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"https://www.theonion.com/thirtysomething-scientists-unveil-doomsday-clock-of-hai-1819586205"
"thirtysomething scientists unveil doomsday clock of hair loss"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donna-edwards-inequality_us_57455f7fe4b055bb1170b207"
"dem rep. totally nails why congress is falling short on gender, racial equality"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/eat-your-veggies-9-delici_b_8899742.html"
"eat your veggies: 9 deliciously different recipes"
0
"https://local.theonion.com/inclement-weather-prevents-liar-from-getting-to-work-1819576031"
"inclement weather prevents liar from getting to work"
1
"https://www.theonion.com/mother-comes-pretty-close-to-using-word-streaming-cor-1819575546"
"mother comes pretty close to using word 'streaming' correctly"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/my-white-inheritance_us_59230747e4b07617ae4cbe1a"
"my white inheritance"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/5-ways-to-file-your-taxes_b_6957316.html"
"5 ways to file your taxes with less stress"
0
"https://www.theonion.com/richard-bransons-global-warming-donation-nearly-as-much-1819568749"
"richard branson's global-warming donation nearly as much as cost of failed balloon trips"
1
"https://politics.theonion.com/shadow-government-getting-too-large-to-meet-in-marriott-1819570731"
"shadow government getting too large to meet in marriott conference room b"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.comhttp://pubx.co/6IXxhm"
"lots of parents know this scenario"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/this-lesbian-is-considered-a-father-in-indiana-and-an-amazing-one-at-that_us_55b0ecb7e4b07af29d579269"
"this lesbian is considered a father in indiana (and an amazing one at that)"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/amanda-peet-told-her-daughter-sex-is-a-special-hug_us_59131898e4b0a58297e12f68"
"amanda peet told her daughter sex is 'a special hug'"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/what-to-know-regarding-cu_b_5767826.html"
"what to know regarding current treatments for ebola"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/chris-christie-hillary-clinton-boko-haram_us_578ea51be4b04ca54ebf5d97"
"chris christie suggests hillary clinton was to blame for boko haram's kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls"
0
"https://www.theonion.com/ford-develops-new-suv-that-runs-purely-on-gasoline-1819575454"
"ford develops new suv that runs purely on gasoline"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/uber-ceo-travis-kalanick-resign-trump-council_us_5893a883e4b09bd304ba71a5"
"uber ceo travis kalanick stepping down from trump economic advisory council"
0
"https://www.theonion.com/area-boy-enters-jumping-and-touching-tops-of-doorways-p-1819570282"
"area boy enters jumping-and-touching-tops-of-doorways phase"
1
"https://local.theonion.com/area-man-does-most-of-his-traveling-by-gurney-1819588424"
"area man does most of his traveling by gurney"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/leave-no-person-with-disabilites_b_14631778.html"
"leave no person with disabilities behind"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/lin-manuel-miranda-would-like-to-remind-you-to-put-your-phone-away_us_5733306be4b096e9f0933e98"
"lin-manuel miranda would like to remind you to put your phone away"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/journalists-killed-2014_n_6368532.html"
"60 journalists killed in 2014 as targeting of international press rises"
0
"https://www.theonion.com/guard-in-video-game-under-strict-orders-to-repeatedly-p-1819577045"
"guard in video game under strict orders to repeatedly pace same stretch of hallway"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/healthy-living-news_b_5301711.html"
"how to live to be 110"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.comhttps://www.thedodo.com/backpack-cat-sad-rescue-1366450339.html"
"cat so scared in shelter won't even look at you"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bill-clinton-obamacare-support_us_57f616dae4b05f39c51e4cbe"
"bill clinton shoots down republicans: 'i strongly supported' obamacare"
0
"https://www.theonion.com/secret-service-agent-not-so-secret-about-being-david-al-1819568489"
"secret service agent not so secret about being david alan grier fan"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/this-new-orange-era-the-growing-divide_us_58ab5a60e4b03250fc905df4"
"this new orange era: the growing divide"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/things-learned-in-the-first-month-of-having-a-baby_b_6182168.html"
"things learned in the first month of having a baby"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/lamelo-ball-scores-92-points-in-high-school-basketball-game_us_589b0845e4b04061313a7411"
"lamelo ball scores 92 points in a single high school basketball game"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/im-bi-it-took-me-21-years-to-come-out-of-the-closet_us_59c94729e4b0f2df5e83b06d"
"i'm bi. it took me 21 years to come out of the closet and say it."
