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 US to store passenger data for 15 years
US to store passenger data for 15 years
The personal data of millions of passengers who fly between the US and Europe, including credit card details, phone numbers and home addresses, may be stored by the US Department of Homeland Security for 15 years, according to a draft agreement between Washington and Brussels leaked to the Guardian. picked by midnightbliss10 5 months ago
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 Ratko Mladic caught.
Ratko Mladic caught.
Europe's most sought-after war crimes suspect has been arrested in Serbia. Ex-General Ratko Mladic is accused of having orchestrated the Srebrenica massacre in which 8,000 people died. EU officials expect him to be extradited to The Hague to stand trial. picked by DoggySpew 5 months ago
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 YouTube Star Sucked Into Tornado Through Sunroof As He Drove Home From Graduation With His Father
YouTube Star Sucked Into Tornado Through Sunroof As He Drove Home From Graduation With His Father
Will Norton was driving home from his school graduation when the tornado struck. His father desperately tried to hold on to his son as the Hummer H3 started to flip, but his seatbelt snapped and he went hurtling through the roof of the vehicle. picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Kansas Lawmaker Says Women Should Plan Ahead For Rape: ‘I Have A Spare Tire’
Kansas Lawmaker Says Women Should Plan Ahead For Rape: ‘I Have A Spare Tire’
During the House debate, she “questioned whether women would buy abortion-only policies long before they have crisis or unwanted pregnancies or are rape victims.” But state Rep. Pete DeGraaf (R) was ready with a shocking retort. DeGraaf said women should plan ahead for situations such as rape because, after all, “I have a spare tire on my car“: picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 There’s A Secret Patriot Act
There’s A Secret Patriot Act
You may think you understand how the Patriot Act allows the government to spy on its citizens. Sen. Ron Wyden says it’s worse than you’ve heard. picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Zuckerberg: Give me your children
Zuckerberg: Give me your children
Speaking at an education summit in the US, the 27-year-old said the "educational benefits" of his social network made it a must-visit site for everyone old enough to push a mouse. picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Get This Woman Some Laughing Gas!
Get This Woman Some Laughing Gas!
nitrous oxide and childbirth...coming to a city near you. picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Gay NASCAR driver, please stand up
Gay NASCAR driver, please stand up
Look, right there. Did you see him? The one who just slam dunked? The one who tackled that receiver? The one who smashed that double to left center? That guy with the huge smile, hint of flair and the crazy thing with the hair? Guess what? Yep. Totally gay. picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Brooklyn Man Still In Jail 5 Years After Charges Dismissed
Brooklyn Man Still In Jail 5 Years After Charges Dismissed
Oswind David was sentenced to 23 years in Sing Sing because a jury was not aware that a judge has tossed out David's indictments due to a prosecutorial error. You will be disgusted by the prosecutor's justification for keeping him in prison. picked by NoPantsMan 5 months ago
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 Could Conjoined Twins Share a Mind?
Could Conjoined Twins Share a Mind?
Four-year-old Krista and Tatiana Hogan are joined at the heads, known as craniopagus. The way the girls’ brains formed beneath the surface of their fused skulls, however, makes them beyond rare: their neural anatomy is unique, at least in the annals of recorded scientific literature. Their brain images reveal what looks like an attenuated line stretching between the two organs. picked by suebe 5 months ago
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 17 new pyramids discovered in Egypt
17 new pyramids discovered in Egypt
A new infra-red satellite survey of Egypt reportedly found 17 lost pyramids along with more than 1,000 tombs and 3,000 ancient settlements.

