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1.2 Billion Indians Have Reason to Cheer: India's Mars Orbiter Just Snapped its 1st Picture of Earth - ImaGeo

By Tom Yulsman | November 20, 2013 10:06 pm<p>The first image of Earth from India’s Mars Orbiter Mission. (Source: ISRO)<p>You’ve probably heard of NASA’s …

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Mohali: As Kings XI Punjab’s descent down the points table continues, several fans have wondered where the South African batsman David Miller is this …

After Modi's Patel statue, Nitish announces biggest lord Ram temple in Bihar

<b>Patna:</b> Matching his rival Narendra Modi's efforts to build world's highest statue of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on …

Senate GOP rejects W.H. Iran plea

Senate Republicans are strongly rejecting a White House plea for a delay in a new round of economic sanctions against Iran and are vowing to move forward with additional restrictions over the country’s nuclear weapons program.<p>One Republican — Sen. Mark Kirk (Ill.) — angrily compared the Obama …

Ireland to exit international bailout in December

<b>Ireland is to make a clean break from its three-year 85bn euro (£71bn) bailout programme next month, without seeking precautionary funding.</b><p>The Irish prime minister (taoiseach) Enda Kenny confirmed the move during a speech to the Irish parliament.<p>The Irish economy is emerging from one of the deepest …

Big milestone: U.S. producing more oil than it imports

The United States still imports 35% of the petroleum it uses, but its oil production is on the rise while its consumption is falling.<p>The United States tiptoed closer to energy independence last month when — for the first time in nearly two decades — it produced more crude oil than it imported, …

Why Western criticism of India's Mars mission is blatant racism

<b>Balaji Viswanathan</b><p>India has now successfully launched its mission to Mars. The mission was achieved at an extraordinary low price tag of $74 million …

Column: The election results no one's talking about

By Michelle Diggles<p>Which is the most important result of Tuesday's election?<p>A. A Republican governor won a landslide election in a blue state.<p>B. A …

How the Tea Party’s Apocalyptic Politics Are Destroying the Republican Party

Tea Party leaders view themselves as modern prophets of the end of times, ratcheting up their rhetoric to prove that Obama is evil and God is on …

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Preet Bharara Isn't Done With Steve Cohen And SAC Capital

Preet Bharara doesn’t seem to be done with Steve Cohen. In a press conference announcing a massive insider trading settlement with SAC Capital, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District reiterated no individual is off the hook, and that their investigation remains ongoing. Steve Cohen has been …

Johnson & Johnson To Pay $2.2 Billion In Marketing Settlement

Like professional baseball, the drug industry may need to slap asterisks next to some of its standout sales accomplishments.<p>Johnson & Johnson became the latest drugmaker to reach a costly agreement with the federal government over charges of improper marketing. The widely anticipated settlement, …

Who is your choice for the next PM? (poll 7129629)

Shri Narendra Modi speaks at the Finale of Manthan organized by CAG: 02.10.2013

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Bhatkal's aide Tehseen, 5 bombers from Ranchi behind Patna blasts: Police - Indian Express

At least six bombers, working in three teams of two people each, carried out the <b>serial blasts</b> in Patna, police said on Monday. Police named Tehseen …

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Congress, BJP councillors come to blows over poet's praise of Narendra Modi - Indian Express

Praise of BJP's prime ministerial candidate <b>Narendra Modi</b> by a poet led to a commotion at a cultural event organised by municipal corporation here as …

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Mozilla's Lightbeam for Firefox Add-on Shows How Sites Are Tracking Us

Mozilla, makers of the Firefox browser, has released an add-on called Lightbeam for Firefox which presents a visualization of your browsing history and analyzes which applications are tracking or monitoring you online and how they are connected.<p>The company had previously released an experimental …

Not the quiet car! Ex-NSA chief spills secrets while riding Amtrak?

Oh, the things you hear on Amtrak's Acela service! Screaming kids, complaints about Wi-Fi and — oh yeah — a former director of the National Security …

The end of kindness: weev and the cult of the angry young man

<i>How internet abuse works: she displeases him and he tries to punish her. He posts doctored photos of her to the web. In one, a noose is near her head. In another, her children appear to be performing sex acts. He emails graphic threats about violating her with a chainsaw. He sneers that she is too</i> …

Robot city: how the machines are driving Pittsburgh's future

After more than a century, steel production in Pittsburgh is all but over, leaving in its wake industries based on higher education, health care, academic research, and robots. Lots of robots. And when it comes to robots, the goal is more focused on building a framework for the future than an …

How Feng Zhang Modified A Cell's Genome On The Fly

His techniques could be used to study the genetics of autism and schizophrenia.<p><i>Each year,</i> Popular Science_ seeks out the brightest young scientists and engineers and names them the Brilliant Ten. Like the 110 honorees before them, the members of this year's class are dramatically reshaping their …

Fired White House Aide Admits He Was Twitter Troll

A top White House national security aide who was secretly going on Twitter to insult other Obama administration officials and politicians from both major parties, and to question the policies he had been helping develop, is apologizing.<p>Jofi Joseph is also out of a job.<p>The Daily Beast broke the news …

Here are smoke signals that PM and Sonia have fallen out

Why is the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) willing to wound the Prime Minister, but afraid to strike? If the CBI is a caged parrot, who has the …