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Take that Toast Jebus
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ERMAHGERD. IT'S THE APPLE iGALAXY S
It even slavishly copies the trademark Samsung obsolete big honking home button
 
iphone 6 front panel compared to current iphone 5s. Looks good!
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Good morning coffee lovers

Hope you all have a terrific start to Tuesday morning. Remember if you keep forgetting certain things, coffee does help with your memory!




COFFEE UP!

#coffee #coffeetime #coffeecup #coffeeaddict #coffeelovers #coffeehumor #coffeeclub #morningcoffee #espresso #coffeethursday     #espressomachine   #coffeeart   #coffeemonday   #coffeetalk   #tuesdaycoffee  
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Is this baffling for anyone else?
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Ah, perhaps not...
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YA THINK?
Worse, the oligarchy is weary of maintaining the illusion of democracy and has brainwashed millions of gun-hoarding radicals to help it abolish the Constitution when the time comes
 
Princeton University and Northwestern University researchers have concluded based upon analysis of 1,779 policy issues that the U.S. is in reality an oligarchy and not a democracy, as often claimed.

An oligarchy is a political system in which a small elite determines all policies and makes any and all decisions. This elite can be distinguished by royalty, wealth, family ties, education, corporate, or military control.
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oligarchy)

What makes the US into an oligarchy is that an individual American has a completely negligible effect on any decisions made by the US government, ergo said individual is completely at the whim of this elite. The destruction of the middle class in the US through economic policies is another indication of this.
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CREATIONIST COSMOS
"Carl Sagan said, 'We are made of star-stuff'. And he was right. But God made that star-stuff. We are all made of star-stuff. Except for women, who are made from the rib of a  man."
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KIDS REACT TO WALKMANS
"I feel like Indiana Jones"
 
Feeling old... 
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The essential instruments of youth ballad -- the guitar, the drum, and the bottomless well of teenage angst and rage -- haven't changed since the dawn of rock & roll, so if we achieved a frictionless free market utopia and still haven't witnessed the second coming of the Beatles, then perhaps the benefits of a frictionless free market utopia have been ludicrously exaggerated somewhat oversold.

It certainly better fits the gospel of libertarian capitalism to remove the blame for the collapse in demand for new musical talent from relentless mergers and acquisitions and lay it at the feet of lazy, unimaginative musicians themselves, yes?

But since the extinction of independent radio stations and the withdrawal of the short-lived "Music Television" format, people still get exposed to the music their siblings, parents and friends listen to, that independent radio station simulators like Pandora compile for them, the hours of YouTube they consume, the endless selection of 99 cent singles they can buy from iTunes, and the movies and television shows they watch. 

The essential problem is that all or substantially all of the popular music produced in America for the last fifteen years has been unadulterated prolefeed, and that may be the main reason for its apparent timelessness. 
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MIDDLE-CLASS DYSTOPIA
Well of course it is. Dystopia is the necessary fate of the middle class under any totalitarian regime, including capitalism
 
Very long, very well-researched explainer on the SF real-estate/tech/capitalism wars. 
The Santa Clara Valley was some of the most valuable agricultural land in the entire world, but it was paved over to create today's Silicon Valley. This was..
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BACK TO THE FUTURE
An invention before its time is doomed to failure.

I remember several video disc formats coming and going since the early 1970s, until DVD "suddenly" revolutionized the video recording industry in 1995.

The smartwatch, as this article points out, has been anticipated in one form or another since the 1940s, but we won't know if the time is ripe until the early 21st century version "suddenly" changes everything. 
 
Will Moto 360 also ship with a floppy drive? Will it support double-density and write-protection?

30 years of Smartwatch predictions http://time.com/60505/this-1981-computer-magazine-cover-explains-why-were-so-bad-at-tech-predictions/
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Best. Pizza. EVAR! I used to eat at their restaurant on Ohio St. in the Streeterville district (ca. 1997), but never had their pizza until one fateful day we stopped at their Stone Park restaurant for dinner. I don't know how long the Harwood Heights location has been open, but I felt like ordering in for dinner tonight and saw them come up in my search results, so I gave them a call to confirm I was within their delivery radius, and well, damn. I haven't had pizza this good in a decade. Highly recommended.
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