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Launch failure, incommunicado satellite: Spate of setbacks leaves space agency ISRO on edge

A launch failure, an incommunicado satellite and an unprecedented satellite recall, all in the space of less than a year, may not necessarily harm …

Bruce Lee Weight Training and Bodybuilding

for Bodybuilding & Muscle Growth<p>Detailed below is the basic Bruce Lee weight training program Bruce Lee used from 1965 to 1970 in order to bulk up …

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Taliban’s Quetta Shura Meet in Islamabad to Press for Peace

In a top-secret meeting in Islamabad, the Quetta Shura has agreed to pursue a political solution with Afghanistan rather than stepping up insurgent …

The government has all your info

<b>(AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)</b><p>Just in case you weren’t clear on this. Here’s why nothing will be done about it<p>Alex Pareene<p>June 6, 2013 1:23pm (UTC)<p>The CIA does the <i>sexy</i> evil stuff -- assassination attempts, regime change, torture, air strikes against crowds of people totally unknown to us -- but the …

What the Framing of a Terror Suspect Says About GOP Attacks on Due Process

Paul Kevin Curtis was falsely accused in the ricin plot -- and the legal requirement to bring him before a judge helped set him free.<p>When Paul Kevin Curtis was arrested by the FBI and accused of sending letters laced with the poison ricin to President Obama, he wasn't wearing a special uniform that …

When It Comes To Productivity, Technology Can Hurt And Help

Even when people think they're buckling down, studies show the average office worker wastes over a third of the day. There's Facebook, of course, and the email from a friend with a YouTube link. After all that, is it time to go get coffee?<p>Worker pay is the most expensive line item in the budget for …

Virgin Galactic plane breaks sound barrier during first rocket-powered flight

SpaceShipTwo, which is designed to take tourists to the edge of space, flew its first rocket-powered test flight on Monday, breaking the sound barrier at high altitude.<p>It ignited its engine after being released by WhiteKnightTwo, a plane that carried it to 47,000 feet (8.9 miles) above California's …

W.H. budget puts House Dems in bind

Democrats have used a clear and potent attack against Republicans in recent elections: Don’t vote for them because they’ll cut your Social Security and Medicare.<p>But using that playbook next year, as Democrats had planned, just got a lot more complicated.<p>President Barack Obama blurred the lines this …

With new arrest, ricin case takes a strange turn

TUPELO, Miss. — Federal agents of all sorts invaded northeast Mississippi several days ago, on a mission: Find the man who sent a poison-laced letter to the president. But the United States government quickly found itself entangled, once again, in a misunderstood land dominated by squabbling tribes …

Young Adults With Autism Can Thrive In High-Tech Jobs

The job hunt is complicated enough for most high school and college graduates — and even tougher for the growing number of young people on the autism spectrum. Despite the obstacles that people with autism face trying to find work, there's a natural landing place: the tech industry.<p>Amelia Schabel …

Accused man denies sending ricin letters to Obama and Senator Wicker

A man accused of mailing letters with suspected ricin to President Barack Obama and other officials believed he had uncovered a conspiracy to sell …

How to become internet famous for $68

Santiago Swallow may be one of the most famous people no one has heard of.<p>His eyes fume from his Twitter profile: he is Hollywood-handsome with high cheekbones and dirty blond, collar-length hair. Next to his name is one of social media’s most prized possessions, Twitter’s blue “verified account” …

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Facebook advertisers enraged by rape ads

Charities such as Shelter and businesses including Vodafone have seen their Facebook adverts appear on pages about rape and violence.<p>Dove Cosmetics, the RSPB and audiobook site Audible are also among those who have complained to Facebook that group pages with titles such as “Raping!”, “Drop kicking …

LinkedIn Elicits Gasps, Cheers For Talent-Spotting Algorithms

In the next few months, expect lots of cheers, dismay and debate about LinkedIn’s newest big idea: customized alerts that tip off recruiters to “People You May Want to Hire.” These handy lists — fueled by advanced computer algorithms with built-in learning capability — will be tantamount to digital …

New Evidence That Team Obama Misled Us About the Drone War

Official speeches are crafted to give the impression that we're mostly targeting al-Qaeda members. We're not.<p>Reuters

How do I contact Amazon?

The Amazon website doesn't make its phone number very obvious, but Rick Maybury can help<p>Amazon seems to be incommunicado and I find there is no way of contacting them. I have been trying to order a DVD for over a week but the website will not accept my password. I had a similar problem some time …

Amazon launches X-Ray for TV, helps you identify actors with a single tap

Following the introduction of X-Ray for Movies last year, Amazon is expanding the feature to TV shows offered on Amazon Instant Video.<p>Powered by IMDB, possibly the world’s biggest reference website for anything that has to do with films and television, X-Ray for TV allows viewers to tap into the …

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Simon Pegg on STAR TREK's Manipulative Villain and New Photo http://geektyrant.com/news/2013/3/26/simon-pegg-on-star-treks-manipulative-villain-and-new-photo.html In the latest issue of Empire Magazine Simon Pegg offers up a little more information on John Harrison, the villain played by Benedict Cumberbatch…

These Six Regular People Just Got Invited To Use Google Glass

It will be sending out thousands of invites telling these lucky people that they can buy the Google Glass device for $1,500.<p>Google just sent us a list of some of the winners along with the things they will do with Glass once they own a pair. Here's the full email.<p>In February we asked people across …

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Breathometer blows past funding goal and adds new stretch goals

We talked about the Breathometer when the device first hit indiegogo a couple weeks ago. The Breathometer is a hardware device that works in …

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