Dangerous Finds: Artificial eggs made from plants; Gay Africans can get EU asylum; Drunks at a bar
11.07.2013
05:07 pm

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Florida woman calls 911 to report drunk people at bar - Death and Taxes

Albert Hammond Jr says ‘Courtney Love is full of shit’ - Noisey

Speaking more than one language may delay dementia - USA Today

Boy, 13, suspended for carrying Vera Bradley purse - KLTV

Henry Rollins to star in indie horror-thriller He Never Died - Variety

UK Gov’t losing the plot: Now claiming Snowden leaks could help pedophiles - TechDirt

The Lyme disease battle: True believers and researchers face off over ticks and symptoms - LA Times

Billy Bragg tells artists to blame major labels not Spotify for ‘paltry’ streaming payments - NME

The federal government paid $11.3 million in taxpayer-funded farm subsidies from 1995 to 2012 to 50 billionaires - New York Times

Kapow! Batman, Robin, the Hoff and a Smurf chase Tesco attacker - STV News

Hundreds of tortoises found in luggage at Thai airport - Phys.org

Glenn Beck urges NY state to secede from NYC before it becomes ‘the next Detroit’ - Gothamist

Arkansas cop tasers woman who refuses to show him her breasts: lawsuit - NY Daily News

‘Artificial egg’ made from PLANTS backed by Bill Gates set to revolutionize cooking goes on sale at Whole Foods - Vegetarian Friend

EU rules that gay Africans are entitled to asylum: A gay refugee from an African country where people are jailed for being a homosexual does qualify for asylum - Telegraph

Legalisation of cannabis motion defeated in Irish Parliament - RTE News

Parisian restaurant has a policy of seating “beautiful people” in view of passersby, while keeping less attractive diners hidden - TheLocal.fr

Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of strongest storms ever, hits central Philippines - CNN

Skull marked ‘death to paedophiles’ among bones found off French Riviera - The Guardian
 

Below, a horny parrot REALLY wants a kiss:

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Dangerous Finds: The story of Shudder to Think; Etymology of ‘dude’; The black rhino is extinct
11.06.2013
04:47 pm

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Hold Back the Road that Goes… The Story of Shudder to Think - Head Medicine

Western black rhino officially declared extinct - 11 Alive

“This is my co-worker’s dog. Seriously.” - reddit

Inside the outrageous world of child cage fighting - Daily Mail

A brief history of video game title designs - Nerdcore

A series of tracks in Oklahoma reveal where a dinosaur most likely slipped and caught itself before continuing on - Scientific American

These abandoned toy factories and shops will haunt your nightmares - io9

Missouri murder conviction based on dreams is tossed - LA Times

Female genital mutilation cases should be treated as child abuse - Huffington Post

Black Flag stream first new album in 28 years - NME

“Dogstep,” a web app that takes any song and adds musically appropriate canine accompaniment - ANIMAL

Testosterone supplements tied to heart attacks, strokes, early death - ABC News

Mystery Solved: The Etymology of “Dude” - Slate

This Breeders song epitomizes the CD era - AV Club

Maine’s largest city approves recreational pot - WCSH

Sarah Harrison joins other Edward Snowden files ‘exiles’ in Berlin: UK journalist’s lawyers advise against returning home after working with NSA whistleblower, says statement on WikiLeaks - The Guardian

Irish Prime Minister has declared his support for gay marriage and promised to campaign for it in a referendum - Independent.ie

Germany wants Snowden to testify on US spying—but in Moscow, not Berlin - Boing Boing

N.J. voters approve constitutional amendment raising minimum wage - NJ.com

Drug combination therapy causes cancer cells to ‘eat themselves’ - Parent Herald
 

Below, an insanely accurate South Park episode on dealing with Time Warner Cable:

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Dangerous Finds: Junk island aimed at US; Flesh-eating platypus; New Marvel superhero is Muslim girl
11.05.2013
03:01 pm

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Texas-sized floating island containing one million tonnes of junk from Japan tsunami drifting towards US - The Independent

