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How a Supreme Court ruling may stop you from reselling just about anything. No garage sales, no craigslist, no redbox, no eBay...[arstechnica.com]Oct 29, 2012
 
   How a Supreme Court ruling may stop you from reselling just about anything. No garage sales, no craigslist, no redbox, no eBay....
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Anonymous Attempts to Expose US Government Run Spy Program TrapWire[examiner.com]Aug 13, 2012
 
   Using millions of closed circuit cameras and very specialized artificial intelligence the United States Government has effectively created a network that can track, facially recognize and store the movements and locations of millions of individuals. While the US government claims it's used strictly for hunting "terrorists," Google, Salesforce and other companies have stepped forward claiming that they have been offered access to this network for a price. The data-mining capabilities alone would be extremely lucrative if taken advantage of. Is there a right to privacy any longer?
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US Department of Justice Investigating Comcast and Time Warner For Anti-Trust Actions Against Hulu And Netflix[techdirt.com]Jun 14, 2012
 
   US Department of Justice Investigating Comcast and Time Warner For Anti-Trust Actions Against Hulu And Netflix.
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Analysts say North Koreas new missiles displayed at parade are fakes[foxnews.com]May 01, 2012
 
   Analysts say North Koreas new missiles displayed at parade are fakes.
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Anonymous Claims It's Hacked Chinese Government Websites[time.com]Apr 06, 2012
 
   Anonymous Claims It's Hacked Chinese Government Websites.
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German government accused of spying on citizens with state-sponsored Trojan[zdnet.com]Oct 10, 2011
 
   German government accused of spying on citizens with state-sponsored Trojan.
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Pirate-Fighting Mercs Arrested in Africa for Carrying Guns[wired.com]Sep 30, 2011
 
   Pirate-Fighting Mercs Arrested in Africa for Carrying Guns.
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Congress Deciding US Space Fate[discovermagazine.com]Jul 14, 2011
 
    Bad Astronomy has an interesting article containing numerous statistics. For instance, he goes on to compare the amount of money we Americans spend on tobacco versus space exploration, and comes to a startling conclusion.
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Games Reduce Crimes[joystickdivision.com]Jun 23, 2011
 
    In a complete turnaround from previously spouted rhetoric, researchers from the UK have announced that video games have in fact decreased the amount of crimes in teenagers in recent years.
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Same Job, Different Approach[scientificamerican.com]Jun 20, 2011
 
    Given the local economics and various laws involved, uncovering fossils in Montana is a very different monster than the same job in China.
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WTF Pakistan[time.com]Jun 15, 2011
 
    Imagine your cousin had cancer and you have a tool that can remove it. While he was asleep one night, you enter his room, remove his cancer and flush it down the toilet. You would expect him to be grateful, right? Apparently Pakistan loved having cancer.
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Rare Skeletons Fought Over[wired.com]May 23, 2011
 
    Two of the oldest complete skeletons ever found in North America are currently being fought over for study due to pressure from Native American groups.
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China Acknowledges Problems[scientificamerican.com]May 18, 2011
 
    In a rare moment, China has admitted to problems with their handling of the Three Gorges Dam, the worlds largest.
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Osama Bin Laden Been DNA'd[discovery.com]May 03, 2011
 
    Tissue sampled from Osama bin Laden has been identified to be related to numerous family members. This is yet one more step in confirming his death.
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Mass Graves Uncovered In Iraq[bbc.co.uk]Apr 15, 2011
 
    Saddam Era graves have been uncovered in Iraq according to Iraqi officials. Men, Women and Children, mostly with gunshot wounds to the head have been found that are believed to be casualties from the 1980-1988 Iraq Iran war.
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Science Research Increases Worldwide[reuters.com]Mar 31, 2011
 
    Led by China, numerous countries around the world have been found to have increased their Research and Developments by over 100%, as referenced by a report entitled Knowledge, Networks and Nations: Global scientific collaboration in the 21st century.
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Censorship: Something to Protest[newscientist.com]Mar 22, 2011
 
    China, oh China; how do you expect to keep this up? Human nature thrives on knowledge, expansion and the assertion of both. In a latest bout with its own population, individuals in Beijing are reporting that their government is now monitoring their phone calls and cutting the connection if the word "protest" is used.
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