Thelasko writes "The internet has been buzzing with news that celebrities' smart phones have been hacked, and pictures, including nude photos of Scarlett Johansson, have been circulating the internet. Liam Allen, of BBC News, suggests that it wasn't smart phones that were hacked, but web mail."Link to Original Source
Thelasko writes "Ever wonder why heads of state tend to age twice as fast as the rest of us? New research shows that adrenaline may damage DNA, potentially accelerating aging."Link to Original Source
Thelasko writes "To test his hypothesis that consuming fewer calories than burned, regardless of type, will cause wight loss, Kansas State University Nutrition Professor, Mark Haub, has subsisted on little more than junk food for the past 10 weeks. However, he carefully measures out his caloric intake to 1,800 food calories (7536 kJ) per day. So far, he has lost 27 pounds (12.25kg)."Link to Original Source
Thelasko writes "A few of my friends have had their Hotmail accounts hijacked. Some of them haven't used those accounts in years. As this blog points out, Microsoft blames the hijackings on spyware. However, how could spyware steal account information on disused accounts?"Link to Original Source
Thelasko writes "Adobe has responded to Steve Job's comments about Flash on Apple devices."Link to Original Source
Thelasko writes "Late night comedian, Craig Ferguson, has commissioned Mythbuster, Grant Imahara, to build him a robot sidekick. The robot will debut on Monday's Late Late show on CBS."Link to Original Source
Thelasko writes "With everyone buzzing about the iPad, how does the controversial Joo Joo compare? OS News offers a review of the device once known as the CrunchPad."Link to Original Source
Thelasko writes "YouTube is apparently testing a new system that allows you to pay money to download videos from its site. To prevent users from downloading the videos with the variety of tools available for free, YouTube is cracking down. Specifically on an offering from TechCrunch."Link to Original Source
Thelasko writes "I'm sure everyone on Slashdot has been the victim of bullying at some point in their life. A new study suggests why.
" ...now researchers have found at least three factors in a child's behavior that can lead to social rejection.
The factors involve a child's inability to pick up on and respond to nonverbal cues from their pals.""Link to Original Source
Thelasko writes "The colors of dinosaurs have long been a mystery, since soft parts aren't preserved in the fossil record. But for the first time, scientists have teased out colors from fossilized feathers to reveal the orange-and-white ringed tail of a 125-million-year-old dinosaur."Link to Original Source
Thelasko writes "The United States Supreme Court has ruled that corporations and labor unions can donate as much money as they wish to political campaigns. Prior to this ruling, federal campaign finance laws put limits on how much money a corporation or union could donate. The Supreme Court ruled that campaign donations are protected under the 1st amendment as a form of free speech."Link to Original Source
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Hotseat, a social networking-powered mobile Web application, creates a collaborative classroom, allowing students to provide near real-time feedback during class and enabling professors to adjust the course content and improve the learning experience. Students can post messages to Hotseat using their Facebook or Twitter accounts, sending text messages, or logging in to the Hotseat Web site.
Thelasko writes "Be a part of Windows history by hosting your own Windows 7 torrenting party. ... Watch videos about windows 7, torrenting party, windows 7 torrent party, hosting, piratebay, vuze, isohunt, torrentreactor, mininova, torrentspy, Mike Wozniak, Nadia Kamil, Danel Lawrence-Taylor, Nico Tatarowicz, Al Campbell, Daniel Maier on FunnyOrDie.co.uk"Link to Original Source
Thelasko writes "Lifehacker asked it's readers about their favorite software update tools. APT/Synaptic was voted the best overall. What does this mean about the usability of Linux?"Link to Original Source