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Sun March 02, 2008
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(BBC)
 
 
 
Fifty percent of adults can't do math in their heads, new study finds
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Japanese scientists claim proof of additional planet in solar system. Proof is based on gravitational calculations, disappearance of Alderaan
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Study attempts to show woman who drinks daily what she may look like in 25 years, with or without continuing to drink. Considering she'll be old and unfarkable either way, my vote goes to keep drinking (pics)
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(Telegraph)
 
 
 
"Mermaid girl" has survived over 150 operations, despite being born without a bladder, large intestine, a large section of her kidney, or a rectum. Nearly killed 'em
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(Information Week)
 
 
 
Since the demand for Vista is so great, Microsoft plans to cut prices on the revolutionary OS so more people can appreciate its awesomeness
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(Metro)
 
 
 
Old & busted treatment for Type 2 diabetes: gila monster spit. New hotness: frog slime
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(C|Net)
 
 
 
Microsoft planning Google-killer. No, really. This time they're serious. For real this time. Come on, stop laughing. They mean it
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
British researchers believe they may have unlocked the reason why some children get bad grades. Shockingly, it has nothing to do with ADD
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(AP)
 
 
 
Japanese build robot with rubber skin to respond to and simulate human emotions, search for Sarah Connor
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(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
Harvard scientist backed by Google works to decode the DNA of 100,000 people in the world's biggest gene sequencing project. GENOME GENOME GENOME
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(Science Daily)
 
 
 
Cancer researchers have found that humans and dogs share more than friendship and companionship -- they also share the same genetic basis for certain types of cancer, desire for steak
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(Alaska Report)
 
 
 
Forget Jurassic Park, for a real prehistoric nightmare, check out what an international team of scientists unearthed last year in the North Atlantic. You're gonna need a bigger boat
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(Billings Gazette)
 
 
 
Doctor speculates on famous assassination victims' wounds, says Julius Caesar would still be dead if stabbed today. Which is hardly surprising, since he'd be some 2100 years old
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Sat March 01, 2008
(CTV)
 
 
 
According to the Associated Press, robots are a big part of Japan's future; in other news, Ric Romero joins Associated Press
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(AFP)
 
 
 
Famed Geneticist is eighteen months away from developing an organism that eats CO2 and shiats gasoline
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(London Times)
 
 
 
Meet the Nigella Lawson of science. Rrrowrrrr (pic)
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(BBC)
 
 
 
Netscape officially retired today, upsetting tens of users
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(AFP)
 
 
 
Japanese psychopharmacologists discover alcohol doesn't help you forget bad times, but instead makes them linger in your mind. In other news, I want to be a psychopharmacologist
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(Labspaces.net)
 
 
 
The final piece of the ATLAS detector has been lowered into place at the Large Hadron Collider, can now help scientists unravel some of the deepest mysteries in particle physics
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(IOL.co.za)
 
 
 
British architect designs world's first disposable hotel. We already have that in the US, and it's called Motel 6
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(AZCentral)
 
 
 
City engineer says his carefully designed high tech traffic signal synchronization program is being outwitted by drivers who are too busy talking on the phone to notice the light turning green
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(BBC)
 
 
 
Study finds that people who snore are at higher risk for heart attacks, strokes, stabbings by roommates
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(Cosmopolitan)
 
 
 
Cosmopolitan mag says Apple stores are one of the best places to meet men
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(EITB24)
 
 
 
Experts rebuild digitally the face of Johann Sebastian Bach
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(Labspaces.net)
 
 
 
Study finds that arming inner-city adolescents with media resistance and peer refusal skills reduced underaged drinking; however, ass kickings quadrupled as a result of using those terms
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(Globe and Mail)
 
 
 
Doctors in Canada now firing patients they don't feel like treating any more. How's that socialized health care working out for you, icebacks?
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(KFYR TV)
 
 
 
Company develops a robot that rolls around the ice slowly and shoots hockey pucks at random. Edmonton Oilers immediately sign it to a six-year contract
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
James Lovelock is going to dig up his lawn and install a heated pool and fill it with Playboy bunnies because we're all doomed and it's too late to do anything about it
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(AP)
 
