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There is a scene in the film “Spider-Man 2” where Spider-Man prevents a train full of people from crashing by holding it back with about 10 sets of spider silk ropes each less than half an inch thick. It turns out the scene isn’t just fantasy.
singularityhub.com in News submitted 1 month 8 minutes minutes ago
Stanford University researchers led by civil engineer Mark Jacobson has drawn up detailed plans for each state in the union that show how the United States
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It was early December when the Central Intelligence Agency began to suspect it had suffered what it regarded as an embarrassing computer breach.
www.rawstory.com in News submitted 1 month 10 minutes minutes ago
About two dozen Iraqi women demonstrated on Saturday in Baghdad against a draft law approved by the Iraqi cabinet that would permit the marriage of nine-year-old girls and automatically give child custody to fathers.
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A pre-St. Patrick's Day celebration near the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts spiraled out of control, pitting police in riot gear against thousands of drunken and unruly revelers at the annual "Blarney Blowout."
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Punk rocker Mel gets a serious make-under into a natural beauty.
www.cbsnews.com in News submitted 1 month 13 minutes minutes ago
Out for a walk with the dog, the couple stumbled upon a cache of mint-condition coins from the Gold Rush era under a tree
www.reuters.com in Entertainment submitted 1 month 14 minutes minutes ago
Paco de Lucia, the influential Spanish guitarist who vastly expanded the international audience for flamenco and merged it with other musical styles, died suddenly of a heart attack
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Monday afternoon, Robert Duncan will report to Mendota Federal Correctional Institution near Fresno, Calif., to begin a two-year prison sentence. His crime? Working for a medical marijuana business that was legal under California state law. Not ownin...
www.acs.org in Science submitted 1 month 33 minutes minutes ago
The side effects of ingesting too much caffeine — restlessness, increased heart rate, having trouble sleeping — are well known, but recent research has shown that the stimulant also has a good side. It can kill cancer cells.
www.bbc.com in News submitted 1 month 35 minutes minutes ago
The newly appointed head of Ukraine's navy has sworn allegiance to the Crimea region, in the presence of its unrecognised pro-Russian leader.
www.mercedsunstar.com in Politics submitted 1 month 37 minutes minutes ago
Thousands marched freely through Moscow on Sunday in support of Russia using military force in neighboring Ukraine, while at an anti-invasion protest nearby dozens were detained.
www.washingtonsblog.com in Politics submitted 1 month 37 minutes minutes ago
Spy Agencies Manipulate and Disrupt Web Discussions to Promote Propaganda and Discredit Government Critic
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Chris Rong did everything right. A 23-year-old dentistry student in New York, Chris excelled at one of the countryâs top high schools, breezed through college, and is now studying dentistry at one of the best dental schools in the nation.
techcrunch.com in Technology submitted 1 month 41 minutes minutes ago
For this group of old friends, assembled for an impromptu reunion, the venue would feel familiar: an online chat room running on a secure private server.
articles.mercola.com in Science submitted 1 month 42 minutes minutes ago
Many people believe that a root canal is essential to good oral health, but the truth is that this dental procedure can be the root of many diseases.
www.popsci.com in Science submitted 1 month 3 days ago
The reason why is not fully clear. Maybe cats just dislike depressed people.
techrampage.com in Technology submitted 1 month 3 days ago
Google+ has to happen or Google won't
www.fastcolabs.com in Technology submitted 1 month 3 days ago
In 2008, launching a search engine seemed like a crazy idea. Here's how Gabriel Weinberg proved the critics wrong.
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Major peering dispute with ISPs