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SHIT STREAMS ARE MADE OF THESE

The live streaming of DJ sets has become a widespread trend within dance music over the last couple of years. From full-scale operations such as the Mixmag DJ Lab, Boiler Room and B@TV to tongue-in-cheek spoofs such as the Toilet Room and Being Boiled, watching selectors ...

Monkey

January 23rd, 2014

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North Korea confirms it landed a man on the sun

The State News Agency of North Korea has confirmed today that the country has become the first in the world to ever land a man on the sun. It reported that astronaut Hung Il Gong left for the sun on a specially designed rocket ship at approximately 3am this morning. Hung, ...

Monkey

January 21st, 2014

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Why Germany Feels Strongly About NSA Surveillance

What if everyone were a suspect? That was not hard to imagine this week at the Digital-Life-Design conference, where talk of the U.S. National Security Agency’s mass surveillance programs overshadowed wonkier tech topics including wearable devices, whether Nest will keep its

Monkey

December 16th, 2013

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Pirate Party Passes into Irrelevance

Vast Internet surveillance. A cross-border network of state-sponsored digital snoopery. Governments shrugging their shoulders at widespread protest against the omnipresence of Big Brother. The NSA spying scandal has taught us a lot in recent weeks. One lesson in Germany, ...

Monkey

October 7th, 2013

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German Poles to Vote in Upcoming Election

A decision by Germany’s high court means that Poles with German ancestry can now take part in September’s general election via absentee ballot. For many members of the minority group, the change is of huge symbolic importance. Bruno Kosak, a Pole of German ...

Monkey

September 1st, 2013

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Schwarzenegger leaves mixed legacy in California

By JULIET WILLIAMS, Sacramento – Arnold Schwarzenegger landed in the governor’s office after announcing his upstart bid on late night TV and railing against government spending during raucous campaign rallies — at one playing a spirited round of air guitar to the

Monkey

December 25th, 2010

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NATO, Afghan forces say they killed 15 insurgents

By ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan and coalition forces killed at least 15 insurgents in eastern Afghanistan during an overnight search for a senior Taliban leader in remote eastern Afghanistan, NATO said Saturday. Security forces came under attack near ...

Monkey

November 27th, 2010

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Menlo Park research facility refuses to let humane society see monkey that bit worker

By Bonnie Eslinger A Menlo Park research facility Monday refused to allow a humane society representative to check up on a monkey that bit a female lab worker the day before. SRI International officials said the lab worker is OK and because their facility is under federal ...

Monkey

November 24th, 2010

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La Niña may reduce California water allocations

Kelly Zito, Chronicle Staff Writer California – Despite an unusually wet October and weekend storms that deposited more than 10 feet of snow in parts of the Sierra Nevada, the state next year expects to deliver about one-quarter of the water requested by agencies that ...

Monkey

November 23rd, 2010

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Netflix expects video streaming to drown out DVDs

associated press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is preparing for the day when getting DVDs by mail is as old-fashioned as going to the video store. It’s hoping to wean people from DVDs with a cheap plan that offers movies and old TV episodes exclusively through ...

Monkey

November 23rd, 2010

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