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  1. Chemistry Joke Could Keep High School Student From Walking at Graduation

    It wasn't even a good chemistry joke.

    Soon-to-be high school graduate Paris Gray tried to slip a chemistry joke into her school's yearbook, and it could cost her the chance to walk at graduation. I hate to say it, but as Geekosystem's resident weird old dad, I think maybe it should.

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  2. Why the Frak Don’t People Say “Fuck” on Cable? It’s All About the Money

    Wait... the FCC doesn't monitor blogs, right?

    With the exception of premium channels like HBO, people don't say the word "fuck" on television. It's either bleeped out or replaced with another word. But why? Many people assume it's because of FCC regulation, but the FCC only controls over-the-air broadcasts. Shows on cable can say whatever they want. So what fucking gives?

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  3. #@*& You! Russia Attempting to Block Foul Language From the Internet

    Aww shucks. Darn it all to heck.

    In a move to protect children, Russia wants to ban cursing from the interwebs. This is only the latest in a series of similarly silly proposals. It joins the ranks of suggestions such as requiring dating sites to use passport verification. Oh, Russia. This is not how you protect children, and it's certainly not how you internet.

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