Edit: New link w/ more information picked by chilehead 5 months ago
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 Iran's largest lake turning to salt
Iran's largest lake turning to salt
The long popular lake, home to migrating flamingos, pelicans and gulls, has shrunken by 60 percent and could disappear entirely in just a few years, experts say — drained by drought, misguided irrigation policies, development and the damming of rivers that feed it. picked by zircon77777 5 months ago
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 $1 billion Star Trek resort promises 23rd century experiences
$1 billion Star Trek resort promises 23rd century experiences
Rubicon Group Holding's $1 billion, 184-acre "Red Sea Astrarium" is a resort with a Star Trek twist. According to Hotelier MiddleEast, RGH and Paramount Recreation are working closely to create a Star Trek attraction that will "deliver a variety of multi-sensory 23rd-century experiences, culminating with a state-of-the art space-flight adventure that takes real-time immersive entert... read full post picked by zircon77777 5 months ago
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 Shell Is Building the World's Largest Man-Made Floating Object
Shell Is Building the World's Largest Man-Made Floating Object
Shell is making good on its promise to build the largest object ever to float on water, announcing Friday it would build the Prelude FLNG Project to harvest offshore natural gas fields. The gargantuan ship will suck up the equivalent of 110,000 barrels of oil per day. picked by zircon77777 5 months ago
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 Sarah Palin:  The Movie
Sarah Palin: The Movie
By Sarah Palin

The film is poised to serve as a galvanizing prelude to Palin's prospective presidential campaign — an unconventional reintroduction to the nation that she and her political team have spent months eagerly anticipating, even as Beltway Republicans have largely concluded that she won't run. picked by suebe 5 months ago
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 Obesity Stigma in Online News?
Obesity Stigma in Online News?
Now a recent study suggests that online news adds to the social stigma of obesity. The study, published online in the Journal of Health Communication, was widely reported in the media, including by Time magazine: picked by midnightbliss10 5 months ago
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 Deputies of "Toughest Sheriff in America" face drug, human smuggling charges
Deputies of "Toughest Sheriff in America" face drug, human smuggling charges
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said a deputy and two female detention officers at the sheriff's largest jail facility were among 12 people taken into custody and accused of being in a Phoenix-based international drug smuggling ring..."We have cross national transportation of drugs and illegal aliens that has now involved law enforcement officials here. And they've been able to do this and... read full post picked by drogue 5 months ago
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 Trucker ‘Inflated’ After Falling on Air Tank
Trucker ‘Inflated’ After Falling on Air Tank
New Zealand truck driver Steven McCormack fell onto the nozzle of a tank of compressed air, inadvertently "inflating" himself through his butt. picked by suebe 5 months ago
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 euthanasia roller coaster
euthanasia roller coaster
An engineer has designed a new roller coaster which offers riders a more extreme experience than usual - ending in death. picked by indie 5 months ago
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 Sex Trafficking of Americans: The Girls Next Door
Sex Trafficking of Americans: The Girls Next Door
“The average starting age for prostitution is now 13,” says Rachel Lloyd, executive director of Girls Educational and Mentoring Services. "I call them the Little Barbies.” picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Most molester priests are not pedophiles, church claims
Most molester priests are not pedophiles, church claims
The Catholic church suggests that only a minority of the abusers should be considered pedophiles, because most priests molested children older than 10. picked by chilehead 5 months ago
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 Is Nancy Grace a hateful, lying wench?
Is Nancy Grace a hateful, lying wench?
Every night on HLN, CNN’s supposedly softer side, Ms. Grace sprays lightning bolts in all directions — at her guests, the law, and most often, the accused. picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Call ahead
Call ahead
A Gastonia man suspected of taking off his pants and exposing a fast food worker to his private parts over the restaurant’s lack of chicken legs has been arrested. picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Tomorrow/Today is Towel Day!(depending on your location)
Tomorrow/Today is Towel Day!(depending on your location)
Towel Day is an annual celebration on the 25th of May, as a tribute to the late author Douglas Adams (1952-2001). On that day, fans around the universe proudly carry a towel in his honour.
*I loved that guy* picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Top Ten Myths About the Brain
Top Ten Myths About the Brain
People score higher on IQ tests if they’re highly motivated, suggesting that we don’t always exercise our minds at 100 percent capacity.
*read this, morons* picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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