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Golf: John Daly seeks help

CNN - Top Stories - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:52am
It's not the first time John Daly has had to ask for help -- but it must be one of the most embarrassing.
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How to shower without using water

CNN - Top Stories - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:38am
Too lazy to have a shower? Worry no more, there's a lotion for that.
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White House Tightens Health Plan’s Standards After Consumers Complain

NY Times - Barack Obama Feed - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:00am
The Obama administration was trying to address consumers’ concerns that costs were too high and that the choice of doctors, hospitals and prescription drugs was too limited.

Deportation Policy Shift Is Signaled by Obama

NY Times - Barack Obama Feed - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:00am
Facing Hispanic voters’ anger over the lack of an immigration overhaul, the president has promised a review of ways to refine immigration law enforcement.

Mr. Obama Feels the Heat

NY Times - Barack Obama Feed - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:00am
An escalating campaign against President Obama’s get-tough policies is having an effect on the deporter in chief.

More Hope Than Headway So Far in U.S.-Europe Trade Talks

NY Times - Barack Obama Feed - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:00am
Eliminating tariffs on all goods between the trans-Atlantic trading partners looks challenging. So does the 2015 target for completing a deal.

Absence of U.S. Envoy in Dublin Looms Over White House St. Patrick’s Day

NY Times - Barack Obama Feed - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:00am
The administration has not nominated an envoy to Ireland since the last one left in 2012, and the delay has bruised feelings.

A President’s Struggles in Clinton-Era Memos

NY Times - Hillary Clinton Feed - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 12:00am
Additional memos from Bill Clinton’s presidency made public by the National Archives mention Colin Powell, George W. Bush and much advice from aides.

How Data Storage Has Grown In the Past 60 Years

Slashdot - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 11:50pm
Lucas123 writes "Imagine that in 1952, an IBM RAMAC 350 disk drive would have been able to hold only one .MP3 song. Today, a 4TB 3.5-in desktop drive (soon to be 5TB) can hold 760,000 songs. As much data as the digital age creates (2.16 Zettabytes and growing), data storage technology has always found a way to keep up. It is the fastest growing semiconductor technology there is. Consider a microSD card that in 2005 could store 128MB of capacity. Last month, SanDisk launched a 128GB microSD card — 1,000 times the storage in under a decade. While planar NAND flash is running up against a capacity wall, technology such as 3D NAND and Resistive Random Access Memory (RRAM) hold the promise of quadrupling of solid state capacity. Here are some photos of what was and what is in data storage."

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How Data Storage Has Grown In the Past 60 Years

Slashdot - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 11:50pm
Lucas123 writes "Imagine that in 1952, an IBM RAMAC 350 disk drive would have been able to hold only one .MP3 song. Today, a 4TB 3.5-in desktop drive (soon to be 5TB) can hold 760,000 songs. As much data as the digital age creates (2.16 Zettabytes and growing), data storage technology has always found a way to keep up. It is the fastest growing semiconductor technology there is. Consider a microSD card that in 2005 could store 128MB of capacity. Last month, SanDisk launched a 128GB microSD card — 1,000 times the storage in under a decade. While planar NAND flash is running up against a capacity wall, technology such as 3D NAND and Resistive Random Access Memory (RRAM) hold the promise of quadrupling of solid state capacity. Here are some photos of what was and what is in data storage."

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Friend: Pilot 'caring, loves job'

CNN - Top Stories - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 11:42pm
A friend of Flight 370's pilot Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah talks with CNN's Anderson Cooper.
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Re-creating plane's timeline

CNN - Top Stories - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 10:58pm
CNN's Martin Savidge re-creates the timeline of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 inside a Boeing 777 cockpit simulator.
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Meet tiny, Arctic cousin of T-rex

CNN - Top Stories - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 10:42pm
Scientists have announced the discovery of a new genus and species of dinosaur, based on remains found in Alaska.
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Meet tiny, Arctic cousin of T-rex

CNN - Top Stories - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 10:42pm
Scientists have announced the discovery of a new genus and species of dinosaur, based on remains found in Alaska.
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Will Putin drag E. Europe into abyss?

CNN - Top Stories - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 10:37pm
Only Europe, in concert with the United States, can put a check on the Putin doctrine before it drags the Eastern half of the continent into the abyss.
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Eighth body found in Harlem blast

CNN - Top Stories - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 10:32pm
In the mid-March chill, the victims and their stories continued to emerge as firefighters ferreted through the piles of bricks and wreckage on the East Harlem block where a powerful explosion and fire leveled two buildings.
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Russian navy looks to Arctic

CNN - Top Stories - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 9:41pm
While much of the world is focused on the Russian incursion into the Crimean Peninsula of Ukraine, another long-term move may allow the former Soviet navy to dominate U.S. interests to the north: the Arctic.
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What it takes to fake a passport

CNN - Top Stories - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 9:40pm
Zain Asher looks at the passport black market - how they're made and what the U.S. government is doing to combat it.
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Suspect named in SXSW car crash

CNN - Top Stories - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 9:39pm
The 21-year-old suspect will be charged with two counts of capital murder, police said.
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Blast near college in Pakistan kills 10

CNN - Top Stories - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 9:19pm
A bomb exploded near a passing bus in the southwestern Pakistan city of Quetta on Friday afternoon, killing 10 people and injuring 35 others, police said.
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