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time on his hands

U. Chicago Receives Weird Mystery Package Addressed to Indiana Jones
Big Tech: Apple and Yahoo Are Made for Each Other

Yardsale for iOS might be the quickest way to sell all of the stuff sitting around your house

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When it’s time to get that new goodie that Apple just announced, most geeks start looking around the house for things to sell, or at least I do. Whether it’s an outdated phone, or a pair of shoes that never made their way out of the box, there’s money to...
Yardsale for iOS might be the quickest way to sell all of the stuff sitting around your house

Read/Write Daily: Building the Real-Life Starship Enterprise

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Today's theme is real artists ship. Everyone wants their tech to be fun. iPads get close, but it's quite another thing to build actual space stations or robot exoskeletons... or the actual Starship Enterprise. But people are going for it, anyway. A man named Dan with a lot of...
Read/Write Daily: Building the Real-Life Starship Enterprise

The Slow-Mo Secrets of the iPad

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Neil Curtis has a lot of time on his hands. Rather than just accepting the wool being pulled over our eyes by the Man, he decided to get totally Zapruder on the new iPad commercial and found all sorts of problems with the video, including a number of messy little...
The Slow-Mo Secrets of the iPad

Verizon finds developer outsourced his work to China so he could surf Reddit and watch cat videos

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No, this is not the Onion, it’s not April Fools, and I’m not making this up. All of this comes straight from Verizon, or rather a case study from 2012 outlined by its security team. The story goes a little something like this. A developer at a US-based critical infrastructure...
Verizon finds developer outsourced his work to China so he could surf Reddit and watch cat videos

'Vulcan' Voted Most Popular Name for Pluto's Moons After a Twitter Campaign By Captain Kirk

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But seriously that episode where Kirk and Spock fight on Vulcan is pretty good. (Photo: ussawesome.tumblr.com) A couple of weeks ago, the SETI Institute asked the Internet to help name two tiny moons of Pluto. Well, the voting has now closed, and while no one hijacked the polls in favor...
'Vulcan' Voted Most Popular Name for Pluto's Moons After a Twitter Campaign By Captain Kirk

"I Wanna Live Forever," or How We Die on Social Networks

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The 1990s British grunge band Oasis' song "Live Forever" was written by bandmember Noel Gallagher in 1991, shortly after his foot was crushed by a pipe while working. With more time on his hands, he was able to focus on song lyrics. This is how it ends: "We're gonna live...
"I Wanna Live Forever," or How We Die on Social Networks

NewsMap is a neat little app to help you find local news anywhere in the world

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Say you’re from the wonderful state of Wyoming, but you’ve moved clear across the country. You still want to keep up with all of the local news from your area, and Google searches and alerts just aren’t doing it for you. A developer with some free time on his hands,...
NewsMap is a neat little app to help you find local news anywhere in the world

The Slow-Mo Secrets of the iPad

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Neil Curtis has a lot of time on his hands. Rather than just accepting the wool being pulled over our eyes by the Man, he decided to get totally Zapruder on the new iPad commercial and found all sorts of problems with the video, including a number of messy...
The Slow-Mo Secrets of the iPad

Emergency services? Please help, my pigeon can't breathe

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Hoax and ludicrous 999 calls are putting additional pressure on overstretched staff at a time of swingeing budget cutsTo the callers it's obvious: if you've dropped your new glasses in the street, are being irritated by your neighbour playing his radio too loudly, or your pigeon is wheezing - just...
Emergency services? Please help, my pigeon can't breathe
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