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Daily Run Down 07/19/2012

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

General News

Technology

Funny/Odd

International

Chicagoland

Personal

Science/Space

Big News

Health

Gaming

Olympics

Software/Apps

Law

Gadgets

Politics

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?

Security

Historical

London/Britain

Total Number of stories: 130

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Daily Run Down 05/13/2011

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

  • The TSA Has frisked a baby because the stroller set off the ‘explosives’ detector.
  • Google Storage is now available all Developers.
  • Google has made the Chrome Webapp Store worldwide.
  • Google has unveiled the Acer Chromebook for $349.
  • America’s smallest turtle is becoming scarce.
  • Sunlight may turn Jet exhaust into toxic particles.
  • Samsung is creating a ChromeOS Desktop similar to a Mac Mini.
  • Tree Frogs have provided new answers to Amazon Diversity.
  • Senators have questioned AT&T on the T-mobile merger.
  • A Firmware hack can transform your 2009 Mac Pro into a 12-core behemoth.
  • A Jury has found former Galleon Hedge Fund manager Raj Rajaratnam guilty of insider trading.
  • An Ancient Supernova is firing gamma rays.
  • Four Months after agreeing to the Comcast-NBCU merger, Meredith Baker is leaving the FCC to join Comcast.
  • The FBI is stating that customers might sue if they knew companies were helping with Wiretaps.
  • US Researchers have identified the first human lung stem cell.

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Daily Run Down 05/09/2011

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

  • The Pentagon has released some video of Osama Bin Laden.
  • A court has slammed the FBI for Saying it’s ok for the Federal Government to lie.
  • Jaguar’s $1.1 Million hybrid car is planned to be released in 2013.
  • Motorola has received $100 Million from Illinois to stay.
  • Bird Brains may be smaller than believed.
  • Experts have agreed that cracking the encryption on Osama Bin Laden’s files may be impossible to crack.
  • A 4.5 Billion year old meteorite has yielded a new mineral.
  • Brightly colored bird feathers have inspired a new type of laser.
  • Tor is going to fork Firefox for simplified anonymous browsing.
  • Japan will not abandon Nuclear power despite crisis.
  • People who are easily distracted may have ‘too much brain’.
  • A Bollywood Music Manager has been killed in a Car Crash in Michigan.

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Daily Run Down 04/17/2011

Daily Run Down 04/17/2011

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

Current News:

  • 56% of a user’s first Wikipedia edit good.
  • There is more evidence of a link between Diabetes and Parkinson’s.
  • A new Security Proposal could eliminate passwords.
  • The Federal Trade Commission has sued a fake news site that is selling selling diet products.
  • President Obama is stating that the White House technology is woefully out of date.
  • Windows Phone 7-certified micro SD cards arrive at AT&T stores.
  • Some Marengo High School Students have built a life-sized Trojan Horse.
  • William N. Lipscomb Jr, a Nobel Prize Winning Chemist has died at the age of 91.
  • The Inability to detect sarcasm may point to dementia.
  • Google Video will shutdown on May 13th.

Historical News

  • In 485, Greek Philospher Procius Lycaeus dies.
  • In 1080, Harald III, King of Denmark, dies.
  • In 1397, Geoffrey Chaucer tells his Canterbury Tales for the first time.
  • In 1492, Christopher Columbus signs the Capitulations of Santa Fe.
  • In 1521, Martin Luther speaks to an assembly, refusing to recant his teachings.
  • In 1524, Giovanni da Verrazzano reaches New York Harbor.
  • In 1741, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase is born.
  • In 1820, Alexander Cartright, the creator of modern Baseball, is born.
  • In 1837, American Financier J.P. Morgan was born.
  • In 1882, George Jennings, the creator of Public Toilets, dies.
  • In 1905, the Supreme Court decides the Lochner v. New York case, stating that ‘right to free contract’ is implicit in due process.
  • In 1942, Henri Giraud escapes Festung Konigstein.
  • In 1949, 26 Irish Counties officially leave the British Commonwealth, becoming the Republic of Ireland.
  • In 1969, Sirhan Sirhan is convicted of the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy.
  • In 1970, Apollo 13 returns safely to Earth.
  • In 1976, Henrik Dam, Danish Biochemist and finder of vitamin K, dies.
  • In 1990, Civli rights leader Ralph Abernathy dies.
  • In 2003, Sir Paul Getty, philanthropist, dies.
  • In 2003, Robert Atkins, nutritionist, dies.

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Daily Run Down 04/14/2011

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

  • A new report is stating that Mexicans are working the longest hours.
  • Wladimir Palant, the creator of Adblock Plus, is refuting Mozilla’s claim that add-ons are causing slowdowns.
  • The Pay for College professors has shrunk again.
  • The Kinect SDK for Windows has arrived at MIX ’11.
  • The T-Rex had a toothy ancestor that could not cut it..
  • A Keen Smell may have saved the ancestors of modern birds.
  • Braids and Hairweaves could cause hair loss.
  • A California tsunami victim’s body has washed up on shore in Oregon.
  • A 1961 Soviet Space Capsule has sold for $2.9 Million.
  • The WebOS 3.1 beta 1 emulator has leaked.
  • Microsoft Vista users will not receive Internet Explorer 10.
  • The UK government will continue giving away paid content to Libraries.
  • Newsweek Daily Beast executive Chairman, Dr. Sidney Harman, has died at the age of 92.
  • Microsoft has dropped the ‘7’ from Windows Phone 7.
  • Craft Brewers want to cut out the middle man and self distribute .
  • A New Study is suggesting that the harder a class is, the better students do in the class.
  • Lionsgate is claiming that reviewing a fake script is copyright infringement.
  • WordPress.com has been hacked again, this time source-code and the root password have been exposed.
  • A congressman is outraged at the TSA pat-down of a 6 year old child.
  • An Area has been reserved for the ‘Asian Unicorn’.

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