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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange loses bid to delay hearing
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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange loses bid to delay hearing
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in a U.K. court Monday to fight extradition to the United States on espionage charges, and he lost a bid to delay proceedings so that his legal team would have more time to prepare his case. Assange defiantly raised a fist to supporters who jammed the public gallery in Westminster […]

Judge blocks Michigan’s ban on flavored e-cigarettes
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Judge blocks Michigan’s ban on flavored e-cigarettes
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A Michigan judge temporarily blocked the state’s weeks-old ban on flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, saying it may force adults to return to smoking more harmful tobacco products and has irreparably hurt vaping businesses. Court of Claims Judge Cynthia Stephens put the prohibition on hold until “further order of this court.” The preliminary injunction will be appealed […]

Goat breaks down door of family home, takes nap in bathroom
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Goat breaks down door of family home, takes nap in bathroom
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A goat who escaped from an Ohio farm ended up breaking into a family home and taking a nap in the bathroom. The goat, named “Big Boy”, went missing from a local farm in Ohio before he ended up a few miles away inside the Keathley residence in Ashland County’s Sullivan Township. Big Boy allegedly […]

Even using a 4K HDR TV, set your Xbox One to output 8-bit color depth
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Even using a 4K HDR TV, set your Xbox One to output 8-bit color depth
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Achieving the optimal video output settings on the Xbox One has been a topic of debate for quite some time. Controversy has raged across various internet forums regarding which settings should be enabled to ensure the highest image quality. Thanks to the use of signal capturing devices, the debate has finally been settled. The Xbox […]

Throwback Thursday: Mortal Kombat released on gaming consoles 25 years ago
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Throwback Thursday: Mortal Kombat released on gaming consoles 25 years ago
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Mortal Kombat completely changed the gaming world when the arcade game was released in 1992. Mortal Kombat allowed players to challenge one another to a literal death match. The fighting game featured five buttons and an eight-way directional joystick. Two buttons controlled the players kicks, two controlled punches, and one allowed the player to block. […]

Companies making millions charging prisoners to email
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Companies making millions charging prisoners to email
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Wired recently reported on a system of prison profiteering that many people may not be aware of. Several companies are making healthy profits charging prisoners, and their acquaintances, to send emails. While the practice is legal, there are several ethical concerns surrounding it. JPay, a leader in the industry, provides prisoner communication services to prisons […]

Crypto markets are down, time to panic? Miners don’t think so.
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Crypto markets are down, time to panic? Miners don’t think so.
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While the price of Bitcoin may have decreased by around 75% in the last 8 months, the hash rate has increased by around 500%. The hash rate is the processing power contributed to the network. Right now the hash rate is sitting around 50,000,000 tera hashes. That’s the equivalent of 50 million computers each performing […]

The Spaghetti Showdown: Ravioli Retriever vs Sicilian Shepherd
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The Spaghetti Showdown: Ravioli Retriever vs Sicilian Shepherd
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This is a main event you won’t want to miss. Two goliaths showdown in this clash of the ages. In one corner we have a Golden Retriever who is hungry for a challenge. In the other corner we have the battle hardened German Shepherd. While only one can win the spaghetti eating contest, both of […]

VA officials oppose Agent Orange claims
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VA officials oppose Agent Orange claims
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Veterans Affairs Officials are opposing the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 Congressional bill. This legislative bill extends payouts to about 90,000 Vietnam Veterans who claim effects from Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, and is estimated to cost about one billion dollars. The VA’s Undersecretary of Benefits, Paul Lawrence has stated, “The […]