Two billion planets in our galaxy may be suitable for life - The Guardian

Former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has slammed Gene Simmons for comparing him and ex-drummer Peter Criss to cancer - Classic Rock Magazine

Watch After the Ball, the 1897 “adult” film by pioneering director Georges Méliès (NSFW-ish) - Open Culture

The world’s least known cat has been caught on camera in a previously unsurveyed rainforest - Science Daily

Man attempts to sell an entire London record shop on eBay - NME

World-famous Scarecrow Video could soon close its doors - Komo News

SLAYER albums to be reissued on vinyl - Blabbermouth

Gas injections used to enhance oil production linked to quakes in the Permian Basin - Nature

Bloodthirsty FLESH-EATING PLATYPUS once terrorised Australia - The Register

Eminem responds to “Rap God” homophobia accusations - Rolling Stone

Marvel Comics introducing a Muslim girl superhero - New York Times

Jimi Hendrix on PBS ‘American Masters’: Taking a rock legend seriously - EW

30 of the most powerful images ever - Bored Panda

Kofi Annan: Stop ‘war on drugs’ - CNN

Raymond Loewy: the man who designed everything - The Verge

Florida cop fired after he sexually harassed a rape victim while investigating her assault - Salon

China discovers that pollution makes it really hard to spy on people - Quartz

Hepatitis C, a silent killer, meets its match - New York Times

Eye-opening portraits of living conditions for animals in zoos - My Modern Met

Charlie Trotter, famed Chicago chef, found dead in home - Chicago Tribune

In Colombia, no sex till the road’s fixed - Global Post

Goodwill caught selling donors’ personal information - WTHR

Police dogs get pensions in Nottinghamshire, UK, but some taxpayers protest plan - Latin Post

Gut bacteria may cause rheumatoid arthritis - Science Mag
 

Below, best winner EVER on The Price Is Right:

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Dangerous Finds: Patti Smith mourns Lou Reed; Nick Cardy RIP; Billy Corgan buys TNA Wrestling?
11.04.2013
04:30 pm

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Nick Cave watches The Saints perform at the Tiger Room, Melbourne, 1977. Image via Suicide Watch.

A bone found in a garden in Suffolk belongs to what has been described as “the scariest animal that has ever lived in the sea” - BBC News

Patti Smith pays tribute to Lou Reed - New Yorker

Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay more than $2.2 billion to resolve criminal and civil allegations that the company promoted powerful psychiatric drugs for unapproved uses in children, seniors and disabled patients - Big Story

Starfish are dying in huge numbers from a gruesome wasting disease - The Verge

80-year-old man survives after falling off a cliff while fighting a bear - TIME

Kylie Minogue joins Nick Cave on stage in London for duet - NME

Uncensored Instagrams from North Korea buck brutal trend of secrecy - Wired

Kuwaiti woman arrested in Saudi Arabia for driving her diabetic father to hospital - The Independent

Mass killings can haunt elephants for decades - Science Mag

Billy Corgan in talks to purchase TNA Wrestling - Consequence of Sound

50 incredibly tough books for extreme readers - FlavorWire

Nick Cardy, a revered and influential comic book artist known best for his DC Comics work in the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s, passed away Sunday at age 93 - CBR

Morrissey’s autobiography audiobook to be read by David Morrissey of The Walking Dead - Pitchfork

Herbal supplements are often not what they seem - New York Times

NSA, GCHQ among worst surveillance offenders, Snowden says - CNN

Dissident poet Joseph Brodsky gives life tips to college grads (1988) - Open Culture

1.8 tonnes of ivory found in Chinese home in Tanzania - Wildlife News

CIA made doctors torture suspected terrorists after 9/11 - The Guardian

Lamenting Madagascar’s last lonely lemurs - Global Post

Even in the dark, brain “sees” its own body’s movement - Vanderbilt University
 

Below, an absolutely wonderful useless dog trick:

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Dangerous Finds: Jesus, meet Britney Spears; Food stamps cuts start; Brief stay for new Dr. Who?
11.01.2013
04:43 pm

