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The Careers of the Founders

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A recent tweet mentioned an almost year old Fleximize infographic showing "The Careers of the Founders -- How did the greatest entrepreneurs start out?

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"The Real Story: Star Trek" and "Building Star Trek" Documentaries

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VideoSift shared an over 1.5 hours YouTube video showing "Building Star Trek (Full Episode)" -- "When 'Star Trek' first aired, it expanded the viewers' imaginations about what was possible. Today, many of the space-age technologies on the show have gone from science fiction to reality. Join us as we celebrate a show that continues to inspire..."

A three years old 47 minutes YouTube video showing "The Real Story: Star Trek (Full Episode)" -- "Meet Star Trek's producers, the first Trekkies, and Mr. Spock himself to discover the true story of Star Trek's history and how its vision of the future has influenced today's technology..."

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Abandoned Olympic Venues from around the world.

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Reddit shared a small brief photo(graph) gallery, on Imgur, showing a few "abandoned Olympic Venues

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Bitter Strike! Cartoons

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Bitter Strike! Cartoons playlist
has a bunch of YouTube videos showing "Cartoons and videogame parodies! ..."

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Funny Windows 10 comic strip links...

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Sandra and Woo and VG Cats (thanks Mousey) have their funny comic strips on the annoying Windows 10.

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Typeset In The Future | Dedicated to fonts in sci(ence)-fi(ction).

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Overnight, a co(worker/lleague) shared Typeset In The Future that is "dedicated to fonts in sci(ence)-fi(ction).

Typography and font choice are often used to create a sense of futurism in movies. Indeed, it’s got to the point where you can set your calendar to FUTURE simply from the presence of Eurostile Bold Extended on the wall of a passing spaceship.

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The Evolution of the Atmospheric Diving Suit: Old-School Diving Suits 1882-2014

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Reddit shared an Imgur photo(graph) gallery showing captioned pictures of "Old-School Diving Suits 1882-2014".

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What do you think of Windows 10?

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Runway Numbers | Everything Decoded | Atlas Obscura

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VideoSift shared an 1.25 minutes YouTube video showing "Runway Numbers ...

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A geometric haircut...

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Reddit shared a funny comic strip titled "a geometric haircut".

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The making of me and you ...

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Reddit shared BBC - Earth's interactive web site showing "The making of me and you ... The making of me and you -- Extraordinary personalised facts about you and your body... instantly find out:

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Star Wars Episode IV/4 (A New Hope) in 1/one picture.

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07:45AM ulic> _/topic http://swanh.net/
07:45AM URL> [ Star Wars Episode IV in one picture ] - swanh.net
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Uno Anime

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Dorkly shared an animated one minute and 39 seconds YouTube video showing "If UNO Was an Anime".

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American 2016 T(elevision/V) Premiere Dates: Your Everything Guide to the Summer 2016 Schedule

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TV.com has its American Summer 2016 T(V/elevision) 2016 Premiere Dates and Schedule -- "Everyone always makes a big deal about the fall television schedule, but did you know that television still happens in the summer? If you don't believe us, check out our 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, lemonade-sipping months. You can sort through the pile by weekday, network, or returning-versus-new status, or you can save yourself the trouble of rummaging for something good by searching for our editors' picks.

So: What will YOU be watching this summer? ..."

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Why do cats act so weird?

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VideoSift shared an almost five/5 minutes animated educational and amusing YouTube video showing "Why do cats act so weird? ... They’re cute, they’re lovable, and judging by the 26 billion views on over 2 million YouTube videos of them, one thing is certain: cats are very entertaining. But their strange feline behaviors, both amusing and baffling, leave many of us asking: Why do cats do that? Tony Buffington explains the science behind some of your cat’s strangest behaviors..."

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18 awful vintage ads from the 20th century that show how far we have progressed.

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Business Insider shared its "18 awful vintage ads from the 20th century that show how far we have progressed. It's true that some modern-day ads objectify women, but there's no way companies could get away with what they just did a half-century ago..."

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The Most Common Job In Each State 1978-2014

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Cannot Unseen shared National Public Radio (NPR)'s interactive United States (U.S.) map showing "The Most Common* Job In Each State 1978-2014".

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The Evolution Of 'Alien' Video Games...

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[H]ard|OCP shared an Inverse article titled "The Evolution Of 'Alien' Video Games, From 'Aliens Online' To 'Alien Infestation'" -- "Xenomorphs are surprisingly hard to make scary. 'Alien' PC games and games on other consoles have failed for years...

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