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Dangerous Finds: Kim Deal quits Pixies, Gene Wilder hates ‘Wonka’ remake and Mick Jagger, age 15
06.14.2013
12:57 pm

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Kim Deal quits the Pixies - Pitchfork

Gene Wilder trashes Charlie & the Chocolate Factory remake ‘I think it’s an insult’ - The Wrap

Scientists stand against companies who pick and choose which studies to use - Science Insider

Motörhead will receive the Metal Hammer Golden God Award on June 17th - List

In Texas, businesses are denying workers healthcare, overtime, and workers comp—and the government is OK with it - Salon

Robert Downey Jr. ruins a kid’s life by not wearing his Iron Man suit - Dlisted

When Bob Dylan was young and flirty - Slate

Mick Jagger, 15 years old, shows off his rock climbing shoes on British TV (1959) - Open Culture

Buzz Aldrin speaks out against Tang - Boing Boing

Darth Vader TIE fighter wheelchair - Neatorama

Video of professional rock climber Cedar Wright performing a 600-foot rope drop/swing in Ukraine - Geekologie

The Bling Ring is Sofia Coppola’s most stylish, least interesting film - Vulture

A fox cub coming to people so they can help him - YouTube

The Texas psychic responsible for giving local law enforcement officials a bogus tip on a mass grave at the home of a Liberty County couple will need to pay $7 million for the damage she caused - Gawker

From the Mouths of Babes: Toddlers’ speech is far more advanced than previously thought - Science Daily

Bernard Sumner to tell the stories of Joy Division, New Order in 2014 autobiography - Slicing Up Eyeballs

Below, Pixies perform “Cactus” live in 1989:

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Dangerous Finds from around the Web
06.13.2013
01:45 pm

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The EYEBALL LICKING craze that’s sweeping Japan and causing a surge in eye infections - Daily Mail

Justices rule human genes cannot be patented - USA Today

“Hodor” from Game of Thrones is a DJ & producer - Run the Trap

Want to see your NSA or FBI file? Here’s how… - Daily Kos

‘Vampire’ mom-of-two: ‘I drink almost two litres of blood a month from human donors’ - Mirror

Study: LEGO faces getting angrier - CNN

Michael Jackson’s ghost tells Lionel Richie’s ex-wife he ‘accidentally’ killed himself, hears court - NME

Insurance premiums could soar for coastal dwellers in America in a warming world - Mother Jones

The last Incan suspension bridge is made entirely of grass, woven by hand, and at least 500 years old - Explore 

The mystery of the Allen Ginsberg-Diana Trilling feud - The Daily Beast

Keith Richards on the debaucherous 1972 Rolling Stones tour - Rolling Stone

Do you recognize this man? Police in Essex, England have released this computer sketch of a knife-wielding suspect wanted for snatching a handbag from a woman driving a gold Volvo - BuzzFeed

Size doesn’t matter if you’re a dog… - reddit

George Takei Facebook Fraud! Ghostwriter apologizes after getting exposed - Yahoo

Deleted and alternate Bladerunner scenes chronologically arranged - YouTube

Vladimir Putin defends the U.S. on NSA spying programs and drones: “That’s the way it’s done in the U.S., and that’s the way it’s done in Russia” - Washington Post

David Byrne on how architecture helped music evolve - The World’s Best Ever

Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, the full trailer: The Awl

How the Russians pee in space - Boing Boing

Third of all UK honeybee hives wiped out in wet winter - New Scientist

Deep Lounge version of Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky.” Sorry in advance.

