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  1. 'Socialist' Confronts Students Protesting Hillary Clinton in a...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | TheBlaze.com

    A group of Michigan college libertarians protesting Hillary Clinton were confronted Thursday by a self-described "progressive socialist" who attempted to lick them while yelling that he was infected with Ebola, a college news website reported. According to Campus Reform , approximately 25 Oakland University students were standing outside a Clinton rally when St. Clair Shoes Democratic Club member Larry Mitchell, 63, confronted them.

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  2. Dancing Traffic LightRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    Faces of the Okanagan We're looking for those individuals that manage to squeeze the most out of life in the Okanagan. Share a little about yourself, where you work, how long you've lived in the Okanagan, etc.

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  3. Keanu Reeves on Those Doctor Strange RumorsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | IGN

    "I read about that," the actor recently told The Toronto Sun , "but I don't know the character Doctor Strange; I need to go brush up. So I don't know.

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  4. [Guest Post] Special Needs in Strange Worlds: J. Kathleen Cheney on Trying to Write BlindRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SF Signal

    NOTE : This installment of Special Needs In Strange Worlds features a guest post from author J. Kathleen Cheney ! - Sarah Chorn J. Kathleen Cheney is a former teacher and has taught mathematics ranging from 7th grade to Calculus, with a brief stint as a Gifted and Talented Specialist. Her short fiction has been published in Jim Baen's Universe , Writers of the Future , and Fantasy Magazine , among others, and her novella "Iron Shoes" was a 2010 Nebula Award Finalist.

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  5. 5 Marvel Characters That Should Get Their Own Movie FranchiseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | International Business Times

    A diver is seen underwater during a practice session at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland, July 31, 2014. Fans have long waited for a movie franchise of the water-based hero.

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  6. what are your weird quirks when playing?Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Sand Trap

    I don't look for balls that I know are OB or in a water hazard. I certainly will never carry a ball retriever.

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  7. Woman gets stuck in chimney of man she met onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... residents who called 911 after hearing the early-morning screams. "Having someone in your chimney is like kind of a weird thing you wouldn't expect to come home to," Lawrence said. The stuck woman's family says she is a good woman and have offered ...

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  8. Getting There: I-5's weird bottleneck, snow tiresRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Why does northbound Interstate 5 north squeeze from four lanes down to two near the Seneca Street exit? Photo: Google Street View This goes back to the original construction of Interstate 5 through Downtown Seattle in the 1950s, according to regional traffic engineer Mark Leth. The short version is that engineers at the time thought the role of the freeway was to bring people into Downtown, particularly from the north.

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  9. 11-year-old hunter kills albino deerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WTLV

    ... an albino deer. Gavin Dingman of Check out this story on firstcoastnews.com: "He kind of feels like a rock star right now. Everyone is calling, all of the hunting shows ...

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  10. Built-in billboards: Male bluefin killifish signal different things with different finsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Science Daily

    They help fish swim, but fins also advertise a fish's social standing and health. In a new study, researchers report that for the male bluefin killifish , each colorful fin presents its own messages to other fish.

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  11. Measuring on ice: Researchers create 'smart' ice skating bladeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Science Daily

    An ice skating blade that informs figure skaters of the stresses they are imposing on their joints has been developed by a group of researchers in the US. An ice skating blade that informs figure skaters of the stresses they are imposing on their joints has been developed by a group of researchers in the US.

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  12. Watch cute puppy try to pull down woman's bikini top on beachRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    The mischievous mutt somehow got hold of Kendra Moriah's top and seems hell-bent on robbing her of her modesty - which she seems to find highly amusing This adorable puppy just doesn't know when enough is enough as it refuses to let go of a poor beach-goer's bikini strap. The mischievous mutt somehow got hold of Kendra Moriah's top and seems hell-bent on robbing her of her modesty.

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  13. Fish just want to have fun, according to a new study that finds even fish 'play'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Biologists have documented fish playing with a bottom-weighted thermometer and other objects. Play, like much of animals' psychology including emotions, motivations, perceptions and intellect, is part of their evolutionary history and not just random, meaningless behavior.

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  14. Facetless crystals that mimic starfish shells could advance 3-D-printing pillsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Science Daily

    In a design that mimics a hard-to-duplicate texture of starfish shells, University of Michigan engineers have made rounded crystals that have no facets. "We call them nanolobes.

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  15. Sexual preference for masculine men, feminine women is an urban habitRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Science Daily

    A groundbreaking new study suggests that, rather than being passed down through a long process of social and sexual selection, preferences for masculine men and feminine women is a relatively new habit that has only emerged in modern, urbanized societies. In a world of matinee idols and cover girls it's easy to assume that humans want their men to be manly and their women womanly.

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  16. Physicists build reversible laser tractor beamRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Laser physicists have built a tractor beam that can repel and attract objects, using a hollow laser beam that is bright around the edges and dark in its centre. It is the first long-distance optical tractor beam and moved particles one fifth of a millimetre in diameter a distance of up to 20 centimetres, around 100 times further than previous experiments.

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  17. Cold sores increase risk of dementia, research suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Infection with herpes simplex virus increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease, researchers claim. "Our results clearly show that there is a link between infections of herpes simplex virus and the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

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  18. Viagra protects the heart beyond the bedroom, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Viagra could be used as a safe treatment for heart disease, finds new research. The study reveals that long-term daily treatment of Viagra can provide protection for the heart at different stages of heart disease, with few side effects.

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  19. Roman Gladiators ate a mostly vegetarian diet and drank a tonic of ashes after trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Roman gladiators ate a mostly vegetarian diet and drank ashes after training as a tonic. These are the findings of anthropological investigations carried out on bones of warriors found during excavations in the ancient city of Ephesos.

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  20. Mummy remains refute antiquity of ankylosing spondylitisRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Ankylosing spondylitis is a systemic disease that causes inflammation in the spinal joints and was thought to have affected members of the ancient Egyptian royal families. Now a new study refutes that claim, finding instead a degenerative spinal condition called diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis in royal Egyptian mummies from the 18th to early 20th Dynasties.

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