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BlackHat USA 2011: SSL And The Future Of Authenticity

January 29, 2013

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Common pesticides ‘can kill frogs within an hour’

January 29, 2013

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Widely used pesticides can kill frogs within an hour, new research has revealed, suggesting the chemicals are playing a significant and previously unknown role in the catastrophic global decline of amphibians. The scientists behind the study said it was both “astonishing” and “alarming” that common pesticides could be so toxic at the doses approved by […]

Sexy heroine kicks knife out of suicidal woman’s hand, becomes online sensation

January 29, 2013

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An unidentified woman in Guangzhou, who looks like she’s barely out of her teens, has become an online sensation after a display of athleticism and bravery last Saturday (January 5). At around 8:20 p.m., a woman in her thirties was seen standing on a street corner at Baogang Boulevard waving a knife and threatening to […]

Guy attacks an ostrich as part of elaborate suicide attempt, ultimately fails

January 29, 2013

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A man was rescued by police in a zoo in Shaoguan City on January 19 after a bizarre suicide attempt which followed even more bizarre behaviour, Shenzhen Satellite Television reports. The man, Li, 27, from Yunnan Province, attacked an ostrich in the zoo and bit it to death in front of onlookers who included children […]

Iran launches monkey into space, showing missile progress

January 29, 2013

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A still image from an undated video footage released on January 28, 2013 by Iran’s state-run English language Press TV shows a monkey that was launched into space. Iran said on Monday it had launched the live monkey into space, seeking to show off missile delivery systems that are alarming to the West given Tehran’s […]

Ancient bones found 100 years ago belong to undiscovered species

January 29, 2013

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Prehistoric bones discovered more than a century ago belong to a previously-undiscovered species of ocean predator, research has revealed. The partial skeleton, including a jawbone and teeth, has been identified as belonging to a group of ancient crocodiles that were similar to dolphins. An amateur palaeontologist found the specimen in a clay pit near Peterborough […]

Photos: Sperm whales adopt deformed dolphin

January 29, 2013

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Toronto-born behavioural ecologist Alexander Wilson has discovered an unlikely friendship in the North Atlantic. A group of sperm whales have apparently adopted a bottlenose dolphin with a spine deformity, swimming alongside him and at times nuzzling and rubbing up against him, at least temporarily. Wilson and partner Jens Krause of the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology […]

State targets executive orders

January 29, 2013

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North Dakota lawmakers are looking to get tough on potential direct actions taken by President Barack Obama, proposing a bill to grant the Legislature the right to review, approve or reject any executive order issued by the president. House Bill 1428 is designed to give legislators the power to suspend orders implemented unless the orders […]