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/10-essential-life-lessons_n_7061560.html"
"10 essential life lessons from a grandma"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/post_12853_b_11592992.html"
"teenage gunfight with isis"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/older-but-still-young-at_b_7095730.html"
"older but still young at heart"
0
"https://www.theonion.com/leading-probability-researchers-confounded-by-three-cow-1822174747"
"leading probability researchers confounded by three coworkers wearing same shirt color on same day"
1
"https://www.theonion.com/new-york-introduces-shoe-sharing-program-for-city-s-ped-1819577633"
"new york introduces shoe-sharing program for city's pedestrians"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/cheese-beyonce_us_58de85f0e4b0b3918c8313eb"
"beyoncé sculpted in cheese is strangely alluring"
0
"https://politics.theonion.com/expansive-obama-state-of-the-union-speech-to-touch-on-p-1819574546"
"expansive obama state of the union speech to touch on patent law, entomology, the films of robert altman"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.comhttp://www.gq.com/gallery/gray-hair-gods-best-salt-and-pepper-hair#1"
"stars with gray hair prove getting older isn't all that bad"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/muslim-student-attacked-university-of-louisiana-lafayette_us_58227f5fe4b0d9ce6fbfc2b1"
"police say woman made up story of attack by two men, one wearing a trump hat (update)"
0
"https://www.theonion.com/naacp-demands-less-minority-representation-on-upn-1819565571"
"naacp demands less minority representation on upn"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/how-to-dress-like-a-manchild_us_56f04ad5e4b09bf44a9e193a"
"the best clothes for the man-child in your life"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/barronelle-stutzman-supreme-court_us_596d1637e4b0e983c0584023"
"florist who turned away gay couple wants supreme court to hear her case"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/were-still-processing-that-ending_b_6044440.html"
"we're still processing that ending to the walking dead "strangers""
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/google-announced-new-project-for-refugee-and-migrant-crisis_us_562a782ae4b0ec0a38946a23"
"new google project delivers critical info to refugees' smartphones"
0
"https://www.theonion.com/new-history-textbook-makes-hatred-of-history-come-alive-1819586624"
"new history textbook makes hatred of history come alive for students"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/10-ways-ridiculously-succ_b_11803810.html"
"10 ways ridiculously successful people think differently"
0
"https://local.theonion.com/report-bridge-probably-has-whole-mess-of-bats-under-th-1819655137"
"report: bridge probably has whole mess of bats under there"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/texas-republicans-immigration-crackdown_us_58755beee4b05b7a465c2d46"
"texas republicans urge trump-style immigration crackdown"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/tom-hanks-rita-wilson-smokin-hot_us_5a848406e4b0058d55656141"
"tom hanks brags how 'smokin' hot' rita wilson is after 29 years of marriage"
0
"https://www.theonion.com/god-getting-strong-urge-to-bring-back-dinosaurs-1819579692"
"god getting strong urge to bring back dinosaurs"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/level-ground-lgbt-christians_n_6159734.html"
"lgbt christians speak out: "love the sinner, hate the sin" won't cut it anymore"
0
"https://local.theonion.com/handshake-comes-in-at-unusually-high-angle-velocity-1819573028"
"handshake comes in at unusually high angle, velocity"
1
"https://local.theonion.com/mom-keeps-sending-newspaper-clippings-about-former-clas-1819576337"
"mom keeps sending newspaper clippings about former classmates who have been murdered"
1
"https://www.theonion.com/report-make-it-stop-1822874962"
"report: make it stop"
1
"https://local.theonion.com/coed-rec-softball-team-having-trouble-finding-enough-hy-1828226290"
"coed rec softball team having trouble finding enough hyper-competitive men to ruin experience"
1
"https://local.theonion.com/brutalist-beaver-constructs-paul-rudolph-inspired-dam-1833665215"
"brutalist beaver constructs paul rudolph-inspired dam"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/jindal-westboro-baptist-protest-funeral-arrest_us_55b4f819e4b0a13f9d18d240"
"jindal: westboro baptist members who protest funerals face arrest"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/mike-coffman-donald-trump_us_580781ece4b0180a36e7b043"
"gop congressman may not vote for president at all"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-trumps-latest-attempt-to-repeal-obamacare-makes-seth-meyers-sick_us_590aeface4b0bb2d0875637d"
"donald trump's latest attempt to repeal obamacare makes seth meyers sick"
0
"https://www.theonion.com/suicide-bombing-can-parents-spot-the-warning-signs-1819586527"
"suicide bombing: can parents spot the warning signs?"
