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Submission + - SPAM: Wyndham Worldwide Portal down for 8.5 hours

Jager Dave writes: Unreported, but experienced first-hand, the Wyndham Worldwide Portal, the cloud interface that runs reservations and availability for probably 75% of their hotel chain (they are the largest hotel chain in the world), was down from approximately noon until 8:30p (EST), leaving a great deal of their properties dark. When contacted, the statement was "We're aware of the issue and are working on a resolution".

No URL, because it was not reported on. Yet.
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Submission + - Bigfoot found? (cnn.com)

Jager Dave writes: ""A policeman and a former corrections officer say that on Friday, they will unveil evidence of what they claim is their biggest capture ever: the body of Bigfoot." "The carcass of the furry half-man, half-ape is 7 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs more than 500 pounds, they say. However, the two are not disclosing the exact location of their discovery in order to protect the remaining creatures.""

Submission + - Can Sulfur Dioxide Combat Climate Change? (wired.com)

Jager Dave writes: "[from WiReD]
Many climate specialists see so-called geoengineering techniques as a way to bring down global temperatures if other attempts to combat global warming fail. One approach is to inject sulfur dioxide into the stratosphere, where it reacts to form particles that block sunlight."

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