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FOUR POISONOUS SPIDERS slow XP-ocalypse upgrade The Register 

Gartner critical capabilities for enterprise endpoint backup VID Australias Northern territory, where The Reg is this week doing a Windows XP upgrade at the Wirliyatjarrayi Learning Centre in the remote community of Willowra, is huge and empty. Lets...

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Want to see at night? Here comes the infrared CONTACT LENS The Register 

Gartner critical capabilities for enterprise endpoint backup University of Michigan boffins have created a tiny light detector that reaches into the infared, and is already small enough to be delivered as a contact lens. The key trick, the researchers...

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Single chip photon source brings quantum comms closer The Register 

Gartner critical capabilities for enterprise endpoint backup Down at the “basic research” level, theres a lot the labs can accomplish with quantum mechanics: entanglement, information teleportation, simple quantum computations and more. Now, an international...

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Little Kids Quickly Learn to Judge a Face nationalgeographic 

Weve all looked at someones face and thought: Now theres someone I can really trust. Or perhaps: I wouldnt trust him with a wooden nickel. To the surprise of social scientists, children as young as three make the same sort of judgments based on nothing more than facial...

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Pictures: Eiffel Tower at 125, Still Lovely After All These Years nationalgeographic 

When you read biographies of Alexandre Gustave Eiffel and his famous tower, which turned 125 yesterday, youre struck at first by a paradox: How did something so daring, so beautiful, so outrageous—in 1889 it outraged many—come to be built by such a colorless little dweeb? Eiffel...

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As Scientists Examine Landslide, Questions About Logging's Potential Role nationalgeographic 

Scientists hoping to better understand what triggered the tragic landslide in western Washington are eyeing two prime suspects: rising groundwater that weakened slide-prone soils, perhaps exacerbated by logging; and the Stillaguamish River, which persistently chewed away...

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Soccer's dull? A MIND-CONTROLLED robo-suit will be used to take first World Cup 2014 kick The Register 

Big Security for Big Data Pic When the football (soccer for our American readers) World Cup 2014 kicks off in June, the first person to put boot to ball will be a Brazilian paraplegic person using a robotic exoskeleton controlled by an electronic skull...

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Q&A: A Kenyan Priest Talks About His Commitment to Saving Wildlife nationalgeographic 

Shocked by the escalating slaughter of rhinos and elephants in Kenya, Fr. Dr. Charles Odira, 42, who heads the Commission for Pastoral and Lay Apostolate at the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops, joins a growing number of religious leaders taking a stand against wildlife...

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Pure Jongo T2 PCMagazine 

Pures Jongo T2 is among the most affordable starting points for a multi-room wireless audio system out there, but there are more compelling options if you can spend a little more or need just one speaker. ...

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