1
"https://www.theonion.com/state-department-warns-americans-traveling-abroad-to-av-1819578957"
"state department warns americans traveling abroad to avoid lame amsterdam windmill tour"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/meatless-monday-portugues_b_13650948.html"
"meatless monday: portuguese mashup"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/message-obama-on-facebook-messenger_us_57ab9657e4b0ba7ed23ee736"
"you can now message the president on facebook"
0
"https://www.theonion.com/families-of-missing-flight-passengers-just-hoping-media-1819576316"
"families of missing flight passengers just hoping media gets closure it needs"
1
"https://www.theonion.com/fender-releases-new-hybrid-gas-electric-guitar-1819592762"
"fender releases new hybrid gas-electric guitar"
1
"https://politics.theonion.com/romney-volunteers-going-door-to-door-to-let-obama-suppo-1819574145"
"romney volunteers going door-to-door to let obama supporters know president's dead"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/friday-talking-points_b_5622497.html"
"friday talking points -- prelude to silly season"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/toddler-stylish_us_55d63489e4b07addcb46139b"
"meet sparkle, the 2-year-old who's your next style crush"
0
"https://entertainment.theonion.com/hollywoods-biggest-stars-endure-long-lines-at-oscars-se-1819592089"
"hollywood's biggest stars endure long lines at oscars security screening"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/debbie-dingell-gun-control-domestic-violence_us_576baf2de4b0c0252e787081"
"congresswoman fights for gun control because she almost lost her life to gun violence"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/how-to-raise-kids-who-can-love-and-be-loved_us_587d2d2fe4b0b2a4c83ddee0"
"how to raise kids who can 'love and be loved'"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/walking-meetings-productive_n_5333120.html"
"want to make meetings more productive? start walking"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/cordray-wins-ohio-primary_us_5af20ddbe4b0aab8a789ebad"
"elizabeth warren's pick wins ohio's democratic gubernatorial primary"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-ear-bite_us_58864fa2e4b096b4a2339cdb"
"biting argument over trump may cost man his ear"
0
"https://politics.theonion.com/longtime-reader-of-lib-slaves-info-sick-of-mainstream-b-1819579461"
"longtime reader of lib-slaves.info sick of mainstream bias on sites like wideawakepatriot.com"
1
"https://www.theonion.com/beijing-fire-department-extinguishes-massive-five-alarm-1819592400"
"beijing fire department extinguishes massive five-alarm burning cloud of smog"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/china-intensifies-pressure-on-north-korea_us_598c2f38e4b08a4c247f287c"
"china intensifies pressure on north korea"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.comhttp://www.politico.com/story/2016/06/bernie-sanders-not-over-223996"
"defiant sanders camp: it ain't over"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/the-sheep-are-watching-ov_b_7558950.html"
"when the sheep are watching over your mind"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/demolition-review-toronto-film-festival_us_55f1fadde4b002d5c078cc48"
"first up at the toronto film festival: jake gyllenhaal's 'demolition,' the stunning 'lobster' and more"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/vote2reducedebt_n_6901058.html"
"super pac men: how political consultants took a texas oilman on a wild ride"
0
"https://www.theonion.com/active-shooter-at-large-reports-endless-background-h-1819576856"
"'active shooter at large,' reports endless background hum of modern american life"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/david-axelrod-hillary-clinton_n_6153858.html"
"david axelrod suggests hillary clinton will be seen as less complex alternative to obama"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/sleater-kinney-rebel-rebel_us_586cff2ce4b0de3a08fa3a29"
"sleater-kinney just made bowie's 'rebel rebel' the political anthem of 2017"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/kirsten-gillibrand-al-franken-sexual-misconduct_us_5a81b24de4b08dfc93065fc3"
"kirsten gillibrand only regrets not calling for al franken to quit sooner"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/wells-fargo-sued-for-barring-daca-recipient-from-student-loans_us_588f9ca2e4b02772c4e850d4"
"wells fargo sued for barring daca recipients from student loans"
0
"https://www.theonion.com/historical-archives-amazing-publick-spectacle-1819570183"
"historical archives: amazing publick spectacle!"
