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How Well Do You Remember Last September?

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How Well Do You Remember Last September?

We’ve unleashed a #Wikipedia-mining, quiz-making franken-robot on the encyclopedia’s September 2013 current events page. It has plucked out important words and phrase from the 30 event descriptions below, and jumbled them with three plausible(ish) replacements. Can you beat the bot? BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘posted_date’, 1409829094); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_posted_time_3435463”).innerHTML = “posted on […]

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U.S. Funding Choices Are Challenged In The Wake Of Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law

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U.S. Funding Choices Are Challenged In The Wake Of Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law

“Cutting off aid would harm the people we’re seeking to help,” a senior Obama administration official said. View this image › Facebook: InterReligiousCouncilOfUganda / Via Facebook: InterReligiousCouncilOfUganda Update — 8:47 p.m. ET: Early last month, as Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni weighed signing a brutal new anti-LGBT bill into law, the Inter-Religious Council of #Uganda (ICRU) […]

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Community Post: The Five Craziest Cyanide Poisonings Of All Time

Community Post: The Five Craziest Cyanide Poisonings Of All Time

View this image › Cyanide is the Forest Gump of poisons. It is also one of history’s most famous poisons, so it makes sense that many historical figures, both real and fictional, fell victim to its poisoning. Here are some examples of them and what exactly happened in the process. 2. Rasputin View this image […]

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The 9 Best Types Of Kids At Sporting Events

The 9 Best Types Of Kids At Sporting Events

1. The Kid Who Wants To Be The Sixth Man Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=TVB9VMvl4hE. youtube.com 2. The Kid Who Loves Being On The Jumbotron View this image › View this image › View this image › View this image › View this image › View this image › View this image › 3. The Kid […]

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Dem Congresswoman unveils new plan to liberate Nigeria’s kidnapped girls

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Dem Congresswoman unveils new plan to liberate Nigeria’s kidnapped girls

We will tweet, tweet, and tweet until they #bringbackourgirls. #JoinRepWilson — Frederica Wilson (@RepWilson) July 6, 2014 Good luck with that. Related: ‘That should do it’: Iraq ambassador to US deploys hashtag diplomacy against ISIS [pic] Sandra Fluke jumps on the hashtag diplomacy bandwagon ‘That can’t be real’: James Woods floored by first lady’s attempt at hashtag diplomacy […]

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A Man In Goa Might Be Arrested For Criticizing The Prime Minister On Facebook

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A Man In Goa Might Be Arrested For Criticizing The Prime Minister On Facebook

Devu Chodankar’s now deleted post said that electing #Narendra Modi would present #India with an “imminent threat of Holocaust.” View this image › Via facebook.com An Indian man faces the prospect of arrest after posting a status on his #Facebook page, criticizing India&8217;s newly elected Prime Minister. In March of this year, prior to India&8217;s […]

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Community Post: Couple Announces Break-Up Via Catchy Song

Community Post: Couple Announces Break-Up Via Catchy Song

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=JoXtkK9d33o. Via youtube.com Jonathan and Ivory have been together for five years. Jonathan would like to have kids and Ivory just isn’t on the same page. The two took to YouTube to tell their friends and fans that they would be splitting up. The song is oddly catchy despite the meaning behind […]

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Why We Need an Invasive NSA

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Why We Need an Invasive NSA

Ever since stories about the #National Security Agency’s electronic intelligence-gathering capabilities began tumbling out last June, The New York Times has published more than a dozen editorials excoriating the “national surveillance state.” It wants the #NSA to end the “mass warehousing of everyone’s data” and the use of “back doors” to break encrypted communications. A […]

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