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Who’s Next? New Doctor Peter Capaldi may stay just 13 episodes - Express.co.uk

This is what the decrease in food stamp benefits means for your state - BuzzFeed

Meet the American nomads of Walmart’s plentiful parking lots - Wired

T. rex grew beefier than museum fossils suggest - Nature

Japan likely to pass new secrecy law that would put whistleblowers and journalists in jail - TechDirt

Student sent home because black Jesus costume made teachers uncomfortable - Awfbase

Mishaps and deaths caused by surgical robots going underreported to FDA - PBS

Germany may invite Edward Snowden as witness in NSA inquiry - The Guardian

Blind woman, 67, faces eviction after land sold for $43 - Chicago Tribune

Third sex now legal in Germany: Newborns now not considered boy nor girl - Parent Herald

Pacific Ocean ‘warming 15 times faster than ever before’ - The Independent

Stream of reports say Pakistani Taliban leader died in drone strike - New York Times

Infected ‘zombees’ in San Francisco may help scientists understand honey bee decline - Huffington Post

New musical SPEARS will tell story of Jesus Christ through Britney Spears songs - NME

Marijuana smokers may get high—taxes - USA Today

What your dog’s tail wagging tells you about his emotions - The Independent


Below, “My Little Pony: Friendship is Manly”:

Video via Metafilter

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Dangerous Finds: Satanic toys; Laurie Anderson’s tribute to Lou Reed; Bats caused SARS?
10.31.2013
04:11 pm

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Bats confirmed as SARS origin - CSIRO and more here

Former Brazilian footballer’s head left on his doorstep - CNN

Mr. Show: “Monster Parties; Fact or Fiction?” - YouTube

Read Laurie Anderson’s tribute to Lou Reed - East Hampton Star CoS

House Republicans announce how many days they’ll work next year (hint: not very many) - Daily Kos

Seven insane minutes of people explaining how ‘80s toys are satanic - io9

Switzerland is ‘worst place to make friends’ - TheLocal.ch

Time Warner Cable on Thursday reported the steepest quarterly loss of television subscribers in its history - New York Times

Japan’s coastal hunts for small cetaceans not sustainable: Pursuit of whale, dolphin and porpoise species should be phased out - The Guardian

Youth minister charged with sex crime against child - ABC

Seattle police are handing out speeding tickets not only to drivers, but to bicyclists - Seattle Times

‘Fig leaf coming soon’: Church replies to ‘penis-shaped’ comments after picture goes viral - The Independent

Staphylococcus δ-toxin induces allergic skin disease by activating mast cells - Nature

Halloween mixes from Death Waltz Recording Co. - Boing Boing

26 Halloween costume ideas from an 1887 guide to fancy dress - Mental Floss


Below, The Specials perform “Ghost Town” on Top of the Pops:
 

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Dangerous Finds: Bitcoin ATM; LSD-laced bread; Stop Marina Abramović!
10.30.2013
04:12 pm

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How to eradicate Bitstrips from your Facebook for good - The Daily Dot

London’s cheapest suburb? It’s Barcelona - The Local

Most Canadians see Edward Snowden as a hero, poll suggests - Huffington Post

LSD-laced bread at Casper College prompts investigation - Trib.com

The most terrifying PBS special of all time - AV Club

Motörhead have postponed their European tour, which was due to start next week, after mainman Lemmy realised he wasn’t fit enough to hit the road - Classic Rock Mag

Police seek man who pepper-sprayed woman before stealing her monkey - Arbroath

North Carolina biology teacher has students share needles to determine blood type - reddit

By measuring the electrical activity of cheek muscles and associated neural responses, Princeton University researchers show that people are actually biologically responsive to taking pleasure in the pain of others, a reaction known as “Schadenfreude.” - Princeton.edu

Four brand new David Bowie songs - NME

Stop Marina Abramović! - The Marina Abramović Retirement Fund of America

New trailer arrives for THE VISITOR, the sci-fi epic 1979 couldn’t handle - Badass Digest

