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George Carlin - Why You Are In Debt:
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Just when you thought there was no more "Game of Thrones" content to be seen before the season premiere on April 6, Screen Junkies pulls out their best Honest Trailer yet.
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- Windows 8.1 news Start Menu Will Return In A Future Windows 8.1 Update, Microsoft Confirms
Well, it’s official people. The Start Menu will return to Windows in a future update. Microsoft shared this exciting news at BUILD 2014, saying that they want to make the operating system more appropriate for desktop users.
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Physicists Have Created A Tractor Beam Using Water
In recent years, scientists have used lasers to construct crude tractor beams that, one day, might be used as grappling hooks in space. Now, for the first time, physicists have succeeded in creating the same effect using water.
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Triumph the Insult Comic Dog takes to the tackiest bars in Astoria, Queens to tell drunk people they're wasting their time.
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Microsoft announces minor updates to Windows Phone 8

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George Orwell's critique of internet English

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Boldly Go? Can Humanity Afford ‘Star Trek’-Like Space Exploration?

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