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Updated NASA data says polar ice cap is not receding
By tovarichpeter in misc   53 comments, latest 14 minutes ago:
SoftShell says Nobody gonna take my car, I'm gonna race it to the ground Nobody gonna beat my car, it's gonna break the speed of sound Ooh it's a killing machine it's got everything Like...

Fuck Monsanto and Starbucks. too!
By Blurtman in misc   1 comment, latest 20 minutes ago:
CaptainShuddup says Not his best song, but he's the best one saying it.

BB King's Daughters Think He Was Poisoned
By elliemae in misc   10 comments, latest 21 minutes ago:
SoftShell says Prove it. HydroCabron says A huge percentage of people between 90 and 100 die every year

"..rather stupid and not very well-read."
By HEY YOU in misc   45 comments, latest 22 minutes ago:
curious2 says Dan8267 says socal2 says "Poll Finds Tea Party Backers Wealthier and More Educated" http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04 From article, Tea Party supporters are wealthier and more well-educated than the general public, and are no more or...

Judges scold bickering parties in Salton Sea case
By tvgnus in misc   3 comments, latest 30 minutes ago:
Ceffer says Isn't it strange how the judges "scold" but they don't punish, fine or imprison the lawyers at all, or make them return the abortive, wasteful and outlandish legal fees. Guess their bribes were...

Gravity4
By BayAreaObserver in companies   4 comments, latest 38 minutes ago:
Patrick says Wow, best office view in San Francisco!

The great satanic abuse witch hunt
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 51 minutes ago:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/ The states highest criminal court on Wednesday threw out the 1992 sexual assault convictions against Dan and Fran Keller but declined to find the former Austin day care owners innocent of crimes linked to...

All countries engage in industrial espionage, not just China
By tovarichpeter in misc   3 comments, latest 55 minutes ago:
Dan8267 says But before getting into high dudgeon mode, the U.S., and for that matter, almost every Western nation, might wish to remember their own, no-holds-barred campaigns to swipe industrial secrets. We can live in...

Uber: new WSJ article
By thunderlips11 in misc   posted 1 hour ago:
Behind a paywall, so quoting part of the quoted article from Naked Capitalism The article goes after the canard of the feel-good “sharing” branding: The first thing everyone misses about the sharing economy is that...

Clintons State Dept Approved Arms Deals To Govts Who Gave Millions To The Found
By indigenous in misc   posted 1 hour ago:
The ethical questions surrounding foreign donations to the Clinton Foundation have entered a new arena: arms sales. According to the International Business Times, governments with appalling human rights records who donated to the Clinton Foundation...

Pirate Bay co-founder Svartholm arrested in Cambodia
By Patrick in misc   13 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
thunderlips11 says curious2 says Does that apply to identity theft also? Can we both "enjoy" the use of your identity, e.g. applying for loans? When ID thieves sell copies of people's personal information to enable...

Bloomberg Interview: New Home Sales , Housing Inflation & The Chinese Buyer
By Logan Mohtashami in misc   posted 2 hours ago:
http://loganmohtashami.com/201

IRS Says Thieves Stole Tax Info From 100,000
By Call it Crazy in misc   posted 2 hours ago:
I wonder if the hackers found Lois Lerner's emails while in there? Sophisticated criminals used an online service run by the IRS to access personal tax information from more than 100,000 taxpayers, part an elaborate...

Snapchat
By BayAreaObserver in technologies   posted 3 hours ago:
name of technology:Snapchat description of technology:Here’s The Crazy Amount Of Cellular Data Snapchat Consumes And How To Stop It. Snapchat messages may disappear, but your cellular data bill won't. A lot of users of the...

Die Greek Central Bank! Die! Greece Rejects Capital Controls
By bgamall4 in misc   7 comments, latest 3 hours ago:
bgamall4 says zzyzzx says Only a moron would allow a currency union involving Greece, Italy, or Portugal. To me, Spain is the only real surprise here. If Greece has the Eurozone by the balls, Spain...

Facebook - As F8 Begins: What's The Plan For Oculus, Messenger And WhatsApp ?
By BayAreaObserver in misc   5 comments, latest 4 hours ago:
BayAreaObserver says Oculus Just Bought A Startup That Can Put Facebook On Your Wall. Facebook's Oculus VR unit has acquired Surreal Vision, a company best known for creating a program which virtually projected Facebook's website...

Give them space to loot and destroy, Stop killing people...
By CaptainShuddup in misc   16 comments, latest 4 hours ago:
CaptainShuddup says And you know what's really odd about that scene? The iPhone capturing the footage ISN'T the news story.

Clinton Family Values - Flushed From the Bathroom of Their Hearts
By BayAreaObserver in misc   1 comment, latest 4 hours ago:
CaptainShuddup says Yeah but it doesn't count if a Liberal does it, and it pisses off Israel.

Flushing $2 Billion down the drain -- almost literally
By tvgnus in misc   posted 5 hours ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Construction to start on massive sewage plant to protect Delta •  Will cost $2 billion Construction is to officially start Thursday on a massive expansion of a sewage plant for the Sacramento region.

Gigaom shuts down; Founder Om Malik says 'goodnight, sweetheart' to tech blog
By BayAreaObserver in misc   2 comments, latest 6 hours ago:
thunderlips11 says Meanwhile, the evil one at Pando Daily keeps on chugging. Pando and the Gawker family of sites are a stain on humanity.

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