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November 4th, 2011 by in Images, Links

The 6 Most Incredible Real World Beast Masters[Cracked]

6 Professions That Are Ridiculously Overused By Romantic Comedies – [Screen Junkies]

Women Struggling To Drink Water: A Photo Gallery – [The Hairpin]

CIA Following Twitter, Facebook[Yahoo]

In an anonymous industrial park in Virginia, in an unassuming brick building, the CIA is following tweets — up to 5 million a day.

At the agency’s Open Source Center, a team known affectionately as the “vengeful librarians” also pores over Facebook, newspapers, TV news channels, local radio stations, Internet chat rooms — anything overseas that anyone can access and contribute to openly.

Judge William Adams Will Not Face Charges[The Daily What]

William Adams, the Aransas County family law judge who earned the ire of many after footage of him beating his then-16-year-old daughter Hillary surfaced, will not face charges for his actions as the five-year statute of limitations has since expired.

The World Mourns the Death of Dippin’ Dots[The Atlantic Wire]

It started with a tweet from a Wall Street Journal editor that spiraled out of control in cyberspace before the paper broke the bad news: Dippin’ Dots, “The Ice Cream of the Future,” has filed for bankruptcy. If you’ve ever been to Disneyworld or spent much time at the mall, you’ve probably tried the multi-colored, tongue-snagging, tooth-aching treat. You might have even liked it. The business has proved problematic, however, leaving enthusiasts squirming on the floor in grief. Or at the very least, sending a few journalists on tweeting sprees as the meme about how the ice cream of the future is doomed. The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson said it best: “THE FUTURE IS DEAD.”

Detroit Football Fans Petition to Replace Nickelback for Halftime Show – [NewsFeed]

The announcement that Nickelback will play at the Lions’ Thanksgiving Day game against the Green Bay Packers did not sit well with some Detroiters. And as of the time of this post, more than 21,000 people have signed an online petition to have Nickelback replaced.

“Is [Nickelback's appearance] some sort of ploy to get people to leave their seats during halftime to spend money on alcoholic beverages and concessions?” wrote the petition’s creator on the site change.org. “This is completely unfair to those of us who purchased tickets to the game. At least the people watching at home can mute their TVs.”

Occupy Wall Street: 7 Weeks In (Photos) – [In Focus]

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