Rob Beschizza

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TV anchor wears same suit for a year

8fc8cfcb-c1ed-47d4-a78c-cbd7c1ca4c9b-620x372 He did it after criticism of his female co-anchors', just to see if anyone would even notice a man's fashion faux pas.

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Calling it already: China's "Chick Chick" is the song of the year

By Sinopop star genius Wang Rong. via Laughing Squid.

Diarrhea Cruise docks at LA

A norovirus outbreak aboard the Crown Princess infected 172 people on the Pacific cruise, including 14 crew members. A spokesperson for Princess Cruises said the ship will receive a stringent "deep cleaning".

Apple worth more than entire Russian stock market

Its capitalisation overtook the combined value of all Russian public companies, writes Srinivasan Sivabalan.

Darth Vader Toaster

207757017dw A gadget that burns toast with the image of our Lord Vader was posted here a long time ago—but now it is receiving an upgrade! The toaster itself is to be in the shape of Vader's head. It may be pre-ordered for $45.

Diet Racism

A soda for people who would never say anything untoward, but can't figure out why there isn't a White History Month.

Glen A. Larson, 1937–2014

The creator of Battlestar Galactica, Knight Rider, Magnum P.I. and Manimal died Friday at 77.

Zombie-killing animal of the week: Ravens

Ravens are incredibly intelligent and are natural scavengers," says National Wildlife Federation naturalist David Mizejewski. "They’d easily rip off chunks of zombie flesh with their heavy beaks until there was nothing left to the undead but bones."

Animals eating the zombies is contingent upon the continued existence of animals. Support the National Wildlife Federation to make sure they're around, when the next major outbreak occurs, to make the zombie apocalypse an effortless breeze for mankind.

Check back next week to see how another type of beast would deal with The Walking Dead.

Intel restores ads on Gamergate-targeted site

The chipmaker has reinstated its advertising at Gamasutra, reports The Telegraph. Intel had withdrawn its sponsorship after being targeted by an email campaign by Gamergate supporters, who were angry at Gamasutra's criticism of game culture.

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Twitter Strategy Statement Generator

Rob Beschizza found them all.

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DRM-free games on sale

GoG is running big discounts on 700 recent and retro games for its fall sale. Every one is DRM-free.

Who should win this year's Bad Sex in Fiction award?

cockintothesun Britain's Literary Review has published its "highly anticipated" shortlist of finalists for this year's Bad Sex in Fiction Award.

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Survey: teens want lax marijuana laws

Surprising result from New York University.

The Hobbit: could an arrow really kill a dragon?

thehobbit_2screenshot_mp_4-660x273 It's a big arrow, granted, fired from ballista rather than bow. But it's also a hell of a big dragon. [Wired]

Facebook still removes breastfeeding photos like this

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The "offensive nudity" was removed after an anonymous complaint.

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