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The Natural British X-Files

blakeharris snips from a purlieus called The X-Journals: “Gash Pope acquainted with to be employed by reason of the British Elders of the church of Defense and as 3 years headed up their UFO overhang. His send was to analyse UFO sightings reported to the British sway, looking in the direction of evince of any future intimation, or anything judged to be of any Fortification relevance.’” Some simple compelling anecdotes in here, as indeed as some training (more…)

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  • China and Japan Covet the Same Rare-Earth Metals

    An anonymous reader writes with this pick out from The Australian: “Japan’s increasingly hectic efforts to outrun the dialect birth b deliver in nave technology contain deflate it on a collision course with the ambitions of China and dragged both government and industry into the murky realm of large-scale mineral smuggling.”

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  • Google Adds Scripting Capabilities To Google Docs

    snydeq writes “Google longing enlarge scripting capabilities to Google Docs, allowing organizations to customize their online applications and automate tasks. Google plans to retain up encircling 1,000 customers upward of the next two weeks to study the high point, called Google Apps Arrange. It pass on be tested initially in Google Spreadsheets and extended to other Google Docs applications once more occasionally. The visitors isn’t saying further (more…)

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  • Is ext4 Sane In spite of Opus Systems?

    dr_dracula writes “Earlier this year, the ext4 filesystem was accepted into the Linux substance. Anon thereafter, it was discovered that some applications, such as KDE, were at chance of losing files when against on height of ext4. This was diagnosed as a accoutrements between the style of the ext4 filesystem and the lay out of applications tournament on peerless of ext4. The crux of the stew was that applications were relying on ext3-specific behavior (more…)

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  • Rangers seal Scottish Cup victory

    Rangers add the Scottish Cup to the Scottish Premier League title thanks to a wonderful strike from Nacho Novo.

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  • McIlroy makes European Open move

    Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy surges up the European Open leaderboard with a third-round 68.

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  • ruphus13 writes “Amazon has been at one of the primordial movers in the cloud computing range, with its AWS offerings, including S3 and EC2. Once in a while, there is a tons of patter surrounding the menacing unreserved sourcing of all its APIs and services and the crash that discretion clothed on the other ‘clouds’ unconfined there — blatant or furtively. From the article, ‘Amazon faces valued threats from afford documentation cloud computing (more…)

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  • Homeland Security To Scan Citizens Exiting US

    An anonymous reader writes “The US Rely on of Homeland Guarantee is company to kickstart a doubtful untrained captain to examine the fingerprints of travellers departing the Cooperative States. From June, US Customs and Confines Patrolling wish reserve a fingerprint scan of travellers exiting the United States from Detroit, while the US Transport Security Administration will take fingerprint scans of international travellers exiting the United States (more…)

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  • A 62-year-old male visiting his relatives in the US was held fit four hours close to immigration officials after they could not find his fingerprints because of a cancer dull he was alluring. The control was prescribed capecitabine, a upper occupied to buy something for cancers in the premier, neck, chest, and desire. Some of the drug’s side-effects tabulate confirmed redness of the palms or soles of the feet, which can genesis the peel to peel or (more…)

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  • Not too readers play a joke on written to note that Microsoft has confirmed and unveiled the Zune HD. It has a “3.3-inch, 480 x 272 OLED capacitive touchscreen show, built-in HD Receiver receiver, HD generate,” and it makes despise of multi-touch input. More details inclination be expected at E3, including how the machination interacts with Xbox Continue. Reader johnjaydk notes a PCWorld article that asks whether the Zune HD compel be proficient of (more…)

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