Deadly infectious ZOMBIE deer disease is 'rapidly spreading across the US' - and experts warn that humans could contract it next by SundogsPlace in SundogsPlace

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Oh dang I didn't realize humans could get Chronic Wasting Disease by eating contaminated deer meat

Breaking News!!! Trump gives up on border wall, wall to be replaced by guardtowers by DannyDubai in news

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The content doesn't relate to the title very well? Where's the mention of Trump deciding to do anything

Deadly infectious ZOMBIE deer disease is 'rapidly spreading across the US' - and experts warn that humans could contract it next by SundogsPlace in SundogsPlace

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It actually is a prion disease, you were 100% correct, good guess: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chronic_wasting_disease

transmissible spongiform encephalopathy - a group of progressive, invariably fatal, conditions that are associated with prions and affect the brain

Humans Used to Sleep in Two Shifts, And Maybe We Should Do It Again by Dormouse in science

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I do this sometimes, it can be nice. The problem is when you wake up too much in the middle then can't go back to sleep, that can happen sometimes.

Iran rejects anti-Semitism allegation by Pence - Iran on Saturday rejected accusations of anti-Semitism leveled against it by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, saying it respected Judaism but opposed Israel, which Tehran said was acting like a “killing machine against the Palestinians”. by magnora7 in WorldNews

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Speaking to Germany’s Der Spiegel Online, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said “Iran has always supported the Jews. We are just against Zionists."

Someone gets it.

Bayer sold a medicine tainted with HIV. Once it was discovered in the US, they continued to sell it overseas for over a year in order to clear stock. by magnora7 in corruption

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There was no accident, they definitely did it intentionally, for profit. Bayer doesn't care, and why should they? They didn't really get punished in any serious way, unfortunately

How To Write Great Dialogue - [16:41] by magnora7 in Writing

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I found this to be pretty insightful, not just about writing but how movies in general work. And TV, and books.

Loud booms in downtown L.A.? That was a U.S. Army training exercise by dcjogger in news

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I was also reading they were doing simulated live-fire exercises, with automatic gunfight noises. Perhaps to train the populace to become accustomed to these noises as well... I also heard about these booms and gun fight noises coming from Houston in addition to LA.

I also read they were doing practice drills around the central bank buildings.

Market may be ignoring risks of an earnings slowdown by dcjogger in news

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They always do. Everyone wants to believe they will keep making money, the same way, forever.

That's why market crashes are always more sudden than market rises. It takes most people by surprise, and then they act in a reactive manner which just compounds the issue generally.

What is to stop saidit from writing a bot to copy every submission from say reddit /r/technology into saidit? by grobean in technology

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Ooh I like the way you put that. Maybe any super-big thread that locks on reddit, then automatically has a post created on saidit, where people can continue the conversation. That makes a ton of sense. I will begin looking in to this.