Adobe says data for 38 million customers compromised - The Irish Times

Who to dress as for Halloween if you want to start a fight - FlavorWire

A town in Norway on Wednesday began to get winter sun for the first time in its 100-year history after it started beaming down the sun from giant mirrors erected on hills to its north - TheLocal.no

Bitcoin cashes in as its first ATM opens in Vancouver - The Guardian

Artificial blood made in Romania - Balkan News in English

Behind the scenes of Blood Manor, one of NYC’s scariest haunted houses - Gizmodo

Sheffield stab victim killed on final pizza delivery - BBC News

Skokie officer charged with battery after video of face slamming goes viral - Chicago Tribune

Researchers use microscope equipped camera to learn how ticks pierce and adhere to skin (w/ video) - Phys.org

Below, a two-year-old operates an excavator:

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Dangerous Finds: Millennium Falcon turntable, Math equations on ‘The Simpsons’; ‘Gutter oil’ alert
10.29.2013
04:41 pm

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Photo via Retrogasm
 
Syria polio outbreak confirmed by WHO - BBC News

The fascinating math equations that show up on The Simpsons - Slate 

10 gorgeous, nostalgic photos of New York’s old Penn Station - Atlantic Cities

‘We hurt a lot of people,’ Westboro pastor’s granddaughter says - NPR

Millennium Falcon turntable - Boing Boing

Genome hacker uncovers largest-ever family tree - Nature

Woodchip giant Australian Bluegum Plantations stripped of environmental certification over koala deaths - ABC.net.au

BBC coverage criticised for favouring climate change sceptics - The Guardian

Lou Reed remembered by Blondie’s Debbie Harry & Chris Stein: ‘His hypnotic voice will live forever’ - Billboard

The Psychological Power of Satan: How a belief in “pure evil” shapes people’s thinking - Scientific American

Woman wearing ‘abusive wife’ costume arrested for beating up boyfriend - Gawker

Spain’s prosecutor’s office says it has opened a preliminary inquiry into allegations that Spain was a target for surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency. - AP

Two Lou Reed tracks look set to re-enter the UK Official Singles Charts Top 40 this weekend - NME

The 10 scariest places on Google Street View - The Daily Dot

NYPD trying to catch skateboarders to the tune of the Benny Hill theme song - YouTube h/t Skye Nicolas

Wikileaks has set up a new website, Free Snowden, to collect money to defend National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden - The Verge

Eyetrack study captures men’s — and women’s — objectifying gazes - UNL Today

Britain’s Cameron says may act against newspapers over spy leaks - Reuters
 
Below, the most stomach-churning thing you’ll see today. How to make ‘gutter oil’:

Video via reddit

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Dangerous Finds: Vatican suspends ‘bishop of bling’; James Bond rip-offs; Does Slayer have a future?
10.23.2013
03:54 pm

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Image of Hans Langseth aka King Whiskers.
 
The leader of Poland’s Catholic Church has come under a wave of condemnation by appearing to suggest that children are partly to blame for being sexually abused by priests - AP

Guided By Voices cut ties with drummer selling $55,000 drum kit - Pitchfork

Bahrain just bought more tear gas canisters than it has citizens - VICE

Teens now more likely to get genital herpes because they didn’t get cold sores as kids - PopSci

Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg & Margaret Mead explain the meaning of “Beat” in rare 1950s audio clips - Open Culture

First venomous crustacean discovered living in underwater caves - Phys.org

Slayer: ‘We need to sit down and talk about the future – if we HAVE a future’ - Classic Rock Mag

New footage showing Catalan police allegedly beating a man to death in Barcelona’s gay quarter has made the case a major talking point in Spain - The Local

Babies know when you’re faking - Parent Herald

The Vatican has suspended a senior German Church leader dubbed the “bishop of bling” by the media over his alleged lavish spending - BBC News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will complete its phase-out of all inhaler medical products containing chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) by Dec. 31, 2013. - FDA

