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University of Calgary researchers found attacks could be reduced if people were more aware of their surroundings.
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I'd like to propose an extension to Betteridge's Law. "Any headline that ends in a question mark can be answered by the word no." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betteridge%27s_law_of_headlines 

"Any headline that contains 'could' can be answered by the words, Probably not."

eg "This $500 bamboo bicycle could be a key to reliable, affordable, and sustainable transportation". Hmmm!?! Probably not.
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While scientists are excited about the latest evidence of a new planet beyond Pluto, actually seeing it will be more difficult than spotting galaxies at the edge of the universe.
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When Thalmic Labs made the decision to go open source with its Myo arm band, it probably never imagined that doing so
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new playlist on the dgbs video stream; .nsv/shoutcastTV format, requires the4 necessary codecs to play it, works well with vlc, winamp, totem, mxplayer, etc. NOT windows media player friendly

http://lotdg.blogspot.ca/2016/01/dgbs-playlist-12416.html 
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Day 1: Building and Defending a Robust Public Domain The public domain is our cultural commons and a public trust. Copyright policy should seek to promote, and not diminish, this crucial resource.
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DiviantArtist, Dirk Loechel, has created the ultimate si-fi space ship size chart. It’s all here. I compiled a small list of the sources where these awesome ships are from, but believe me, th…
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for anyone who's interested, this video stream is running nonstop episode of "grizzly adams" (just the 1970s tv series, however; not, i think, the original movie, or the later shows revisiting the character).  from past experiences, the stream will  probably bre running until sunday afternoon e.s.time. 

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http://98.168.140.157:8777/;stream.nsv
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NOTE:  At the moment, i seem to have hit some obscure (i.e.: undocumented) "limit" in the number of people that I can circle on G+; until that gets sorted out, I am unable to circle, or even "circle-back" people who have circled me (which has been my usual practice).  S

o, if you've added me, please do not be offended that I haven't circled you back (because i can't); if/when I can get this "unlocked" I'll try to catch up on everybody that I have missed.

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My great contibutions to human culture (& my own resulting immortality) are primarily @ wikipedia/wikimedia.

My hobby is designing crap @ zazzle.com, that (almost) nobody ever buys (or even notices).

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