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'Britain's oldest gardener' is latest Twitter convert

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A 104-year-old man thought to be Britain's oldest gardener has decided to share his horticultural expertise on Twitter....
'Britain's oldest gardener' is latest Twitter convert

After NORAD jumps on the Windows 8 sleigh with Microsoft, Google launches its own Santa Tracker

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Earlier in December, NORAD ditched Google for Microsoft to track the big old man in red this year. On Wednesday, Google announced its own Santa Tracker anyway, Which you’ll be able to use to follow Santa on Google Maps and Google Earth starting at 2:00AM PST on Christmas Eve over...
After NORAD jumps on the Windows 8 sleigh with Microsoft, Google launches its own Santa Tracker

Allegedly, This Man Was Murdered Because GPS Brought Him To The Wrong House

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Rodrigo Abad Diaz, a 22-year-old man, was shot and killed after he pulled into the wrong driveway, Diaz's friends allege.  Diaz's friends, who were passengers in the car, say they were trying to pick up another friend to go ice skating but GPS brought them to the wrong house, The...
Allegedly, This Man Was Murdered Because GPS Brought Him To The Wrong House

U.K. Vetoes Extradition Of Legendary Hacker To The US

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A man who admitted to accessing U.S. government computers in search of UFOs won't be stepping foot on American soil any time soon. U.K. Home Secretary Theresa May ruled early Tuesday that computer hacker Gary McKinnon won't be extradited to the United States, The Associated Press tweeted. Before today's decision,...
U.K. Vetoes Extradition Of Legendary Hacker To The US

Man jumps on tracks to get cell phone, killed by train

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Eyewitnesses say that a 22-year-old man jumped down onto the subway tracks in the Bronx after dropping his cell phone. A train strikes him. [Read more]...
Man jumps on tracks to get cell phone, killed by train

Google Fined $208,000 In Australian Defamation Case, May Appeal

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Google has been told to pay the equivalent of $208,000 (USD) after recently losing a defamation case in Australia involving how it showed a 62-year-old man’s name in search results. Google is examining the original jury verdict and may file an appeal. A judge in the supreme court of the......
Google Fined $208,000 In Australian Defamation Case, May Appeal

China: dissident on trial after Skypeing poem

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Prosecutors in China cited a poem and messages sent on Skype in the trial of dissident Zhu Yufu. The 60-year-old man is charged with "inciting subversion of state power." The poem in question is titled, "It's Time." Zhu's attorney says there's no indication Skype helped police collect evidence. More: Guardian...
China: dissident on trial after Skypeing poem

Australia arrests and charges self-proclaimed LulzSec leader "Aush0k"

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On Wednesday, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) arrested and charged a 24-year-old man from New South Wales who claims to be the leader of LulzSec. The man, who has not yet been named publicly by the authorities, is believed to be the person behind the online moniker “Aush0k.” Other Australian media have...
Australia arrests and charges self-proclaimed LulzSec leader "Aush0k"

Australia charges man claiming to be LulzSec leader

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Australia has charged a 24-year-old man who allegedly defaced a government website earlier this month and claims to be the leader of LulzSec, a rogue inactive hacking group.The man, from Point Clare about 50 miles north of Sydney, was charged with two counts of unauthorized modification of data and...
Australia charges man claiming to be LulzSec leader

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Explosion Injures 55 Year Old Man

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Another Galaxy smartphone has exploded and injured its owner, reports The Chosunilbo....
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Explosion Injures 55 Year Old Man

Systems manager arrested for hacking former employer's network

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A 41-year-old man was arrested for allegedly disrupting his former employer's network after he was passed over for promotions, leading him to quit his job and take revenge, the FBI said....
Systems manager arrested for hacking former employer's network

Watch Reddit's Biggest Troll Defend Himself

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Michael Brutsch, a 49-year-old man who posted on Reddit under the name Violentacrez until Gawker's Adrian Chen outed him, went on Anderson Cooper 360 to defend himself on camera for the first time. Brutsch's Reddit persona became famous for creating offensive subreddits, most notably r/jailbait. It was Brutsch's masterwork,...
Watch Reddit's Biggest Troll Defend Himself
Google Earth helps son locate mother after 25 years

Why Isn’t This News? Watch Out For Old Man Sacks!

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Hey, my Byliner book about how I quit drinking and stopped being a dick is out now. You should buy it. It’s, like, two bucks. But that’s not why I brought you here. Why I brought you here is to watch this week’s Why Isn’t This News in which we...
Why Isn’t This News? Watch Out For Old Man Sacks!

