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Blogger fired from language school for advancing filthy ‘homophone’ agenda

11 hours agoOdd : Death and Taxes

The fact that "homophone" is just a letter off from "homophobe" seems fitting.

5 TV Shows You Should Be Binge Watching On Netflix Right Now

11 hours agoOdd : Thought Catalog

Call your friends and find out who has a Netflix account, and tell them to not skimp on you…because there are 5 TV series that you need to start binge watching now.

NASA unveils plans for a new rover: Mars 2020

11 hours agoOdd : Boing Boing

The US space agency announced today that the next rover it plans to send to Mars in 2020 "will carry seven carefully-selected instruments to conduct unprecedented science and exploration technology investigations on the Red Planet." NASA announced the selected Mars 2020 rover instruments Thursday at the agency's headquarters in Washington. Read the rest

Maryland family with autistic twin adult sons at center of abuse case

11 hours agoOdd : Boing Boing

John Land and Janice Land. Booking photos via Montgomery County, MD, police. They are reported to have kept their autistic, twin adult sons locked up at night in their basement, which lacks a bathroom. Coping with autistic adult children who exist on the "severe" side of the spectrum is a daily challenge for parents. Read the rest

5 Ways To Tell If Your Girlfriend Is Cheating On You

11 hours agoOdd : Thought Catalog

If ANY of these signs should rear their ugly head, tell her you know the score and dump her immediately. She may seem baffled, but don’t let this trip you up. Just say, “Nice acting, babe, but you’re no Megan Fox. Peace.”

What your Facebook friends are trying to tell you with their inspirational quotes, Vol. 2.

11 hours agoOdd : Happy Place

Facebook is full of people who love to communicate through uplifting quotations that often leave the rest of us confused. If we're to learn anything from a proverb about rivers dropped the morning after an argument at a 5th anniversary party, it's that people need to stop hiding behind new age phrases, and go back to using their own words. Show More Summary

Incredible Edibles

11 hours agoOdd : Snopes

Does Edible Arrangements fund the terrorist organization Hamas?

‘Aegis Defenders’, A Video Game Featuring Two People Trying to Save Their Village by Finding a Legendary Weapon

11 hours agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Aegis Defenders is a video game by developer GUTS Department that features two people trying to save their village with a legendary weapon known as “Aegis” — but first they have to find it. The gameplay features classic platforming and exploration with an added touch of building items to help progress through or defend key […]

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Movie Review:

11 hours agoOdd : Badass Digest

Marvel's big gamble pays off as James Gunn's space opera is fun, smart and surprisingly emotional.

Rosetta and Philae Read a Storybook History of Fantastic Comets and the Spacecraft That Land on Them - ...but are we there yet?

11 hours agoOdd : Geekosystem

Holy crap, the European Space Agency has got me pegged with its campaign to raise awareness about its Rosetta mission to land a spacecraft on the surface of a comet for the first time. I am a sucker for personification of space technology. Show More Summary

Doctor Who Season 8 Premiere To Get Theatrical Release Before Its TV Premiere - "We've time travelled, yes?"

11 hours agoOdd : Geekosystem

Can you not wait for Peter Capaldi as the Doctor? Can you reeeeeally not wait? Will an extra 18 hours of Capaldilessness be the difference between life and death? Then I have some good news: The season eight premiere is coming to movie theaters, and it's coming before it premieres on BBC America, at least in an extremely limited number of cities. Show More Summary

Trailer for Mudbloods Documentary Looks Deeper Into the Phenomenon That Is Real-Life Quidditch - Accio awesomeness!

11 hours agoOdd : Geekosystem

A new documentary called Mudbloods by former UCLA film student Farzad Sangari digs deeper into the quickly growing phenomenon that is quidditch IRL.

Turning Love into a Viral Sensation

11 hours agoOdd : Neatorama

What’s the worst thing you can do to a great emotion? Make it go viral! If you love someone, you are supposed to set them free, not give them internet fame -unless that’s what they want more than anything. Even then, it’s not always the great reward they may imagine. This scenario from Dinosaur Comics takes the process to its ridiculous limits. -via Boing Boing

Something for the Kids!

11 hours agoOdd : about:blank

This video is certainly not something for the kids. It& […]

Roasting Richard Pryor

12 hours agoOdd : Kottke.org

Hi, everybody! Tim Carmody here, guest-hosting for Jason this week. I love Richard Pryor. If you don't know why, read Hilton Als's 1999 profile of Pryor in The New Yorker right after you watch 1979's Live In Concert. Everything Eddie...Show More Summary

5 Red Flags To Avoid When You’re On A First Date

12 hours agoOdd : Thought Catalog

If you've fallen out of the dating game for a while, there are a few things you should avoid doing on the first date and look out for in your potential partner.

10 Statements All Whiskey Drinkers Know To Be True

12 hours agoOdd : Thought Catalog

The best things take time and patience to mature into something worth putting your name on – a good relationship, your favorite jeans, or a quality bourbon.

"Did Something Happen?": On Elena Ferrante's 'Abandonment' and Jenny Offill's 'Speculation'

12 hours agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jia Tolentino I went on a trip back home to Texas last weekend with Elena Ferrante’s The Days of Abandonment and Jenny Offill’s Dept. of Speculation in my backpack. I had no idea what either novel was about when I bought them; itShow More Summary

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