 
 
Superfluous study finds that old people are cheered up by dogs and robots and bright shiny things. And Matlock
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(TechEBlog)
 
 
 
Old water tower gets converted into liveable home
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(The Age (Melbourne))
 
 
 
Scientists are currently working on an adorable baby robot that will explore the nature of language and learning. With picture of the cute little guy
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(Space.com)
 
 
 
NASA perplexed by unexplained forces affecting satellite speed. There's just no explaining why these things are covering more furlongs and spans per hourglass turn than they're supposed to
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
"Its hour may have passed, but Netscape Navigator should be remembered with awe for having untangled the web"
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Fri February 29, 2008
(BBC)
 
 
 
British doctors develop a blood test for bipolar disorder. Sufferers rejoice...but only for a little while
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(Science Daily)
 
 
 
Seismologists say Pacific Northwest should prepare for "megathrust" earthquakes. Ohhh yeah
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(Wired)
 
 
 
South Carolina DMV shuts down because computers can't handle a leap day but not to worry. "It'll be fixed tomorrow," spokesman says
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(Kotaku)
 
 
 
Rent to own a Wii for just $948.00. Tag is for the people who rent it
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(NASA)
 
 
 
New high-res maps of the Moon's south pole reveal peaks as high as Mt. McKinley and crater floors four times deeper than the Grand Canyon. Bonus: VR movie of a moon landing from the point of view of an astronaut
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(Science Daily)
 
 
 
What is virtually invisible to the human eye, able to dodge radars, put heat-seeking missiles off the scent, disguise their own sound vibrations and even reduce the way they distort the Earth's magnetic field? Next-gen warships
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(eflux)
 
 
 
Scientists now say that bacteria is the main ingredient in snowflakes - EVERYBODY PANIC
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(Globe and Mail)
 
 
 
Scientists solve mystery of why Newfoundlanders die suddenly. Surprisingly, it has nothing at all to do with poutine
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(Brent Spiner)
 
 
 
"It may sound a little weird, but it isn't. Love and sex with robots are inevitable"
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(Information Week)
 
 
 
Apple COO says Apple is not "married" to AT&T, it's AT&T's Vietnamese prostitute
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(Labspaces.net)
 
 
 
Scientists discover meteorites that contained the building blocks of life before their origin on earth. HAIL XENU
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(New York Times)
 
 
 
Bogus study claims American kids are stupid, New York Times uses it to bash Bush and claim its own failure is because Americans are too stupid to appreciate it
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Microsoft cutting prices on Vista, the operating system that put the "OS" in "POS"
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(The Earth Times)
 
 
 
Datarecovery.com purchased for $1.7 million in the most expensive domain name transfer so far this year
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(Science Daily)
 
 
 
Liquid water? On my Martian surface? It's less likely than you think
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Five videogame sequels so bad you'll cry. Literally cry
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(Wired)
 
 
 
"Internet Pushes Polyamory to Its Tipping Point," whatever that is
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
The jellyfish are coming EVERBODY PA ouch
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(Engadget)
 
 
 
This motherboard blows itself
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(The Consumerist)
 
 
 
Comcast charges $1.99 "change of service" fee to stop sending you junk mail
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
A brief history of leap year, or how Julius Caesar shagging Cleopatra may have inadvertently led to an extra day in February every four years
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(SeattlePI)
 
 
 
Microsoft knew of the awesome suckage called Vista, long before the release (with link to unsealed internal e-mails)
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(Minneapolis Star Tribune)
 
 
 
FDA may bring back thalidomide, flipper babies
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Thu February 28, 2008
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Did you ever wonder how a court reporter's "little machine" works? Here's a (still confusing) explanation
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(The Register)
 
 
 
Microsoft planning updates to .NET Framework 3.5 later this year to improve installation and performance of applications running on Windows Vista. Still no cure for Windows Vista
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(The Citizen)
 
 
 
