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Crime

Submission + - John McAfee Accused of Murder (wired.com)

UnresolvedExternal writes: McAfee, 67, is the prime suspect in a murder discovered Sunday morning in Belize. Convinced that he’ll be killed if he’s taken into custody for questioning, the millionaire antivirus pioneer has gone into hiding somewhere in the Central American nation, where he moved in 2008 to retire.
Earth

Submission + - New comet might blaze brighter than the full Moon (astronomynow.com)

UnresolvedExternal writes: A new comet has been discovered that is predicted to blaze incredibly brilliantly in the skies during late 2013. With a perihelion passage of less than two million kilometres from the Sun on 28 November 2013, current predictions are of an object that will dazzle the eye at up to magnitude —16. That's far brighter than the full Moon. If predictions hold true then C/2012 S1 will certainly be one of the greatest comets in human history, far outshining the memorable Comet Hale-Bopp of 1997 and very likely to outdo the long-awaited Comet Pan-STARRS (C/2011 L4) which is set to stun in March 2013.

Submission + - Interview with Steve Furber (simple-talk.com)

UnresolvedExternal writes: Simple-Talk.com have an interview with Steve Furber (one of the designers of the BBC Micro and the ARM processor) as part of their Geek-Of-The-Week series.
An interesting read for those of us who cut their programming teeth on Acorns or the good ol' BBC B.

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