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Favicon'One Grotesque Irony After Another': Inside The Rise And Fall Of Gawker 2.0 21 Oct 2019, 4:32 pm

Last year, Bryan Goldberg revealed big plans for his relaunch of Gawker, then postponed it indefinitely while laying off the whole staff. Now, there's serious talk of reviving it yet again. Here's what happened behind the scenes.

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FaviconPhotographing The Afterlives Of America's Movie Palaces 21 Oct 2019, 4:13 pm

These movie palaces were fixtures of American cities large and small for the first half of the 20th century, providing suitably wondrous escapist backdrops to the celluloid fantasies of their screens.

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FaviconEvery 'Simpsons' Treehouse Of Horror Episode Segment, Ranked 21 Oct 2019, 3:34 pm

A ranking of every segment from the Treehouse of Horror Halloween episodes of the animated comedy series, from worst to best. Buckle up.

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FaviconWild Footage Of Homeowners Fleeing A Fast-Moving Fire In The Los Angeles Area 21 Oct 2019, 3:29 pm

The fire has grown extremely quickly, expanding from one acre to thirty in less than an hour.

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FaviconWelcome To The Company Where 75% Of Workers Are On The Autistic Spectrum 21 Oct 2019, 2:24 pm

Our brains don't all work the same way. One New York-based software company sees that as a competitive advantage.

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FaviconOne Man's Quest To Make A Street-Legal Indycar 21 Oct 2019, 2:22 pm

Ever dreamed of making your commute in an IndyCar? Gary Cheney made it happen.

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FaviconA Horrifying Glimpse Into Your Dystopian Future Commute 21 Oct 2019, 2:12 pm

A comic artist's take on what the future of transportation might really feel like.

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FaviconGolf Instructor Delivers Hilarious Analysis Of A 2-Year-Old's Golf Swing 21 Oct 2019, 2:11 pm

Sadly, this toddler has better form than most of us out there.

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FaviconHere Are The Most Ridiculous Reasons Car Dealers Refuse To Send Written Price Quotes 21 Oct 2019, 2:06 pm

If you've ever gone car shopping, you know dealers will pull out of the air any number of bonkers excuses not to disclose their pricing.

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FaviconWhat's The Deal With Milk In Bags? 21 Oct 2019, 1:59 pm

A brief history of milk being sold in bags, and why the US hasn't adopted the practice.

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FaviconAmazon Is Shipping Expired Food, From Baby Formula To Old Beef Jerky, Scaring Consumers And Putting Big Brands At Risk 21 Oct 2019, 1:54 pm

Amazon's marketplace has become home to millions of sellers, making it hard for the company to prevent the sale of expired food.

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FaviconA New Crispr Technique Could Fix Almost All Genetic Diseases 21 Oct 2019, 1:52 pm

A less error-prone DNA editing method could correct many more harmful mutations than was previously possible.

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FaviconMeritocracy Harms Everyone — Even The Winners 21 Oct 2019, 1:32 pm

A new book challenges one of our most persistent illusions — that meritocracy is possible, or even makes any sense.

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FaviconAnnexit: How One Alabama City Could Split In Half Along Racial Lines 21 Oct 2019, 1:24 pm

'Annexit,' as some call it, appears to be part of a global trend towards separation. The effort follows in the wake of other Southern U.S. separation movements in racially fraught communities like Stockbridge, Georgia, and Baton Rouge, LA.

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FaviconMotoGP Driver Avoids Crash With Miraculous Save 21 Oct 2019, 1:18 pm

By all rights and the laws of physics, Alex Marquez should have ended up sprawled on the pavement here. But he wasn't having it.

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FaviconThis Group Of Men Thought It Was A Good Idea To Go Down A Gigantic Slide Together. It Really Wasn't 21 Oct 2019, 1:11 pm

'I filmed this video at a friend's bucks party about a year ago. We had all gone down individually and I suggested we all go down together. We had no idea about what was about to transpire. The end result was one of our friends hurt his neck for about 3 months and I hurt my ankle for a couple of months.'

