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June 09, 2017

Overnight Open Thread (9 Jun 2017)

No way in hell would I do this. Thousands of Iraqis have fled Mosul, but this American family moved in.


Micro Dots

One of the more interesting things to come out from the Reality Winner leak was this about why printers add tracking dots.

Lightning

Florida Tech study confirms lightning more powerful over ocean than land.

Baby Droppin' The F-Bombs

College

Is college worth it? Increasing numbers say no.

the costs of higher education keep rising while the returns for a college diploma are getting worse. Tuitions and fees rose by 74 percent, adjusted for inflation, from 2000 to 2016, while the earnings differential between high-school and college graduates fell 10 percent.

Animal Lawyers

Umm, wut? The University of Connecticut is training lawyers to represent animals.

Traffic

Traffic wouldn't jam if drivers behaved like ants. I do love using my Waze app for traffic. You know what else would help move traffic along? People knowing how to freakin' merge. Too many folks still try to merge early and stop trying to get over instead of driving up to the end of the lane where the natural merge is.

Dog Tricks

Riddle Of The Week

Can you put out all 7 candles?

Classic Meals

What it takes to cook some of literature's most famous meals.

Hero

Think you could do what this woman did? This woman threw herself in front of a speeding car to save a child. Warning: they have it on video.

Dog Video

Tonight's ONT brought to you by "tooth jumping":

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