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Submission + - Lynn Margulis has died (

NotSoHeavyD3 writes: I didn't see anything but I was just recently reading that biologist Lynn Margulis died recently. (To be honest I know her more as the widow of Carl Sagan than anything else)

Submission + - Han was supposed to die in RotJ? (

NotSoHeavyD3 writes: I saw this article from the LA Times where they talk to StarWars producer Gary Kurtz. Amongst other things discussed is the original direction Return of the Jedi was supposed to take before Lucas wrecked it.

Submission + - Avast having problems with false positives

NotSoHeavyD3 writes: So just today Avast anti-virus is going nuts claiming I have win32:delf-mzg [trj] infecting pretty much everything. I should have googled it first before going nuts scanning everything but it looks like this is actually a false positive that pretty much cripples my machine. At this point apparently there isn't much to do but disable avast and wait for a fix to come out. Anyway hopefully this can prevent other Slashdot'ers from trying to clean out their entire machine of viruses that don't actually exist.

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