Video via Boing Boing

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Dangerous Finds from around the Web
06.12.2013
02:17 pm

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Jean-Michel Basquiat’s resumé sold for $50,000 - HUH Magazine

Are you ready for Basquiat The Musical? - ANIMAL

How to freeze water in about half a second: Consider this your first class in ice wizardy 101 - io9

Kraftwerk’s Ralf Hütter: ‘Now we can concentrate on album number nine’ - The Guardian

Prisoner charged with using genitals to toss salad - Arbroath 

Teacher screens Saw for 6th-grade class, gets suspended - Today

News anchor Bill Lunn was trying to say “I pledge allegiance to the flag” before talking about a gay pride festival when he forgot the very important “L” in the world “flag.” - BuzzFeed

Man does “karate dance” to Offspring tune - Boing Boing

No, Edward Snowden probably didn’t commit treason - Washington Post

“Okay, so this is a real WTF. My friend’s friend had this guy at a gas station tell her she lost a dollar (when she hadn’t), and he “returned” this to her” - reddit

Henry Rollins on anger, drugs and the Black Flag reunion - LA Weekly

Portishead’s Beth Gibbons to release new solo album on Domino - Pitchfork

Facebook launches new policy to allow mastectomy photos - ABC News

Brain’s ‘dark side’ as key to cocaine addiction - Science Daily

Man survives 2 days under sea in shipwreck air bubble - Reuters

An illustrated guide to 66 types of cheese - Wired

Henri Michaux’s 1964 educational film for Sandoz to demonstrate hallucinogenic effects of mescaline & hash - UbuWeb h/t WFMU 

Images from a pinhead-sized sample of a glacier corpse’s brain shows evidence of his final, deadly fight - New Scientist

Hipsters who dress like “Jackie” from Roseanne - Tumblr

Chinese farmer jailed for making a rubber alien - Telegraph

Below, little Isabel is devastated at impending loss of broken toilet:

Video via Arbroath

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Dangerous Finds from around the Web for 06/11/13
06.11.2013
12:56 pm

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Hot Tub Cinema: What’s better than seeing a movie with your friends? Seeing a movie with your friends nearly naked, of course! - Neatorama

World’s oldest tumor found in the rib of a Neanderthal - predates other tumors by over 100,000 years - National Geographic

Julian Assange and John Perry Barlow in joint interview NSA Prism leaks: “Snowden is a hero” - Boing Boing

The amount of dust being blown across the landscape has increased over the last 17 years in large swaths of the West, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder - Colorado.edu

The teaser trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug - YouTube

Toilet paper has been in short supply: Thousands of desperate Venezuelans have downloaded a smartphone app which helps them find toilet paper - Telegraph

French homeless seek refuge in offices: The occupiers staked their claim to the building with pizza - Reuters

Amazon sales of George Orwell’s 1984 shot up 7,000% this week - Gawker

Surprising photos of musicians without their costumes and makeup - FlavorWire

Anti-gay bill passes in Moscow: Protestors beaten by cops, Christian extremists and kids - ANIMAL

The formerly obese college student, Jared Fogle, who turned his life around by eating Subway sandwiches has a net worth of $15 million - New York Daily News

Lost Egyptian city revealed after 1,200 years under sea - Crnchy

This pregnancy ‘belt’ lets dads feel their babies kick - Jezebel

The FDA’s new rules on sunscreen labels are now in effect. Here’s what you need to know - Mother Jones

Perfect pitch may not be absolute after all - Science Daily

Caffeine withdrawal now classified as a mental disorder - Death and Taxes

Listen to T.S. Eliot recite his late masterpiece, the Four Quartets - Open Culture

Below, drummer cat:

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Dangerous Finds from around the Web for 06/10/13
06.10.2013
02:29 pm

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The woman behind the NSA scoops - Salon

There could be some truth in the anecdotal belief that stress can turn your hair grey - ABC.net

“Vagina Necklace” for auction - Boing Boing

Did Game of Thrones finally explain where power really comes from? - io9

Creepy, naked Let’s Date user didn’t mean to get his mom involved - The Daily Dot

Cat running as mayor in beleaguered Mexican city promises to sleep, eat and yawn if he wins - Arbroath

Slayer’s “Angel Of Death” slowed down 800%, sounds even more satanic - Cherry Bombed

People are overly confident in their own knowledge, despite errors - Science Daily

Patti Smith reads Federico Garcia Lorca’s “Little Viennese Waltz” in New York City - Open Culture

