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No one’s sure how the windows on commuter buses between San Francisco and Silicon Valley keep getting smashed on a stretch of the 280 — maybe it’s a pellet gun, maybe it’s thrown rocks — but Apple and Google have informed employees who use the service that their commute…

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One way to get out of paying airline pet fees is to stuff your beloved pet inside your checked baggage right between the multiple sweatshirts you’re never going to wear. The downside is you’ll have to spend the rest of your life being a complete piece of shit. Pennsylvania TSA…

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Crying won’t be needed to fill that bowl of French onion soup as grocery stores begin carrying a cross-bred, non-tear-provoking version of the traditional onion. The “sunion” has been propagated for the last 30 years to reduce onion compounds that create sulphuric acid when they react with eye fluid, according…

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Libertarian wisdom holds that “the answer to bad speech is more speech,” but if you’re a Peter Thiel libertarian (that is, the kind of “freedom lover” who doesn’t think women should vote, wants to spy on everyone in the world, and secretly wields power to censor the free press),…

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Wired has done a fun job of documenting the history of “badday.mpg” — which became a passaround hit in 1997, making it probably the first viral video of the Internet. Mind you, as the author Joe Veix notes, they didn’t call it a “viral video” back then, because the very…

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Tide’s laundry detergent pods look good enough to eat. In fact, since the brightly-colored product’s introduction (a bestseller for its creator, Proctor & Gamble) six years ago, children have frequently gotten sent to the ER for consuming them. Despite the dangers, the “eating Tide Pods meme” remains strong. In March…

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