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Give me a cat now, I have to try this.
 
This is to further chill people out who are outraged about the kitten video:

It's using the natural pressure point and nerve cluster a mother cat uses to calm a cat or kitten so it can be moved or safely handled. Every vet I know uses the very same method. It does not hurt the cat at all.

Watch as a veterinarian does it at an animal hospital

How to deactivate a cat
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Definition of irony
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Nom nom. I like this idea.
 
Dominos pizza delivery by drone. But will it get FAA approval?
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I agree - once you can add a control system that doesn't rely on low-power RF, and solve the theft problem, it would be a grand idea.  And it would give rise to the genuine risk of it raining pizza!
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Interesting insight into Microsoft kernel development. Sounds like other big/long running software projects, and I don't know what the cure is.
 
As seen on reddit...

Yes, Linux moves fast, faster than anything else, and that's a good thing, as it's a changing world, and that world isn't slowing down anytime soon.
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Because surface has been such a good move so far, this won't be at all like that of course. Elop must be very happy.
 
Microsoft will buy Nokia's Devices and Services business for $7.1 billion -- that's $1.4 billion less than what Microsoft paid for Skype.
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That's dedication. Or madness. Or a bit of both maybe. I wonder if this photo is better than the one he took.
 
Sometimes you have to do whatever it takes to take the right shot.
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Until we got Myrrh I never knew dogs could stick their head under water. This is his little party trick.
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Quote of the day: "better quality people is needed".
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A joke i've heard recently:

How many Linux users are needed to change a lightbulb?

1 to post a thread in a forum telling the bulb has burnt.
1 to suggest to try to turn the lamp on through command lines.
1 to complain that the user broke the thread.
1 to ask what new bulb will he install.
1 to advice that we shouldn't use the word burn for meaning a broken lightbulb, because it would mean that the bulb was set on fire and that it wold be right to say that the bulb broke due to an excess of electrical current.
25 to suggest to install all the kinds of existing and imaginable lightbulbs.
5 who say that the burt bulb is an upstream issue that doesn't belong to the distro. There's an open bug on the bulb's developer mail list.
1 noob to suggest to install a Microsoft lightbulb.
250 to flood the noob's mail address.
300 to say that a Microsoft lightbulb would turn blue and that you'd had to reboot continuously to get back to normal.
1 former linux user who still frequents the forum, to suggest to install an Apple iBulb, which has a fresh and innovating design and it costs 250 $.
20 to say that iBulbs aren't free, and that they have less functions than a 20 times cheaper standard lightbulb.
15 to suggest to install a national lightbulb.
30 to say that national lightbulbs are creepled remasters of foreign lightbulbs and that they don't bring nothing new.
23 to argue if it must be a white or a transparent bulb.
1 to remiind everyone that the right name is GNU/Lightbulb.
1 to say that lightbulbs are a Winbugs users thing and that real Linux users aren't afraid of the dark.
1 to announce finally which will be the model of the installed bulb.
217 to discard the chosen model and suggest another.
6 to complain that the chosen lightbulb has propietary elements, and that another should be used.
20 to say that a 100% free bulb, isn't compatible with the lamp switch.
The same previous 6, to suggest to change the switch for a compatible one.
1 to yell out: “STOP ARGUING AND CHANGE THAT LIGHTBULB FOR GOD'S SAKE!”
350 to ask the previous user what God is he talking about, and that if he has scientific proofs of his existence.
1 to say that we can't trust in corporation-made bulbs and that we should trust in community-made bulbs.
1 to post a link to an ODF file explaining how to build a lightbulb from scratch.
14 to complain about the format of the previous file and asking to send it in txt or LaTeX.
5 to say that they didn't like the taken decission and that they'll fork the house's electric installation and install a better lamp.
1 to post a series of commands to put to change the lightbulb.
1 to comment that he executed the commands and had an error message.
1 to advice that the commands must be executed as root

And finally:
The father of the first user, who while everyone were discussing, he went to the shop and bought the cheapest lightbulb.
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