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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘University of Florida’

Shark Attack Data Offers Safety Tips

George Burgess, director of the Florida Program of Shark Research and keeper of the International Shark Attack File, has combed through incident data to devise some strategies to avoid encounters with the apex predators. From his basement office at the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville, situated roughly one hundred miles northwest of Volusia County, a.k.a the “shark-bite capital” …

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U of Florida Removes Brick Honoring Aaron Hernandez

As more and more details come to light about crimes allegedly committed by Aaron Hernandez, the more teams are trying to distance themselves from him. The latest such action came today as the University of Florida removed a brick on the famed “gator walk” honoring the tight end. From 2007 to 2009 Hernandez played at Florida where he excelled on …

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The Pirate Capital Of The United States May Surprise You

Piracy is everywhere. The Internet and BitTorrent in particular have made the downloading of music, movies, and games extremely easy. Some people pirate more than others, and that’s worth studying. It could give musicians a good idea of who’s pirating their stuff the most so they can wisely market more to them, or unwisely sue them. British data tracking firm …

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