Stephan J Harper, author of a self-published ebook
concerning crime-fighting teddy bears, makes a spectacular appearance in the comment section of Michael E. Cohen's review
Stonehenge's remains suggest a circle, but archaeologists have finally proven it
after a drought revealed what lay beneath the grass.
"According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 22 percent of Americans hold one of the lowest paying jobs that the agency categorizes... 1. Fast Food Cooks
Jake Knapp didn't want to get rid of his iPhone, but needed to get its endless attention-demands under control. He started by removing everything except Phone and Messages
They smell like a tomb, and taste like stale crackers dusted with International Delight-brand instant coffee.
Derrick Todd Lee didn't look much like the police artist's photo-composite. [via
Carl Douglas's 1974 Kung Fu Fighting
made it ubiquitous, but NPR found that the distinctive, stereotyped combination of rhythm and scale dates to the 19th century
, and arrived at its exact nine-note form in the 1930s: "It doesn't come from Chinese folk music; it's just a caricature"
Companies are taking measures to limit the volume of internal email
and its insidious effect on productivity, reports The New York Times.
PA governor Tom Corbett is not popular among women, or, indeed, anyone
: “I think a lot of people want to be able to walk into a grocery store, particularly, a lot of the women want to go and buy a bottle of wine for dinner, go down, buy a six-pack or two six-packs, buy dinner and go home
rather than what I described as three stops in Pennsylvania.”
"Laughing at previous generations makes me feel bad," writes John Self, "but this *is* pretty funny."
A TC-377 in good nick may fetch $50 or so on eBay.
Niemanlab: "all media sites now rely on web analytics to make editorial decisions, but this does not mean that they all use and interpret metrics in similar ways
Hostages held in Syria, including recently-executed U.S. journalist James Foley, were waterboarded in captivity
, reports The Washington Post.
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Walter Goncalves suffered respiratory failure and multiple organ failure and was pronounced dead. His brother found him alive, hours later
, at the morgue.