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This Is What Narcolepsy Looks Like [Video]

Narcolepsy is often a misunderstood condition. Thanks to movies like Rat Race that depict narcoleptic characters comically sleeping during the most inconvenient times, narcolepsy is often trivialized as a “humorous” illness. However, narcolepsy is more debilitating than what we see in the movies. A woman by the name of Sarah Elizabeth, who suffers from narcolepsy, decided to take a video ...

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Why you should watch every single NBA team this season

For some teams, there are many reasons. For others, there may only be a few. But every single NBA club, no matter how good or bad, offers intrigue that deserves to be celebrated. Most NBA teams won’t contend this season. Some have all but punted on a playoff spot before even tipping their first games. But not every team must ...

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This insane, gruesome sculpture brings ‘Doom’ to life

Jason Hite has been in love with Doom since 1993. And in 2004 he decided to create a tribute in the best way he knows how: a wonderfully dark and disturbing sculpture. It all started when Hite received a miniature figure of the iconic cyberdemon enemy from the game. After he finished painting it, he couldn’t quite stop himself from ...

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This Unvaccinated, ‘Healthy’ Mom Tells Us What She Thinks About Immunizations

An unvaccinated mom who grew up with the healthiest lifestyle, thanks to a very strict mother, but was always ill as a youngster, now advocates for children to get their shots. In a very detailed, personal account of her childhood, the woman strongly recommends that kids get their immunizations to protect kids from preventable illness, and says her own children ...

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Ira Glass thinks Shakespeare sucks. This is what Shakespeare thinks about Ira Glass

This summer, This American Life host Ira Glass called out William Shakespeare for, well, sucking. Last night on Jimmy Fallon, Ira Glass doubled down on his rhetoric. We wanted to know what Shakespeare thinks about Glass — and went through his entire body of work to find out. In his own words, “Read o’er this paper while Ira Glass doth ...

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Is this Apple’s next iPad Air?

Apple’s October event, traditionally the day the company announces the next generation of iPads, appears to be set for October 16th. That means leaks should start coming fast and furious — and Tinhte.vn may have one of the best yet. The Vietnamese site published a set of pictures purporting to be the next iPad Air, featuring basically all of the upgrades we’ve ...

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Why This Accidental Landlord Gave Up and Sold at a Loss

Filed under: Real Estate, Housing Market, Renting, Home Rental Jupiter Images My wife and I have finally given up on being accidental landlords. We recently sold our North Carolina home for a huge loss — despite the recent trend in rising home values across the country. After my job compelled me to relocate my family out of state, we had ...

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The director of ‘Scott Pilgrim’ made this strange music video with Pharrell and Daft Punk

The musicians behind two of last summer’s biggest hits have a new video for their latest collaboration, and it’s directed by geek culture king Edgar Wright. The video for Pharrell and Daft Punk’s “Gust of Wind” takes place on a wooded mountain and features robed dancers and aerial silk performers set against a backdrop of monolithic, illuminated stone versions of ...

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Watch the developer become god in this precursor to the Metaverse

Brian Peiris built a live-coding web app for the Oculus Rift that lets you manipulate your virtual 3D environment in real-time. Sure, it’s just a bunch of simple manipulation of geometry for now, but it’s clearly a precursor to where the technology could take us: a metaverse where citizens of Mr. Lee’s Greater Hong Kong are less concerned with their ...

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Wall Street This Week: HubSpot’s IPO, Darden’s Troubles

Filed under: Company News, Earnings, Market News, Investing Richard Drew/APTraders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. From one of last year’s hottest initial public offerings checking in with new quarterly financials after cooling off in 2014 to a new IPO trying its luck on the New York Stock Exchange, here are some of the things ...

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