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When Slavery Won’t Die: The Oppressive Biblical Mentality America Can't ShakeValerie Tarico/AlterNetSuperfood Hype: Why You Don't Need Kale and Goji Berries to Achieve Optimal HealthJill Richardson/AlterNetTennessee Protesters Confront Obama Waving Confederate flag — But They Love ObamacareDavid Edwards/Raw StoryWhat Are We Doing to Ourselves? 84,000 Chemicals, and Only 1% Have Been TestedReynard LokiAlterNetThe Real Reasons Bernie Sanders is Transforming the Election: Here’s Why He Galvanizes the LeftSophia TesfayeSalonProgressive Critics of Obamacare Still Not Happy: Is Glass Half Empty or Half Full?Steven RosenfeldAlterNetRemembering Music Legends We've Lost So Far in 2015 -- From BB King to Joe CockerDave MarshRock & Rap Confidential11 Lies People (And My Mom) Told Me About DrugsBrian WhitneyThe FixAs Fox News Mourns, the Rest of Us Have an Independence Day to CelebrateJoan WalshSalonFormer Evangelical: The Truth About Christian 'Sexual Purity'Sara J. MoslenerReligion Dispatches6 Weirdest Sex AccessoriesJill HamiltonAlterNetLet's Make America a Healthier Place and Start WalkingJay WalljasperAlterNetA Revolutionary Pope Calls For Rethinking the Outdated Thinking That Rules the WorldEllen BrownWeb of Debt blogBurglary Suspect Breaks Down Crying After Fla. Judge Recognizes Him as a Former Classmate and FriendTravis GettysRaw Story10 People Who Turned Against Scientology and Revealed Its Bizarre SecretsAlex HendersonAlterNet'Orange Is the New Black' Author Piper Kerman: Sending Huge Numbers of Women to Prison 'Fails Any Kind of Logic Test'asha bandeleAlterNetThe Surprising Thing They're Telling Security Personnel at the Grateful Dead Farewell Shows This WeekendPhillip SmithAlterNetJon Stewart Rips Donald Trump's Right-Wing DefendersAdam JohnsonAlterNetI Was a Libertarian Internet Troll — How I Turned My Mind AroundMatt SaccaroSalonJim Carrey’s Reckless Campaign Angers Parents of Autistic BoyMary Elizabeth WililamsSalonAmerica's Got the #1 Military in the World — and It's Increasingly UselessTom EngelhardtTomDispatchThe 10 Best & 10 Worst U.S. States to Visit on a Road Trip This SummerReynard LokiAlterNetThe Tea Party Freak-Out Obscuring the Truth About Secret Right-Wing MoneyKaroli KunsThe Washington SpectatorBlame Sugar? 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Not a bugKids in the Hall Minecraft teesDream Recollection InducerThe geometry of fireworksJuly 4: Barbara KrugerJones' Good-Ass BBQ and Foot MassageEpic photo of the International Space Station passing in front of the moonFree pot for 2,000 folks at Oregon's Weed the People eventCanada's brave resistance versus America's giant killer robotsMan mocks alligator. Alligator kills man.Celebrate July 4th with a PES animated classic!Hey, kids, let's play militarized police force!Deal: Solé BicyclesWhen Firms Become Persons and Persons Become Firms: outstanding lectureFantasy Sports: dungeon crawl ends in epic, eldritch basketball gameShort box pinsCrazy, Frazetta-esque vintage cologne adWhy we're still talking about Terminator and the MatrixKid yanks tooth out of her own mouth with help from a slingbowA homeless man plays Styx's “Come Sail Away” and crushes itStar Trek paperclipsRelax, Sarah Palin just solved California's drought crisisIsis Adventure: Worst. Puzzle. Ever.EFF's new certificate authority publishes an all-zero, pre-release transparency reportBocce ball – A summer evening lawn game that is simple yet competitively addictiveHome Bartending: Celebrate July 4th with these 1776-era cocktailsHaunted Mansion Graveyard Scene made from My Little PoniesBloated corpse of Colonel Sanders to star in KFC comicWall mount adapter with 3 A/C outlets and 2 USB charging portsReddit moderators revolt over sacking of popular admin

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Adam Smith was right about that invisible hand, you knowGIDDY Google Glass GAZERS, beware! Mystery filing obscures view on new gadgetGoogle's Cardboard cutout VR headgear given away GRATIS by OnePlus ... er, sells outKobo Glo HD vs Amazon Kindle Paperwhite: Which one's best?Did a SUPER RARE Sony-Nintendo PlayStation prototype just pop up online? Possibly, maybePost-pub nosh neckfiller: Uitsmijter<i>Reg</i> hack survives world's longest commercial flightLet me PLUG that up there, love. It’s perfectly standaAAARGH!Export control laws force student to censor infosec researchStorage upstart: Our flashy gear is WAY faster than slow old DRAMBiologists gasp at lemur's