Adorable skull and bones sugar - Like Cool

In a book called Three Felonies A Day, Boston civil rights lawyer Harvey Silverglate says that everyone in the US commits felonies everyday and if the government takes a dislike to you for any reason, they’ll dig in and find a felony you’re guilty of - Kottke

A collection of record sleeves created by David Band circa 1981 and 1988 - Andrew Lineley

Old Mars rover digs up evidence for drinkable water - New Science

Humans are going to look like terrifying LSD freaks In 100,000 years, says Science - UpRoxx

Below, crow suffers identity crisis:

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Dangerous Finds from around the Web for 06/07/13
06.07.2013
02:44 pm

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So a Native American girl gets no diploma and a $1000 fine for putting a feather in her cap, while a Christian valedictorian disobeys rule by reciting prayer and gets standing ovation - reddit

Pageant contestants have been wearing two-pieces since it began, in 1951—but no longer - Salon

Dave Mustaine calls fan “faggot,” “cunt,” has him thrown out of show - Metal Sucks

Shitting toddlers shut new £9m swimming pool three times - Arbroath

Texas actress arrested in ricin case - CNN

Can the gamification of female masturbation remove its social stigma? - Gamification

Every library and museum in America, mapped - Atlantic

Ex-student shoots porn on Catholic school grounds as ‘payback’ [NSFW] - Gawker

Non-invasive first trimester blood test reliably detects Down’s Syndrome - Science Blog

Tupac Shakur‘s first business card - The World’s Best Ever

Photo of the original Sesame Street cast - Kottke

Watch: Madlib Interview at Medicine show live in London - Juxtapoz

For $75, Burner Phone will ship you a “completely anonymous” phone set up for 30 days of use - Boing Boing

How to get by on the Internet without PRISM companies - The Daily Dot

Church of England gives up fight against gay marriage - The Telegraph

Clues to what causes compulsive behavior could improve OCD treatments - Science Daily

So, Benedict Cumberbatch supposedly said this to The Mirror: “I used to expose myself in front of religious places.” - Dlisted

Below, Telekinesis demonstrated. You’re welcome.

Video via Boing Boing

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Dangerous Finds for 06/06/13
06.06.2013
01:50 pm

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Three different reactions to bath time - Imgur / reddit

Limited edition Oblique Strategies deck from Brian Eno - Boing Boing

Justin Bieber is going to space - Dlisted

Spanish town mails dog shit back to offending owners - Arbroath

Krystian Zimerman surprised concertgoers by storming off stage because a fan was filming his performance on a smartphone - BBC News

Buying likes and rigging votes: Facebook‘s seedy underworld - The Daily Dot

A “voluminous belly” for respectful rubs: The Kim Kardashian statue aka “L.A. Fertility” - The World’s Best Ever

Float in a Sensory Deprivation Tank & Enter Inner Space - Ultra Culture

Talented almost-mermaid Esther Williams has died - Jezebel

Giant feral cat monsters are wreaking havoc in Australia - Death and Taxes

This is Batman‘s Tumbler themed farming tractor - Geekologie

How close are we to getting Google Glass in contact lenses?  - Slate

122 maps that show how Americans speak English totally differently from each other - NC State University

How a Turkish game show undermined censorship of the Gezi protests - Nerdcore

Bears searching for food will sometimes smash car windows to look inside. Not this bear, which prefers more of a “gentleman thief” approach - Metafilter

American Photo has published a great article that provides a look at the world and war, through the eyes of female conflict photographers - American Photo Mag

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Dangerous Finds for 06/05/13
06.05.2013
10:42 am

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Anarkissed.Org—A dating website for anarchists! - Indiegogo

30 of the most beautiful Sci-Fi book covers ever made - Flavor Wire

Tweet of the Day: The Frank Black and William Shatner edition - Cherry Bombed

Twenty-nine people detained for Tweets about Gezi protest in Turkey - Hürriyet Daily News

Mustachioed puppy grew up to be quite the gentleman - BuzzFeed

Iowa City to ban red-light cameras, drones, and license plate readers too - Ars Technica

