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Games for the weekend: Gravity Hook HD

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Games for the Weekend is a weekly feature aimed at helping you avoid doing something constructive with your downtime. Each Friday we’ll be recommending a game for Mac, iPhone or iPad that we think is awesome. Here is one cool enough to keep you busy during this weekend. Gravity Hook...
Games for the weekend: Gravity Hook HD
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USAF relaunches its first X-37B on a slightly less mysterious spaceflight

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The US Air Force's aims with each X-37B mission continue to be shrouded in secrecy, but we're learning a little more now that it has launched the autonomous space plane for a third time. In once more flying the OTV-1, the original vehicle that reached orbit in 2010, the...
USAF relaunches its first X-37B on a slightly less mysterious spaceflight

Weird Science's plants supplement their meat diet with ant poop

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The carnivorous plant orders a side of ant poop. A number of plants that live in nutrient-poor environments have developed the ability to obtain a dietary supplement: insects, which they trap and digest. What we here at Weird Science weren't aware of, however, is that some bugs can happily...
Weird Science's plants supplement their meat diet with ant poop

Panasonic shows Windows 8-running Toughbook C2 for $2,949

www.electronista.com
Panasonic on Friday revealed its latest Toughbook-series convertible notebook, the C2. It runs on Windows 8 Pro 64-bit and is powered by an 1.8GHz Intel Core i5-3427U vPro CPU and 4GB of RAM, which can be doubled. The 12.5-inch notebook is semi-rugged and promises to withstand drops from 30 inches...
Panasonic shows Windows 8-running Toughbook C2 for $2,949

Science Proves 3-D Movies Hurt Your Brain [3D]

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We knew it: 3-D films are trying to kill you with migraines and crappy vision. A new study proves the relationship between 3-D and headaches. But will this stop Hollywood's slate of 32 (and counting) upcoming 3-D films?A study at the University of California Berkeley found that 3-D movies can...
Science Proves 3-D Movies Hurt Your Brain [3D]

Dateline 1901: In Response To Presidential Assassination, Department Of Justice Orders All Phone Calls Logged And Stored

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[If there's a new form of communication out there, you can be damn sure that the Department of Justice wants a piece of it. And if it doesn't, your local law enforcement, the FBI, the NSA, the CIA and any number of other government agencies do. The DOJ's justification seems...
Dateline 1901: In Response To Presidential Assassination, Department Of Justice Orders All Phone Calls Logged And Stored
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Waterproof Kyocera Hydro due at Boost Mobile on August 3

www.electronista.com
The Kyocera Hydro Android smartphone will arrive at carrier Boost Mobile on August 3, the companies announced on Tuesday. The no-contract carrier will sell the phone for $130. It is IPX5 rated for withstanding water spray and IPX7 means it can be submerged in up to three feet of water...
Waterproof Kyocera Hydro due at Boost Mobile on August 3

RIM Is Bleeding Developers

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Research In Motion’s sad decline is having all manner of ill effects on the company’s long-suffering developer community. Disillusioned with repeated delays to RIM’s next generation BlackBerry 10 operating system and the company’s ebbing smartphone market share in the United States, some are throwing up their hands and turning away...
RIM Is Bleeding Developers
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