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Hey, Seattle - want to wiki?

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A group of Seattleites create pages on seattlewiki.net at the University District Library last Saturday. Seth Vincent, who started the site, is back right. (Photo: Anthony Sesari) So. Seattle. Do we wiki or what? Seth Vincent thinks it’d be fun. The recent Olympia transplant started SeattleWiki and has spent the...
Hey, Seattle - want to wiki?

United Airlines puts Dreamliner back in the air after four-month grounding

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Four months after the Federal Aviation Administration grounded the Boeing 787 Dreamliner with an emergency airworthiness directive, United Airlines is putting the fuel-friendly plane back in the air today. The Dreamliner had overheating issues with its lithium-ion battery, which saw two notable failures prior to its January grounding, but...
United Airlines puts Dreamliner back in the air after four-month grounding

A Really Nice Flying Ornithopter Video For Your Friday Enjoyment

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These things are pretty old but sometimes it’s nice to see two dudes really happy about a piece of technology that really works. This ornithopter is made by the guys at FlappingFlight and comes in multiple models including the Park Hawk with “instant glide” feature that allows you to...
A Really Nice Flying Ornithopter Video For Your Friday Enjoyment
Good News! Gogo Flightpass is Back on Cross-Country Virgin America Flights. Kinda. For Some People

Soyuz brings three station fliers home after 127 days aloft

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Landing in pre-dawn darkness, three returning station fliers closed out a four-month stay aboard the International Space Station with a landing in Kazakstan early Monday local time. [Read more]...
Soyuz brings three station fliers home after 127 days aloft

The $1K iPhone App Took Just 3 Weeks To Scare The Crap Out Of BarBri

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Last month, we broke the news about BarMax, the most expensive app in the App Store. At $999.99 (the highest price Apple allows you to sell an app for), the app differentiated itself from the joke $999.99 app in the past because it actually seemed like a solid deal. That...
The $1K iPhone App Took Just 3 Weeks To Scare The Crap Out Of BarBri

Russian Soyuz capsule brings three station fliers back to Earth

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A Russian cosmonaut, a NASA astronaut and a European Space Agency physician-astronaut closed out a six-month stay in space early Sunday with a pinpoint landing in Kazakhstan. [Read more]...
Russian Soyuz capsule brings three station fliers back to Earth

StevenWarRan: The Spook & the Stand-up Comedian: Louis Nevaer & Bronston Jones, on the 9/11 Missing Persons Fliers

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StevenWarRan: The Spook & the Stand-up Comedian: Louis Nevaer & Bronston Jones, on the 9/11 Missing Persons Fliers

Tumblr's Manhattan office is currently haunted by a large, inflatable rat

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And you think that you are having a tough Monday. Today, popular blogging platform Tumblr is dealing with an unorthodox protest at its Manhattan office: a large, inflated rat. As it turns out, the company is in hot water with unions over alleged use of non-union carpenters inside of its...
Tumblr's Manhattan office is currently haunted by a large, inflatable rat

With Less Than 2 Weeks To Go, 50% Of Kansas City Neighborhoods Haven't Reached Their Google Fiber Goals Yet

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With just under two weeks to go during Google’s Fiber “rally” in Kansas City, only about 50% of Kansas City, MO and Kansas City, KS neighborhoods have reached their pre-registration goals to get access to the company’s new gigabit Internet connection and TV service. On the Kansas side of the...
With Less Than 2 Weeks To Go, 50% Of Kansas City Neighborhoods Haven't Reached Their Google Fiber Goals Yet

ACTAfacts? ACTAfiction? Or Just Unsourced Pro-ACTA Propaganda Purporting To Be Objective?

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actafacts.com, a new pro-ACTA website, made the rounds earlier this month, along with a new report claiming ACTA would create billions of euros in growth and hundreds of thousands of new jobs. Glyn Moody was quick to pull the facts apart. FSF called it "3rd-rate astroturfing" and EDRI suspected "parody."...
ACTAfacts? ACTAfiction? Or Just Unsourced Pro-ACTA Propaganda Purporting To Be Objective?

