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Why Sex and the City 2 is a science fiction movie [Crackpot Movie Review]

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I saw Sex and the City 2 yesterday. I didn't anticipate it would be a very good movie (indeed, it reminded me at times of Mannequin), but I also didn't anticipate it would be a scifi film. What? More »...
Why Sex and the City 2 is a science fiction movie [Crackpot Movie Review]

Report Suggests China May Lift Console Gaming Ban

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Due to recent events and blame-shifting attempts by certain lobbying groups, video games are once again in the crosshairs here in America. It's unclear to me as of yet whether or not this will amount to a heavy dose of grandstanding noise and then die off, or if any of...
Report Suggests China May Lift Console Gaming Ban

Maybe Don't Pay a Doctor to Inject Stem Cells Into Your Face

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Wat. Behold, the greatest Real Housewives of Los Angeles episode that never existed, courtesy of Scientific American: A woman in her sixties went to her doctor, complaining of pain in her right eye. When she opened it, “she heard a strange click—a sharp sound, like a tiny castanet snapping shut.” Can’t...
Maybe Don't Pay a Doctor to Inject Stem Cells Into Your Face
Google Slaps $100M Golden Handcuffs On Wildfire To Retain Employees After $350M Acquisition

Why you don't overturn the Big Bang via a media interview

arstechnica.com
We're not going to overthrow the Big Bang so much as incorporate elements of it into a new model that better explains the large-scale structures of the Universe. NASA Being a reporter requires a certain cynicism about press releases. After all, whether something is newsworthy can often be determined...
Why you don't overturn the Big Bang via a media interview

New "clues" about the Bitcoin founder -- and the case for leaving him alone

gigaom.com
Surging interest in Bitcoin, the crypto-currency that is mined and distributed without a central bank, has brought a fresh wave of speculation about its pseudonymous founder, Satoshi Nakamoto. The latest theory comes from IT pioneer Ted Nelson, who offers a three-part hypothesis – based on the Bitcoin inventor’s intelligence, publishing methods and interests —...
New "clues" about the Bitcoin founder -- and the case for leaving him alone
Flash sales are (still) the most scalable e-commerce business model

Israeli Nukes Triggered Fukushima Quake, Crackpot Claims

www.wired.com
Seismologists at the U.S. Geological Survey, the International Seismological Center, and NASA have come to a consensus about last year's cascading tragedies in Japan that left at least 16,000 dead and half a million homeless. Jim Stone, a self-professed former National Security Agency analyst with an "engineering background," has a...
Israeli Nukes Triggered Fukushima Quake, Crackpot Claims
Please 2013, be the year of "shut up and work"

Officials want Instagram photos, Vine videos for Boston Marathon investigation

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Social media may provide a huge hand in solving the Boston Marathon bombing investigation. Officials are asking spectators to provide images and/or video they have that may help investigators with leads for finding out who was responsible for setting off the bombs that killed three and injured more than 150...
Officials want Instagram photos, Vine videos for Boston Marathon investigation

HOWARD DAVIDOWITZ: Apple's Retail Boss Has Done "Incalculable Damage" To JC Penney -- "Crackpot" Idea Has Destroyed Company (JCP)

www.businessinsider.com
J.C. Penney (JCP) shares tumbled Wednesday after the retailer reported a much wider-than-expected first-quarter loss, suspended its dividend and saw weakness across all core metrics. In an apparent rebuke to new CEO Ron Johnson's strategy to change the company's focus from discounts to everyday low prices, total sales fell...
HOWARD DAVIDOWITZ: Apple's Retail Boss Has Done "Incalculable Damage" To JC Penney -- "Crackpot" Idea Has Destroyed Company (JCP)
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