The US Launched a Secret Failed Mission to Rescue James Foley

Earlier this summer, US Special Operations forces entered Syria in a failed attempt to rescue James Foley and other American hostages that left one service member injured.

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Wednesday Night TV Has Become Who It Really Are

Wednesday Night TV Has Become Who It Really Are

As of this morning on Netflix, you can watch the BBC smash Happy Valley, a six-hour drama in the vein of The Killing or Broadchurch or The Fall about old ladies plus murders. Otherwise tonight we've got whodats and whatsits aplenty, tiny little houses with tiny little furniture, and a full-on masquerade.

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The App Gold Rush Is Over

The App Gold Rush Is Over

If the App Store presented developers with a potential river of revenue when it launched six years ago, it's little more than a trickle today. The Financial Times says profits are "squeezed" as the App Store becomes more "industrialized."

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The wealthy father of a Texas teen whose "affluenza" defense helped him avoid prison after a deadly drunk driving accident has been arrested for allegedly pretending to be a police officer, the Dallas News reported.

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In this first, SFW installment of subscription porn website Broke Straight Boys's online "reality show," adult performer Paul Canon returns to Florida to discuss his sexuality and career with his parents and two brothers. And you thought going home was hard!

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Footage Reveals Potential NYPD Cover-up of Pedestrian's Death

Footage released by the NYC Housing Authority reveals that the NYPD may have tried to cover up their role in the death of a Japanese student, who died last year after he was run over by a police car in Queens.

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Vox Contrives A Stirring Hypothetical About Ferguson

Just a few weeks after Ezra Klein's bro-splainer site wondered, for no apparent reason, how the "spontaneous reunification" of Pangaea would affect the Ebola epidemic, Vox is now entering the realm of media criticism and asking: "How would we cover Ferguson if it were happening in another country?"

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Gawker Ariana Grande Is a Kabbalist and Suspected Serial Killer | Gizmodo How Antiperspirant Works (

Gawker Ariana Grande Is a Kabbalist and Suspected Serial Killer | Gizmodo How Antiperspirant Works (And Who It Might Hurt) | Jalopnik Feds Want American Teens To Just Get Drunk And Have Sex In The Woods | Kotaku Japanese Viewers List This Summer's Most Popular Anime | Kinja Popular Posts

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Ten Simple Ways to Make Your Office Look Cleaner Than It Really Is

Your office is your home away from home, and keeping the office clean is very important to your everyday work life. While it'd be great if you could clean up everyday, simply giving the appearance that things are organized can help you not look like an absolute slob.

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Deadspin Why Your Team Sucks 2014: St.

Deadspin Why Your Team Sucks 2014: St. Louis Rams | io9 Stop Complaining About Gentrification Unless You Know What It Is | Jezebel Men Are From Bacon, Women Are From Lemons | Lifehacker How Much $100 Is Really Worth in Every State | Kinja Popular Posts

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Why Did Jaden Smith Just Tweet This Video of a Plane Making Contrails?

Jaden Smith just Tweeted a link to a YouTube video of an airplane producing condensation trails. There is no context; his last Tweet was more than a week ago. It's just a link to the video. Is this the Illuminati proving that chemtrails exist? Let's wildly speculate.

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Illuminati Sacrificed Robi​n Williams, Family Guy Repeat Proves

Illuminati Sacrificed Robi​n Williams, Family Guy Repeat Proves

Terrible animated sitcom The Family Guy aired a rerun, centered around Robin Williams, just moments before the public learned of Williams' tragic suicide. Some of Earth's 7 billion sentient humans suspected this meant that he had been sacrificed by the elite deviants of the Bavarian Illuminati.

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Google's very cool Photospheres feature, previously Android-only , is now available on iOS, so you can create cool 360-degree photos with the iPhone 4S and above. Check it out here.

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How Much $100 Is Really Worth in Every State

The face value of $100 is the same in all 50 states, but when it comes to actual purchasing power, your mileage may vary depending on where you are. These are the states that offer the biggest bang for your buck.

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NFL Says Legally It Doesn't Have to Address Cheerleaders' Shitty Wages

Over the course of the last year, NFL cheerleaders have attempted to raise their pay to at least minimum wage through various lawsuits. In June, two Oakland Raiderettes sued the league for fair pay. The NFL's official response? Not our problem.

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National Review Explains Ferguson

National Review Explains Ferguson

Whenever an unarmed young black man is shot dead by the police, white conservatives determined not to feel guilty flock to one news source for their absolution: National Review.

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It would take the manly charisma of Nick Offerman to make the kind of pseudo-deep musings that tend to occur in the shower sound profound and wise. Fortunately, Nick Offerman.

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Ariana Grande Is a Kabbalist and Suspected Serial Killer

Pint-sized pop singer Ariana Grande is the reason why the phrase "cutie patootie" exists, even at age 21. But did you know that lurking deep down that adorable, quincea

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Be Deliberate During Relationship Milestones to Make It Last

When you're in a relationship, it's easy to slide through big decisions like the first kiss, moving in together, or even marriage without any real deliberation. The Atlantic suggests that when you take the time to really deliberate on big decisions, it pays off in the long run.

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This Week in Tabloids: George Clooney is Pregnant

This Week in Tabloids: George Clooney is Pregnant

Welcome back to Midweek Madness, in which in which we venture through the hellish landscape contained within the pages of Star, Us Weekly, OK!, Life & Style and InTouch, like the last remaining survivors of a cataclysmic event. This week: Amal Alamuddin AND George Clooney are pregnant; North West's diaper cream costs $2,000 a jar; and InTouch ran an article about Robin Williams entitled "He Could Have Been SAVED." Let's pick through the rubble.

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Reddit's Ferguson Board Is Run by White Supremacists

Reddit, cradle of free speech and tolerance toward all viewpoints, is home to r/ferguson, a board that, despite its innocuous title, is part of a network of white supremacist subreddits dubbed the "Chimpire."

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Reddit's Ferguson Board Is Run by White Supremacists

Reddit, cradle of free speech and tolerance toward all viewpoints, is home to r/ferguson, a board that, despite its innocuous title, is part of a network of white supremacist subreddits dubbed the "Chimpire."

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Is On-Screen Text Messaging the Future of Cinema?

Is On-Screen Text Messaging the Future of Cinema?

What's the worst part about the modern day in-theater viewing experience? If you said "the fact that people can't take out their phones and send text messages about whatever they're thinking to be displayed on the screen for everyone to see" and you live in a major city in China, you're in luck!

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Is On-Screen Text Messaging the Future of Cinema?

Is On-Screen Text Messaging the Future of Cinema?

What's the worst part about the modern day in-theater viewing experience? If you said "the fact that people can't take out their phones and send text messages about whatever they're thinking to be displayed on the screen for everyone to see" and you live in a major city in China, you're in luck!

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Pick the Right MacBook Processor for Your Usage

MacBooks are great little laptops and Apple offers a few different options to choose from. The Wirecutter likes the MacBook Air, but they also dig into the differences between the available i5 and i7 processors.

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