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    Russia Holding Two US Astronauts Hostage

    by  • 27 July, 2014 • Politics, Tech • 0 Comments

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    Time to resurrect the US Space Shuttle fleet… Currently, two Americans, Gregory Reid Wiseman and Steven Ray Swanson, and one German, Alexander Gerst, are stranded on the International Space Station with three Russians. Effectively, the Russian Federation is holding the astronauts hostage. Under President Obama’s NASA budget, money is shifted from the successful parts...

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    White House Caught Tracking Website Visitors

    by  • 23 July, 2014 • Politics, Tech • 0 Comments

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    White House, white lies… They proudly say that they comply with federal privacy law, eschewing cookies, but sneakily use Addthis’s “canvas fingerprinting,” a product whose other major user is Youporn (but they stopped after they were outed, and the White House didn’t). The original research comes from a team at KU Leuven and Princteon,...

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    Chrome Browser Bug Reduces Laptop Battery Life

    by  • 18 July, 2014 • Tech • 0 Comments

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    Tick tock, tick tock… Computerworld – Google engineers earlier this week began working on a fix for a months-old Chrome bug that drains Windows’ laptop batteries, the move triggered by a story on Forbes’ website. The Forbes piece ran Monday, when contributor Ian Morris pointed out that Chrome on Windows sets the “system clock...

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    USMC Testing Scary Looking Prototype Landing Craft

    by  • 13 July, 2014 • Military, Tech • 0 Comments

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    The Marine Corps Warfighting Lab, in conjunction with the Office of Naval Research, is currently testing a beast of an amphibious lander. The Ultra Heavy-Lift Amphibious Connector (UHAC) has been developed as a replacement to the current Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCAC). The UHAC would be used to bring ashore troops, equipment, and vehicles....

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    Yahoo, Female Exec Sued For Sexual Harassment

    by  • 12 July, 2014 • Tech • 1 Comment

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    Me so horny… A high-level female Yahoo executive helping to lead the company’s mobile-content efforts was named Friday in a state lawsuit filed by a woman working under her who accused the supervisor of sexually harassing her. In her complaint, Nan Shi says she was working as a principal software engineer when the supervisor,...

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    Crap Study: Smelling Farts Good For Health

    by  • 12 July, 2014 • Tech, WTF • 0 Comments

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    Junk science or junk journalism? The next time someone at your office lets out a “silent but deadly” emission, maybe you should thank them. A new study at the University of Exeter suggests that exposure to hydrogen sulfide — a.k.a. what your body produces as bacteria breaks down food, causing gas — could prevent...

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    Ventriloquist’s Dummy Finds Her Niche Online

    by  • 11 July, 2014 • Art, Culture, Tech, WTF • 0 Comments

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    Veronica Chaos is definitely taking ventriloquism into new places — like the bedroom. For the past year, the 26-year-old former stripper has been doing online ventriloquism shows that climax with her having sex with a dummy, “Slappy.” Chaos, who only gives her address as somewhere in the Pacific Northwest, does her kinky ventriloquism shows...

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