Maggie Gyllenhaal, Wil Wheaton, and Oliver Stone star in anti-NSA ad - Gawker

American Horror Story finally perfects its twisted brand of feminism in Coven - FlavorWire

Watch Banksy’s “Sphinx” get dismantled and driven away - ANIMAL

Dr Feelgood guitarist Gypie Mayo dies aged 62 - NME

Blood Sucking Freaks: Herzog’s Nosferatu Revisited - The Quietus

Bro freaks out on ‘shrooms, punches nurse in hospital - Death and Taxes

The Spy Who Copied Me: James Bond-themed rip-off books - Voices of East Anglia

Mars air turned to stone to cool planet - New Scientist

Gallup poll: 58% of Americans support legal weed - Boing Boing


Below, dad makes 22-month-old baby a LED light suit for Halloween:

Video via reddit

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Dangerous Finds: Poachers kill 300 elephants; Rare Godard posters; Morrissey is ‘humasexual’
10.21.2013
04:45 pm

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Cat with tweezers. Photo via Arbroath
 
Poachers kill 300 Zimbabwe elephants with cyanide - The Telegraph

New website tracks how many people have died in your house - Gothamist

Sign the petition to publish Delia Derbyshire’s music from the BBC Sound Archive! - The Petition Site

Tory MP Daniel Kawczynski to one-legged beggar: “Get a job.” Kawczynski told amputee: “I know it’s hard but I’ve struggled too.” - The Independent

Charles Darwin’s son draws pictures on the manuscript of On the Origin of Species - Open Culture

Seattle police want to remind everyone that thrift stores can’t resell donated bags of marijuana - Arbroath

Chemical ‘clock’ tracks ageing more precisely than ever before - Nature

Leslie Lemke: blind, savant piano player on That’s Incredible! (1981) - Boing Boing

Brazilian activists have stormed a laboratory in the southeastern state of Sao Paulo and freed some 200 Beagle dogs used for drug testing - The Journal.ie

Finnish team makes diabetes vaccine breakthrough - YLE

Beatles’ “Get Back” Mariachi-style - YouTube

Despite end of U.S. shutdown, Antarctic research projects still getting canceled - Science Insider

UK Wikipedia editors have expressed “shock and dismay” at the discovery of hundreds of user accounts set up to make paid-for entries - BBC News

The lesser-known posters of Jean-Luc Godard - MUBI

Morrissey comes out as a Humasexual - Dlisted

OH YEAH! ‘80s Kool-Aid blooper reel is a treasure trove - Deadspin

Scientists say they have moved a step closer to banishing bald spots and reversing receding hairlines after human hair was grown in the laboratory - BBC Health

Totes Adorbs: Kids pose as if Banksy is smashing their wittle heads - ANIMAL


Below, a ghost robs a liquor store:

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Dangerous Finds: All mammals pee for 21 seconds; Justin Bieber does ‘Fade to Black; Dolphins killed
10.17.2013
05:30 pm

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BitTorrent search site IsoHunt will shut down, pay MPAA $110 million - Ars Technica

Brazil’s biggest drug cartel promises a ‘World Cup of terror’ as violent demonstrations take over the streets - Daily Mail

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray - The Guardian

Kim Jong Un’s luxurious ‘seven-star’ lifestyle of yachts, booze and food - Huffington Post

Regardless of bladder size, all mammals pee for approximately 21 seconds (with video goodness) - Discover Magazine

New study shows that brains process the pain of villains more than the pain of people we like - iTech Post

Justin Bieber covers Metallica’s “Fade To Black” (sorry in advance) - NME

“Don’t Try”: Charles Bukowski’s concise philosophy of art and life. Learn and practice it - Open Culture

Pope to auction Harley Davidson motorcycle to benefit homeless - NCR

Man throws parrot at police - Boing Boing

An army of robot baristas could mean the end of Starbucks as we know it - Quartz

Brain treats rejection like physical pain say scientists - The Independent

Dolphins butchered for shark bait in illegal hunt off the coast of Peru - ITV

First 24 hour automated library in U.S. installed in Norman, Oklahoma - KFOR

Astronomers discover a massive asteroid that could hit us in 2032 - io9

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday classified outdoor air pollution as a leading cause of cancer in humans - Raw Story

