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Finally. 
Everybody gets them and everybody hates them. Now, the Federal Communications Commission is trying to do something about them.
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Can you recognize someone drowning? Probably not. Read this article to familiarize yourself with the signs that someone is drowning. 
This Memorial Day weekend marks the start of another—hopefully safe—swimming season. In 2013, Mario Vittone dispelled a popular myth about how to tell when someone is struggling in the water. The original article is reprinted below. The new captain jumped from the deck, fully dressed, and sprinted through the water. A...
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Jumping on new technology is not always the right thing to do.
An ill-fated program to give an iPad to every kid is coming to an abrupt halt.
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Might be a good time to pick up a game.
 
Amazon is having their annual Tabletop Day Sale!
Store Link: http://goo.gl/TcSev1
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There are flurries, snowstorms, blizzards -- and then there's what's going on in Boston. So far in February, 58.5 inches of snow have fallen there. That's more than the total seasonal snowfall that...
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This is how I adjust my side mirrors. It works pretty good. I check them when I'm on the interstate by confirming that when a car leaves my rear view mirror, it shows up in the side mirror.  Try it out, it's for safety.

http://lifehacker.com/a-simple-method-for-adjusting-a-vehicles-mirrors-to-fix-1669507486
We've talked about how your mirrors should be set up to safely remove your vehicles blind spots, but finding the sweet spot for each mirror can be tricky. This method makes it easier to adjust your mirrors properly in any vehicle.
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This is neat. I hope they open up this technology to everyone.  It would be even better if you could supply your own photos that you like to train the algorithm to find nice pictures that you've taken.

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http://www.technologyreview.com/view/537741/computational-aesthetics-algorithm-spots-beauty-that-humans-overlook/
Beautiful images are not always popular ones, which is where the CrowdBeauty algorithm can help, say computer scientists.
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General information on Listeria. 
Listeria is a deadly food-borne pathogen that can be found in almost any food, but is often tied to deli meats and unpasteurized cheeses.
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For those die hard Star Wars fans.
All four days of Anaheim's Celebration event will be streamed at the brand's official website.
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Ready or not, "opportunistic encryption" goes live. (Some configuration required.)
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Some info on the new Http/2 standard that will be implemented in browsers in the near future.

http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2015/02/http2-finished-coming-to-browsers-within-weeks/
HTTP/2 should be a faster, more efficient Web protocol.
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This is quite interesting. Shooting raw is especially useful for images that have a large range between highlights and shadow. In those cases, software can operate on the raw to pull the information out of the blown out areas. I'll have to try it on the phone and see what I think.
 
How Android 5.0 lets you get raw for better photos: http://cnet.co/1z44aoP
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