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German Police Stopped Man With Mobile Office In His Car, But Found Law Wasn’t On Their Side

German Police Stopped Man With Mobile Office In His Car, But Found Law Wasn’t On Their Side

It is said that texting while driving is dangerous. But how about having an entire mobile office in one’s car, stationed right atop the passenger seat? German police recently stopped a man for over-speeding and found out that he had set his car with a laptop, a printer, a router, and a lot more.

By On November 17, 2012 2 Responses
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Tibetans Send China A Message Through ‘Gangnam Style’ Dance

Tibetans Send China A Message Through ‘Gangnam Style’ Dance

It seems like South Korean rapper and pop singer Park Jae Sung’s (better known by his stage name PSY) “Gangnam Style” is rocking the world. Why? Because everyone is trying to perform this funny and delightful dance in all campaigns and cultures. And recently, Tibetans has sent a message to China through performing Gangnam Style dance.

By On November 13, 2012 Respond
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McAfee Founder Wanted For Murder By Belize Police

McAfee Founder Wanted For Murder By Belize Police

John McAfee, the well-known digital security expert and founder of McAfee, has been known for his erratic behavior in the past. Now, the Belize police is looking for him on alleged charges of murder.

By On November 13, 2012 Respond
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Three Months Old Baby Becomes Internet Sensation After Open Heart Surgery

Three Months Old Baby Becomes Internet Sensation After Open Heart Surgery

A three months old baby boy named Joey (Full name Joey Powling Jr), who had a hole in the heart and successfully gone under an open heart surgery last month, has become an internet sensation.

By On November 8, 2012 Respond
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[Breaking News] Barack Obama Beats Republican Candidate Mitt Romney

[Breaking News] Barack Obama Beats Republican Candidate Mitt Romney

Finally, the excitement is over. Barack Obama has beat Republican challenger Mitt Romney in the 2012 Presidential election.

By On November 7, 2012 3 Responses
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Two Verizon Staffs Arrested For Stealing A Local Waitress’ Nude Pics

Two Verizon Staffs Arrested For Stealing A Local Waitress’ Nude Pics

Two Verizon cellphone salesmen in Polk County have been fired from job and police arrested them. Why? Because they stole nude photographs from a customer’s phone and passed it to others.

By On November 5, 2012 Respond
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Yacht Designed By Steve Jobs Is Finally Showcased

Yacht Designed By Steve Jobs Is Finally Showcased

Steve Jobs, former Apple CEO, a man of wisdom, wasn’t only designing products for Apple the months right before his death — he had also labored on a customized 260 foot yacht. It’s an expensive piece of work, akin to many Apple products on the market.

By On October 31, 2012 2 Responses
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French Woman Gets A Phone Bill Of 12 Quadrillion Euros

French Woman Gets A Phone Bill Of 12 Quadrillion Euros

It is often said that computers usually don’t make mistakes – but when they do, it’s not a mistake, it a gaping blunder. Nothing could prove this better than a recent instance where a French woman received a phone bill which asked her to pay 12 quadrillion euros as fine for terminating her phone contract early.

By On October 13, 2012 Respond
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Walmart To Offer Same-Day Delivery In Select Markets Over Holiday Season

Walmart To Offer Same-Day Delivery In Select Markets Over Holiday Season

Walmart, one of the largest brick-and-mortar retail outlets in the world, has introduced a new service called “Walmart To Go,” pleading same-day delivery. With the holidays arriving rampantly, the service launched yesterday, October 9th. Walmart reflects the service as being in its ‘testing phase’ and will run in few markets, including Northern Virginia, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, and the San Jose/San Francisco area.

By On October 10, 2012 Respond
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Brain-Eating Amoeba Causes Deaths, Spreads Panic In Pakistan

Brain-Eating Amoeba Causes Deaths, Spreads Panic In Pakistan

Water contamination is a major issue around the world. In most cases, it leads to a number of infections and diseases. It has now been found out that in the port city of Karachi in Pakistan, a brain-eating amoeba is spreading panic, already having taken a toll of 10 lives in the past few months. The amoeba is scientifically known as ‘Naegleria fowleri.’

By On October 9, 2012 Respond
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Apple Posts Message Remembering Steve Jobs

Apple Posts Message Remembering Steve Jobs

Apple has just posted a message and video to its website referring to the death of Steve Jobs. As we know, the late co-founder passed away on October 5th, 2011 over unknown reasons. Jobs was diagnosed with a form of Pancreas cancer during 2003, so that may have played an involvement in the death. But the important part about today is to remember the good moments in his life, not how he had died.

By On October 5, 2012 Respond
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World’s Third Longest River “Yangtze” Mysteriously Turned Red

World’s Third Longest River “Yangtze” Mysteriously Turned Red

Behind every effect/result, there is some reason any how. But sometimes you find no reason behind that effect/result. This type of incident has happened in China. For the first time on Sept. 6, the water of Yangtze River, the third longest river in the world suddenly turned into red. Nobody knows, Why?

By On September 11, 2012 Respond
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Do You Dare To Solve DARPA’s 23 Mathematical Challenges?

Do You Dare To Solve DARPA’s 23 Mathematical Challenges?

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) which funds high-risk research and development projects, has issued 23 mathematical challenges (in other word, research). DARPA has mentioned that the solution of any one of these challenges would have the effect of “dramatically revolutionizing mathematics and thereby strengthening the scientific and technological capabilities” of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Do you dare to jump into the mathematical challenges?

By On September 11, 2012 2 Responses
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USA To Test Hypersonic Aircraft Today, Can Travel From London To New York In 1 Hour

USA To Test Hypersonic Aircraft Today, Can Travel From London To New York In 1 Hour

Travelling from New York to London, a journey of approximate 3471 miles (5586 kilometers) across the Atlantic Ocean, takes about seven and a half hours by plane, depending on the wind. When aeronautical technology has some much, why should a journey like this be so long? Seems, researchers have been asking the same questions themselves. And, DARPA, the Air Force, NASA, Boeing, and Pratt & Whitney is supposed to test a new hypersonic aircraft today that can reach a speed of 4,500 mph within seconds. With the help of this new hypersonic aircraft, one could possibly travel from London to New York in an hour or less.

By On August 15, 2012 Respond
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Researcher Locates ‘Lost’ Egyptian Pyramids Through Google Earth

Researcher Locates ‘Lost’ Egyptian Pyramids Through Google Earth

Google Earth has been extensively used for many different purposes. Besides finding places, its main functionality, the application has been used for many other purposes. Recently, the satellite archaeology researcher, Angela Micol, has put this excellent tool to a new use. She is hopefully optimistic that she has been able to locate undiscovered Egyptian pyramids with the help of Google Earth.

By On August 14, 2012 Respond
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