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Yahoo released its latest earnings report today, and while there were some bright nuggets for the beleaguered company — its reported revenue for the second quarter of this year beat analyst estimates — there was one distinct black mark. Yahoo recorded a total goodwill impairment charge of $US482 million ($635.8 million) related to its purchase of Tumblr. Whoops!

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The internet has been my gateway to a lot of confusing, upsetting, and offensive stuff. But lately the thing that's caused me the most revulsion has been a photoset of someone pouring tequila into a mason jar full of Flamin' Hot Cheetos. "How much do you have to hate yourself to do this," one of the post's replies read. Buddy, you have no idea.

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So this is a thing that actually happened. Yesterday at New York Fashion Week, Tumblr debuted its very own line of dresses, shirts, sweaters and accessories — inspired by ten of the social network's artists.

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Long before Giphy existed, Tumblr was a home for our animated treasures. Now, the blogging platform is making it easier for us to comb through its vast collection of GIFs and add them to our posts than ever before, with the rollout of its very own GIF search engine.

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We know that Silicon Valley has a women problem, and it's not just at Pied Piper. Even worse, perhaps, is what happens when these mostly-male tech companies are invited to talk about their success with other mostly-male tech companies at public events. It's not at all unusual to see seven penises onstage without a vagina in sight.

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Briefly: If you're on the lookout for a good old-fashioned internet time-suck, head over to the Tumblr scienceisstrange, where one hero has scanned a great many pages of over 300 issues of SCIENCE magazine from 1950-1980. The collection is full of great ads, illustrations, and photos depicting retro-gadgetry and science in all its halftone printed glory. That's a wrap on the next few hours for me. See ya!

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We all spend so much damn time looking at them; what if we started... being a bit like them too? In this photo shoot, Viktorija Pashuta imagined a world where we started dressing like our social networks. The results are... slightly disturbing.

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Single-serving tumblrs tend to fizzle out and die before their first day is even up, but First Drafts of History might actually have some staying power. Because when it comes to hunting down the more delightfully bizarre of Wikipedia's first entries, there's enough material to last a lifetime.