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Heath Ledger Found Dead In NYC Apartment

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Heath Ledger was found dead Tuesday in a Manhattan apartment, naked in bed with sleeping pills nearby, police said. The Australian-born actor was 28. There was no obvious indication of suicide, NYPD spokesman Paul Browne said. The Times initially reported that Ledger was found in an apartment owned by actress Mary-Kate Olsen, but a spokesperson […]

Best Company to Work For is Google

Friday, January 18th, 2008

According to the fortune magazine, Google is the best place to work for. What makes Google so great as an employer? They offer free meals, swimming spa, and free doctors onsite to all the employees. Engineers can spend 20% of time on independent projects. Did you know that Google gets more than 1,300 résumés a […]

Growing Heart In a Jar

Monday, January 14th, 2008

Growing an organ in a jar sounds kind a mischievous. But wait until you hear what scientist are really doing in their lab. They are hoping one day to find a human application, scientists grow an organ of a rat in the lab – heart. Scientist have so far managed to grow a rat heart […]

New HP Tools Track Open Source, Free Apps

Saturday, January 12th, 2008

Hewlett-Packard has launched the FOSSology Project, a tool for tracking and monitoring the use of free and open-source software within an IT environment. The project stems from governance work done in-house at HP, according to the Web site set up for the project. FOSSology is available under the terms of the GNU General Public License […]

New Driver License Rules

Friday, January 11th, 2008

Controversial security measures will require millions to get new driver’s licenses. Want to know who is affected by change in that law?From now on, people who are born after Dec. 1, 1964, will have to obtain a more secure driver’s licenses in the next six years. This is due to the post-9/11 security rules put […]

Most Educated and Literate Cities in the United States

Saturday, December 29th, 2007

Recently, we have a survey released that focused on 69 top cities in the United States with population of 250,000 or more. It showed the most literate cities of the United States. According to it, Minneapolis have the most literate people there. Minneapolis along with Seattle, Pittsburgh, Denver and Washington, D.C., have been making the […]

WyMedia for Artists and Fans

Friday, December 28th, 2007

First there was a MySpace, then came Facebook. All these social networking sites help people to build and keep network with friends online. But what do they get in return; they make money out the advertisements that is shown on their websites. Users whether it be the musicians or the fans on MySpace and such […]

Danger: Avoid Death sign wins the Wacky Label Award

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Kevin Soave’s small tractor carries the sign that says “Danger: Avoid Death.” It won the 11th annual Wacky Warning Label Contest. He is a native of of Farmington Hills, a Detroit suburb. The prize money is worth $500. Honorable mention of the contest went to Cyndi LaMonde of Traverse City for a label on a […]

Mathelte: Top Human Brain Powered Calculator

Saturday, December 15th, 2007

Recently, the world’s fastest human calculator broke his previous record for working out a 200-digit number using nothing but brain to calculate in just 70 seconds. Alexis Lemaire is a 27-year-old Frenchman who has been able to successfully calculate the 13th root of a random 200-digit number from a possible 393 trillion answers. Like an […]

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