Jay Adams, Rest In Peace

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Sad news today as we’ve learned that skate legend and original Z-Boy, Jay Adams, passed away last night at the age of 53.

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Robin Williams, Rest in Peace

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Whoa, heavy. He will be missed.

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There’s Truth in That App

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A Washington, D.C. news crew out on the streets reporting on a new app called SketchFactor, “a crowdsourced navigation app that shows the relative sketchiness of an area,” ironically had their van burglarized Friday night… in a sketchy neighborhood.

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“It has been a long battle but we can safely say that they are now reintegrated into elephant society and in some cases even have families of their own.”

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Four heroin addicted elephants used for smuggling drugs across the border between China and Myanmar are clean after undergoing a year-long rehab program involving megadoses of methadone. By feeding the elephants opium-laced bananas, gangsters were able to control the large pachyderms, forcing them to do anything they wished in order to get “the next fix.”

The Crazy World We Live In

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News From Outside the Comfort Zone
 
Change begins from within… The US sent nationalized youths from Venezuela, Costa Rica and Peru to Cuba to help “cultivate a new generation of political activists”

Spirited Away: Famed Japanese animation shop Studio Ghibli has announced that they will cease producing films

Bait & Kick: Some French-speaking men were videotaped luring a squirrel to the edge of the Grand Canyon with breadcrumbs before kicking it off the cliff.

Trapped then strapped: After being caught in a Chinese fisherman’s net, a 16 foot whale shark was dragged to shore then hoisted onto a tractor with hopes of being sold in a market. (pictured)

When keepin’ it real goes wrong: While filming a rap video, one of its stars was shot multiple times then pistol-whipped by his partner after getting into an argument over who was the better emcee.
 

Crimes of Flamboyance

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One neighborhood in St. Louis is being plagued by plastic flamingos.

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Strange Weapons

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Unorthodox implements of crime used in recent assault cases
 
Dip-Spit

Spider

Rolls-Royce

Full can of beer

Banana

Ballpoint pen
 

The Wide World of Weed

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Pot News for Those Who Partake
 
Emphasis on dessert: weed weddings are growing in popularity in the legal states

Eaze, the Uber for weed in San Francisco.

The New York Times calls for total legalization

and The White House Responds

On the medical tip, new research shows that THC could slow down tumor growth in cancer patients

In other research news: Volunteers in the federal “how stoned is too stoned to drive” study were observed as happy participants in the testing.

Torture in Texas! Police bring in inmates from a local prison to clear marijuana fields

Is jail still an option for these guys tho? Illegal “hood” weed is still sold in legal states

and

The HIGH Kite has landed… in our store

 

Notes From the Dinosaur Renaissance

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Fossilized news
 
A new discovery in Siberia suggests that nearly all dinosaurs had feathers

Dinosaurs became extinct because of “colossal bad luck”

Tyrannosaur gangs used to terrorize the earth

A four-winged dinosaur with a 21-foot wingspan was unearthed in China

According to one creationist’s lawsuit, dinosaurs roamed the earth 4,000 years ago

and

The Koch brothers are apparently “dinosaur fetishists”
 

July 14, 2015: Humankind’s encounter with Pluto

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Save the date, we’re 365 days away from being 6,000 miles from Pluto

The Ramones are Dead, Long Live the Ramones

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Tommy Ramone, the last surviving member of the Ramones, passed away Friday,

Printables

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I Was a Washington Post Reporter. And a Crack Addict. This is my story. by Ruben Castaneda

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