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Sex Trafficking Is Big Business, Even In the US

“Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.” – The Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution of …

Angry Birds Space Launching With Walmart Partnership
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With the all new Angry Birds game, Angry Birds Space, launching on Thursday, players who have completed every single level the Rovio has thrown their way are salivating at the idea of brand new content. And if you want to …

Tebow Being Traded Because Of His Fans?
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At yesterday’s press conference where it was officially announced that Peyton Manning will be starting the Denver Broncos this coming season, John Elway said that if he could hand-pick anyone to marry his daughter, it would be Tim Tebow. Manning …

New Einstein Archives Website Catalogs Over 80,000 Documents

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem announced yesterday the launch of a newly updated and expanded Einstein Archives website, a joint project between the university’s Library Authority and the Einstein Papers Project at the California Institute of Technology with the support …

Control Your PC, While Gaming, With Your iPhone
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So you’re sitting there playing the PC version of Skyrim, enjoying the game and its incredibly-active modding community, and all of a sudden, you notice a massive slowdown because of system resource allocation issues. What do you do? Well if …

NSA Chief Denies Existence Of Domestic Spying Program NSA Chief Denies Existence Of Domestic Spying Program

The National Security Agency, at least according to it’s Web site, “exists to protect the nation.” A recent Wired article claimed that the agency had taken up a new duty – spying on American citizens. In an article titled, “The …

New Doctor Who Companion Announced: Jenna-Louise Coleman

Questions and speculation about who will be romping around time and space with The Doctor in the new season of Doctor Who have finally been answered. Head writer for the show Steven Moffat announced today that twenty-five year old Jenna-Louise …

Sen. Wyden Demands Vote On American Copyright, Patent Treaties

If you are curious about about what goes on in copyright and trade negotiations and more specifically how the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) functions, or if they function, you would be on the same page as Senator Ron Wyden of …

New iPad 4G Users Hitting Data Caps Much Faster Than Before New iPad 4G Users Hitting Data Caps Much Faster Than Before

One of the biggest new features of Apple’s new iPad is its ability to connect to 4G LTE data networks. Often nearly as fast as your average in-home wi-fi, 4G LTE is a dramatic improvement over 3G. Per Apple’s own …

Skype, DonorsChoose Bring The World To Classrooms Skype, DonorsChoose Bring The World To Classrooms

Oh, to be a student today. No more chalkboards, no more wooden desks, no more passing notes in hallways (at least, I assume no more passing notes since every teenager these days comes supplied with a cell phone Gorilla Glued …

Kim Zolciak is Expecting Second Child with Falcons Player
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Kim Zolciak and new husband Kroy Biermann are expecting their second child. The Real Housewives of Atlanta star says they are very excited, “To decide we wanted to get pregnant again and have it happen so quickly was such a …

World Gone Sour (aka Method Man’s Sour Patch Kids Game) Hits Consoles April 10th, 11th

You’ve been able to play Capcom’s (publisher, not developer) puzzle game World Gone Sour on your computer for a little while now, but today they have announced when you’ll be able to play it on your consoles. According to Capcom, …

Trayvon Martin Case Sparks Racial Debate
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With new details of the Trayvon Martin case emerging every day, speculation as to whether or not the shooting was racially motivated is growing within the African American community. The incident, which involved self-appointed neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman following …

China: The Rising Giant [Infographic] China: The Rising Giant [Infographic]

There’s no question that the United States and other developed nations face fierce competition from rapidly expanding economies like China and India. Our own Mike Tuttle reported last week that Americans have declining confidence in their economic place at the …

Rollei Announces New Compact Camera Rollei Announces New Compact Camera

German cameramaker Rollei has just announced its Powerflex 800 compact digital camera, which features a 14MP Sony sensor. The camera also sports a 12.5x optical zoom and the ability to capture 720p high definition video. The Powerflex 800 also features …

Obama Trounces GOP Candidates In Site Visitors

Everyone’s talking about how this election is the first true “social media” election, and it’s true that 2012 will probably see the most attempts at these types of connections from candidates to voters than ever before (way more the 2008). …

Google Chrome Becomes Number One Browser… For a Day Google Chrome Becomes Number One Browser… For a Day
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While there’s no denying the increase in popularity alternative browsers are experiencing in relation to Internet Explorer, none have unseated Microsoft’s ubiquitous tool as the top browser in use. In fact, while these other browsers have taken chunks out of …

Google Chimes In On MPAA’s Suit Against Hotfile Google Chimes In On MPAA’s Suit Against Hotfile

Emboldened by the takedown of Megaupload, the Motion Picture Association of America continues its crusade against file-sharing sites with its latest target, Hotfile, a file-sharing site. The MPAA, however, might have unexpectedly found itself in a bigger opponent than it …

Robert De Niro Makes a Mock Ironic Joke
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Liberals are up in arms over a joke that Robert De Niro made about the country not being ready for a white first lady while he was at a New York Obama campaign fundraiser Monday evening. Michelle Obama attended the …

Portal Theme Song Played With A Fiber Laser

This video of Jonathan Coulton’s “Still Alive” being played by a laser was uploaded by YouTube user chjade84 earlier this week. In case it’s hard to see, that pattern being carved into a stainless steel plate while the “music” plays …

Google Patents Background Noise: No Privacy! Google Patents Background Noise: No Privacy!
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High-tech device users beware! Google has just patented the technology to filter sound, humidity, temperature, and various other factors from sensors on our devices to analyze and send us more relevant advertising. Google says it will respect our privacy with …

Android Development Interest Slips, HTML5 On The Rise Android Development Interest Slips, HTML5 On The Rise
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The Android platform is taking a few hits these days as it moves towards unification with Linux and further integration into Google with Google Play. There was the report of a developer leaving Android development due to lack of interest …

Russian Court Upholds Ban on Scientology Books
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A Moscow regional court has upheld a lower court decision to ban books regarding Scientology, after it was declared to be extremist literature. The ruling confirms that the publication and distribution of books written from Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard …

HP Announces Restructuring, Combines Printer And PC Groups HP Announces Restructuring, Combines Printer And PC Groups

Yesterday we reported on rumors that Hewlett-Packard was preparing a major reorganization that would combine its printer and PC businesses into one division. The Imaging and Printing Group (IPG) and the Personal Systems Group (PSG) will be combined to create …