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Submission + - China may build an undersea train to America (

howtokilltime writes: Seems like "China is planning to build a train line that would, in theory, connect Beijing to the United States. According to a report in the Beijing Times, citing an expert at the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Chinese officials are considering a route that would start in the country's northeast, thread through eastern Siberia and cross the Bering Strait via a 125-mile long underwater tunnel into Alaska."

Submission + - Social networking sites cause businesses to lose money ! (

howtokilltime writes: Seems like rumors spread through social networking sites are causing business collapses, here is some news about how a wrong tweet in twitter incited panic and brought the markets down.. Well! bad news spreads faster through social networking sites...On the same note tweets or news feeds with correct information can also accelerate the panic.

Submission + - If NSA stops snooping around, how can we confirm that ?

howtokilltime writes: With all the news about NSA getting into people's privacy and snooping around, wonder how can someone confirm that it no longer does that (assuming that NSA bowed down and confirms that it no longer spies on public data) ?

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