainous in every movie adaptation, in the original book he saves Mowgli's life twice, and is considered a mentor and a friend.

 

#4 - TIL a college student aligned his teeth successfully by 3D printing his own clear braces for less than $60; he'd built his own 3D home printer but fixed his teeth over months with 12 trays he made on his college's more precise 3D printer.

 

#3 - IBM's optical storage is 50 times faster than flash and is now cheaper than RAM.

 

#2 - The TSA is a waste of money that doesn't save lives and might actually cost them

 

#1 - This guy REALLY fucking hates Annandale, Virginia.

 

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"Music"

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May 12, 2016
May 5, 2016

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#10 - Lawyers of Reddit, what is the most outrageous case someone has asked you to take?

 

#9 - Republican Presidential Race

 

#8 - If you wanted to be incognito by choosing the most common first and last name in the world, you'd really stand out, Mohamed Wang.

 

#7 - Original Lucasfilm vet reveals major news: "Boba Fett was gonna be the main villain of 'ROTJ'. George took what was planned for the third trilogy — the confrontation between Luke and Darth Vader and the Emperor — and that got squished down from three movies to one movie and became Jedi"

 

#6 - Police: Stop calling drug dealer’s phone, we’re trying to search it

 

#5 - TIL: A B-17 gunner put out an ammunition fire during a battle by urinating on it - later earning a Medal of Honor

 

#4 - L.A. deputy suspected of drinking too much disarmed by Sacramento residents; when local police arrive they make no arrest, don't perform sobriety test

 

#3 - Frank Livingston, the oldest man in the United States and the oldest verified surviving American World War II veteran, has died at age 110

 

#2 - Don't let U.S. become next Rome: Entrenched political elites will sacrifice anything to retain power, including their own country.

 

#1 - Self-proclaimed "Sharia Police" in Germany to stand Trial on the grounds of violating laws against wearing uniforms with political messages

 

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"Music"

Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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