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FoxNews.com – Mystery Surrounds Cyber Missile That Crippled Irans Nuclear Weapons Ambitions

In the 20th century, this would have been a job for James Bond.The mission: Infiltrate the highly advanced, securely guarded enemy headquarters where scientists in the clutches of an evil master are secretly building a weapon that can destroy the world. Then render that weapon harmless and escape undetected.But in the 21st century, Bond doesnt […]

The Associated Press: Living without a bank: Fees and confusion galore

NEW YORK — The nickel-and-diming never stopped.The fees were constant: $28 to cash a paycheck. $1.50 for a money order. A dollar or more every time I swiped the prepaid cash card I bought at the drug store.In all, I racked up $93 in fees in a monthlong experiment of living without a bank and […]

With a Little Help From His Friends | Culture | Vanity Fair

Sean Parker was sitting in World Civilization class at his Virginia high school when someone brought him a note. His father, it read, was waiting to take him to an orthodontist appointment. A chill ran down Parker’s spine. He didn’t have an orthodontist. When he got outside, his father angrily whisked him into the family […]

How To Use Apple’s AirTunes in Ubuntu/Linux

I’m a Ubuntu guy at heart, but the team over at bicycle-based IT company iSupportU, my home away from MakeUseOf, includes a couple of real Mac types. As such, a recent company memo stated that music can now reach our stereo over something called “AirTunes.”First, I grumbled about the typical Apple naming scheme, then I wondered if […]

World Of Technology: Complicated Mechanisms Explained in simple animations

Complicated Mechanisms Explained in simple animations via World Of Technology: Complicated Mechanisms Explained in simple animations. Very cool stuff!

Mail a brick to junk mailers using paid postage – Creative tips with dealing with spammers and bulk mailers

Formerly http://www.dearbulkmailer.com New! Give your oppinion, send pics, etc: forums Q: How much does this cost the recipient? A: Junk mailers PAY about twenty cents an ounce. That means an eight pound package COSTS THEM about $25. And all of the proceeds go directly to the United States Postal Service. Q: Can you do this […]

Left-sided Cancer: Blame your bed and TV?

Curiously, the cancer rate is 10 percent higher in the left breast than in the right. This left-side bias holds true for both men and women and it also applies to the skin cancer melanoma. Researchers Örjan Hallberg of Hallberg Independent Research in Sweden and Ollie Johansson of The Karolinska Institute in Sweden, writing in […]

Blog – Improve SQL Server performance with a simple query

This is probably embarrassingly simple to a SQL professional, and it’s been around since SQL 2005, but I only discovered it today and it made a noticeable difference to my production databases so I’m going to share it just in case it’s new to anyone else. via Blog – Improve SQL Server performance with a […]

Videotaping Police Is Often Cause for Arrest – ABC News

That Anthony Graber broke the law in early March is indisputable. He raced his Honda motorcycle down Interstate 95 in Maryland at 80 mph, popping a wheelie, roaring past cars and swerving across traffic lanes. Anthony Graber was arrested for posting a video of his traffic stop on YouTube. But it wasn’t his daredevil stunt […]

Unrevoked3 Painlessly Roots the Droid Incredible, Other HTC Android Phones

Windows/Mac/Linux: Unrevoked3 is a free download for all platform that roots the Droid Incredible and a handful of other HTC Android devices in just a few clicks. Lots of folks may have just gotten their Droid Incredibles in the mail, but it wasnt a moment too soon: the Droid Incredible has just been rooted, and […]