improbably colossal bollocksWill rising CO2 damage the world's oceans? NOT SO MUCH – new boffinryRampaging fox terrorises rural sports club, victim sustains ‘tweaked groin’Assange™'s emotional plea for asylum in France rejectedWikipedia: YES! we’ve SAVED the INTERNET again!It's all Uber! France ends its love affair with ride-sharing appVectone Mobile gone for the week, don't know when it'll be backIt's not for everyone, but hyperconvergence is still a valuable solutionOutsourcery has ‘greater flexibility to pursue opportunities’ after £4m Voda loanPisspoor EE customer service earns it a cool £1 MILLION Ofcom fineDavid Beckham fakes bewilderment to flog mobiles to Yanks. Fakes?Boffins 3D-print ROBOT SEAHORSE, then BATTER it with rubber malletsAnother day, ANOTHER Windows 10 build for us Insiders<i>Self/Less</i>: Crap science, eyebrow acting, and immortality for the 1%Angry Austrian takes a hit in David and Goliath Facebook battleOi, Commish. Get off the fence over French snooping law, says MEPBOFFIN: Will I soon be able to CLONE a MAMMOTH? YES. Should I? NOUK TV is getting worse as younglings shun the BBC et al, says OfcomGot a GUITAR, daddio? Wanna plug it into iOS or Droid? Try the iRig 2It’s 2015 and we're being told not to send credit cards as cleartextWhat Murphy’s law has to teach you about data centresNorth America down to its last ~130,000 IPv4 addressesPureVPN calls pure BS on VPN insecurity studyGerman army fights underground Nazi war machine hidden in Kiel pensioner's cellarMastercard facial recog-ware will unlock your money using SELFIESWanna go all Gandalf – YOU SHALL NOT PASS – on Windows 10?Azure Australia went TITSUP for about seven hoursCloud market spins up a cyclone of salesNASA invents super-SMACK, hallucinates WHOLE STAR SYSTEMSWhat's black, sticky, and has just 8GB of storage?This box beams cafes' Wi-Fi over 4kms so you can surf in obscurityReddit meltdown: Top chat boards hidden as rebellion breaks outHouston Astros 'hack' row: St Louis Cardinals fire their chief scoutFord recalls 433,000 cars: Software bug breaks engine off-switchLooking forward to getting Windows 10 the day it ships? Yeah, about that...Japan's NTT whips out OpenStack cannon at cloud Godzilla AWSFacebook prepares to STRAFE the developing world with FRICKIN' internet LASERSDigital Transformation Office CEO's record reveals project wobblesA looksee into storage upstart Hedvig's garageMicrosoft: Stop using Microsoft Silverlight. (Everyone else has)


Old and Busted: Supporting and encouraging your child when they don't get the role they wanted in the school musical. New Hotness: Consulting a lawyer when your child doesn't get the role they wantedFrom the heart of beautiful downtown Juneau it's the 4th of July edition of Livingston Stapler Company Presents. Two hours of music hosted live by a farker, starting at 9PM AKDT/10PM PTWhile you can barely afford to fill up the car, a spa is letting clients bathe in crude oilA police officer who lied about a Sonic employee spitting in his drink has been fired. Or it could have been because of the meth in the patrol carWith all the numbskulls and boneheads you see driving around town, this one manages to stand outSerial stowaway arrested at Midway Airport for trying to stow away, one day after being released from jail for another stow away incidentExpert with Sakhalin Research Institute of Fisheries says giant creature with beak and fur is a dolphin. Also says you are Brad Pitt, or Kate Middleton, or a flying trout lizardPhotoshop Theme: milk and cookiesFarker braved Walmart today to be with the other true Muricans. What feats of bravery are you accomplishing to honor our country?Six-year-old girl rats out her father to police - not once, not twice, but three timesFirst they came for the mankinis, and I said nothingThe score is now man 280,481,369,239,257,257,112 to 1 for fish after a sturgeon leaps into a boat and kills a five year old girlGO WHITEFISH uh.. Cyclones.. Coney Island Fark Party Sat. July 18 4PM"A new contender for Britain's worst road markings has been located in Scotland. The lines are so crooked that locals have questioned whether they are the work of a drunk"What a great day at the beach, Olga. Did you remember where you put the baby?What America was really like in 1776Photoshop this closed Athens Eurobank branchThere's now a cartoon that teaches your kids how not to get eaten by salt-water crocodiles: "The two-minute video was released as part of the 'Be Crocwise' campaign, and features a surprisingly