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Derek Broughton
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I bought my first Raspberry Pi a week ago, and I can already see that there may be more. But seeing these guys turn 64 Pis into a 64 node supercomputer—IN A LEGO RACKMOUNT!—just blows my mind.
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About f'in time...
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Having just endured The Circle, I couldn't agree more...
PORTLAND, ME—Saying that he wanted to make things as easy as possible for all the dumbshits to locate, Back Pages Bookshop owner Stephen Larrick told reporters Friday that he had placed all of the Dave Eggers titles on a table near the independent b...
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An adopted dog is being hailed as a hero after helping save a man from a heart attack in Windsor, Ont.
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Every spring I see stories like this. From the American side of the Great Lakes... Are we really smarter, or do Canadian news sources not report the similar stupidity from our side?
Two teens from Wisconsin were rescued by firefighters and coast guard officials after floating approximately 40 metres from the shore of Lake Michigan on a broken sheet of ice.
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well that explains today's XKCD comic...
The hashtag #thedress took over the internet on Thursday night after a Tumblr user unwittingly started the craze by asking whether the above dress was white and gold, or blue and black.
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I'm sorry, it's just not funny without a Robertson picture...
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Amazing stuff
Russia's remote north-eastern Chukotka region is an inhospitable arctic tundra, but even in this brutal landscape, Russian photographer Ivan Kislov can find beautiful signs of life among the foxes that live and hunt here in the wild. He agreed to talk to Bored Panda and tell us more about his amazing photos.
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Scientists must think penguins are bird brains...
A remote-controlled camera disguised an Emperor penguin chick is giving scientists a never before seen look at the behaviour of the birds in their mass huddles.
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IT Consultant: Plone and databases;
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IT Consultant, Plone and databases; Beer, Wine, Dogs and Books
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  • Athabasca University
    B.S. (CIS), 2010
  • University of Waterloo
    Math, 1976 - 1980
  • Mackenzie High School, Deep River
    1971 - 1976
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Canadian consumers who bought electronics between April 1,1999 and June 30, 2002 are eligible to get at least $20 back following several cla

#TheDress colour question divides an internet
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The hashtag #thedress took over the internet on Thursday night after a Tumblr user unwittingly started the craze by asking whether the above

xkcd: Screws
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Warning: this comic occasionally contains strong language (which may be unsuitable for children), unusual humor (which may be unsuitable for

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The best GPS pet tracking devices that alert you when your pet runs off and helps you find them with the touch of a button.

Rob Sheardown's dog Bella helps save man from heart attack
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An adopted dog is being hailed as a hero after helping save a man from a heart attack in Windsor, Ont.

Russian Miner Spends His Breaks Taking Photos Of Foxes In The Arctic Circle
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Russia's remote north-eastern Chukotka region is an inhospitable arctic tundra, but even in this brutal landscape, Russian photographer Ivan

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2-For-1 movie tickets at Cineplex are back for Virgin Mobile Members. So grab a pal, a date, or some friendly face you met at the food court

Roving penguin camera gives unprecedented look at life on the ice
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A remote-controlled camera disguised an Emperor penguin chick is giving scientists a never before seen look at the behaviour of the birds in

Great Horned Owl by Tina Klein-Lebbink
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Home Great Horned Owl by Tina Klein-Lebbink.

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Morning Roundup has found the fuzziest wuzziest Wookiee of them all!