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Some reasonably measured sanity about how a bad thing is not as bad as some people are making it out to be.
The media and the Beltway combined to exaggerate the danger the group poses
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...and, the number one reason there's nothing to fear from ISIS... http://youtu.be/yiuVemRxM7M
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"Right now we can spot planets circling around distant stars. The SKA will be able to spot the equivalent of an airport radar system on one of those very, very distant planets."
On a former cattle farm in the remote outback, scientists are laying the ground for the biggest science project of the next 20 years: a radio telescope capable of picking out something like an airport radar on a planet in another solar system. Turn on your phone at your peril, because preserving radio quiet here is priority number one
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We can also spot light emanating from the middle of that system and theorise that it comes from a star. Could be a really bright Coleman lantern with a weirdly doped mantle, but it's probably a star.
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In "the most dangerous film ever made", writer/director/producer Noel Marshall stars in the film as a wildlife conservationist living in harmony with hundreds of wild animals. Over 70 of the cast and crew were injured including Jan De Bont, Tippi Hedren, and Melanie Griffith.
We've all heard about the troubled productions of Apocalypse Now and Fitzcarraldo. Now imagine combining that madness with 150 untrained, fully grown lions, tigers, cheetahs, and jaguars. 
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The Git project history of Back To The Future.
I've recently spent a lot of time studying on Git's rebase functionality.  Rebase is actually a useful and powerful tool in your kit but it's initially confusing as to how it works amd subsequently...
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Impressive demo of the practical BB-8 model from the new Star Wars. Looks like the lower ball contains something heavy running around like a hamster in a ball, and the upper part is a light shell on rollers being held on by magnets?
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+Tyler Larson that is awesome.. and old.
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It's a "Family Feud" style game with the questions populated by Google autocomplete.
Play 'Family Feud' against the top-ten results in Google's autocomplete.
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Unfortunately it seems to be based on US Google results. Type 'dennis' in the UK and you get 'wise' and 'skinner' - they don't appear in the US results. Not that I picked them anyway - I went for taylor, pennis and norden
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Gamers who harass women online are losers. Literally.
Players send more negative comments to female teammates when playing badly.
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Is genetically engineered food dangerous? Many people seem to think it is. In the past five years, companies have submitted more than 27,000 products to the Non-GMO Project, which certifies goods that are free of genetically modified organisms. Last year, sales of such products nearly tripled. Whole Foods will soon...
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Without GMOs, "big ag producers" have a bigger advantage since they're already vertically integrated. GMOs decrease the disparity between small and big producers, because the plants themselves carry the genes. Big ag producers already have economies of scale that let them purchase special equipment. Small farmers don't need special equipment for pest or drought resistance or soil tilling if that's already packaged in the seeds.
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After working on #AntMan  for the last year I'm really enjoying this trailer.
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Just back from watching it.  Given a magical director wand I probably would have pulled out a few words and gotten it down to a PG rating... It is really kid friendly, and in a particularly Disney touch, the mom plays a 'motivating' role.  It was a bit muddled in places, but overall a ton of fun and the CGI really was amazing.

It seemed like the only practical effects shot involved Thomas.
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Not a "spell checker" per se, but it suggests word choices that are more welcoming to female and minority job candidates.
Swapping out "exceptional" for "extraordinary" is statistically proven to attract more female applicants. (But while you're at it, you should also insert "validated" instead of "proven.")
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So they say. I'd be interested to have that validated (not "proven!") by an independent analysis that is not making money from this. Take JDs before and after making the changes the software suggests, then do a blind test about which version gets more responses. And better responses -- if you are posting a response, you probably want more women candidates without also getting swamped by additional unqualified male candidates. You can imagine that if the main measurement is "how many women apply", you might get a "false positive" by simply tweaking the JD to make the job less demanding. But that's subtly different than getting more qualified female candidates applying.
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Our new trailer is up.
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Looking forward to it. 
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Science has discovered the meaning of life: to efficiently dissipate energy as heat.
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Best Turkish Delight in Istanbul, made in house and not sold anywhere else. Also excellent halva, fruit gums, and fruit jams.
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Top-notch Hungarian. Great wine, lots of traditional dishes prepared very well. I had a beef cheek goulash which was excellent. Cold meat starter platters are also worth checking out.
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
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This modest storefront amid much larger places sells truly excellent dao xiao mian (刀削麵) noodles "peeled" off a slab of dough with a knife. Excellent dumplings as well.
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