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When it comes to surveillance rules, some US people are more equal than others.
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This is a list of all sorts of utilities, a good deal of which are readily available anywhere that can be used to generate qr codes, program and useful links among other things.

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https://duckduckgo.com/goodies#Everyday
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Did you know that there is an open source alternative to online maps that is not too different from Wikipedia?

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http://www.openstreetmap.org/
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Did you know that there is a search engine that claims not to track its users?

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https://duckduckgo.com/about
DuckDuckGo has better instant answers, less spam and clutter, and real privacy.
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Did you know that there are certain precautions which one can take to increase one's chance of surviving a tornado?

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http://www.artofmanliness.com/2013/05/02/how-to-survive-a-tornado/
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Did you know that trains used run on the streets of New York city at one point?

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http://jalopnik.com/trains-used-to-drive-down-the-goddamn-street-in-new-yor-513563129
Driving in a big city can be tough enough, what with pedestrians darting out everywhere and potholes and taxi drivers that seem to have a death wish. But hey, at least you don't run the risk of getting hit by a giant goddamn train every day.
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Did you know that there are measures that one can take to protect one's information from others?

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http://googleblog.blogspot.ca/2011/06/ensuring-your-information-is-safe.html
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Did you know that among other things the library can be used to save a significant amount of money?


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http://lifehacker.com/the-best-uses-for-your-local-library-that-arent-just-513143578
In ancient times, there were buildings in local communities that contain a collection of books that people could borrow for free. You may not realize it, but that tradition continues today, but they have a lot more than books.
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Did you know that Lavabit claims to provide secure and private email accounts?

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http://lavabit.com/philosophy.html
Lavabit is a premier POP3 e-mail provider with free and premium accounts. This page describes the philosophy of Lavabit.
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Did you know that the first popular  American men's magazine was called The National Police Gazette and that it may have had a huge influence on American culture?

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http://www.artofmanliness.com/2013/04/30/americas-first-popular-mens-magazine-the-national-police-gazette/
Several years ago I was wandering the stacks at the University of Tulsa library when I happened to chance upon an old, pink book with the words "Police Gaze
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This is a  casual page for interesting and funny facts, feel free to read and post.