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The next time someone tells you nothing good has ever come from social media, you could mention the 2011 Egyptian revolution that began on and grew in popularity on Facebook, leading to a gigantic shift in the cultural and political landscape of the nation once corrupt president Hosni Mubarek stepped down. Or you could just ...

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A Florida man driving an SUV hit a Toyota, sending the Toyota crashing into a daycare center and killing a little girl and injuring 15 others, “some of them grievously,” The New York Times reported Wednesday. Suspect Robert Corchado, 28, fled the scene and abandoned the offending vehicle, a Dodge Durango, in front of a house. Police are still ...

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Could a cosmetic dental procedure help land you a job in Silicon Valley? According to the experts, yes. An April 9 report from e-dental.com suggests that a surge in competition for American tech industry jobs has led to a correlated surge in demand for image-enhancing procedures. These include cosmetic dentistry procedures like porcelain veneers and ...

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For many developers, 2014 may be the year that native applications go the way of the dinosaur. Quite simply, as Microsoft, Google, and Apple continue to vie for control of both the mobile and traditional computing markets, many developers are fed up with having to spend so much time and energy building separate applications, whether for ...

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Another school tragedy occurred this past week in Pennsylvania, as 16-year-old Alex Hribal slashed, stabbed, and assaulted fellow high schoolers and teachers with two kitchen knives. Authorities, though, are still searching for a motive. “They’re like the Brady Bunch. These parents are active with their two sons, and we’re trying to figure out what happened,” ...

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Hackers seized the official account of Britain’s Department for Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS), posting three tweets before government officials deleted them and regained control of the Twitter feed. Hundreds of Twitter users, possibly even thousands, read the rogue tweets on Saturday. The series of tweets, criticizing the Member of Parliament (MP) and Culture Secretary ...

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President Obama stood in front of an arrangement of boots, helmets, and pictures, paying his last respects to three soldiers shot and killed by military specialist Ivan Lopez. Military leaders and colleagues joined Obama to honor the dead. The gunman fatally shot “Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, 39, of Mulberry, Fla.; Staff Sgt. Carlos ...

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How could the government save $400 million each year without having to cut valuable services? According to a recent science fair project by one middle school student, it’s as easy as changing their printing typeface. Suvir Mirchandani, a sixth-grader attending Dorseyville Middle School, was looking for a science fair project idea, and noticed that he was ...

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On Monday, March 31, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra launched CSO Sounds and Stories, an online multimedia magazine. Combining streaming audio and video with social media and articles written by professional journalists and writers, CSO Sounds and Stories is the first music journalism site to be directly affiliated with a major American orchestra, according to Forbes ...

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Eat24, a popular food-delivery website, broke up with Facebook this week through a very public exchange with Mark Zuckerberg’s social media behemoth. The site, which has more than 70,000 “likes” on the popular social website, addressed Facebook in a blog post, seeming to parody actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin’s announcement of their “conscious ...

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