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A Thing About Words -- A Growth Spurt: 'WTF' in the dictionary?! That's 'clickbait'!

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Boing Boing and Cable News Network (CNN) reported that Merriam-Webster Unabridged blog about "... Some of the new entries are for terms you've heard of and some likely aren'. We thought we’d offer you a sampling of both..." -- "... WTF joins emoji, NSFW, net neutrality, clickbait, click fraud, photobomb and other words reflecting modern life among the latest entries in Merriam-Webster's unabridged dictionary. Some 1,700 words have been included, along with 3,200 new examples to add context.

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Devhumor -- Funny things that programmers do.

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[12:59pm] [Ant> heh: http://www.reddit.com/r/devhumor/top/
12:59PM [Willie> [ top scoring links : devhumor ] - www.reddit.com
[12:59pm] [Ant> Lots of funnies!
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01:08PM [Mousey> http://devhumor.com/
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The Dangers of Selfie Sticks -- A hilarious public service announcement (PSA).

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VideoSift shared an almost 2.5 minutes funny YouTube video of The Dangers of Selfie Sticks Public Service Announcement (PSA) -- "The Dangers of Selfie Sticks PSA -- "Please Selfie Responsibly. These egotistical specimens of visual self-obsession are in danger. Help protect them by sharing this video with any fabulous narce artists who suffer from selfie stick abuse. Pizza Hut is a supporter of those suffering from selfie stick abuse...

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Americans' 2015 T(elevision/V) Premiere Dates: Your Everything Guide to the Summer Schedule

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TV.com shows its "... handy-dandy interactive summer schedule, which is loaded with premiere dates for all the new and returning shows airing on broadcast and cable during these warm months..." for Americans' television/TV viewers

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Do you use autocorrections?

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Your life on earth and how much as this planet changed since the birth date...

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Reddit shared British Broadcasting Corp(oration)'s Your Life on Earth to show how this planet has changed in your/other's lifetime.

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Autumn/Fall 2015 Day-By-Day Schedule for T(elevision/V) viewers.

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TV.com shared its Americans' television/TV schedule -- "Post-Upfronts Analysis: Here's the Fall 2015 Day-By-Day Schedule".

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If Everything Was Bundled Like Cable

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So true in this one minute and 53 seconds YouTube video. Stupid greedy companies and humans. :(

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11:35AM [KaT> haha..awesome
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But we're speaking Japanese!

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VideoSift shared a funny two/2 minutes YouTube video showing a parody when ordering food, with various races of hungry people, in an asian restaurANT.

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How often do you lose your snail mails?

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The First Men on the Moon -- Experience the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing ...

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Pxsloot mentioned "The First Men on the Moon -- Experience the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing -- 45 years ago, the entire nation watched as three men explored the unknown.

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17 Crazy Things The Internet Did To Disney Princesses In 2014

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Last year's Distractify article showed "17 Crazy Things The Internet Did To Disney Princesses In 2014 -- At some point in 2014 the internet decided that Disney princesses were the standard to which all feminine ideals aspire.

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Jostle Parent -- A Flash game based on every human family in real life (IRL).

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Boing Boing shared a frustrating Flash game, based on human's real life family with three children/kids (not baby goats), titled "Jostle Parent" on Unwinnable.

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Does the Internet make you smarter?

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In High-Tech Japan, the Fax Machines Roll On

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Back in 2013, The New York Times reported that "In High-Tech Japan, the Fax Machines Roll On ... Japan is renowned for its robots and bullet trains, and has some of the world's fastest broadband networks. But it also remains firmly wedded to a pre-Internet technology — the fax machine — that in most other developed nations has joined answering machines, eight-tracks and cassette tapes in the dustbin of outmoded technologies.

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Disney/Pixar's X-WINGS Movie Trailer

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Dorkly shared an over three/3 minutes YouTube video parody -- "Disney/Pixar's X-WINGS Movie Trailer -- What happens when the people who made Cars & Planes get their hands on Star Wars' X-Wings.

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How often do you check your personal e(lectronic)-mails these days?

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)s show our brains shutting down when we see security prompts...

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Ars Technica reported that "Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRIs) show our brains shutting down when we see security prompts. This is your brain after repeated security warnings. Any questions?

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Animals Sucking at Jumping

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Animals Sucking at Jumping is has a compilation of recorded animated images of various animals in failing to jump.

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Which Flight Will Get You There Fastest?

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02:49PM m4tic> Hey guys, here's another neat DESTRACTION -
          http://fivethirtyeight.com/interactives/flights/
02:49PM Willie> [ Which Flight Will Get You There Fastest? | FiveThirtyEight ] - fivethirtyeight.com
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