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Montana Zombocolypse

As if the world isn’t already crazy enough, hackers infiltrated the emergency broadcast system of local station KRTV in Great Falls, Montana, a CBS affiliate, and issued a fake zombie alert, the station said on Tuesday. Viewers were warned of a so-called zombie apocalypse and advised not to tangle with the monstrous creatures, the station…

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Paying for Facebook

They said it would never happen. Pay for Facebook? But nobody said you couldn’t, if you wanted to. Facebook Inc. is letting users in the United States pay a fee to boost the visibility of their postings on the social network, the company’s latest effort to look beyond advertisers for revenue. The promoted-posts-for-users feature, which…

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ANOTHER Good Use For Your Palm

Aiming to do away with the need to remember passwords for growing numbers of online services, Intel researchers have put together a tablet with new software and a biometric sensor that recognizes the unique patterns of veins on a person’s palm. Making laptops, tablets and smartphones responsible for identifying users would take the requirement of…

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Tony Sly, No Use for a Name Frontman, Dead at 41

Tony Sly, guitarist and singer for the pop-punk band No Use for a Name, has died, his record label said Wednesday. No cause of death was given. “It is with great sorrow that we must say goodbye to Tony Sly of No Use For A Name,” the group’s label, Fat Wreck Chords, said on its…

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Big Bucks for Old Computer

Hoarding could pay off big. Keep that in mind as you are tripping over piles of your parent’s treasures, or perhaps even your own. A hoarder finds value in just about EVERYTHING and cannot stand to see ANYTHING go in the trash. Maybe you or your hoarder have one of these lying around, buried under…

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Stoner Drives Off With Baby on Roof of Car

“Forgetting” your newborn baby on the roof of a car? Awful. NOT REALIZING YOU FORGOT about the baby until getting home? Appalling. A marijuana-smoking woman was arrested on Saturday in Phoenix after she accidentally drove away with her five-week-old son in a child safety seat on the roof of her vehicle, police said. The baby…

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The Master

Paul Thomas Anderson has finally given audiences a look at his next picture “The Master,” a sure-to-be-controversial look at the origins of a religion that sounds a whole lot like Scientology. Brent Lang of Reuters gives details. The sneak peek features a zonked-out Joaquin Phoenix being grilled by a naval officer about his misbehavior while off-kilter music plays…

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Cancelled-A Dog Gone Shame

Fugitives from the law can now “kinda” breathe a sigh of relief. If they get caught by Dog and his posse, there will be no cameras to shy away from. “Dog the Bounty Hunter” has been cancelled by A & E after eight seasons. A & E has given no reason for the show’s cancellation….

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At What Price? Freedom From Taxes

This is ONE way to avoid paying capital gains taxes. Evidently, the desire to keep a few extra billion dollars is a small price to pay for Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin. Saverin has renounced his U.S. citizenship, according to an Internal Revenue Service report, just days before the company’s initial public offering. He now lives in the Asian city-state…

Pregnant–with the Entire Baseball Team!

Move over Octomom, you’ve been “outdid”! A Mexican woman is pregnant with nine babies – six girls and three boys – the country’s main broadcaster Televisa reported on Thursday night. She already has a set of triplets. If her family plays baseball later in life, they could form their own team. If three of the…

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