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    “We have three different color-sensing receptors in our eyes that identify different levels of red, green and blue. As visible light in the world interacts with these receptors, each of the three color sensors are stimulated in dif… http://sfbne.ws/1wsQIuh
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      Tedium: Meet the internet's first hater http://sfbne.ws/1w0wyX3
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        So here's what I've been working on. Meet Tedium. http://sfbne.ws/1FUbYxi
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          A long trip into the wilderness tl;dr: This is ShortFormBlog’s last post. I’m going to play with another idea, tentatively called DataSlam, over this way. On January 1, 2009, I started ShortFormBlog with th... http://sfbne.ws/1s8emfx http://sfbne.ws/ZwRa0g
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            Every decent writer has to have a great tool. My tool of choice has long been the Mac-based Markdown editor Mou. Created as a spare-time project by a developer named Chen Luo, the editor is now the target o... http://sfbne.ws/YWQpgK http://sfbne.ws/1BPe7s3
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              “The way this happened took us off guard. An individual on Facebook decided to report several hundred of these accounts as fake. These reports were among the several hundred thousand fake name reports we process every single week... http://sfbne.ws/1vz1q2A
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                “The Internet is not broken, and does not need to be fixed. Left-wing extremists have been crying wolf for the past decade about the harm to the Internet if the federal government didn’t regulate it. Not only were they wrong, but... http://sfbne.ws/1oAQNZ7
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                  Spoiler alert: Here’s the major plot twist in that upcoming live-action Tetris movie. http://sfbne.ws/YK8aA1 http://sfbne.ws/1rPDF5M
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                    “It’s a very big, epic sci-fi movie. This isn’t a movie with a bunch of lines running around the page. We’re not giving feet to the geometric shapes.” http://sfbne.ws/1nIuvKe
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                      “Some schools, such as Princeton and Harvard, have fewer than five veterans in their undergraduate student bodies.” http://sfbne.ws/1rKh0td
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                        markcoatney: imageoscillite: Don Hertzfeldt’s The Simpsons couch gag is a wonder. Oh. Oh my. I agree with this writer for The Verge. Beautiful and brilliant—I would love to see a full episode like this. http://sfbne.ws/1nFjjhr #video
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                          brianabrams: I spent the last six months interviewing writers, producers, crew members, and guests who worked on NBC’s groundbreaking “Late Night with David Letterman” in the ’80s. The oral history has been... http://sfbne.ws/1nFg9dk http://sfbne.ws/Zeq7af
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                            “We’re so busy worrying about the CMYK hue of the flowers that we’re failing to actually notice if the flower smells like a rose or like a corpse flower.” http://sfbne.ws/1qPdlVF
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                              bookoisseur: mashable: It’s National Coffee Day! To celebrate, we wanted to reacquaint you with your coffee-obsessed friends. WHICH ONE AM I FRIENDS! I’m a combination of 3, 4, 7, and 9. If anyone is in the... http://sfbne.ws/ZkWBjA http://sfbne.ws/1vFIzE7
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                                “The only, and essential, characteristics of parody are, on the one hand, to evoke an existing work while being noticeably different from it and, on the other, to constitute an expression of humour or mockery.” http://sfbne.ws/1vpTl0h
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                                  A rare sight: Congress working a full work-week http://sfbne.ws/1tVoUjL
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                                    theclearlydope: WORTH SEEING: “F*CK IT, I QUIT.” This is the proper way to quit a job. Ron Burgundy would be proud of her. http://sfbne.ws/1v8y5Mf #video
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                                      jtotheizzoe: staff: Today’s the day. The day you help save the internet from being ruined. Ready? Yes, you are, and we’re ready to help you. (Long story short: The FCC is about to make a critical decision as to whether or not internet service providers ...