Earbuds, freight train a fatal mix for pedestrian, police say

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Authorities in Maryland say a 37-year-old man walked down railway tracks while shutting out the world and was hit by a train, despite the conductor's warning signal. [Read more]...
Earbuds, freight train a fatal mix for pedestrian, police say

Sir Ian 'Gandalf' McKellen mistaken for homeless, given a dollar

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As if you needed proof Sir Ian McKellen is a damn fine actor: The 70-year-old actor is rehearsing Waiting For Godot in Melbourne, Australia, and was sitting in his tramp costume having a break when a passer-by gave him an Australian dollar. He said: "During the dress rehearsal of...
Sir Ian 'Gandalf' McKellen mistaken for homeless, given a dollar

Burglars steal over $60,000 in goods from Steve Jobs' home

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Thieves last month stole over $60,000 worth of "computers and personal items" from the home of former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, the San Jose Mercury News reports. The house, on the 2100 block of Waverley Street in Palo Alto, was actually broken into on July 17th. It took until August...
Burglars steal over $60,000 in goods from Steve Jobs' home

Man Refuses Prize After Solving World's Most Complicated Math Problem

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This guy is so AWESOMELY insane!! We LOVE it!! A reclusive genius, Dr. Grigori Perelman, famously solved one of the world's most complicated math problems, the one-hundred-year-old Poincaré conjecture, and is now refusing to accept a $1 million prize from the Clay Mathematics Institute for doing so! The 44...
Man Refuses Prize After Solving World's Most Complicated Math Problem

Angry Birds Should Have Sold For $2 Billion When It Had The Chance (AAPL)

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Angry Birds maker Rovio released its newest game last week, Bad Piggies, and it shot straight to the top of the paid app rankings on the iPhone. It's run at the top may be short lived, though. Unlike Angry Birds, Bad Piggies is not a simple game to understand. Therefore...
Angry Birds Should Have Sold For $2 Billion When It Had The Chance (AAPL)

Jerkface Guy Sexts a Naked Picture of a Teenage Girl to Teach Her a Lesson [Crime]

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Eugene Foster, a 31-year-old man, found a nude picture of his girlfriend's daughter on her phone and decided to teach her a lesson by sending that naked picture of her to everyone on her contact list. Uhh... yeah, that's pretty much historically horrible parenting. More »...
Jerkface Guy Sexts a Naked Picture of a Teenage Girl to Teach Her a Lesson [Crime]

Piracy Topsite Operators Handed Suspended Jail Sentences

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Last month four individuals appeared in court accused of being the operators of a so-called “scene topsite”. Known as Hayabusa / Rainbow (HBR / RBW), the site was allegedly used by famous movie and TV show release groups including MEDiEVAL and DoNE. The court heard that HBR was a high...
Piracy Topsite Operators Handed Suspended Jail Sentences

Accused SpyEye creator extradited to the US

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An Algerian man accused of helping to develop and distribute the SpyEye computer virus has been extradited from Thailand to the U.S. to face criminal charges, the U.S. Department of Justice announced.Hamza Bendelladj, also known as Bx1, faces 23 charges in an indictment returned in December 2011 and unsealed...
Accused SpyEye creator extradited to the US

Man held over May 'cyber-attack'

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A 41-year-old man is arrested over an alleged cyber-attack on the websites of Home Secretary Theresa May and the Home Office, Scotland Yard says....
Man held over May 'cyber-attack'

To Catch A Primary: Bruning Accuses Opponent Of Following His Daughter On Twitter

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A debate Tuesday night in Nebraska for the Republican primary for Senate took a turn for the awkward when state Attorney General Jon Bruning accused his main opponent, former state Attorney General Don Stenberg, of stalking Bruning's 14-year old daughter on Twitter. The Omaha World-Herald was there for the action....
To Catch A Primary: Bruning Accuses Opponent Of Following His Daughter On Twitter

Al Gore Wants $45 for You to Hear Him Talk About 'The Future'

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Mark your calendar, young technologists: former governor, vice president and Internet Hall of Famer Al Gore is speaking in the Dumbo section of Brooklyn next month and if you’re lucky, you might be graced to hear the grand old man for a reduced price of $35. Mr. Gore, who, ahem,...
Al Gore Wants $45 for You to Hear Him Talk About 'The Future'
Oslo man's financial records briefly accessible to all after Norwegian tax website crashes

Shark kills man in rare fatal attack in California

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SOLANA BEACH, California (Reuters) - A 66-year-old man was attacked and killed by a shark in the ocean near San Diego on Friday, the first person to die in a shark encounter off Southern California in nearly 50 years....
Shark kills man in rare fatal attack in California

Kickstarter Darling MetaWatch Shows Off New Features

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Every time I see a smart watch I scoff and chortle like an bitter old man watching a gymnast fall on TV. I’m just not into them. But the MetaWatch may have just melted my sclerotic heart. Here we see the Kickstarter project actually do something cool, namely allow...
Kickstarter Darling MetaWatch Shows Off New Features

Exploring The Earnings Of A Humble Bundle Author

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Recently, we highlighted the success of the first Humble Ebook Bundle by noting that with over 84,000 bundles sold, all those authors should be on best seller lists. That is fine and dandy on its own, but what does that mean in terms of money for the authors? With the...
Exploring The Earnings Of A Humble Bundle Author

Humble Bundle goes literary, offers octuplet of books at a humble price

www.engadget.com
The Humble Bundle tends to be associated with not just low prices, but also indie video games (and occasionally music). Today's bundle, however, centers on the literary-minded among us, offering a set of eight e-Books for just under $10. Of course, a main staple of the bundle is its...
Humble Bundle goes literary, offers octuplet of books at a humble price
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