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I got a huge surprise automatic bill from DirecTV with an early termination fee, in spite of already establishing I would not be hit with one. I had to call and clear up the error, which they were going to be far more relaxed about remedying than they were about causing, so I crabbed until they got a sense of urgency clearing this up. It makes me feel cynical to suspect they may have been just hoping I wouldn't notice, but it does strike me that companies seem much more prone to making financial errors that favor them than ones that favor us.

R.I.P.: Don Pardo dead, longtime NBC announcer.

Links: Thanks Ant and Acleacius.
Play: WW2 Dogfight - Age of Warplane.
Dog vs Homework.
Link: Guy Walks Into a Bar - The New Yorker. Thanks reddit.
Science: Which came last—The supernova or the red giant?
Alopecia sufferers given new treatment hope with repurposed drug.
Fact or Fiction?: The Tongue Is the Strongest Muscle in the Body. Thanks Boing Boing.
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If Michael Bay Directed Up.
Squirrel thwarted by Vaseline.

The Funnies: Nerds and bros are not that different.

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