Sources confirm Minneapolis Police officers will wear body cameras starting in 2014 - KSTP

Study: Poor children are now the majority in American public schools in South, West - Washington Post


Below, crooks steal 7-foot Gumby sculpture:

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Dangerous Finds: Happy birthday Nico; Weird shit found on Mars; Kim Deal ‘welcome to rejoin Pixies’
10.16.2013
04:39 pm

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“On what would have been Nico’s 75th birthday, we revisit that 1972 Velvet Underground “reunion” with Lou Reed and John Cale” - MOJO

France’s highest court on Wednesday upheld several convictions for “organized fraud” against the Church of Scientology - The Local

The Weirdest Things Recently Found on Mars - Wired

Artist draws nine portraits on LSD during 1950s research experiment - Open Culture

Why did YouTube pull Anonymous’s warning to Maryville? - The Daily Dot

Russian men beat up Dutch diplomat in his apartment, scrawl heart and “LGBT” in lipstick - BuzzFeed

Kenya to microchip all rhinos’ horns to beat poachers - Phys.org

74-year-old NYC woman to her rapist: ‘Rot in hell’ - AP

Cockroach farms multiplying in China - LA Times

Scientists have discovered the best-preserved nervous system in an ancient fossil - BBC News

Kim Deal ‘welcome to rejoin Pixies’ says drummer Dave Lovering - NME

Couple aged 92 and 88, married 68 years, die holding hands after car accident - KTVB

Every Day Counts: Yoko Ono Interviewed - The Quietus

Pregnant women have been urged to avoid food and drinks heated up in plastic containers after a study found certain chemicals can increase the risk of miscarriage by 80 per cent - The Telegraph

Only 8.01% of money spent on pink NFL merchandise is actually going towards cancer research - Business Insider

Accused Silk Road boss just hired a high-profile national security lawyer - The Verge

Bats use ear trumpets for social calls - Nature

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s sued for $50 million for killing 80-year-old man in “meth raid” that found no meth - Boing Boing

Activist rescues sheep from Brooklyn butcher, but it’s the wrong sheep - Gothamist


Below, Nico performs “Genghis Khan” in 1979:

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Dangerous Finds: Photographs by Graham Nash; New human H7N9 infection; Sacred albino moose killed
10.15.2013
04:19 pm

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Meet Tuna.
 
Sacred albino moose killed by hunters - TreeHugger h/t Nicole Panter

Man in the Mirror: The Photographic visions of Graham Nash - MOJO

NSA collects millions of e-mail address books globally - The Washington Post

Males who chose red as their color in a competitive task had higher testosterone levels than other males who chose blue - APS

Motown charm school instructor Maxine Powell dies aged 98 - NME

China confirms new human H7N9 infection - China.org

Nutrient pollution threatens national park ecosystems, study says - LA Times

Stream Donna Summer and Giorgio Moroder’s previously unreleased “La Dolce Vita” - SPIN

Bomb hoax at school, school punishes all male students, even those not involved - reddit

Xeni Jardin: standing up to breast cancer in public and in private - The Guardian

Student-faculty research shows Oreos are just as addictive as drugs in lab rats - Connecticut College News

Our music tastes change as we get older to match the shifting social circumstances of our lives, according to a new study - The Telegraph

Lake Superior is warming faster than any of the other Great Lakes. In fact, it’s warming faster than any lake on the planet - PRI

Sudden disappearance of sardines has serious economic and ecological effects on the B.C. coast - The Vancouver Sun

Majority of U.S. fast-food workers need public assistance - Reuters

Moose die-off alarms scientists - New York Times

Apes comfort each other ‘like humans’ - BBC News

Cyberbullying-suicide suspect: Yes, I bullied girl who killed herself - Orlando Sentinel