NASA simulates fly through of ginormous crack in Antarctic glacier, takes you for virtual ride

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Swooping through the trenches of the Death Star likely ranks high on every geek's bucket list, but thanks to the global financial crisis, we likely won't be seeing Dubai's Death Star any time soon. Fortunately, the folks at NASA have rigged up a passable alternative -- flying through a...
NASA simulates fly through of ginormous crack in Antarctic glacier, takes you for virtual ride
42Floors: hacking commercial real estate so you can find a dream office

Google Can Still Find Time For Self-Driving Cars, And It Doesn't Expect You To Understand Why

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Larry Page has made a point of “cleaning up” Google during his first year as CEO, by killing off some side projects that weren’t going anywhere. But Google is still taking fliers on oddities like self-driving cars and computerized eyewear, and that’s not going to stop. The challenge, Page said...
Google Can Still Find Time For Self-Driving Cars, And It Doesn't Expect You To Understand Why

iPad apps for kids: Bats! like a furry museum field trip

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Should kids' books live in iBooks or in the App Store? The gamelike Bats!: Furry Fliers of the Night app uses game-like graphics to push the boundaries....
iPad apps for kids: Bats! like a furry museum field trip
Tackk Opens Its Publishing Platform For E-Fliers, Raises $400K
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Start soaring with the Robocopter GST Special Edition [VB Store]

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Remote-controlled toys have never really gone out of style, and with technological advances it is likely that you’re already carrying around a remote for one in your pocket – your iPhone – so all you need now is the toy to control. That’s where the latest VentureBeat offer comes...
Start soaring with the Robocopter GST Special Edition [VB Store]

Meet JumpSeat, The Airbnb For Private Jets

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So the market for private jet startups sure is heating up!* So far, we’ve written about BlackJet and Arrow, both of which are seeking to become a kind of “Uber for private flights.” So it probably comes as no surprise that there’s someone out there with a kind of Airbnb,...
Meet JumpSeat, The Airbnb For Private Jets
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Cutting all the Cords: The Feasibility of a 100% Mobile Lifestyle

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The cord cutting revolution is growing. People are ditching their cables boxes in favor of streaming videos through their smartphones, tablets and services like Roku and Apple TV. In reality though, these are not real cord cutters. They still pay bills to the cable companies that deliver broadband Internet access...
Cutting all the Cords: The Feasibility of a 100% Mobile Lifestyle
It's Time For People Who Whine About Crappy Airline Service To Admit They're Getting Exactly What They Want

Electronic Arts Cuts Jobs At Montreal Studio Less Than Two Weeks After CEO's Resignation

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Electronic Arts is laying off staffers at its Montreal office in another round of job cuts. The news comes less than two weeks after CEO John Riccitiello resigned, citing the company’s financial underperformance. EA declined to tell Reuters how many jobs are being affected, but Joystiq reports that the layoffs...
Electronic Arts Cuts Jobs At Montreal Studio Less Than Two Weeks After CEO's Resignation

Martin Aircraft Jetpack Gets Priced, Closer To Commercial Production

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Are you ready to strap an engine onto your back and fly through the friendly skies? Personally I don’t want a bunch of stupid fliers hovering over America’s roads, but regardless the Martin Aircraft Jetpack is about to arrive and it finally has some pricing. The cost? $86,000, which...
Martin Aircraft Jetpack Gets Priced, Closer To Commercial Production

How The iPad Transformed A 25-Year-Old Company — And A Much Older Industry (APPL)

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The iPad is killing it in the enterprise — even in old stodgy industries. Thanks to Douglas Katich, the iPad is helping to transform food service distributors. And this in turn is transforming other industries. Katich is CEO of a successful 26-year-old company, Ai2. Ai2 makes order-entry software for the...
How The iPad Transformed A 25-Year-Old Company — And A Much Older Industry (APPL)

Soyuz spacecraft brings three station fliers back to Earth

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A Russian Soyuz descent module made a pinpoint landing in Kazakhstan early Friday, bringing three space station fliers back to Earth after 165 days in space. [Read more]...
Soyuz spacecraft brings three station fliers back to Earth

Poke! I Choose You to Be My Seatmate.

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Airlines, you’ve gone and done it again. First it was the baggage fees. Then it was curbing our Words with Friends addictions. Now, the New York Times reports, it’s bringing Facebook and LinkedIn to the seat-selection process, so you can gather more information on customers … I mean, pair up...
Poke! I Choose You to Be My Seatmate.

France Will Fine You $99,000 If You Retweet This Twitter Account

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Exit poll data from France is starting to leak, but don't look for any French media outlets or even French citizens to start tweeting the data. It's highly illegal. From NYT: Until 8 p.m. Sunday, election day, when the last polling places close in the first round of voting, the...
France Will Fine You $99,000 If You Retweet This Twitter Account

Read-Me-The-News App Umano Launches On Android

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Umano, an app that provides commuters (and others) a curated selection of articles read by voice actors, launched a few months ago on the iPhone. Now it’s available to Android users too. It seems pretty inevitable for a mobile app to go cross-platform, especially since it was created by former...
Read-Me-The-News App Umano Launches On Android

Soyuz brings three station fliers home to pinpoint landing

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A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three station fliers returned to Earth from the International Space Station Sunday, dropping to a bullseye landing on the steppe of Kazakhstan. [Read more]...
Soyuz brings three station fliers home to pinpoint landing
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