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"Grumpy Cat makes two appearances in the name of marriage equality -- because everyone deserves the right to be married and miserable"


"Donald Trump said he is "fine with" same-sex marriage..."These cases have gone to the Supreme Court. They've been settled. And I'm fine with that," he said."

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Islamic attacks continue (reuters.com)
by curious2 on 1 Oct 2017  36 comments, latest 6 days ago
"Knifeman yelling 'Allahu Akbar' shot dead after killing two in France***Police sources said the suspect had shouted “Allahu Akbar” (God is greatest) in Arabic as he attacked the women, aged...

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Ben Barres, 1954-2017 (med.stanford.edu)
by curious2 on 28 Dec 2017  3 comments, latest 18 days ago
"Acclaimed Stanford neuroscientist Ben Barres, MD, PhD, died on Dec. 27, 20 months after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He was 63.Barres’ path-breaking discoveries of the crucial roles played by...

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reply thread
by curious2 on 22 Sep 2015  96 comments, latest 18 days ago
This thread exists to reply to comments made in other threads that the commenter cannot (or chooses not to) post comments in.

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killed by large "domesticated" dogs (nydailynews.com)
by curious2 on 16 Dec 2017  23 comments, latest 20 days ago
Usually pit bills, also presa canario, yet there are hardly any calls to restrict dog licenses:"Virginia woman killed by her pit bulls in ‘grisly mauling’""Couple Guilty of All Charges In...

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Denmark stops prosecuting blasphemy (theguardian.com)
by curious2 on 13 Mar 2017  12 comments, latest 20 days ago
This post was updated because Denmark repealed its law against blasphemy."DENMARK is one of the least religious countries in the world; a poll has found that barely one in five...

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U.S. Life Expectancy Fell Again in 2016 (npr.org)
by curious2 on 20 Dec 2017  6 comments, latest 25 days ago
"Life expectancy in the U.S. fell for the second year in a row in 2016.... Life expectancy hasn't fallen two years in a row in the U.S. since the early...

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Thousands flee Philippine city after Islamic rampage (yahoo.com)
by curious2 on 25 May 2017  57 comments, latest 2 months ago
"Thousands of civilians fled fighting in the Philippines on Wednesday as troops tried to fend off Islamist militants who took over large parts of a city, capturing Christians, seizing and...

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Exorcisms now available in English (newsweek.com)
by curious2 on 26 Oct 2017  2 comments, latest 3 months ago
"U.S. Catholic Bishops Have Just Translated Prayers to Cast Out Demons Into English for the First Time***The actual rite of exorcism involves prayers in which the priest demands that the...

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Syria: U.S.-led coalition kills another 35+ civilians (abcnews.go.com)
by curious2 on 29 May 2017  15 comments, latest 3 months ago
A fresh wave of airstrikes in eastern Syria killed at least 35 civilians including women and children, state media and a monitoring group reported Friday, as the U.N. human rights...

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WiFi security update (wi-fi.org)
by curious2 on 16 Oct 2017  5 comments, latest 3 months ago
"Recently published research identified vulnerabilities in some Wi-Fi devices where those devices reinstall network encryption keys under certain conditions, disabling replay protection and significantly reducing the security of encryption. This...

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Equifax says Social Security numbers, birth dates of 143 million consumers may have been exposed (latimes.com)
by curious2 on 7 Sep 2017  45 comments, latest 3 months ago
"Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting firms, announced Thursday that its computer systems had been breached, leading to the unauthorized accessing of Social Security numbers and birth...

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Emmy vs "Islamophobia" (hollywood.com)
by curious2 on 18 Sep 2017  Posted 4 months ago
"Actor Riz Ahmed became the first-ever Muslim actor to win an acting Emmy on Sunday (17Sep17) night.The London-born actor, who is of British-Pakistani origin, beat Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert De Niro,...

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The number zero in the 4th century AD (bbc.com)
by curious2 on 15 Sep 2017  33 comments, latest 4 months ago
Carbon dating shows an ancient Indian manuscript has the earliest recorded origin of the zero symbol.The Bakhshali manuscript is now believed to date from the 3rd or 4th Century, making...

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Parkinson's Disease research (theguardian.com)
by curious2 on 27 Jan 2015  95 comments, latest 4 months ago
I've been reading a lot about Parkinson's Disease research, including especially stem cell research. "Now that the president is in favour, [advocate Michael J] Fox observes wryly, "there is no...

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SSRIs in pregnancy tied to autism, delays (cbsnews.com)
by curious2 on 14 Apr 2014  25 comments, latest 4 months ago
"Boys with autism were three times more likely to have been exposed to antidepressants known as SSRIs in the womb than typically developing children, according to new research.The new study...

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Myanmar: Muslim insurgents attack 30 police posts (reuters.com)
by curious2 on 25 Aug 2017  4 comments, latest 5 months ago
"Muslim militants in Myanmar staged a coordinated attack on 30 police posts and an army base in Rakhine state on Friday, and at least 59 of the insurgents and 12...

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Charlie Hebdo: cartoon violence continues (france24.com)
by curious2 on 17 Jan 2015  74 comments, latest 5 months ago
"At least five people were killed on Saturday during a second day of unrest in Niger, as French citizens were warned to stay indoors amid anger in several Muslim countries...

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Islamic violence spreads to Finland (heavy.com)
by curious2 on 18 Aug 2017  7 comments, latest 5 months ago
"A knife attack carried out in Turku, Finland has people wounded in the city center with footage of an attacker yelling, “Allahu Akbar!” The cry means “God is the greatest”...

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John Walker on Islam (fourmilab.ch)
by curious2 on 9 May 2017  14 comments, latest 5 months ago
John Walker [Fourmilab Switzerland...founder of Autodesk, Inc. and co-author of AutoCAD] "Clash of Ideologies: Communism, Islam, and the West *** Islam, if taken literally as defined in the Koran, the...

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Beverly Hillbillies house asking $350 million (businessinsider.com)
by curious2 on 8 Aug 2017  1 comment, latest 5 months ago
"The home of late Univision chairman Jerrold Perenchio has hit the market for $350 million. The Sumner Spaulding-designed estate, which is known as "Chartwell," comprises more than 10 acres in...
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