Living relatives of iceman mummy found - Discovery

Not Just Foster Farms: Other chicken may also be contaminated with salmonella - LA Weekly


Below, “HELL NO: The Sensible Horror Film”

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Dangerous Finds: Quentin Tarantino’s top films for 2013; Monkey grooms cat; 70-minute horror music
10.14.2013
04:36 pm

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Study shows non-hallucinogenic cannabinoids are effective anti-cancer drugs - Alpha Galileo

Popular sports supplements contain meth-like compound - USA Today

Spain’s wealth divide widest in Europe - The Local

What to do when you find a parasitic worm living in your face - Wired

Ben Wheatley to direct Doctor Who - The Quietus

Insect’s bloated abdomen carries traces of blood molecules that are 46-million-years old - Nature

Who created the famous shower scene in Psycho? Alfred Hitchcock or the legendary designer Saul Bass? - Open Culture

NSA claims it doesn’t do online attacks; That’s a different organization… run by The NSA - TechDirt

For your Halloween audio needs, a 70-minute horror music / sound effects spectacular: “The Horror” - WFMU

Malaysia court rules non-Muslims cannot use ‘Allah’ - BBC News

The World’s First Hunk: Why We’re Obsessed with Muscle Men - Collectors Weekly

A freak October blizzard earlier this month killed tens of thousands of cattle in South Dakota - NPR

Radioactive polonium found on Yasser Arafat’s clothing - The Telegraph

Vixen guitarist Jan Kuehnemund dead aged 51 - NME

Tiny clothed monkey grooms cat - Boing Boing

NYPD arrests homeless man learning how to code - Gothamist

CIA asset implicated in 1985 murder of undercover DEA agent in Mexico - Daily Kos

Hacker activist group Anonymous set to target rural Missouri town for not prosecuting rapists - reddit

Why does maximum heart rate drop with age? - EurekAlert

Eating popcorn in the cinema makes people immune to advertising - The Guardian

Monkey with prosthetic hand gets sense of touch - New Scientist

Study links warmer water temperatures to greater levels of mercury in fish - Washington Post

Quentin Tarantino’s Top 10 Movies of 2013 - High Snobiety


Below, a Japanese kindergarten class sings It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia‘s “Dayman”:

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Dangerous Finds: David Lynch on the history of Surrealist film; Man amputates own leg; New meth
10.11.2013
03:25 pm

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New research has shown that the stomach naturally produces more stem cells than previously realized - Washington University in St. Louis

Google will soon put your face, name, and content in its ads - Ars Technica

Study proves “old person smell” is real - Discover Magazine

David Lynch Presents the History of Surrealist Film (1987) - Open Culture

Watch Elizabeth Warren explain the debt limit so it actually makes sense, for once - Death and Taxes

R.I.P. Kumar Pallana, star of several Wes Anderson movies - AV Club

Study: We’ll Enjoy Food More If You Don’t Instagram It - The Atlantic

Horrifying flesh-rotting Krokodil drug being peddled at NYC hot spots - Gothamist

New research shows elephants spontaneously understand the communicative intent of human pointing and can use it as a cue to find food - Wired

David Byrne blasts music streaming sites - NME

Neighbours reported hearing screams as the Chinese man removed his leg because he was unable to pay a hospital for the surgery - Sky News

Never before seen super-potent meth found in Texas middle school - Gawker

$470,000 on wardrobes, $20,000 on a bath tub and $1 million on his garden - A German Catholic bishop has upset a few people with this kind of spending - reddit

Everyone is leaving rural Scotland because the Internet is too slow - Mashable

New York City’s undercover cop problem is totally out of control - Boing Boing

Bloomberg gets caught up in Mexico soda tax fight - New York Times

China criticises “mind-boggling political infighting” over issue of raising America’s $16.7 trillion debt ceiling - Telegraph

Ancient women artists may be responsible for most cave art - Smithsonian

Sleeping in on the weekends doesn’t fix all the deficits caused by workweek sleep loss - APS


Below, Banksy’s “Sirens of the Lambs” Truck in NYC:

Via KMFW

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