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Video: Tom Cruise and Jimmy Fallon
Lip sync-off. Via @DrewMTips. [rdbrewer]
Remember when Google ruined Gmail compose?
There were a lot of stupid changes, like adding 18 clicks to get anything done, like bold, etc. They made the options bar pop up inside the email you were editing. Lots of dumb things like that. This add-on at Firefox restores the old look and usability. [rdbrewer]
Video, IAF: Hot tub owl
H/t @JohnDevore. [rdbrewer]

Kerry Pickett, TheDC: Cruz Amendment Fight With Senate GOP Leadership Grows
"Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch defended Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...." No way! "Texas Republican Sen. John Cornyn also defended McConnell." No, that just can't be true! [rdbrewer]

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1/5th of the population of El Salvador lives in the USA.
Uhhh, whose idea was this? [@ComradeArthur]
Defense One: China's New Islands Are Clearly Military, U.S. Pacific Chief Says (hat tip: @TheRickWilson Twitter feed) [Y-not]
Perspective: Via the NYT, Oliver Sacks: My Periodic Table Dr. Sacks, who is dying of cancer, explains why he takes comfort in the physical sciences and the night sky. Related: Beautiful night sky images from all 50 states here. [Y-not]
Burn the witch! During an interview on CNN Rick Perry says "gun-free zones are a bad idea." [Y-not]

IthicaAudio: "Call Me Doctor"

IthicaAudio nails this mashup. Nails it. Added: Actually, they could've done more with that fantastic idea. [rdbrewer]

Some dude on Youtube: Should you update to Win10?
Plus a follow up. [rdbrewer]
WaPo: Mike Lee goes for nuclear option to repeal Obamacare "Lee said he will try to re-offer the Obamacare repeal as a special amendment that is directly related to highway funding. Under Senate rules, amendments that are directly related, or germane, to the underlying legislation can pass with just 51 votes." Related: Barbara Boxer rides away from Democrats on highway bill [Y-not]
Donald Trump proposes a "merit system" for deporting illegals, sorting the "bad ones" from the "ones who have done a good job." Bonus: Trump takes aim at Governor Walker. [Y-not]
Wow: Comedian Bill Burr Goes Off on a Hostile Philadelphia Crowd, and I Mean He Goes Off
Content Waring, boy howdy there is some content that needs warning here
Computer Geeks: Made some changes. Still getting the "no boot mgr" at boot. But I think I'm making some headway. Added: Ubuntu created a second report when I asked it to fix the boot. [rdbrewer]
Vermont scraps its nuclear power plant and turns to Green Power. How's that working out?
"Vermont is finding - like California and Germany before it - that the fastest way to a clean energy future is to close down local sources of power and import it from other regions." ht @bfwebster [@ComradeArthur]
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