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The Bootstrapped Rally Charges Forward, Moves Out of Mexico

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Remember the Bootstrapped Rally? The crazy, multi-day race through the deserts of Mexico, starring a bunch of venture capitalists and startups founders blasting around in pieced-together clunkers? Turns out, people want to race. Just…maybe not through Mexico. As about half of the comments in that first post pointed out,...
The Bootstrapped Rally Charges Forward, Moves Out of Mexico

Connecticut State Senator Seeks To Ban Minors From Playing Arcade Games Utilizing Fake Guns

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It seems like a hardly a day goes by without someone, somewhere proposing some sort of legislation to regulate video games. The latest (but certainly not the last) legislation comes to us courtesy of Connecticut State Senator Toni Harp. Entitled "An Act Concerning Minors and Violent Point-and-Shoot Video Games," Harp's...
Connecticut State Senator Seeks To Ban Minors From Playing Arcade Games Utilizing Fake Guns

Flying People Spotted Over New York City…Film At Nine

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In a recent publicity venture for their new movie “Chronicle”, 20th Century Fox enlisted the help of viral marketing agency Thinkmodo to design and execute a rather unique campaign element that surely caused several doubletakes over the New York City skyline. If you thought you saw some flying humans in...
Flying People Spotted Over New York City…Film At Nine

Nevada Approves Google Auto-Driving Cars, Issues “AU” Plates With Infinity Symbol

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Forget it, Las Vegas Strip. Move over Area 51. Cruising up the Extraterrestrial Highway will be Nevada’s latest tourist attraction, Google auto-driving cars sporting new autonomous vehicle license plates. Google has been working to get official approval to test its self-driving cars.... Please visit Marketing Land for the full article....
Nevada Approves Google Auto-Driving Cars, Issues “AU” Plates With Infinity Symbol

FBI finally goes digital, Mulder and Scully start throwing out the filing cabinets

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The FBI has announced that, after 12 years and $600 million, it has finally abandoned paper records in favor of a computerized system called Sentinel. Resembling a browser, it offers question-and-answer forms, case tracking and an ability to share files across the bureau's network. Assistant director Jeffrey Johnson said...
FBI finally goes digital, Mulder and Scully start throwing out the filing cabinets

Huawei Ascend G 300 doesn't settle down at the FCC as it's only for tourists

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Huawei was cycling past the FCC's ominous Washington bunker and dropped off a basket of muffins and its latest phone. The Ascend G 300 U8815 is the latest handset to undergo the Area-51 style autopsy by our boys in blue. Sadly they weren't feeling generous enough to take the...
Huawei Ascend G 300 doesn't settle down at the FCC as it's only for tourists

What would you do with an invisibility cloak? | Open thread

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A device with the power to make pets vanish has been hailed as a first step towards invisibility. Tell us where you'd go undetectedScientists have unveiled the latest step towards creating an invisibility cloak. In the quest to be able to make people and objects completely unseen, a new device...
What would you do with an invisibility cloak? | Open thread

Why Wikipedia Doesn't Belong In The Classroom

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Wikipedia's stated goal to be a neutral fact-based encyclopedia has enabled it to accumulate an incredible amount of useful information. But the service's very nature makes it unsuitable for classroom use in the minds of many teachers and professors - no matter how much students want to rely on it. ...
Why Wikipedia Doesn't Belong In The Classroom

Russia's Kaspersky Lab Cracks Password Attached to Alleged U.S. Cyber Weapon

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What Flame did to Iranian computers. (Image: William Warby, Flickr) The Cold War is over and Russia and America are getting along. So surely none of the Men in Black behind the United States’ cyber weapons program based in Langley or Area 51 or wherever will be concerned that a...
Russia's Kaspersky Lab Cracks Password Attached to Alleged U.S. Cyber Weapon
Google Maps 8-bit version for NES: April Fools arrives a day early in Mountain View

My Love for Blogging

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Blogging is such an opportunity. I’m sad to see people abandoning the chance to express, to connect, to build relationships. For me, the love of blogging (and what it means to me) is why I’ve been in the game so long. It’s how I’ve met most of my current friends....
My Love for Blogging

Local News | Area 51 vets break silence: Sorry, but no space aliens or UFOs ~ http://bit.ly/9NM6e3

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Local News | Area 51 vets break silence: Sorry, but no space aliens or UFOs ~ http://bit.ly/9NM6e3
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