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Pope Francis is making good on his insistence that the Catholic Church welcome all faithful — not just those who obey church teaching perfectly. He'll marry 20 couples this weekend, including some who already live together and those with children, technically a sin in the eyes of the church.
TIL in 1976, a struggling Princeton undergrad wrote his junior term paper on how to make an atomic bomb, using information he gathered from physics textbooks and declassified documents. He got an A in the class, but never got his paper back because it was seized by the US government.
Superhero Movies That Aren't From Marvel or DC.
I'm losing my hearing. Most of what I hear is high-pitched ringing due to Tinnitus. I'm a big music fan, and I'll miss it dearly once I'm totally deaf. Post the last thing you'd like to hear before you went completely deaf. I will listen to every one of them. (cross-post from prior front page post)
Wasps have built a huge nest in my window so that I can observe it safely in cross section - [0:40]
Saw this at the local flea market today
In order for Bill Gates to get the same sensation of the me finding a twenty dollar bill in my pocket, Bill would have to find 15.2 million dollars in his pocket.
[X-Post r/India and r/worldnews] McDonalds India announces that 'Happy Meals' will now be accompanied by books, not toys
One of my local supermarkets has electronic price tags
Ionic liquids, a liquid form of 100% paired ions, are newly found to be versatile antibacterial: it breaks apart biofilm, gives access to antibiotics, increases transport and concentration of therapeutics 16-fold in deep layers of skin, and is non-irritating
LPT: When trying to get into a good habit, such as working out regularly, don't tell other people that you are about to work out or that you plan to workout regularly.
• My friend's dog died the other day so I surprised her by going out and getting her an identical dog.
[Image] HENRY DAVID THOREAU: On happiness
Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah [OC] [3072x2304]
9/11 mystery solved 13 years on as people in wedding photograph identified
I am a helicopter tour pilot. AMA!
PsBattle: Puffin in fall
Groundskeeper Willie's Views On Scottish Independence
ELI5: The whole Kim DotCom Thing
A super-strong and lightweight new material that could be used to build lighter, stronger airplanes and batteries
I may never drive at night again
Clash of Clans Troop Efficiency [OC]
Girlfriend wants to buy a condo without me and charge me rent
One of my best friends in the world, Linda Bower, was murdered by her boyfriend. I wish everyone could know how amazing she was.
Since we moved to Finland my mom has always wanted to see them northern lights. Yesterday we finally saw them and while messing with the exposure took this picture.
The Cross Kick
Broke (2012) - Interesting and entertaining look at how and why 60-70% of professional athletes go from "rags-to-riches" and wind up back at "rags." [ESPN 30 For 30]
What are the best online videos covering world events in the last 30 years for a 16-year old?
Yoko Kanno -- I Do [classical / electronic / Italian] (2004) From the soundtrack of Ghost in the Shell
[WP] The date is July 13, 1836. You're the clerk at the front desk of the U.S. Patent Office on opening day. Things are going just fine until a number of strangely-dressed people get into an argument about their placement in line. Coincidentally, they're all trying to patent methods of time travel.
On the recently popular "really awesome critical thinking guide" and its relation to this subreddit.
Samsung S5 or HTC one M8?
ik heb foute duitstalige muziek nodig
Poster on reading dog's body language.
"The kids at treys school didn't believe we were friends..." - JJ Watt, DE for the Houston Texans.
Its in the family.
Gif dance party (Warning: speaker check, loud music)
What the hell is wrong with her... oh.
Anyone know how to clear a system fault error on a JLG 60" foot articulating lift? I have to pee.
My new favourite character introduction.
My grandfather and grandmother have been married for 46 years. I bieleve I found out why this morning they love each other so much.
TIL that the Swedish warship Vasa, which famously sank in 1628 less than a mile into its maiden voyage, was built asymmetrically. Archaeologists have found four rulers used by the workers; two turned out to be based on Swedish feet with 12 inches. The other two used Amsterdam feet, with 11 inches.
Loving this weather
Man's best friend
[WP] Days before your leave home for college, you discover a secret door in your bedroom that must have been there your whole life.
Firefighter in my home town hands woman her family pictures he saved from her burning house.
Go and be free.
De jeugd van tegenwoordig. (Serieus)
[IFF] My guinea pig accidentally had babies and now my life is full of cute.
[WP] When Columbus landed in the new world in 1492, the native americans already had technology from the 21st century.
TIL that Romania shipped 93.4 TONES of gold to Rusia in 1916 so that Russia would safe keep the Romanian Treasure in the Kremlin until the end of the war. And, as of 2014, they gave back only 33 kg of it.
A Hand Full Of Baby Bunnies!
Beautiful and Stupid Expensive Watch
The first thing men notice about a woman
Nerdy Canadians last night.
How i'm planning this semester will go
Cute Chubby Penguin
Panoramas gone wrong
I was able to play with two (non sedated) white lions when I was teaching in South Africa this summer.
Trees need your help