A company that contracts for the Pentagon to feed soldiers in Afghanistan was caught overbilling millions for unauthorized and nonexistent supplies. The surprising part is that the Pentagon is demanding that they pay $760 million back.
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A '90s Kid's Christmas List. And if all of these things were still available, you'd ask for them again just for the memories, wouldn't you?
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You might not have heard of "The Spielberg Face," but you've no doubt seen it. The shot that finds its way into every Spielberg film makes us feel what the director wants us to.
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The crime against women that no one understands. In the cases against Jeffrey Marsalis the jury certainly didn't. (via Metafilter)
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Freeboarding combines skateboarding with the riding style of snowboarding. It looks like a lot of fun for skaters good enough not to break their necks!
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College Humor's The Year in Funny. Click a month, then check out what went viral when throughout 2011.
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2011: The Cinescape is a wonderfully edited six-minute retrospective of the year's movies. For those of us who don't go to the theater, it's a great preview of coming DVD attractions.
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A baby seal wandered into Annette Swoffer's house in New Zealand and made himself at home. He curled up on the couch and went to sleep until the SPCA came.
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TV folks tried to tell us that commercials really weren't louder than the programming, but we know they were. The FCC knows it too, and has ruled that broadcasters and cable providers must keep an eye on the volume.
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America's child homelessness problem is worse than its ever been, with 1.6 million kids living in shelters, on the streets, or doubled up with another family. Not having a stable, permanent home or school puts a real damper on a childhood.
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12 Things You Might Not Know About A Christmas Story (even though you’ve seen it 90 times).