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The Reset of Mt. McKinley

It was a news blurb flying so low under the radar that it wasn’t even on the radar. On August 30, 2015, news wires reported that the US federal government would be resetting the name of North America’s tallest peak back to its original native Koyukon name of “Denali.” The re-naming event of itself probably carried little importance within the swirl of much larger storms that are invading our news cycles. 1,201 more words

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Oliver!

You’ve probably read and heard umpteen remembrances of Dr. Oliver Sacks by now, and it’s only a day after his passing. The groundswell of mourning, even among those of us who never saw him in person, is a testament to his gifts. 572 more words

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Happy News - Western firefighters get help from Down Under


Western firefighters get help from Down Under
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Submitted August 31, 2015 at 02:45PM by FelcherFrumCranston
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Happy News - Lonely life of Roberto Esquivel Cabrera, the man with the world’s longest penis


Lonely life of Roberto Esquivel Cabrera, the man with the world’s longest penis
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Submitted August 31, 2015 at 02:36PM by JustBlue
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The Comments: For Money or Love?

So this 28 year old guy from Uganda recently got married to a 68 year old Swedish lady and everyone online,or at least most people have been very vocal about their skepticism. 549 more words

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Six Teenage Hackers Arrested

Six teenagers ages 15 to 18 were arrested after renting the Lizard Squad’s stresser DDoS tool with bit coin in the hopes to remain anonymous. The stresser tool’s goal is to make a server or network unavailable to users by sending (an overload of) data to them. 145 more words

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