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The Anti-SOPA Blackout is Working!

The Politico reports: An Internet blackout Wednesday by Wikipedia, Reddit, Mozilla and thousands of other sites against two anti-piracy bills in Congress has started to have its desired effect: Co-sponsors of the legislation have changed sides and other lawmakers have called for more debate before any vote. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) — who was a [...]

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A Comeback for Newt?

(Image:  UK Guardian) After a string of setbacks to close out 2011, and disappointing finishes in Iowa and New Hampshire, could Newt be gearing up for a comeback? Another strong debate performance Monday night in South Carolina may be leading some to think the former house speaker has his groove back.  A recent endorsement from [...]

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Jerry Yang Resigns from Yahoo

“My time at Yahoo!, from its founding to the present, has encompassed some of the most exciting and rewarding experiences of my life. However, the time has come for me to pursue other interests outside of Yahoo! As I leave the company I co-founded nearly 17 years ago, I am enthusiastic about the appointment of [...]

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SpaceX delays February flight to space station

SpaceX said Tuesday it has postponed its February test flight of the Dragon capsule to the International Space Station, the first-ever bid by a private company to dock at the orbiting lab. The delay is due to technical reasons and a new launch date for the unmanned mission has not been set. “In preparation for [...]

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Ancient Greek sites could soon be available for rent

ATHENS — Available for rent: The Acropolis. In a move bound to leave many Greeks and scholars aghast, Greece’s culture ministry said Tuesday it will open up some of the debt-stricken country’s most-cherished archaeological sites to advertising firms and other ventures. The ministry says the move is a common-sense way of helping “facilitate” access to [...]

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Santorum’s Liberal Means

(Image: AP)   Rick Santorum has consistently portrayed himself as a true conservative throughout the presidential race. What he has not done consistently however, is actually be a true conservative. Since the advent of the Tea Party, conservatives have made it their mission to renounce Bush’s “compassionate conservatism” and address the reckless spending and leviathan [...]

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Jerry Yang Resigns from Yahoo

“My time at Yahoo!, from its founding to the present, has encompassed some of the most exciting and rewarding experiences of my life. However, the time has come for me to contact Minneapolis liposuction to pursue other interests outside of Yahoo! As I leave the company I co-founded nearly 17 years ago, I am enthusiastic about the appointment of [...]

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“Moneyball” Hits a Home Run

FILM REVIEW – Moneyball is a true story (based on the eponymous book by Michael Lewis), of how general manager Billy Beane transformed a loosing baseball team, the Oakland A’s, to an unbeatable team, by using the power of creative thinking.  Let me stress:  You do not need to care anything about baseball or sports [...]

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