1
"https://www.theonion.com/israel-passes-law-cementing-itself-as-exclusive-nation-1828058658"
"israel passes law cementing itself as exclusive nation-state of benjamin netanyahu"
1
"https://www.theonion.com/onion-social-cracks-down-on-sexual-harassment-by-bannin-1826973222"
"onion social cracks down on sexual harassment by banning all women from platform"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/exclusive-promo-hints-stephen-colbert-will-unleash-on-trump-in-live-election-show_us_5818aa8fe4b0390e69d289f9"
"exclusive promo hints stephen colbert will unleash on trump in live election show"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/banksy-new-york-city-new-piece_us_5aaa79a8e4b0004c0407fae3"
"banksy returns to new york city with one of his trademark rats"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bobby-jindals-biggest-donors-benefited-from-his-administration_us_55e9e976e4b002d5c075fb17"
"bobby jindal's biggest donors benefited from his administration"
0
"https://www.theonion.com/drunk-driver-in-the-zone-1819568966"
"drunk driver in the zone"
1
"https://www.theonion.com/egyptian-woman-wishes-screaming-protester-husband-would-1819573942"
"egyptian woman wishes screaming protester husband would go bonkers for her once in a while"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/meet-the-millennial-men-who-love-hillary-clinton_us_57a1fe11e4b0e2e15eb7f4de"
"meet the millennial men who love hillary clinton"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/homeless-students_n_5864414.html"
"number of homeless students in america is rising rapidly"
0
"https://www.theonion.com/report-majority-of-instances-of-people-getting-lives-b-1819573397"
"report: majority of instances of people getting lives back on track occur immediately after visit to buffalo wild wings"
1
"https://www.theonion.com/groundbreaking-study-finds-gratification-can-be-deliber-1819578388"
"groundbreaking study finds gratification can be deliberately postponed"
1
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/nick-cannon-mariah-carey-engagement_us_56a39582e4b076aadcc6cba0"
"nick cannon responds to mariah carey's engagement in the best way"
0
"https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/midlife-obesity-may-speed-up-alzheimers_us_55e5c574e4b0aec9f354865a"
"midlife obesity may speed up alzheimer's"
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Past studies in Sarcasm Detection mostly make use of Twitter datasets collected using hashtag based supervision but such datasets are noisy in terms of labels and language. Furthermore, many tweets are replies to other tweets and detecting sarcasm in these requires the availability of contextual tweets.

To overcome the limitations related to noise in Twitter datasets, this Headlines dataset for Sarcasm Detection is collected from two news website. TheOnion aims at producing sarcastic versions of current events and we collected all the headlines from News in Brief and News in Photos categories (which are sarcastic). We collect real (and non-sarcastic) news headlines from HuffPost.

This new dataset has the following advantages over the existing Twitter datasets:

Since news headlines are written by professionals in a formal manner, there are no spelling mistakes and informal usage. This reduces the sparsity and also increases the chance of finding pre-trained embeddings. Furthermore, since the sole purpose of TheOnion is to publish sarcastic news, we get high-quality labels with much less noise as compared to Twitter datasets. Unlike tweets which are replies to other tweets, the news headlines we obtained are self-contained. This would help us in teasing apart the real sarcastic elements.

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