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Chromebook Shipments Were Up 67 Percent During Q3

Chromebook shipments were up 67 percent in Q3 on the previous quarter, data released by industry tracking firm ABI Research says. The article Chromebook Shipments Were Up 67 Percent During Q3 was first published on OMG! Chrome! from...

Oops! An Oregon Newspaper Accidentally Told People to Eat an Extremely Hallucinogenic Mushroom 1

Oops! An Oregon Newspaper Accidentally Told People to Eat an Extremely Hallucinogenic Mushroom

This is definitely not a matsutake. If you regularly have a tough time separating edible fungi from the psychotropic kind in the wild, at least you now have the sympathies of the Oregonian photo department, which ran a...

Bidding Is Up to $100K on eBay for NFL Player’s 20-Cent Tip Receipt 1

Bidding Is Up to $100K on eBay for NFL Player’s 20-Cent Tip Receipt

Craaazy gets craaazier. Just when you thought the tackiness quotient of the saga of a millionaire NFL player who tipped 20 cents on a Philadelphia restaurant meal before being childishly Facebook-shamed by a restaurant owner couldn’t get any...

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Americans Are Bad at Math, but It’s Not Too Late to Fix

NY Times story Now how attractive does that 98 percent look? No investor I know would be happy with that return on investment. Yet, based upon the number of people who visit casinos, they don’t seem too worried...

Midwesterners Alarmed to Discover Their Ice-Cream Sandwiches Refuse to Melt 1

Midwesterners Alarmed to Discover Their Ice-Cream Sandwiches Refuse to Melt

What one mom discovered probably won’t astound you. A concerned Cincinnati-area mom started asking questions after she discovered her son’s ice-cream sandwich was left outside in 80-degree weather and barely melted at all, even after 12 hours. She...

Re: How Hackers Hid a Money-Mining Botnet in Amazon’s Cloud 1

Re: How Hackers Hid a Money-Mining Botnet in Amazon’s Cloud

We need to recognize we’re in the last days of the "people-moderated processes," i.e., where things can’t happen so fast, as they depend on individuals’ actions. We’re well into an age where the right tail of "smart software"...

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Entenmann’s Will Close Original Long Island Bakery

The company has been in Bay Shore since 1905. Next month the iconic Long Island-based Entenmann’s will close its 53-year-old Bay Shore bakery. As announced previously, 178 of its 265 on-site workers will lose their jobs, and while...