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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 20:52:46 +0000Fri, 11 Jan 2013 20:52:46 +000015Can Hackers Hijack Planes?An ongoing multibillion-dollar overhaul of the nation's air traffic control system is designed to make commercial aviation more efficient, more environmentally friendly and safer by 2025. But some white-hat hackers are questioning the safety part.
50f02db6929a1e60b0411ff27Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:20:22 +0000A Report On Eric Schmidt's Trip To North Korea From Someone Who Was ThereThe biggest surprise, however, was simply being there with Google. I wouldn’t have imagined that people from Google would go, nor would I have thought they’d be terribly welcome.
50f053bb929a1e60b041205d2Fri, 11 Jan 2013 18:02:35 +0000The No-Nonsense, Non-Alarmist, Essential Guide To The FluWhat is the flu? Has it hit your neighborhood? How worried should you be? How can you avoid getting it? What should you do if you do get sick?
50f071bd929a1e60b04120ae1Fri, 11 Jan 2013 20:10:37 +0000The To-Do List For Things You Want To Do, Not Need To DoHere's how to keep track of all those books, bands, and everything else that your friends/coworkers/social media cohorts tell you about.
50f011db929a1e60b0411fa811Fri, 11 Jan 2013 13:21:31 +0000The New Etiquette Of Smoking MarijuanaAt a time when smoking marijuana is increasingly mainstream, legal and socially acceptable, when and where to inhale is a question flummoxing regular smokers, part-time partakers and nonsmokers alike.
50f022fb929a1e60b0411fce22Fri, 11 Jan 2013 14:34:35 +0000My Ex Posted 'Revenge Porn' Photos Of MeThe pictures were graphic — four stills from the video filmed almost a year prior, with my face, among other things, in full view. Next to the stills was a screenshot of my Facebook page, with my name, location, and profile picture.
50f035dd929a1e60b0411ffe22Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:55:09 +0000The Little-Known Legend Of Jesus In JapanA mountain hamlet in northern Japan claims Jesus Christ was buried there.
50f04c7a929a1e60b041204f7Fri, 11 Jan 2013 17:31:38 +0000Should You Smell Food Before Throwing It Away?Half of the world's food is wasted, a new report says. Consumers typically use the "best-before" or "use-by" dates to decide when to throw food away. But should the "sniff test" be used instead?
50f06bb0929a1e60b04120991Fri, 11 Jan 2013 19:44:48 +0000This Is The Best Smartphone Car MountAfter researching nearly 20 different car smartphone mounting systems that were either recommended by publications, forum posts, or user reviews, the RAM X-Grip emerged by a landslide as the best of the bunch thanks to its military-grade construction and versatility.
50ef7267929a1e60b0411ef13Fri, 11 Jan 2013 02:01:11 +0000Champagne Lobby Protests The Booze At Obama’s InaugurationThe Champagne Bureau, a Washington lobby for the French Champagne industry, has a gripe with the wine listed on the menu.
50f049ee929a1e60b04120447Fri, 11 Jan 2013 17:20:46 +0000Privatized Prisons: A Human MarketplaceWhen the for-profit prison industry places the iron fist of criminal justice in the invisible hands of the market and sells it as a cost-cutting measure, it is hard not to interpret as anything but the predatory capitalism of a self-perpetuating slave state.
50f0685d929a1e60b04120933Fri, 11 Jan 2013 19:30:37 +0000This Video Of Dancing Sushi Is Supposed To Convince You To Eat More SushiWatch as these shining, smiling pieces of salmon, avocado and shrimp get cut down by enemy chopsticks and curl into the fetal position to await their inevitable transportation from the table to your mouth.
50f06178929a1e60b04120792Fri, 11 Jan 2013 19:01:12 +0000The Most Beautiful Opera Houses In The WorldTake a trip around the world in our gallery, where we’ve selected 15 of the most stunning spaces for opera aficionados and architecture/design lovers.
50f03415929a1e60b0411ffc2Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:47:33 +0000The Genius Of SamsungHow the biggest tech company in the world got that way.
50f00ae9929a1e60b0411f8d37Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:51:53 +0000Hunter S. Thompson's Daily Routine Was Way More Intense Than Your Daily RoutineDo not try this at home.
50f025c5929a1e60b0411fd250Fri, 11 Jan 2013 14:46:29 +0000Why Are LEGO Sets Expensive?I’m not sure I would say LEGO blocks are that expensive, but the statement is that they are expensive because they are so well made.
50f037b1929a1e60b041200910Fri, 11 Jan 2013 16:02:57 +0000The Scientific Explanation For Why You're Stuck In The 'Friend Zone'Because the internet isn’t done talking about the ‘friend zone,’ Vsauce decided to look into the…uh…’science’ behind it.
50f01e23929a1e60b0411fc421Fri, 11 Jan 2013 14:13:55 +0000Was Hitler Really A Fan Of Gun Control?Of course, attempts to equate gun control with fascism are bogus. But the "Hitler took the guns" argument has long had a prominent and fairly effective role in America's gun control debate despite its obvious reductionism.
