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Eating popcorn in a movie theater makes people immune to the advertising: study

Study by Cologne University concludes that chewing makes advertising ineffective Eating popcorn in the cinema may be irritating not just for fellow movie goers, but for advertisers: a group of researchers from Cologne University has concluded that chewing makes us immune to film advertising. The reason why adverts manage to…

Your D-Link router may have a backdoor

NSA-inspired paranoia within the hacker community about the pervasiveness of the government’s power to compromise equipment may be bearing real fruit. A curious computer security professional published findings Saturday that deconstructed the firmware code for some D-Link router devices and discovered a backdoor built directly into the code. By changing…

Cyclone spares India, minimal loss of life

India began assessing on Sunday the extent of the damage left in the wake of the strongest storm to hit the country in 14 years. But while Cyclone Phailin wreaked havoc upon property and infrastructure, the loss of life appeared limited after the mass evacuation of hundreds of thousands of…

Brazil creating secure email system to beat U.S. surveillance

AFP – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced Sunday that her government was creating a secure email system to try and shield official communications from spying by the United States and other countries. “We need more security on our messages to prevent possible espionage,” Rousseff said on Twitter, ordering the Federal…

No debt ceiling deal yet, damaging world investment community’s calm

The last ongoing talks to avert US default broke up on Sunday evening without resolution amid signs that investors were growing increasingly nervous that politicians would not reach a deal in time. Democrat majority leader, Harry Reid, appeared briefly in the Senate to say he had a “productive and substantive”…

Larry Klaman tells Obama ‘put the Quran down’ and ‘come out with his hands up’ at D.C. shutdown rally

In a day of provocations and incendiary language at Tea Party-type protests Saturday in Washington D.C., WorldNetDaily.com author and Birther attorney Larry Klayman stands out. “I call upon all of you to wage a second American nonviolent revolution, to use civil disobedience, and to demand that this president leave town,”…

Banksy’s latest art stunt drives a truck of stuffed animals to slaughter in Brooklyn

Street artist and provocateur Banksy is at it again, with felt instead of a stencil. In his latest installation — if you would like to call it that — Banksy stuffed a dirty green truck labeled “Farm Fresh Meats” with noisy stuffed animatronic animals, which appears to be driving around…

Palin, Cruz front at veterans protest in D.C.

Sarah Palin, Ted Cruz and other conservative Republicans led a protest on Sunday which tore down barriers at a second world war memorial in Washington and confronted police outside the White House. Palin, the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee, accused President Barack Obama of using war veterans…

Thousands riot in ‘Russia for the Russians’ protests

Thousands rioted Sunday in Moscow, bashing in the doors and windows of a shopping centre and beating up security guards in a nationalist protest sparked by a murder blamed on a migrant. The crowd, chanting “Russia for Russians”, also beat down the doors of a nearby vegetable warehouse where many…

Chicago marathoners show no fear after Boston attacks

Cheering and even leaping into the crisp Chicago air as they crossed the start line Sunday, tens of thousands of runners showed no fear in the first major US marathon since the Boston bombing. Security was certainly tight and a massive police presence reassured fans and family members that everything…

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