SKINNY PUPPY

Skinny Puppy Still Demands The US Pay $666K For Songs Used In Torture Scenarios At Guantanamo Bay

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Canadian Industrial band Skinny Puppy sent the U.S. Government an invoice for $666,000 concerning songs used as torture at Gitmo.

#Jeff Bridges

Sorry, America. The Dude Isn’t Interested In Being A U.S. Senator.

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The internet might want Jeff Bridges to work for the government, but his wife certainly doesn't.

the government has better things to do

A Georgia Woman Is Suing Over A City Ordinance That Requires A Prescription To Buy Sex Toys

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City officials in Sandy Springs passed a law to require prescriptions for sex toys, and businesses and people are not happy about it.

Soda Stories

A Man Was Fined $525 For Not Paying $.89 To Refill His Soda

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Free refills clearly don't exist in the federal government.

#SETH ROGEN

Must Watch: Seth Rogen Testifies Before The Senate About Alzheimer’s Research

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"Yes, I’m aware this has nothing to do with the legalization of marijuana." Seth Rogen testifies before a Senate committee on Alzheimer's Research.

security

SHOCK: The United States Government Is Terrible At Cybersecurity

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Did you update your software just now? You literally have better cybersecurity than some departments of the United States government.

TORTURE

This Band’s Music Was Used As A Torture Method, So They Sent The Government An Invoice

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The U.S. government used their songs as a torture device, so Skinny Puppy made the U.S. government pay. Literally.

STUDENT LOANS

The Government Is Making Bank On Student Loans! Isn’t That Great?

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$1.2 trillion in student loan debt is creating big profits for the government and big pains for students.

#Miley Cyrus

New Poll: America Likes Hemorrhoids And Cockroaches More Than Congress

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According to Public Policy Polling, more Americans like having hemorrhoids than they like Congress. Sounds about right.

WASHINGTON DC

Washington DC Businesses Are Offering Federal Employees Free Stuff During The Shutdown

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Federal employees out of work during this government shutdown are being treated to a variety of free things from grateful Washington DC businesses.

political failures

A Government Shutdown Could Cost Us The National Zoo’s Live Panda Feed

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If a government shutdown occurs, the National Zoo would have to shut down its panda cam. Oh, and a lot of people won't receive their paychecks, too.

LOCAL ACCESS

Dramatic City Council Commercial

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Here's the most over-the-top local access ad you'll ever see, courtesy of Whitehorse City Council.

the smoking gun

The Five Most Important Things About The Federal Employee With ‘Uncontrollable Flatulence’ Story

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While many of us were taking a break from the world wide web, the shades-of-Jerry-Gergich story was taking over the internet.

#PARKS AND RECREATION

Ron Swanson’s All-Time Government Quotes Are Here To Save The Day

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Thankfully we can count on the world's greatest fictional libertarian in times like these.

uh oh

License Plates Scanned At Border Shared With Insurance Companies

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License plate readers: violating your privacy and aiding government stupidity since 2005.

storage

You Probably Have More Computer Storage Than The Drug Enforcement Administration

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Your average laptop comes in at roughly 500GB to 1TB of space standard.

you're doing it wrong

This Anti-Counterfeiting PSA Is Just Ridiculous

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Let's be clear about something: <a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/38707619.pdf">counterfeit goods are, indeed, a problem</a>, do, in fact, have ties to organized crime, and are, as a rule, fairly crappy and worthless, so you shouldn't buy them.

#MEMES

Meme Watch: Pizza Is Apparently A Vegetable

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Last week, the United States Congress <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/did-congress-declare-pizza-as-a-vegetable-not-exactly/2011/11/20/gIQABXgmhN_blog.html">passed a revised agriculture appropriations bill</a> that basically stated that 1/8th of a cup of tomato paste could qualify as a half cup of vegetables in terms of nutritional value.

Tech

US Government Working On M.A.S.K. Technology

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The US government has big plans for the battlefield of the future and they look a sound an awful lot like an 80's toy commercial.


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