Daily Archives: October 19, 2012

Puerto Rico enthralled by cheeky newscaster puppet – Yahoo! News

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — No one is safe from the crosshairs of La Comay. This five-foot-tall character with a foam head painted with outrageous red lips, a shrill voice and a penchant for salacious details rules Puerto Rico’s gossip circuit, with … Continue reading

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Horrid Airport X-Ray Body Scanners Are Finally Being Replaced

The maybe useless and definitely invasive X-ray body scanners at major airports across the country are being replaced with new models that don’t blast you with a bomb of radiation. Coincidentally, the new scanners won’t allow the TSA to see your junk anymore, too. … Continue reading

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Office News – Office 365 University for Higher-Education Students

by Aileen Wrothwell on October 19 Today, we’re introducing a new offering for university and college students called Office 365 University. Available in the first quarter of 2013, Office 365 University will be offered online, at retail locations and at Microsoft Stores … Continue reading

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Why Are Blueprints Blue?

If you ever wondered why blueprints were blue and not black or red or white or brown or any other color than blue, well, it’s not because architects really like the color but because the technique in making blueprints caused … Continue reading

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Engineers Claim To Be Able To Make Gas From Air

Hidden away in sleepy northern England is an engineering company with a radical idea: it claims to be able to make gas, to run your car, out of air. Is this the solution to the global fuel crisis, or wild … Continue reading

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