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Is there a Rihanna sex tape? No, it's a malware scam on Facebook

published about 2 hours ago
Is there a Rihanna sex tape? No, it's a malware scam on Facebook
But its not as popular as the fake app pretending to tell you whos been peeking at your profile Continue reading...

Canada's Shaw Communications to buy data center company ViaWest

published about 2 hours ago
By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian media and cable company Shaw Communications Inc said it would buy data center services provider ViaWest Inc from Oak Hill Capital Partners and others in a deal valued at $1.2 billion on an enterprise basis. Shaw said the acquisition would help accelerate the development of its Canadian data center platform. Shaw said that Colorado-based ViaWest has 27 data centers mostly in the southwestern United States and that Shaw would keep the target in ... more

Anti-vaccine movement turns on vit K shots for babies

published about 2 hours ago
The health of infants is being put at risk as anti-vaccine groups discourage uptake of vitamin K for newborns, says Amanda Marcott

Play '80 Days,' a steampunk remix of Jules Verne's classic novel

published about 2 hours ago
Play '80 Days,' a steampunk remix of Jules Verne's classic novel
80 days is a fantastical reinterpretation of the Jules Verne classic Around the World in Eighty Days. Here, airships and mechanical men intermingle with more mundane aspects of the 19th century to create an environment that is both familiar and charmingly strange. Much as in the book, the main goal in this interactive fiction game for iOS devices is to traverse the globe within the eponymous time span. A large part of 80 Days is delivered through Meg Jayanth's gorgeous writing, ... more

What’s Your Post-Apocalypse Gameplan?

published about 2 hours ago
The Knowledge: How to Rebuild our World from Scratch is the product of the imagination of astrobiologist Lewis Dartnell, years of research, and several science fiction novels. Written as a manual for survival after doomsday has hit, it compiles information required to restart society, ranging from agriculture to making a radio. Over lattes at a […]
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UCLA flood from water line rupture is red flag for L.A. infrastructure

published about 12 hours ago
UCLA flood from water line rupture is red flag for L.A. infrastructure
By Emily Alpert Reyes and Matt StevensBy Emily Alpert Reyes and Matt Stevens

Annenberg Foundation donating $500,000 to assure water for center

published about 18 hours ago
Annenberg Foundation donating $500,000 to assure water for center
The Annenberg Foundation said it will donate $500,000 to keep the water flowing at a home for developmentally disabled adults in the Santa Clarita area.

UCLA flood: DWP should cover costs of water-main break, school says

published about 19 hours ago
UCLA flood: DWP should cover costs of water-main break, school says
UCLA flood damage costs caused by a ruptured water main should be covered by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, a university official ... more

Water-use restrictions take effect in California; daily fines possible

published about 20 hours ago
Water-use restrictions take effect in California; daily fines possible
Tough new statewide regulations restricting outdoor water use took effect Tuesday, the same day millions of gallons of water gushed from a ruptured water main ... more

UCLA water main rupture: Repairs to take 'extended period of time'

published 1 day ago
UCLA water main rupture: Repairs to take 'extended period of time'
Repairs to a ruptured water main near UCLA that gushed up to 10 million gallons of water onto Westwood roads as well as the campus ... more
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Observatory: The Moon Is (Slightly) Flat, Scientists Say

published about 21 hours ago
Observatory: The Moon Is (Slightly) Flat, Scientists Say
“Like a lemon with an equatorial bulge” is how a planetary scientist, the author of the study, described the true shape of the moon.

Brand New Look at the Face of Mars

published Wed, Jul 23 2014 13:24 GMT
Brand New Look at the Face of Mars
A map captures the Martian craters, valleys and peaks in stunning detail and offers ideas on where the rovers of the future might land.

Henry Hartsfield Jr. Is Dead at 80; Flew, With Fortune, on 3 Shuttles

published Tue, Jul 22 2014 21:21 GMT
Henry Hartsfield Jr. Is Dead at 80; Flew, With Fortune, on 3 Shuttles
Mr. Hartsfield, who logged 483 hours in space, flew on the Columbia and the Challenger before they met disaster.

More Eyes on the Skies

published Mon, Jul 21 2014 15:16 GMT
More Eyes on the Skies
Construction is starting on several gargantuan observatories, mostly in Chile, the most ambitious spree of telescope-making in the history of astronomy.

Out There: Stalking the Shadow Universe

published Wed, Jul 16 2014 07:00 GMT
It has long been theorized that it is dark matter that provides the scaffolding for stars and galaxies. Now, scientists are using computer simulations to ... more