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  • For California, an Earthquake Early Warning System Is Up and Running
    By on February 24, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments


    autospa writes “In California’s Coachella Valley around Palm Springs, a state-of-the-art, first-in-the-world earthquake early warning system in now installed and operational. Twelve locations are now in place with 120 sites planned, all meant to detect an earthquake and give people a chance to get under a table, or in the case of a fire station, get the engines outside of the building.”

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  • Live – Cricket World Cup
    By on February 24, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Australia are set 207 to win after New Zealand are bowled out inside 46 overs, while Ireland take on Bangladesh in Mirpur.

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  • Would Finding E.T. Change Our View of God?
    By on February 24, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Only 10 percent of religious people think that the discovery of intelligent life in space would challenge their view of God.

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  • Harvick out of Daytona 500 after engine failure
    By on February 24, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Kevin Harvick is out of the Daytona 500, leaving the Great American Race after just 22 laps because of engine failure. – NASCAR news

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  • 16-year-old Murders Mother Over PlayStation Dispute.
    By on February 22, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    A municipal court in Philadelphia heard the confession yesterday of Kendall Anderson, a 16 year-old who will stand trial for the murder of his mother over a Playstation system.
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  • The Boy Who Stole Half-Life 2
    By on February 22, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    The thinking behind and the aftermath from the Half-Life 2 source code robbery

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  • Bizarre MMA Injury: Melted Foot
    By on February 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    There have been knockouts, broken jaws, swollen-shut eyes, broken-in-half legs and a laundry list of other types of injuries from MMA fights. But I guarantee that you have never seen anything like this before: melted foot.

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  • Anonymous Denies Targeting Westboro Baptist Church
    By on February 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    lenwood writes “Last week we discussed news that the hacking group Anonymous was staging an attack against Fred Phelps’ Westboro Baptist Church. It turns out that this was a publicity stunt staged by WBC themselves. Anonymous issued a press release disassociating themselves from this.”

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  • Plymouth receive 10-point penalty
    By on February 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Plymouth Argyle are deducted 10 points with immediate effect after they issue a notice of intention to appoint an administrator.

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  • Adam Sessler vs. Fox News Bulletstorm Controversy
    By on February 18, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Another year, another nonsensical rant from a supposed expert on Fox News. This time, the target of their ire was Bulletstorm, claiming it could turn young children into rapists, and no…

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