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Australia ends religious exemptions to vaccinations.
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ELI5: Why do planes take what seems like huge detours instead of straight lines to the destination?
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Google says experimental UDP-based transport protocol QUIC improves Google search load times by(...)
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:Google says experimental UDP-based transport protocol QUIC improves Google search load times by 3%, ramps up usage in Chrome  —  Google Wants To Speed Up The Web
ACLU: at least 28 inspector general websites for whistleblower reports and the State Department(...)
Washington Post:ACLU: at least 28 inspector general websites for whistleblower reports and the State Department terrorist tip site do not use HTTPS  —  Why confidential tips to the government may
Funds left in Google Wallet Balance will now be FDIC insured (Mandi Woodruff/Yahoo! Finance)
Mandi Woodruff / Yahoo! Finance:Funds left in Google Wallet Balance will now be FDIC insured  —  YAHOO FINANCE EXCLUSIVE: Google Wallet just got a lot safer  —  Google (GOOGL) is
Comcast to bring two-gigabit Internet service to Bay Area, boost existing tiers (Mark Hachman/P(...)
Mark Hachman / PCWorld:Comcast to bring two-gigabit Internet service to Bay Area, boost existing tiers  —  Comcast said Friday that it will bring its 2-gigabit symmetrical Gigabit Pro service to
French Senate Backs Bid To Force Google To Disclose Search Algorithm Workings (Natasha Lomas/Te(...)
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:French Senate Backs Bid To Force Google To Disclose Search Algorithm Workings  —  Its been a bad week for Google in Europe, with the Competition Commission on
WhatsApp hits 800M monthly active users, stays on pace to reach 1B users by year's end (Deepa S(...)
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Google makes Android for Work available for any device running Android 4.0 or higher (Robert Ba(...)
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iTunes Is Bad at Math, Part 2
The other day, I showed an example of iTunes bad math . Heres another. Heres the storage available on my iPhone, as shown in iTunes, and on the iPhone itself.
The RNA Worlds in Context
To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. A new type of review journal, featuring comprehensive collections of expert review articles on important topics in the
Sunday newsagency management tip: be a specialty retailer
Newsagency businesses are your quintessential independent specialty retailer but how much of a specialty retailer are you? What do you offer in your business that is specialty or unique? What do you offer to differentiate between your business and other
R2-D2 delightfully plays with young 'Star Wars' superfan in wheelchair
A fan-made R2-D2 unit rolled up to a young boy in a wheelchair at the Star Wars Celebration convention in Anaheim, California, on Friday. In the video, the pair play around on their wheels, doing a delightful dance together -
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I like it when another person thinks like me. This guy read a study, called bull____, and used common sense/experience to explain why the scientific study is obvious bunk: What men really talk about in the pub .
3 charged with murder in 2012 slaying on Dan Ryan
Garrett Glover, 27, Patrick Calvin, 21, and Tyronne Mixon, 23, all of Chicago, are charged in the Sept. 5, 2012, shooting of Larry Porter, 25, near 87th Street on the Dan Ryan, according to Illinois State Police.
UN: death toll in Ukraine fighting now above 6,100
The United Nations says the number of people killed in a year of fighting in Ukraine has now passed 6,100, and says its increasingly worried that breaches in a cease-fire will further worsen the human rights situation in parts of
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Where you going with that Mastiff hound?
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Kate Middleton's friend has been holding orgies in the UK's first sharia hotel, and didn't thin(...)
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You've sold 17 million albums and you want to pay me nothing?
A professional photographer for more than 20 years, and published in Q, Melody Maker and Rolling Stone, Pat Pope has worked with many of the biggest names in pop and rock music, including Oasis, David Bowie and Radiohead. One act
Occupation... Baby
Retrogaming blog VGJunk has just turned 5, and celebrated with a post about the gonzo Capcom beat em up classic Captain Commando. Over the last half-decade, VG Junk has uncovered a hidden Treasure with McDonalds, helped NSync get to their
A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design
Frank Wilczek: Physics in 100 Years - Here I indulge in wide-ranging speculations on the shape of physics, and technology closely related to physics, over the next one hundred years. Themes include the many faces of unification, the re-imagining of
I'm a man in a dress, and I'm not afraid to show that
Beautiful by Night is a short documentary by James Hosking about veteran drag queens in San Francisco. About Aunt Charlies, from Out Magazine: Tender(loin) is the NightHosking also has photo galleries of the three performers featured: Donna, Olivia and Collette.(via)
This time, we are the aliens.
Over a mere 22 episodes between 1994 and 1995, a rag tag group of adventurers, thrown together by a shadowy government conspiracy explored a strange new world, ruled by an underground government and populated with strange new creatures. It was
The golden ratio has spawned a beautiful new curve: the Harriss spiral
is a new fractal discovered by mathematician Edmund Harriss.
40 years ago, two men married for immigration benefits in the US
40 years ago, a clerk in Boulder, Colorado let 6 same sex couples get married. One of them was a couple with an Australian national facing deportation. This is their story. Imagine falling in love and then being told that
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