catchy rap"Welcome to Bristol, Rhode Island, home of the Blithewold Mansion, Roger Williams University, and the oldest Independence Day celebration in the country ... which they've been celebrating annually since 1785Gosh golly, it's Hop-Con 3.0: The w00tstout Launch Festival in San Diego this Wednesday, July 8thFreedom of Information Act: Good. Bill for asking for your son's school record : $77KIN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776Why is BP paying $18.7 billion? Because it's the least they could do. And never let it be said that BP didn't do the least they could doWoman alleges permanent neck injury after shark attack. Fark: At a Miami Marlins gameSolar powered plane completes record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean. The sun is thereMan creates air-conditioned shirt. Subby came up with this idea in fourth grade, prepares copyright lawsuit over notebook doodlePolice seize uninsured ice cream van. Hilarity ensuesPhotoshop this resilient marcher♫ Caturday in the Fark, I think it was the Fourth of July ♫ Caturday in the Fark, I think it was the Fourth of July ♫Gunman dressed as Walmart employee steals $120,000. "How may I help you?"Americans to spend $15.8 billion on the July 4th holiday weekend. Not counting ER visits for finger repairs from fireworksWhile keeping a robbery suspect in a headlock while waiting for police to arrive, an off-duty news reporter gets asked by a bystander if she's seen him on TV. "Yeah, Channel 48 News, we investigate"How oddball items came to dominate the news business, and became normal in the process - including a reference to Drew and FarkPro-tip: If you are a dentist, don't wrap your patients in a body bag. Somebody may have a problem with thisCalifornia couple that has been married 74 years get their final wish... to die in each other's armsAnd today's airline passenger who has earned a lifetime ban from flying comes to you from RyanairTired of the sharks getting all the news, Yellowstone bison get their gore on. Again{2}

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From the Wirecutter: The best consumer-grade Wi-Fi extenderWatch Ars try out E3’s virtual reality rigs—and see how dizzy we gotGallery: The Smithsonian traces technology from the cotton gin to the Game BoyOur favorite video games of 2015Why don’t we drive more electric vehicles?Hear how Steve Ballmer bailed out Xbox after Red Ring of DeathSamsung sued for loading devices with unremovable crapware (in China)Pirate Bay founders: FBI has Prenda Law under investigationA most unpatriotic YouTube hijacking: America the BeautifulFDA moving to regulate e-cigarettes, “vaping” liquid nicotineBP engineer convicted of deleting Gulf spill text messages wins new trialThe week in “iPhone 6S” rumors: Same body, faster LTE, still 16GBReport: Better Android One devices to launch in India, cost $189Russian craft carrying ISS supplies successfully reaches orbitWatch live: Solar Impulse set for noon Eastern time landingFabled CD-playing, SNES-compatible “Play Station” prototype found in a boxreddit revolts after site lays off “Ask Me Anything” employee [Updated]Sports car with a social conscience: Ars reviews the BMW i8Apple Music impressions: Tunes for (a more generic version of) youVinyl records are still riding that big comeback wave, sales up 38% in a yearStudent claims Wassenaar Arrangement prevents him from publishing dissertationKim Dotcom appeals US seizure of his millions, jet skis, and moreUS sees its first measles death in a dozen yearsNintendo execs talk VR, downloadable games, “letting down” fansImages from immediate aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spillMan found guilty in California laser strike case, faces up to 5 yearsChevy builds A/C vent for hot phones into new carsIt’s official: North America out of new IPv4 addressesWikiLeaks drops new set of secret TISA docs: Yep, no one agreesBP to pay $18.7 billion in Deepwater Horizon legal settlementConfirmed stupid: A patent on firewalls, circa 2000PSA: Amazon Prime offering discounts on new/upcoming gamesHeads-up displays in cars can hinder driver safetyDrone hunts down suspect in car theft and robberyThe state of the 64-bit transition in iOS, and what’s left to be doneSolar Impulse sets flight record, aims for Hawaii landing tomorrowAt the heart of Wimbledon lies the IBM bunkerNorth Korea brags some more about submarine-launched ballistic missileSome new ideas for fixing scienceAnti-game-violence legislator pleads guilty to racketeering