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June 20th, 2011 by in Images, Links

Animals Being Dicks[Tumblr]

5 Surprisingly Easy Ways to Make Kids Smarter[Cracked]

Jackass Star Ryan Dunn Dies In Early Morning Car Crash – [WWTDD]

Jackass star Ryan Dunn and his passenger were killed last night after the 2007 Porsche 911 he was driving went off the road near his home in West Goshen Township, PA.

AOL Hell: An AOL Content Slave Speaks Out[The Faster Times]

Some people struggle to write for their whole lives, and only dream of ever getting paid for it. And here was I was, Mr. Big-Shot-Razor-Blade-Man, getting paid a real salary. I could sit at home and write in my pajamas while eating take-out food; and that’s what I did. I was so grateful.

But this was part of the problem. We — by which I mean me and my fellow employees — were all so grateful. Which allowed us to ignore — or willfully overlook — certain problems. Such as the fact that AOL editors forced us to work relentless hours. Or the fact that we were paid to lie, actually instructed to lie by our bosses.

Secrets From Apple’s Genius Bar: Full Loyalty, No Negativity[Wall Street Journal]

With their airy interiors and attractive lighting, Apple’s stores project a carefree and casual atmosphere. Yet Apple keeps a tight lid on how they operate. Employees are ordered to not discuss rumors about products, technicians are forbidden from prematurely acknowledging widespread glitches and anyone caught writing about the Cupertino, Calif., company on the Internet is fired, according to current and former employees

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