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FaviconThis Is What It's Like To Land A Plane In The Middle Of A Sandstorm 21 Oct 2019, 12:58 pm

The pilot somehow managed to land the plane at Jazan Airport in southern Saudi Arabia despite the fact that a massive sandstorm had made the runway barely visible.

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FaviconThe Rise And Fall Of Conde Nast 21 Oct 2019, 12:51 pm

The elitism that ensured Conde Nast's long reign over taste has lately also brought about the company's precipitous decline.

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FaviconDemolition Of Cranes At Partially Collapsed Hard Rock Hotel Does Not Go As Planned 21 Oct 2019, 12:28 pm

Three workers were killed when the Hard Rock hotel in New Orleans collapsed on October 12. The demolition of the two construction cranes at the site last weekend, however, do not go entirely as planned, as one of the cranes was still left hanging precariously over the building after the explosion.

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FaviconOlivia Colman Replaces Claire Foy As The Queen In Season 3 Trailer Of 'The Crown' 21 Oct 2019, 11:16 am

Coleman heads up a new cast that includes Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret in the new season of 'The Crown.' Season 3 debuts on Netflix on November 17.

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FaviconThe Silent Heart Attack You Didn't Know You Had 21 Oct 2019, 11:08 am

Millions of people are unaware that they have had a silent myocardial infarction and are at risk of having another attack that could cause severe damage or death.

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FaviconThe River The US Stole 21 Oct 2019, 11:07 am

The Colorado River serves over 35 million Americans before reaching Mexico — but it is dammed at the border, leaving locals on the other side with a dry delta

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FaviconThis Christian Rock Record Is Hiding A Secret Commodore 64 Program 21 Oct 2019, 11:04 am

The nine-line BASIC program was hidden in the run-out groove of a Prodigal record for 35 years until a YouTuber uncovered it over the weekend.

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FaviconWarehouse Worker's Totally Normal Day At Work Gets Derailed By A 'Ghost Table' 21 Oct 2019, 11:01 am

They say you have to be on your toes when you work. We're guessing this is one of the reasons why.

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FaviconMountain Biker's Attempt To Jump Off Ski Jump Goes Extremely Poorly 21 Oct 2019, 10:50 am

German mountain biker Johannes Fischbach wanted to set a world record for a mountain bike jump at the Vogtland Arena in Klingenthal, Germany. It didn't quite work out.

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FaviconHBO's 'Watchmen' Might Be The Most Challenging Series Premiere of All Time 21 Oct 2019, 10:32 am

Murder, white supremacist cults, masked cops, and raining squid — we walk through the series premiere of HBO's new 'Watchmen' show.

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FaviconIggy Pop Still Wants To Be Somebody 21 Oct 2019, 10:17 am

From the sound of the Stooges to his raw, norm-shattering displays of masculinity, Iggy Pop has been a cultural pioneer for a generation. Now he's back with a new album — and the same naked energy that's become his trademark.

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FaviconA Tour Of The World's Most Spectacular Ceilings 21 Oct 2019, 10:14 am

In her new book 'The Art of Looking Up,' Catherine McCormack captures stunning ceilings around the globe

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FaviconWhat Was Butt Rock? 21 Oct 2019, 10:14 am

The weirdly satisfying genre of music has eluded our definitions for years — but you always know it when you hear it.

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FaviconDigg Deals: Save $45 On The 32GB Kindle Paperwhite eReader 21 Oct 2019, 10:11 am

The Kindle Paperwhite is a fantastic device for heavy readers. It's waterproof, includes a built-in light, and weighs only 6.4 ounces. Best of all, the 32GB model is on sale for just $114.99.

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FaviconThe Odyssey Of Kurt Cobain's $137,500 'Unplugged' Sweater 21 Oct 2019, 10:04 am

The world's most expensive cardigan is locked in a gun safe in rural Pennsylvania. But its journey started 60 years ago.

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FaviconGoogle Pixel 4 And 4 XL Review: More Than The Sum Of Its Sensors 21 Oct 2019, 9:55 am

he Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are the best argument that specs don't tell you everything you need to know about a phone — because the experience of using a Pixel 4 is better than any other Android phone.

