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Archive for July, 2016

A Data Scientist Crunched the Numbers to Find the Most Heavy Metal Word in the English Language

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The primary purpose of speaking and writing is to sound as cool as possible at all times, and now a data scientist has given us the specific keywords we need to impress our peers, no matter where we are. In a post on Degenerate State, the scientist took the lyrics off DarkLyrics.com ,“the largest metal lyrics archive on the web,” from a database of 222,623 songs by 7,634 bands to analyze the most and least metal words. Comparing the DarkLyrics data with the Brown Corpus —a 1961 collection of English-language documents (no song lyrics) that is “the first of the modern, computer readable, general corpora”—the data scientist found the top 20 most and least metal words. Here’s a sampling: Read more…

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Uber Reportedly Will Invest $500 Million Into Mapping the World

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Earlier this month, satellite imaging technology company DigitalGlobe announced it was partnering with Uber to “leverage DigitalGlobe’s industry leading constellation of sensors to access imagery and location intelligence to help identify and improve pick-up and drop-off locations.” Last week, Uber posted a press release to announce that Brian McClendon, the former head of Google Maps who left the company for Uber last year, would be leading Uber’s global mapping initiative. McClendon wrote that the company is “doubling down” on its mapping investment but didn’t say how much it would spend. Read more…

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Jill Stein Deletes Tweet That Says "There’s No Evidence That Autism Is Caused By Vaccines"

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Dr. Jill Stein, the Green Party’s candidate for president, just wants someone to like her. The function she served in this election, thus far, is to preemptively blame progressives if Trump gets elected. It’s unfair to criticize Dr. Stein for merely running for president, even in a tight race like this; there’s no inherent evil in making a futile attempt to dismantle the two-party system. Read more…

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No, Niantic Isn’t Making a Harry Potter Version of Pokémon Go

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Image: Warner Bros. Since Pokémon Go hit the app stores, people have been wondering what other fictional universes they could be fun in augmented reality. Of course, Harry Potter is one that keeps showing up . Read more…

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Worrying About Money Is Tough on Wallets and Wrinkles

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As someone who often struggles to make ends meet, I often feel like I want to just curl up in a ball and never leave my house. During the worst months, I often found that it took a toll on my appearance. The dark circles under my eyes started to sag, my face would break out in pimples, and I’d gain weight. Of course, that only added to the stress. Read more…

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It’s Good Those Pesky Infinity Stones Won’t Be in Guardians of the Galaxy 2

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We all have a love/hate (mostly hate) relationship with the Infinity Stones, Marvel’s favorite magical McGuffin. So, will they make a cameo in the second Guardians of the Galaxy movie? Director James Gunn addressed it, plain and simple, on Facebook Saturday. Read more…

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It’s Good Those Pesky Infinity Stones Won’t Be in Guardians of the Galaxy 2

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We all have a love/hate (mostly hate) relationship with the Infinity Stones, Marvel’s favorite magical McGuffin. So, will they make a cameo in the second Guardians of the Galaxy movie? Director James Gunn addressed it, plain and simple, on Facebook Saturday. Read more…

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Warner Bros. Targets Streaming Subreddit Over Piracy, Fails

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You can find almost anything on Reddit, including free, pirated movies, which is why one movie studio has started to not just go after the sources of these videos, but the places that aggregate them. Read more…

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Warner Bros. Targets Streaming Subreddit Over Piracy, Fails

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You can find almost anything on Reddit, including free, pirated movies, which is why one movie studio has started to not just go after the sources of these videos, but the places that aggregate them. Read more…

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Warner Bros. Targets Streaming Subreddit Over Piracy, Fails

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You can find almost anything on Reddit, including free, pirated movies, which is why one movie studio has started to not just go after the sources of these videos, but the places that aggregate them. Read more…

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The Greatest Tragedy of the Olympics Is Athletes Can’t Play Pokémon Go

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Dear Rio, you could’ve done better. Read more…

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J.K. Rowling Says Harry Potter is Done After Cursed Child

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It’s an exciting weekend to be a Harry Potter fan, but it might also be a depressing one. Author J.K. Rowling has confirmed (or “confirmed,” as I’m gonna put it) that the story of our beloved Boy Who Lived has come to an end. Read more…

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