You Deleted Your Cookies? Think Again
You Deleted Your Cookies? Think Again
Unlike traditional browser cookies, Flash cookies are relatively unknown to web users, and they are not controlled through the cookie privacy controls in a browser. That means even if a user thinks they have cleared their computer of tracking objects, they most likely have not. picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 Gone With The Wind
Gone With The Wind
The Full Scale Tunnel, at Langley AFB, is where researchers have spent the past 78 years readying many of the nation's airplanes for flight. Aviation pioneers, including Charles Lindbergh and Howard Hughes, walked its halls. But it is old, inefficient and not designed for the computer age. It also sits in a flood path. picked by suebe 2 years ago
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 Inventions That Will End Work As We Know It
Inventions That Will End Work As We Know It
In America, we like to celebrate Labor Day by ditching work. But one day you may never have to labor again. Here are four inventions that will eliminate working-class and professional jobs in the next 50 years.

*warning:contains video that may bend the rules of...Plime*(this is a poor sarcastic remark, no harm intended) picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 Britain's Oldest Computer Comes Back To Life
Britain's Oldest Computer Comes Back To Life
It was designed in 1949, first ran in 1951 and performed mathematical calculations at the Atomic Energy Research Establishment in Harwell, Oxfordshire. picked by suebe 2 years ago
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 10 Technologies We Stole From the Animal Kingdom
10 Technologies We Stole From the Animal Kingdom
People have been lifting ideas from Mother Nature for decades. Velcro was inspired by the hooked barbs of thistle, and the first highway reflectors were made to mimic cat eyes. But today, the science of copying nature, a field known as biomimetics, is a billion-dollar industry. Here are some of our favorite technologies that came in from the wild. picked by kakana 2 years ago
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 Teenagers 'filmed sex act fearing Large Hadron Collider doomsday'
Teenagers 'filmed sex act fearing Large Hadron Collider doomsday'
The incident occurred after the launch of the particle accelerator ring, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which some dubbed a "doomsday device", sources told The Courier-Mail.
It is understood the girl wanted to lose her virginity to the boy - believing that the world was about to end. picked by kakana 2 years ago
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 A Library Without Books
A Library Without Books
“When I look at books, I see an outdated technology, like scrolls before books,’’said James Tracy, headmaster of Cushing and chief promoter of the bookless campus. picked by suebe 2 years ago
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 Internet addiction center opens in US
Internet addiction center opens in US
The center, called ReSTART, is somewhat ironically located near Redmond, headquarters of Microsoft and a world center of the computer industry. picked by nateebiinature 2 years ago
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 50 Things that are being killed by the internet
50 Things that are being killed by the internet
Tasks that once took days can be completed in seconds, while traditions and skills that emerged over centuries have been made all but redundant.

The internet is no respecter of reputations: innocent people have seen their lives ruined by viral clips distributed on the same World Wide Web used by activists to highlight injustices and bring down oppressive regimes picked by soreen 2 years ago
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 How 20 popular websites looked when they launched
How 20 popular websites looked when they launched
From Google to youtube, from craigslist to flickr - how some of today's biggest sites looked back in the early days of their existence.

*New sites added since This picked by nateebiinature 2 years ago
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 As hybrid cars gobble rare metals, shortage looms
As hybrid cars gobble rare metals, shortage looms
The Prius hybrid automobile is popular for its fuel efficiency, but its electric motor and battery guzzle rare earth metals, a little-known class of elements found in a wide range of gadgets and consumer goods. picked by nateebiinature 2 years ago
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 When the Internet Breaks, Who Ya Gonna Call?
When the Internet Breaks, Who Ya Gonna Call?
Like a jazzy sports car that has never had its oil changed, the underlying protocols of the Internet have remained largely unchanged since it came into being in the mid-1980s. The Internet can be surprisingly fragile at times and is vulnerable to attack. picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 Look Ma, No Pen! Electrical Impulses Can Reproduce Handwriting
Look Ma, No Pen! Electrical Impulses Can Reproduce Handwriting
Someday, instead of typing your text message on a cramped iPhone keyboard, neuroscientist Michael Linderman says you’ll be scrawling your thoughts in the air. picked by nateebiinature 2 years ago
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 Apple denies 'exploding' iPhones
Apple denies 'exploding' iPhones
A number of iPhones that reportedly "exploded" in France were not due to the battery overheating as had been suggested, Apple has said, launches iGnore™ picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 Microsoft apologizes for changing race in photo
Microsoft apologizes for changing race in photo
Software giant Microsoft Corp. is apologizing for altering a photo on its Web site to change the race of one of the people shown in the picture. picked by nateebiinature 2 years ago
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 Bra recycling – newest trend in eco-consciousness
Bra recycling – newest trend in eco-consciousness
Using the logic that everything can be recycled into something new, Japanese underwear manufacturer Wacol recently launched a bra recycling campaign. The collected bras were processed and recycled into solid fuel. picked by nateebiinature 2 years ago
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 Yucca Mountain nuclear project in meltdown
Yucca Mountain nuclear project in meltdown
In the Nevada Desert, the US Federal government has spent the last 22 years hollowing out the inside of a mountain – but the whole project has been a complete waste of time. In a staggeringly expensive about turn, the Yucca Mountain project is about to be canned. picked by kakana 2 years ago
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 Point. Click. Kill: Inside The Air Force's Frantic Unmanned Reinvention
Point. Click. Kill: Inside The Air Force's Frantic Unmanned Reinvention
The age of remote-control warfare isn't coming--it's here, and not even the Air Force, which made it happen, is entirely prepared. picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 The Most Epic FAILs in Star Wars Design
The Most Epic FAILs in Star Wars Design
I'll come right out and say it: Star Wars has a badly-designed universe; so poorly-designed, in fact, that one can say that a significant goal of all those Star Wars novels is to rationalize and mitigate the bad design choices of the movies. picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 How To Manage Your Online Life When You're Dead
How To Manage Your Online Life When You're Dead
As more and more people carry out their lives online, there's less being stored away in dusty attics for loved ones to discover and hang onto. Letters have become e-mails; diaries have morphed into blogs; photo albums have turned virtual and come with tags.. picked by cb__ 2 years ago
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 Cell Phone Turns On Stove
Cell Phone Turns On Stove
A Brooklyn man can't sleep at night knowing that the bizarre inter-gadget relationship between his Sony Erickson PDA and his Maytag Magic Chef stove might leave him burned. Last Monday Andrei Melnikov discovered that his cellphone was turning on his stove when he got a call in the kitchen. *Calling the Maytag man?* picked by suebe 2 years ago
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 Full steam ahead! British Steam Car hits 131mph.
Full steam ahead! British Steam Car hits 131mph.
...they finally beat that world record speed with a run of 131mph – but because the FIA wasn’t present, it’s not yet official. picked by topofall 2 years ago
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 Flying taxi inventor dies in test crash
Flying taxi inventor dies in test crash
Inventor Michael Robert Dacre has died testing a prototype. picked by topofall 2 years ago
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 Germany could get robots to moon by 2015
Germany could get robots to moon by 2015
Hintze said the mission is worthwhile because 40 years after Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin stepped onto the surface of the moon, it remains an "excellent research platform for the exploration of space," and an "archive of the solar system." picked by kakana 2 years ago
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 Rescue drone swallows humans, carries them to safety
Rescue drone swallows humans, carries them to safety
The latest entrant is a human extraction bot, designed to do the heroic fireman thing without risking the lives of any actual, uh, men.
*w/video* picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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