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The Department Of Transportation Wants Cars To Disable Texting While Driving

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In an effort to reduce the number of deaths each year due to distracted driving, the Department of Transportation has created a set of guidelines for automakers that aims to reduce the use of mobile devices while in motion. To do so, the DOT wants cars to disable functions...
The Department Of Transportation Wants Cars To Disable Texting While Driving

UK Police Seek Redemption After Dog Deaths http://bit.ly/9VrBUK

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UK Police Seek Redemption After Dog Deaths http://bit.ly/9VrBUK

Caprica Ends With Something You've Been Wanting [Caprica Recap]

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Friday's episode of Caprica, "End of the Line," was the mid-season finale for the series, which won't return until fall. There were some major deaths, some inexplicable reversals, and one tragedy you won't regret at all. More »...
Caprica Ends With Something You've Been Wanting [Caprica Recap]

'Sword & Sworcery' developer and composer team up again for 'What Lies Below'

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Capybara Games and composer Jim Guthrie — two of the three names behind Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP — are back together for another beautiful, moody game titled What Lies Below. The title's eerie tone and cut-out graphics were revealed yesterday in a minute-long teaser at Microsoft's press conference....
'Sword & Sworcery' developer and composer team up again for 'What Lies Below'
Apple confirms plans to discontinue iPhone 3GS

LA Officials: Planned Cuts At Animal Shelters Will Lead To More Deaths http://ow.ly/1Icip

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LA Officials: Planned Cuts At Animal Shelters Will Lead To More Deaths http://ow.ly/1Icip

DailyDirt: Ironic Deaths

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There are the Darwin Awards and the list of inventors who were killed by their own inventions. Death is always a serious topic, but sometimes the circumstances are just too bizarre not to be a bit amusing in some way. Here are just a few examples. John Alleman, the unofficial...
DailyDirt: Ironic Deaths

Ads: they don’t always handle deaths in a sensitive manner

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Ads: they don’t always handle deaths in a sensitive manner

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?
Heat-related deaths in Manhattan projected to rise 20 percent by the 2020s, study says

Brain scan may spot disease in athletes while they're still alive

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Until now, a condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy -- considered to have played a role in the deaths of former NFL players -- could be diagnosed only postmortem. [Read more]...
Brain scan may spot disease in athletes while they're still alive

Death slur Facebook man guilty

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A teenager is found guilty of posting an offensive Facebook message about the deaths of six British soldiers in Afghanistan....
Death slur Facebook man guilty
WikiLeaks publishes 2.4 million emails from Syrian government and business, Anonymous claims responsibility

Pets in your pocket with Mobbles

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Mobbles is a new iOS and Android virtual pet game from Mobbles Corp. The game bills itself as a “free location-based augmented reality app” that draws its inspiration from ’90s electronic virtual pet craze Tamagotchi and Nintendo’s popular Pokémon series. In Mobbles, players are tasked with collecting and caring for...
Pets in your pocket with Mobbles

What do people die of? Mortality rates and data for every cause of death in 2011 visualised

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How do we die? Are you more likely to get knocked down by a car, bitten by a dog or fall down the stairs? Find out with the latest mortality statisticsOverall deaths table | Accidents table• Download the data• More data journalism and data visualisations from the Guardian• Get last...
What do people die of? Mortality rates and data for every cause of death in 2011 visualised
How to build an "agile" culture

Disruptions: Smart-Guns Don't Kill the Wrong People

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Technology exists that would make guns safer. But the possibility of preventing or at least limiting deaths this way is missing from the gun-control debate....
Disruptions: Smart-Guns Don't Kill the Wrong People

From 1953 CIA Overthrow of Democracy in Iran, to Iraq War, to the Criminal Gulf Catastrophe and Deaths, BP Was There http://bit.ly/9Cuxyq

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From 1953 CIA Overthrow of Democracy in Iran, to Iraq War, to the Criminal Gulf Catastrophe and Deaths, BP Was There http://bit.ly/9Cuxyq

Hair clip inspires device that clamps down traumatic bleeding

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The ITClamp could reduce traumatic bleeding deaths in combat zones and following civilian accidents by helping minimize blood loss before surgery. [Read more]...
Hair clip inspires device that clamps down traumatic bleeding

Anonymous Reinstates Operation Against Scientology

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It’s not news to anyone that Anonymous hackers condemn the practices of the Church of Scientology and now they came forward to reveal that their operation has “reborn.” The hacktivist accuse the Church of causing the deaths of several of their members and engaging in policies of censorship across the...
Anonymous Reinstates Operation Against Scientology
Widespread vaccine exemptions are messing with herd immunity

China earthquake toll rises to 2,183 deaths - http://bit.ly/cc18p8

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China earthquake toll rises to 2,183 deaths - http://bit.ly/cc18p8

Breaking News: Insulationgate deaths

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Breaking News: Insulationgate deaths
In memoriam: the beloved products we lost in 2012

CNN: Twitter is not news. 3-foot waves in Hawaii are not news. 100+ Deaths in Chile is news.

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CNN: Twitter is not news. 3-foot waves in Hawaii are not news. 100+ Deaths in Chile is news.

Analysis: 6,000 #washooting Tweets after Lakewood WA deaths. Interesting to read who shared what http://bit.ly/csuTtp via @billschrier

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Analysis: 6,000 #washooting Tweets after Lakewood WA deaths. Interesting to read who shared what http://bit.ly/csuTtp via @billschrier

As Seen From Space: Photos of the Australian Wildfires

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Dangerous wildfires across Tasmania and New South Wales, shown in pictures sent to Earth from the International Space Station Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield today sends back to Earth a devastating sight: massive wildfires that are burning across southeastern Australia, consuming thousands of acres of farms and forests and destroying homes....
As Seen From Space: Photos of the Australian Wildfires

Open door: The readers' editor on... claims of excessive coverage of Apple and its products

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Part of the problem in assessing whether Apple gets too much coverage is the passion it provokes in a way that other brands don'tPut simply, the argument is this: the Guardian has been "brainwashed" by Apple to give the company and its products excessive amounts of favourable publicity. This is...
Open door: The readers' editor on... claims of excessive coverage of Apple and its products

Terrorist Attacks and Comparable Risks, Part 1

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Nice analysis by John Mueller and Mark G. Stewart: There is a general agreement about risk, then, in the established regulatory practices of several developed countries: risks are deemed unacceptable if the annual fatality risk is higher than 1 in 10,000 or perhaps higher than 1 in 100,000 and acceptable...
Terrorist Attacks and Comparable Risks, Part 1
Bird flu victims report no contact with poultry as virus continues to spread
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