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TIL a serial killer in New Orleans stated he would kill again on the night of March 19, 1919, b(...)
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Huawei's low cost Honor smartphone unit sales up to 20M from 1M in one year after replicating X(...)
Gerry Shih / Reuters:Huaweis low cost Honor smartphone unit sales up to 20M from 1M in one year after replicating Xiaomis online strategy  —  Huaweis smartphone sales shoot up after
Withings Activité review: too expensive for mass market at $450, but will appeal to watc(...)
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:Withings Activité review: too expensive for mass market at $450, but will appeal to watch enthusiasts  —  Withings Activité Fitness Tracking Watch Review  —  earable tech has seemed on a fairly straightforward
Mozilla and Japan's KDDI launch Fx0, the first Firefox OS phone with 4G LTE, NFC; made by LG, c(...)
Robin Sinha / NDTV Gadgets:Mozilla and Japans KDDI launch Fx0, the first Firefox OS phone with 4G LTE, NFC; made by LG, costs about $420  —  LG Fx0 Firefox OS
The Interview is a pirate hit with over 750K estimated torrent downloads, with restricted avail(...)
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:The Interview is a pirate hit with over 750K estimated torrent downloads, with restricted availability outside the US a possible driving factor  —  The Interview Is A Pirate
PlayStation Network And Xbox Live Are Down, And The Notorious Hacker Gang 'Lizard Squad' Is Tak(...)
Dave Smith / Business Insider:PlayStation Network And Xbox Live Are Down, And The Notorious Hacker Gang ‘Lizard Squad’ Is Taking Credit  —  Hackers dont take a holiday, it seems.  Hours
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David Lerman / Bloomberg:NSA reports show agency may have violated laws by unauthorized surveillance of Americans for over a decade  —  U.S. Spy Agency Reports Improper Surveillance of Americans  —  The National Security Agency today
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It Isn't Islamophobia
The religion of Islam must be faced with the facts of reality. The terrorist in Sydney was a Muslim cleric portrayed as a “lone wolf.”
BB's Foto Friday 2014 Roundup
Copyright BizEBea 2014I had so much to do this week, I didnt shoot. So, I picked a bunch that I think I havent posted. If I have, my bad. Enjoy!
A Look Into The 'Double Lives' Of America's Homeless College Students
There are more than 58,000 homeless college students in America today. The figure -- which does not account for students who either do not realize they qualify as homeless (i.e., couch-surfers) or those who choose not to report their cases
Latino Bloggers: 5 Questions For 'Latino Rebel' Julio R. Varela
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8 Unforgettable Symbols From An Extraordinary Year Of Protests
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Many Unhappy Returns: Retailers Combat 'Wardrobing'
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Merry Christmas from the NSA
On Christmas eve the NSA relesed a bunch of audit reports on illegal spying using EO 12333 from 2001 to 2013. The heavily-redacted reports include examples of data on Americans being e-mailed to unauthorized recipients, stored in unsecured computers and
Renal effects of dapagliflozin in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Diabetes mellitus was originally conceived as a renal disorder. In the last decade, however, there has been renewed interest in role of the kidney in the development and maintenance of high glucose levels.
It's beginning to smell a lot like Mongolian beef
MetaFilter is a weblog that anyone can contribute a link or a comment to. A typical weblog is one person posting their thoughts on the unique things they find on the web.
Man shot with stun gun dies at border crossing
Man shot with stun gun dies at border crossing - SAN DIEGO - San Diego police say a 40-year-old man died after a border inspector shot him with a stun gun at the nations busiest crossing.
About the fire response in the 5600 block of 21st SW
Big Seattle Fire response to a possible fire at a house in the 5600 block of 21st SW , but it was just a case of food on the stove, according to the first arrivals - cooking-oil flare-up, out fast.
Your smartphone is changing the way your fingers work
Your smartphone is changing more than just your habits -- its changing the way your hands work, too. Swiss researchers have discovered that activity in the brain cortex associated with index fingers and thumbs is enhanced directly in proportion to
13 free iPhone 6 wallpapers that put Earth's beauty in your pocket
Creative wallpapers for your home and lock screens are a great personal touch for any phone. Dont just stick with the pre-selected, built-in wallpapers - branch out.
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If you're a surgeon about to perform surgery on a woman's son, don't try to assure her that eve(...)
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Pittsburgh hospital sends babies home in Christmas stockings. It's the ultimate stocking stuffer
Not sure what to do with your old Christmas tree next week? Feed it to the goats. "It takes les(...)
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18-year-old man and his 42-year-old wife arrested for stealing Christmas decorations, his defen(...)
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The Tsunami: 10 Years Later
Today is the 10th anniversary of the tsunami that changed life in South and South East Asia. Aceh bore the heaviest losses and the ASEAN remembers the toll of destruction. This event changed the way global agencies coordinate large scale
Every breath you take
The Creepy Surveillance of Elf on a Shelf. How does the ubiquitous holiday tattletale work its behavioral magic? By teaching kids to expect that theres always someone watching.
Algorithms are essentially thoughtless.
Inadvertent Algorithmic Cruelty: Author and Web design consultant Eric Meyer lost his daughter Rebecca to a brain tumor earlier this year, as mentioned previously on the Blue--or in this case the Purple. At the years end, Facebooks Year in Review
Santa-styled silk-specks' slithering sped to sixteen seconds
Silkworms in Santa Hats
Yeah, the streets are deserted, and that's big news.
Christmastime for the Jews! In a hysterical claymation-style animated short about Jews having free reign over the country on Christmas, Darlene Love sings about the many benefits of not celebrating the holiday. Originally aired as part of a TV Funhouse
It's beginning to smell a lot like Mongolian beef
io9 tells us that Chinese food on Christmas is no longer just a Jewish tradition and digs up an ethnographic article examining the birth of the customary meal: Chinese food is unkosher and therefore non-Jewish. But because of the specific
Band Aid: Secrets and Stories From the Star-Studded Session
Sting, Boy George, Bob Geldof, Midge Ure and Simon Le Bon on the 1984 Do They Know Its Christmas? session.
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