The Han Solo in Carbonite light-switch cover with a boner - Boing Boing

Musician Jack White saves Detroit Masonic Temple, paying off concert venue’s $142K tax bill - WXYZ

And soon there will be a baby with the last name Rocknroll - Dlisted

Neil Young finds bootlegs in record store; confronts the store employee, 1971 - YouTube

Breast milk lollipops by Lollyphile - Laughing Squid

Father who named son Adolf Hitler dressed as Nazi for family court hearing - Arbroath

Man with ‘micropenis’ visits doctor, discovers he’s actually a woman - Gawker

The recipe for the cronut (donuts made from croissant dough) - Kottke

Russian dog knows how to Russia - YouTube

Your afternoon dose of swear words - The World’s Best Ever

Personality is not inherited from birth parents says new research on zebra finches - Science Daily

World’s largest study of same-sex parenting finds that children are thriving - Think Progress

New Mad Men Theory: Megan Draper is already dead! - Vulture

Black Cat turns 20 with Shudder to Think, Ted Leo, Mary Timony and others - The Washington Post

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Dangerous Finds for 06/04/13
06.04.2013
12:25 pm

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The next Doctor in Doctor Who should be a woman - Slate

After Fifteen Quiet Years, Rodan’s Jeff Mueller and Tara Jane O’Neil Speak - VV

Stream Rodan’s Fifteen Quiet Years - Pitchfork Advance

Why Finnish babies sleep in cardboard boxes - BBC News

1,021 drivers stopped at Burbank DUI checkpoint; 0 were drunk - LA Times

An all cardboard trailer of Werner Herzog’s Fitzcaraldo - YouTube

Community will ticket parents of chronic bullies - Today

Drone-delivered pizza - Boing Boing

Ira Glass on how and why he became an atheist - Explore

Evolution of the Star Wars logo - Tenth Letter of the Alphabet

Teen prohibited from attending prom because her breasts are too big - Gawker

The Taco Bell “Taco Licker” has been fired - BuzzFeed

As our capacity for abstract thinking grows, so too have our IQ scores - Salon

Fight broke out during amputee football match - Arbroath

Just a short Robert Tilton tongues blast: He loves you - Christian Nightmares

“Came across a 150lbs wolf dog” - reddit

Doctor Who: Matt Smith replacement could be announced next month - Radio Times

Animations of Oscar Wilde’s children’s stories The Happy Prince and more - Open Culture

CBS 3 anchor Nicole Brewer really doesn’t like weatherwoman Carol Erickson - The Philly Post

Facebook disables game in which Orthodox Christians destroy gay activists - Towerload

Breaking Bad is almost over, new poster cruelly reminds us - Vulture

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Dangerous Finds for 06/03/13
06.03.2013
03:19 pm

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Mad Men‘s Vincent Kartheiser’s Reefer Madness - WOW Report

Cunnilingus, Cancer, Michael Douglas and You - Jezebel

Maxwell’s in Hoboken Closing for Good July 31st - NJ.com

Your car is not a tornado shelter - Boing Boing

Just an awesome photo of Jean Stapleton and Alice Cooper - ICPWAG

Mayhem in the city: 25 people shot in 48 hours - New York Daily News

California To Wal-Mart: Enough! No More Taxpayer Subsidized Profits For You - Forbes

Fans react to Game of Thrones’ most shocking event - The Daily Dot

Turkey’s PM rejects ‘dictator’ claims, calls Twitter a ‘menace’ - CTV News

How to Use Turmeric to Heal Just About Anything - Ultraculture

‘Atari Dump’ Will Be Excavated, After Nearly 30 Years - NPR

Thief caught after leaving ear print at 80 robberies - Arbroath

Blood Vessels in the Eye Linked With IQ - Science Daily

Local People With Their Arms Crossed - Tumblr
 
Cat sends urgent FAX - Das Kraftfuttermischwerk

Introducing Joy Division: The Video Game - Slicing Up Eyeballs

Military donkey ride, circa 1940s - Retronaut 

Summer Is Lyme Disease Season. The Price of the Drug to Treat It Just Exploded - Wired

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