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Canada Claims Google Street View Violated Privacy Law

According to Canadian authorities, Google is guilty of committing privacy violations by using their Street View vehicles to capture live visuals and relaying data through a variety of Wi-Fi networks. Street View is the popular feature by Google that allows users to navigate through maps and get updated images of streets all around the globe.… Keep Reading

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Study: Over 2 Billion People Online by 2011

According to a recent study by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), by the end of this year there will be more than two billion people the world over who have access to the Internet – going online to browse the world wide web, exchange email, and engage in social media. Considering the current size of… Keep Reading

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Treadmill Desk a Potential Tool to Prevent Diabetes

While Americans rate the economy and terrorism as their top two fears a much greater threat to the health and security of our nation, measured in lives lost and economic costs, silently looms in the background: sedentary diseases such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes. A study released today by the Centers for Disease Control… Keep Reading

Science & Tech

Obama to Appear on Mythbusters, Promote Science to Youth

U.S. President Barack Obama publicly announced his future appearance on Discovery Channel’s science television program “Mythbusters”. The announcement came as a part of his office’s bid to advocate the fields of science and technology, mathematics and engineering, amidst fears of a dwindling economy due to inadequacy of formal education in these subjects.  The president’s television… Keep Reading

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Smartphone App Can Rate Beauty

Tav Shande today announced an Android version of Vanity(TM) 2.0, the world’s first face-Rating App for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. The innovative mathematical tool for measuring the attractiveness of any human face can now be enjoyed by millions of Android and iPhone users. The update to the popular app is now available on… Keep Reading

Gadgets

New Tool for Celebrity Stalkers Announced

Finding out exactly what your favorite celebrities are up to in this modern age of Facebook status updates and Twitter tweets has just gotten easier with JustSpotted, a tool with the ability to track celebrities in real time. The app aims to give hardcore fans a look into their favourite celebrities’ personal lives and has… Keep Reading

Entertainment

Perez Hilton Announces End to Blog Bullying

In an appearance on television’s Ellen Degeneres Show and on a video posted on his own website, 32 year old gossip blogger Perez Hilton – who has been known to expose “closeted” gay celebrities, such as singer Lance Bass and actor Neil Patrick Harris – said he was no longer going to be a bully… Keep Reading

Science & Tech

Dinosaur May Have Flown 10,000 Miles Non-Stop

An ancient reptile the height of a modern giraffe may have had the flight capability to soar up to 10,000 miles non-stop. Biochemist Michael Habib of Chatham University in Pittsburgh named this discovery the Supergiant Pterosaurs in an October 10 presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Vertebrate Paleontology. These “gruesomely huge” fliers… Keep Reading

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Third Maxim Cover for Singer Avril Lavigne

This November’s Maxim cover girl, 26 year old singer song-writer Avril Lavigne, claims in the magazine’s interview that sexy women satisfy two prerequisites: “Attitude and confidence”. She also observes that her style sensibility has changed since her first Maxim cover shoot – when she was still a self described nervous 19 year-old tomboy – due… Keep Reading

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Children with Autism Less Able to Sustain Previous Lies

Queens University in Kingston, Ontario Canada recently conducted a comprehensive study to examine the ability and willingness for children with autism to lie. Conducted by Queen’s Psychology Professor Beth Kelley, along with Developmental Psychology PhD student Annie Li – with assistance from Dr. Kang Lee, who has dedicated much of his research to the behavioral… Keep Reading

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