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FCC Rules In Favor For Net Neutrality

The FCC voted 3-2 that favors on “net neutrality”, creating new rules that ensure the U.S.’s broadband Internet is “fast, fair and open”. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said nobody should have control over open, free access to the Internet. He said it’s the strongest platform, and that broadband providers should not be making the rules. […]

February 28th, 2015 | Posted in New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Missing NASCAR Vehicle Found, But Not In Time For Race

NASCAR driver Travis Kvapil’s No. 44 car was missing Friday after somebody thieved the hauler that contained the vehicle while it was parked at a hotel parking lot located on the outskirts of Atlanta. Unfortunately, the No. 44 Team Xtreme had to remove itself from the weekend Atlanta race since the car wasn’t located before […]

February 28th, 2015 | Posted in New,Sports | Read More »

Live Long and Prosper… Leonard Nimoy Dead at 83

The world is in mourning from the news that the actor who played the beloved Mr. Spock from the Star Trek series died. Leonard Nimoy died from end-stage COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) at his home. He was 83 years old. His wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, announced her husband’s death Friday morning. Nimoy made the […]

February 27th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment,New | Read More »

Critically Endangered Amur Leopard Sees Its Numbers Rise

The Amur leopard, which was put on the “critically endangered list” in 1996, is coming back from the brink of extinction. In 2007, there were just 14 to 20 adult Amur with up to six cubs found. However, the World Wildlife Fund said, even though its numbers are bouncing back up, the animal is still […]

February 24th, 2015 | Posted in New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

YouTube To Offer Kid-Friendly Mobile Video Service

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Internet video giant YouTube will launch its kids’ mobile video service on Feb. 23. The YouTube Kids service, which is owned by Google, will be available for the Android platform and is only for use in the U.S. As of this moment, content partners include National Geographic, DreamWorks, Jim Henson TV and YouTube Stars that […]

February 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Bourbon Virus Liked To Death Of Kansas Man

A CDC announcement reveals a new lethal virus that is suspected have killed a healthy man in Kansas last year in the U.S. The death occurred 11 days after the man first showed symptoms, and is now being linked to what officials have called the Bourbon virus. He died in late spring 2014. The virus […]

February 21st, 2015 | Posted in Health,New | Read More »

Sprint Offers Consumers A $90 Family Share Pack

Sprint is looking to return its ranks in the U.S. by offering a $90 Family Share Pack plan that includes 12GB of shared data for up to 10 lines along with unlimited talk and text messages. The company’s effort is a rather aggressive marketing tactic to give consumers better deals in terms of value compared […]

February 21st, 2015 | Posted in Business,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Is Underwater Volcanic Activity Responsible For Climate Change

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According to a recent study, the rise and fall of sea levels during and after the Ice Ages helped to spark the magma amount submarine volcanoes emitted. Along with that, the carbon dioxide the underwater volcanoes have released could have swayed the climate change. According to Maya Tolstory, a marine geophysicist at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty […]

February 7th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Mo. Family Stages Kidnapping To Teach Boy “Stranger Danger” Lesson

A Missouri family has been charged with numerous crimes, including felony kidnapping, after they allegedly tried to teach a six-year-old relative about “stranger danger”. The family told authorities the only way they could teach the six-year-old that he was way too nice was to “stage” a frightening fake kidnapping. The plot involved covering the child’s […]

February 6th, 2015 | Posted in New | Read More »

Minnesota Quits Accepting TurboTax Returns Amid Fraud Problems

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Minnesota officials are no longer accepting tax returns that were filed by a popular tax preparation program due to the potential for fraudulent activity. Officials with Minnesota’s Revenue Department made the important announcement that it would no longer accept TurboTax returns after two taxpayers said they had logged into the program, only to learn they […]

February 6th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,New | Read More »

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