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Author Archive for: ‘Billy Thomas’

Justin Bieber Fever In Miami?

I got a fever and the only prescription is more Bieber or at least that’s the case for hundreds of teenaged girls. Bieber is believed to be visiting Miami-Dade. JB tweeted a recent picture of himself outside standing in front of an iron fence with several precocious young ones in the background smiling and crying and what have you. JB …

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UPenn’s Flying Robots Called Quadrotors=Skynet?

Apparently there are robots preparing to take over the world; it’s a scary time and we all need to band together. Nah, just kidding, but that’d be kind of cool, right? Well, if you’re a lover of robotics and technology like I am, you’ll find this pretty cool. In a lab at UPenn, scientists taught small flying robots called quadrotors …

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“Operation Fake Sweep” Seizes More Than $4.8 million In Fake NFL Merchandise

As reported earlier by WebProNews, the Department of Justice seized several websites claiming to stream the Super Bowl live illegally. Now news has broken that “Operation Fake Sweep” has seized over 4.8 million dollars in fake merchandise along with the several sites that were seized. Fake jersey, hats, t-shirts and other NFL associated apparel were among items seized, according to …

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Fake Facebook Stock Sold By Oshkosh Woman, Amidst IPO Filing

An Oshkosh Wisconsin woman is in some scalding hot water recently for taking advantage of Facebook’s recent public stock offering. Marianne Oleson has been charged with 33 felony charges in the Winnebago County Court. The prosecutors say the woman claimed to own shares of Facebook stock and swindled at least 4 people in to buying the fake stock. One complaint …

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Super Bowl XLVI As Told By Lucas Oil Stadium

So you say you’re going to Indy for the Super Bowl? As you already know, Indianapolis is the capitol of Indiana and the big game is proudly being held at Indy’s Lucas Oil Stadium. Lucas Oil opened August 16, 2008 and the stadium owns the largest retractable roof in the NFL. The stadium itself covers 1.8 million square feet and …

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Dallas Mavericks’ Rick Carlisle Ejected From Game For Kicking Ball

Kick a ball in the NFL, score a field goal. Kick a ball in the NBA, get ejected; this isn’t the NFL, Rick. In case you missed it or just didn’t hear anything about it, Mavericks’ coach Rick Carlisle got a little heated recently. Usually when I get mad I just chill to some smooth jazz, but what does Rick …

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DARPA Developing Virtual Reality Contact Lenses

The DOD is working on some cool new technology to help with soldiers performing ISR or Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance. These activities require special equipment that can come as a bit of a hassle at times. DARPA or the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is working on technology that can be applied to wearable lenses to fit in the eye …

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Sacha Baron Cohen’s The Dictator Movie Teaser Trailer

From Borat to Bruno, Sacha Baron Cohen has been know as a lewd and crude dude. His crazy antics in movies and his many characters and personas have gained him a wild reputation in Hollywood and around the world alike. With the release of the full “The Dictator” movie trailer, it seems Cohen is at his shenanigans once again.

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Crab-Like Robot Can Remove Stomach Cancer

Like something from a science fiction film, It proceeds to enter the subject’s stomach by way of an endoscope, it’s pincer grasping the tissue, riddled with cancer. Its oblong hook severs the cancerous lesion, coagulating blood to stop bleeding all at the same time. It may sound like a grotesque scene from some sci-fi B-movie, but this machine is, in …

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The Science of Spider Webs

Arachnophobia; the fear of spiders. Most people are afraid of these little guys for varying reasons; some are poisonous and some are just creepy looking. However, these 8-legged architects can build some astonishing structures using their silk. Spider silk is a versatile material. For example, the single thread the spider uses to drop down, pull it and it stretches, but …

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Facebook Group Used To Make Hershey Act On Child Slavery

Child slavery is a tragic world plague especially in Africa where the chocolate industry is booming. Monday, January 31st marked the day the Hershey company made its commitment to buy slave-free cocoa for its chocolate, meaning that the cocoa attained was not harvested by child slaves. Hershey’s was recently being pressured by social media buzz about The chocolate giant; a …

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100 Year-old Woman Says Video Games Are Secret To Youth

Bridge? She won’t have it. Canasta? No thank you. Shuffleboard? Certainly not. Kathleen Connell A.K.A. Kit just turned 100 years old. . .er, young I should say, but she’s not letting that slow her down one measly bit. Kit is as sharp as a tack and she credits her mental acuity to video games. Kit is a regular player of …

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