A Case for the Magic Money Machine

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I’m no economist, so I’m expecting that someone who understands global commerce better than I will set me straight. But until then…

NEWSER: Scientists Test Meth Addiction ‘Cure’

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Scientists are testing a drug that may ‘cure’ meth addiction, and early results are good.

Palmer Township Man Secures War Medal For Late Father — 68 Years Later

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“He was just a typical World War II guy. Came home, went to work and got involved in civic and church stuff,” Barry Miller said.

Blizzard Kills Father As He Protects Daughter

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One father’s heartbreaking story of sacrifice and love

North Korea May Have Conducted Third Nuclear Test

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An “unnatural” earthquake may indicate more nuclear testing in North Korea.

UPDATE: Algerian Hostage Crisis Ends, Questions Remain

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The Algerian Communications Minister said, “Search efforts are ongoing at the gas installation … I fear the numbers will be updated with more victims later today.”

North Korea Has “New Generation of Powerful Rocket”

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These new mobile missiles have caught the attention of Washington and intelligence agencies in the West, and they are worried.

Foreign Nationals Abducted by Islamist Militants in Algeria

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Algerian officials state, “Contact with the site is extremely difficult, but we understand that armed individuals are still occupying the In Amenas operations site.”

“There’s lots of religion I don’t agree with, but I don’t consider every religious person a bigot.”

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This is a comment by Marcus Williams on the post “Vikings’ Chris Kluwe Kicks Serious Verbal Ass—And You Should Too”.

Japan Wants To Shoot Lasers At The Moon To Solve The Energy Crisis

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The Luna Ring plan, which was introduced in Tokyo, is only the most recent in a long line of envelope pushing, seemingly kooky ideas to come from Shimizu Corp.

Your Very Own Live 3D Virtual Girlfriend?

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She’s not imaginary—she’s just not real.

Robots: Now They’re Learning? Oh Crap!

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In “oh god oh god, we’re all gonna die” news, Japanese researchers are teaching robots how to learn and think. Wait, what?

Got Spellcheck? Romney App Misspells America

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Jamie Reidy comments on his own spelling woes following the Romney App’s “Amercia” blunder.

Chef Serves His Own Genitals For Dinner

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Buzzfeed warned me not to look at the photos…

But I did.

News: @HannibalTabu Brings Komplicated Tech & Culture News to Sunday Morning Live [@sundaymlive]

The popular web radio show enjoys the Komplicated style of madness with tech tidbits & culture commentary.

Computers: Japanese Scientists Increase Wi-Fi Speed By A Factor of 20

Hold on to both sides of your keyboard, because it’s about to get freakin’ real for your connection!