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FaviconVin Diesel Is A Resurrected Superhero Avenging His Dead Wife In Bloody 'Bloodshot' Trailer 21 Oct 2019, 9:15 am

And there's something more sinister about his resurrection than what meets the eye. 'Bloodshot' premieres in theaters on February 21, 2020.

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FaviconAn Infinitely Satisfying Video On How To Slice A Pomegranate The Right Way 21 Oct 2019, 9:03 am

We're not sure how well we'll be able to pull this off in real life, but this is a beautiful hack to watch.

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FaviconThe City With The Best Fiber-Optic Network In America Might Surprise You 21 Oct 2019, 8:53 am

Community broadband creates competition and better service and choice — along with giving local residents ownership.

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FaviconEveryone Is Screwed In The Trailer For The Final Season Of 'Silicon Valley' 21 Oct 2019, 8:42 am

From Hooli to Pied Piper to Jared's fraying mental stability, nobody's in good shape. The final season premieres on October 27th at 10 pm ET.

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FaviconThe Improbable True Story Of How 'Clerks' Was Made 21 Oct 2019, 8:35 am

Kevin Smith and others tell the story of making one of the most iconic indie films ever on a shoestring budget at a conjoined Quick Stop and video store in New Jersey.

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FaviconTraffic Lights Worldwide Set To Change After A Swedish Engineer Saw Red Over Getting A Ticket 21 Oct 2019, 8:32 am

A Swedish engineer's umbrage at a traffic ticket has led to a six-year legal fight and now a global change in the speed with which traffic light signals are timed.

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FaviconThe Strange House That Revolutionary Modernist Architect Oscar Niemeyer Designed For Himself 21 Oct 2019, 8:17 am

The colonial style house that Niemeyer designed for himself in Brasilia is a lot different from the projects elaborated for the federal capital.

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FaviconTesla Model X, Summoned By Owner, Ends Up Almost Crashing Into Another Car 21 Oct 2019, 8:13 am

That was *way* too close for comfort.

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FaviconSkyCam Operator Takes It To The Next Level Capturing The Bears' Kick Return Touchdown In All Its Glory 21 Oct 2019, 8:05 am

The employment of SkyCam in football broadcasts has received mixed reviews in the past, but this camera shot of Cordarrelle Patterson's 102-yard kickoff return touchdown on Sunday was one of those few times when the camerawork made the play even more spectacular.

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FaviconHow Can I Make Sure No One Ever Calls My Son Andrew 'Andy', And Other Advice Column Questions 21 Oct 2019, 7:46 am

A roundup of the most interesting, thought-provoking and surprising questions that our favorite columnists addressed in recent days.

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FaviconAdam Driver, The Original Man 21 Oct 2019, 7:38 am

Why so many directors want to work with Hollywood's most unconventional lead.

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FaviconMitt Romney Has A Secret Twitter Account And It Looks Like It's This One 20 Oct 2019, 8:34 pm

Who follows all Mitt Romney's available kids on Twitter and likes tweets about Mitt Romney?

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FaviconHow One Man Went From A Life Prison Sentence To A $100K+ Engineering Job 20 Oct 2019, 8:23 pm

In 1996, Zachary Moore committed a murder. Today, he's a computer engineer at a Silicon Valley tech firm. Here's how he got there.

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FaviconWatch The Incredible Moment High School Football Coach Keanon Lowe Disarmed Then Embraced This Would-Be Student Gunman 19 Oct 2019, 10:24 am

Surveillance video uncovered by KOIN 6 News shows an incredible moment when an Oregon high school football coach Keanon Lowe disarmed a student carrying a loaded shotgun on campus.

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FaviconWhy Planes Don't Fly Over The Himalayas 19 Oct 2019, 8:50 am

Wouldn't you love to fly over Mount Everest? Unfortunately, planes don't fly over the Himalayas for reasons that might surprise you.

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FaviconThis Sonicare Alternative Is On Sale For Over 70% Off 18 Oct 2019, 10:39 am

Make your dentist happy by brushing smarter and better! The AquaSonic features a 40,000 VPN motor that blasts away 10x more plaque than a regular brush. Get the brush, travel case, and 8 heads for $39.99 today.

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