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India virtually eliminates tetanus as a killer of newborns and mothers, a year after it elimina(...)
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We choose what we want to become
Jack Barsky, former KGB spy and programmer.
I saw your documentary on 60 minutes. What an amazing story! 1) What was your favorite part of the job? 2) Do you enjoy spy movies? 3) Do you ever wish you became a chemistry professor as planned? 4) Do
TIL the reporter who broke the story about the CIA selling Cocaine in the US had his reputation(...)
Neural algorithm that "paints" photos based on the style of a given painting
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My coaster wasn't printed backwards
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Can we take a moment to appreciate the fact that the two most revered scientists in the world t(...)
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Google OnHub review: looks great, is most user-friendly, but performance and functionality aren(...)
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:Google OnHub review: looks great, is most user-friendly, but performance and functionality arent worth the $200 price  —  Google OnHub review—Googles smart home Trojan horse is
A look at some of the real-life apps and tools used in Mr. Robot, a TV drama about hacking (Yae(...)
Yael Grauer / Wired:A look at some of the real-life apps and tools used in Mr. Robot, a TV drama about hacking  —  A Peek Inside Mr. Robots Toolbox  — 
Galaxy Tab S2 hands-on: 4:3 aspect ratio, better fingerprint reader are notable improvements, b(...)
Andrew Cunningham / Ars Technica:Galaxy Tab S2 hands-on: 4:3 aspect ratio, better fingerprint reader are notable improvements, but $400+ Android tablets are a hard sell in sea of budget tablets 
Anonymous administration officials say US may issue sanctions against Chinese companies and ind(...)
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:Anonymous administration officials say US may issue sanctions against Chinese companies and individuals who have benefited from cyber theft of US trade secrets  —  Administration developing
Former FireEye intern pleads guilty to developing Dendroid spyware for Android; sentencing sche(...)
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:Former FireEye intern pleads guilty to developing Dendroid spyware for Android; sentencing scheduled for Dec. 2  —  Former security intern admits developing super-stealthy Android spyware  —  Dendroid cost $300, made it
Netflix says it will not renew its deal with Epix after current agreement expires in September (...)
Peter Kafka / Re/code:Netflix says it will not renew its deal with Epix after current agreement expires in September  —  Netflix Is Losing More Hollywood Movies, and It Says Youll
Aborted Wikipedia ban in Russia and GitHub ban in China show how HTTPS encryption can limit cen(...)
Parker Higgins / Electronic Frontier Foundation:Aborted Wikipedia ban in Russia and GitHub ban in China show how HTTPS encryption can limit censorship as governments are reluctant to block the entire
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Trump's idea for mass deportation similar to 1930s removals
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OK, This Trump Thing Isn't Funny Anymore
It has been more than two months since Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president, and slowly but surely the entertainment factor as been on the wane and the fear factor has been on the rise.As his poll numbers steadily
Bugti's betrayal: mad men die, wise men compromise?
“He’s a mad man,” a senior Quetta journalist who now lives in Washigton DC area recalls former chief minister Sardar Ataullah Mengal commented. Mengal was asked about Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti, also former chief minister and governor of Balochistan, throwing
Oliver Sacks dies in New York aged 82
British neurologist Oliver Sacks has died at the age of 82, it has been confirmed.The acclaimed author, whose book Awakenings inspired an Oscar nominated film of the same name, reportedly died of cancer at his home in New York.In February
Comedian Mike DeStefano dies
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Washington DC Conservative | Examiner.com - TED CRUZ DOESN'T EVEN HOLD U. S. CITIZENSHIP
Examiner.Com is a CONSERVATIVE  rag. Now, even they are starting to see something not quite correct about Teds citizenship.
Wes Craven: Famed horror filmmaker known for A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream dies aged 76
Prolific horror filmmaker Wes Craven, who directed the slasher classic A Nightmare on Elm Street, has died aged 76, his family said in a statement.Craven, who was also behind the 1990s horror hit Scream, died surrounded by his loved ones
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3 reasons why good parenting means reduced screen time for your kids
Weve all heard that common refrain that the iPad is the perfect babysitter of the modern age. While some parents say it in jest, others are perfectly serious-the average kid today spends 9 hours a day looking at a screen.
What grammar reveals about sex and death: interdisciplinary applications of corpus-based linguistics
Digital Scholarship in the Humanities , Vol. 30, No. 3. , pp. 371-387, doi:10.1093/llc/fqu011 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.
Four civilians, two police officers killed in attacks in southeast Turkey
A child, three other civilians and two police officer were killed in violence in southeast Turkey on Sunday following the breakdown of a ceasefire between the government and Kurdish militants. Fighting between the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party and the military
Suspect Arrested in Shooting Death of Harris County Texas Deputy - Shannon J. Miles
An arrest has been made in the assassination of Harris County, Texas Sheriffs Deputy Darren Goforth while he was in uniform pumping gas in to his squad car Friday night . Shannon J. Miles,30, was arrested early Saturday and is
Secondary location driving adult colouring sales in the newsagency
While the display of adult colouring art therapy titles at the front of the shop attract shoppers from the busy mall, this second location half-way into the shop and near the card department is driving excellent sales. The table in
Armed bicyclist charged in fatal shooting during suspected robbery in Cleveland
A man police say rode his bike up to two men and fatally shot one of them during a shootout faces an aggravated murder charge. Steven Nelson, 20, of Cleveland, is also charged with aggravated robbery and felonious assault.
In one sentence, what's the best statement you can make which would describe your last round of(...)
Dont feel bad it happens to the best of us. Golf does become boring once you have mastered it and there is no room for improvement.
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San Pedro Fish Market Fark Party
Latest crazy Asian trend: men and women wearing nothing but a shopping bag, posting selfies to (...)
So, would you pay $16 for this grilled cheese sandwich?
Turns out electing the 22-year-old girlfriend of a politician accused of corruption as mayor is(...)
RIP Wes Craven
Be honest: did you ever expect to see Wall Street publications talking about spot pricing on this?
Psychologists wonder what's up with Guinness World Record seekers in categories like sock-weari(...)
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"I caught this transparent gecko in my French press turned iridescent"
On /r/SubredditSimulator, all the posts and comments are made by bots. These bots generate text using Markov chains trained on humans comments from different subreddits. Their posts are at times ordinary, surreal, revealing, and even self-aware. Only the bots may
Wes Craven Dies at 76
Nine, ten, never sleep again. RIP to a horror master. His official web site with a link to his Twitter feed.Interviews with Wes Craven on YouTube as part of Mick Garris series of interviews with horror directors: Part 1 and
frenemy mine
Fascinated by those Best of Enemies, Gore Vidal and William Buckley, going at it in 1968 live on national television? (youtube). Its Buckley against Vidal, but dont get pulled into the Buckley Myth Or listen to James Baldwin debate William
An unlikely friendship and an end to the guilt
Juan Romero, the Ambassador Hotel busboy who cradled a dying Robert F. Kennedy after he was shot on June 5, 1968, carried the weight of that moment through the decades. Now, he says, I dont carry the cross anymore.
"the high one" or "the great one."
Mount McKinley Will Again Be Called Denali President Obama announced on Sunday that Mount McKinley was being renamed Denali, restoring an Alaska Native name with deep cultural significance to the tallest mountain in North America. The move came on the
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Duck army (SLVine) - just six seconds of video but what seconds they are. (Requires audio)
hideous martha stewart vanity light fixture
salad - healthy, right? or is it?
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