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Here's Why 'The Internet Of Things' Will Be Huge, And Drive Tremendous Value For People And Businesses

Estimates for Internet of Things or IoT market value are massive, since by definition the IoT will be a diffuse layer of devices, sensors, and computing power that overlays entire consumer, business-to-business, and government industries. The IoT will account for an increasingly huge number of …

W.H. to Congress: Help protect Israel

The Obama administration is using a time-tested pitch to get Congress to back military strikes in Syria: It will help protect Israel.<p>Israel’s enemies, including Iran and the terrorist group Hezbollah, could be emboldened if Congress fails to approve action against the regime of Syrian President …

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Amid the many debates about whether President Obama should use force against Syria has been three words: War Powers Resolution. It was passed in 1973 (despite a veto by then President Nixon) and was designed to involve Congress in any decision to send American troops into hostilities.<p>But the …

Fukushima's radioactive ocean plume due to reach US waters in 2014

Science News<p>A radioactive plume of water in the Pacific Ocean from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, which was crippled in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, will likely reach U.S. coastal waters starting in 2014, according to a new study. The long journey of the radioactive particles could help …

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The liberal case for President Obama to strike the Syrian regime

In the summer of 1864 as the US General William Tecumseh Sherman surrounded the Confederate city of Atlanta, Georgia, he received a letter from the city's residents pleading for him to spare their homes from his scorched earth campaign through the rebel South.<p>Sherman wrote back:<p>You cannot qualify …

You Can Now Post GIFs on Facebook … Kinda

It may be a hack, but it's a GLORIOUS one.<p>Listen: Facebook is no one’s favorite social network. It’s excellent at nothing in particular, mediocre at mostly everything, and maybe surveilled by the government.<p>But yesterday, you could not post GIFs to Facebook.<p>And, today, you can.<p>Animated GIFs.<p>Now, …

Sleepless in the states: Nearly 9 million pop pills for shut-eye

Health news<p>Desperate for rest in a frenzied world, at least 8.6 million Americans take prescription sleeping pills to catch some Zzzs, according to the first federal health study to focus on actual use.<p>Between 2005 and 2010, about 4 percent of U.S. adults aged 20 and older popped popular …

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