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Jun 30, 2016

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#10 - Six gay men in Ivory Coast were abused and forced to flee their homes after they were pictured signing a condolence book for victims of the recent attack on a gay nightclub in Florida

 

#9 - The 'Swiss Army Man' directors had a dummy made up of Daniel Radcliffe, assuming he didn't want to do the weird, nude, farting stunts and lay around in dirt. But he loved it so much, he insisted on doing every scene.

 

#8 - Testing for malaria—or cancer—at home, via cheap paper strips; Chemist develops tech to save lives in rural Africa

 

#7 - Age to buy tobacco in Chicago increasing to 21 this week

 

#6 - A super-PAC backing Hillary Clinton has accepted $200,000 in donations from a company holding multiple contracts with the federal government — despite a ban on such contributions

 

#5 - Mutilated body washes up on Rio beach to be used for Olympics beach volleyball

 

#4 - Yemeni former president: Terrorism is the offspring of Wahhabism of Al Saud regime

 

#3 - It's Official: California To Vote On Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

 

#2 - Google's FASTER is the first trans-Pacific submarine fiber optic cable system designed to deliver 60 Terabits per second (Tbps) of bandwidth using a six-fibre pair cable across the Pacific. It will go live tomorrow, and essentially doubles existing capacity along the route.

 

#1 - Sanders to push a plan to ban private companies from running prisons

 

 

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"Music"

Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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Jun 24, 2016
Jun 17, 2016

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#10 - Ubisoft is giving 1 free pc game a month until the end of 2016 to everyone

 

#9 - Samurai Jack!

 

#8 - #SodaTax

 

#7 - Muslim-Americans have repeatedly informed authorities of fellow Muslims they fear might be turning to extremism, law enforcement officials say, contrary to a claim by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump this week.

 

#6 - The first big company to say it's serving the legal marijuana trade? Microsoft ... Microsoft is breaking the corporate taboo on pot this week by announcing a partnership to begin offering software that tracks marijuana plants from “seed to sale,” as the pot industry puts it.

 

#5 - TIL that the company who made Settlers of Catan made a real 'Cones of Dunshire' game, after the fictional game Ben Wyatt made up in Parks and Recreation.

 

#4 - Decriminalisation Call As 'War On Drugs' Fails. Top public health experts say illicit drug use should be treated as a health issue rather than punishing those who need treatment.

 

#3 - open-source materials in place of textbooks, an initiative that could save students as much as $1,300 a year. Such open educational resources—created using open licenses that let students download or print materials for free—have gained popularity as the price of print textbooks have skyrocketed

 

#2 - MP Jo Cox dead after shooting attack

 

#1 - TIL a pig named Lulu saved her owner’s life while the woman was having a heart attack. The pig heard the cries of pain, forced her way out of the yard, ran into the road and ‘played dead’ to stop the traffic. A driver stopped, the pig led him to the trailer, he heard the woman and called 911.

 

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"Music"

Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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Jun 7, 2016

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#10 - Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

 

#9 - TIL that in 2014, a spiritual healer in Pakistan claimed he could resurrect the dead. A 40 year old man volunteered to die. Once the healer realised the volunteer wasn't coming back to life, he was taken into custody.

 

#8 - Justice League

 

#7 - World’s Biggest Vertical Farm Near NYC to Use 95% Less Water - AeroFarms is on track to produce 2 million pounds of food per year in its 70,000-square-foot facility in Newark, "with yields 75 times higher per square foot annually" than traditional agricultural approaches.

 

#6 - UK pedophile DOUCHEBAG given 22 life sentences for serial sex abuse in Malaysia

 

#5 - TIL that the rock band ZZ Top has had the same members without any changes since 1969, 47 years.

 

#4 - U.S. Navy slaps drinking ban on 18,600 sailors in Japan

 

#3 - TIL Julia Stewart, who worked as a waitress at an IHOP at 16 years old, worked her way up through various jobs to become a President at Applebees. After being passed over for CEO, she returned to IHOP, became CEO, and later acquired Applebees.

 

#2 - Scientists have found a human protein that blocks Zika virus replication and prevents brain cell death

 

#1 - More than two-thirds of the Humvees the US supplied to Iraq to fight terrorists have ended up in the hands of Islamic State militants.

 

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"Music"

Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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Jun 2, 2016
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