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I gotta admit, there's something to be said for the bumper sticker:
LET'S ELECT AL GORE PRESIDENT AGAIN!!!

#algore   #gore   #ezraklein  

Also, in this article, I love the photo caption: "A Vox investigation reveals Al Gore was also a member of the Clinton administration."
If Gore is really so concerned with the future of the planet, then running in 2016 is his best chance to change it.
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I was gonna post How long until somebody starts using these in a way that pisses somebody else off? until I realized, too late, it's undoubtedly already happened.
(Me, I don't use emoticons, let alone emoji.)
#apple   #emoji  
Apple releases beta updates to OS X operating system, including a redesigned emoji keyboard with long-awaited skin tone modifiers
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The play's the thing!
Here's the long-lost* play based upon the first couple books of Zelazny's Amber series, by an ardent ADRPG player.

#amber   #zelazny   #adrpg  

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The Tragical History of Eric, King of Amber. Well. This is what one could call a fragment of a play, penned by some Shadow playwright, chronicling the tragic death of a hero. Or perhaps, a piece of work patched together by an ardent Amber enthusiast, at first as a prop for someone else's ...
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Ancient phone phreaks will remember FLASH OVERRIDE.  Well, here's one for the present day.

#raspberrypi2   #flashoverride  
Flash photography and laser pointers cause new model to crash instantly.
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Dammit, more intrusion of political operatives into things that are the provenance of churches!
Why do dubious fundraising scheme seem so much more common on the right than the left?
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Using a kid's injury for profit and fame!
Alex Malarkey co-wrote a bestselling book about a near-death experience – and then last week admitted he made it up. So why wasn’t anyone listening to a quadriplegic boy and a mother who simply wanted the truth to be heard?
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Terry Pratchett quotes, plus a few Pratchett-related posts, all in my tumblr thingie.

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"The mission already is creeping." -- Charles Pierce

#isis   #isil   #war  
The country seems to be sliding down some very familiar tracks into a military engagement in the Middle East.
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Who can resist an XKCD flowchart?  I know I can't.

(I have a discontinued sweatshirt with one of those Dobbshead circle things that looks like a part of a circuit diagram.)
#xkcd   #flowchart   #dobbshead  
Warning: this comic occasionally contains strong language (which may be unsuitable for children), unusual humor (which may be unsuitable for adults), and advanced mathematics (which may be unsuitable for liberal-arts majors). BTC 1FhCLQK2ZXtCUQDtG98p6fVH7S6mxAsEey ...
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Graverobbers -- the Game!
This article reminded me of the degree to which medical research in the past depended on getting corpses through less-than-approved means.  For instance, Doc Cochran in Deadwood had been arrested for it.
But I just realized it would make a dandy role-playing campaign.
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XLIX
It's the laxative that comes in the form of a lollipop!

#superbowl   #xlix  
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Any opera fan can tell you the culprit in the NFL's current scandal.

Deflator Mouse!!

#wagner   #nfl   #deflategate  
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