"Big-boned Swedish women surprise researchers". Yeah, after a couple of drinks, it's really hard to tell sometimes
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(MSN)
 
 
 
MSN gets nostalgic in tech retrospective comparing 20 year old computers to modern technology. Kids on lawn discussion starts over there -->
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
"On the plus side, Chumby can deliver bug fixes and software updates over the air. Your prized clock radio of yesteryear couldn't do that." Probably because my clock radio didn't need patches
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(C|Net)
 
 
 
Vista SP1 will eliminate the compatibility problems that have... aw, fark, I can't even type that with a straight face. Here's the NEW stuff it breaks
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(Valleywag)
 
 
 
If you go to the Urban Dictionary and look up the word that's plastered behind this sexy Google executive in two-foot-tall letters, you'll find something completely different than what San Francisco magazine likely had in mind
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(Aint-It-Cool-News)
 
 
 
Massive review of the 4th edition of Dungeons and Dragons. In other news: Mt. Dew and Doritos suppliers put on high alert
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(Discovery)
 
 
 
Now even the Shroud of Turin is in HD, expect it to be verified as non-authentic now that some little girl has removed "the blur" with her box of mirrors
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Sprint attempts to right the sinking ship with a "Simply Everything" plan. Everything for $99 a month, no questions asked
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(ICNetwork)
 
 
 
New evidence indicates that Antarctica iced over when dinosaur automobiles raised the CO2 level to twice what it is today
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
French company transmits HD porn at 16.4 Tbps. And you thought their TV was good
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(Labspaces.net)
 
 
 
Fake dog found to be as good as a real dog at staving off loneliness in the elderly. Your dog wants batteries
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(The Register)
 
 
 
NASA reveals Moon's rugged south pole, but covers the space starfish with a fig leaf to avoid startling the children
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(Science Daily)
 
 
 
New evidence has been presented which could solve the puzzle of why Antarctica went into the deep freeze 34 million years ago
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(Wall Street Journal)
 
 
 
Another day, another free Google app that's 100x better than Microsoft's $500 version
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(The Sun)
 
 
 
World's fastest road vehicle, a car-motorcycle hybrid, goes from zero to 300 mph in 30 seconds. If Corvette owners ever learn to read and find out about this, Chevrolet is in trouble (pic)
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Shark attacks rise on news of Roy Scheider's death
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(AP)
 
 
 
Childhood vaccine linked to convulsions, lawsuits
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(The Sun)
 
 
 
Vikings found to have invented world's first bras
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(BBC)
 
 
 
Scientists make a breakthrough in plant genetics that could lead to crops that can survive drought
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Wed February 27, 2008
(News.com.au)
 
 
 
"Depression has become the great excuse of our times and what is a genuine condition has been corrupted into a nifty carry-all excuse." Sigh
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(Popular Mechanics)
 
 
 
NASA builds badass, six-legged, 360-degree truck for the moon
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(AFP)
 
 
 
Blind Irishman's vision restored via implanting son's tooth in eye. WTF?
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
New York City's black taxis going green.Travis Bickle unavailable for comment
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(Scientific American)
 
 
 
The end of cosmology? Evidence of the big bang is dissapearing as the universe expands
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Not to be outdone by the military shooting down a satellite, NASA is going to biatch-slap the Moon
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(Wired)
 
 
 
The Air Force is tightening restrictions on which blogs its troops can read. At least one senior Air Force official calls the squeeze so "utterly stupid, it makes me want to scream."
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(IBD)
 
 
 
Burning food to replace fuel is not only a ridiculous concept, but a wasteful one as well: In 2005, America used 15 percent of its corn crop to replace two percent of its gasoline
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
ACLU and the EFF file lawsuits on behalf of Wikileaks users
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
AVG overhauls its security suite and adds a link scanner. That sound you heard was millions of geeks crying out in unison, then reaching for the tissues
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(STLToday)
 
 
 
Study finds health benefits to owning cats. Explains why crazy cat ladies seem to live forever. Your dog wants a cat
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(universe.lego.com)
 
