The Week In Pictures – Week Of August 5, 2013

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Global Warming Making People More Violent

A study published in the journal Science found that extremely hot and dry weather resulted in greater levels of conflict, and posited that for every degree Fahrenheit increase in average temperature, violent crime in the U.S.

Reading Rainbow Trout

PBS 10 a.m. EDT/9 a.m. CDT LeVar Burton takes children out to a river, where they catch rainbow trout and try to discern the fish’s personality just by how it flops around on the shore.

Job Growth Remains Sluggish, Or Rather, Akin To A Slug

WASHINGTON—Despite recent hopes that the lifeless U.S. employment climate may at last be turning a corner, a new report issued Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that nationwide job growth remains sluggish, or rather, akin to a slug in i...

Highlights From Ariel Castro’s Courtroom Statement

Ariel Castro, the 53-year-old Cleveland man who abducted, imprisoned, and repeatedly raped three women over the course of 11 years, made a brief statement during a court hearing Thursday, shortly before he was sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Texas Running Out Of Execution Drug

A spokesman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice confirmed that the state, which has the nation’s highest rate of executions, is running low on the lethal injection drug pentobarbital and would exhaust its supply in September.
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Man Commits To New TV Show Just Hours After Getting Out Of 7-Season Series

UNION CITY, NJ—Recommending that he give himself the chance to pause and explore the other options out there, friends of local man Jonathan Gember expressed their concerns to reporters Wednesday that the 29-year-old is already committing to a new television show just hours after getting out of a seven-season-long series.

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The Week In Pictures – Week Of August 5, 2013

Pit Of Komodo Dragons Shocked To Discover Billionaire Who Owns Them Is Just 26
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Husband Experimenting With Open Marriage
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Report: Only .00003% Of Things That Happen Actually Matter
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Vatican Quickly Performs Damage Control On Pope’s Tolerant Remarks
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Merger Of Advertising Giants Brings Together Largest Collection Of People With No Discernible Skills
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Zoologists: Ape Neurology Much Like That Of Banana-Obsessed Humans
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Fucking Loser At Movie All By Himself
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Quiet Loner Really Comes Out Of Shell At Gun Store
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Open Dialogue Two Americans Having About Race Pretty Hilarious
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Dick Van Dyke Finally Confesses To Zodiac Killings
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Bashar Al-Assad Introduces Syrian Bike-Sharing Program
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Fans Of Green Screens, Incredibly Fake-Looking Things Express Love For Modern Cinema
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Nation Just Wants To Be Safe, Happy, Rich, Comfortable, Entertained At All Times
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Asshole Awarded For Asshole Behavior By Business Community Leaders
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Grown Adult Walks Right Into Karate Studio
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