50f01f78929a1e60b0411fc614Fri, 11 Jan 2013 14:19:36 +0000Use This Webapp to Find Out If Your iPhone Apps Are Spying On YouUse it to find out if your apps are spying on you, storing your personal information, and sending it anywhere you might not want them to. Essential for the paranoid; interesting for the curious.
50f03d6f929a1e60b04120245Fri, 11 Jan 2013 16:27:27 +0000Mr. T Is Now A Tea BagMr. T has a long history of dabbling in various fields: wrestling, acting, music, etc. Now, he’s taking on a new arena — tea time.
50ef53e9929a1e60b0411ebc1Thu, 10 Jan 2013 23:51:05 +0000When Did Humans Realize That Sex Leads To Pregnancy?When and how did humankind figure out that sex is what causes babies? It’s not exactly the most obvious correlation: Sex doesn’t always lead to babies, and there’s a long lead time between the act and the consequences—weeks before there are even symptoms, usually. So roughly where do we think we were as a species when it clicked?
50f00c49929a1e60b0411f8f22Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:57:45 +000094-Year-Old Escapes Hospital For Birthday BeerA 94-year-old pensioner broke out of hospital in Munich so he could belatedly celebrate his birthday in one of the German city's famous beer halls, police said Thursday.
50f02203929a1e60b0411fcc12Fri, 11 Jan 2013 14:30:27 +0000Why China Is A Country Of Little EmperorsThey were known as China’s “little emperors” – the offspring of one-child families born after the country’s draconian family planning policy was introduced in 1979. But now, scientists have produced the first convincing evidence to suggest that the one-child generation of China has indeed become a rather maladjusted lot.
50f012f9929a1e60b0411fab11Fri, 11 Jan 2013 13:26:17 +0000The Strange Story Of New York's Anarchist SchoolOn July 4, 1914, anarchists from the Modern School in New York set off a bomb in a Lexington Avenue apartment building. Stories varied. Official sources reported that the bomb had been meant for John D. Rockefeller. Instead, four students had killed themselves accidentally.
50f03083929a1e60b0411ff42Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:32:19 +0000I Took A Power Drill To An iPhone At CESBlogger Amanda Kooser answers the siren call of the power tools and gets medieval on the Amzer ShatterProof screen protector.
50ef69d9929a1e60b0411ee219Fri, 11 Jan 2013 01:24:41 +0000Somali Pirate Kingpin Calls It Quits As Hijackings PlummetThe dread Somali pirate Mohamed Abdi Hassan — also known as “Afweyne,” or “Big Mouth” — is retiring from the hijacking life. Big Mouth has picked a good time to get out of the game: Piracy is way, way down.
50f03741929a1e60b04120025Fri, 11 Jan 2013 16:01:05 +0000Wrap This Goop Around Your Fingers Then Smash Them With A HammerA super weird, rubbery non-Newtonian fluid that could be the next great material to protect your gadgets.
50ef5777929a1e60b0411ebe2Fri, 11 Jan 2013 00:06:15 +0000Why Do Humans Cry?While there is good evidence that crying makes people feel better, there is little evidence showing any cathartic effect of crying.
50ef119b929a1e60b0411e301Thu, 10 Jan 2013 19:08:11 +0000Latest Flu Numbers Paint The Picture Of An EpidemicThe director of the National Institutes of Health says this year's season is a "classic" flu epidemic that is "still on the uptick."
50f016c7929a1e60b0411fad11Fri, 11 Jan 2013 13:42:31 +0000Why Is A Baker's Dozen 13?The next time you get the gift of an extra doughnut added to your dozen, thank crooked 13th-century bakers for the bonus treat.
50ef5885929a1e60b0411ec315Fri, 11 Jan 2013 00:10:45 +0000ABC Considering Live-Action 'Star Wars' TV SeriesABC entertainment president Paul Lee says he’s going to take a look at the long-gestating "Star Wars" live-action TV series now that the Disney deal to acquire Lucasfilm is complete.
50ef7093929a1e60b0411eee24Fri, 11 Jan 2013 01:53:23 +0000How To Order Craft BeerThere’s nothing to fear. Despite having names such as the Worthy Adversary, Alimony Ale and Nippletop Milk Stout, craft beers aren’t as intimidating as they appear.
50eeb6a6929a1e60b0411d9c14Thu, 10 Jan 2013 12:40:06 +0000Is Hand Brewed Coffee Any Better Than Capsule Coffee?Even if in some ways a mass-produced object is superior in its physical properties, we have good reasons for preferring a less perfect, handcrafted one.
50ef65bb929a1e60b0411ed514Fri, 11 Jan 2013 01:07:07 +0000The Science Of Building A Space GunThe idea of firing objects into space from a cannon was first hinted at by Newton, and has been seized upon by many a sci-fi writer since. But what's the science behind the idea like—and could we ever launch payloads into space using the technique?
50f0317c929a1e60b0411ff61Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:36:28 +0000