 
 
As if you didn't have enough time to waste already, Lego is launching a MMO. Just wait until you see what happens when Indiana Jones draws a pistol on Darth Maul
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(Labspaces.net)
 
 
 
Scientists use MRI technology to show that when jazz musicians improvise, they turn off their brain
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Apple releases new line of MacBooks and MacBook Pros. And by "new line," we mean "the same plastic crap, only shinier with a higher price"
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(Some ERV)
 
 
 
2007: Intelligent design says HIV evolved nothing new. 2008: Scientist says not has HIV evolved new features, they have also "led to new drug targets for new HIV/AIDS therapies." Thanks, evolutionary biology
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Teenage girl allergic to everything. "A whole room of people using deodorant would send her over the edge." Good thing she lives in Europe (with pics)
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(Network World)
 
 
 
EFF suspects Google was in bed with feds during '06 smut-snooping operation
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(Space.com)
 
 
 
Big yellow dot to grow bigger and gobble up smaller blue dot, in seven billion years -- plenty of time left for human race to wakka wakka wakka
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(io9)
 
 
 
Everything you ever wanted to know about Superman's eyeballs
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Technology behind the "Lord of the Rings" movies is now being used to unlock the secrets of Australian cricket fast bowlers. Having seen cricket played, submitter assumed one could use time-lapse photography instead
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
More Vicious Egomaniacs Managing Corporations Justify Sexy Underwear Never Preach Eloquently
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Actual headline: "Killer robots pose latest militant threat." EVERYBODY PANIC
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(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
To justify the rising cost of tuition, a Texas university gives all incoming freshmen iPhones
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(Telegraph)
 
 
 
Radiohead joins battle against climate change after apparently being told the only way to stop it is to whine about it
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Global Warming? The last 12 months of global cooling has wiped out a century long warming trend
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Tue February 26, 2008
(Orange County Register)
 
 
 
Quidditch is the original fantasy sport
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(Daily Kos)
 
 
 
Comcast blocks access to FCC hearing about net neutrality, by hiring people to fill the meeting room before reporters or neutrality supporters could get seats
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
New Playstation 3 bundle announced: 80GB backwards compatible hardware, Metal Gear Solid 4 and Dual Shock 3 controller. No word if XBox plans to fire back with free HD-DVD add-on drive
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(Stuff.co.nz)
 
 
 
It has been established that persons who have recently died have been returning to life and attending third period French
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
The incredible story of ED-drug pioneer and logical basoonist Giles Brindley
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
The first hard drive, invented by IBM in 1956, held 5 MB, was the size of your fridge, and cost $150,000. Today you can buy a 1 TB drive for $300
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(My San Antonio)
 
 
 
Cost of first car that can drive itself: $422,000. Seeing frustrated mother-in-law in backseat with no one to nag: Priceless
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(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
New 2010 Lotus Eagle looks remarkably like Batman
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(The Earth Times)
 
 
 
Apple's iTunes becomes number two music retailer in the U.S., just behind Wal-Mart. Suck it, haters
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Owner of rights to "Dawn of the Dead" says Capcom's "Dead Rising" is ripping off his ideas. George Romero would like to pick his brains
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(C|Net)
 
 
 
Intel's Diamondville notebook processor to drop dual-core processing. Intel said to be looking into stone knives and bearskins as its next step
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
And the meek shall inherit the waters? Oh, that's nice, isn't it? I'm glad they're getting something, 'cause they have a hell of a time
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Good News: Blood test could reveal bipolar disorder. Bad News: Blood test could reveal bipolar disorder
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(Wired)
 
 
 
73 years ago today, a physicist who you've never heard of won the Second World War
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(BBC)
 
 
 
Sony and Sharp form liquid crystal alliance, begin search for Sarah Connor
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(PhysOrg.com)
 
 
 
Why does popcorn cost so much at the movies? 'Cause we are willing to pay for it?
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(I Heart Chaos)
 
 
 
What does your favorite subgenre of science fiction say about your outlook on the future?
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(CBC)
 
