Jeff Ballin

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Taco Bell’s strategy to get us to talk about its new breakfast menu appears to have worked, which is why we’re posting this commercial here. Well-played, Taco Bell, well-played.

Russia’s financial systems not looking so hot at the moment. Wonder why?

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  • 21% the decline in Russia’s stock market thus far this year, a market which will be facing even more pressure due to fresh sanctions on the country. Oh yeah, good luck trying to use your Visa or Mastercard, Russian bank customers. source
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nbcnews:

Colorado changes ‘Mile 420’ highway marker to stymie stoner heists
(Photo: Colorado DOT)
A sign marking the mile 420 on a Colorado highway was replaced with one that reads “MILE 419.99” — after the old one was repeatedly stolen by weed-enthusiasts, according to the state’s transportation department.
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Now people will start stealing the 419.99 sign because it’s so weird. Good work, chaps.

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nbcnews:

Colorado changes ‘Mile 420’ highway marker to stymie stoner heists

(Photo: Colorado DOT)

A sign marking the mile 420 on a Colorado highway was replaced with one that reads “MILE 419.99” — after the old one was repeatedly stolen by weed-enthusiasts, according to the state’s transportation department.

Continue reading

Now people will start stealing the 419.99 sign because it’s so weird. Good work, chaps.

I had no idea #KatyPerry switched careers…

I had no idea #KatyPerry switched careers…

Another from the @AncasterFair (at Ancaster Fairgrounds)

Another from the @AncasterFair (at Ancaster Fairgrounds)

At the @AncasterFair! (at Ancaster Fairgrounds)

At the @AncasterFair! (at Ancaster Fairgrounds)

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This is a real obituary. A really harsh one. The date is mistaken (which led to a brief takedown of the text), but the text itself, as well as the person who died, were real. The Reno Gazette-Journal, realizing it had a powerful piece of text sitting in its paid obituaries section, did an interview with the woman who wrote this about her own mother. Katherine Reddick, describing the challenging life they faced, had this to say: “The things she did to us were horrible. But it’s still happening to kids every day.”

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This is a real obituary. A really harsh one. The date is mistaken (which led to a brief takedown of the text), but the text itself, as well as the person who died, were real. The Reno Gazette-Journal, realizing it had a powerful piece of text sitting in its paid obituaries section, did an interview with the woman who wrote this about her own mother. Katherine Reddick, describing the challenging life they faced, had this to say: “The things she did to us were horrible. But it’s still happening to kids every day.”

What a deal!

What a deal!