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    Health Reports of bizarre menstrual cycles emerge after tear gas exposure from Seattle protests

    Why the fuck are police still allowed to use tear gas?
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    World Donald Trump Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

    That prize is really losing the prestige it used to have. Didn't Obama win it too?
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    US News Controversial law allows police to seize and sell cars of non-lawbreakers, keeping the proceeds

    That's a weird way to say "law allows police to steal cars".
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    US News California court rules Amazon is liable for injuries from defective products

    Can we just spend the time and figure out a standard set of regulations for online services finally?
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    Technology Internet Explorer is dead as Microsoft kills off 25-year-old browser

    Just give up on the browser, Microsoft. No one wants it.
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    US News Utah: Students sues Brigham Young University for 'subpar' online classes during pandemic, seeks refund

    Compared to pretty much any school in the US that is pretty cheap. My local college is 7,000 for IN state.
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    US News National Park Service warns against sacrificing slower friends in bear attack, "even if friendship has run its course."

    FOUR bears? How badass was this guy that it took FOUR bears they had to kill? Also if I can attest to the sideways thing. I think the idea is that coming more forward can be attributed to aggression and attack, and going back is a recognition of being a threat, where it's like I don't want to...
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    Health Americans warned not to drink hand sanitiser after four die and others go partially blind

    God damn it New Mexico. Get your shit together over there.
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    Report People no longer believe working hard will lead to a better life, survey shows

    It's almost like after generations of hard work remaining poor despite promises of success, people are realizing that isn't how things work. After you do everything right, and still fail, over and over and over, while somehow others fail upwards, I'd imagine that would ruin your trust in the...
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    Assuming railguns and their guass/coil equivalents exist, what would be required to maintain them?

    Eh, writing can be related to things other than short stories and novels, sometimes people ask about things for game story lines and we have a couple people here that make movies, and each medium handles details quite differently. In games, for instance, most information like that can be...
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    Report It'd take 693 years to resurface Lake Superior with a Zamboni, study says

    ... why did they do a study on this?
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    Assuming railguns and their guass/coil equivalents exist, what would be required to maintain them?

    Well, the biggest thing is keeping it clean. Clogged barrels are scary and not good to have, they can blow up in your face, and it needs regularly sighted in as the sights are sensitive. Dropping it, for instance, tends to bump them around. Even just firing it continuously can throw them off a...
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    Assuming railguns and their guass/coil equivalents exist, what would be required to maintain them?

    You would also need to make sure whatever the barrel consists of is clear and the loading mechanism is functional, the sights need to be accurate, etc. Basically all of the normal checkpoints of a gun, a portable version probably needing more maintenance than a stationary cannon since it's...
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    World Banksy says that most "Banksy" works are fake

    Huh. Sounds like a fun thing to follow.
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    Pretty good, how have you been? I haven't been on this site in ages

    Pretty good, how have you been? I haven't been on this site in ages
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