 
 
Facebook: Catchup with old friends, play Scrabulous, post your favourite photos, aid Al Qaeda... wait what?
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Scientists discover Prozac doesn't work. Still no cure for cancer
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Aggression in teenage boys linked to overly large amygdalas in their brains. You got a problem with that? Wanna fight about it?
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(Science Daily)
 
 
 
Breakthrough research at the University of Washington reveals that the best way up a steep slope may be zigzags, not a straight line. Your tuition dollars at work
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(Wired)
 
 
 
Why do we hiccup? A University of Chicago anatomist provides the answer and it's another of God's tests of our faith
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Mon February 25, 2008
(Space Ref)
 
 
 
Study finds that if an asteroid or comet impacted Earth and sent rock fragments containing embedded microorganisms into space, at least some of those organisms might survive and reseed Earth or another planet
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
Officials plan to flood Grand Canyon in bid to restore natural ecosystem, give hippie hikers a much-needed bath
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(AP)
 
 
 
Someone thought we needed a study to tell us that antibiotics are overused
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Scientists discover fish can count to four, showing the benefits of staying in schools
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(Metro)
 
 
 
Orangutan undergoes cataract surgery after being blind for 10 years, realizes his mate has sharp knees and he definitely would not hit it (w/ pic you gotta see)
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(The Register)
 
 
 
DivX shuts down Stage6 after realizing that there's no profit after Stage 3
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Anne Sweeney, the president of the Disney-ABC television group, claims: "You don't need TiVo if you have fast-forward-disabled video on demand. It gives you the same opportunity to catch up to your favorite shows."
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(Network World)
 
 
 
Five things we love and hate about Windows Server Edition 2008
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Archeologists find 5,500 year old structure in Peru, almost as old as time itself
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(India Daily)
 
 
 
Scientists find evidence of extraterrestrials in galaxy 13,230 million light years away
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Men everywhere rejoice as gene relating to baldness identified. Possibility of cure, end to painful Hair-Looming process
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(Computerworld)
 
 
 
Apple II new in box sells for $2600
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God is testing us again with his anti-global warming hoaxes... like the fact that the North American snow cover is the greatest since 1966
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New road camera counts car occupants by detecting blood and water content on skin, still fooled by living tissue over a metal endoskeleton
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Scientists have taught a monkey to control a robot on the other side of the world through mind-power alone. I got a bad feeling about this
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Coolest pic of a thunderstorm from space you'll see today
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(Atlanta Journal Constitution)
 
 
 
Bar owner builds security robot - lovingly called the "Bumbot" - from old meat smoker to ward off local ruffians. You have 30 seconds to comply
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First airline flight powered entirely by biofuels dismissed as a cunning stunt by Virgin
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The reality of fingerprinting is not like TV crime labs? Say it ain't so
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(Scientific American)
 
 
 
Experimental financial market predicts elections more accurately than polls
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(Live Science)
 
 
 
Scientists have filmed an electron in motion for the first time but it was snubbed by the Oscar committee
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New $500,000 watch "is specially crafted to keep time without extreme gravity throwing off your appointments"
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Why is network security so damn confusing??
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(Network World)
 
 
 
After getting the writer to take a loyalty oath, Richard Stallman discusses handing over GNU Emacs after 32 years ... and its future
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(TechEBlog)
 
 
 
Horntone lets you customize your vehicle's horn with MP3s
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NTT is soon to launch a product that transmits data via your body, effectively turning you into a touch-technology swipe card
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(New Scientist)
 
 
 
Just for a small change, here are five of the coolest auditory illusions you will hear today
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Scientists claim new super-array of radio telescopes are sensitive enough to hear an ET on Jupiter begging to call home
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Glasgow launches series of online videos to improve the health of deaf people. Lesson One : "PUT DOON THE FEKKIN' IRN BRU, YE WEE ARSE-WIPE"
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Army develops the unmanned "Crusher," seven tons of all-terrain, armored vehicle that's just dying to enter the next Monster Truck Rally
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