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Back when How I Met Your Mother premiered I was instantly hooked on the premise. I think it’s because I identified with the characters living in Manhattan and going through the ups and downs of post-college dating and career juggling. 

 ”I hate Robin for not being more successful.” - ”Marshall Season 4, Episode 17

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One of the running gags in the first few seasons of the show was Robin Scherbatsky working at an overnight TV show called “COME ON, GET UP NEW YORK!” which is very similar to the overnight show I worked on called World News Now. The hours are completely rough. I saw Robin deal with that in a few episodes. Plus, I felt for Ted going through the horrible cycle of dating in Manhattan. Something that I am still going through today many years later. But this isn’t about me. It’s about the finale. 

In “The Front Porch” The gang tries to stay up and watch an episode of Robin’s show at 3:30am. Ted finds out that Lilly has been messing with all of his relationships and breaking him up with women she didn’t see passing the "Front Porch Test"

This episode was the major spoiler for the ending of the series. 

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Ted then makes a mock proposal to Robin, asking her to be his “backup wife” and marry him if they’re both single when they turn 40. She accepts.

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Peyton Manning. Tebowing after beating Tawmmy Ugg Boots

Here’s the segment I produced this morning for World News Now.

We believe that the essential elements of true brotherhood are love, charity, and esteem; love, that binds our hearts with the sturdy chords of fraternal affection; charity, that is impulsive to see virtues in a brother and slow to reprove his faults; esteem, that is respectful to the honest convictions of others and that refrains from treading upon that which is sacred to spirit and conscience; these are the triple obligations of every brother in the bond.

If you don’t snooze, you lose. Skimping on sleep can wreak havoc from head to toe. In fact, one study published last year showed that just one week of sleeping fewer than six hours a night resulted in changes to more than 700 genes. That’s alarming news, considering nearly half of Americans don’t bank the recommended seven or more hours of shut-eye a night, according to a recent survey. Read on for the nightmare-inducing truth about what could be happening to your body when you don’t get enough sleep, starting the very first night.

Well… I’m happy I barely sleep and work an Overnight shift…

inothernews:

Stars

in your multitudes

scarce to be counted

filling the darkness

with order and light.

You are the sentinels

silent and sure

keeping watch in the night…

keeping watch in the night.

You know your place in the sky

you hold your course and your aim

and each in your season returns and returns

and is always the same.

And if you fall, as Lucifer fell

you fall in flame!

(via newsweek)

staff:

Tumblr Tuesday: New Year’s Resolutions Edition

Benevolent Net
Feel better about yourself by helping others; aid one low-income individual at a time. Shirley needs a new pair of glasses. Catherine needs new safety gear.

What Should We Call Quitting
This is it. This is your year. Quit smoking and start GIFing. GIFs have yet to be linked to lung cancer.

Life Hack Professional
Gentlemen, we can rebuild him. We have the technology. It’s right here, in this Tumblr. Accomplish your goals better, faster, stronger.

Unconsumption
Be more mindful of where your money is going. Upcycle, recycle, bicycle.

Run Face
Did you vow to run more? Do you have a face? Congratulations, you have everything you need to submit your sweaty countenance for all of the Internet to see.

Photo by Marvin Kuo

sportspage:

Coyotes goalie Mike Smith (not the SportsPage writer) gets own goal in OT by catching the puck in his Pants and carrying it into the net.

theatlantic:

When Beyonce Samples Your TED Talk, This is What Happens To Your Book

On the list of humans pleased by Beyoncé’s surprise eponymous album—besides all of them—was Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Adichie’s talk on why “we should all be feminists,” delivered at a TED event in London, is sampled on the album’s 11th track, “***Flawless.” Sampled may be too weak a word, even: The beat’s volume lowers and a full paragraph of Adichie’s can be heard, her message integral to the song’s own. 

Being on a Bey track is always good, but it’s particularly good when you have a book to promote. Adichie’s third novel, Americanah, came out earlier this year. Has the book benefited by Beyoncé?

I looked to see if Adichie’s new fame changed the book’s Amazon sales rank. The answer is unambiguously yes—but the story is more interesting than that.

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Typical Saturday. #pong

R.I.P. Nelson Mandela